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Fresh Installing Lion, on a lion loaded mac


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Hi all,

I have a 2011 macbook pro, which came with Lion pre-installed. NO disk.

I want to completely wipe my HD and reinstall Lion. All of the answers for this on the net are for people who have the boot disc, USB or have previously had snow leopard on their systems.
How do I do this?
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Whilst connected to the 'net use the following Lion Recovery mode:-


https://discussions.apple.com/thread...art=0&tstart=0

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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THANK YOU!!!

Why I couldn't find this I have no idea.
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Be prepared, it'll take a couple (or several) hours to download the OS to install.

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