1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 9, 2013 4:49 AM by ds store
TawtinTom Level 1 (0 points)


I want to restore/reset Snow leopard (10.6.8) on MacBook pro to factory settings. I don't have installation DVD.

Reason for restoring/resetting, I purchased used MacBook pro. I never used MAC before, always used Windows.

I did not realize while purchasing it, I will need installation DVD. I want to clean up previous user setting and preferences. I am using MAC first time, so be on safe side want to get rid of, if any remote access to my MacBook, data sharing or anything like this.

I don't want to buy installation DVD from apple.


Is there a way to make bootable USB from current installation?


If I cannot make bootable USB, what settings/preferences I need to clean up for achieving my safety concern?


Please suggest me solution for above mentioned questions or any other solution.



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)