Instructions for Mac OS X installation on proprietary Apple Macs/MacBooks. This version is called 'Snow Leopard' (version 10.6).
<p>======================================================Snow Leopard Install (10.6) Instructions======================================================Description: Mac OS X version 10.6 "Snow Leopard" is the seventh major release of Mac OS X, Apple?s desktop and server operating system. The upgrade to Mac OS X focuses on improving performance, efficiency and reducing its overall memory footprint compared to its predecessor Mac OS X v10.5 ?Leopard?, rather than new end-user features. This is also the first Mac OS release dating back to System 7.1.2 that does not support the PowerPC architecture, as Apple now intends to focus on its current line of Intel-based products.General requirements* Mac computer with an Intel processor* 1GB of memory* 5GB of available disk space* DVD drive for installation* Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.* Some features require Apple?s MobileMe service; fees and terms apply.More Information:http://www.apple.com/macosx/[ Installation Tutorials ]Burn Using DVD-DLWhat you need:- Disk Utility.- DVD-DL (Dual Layer/DVD9).- DVD+/-R DL Burner.1. Open the 'Mac OS X Install DVD.dmg'2. Open Disk Utility. On the left navigation, select the image (Mac OS X Install DVD).3. Click 'Burn' to burn on your dual layer DVD.4. When the disc is burnt, restart your computer and hold 'c' to boot from the dvd.5. Follow the instructions to install Snow Leopard.Install via USB Flash DriveWhat you need:- Disk Utility.- Flash Drive with at least 8GB of free space.1. Open Disk Utility. On the left navigation, select your flash drive and click on the "Partition" tab.2. Under "Volume Scheme", Select "1 Partiton"3. Once selected, hit the "Option" button at the bottom of the map.4. A window will pop-up, select the GUID option (the first one).5. Once its done, navigate to the "Restore" tab.6. With the Snow Leopard DMG present, drag the DMG to the "Source" field, and from the navigation on the left, drag your Flash Drive to the "Destination" field.7. Click Restore.8. Close Disk Utility, Open up System Preferences. Under "System," choose "Startup Disk," Your flash drive should be listed as the Snow Leopard installation disk. Select and press "Restart"9. Follow the instructions to install Snow Leopard.Install via External Hard DriveWhat you need:- Disk Utility.- External Hard Drive with at least 8GB of free space.1. Open the 'Mac OS X Install DVD.dmg'2. Plug in your external harddrive.3. Open up Disk Utility.4. Select your external hard drive on the left.5. You'll see "First Aid, Erase, Partition, RAID, Restore"6. Click on Restore.7. You'll see two fields Source: and Destination:8. For Source: select 'Mac OS X Install DVD.dmg' from wherever it is on your harddrive.9. For Destination: drag you external hard drive from the Disk Utility drive list.10. Click on Restore.11. Close Disk Utility, Open up System Preferences. Under "System," choose "Startup Disk," Your external drive should be listed as the Snow Leopard installation disk. Select and press "Restart"12. Follow the instructions to install Snow Leopard.</p>