Upgrading to Snow Leopard

Upgrading to Snow Leopard

Summary: Two weeks after the release and one update to 10.6.1 later, it was time to upgrade from OS X 10.5 Leopard to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Just how hands-free and painless was this upgrade going to be?


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  • Inserting the disc showed this Finder window, and like any self-respecting tech-head, we clicked "Install" without looking at the instructions.

    (Credit: Chris Duckett/ZDNet.com.au)

  • The choice of which hard disk to install onto was a difficult one, but we pushed ever onward.

    (Credit: Chris Duckett/ZDNet.com.au)

Topics: Apple, Enterprise Software, Operating Systems


Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

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  • What a waste of time

    I bought the upgrade completed it and now my printer doesnt work.

    What a waste of time and money the whole machine seems slower and buggier too.

    Not happy will get a netbook next time