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Selling my laptop and want to reset all info


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thelondonbluebrid

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Hi Guys, I want to sell my Macbook Air and I want to reset it so none of my personal info, passwords, files and owner details etc are deleted and it just goes to the new owner as it would a basic new computer.
As you can probably guess, I'm a novice with not much computer knowledge.
Can anyone help please?
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Ztruker

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I think you need to find a Mac forum. This one if for Windows based computers.

I did find this though: Complete Reset Macbook Pro
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Use something like http://mac.rbytes.ne...uper-scrubber/ to scrub the drive.
Then even a computer savvy person can't access anything you've had on it in the past.
That's the securest way to go about it.

After that, just stick in the restore discs and restore the system. But don't actually set it up.
Just restore it and then turn it off. So when the purchaser buys it, they will have to do all of the startup things
(like naming it, picking language preferences, etc.) and get the startup movie thing.
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Thanks all, you're the best!
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