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squaremon
Jul 30, 2011, 06:46 AM
I was wonder if it is possible to perform a clean "erase and install" lion on the 2011 macbook air that already come with lion. if so how? thx:D



Quad5Ny
Jul 30, 2011, 07:39 AM
Check back a few pages, there is about 10 other threads with the same question.

Or Google it.

squaremon
Jul 30, 2011, 08:07 AM
Check back a few pages, there is about 10 other threads with the same question.

Or Google it.

i tried google it but only found reinstall from 10.6 to lion:(

mdnz
Jul 30, 2011, 08:14 AM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4718

squaremon
Jul 31, 2011, 10:14 AM
i found a way, not sure if its the best way. what i did was hold down option after restart. then I select recovery disc and erase my hd in disk utility. then install mac os x lion :D

ramnj
Oct 14, 2012, 07:50 PM
I'm trying to do the same but the only option I'm getting is to choose a network, and my network is not coming up...tried to input the network manually and still won't work.

Any ideas?

Weaselboy
Oct 15, 2012, 10:07 AM
I'm trying to do the same but the only option I'm getting is to choose a network, and my network is not coming up...tried to input the network manually and still won't work.

Any ideas?

Is you router configured to "show SSID"? Also, make sure your router is suing WPA encryption and not WEP, as WEP will not work with recovery.

ramnj
Oct 15, 2012, 03:00 PM
Is you router configured to "show SSID"? Also, make sure your router is suing WPA encryption and not WEP, as WEP will not work with recovery.

That did it...thanks.