need help prepping for sale

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by cfII, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. cfII macrumors regular

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    #1
    I have a lion disc I just reinstalled and it didnt wipe the HD which is what I was trying to do

    how do I do this?

    I just want it back to new w no passwords/files at all

    thanks
     
  2. alust2013 macrumors 601

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    Boot from the disk, go to disk utility, erase the drive, reformat it, then install the OS
     
  3. cfII thread starter macrumors regular

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    Do I just hold down option to boot from the disc?
     
  4. alust2013 macrumors 601

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    Yep. It will probably take a few seconds for it to come up
     

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