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my MB pro boots up slow when i installed a new HD


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i recently installed Seagate Momentus XT 750gb 2.5 7200 rpm Hd.

i noticed it alot slower when i boot up my MB pro.

im a Dj and i uploaded my music to my new HD and i have 583 gb left.

Any ideas on how i can speed my MB pro on my start up.

my specs are 2.4 ghz 4 gb of ram.

Thx.
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System Preferences - Startup

Select your disc and restart.

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In addition to the good advice you received from bobtomay, also try resetting your PRAM-NVRAM. See the following Apple KB LINK.
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