Thread: Re-install of OSX
04-28-2006, 07:10 AM #1
Re-install of OSX
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- Oct 30, 2005
- PowerBook 17" 1.67 gHz, 2GB RAM 60GB ipod Video,iPod Shuffle, MacPro 2.33 5GB RAM,1.5TB 2x20" :o)
I have a 17" powerbook (power PC) and i back up by dragging my home folder on to my maxtor firewire HD.
I want to reinstall Tiger and format my hard disk on my powerbook how can i do this then reinstall my backup and it regain all my preferences, like when you migrate from your old mac to a new one via firewire and target disk mode???
Just dont want to re apply all my preferences after compleat reinstall!
Any help much appreciated!
04-28-2006, 07:21 AM #2
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- Mar 09, 2004
- Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
Pop in your system disc and hold down 'c' at startup.
During setup, select the 'erase & install' option to get a fresh copy of OS X installed.
When it asks you to transfer data from another volume, plug in your firewire drive and see if will grab the data off there.
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