snow leopard

  1. Carl Jón Denbow

    MacBook Air Late 2010, with Snow Leopard & WinXP Bootcamp, upgrade possibilities

    I've just installed snow leopard on a Late 2010 MBA with 4 gig RAM. I did this so that I could install WinXP in Bootcamp. Now my question: what's the newest OS that I can update to that will preserve my WinXP bootcamp? Thanks for any information you can provide. -- Carl
  2. Princess Cake

    10.6.8 Snow Leopard about to lose YouTube access...

    Right now on Snow Leopard (yes, some of us still use it) there is one viable web browser- Arctic-Fox https://github.com/wicknix/Arctic-Fox/wiki and YouTube is now starting to warn people using it that it'll soon no longer be supported. Now, I don't know about you all but losing YouTube really...
  3. H

    Resolved Screen Turns Off After Boot Screen

    Hi, I just bought a Mac Pro 5.1. Single Processor Xeon 2.8 Ghz and ATI Radeon HD 5770. The computer came with Snow Leopard installed so my next step was to begin the upgrade process to at least High Sierra until I buy a Metal compatible GPU. The problem I came up with was that I foolishly...
  4. trifle

    imac 6,1 and OSX 10.11

    Hardware: iMac 6,1 24", A1200, manufactured after 23-Jan-2007 2.1 GHz Core2 Duo T7300 Nvidia GeForce 7300GT Hardware upgrades: Cloned 250 GB disk to 640 GB disk (using Linux dd) Upgraded memory to 2x2GB PC5300 DDR2 RAM Software upgrades: OSX 10.6.2 -> 10.6.8 Reading...
  5. B S Magnet

    SnowChecker: a Snow Leopard Compatibility Checker

    In lieu of a wiki thread on here for applications and peripherals which are known to be compatible for Snow Leopard (i.e., having a "The Snow Leopard Thread”), I have found a wiki elsewhere (and a companion utility which checks the table of that wiki) which affords one with a means to check...
  6. F

    Mac OS X Cannot Be Installed On This Computer - Snow Leopard

    Hello, I currently have an 27" Mid-2010 iMac i5 2.8 with a 1TB HDD installed. The problem is, it has Snow Leopard installed and it doesn't have a recovery drive for me like OS X nowadays does to easily erase your HDD and reinstall Mac OS X. But with Snow Leopard, you were unable to do that...
  7. G

    'No Access' issue booting from external drive.

    Hi there! I have a 13" 2017 macbook pro, running High Sierra. I'm trying to boot a cloned Snow Leopard OS (Carbon Copy Cloner backup) from an external drive, but keep getting the 'Prohibited' / 'No Access' icon (see attached image) after I choose the drive in Startup Manager. I've tried this...
  8. V

    MBP 5,5 Owner Dilemma

    Hey guys, I am hoping for some advise as I am in a bit of a predicament. I currently own a MacBook Pro with following specs: Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,5 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.26 GHz Memory: 8 GB Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz Capacity: 240.06 GB (SSD Drive) System...
  9. M

    Mac Pro 1,1 + HD5770 (bonus: HD7950 in 1,1 ... Power supply?

    Hi there, So here's the situation: I've got a Sapphire HD7950 that I pulled out of my MP 5,1. I intended to drop it into my older machine, a 1,1 running Snow Leopard that I use for media, but it seems the 7950 is just out of compatibility with the 1,1 tower - it runs, but I can only get 800x600...
  10. 6

    how to install 64-bit windows on old mac?

    macbook 2,1 (mid-2007) core 2 duo 4GB ram snow leopard windows 7 64_bit (i hope to install) according to apple, the mac only takes 32 bit officially. i hear there are unofficial ways to go 64? i don't want to delete snow leopard, though. i'm in the same boat as this poster here, and the answer...
  11. A

    MacBook Pro failure or SSD failure?

    Hi, The other day I upgraded my MacBook Pro 2011 (with an SSD) from Yosemite to High Sierra, it rendered it unusable. I attempted to do a clean install but it kept falling or stopping. I've now reinstalled Snow Leopard from the DVD that came with the MacBook (this took 17hrs). Again it's...
  12. E

    Grey screen with external DVD drive

    Hello Everyone, I want to sell my Mac Book Pro 7,1 (Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz). To this end, I want to wipe it up and perform a clean OS X 10.6.8 install. I have the original Snow Leppy DVD, which I know is fine because I've tested it on another rig. Now this Mac Book Pro has been souped up with...
  13. fhturner

    Follow-up: TRIM supported SSDs in Snow Leopard RAID1?

    So as not to muddy the New BootROM 138.0.0.0.0... thread w/ more of this offshoot, I hoped I might solicit some advice about this TRIM issue in a new thread. Basically, I have a pair of SSUBX 512GB blades in a RAID1 mirror in a server. The read speed after the firmware update (and using Slots 2...
  14. W

    Help with Snow Leopard on Mac Mini Server 2010

    Hi I'm looking to buy a Mac Mini Server from 2010 and was wondering how (and if) I can install and run Snow Leopard on it. I have a Mac Pro tower running snow leopard, can I use this to downgrade the mini if it's running a higher OS, as it has no drive? I'm still using Macromedia Freehand...
  15. MrAjarix

    Graphics card for OS X Snow Leopard

    Hey guys, I had another thread going on a GPU replacement however I wanted to ask a slightly different question here. Since OS X Snow Leopard is the last OS to have Rosetta (enabling me to use many PowerPC application(s) and providing nostalgia), I would like to dual boot with El Capitan (latest...
  16. wicknix

    Arctic Fox web browser for 10.6 (32 & 64-bit)

    Prebuilt binaries available for: 10.6 & up 32-bit Intel, 10.6 & up 64-bit Intel, and 32-bit PowerPC Linux. You can download Arctic Fox browser here, along with some add-ons and themes. https://github.com/wicknix/Arctic-Fox/wiki/Downloads Source available here...
  17. Ing_M

    Install dual boot OSX (10.6.8 and 10.11.6) from two different Time Machines on MBP Mid 2015?

    After spending a couple of nights reading and trying out different suggestions, I'm hoping someone with more experience could help me shine a light on this please (This forum has been great helping me on the way but I have to admit I'm stuck now!) I bought a new MBP 11,5 (Retina, 15 inch, Mid...
  18. nitro912gr

    Returning a macbook to OSX 10.6

    Hello and sorry if this is not the right place to ask, but I'm not sure where to post this. I have a unibody white macbook (late 2009) which unfortunately is at the end of its life, both in support and from a usage point of view. I have it for very rare occasions that I need to do small changes...
  19. baryon

    Fired up a 10 year old Mac Mini and was surprised

    My MacBook Pro is being repaired (because the battery needs replacing and it's glued in, making it very difficult to replace) and I had to dig an old Mac Mini out of the closet to continue working. The machine is from 2007 I believe, Core 2 Duo with 2GB or RAM, running Snow Leopard. It's been...
  20. andreisthename

    Which browser to use with MacOS Snow Leopard?

    Hello everyone, in your opinion what’s the best browser to use on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard? I know its outdated and not many browsers support it, however I’m being “forced” to downgrade because my university uses a proprietary PowerPC based app for brain imaging and because of that I need rosetta...