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How do I roll back my Mac to a previous version OS.

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How do I roll back my Mac to a previous version OS.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  CompExpert replied 5 years ago.

ComputerCare1199 :

hi

ComputerCare1199 :

you need your previous osx installation disc

ComputerCare1199 :

and reinstall your osx

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do you have the old previous version osx installation disk?

ComputerCare1199 :

if you do I can show you how to reinstall it

JACUSTOMER-ztc7lqbi- : I have the previous OS disk. It says you can install on this version.
JACUSTOMER-ztc7lqbi- : Can't install
ComputerCare1199 :

i know

ComputerCare1199 :

what you need to do is

ComputerCare1199 :

put the previous os disk into your dvd drive

ComputerCare1199 :

shutdown your mac

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power on again, hold "c" key down right away

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keep holding it until the mac boot to your osx installation disk

ComputerCare1199 :

when your osx installation disk completely load

ComputerCare1199 :

at the top menu, go to "ultilites" ------->>> "disk ultility"

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disk ultility will open up

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in there select your main hard drive

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and click erase or format

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after the computer finished it

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closes that windows

ComputerCare1199 :

now just follow the instruction on the screen to install your operating system

ComputerCare1199 :

thats it

ComputerCare1199 :

you all done

ComputerCare1199 :

if that workout for you, please click accept. thank you

ComputerCare1199 :

picture of disk ultility if you not familiar with it ------>>> http://0.tqn.com/d/macs/1/0/q/7/-/-/format500x414.jpg

ComputerCare1199 :

to make thing easier for you ------>>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nywJmUHNd5s

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