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Recovery issue iMac mid 2007

sKypP3r
  • 22 months ago

Anyone can help?

I want to sell my old iMac so I rebooted my iMac while holding cmd + R ... that gets me to recovery options... i wiped the HDD and then clicked on Reinstall mac os ... it asked me to enter my apple id and password... so i confirmed my details but it gives me an error and says try again later... i tried to put my windows 8 installation DVD in to try windows installation but when i rebooted PC it asks me to choose booting option but there is no option to pick

So obviously i can't get back to recovery options because win dvd is in but i can't eject dvd because keyboard option to eject it has no respond and there is no hardware button to eject it

Any idea?

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  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

Why would you put a windows os dvd inside a mac..........?

To eject the DVD, restart your imac holding down the mouse button until its ejected. (if it has two buttons hold down the left click).

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

Because I just tried if i can install windows onto it

Lol the mouse trick worked thanks... any idea how can i install mac os back on this PC?

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

If you don't have another mac available to download OS from store and create an USB installer then try again the recovery mode. (Call apple support to get help if it doesn't work.)

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