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Mac - Snow Leopard vs. Lion

I currently have a 2.5 year old refurbished MacBook.  About three weeks ago I spilled soup on the keyboard.  It turns on fine (after letting it dry out for a week), but the keyboard is still sticky.  We just ordered a replacement part.  (Apple wanted $800 to fix so I don't know if they just want my money or if it's more than the keyboard, I figure it's worth a shot to see if it's fixable).  If for some reason replacing the keyboard doesn't work, I will probably just get a new one.

 

Sorry for the slight ramble.  My question is, is Lion a good OS or should I get a refurbished MacBook with Snow Leopard like I currently have?  I've been reading and Lion doesn't seem to be getting favorable reviews.  Thanks.

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Re: Mac - Snow Leopard vs. Lion

  • DyorkDyork member
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    There have been some flaws with Lion, and I'm not sure how much they've updated since I'm still running Snow Leopard.

    BUT, depending on when you decide to buy a new mac, it may have Mountain Lion on it. Although they haven't set a release date yet, but it's a guess that it will be sometime this summer.

    I guess it depends on what you're running on your mac. I heard Lion had issues with CS5 and so I hesitated upgrading, but with that being said I haven't checked to see if those issues have been fixed or not.

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  • Thank you! When you say CS5, are you referring to Adobe?  I have the CS4 package for Mac.
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  • I use Adobe CS4 on 2 Macs that are running Lion and I have not had any problems.
  • Great, thanks so much!
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  • DyorkDyork member
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    image AntiBride07:
    I use Adobe CS4 on 2 Macs that are running Lion and I have not had any problems.

     

    Ah good to know! Perhaps it's time I upgrade to Lion. That was really the only thing I was worried about.

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  • I've had Lion on my Macbook Pro since August.  I really like it and haven't noticed any issues with it.
  • I hated lion I went back to snow leopard. I found it wasn't compatible with some of my software. Before you switch see if everything you use will work.
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  • I have issues with Lion and staying connected to the wireless. According to google it seems to be a common problem. 

     

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