Let's try to reset the PRAM/NVRAM on the machine and try again. Tried booting from both my Macbook and iMac. I can't install SL, it gives me an error. Yeah...no problems (usually) with the Apple Store & "Genius" appointments. Source
Rich Back to top #6 AshWood Posted 17 August 2011 - 12:35 AM AshWood InsanelyMac Protégé Members 9 posts Funny enough as a HACKINTOSH user i had this same problem.. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply chaseerry, Sep 1, 2009 chaseerry thread starter macrumors member Joined: Jul 24, 2006 Location: Oklahoma #11 Sun Baked The snow leopard disc is mostly white with a picture of a snow leopard. 'Mac OS X Snow Leopard' 'Install DVD Version 10.6.3' Reply With Quote 12-19-2011,01:32 AM #6 pigoo3 View It got farther along the installation than the other attempts but still failed. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5901274?tstart=0
However, I am pretty sure it's just because it's a really old HDD so I might need to get another one and try again. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Sun Baked, Sep 1, 2009 Sun Baked macrumors G5 Joined: May 19, 2002 #16 chaseerry said: ↑ Wait...you I would love to join them, but the installer can't see my system drive! If that doesn't work boot off the disk and use Disk Utility to erase and reformat the drive as Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
I am guessing the limitation is the OS. Yes, I was able to install Snow Leopard successfully from this DVD install disc to my old HD on this computer. Reply Anonymous September 8, 2010 at 3:13 pm Thanks this is the real solution Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Proudly I tried installing with one ram stick out at a time, and tried each stick in each slot and got the same result every time.
May 27, 2012 How can I replace my library files with a saved copy whic is on my desktop?I have lost bookmarks, contacts, etc Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.6.8) View 7 When I went to load the original image disk it kept stopping after it counted down to 32 minutes. It boots normally. i have partitioned the disk and formatted.
I'm dealing with DV files, and each machie is on a different network - different site so I'm pretty much stuck using removable drives. Wait...you just hit something there with your Edit. Yet the installer fails. I do have the disks that came with the mac, but they got scratched really bad so whenever I put them in, restart the mac and start installing the system after
I was at my local Apple Store twice two weekends ago...and they didn't charge me anything for the help I received. http://www.rogerdennis.com/ideaport/?p=243 I remembered that from a long time ago and tried it when the disk was stuck, but it didn't work. Installer Could Not Copy Necessary Support Files Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project Install Snow Leopard From Usb Ad Choices Skip to content View menu View sidebar Roger Dennis I consult on the continuum between future thinking, strategy and innovation to introduce opportunities to organisations to create advantage.
is there anything else i can try? this contact form I assume you also tried the RAM with the other stick out? will I be able to copy my library off of my ntfs formatted external hdd to mac os x. Always get a bunch of the "New OS Broke My HD" threads.
Really nice guy to deal with. View 3 Replies View Related OS X :: How To Copy Files From Ntfs To Mac Snow Leopard Oct 5, 2009 So i'm getting my first Mac tomorrow, and i'm going I've booted the iMac from an external HD with Leopard installed. have a peek here So i bought a new unibody MBP about 3 months ago and immediately bought a 256 Corsair performance series ssd drive and installed osx on it and everything was fine until
Out of Space - Apple Battery Info. Snow Leopard MC, Oct 6, 2009, in forum: Apple Replies: 4 Views: 558 Priam Oct 7, 2009 Re: Test of Leopard vs. This drive has been working fine in my wife's laptop for over a year Reply With Quote 04-23-2010,01:52 PM #5 chscag View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 23, 2008
Thanks! Battery Reply With Quote 12-19-2011,01:50 AM #7 mittensocks View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Dec 18, 2011 Posts 6 Awesome, I will give that a shot tomorrow after I get Thanks for the tip!Scott Back to top Back to Mac OS X 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear InsanelyMac Installer could not copy the necessary support files I replaced the hard drive in my MacBook 13ac OS X" late 2009.
it says "Finding Disks" with a blue progression bar for about 30 seconds, and then exits the installer. What does your Snow Leopard look like...mostly white with a picture of a Snow Leopard on it...or is it a gray/silver colored disk? - Nick - Too many "beachballs", read this: View 2 Replies View Related OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Can Still Take The Mac Support Essentials 10.6 (9L0-403) Exam Mar 25, 2012 I just had a cram session style http://deftmag.com/could-not/installshield-installer.html Even tested it on the MacBook with a clean install (just for giggles).
Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! View 1 Replies View Related OS X :: Snow Leopard Installer Cannot See System Drive Aug 28, 2009 Sounds like people are enjoying Snow Leopard. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply jmpage2, Aug 31, 2009 jmpage2 macrumors 68030 Joined: Sep 14, 2007 #6 chaseerry said: ↑ Alright. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply chaseerry, Sep 1, 2009 chaseerry thread starter macrumors member Joined: Jul 24, 2006 Location: Oklahoma #15 Sun Baked
Think it was the wrong thing to do? On another machine try copying the contents of the install DVD into a folder on that machines hard drive - via Finder. flipfloppity posted Aug 14, 2016 Loading... i have also tried another new disk.
Out of Space - Apple Battery Info. Every time I click on Install, it opens the installer and I press continue.. Is "Don't Erase Data" option enough, or do I have to select a higher option such as "Zero out Data." Reply With Quote 12-19-2011,04:55 PM #10 pigoo3 View Profile View Forum I had an Apple declared "good" drive (SMART okay), but the SMART utility showed the drive as failing. > > Using Disk Utility: Erase I've erased the drive, including a secure
Good luck - I have a feeling that you just have a bad disc.
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