I'm planning on doing a clean install on my late 2007 MacBook. I used this MB until I got my new MBP, so it already has SL on it (from when I upgraded to SL). I am giving the MB to my mother, so I want to set it up as a new computer for her. I want the OS to be completely fresh, as if the MB has never been used before. Obviously, I will not need to transfer over any files/docs/music/etc. I just want the MB to be loaded with what a MB typically has on it out-of-the-box. The MB came with Leopard (10.5) System Install Discs (obviously), which I still have. I will be doing the clean install from the $29 Snow Leopard Upgrade disc that I bought. From what I understand, the SL clean install should go like this: Insert SL disc and reboot MB Select language and continue Select Disk Utility, select disk, and select Erase Disk Close Disk Utility Back in the SL Install window, select 'Install' Wait for SL to be installed (approx. 45 minutes) Are those the correct steps? My main question is this: Once I finish the clean install of Snow Leopard, will all of the standard Apple applications be there? I'm talking about iLife and anything else that typically comes with a Mac. Or, will I have to insert the System Install Discs that came with the MB and install iLife from there? Alternatively, should I do the fresh install using the Install Discs that the MB came with, and then upgrade to SL?