Clean install???

Discussion in 'macOS' started by guzmansg, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. guzmansg macrumors member

    Oct 22, 2007
    If I do a clean install and restore from TM, will I have to enter all my apps' serial numbers? This is the only thing holding me back from doing a clean install on my 3 year old iMac. Does it even matter? I didn't do a clean install from Tiger to Leopard and it worked perfectly. I just thought that starting from scratch would make the computer zoom like it used to. Thanks!!
  2. CWallace macrumors 603


    Aug 17, 2007
    Seattle, WA
    It shouldn't. A TM restore will copy over the application preferences and such where that information is stored.

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