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OSX El Cap booteable version, using windows ?

aztec123

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 23, 2013
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Hi guys,

I've been told that there is a method to make a booteable mac osx el cap flash drive in widnows using a special "disk image"

i have no idea if what i'm doing its ok or not.

i running windows10 in my pc, and i need to do a clean install of osx el cap in my mac air

i've downloaded transmac and poweriso, tried with both an none of them made a booteable version.

could you guys help me ?
 

JohnDS

macrumors 65816
Oct 25, 2015
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You shouldn't have to do that. You can do a clean install by booting into the recovery partition on the Mac by booting while holding down the R key. Is your Mac backed up?
 

aztec123

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 23, 2013
21
2
no, i don't have a backup, the SSD is new, and i dont undestand why if i choose to do a recovery with internet it downloads an old osx and not the latest
 

DeltaMac

macrumors G4
Jul 30, 2003
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Internet Recovery will offer you the OS X version that your Mac came with originally.
And, after installing that, you can then update to the version that you want, through the App Store
Might not be the one-step install from scratch that you were hoping for, but it will work.
 
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