Jump to content
Zaid Shboul

Mavericks installation fails in last minute

Recommended Posts

Hello all,

I have a Toshiba c660-a260 laptop with win 7 is already installed on one partition of the same HDD were Niresh's mavericks shall be installed. everything goes perfect until it fails when it reaches (less than one minute)

 

My laptop;

CPU: Intel Core i3 2.3GHz

RAM: 4GB

Graphics: GeForce 315M

 

 

Note: when first booting from the installation USB a message appears says (error encountered while starting up the computer pausing 5 seconds)

 

any ideas guys?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i had the exact same thing happen to me, although I was trying to do it on my 2nd harddrive (2TB) that I only use as my F:Users folder (basically a storage harddrive for pictures, music, movies, downloads, literally anything that downloads into your users folder). I would set aside a partition of 128GB for OSX, but it failed at the end every time. I tried over and over, and a few times it even made my windows partition "unformatted" so I'd have to recover all my data.

 

I ended up having to just install OSX on a seperate harddrive, so my hard drives are as follows:

HDD 1 - Partition 1 (C:) Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit

HDD 1 - Partition 2 Linux Ubuntu 13.10

HDD 2 - Partition 1 (F:) Windows "Users" Folder

HDD 3 - Partition 1 OSX Mavericks 10.9.0

 

I suppose you could always back your windows partition up, completely wipe the hard drive, install OSX mavericks first, then copy the windows partition over second.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So finally i solved it two days later (sorry for the delay  :itwasntme: )

 

i formatted my whole hard disk and re-partitioned it again from the hackintosh installer. i installed the hackintosh then windows and everything works like magic now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...