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    Sep 25, 2012
    Help with reinstall
    Hello! This is my first post and how I found you guys! so first off hi!

    I bought a macbook pro from ebay. I have rebooted the system in hope of a fresh install of the operating system. The OS that was on there was the BETA version of OS mountion lion and so will no not reinstall. I just get an error message.

    How can I can the machine working again? I would appreciate any help you guys can give

    thanks so much!

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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    Have you got an Apple ID on iTunes?

    Firstly, does the beta still let you use a recovery mode
    OS X: About OS X Recovery

    To download Mountain Lion you will have to buy it from the App store, either by setting up a temporary account on someone else's Mac (be sure to delete the user account with your Apple ID after use), download the software and copy it onto a bootable USB stick

    OS X Mountain Lion: The Mac-Forums Guide | Mac-Forums Blog

    Or if you contact Apple and live near a store, they might help you out
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