Can't install OS Sierra in Recovery Mode

kaplaninternational

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Original poster
Apr 19, 2016
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I'm trying to reinstall MacOS Sierra, from the Recovery Mode screen

When I press continue - I get the dialog "To download and restore, your computer eligability with Apple etc" message

I press continue

And then noting happens. It just goes back to the same screen where I press continue to get this dialog :(
 

kaplaninternational

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Original poster
Apr 19, 2016
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Is it because I have my startup disk running OS as the external drive which is a really basic one so everything is really slow? Something weird is going on

All I am trying to do is reset my Mac to factory settings, its taking ages to figure this out
 

Fishrrman

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Feb 20, 2009
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It sure helps if you tell us which Mac you have and what year it was made.

Having said that, can you boot to internet recovery:
"command-OPTION-R"
???

If you can, what version of the OS does it offer to install?