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    Really old Power PC G4 - how do i reset it

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    Really old Power PC G4 - how do i reset it
    Ive rediscovered a really old Power PC G4 in my loft that I really want to wipe before passing it on - its the one with the round white base and the flat screen.

    Its currently got OSx 10.2.8 and I cant find the disks. Does anyone know of any way I can guarantee there is no personal data on there or if there is any download so that I can install a fresh OS - not fussed what version as long as I can clean it.

    Many thanks in advance.

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    Really old Power PC G4 - how do i reset it
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    Depending on how you intend on passing it could simply remove the hard drive.

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