Format Your Mac & Reinstall The Operating System

A clean install is a great thing to do to your mac computer , especially if you have just installed / updated one operating system on top of another , such as a move to Yosemite 

First backup by using Time Machine : Time Machine Guide 

Make sure you can access your backup !

Collect your programs if you need to reinstall them

Make sure you know your Apple ID and password

Erase the hard drive and reinstall the operating system : Format Guide 

Check for updates at the App store ( sign in )

Open Migration Assistant from Utilities and recover your system : Recover Guide

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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