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Hello Everyone


I really liked to install Mac os x snow leopard 10.6.6

But i don't know how to do this

I am looking for tutorials for this laptop but i don't find anything

Can anyone help me to find an tutorial for my laptop


Here are my specs:


Intel Core i3 M 330 @ 2.13GHz, 2133MHz, 2 core('s), 4 logics


ATI Mobility Radeon HD4330 with 512MB Dedicated ram




BIOS Version: Dell Inc. A12


500GB Harddrive



Operating systems:


Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit


Ubuntu 11.10 64Bit



And also i want maybe to upgrade to lion but i readed that the graphics card will not work good

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Hello fellow-Belgian,


I'm very new to this too, but there is 1 very important thing you have to realize:

You'll have to repartition and format the whole disk, so make sure you have a copy of Windows 7 Home Premium so you can always go back (they say: "If you go Mac, you never go back", but don't forget you're not on a "real" Mac so you will have glitches and issues) or use it next to Mac OS X, and back-up all data you don't want to lose (which is always a good idea).


Also, if this is your only computer, don't do it or buy an extra HDD for Mac OS X so you can always go back to how it was by simply putting the stock HDD back in, because there IS a big chance you'll be working a few days on it to get the basics (like internet) working properly!


Is there any reason you want to run 10.6.6 instead of the latest version of Snow Leopard: 10.6.8? Because that is what I am running on my (still not 100% working) Hackintosh now...


To boot from the Mac OS X installation-DVD, you'll need to make a boot-helping CD/stick and afterwards, you need a program to apply kexts (drivers) and updates properly.

For some reason(???), this forum doesn't allow me to tell you the names of these applications...



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I already have an second partition with 201GB

I can backup all my files to an external harddrive, its an USB harddrive

And i have iATKOS S3 v2 standing ready

I want update only to 10.6.6 because i heared from an other forum OSx86.net that if you update to 10.6.8 it will bring an kernel panic so

and also my graphics card could might working on that version

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