It asks me to agree to Yosemite terms and conditions, and when inputting my or my dad's Apple ID and password it says the product is temporarily unavailable. I tried creating a bootable USB for macOS Sierra from the Mac desktop we have in the house, however when booting from the USB the screen gives me a circle with a cross in it. Oct 25, 2014 In my instance it downloaded mountain lion. Once this is complete I went to disk utilities and first re-erased the Mac SSD and then performed the OS X re-install from the recovery partition. It will not ask for any sign in with your apple ID. It will simply install the original OS X that came with your machine. So I’m guessing it’s Macintosh HD, click on to install, asks for Apple User ID and Password. When I type details in, it comes up This item is temporarily unavailable, please try later. Been trying for the las5 hour, so I am assuming something has gone wrong. When I try to install Lion from Utilities in recovery I get a 'This item is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later'. I used this thread from Apple discussions but doesn't seem to be fixed.
If you have purchased a second-hand computer then you must erase the drive so that you can set it up for your Apple ID and password. Here's what you do to reset it to factory state:
I installed Fusion VMWare and I am trying to install a VM for 10.9.4 using the 'Install OS X from the recovery partition. When I get to the installation step that asks for my Apple Id, I log in and get this message: 'This item is temporarily unavailable - Try again later'.
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Selection A should be used on computers that came with Lion or later when factory new. These models had no disks included when new. Selection B is for Macs that came originally with Snow Leopard or earlier. These models shipped with Software Restore disks when new.
A. Factory reset of your Mac - Apple Support
B. Factory Reset Your Pre-Lion Mac
Follow these instructions until you get to Step 5:Factory reset of your Mac - Apple Support. At Step 5 you will need a Snow Leopard DVD or the installer disc that came with the computer.
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- Boot the computer using the Snow Leopard Installer Disc or the Disc 1 that came with your computer. Insert the disc into the optical drive and restart the computer. After the chime press and hold down the 'C' key. Release the key when you see a small spinning gear appear below the dark gray Apple logo.
- After the installer loads select your language and click on the Continue button. When the menu bar appears select Disk Utility from the Utilities' menu. After Disk Utility loads select the hard drive entry from the left side list (out-dented entry - mfgr.'s ID and drive size.) Click on the Partition tab in the Disk Utility main window. Set the number of partitions to one (1) from the Partitions drop down menu, click on Options button and select GUID, click on OK, then set the format type to MacOS Extended (Journaled), then click on the Apply button.
- When the formatting has finished quit Disk Utility. Proceed with the OS X installation and follow the directions included with the installer.
- If you are planning to sell or give your computer away, then do the following: After you reformat your hard drive and reinstall OS X, the computer restarts to a Welcome screen and asks you to choose a country or region. If you want to leave the Mac in an out-of-box state, don't continue with the setup of the system. Instead, press Command-Q to shut down the Mac. When the new owner turns on the Mac, the Setup Assistant will guide them through the setup process.
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