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chscag 09-17-2008 02:22 PM

Latest Leopard update (10.5.5) Caution
Hi Everyone:

If anyone is thinking about installing the latest Leopard update (10.5.5) I suggest making a recoverable backup before doing so. This update is somewhat troubling in that it has caused some systems to hang after the update (mine included) and may even break some applications. (I have a hurricane tracker program that it broke.)

Your update may go smoothly and not cause any problems whatsoever, but why take chances? Backup, backup, backup. ;D

BTW, I was able to recover because I made a backup prior to updating. I'm running 10.5.4 once more.


lifeafter2am 09-17-2008 04:33 PM

While I didn't have any problems, I agree completely. There is no reason to not backup!

markaoe3 09-17-2008 05:56 PM

how do i backup?
any help will be greatly appreciated

harryb2448 09-17-2008 06:13 PM


Originally Posted by markaoe3 (Post 727552)
how do i backup?
any help will be greatly appreciated

Purchase an external firewire drive case and put an IDE drive in and use SuperDuper to do weekly back ups. Or perhaps an SATA drive if that is what your machine is fitted with. Just format the drive first and then back up.

markaoe3 09-17-2008 06:22 PM

thanks, just one question, what does IDE stand for? thanks for the help, sorry if i sound stupid or lazy, im just not clever for a 14 year old

markaoe3 09-17-2008 06:38 PM

doesn't matter, i've worked it out now, thanks so much!!!!!

harryb2448 09-17-2008 09:13 PM

Integrated Drive Electronics - flash name for the HDD and optical drive cable is all.

MacbookWilis 09-17-2008 10:03 PM

words of th wise, its good to always make back ups you never know what can happen

i updated mine and haven't had any trouble everything seems to be working fine right now

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