recovery mode

  1. Keblar

    Mac mini 2018 wont boot to finish installation process of Catalina

    Please help! So I needed to do a fresh install of Catalina. I booted into recovery mode, erased the whole drive (SSD), then proceeded with the initial installation of Catalina. The mini did a restart and then it shows what I suppose is a Kernel Panic (an image of a power button with different...
  2. I

    MacBook Pro won’t startup, recovery partition lost

    Hi community! Looking for advice... i have a MacBook Pro 2011 15” (model number A1286). Obviously this device is quite old but has been maintained well (new battery, several new hard drives in its lifetime and a few other bits). It has been working fine for a while, I mainly use it for browsing...
  3. H

    Recovery Mode NOT Loading!

    Hello I recently picked up a iMac Mid 2011 27” 3.4GHz i7 1TB HDD with 16GB Ram for a $150 bucks because the person couldn’t get past the flashing question mark folder which I’ve easily fixed several times in the past before. However this time I’ve run into a new problem... The iMac does NOT...
  4. flaubert

    Can't access Recovery after 5,1 upgraded to 10.14.5

    So, this is weird... my 2010 cMP 5,1 was running fine on 10.14.4 and firmware 140.0.0.0.0 until last night. Last night I finally undertook the firmware update process to 144.0.0.0.0 and the install of the full 10.14.5, no problems. At the conclusion of it all, I booted my Mac up normally and...
  5. O

    Restore MacBook outside of recovery mode?

    Hi everyone, Hope you're well this is my first post here. I have an old A1181 MacBook running OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard which i am looking to wipe and sell. I have made a USB Boot Drive using Disk Utility and a Snow Leopard .dmg. Restored in the correct way OS Extended Journaled, GUID...
  6. W

    iMac 2007 Problems

    Hello, I had an old iMac 7.1 (2007) at my work and I wanted to reboot it after a couple of years and I want to give it to my sun, but there are some problems. At First: When I reboot it it gives me a screen with a folder and a question mark in it. But then I tried to enter recovery mode but this...
  7. D

    Recovery Mode Mac OS Version

    So I downloaded some third party software so i could install a later MacOS version than what was compatable with my current model Mac-mini. It's been a while and I can't recall where I got it from. There was also an option to change the version of MacOS in recovery mode. Now when I go to...
  8. T

    MacPro 3.1 / 980 Ti - 4k image shrunk (switchresx?) No screen in recovery mode

    Just got a Geforce 980 Ti and 4k tv for my old (not Hack) MacPro 2008. 4k image is too small, and no controls for scaling, so trying to use SwitchResX, but it now says no custom anything in OSX 10.11.6 (can't update further) without first disabling SIP which seems to require CMD R at boot...
  9. FlamboyanceOfFlamingos

    iPhone 6s stuck in recovery mode

    Before you get onto me about how there is probably 1 million different threads on this, hear me out. I have used pretty much every service I could lay my eyes on, paid for a few of them, yet none can get me out of it. My iPhone has no home button (don't ask) so I cant reset it, and I have been...
  10. Jane8798

    Issues copying MacHD to external drive

    So my Mac will not start since I installed the latest sierra update- it only shows the loading start-up screen for HOURS. It won’t start in safe mode or cmd v mode either. I’ve managed to get it in recovery mode and reinstalled sierra and it’s still the same, I’ve also used first aid on disk...
  11. S

    MacBook Pro will not start up

    hi My MacBook Pro will not start up. It is stuck on the progress bar screen. I havde done the following: -reset PRAM -Reset SMC -tried to start in safe mode (stil stuck) -booted in recovery mode and run disk util on startup disk - all checks good. What can I do and what is the problem? Hope...
  12. tekfranz

    Does Restoring a Time Machine Backup Repair the OS?

    Ok I understand I can reinstall Mac OS from the Command + R Menu and the OS is reinstalled without touching (we hope) my files unless I erase the disk first. However, what if I just choose to restore a Time Machine Backup? Is any disk repair or OS repair performed or is it just a clone of the...
  13. M

    Mac Pro 4.1 (5.1) Cannot restart in recovery mode

    Hi all I'm using a Mac Pro 4.1 (flashed to 5.1) with a non flashed GTX1060 with OS 10.12.5 and wanted to upgrade to High Sierra. To do so, I removed the GTX1060 and put my old ATI Radeon 4870 back in to be able to follow the described procedure http://dosdude1.com/highsierra/ Coming to my...
  14. S

    MacBook Pro problem with installing from recovery.

    Hi, okay so my dad got my uncle a MacBook Pro a few years ago. Uncle got a new one from work and decided to send the old one back to us. It was laying around for a while and I decided to use it since I recently got a front-end developing job and pretty much all of our designers use Apple and...
  15. bomtarnfield

    HD (with OSX on) not showing in recovery mode?

    Hi all. So I bought a new HD for my Macbook Pro mid-2012. I've installed Mountain Lion (lol) onto the HD from my other Macbook, in recovery mode. So I've plugged the HD in, started in recovery mode, and nothing's showing on Disk Utility – except for a 'disk0' drive with 'Mac OS X Base System'...
  16. M

    IPhone 7 Stuck In Recovery Mode No Way Out

    Hello, So about a week and a half ago my phone started to display "no service" and "searching" in the top left. It started off subtle, but after a day or two my phone was a brick without wifi. Even under settings it said my phone number was unknown and I had no carrier (I have verizon). It...
  17. C

    Stuck in boot loop and impossible to restore?

    Hello there guys!. I was cleaning today and left my phone on the side and a glass fell from the top of my cupboard and landed on my phone and has completely and utterly destroyed my iphone 7 and there is no going back sadly, so I have gone back to old measures and dug out the old iPhone 5s. I...
  18. mnslcsb

    iPod touch iPod Non-Responsive; Computer will Not Recognize it

    Hello! My brother has an iPod 5th Gen. He brought it to me and it was in a reboot loop, the apple logo would pop up for about a minute and then the screen would go black and then it would go back to the apple logo. It would not respond to us doing anything, it just would keep rebooting. The...
  19. cocacoka

    Fusion Drive upgrade to SSD problem

    I have a late 2013 21.5 iMac and using 1TB Fusion drive option. I want to swap the HDD to SSD lately and I did some research so I planned to do below 1. Clone everything by Carbon Copy Cloner 2. Remove boot camp. 3. reboot to recovery mode. open terminal, split fusion drive (Step here...
  20. J

    iPhone acting extremely strange

    One night, I was watching a YouTube video, and I realized that my iPhone 6s with iOS 9.3.4 wasn't charging even though it was plugged in. I made sure everything was plugged in, and it was. Then, I rebooted my phone to try to fix the problem. Once it started up again, the top hotbar dissapeared...