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1245 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 26, 2006 7:28 PM by AJ Nealey
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2006 6:01 PM (in response to AJ Nealey)Follow the instructions linked to from this page which match your setup. When you give the iMac away, include its original disks with it.
(16240)iMac DV 450, Mac OS X (10.3.9)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 22, 2006 1:10 PM (in response to AJ Nealey)AJ, Welcome to the discussion area!
Before following the advice in Niel's links, use Disk Utility to erase the drive. Make sure that the option to write zeroes is ENABLED.
If you don't do that, any sensitive information you had on the drive could still be recovered by your friend. Erasing the files does not remove the information. Overwriting the drive is the only way to ensure that the information is destroyed.iBook G4 14" 1.42 GHz [1.5GB-60 GB], iMac G5 20 1.8 GHz [2 GB-160 GB], Mac OS X (10.4.7), iBook 466 SE Graphite [DVD-576M-40 GB-AirPort],iMac G4 700/768, iPod Photo 30 GB
Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2006 7:28 PM (in response to Duane)Thank you both for your help. My question has been answered perfectly.
AJiMac, Mac OS X (10.4.7)