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reinstall snow leopard? 2008 iMac?

255 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 24, 2012 3:53 PM by msg362 RSS
msg362 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Nov 24, 2012 7:16 AM

I've installed Mountain Lion on a dual core 2.8 GHz early 2008 iMac ( 4 GB RAM). I use Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. I Know I should have 8GB RAM for it but i do not (I've been waiting since June for the 2012  iMac but since I live in Thailand and we are very low in the food chain I don't expect one now before June 2013!!!!)

Since installing ML, everything is a problem, Finder keeps crashing and PPCS6 is a nughtmare, it ws far better with SL.

My question is: Can I reinstall SL ( I have the original disc) ,update it without a problem and so remove ML or will everything go pear shaped?

Advice welcome.

  • QuickTimeKirk Level 8 Level 8 (47,350 points)
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    Nov 24, 2012 7:40 AM (in response to msg362)

    Why not buy a cheap external drive, format it using Disk Utility and install Snow Leopard and Premiere on it?

    To boot from the Snow Leopard drive just hold down the option key while starting the machine and switch start up drives.

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