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Old Apr 13, 2012, 10:52 AM   #1
Slinkington
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Lion - Restore Factory Settings

Hi there,

I've searched for a while for this answer, but I keep getting results about upgrading from Snow Leopard. So here is my problem:

I bought a new iMac from Apple recently, it shipped with Lion and came with no install DVDs or anything like that. I'm wanting to wipe the HDD so I can get rid of all the rubbish I've installed over the last couple of months, now I know exactly what software I'll be using.

How can I do this? There's talk about buying a USB drive from Apple, or downloading Lion from the App Store and making my own, but these methods sound more annoying/complicated than the standard install DVDs.

Could someone walk me through the process? Hoping it can be done soon/cheap.

Thanks.
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Old Apr 13, 2012, 10:55 AM   #2
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I bought a new iMac from Apple recently, it shipped with Lion and came with no install DVDs or anything like that. I'm wanting to wipe the HDD so I can get rid of all the rubbish I've installed over the last couple of months, now I know exactly what software I'll be using.)
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Old Apr 13, 2012, 11:02 AM   #3
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Oh wow, totally never heard about this! Thanks for the swift reply!
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Old May 14, 2012, 10:45 PM   #4
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did u get any resolve? i have the same issue.
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