1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 8, 2013 1:59 PM by BDAqua
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My sisters MacBook (Late 2006) HDD has failed. I have a spare drive that I would like to install OS X onto to replace the failed drive. Whats the best way to do this and which version of OS is best to install for this model MacBook?


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Reply by BDAqua on Jun 8, 2013 1:59 PM Helpful

Hello, it'd be best to use the Original Install Disc while booting the MacBook from it, but a Retail 10.6 Install Disc may work...

 

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

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