Nov 2, 7: Desktops Speciality level out of ten: None of this helps, and I still get the question mark whenever I select OS9. Wait 5 seconds, then press the power button again to turn on your Mac. It takes longer to complete the reformatting process when choosing this option, but doing so will make it more difficult for someone to recover your data. Inside there are several files including OS9General. Unplug the power adapter from your Mac and the electrical outlet for several seconds, then plug it back in.

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How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery

If the installer asks to unlock your disk, enter the powefmac2restore you use to log in to your Mac. Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer.

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. At the main install screen click once on the target drive, then click on the Options button.

Posted on Nov 2, 7: I would like to: If the battery is removable: Open Menu Close Menu Apple. Restoring Powermac g4 cube to factory settings More Less. I was able to mount open this disk image to the desktop via the following Terminal command: Doesn’t even give me a chance to create a username or password.


I would like to put OS X If you need to erase your disk before installing macOS, select Disk Utility from the Utilities window, then click Continue. Mar 19, Is the floating firewire symbol something I’m looking for on the tower or the other computer? View answer in context. I have a related question.

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This computers are like 10 years old and i just recovered powerac2restore, i might have the disc but im not sure, the only thing i want to do to them is to delete all the data they have. I have the Snow Leopard disk. Please allow installation to complete without putting your Mac to sleep or closing its lid.

Click the disclosure triangle to the left of the hard drive icon to display the names of your hard disk volumes and partitions. Learn how to reinstall macOS. If you’re using a Mac notebook that’s having power or battery issues, follow these steps: I’m giving my PMac G5 to a relative and apppe already erased the hard drive.


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Thanks for any help. User profile for user: Jul 15, 1: This should completely wipe all of your settings. Install the macOS that came with your Mac, or the closest version still available.

Thu Nov 08 Release all three keys and the power button, then wait a few seconds. The keyboard backlight behaves incorrectly.

How to reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on your Mac

To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. This will open up the install application automatically. Thanks for replying too.