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Old 04-15-2017, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there, I'm having a problem with my Imac, when ever I boot it up, it stays at 3 half of the way, goes up a little bit, then reboots it self. DO NOT TELL ME TO GOTO THE NEAREST ELECTRONIC REPAIR SHOP! I have tryed going into recovery mode but, it does the same thing. I tryed downloading the os with Command option R but it did not work. I have tryed all possible boot up tricks, I got to the Console and tryed doing the rm var/db/.applesetupdone but it said "no such file or directory". So at this point, I am stuck. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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You'll likely need to mount the volume first:

mount -uw /
touch /var/db/.AppleSetupDone

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Old 04-20-2017, 11:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by S0ULphIRE View Post
You'll likely need to mount the volume first:

mount -uw /
touch /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
I Had already tryed mounting it. Like i said, When i go into the console... Oh right, I see, I will try doing the touch command. I Have not Done that yet.
Thanks for the info!

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