Clean Lion installation. With Recovery HD?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by diegobgr, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. diegobgr macrumors 6502

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    Hi.

    I have installed Lion from 10.6.8; and now I want to get a new clean install of Lion.

    Should I use Recovery HD? Or reinstall from 10.6.4 with the iMac Mac OS discs?

    I want a fresh and clean OS installation.

    Should I use the the option that writes zeros all over the hard disk?
     
  2. diegobgr thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Nov 22, 2009
    #2
    So:

    -Snow Leopard + 10.6.8 + Lion
    -Recovery HD, format and install Lion

    Which one is better, if I want a clean install?
     
  3. titan4 macrumors newbie

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    Jan 28, 2010
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    If you want real clean install use either recovery partition or make up a lion boot dvd.
     

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