How do I Format and Reinstall?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Pilgrims Pro, May 25, 2005.

  1. Pilgrims Pro macrumors regular

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    Hello all, I recently sold my Powerbook because I getting a 20" iMac. I need to ship it by the weekend, but I need to format and do a clean install. How would I go about doing this?

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. buryyourbrideau macrumors 65816

    buryyourbrideau

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    run disk utility, select your pb hd and erase it.

    then install your OSX disk and then run the install. its clean of course because your HDD is empty
     
  3. Pilgrims Pro thread starter macrumors regular

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    Hmmm, I thought there was another way, like an automated way or something.
     
  4. buryyourbrideau macrumors 65816

    buryyourbrideau

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    well that way is pretty easy......

    i havent done it any other way before
     

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