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Foresterkid13
Dec 9, 2010, 04:27 PM
I have a g4 ti and i was trying to reinstall 10.5 on it. now when i go to restart it it wont go past the grey screen. i tried to reset the pram and that didnt help. any ideas?



tom vilsack
Dec 9, 2010, 05:43 PM
try

power off
power on and option key

Foresterkid13
Dec 9, 2010, 05:55 PM
that brought up a refresh button my hard drive and an arrow key. i chose the hard drive and advanced. now its sitting on the grey screen loading.

Hrududu
Dec 9, 2010, 08:31 PM
Its definitely getting hung up on something. Honestly, since you just installed the OS, I'd just erase it and try again.

Foresterkid13
Dec 10, 2010, 01:04 AM
how do i delete it?

tom vilsack
Dec 10, 2010, 01:52 AM
http://macs.about.com/od/leopard105/ss/installleopard.htm

Foresterkid13
Dec 10, 2010, 03:19 PM
i dont have the disks anymore. will these work?
http://www.powerbookmedic.com/Mac-Restore-CD-with-Mac-OS-X-v105-Leopard-p-17416.html

dime21
Dec 10, 2010, 04:41 PM
i dont have the disks anymore. will these work?
http://www.powerbookmedic.com/Mac-Restore-CD-with-Mac-OS-X-v105-Leopard-p-17416.html

That says it is for intel Mac's. A Powerbook does not have an intel CPU.

Why don't you have your discs? That's why they include them in the box you know. For exactly this purpose. You'll need to call Apple and purchase another set.

Foresterkid13
Dec 10, 2010, 04:52 PM
i bought it used and had to borrow the leopard disk to update it. should i just find the tiger restore disk online? or is there a way i could restore it without the disk?