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Upgrade install will be fine...
Authored by: iluxo jr on Oct 19, '07 05:50:51PM

Deut3221, while a complete reformat and install was desirable for Windows 95-NT considering the creeping HDD corruption problem, OSX isn't Windows.

I've used upgrade installs before on 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4. on several macs and all have worked fine thereafter and for most people this should work perfectly again, it's painless and it works like a dream.

The Archive & Install - without preserving the user account settings - is useful if you're thinking about restructuring your user accounts, or if you've tried ons of shareware and free apps and your systm is getting a bit cluttered and its time to clean out the junk. Given the journalled file system and automatic defrgamenting reformatting is basically pointless.



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