This looks good .. except it's not what was intended. I need a usb boot drive for a different sick macbookPro.

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I can't find where this software was downloaded to on my drive. Any pointers where to look?

  • If the posts on using createinstallmedia don’t cover your specifics, please edit the post with some more details on what you seek or the roadblock faced. Lots of good information from Apple and here should be applicable.
    – bmike
    Commented Oct 25, 2022 at 11:13

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It always launches automatically. You can just quit it, same as any other app.

The file itself is in Applications/Install macOS [name].

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