Possible to wipe hard drive completely in SL installation?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by AndreReal, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. AndreReal macrumors newbie

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    I just bought this and i have 24 MB left on my macbook, is there an option in the installer to format the hard drive?
     
  2. celticpride678

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    You need to go into Disk Utility and then Erase the drive, I think.
     
  3. impulse462 Suspended

    impulse462

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    What celtic said
     
  4. benthewraith macrumors 68040

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    Boot up from the Snow Leopard disk, go to Disk Utility, reformat, zero out data (number of your choosing), install OS X.
     
  5. themoonisdown09 macrumors 601

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    You don't even have to zero out the data... I didn't.
     
  6. uaecasher macrumors 65816

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    lol this is the true wiping
     

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