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You just open the Xcode devices, and select the device and add whatever the app you need to install.. Thats all


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If you have access to another mac, try this. Hold down the T key during boot on the mac with new hard drive installed. This will put that machine in target boot mode. Connect the two Macs with either a fire wire cable or a thundbolt cable. On the 2nd mac run the El Capitan installer. When asked where to install the OS point it at the other mac (with new ...


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What OSX did you have before? If you want to do this without having ever upgraded from Leopard or Snow Leopard, it will not work I guess (not 100% sure). The progress bar first indicates reading the firmware, after that it (tries to)read the OSX (installer in this case). Are you sure the empty drive is correctly formatted, GUID Partition Table, and, Mac OS X ...


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Solved this a while ago, but will post the answer here: the SSD was incompatible with the hard drive. Since it was an older Mac, the TRION 100 OCZ was not compatible. I took it back to the store and got a Samsung SSD for $20 more, and the install went smoothly.


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YES! You can either make a Genius Bar appointment or you can do a walk-in. If you do a walk-in for the genius bar you may have to wait a bit, but they will do it for free. The instillation may take a little while, so plan on having some free time and a good book (or movie or something - there's free in-store wifi). Each store typically has good internet and ...


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I have accidently whipped my hard-drive clean and when I tried both command+option+R & command+R I found my recovery drive had been damaged as well and internet recovery would not complete (I do not remember the error I received). I was able to get the OS reinstalled at the Apple Store for free. I think your only problem might be getting 'walk-in' ...


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On startup hold Command+Option+R. You can now use Internet Recovery to install OS X. Don't download from shady sites. You are compromising your security this way.


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I had to download one for El Capitan from a shady website. Eeek. I would not trust that, personally. Do you have access to a good internet connection? If so, you can use OS X Internet Recovery to install a fresh version of Mac OS X via your internet connection, directly from Apple.


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2006 is the year when Apple switched from PowerPC CPUs to Intel CPUs, so you've probably got a PowerPC MacOSX Tiger Installer. (which cannot run on Intel MBPs) If you cannot boot the installer disc from iMac, then your iMac is probably also Intel. You may be in luck getting a OSX 10.6 or 10.7 running on it depending on it's hardware capability, and you don'...


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I think the issue here is that you are using --component rather than --root. The docs are a bit unclear on its usage but it looks as if, like with root too, you need to specify the folder that encloses the .app bundle not the actual bundle path itself. I made this mistake when using --root and witnessed just my bundle contents getting installed into /...


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First of all the casper-2.1-release.tar.gz file would not extract successfully for me using the normal default OS X way and I tried three other and different methods. I was able to extract the contents however I had to set the casper file to executable after the extraction with the one method that successfully extracted all files. The other normal and ...


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Your installation file for Yosemite has had its digital certificate expire. Which means after a certain date it will no longer work. To work around this issue you open the Date & Time preferences pane, uncheck the box for "Set date & time automatically" & set the date back to just after the time Yosemite was initially released (October 16, 2014) ...


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"Sorry if this question is easy" πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ that one really cracked me up πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ You don't need to be sorry, any question is welcome :) Well, it's actually a tricky one, since (sadly) that's a really unspecific error. It can be caused by many things. Though I guess it's not a filesystem error, since the installer booted up fine. So that's one reason out. ...


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Unfortunately there are no recovery partition on your Snow Leopard harddrive. That option came with Lion. You state that you have the original Snow Leopard disk. Im thinking it should be a DVD that got delivered with the computer, its most likely needs to be this dvd, other dvds with snow leopard might not work. If you managed to correctly reassembly the ...


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This answer assumes you have access to another Mac and a way to connect your hard drive to it. Take out the drive of your Mac using this iFixit guide. Connect to the drive and boot into Recovery (CMD + R) on the other Mac. Then, follow these instructions from an Apple help article: Install from OS X Recovery To install OS X on an external drive ...


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I had the same problem and after hours of installing, rebooting, and dredging through archives, I finally solved the problem by opening Library > Internet Plugins and dragging Flash Player plug in and flashplayer.xpt in from an old backup. And hey presto, Flash Player is back.


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If the El Capitan install fails for any reason, it automatically rolls back to Yosemite. Could be many reasons for it not to work like HDD issues, Install file corruption or space issues? Also, Is it an older El Capitan installer? Downloaded a while ago? Apple's certificate expired a while back and it could be failing for that reason. Try downloading it ...


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In Recovery Mode you have to format your Disk using Disk Utility and Choose OS X Extended (Journaled) as drive format before you click Reinstall OS X.


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The only way out of this mess that I found was asking a friend to make me an installation USB, and use that to install the new OS. Apple was not very clever with this, they could have made it possible to sign into the AppStore from the recovery screen as you obviously will reach it when you need to (re)install the OS...


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It's possible that you have a corrupted installer. I would suggest downloading it again and following instructions to make a bootable drive using the create install media tool provided in terminal. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372 I would not agree that there was a hardware problem due to the fact that you were able to use the computer after ...


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Try hitting Command+L (which should open the installation log details) while you're running the installer pkg and you should see the installing target path in those logs.


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Appears to have been a bad memory module. I swapped in a known good hard drive (with OS already installed) with no success, reset PRAM (which restored startup sound) but didn't help the boot process. However, as soon as I pulled the RAM and replaced with a known good pair of DIMMs it booted right up. (Unfortunately that also means I went from 8 GB to 2 GB ...



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