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I'm trying to create the USB stick for installing Mavericks.  I'm trying to do this on a Mac mini running High Sierra.  I want to install Mavericks on a HP Probook 4540s.

 

When I run Install Mavericks-Restore it goes through much of the process, then up comes a message:

 

The installation failed.

The Installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail.  Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.

 

I have the Mavericks-Restore package and the OS X Mavericks 10.9.5.dmg package in a directory called Mavericks under Documents.

I have tried formatting the USB stick with both GUID and MBR.  I have formatted it as Mac OS Extended journaled.

 

Any tips gratefully received.

 

Incidentally the reason I am trying Mavericks is that once I succeeded in installing Mavericks on this computer but lost it at a later date for reasons which I don't now remember.  If I ever get Mavericks to work again, I might just try a higher version.

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