Don't forget to backup your data first. Step 2: the latest version of Lion DiskMaker current version is 2. Finally, if you need to —assuming you have the license to do so—a bootable install drive makes it easier to do so. How to Install Mountain Lion 10. Click Restore and confirm the dialog informing you the volume will be erased.
Is there a way I can create a recovery file? As Redmond Pie , since there's no physical installation source for the Mountain Lion, some users may face difficulties if anything goes wrong with their Mac while installing the update; they may not even get access to the downloaded installer on their devices. As with using Disk Utility, the process takes roughly five to ten minutes. There are two input boxes. Image via Simply download the app and in a few clicks and about 30 minutes your disk will be finished. Once you buy the license you will receive a redemption code from Apple within 24 hours by email.
This process should work as described but the restoration process could fail with an error. Similarly, any bootable Mountain Lion install drive you create will not automatically be updated to the latest installer version. Watch our hands-on First Look of Mountain Lion:. However, unlike recovery mode, your bootable installer includes the entire installer. It will be downloaded to your Applications folder.
Installation: Now you can proceed with isntallation by choosign the Partition you just created. Also, ignore the Lion on the screen, this also works for Mountain Lion. This volume will have the name of the device you set in the previous step. Updated 12:15 with new Disk Utility image. Image via Before You Start The obvious first step here is to. This is what will enable you to dual boot between 10. But this process is automated with MultiBeast tool.
A warning will pop-up asking if you are sure you want to partition the media. So if you plan to use that installer on other Macs, or—in this case—to create a bootable drive, be sure to copy the installer to another drive, or at least move it out of the Applications folder, before you install. Select the Current drop down menu and choose the 1 Partition option. The installer comes with a file size of 4. I firmly believe that technology is for everyone, no matter how daunting it seems to be, and here I will be writing about the hardware and software that should matter to you. You can adjust this to be 10. The author is a Forbes contributor.
In this case, you can go to the Purchases section of the App Store and redownload the installer. First you have require to set up your window bios hardware virtualization enable for that you have to restart your pc and when boot start press esc key and select system settings and set hardware virtulization enable. This will allow the Mac boot from the drive. It even has Safari that you can use to. After selecting next you want to select install latter and give next after that you give memory 200 gb and you may store that file select your location. In the spotlight type in Terminal and press return. Click download even if you are running El Capitan already.
You may now name the device in the Name textbox. This will take less then 5 minutes. If the destination drive has multiple partitions, just drag the partition you want to use as your bootable installer volume. Also, if your Mac is experiencing problems, a bootable install drive makes a handy emergency disk. Confirm the dialog ensuring that you want to erase the device and all information on it before this point.
This may take up between 10 and 60 minutes, depending on your Internet connection speed. When powering up the Mac immediately after pressing the power button, press and hold down the Option key. Voila, your Mountain Lion has been installed! I show you how, below. Time Machine makes this very easy. Like you would do with the final release.