Formatting my mac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by rizzel, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. rizzel macrumors newbie

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    Hi, Im selling my mac and want to completely format the computer to its original settings.. Can someone please help me with this, also I cannot find the Mac OS X install disks so won't be able to do it with those.

    Thank you :D
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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  3. rizzel thread starter macrumors newbie

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    So if I get these, and then just install Leopard, will it erase everything on the comp, as in my files and music etc?
     
  4. simsaladimbamba

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    Yes, if you do a Clean Install and also follow the guide I linked to.
     
  5. rizzel thread starter macrumors newbie

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    oh lol sorry I didnt see the link, thank you
     
  6. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    Don't forget that the Snow Leopard and Leopard retail disks do not include iLife; that only comes free with new Macs and is on the restore disks.
     

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