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Installation application cd fails

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Feb 3, 2013 5:18 AM

when i run the included installation CD.. the bundled icon shown.. but after agreeing the license nd t/c.. installation just fails ....plz help me.. i just formatted this MacBook pro (early 2011). Tnxx....

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), MacBook Pro 13--early May--India
  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Feb 5, 2013 2:42 AM (in response to Paritosh kumar)

    Just dragging this back up the list so it doesn't get forgotten.

     

    Can you tell us what the MBP's model identifier is, and what disc you used to load the OS and what disc  you're using to load the applications.

     

    Model identifier is from the Apple menu;

     > About this Mac > More Info > hardware overview (the default page) > Model Identifier.

    Can you confirm that that is MacBook Pro8.1?

  • noondaywitch Level 6 Level 6 (8,130 points)
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    Feb 5, 2013 9:33 AM (in response to Paritosh kumar)

    I'd like to help you out,but I may not know enough here.

     

    First I assume you've tried cleaning the DVD and checking for scratches and such?

     

    One problem that's sometimes encountered with the Applications DVD is an expired certificate. I would normally expect the error message to say that, though.

     

    Nevertheless, if cleaning the disc doesn't help, try going to System Preferences > Date and Time.

    Uncheck (remove the tick mark) the option at the top to automatically set date and time.

    You can then alter the system date back to 2011. Click 'save'.

     

    Now try your installer disc again.

     

    Afterwards just go back and reset the auto date function.

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