Mac laptops forum: Can't Install Lion on Macbook Pro

by: ac1818 August 27, 2012 12:45 AM PDT

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Can't Install Lion on Macbook Pro

by ac1818 - 8/27/12 12:45 AM

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I have a 13inch macbook pro (early 2011) which suffered mild water damage. I cleaned the whole logic board, and no major damage seems to be done.
I currently use the original hard drive as an external hard drive, and formatted it since I did not need any data on it.

I am trying to install lion on my Macbook Pro using a CD and bootable USB I created when buying Lion from the appstore and I have used it in the past.So I know it works.
Problem is when I try and boot of it I do not get past the Apple Logo with the spinning gear and white background?
Just for the sake of it, I tried to install Windows on it and it worked and runs properly
Any ideas? Any help would be much appreciated with getting Lion installed?

I tried starting up the Mac in verbose mode and got the message. It stops at this message.
Apple.....Ethernet: 0 0 setFixed Speed - logic error -speed any?

Thanks

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