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TS3926 OS X Lion: Installer reports "This disk is locked"

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Hi , I have a 2011 MBA with 256GB SSD and recently encounted a problem during start up:

1. Got gray screen with Apple logo and the running circle

2. Restart with Option key and ran disk utility.  Got "invalid sibling link"... Tried repair disk, cannot be repaired

3. Repeat restart with Option key and try to reinstall Lion.  But both Macintosh HD and Recovery HD indicates as "This disk is locked"

 

Please advise the steps I need to take to get my MBA up and running again... Thanks much.

 

 

Chop

MacBook Air (13-INCH, MID 2011)

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