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  1. #1

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    Apr 12, 2007
    Vancouver, Canada
    Previous System Folder can be deleted???

    Just got my Macbook upgraded to Leopard via the Archive and Install option.
    After the upgrade completed, I realize I have lost a lot of memory and I finally notice there is a huge PREVIOUS SYSTEM folder which has eaten up my memory.

    Can I delete the folder after the upgrade is done??

    Macbook Pro 15" 2.16GZ 2MB Ram
    Macbook 13" 2.16GZ 2MB Ram

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    digitalscrap's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 14, 2007
    White 2GHz C2D Macbook - 3GB RAM, 80GB HDD
    Yes, once you have used your system a bit and are sure that everything is fine with the install, delete the Previous Systems folder. I left mine in place for about 3 days while I made sure everything was well.

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    baggss's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 10, 2004
    3.4 Ghz i7 27 in iMac (2012), 3.4 Ghz i7 MacBook Pro (2015), iPad Pro (2014), iPhone 6+
    Yes. I leave mine for abut a week just in case, then I dump it.

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    bobtomay's Avatar
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    In the context of your question, we all understood what you were referring to.

    But, just for future reference - this is typically just referred to as space on your hard drive. Memory in relation to a computer, implies RAM (Random Access Memory) and is totally separate from the storage space (or hard drive size) on your system.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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