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how to create partitions on hard disk (like PC's)? Because, If I put my all data in Home folder, If I re-install the OS, my data will lost ???
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You can use Disk Utility to create partitions and these are fairly comprehensive instructions for moving user folders.

However, a couple of things to consider:
1. It's very rare that OSX need a clean install
2. Your solution won't protect you from disk failure

Personally, I'd go for a physical, external backup disk using Time Machine and/or an online backup solution such as DropBox to protect your data from harm.

External hard disk acquisition addict - but admitting the problem is the first step to a robust backup

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Its better to having backups rather than partitioning thanks a lot
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