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I own a iMac 2007 (Mid).

I've realised that whenever i try to boot onto internet recovery, it doesn't. It boots onto OS X Utilities. I wiped my drive to re-install OS X but i currently don't have a install disc. I'll be getting a install disc in 1 month because the shipping got delayed due to the weather.

I want to use a faster way to somehow install OS X on my iMac. I thought of using Internet Recovery but it doesn't boot into Internet Recovery. I can't wait 1 month. Does my iMac not support Internet Recovery or it's just not working? It can't be the key's because i have 2 apple keyboard's and tested the keys.

Can anyone help me out?

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Your iMac : 2007 (mid) doesn't support Internet Recovery. You can wait 1 month or use the faster way = Head to a Apple Store near you.

Well if there's no apple store near you, I think you should use a friend's computer to create a bootable OS X Install USB flash drive.

The steps to install OS X using a USB are here : http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/apple-in-the-enterprise/how-to-create-a-bootable-usb-to-install-os-x/

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Thanks a lot ADKMBS, excellent answer! –  GummyArgyle Mar 6 '14 at 23:39

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