Mac OS: Versions, builds included with PowerPC Macs (since 1998)

Learn the version(s) of Mac OS included with PowerPC-based Macs produced since 01 Jan 1998. If you’re looking for information about Intel-based Macs (produced since 2006), see this article. Important: You cannot normally use a Mac OS version earlier than … Continue reading

Mac OS X 10.5, Boot Camp: Black screen when booting from Windows XP install CD on iMac (Late 2006 24-inch)

Some iMac (Late 2006 24-inch) computers may display a black screen when booting from the Windows XP installer CD, instead of the standard blue installation screen. The computer will respond to the correct setup key presses and continue the installation … Continue reading

iMac (Mid 2007): Memory Specifications

Learn what kinds of memory you can use with iMac (Mid 2007) computers: iMac (20-inch Mid 2007) iMac (24-inch Mid 2007)

Power Macintosh: Using FPM, EDO, SDRAM, and SGRAM

This article explains what FPM, EDO, SDRAM, and SGRAM are, and lists which Power Macintosh computers work with these different memory types.

Keynote 3: Screen flashes during slideshow playback

You may see flashing during slide transitions when using Keynote 3. For some Macs, you can resolve this by updating to Mac OS 10.4.4. You can also avoid this by changing the Keynote preferences as described below:

About iMac Graphics Firmware Update 1.0

This update is for 20-inch and 24-inch aluminum iMac computers with the ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO graphics processor, running Mac OS X 10.4.10 or later with iMac Software Update 1.2.1 for Tiger, or Mac OS X 10.5 with iMac … Continue reading

About iMac ATI Radeon HD Graphics Firmware Update

This update addresses video anomalies with some Mac OS X applications on iMacs equipped with ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro or ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT cards.

Software License Agreement for Firmware Restoration CD 1.6

Your rights to use this update are subject to the terms of the software license agreement that follows and accompanies the update. Please read through this document and scroll down. At the bottom is an “Accept and Download” button. By … Continue reading