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iChat for iBook G4

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ThorTheMongoose Calculating status...
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Jun 5, 2013 8:41 PM

I just want the download for this. It accidently deleted it from my computer, and I do not have Time Capsule set up.

So if anyone can help me out, it would be much appreciated!

Thank you for your time! :]

iBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (235,215 points)
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    Jun 5, 2013 8:46 PM (in response to ThorTheMongoose)

    Use Pacifist to extract it from your Mac OS X 10.5 DVD and then run the Mac OS X 10.5.8 combo updater.



  • Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (66,880 points)
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    Jun 7, 2013 2:10 PM (in response to ThorTheMongoose)



    There is a shorter way to Reinstall in OS X 10.5.8

    Stick your Install DVD into the computer.

    Open the Disk in a Finder window.

    Drag the window large enough to see the "Optional Installs" Folder.

    Open this and double click the OptionalInstalls.mpkg


    This will launch the Installer and by default will eventually show you a list of App and Printer options that can be Installed.

    Make sure iChat is the only ticked Item and click the Install button.



    This is likely to be an Install Disk at version OS X 10.5.0 (or plain OS X 10.5)

    This means the iChat version is at a lesser version as well.

    iChat versions need to "Match" the OS Version.

    To do this you need to download and run the COMBO version OS Update

    This will then Update iChat to the correct Update point  (Version 4.0.8)


    Both methods are detailed here



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