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Macintosh OS/my mac wont boot from any Apple Retail Disk, cant instal OS X


Mac Repair Oakville wrote at 2013-03-04 04:47:01
This error is very confusing. Time by time I face this problem because I mostly forget this

solution. I recenlty had this issue with an old iMac G4. It ended up the following way.

After partitioning the volume, you have to click Erase and change the partition type from

DOS to Mac OSX journaled. I hope this will help everybody there because no one in most of

the solutions forums point to these steps. This solution might work with newer Mac computers too.


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David Anders


Seattle - The Computer Guy - 15 yr veteran Mac/PC/network problem solving. Clients are design firms, artists, freelancers and photographers. PLEASE PLEASE provide EXACT info for Mac Model and OS Version. RAM installed - added cards - external devices - recent changes. Do you do MONTHLY MAINTENANCE? With what Utility? What you have tried and what result do you want.


First computer experience 1969. Worked in 3 computer stores. Setup First Mac and First IBM-PC.

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