snow leopard

  1. carrot

    Haswell 10.6.8 Build, looking for audio/boot advice please!

    Hi there, I've just built my first hackintosh and I'm having a few issues with booting and audio. I'm wondering if anyone out there is able to help me out? My build is as follows: Mobo: GA-B85-HD3 CPU: i7-4770 RAM: 32GB DDR3 Dual Channel Graphics: Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 2GB Storage: 120GB...
  2. np112983

    Please help, huge Catalina install fail, stuck with snow leopard now

    Ok, so I had Mojave running, everything worked perfectly. I decided to upgrade to Catalina. I got it working for the most part, except graphics, but during the process of trying to fudge the graphics to work just for display purposes(I have no need for acceleration) I messed something up and...
  3. Applejack

    Getting past 10.6.0 on a Lenovo X220

    I'm trying to install OS X on a Lenovo X220. There are many reports of people having done this, and it's noted as being a very suitable laptop. The example I'm working with is a Sandy Bridge i5-2520M/4Gb mem. It kept kernel panicking with 8Gb, even though Memtest flagged no errors, and...
  4. BlueApple

    Dual socket motherboard for 12 core Snow Leopard 10.6.8

    I've been looking but can't seem to find any info on this. Are there any dual socket motherboards compatible with snow leopard? I know it's old but it's the only OS that I like, and is fully stable with my software. In 2019 the single socket just wouldn't cut it.
  5. LpEmmnl

    Snow Leopard, Update Helper And Updating

    I have a Sandy Bridge notebook and a Snow Leopard disk and no real mac. My issues are that I can't update to the latest version since I need the Update Helper from the guide but I can't download anymore. Also in the past I tried to use the update helper to install 10.6.8 but when restarted I...
  6. Froxt

    Which iBoot to use? My CPU is Intel i5-4460 - Please Help!

    For installing Snow Leopard on my Intel i5-4460 PC, do I use iBoot Haswell 1.01, iBoot 3.3.0, or iBoot Legacy 2.7.2?
  7. CubeHD

    Snow Leopard not showing in iBoot after successful installation

    Hi, I'm new to the Hackintosh scene, and I wanted to install Mac OS on my "old" Laptop, so I bought the Snow Leopard install disk from Apple, since I have no access to a Mac. It' a Medion Akoya P6638: Intel core i3 3120M nVidia geForce GT635M 4GB Ram a Motherboard of which I don't know what it...
  8. witchdoctor11

    Any luck with Optiplex builds? First build attempt.

    I have a the following machines. Been trying to get the 3010 to work but can't get it to boot without an iBoot disc. I have a Snow Leopard disc I used as OS. After installing Multibeast, it still wont boot without disc. It get stuck on the Apple grey screen, the spinning progress never comes up...
  9. N8261D

    Dell Latitude E7440 Intel Core i7-4600U Intel 4400 Graphics

    Hello all, I need help installing macOS on my Dell Latitude E7440. I have the Snow Leopard Install Disk and the iBoot Haswell Disk for the 4th Gen Intel CPU. Can someone walk me through the installation? I checked all the install forums and found nothing. PLEASE HELP!
  10. Coreteks

    Error trying to install Snow Leopard

    Hi, I got this error trying to install Snow Leopard (attached image). The specs are a bit unconventional but they seem to be compatible with the OS, at least from looking at the compatibility charts. I used iBoot legacy CD. Hardware: CPU: Pentium E5200 dual core 2.5GHz with stock cooler...
  11. JpBac

    [Solved] MSI BIOS settings for Snow Leopard installation

    Hi everyone, I've been trying to work my way through the iBoot + MultiBeast installation guide and I've hit a snag at the installation of Snow Leopard. I eject the iBoot Ivy Bridge cd as the guide prompts, insert Snow Leopard, and then hit enter to run OSX. From there I get an apple logo for a...
  12. SydneyB

    Mouse/keyboard don't work on the Installer screen

    Hello, I'm trying to install Snow Leopard using the iBoot Ivy Bridge boot loader and the SL retail disc version 10.6.3. The laptop I'm using is a Dell Latitude e6530. In reading the FAQ, I noticed that it specifically mentioned that laptops using Nvidia Optimus switching graphics wouldn't be...
  13. lapator

    [Solved] Installation of El Capitan on Asus z97-k/usb3.1

    Hello. Its my first time installing MacOS on a PC. I have pretty much experience on Linux and Freebsd and my main OS is FreeBSD. Hardware specs are: M/B: Asus Z97-k/USB3.1 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz GPU: nvidia GeForce GTX 960 RAM: Crucial BalisticX 32G HDD: Samsung SSD 840...


    Hi. My SNOW LEOPARD 10.6.8 system had been working fine since I put it together back in 2011. With the expert assistance of GOING BALD, my Gigabyte UD 7 system was ROCKING...until two weeks ago, when it decided to get stuck during booting up. It goes to the Apple screen, the progress bar starts...
  15. 877

    Ebay usb drives / youtube images legal / allowed?

    As per title, I have seen several high sierra usb sticks on ebay. Also seen a video on youtube which includes a download link to an image to be extracted directly to usb. I myself have already purchased a legit copy of Snow Leopard 10.6.3 DVD, just wondering if the above are a shortcut to...
  16. N8261D

    Can't Install El Capitan from USB using Clover

    Hello All! I was successfully able to install Snow Leopard to get Unibeast and El Capitan. I made the Bootable USB and now I go into Clover and select Boot Mac OS X from USB. When I do that, the screen is black for a bit, then it is just the Apple Logo, and then it goes to the Apple Logo with...
  17. ericvangs14

    Snow Leopard - Computer Could Not Be Verified - Upgrade

    Hello all. I've been on Snow Leopard for many years now. Never upgraded. Now I have to. I want to update to HS. I reformatted the SL drive and fresh install last night. Updated to 10.6.8. Tried to dl Lion from App Store but get, Your device or computer could not be verified. Contact...
  18. N8261D

    Problems Installing OS X El Capitan from USB

    So I was able to install Snow Leopard. Then I downloaded El Capitan from the app store after updating to 10.6.8 or something of the sorts. I tried to just run through the El Cap installer like you would on a typical Mac, but I had no luck. It would go through the deal where you just tell it what...
  19. Sambor

    New SnowLeopard Installation

    Attempting a new installation of Snow Leopard on my Desktop. Following the procedure for SnowLeopard installation, I am able to install SL without any issues. But not able to get it to boot from HardDrive post install. Tried different methods of Bootloaders. No success. Process: 1. iBoot. Ok 2...
  20. N8261D

    Help installing OS X Snow Leopard with retail Disk from Apple

    Hello All, I have downloaded the iBoot, and have also tried iBoot for Ivy Bridge systems, but when I insert the Retail Disk for Snow Leopard, I can run it through iBoot, but ahve to type GraphicsEnabler=No boot flag. Then, and only then, will the gray apple on the white screen show up. HOWEVER...