02-05-2012, 12:02 AM #1Will a Lion Backup upgrade Snow Leopard?
I had to have my hard drive replaced under warranty, and when I got my machine back it had Snow Leopard installed. I previously had Lion, and all my backups are done in that. Will restoring from those backups upgrade my OS back to Lion, or do I need to upgrade first, then restore?
02-05-2012, 12:17 AM #2
Lion backups won't restore on Snow Leopard, you need an OS installed at any rate.mike
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02-05-2012, 01:52 AM #3
Oh well, the only real downside is waiting for Lion to download again. I guess I should take this opportunity to make a disk so the next time I don't have to wait.
02-05-2012, 02:31 AM #4
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A Time Machine or clone restore puts EVERYTHING back the way it was, including the system, so the answer to your question is yes.
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