Installing Mac OS X
To install Mac OS X:
Back up your essential files.
Make sure your power adapter is connected and plugged in.
Insert the Mac OS X Install DVD that came with your computer.
Double-click Install Mac OS X.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
Problem, Meet Solution
Note: To restore Mac OS X on your computer to the original factory settings, click
Options in the “Select a Destination” pane of the Installer, and then select “Erase and
Install.” If you choose “Erase and Install,” you’ll see a message reminding you to use the
Applications Install DVD to reinstall the bundled applications that came with your
When the installation is complete, click Restart to restart your computer.
Follow the prompts in the Setup Assistant to set up your new user account.