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  1. DeanLubaki

    [Wiki] All Apple Silicon Support Documents

    Hi Everyone! I just thought I would document all the new tech support procedures or information specific to Mac with Apple Silicon (for example accessing the Target Disk mode or using the bootloader). This thread is a wiki so feel free to add anything else you find! Mac computers with Apple...
  2. dmylrea

    Reset to factory state seems difficult

    New MBP 13 2020 (Intel). It was purchased as an upgrade for a user, but another user needed a loaner while their MBP was being repaired. When the repair was complete, I got the loaner back and wanted to reset it back to factory for the intended user. That's when the trouble started. I did...
  3. W

    Need Help Reinstalling MacOS

    Hey guys I'm new to this Forum and I was wondering if you guys could help me out with some issues I'm having with 3 Macbook pros that i recently got from my friend that runs a computer recycling business. The Macbooks have an operating system on them that works fine but it is password locked...
  4. C

    Restore iMac from Time Capsule Backup Failed. Cannot Load Operating System

    I was having issues with the latest Catalina OS X on my iMac. I read that I could restore the previous OS by booting in Recovery Mode. I selected a previous date from my Time Capsule backups and started the process. It looked like it was going to take a ridiculous amount of hours. The next day I...
  5. Alex Roberts

    iPhone 6S Boot Loop + No Recovery

    Hello everyone I currently have iPhone 6s that is failing to boot, The phone will not power up unless it is plugged in to the charger/PC even then when the phone powers up the apple logo appears and then the phone restarts and is stuck in this loop constantly. I have been trying endlessly for...
  6. D

    Deleted big sur partition and now Mac only boots into recovery

    Even after I select my Catalina partition as the default, or boot into hard disk selection, my Mac still boots into macOS recovery instead of the OS. Any ideas? It still finds my catalina users which is the first screen on macOS recovery.
  7. M

    MacBook Pro internal drive possibly just died, please help!

    Hi all, Basically think my hard drive may have died but need some help diagnosing what happened and how I can resolve it (mainly recovering the data). It’s a MacBook Pro 15” I think it’s early or late 2013, retina screen. With an internal 500gb SSD. I’ve had boot camp installed with windows...
  8. A

    iPhone X - Apple Logo Boot Issue - STORAGE FULL

    Hey everyone, This morning I woke up to my iPhone X stuck in reboot mode (Black Screen & Apple Logo). I was just on a long trip and accumulated tons of media which is why my storage is completely full. I am desperately trying to figure out how I can fix this WITHOUT performing a factory reset...
  9. K

    Macbook Pro A1398 Getting stuck at Prohibition screen on executing Internet Recovery

    Hi, I have an A1398 MBP, which was working fine until last couple of days. I will list the series of events that occurred:- 1. It suddenly started booting in safe mode. 2. Did not accept the password. 3. There was a left shift key issue seems to be. 4. Used the Right shift to key in the...
  10. J

    MP 1,1-5,1 Can't boot into Recovery (5,1 with Catalina and M.2 NVMe)

    Command+R or Command+Option+R just boots back into the desktop. Wondering what I need to do to get Recovery to work and stay available in the future. Not much out there on creating or recreating a Recovery Partition for my situation. For kicks, here's my diskutil list results ("Brain" is my m.2...
  11. N

    How to recover a full iPhone SE when stuck in recovery mode without data loss?

    My wife's iPhone SE was overloaded with data and hung up while rebooting. Then after attempting to update to the newest firmware, I kept stuck in recovery mode. The problem is, that the iPhone is too full for recovery. Because my wife didn't make a backup, I want to avoid a flat install...
  12. Artus2000

    Need help with restore partition

    Hi all, Today I found that my iMac 27 late 2014 have SSD installed but I didn't see it on my Disk Utility - I only saw 1TB HDD called Macintosh HDD. Of course I am stupid, because it wasn't separate drives but one hybrid drive - fusion drive. But I thought it is strange and I tried to solve...
  13. P

    Deleted Macintosh HD

    Hello, I accidentally deleted the Macintosh HD as I was trying to erase the data on it because I just bought it from someone with their files still on it. Doing this I accidentally deleted the whole thing rather than just the files on it. I tried going into disk utility and creating a new file...
  14. P

    Split Fusion Drive, now not booting, can't find solution!

    My 2011 Macbook Pro running El Capitan was running fine until recently when it suddenly decided to stop booting after getting a new charger which I assume was sketchy (refurbished apple from ebay). I believe that my fusion drive has split back into the original hdd and ssd and now I can't boot...
  15. F

    Internet Recovery going on 12 hours.

    All the articles i can find suggest it can be over an hour depending on equipment and internet speed. The globe has been revolving for just about 12 hours now. I chose this route because the kernel seemed to be panicking and the only new software i had installed was that to operate the GoPro...
  16. F

    Cant enter recovery mode anymore

    I wanted to restore my Mac. The guide I found said to go to recovery mode by holding command + r upon restarting, and in there to go to disc utility and then delete the drive. I did this, and then I closed the disk utility in order to select the option to restore macOS. However, when selecting...
  17. K

    Intended Boot USB creation wiped storage HD - Recovery possible?

    Hi, Earlier this week I used my Mac Pro to create a Boot USB so I could reinstall the OS on a separate Macbook. My Mac Pro has two harddrives in it. One for the OS and one for storage. I'm not quite sure how/where the error occurred but the result is that it seems that the storage harddrive...
  18. S

    Extracting files from old Macbook Pro hard drive

    Hi all, This is my first post here so apologies if this has been raised before. If there is another thread can someone please point me in the right direction? I currently have a MacBook Pro 13", a few days ago the system crashed, just switched to a black screen, I left it a while, then...
  19. K

    MBP boots into recovery mode/Installation log showing error logs after restarting

    Yesterday I updated something through the MacBook Appstore. I really do not know what I was updating exactly. I only know it was in the AppStore. It could've been an update from High Sierra to Mojave. I'm not very sure but I think it completed as the red notification badge was gone already and I...
  20. JohnAtl1

    Mojave: create DiskWarrior Recovery Disk -- Source macOS Recovery Disk?

    Bought DiskWarrior. In the process of attempting to create a bootable drive to recover my TimeMachine backup, I ran the DiskWarrior Recovery Maker, but the dropdown to select a Source macOS Recovery Disk is grayed out. I downloaded Mojave and made a bootable USB, but it is not recognized by the...