Leopard Install v.freshorupgrade

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by fridexter, Oct 25, 2007.

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Leopard, amirite

  1. Fresh Install

    22 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. Upgrade

    11 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    What are you guys doing? Fresh install or an upgrade? Also, for what reasons.

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  2. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    fresh install here, i havent done a fresh one in over a year. minus whale.
     
  3. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    I always do fresh install on principle, then migrate user stuff back over when it's done. Don't get me wrong, upgrade works fine, but I am just OCD that way.
     
  4. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    fresh, havent done one for about 2 and a half years
     
  5. Yardsale

    Yardsale OT Supporter

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    upgrade ftw
     
  6. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    fresh


    well thats what i did today with tiger so i figured i'd vote that
     
  7. nokom

    nokom New Member

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    upgrade, i just got my mbp and have only had it for 2 days so no point starting fresh when it is fresh.
     
  8. Emanon

    Emanon Active Member

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    Would have upgraded but when I upgraded my HD in my MBP I didn't pay attention to how I partitioned it. I had to repartition and do a fresh. Ohhh well.
     
  9. biawokauns

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  10. skolen

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    Fresh. Computer gets cluttered with crap software & old files after the 2 1/2yrs I've had it since Tiger.
     
  11. Mach D

    Mach D New Member

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    Upgrade. Nobody has been able to prove to me of any downside. I think anybody choosing Fresh is just doing it out of paranoia.
     
  12. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    fresh, im sure the upgrade is fine, but i could use a backup, format, reogranise everything anyways.
     
  13. StealthMode

    StealthMode Active Member

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    I did archive and install. Seems to work fine. :cool:
     
  14. Tvan

    Tvan New Member

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    I'm gonna upgrade, only had the MBP four months.
     
  15. mad_vtak

    mad_vtak Active Member

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    Fresh. Just got the MBP so its just like getting a new computer.
     
  16. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    Fresh...
    coming off the beta, so even if i wanted to (which i didn't), i can't upgrade, not an option.
     
  17. The1Ash10

    The1Ash10 Active Member

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    what is with all of the fresh install people?
     
  18. The1Ash10

    The1Ash10 Active Member

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    :werd:
     
  19. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    back in the 10.2 -> 10.3 transition, I did an upgrade, and then later a fresh install when I had a HDD crap out on me. I found out that the fresh install changed my shell preferences and a lot of other stuff that ended up making the computer feel faster. So lesson learned, fresh install and upgrade aren't created equal... YMMV. :dunno:
     
  20. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    oh and by fresh, I mean "archive and install". Probably won't do a full wipe, but I was considering it since I abuse the hdd in my mbp so much...
     

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