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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 30, 2004
    Anyone use Backup 3 to backup before doing a clean Leopard install?
    Did you have any issues? I am slowing coming around to the idea of spending $130 on Leopard but I want to make sure I don't lose data like I did when going from 10.3 to 10.4.

    I am thinking about just backing my files up manually to avoid problems but there are some things like Keychain where I don't see an option to export or save settings. That would take forever but on the plus side it would give me a chance to clean things out since I would get going through it all anyways.

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Jan 15, 2005
    MacBook Pro 15", 2Ghz Intel Core Duo, 2Gb, 250Gb, 10.5.2
    I've not yet upgraded, but would recommend using Carbon Copy Cloner to backup your entire system prior to upgrading.

    I just ordered the family pack tonight and will certainly backup prior to upgrading.

    Here's the link to Carbon Copy Cloner, it's an excellent backup program -

    Good luck!

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 30, 2004
    I have already used Carbon Copy Cloner to make a full copy, but I was hoping to use Backup since it is more automatic(when it works).

    A question about CCC, if I clone my HD to another drive, how does that affect my iTunes authorization? Can I boot from the clone to de-authorize?

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