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How to factory restore a 2008 Macbook OSX

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May 5, 2013 2:13 PM

I have a 2008 MacBook. I would like to erase the HD and restore the OSX from CDs that came with the MacBook. From videos I see about the Disk Utilities erasing the HD and then reinstalling Snow Leopard. I think I understand about doing that. The question I have is it going to ask me for the iTunes account and password that purchased the Snow Leopard? The issue I have is that I am a new user and this laptop was purchased used from a one owner and I don’t know the iTunes account and password that he used to purchase the OSX. I have the Snow Leopard CD and it is currently on the laptop running. I also have the original CDs that came with the laptop. Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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