How do I run the setup procedure again?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by AppleFan360, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. AppleFan360 macrumors 68020

    Jan 26, 2008
    Sorry if this has been asked a million times. I did a quick search and didn't find anything.

    Just purchased my MacBook today :D.

    When I first turned it on, I was outside of my home network so I just kind of clicked through everything.

    How do a restart the setup procedure when I get home? Do I need to manually do everything?

  2. TEG macrumors 604


    Jan 21, 2002
    Langley, Washington
    I believe there is a setup assistant in Applications/Utilities.

    You could also do an Archive and Install of the OS. It will replace your current installation of the OS, but keep everything else alone.

    Specifically, what do you need to setup? It may just be easier to set everything else up by just going around the System Preferences.

  3. makismagoo99 macrumors regular


    Aug 17, 2006
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    I agree. The same thing happened to me when I bought my MacBook a year ago. You can accomplish everything the setup does pretty easily in the System Prefs
  4. Batt macrumors 65816


    Dec 17, 2007
    Syracuse, NY
    System/Library/Core Services/Setup Assistant. Setup Assistant is by far the easiest way to set up a new Mac.

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