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Default Applejack okay to use? - 07-25-2010, 06:30 AM

Thought there was a thread about this already, but a search for "applejack" failed to bring it up...

Like it says, does anyone know if the great maintenance utility Applejack is safe to use on a Mini 9 (mine's running Win 7 and 10.6.3.)
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Default 07-26-2010, 09:52 PM

I do, in fact I've been using it for several months without a problem. A new version was recently released that works with SL. BTW, I'm dual-booting SL & W7.
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Default Applejack Use on Mini - 08-01-2010, 04:01 PM

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I do, in fact I've been using it for several months without a problem. A new version was recently released that works with SL. BTW, I'm dual-booting SL & W7.

We used to use "Applejack" all the time, but we've never been able to get it to work on the Mini9; for some reason the computer will not boot into "single user" on startup (by holding down the "command/Alt" key and the "S" key.) Without booting into "single user" mode, "Applejack" cannot be run.

Is there some special method you are using for booting into "single user" mode on the mini9?

Thanks for sharing your method of booting into "single user mode".
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Default 08-12-2010, 08:58 AM

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Is there some special method you are using for booting into "single user" mode on the mini9?
If you installed mac os x using NBI or dellEfi, you should be using chamaleon as bootloader. While booting keep shift key pressed until you see an arrow under your Mac installed disk, and then type "-s" (without quotes) Check the bottom left of the screen, you should see this: "boot: -s" then press enter to start boot process. You should be running single user mode now.


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Default 08-12-2010, 10:20 AM

Just make sure you DON'T clean the caches. If you do, your mini will not boot thereafter.


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