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Old 03-06-2012, 03:01 PM
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Wanted: grey install DVD or retail, MacOS X 10.6.6 or 10.6.8


I need either the original grey install DVDs that came with a MacBook Pro circa Spring 2011, (pair of disks, one with the OS, one with applications) or a retail (install on any eligible Mac) copy of 10.6.8. (10.6.7 or 10.6.6 might work).

10.6.3 won't do. Grey disks for some other model won't do either. Computer in question is listed in MacTracker as "MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011). Original OS 10.6.6.

I will pay well for it.

I am asking that people refrain from suggesting that I run a different OS version, thanks.
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Old 03-08-2012, 03:00 PM
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I'm not sure if this helps (ISTM you're being a little mysterious about why you need this particular version...), but I just figured in case it helps I'd point out that there are links to all the 10.6 updates here. Maybe 10.6.3 is OK if you can update it to 10.6.8?
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:40 PM
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I have a computer whose minimum OS is 10.6.6 (the above-described MacBook Pro). If I insert the 10.6.3 DVD and try to boot from it, it won't boot.

You can't do an install (or reinstall, or archive-and-install, etc etc) from the DVD without booting from it. Booting from the DVD is a necessity.

Hence, 10.6.3 is useless to me. I literally cannot install it, any more than I could install System 7 on this thing.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:11 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AHunter3 View Post
I have a computer whose minimum OS is 10.6.6 (the above-described MacBook Pro). If I insert the 10.6.3 DVD and try to boot from it, it won't boot.

You can't do an install (or reinstall, or archive-and-install, etc etc) from the DVD without booting from it. Booting from the DVD is a necessity.

Hence, 10.6.3 is useless to me. I literally cannot install it, any more than I could install System 7 on this thing.
I get it. Sorry, in re-reading my reply the parenthetical remark sounds a little snarkier than I intended.
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