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OS X 10.4 emulator?

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I have a new MacBook Air running OS X 10.5.6. I also have a Venus Gogo hard drive reader, which I just found out is only compatible with OS X 10.4. I know there's a way to run OS 9 on top of OS X, but is there a program that will allow me to emulate OS X 10.4 in such a way that will allow me to view the contents of the hard drive on the Venus Gogo?
MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
  • Malcolm Rayfield Level 7 Level 7 (28,070 points)
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    Apr 30, 2009 11:19 AM (in response to pbk-g4-17)
    There is no way to run Tiger on a new Mac that came with Leopard. You will have to wait for Leopard compatible software for the reader.
    Mac Pro (Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.5.6), iPhone 3G 2.2.1
  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,550 points)
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    Apr 30, 2009 11:23 AM (in response to pbk-g4-17)
    Hi Taylor's MacBook Air;

    A Mac is not able to run a version of the operating system older then it is. TBOMK there is no such thing as an emulator to give you OS X 10.4 capabilities on a MacBook Air. Even it there was it is doubtful that it would give you the hardware level support you need to run it anyway.

    Allan
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    MacBook Pro, PowerMac G5 Quad. iPhone, Mac OS X (10.5.6), 7800 GT, 6.5 GB RAM, 440 GB, Nikon N80, D70 and D300 Nikon Coolscan 5000ED

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