Snow Leopard to Lion? (HURRY PLEASE)

Discussion in 'macOS' started by jshelton, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. jshelton macrumors 6502a

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    I have a Time Machine backup which is Snow Leopard. It is currently on an external. The iMac that I am about to purchase ships with Lion. Can I restore the new iMac with the Time Machine backup even though it is Snow Leopard?
     
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 4S: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A405 Safari/7534.48.3)

    Yes.
     
  3. jshelton thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Will it be Lion?
     
  4. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    You can migrate from that backup, but you will not be able to restore, however. The computer will still have Lion on it but your Applications, Users will be transferred.
     

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