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16th March 2008, 07:27 AM
i just put a new hdd in my mpb and since i restored the clone i have no longer been able to select the internal drive in the system preference panel, it starts up fine and i can choose it if i hold option,

however it is still missing form the preference pane,

any ideas how to fix

thanks in advance

16th March 2008, 02:46 PM
What kind Partition Scheme does it say it is in Disk Utility at the bottom, when you click on the disk?

16th March 2008, 04:01 PM
partition map screen = master boot record

17th March 2008, 07:24 AM
you were right, i recloned and setup drive as guide, now good

17th March 2008, 10:18 AM
Yup, that was the problem. Though it's possible to boot a mac from a master boot record disk, it's not supposed to be done that way. The disk should be GUID for an Intel Mac.