Clean install of Snow Leopard from Lion backup?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Paradoxeon, May 18, 2011.

  1. Paradoxeon macrumors member

    Dec 25, 2010
    So, I have my entire Lion partition (my iMac's HDD is formatted into BootCamp Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion DevPreview 3) backed up onto an external Goflex 2 TB drive.

    Lion is way too buggy.

    If I perform a complete erase of the partition and reinstall Snow Leopard onto it, will I be able to restore from the aforementioned backup (from Lion)?

    Thanks :D
  2. mrapplegate macrumors 68030

    Feb 26, 2011
    Cincinnati, OH
    How did you back up? If you used TM, then I would think TM would just copy your "lion" files back over SL. If you cloned the drive, you can just copy what is needed after installing SL.

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