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  1. #1

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    Jun 06, 2009
    how to go back to 10.5 fron leopard
    since i installed snow leopard i can't use my hp1315 all in one to scan with so i need to convert back to 10.5 how do i do that?

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    TattooedMac's Avatar
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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM & 13"MBP 2.9Ghz i7 8GB RAM 10.10.3, iPhone5 & iPad Air 2 iOS 8.3, ATV3
    The only way is to do a compete reinstall of the OS. If you have your grey install dvd that came with your Mac ( presuming you have had Leopard installed on it when you got it) then shove them in and do a install like you did SL.
    It also helps if you post your Machine Specs as well so we don't presume anything
    If you haven't got the disks anymore you can ring  and maybe just maybe they will have some spare disks somewhere or you go on ebay and pay a premium price for them $100+ is what you will be looking at.
    Are you sure there are no drivers for your HP ?? I would take a look but om out the door to work.
    Good luck and I'm sure someone else will chime in where i left off

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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac late 2007 10.11.b4, iMac 2008 10.10.5, Macbook2007 10.7.5, Mac Mini 10.7.5, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!
    Before you reinstall, I suggest you read this. Person got it working!

    Snow Leopard os 10.6 - Page 2 - HP Support Forum

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    Jan 07, 2008
    In Denial
    4GB Mac Mini 2012, 13" MBA, 15" MacBook Pro OSX 10.7, 32 GB iPhone 3GS, iPad2 64gb 3G
    Might give vuescan a try first. Free to try.
    EDIT: I meant before re installing the OS. Didn't see Dennis' potential solution until I had posted.

    VueScan Scanner Software for Windows 7, Mac OS X Lion, Linux, iPhone, iPad, iPod
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  5. #5

    Member Since
    Jun 06, 2009
    i tried doing this and it didn't work, one question when he says printer powered at logical places when are those logical places?
    thank you

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