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OS 10.5 - unable to load MBP


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hey guys today my mbp wouldnt load, rebooted with install disk and ran disk utility and the partition for my HD isnt listed. is my data dead or is there a way i can retrieve it?
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Is the hard drive not showing up at all? If disk utility doesn't even show that you have a hard drive, then there's always the off chance that the problem is limited to a loose cable inside.

If Disk Utility does see the drive, but no partitions, then run the option to "Verify Disk" and see what it tells ya.
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its showing the hard disk but no partitions, verify disk doesnt seem to do anything
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Have you tried the Repair Disk option?

On the Partition tab, what does it show the "Volume Scheme" as being? How about the disk size, available space, etc?
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its showing the hard drive but no partitions, so unable to go into target drive mode etc
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