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When I try to reinstall el capitan it says item unavailable

I have erased my disks in osx utilities (command r during startup) but when i try to reinstall el capitan it gives me a message that says "This item is temporarily unavailable" please help!

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After holding cmd+R, when loaded, open Terminal (along top bar, in one of the menus) and type "date {month}{day}{hour}{minute}{year}" filling in the blanks. For example, "date 121923352016" would set it to 19th December 2016 23:35.

After doing this, try running setup again.

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That failing set the date back to August and give it a try.


Thanks for your answer, So just to clarify after i enter the date in terminal do i close terminal? Than do i restart the computer and hit cmnd r? Or do i try and install the os x?


cmd + r, open terminal, enter date (it will then say the date has changed), close terminal, install os x


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