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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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Leopard dock in Mojave

is there anyway to get the leopard dock to mojave without cdock. I have the dock. app from leopard system folder but I know replacing it does not work. Any of you know what code I need to modify to ...
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How to access Photos library from Monterey on OS X 10.6.8?

I have a bunch of videos saved in Photos which was running on a OS Monterey 12.6.6. I have an older MacBook that is running 10.6.8. It has iPhoto but that does not recognize the Photos library. What ...
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Having trouble setting up used iMac, Mac OS X Start Disk won't eject

I just got an iMac from a friend and tried starting it up on the Mac OS X Start Disk. But following the instruction to install Snow Leopard, I can't install it onto Macintosh HD (which is the only ...
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How to install Windows 7 (and beyond) onto a mid-2010 Mac mini with Mac OS X Snow Leopard without Boot Camp or an optical (DVD) drive

This problem is very similar to How to install Windows 10 into a 2011 iMac without using the Boot Camp Assistant, an optical (DVD) drive or third party tools? - Ask Different, with the following ...
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I would like to prompt Mac OS X 10.6.8 to download Rosetta by running a dedicated PPC application

Does anyone know where I can download a dedicated PPC application to try? I would like to find one to attempt to run in my install of OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard so it will either prompt me to install ...
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Installing Homebrew on Snow Leopard (10.6.8)? (-Curl is outdated.) [duplicate]

I'm using a machine that needs to remain at OS X 10.6.8 for the time being. Trying to install Homebrew: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install....
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Issues booting into OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)

My dad recently "gifted" me a very old iMac (device model: A1311) running software version Mac OS X 10.6.8, better known as Snow Leopard. Before repurposing it for God knows what, he asked ...
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Crash while (trying) installing Snow Leopard

I wanted to upgrade my old Mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro with a 500GB drive I salvaged from a slightly newer ASUS laptop with a dead GPU, and also wanted to make a sort-of downgrade (from High Sierra) ...
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How can I create a Snow Leopard upto El Captain OSX live USB flash drive? [duplicate]

I want to create a USB flash drive with an installed copy of Snow Leopard upto El Captain , so I can run any MacOS version from Snow Leopard up to El Captain directly from a USB flash drive(similar to ...
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Cliffhanger while attempting to setup Snow Leopard in Fusion

I'm following the instructions in this article, "Installing Snow Leopard in VMware Fusion", to create a Snow Leopard virtual machine. I downloaded the ISO from https://archive.org/details/...
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Safari on my 2007 iMac running snow leopard gives me an error that it can’t establish a secure connection to the server (XXXX.com) [duplicate]

I have a 2007 iMac and was recently formatted to give to a friend. It was working perfectly before this and always updated as far as it could go. When formatted I installed snow leopard. When ...
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Why does an old, personal MacBook suddenly want MDM credentials on re-install?

Resetting an old MacBook Pro - really old - it originally came with Snow Leopard. Using a USB based Mojave installer, which I have used before and is the last thing that stably runs on this box. On ...
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No main picture in Preview bundled with Snow Leopard Server ...running in Parallels in Big Sur

With aid from Parallels support I have Snow Leopard Server running well in Parallels on my Mac Book Pro running Big Sur , ( intel) . The version of PREVIEW evidently bundled with the SL server has a ...
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Trying to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard, stuck on the Apple logo

This is a weird goofy story or something. I'm trying to install Snow Leopard so I can upgrade it to Mavericks, to anyone asking; it's for nostalgia as I used to use it all the time. But this crappy ...
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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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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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