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Having setup my new iMac I now need to prepare my old iMac for sale. Any advice on how best to accomplish this task will be most welcome.

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Have you got the restore disk for that old mac or an OSX Tiger install disk

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Or the Leopard or snow Leopard disc you used when you upgraded the old one?

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Or the Leopard or snow Leopard disc you used when you upgraded the old one?
I have all the discs including the Snow Leopard Upgrade Disc.
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After you've moved whatever data over to the new iMac that you want, pop in your SL disc, when you get the menu bar, head for Utilities - Disk Utility. Head for the Erase tab and erase the drive, Partition tab to re-partition and format the drive, when done, proceed with re-installing SL.

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After you've moved whatever data over to the new iMac that you want, pop in your SL disc, when you get the menu bar, head for Utilities - Disk Utility. Head for the Erase tab and erase the drive, Partition tab to re-partition and format the drive, when done, proceed with re-installing SL.
All done without a hitch and already listed on eBay. Thanks for your advice folks!
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