New Powerbook, useless junk

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by JimmyDreams, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. JimmyDreams macrumors 6502

    Jul 24, 2007
    Hi folks...

    I have a Powerbook G4 that was given to me to use....but I don't have the OS X cd's that came with it.

    I'd like to wipe the disk of everything EXCEPT the OS X and start over from scratch. Is there an easy way to delete everything except the OS??

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. darngooddesign macrumors G3

    Jul 4, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    Best way is to delete any non-standard apps, and then go through the library and preferences folders and delete files from there. You'll need some knowledge of OSX to do that.
  3. south8212 macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2008
    One suggestion i have is that if you call apple all you have to do is give them the serial and they will send you the reinstall discs.

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