help me erase

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by orioncarp24, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. orioncarp24 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I have an external drive and i set a passord on only one partision and now i want to format it and it wont let me
     
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  3. aarond12 macrumors 65816

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    Make an Ubuntu boot USB key, boot your system from that, and then use its disk partitioning software to erase all the partitions. Reboot back into Mac OS X and you should have an empty drive to do whatever you want with it.
     

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