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HT4854 trying to install Mountain Lion on

166 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 26, 2013 7:59 PM by Linc Davis RSS
macdavey Calculating status...
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Jan 26, 2013 2:16 PM

can't be installed because a recovery system can't be created.. what do I need to do to solve this install glitch????

Macbook Pro 17" 2.8, Imac 20" 2.4, Imac 24" 2.4, Ipod touch 4g, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • KarenSelena Level 4 Level 4 (1,905 points)
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    Jan 26, 2013 2:30 PM (in response to macdavey)

    Look at the section entitled "OS X Internet Recovery" - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4718.

  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,660 points)
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    Jan 26, 2013 7:59 PM (in response to macdavey)

    Triple-click anywhere in the line below to select it:

     

    diskutil list

     

    Copy the selected text to the Clipboard (command-C).

     

    Launch the Terminal application in any of the following ways:

     

    ☞ Enter the first few letters of its name into a Spotlight search. Select it in the results (it should be at the top.)

     

    ☞ In the Finder, select Go Utilities from the menu bar, or press the key combination shift-command-U. The application is in the folder that opens.

     

    ☞ Open LaunchPad. Click Utilities, then Terminal in the icon grid.

     

    Paste (command-V) into the Terminal window.

      

    Post any lines of output that appear below what you entered — the text, please, not a screenshot.

     

    If any personal information appears in the output, anonymize before posting, but don’t remove the context.

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