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How to reset Lion back to the Setup Assistant
Authored by: agentx on Dec 05, '12 08:04:18AM

Unconvinced this is needed as any machine should be fully wiped/reloaded with OS before passing on and any machine you get second hand should be wiped and reinstalled as a precaution anyway.

The best use of these commands/hint is for fixing OpenDirectory issues (users DB corruption)
I have had to use these commands in the past to fix hosed accounts during an upgrade/update etc.






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How to reset Lion back to the Setup Assistant
Authored by: jolinwarren on Dec 05, '12 12:30:03PM

Wiping and re-installing on a used computer you receive might be good practice. But I can assure you that the majority of 'normal' people who are buying second-hand machines to have a cheap computer just use what arrives in the box. That's why it's nice to update the software and reset to the Setup Assistant for the non-tech person who might receive your old Mac.



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