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How do you totally reset a Mac without reinstalling the OS? Answered

I want to reset a Mac totally but i dont want to reinstall it. I can reinstall but i dont want to

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gmjhoweBest Answer (author)2009-02-03

Your first option, is to create a new user account, with all the details etc, set as an admin. Log into that account, then delete your old account. Otherwise, a fresh install off disk is the way to go.

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memyselfand1 (author)2009-02-28

I really should have thought of that. Thanks both of you!

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Sandisk1duo (author)2009-02-01

what exactly do you want to reset? all the details and personal info?

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memyselfand1 (author)Sandisk1duo2009-02-01

Yeah, just everything in general.

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Sandisk1duo (author)memyselfand12009-02-02

doesn't look like you can...

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Sandisk1duo (author)memyselfand12009-02-02

do you have the re-install disk?

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memyselfand1 (author)Sandisk1duo2009-02-02

Yeah, i just didn't want to have to use it.

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Sandisk1duo (author)memyselfand12009-02-02

sorry... but before you give up... gmjhowe...

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