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mini - System Restore / "Lobotomy" (Mac Mini)

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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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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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I'm not sure he has the factory discs.

Is there a way to do it without them?
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Not really... He needs a copy of OS X.
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