Restoring disk image is time taking process so be patient. Choose your disk or partition from the list that appears, verify that you'd like to have the disk or partition erased, and then wait for the files to copy over. Click Partition to execute the changes Figure C. Once the restoring disk image process is finished you will see a folder like this. Diskmaker will then ask you to select the drive you want to use as a Yosemite bootable drive. You now have a bootable Yosemite install drive.
Click Apply and confirm the partitioning procedure. Failing that, questions are more than welcome, but you are likely to get the most support when instead. In the drop-down menu under Partition Layout, choose 1 to create a single new partition. The only option i am left with is to do a clean install perhaps! Additionally, make sure you do not have any other volumes named 'Yosemite' except for the one we just created in Step Five. If you want to support the developer, you can purchase the full version.
You can now use this bootable drive to easily install Yosemite onto multiple computers, or you can use it as a recovery drive for use in the future. No need for lengthy process of hiding. Visit to download the latest version of DiskMaker X. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Note that you want to select the drive and not the volume.
The procedure is a bit more involved with Yosemite than it was for Mavericks which was itself a bit more involved than under Mountain Lion and Lion. You can use Disk Utility's Restore screen to create a bootable Yosemite installer drive. I was hoping to make myself a bootable installer of Yosemite but I cannot manage to find anywhere to download it. Quit the app by pressing Command+Q. You're replacing the deleted Packages alias with this Packages folder.
Open up Disk Utility and do the following. Once it is complete, quit Disk Utility. Drag the latter—the one with the drive name—into the Destination field on the right. After creating the bootable installer, follow these steps to use it. You can do this by double-clicking the drive's name to select it, and then type in the new name. Largely untested and full of bugs, this may lead to conflicts with production systems.
However, unlike with recovery mode, your bootable installer includes the entire installer. Other Subreddits You Might Enjoy General Computers Devices , , , Hello everyone. It will mount back up when it's done. Step Two Navigate to the and click the Install button. Enter the following command Figure E : defaults write com. Once done, you will notice a new drive name will be displayed on the left side, the name that you given in the partition information.
A new window should pop up, and once it does, open the Installation folder. I have an iMac - it had Yosemite installed. Worst case scenario is downloading the large file again from the Mac App Store, but then why make a bootable drive? Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site. Make sure each command finishes—in other words, you see a command prompt—before running the next command. Step 3: Wait until the Yosemite installer appears on screen.
Additionally, Disk Utility will request administrative authorization to perform the task. Hide the system files again using this command defaults write com. Then follow step 1 as per this tutorial. Right-click the installer and select Show Package Contents from the context menu Figure F. If you don't, you'll have to redownload the installer from the Mac App Store before you can create a bootable installer drive. Carry on from Step 8.
The process is outlined in screenshots below. Step Three Launch Disk Utility from the Applications:Utilities folder. Enter the following command Figure E : defaults write com. Thanks for reading if you have any problem we are here to help you just write your problem below in comments box. And if you leave it there, the installer will delete itself after Yosemite finishes installing on your Mac. When prompted, enter in your admin password and press Enter.
So Apple also suggests you make a bootable install drive via Terminal. Only a couple things left to copy over. I did the usb installation, i installed on the hard drive and when i tried to boot from hdd the boot process stops and the computer reboots. Step Eight Launch Terminal from the Applications:Utilities folder. My MacBook Pro is super slow now after installing Yosemite.