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Old 02-05-2013, 9:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Futurecollector View Post
I don't need any of the old data I just need the OS. Is there anyways to burn a new copy of the MAC OS? Or am I sol?
Yes. Depending on which OS, you can either burn it onto an 8GB Flash Drive, or DVD (some might allow a CD, but IIRC Lion and ML are 4.9GB so you would need a DL DVD).

I use LionDiskMaker (works for ML too). You do need the dmg file however, which you can re-download from the app store.

If you are on an older OS, (Leopard, Snow Leopard) you will need the factory DVD or the dmg file. If you are going to install new drive, I would update to the latest OS, not sure if the 08' MBP support MountainLion.
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