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Old Apr 17, 2012, 04:32 PM   #1
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Lion - Snow leopard - Lion

Hey guys.

I got lion on my macbook pro atm. but i would like to explore the oppetuneties in the snow leopard due to the removal of the powerPC in the lion. so my question is is there anyway that i can go from my lion operating system to snow leopard WITH the possibility of going back to lion if snow leopard sucks. i have an external device (extern harddrive) in my possetion if that help my couse.

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Old Apr 18, 2012, 05:13 AM   #2
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Old Apr 18, 2012, 06:32 AM   #3
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If your Mac came with Lion, then you're stuck with Lion. You can't install a previous OS.
Not really true... It can be done, but it isn't super easy.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government...ased-mac/10652
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Not really true... It can be done, but it isn't super easy.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/government...ased-mac/10652
Its as easy as installing any other Mac OS. you just need the proper install disks.
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 02:21 AM   #5
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Thanks iŽll try
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 03:14 AM   #6
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But what if i want to install lion back on it if i would think that snow leopard is worse ?
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 06:37 AM   #7
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But what if i want to install lion back on it if i would think that snow leopard is worse ?
Then restore to Lion.
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 04:38 PM   #8
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well thats kinda my problem. i do not know how. do i have to put a safetycopy on my extern harddisc first or something and then restore from that?
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Old Apr 25, 2012, 12:25 PM   #9
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well thats kinda my problem. i do not know how. do i have to put a safetycopy on my extern harddisc first or something and then restore from that?
No, you just hold down option on boot and choose the lion recovery disk...reinstall from there.
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