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An installed OS X can be specific to older models. People that administer Macs professionally call this situation "forked" and no one likes to be "forked" by surprise. Boot the new Mac to the setup assistant (or if you have made an account there already consider making a new test user account and backing up everything on the new mac that you need to save). ...


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It could be something as simple as the MagSafe DC board or it could be the whole logic board. See below: Normally, I wouldn't recommend that a user change out this part as Apple goes out of their way to make a complex assembly, but since you have an oscilloscope on your workbench.... The part is relatively inexpensive as compared to a logic board and I ...


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Quite simply, you purchase a license for OS X by buying a Mac. It is licensed only for Apple hardware. There is no other way to legitimately run it, either natively or in VM. Running it on any other hardware would be against Apple's EULA & would also be off-topic for StackExchange.


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It can't find the kernel files. When you turn on your Mac make sure you pressing and holding the the "Option" key then selecting the USB flash? If you are still having difficulty, then the creation of the USB flash disk didn't go so well. I am assuming that you have a good DMG image of the Snow Leopard DVD. You can't just "copy" or restore the image to ...


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I have a 13" MacBook Pro (late 2011) running OSX 10.9.5. To resolve this issue go to system preferences > Start Up Disk > select Macintosh HD


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If you can't boot to a grey screen after resetting the SMC and then connecting a working charger for 15 minutes, you have a hardware issue. The steps a hardware technician would perform are as follows: Disconnect everything you can from the Mac Try a power on when connected to power. (Observing whether the charge LED goes green or orange is an important ...


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This one is already answered in the other discussion forum: Open SystemPreferences->StartupDisk and choose the SnowLeopard Disk, then restart. Lex


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Well I've finally found an answer: just use a Windows 8 install CD ROM with the standard 'install Windows 7 or later option' selected. Do not install Windows 8.1. It seems the problem is with the latter messing around Boot Camp normal procedures rendering audio and some other components unusable. Where my MBP 13″ mid 2012 wouldn't complete my installation ...


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Turns out to be this known problem https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro-videoissues/



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