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  1. I am doing this first and foremost for the experience and the learning. The game itself I might be able to find a copy for PC and then use something like wine to run it. At first, I was running the DVD in drive, then I made a R/W image, touched the ServerVersion.plist file in the image, chmod 044 on the image, then mount as my bootable disc. That's where eventually the Apple logo disappears and I'm left with a circle+X and the progress circle under logo continues to spin, for hours and hours to no end. I'm off of work for a bit, but I will find time and go get my retail disc for 10.6 and 10.5 (corporate licence) to play around with. I just wish we were given the option out of the box as it used to be. Thanks for any other advice.
  2. Hi all, Love the idea of having to pass a quiz to post. Hopefully I don't noob my question too much. I followed and tried the guides I have found online, and then I fell on here to install OSx on VMWare Fusion. My main purpose is that I have an older app I want to run (Homeworld 2), but because it requires a PowerPC, only 10.5/10.6 will support it. (my legit installs) I have the retails disc for 10.6, but the original install disc for my MBP for 10.5...and now that I am writing this, that might be my issue...but who knows. Basically, I have the following: OSx 10.7 Lion Fusion 4.1.1 Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,2 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 8 GB Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz Boot ROM Version: MBP52.008E.B05 SMC Version (system): 1.42f4 My install disc is the disc that came with my laptop, version 10.5. I followed a guide here: http://blog.michael....are-fusion-4-0/ I didn't end up making it work, but it did give me a better idea as to why I can't load it natively. From the comments, I came here and I have since tried and retried to make it work, but after having registered, I did realized that I was attempting to run the install from a 10.5 disc that is for my MBP. Could this be the reason why I can't install it under VMWare Fusion 4.1.1 ? My only solution other than VMWare Fusion is to dual-boot into 10.5 (haven't looked at guides for this yet), but I imagine that can work. Obviously running 10.5 virtual would be better, if only to provide me with my game over the virtual session. Anyway, when I attempted my install, I see the Apple logo boot screen, the little spinning icon, then the Apple logo turns into a Circle+X and just hangs there are the install. The guide here seems to focus so much more on VMWare Workstation, etc. Can someone link me to a guide specifically for Fusion 4.1.1, or at least confirm if it works? One thing I did notice, is that VMWare Fusion had 10.7 as an option, after running your patch. It still didn't seem to go. Thanks to any and all help!