Thread: Please show this PCer the way...
03-15-2006, 10:39 PM #1cmoneyGuestPlease show this PCer the way...
can somebody please give me a quick run down on how to format my white G3 iBook. a friend of mine gave me his old laptop but there are still remenants of his files. i just finished upgrading from OS X 10.1 to Panther but i'm still finding some of his old stuff. what i want to do is completely erase everything on the computer and start off fresh. is this possible?
thanks in advance.
03-15-2006, 11:35 PM #2AlexNGuestOriginally Posted by cmoney
03-16-2006, 07:17 AM #3
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When booted to the Panther CD select Disk Utility from the Installer menu. Select the disk you are installing the OS on. Then there will be an erase (PC format) option on he right side of the window. You'll have the option to perform a 1, 7 or 35 random write to the drive. Or you can just erase the directory structure (PC format c: /q).
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