lion installation failed

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by adamtj11, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    got an unexpected message when trying to install the 2nd preview over the first preview of Lion, i tried it 3 times just won't work, it installed fine on my old white macbook however, really dont know whats wrong ! annoying as i have an app i was developing on lion(its backed up), so im wondering can i install lion fresh?
     
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    gescom

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    Wow, talk about timing. I was sitting here about to do the same thing. Keep me posted.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I think at this point I will try to install fresh if it is possible, I have everything important backed up so no biggie
     
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    rorschach

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    No i didn't its all fixed now after a few hiccups , I connected a external usb that had a snow leopard install and ran 10.7 dev preview 2 from it and installed to totally fresh drive, had no problems after that.
     
  6. macrumors 6502a

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    I have the same error :eek: and disk encryption is on
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    Hi,
    How do I turn disc encryption off? This is what mine says.....Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)

    Thanks, jerry
     
  8. macrumors 68030

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    1. Launch Disk Utility
    2. Select the encrypted drive in the listing.
    3. Under the File menu, select Turn Off Encryption...
    4. Enter the password of an account authorized to unlock the encryption when prompted.
     

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