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install OSX 10.01
Authored by: lenny731415 on Aug 25, '02 05:07:07PM

I hav e tried to install on my IMAC OSX 10 10 times and about 65% done I am told that it can not write files ,re-install.
Can some one tell me what I am doing wrong ! and what I shoud do to get this OSX installed,before I lose my mind.
Leonard Liebman
P.S. most of the time I use my IMAC mainly for pleasure,so I am not expert

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install OSX 10.01
Authored by: bradsm87 on Dec 28, '02 06:33:03AM

I can't say this more strongly. ERASE THE HARD DRIVE BEFORE INSTALLING OS X!!! Boot from an OS 9 bootable disk, open Drive setup, go to initialization options and choose "zero all blocks", select the hard drive to be erased and erase it. I guarantee if you do this it will work.

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