Need to wipe new MBA

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by wantmba, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. wantmba macrumors newbie

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    Okay, I've owned my macbook air for less than 12 hours, and it's already f'd.

    If someone can figure this out, please let me know:
    -I normally use a time-capsule to back up my old macbook. I had filevault turned on, on my old macbook (and so I guess it was also applied to the data on the time-capsule)
    -I turned on my new MBA and told it to take all the macbook data (including login profiles etc) off of my time capsule. I figured this would be easier than migrating components of the data over.
    -Now, I can't login to my profile on my new macbook air. I have the right password, but it's saying that filevault can access the data, or something. Maybe it's because it's not recognizing the new machine.
    -At this point, I just want to start fresh with the macbook air. I stuck that little reboot key in the usb port and re-installed the software. Unfortunately, after I did that, the old login profile (which I can't access) were still on there.

    I get it - I'm bad with computers. Even with the really user-friendly, idiot-proof ones. That aside, if anyone can help me with this, it would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance
     

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