Question about upgrading to a dual hard drive mbp

Started Feb 23, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Question about upgrading to a dual hard drive mbp

Are there any issues regarding loading my software on a new drive without cloning? I want to do a fresh install. I have the original Snow Leopard disks. What I want to do is this.

I want to replace the main drive in my 2009 17in mbp with a 120gb ssd for OS and applications only. Then add a drive caddy with a 500gb 7200rpm disk drive for storage and everything but the OS and applications.

I want to start fresh and install everything from scratch. Are there any issues I need to be concerned with? I plan on staying at Snow Leopard unless there are compelling reasons (ssd performance) to upgrade. Applications include Adobe CS5 Premium, Lightroom, Topaz plugins, Canon software (DPP, Picture Styler, Tools etc) and Fusion.

Ben

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