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Mr Apple, Mac Support Specialist
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Experience:  Systems Eng/Trainer for Apple Australia. 22 Years Professional Mac support.
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i want to restore mac to factory settings

Customer Question

i want to restore mac to factory settings
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mr Apple replied 8 years ago.
Boot to your original CD by inserting the CD and holding down the C key while turning the machine on.

From there you need only follow the prompts.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i tryed that and it didn't come with a bootdisk it was bought as a open box from bestbuy so what else can i do to restore back to factory settings. i bought a new mac and would like to sell the old macbook it has Leopard installed and its ready for a new owner be would like to restore it
Expert:  Mr Apple replied 8 years ago.
Best bet is to selectively delete the programs you installed.
Delete all contents of Pictures, Music & Documents folders
Delete all mail then delete the mail accounts.
Delete any folders YOU have created.

That should cover it.