Yosemite fresh install or Update over Mavericks?

freeuser

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Apr 8, 2013
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which installation do you prefer and why?

any problems with the recovery partition from Mavericks or Bootcamp when you did an Update? Thx!
 

BasicGreatGuy

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Sep 21, 2012
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In the middle of several books.
If you are talking about installing Yosemite DP1 right now, I suggest making a separate partition. That way, if you have a problem, you still have Mavericks and can easily delete the new partition or reinstall Yosemite as different builds come out.

At this point, Yosemite is buggy, because it is a preview and not in beta release. Don't expect the programs you want or need to use will work in Yosemite. Make sure you back up your HD before installing a new OS.
 

saxon48

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Jun 14, 2010
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Barad-dûr
Continued a long streak of problem-free updates since the day I got my MBP, which was at the end of Leopard's life. Includes both DPs and stable releases alike. But I'm probably on the luckier end I reckon.
 
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