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    Downloading OS

    To easy your all Mac lovers concern.I installed,runned,looked at and wiped out.That is it.Mac it is not about the software - it is the hardware what make that computer different.You can never make a Mac out of PC.I did for curiosity and fun.I learned a lot in past few weeks.Unlike others - I installed on external USB HD and boot from that HD. No dual boot or emulation.I did not mess-up my XP and I will stick with.I have some external hardware what I need to use and works only in windows.XP64 it is good OS and outrun Mac any time of day.The iMovie it is no match for Vegas Video and Apple do not have a software that come even close to Super Mask Pro.Running 64bit OS - why would I want to go back to 32bit.Have a fun all and good luck(you going do need that).
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    Works, but whats the point?

    I have dv9008nr and was able to install the 10.4.8, but still have some problems.Trying to work it out. I have Vista64 and works very good.I did some video editing in past and was using Sony Vegas Video what I really like.I am editing photos now and found out that even 32bit app works faster in Vista64. The only reason I installed a Mac OS to see how it works. To be honest - I do not think that I will be running to the computer store to buy a Mac any time soon.With 64bit Vista app comming out more I will get full power of my laptop.Just experimenting to see if will work.
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    Downloading OS

    Experimenting it is a key to understanding.If people will not experiment with something we will be still trowing a sticks and stones at each other(I personally preffer that over nuke).The reason Apple relised this version OS to give Mac users accsess to Microsoft software.It was decision to "go with the flow or die". Yes.Vista have a problems, but so the win2000 when come out and XP.I wait in line when Warp come out.Spend over a $100 bucks for and could not give away 2 weeks latter.Trash can. Windows ME was a bummer too.Vista 64 on my computer works fine, just not enough software at this time. When I bought my 32bit motherboard I was still running 16bit software.Vista will kill Mac and Apple saw this.Wise bussiness decision. It is easy to write OS and other software for properiaty hardware (like another user said), but with PC more difficult. I am not complaining about the Microsoft, just want to see if I can make work a Mac on my laptop. If Apple feel so strong - why they made OS for Intel?
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    HP Pavilon dv9008nr

    Update.The Install will not recognize my internal hd.I hook up external USB and found it.Installed went ok.After boot the internal keybord do not work.Hook up external USB and work.Graphic 1024X768 max.Touchpad works.Look like the wireless work.Did not tested internal LAN.Sound do not work. Distro fro some nasty girls 10.4.8. 10.4.7 mess-up.Some files missing. Got 10.4.3 and will test latter.Kind of like the layout of destop and icons.Icon animation works fine. will update latter.
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    HP Pavilon dv9008nr

    Any one was able to install on dv9008nr? and what version. 10.4.8 I have a problem with hd detection.Did found my USH hd,but could not boot from.
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    Downloading OS

    That it is the reason the Apple relise Intel support in OS.The finaly realise that selling hardware only do not pay. Gates found out that long time ago and made a fortune selling OS and software.Apple trying to get into Microsoft bussiness -I would. I repeat again -we all are evaulating a piece of software - not a stealing.If I have a Apple software and download a software for that computer and do not pay for licence - yes that will be stealing. What we all are dealing with it is software not design for hardware we have and we are trying to make it work. I do not have Apple computer. What I have it is HP Pavilon dv9008nr and experimenting with knowing that there it is slim chance that I will ever mak it working. That it is not stealin. That is doing a Apple favor. I will not be supprise if Apple will start relising patches for another hardware. They will make more money by selling OS and other software.
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    Legalize Mac OS X86

    Microsoft makes a money NOT to sell hardware, but OS and software for hardware.Gates learn that long time ago.Wozniak just getting to it that selling properiaty system to not pay that is why the Apple relise Intel version.Now Apple owner can run a Windows software and Apple thinking of getting the piece of pie. Every stick have 2 ends. If Apple would not try to get into Microsoft bussines(software) they will stick with their own properiaty system and eventually vanish as Vista emerge treating the Apple.I personally preffer other that Windows OS, but since I have HP Pavilon dv9008nr and spend a lot of money on it - I would like to use it any way possible. Unfortunatelly - some of software are only for windows. NO ONE it is stealing a piece of software what it is not working properly with available hardware.Experimenting it is a way to learn and advance. I never had Apple computer and have no idea what can do for me and I can not afford second laptop(or desctop). If more people with non-apple hardware will be able to use OS X the apple will eventually revert decision and make more money to sell OS. Milions of PC users could switch to OS X if Apple will not be stubborn.Think about the profit Apple could make. We all are doing a Apple favor ,by experimenting with own hardware. You do not see a Microsoft condemning a Apple user to run Microsoft software. We do not come to this forum to be judge, but for help to learn something new and experimnet. Thank you.
  8. Some problem here on dv9008nr.Will try v 10.4.7 I heard the v 10.4.8 have problem with hd detection.Did found my USB HD and was able to install on it, but will not boot from.Working on it.
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    Using Acronis OS Selector

    Do not use Acronis durring installation.If you will be able to install, acronis will found it latter
  10. Acronis work from Hirens Boot CD.
  11. I read a strong words against downloading OS.We are living of a world of faste technology change.What was good 6month ago become absolite.The paychek still some. I have HP Pavilon(dv9008nr) and I am using XP because of some software I have to use and are not available in Unix based distro.I would like to ask a serious question -what it is wrong with the concept of shareware.Try before you buy. Because of that concept I spend a lot of money on software I really like and performed good. Yes.Apple spend a lot of money to develop OS X and they will be able to make more if we all could evaulate freely the OS and see if work on current hardware.There is absolutely no harm done to Apple while we are evaulating(read: attempt to run OS on some strange hardware). If I could successfully install and run this OS - you bet your butt that I will purchase a licence. Apple - do not get upset that we are experimenting with this OS.You get free beta testing and possibility of making of more money. Hell,you my even kick Microsoft butt.Thank you.
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    EBIOS Error During Install DVD Boot

    For HP users.Did you upgrade your bios to work with Vista?.If you do then- just as I was- you will get error trying to install OSX.Get your previous version of bios and flash.Erros will go away.I do not use vmware.Emulation will slow down a lot performance.You can dual boot using Acronis boot manager.I have 2 partition- one for XP and second for OS X.Both primary.Unfortunatelly I was able to install only on USB hD.The 10.4.8 Jasc will not see my HD.Still have some issue. I strongly believe in shareware - try before you buy.That applay to any OS too.I made a mistake of wasting money on WARP years back.Week latter I could not give away.If works fine -purchase a licence If not- garbage can.
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    DV9008nr bios

    First worning about flashing your bios v.2.7.It will criple your computer.You will not be able to install MAC OS X(Microsoft sneak attack). I found out about when I tryied to use a dos boot disk(Hirens).My mouse and keyboard was not recognize. I wasted 5 dvd with burn osx.I could not get to run install.I contacted the HP on line technician(chat) and asked for link to download the previous version of bios. I was assured twice that I can not revert the bios to older version.That was wrong answer.After few min of hesitation I was given a link to download the olde version of bios.I downloaded,flushed and works fine.Got my computer back and was able to run installation of OS X 10.4.8. That version it is no good. It will not recognize the HD. I installed on external(USB)HD,but can not boot. I strongly believe in shareware - try before you buy.If I like - I buy, if not- trow into garbage can.