I'm going to check out your links though to prepare, in case this is my one and only option. Because a password is optional, you can choose to leave both password fields blank if you like. No matter how good a computer is built, they all come to a point where necessary maintenance must be performed. I'm not 100% sure but I think the guy I bought it from said that it was a 2011 model. You have the option of an exchange or refund. Apple says El Capitan requires Mac hardware from no later than 2007 to 2009.
The option to Erase popup in El Capitan. It's doesn't become part of the installation nor is it there after the system is installed. You could also create a Time Machine backup, but I wouldn't do a full restore later—just pick and choose things you want back after a fresh install—otherwise it could run just as sluggishly or erratic as it did before. I was hoping I could fix this issue today or tommorow as I need to bring it with me for some work. Choose the one you prefer by clicking it — and then click Continue. Take a walk or grab a soda, you earned it! Thankfully, the upgrade is both free and available now. Your Mac will restart, but the installation might take some time.
Recently i bought a second hand Mac and didn't think to look up restoring a Mac laptop. A sheet drops down to confirm your agreement. We test returned items, and if a returned item is found not to be faulty by our technicians we will return the item to you, in this instance you will be liable for the return carriage. It must have been Mavericks that I was on then. This is super-frustrating because it was actually a quite good machine.
Items should be returned in their original packaging complete with all accessories and documentation. Okay, so you may have a lot of files that you want to get rid of, but you definitely have some files you want to keep. So if you have to do a reinstallation, realize that this is more or less your last hope this side of the dreaded screwdriver, anyway. You will need to be connected to the Internet, so make sure you're plugged in via Ethernet, or are connected to a Wi-Fi network. Select Agree again because you didn't scroll to the end of the agreement. I pulled the drive 1 out, checked all the pins and reinstalled into its slot firmly. You will want to use the Mac Internet Recovery Mode.
I held the power button to turn it off and hit it to turn it on again while pressing command and R keys at the same time, it brings me a sign of a spinning globe that loads forever. The Enable Location Services screen appears. We also have designed a online return system to make it easy for our customer to return back to us for refund or exchange Items faulty on arrival. With just a few clicks of some buttons and your Mac is gonna be running like it did the day you got it. Using internet recovery to install the factory os x for my mac does not need apple id if im not wrong but when i tried to use that method and try to reinstall my os x its still asking for apple id i read some thread in google that using internet recovery by install os x does not nid to log in your apple id but why mine is still need i dont know Click to expand. You weren't specific about how you tried to install El Capitan? Step 2: Restart Your Computer Once you've double-, triple-, and quadruple-checked your backups, restart your computer.
If the items are visibly damaged on receipt, please refuse the delivery and call Customer services. The computer must be connected to the Internet regardless of which mode you choose to use, and while that decision is yours to make, for the purpose of this article, we will use Method One: Mac Recovery Mode. Thank you so much for your help though! Click on the Apple logo in the upper left corner of your screen to check your Mac's hardware and software. This cannot be stressed enough. On Windows, this would have been finished long ago.
But what others have told you is correct. Downloads Downloads and Product Keys are not refundable, but we will help you all the way and if necessary exchange or provide a new download link, also store credit can be applied. Click the disk when prompted and run through the installer. When the screen requesting your passcode appears, type your four-digit passcode, and click Continue. I've never done stuff like that on a mac and I'm brand new with apple product. Items should be returned in their original packaging complete with all accessories and documentation. A verification code is sent to your iPhone or other Apple device.
Then when I restart the Mac it will ask for Regional setup etc. Could it be worst than a bad drive? If your items are faulty on arrival, you have 7 calendar days in which to inform us of the fault. Don't most people wipe their data, then just sell it? El Capitan will now begin downloading. Users looking to avoid dips in performance need to pay attention to what year their Mac was made in. You can install either the original version or the version that's closest to your version or the latest version your machine can run. My original install discs are probably lost for good. Or do I still need to do something else? From other posts on t'interweb, I think there might be a chance I could install Lion using Internet Recovery.