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Ive decided to reformat my ibook, does anyone here have any advice about what I should do before formatting?
and once I format, does that mean evrythign will be brand new again?


hopefully..
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i doubt that the iBook itself will be brand new :bone:

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i doubt that the iBook itself will be brand new :bone:
I meant the software
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deus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nice
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any luck w/fonts? Backup anything you want to keep to disk or you can Archive and Install
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any luck w/fonts? Backup anything you want to keep to disk or you can Archive and Install
well macman helped me and my fonts are causing other problems so i just decided to reinstall

in yhe ibook manual, it says, "reinstalling sotware" is that he same as reformating?
all i do is just pop in the discs and hit install mac os x?
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deus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nice
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yeah...pop em in and follow the prompts
glad ur font trouble is almost over
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