1 Reply Latest reply: Dec 8, 2012 12:32 PM by BDAqua
rdavid597 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

i have a macbook pro 17' screen i want to update to the latest osx 10.6 will this work. its around 2008


MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • 1. Re: i have a macbook pro 17" i want to update to the latest osx 10.6
    BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (116,480 points)

    Hi, more info would help us be exact...

     

    At the Apple Icon at top left>About this Mac, report the version of OSX from that window, then click on More Info, then click on Hardware> and report this upto but not including the Serial#...

     

    Hardware Overview:

     

    Model Name: eMac

    Model Identifier: PowerMac6,4

    Processor Name: PowerPC G4 (1.2)

    Processor Speed: 1.42 GHz

    Number Of CPUs: 1

    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB

    Memory: 2 GB

    Bus Speed: 167 MHz

    Boot ROM Version: 4.9.2f1

     

    Snow Leopard/10.6.x Requirements...

     

    General requirements

       * Mac computer with an Intel processor

        * 1GB of memory (I say 4GB at least, more if you can afford it)

        * 5GB of available disk space (I say 30GB at least)

        * DVD drive for installation

        * Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.

        * Some features require Apple’s MobileMe service; fees and terms apply.

     

    Which apps work with Mac OS X 10.6?...

     

    http://snowleopard.wikidot.com/

    It's been pulled from the online store & Apple Stores, so you have to call Apple to buy it, last I heard.

    Buy Snow Leopard > http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC573/mac-os-x-106-snow-leopard

    Call Apple Sales...in the US: 1-800-MY-APPLE. Or Support... 1-800-275-2273

     

    Other countries...

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HE57

     

    After installing 10.6.x...

     

    the big 10.6.8 Combo...

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1399

     

    Repair Permissions afterwords, reboot.