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Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-30-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By Oscar
This is a particularly strange issue. But there...

This is a particularly strange issue. But there is a solution. I know I wrote it out at least twice before on these threads... but I'm not about to dig for them, it's been too long ago.

Anyway,...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-18-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,279
Posted By Oscar
Both 10.6 and 10.6.3 SL disks were labeled as...

Both 10.6 and 10.6.3 SL disks were labeled as 'upgrade' disks, but contain the full OS.

You can use either one of those to install on the 10v.

cheers.
Forum: Beginners Questions 04-20-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,124
Posted By Oscar
Just updated the thread to include a working...

Just updated the thread to include a working link.

http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/mac-os-x-guides/24839-os-x-10-6-3-retail-dvd-usb-no-mac-guide.html

Cheers.
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 04-20-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 76,689
Posted By Oscar
OP has been updated with a working link. ...

OP has been updated with a working link.

cheers.
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 12-06-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 76,689
Posted By Oscar
did you make sure to enable usb legacy support in...

did you make sure to enable usb legacy support in BIOS?
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 09-16-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By Oscar
Yeah. ... there were some instances were the...

Yeah. ... there were some instances were the install failed error message would come up even though the process had actually completed fine. Taking out the optional packages was one way of...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 09-14-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By Oscar
Do the following: boot into your Ubuntu USB...

Do the following: boot into your Ubuntu USB installer (provided you still have it) ((if not, make a parted magic USB)).

Use Gparted to delete all partitions, and confirm -- leaving your drive as...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 07-08-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By Oscar
A bit strange. Running NBI should have worked. ...

A bit strange. Running NBI should have worked.

I suggest you run NBI from the install USB. Can't remember the tool bar layout anymore, and I don't have my mini handy. But it's there. Run it,...
Forum: Beginners Questions 05-09-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Oscar
Cool its actually a really simple apple script. you...

its actually a really simple apple script. you can make your own for whatever app it is you're using it for:

open applescript editor (Applications/Utilities/). Paste the following code into it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By Oscar
i have a suggestion. but it assumes a few...

i have a suggestion. but it assumes a few things, and it may not work.

first assumption is that there's nothing on the drive you need to keep.

second assumption is that the admin password is...
Forum: Dual Booting 04-16-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Oscar
Actually, be careful with Mac partitions. You'll...

Actually, be careful with Mac partitions. You'll find that it's a simple matter to shrink them; but nearly impossible to increase their size. In fact, I don't know of a way, though I did at some...
Forum: Feedback 04-04-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Posted By Oscar
put it it dropbox, link to it. :) my 2c.

put it it dropbox, link to it. :)

my 2c.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 04-01-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Oscar
Swapping HDs is not as daunting a task as you may...

Swapping HDs is not as daunting a task as you may think. I'd go that route. Change the appropriate settings, and swap back.

GL.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 03-15-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Oscar
i've always thought the same thing. which is why...

i've always thought the same thing. which is why i find it puzzling that they're so harsh. but i suppose they have to cover their hides somehow...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 03-15-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Oscar
so yeah... the mods on this site unfortunately...

so yeah... the mods on this site unfortunately tend to be pretty harsh sometimes, at least when it comes to pirated software issues or the appearance thereof.

as to the issues with os x on the...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-05-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Oscar
not too sure on this one... i can't think of a...

not too sure on this one... i can't think of a way to do this but i don't think its a partition table issue as you suggest. i think it's more of a file system issue. somehow i don't think it's...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-05-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Oscar
To have OS X display a name for your windows...

To have OS X display a name for your windows drives, assign names to them in Windows.

[open "My Computer", right click the (C: ) drive, choose rename.
Mac OS Will then display the drive with...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-04-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Oscar
there is a way to do this.. don't know exact...

there is a way to do this.. don't know exact steps atm.. i've done it a while back but can't remember.. anyway,it has to do with modifying an invisible plist file associated with chameleon. i'll...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-03-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By Oscar
this will work with 10.6.0 / 10.6.3: ...

this will work with 10.6.0 / 10.6.3:
http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/mac-os-x-guides/24839-os-x-10-6-3-retail-dvd-usb-no-mac-guide.html


...
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 02-18-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 76,689
Posted By Oscar
I'm supposed to know this one I think. If I did...

I'm supposed to know this one I think. If I did at some point I've forgotten. But I thinks I'm thinking there's something about NBI that will reject the DVD, as there are other guides that do use...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-10-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,711
Posted By Oscar
i'm guessing you may have missed this part; ...

i'm guessing you may have missed this part;



cheers...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-03-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,416
Posted By Oscar
so first to clarify; PRAM is actually hardcoded...

so first to clarify; PRAM is actually hardcoded in Apple hardware-- not sure about VRAM, but probably that as well.

so there really is no way to 'reset' those in a hackintoshed mini, as they...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-15-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Oscar
"Could you take a look at my question in the...

"Could you take a look at my question in the reply to underwhelmed about MBR vs GUID for the bootable clone. I never felt secure that I did the right thing in going the MBR route."

i actually did...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-14-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Oscar
"Do you know if NBI ... 351 can be installed on...

"Do you know if NBI ... 351 can be installed on 10.6.3 and not go to 10.6.4? Just thinking in case I decided stupidly on the road to update - and that would be titanically stupid! - and forgot to use...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 01-13-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Oscar
"@Oscar - your sig shows 10.6.6 - is that where...

"@Oscar - your sig shows 10.6.6 - is that where you stopped?"

yes. that's as far as i went, as the mini is strictly a hobby for me. when 10.6.7 came out, there were far too many failures being...
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