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Hi guys this is my first post.
I only use PC and the dreaded Microsoft.

I am pretty capable with the PC and hardware software OS etc... I dont own a Mac but I need help with one.

My friend has a power Mac and asked me to Format and do a fresh re-install. He really has no idea about computers,

So i thought I would help him out. He does not have the original OS Disc. Is it possible to do a format and re-install without it ?

Does this mean he needs to buy a new copy of OSX ? Not sure which version he has

I thought since you can't buy OSX and it only comes with a Mac computer, should I not be able to get a new copy sent from Mac ?

how does this work with lost OSX Discs etc... for re-installing


Any help would be appreciated
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Sadly you will need the install disks, but luckily you can buy them.
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Without the OS X CD/DVD you can't do anything. 89 from Apple, but have a look on ebay.
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Without the OS X CD/DVD you can't do anything. 89 from Apple, but have a look on ebay.
Where did you get that price from? that seems a bit high.. I paid $35 from apple when I bought my imac restore discs with overnight shipping.


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