how to create a partition

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by sajaz, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. sajaz macrumors newbie

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    how to create partitions on hard disk (like PC's)? Because, If I put my all data in Home folder, If I re-install the OS, my data will lost ???
     
  2. Detrius macrumors 68000

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    Unlike Windows, you don't have to format your machine to reinstall the OS. It's not a bad idea to put your home folder on a different volume, but I haven't done this kind of thing since 10.4, since it's highly unlikely you'll need to reinstall your OS. Well, actually, it's highly unlikely I'll need to reinstall my OS. The same may not be true for other people.
     
  3. sajaz thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'm quite new to mac. But mac is really really greater than ******** windows. thanks for the tips :)
     

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