can't install OS X hd locked

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by nazderbo, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. nazderbo macrumors newbie

    nazderbo

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    i have a 2008 macbook pro i recently upgraded to el capitan and it worked fine ...i wanted to erase it and give it to my son....now i can't recover it back to far settings after getting to recovery it says this item is not available at this time ...then i go to open the hd it gives me the "its locked error " please someone help thank you ...

    naz
     
  2. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

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    If you don't mind, can we pick up the PM discussion here since it is a little easier for me to follow and reply.

    Do you have some other way to boot like maybe an external drive or a USB key?
     

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