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Default Newbie's Guide to 10.5.7 - 05-13-2009, 02:04 PM

I saw several requests for a detailed guide. I copied most of this from Conq's excellent guide but I added more detailed notes.
I made sure to have DellEFI 1.2a5 in my Utilities folder.
Run Software Update, install 10.5.7.
Let it reboot twice, which is normal for Mac system updates. Let it go to the gray screen with the sad gray apple & spinning wheel of death, after a few seconds it will reboot itself. Watch for this second reboot and press any key when prompted, then enter -x to boot in Safe Mode.
After in Safe Mode run DellEFI 1.2a5.
Select Custom Installation and uncheck everything except Reinstall Dell mini 9 Extensions.
Reinstall the Mini 9 Extensions.
Run Software Update again, you may now get a Safari update.
That worked for me, I'm on 10.5.7.

Mini 9 with 64GB Runcore SSHD, 2GB RAM, OS X 10.6.8 (BIOS A05)
& Windows 7 (with VirtualBox)
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