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    Default Install Snow Leo on a new Macbook Air the hackintosh way?

    I am looking into buying a new macbook air, but the only thing holding me back is Lion. I can't use lion because there are so many issues with the applications that I am using and roestta is now gone. Anyone have any idea or thoughts on installing Snow Leopard on the new Air the hackintosh way? Apparently people that have tried to downgrade the to snow leo are having issues because of lack of native driver support, but i was wondering if anything resides within the community. Any thoughts, comments, or help would be greatly appreciated.



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    It does not take much to find what you want. Did you even try to look on your own ?!?!

    Anyway.......you do NOT need the Hackintosh community for this one, there are loads of references on the web.

    Try this........

    Using Partitions to Downgrade from Apple OS X Lion to Snow Leopard | PCMag.com

    and this........

    How To Downgrade from Apple OS X Lion to Snow Leopard | PCMag.com

    .......and, failing either of these options, get your self a Snow Leopard DVD (and copy the image to a USB flash drive - with the help of a friend with a Mac) and install it on the new MBA that you intend to buy.

    Hope it helps.

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    It does not take much to find what you want. Did you even try to look on your own ?!?!

    Anyway.......you do NOT need the Hackintosh community for this one, there are loads of references on the web.

    Try this........

    Using Partitions to Downgrade from Apple OS X Lion to Snow Leopard | PCMag.com

    and this........

    How To Downgrade from Apple OS X Lion to Snow Leopard | PCMag.com

    .......and, failing either of these options, get your self a Snow Leopard DVD (and copy the image to a USB flash drive - with the help of a friend with a Mac) and install it on the new MBA that you intend to buy.

    Hope it helps.
    LOL! Ha HA Ha!
    All laughing aside I have an alternave to your way of doing it, Spike7.
    First install Snow Leopard. Then install Multibeast with selected drivers. Then when it's asks to restart download and install the latest combo update for Snow Leopard. When the combo updater asks you to restart, press restart on Multibeast.
    Done!


    P.S.
    codename.peabrain,
    I'VE ALREADY RESPONDED TO YOUR OTHER POST WITH THE SAME NAME!

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    I did actually look, and this seems to work for the mac mini's, but users that have done this to the new macbook airs seem to be experiencing issues, such as not being able to boot their macbook air. This is why i posted on the forum, because of driver issues, this is not such a simple task for the new macbook airs. thanks for the suggestions though, i appreciate the help, although you could have been a bit more couth. Not trying to offend, but you did not come off as the friendliest.

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    thanks, i'll have to try this and report back, i was into the "hackintosh" before leopard was released, but since then i have owned a mac, and have fallen out of the loop. I appreciate the help and thanks to all.


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    Sorry, my response was a bit abrupt. I was also not aware of the issues that people were having and it seemed rather straight forward at first glance, in retrospect this is clearly not the case.

    MacBook Air (Mid 2011): Gray screen, black screen, or prohibitory sign on screen at startup

    You could always go with a refurb. although you would miss out on the newer CPU. Some people have reported that the early 2011 MBP can be successfully downgraded. A 13" with an SSD would be a nice unit.

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    Thanks, yeah i was considering a refurb, but the spec bump is a nice jump, so thats why i was inquiring about the downgrade. Its cool, i really do appreciate the help. Most of the time, I won't ever even receive a response on most forums, so i do appreciate the response, and your time. I'll have to look into it, I guess the only way I'll know for sure is if i try it out. I have some thinking to do. thanks again!

 

 

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