Did i install SL 2 times???

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Jinsou, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. Jinsou macrumors regular

    Jinsou

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    Nov 18, 2007
    #1
    Well i'm not going to bs anybody, i had the gm developers build, and today i bought the retail one. so i decided to install from dvd, but i never saw an option for "clean install" and now my next TM backup is tking 8gb, did i duplicate the folders or something similar? should i do clean install? and how? thanks
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2005
    Location:
    Indianapolis
    #2
    ~8 GB is the backup size of the upgrade. To clean install you have to boot off of the DVD and use Disk Utility to erase it. You did the upgrade.

    The Time Machine backup is only backing up the modified files.
     

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