Clean install OS X 10.8

First posted on the 16th July, 2012 – IT
Last modified on the 21st July, 2012, at 10:57 pm

Although it was a bit more tricky in 10.7 clean installing OS 10.8 is easier.

  1. Download Mountain Lion
  2. Extract the emergengy Startup disk
  3. Write this image to a an empty HFS+ GUID formatted USB drive using disk image or Carbon Copy Cloner
  4. Startup computer with USB drive
  5. open disk utility
  6. erase disk
  7. install