Sold my iMac - How do I clean it down for the new user?

Rookie1986

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Oct 1, 2007
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Hey,

I've sold my iMac (going to be getting a MBP :D) and I want to clean it down ready for the new user (now doing this on a PC is easy) but I have no idea where to start with an iMac. Is there something in the options? Should I just manually remove EVERYTHING? Any ideas or help would be appreciated :)

Thanks,
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Mac 101: Preparing your old Mac for sale or recycling


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Links to guides on how to use Disk Utility, the application Mac OS X provides for managing internal and external HDD/SSDs and its formats.
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Rookie1986

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Ok, you both say to install from my OSX disk.... but I downloaded Lion its not on disk....???

Rookie

Ok, I've possibly come up with a work around, I'm downloading OSX Lion again via the App store, once its done I should be able to create a boot disk from the installer (see a guide on the net). Would this work as a solution to my question??
 
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