I have a very similar issue. Only a couple things left to copy over. This will erase all files stored on your startup hard drive. If purchased outside eBay, please send message via contact link on site. You need to register an account on tonymacx86.
Hi, okay we will check this out. Tonymacx86's is a good start, but it's very basic. In couple of days I am going to do the reinstall so I will know if it really worked. To boot from internal harddisk, install the custom bootloader to your hard drive. When I used the 10. This could possible work with SuperDuper but didn't try.
Thanks for the quick response Sorry I might have not been clear but what I meant was my hard drive is an external 250gb usb harddrive. If you need to install El Capitan on multiple Macs, using a bootable installer drive is faster and more convenient than downloading or copying the entire installer to each computer. I too am attempting this on the very same model of machine. After you get it in there, just hit the Enter key. I had to convert the installation disk from. I want to install snow leopard on that usb hdd from a usb flash drive that was made bootable with the retail snow leopard 10. Method 2: Using DiskMaker X If you're not comfortable using Terminal on your Mac, is for you.
Be sure to download the Snow Leopard edition, not the Lion edition. With this box checked, the restore operation took about 25 minutes. No good waste of money Searched the web said anything below version 10. We'll have to fix that. A new window should pop up, and once it does, open the Installation folder. Ivy Bridge processors have model numbers in the 3000's e.
Let other people be the guinea pigs. To do this, look towards the top of the screen and click on Utilities from the top menu and then click Disk Utility from the drop-down menu. Now, highlight the flash drive partition, underneath the name of the actual flash drive, and drag that to the Destination file path. Worst case scenario is downloading the large file again from the Mac App Store, but then why make a bootable drive? Note that the window that displays the command scrolls to the right. This procedure was our first idea and maybe it isn't the best way for our intention.
I was hoping to make myself a bootable installer of Yosemite but I cannot manage to find anywhere to download it. I had a guy bring me in an old Mac Book Pro that had a corrupted hard drive. If the installation doesn't boot within 30 minutes, try you may have to enter different boot flags this time. Untitled , and hit Erase then create the disk. When I click on it, it sends me to an apple logo, then it will show a spinning wheel, then after about two minutes, a reportary sign do not enter sign-like appears and the wheel keeps spinning.
You need to do this for iBoot to work. It works, cannot comment too much on performance — it was slow and still seems slow. Advertising revenue that helps to pay bills is falling fast. Minor Tweaks optional but good to have You should have everything working by now. Just force eject your thumb drive, and use it to do the installation, it will work.
This format operation will take less than a minute to complete. Step 3: Installation Now comes the easy part. Or perhaps there is some sort of accelerator that is missing for flash drive boot volumes. And if your Mac is experiencing problems, a bootable installer drive makes a handy emergency disk. If you absolutely refuse to go near Terminal, an , although I haven't yet had the chance to test it. To do this, start up Disk Utility located under the Utilities menu in the top bar.
If you want to install first and then make a bootable drive, make a copy of the installer app in another location so you can access it later. Leave all the settings at their default values and then hit the Erase button at the bottom right. Of course, for most of us, this process will take much longer. The process takes me 20-30 minutes. If for some reason it looks like it's stuck on Copying installer files to disk. That is the only thing hanging up my adventure. Booting from the installer drive You can boot any El Capitan-compatible Mac from your new installer drive.