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Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,054
Posted By michaelcly
CAUTION on downloading Flash player 13

The latest flash plug in, 13, will crash your mini 9 when it attempts to play a flash video. Wait until Adobe sorts it out before you upgrade. They're aware of the problem.

Meanwhile if you...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 01-06-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,408
Posted By michaelcly
Yes, and more. There will be an additional...

Yes, and more. There will be an additional preference panel under "Other"
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 01-02-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,450
Posted By michaelcly
Sounds like it's time to upgrade to Snow Leopard....

Sounds like it's time to upgrade to Snow Leopard. You may be able to roll back flash to a version that works with 10.5.8. I'm not sure what that has to do with your graphics processor though.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 01-02-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,632
Posted By michaelcly
You will want to check out these two threads: ...

You will want to check out these two threads:
http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-9-os-x-discussion/26776-easy-10-6-8-update.html
and...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 12-12-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 33,031
Posted By michaelcly
Had mine for about a year. I now have OSX 10.6.8...

Had mine for about a year. I now have OSX 10.6.8 on it and it is as stable as can be. I use it nearly every day as a 'kitchen" computer. I have a 32gb usb thumb drive with itunes files and sync to...
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 11-12-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 75,775
Posted By michaelcly
Got mine running on 10.6.8, bios A06 with...

Got mine running on 10.6.8, bios A06 with t-Mobile 3g prepay
I had to:
1. Tape pin 20 on the modem
2. Install script "Dell Mobile Broadband"
3. Disabled IPv6
4. in system...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-11-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,101
Posted By michaelcly
Man, I just can't seem to get this to work for...

Man, I just can't seem to get this to work for me. I've tried a tmobile and att sim.

Dell mini 9, 10.6.8, 32gb runcore, Dell (SonyErikcsen) WWAN card.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-11-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,408
Posted By michaelcly
Is anyone successfully using a WWAN card with...

Is anyone successfully using a WWAN card with 10.6.8?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 11-11-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
Is anyone successfully using a WWAN card with...

Is anyone successfully using a WWAN card with 10.6.8?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 09-14-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,085
Posted By michaelcly
holmes4, I bought the cheapest battery I could...

holmes4, I bought the cheapest battery I could find on eBay. All I got was a flashing orange light. I upgraded to A06 from one of your posts and it works normally now. I think it needs A04 or better.
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 09-14-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,408
Posted By michaelcly
Decided to start from scratch and followed your...

Decided to start from scratch and followed your guide to the letter. Worked perfectly.

I now have a perfectly running mini 9 with 2gb ram, 32gb Runcore, 10.6.8.

YOU ROCK!
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 09-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,267
Posted By michaelcly
I know this is an old thread but I just bought a...

I know this is an old thread but I just bought a Kingspec 32gb on eBay for $42.00. Apart from a two week wait, this is a good buy. It is better than the STEC I replaced. No long pauses on big...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware and Upgrades 08-22-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By michaelcly
Runcore 32 is $79 and mine performs great. Much...

Runcore 32 is $79 and mine performs great. Much better than the Supertalent. Ebay has 32 gb Kingspec for $42. If you don't want to wait for a shipment from China, They have one from a US seller for...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 08-15-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By michaelcly
That update is for 10.6.8. Might as well download...

That update is for 10.6.8. Might as well download the combo 10.6.8 update and go for it. lots of threads here for help.
What bios version do you have?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 08-15-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,408
Posted By michaelcly
thanks zeitung, part of the problem I,m having...

thanks zeitung,
part of the problem I,m having is my bios is 05 for Vosto A90. My 10.6.7 extensions in /extra are in a folder named A90ext. When I update to 10.6.8 using the legacy pkg installer,...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 08-13-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,408
Posted By michaelcly
Nice write-up! I think you're right—10.6.8...

Nice write-up! I think you're right—10.6.8 running fully on a Dell mini9 is still a worth owning. I'm think I'll try redoing mine. Before I go through all of that, I have a couple questions:

I...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 07-17-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
I'm going back to 10.6.7 this weekend and using...

I'm going back to 10.6.7 this weekend and using rminor's method of updating java. I miss the battery life.

I wonder though... will using the fake 10.6.8 allow software updates other than Java?...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 07-15-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
zcream... you are right! I show 1hr 56 min on a...

zcream... you are right! I show 1hr 56 min on a full battery. when I boot in 10.6.7 I get 3hr 16 min. on the same battery using the same mini. Although watching a hulu video depletes the battery just...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Discussion 06-23-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 33,031
Posted By michaelcly
I still use mine everyday. I have Snow Leopard...

I still use mine everyday. I have Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and it runs flawless and quick. The 32gb Runcore was a big improvement. I finally figured how to store all device backups and music on a 32gb SD...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 05-29-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
post #31

post #31
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 05-12-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
Did you use the installer that came with the...

Did you use the installer that came with the legacy kernel or the renaming procedure as in post 7?
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 05-02-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
I discovered You don't have to use the helper app...

I discovered You don't have to use the helper app to install the sleep enabler kext. While trying to fix the sound after sleep issue, I found you can drag the kext into the system/library/extensions...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-28-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
At some point, you need to run the Run...

At some point, you need to run the Run NetbookInstaller Special (xxx2351). This is for later versions of snow leopard. You will also need to address the legacy kext issue as well. How you do that at...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 04-26-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 36,898
Posted By michaelcly
My sleep mode isn't working as good as I thought....

My sleep mode isn't working as good as I thought.
1. No sound after sleep. Everything else seems ok though.
2. It doesn't go to sleep without me telling it to. (maybe that's normal?) Setting the...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems 04-25-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 50,697
Posted By michaelcly
Worked for me too! Thanks to all. First try did...

Worked for me too! Thanks to all. First try did not work. Second usb stick worked.
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