Reformatting my macbook

Discussion in 'macOS' started by phas3, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. phas3 macrumors 65816

    Oct 5, 2008
    hey guys I would like to reformat my blackbook, but I don't know how I should go about it, can someone tell me some steps and other things I should do before I go on about it. Btw is there a program that lets me save or backup programs I would want back onto my blackbook?
  2. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    1. back up your data
    2. put your install/system disk in the drive
    3. restart the computer holding the C key
    4. after you get beyond the licensing information, select tools-> Disk utility
    5. reformat
    6. Exit disk utility
    7. install OSX
  3. phas3 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Oct 5, 2008

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