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Importing Home Folder after new hard drive and Lion Update

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poflynn Level 4 Level 4 (1,300 points)
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May 5, 2012 11:14 AM

(Okay, long title.)

 

Had to replace my hard drive. Was running Tiger. 

 

Backed up my entire Home Folder only, on an external harddrive, before it failed completely.

 

Hard drive replaced, and then loaded Snow Leopard, updated to latest version, 10.6.8.

 

Ready now to get Lion. 

 

Questions:

- After I install Lion do I simply use the "Transfer Information to This Mac" feature to bring in my Home folder? 

- What about the apps that are duplicated, such as Mail, Safari, iCal, etc. Will that be taken care of on its own?

- What about the iLife apps, GarageBand, iPhoto, etc.? Will I be able to update those to the latest versions?

 

Thank you.

iMac7,1 2.4 GHz; 2GB, Mac OS X (10.4.11), Tiger iLife '08 Alesis IO|14 FW Interface
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