So i have a intel based macbook, had it for a while, and am still running tiger. Ive read about using the SL cd to do an upgrade from tiger to SL (although it violates the licensing agreement). My sister just got a new macbook pro, and in the box there is the SL install cd and iLife.
My question is, how many times can you use the SL install cd? If i try it out on my tiger mac, will she be able to use it down the road if she needs it?
You can go straight to Snow Leopard from Tiger using a $35 SL disc. That disc that came with her MBP might be an upgrade disc that requires 10.5; if it is, you can't use it. If it's a regular SL, you can use it. That said, just pop the disc in and try. No harm done. An Erase and Install as Carter is pointing out is not necessary -- it will straight upgrade, even from Tiger.
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