format an apple imac g3's hardrive how?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by jpproductions, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. jpproductions macrumors newbie

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    hello, I am wondering if any of you know how to format an apple iMac g3 hardrive, as I don't have a clue, any help is greatly thanked apon.

    Cheers

    Jp Productions
     
  2. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    Boot from your Mac OS X CD... choose Disk Utility from the menu when the installer starts... Format disk from the Erase... (NOTE: this will delete EVERYTHING on that disk, for ever...) quit Disk Utility and continue to install new OS... enjoy... ;)
     
  3. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    if you are planning on installing OS X for the first time on this mac be sure to update your firmware before hand!!
     
  4. jpproductions thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I am planning to install os x but how do you update the frimware please help
     
  5. jpproductions thread starter macrumors newbie

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    you can them of the apple site rite? as I'm looking now and it seems it has them, why as well do i need to update the firmware?
     
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