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Default Simple Software Update Question - 07-25-2009, 09:18 PM


I've spent the last thirty minutes reading different threads about installing OS X on a Mini 10v, and I'm a bit confused.

I was just given a Dell Mini 10v that is running 10.5.6 and it works fine. Is it possible to simply run the Software Update to upgrade the OS to 10.5.7?

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Default 07-25-2009, 10:54 PM

No.. Always use the Combo Update for Leopard Updates. iTunes, iWork etc.. can use the Software updates.

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Default 07-25-2009, 11:33 PM

That's a fair point, although it bears some explanation. There is nothing wrong with using Software Update on a Hackintosh system but the combo updates are more reliable in general.
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Default 07-26-2009, 05:20 AM

It would also depend on the install method used on your 10v, the method we use is pretty good as far as updates go, but other methods are not always as reliable.

Mini 9 | OS X 10.6.7 | NBI 20100616212351| BIOS 05 | 32 GB Runcore | 2 GIGS RAM
10V | OS X 10.6.7 | NBI 20100616212351 |BIOS 06|160 GB|1 GIG RAM| 6 Cell Dell Battery
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