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Last Modified: 2012-05-05

A client has asked me to reinstall their MAC OS. I have never done this before, however I know well Windows inside and the whole process around Windows installs.. MACs I have no idea.

would someone please give me some pointers on what I need to do to get started ?

For example..

Is it very similar to the Windows process ? Is there anything I should do ? Is there a licence key, do you activate it, Where can I get an original install CD from ?

Any information would be great.



Here is the information on the MAC I need to reinstall..

Operating System Mac OS X 10.4.10 (8R218)
Kernel Version Darwin 8.10.0
System Name REG USER
System Model iMac
Processor PowerPC G4  (2.1)
No. of Processors 1
Processor Speed 800 MHz
IP Address
Locale United Kingdom
Preferred Language English
User Name a name
Time Zone GMT (Europe/London)
Physical Memory 512 MB
Available Memory 317 MB
Serial Number xxxxx
Boot ROM Version 4.5.0f4
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