help me erase

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

  1. orioncarp24 macrumors newbie

    Aug 19, 2012
    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
  2. orioncarp24 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 19, 2012
  3. aarond12 macrumors 65816


    May 20, 2002
    Dallas, TX USA
    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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