Category Archives: Update

Mac Mini (Intel) RAM upgrade

In case anyone cares, I just recently upgraded the RAM in a MacMini (Intel) using these instructions:
The implant was a success thanks to these great instructions, however you do want to make sure you have the proper tools for the job, which, thanks to implants into various generations of iBooks, I happened to have. Good Luck upgraders!

Leopard, First install report

So I installed Leopard on my 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo 20″ iMac using the Uprade installation routine. The installation took about 45mins and was completed successfully. Upon restarting however, I got the blue screen of death. I booted from the disk again, the installer offered to install again, which I did – same result. No booting. I then booted from the disk and ran an archive and install, which worked. Booting works, I am in. Small setback though, I am a “standard user” and I can’t do jack! I found this article on the internet to reset the root password (thank you MacXORhacker!) and solved the problem. So all in all, a pretty rocky start for Mac OS X 10.5. I am running the installer now on a 933MHz G4 iBook…