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If we can run parallels or Fusion to run Windows... can we do the same and run Snow Leopard so we can run PPC software since Lion stopped supporting those apps?
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Course you could have SL on a partition but the days of PPC are severely limited.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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So the answer is "yes"... I can partition and run SL so I can continue to use an old app that won't be upgraded?
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Answer is NO...!!! Frustrating as all ****... Installed Fusion but Fusion says none of my install disks are Install Discs... WTF??? They are too!! Tried Leopard and Snow Leopard.

PFFFTT!! Annoyed!
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Are you trying to run Leopard or Snow Leopard in a VM? You can not run either in a VM, that's why Fusion won't recognize them as install disks. You'll need to create a separate partition on your hard drive and then install either Leopard or Snow Leopard.
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yeah.. why is that?

Tried parallels too does the same thing.

Anyway, tried partitioning, can't do that either, keeps failing.... and I have no clue as to why.
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Here's the error....

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Boot from your SL disc - open up Disk Utility and run Repair Disk. Then try partitioning again.

Make sure you have a backup before you go playing with partitions.

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