So i'm new to macs and I wanna learn how to properly learn how to install the new snow leopard i got~ could someone give me a step by step instructions? thanks I searched google they all are different and dunno what is more reliable so I rather listen to you guys~ =]
Backup your home folder and if you have a large external drive clone your drive instead and format the main system drive, install the OS and when the migration assistant appears invoke a transfer of your home folder and applications. I recommend against maintaining your network settings though
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Everyone will give different advice. Personally I am a bit paranoid. In the early days of Tiger we found that it tended to be really flakey unless you did an erase and created a fresh partition map from the Tiger install Disk Utility. Supposedly that problem was solved somewhere around 10.4.2 or 10.4.3 but once bitten.....
Any how I have been doing things that way ever since. Getting rid of accumulated crap more than compensates for having to reinstall a handful of 3rd party stuff. Historically it was a bit faster than migration assistant but faster HDs and so on have probably made that advantage negligible at best. Of course I always maintain a back up disk image of the old system just in case.
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WHOA HOLY CRAP!! I just put the disk in and like it makes a loud wurring nose and the whole macbook is like vibrating! HOLY!
Good... you are on your way!
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