OS X Mountain Lion clean installation take so long ?

EthosX

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Hi guys
Is it normal that installation of an OS X takes so long ? about 30 min all together? (unpacking 5-7 min , installing 17-20 min)
This is ridiculous !
 

T5BRICK

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30 minutes doesn't sound bad. Did you just use the regular installer or did you create a USB drive and install from there?
 

Jamesesesesess

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That sounds perfectly reasonable... it took my 2.3/16/256 RMBP about 20 minutes to update from Lion to ML. I would imagine it taking longer as a clean install.
 

Badrottie

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Hi guys
Is it normal that installation of an OS X takes so long ? about 30 min all together? (unpacking 5-7 min , installing 17-20 min)
This is ridiculous !
This is NOT ridiculous it is normal…I wait for 30 min to install it last night.
This is also on my 2007 MBP! :apple:
 

EthosX

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OK guys thank you very much ..
I was bit surprised .. cos Installation of win 7 x64 takes 10 mins. all together..
Should i compare these two os ?
 

kemo

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What's ridiculous on it? ~ 30 min okay IMHO. I've SATA 3 SSD late 2011 MBP and it took probably less than 30 mins but it all depends on your specs.:confused:
 

EthosX

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OK so those 20 min. average ... cool..
I have another problem once I power up macbook pro and white screen appears it stays long time about 10 seconds and then apple logo shows up ..
Shouldn't be about 5 secs?
I have feeling that before it was faster now have to wait few seconds more..
Any idea?
Thank
 

yusukeaoki

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OK so those 20 min. average ... cool..
I have another problem once I power up macbook pro and white screen appears it stays long time about 10 seconds and then applr logo shows up
Shouldt be about 5 secs?
I have feeling that before it was faster now have to wait few seconds more..
Any idea?
Thank
How long is your boot time?
It depends on your SSD but mine with Crucial M4, it takes about 10~14 sec.

And I mean boot time.
The moment when you hit that power button to whole apps and everything load.
 

EthosX

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How long is your boot time?
It depends on your SSD but mine with Crucial M4, it takes about 10~14 sec.

And I mean boot time.
The moment when you hit that power button to whole apps and everything load.
Yeah for me it is much longer because if that white. Stupid screen why is there?
 

EthosX

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How long is your boot time?
It depends on your SSD but mine with Crucial M4, it takes about 10~14 sec.

And I mean boot time.
The moment when you hit that power button to whole apps and everything load.
Yeah for me it is much longer because if that white. Stupid screen why is there?

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Because it's booting up.
All upload video later of boot and you guys decide if it too long ..
 

sofianito

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Hi guys
Is it normal that installation of an OS X takes so long ? about 30 min all together? (unpacking 5-7 min , installing 17-20 min)
This is ridiculous !
It took me too 30 min to do a USB based installation of ML on my late 2008 MBP with a Samsung 830 64GB SSD as the boot disk...

With Lion, it took approximately 15-20 min...

I guess the hardware is getting old... But so far so good, I did not experiment such "thing" (don't name it "issue" if you don't want to be tagged as a troller) called "cosmestic lag" by some rMBP fans... :D
 

sofianito

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OK so those 20 min. average ... cool..
I have another problem once I power up macbook pro and white screen appears it stays long time about 10 seconds and then apple logo shows up ..
Shouldn't be about 5 secs?
I have feeling that before it was faster now have to wait few seconds more..
Any idea?
Thank
Do you have 2 HDDs? Try to set the SSD as your Startup Disk.
 

axu539

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I'm having trouble seeing the point of this thread. OP is using a 2007 machine, and is complaining about 20-30 minute OS X install (fairly standard) and 5 second slower boot time (really, not that much). These seem like incredibly minor "issues."