Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion Discussion dedicated to installing and setting up Mac OS X on the Dell Mini 1011

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dikemee dikemee is offline
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Default A few questions - 02-01-2010, 03:42 AM

Hello all,

1.My 10v already has windows 7 installed on it. Do I need to format my HDD before I install OS X?

2. In this guide. Mech drew states you need a 16 GB USB drive for the OS X install disk. My question is I only have a 8 GB flash drive. Why won't an 8 gb drive work in OS X is 7 GB.

Your help is extremely appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
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Default 02-01-2010, 04:48 AM

The 8GB USB Stick is big enough for that, i ve done it like many others with a "small" 8GB Stick.

Enjoy it.

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Default 02-01-2010, 05:49 PM

You'll be fine with the 8gb drive....
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Default 02-01-2010, 06:39 PM

Hi dikemee, and welcome to the Forum!

To answer your first question, if you plan to install OS X, and are following one of Mechdrews guides, you don't have to format the drive yourself first, as it will receive a 'Mac Format' as part of the installation process.

I assume you are going for Snow Leopard, are you?

As your post was OS X specific, I have moved into a more appropriate section, where I am sure you will find a lot of other useful information also... enjoy!

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