Unexpected crashes while updating to 10. There are tons of tutorials out there, but none are clear and proven working on newer laptops. Skip down to the last step to use it. But i am helpless as there are no servicing centre of apple in Bangladesh. Who says the optical drive is dead? Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site. Or you can also also. I've found 2 methods but I've not tested either.
It should take 30 minutes at most it is not a rule, just a personal observation based on my experience. Restore from image: select your full system restore image. I show you how, below. It shouldn't take more than 20 minutes or so for it to complete. I've found 2 methods but I've not tested either.
I recommend using it only when the first method does not work. That's more than enough time to do what you need to do. Tried many times but same results. Click Restore, and then click Erase in the dialog box that appears; if prompted, enter an admin-level username and password. A bootable Mavericks installer drive made using the Disk Utility procedure will not.
It's free to download and use, but you can donate to the devs if you want. Once booted, you'll be able to install or upgrade Mavericks as you normally would. Jake Lo, Hervé, Bronxteck, black. Select English or whatever other language tickles your fancy and hit continue. It will ask you to type in your administrator password.
If not, redownload from the Purchases tab in the Mac App Store. Step 2: Run Through the Easy Instructions Now open up DiskMaker X and choose Mavericks 10. There is a good discussion about this issue at Some people had better luck entering into safe mode using command and S - see the discussion at There is a lot of great information about the prohibited symbol at too. Too bad DiskMakerX couldn't get the job done for me but doesn't matter. That's why I prefer the usb.
It will take a few minutes depending on size of. First, you have to download TransMac software for Windows and install it on your computer. I get the error that says Still waiting on root device. Don't worry, just ignore the errors. I had to do this, and it worked fine the second time. With this I was able to perform the install! What about an optical disc? You will get the following window to confirm you want to erase the selected disk. It has been updated for the release of Diskmaker X, the non-beta version of the same program.
Once you reach Desktop, you'll get more Free Space on System Partition. If not, redownload from the Purchases tab in the Mac App Store. Make sure to backup any stored files. And, can you solve my No sign issue? The download may take from 30 minutes to few hours depending on your Internet connection. VincenzoVitale, You need to tweak the default Clover config. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Both Clover and Chameleon bootloaders — 34 minutes.
Also if it's a smaller drive that will also make it slow. This year, we have a friend who works for Apple and could buy for friends and family with 15% discount from the list prices, which is very nice. This is a compilation of information from posts found scattered throughout this forum but may not be obvious to hackintosh virgins. Do you want to continue anyway? Credits spakk, chris1111, Thanks guys. Rename the drive to Untitled. Choose your disk or partition from the list that appears, verify that you'd like to have the disk or partition erased, and then wait for the files to copy over. This should bring back the language selection menu.
You probably need it when error occurred 4. The best way for not to miss or make mistake is to do it systematically. Open this folder to view its contents. Boot into your Mac installer and in Disk Utility format the partition you created. The easiest approach is to look at the Information box on the on the Mac App Store—specifically, check the date next to Updated or Released, as the case may be immediately after the initial release. There were quite a few irresponsible drivers who drove without chains causing minor accidents. The only way to install Mac Operating system on None Apple Devices is to create a config.