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    Jun 12, 2009
    Snow Leopard Upgrade
    I have a copy of the WWDC 09 Snow Leopard, i am running mac OSX 10.5.7 on a Black Macbook (mid 2008 purchase), i want to upgrade to snow leopard but im worried that it will delete all my files
    creating a backup and restoring from that is not an option
    thanks in advance

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    Dec 20, 2006
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    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    Quote Originally Posted by jdelah View Post
    creating a backup and restoring from that is not an option
    I wouldn't recommend installing it then. Operating systems in beta form are still in development. Installing one on a production system, with valuable data, without a backup, is like strolling through a mine field.

    It's only a few more months until the full release is out - and even then I would recommend doing a backup before installing.
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    Jun 12, 2009
    thanks, i was planning on creating a backup but my external hard drive is broken, and i tryed to partition the hard drive but it doesnt work for some reason

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    15" alluminum MacBook Pro 2.53
    I would recommend you to buy a external hard-drive as they can be had for cheap these days
    15" MacBook Pro Aluminum, 2.53G / iPhone 3G 16G Black/TimeCapsule 1TB back up and media server/Mac Mini 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo
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    May 11, 2009
    2009 Macbook White 2Ghz 2Gig RAM 120Gig HDD
    Is a time machine backup sufficient?

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    Feb 23, 2009
    21" iMac * 2.8 Ghz Intel Core i7 * 16GB 1333 Mhz DDR3 * 1TB HD *AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB
    Time Machine should be sufficient. I had to reinstall Leopard on a totally new hard drive and all my files and settings were restored from my last backup.

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