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Snow Leopard - Rolling back to Leopard


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Hi all,

I'm thinking of restoring my Macbook to a Time Machine back up I made before installing Snow Leopard.

Can anyone point out any issues I may have with doing this? Should restoring back to Leopard from Snow Leopard (using Time Machine) cause any issues?

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you might actually be one of the first to try be sure to report back
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It shouldn't be a problem, but you'll need to erase the disk using Disk Utility from the Tools menu of the installer screen.

Once that's done, you can proceed as described here:

Mac OS X 10.5 Help: Recovering your entire system

Cheers on making a backup before you upgraded!

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