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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jul 14, 2011
    problems installing mac os x

    I have installed new hardware on my macbook pro. and now i need to install mac osx again. First step is that i need to select a language. This is dutch in my case. mut then after a several minutes there is an error that say that it's not possible to instal mac osx on this mac. I installed an other hd an trieyed it again but it shows the same message.
    Does someone know how to solve this issue or whats the problem that causes this issue?

  2. #2

    Raz0rEdge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 15" Macbook Pro TB, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 6S, iPod Nano 7th Gen
    What color is the OS X disc you are using?
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    Member Since
    Jul 14, 2011
    problems installing Mac OSX
    It's a gray isntal disc with the nscreption
    Installation disc MAC OS X

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    Slydude's Avatar
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    Nov 15, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz 2008 MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 8+, 2015 iMac 16 GB 10.13 beta
    Does that gray disc mention any specific Mac models iMac, Mac pro, etc.)?
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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    Unless that system disc came with the computer when new, it will not install as they are extremely model specific.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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