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I have read and tried so may solutions online but nothing has changed.

Please help me with another way. If I am currently running a public beta of El Capitan, will this method still work and install the official release of El Capitan? There's a good chance that it will re-install the public beta version, since it was the most recent OS installed on your Mac. Apple suggests installing from the Mac App Store instead. Now I need to format the new HD. Do I need a utility disk? I never created one on this Macbook Pro can I create a utility disk from a newer iMac?

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Select the disk from the menu, select your language, then choose Disk Utility from the Utility drop-down menu and proceed to reformat it to the right settings. Then you can go back and install the OS. Try again later can anyone help me how to recover all the apps without recovery disc and without back up?

I am just wondering. Hey Adriel. So I'm having a slightly different issue. I've followed your steps, but every time I hit "erase," it brings up a notice saying: "Disk Erase failed with the error: Couldn't unmount disk. I've attached a pic of the error. However, on the left one can clearly see the main " But it allowed me to erase the Macintosh HD option. Why is that? Has my drive been erased nonetheless? Or do I still need to do something else? Is all hope lost? I'm now stuck on the pop up window which says "To download and restore Mac OS X, your computer's eliegiiilty will have to be verified with Apple.

Loading Installation information It shouldn't be too long. If that doesn't do the trick, there's another more complicated course of action you could try. Step 1: Back Up Your Files! Get the Gadget Hacks Daily Life hacks for your smartphone. Sign Up. When erasing the harddrive, which format is ideal?

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Could there be a problem with the Apple servers or what? My hard drive crashed on my Imac took it to computer repair they installed new hard drive, tried to recover data but could not, when we presented the imac to the apple store they told me i would have to buy back my old hd from them um hello no way, so thats why we went to another place that works on macs, so apple said i had lion on the mac, i couldnt remeber but now i remember i had leopard, the computer place installed lion, well now I cannot get any of my programs installed from the dics i have, like my photo software, etc, any cd i put in stays in for a minute then pops back out any help on this?

I have tried to do step 3 to get to the OS-X utilities screen. I cannot do it. Help needed. Opss almost forgot! Not even the dvd drive is working for the iMac. Happy days indeed. Could it be worst than a bad drive? Also, I don't have a MAC keyboard. I have a Window that works with MAC.

In summery, my computer has no files and I won't install a new OS. Thank you. I have a Mac Mini, but not a Mac keyboard How do I press the 'command' key on a normal keyboard?

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Try using the Windows key. It should reinstall whatever version you currently have. FYI: was running Mountain Lion. My original install discs are probably lost for good. Share Your Thoughts Click to share your thoughts. Hot Latest. Help Translate iFixit. Back Answers Index. Antonello Rep: 2 2 1. View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers. Is this a good question? Yes No.

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Dan danj Rep: So you can run a newer OS just not the latest depending on what you currently have. Apple removed all of the bit OS code in Mountain Lion which is why you can't run it. Score 7. MacPostFacto people are working on a hack to run at least Mavericks on Macs. So far they have it working on Mac Pros. But iMacs and MacBooks will come later, if at all J. Score 0. Mountain Lion works on my mid White MacBook.

Look on YouTube on how you can do it. Here is Apple's unofficial line: for all products over two years old buy a new one apple product!