Member Since: Dec 22, 2006
Location: Texas, where else?
Mac Specs: 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '11 1.8 i7 4GB 10.10; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.10; 5s & 5c
07-26-2013, 10:53 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.