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Enable USB in Safe Mode?

1843 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 21, 2009 1:33 PM by K T RSS
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I was a victim of the 10.6.2 update which left me waiting on a crossed out circle on boot. I can get into Safe Mode but I only have a DMG of my Snow Leopard CD cause I'm on the road and the original is at home. Can anyone tell me how to turn USB on in Safe Mode so I can burn this to my thumb drive to reinstall SL?

Thank you
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • K T Level 7 Level 7 (23,215 points)
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    Nov 21, 2009 1:33 PM (in response to truthstar)
    Hi truthstar & welcome to discussions.

    I believe that's essentially a unapproved approach that is 'conversation restricted' around here, sorry.

    Did you update via Software Update or did you download the combo? If you used Software Update, get the Combo updater instead and re-apply:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/DL959

    Also, try resetting some of the hardware involved (PRAM~NVRAM). See this Apple KB for details, etc.:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379

    Can't hurt to try, and apparently this has helped others recently.

    Failing that, take it to an Apple Store and ask staff there for assistance.
    Intel iMac [10•6•2], OLED Pano

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