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HT4718 Does OS X Recovery work even though I can not boot up from my internal HD? And without reformatting or removing data?

168 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 28, 2013 11:57 AM by keg55 RSS
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Jan 28, 2013 11:45 AM

Hello!

 

After some Mail and Safari crashes I couldn't boot up my MBPro anymore. Restarted, ran Disk Utilities which quit halfway through.

Tried to start up from external HD but just got grey screen + Apple logo and spinning beach ball.

I understand OS X Recovery will get me out of this hole. Before running it, will I get my data back or will it just reformat?

Thanks for your help!

Arie

MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)

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