Member Since: Dec 22, 2006
Location: Texas, where else?
Mac Specs: 15" MBP 2.33 C2D 256 4GB, MBA 13" i7 1.8, MB 2.0 2GB, Nano 4th, 3GS, iPad 1
07-26-2013, 09:53 PM
Try deleting the Finder preference file
Look in your home folder / Library / Preferences / com.apple.finder.plist
Log out and back in
Am "assuming" you did not get the Snow Leopard disc with the machine?
Would suggest you go ahead and invest $20 to buy it from Apple - link
(don't know how often it's crashing on you - let us know if you can't do that - or try it from safe mode)
I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.