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OS X Leopard Hacked for Intel PCs

Discussion in 'News' started by Jimmy 2004, Oct 28, 2007.

  1. Jimmy 2004

    Jimmy 2004 New Member

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    Just one day after its release, Apple’s new OS X Leopard has already been hacked to work on standard Intel-based computers. Admittedly it isn’t guaranteed to work 100% yet, and is more than likely illegal in some way, but all you need to give it a try is a patched DVD image, a zip file with a patch and a USB flash drive. After that you’re just three easy steps away from running the new operating system on your Intel PC (SSE3 and later) but unfortunately there’s no AMD support available yet. As many PC owners have a slight dislike for Macs this may not be too appealing to everyone, but you can take a look at the procedure here.

    Source: dailyApps
     
  2. Wile E

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    lol. That was much quicker than I thought.
     
  3. von kain New Member

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    apple will sue anyone that will install osx on a pc its not zen enough
     
  4. ex_reven New Member

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    LOL this reminds me of the Iphone thing.

    The pirate users will install, find that an incompatibility renders their PC useless and they will then sue! :roll:
     
  5. Wile E

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    Which is exactly why I quit using hacked OSX, and just broke down and bought a Mac. lol.
     
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    Yes, that would be a good idea.

    But you know what's an even better idea? Now buying a Mac at all ;)
     
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    It couldn't happen to a better company. :nutkick:

    I love how they encourage others to use Windows on their system but they do everything to make their OS exclusiv to the Mac and iPods exclusive to iTunes.
     
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    Yeah, power to the people
     
  9. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    Will it install on a AMD system is the question of the hour.
     
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    was stated in the first post it doesnt support amd (yet :cool: )
     
  11. Jimmy 2004

    Jimmy 2004 New Member

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    Well the source website doesn't say it does anyway... doesn't say that AMD systems won't work but it's an educated guess ;)
     
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    Wow that was really quick.
     
  13. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    i'm tempted to delete my xp os (since i never use it anyway) and try this just for fun...
     
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    Id just freak out if I saw my pc running a MAC OS.
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    i cannot afford a mac atm :( so yeah, i'm gonna do it :D
     
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    Lol, let us know how you get on :)
     
  17. niko084

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    This is pretty dull actually...

    OSX Tiger was cracked for use on a PC also..

    In fact it is rumored that the directions were hidden in the code of the os to start with so that the people who were going to create it could very easily.

    I cannot say myself I know this to be fact, but I have heard many many people say this is true.
     
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    Why all it is, is another form of Unix/Linux Called Darwin
     
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    IMO i think Apple was Desperate to survive, thats why they moved to a Intel CPU.
     
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    lol. I had very specific space requirements when I bought it. I essentially needed an all-in-one unit. Show me a single non-Apple all-in-one with the same quality, performance, and features as my 2.33GHz 20" iMac Core2(last year's model), all for the same or lower price. Not gonna happen.

    ANd so far it's working well for them. I kinda don't see your point here.
     
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    HAHAHA....

    No....

    Apple has a extremely solid market, and a ever growing very solid market. They are FAR from even having to think about loss of business...

    In fact Apple holds the market majority for notebook sales now also... They went to Intel chips because they can get them much cheaper, in turn makes their market larger due to pricing, and they make more profit.
     
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    No, PowerPCs weren't progressing the way Apple wanted, and saw Intel as a much better solution. The switch definitely helped their market share, along with Boot Camp.
     
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    too much off a fan speak...

    the main reason was that ibm was focusing on the consoles for quite a while left apple with g4@1.5 and the g5 at 2,5ghz that make apple (mostly stevo) very upset (especially when a couple of years back it was promised to deliver the 3.ghz g5 and a dual core g5).after a lot of negotiating with amd and intel they choose intel because they can support them in full systems like chipset/gpu/cpu and because the instant delivery of intel.

    as for the solid market yes it have but not desktop neither the laptop...ipod yeap that where the money is .....although in almost 2 years the apple have sale almost the same amount of pc an laptop that g4-g5 was mostly because the parralers and the bootcamp
     
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    damn, this newz just made my day :D i'll try it out later, after backing up my data ;)
    ...now to find that patched dvd...
     
  25. WhiteLotus

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    that was way to quick, maybe the difference between a PC and a mac is becoming less and less
     

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