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Have a Mac (Snow leopard system) and PICASA keeps wanting to up date, when I click OK to do it... the download crashes out, saying try later. It has done this now for over a month. Any ideas please? Cheers, charles

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Try to download the latest version of Picassa manually and install it.
It will update Picasa. After that, chances are the auto-update will work.

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Apple recommends that if you wish to go from 10.4 to 10.6 then you should purchase the 10.6 Box Set.

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  2. Restart your Mac while holding down the C key.
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A: Yes. Apple recommends purchasing the Mac Boxed Set for this purpose, which will also update iLife (it is unknown at the time of this writing whether older versions of iLife work with Snow Leopard) and iWork. Also note that while it has been said that the $29 upgrade will work with 10.4, it is not officially supported and may be in violation of the licensing terms.

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