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I just got leopard and am will shortly be installing it and from what I've read and heard, an erase and install is the best way to go.

Anyway...I've done a back up of all my most important files, but was wondering what files will be deleted?

I have all the disks to reinstall applications and music, but there are a couple of passwords which I don't want to lose, my safari bookmarks and my pop mail account's history.

Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
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an erase and install is the best way to go.

Anyway...I've done a back up of all my most important files, but was wondering what files will be deleted?
Erase and install does just that... it erases your hard drive.
Nothing is saved. This is why you would need to backup your files.

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Make a .Mac account. Sync them in. After erasing your hard drive, sync it back. Worked for me...
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