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    2005 iMac G5
    I need to erase/reformat an old G5, but the screen no longer works. What would be the best way to do this? I'm just gonna recycle/give it away and just want to make sure all my private info is gone. Can someone help? thanks very much.

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    Imac 27" Retina 3.3GHz, 512GB Flash, 16GB memory, OS X.11.4.
    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    Suggest removing the hard and keeping it in an external case as a backup drive.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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