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    How to completly wipe clean
    Hello all,

    If uve seen my other posts u'll know that apple are giving me a replacement machine for my faulty imac.

    I want to know how I can wipe completely all my personal info before I send it back.

    Cheers

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    Pop the install DVD in and reboot from the disc. Go to Utilities>Disk Utility and select Erase. Click Options and do a zero of the HDD to be doubly doubly sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harryb2448 View Post
    Pop the install DVD in and reboot from the disc. Go to Utilities>Disk Utility and select Erase. Click Options and do a zero of the HDD to be doubly doubly sure.
    many thanks

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