How to restore mac back to factory settings in mavericks

Posted on Oct 27, 2013 9:43 AM, Apple Support Communities - iMac (Intel) | discussions.apple.com

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Restore to factory settings w/ psc keyboard

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 8:08 AM,

My brother gave me hias old mac mini.  I am trying to restore to factory settings with pc keyboard.  I have read that i should be pressing either alt or windows ket +R or cntrl + R, either before or after chime.  The only thing that does anything other than boot is pressing alt...

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Hello.Help me,Ihave a problem with my IPhone 4.I bought the phone.restore the factory settings, and now I can not activate it because the previous owner forgot my password.ask untie phone from apple ID of the previous owner.I hope you can help me....

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I plugged in my ipod to install the latest version of itunes on my computer and I got this message:  "itunes cannot read contents of the ipod.  go to summary tab in ipod preferences and click restore to restore to factory settings".  I can't get rid of it and now have zero songs on...

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I was updating to version 7.1.1 and it asked me to connect to iTunes.I connected my cord to my computer.It then said I must restore to factory settings in order to connect. How do I cancel?? It wont shut down and restart when I hold the buttons....

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I HAVE AN IPOD CLASSIC , I WENT TO SYNC SOME NEW MUSIC ON IT AND MY MAC COMPUTER ON ITUNES SAID IT DID NOT RECONIZE MY CLASSIC . I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED. WHY IS IT ASKING ME TO RESTORE IT TO FACTORY SETTINGS . THEN IT SAYS I WILL LOSE ALL MY MUSIC AND VIDEO'S . WHAT DO I DO??...

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