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I locked myself out of my imac using leopard when my friend an e dell tec got in for me ithink he upgraded it to snow when in plugged it by accident and turned it back on it camer up telling me tgo restart my computer but it doesnt do anything different when i turn it back on. if i hold apple and s at chime it comes up with all kinds text one line says mac os system notthere

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1.: Find the disc that came with your iMac that says "iMac OS X Install DVD"
2.: Turn on your iMac
3.: Insert the disc into the SuperDrive
4.: Turn off your iMac
5.: Press down on the "Option" key on your keyboard, and keep it held down
6.: With your other hand, press the power button on the back of the iMac for 1-2 seconds
7.: A screen should come up with a picture of a hard drive, and a picture of a DVD
8.: Let go of the "Option" key
9.: Using your mouse, click on the arrow under the picture of a DVD
10.: Follow the on-screen instrustions, which will guide you through the process of re-installing OS X Leopard on your iMac

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