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Mac Specs: 20" iMac, Late 2007, 2.4GHz (Dual Core), 1GB RAM, Radeon 2600HD OSX 10.6.8

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Originally Posted by rippersroo View Post
thankyou. I am in Suffolk (East Coast), will my photos ect all stay on my computer when i get Snow Leopard or will it all be wiped off?
You are able to use the Apple program called Migration Assistant to transfer data however when updating your version (Especially in a big jump such as this) you should really be backing up everything to an external source (read: hard drive). I personally use Carbon Copy Cloner for this, it gets the job done.

Another thing that I would suggest (I did this recently) is when you update, start from a completely clean slate. This all depends on how tech-savvy and willing you are but I discovered loads of apps that made their way onto my Mac and I barely ever used them. I then transferred all my essentials from my external hard drive (My backup) and everything was hunky dory!
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