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The Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Pocket Guide by Jeff Carlson - Ginormous knowledge, pocket sized.

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2. Set Up Snow Leopard

Most of the information in this chapter is focused on upgrading to Snow Leopard from Mac OS X versions 10.5 Leopard and 10.4 Tiger. If instead you’ve bought a new Mac with Snow Leopard already installed, skip further into the chapter to “Migrate Your Information” to get data from another Mac or Windows PC, and then “Manage Accounts” to learn important tips for working with your virtual identity within Snow Leopard. I also cover setting up a Boot Camp partition for running Microsoft Windows on your Mac (yes, you heard me correctly; it’s a brave new world!).

Before You Upgrade

To ensure a smooth upgrade experience, and the safety of your existing data, take the following actions before upgrading to Snow ...

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