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    How do I re-set/clean my computer by creating a new partition in disk utility?
    Hi guys,

    I was having problems with my 13inch macbook pro (new) so I took it to the Apple store and he said it was a software issue and to create a new partition, give it a name and this will completely restore my macbook to new.
    Whenever I go to disk-utility and then 'partition', I can't select anything to create a new one because it's all frozen out. Am I missing something here?
    Thanks!

    Natalia

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    All that does is create even more work.

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    I'm not sure what the Apple guy is suggesting, but to re-partition your MacBook's HDD, you will have to boot from your grey install discs, and use Disc Utility from there.

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    he wants you to reinstall the OS from the discs. not create a new partition.

    do a back up before doing this.

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