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#26 2015-11-13 09:06:34

Riwam
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

Thank you for your answer.
1) How can one become one of the mentioned "private testers" of MCPF 2 ? I would like to be one of them.
2) Would you say it is a matter of months or rather of weeks until the unresolved problems and bugs are mastered?
Not any commitment expected in your answer but just your own and personal impression of the still needed time.
My MB 4.1 with Lion has been put aside in expectation as soon as I read the post mentioning a nearing version 2 of MCPF.
Therefore it could serve as a guinea pig...
Thank you again
Ed

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#27 2017-02-09 21:05:05

wllmnewton
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

Hello,I have a 2011 21.5 imac.A file/? icon was on the screen when I got home.Cycled power and Disk Utility opens up,"disk13s2" can not be repaired.I installed a new HD Seagate Barracuda ST3500418AS 7200.12,same as original that is connected via usb using a drive adapter.If I boot up with just the new drive the file icon is displayed.How can I load the new HD and then try and pull pics,ect. off the original HD ? Thank you,William

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#28 2017-02-09 21:53:31

TMRJIJ
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Registered: 2015-02-22
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

wllmnewton wrote:

Hello,I have a 2011 21.5 imac.A file/? icon was on the screen when I got home.Cycled power and Disk Utility opens up,"disk13s2" can not be repaired.I installed a new HD Seagate Barracuda ST3500418AS 7200.12,same as original that is connected via usb using a drive adapter.If I boot up with just the new drive the file icon is displayed.How can I load the new HD and then try and pull pics,ect. off the original HD ? Thank you,William

As shown in Post 1, this thread is only for assisting with Installing OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs.


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#29 2017-02-09 22:05:17

wllmnewton
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

I am not sure what your definition of "Unsupported" is.My imac is not covered by warranty and I can not find Online support,I thought maybe,just maybe I could find support here....guess I was mistaken.Thanks for your reply,William

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#30 2017-02-10 13:06:16

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Registered: 2016-06-14
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

When he's talking about "Unsupported" he means Macs that are not officially supported by Apple in running OS X Yosemite, meaning the system specs (CPU, RAM, Video, some combination of those) are too low, in Apple's opinion, to support running the operating system.  Your question is more along the lines of "How do I reinstall Mac OS on my iMac?"  You would want to start with this page -> https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204904


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#31 2017-02-11 01:04:35

wllmnewton
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

Thank you Evil Capitalist for your reply,William

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#32 2017-02-16 17:29:34

markapplelover
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Re: OS X Yosemite on Unsupported Macs [GUIDE]

One issue I am having is the inability to find any place online where they walk through the steps need (for a newbie), for the patching and kexts in the OSX Extractor folder after installing the Os and before we run the appstore updates. Not sure which thing to run, when to run it etc.

Can anyone help? I installed Yosemite on a MacMini 2,1 with MacPostFactor and everytime I update it I get the flashing folder and inability to boot into the recovery partition.

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