Hi,

Yes, odd indeed.

Later...

Tim Kilburn
Apple Teacher
Fort McMurray, AB Canada

On May 17, 2018, at 09:10, Cameron Strife <came...@cameronstrife.com> wrote:

Hi. it's odd. It accepts my user name but not my password even though
I remember exactly what it was because I had to type it in twice
during setup.

Oh well, I guess I'll do a clean install once more from the flash
drive and make sure to not enable file vault.

Cameron.

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On 5/17/18, Tim Kilburn <kilbu...@me.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The beeps as you enter your password is normal.  If you don't get the triple
> beep after you press return, then it didn't like your password.  Try again.
> Make sure caps-lock is not on.
> 
> Later...
> 
> Tim Kilburn
> Apple Teacher
> Fort McMurray, AB Canada
> 
> On May 17, 2018, at 08:44, Cameron Strife <came...@cameronstrife.com>
> wrote:
> 
> Hi.
> 
> That makes sense.
> 
> Okay, I get the single beep, enter my user name, and press enter. I
> get the two beeps but when I try to type my password, I get a beep
> each time I press a key on the keyboard. after I enter my password and
> hit enter, there's nothing.
> 
> Cameron.
> 
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> On 5/17/18, Tim Kilburn <kilbu...@me.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Sounds like File Vault is enabled.  The beep sound is waiting for you to
>> enter your username.  It is expecting textual input.  So, if you entered
>> Cameron Strife as your user, then enter cameronstrife, all lower case, no
>> spaces as the username, then press return.  You will then hear two beeps,
>> enter your password at this point then press return.  You should then
>> hear
>> three beeps.  It will take a minute or so, then your Desktop will appear
>> and
>> it's ready to go as usual.
>> 
>> 
>> Why did this happen you ask?  In the High Sierra installer, there is a
>> dialog that, by default, has File Vault checked or enabled.  You need to
>> pay
>> attention to this part of the installer and uncheck that box if you do
>> not
>> want File Vault enabled.  We get used to cruising through these
>> installers,
>> but it sometimes ends up throwing us a curve ball, or maybe it's a spit
>> ball
>> :).
>> 
>> Later...
>> 
>> Tim Kilburn
>> Apple Teacher
>> Fort McMurray, AB Canada
>> 
>> On May 17, 2018, at 07:58, Cameron Strife <came...@cameronstrife.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi everyone. Hopefully someone has a fix for this?
>> 
>> I bought a second hand mac book air recently. The previous owner had
>> not wiped their drive so as I always do with a new machine, I wiped
>> the drive after booting into recovery. I reinstalled high sierra after
>> doing that while still in utilities. The install seemed to go fine and
>> I setup high sierra and installed my apps etc. After rebooting the
>> machine however, all i get after the mac chime is a single beep.
>> voiceover will not load and I can't seem to read anything on the
>> screen using the seeing AI iPhone app.
>> 
>> so, i wiped the drive again and this time, installed high sierra via a
>> bootable flash drive I created on my iMac using disk maker x.
>> 
>> Again the install went fine, I setup everything after high sierra
>> loaded and all seemed fine. I signed into iCloud and I get the
>> notification on my other devices that I'm signed into facetime and
>> iMessage on a new mac.
>> 
>> I restarted the machine and just as before, once the chime sounded, I
>> got a single beep and then nothing.
>> 
>> I powered down the machine and reset the pram. Once it restarted
>> again, the exact same thing happened.
>> 
>> When I boot into mac utilities again, I can see the macintosh
>> partition in startup disk but it says it can't access it.
>> 
>> I haven't come across this before. Would anybody out there have any
>> ideas?
>> 
>> The machine does not have apple care so I can't call them about it.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Cameron.
>> 
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