Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Aug 2009 13:07 UTC
Mac OS X We're certainly not done yet with Snow Leopard on OSNews! The operating system will be officially released tomorrow, but that hasn't stopped various news outlets from cranking out reviews of Apple's latest big cat. As usual, the reviews are fairly consistent: this latest release is the best yet. In addition, very welcome news for Tiger users: the Snow Leopard "upgrade" disk can upgrade Tiger installations too, and performs no checks to see if Leopard is installed.
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DREVILl30564
Member since:
2008-04-18

or can it be used to install a system with a blank drive?

I really don't want to have to buy the box set just to get a full version. If Apple will sell a separate full version of snow leopard, I'll gladly buy it

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kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

or can it be used to install a system with a blank drive?

I really don't want to have to buy the box set just to get a full version. If Apple will sell a separate full version of snow leopard, I'll gladly buy it


If you read the linked article - the 'upgrade disk' does not check for an existing operating system. The only think you'll have to do is load up the installer, load Disk Utility and format the drive, exit then run continue installer.

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DREVILl30564 Member since:
2008-04-18

man I totally missed that. I'm ordering my copy right now then.

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alcibiades Member since:
2005-10-12

This is Apple's early Christmas present for Hackintosh makers. Folks, just make sure you comply with that there EULA and put them stickers on your machine before commencing installation. I would play it safe and stick them both on. Would not want you to break the law. Sorry, the agreement. Them stickers are in the box for a reason. They do mean you to use them.

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