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Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is the seventh major release of the Mac OS X

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I have a password problem with my iMac OSX 2007 desktop

I just recently bought a iMac OSX 2007 desktop from someone online. She does not have the password. It is password protected and I’ve been trying to figure out how to do a factory reset to reset the ...
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Cannot access IMac OS (2009 X Snow Leopard) from Window 7 Bootcamp Control Panel or option key

I'm currently using an Imac 2009 running (Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.6) and I wish to switch from my Windows 7 to my Mac OS and make that the default OS. Using the option key does not work. Bootcamp ...
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2008 iMac rebooting every 15 seconds

I have a problem with my early 2008 iMac (2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, 24-inch, model A1225) that is intriguing me. The HD had stopped working for some time, which resulted in the lost of all my files. On this ...
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Reinstalation of Snow Leopard got stuck [closed]

I would like to ask if you can help me with my problem. My IMac got stuck so i tried to reinstall the operation system. However it got stuck and IMac is not responding at all only thing I can do is to ...
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Run OS X 10.6 virtual machine on macOS 11 with UTM

How do I configure the app UTM with Mac OS X Snow Leopard as a guest operating system? Here is what I have: macOS 11.6 Running on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) UTM 2.2.4 (36) Mac OS X ...
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How to fix SSL/HTTPS issues on my Mac Pro 1,1 running Snow Leopard 10.6.8?

I have an old Mac Pro 1,1 (from 2006) that I am trying to make usable again. I can't access most websites, download updates, or do anything else that might require HTTP requests because (I'm assuming) ...
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Does High Sierra's firmware update preserve legacy osx booting capabilities?

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro with a 10.6.8 and 10.11.6 partitions and want to add a 3rd one for 10.15 (via dosdude patcher) but need to update the firmware to support the APFS file system first. I need ...
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Running 2 OS X’s Simultaneously on the Same Partition?

I don’t know if this is the right thread section for this question but what I’m trying to do is something similar to Parallels but running 2 independent OS X platforms on the same partition. I want to ...
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What is the difference between /Library/QuickTime/ and /Library/Components/

In legacy versions of OS X (e.g. Snow Leopard), QuickTime supported third-party video components. For example, it was possible to play files encoded with the UT Video codec by copying the third-party ...
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Run OS X 10.6 virtual machine on macOS 10.15 with VirtualBox

I am struggling to create a Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) virtual machine on macOS 10.15 (Catalina). How can I use Snow Leopard in VirtualBox on macOS Catalina? Here is what I have: macOS 10.15.7 (...
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MacBook sky-blue screen login

I have a E2008 black MacBook 4.1 (core2duo, GMA x3100) When I boot osx 10.6 or 10.7 it will show a light blue screen at Login (as if the display was a second monitor). It's possible to go further by ...
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Is there a way to make a 2009 MacBook (A1342) boot from USB?

I have a 2009 MacBook which I'm trying to factory reset/re-install. I have a USB bootdisk but sadly holding option to boot from USB doesn't work - I don't believe these models support it (A1342). It ...
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Macbook Pro 2006 Snow Leopard Screen Problem

After changing my broken screen, i setup 10.6.8 to my macbook. But screen divided 4 part, what can be solution,? please help me. this is how its looking
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Install Snow Leopard 10.6.3 on 2010 Mac Pro

I am trying to install Snow Leopard 10.6.3 on a 2010 Mac Pro Quad Core Intel but on a secondary drive that is a solid state drive. My Mac Pro is only upgradable to El Capitan which I am running now on ...
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How to create a bootable OS X Snow Leopard USB drive?

How can I achieve this from either macOS Catalina or Windows 10? I can't seem to find a guide online. I've downloaded Mac OS X Snow Leopard Install DVD from the Internet Archive. Keep in mind that ...
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How to reinstall Mac OS Snow Leopard from Grub

I tried install Ubuntu on the internal hard drive of my iMac and now want my iMac running Snow Leopard again I can acquire a Snow Leopard ISO and burn it on to a CD through using my laptop. I don't ...
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Can't use copied Snow Leopard installer; get error "You can’t use this version of the application “Install Mac OS X” with this version of macOS"

Trying to get my iMac 2010 running 10.13.6 High Sierra ready for resale. Want to give next user a copy of the Snow Leopard installation DVD because I borrowed it, it's not mine. Burning to 16GB USB ...
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2006 iMac5,1 Upgrade from 10.6.8 to a faster OS

I have an iMac 2006 5,1 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo to which I have changed the RAM to 4gb. I want to upgrade the OS of 10.6.8 to a better OS, not sure which system. Ideally i would be able to watch films etc ...
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Install MacOS (Snow Leopard) on a clean hard drive, from windows pc, from iso or whatever else

Problem: A friend have a MacOS computer. The hard disk inside started ticking (probably stuck heads). Hard disk was unusable. He bought an empty hard disk but when he replaced it, it was giving a ...
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Wi-Fi: no hardware installed [duplicate]

WiFi on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010) has stopped working. When I click the WiFi button I see the message "Wi-Fi: no hardware installed" I have attempted many things, including other questions ...
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A simple way to replace date created with last opened date? [duplicate]

I have a huge number of files that were copied into an old OS X 10.6 server. Problem is there are a large number that came over with a time last opened but no create or modified dates. Is there a ...
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Can’t Install Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard on 2007 iMac

A while ago, I upgraded the processor and RAM on my mid-2007 iMac so I could install macOS High Sierra. It now has an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9500 and 6 GB of RAM. Both the hardware and software ...
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Old MacBooks no longer boot Snow Leopard

I have several old MacBook (MacBook2,1 units, from 2006) that have been running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard just fine, and been in use to teach a robotics class. I know we used them in December, but a ...
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Snow Leopard Clean Install

I have an iMac from 2010 and the Snow Leopard DVD and I am trying to do a clean install of Snow Leopard on it. Then, if I use the Install Snow Leopard option from the DVD, when it restarts it hangs on ...
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Where do I get the correct Boot Camp Support Software for my machine?

I have an old Macbook running Snow Leopard. I have used Boot Camp (3.0) to install Windows 7. I understand that after installing Windows I need to install the Boot Camp Support Software. Before ...
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Setting up an "Old" MacBook in an "Old" way

What I want: A MacBook or MacBook pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 with Windows XP (or 7) in Bootcamp. (Just like I used to have.. which was fine!!) What I have: A 13", Late 2009 MacBook (...
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Mac Os "cannot be installed on this computer"

So I got a second hand macbook(A1342, mid-2010) and I need to install mac os on it so I can upgrade the firmware(it had cloud ready installed on it) so I downloaded a snow leopard dmg file(it said for ...
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How to recover unbootable Boot Camp partition

I have been using a 2008 MacBook Air, dual booted with OSX Snow Leopard and 32 bit Windows 8.1 for the past couple of years. It has been reliably booting using Refind and I have been mainly using ...
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Will updating macOS from SL to El-Cap cause problems after disabling discrete GPU permanently from EFI (EFI mod and resistor removal)?

Currently on Macbook Pro 2011 17" 10.6.8 which was resurrected using the resistor-removal mod from "Realmacmods" as well as their EFI script. Would like to upgrade to El Capitan. Will i run into ...
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Booting multiple OSes on Mac Mini

I just got a 2012 MacMini, and it happens to be running Mojave. I'd like to easily boot into multiple OSes and have an SSD I can install into the Mac. Before I make a huge mistake and waste a lot of ...
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Stuck on Apple Logo while trying to install Snow Leopard on MacBook Pro

I purchased a used MBP (without a hard drive). See model details/specs below. I am trying to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard (Version 10.6.3). I have successfully done this using the same process on two ...
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Mac hangs after Snow Leopard installation

I have a white 2007 MacBook, 2.16 GHz, 3GB RAM. It was happily running OS X.6.1 for a while but a friend borrowed it and left a lot of rubbish on it, so thought I'd reinstall Snow Leopard and then up ...
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Reboot and Reinstall OSx Lion with Snow Leopard currently installed on my Mac

I have Snow Leopard installed and only have the original disk of Lion that came with the Mini Mac. The Mac won't boot and stalls during the reboot phase. Obviously I don't have a recovery partition ...
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OS X Snow Leopard won't boot into Recovery mode, need to reset admin password

My Mac Pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 won't boot into Recovery or Internet mode. I want to reset the password for the admin account as I have forgotten it for all users. I also would like ...
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C++11 on Snow Leopard 10.6.8

I'm trying to install C++11 on 10.6.8, following this macports guide Unfortunatley the guide fails when I get to step 7: Rebuild cctools and ld64 to use the newer version of llvm: sudo port -v -n ...
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How do you fix an Apple Hardware Test (AHT) configuration?

I have two MacBookPros on which I run 10.6.8. One has a Core i5 (MacBookPro6,1), the other a Core i7 (MacBookPro8,3). I move the SSD from one to other as occasion or whim demands. On the Core i5, AHT ...
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I am trying to clone a 2TB drive that has mac os x 10.6.8 onto a smaller drive but dont know what I am doing

I have a Mac Pro that I cant install an OS onto at the moment because I do not have snow leopard. I do have a bootable 2TB Western Digital drive that comes from an identical Mac Pro that has 10.6.8 ...
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Mac Pro install disk keeps ejecting itself

I am not that savvy with Macintosh computers so I can't figure out why the install disk keeps ejecting when I attempt to boot from disk by holding down the "C" button or the option button. It is not ...
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Is it possible to perform a factory reset on an old Apple iMac (OS X Snow Leopard) without a disk

My mum's got an old Apple iMac from ca. 2009 which after 10 years is pretty much for it. I'd like to wipe the computer to get rid of any personal data before we get rid of it. Just in case. As an ...
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what is the Update from iMac OS X 10.6.8 [duplicate]

When I go into my Apple Software Updates on my OS X 10.6.8 computer to update to OS X 10.9, the computer tells me that I do not have any new updates. How can I upgrade to OS X 10.9 if it does not ...
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USB not recognized after installing OS X Snow Leopard on it

A while back, I tried installing OS X Snow Leopard on a USB Thumb Drive (64GB) in order to see whether it could run on a Mac with a broken HD. It worked, but was obviously incredibly slow (I didn't ...
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Make old snow Leopard MacBook safer

I have an old MacBook running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. Specs are 2.4 GHz Intel Core Duo, 2GB RAM. I bought it for my gf (now wife) around 2008 and we have not used it in the last couple of years. The OS ...
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10.6.8 Update Combo Failed Unknown Error

I recently received an old iMac 27" aluminum unibody core 2 duo (EMC 2309: 2009 model) that was having troubles with the graphics card after High Sierra installation. I was looking to set it up as a ...
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Late-2011 MacBook Pro’s and Snow Leopard [duplicate]

Has any member here performed a software downgrade from the pre-installed Lion 10.7.2 to Snow leopard 10.6.8 on any late-2011 MacBook Pro (any size) and if it was successful or failed and what you ...
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File sharing from OSX 10.6.8 to OS 9.2.2

For several years I have updated my server on OS 9.2.2 using file sharing from OSX 10.5.8. Today I tried to update a file from another Mac with OSX 10.6.8. It mounts the OS 9 volume as usual and I can ...
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Can I install macOS 10.6.8 on a mid-2011 MacBook Air?

Can I install macOS 10.6.8, Snow Leopard, to a mid-2011 MacBook Air that came preloaded with macOS 10.7.0, Lion, like the MacBook Pros can? Or even a mid-2012 MacBook Air that came with 10.7.4 to ...
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Used Air (2010) without OS - how can I get up and running?

I've picked up a used 2010 Macbook Air. The previous owner seems to have wiped OS X leaving me with only the 'OS X Utilities' application available. I can't use the install option as I receive the '...
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Which path to upgrade from Mac OS X 10.6 (10A432)?

In my "old" Mac mini I substituted the HDD with an SDD and added more RAM. I reinstalled Mac OS from the only CD I actually have, version 10.6 (I think it's Snow Leopard, has a version code '10A432'. ...
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My Mac repeatedly beeps three times on startup. What does this mean?

When I try to boot my Mac I get nothing but strange beeps. They beep as follows: BEEP BEEP BEEP [3 second pause] BEEP BEEP BEEP [3 second pause] and it continues until I power off. So far, I have: ...
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No Reboot on MacPro using a new Samsung 860 EVO SSD

From the standard hard disk I can start, restart, and shutdown with no issues. From the new Samsung EVO 860 I can start and shutdown, but I can NOT restart. It freezes with a black screen. If I remove ...
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