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What option will you use to install Leopard?

 
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What option will you use to install Leopard?
Basic Upgrade
36%
 36%  [ 7 ]
Archive and Install
15%
 15%  [ 3 ]
Erase and Install
47%
 47%  [ 9 ]
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:07 pm    Post subject: What option will you use to install Leopard? Reply with quote

Leopard will be my first OS upgrade on a Mac. I just wondered what installation option some of you are going to use.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I keep all of my data on a seperate drive, so I will wipe and install.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will go 100% clean with Erase and Install.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going to wipe and reinstall on my main machine simply because I haven't done that since 10.2 came out. My system is filled with a ton of stuff I don't use anymore, and would probably be a bit faster to just start over, and manually move the content and applications I do use on a regular basis.

On my secondary machines, I'll just be doing a standard upgrade.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll do a basic upgrade... I'm gonna pre-order it tomorrow!

It's too difficult for me to do a clean install Sad
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going to leave this Mini running Tiger. I'm going to get the MacBook with Leopard on new in January. I don't really see the point in upgrading the OS on here, because I have the entire machine set up exactly the way I like it. The MacBook will be new anyways, so it'll be a great platform to intorduce me to leopard.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess this is the horse after the cart, but I just did an upgrade. Everything is fine, the look is great.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did an archive and install, worked out well
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I went ahead and did the archive and install. It was easy as pie. I don't know why I was so worried before. I guess all those years of being a Windows user shook my confidence. Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 3:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess I'm the one who had the "not so great experience" then Crying or Very sad

I installed it, went to okay but a bit sluggish for it to pick up my HDD then afterwards it was slow for a bit as well as some apps not working, which I can understand but iLife '08 was so glitchy and software update didn't work.

Okay, well I guess that was the worst of it, couple of hours later software update decided to be kind and I got a bunch of updates that went without a hitch, but it still seems a little glitchy here and there... Confused

Anyone here experiencing this? Or am I the unlucky one?
I love Apple but I think this would put switchers off from buying a Mac for a while...
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