Time Machine after Snow Leopard install

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ayeplussjr, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. ayeplussjr macrumors regular

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    This might be a stupid question, but I thought I would just ask.

    I plan on wiping my hard drive clean and then upgrading to snow leopard. Once I have all my backups restored in snow leopard would it be a stupid thing to do if I reformatted my external hard drive that I use for time machine and start new time machine back ups on my external hard drive? I would only do this of course once I have my settings, and files restored to my liking of course. Once I have them set up to my liking would would be the point of keeping my old backups, right? I could just start new backups once I have what I need restored.

    Would this be a stupid thing to do?
     
  2. Watabou macrumors 68040

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    No it's not stupid. You could do that. But make sure ALL of the things that are backuped are brought over to the new OS and then reformat the external HD.
     

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