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Currently Being ModeratedJul 7, 2013 5:43 PM (in response to nightowl1953)
Choose About this Mac from the Apple menu, check that it has an Intel CPU and at least 1GB of RAM, and buy a Mac OS X 10.6 DVD from the online Apple Store.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 7, 2013 5:52 PM (in response to Niel)
Hello, Can the ram be changed i this unit. It is a mac mini. Or is it a sealed unit. Only has 512mb of ram
Currently Being ModeratedJul 8, 2013 10:41 AM (in response to nightowl1953)
We need to know which Mini...
At the Apple Icon at top left>About this Mac.
Then click on More Info>Hardware and report this upto but not including the Serial#...
Machine Name: Mac mini
Machine Model: PowerMac10,1
CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.2)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 1.42 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 512 MB
Bus Speed: 167 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 4.8.9f1
The above Mini can go no higher than 10.5.8, but can hold 1GB of RAM.