How Can You Clean Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How Can You Clean Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How Can You Clean Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Max OS X Mountain Lion is a big story of Mac software today.

The app is available in less than twenty bucks; this Mountain Lion is all set to update to build on your working system. However, most of the users are served by an easy upgrade procedure to OS X Mountain Lion through Apple store, some are eager to perform the clean install and start afresh.

To clean install means, your drive is completely erased and Mac OS X Mountain Lion is installed on the new basis. There is nothing else on the drive, not even any apps or files will be included. It certainly optimizes the performance. Though it is recommended to have a backup taken as it will be formatting the selected Mac disk and erases what is remaining on it of course even if you do not have any intentions to use after.

The below mentioned process describes on how to clean install Mac OS X Mountain Lion. Before starting the process it is important to go through its manual, a handy guide that will assist you with a step by step process. So, let’s get started with installing a clean Mac OS X Mountain Lion.

First thing first, there is this Mountain Lion installer that is available from the Apple store requires to be downloaded. Make sure you do not jump over installing it- Wait.

  • It is important to create a bootable install drive and make another manually with the USB drive. This will automate the procedure with a DVD or USB.
  • Now with the boot installer drive connected to Mac, you reboot it and hold down the “option key”.
  • Select the Mac OS X installer start up volume from the boot menu
  • Choose disk utility and select the hard drive that you desire to format and then choose erase button.
  • This will format your drive. When you are finish formatting, you need to quit out of the disk utility and choose install Mac OS X Mountain Lion option from the menu.
  • This will inquire you to select a new drive where you wish to install and through this process the new clean Mac OS X Mountain Lion is installed.

If you wish to import the files/data and apps from the backup, you can either copy from the source or can install new.

How to work it:

  • On the off chance that you don't have it yet, get Mountain Lion from the Mac App Store yet don't introduce it yet (or redownload it on the off chance that you installed it)
  • Make a bootable introduce drive for OS X Mountain Lion, make one physically with a USB drive or utilize the Lion Disk Maker apparatus to computerize the procedure with a USB or DVD
  • With the boot installer drive associated with the Mac, reboot and hold down the Option key
  • Pick the "Macintosh OS X Installer" startup volume from the boot menu
  • Select "Plate Utility" and pick the hard drive you wish to organize, click the "Eradicate" tab, and afterward, pull down the "Configuration" menu and select "Macintosh OS Extended (Journal)" as the sort, name the drive on the off chance that you wish
  • Snap the "Delete" catch and let the drive group – this is the final turning point
  • At the point when completed, quit out of Disk Utility and now selects the "Introduce Mac OS X" alternative from the menu
  • Pick your newly designed hard drive and introduce Mountain Lion

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Kelly Willson
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