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Please excuse me for my english!

Friends, we need your experience and help to install mac os x 10.6.3 on the old man dell d620


A laptop dell d620 
Processor T7200 
Memory 2048MB 
Intel GMA 950 graphics
Matrix WXGA+ (resolution 1440x900) 

Audio Sigmatel 9200 
Modem Conexant HDA D110 MDC 
Wifi Dell Wireless


Available is the image - 10.6.3Retail.

Do everything in Windows 7, the disc is divided into C and D + select and format a partition mac os. 

Established wmvare (Lite for Windows) - http://rutracker.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3431003
Ready image​ for wmvare 10.6 .2, which is updated in virtualke to 10.6.8 - http://rutracker.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2455330

myHack - v3.1.2 - https://osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/7719-older-version-v312-of-myhack-for-snow-leopard/
Bootpack - Dell Latitude D620, Intel GMA950 (1440x900)

(Chameleon OS X Support & Bootpack) - 10.06, 10.07http://www.osxlatitude.com/edp/compatibility/

Bios configured - https://osxlatitude.com/index.php?/topic/1869-bios-settings-d620/&do=findComment&comment=14351


Option to create a USB-installer for a manual on the Chameleon - http://www.osxlatitude.com/edp/documentation/pre-installation/


My actions:

1. Download myHack v3.1.2 - Ok.

I uploaded my Bootpacks - Intel GMA950 (1440x900) - Ok.


2. Remove the application myHack from the downloaded package by double-clicking and ran it - Ok.


3. To enter the password when prompted - Ok.


4. Select the 'Create OS X Installer» from the list and press - OK.


5. Select the version of your Mac OS X Installer from the list, it is - 10.6.3, which was previously mounted to the VMware installed 10.6.8 - Ok.


6. Chose your USB-drive (flash drive) «OS X install disk», which is prepared in advance in the chapter 'Preparing USB drive' - ​​Ok.


7. Click 'Select manually' and choose the path to your Mac OS X DMG / App. (Image) / (or application setup, if it is unpacked from the image in a folder with the program) - myHack v3.1.2 did not ask me about it - No.


8. Before you begin to create the installation disk, you will be asked to confirm it, so click the OK button to confirm - Ok.


9. At the end of the process you will be prompted to install the hotfix installer for MBR. Select 'Yes' if you want to install Mac OS X on the HDD formatted with MBR partition scheme, or select 'No' to install it to your hard disk with the GUID partition scheme - myHack v3.1.2 did not ask me about it - No.


10. You will then be prompted to specify a folder Extra; Select «Use My Own» from the list, then go to the downloaded boot package (bootpack)

(For example, Extra), downloaded from our site. Or select 'Use the generic version of' if you do not have a boot package. - myHack v3.1.2 did not ask me about it - No.


11. Wait until the process is completed - Ok.


Next, I ran again myHack, entered a password and moved to paragraph 10. And have a folder Extra; Chose «Use My Own» from the list, then moved to the loaded boot package (bootpack)

(For example, Extra), previously downloaded from the site - Ok.


Next, I ran again myHack, entered a password and moved to paragraph 4, and chose Install Chamelion and installed in the / - Ok.


Look like that's it...

All of it true?


I attach conclusion myHack

Just attaching structure obtained fleshkarty and disk utility.

myHack Output.txt

myHack Extra.txt

myHack Chameleon.txt



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1 - ?

2 - click installation image on a USB flash drive?

3 - click installation of the files in the folder Extra?

4 - point installation Chameleon boot loader on the stick?

5 - ?

6 - ?



After the install image and Extra, you need to do run myfix?

any purpose of paragraphs 1, 5, 6 -?


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The error is likely <ACPI>

Run Myfix - did not afraid to screw up again mounting the stick ...

Set - Extra - Dell_Latitude_D620_Intel_HR-chameleon_support



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I would no longer trust the bootpacks provided in the EDP list/page. Instead, I highly recommend you use the bootpacks I posted here. These full packs do not require any use of EDP and provide everything you need to finalise your OS X installation and run OS X in a fully tuned manner.


Stick to Chameleon. I do not use Clover and cannot vouch for it on the D620 GMA950.


Your 1st installation screenshot shows an error message about FakeSMC (+ PlugIns) v1212 apparently clashing with myHack's attempted renumbering to v1111; my D620_GMA950_HiRes_10.6.8_Pack includes (fat-binary) FakeSMC v5.2.678 and that won't clash with myHack.

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in my case it is necessary to use - myHack - v3.1.2 - ?
1 - click installation image on a USB flash drive - Mac.OS.X.10.6.3.Retail ?
2 - click installation of the files in the folder Extra - D620_GMA950_HiRes_10.6.8_Pack.zip ?
3 - click installation Chameleon boot loader on the stick myHack or install in a virtual machine from a VMware Chameleon-2.3svn-r2468.pkg.zip  ?
4 - install image and Extra, you need to do run myfix?

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Use the following step-by-step procedure with myHack v3.1.2 for Snow Leopard.


1) USB installer creation:

  • download the D620 GMA950 HiRes 10.6.8 bootpack and note download place + downloaded folder name
  • connect your USB key and, using Disk Uility tool, format it "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" with an easy/recognizable name (eg: USB_8GB). Partition scheme of the USB installer does not matter so you can use GUID or keep MBR if that's the existing scheme.
  • mount (double click) on your SL 10.6.3 Install DVD image (.dmg file).
  • run myHack v3.1.2 and enter your system password.
  • select "Create OS X Installer" -> "Create OS X 10.6 Install Disk".
  • select your freshly formatted USB key/partition as target volume (eg: /Volumes/USB_8GB).
  • myHack will now automatically detect the previously mounted 10.6.3 installation disk.
  • click "Ok" to erase all existing data on the USB key and proceed with USB installer creation. This will take some time (~6GB of data to copy) and you will see progress on screen. Be patient and wait until this completes...
  • Click "Ok" once myHack has finished and quit myHack.


At this stage, myHack will have created a fully bootable USB installer with a generic "Extra" pack. You will now install the D620-specific "Extra" pack.

  • Run myHack v3.1.2 again and enter your system password.
  • Select "Install Extra", then "/Volumes/myHack OS X Install Disk 1" as target volume.
  • Select "Use My Own" when prompted for the Extra folder, point to the D620 pack folder you downloaded and click "Open".
  • myHack will then install the pack on the USB installer and finalise its tuning.
  • Click "Ok" once myHack has finished and quit myHack.

You now have a finalised USB installer that you can use to boot Snow Leopard's installer on your D620. Eject the USB key.


2) OS X installation:

  • Plug your USB installer key to your D620 then switch on your laptop and press F12 at the Dell POST logo. Once the boot device menu appears, select "USB Storage Device".
  • The USB installer will boot and, when you see the sliding bar under the SL logo, press a key to interrupt Chameleon. Type -f -v then Press [ENTER].
  • After a few seconds, you will reach the Snow Leopard language selection menu. Select your desired language then click on the right arrow displayed in the bottom right corner.
  • You will then reach Snow Leopard's main installer screen.
  • Click on the US flag displayed at top right corner and go to "Other input sources" to select your appropriate keyboard layout.
  • Click on "Utilities" menu in the Finder's bar and select "Disk Utility" (DU).
  • In DU, select your target disk, partition it in GUID scheme and format your target partition in "Mac OS X Extended (Journaled)" format. Once done, quit DU and you will return to SL's main installer screen.
  • In the "Install Mac OS X" window, click "Continue", then agree to the license agreement.
  • In the list of disk/partitions offered to you, select your freshly made target partition.
  • Before you click on "Install", you may click on "Customize" to add and/or remove SL's options (eg: remove printer support and/or X11 and/or language translations and/or additional fonts).
  • SL will then be installing on your target HDD partition and the remaining time will be displayed (should be around 20minutes). Again, be patient and wait until this completes...
  • Towards the end, myHack will prompt you for the "Extra" pack. As per the USB installer, select "Use My Own" and, this time, point to the "Extra" folder of the USB installer (media called "myHack OS X Install Disk"), then click "Open".
  • myHack will then ask if you want to remove a couple of kexts and you can reply Yes to all.
  • The SL installation will then continue for a few more minutes.
  • On installation completion, the computer will restart. Once it does so, you may remove the USB installer and put it aside. I recommend you keep it somewhere safe in case you need it later on for re-installation or for eventual recovery purposes.


3) Post-installation tuning:

  • your D620 will then boot SL for the 1st time.
  • After a few seconds, you will get to the SL 1st boot animation with its associated audio theme.
  • Complete the 1st boot post-installation process.
  • Once this is completed, you'll get to Snow Leopard's desktop and your installation will be fully completed.
  • You may then download 10.6.8 Combo Update v1.1 off Apple's web site and update to SL 10.6.8, then install all other updates offered/listed through Apple menu -> Software update (there will be a few).
  • At this stage, you may also update Chameleon ro version r2468, though this is not mandatory.

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