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Nov 28, 2012 8:04 PM

I have OSX vs 10.5.8 and am about to upgrade to OSX Snow Leopard. I have backed up everything on to Time Machine via an external hard drive. How do I get everything back onto my computer after the new OS is installed?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • John Galt Level 7 Level 7 (33,085 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 8:06 PM (in response to bendersu)

    It is a good idea to have performed the backup, but nothing gets erased with an OS X upgrade, so there will be no need to retrieve anything from the backup.

     

    A Time Machine backup enables you to change your mind and revert to Leopard should you so choose.

  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,705 points)
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    Nov 28, 2012 8:09 PM (in response to bendersu)

    Unless you erase the drive, everything will remain as is except for system components unnecessary in 10.6. If you do, use Migration Assistant to restore your data from the backup.

     

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