View Full Version : How Secure?

norman harris
12-26-2004, 03:09 AM
I have made a safety clone-shared users. The userís manual suggests this is the most secure clone in terms of isolating the source partition from the safety clone. However, won't a corruption of a preference file that happens on the clone be passed back to the source partition? How can I confidently try new software on the clone if damage can be passed back to the preference file of the source?

12-26-2004, 07:00 AM

I do not know the answer to your question, but just wanted to give you a heads-up that Dave might currently be on vacation. I'm sure he'll be checking in occasionally, but the response times may be longer than they usually are.


12-26-2004, 09:38 AM
Hey, Norman.

SuperDuper! is designed to isolate the system, including the system's preferences. It doesn't isolate user preferences, so it doesn't guarantee that those prefs won't be damaged but -- of course -- a regular backup will.

Hope that helps! (And thanks, Jonas, for chipping in -- I am indeed traveling for the next week or so...)