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Clean install file vault not finished

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macrumors newbie
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May 20, 2016
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Hello,

Is it safe to erase my hard drive and do a clean install of El Capitan from a bootable USB even though fault vault encryption has not finished? I have my data backed up.

I want to do this because its taking way too long (making everything slow) and I don't really need it.

Btw Im using a macbook pro 2011 i7

Thanks!
 

grahamperrin

macrumors 601
Jun 8, 2007
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Safe? Yes.

Necessary/appropriate? Maybe not. If everything runs slow, I doubt that FileVault alone is the cause.
 
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