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If you need to quit

If you decide you need to quit the installation process at this point—after you restart with the disc but before you actually click the “Install” button—you can do so: From the Installer menu next to the Apple icon in the menu bar, choose “Quit Installer.” A dialog box appears with buttons labeled “Restart,” “Startup Disk,” and “Cancel.” Read the following before you make your choice.

Once you quit, your Mac will restart with the install disc again because it always looks first in a disc drive to see if it can find an operating system. So you need to force it to restart from the internal hard disk on your Mac. You can do either of the following:


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