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Hello.
I have a few questions before i will update from 10.8.5 to Mavericks.

I want to ask, can i only Update Mac without loosing data? Without Unibeast.
Have i install after update Multibeast and drivers?

Now, i have fully working Mac and i am afraid of update because i spend almost 3 days to make Mountain Lion fully works.

Thanks :)

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Hello.
I have a few questions before i will update from 10.8.5 to Mavericks.

I want to ask, can i only Update Mac without loosing data? Without Unibeast.
Have i install after update Multibeast and drivers?

Now, i have fully working Mac and i am afraid of update because i spend almost 3 days to make Mountain Lion fully works.

Thanks :)

My PC:

Intel DH67BL
8GB RAM
AMD Radeon R9 280x


Welcome to the forum,

I would advise using cloning software such as CCC or SuperDuper to clone your existing installation onto a second HDD/SSD and then remember to apply the boot loader from MultiBeast to let you boot it (the original Boot loader is NOT copied over)
http://www.tonymacx86.com/173-backup-solutions-your-mac-customac.html

Us the 10.9 guide and apply the Mavericks upgrade to the cloned drive (disconnect your existing drive first) if all goes well then you have a second spare drive to use each time you need to perform an update. If anything goes wrong then you have a working drive/installation to fall back on.
http://www.tonymacx86.com/374-unibeast-install-os-x-mavericks-any-supported-intel-based-pc.html

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Welcome to the forum,

I would advise using cloning software such as CCC or SuperDuper to clone your existing installation onto a second HDD/SSD and then remember to apply the boot loader from MultiBeast to let you boot it (the original Boot loader is NOT copied over)
http://www.tonymacx86.com/173-backup-solutions-your-mac-customac.html

Us the 10.9 guide and apply the Mavericks upgrade to the cloned drive (disconnect your existing drive first) if all goes well then you have a second spare drive to use each time you need to perform an update. If anything goes wrong then you have a working drive/installation to fall back on.
http://www.tonymacx86.com/374-unibeast-install-os-x-mavericks-any-supported-intel-based-pc.html

Adrian B

Thanks :) But can i update it without Unibeast and without losing already installed apps like xCode and others?
 
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Thanks :) But can i update it without Unibeast and without losing already installed apps like xCode and others?

You need to create a UniBeast drive and you can then install Mavericks over either your original installation or a cloned installation. All existing apps and work/settings will remain if your Mavericks update works according to your planning.

You need to understand that on a genuine Mac some things are different and we cannot replicate these on PC hardware. There are some differences and updating is more prone to problems on PC hardware than on Apple hardware. Having said that it is common sense to backup all important data and everyone does this anyway.

As long as you take reasonable precautions you will find that even if the worst case scenario happens to you, if you have a back up plan ready to go then you are covered.

The first Mavericks update install that I did was with a working cloned drive - that update failed twice before I had a successful working installation. I have done many successful test upgrades from 10.8.3, 10.8.4 & 10.8.5 since.

Good Luck

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You need to create a UniBeast drive and you can then install Mavericks over either your original installation or a cloned installation. All existing apps and work/settings will remain if your Mavericks update works according to your planning.

You need to understand that on a genuine Mac some things are different and we cannot replicate these on PC hardware. There are some differences and updating is more prone to problems on PC hardware than on Apple hardware. Having said that it is common sense to backup all important data and everyone does this anyway.

As long as you take reasonable precautions you will find that even if the worst case scenario happens to you, if you have a back up plan ready to go then you are covered.

The first Mavericks update install that I did was with a working cloned drive - that update failed twice before I had a successful working installation. I have done many successful test upgrades from 10.8.3, 10.8.4 & 10.8.5 since.

Good Luck

Adrian B

Thank you very much :) you answered all of my questions :) Thanks :)
 
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