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What do I use to back up my iPhoto file on a 2007 iMac OSX Snow Leopard USB 2.0 so that I can load it onto a newer Mac that is USB 3.0?

Hello!  I've had an iMac for 7 years and it is long past time to back things up.  All the external hard drives on the market now are USB 3.0 and mine uses 2.0.  I plan on backing up only my iPhoto, Documents, and Pictures files since I will be buying

Circle slash during snow leopard install

Mac book pro, 2006 model, has been running the snow leopard update install for four days. Screen is grey with do not enter circle and slash. The ticker is moving still and there is sound of the drive moving. Should it take this long. Should I pull th

Use snow Leopard from USB

I updated my iMac to maverick. Unfortunately some old app don't work anymore. Is that possible to make an USB drive (flash or hdd) bootable with snow Leopard usable on that drive so I can use again my apps? What is the procedure to do it and use it?

Upgraded to Snow Leopard and USB ports no longer work completely

Hi! So my wife is using my older (from 2007) 15in macbook pro. We just installed Snow Leopard (from Tiger) and the USB ports are no longer functioning correctly. Previously, intermittently (between restarts) one of the USB ports wouldn't work well, b

USB Mouse on Hub not working after upgrade to Snow Leopard

Recently upgraded Macbook Pro from Leopard to Snow Leopard. Had a mouse and external HD attached to Mac via a USB Hub. After upgrade, HD is recognized and works fine (use it with Time Machine). Mouse will not work through hub, but is recognized by th

TS3002 My macbook pro 4,1 runs os x 10.6 but won't run my apple usb superdrive. One forum said that this is due to os x, not hardware. The terminal commands given were for Lion, but don't work in snow leopard. Help!

My macbook pro 4,1 runs os x 10.6 but won't run my apple usb superdrive. One forum said that this is due to os x, not hardware. The terminal commands given were for Lion, but don't work in snow leopard. Help!I was able to get it to work!Read other 2

Pawtec UltraSlim External USB 3.0 on MacBook Pro 1,1 A1150 (Mid 2006) with 10.6.8 Snow Leopard

Hi, I've quite a problem with my brand new Pawtec UltraSlim External USB 3.0 BluRay Burner (it is build around the MATSHITA BD-MLT UJ265 burner). Writer works great with MacBook Pro5,5 13" A1278 (mid 2009), but things are completely different on MacB

Snow Leopard & Airdisk (shared USB drive) HELP!

How do I mount a shared USB drive in Snow Leopard? There used to be a menu item, and it used to mount automatically, but now there is nothing. Am I missing something? Thank you!Normally, if you do command-shift-K (which is the Network item in the Go

Does the Apple Snow Leopard install USB work with any macbook air?

Hi guys and girls, Im changing the hard drive in my MBA 2008 A1237 from the 80GB HDD to the 64GB SSD. Ive seen a Snow Leopard install usb on ebay for £15 so ive brought it.... but I was wondering if it would actuly work with my particular Air? As my

Snow leopard on usb drive?

is it possible to install snow leopard on an USB drive? I want to configure boot camp, but my startup disk is too fragmented, I have a defragmenter but it doesnt work on the startup disk. so if I would have a temporary installation of snow leopard, I

M-Audio MIDISPORT UNO USB Not Working With Snow Leopard

My Snow Leopard installation worked fine except until I plugged in my MacBook to my Casio Privia with the M=Audio MIDISPORT UNO USB cable to run GarageBand. I'm getting a MIDI error which states it can't work with the latest operating system. It does

Mt Lion with USB devices that worked in Snow Leopard?

just upgraded to Mt Lion and my Maxtor mini external drive (USB) isn't recognized on the desktop I can see it in USB lists I downloaded software from the Seagate website, etc etc still nothing help!  all of my backups are on the drivehttp://www.apple

Start Snow Leopard from USB on a mac mini early 2009

Hi. It is possible to start Snow Leopard from a USB drive (Pendrive, USB disk, etc)?????? The DVD drive of my mac mini doesn't work properly and I have some problems with my HDD. Thanks in advance. BRGet at least a 16GB USB thumb drive and use this t

How can i install snow leopard on my mac G5 using a command line and booting from an external usb rom, since my disk i have is not a bootable media

How can i install snow leopard on my mac G5 using a command line and booting from an external usb rom, since my disk i have is not a bootable mediaHi. You simply can't. Snow Leopard is compiled in Intel binary only. Good Luck.Read other 3 answers

Are mobile internet USB devices still not working on Snow Leopard?

Are mobile internet USB devices still not working on Snow Leopard? I actually had to go back to my previous operating system to get this to work. I would however prefer to use Snow Leopard...if Apple & HUAWEI have finally got their act together!There

Snow Leopard formats but won't mount exFAT USB stick

I upgraded my 2009 Mac mini to Snow Leopard this weekend, and applied the 100+ Gb update to 10.6.8.  I plugged in a PATRIOT 64GB USB thumb drive that had been formatted to ExFAT under Windowss 7, but Finder wouldn't mount it.  I launched Disk Utility

Pre Doesn't Allow USB Drive Mode in Snow Leopard Mac OS X 10.6

Hi All-- One other question. I have two Macs, a MacBook Pro late 2006 running Mac OS X 10.5 (leopard) and a MacBook 2008 running Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The older MBP prompts me to choose USB Drive Mode, but the newer Macbook does not. I was ho

USB to DVI for Snow Leopard

I need a USB to DVI adapter for my Macbook Pro that will work for Snow Leopard. I have found several on eBay but they don't say they will work on Snow Leopard. Anyone know of one that will? ThanksEverything Other World Computing (OWC) sells is for Ma

Win 7 Pro (via Parallels 6), Snow Leopard, and a USB thumb drive

This is probably a simple fix... When I plug in a thumb drive, Snow Leopard recognizes it.  When I tell Parallels to "share" the same thumb drive, Win 7 Pro installs the driver and it recognizes the thumb drive under "Devices."  But Wi

Little help installing snow leopard

I have a 2009 24" Imac. OS X 10.5.7 and the cd rom isn't working. I want to upgrade to OS Snow Leopard but the external super drive I bought to replace the broken internal super drive isn't recognised by my OS. I tried starting while holding the opti