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MMbassist
May 30, 2011, 01:16 AM
So, I bought my first apple product back in September, a 21.5 imac and I couldn't be more happier with it. I would like to upgrade to lion when it comes out, and I was wondering would I have to reinstall all the programs I have put on this computer such as CS5, guitar pro 6, office 2011, or will they remain untouched. Sorry if this questions been asked before but I couldn't find anything using the search.



Cougarcat
May 30, 2011, 01:26 AM
No, by default Lion does an update. Your data will remain untouched.

8CoreWhore
May 31, 2011, 02:22 AM
As stated above, an upgrade can keep your apps and files OK, but before you upgrade, read about how Lion is working with your particular apps - such as CS5, etc... if there are issues, you'll want to wait till Adobe or Apple fix them, for instance.