|Jul 28, 2012, 01:04 PM||#1|
Factory reset without disk for 2008 MacBook
My 2008 Leopard MacBook has become very slow after 4 years of college and until I can afford a new computer I want to clear all the crap off it and start afresh. However I seem to have misplaced the discs so I'm looking at what the best way is to get it back to functioning levels. I've seen a few people talking about creating a new account and making it admin and deleting the old account but I'm not sure how much that will do. I haven't had to install a system in 4 years so I really have no idea what I'm doing so I don't want to delete the OS and then not be able to do anything until I find the original disc, which could be anywhere!
Thanks in advance,
|Jul 28, 2012, 01:09 PM||#2|
|Jul 28, 2012, 01:11 PM||#3|
You could either contact Apple and ask for replacement Restore DVDs for your specific Mac (15 to 30 USD), buy the 29 USD Mac OS X Snow Leopard DVD via the Apple Online Store or Amazon, or if you already have 10.6.6 or higher, buy Lion or Mountain Lion and make a bootable installer via the help of a USB flash memory drive.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Bought a Macbook and want to factory reset it||swindmiller||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion||24||Jan 16, 2014 12:33 PM|
|clean and factory reset macbook pro||trii||MacBook Pro||2||Aug 17, 2013 03:49 PM|
|Reset Macbook Pro to factory questions||Laimbeersux||MacBook Pro||4||Jan 7, 2013 09:46 PM|
|Factory reset on Macbook||rrodri31||MacBook||3||Oct 3, 2012 11:00 AM|
|MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion- wanting to do a factory reset.||ofiaich||MacBook Pro||9||Aug 19, 2012 06:35 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:42 AM.