HELP my MacBook will not get past the white screen!

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I tried to restore my Macbook pro to factory settings and did the "command + R" trick and deleted the disk. When I restarted it I couldnt download the operating system again so I took a disc for OS X maverick that I had and installed it. Still wouldn't work. So I chose the option to open the disc as soon as the MacBook started up after restarting. Now when I restart the computer it gets to the white loading screen that first pops up and then says "you have to restart your computer. Hold down the power button until the computer shuts off and then then turn it back on" but every time it goes to the same screen and gives me the same message. Is my MacBook completely screwed? Is there anything I can do?
 

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Welcome to this forum Dwest23. I dont quite understand what you mean by "deleted" the disk. That option does not appear in Recovery Mode perhapes you meant Erased. Did you perhapes use Disk Utility from the Restore Menu? If you have "deleted" the Mackintosh HD volume you now have an empty Mackintosh HD. If on the other hand you deleted the Disk Drive ei. the top Item called Mackintosh HD then you have removed the volume Mackintosh HD that the operating system is installed on (and everything else) and you will need to repartition the HD.
To do this you will need to boot your computer from a bootable OSX installer but take heart your computer is not dead or completely "screwed." (I do hope you had a backup)
Obviously you cannot create a bootable installer now unless you already have one in the form of a clone eg USB thumb drive, SuperDuper or CarbonCopyCloner.
So you will have to use one from either a Mac service centre or a friend who has one.
If you have such a friend you may need instructions on how to repartition the HD. If so get back to us and we will provide instructions.:D
 

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Thats assuming there is still a volume to install it on. I'm still a little unclear on what was "deleted"
 

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