1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 2, 2013 10:43 AM by BDAqua
Nasseh Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I just got my MacBook and I was trying to update it but every time I start to update it the bar stops at certain point and it says configuring installation and won't go any further. I left it alone thinking that when I came back in the morning it would be finished and it still hasn't moved at all. Please help


MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Keeps getting stuck in same spot
  • 1. Re: My MacBook won't update
    BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (116,475 points)

    Hi, how much free space on your hard drive?

     

    "Try Disk Utility

     

    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Disk Utility from the Installer menu at top of the screen. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)

    *Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Disk Utility.*

    3. Click the First Aid tab.

    4. Select your Mac OS X volume.

    5. Click Repair Disk, (not Repair Permissions). Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk."

     

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214

     

    Then try a Safe Boot, (holding Shift key down at bootup), run Disk Utility in Applications>Utilities, then highlight your drive, click on Repair Permissions, reboot when it completes.

     

    (Safe boot may stay on the gray radian for a long time, let it go, it's trying to repair the Hard Drive.)

     

    If perchance you can't find your install Disc, at least try it from the Safe Boot part onward.