by Gina Trapani When was the last time you backed up the important files on your computer? Last year when your best friend called in tears after the Blue Screen of Death ate her thesis?
by Gina Trapani Click to view Despite what Apple wants you to think, your Mac isn't invincible. While Macs may be less vulnerable to viruses and spyware than PC's, they're just as likely to get stolen or suffer from a hardware failure like a hard drive crash. When that happens, will it be a catastrophe, or just an inconvenience? It depends on whether or not - and how well - you back up your Mac. You already know how to automatically back up your hard drive in Windows .
28th March 2010 – This install guide has been replaced by Snow Leopard On Hackintosh Second Method . The new install method is simpler and faster than this guide, but uses a boot CD that may not be compatible with all hardware. digg Released on the 28th of August 2009, Snow Leopard is described by Apple as ‘Better.Faster.Easier.’
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An operating system update like this Friday's release of Mac OS X Snow Leopard is a perfect time to clean up your computer and start fresh. Let's prepare your Mac for this weekend's 10.6 upgrade.
Goal Install Mac OS X 10.6.* on its own disk partition , while preserving your current unmodified 10.5.* partition as a fallback . Important: This is for systems running the Gigabyte EP45UD3P only, although it might work with other Gigabyte motherboards.
Update: Our latest Hackintosh build is now here , and it's easier than ever and full of step-by-step video goodness. I'd strongly recommend following the newest guide.