“Creating a bootable USB drive provides you with a convenient way to install a fresh copy of macOS Mojave on multiple Macs,” Hardwick writes. “Performing a clean install can also remove annoying quirks and strange behaviors that your Mac may have inherited over time, and often helps to reclaim disk space caused by junk files left by third-party apps.”
“To follow the steps, you’ll need an empty 8GB or larger USB thumb drive (USB-C or USB-A, depending on your Mac) and an hour or two of downtime while the installation procedure completes,” Hardwick writes. “Also, be sure to perform a full backup of your Mac beforehand using Time Machine, so that you can restore your original system from the Recovery partition if something goes wrong.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We usually perform a clean install after an upgrade, which we did across the board with the move from Sierra to High Sierra, so it’ll soon be clan install time. Oh, joy.