Upgrade to Snow Leopard and Time Machine

Hello. I found this topic in an old topic, but it has been blocked so I couldn't answer. Here is a new.

I have a fairly old MacBook Pro... mid-2007. Provided with Tiger. Upgrade to Leopard in 2010 or more. I want to now upgrade to Snow Leopard and make a complete installation where I have completely clean the existing hard drive.

I did the Time Machine backups for about four years on my external hard drive. When I install Snow Leopard on my MBP, I can just do simple drag and drop the kind of things from my external hard drive on the hard drive of the MBP?

For example, once I've erased the hard disk of the MBP and do a new installation of Snow Leopard, can I then connect my external hard drive, open a certain folder and something like Pages slide window of the HD to the window of the Applications on my MBP?

Thank you!

Drag and Drop could be a problem, because these applications and files will not be usable unless they are properly updated. It would be better to have a clean install of Snow Leopard and then use the Migration Assistant to transfer files from your Time Machine backup. Note that Snow Leopard will ship with the Apple apps so they do not need to be transferred. You can check with 3rd party developers to ensure the compatibility of their software and upgrade options.

It is with the Migration Wizard:

Move your content to a new Mac - Apple Support

This article is useful, but a lot of your time, because he doesn't use Migration Wizard:

OS X: manually the Data Migration from another Mac - Apple Support

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