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toomuchstereo
Sep 19, 2005, 05:28 PM
Just bought this laptop from ebay the auction says it has a CDRW is this a combo drive, only asking cause i want to be able to put tiger on it.

Thanks alot.

toomuchstereo
Sep 19, 2005, 05:47 PM
Well it is just a CDRW, am I gonna be able to put Tiger on this thing?

Jigglelicious
Sep 19, 2005, 06:48 PM
Yes you can install Tiger on it, though you will need the CD version of Tiger that is only available direct from Apple. A CDRW drive will not be able to read the DVD that Tiger normally ships on.

Just make sure you have enough RAM for Tiger. 512mb will do you well.

Macky-Mac
Sep 19, 2005, 07:59 PM
here are some more suggestions about how to install Tiger when you don't have DVD

tiger without DVD (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=122236)