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I have installed new Hard Disk in Mac book pro 17 " i7 as original HDD is damaged.

I could not see Hard Disk at boot option if I press alt to choose where to boot from.

I have launched with os x installer from dvd and check in Disk utility ,there is new hard disk.
then I have erased Hardisk. made partition using by GUID for several, tried to install OS X. Failed several times.

please help me how to install osx on new hard disk.

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You have to format it to work on Mac. You need to go into disk utility and format it then you should be able to install OS X from there.

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