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HEB
Mar 2, 2011, 06:36 PM
I've installed + partitioned OS X Lion, but I want all my applications to work again...so how do i go back to SL? i don't care if i have to end up deleting Lion



simsaladimbamba
Mar 2, 2011, 06:43 PM
If you have partitioned your internal HDD, if that is what you mean with "installed + partitioned OS X Lion" and installed Lion onto the second partition and leaving Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard intact, you can just boot back via holding down the OPTION key during startup or using System Preferences > Startup Disk and selecting the SL partition. Then you can use Disk Utility to remove the Lion partition and finished your are.
Or have you installed Lion over SL, onto the same partition as SL?
Then:
Short version: Clean Install of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (http://guides.macrumors.com/Clean_Install_of_OS_X_10.6_Snow_Leopard)
Long version: Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard: How to Erase and Install (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3910)

HEB
Mar 2, 2011, 07:05 PM
If you have partitioned your internal HDD, if that is what you mean with "installed + partitioned OS X Lion" and installed Lion onto the second partition and leaving Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard intact, you can just boot back via holding down the OPTION key during startup or using System Preferences > Startup Disk and selecting the SL partition. Then you can use Disk Utility to remove the Lion partition and finished your are.
Or have you installed Lion over SL, onto the same partition as SL?
Then:
Short version: Clean Install of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (http://guides.macrumors.com/Clean_Install_of_OS_X_10.6_Snow_Leopard)
Long version: Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard: How to Erase and Install (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3910)

Nope, you guessed correctly the first time. I have 2 partitions. Well THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I thought i had to reinstall every program and buy the SL disc! YOU ARE A SAVIOR, just saying. All i needed was sys pref>startup disk.

You are awesome! thanks! :D

simsaladimbamba
Mar 2, 2011, 07:06 PM
You are awesome! thanks! :D

Come again please? :)

Anyway, maybe this can help you learn more about Mac OS X: Helpful Information for Any Mac User (http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=9848667&postcount=6) by GGJstudios (http://forums.macrumors.com/member.php?u=186377)

HEB
Mar 2, 2011, 07:10 PM
Come again please? :)

Anyway, maybe this can help you learn more about Mac OS X: Helpful Information for Any Mac User (http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=9848667&postcount=6) by GGJstudios (http://forums.macrumors.com/member.php?u=186377)

Well, I'm a real Mac geek, idk how i didn't know how to do this. I guess i never really messed around with disk utility before. But thanks anyway! And thanks again!