Computers that can be upgraded to use OS X Internet Recovery
Some computers that did not come with OS X Lion or later installed can use the OS X Internet Recovery feature after applying a firmware update.
Download and install an updated EFI Firmware ROM for these computers to use the OS X Internet Recovery feature:
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)
- MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)
- MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)
- iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011)
- iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011)
- MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010)
- Mac mini (Mid 2010)
- MacBook Pro (15-inch and 17-inch, Mid 2010)
- iMac (21.5-inch and 27-inch, Mid 2010)
- MacBook Air (11-inch and 13-inch, Late 2010)
Some computers that are upgraded can't use the Internet version of Apple Hardware Test.