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Old 11-28-2013, 22:57   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation macbook pro with folder and question mark


hi to all i have an macbook pro 15" model A1286 i locked it with iCloud (pin code ) and i forget the passcode and while trying any solution i open it and remove the hard drive and connected it to another mac and erase it with disk utility and now when i put it back when i start the mac i get a folder with question blinking i tried to shut it down and enter to startup manager (with alt key) he won't enter and i tried cmd+s nothing else the folder with question mark if some one have any solution please help me
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Old 12-01-2013, 00:30   #2 (permalink)
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You need to hold command + R during start up to enter efi menu, you then use disk utility to format and install new osx
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hi to all i have an macbook pro 15" model A1286 i locked it with iCloud (pin code ) and i forget the passcode and while trying any solution i open it and remove the hard drive and connected it to another mac and erase it with disk utility and now when i put it back when i start the mac i get a folder with question blinking i tried to shut it down and enter to startup manager (with alt key) he won't enter and i tried cmd+s nothing else the folder with question mark if some one have any solution please help me
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You have to remove the EFI password & after that install new OS X

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Old 12-01-2013, 16:57   #4 (permalink)
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I must suggest you to install new OS X... It will work then for sure
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i tried nothing happen same problem won't enter
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I must suggest you to install new OS X... It will work then for sure
the problem is my mac won't enter to startup manager so i can't install anything
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Old 12-01-2013, 23:55   #7 (permalink)
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Try hold comand + R both button together before power up, if failed try option + r
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Try hold comand + R both button together before power up, if failed try option + r
i tried so many times but nothing happen
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For late mac book
Just hold "option" key
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For late mac book
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tried so many times and nothing happen
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May be your key board is faulty, try with a USB keyboard
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Macbook pro retina 13` early 2013 pin code

I bought a macbook off ebay and when I connected the internet is blocked.
I need a pin code. what can i do?
Man I no longer respond to email and phone: (
can some one help me ??
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If your mac book is before 2010, it is FREE & easy job. After 2010 mac use the 4 digit pin which will cost to unlock.
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I bought a macbook off ebay and when I connected the internet is blocked.
I need a pin code. what can i do?
Man I no longer respond to email and phone: (
can some one help me ??
me too i'm searching a solution for this
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