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Old Aug 25th, 2005, 09:35 AM   #1
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Installing OS X Tiger Help

My father in law bought himself a new imac G5 with Tiger . It came with the install /restore discs and he wanted me to install it on his older G3 400 imac but it would not install the OS on the old system - can I install it is there something that I am missing or I simply can't do it from these discs ?

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You cannot do it from those discs because they are specific to your fathers iMac G5.
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I am pretty sure those disks will are system specific. You need to purchase the actual Tiger disks to install it on the old iMac
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Yes, correct. The software included with new computers is system specific and therefore cannot be installed on other computers. Even if it wasn't system specific, it would still be illegal
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