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Dell Inspiron 1525 Snow Leopard Hackintosh/Hackbook Pro Installation Guide!

September 4th, 2009


Snow Leopard, Apple’s next OS in their lineup after Leopard, was recently released. Thanks to the widespread hackintosh development of Leopard, Snow Leopard can also be installed on your PC. Fortunately, this OS is quite easy to install (much easier than Leopard) and, for the first time on the 1525, we will be booting a […]

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OS X 10.5.8 Installation Guide

August 10th, 2009


The first time I tried installing 10.5.8, my keyboard and trackpad didn’t work. I┬áreinstalled OS X, and tried again. My keyboard and trackpad worked fine after the update. When Thomas updated, he kept getting kernel panics until he booted into safe-mode (-x) and installed the audio drivers. Just goes to show that this can be […]

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How to Remove a Dell Inspiron 1525 Keyboard

July 9th, 2009

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Since most of the people visiting this site are probably rocking an Inspiron 1525, I figured we should write some hardware-related stuff. Having OS X running on non-apple hardware means nothing if your hardware doesn’t work. One of my gripes with the 1525 is that the keyboard is prone to getting dirty; the keys almost […]

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Taking advantage of that expensive warranty

April 10th, 2009


***Just note that this only applies to users who purchased their computer and warranty directly from Dell. If you bought it from BestBuy or some other store, stay away because their policies may be different. It also helps if your warranty includes in-home service so that you can be up and running again in 30 […]

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Improving HackBook Battery Life

March 18th, 2009


After playing around tonight getting the battery meter and speed step working on XxX 10.5.6, I decided to unplug for the first time and see how long my battery life is. I’m not exactly sure how powerful the battery is in my Dell Inspiron 1525 HackBook. Honestly, when I bought the computer I was shopping […]

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