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Install Os El Capitan From Usb

  1. Download El Capitan installation from the App store. It might complain that you already have it installed but download it anyway. It will be downloaded to /Applications and be named Install OS X El Capitan.app
  2. Create a bootable image from the El Capitan installer on a USB stick larger than 6GB. In a terminal run:
Capitan

How To Install Macos El Capitan From Usb

Because of this, I recommend creating your own bootable El Capitan (OS X 10.11) installer drive on an external hard drive or USB thumb drive. If you need to install El Capitan on multiple Macs. All you need to perform the installation is a spare 8GB or larger USB thumb drive, an external drive to back up all your data to (if you have any), and a copy of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. OS X 10.11 El Capitan can be downloaded from the Mac App Store. Using the DMG download of OSX 10.11 El Capitan (see above) and making a bootable USB-installer with Diskmaker X I finally managed to install 10.11 without installing 10.6.8 Snow Leopard first! I don't know if I was refused to do this before because I had either tried to install it on a partition on a drive or because I named the partition prior. Download: OS X El Capitan This downloads as a disk image named InstallMacOSX.dmg. On a Mac that is compatible with El Capitan, open the disk image and run the installer within, named InstallMacOSX.pkg. It installs an app named Install OS X El Capitan into your Applications folder. A major reason for people to avoid switching to Big Sur and picking Mac OS X El Capitan ISO or Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra ISO. Moreover, Mac OS X El Capitan also had some great features, that you can find in the next section.

where MyVolume is the name of your USB stick. Change this to match the name of your USB stick.

  1. Physically install SSD into the target laptop.
  2. Insert the El Capitan USB stick into the target laptop and power up. (This might take a while.)
  3. When the menu finally turns up, choose Disk Utility and format the SSD as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) with a unique name.
  4. Once complete, exit from Disk Utility and return the main menu.
  5. Choose to Install OS X on the formatted SSD.
  6. Follow the prompts until El Capitan is installed.
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Here’s link to a video on how to physically install the SSD as well as run the software installation.

If you’d rather install Yosemite on the SSD then follow the How to Install Yosemite on a New SSD guide.

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Clean Install Mac Os X El Capitan From Usb

  1. Download El Capitan installation from the App store. It might complain that you already have it installed but download it anyway. It will be downloaded to /Applications and be named Install OS X El Capitan.app
  2. Create a bootable image from the El Capitan installer on a USB stick larger than 6GB. In a terminal run:

Install Os El Capitan From Usb

where MyVolume is the name of your USB stick. Change this to match the name of your USB stick.

Install Mac Os X El Capitan From Usb

  1. Physically install SSD into the target laptop.
  2. Insert the El Capitan USB stick into the target laptop and power up. (This might take a while.)
  3. When the menu finally turns up, choose Disk Utility and format the SSD as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) with a unique name.
  4. Once complete, exit from Disk Utility and return the main menu.
  5. Choose to Install OS X on the formatted SSD.
  6. Follow the prompts until El Capitan is installed.

Install Os X El Capitan From Usb

Here’s link to a video on how to physically install the SSD as well as run the software installation.

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If you’d rather install Yosemite on the SSD then follow the How to Install Yosemite on a New SSD guide.

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