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1. how do i format my macbook pro to have factory settings with all drivers? when i purchase the laptop, i didn't see any cd/dvd.

2. i have an existing macbook pro with a user's configuration/files/folders. how do i wipe out just that user's files/folders and keep only the applications/softwares?

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Which model of MacBook Pro do you have? Which version of OSX is installed?

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Which model of MacBook Pro do you have?

Which version of OSX is installed?
macbook pro 13" 2.7ghz, 4gb ram running os x lion

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To return an MBP running Lion to factory fresh you'd use recovery mode:
Apple (United Kingdom) - OS X Lion Recovery - Introducing Lion Recovery

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If you just want to delete other users - create yourself a new user (System Preferences - Accounts), restart and login to your user.

Use the same Accounts panel in System Preferences to remove all the accounts.

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