How To Remove Server Part Of Lion?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by hhaydenn, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. macrumors regular

    Apr 18, 2011
    Ok, so my friend gave me on a usb so I just opened it etc. and now I want to make it so it was before I opened that and it configured. Basically I want (see photo) this, go back to just Mac OS X Lion 10.7

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  2. macrumors newbie

    Jul 25, 2011
    Who cares? It doesn't affect the operation of the computer in any way if you don't use the server app.
  3. macrumors 6502

    Billy Boo Bob

    Jun 6, 2005
    Dark Side Of The Moon
    Actually, Software Update will still think it's Server, but there's an easy way to fix it...

    In System/Library/CoreServices/ there's two files... ServerVersion.plist and SystemVersion.plist... This appears to be where it gets the info for the "About This Mac" dialog, but it also effects what Software Update does... If ServerVersion.plist is present, it will look for updates for Server... If it's not there, then it moves on to SystemVersion.plist and SW Update will then operate on Client OS updates. There's also, IIRC, some changes in System Prefs, too, between the two.

    For the most part I'm sure that there's really no difference on the OS update for either one, though.

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