Copy this file on your Mac book desktop. Anybody knows how to do it? If you need help using your disk to restore your Mac, Apple has a helpful page in its. Open it in finder and and go to the folder com. Finally, if you need to —assuming you have the license to do so—a bootable install drive makes it easier to do so. Also, if your Mac is experiencing problems, a bootable install drive makes a handy emergency disk. Using Carbon Copy Cloner Version 3.
The installer weighs in at a hefty 4. To do so, simply click and drag the file to the desired location while holding down the Option key. A warning will pop-up asking if you are sure you want to partition the media. At this point, you will be enabled with the Install option not Installed. Technically, the Mountain Lion installer can be used on an infinite number of Macs once you have it; you just need to make a bootable disk or drive.
Upon verifying that the fields are correct, click the Restore button and select Erase from the application, if prompted to do so. I have no access to any mac machine. The installer comes with a file size of 4. Installation would take more than 30minutes, grab a cup of coffee while you wait for the delicious deserts ahead. Remember, this being a writable drive offers some additional perks over read-only media with a few caveats as well. If you don't, you'll have to re-download the installer from the Mac App Store before you can create a bootable install drive.
Click the drop-down menu, selecting 1 partition. Ars Technica has an using either the Disk Utility application that is included on every Mac, or the newly updated app that automates the process of creating a bootable install key. Click the Partition button to continue. Then, it proposes to build a bootable install disk and make it look as nice as possible. The restore procedure will take roughly five to ten minutes, depending on your Mac and the speed of your drive s.
There's an app for that If you find digging in to bundles and using Disk Utility to be tedious or bothersome, you can thank developer Guillaume Gète for making. For example, when the inevitable 10. My Macbook is down and I have purchased mountain lion from appstore. Click the Restore tab at the top right. Follow to properly format the drive.
Provide details and share your research! This volume will have the name of the device you set in the previous step. This should make it appear in the Source box on the right. Burn it to a dvd or usb 3. Similarly, any bootable Mountain Lion install drive you create will not automatically be updated to the latest installer version. You got lucky in my opinion. Run the MultiBeast tool and checkmark all the relevant hardware for which you wish to install Kext drivers.
This may take a minute or two. This will allow the Mac boot from the drive. Installation: Now you can proceed with isntallation by choosign the Partition you just created. Therefore, you need to either make a copy of the installer outside of the Applications folder or make your install disk before upgrading. To do this, go to the Mac App Store where you will find Option key, click on it and keep it pressed and select the Purchased key at the same time. This will help you to recover and reinstall the operating system in case a system crashes or if there is any other event of misfortune.
Confirm the dialog ensuring that you want to erase the device and all information on it before this point. But this process is automated with MultiBeast tool. The easiest approach is to simply look at the Information box on the on the Mac App Store—specifically, check the date next to Updated. Find the image file from the torrent on your pc 2. However, unlike with other Mac App Store-purchased software, the Mac App Store does not update the copy of the Mountain Lion installer app on your hard drive. However, unlike recovery mode, your bootable installer includes the entire installer.
It will be downloaded to your Applications folder. If the Mac App Store date is newer than the Modified date on your copy of the installer, you need to re-download the installer to get the latest version. On left top under file tab select open disk image. Click on Ok and Tap the Apply button now to begin formatting. Click on the option to download the file once again and save the copy of the installer. Once Disk Utility is done, you will have a bootable install disk.