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    reinstalling my Mac OS x install without wiping my computer

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    Exclamation reinstalling my Mac OS x install without wiping my computer
    So i tryed pluggin my macbook into my tv to play videos on the tv.
    After i plugged it in i restarted my macbook. At this point it wouldnt go past the white mac page with the swirrling thing under it.

    I have my disks to reset the computer but i dont want to wipe it. Just install the origional drivers ect.

    how do i go about doing this. Ilost my original disks but i got 2 replacements.

    1 Macbook Mac OS X insall disc and
    2. Mac OS X install disk.

    im not sure how to use these.

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    reinstalling my Mac OS x install without wiping my computer
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    You can install the OS without wiping your user account using the restore disks that came with the mac.

    I just did a re-intall on a work imac today, although I had backed up first.
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