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  • 26-08-2013, 09:10 PM
    king1

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    As you have said that after inserting the installer disk also you are not able to erase the drive so follow these these steps

    - After inserting the disk while your system is booting press the key C from on the keyboard..

    - After that choose the Choose Disk Utility from the menu bar.

    - After that choose the drive that you want to erase..

    - Then choose the Security Options button.

    - There will be four levels of security to choose from there and each higher level will take more time to erase..

    - This time you will surely get the 7-pass erase option also....

    - Now select the level after that select the erase tab....
  • 28-06-2013, 01:04 AM
    Abhijeet

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    first of all select the drive that you want to remove from your system

    then click on the erase button

    then enter the correct name of the drive of your mac book

    now finally click on erase to erase it

    make sure that you are not selecting the disk which contains the installation file
  • 14-03-2013, 08:30 AM
    super.1

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Steps to solve this problem:

    • Select the drive which you want to erase.
    • Now select the "erase" option.
    • Enter the name of the drive of your Macbook
    • Now click on "erase"
  • 12-03-2013, 02:16 AM
    ANKUR

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello sir,

    See the video for the solution:::>>>>



    For more visit at:::>>>>

    http://www.youtube.com/results?searc......0.0...1ac.1.

    Thanks.
  • 15-02-2013, 11:45 PM
    venki

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hi friends,
    Hope you are in good health and good state of mind!
    It's always a treat and fun to answer your queries.
    I also appreciate the confidence that you have shown in us!

    the solution is:


    > Select the drive which you want to erase.
    > Then select the erase option.
    > Then put the name of the drive which is in your Macbook.
    > Now finally click on erase.

    your problem will be solved


    all the best

    I hope I have answered all your doubts.
    It was a pleasure answering your queries.
    Hope that you'll come up with some more challenging queries!
    Till then,take care.
    Bye!
  • 15-02-2013, 11:42 PM
    luck

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello Dear Friend ...


    How are you ???

    Well

    Follow the below steps

    First of all select the Drive

    And then go in to the Drive .. check whether they are useful or not

    If not useful then go to the Erase option beside to that

    That is it

    Click on that

    It will get deleted



    ALL THE GOOD LUCK
  • 15-02-2013, 11:23 PM
    don 2

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello Guest,

    In my suggestion you can't delete the prtition which contain installation files
    I hope that will surely helps you...
    Thank you...
  • 15-02-2013, 07:23 PM
    sandeeprawat

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello Friend,

    Here are some step's to perform this action try this:-


    ===>First of all select the drive which you want to erase.

    ===>After that select the erase option.
    ===>Then put the name of the drive which is in your Mac book.
    ===>Now finally click on erase.

    Hope it helps.......
    Thank you.....
  • 31-01-2013, 11:47 PM
    bajigopikanth

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    hai
    for erasing the data of mac os you insert the os cd in the disk drive and select the partition you want to erase and reboot the mac os safely by this you can able to get pc speeed.............
    thank you.........
  • 30-01-2013, 12:49 PM
    Dark knight

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hi hello.....

    You cannot erase the Drive that contains all the OS X installation files.

    and you cannot delete the other drive's if you want .

    If you need then you can only Format the OS X files containing drive .

    and install the OS again , that's the option you do have friend ..


    for deleting the drive .

    simply select it and click on erase in the options and you can erase the entire

    drive . if you need any files of that particular drive then better back up them any where.

    and Erase it.

    Thank you..




  • 30-01-2013, 12:45 PM
    katrina

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Dear User ......

    I will tell you that how to follow to format Hitachi Hard drive in Mac....

    So first of all go and turn on your computer and then go to the home screen and then restart your OS ..After that just Insert the MAc os X dvd or CD in to your PC and start your PC...Now you can be able to see a Gray screen with apple logo in the middle...And then just follow the required instructions....Now at the end just select the particular disc and install the mac...And then just install your OS....ALL Done ...

    ALL the best ......
    Thank you ......
  • 29-01-2013, 01:21 PM
    Shibbu

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Welcome Friend...

    The drive which holds Mac OS X can't be deleted because it is a main drive which holds all your drivers and software's and if keep trying to erase, you will get failure.
    The C-Drive always formated.
    The only way to delete this drive is to use the original DVD of Mac OS and run in your lappy.
    If it is still not deleted, then just format the whole drive which is the last option.

    Hope you get the solution,
    Thank you..
  • 30-11-2012, 12:48 PM
    Hifriend,

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    * Its so simple...!

    * First of all you have to select the drive you wish to delete or erase..

    * Enter the name of the drive which is in your Mac..

    * Choose and click Erase option...

    * You are done..
  • 30-11-2012, 04:15 AM
    Bittoo

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    I am really sorry dear...

    No can make partition or delete the main drive of your Mac because it holding up your Mac OS just like windows,
    Deleting this is loss of all the software' and drivers which you installed in this,
    If you want to delete, then make a back-up of all the files and the delete.

    Thank you,,,
  • 19-11-2012, 12:15 PM
    samerjeet singh

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Sory to say but you cannot delete file that contain os x instalation set up. Because it hold all the workibg oof your operating system. So is you try to delete it your system aill be hang ang will not work. So dont delete it.if you ar getting some problm than you can solve it bu using desk utility.
  • 14-11-2012, 10:52 AM
    Amitkumar patro

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Dear user,
    Their one simple procedure you could try to earse a drive on mac that holds the os x installtion is that
    >select drive you want to earse>earse option>put name of your drive>earse.
    I it will work for you.

    goodluck.
  • 13-11-2012, 04:18 PM
    saicharan

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello friend,

    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say........

    Simply it is not possible to erase the files of the drive holding OS X files by selecting 'format' option.

    But you can delete one by one software by doing as i said.
    but it should be not the file of the OS.

    1.Firstly go to the drive in which the software you want ot erase.

    2.There you make a right click on that folder.

    3.There you click 'Delete' to delete that folder.

    All the best......
  • 12-11-2012, 01:53 PM
    chowdary

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    YES it is possible to erase a Drive on mac that holds the OS X Installation.

    The steps to be followed are:

    --> First Insert the MAc os X dvd or CD in to your PC

    --> Then start your PC

    --> Then you can be able to see a Gray screen with apple logo in the middle.

    --> Then follow the required instructions.

    --> Then select the particular disc and install the mac.

    Thus you can get rid of this problem.

    Hope it helps you.
  • 11-11-2012, 01:06 PM
    mohammedfazil

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    To erase the disk in the mac which holds the mac osx.....


    ====>disk utility is used to erase the disk in the mac .

    YOU CAN use your mac osx disk to install dvd....

    ===>insert the mac os x disk into the cd/dvd drive...

    ====>restart your mac and continue holding the c button on the keyboard..

    ====>you can see the gray screen with apple logo in the middle..

    =====>select english language and select the disk utility from the menu..

    after opening the disk utility follow these steps....

    Attachment 11

    =====>by using the disk utility you can erase,partition and also install the mac ox .
  • 10-11-2012, 11:39 PM
    mahhiads

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello Friend,

    Step For Erasing Drive :


    >> Insert The MAC OS CD
    >> Than Restart Computer
    >> When Computer Starting Than Press The "C" Key
    >> After That Installer Window Apeear
    >> In Installer Window Choose "Disk Utilities"
    >> Select The Drive For Erasing
    >> Erase And Recreate The Volumn Of Drive
    >> When You Erase And Recreate The Drive Than Following Option Are Appear:
    ---- Don't Erase Data
    ---- Zero Out Data
    ---- 7-Pass Erase
    ---- 35-Pass Erase


    >> So Choose Following One According To Your Need(Now Select The 7-Pass)
    >> Click "OK"
    >> Click On "Erase"
  • 09-11-2012, 08:53 AM
    sai charan

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Dear..

    You should not erase the data as it will hamper the performance of your MAC AS if you delete the installation files then you can not expect the MAC to run smoother ans even it can stop working so erasing a file is not at all recommended.

    If you still wanna do it then you have to follow these steps :-

    Select the drive that you wanna erase

    Click on the erase option

    and wait till it gets erased.

    Disk will take some time so be patient till then.


    Hope it will help

    Cheers...!!!
  • 07-11-2012, 12:15 AM
    srisrisri

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am trying to erase an iMac running version 10.4.11. When I go into Disk Utility and select the drive I want to erase, it's gray in the Format Box, and I cannot get to any of the security options. When I put in the Installer disc and go in that way, it only gives me the zero out data option, and not the 7-pass erase option that I prefer. Any advice?

    ## For solve your issue you need to select the drive you want to erase it,

    ## And then you need to find and click on erase option from given list,

    ## And then you need to put name of the drive in your macbook,

    ## Finally click on ok button,

    ## That's it.


  • 06-11-2012, 01:16 PM
    priti

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Dear Sir......

    I will tell you that how to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation...
    So you just follow my steps.....

    1.) First of all go and on your MAC OS and then select the drive which you want to erase.
    2.) Now you just select the Erase option ..And then put the name of the drive which is in your Macbook ...
    3.) Now at the end click on the eras...You are successfully done your issue...

    Thank You.....
    Cherss......
  • 05-11-2012, 12:37 PM
    Samuel

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Try this....

    1. Select the drive which you want to erase.
    2. Then select the erase option.
    3. Then put the name of the drive which is in your Macbook.
    4. Now finally click on erase.

    Its done now.

    Thanks
    Pleasure to help you.
  • 05-11-2012, 12:27 PM
    Samuel

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    Hello...

    If you are not able to delete the a drive, then this is the only option which left for you.

    In Mac OS 10.4,
    1. Select the disc which you want to erase.
    2. To remove the disk very fast, select the check box for erase the the disk quickly.

    When you follow this process, then it will take some time, so don't be worry.
    The disk is prepare to erase.

    Hope this works for you.

    Thanks
  • 02-11-2012, 12:26 PM
    Abhishek Mishra

    Re: What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    wel the simple ans is "YOU CANT" delete a partition that contain installation files...
  • 19-10-2012, 11:50 PM
    Unregistered

    What should I do to erase a Drive on Mac that holds the OS X installation?

    I am trying to erase an iMac running version 10.4.11. When I go into Disk Utility and select the drive I want to erase, it's gray in the Format Box, and I cannot get to any of the security options. When I put in the Installer disc and go in that way, it only gives me the zero out data option, and not the 7-pass erase option that I prefer. Any advice?

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