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I have a new IMac running mavericks. It didn't come with a system disc (preloaded). How can I make a boot disc for emergency use?
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Have a look at the steps in this video.

This MacWorld article gives you an overview of three different methods as we'll as links to the necessary software.

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I have a new IMac running mavericks. It didn't come with a system disc (preloaded). How can I make a boot disc for emergency use?
Since your new iMac does not have an optical drive for which you could use a disk to boot it, we'll assume you mean being able to boot from a USB flash drive.

Follow the instruction given in the previous post from moderator "Slydude".
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Why are you so sure you'll need one?
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