12-28-2007, 12:04 PM
1. It is far easier to install and if you choose the archive and install option it will be a clean install that preserves your programs and user folders including your documents.
2. You should ALWAYS have a backup. But yes if you choose upgrade or archive and install they will be retained.
3. There are no serious outstanding issues with Leopard. It is up to you to make sure all the software on your mac is compatible with Leopard and that your computer's hardware is not buggy.
4. Backup everything. You should always have a backup.
5. Probably, though why you would do this with pending transmission items I have no idea...
6. In most situations you didn't have to set it in the first place beyond typing in your wireless key if you use wireless.
7. Depends on the type of install you pick.
8. Depends on the type of install you pick.