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Upgrading to S.L. - Time Machine or clone hard drive first

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Jan 25, 2012 5:39 PM

Hi all

 

I have a 3 year old white macbook with the 120 GB hard drive and it is almost full.It doesnt have anything real important on it as we have 2 desktop macs.  I am going to install Snow Leopard tomorrow and do a clean install.

My question is what will be the best way to back up so that I can reinstall only certain things.Should I do a timemachine backup or use Carbon Copy Cloner.  I want to put back my programs, bookmarks, user preferences and other things. I am looking for any recommendations.

 

Thanks Again

 

Dave

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.6), White macbook --- lost discs

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