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    Unhappy DVD Broke - Reinstall OS
    My DVD broke down how to restore my macbook - i want to erase all data and refresh my notebook

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    What version of OSX do your have

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    NO - i have external harddisk

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    I have the original dvds for snow leopard i think, i want to reinstall that, please tell me a way how to do it as my dvd drive broken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadihaSaad View Post
    I have the original dvds for snow leopard i think, i want to reinstall that, please tell me a way how to do it as my dvd drive broken.
    Buy an external optical drive and reinstall Snow Leopard that way. External optical drives are inexpensive and will work to do the reinstall.

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