Thank you. XXXXX - blue screen with three icons - circular arrow on left - system in middle w X - straight arrow on right on screen point to right...
Thank you for helping. The gear is still spinning. Might this take some time or is this not right?
Yes, I do have the install discs. I do have time - Thank you
Will I lose data or saved documents with an install?
Okay - starting up with the welcome screen...
at the - Use English for the main language - screen?
It is a grey screen with the Apple icon and under it is - Mac OS X -
then it is asking for - language choice - then arrow for next
I do not have the disc in - should I?
Welcome - asking to register apple product etc...United States then continue...
Ok - at the enter your apple ID - put in "test" and now it is attempting to connect
At the registration information page - not connected to the internet - should I be? Is this the problem?
I have seen this pop up each time I have tried to complete the registration process - Error - Local account creation failed - Note: this exception originated in the server,] ***- [NSPathStore2 rangeofString:options:range:]: nil argument
sorry - i did - just wrote it that way to you. So now we are at the end with the unexpected Error pop up - if I hit quit we go back to the welcome intro...
ok at installer - asking for main language
I am at Select a Destination
Select a destination volume to install the Mac OS X (picture) system 74.4GB
Then under this - You cannot install Mac OS X on this Volume without changing your install settings. A newer version of Mac OS X is installed.
What do I do here?
Archive and Install
No - does not look like this is an option
Installation complete - will restart in a few seconds
ok -now we are at - Do you Already Have a Mac? do I answer:
yes, transfer my info or no, do not transfer my info
Ok - at Your apple ID - now registering
Is there anyway to retrieve lost data, documents and pics?
Thank you for your help! Just a bit side tracked with the lost data...
Thank you again for helping me today. I will try to connect with you again- maybe sometime tomorrow - to find out if the data still available on my mac.