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OS 10.5 to Leopard then down and then back???


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iLife is now...read on....

Please help me with my installation issues.

I bought a refurb iMac that came with an upgrade to SNow Leopard which I installed first thing.

I wanted some additional software that I could only get a version that would work with the previous operating system ( I guess that is 10.5?)
SO I downgraded - I don't remember exactly how - think I just used the base install disks I was sent 10.5.6.
Ultimately I decided I liked the SNow Leopard version better and upgraded again with the provided upgrade disk
Now

My issue that I can recognize is in iLife applications. They say things like reinstall. Missing components. etc.

SO I used the Applications Install DVD (the one that lists that it holds the ilife items) it does its thing = software successfully installed yet when I open the programs they still say reinstall.

What solutions can anyone offer me? Please
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Talking of pirated software is not allowed on this forum..so good luck with your problem..

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yep , right up until you admitted to being a pirate you would have probably gotten some help . I would bet your on your own now.....



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Oh, the issues that can be caused.

At this point, I'd suggest you try wiping the drive and doing a clean install.
There's no telling how some pirated software may have affected your system.

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.
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Looks like the pirated software mention has been corrected Do as our administrator says. Pop in your Apple disc, format the hard drive erasing everything you have installed, and do a nice new clean install.

For Snow Leopard make sure you have a genuine Apple install disc. Pirated software often comes with trojans installed to snare the inexperienced. Pirated iWork was a particularly nasty trojan.
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