Fresh Lion Install

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by burak434, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. burak434 macrumors newbie

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    My computer came with snow leopard and I downloaded Lion from the app store over it.

    I would like to format my computer and do a fresh install of Lion over it.How can I do this?Can I put the Lion on an external harddisk and boot it from there orr?
     
  2. snaky69 macrumors 603

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    A quick Google/Forum search would've brought you to this thread which explains it in detail.

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1189888&highlight=creating+bootable+lion+dvd
     
  3. heisenberg123 macrumors 603

    heisenberg123

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    +1 to this

    help tip i dont see in this thread is in order to re-download Lion your must hold option key and launch the App Store, keep the option key pressed and click purchases on the top of the screen, now OS X Lion should have the install button next to it so you can re-download the installer file
     
  4. burak434 thread starter macrumors newbie

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