How to Reload OSX on a MBA

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by CRAZYBUBBA, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. CRAZYBUBBA macrumors 65816

    CRAZYBUBBA

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    #1
    Hello. I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, my research skills are sorely lacking. Anyway,I'm looking to buy a MBA ut I have some quesitons.

    Is there anyway for me to load osx onto a usb and boot my mba from there?

    Will my MBA come with OS disks?

    What do you guys do?
     
  2. swiftaw macrumors 603

    swiftaw

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    Yes it comes with disks.

    You can either buy the external SuperDrive, or if you have another Mac you can share it's DVD drive over a network.

    I use the DVD drive in my iMac to install things on my Air.
     
  3. iBookG4user macrumors 604

    iBookG4user

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    When I was at the Apple Store they took out a USB hard drive and loaded the OS onto it using that.

    Yes, my MacBook Air came with OS disks.

    I usually use the USB Superdrive or you can also use "Remote Install OS X" which will install it using another computer's optical drive. The computers connect using WiFi.
     

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