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Another idea would be to create a new Administrator account (System Preferences => Accounts => click the + sign => Choose Administrator in the top field and fill the rest out however you like. Then, log in with the new account and delete the others. Although you won't have a completely clean install, all of the user-specific nonsense would be obliterated and you basically have it as clean as it needs to be.

Note that Mac OS X doesn't have a registry like Windows does, so by removing the other, old user accounts, you're essentially getting rid of the droppings of the old users. The same would not be true of Windows XP and previous versions where the regisry and centralized Program Files directories would still be littered with user-specific junk.

This is part of the beauty of running a *nix-based OS that was designed to never need to be reinstalled.

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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