First boot video

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Kelly™, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. Kelly™ macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2008
    I was curious if it was possible to play or trigger the first boot video in leopard?
    I am of course talking about that space flying thing it does when you first turn it on after you get it before it asks you for your language, etc..

    I assume the file is still there and wasn't deleted and am also assuming it can be triggered again without resetting the machine.
    I tried google, but couldn't find any site with information pertaining to "triggering" it, just downloads of the movie or videos of it on youtube.

    Is this possible?

    If not, does anyone know where you can obtain a high resolution version of it?

    Many thanks!

  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn


    Mar 23, 2005

    Note the audio and video are separate as the audio continues after the video is over. The audio is in mp3 as well.

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  3. Kelly™ thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2008
  4. kylevk macrumors newbie

    Jul 20, 2008
    I was in core services, went to Setup Assistant, double clicked, and it wanted me to setup a new internet connection....dead end. What do I do?

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  5. vanmacguy macrumors 6502a

    Aug 13, 2007
    Not where you live.
    You need to Right-click it and select show package contents and then do the same thing with TransitionSection bundle.

  6. appleconvert macrumors newbie

    Aug 8, 2008
    Leopard first boot music video.

    Hi everyone. I work as an Apple tech in New Zealand and pre-configure a lot of iMacs. What I would like to do is to have the user to see the music video for the first time they turn on there computer. I see it when I set it all up for them but I really want them to enjoy it to... Just wondering whether someone knew of a way to do this.

    Much appreciated.

  7. mi986 macrumors member

    Jul 29, 2008
    Victoria, Australia
    First boot video

    does this work with previous versions of mac os x, Panther in particular???

    please help

  8. Kasm279 macrumors newbie

    Nov 4, 2009
    Should work in Panther

    This method should work in Panther because it is a lot like Tiger, where this works too.:D

    EDIT: This DOES NOT work in Panther. Only Leo and Tiger. Also, Panther doesn't even have a firstboot video
  9. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

    Zombie Acorn

    Feb 2, 2009
    Toronto, Ontario
    I find that video more annoying than anything else. Maybe you should leave it off. :p
  10. dejournett macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2008
    You have to delete this file: /var/db/.applesetupdone
    Then they can set it up themselves.. if that helps.
  11. dejournett macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2008
    Sorry for the double post...

    Or, you could just include a shortcut to it on their desktop entitled "Watch Me"

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