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bedtimeforbonzo
Dec 3, 2010, 08:35 AM
Hi All.
I just bought a powerbook G4 12 inch from a friend, and was wondering how I could make it mine and get all her stuff off it without doing a clean install, as it has some good software and music I wanna keep?
Also, it didn't come with any discs, I have an old 15 inch G4, will the startup cds be the same if I do need to reinstall?



mgartner0622
Dec 3, 2010, 08:49 AM
Hi All.
I just bought a powerbook G4 12 inch from a friend, and was wondering how I could make it mine and get all her stuff off it without doing a clean install, as it has some good software and music I wanna keep?
Also, it didn't come with any discs, I have an old 15 inch G4, will the startup cds be the same if I do need to reinstall?

One of the closest you can get to this is creating a new user account, and deleting your friend's old one. You can do this in System Preferences under accounts.

Justin122
Dec 4, 2010, 05:24 PM
Put all the stuff you want onto an external hard drive.

Blue Angels
Dec 5, 2010, 12:41 AM
+ 1. Really clever idea, and I will do it tmr.

One of the closest you can get to this is creating a new user account, and deleting your friend's old one. You can do this in System Preferences under accounts.