MacBook Pro :: Stuck On Apple Logo After Hard Drive Switch?

Sep 10, 2014

I recently bought a new macbook pro which I had set up and was running just fine. I then switched my hard drive from my old macbook (2006 black) which was running snow leopard. The Macbook pro will not move past the apple logo screen while the macbook starts up and willingly installs snow leopard on the new hard drive. I switched them back hoping that the macbook pro would recognize its old hard drive but no luck. I have a feeling its the old software as i read some where that you should not install older software on your mac than what it came with.

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MacBook Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9.4)

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[Code] ....

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