However, if the firmware process is interrupted for any reason, your solid state drive may not function properly.If this update is done on a notebook computer, it is strongly recommended that power be supplied by the AC power adapter.(And over time, CPU Prices drop as intel releases faster/later models.) For owners that swapped in a Core 2 Duo CPU, the original tip for Lion dev previews is reported to still work - I. Install lion on a drive connected to a supported mac (Target Disk Mode, FW, etc) and then delete the (hidden) "/System/Library/Core Services/Platform Support.plist" file.The Lion volume should then work with the Core2Duo updated Mini (or i Mac).The nylon screws that are available are definitely worth the - you might be able to get away with not replacing the clips, but is it worth it for ?There are quite a few myths out there about what you can or can’t do with Intel Macs. Here are some facts about Boot Camp to get a picture of what is involved in making it work.The Apex should have a ‘Green’ and ‘Orange’ light on the Ethernet port when you’re connected. (FYI: This page covers 2006-2008 Mac Mini models with socketed CPUs.
What's more, the researchers have designed a proof-of-concept worm for the first time that would allow a firmware attack to spread automatically from Mac Book to Mac Book, without the need for them to be networked.The only way to eliminate malware embedded in a computer's main firmware would be to re-flash the chip that contains the firmware.“[The attack is] really hard to detect, it’s really hard to get rid of, and it’s really hard to protect against something that’s running inside the firmware,” says Xeno Kovah, one of the researchers who designed the worm.“For most users that’s really a throw-your-machine-away kind of situation.The attack raises the stakes considerably for system defenders since it would allow someone to remotely target machines—including air-gapped ones—in a way that wouldn't be detected by security scanners and would give an attacker a persistent foothold on a system even through firmware and operating system updates.Firmware updates require the assistance of a machine's existing firmware to install, so any malware in the firmware could block new updates from being installed or simply write itself to a new update as it's installed.