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NieshaOh_SoPweedie Calculating status...
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Jan 17, 2013 1:11 PM

I have a Mac 10.4.11 and i have tired and tired to update it but it doesnt update all my applications are missing i cant get to system perfernces are anything like that.. and time i try to download anything my mac it doesnt work nor does it open .. please help me

iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.1)
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,805 points)
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    Jan 17, 2013 5:43 PM (in response to NieshaOh_SoPweedie)

    Hello,

     

    Could be many things, we should start with this...

     

    "Try Disk Utility

     

    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Disk Utility from the Installer menu at top of the screen. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)

    *Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Disk Utility.*

    3. Click the First Aid tab.

    4. Select your Mac OS X volume.

    5. Click Repair Disk, (not Repair Permissions). Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk."

     

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214

     

    Then try a Safe Boot, (holding Shift key down at bootup), run Disk Utility in Applications>Utilities, then highlight your drive, click on Repair Permissions, reboot when it completes.

     

    (Safe boot may stay on the gray radian for a long time, let it go, it's trying to repair the Hard Drive.)

     

    If perchance you can't find your install Disc, at least try it from the Safe Boot part onward.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,805 points)
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    Jan 19, 2013 9:45 AM (in response to NieshaOh_SoPweedie)

    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/

     

    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

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,805 points)
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    Jan 19, 2013 1:25 PM (in response to NieshaOh_SoPweedie)

    Amazon will work fine, one installed you can update for free to 10.6.8, but upgrades to the second number are always paid.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,805 points)
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    Jan 19, 2013 1:32 PM (in response to NieshaOh_SoPweedie)

    OK, good luck!

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