New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

OS X Recovery - Can't See MacIntosh HD


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
loganterrys

 
Member Since: Nov 04, 2012
Posts: 1
loganterrys is on a distinguished road

loganterrys is offline
My MacBook (running Lion) will not boot and goes into OS X Recovery.... I think because I let the battery completely run down, although that could just be a coincidence. Disk utility "sees", but finds no problem with the HD. When I try to reinstall from Time Machine, the hard drive does not show up as a location option (only the other partition on my external BU drive is visible). My first question is why is my HD not showing up as an option? The second question is whether it would be advisable to erase the HD and see if it then shows up as an installation option in OS X recovery before taking it to a shop?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« some cs3 apps wont open with OS X v10.5.8 | Preview as default PDF viewer »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
MacIntosh (OS X) Data Recovery Options Randy B. Singer OS X - Operating System 10 03-09-2011 12:59 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?