View Full Version : Re-install of OSX

04-28-2006, 07:10 AM
Hey all,

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!

James :doctor:

04-28-2006, 07:21 AM
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.