If you go into disk utility you can erase the machine to it original form.


On Thu, May 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM, Susan Snow <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I have about fifteen 2009 iMac desktops that need to be restored to
> factory settings.  I have tried several fixes, but none are very easy.
> I want to restore them so they have the OSx, but are cleared of any of our
> school information.  Our tech department does not support Macs (these were
> graciously donated from a local college and are now ready to move on) so
> I'm hoping someone on this list-serve can help me.
> Can I download the OSx onto a thumbdrive and reload all the computers
> after they're wiped clean?  If so, how do I do that?
> If anyone can walk me through this, I would greatly appreciate it!  I've
> spent so much time troubleshooting this... I just need a fix! I need to
> make space for newer iMacs we just received.
> Thank you,
> *Susie Snow*
> Library Media Specialist
> Beeman Elementary School
> New Haven, Vermont
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Cindy Towne
Woodstock Elementary School
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