How To Create OS X Yosemite Bootable USB Flash Drive


OS X Yosemite install from USB driveWith the macro-event yesterday behind, touching look at the new products. Leaving aside the new hardware, such as iPair Air 2, iPad mini 3, Mac mini and 27-inch iMac with Retina display; let’s focus on what everyone was waiting for: the final version of OS X Yosemite. For surprise of some, the company did not indicate a date later for download but is now available on the Mac App Store. As you know, the installation is usually automatic and is performed on the existing OS. Although it may be, roughly, a way as any to discuss with OS X Yosemite, experts recommend a clean install.

Yosemite Install OS X on a USB / SD card

Installing OS X Yosemite itself is simple but we have to install it on an external hard drive, USB memory or SD card. Although it is possible to do this process from the terminal system with a series of commands, today we find assistants as DiskMaker X capable of automating the entire process.

First, turn perform the discharge. Yosemite both OS on the Mac App Store (free of charge) and DiskMaker X through their official download links. Both are receiving high traffic downloads, so do not be surprised if they are slow or something we have to insist a bit.
After the download, do not follow the traditional steps of installing OS X Yosemite. Minimize or close the window and looking for a USB or SD device with more than 8 GB of space for installation. Note that all contents are permanently deleted.

DiskMaker X started an application as if it were over and click on the OS you want to install. In this case, obviously, it’s OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Although the installer is not yet adapted to the final version of the OS, we can use it. No reported failures in this regard.

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The installer will warn us that we have to select the installation image of OS X Yosemite. This is in the applications folder. Once selected, press to continue the process.
As I said, remember that all data on your USB memory will be erased once you have started the process so if you want to keep it you had better make a copy. We introduce our administrator password and click Continue.

The process takes between 5-10 minutes depending on the capacity of the USB and power of your computer. It is important not quench the computer enter Sleep during the USB installation process. Eventually the application will launch a signature call and the following window appears.
  Install OS X on a USB

Install Mac OS X in Yosemite

Installing OS X on a Mac Yosemite, either desktop or laptop, is identical to the previous operating systems. We will only have to press the ALT button as the system begins to display the boot options and select the one you just created with the OS X Yosemite. Thereafter steps are guided by Mac step by step screen assistance. Once you’re done, you can enjoy the OS X 10.10 Yosemite and all the new features that comes with it.

Download: OS X Yosemite for free in the Mac App Store

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