Deleting harddrive to in stall snow lepord

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Livvfastdiefunn, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Livvfastdiefunn macrumors newbie

    Mar 31, 2010
    I first tried to install from restarting but I said I didn't have enough ra
    ram to install or whatever I tried to delete my HD to make my comp faster as it's being slow but I lost the disk t came with so I bought lepord and don't have enought memory like I said but it's leting
    me now erase the HD now I chose the option pass 35 and it's saying estimated time 13 days... Is it really going to take that long and when it's done will it then let me install snow lepord?? Please help thanks guys
  2. stridemat Moderator


    Staff Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    You do not need to secure erase your hard drive with 35 passes, unless you are working for military intelligence. I pass would be sufficient if not.
  3. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

    Mar 19, 2008
    Warrington, UK
    Minimum RAM for Snow Leopard is 1Gig, so it still won't let you install.

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