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    Default Macbook Pro recovery help.

    My sister brought a macbook pro and asked me for help to fix it. Personally, I don't know anything about Mac and OSX. She said the person gave it to her told to press Command+R at startup, connect to wifi and do something from there which she didn't understand.

    After some inspection, it appears that the macbook is missing boot partition or the OS itself. After powering up, a folder icon with a question mark keeps flashing. If I go to recovery tools by pressing Command+R at startup, the only option is for connecting to wifi for internet recovery. When I select my wifi and put in the password, a spinning globe appears, with something loading which than goes away with an error message "apple.com/support -2105F".

    Can anyone with experience with Mac help me?

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    Note: The Model is A1502 EMC 2678.

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    Maybe it can't connect to the Wifi properly, trying removing the password and then connecting. I think what you are trying to accomplish is a fresh install of OSX. If that's the case then you can also do that through USB after downloading all necessary files.

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    If its late 2013(AS YOUR MODEL NUMBER SHOWING SUCH)like me u can connect it to your home wifi and let it do the recovery by itself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    Maybe it can't connect to the Wifi properly, trying removing the password and then connecting. I think what you are trying to accomplish is a fresh install of OSX. If that's the case then you can also do that through USB after downloading all necessary files.
    Quote Originally Posted by shafi View Post
    If its late 2013(AS YOUR MODEL NUMBER SHOWING SUCH)like me u can connect it to your home wifi and let it do the recovery by itself.
    I've tried all type of settings for my WiFi router. WPA, WPA2, Open etc. Maybe there is some problem with my ISP (BDCom Smile). Can you suggest me where can I download the USB image for latest OSX?

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    Well i would suggest you to try a torrent version of not the latest one, as yesomite causes some wi-fi issue, i myself am still on mavericks.
    After downloading it from torrent, (torrent is a lot safer according to me)install it and then update it to mavericks, and u r all set
    Btw while updating from app store u have to make sure that your net connection is un-interrupted, because a little disturbance on the connection will force the mac to download it from the beginning. To make matters worse, u won't get your full download speed while updating mac from app store.I don't know why the hell apple implement such non-nonsensical as well as rigid system but there's no other way round.

    Also another thing u might have noticed, but i didn't figure it out unless someone told me, is the left click button of your mac is actually the track-pad itself. U just have to push it a bit harder to make it work as a click-which can be later adjusted via preference. But first u need to donload mountain lion or whatever u can from torrent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shafi View Post
    Well i would suggest you to try a torrent version of not the latest one, as yesomite causes some wi-fi issue, i myself am still on mavericks.
    After downloading it from torrent, (torrent is a lot safer according to me)install it and then update it to mavericks, and u r all set
    Btw while updating from app store u have to make sure that your net connection is un-interrupted, because a little disturbance on the connection will force the mac to download it from the beginning. To make matters worse, u won't get your full download speed while updating mac from app store.I don't know why the hell apple implement such non-nonsensical as well as rigid system but there's no other way round.

    Also another thing u might have noticed, but i didn't figure it out unless someone told me, is the left click button of your mac is actually the track-pad itself. U just have to push it a bit harder to make it work as a click-which can be later adjusted via preference. But first u need to donload mountain lion or whatever u can from torrent.
    Found this: Mac Os X Mavericks 10.9 bootable installer - 10.9 [Intel]. Going to try this one tonight. Thanks.

    I was also confused about not being able to just tap the trackpad to click like windows laptops. This one is actually the first macbook I've ever tried. But I'm not going to use the Macbook or any macbooks, just have to bring this one back to working order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aaz_swapnil View Post
    Found this: Mac Os X Mavericks 10.9 bootable installer - 10.9 [Intel]. Going to try this one tonight. Thanks.

    I was also confused about not being able to just tap the trackpad to click like windows laptops. This one is actually the first macbook I've ever tried. But I'm not going to use the Macbook or any macbooks, just have to bring this one back to working order.
    Glad i could help, enjoy your mac, macs are awesome for everything except gaming

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    Just move to Yosemite directly, some of the Wifi issues have been addressed and should be completely ironed out by the next update.

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    This should work fine: http://extratorrent.to/torrents/30400933/OS-X-Yosemite-10-10-1-14B25-bootable-USB-DMG-File.html

    And if you are not familiar on how to create the USB drive in Windows,
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    That should be all. Connect the USB to the MBP then hold Alt/Option key while booting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    Just move to Yosemite directly, some of the Wifi issues have been addressed and should be completely ironed out by the next update.

    - - - Updated - - -

    This should work fine: http://extratorrent.to/torrents/3040...-DMG-File.html

    And if you are not familiar on how to create the USB drive in Windows,
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    4) Format Disk for Mac
    5) Right click again then Restore with Disk Image
    6) Select the DMG file.

    That should be all. Connect the USB to the MBP then hold Alt/Option key while booting.
    I was planning to use PowerISO. Ok, now I'll try Yosemite and TransMac. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aaz_swapnil View Post
    I was planning to use PowerISO. Ok, now I'll try Yosemite and TransMac. Thanks.
    I'm not sure if PowerISO can do it, the USB needs to be in a special Mac format.

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