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  1. #1

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    Sep 26, 2008
    Post System Restore / "Lobotomy" (Mac Mini)
    Hey everyone- helping out a friend with his Mac Mini. He wants to give it clean wipe and restore it to factory settings. Is there an easy way to do this? Thanks.

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    Strimkind's Avatar
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    Aug 16, 2008
    Victoria, British Columbia
    Lombard 400, 190cs, Wallstreet 233
    Put in the factory disks that came with it, restart, hold 'c' before it boots and it will load the CD. Format and install.

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    Member Since
    Sep 26, 2008
    I'm not sure he has the factory discs.

    Is there a way to do it without them?

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    Jan 12, 2008
    Leicester, England
    MacBook, iPod Classic, 8GB 3G iPhone, Time Capsule
    Not really... He needs a copy of OS X.

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