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Old Mar 17, 2012, 09:46 PM   #1
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Hi I have just bought a power book G4 of eBay and it has no disks, wheres the best place to get a retail copy of leopard, eBay seems very expensive to buy disks from.
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Old Mar 17, 2012, 09:48 PM   #2
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eBay would be the best place. You can check craigslist and hope for a local cheap one as well.
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Hi I have just bought a power book G4 of eBay and it has no disks, wheres the best place to get a retail copy of leopard, eBay seems very expensive to buy disks from.
You can call Apple for replacement install disks.
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Old Mar 17, 2012, 09:53 PM   #4
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I am from the uk, any idea what apple charge, eBay sell them from 80 to a 120 full retail boxed, I only want the disk even they sell for 90 what a joke lol
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I am from the uk, any idea what apple charge, eBay sell them from 80 to a 120 full retail boxed, I only want the disk even they sell for 90 what a joke lol
I don't recall exactly, but I think it's around $25 US.
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I don't recall exactly, but I think it's around $25 US.
Even to the pound it is still cheaper I will shot them a email and see what they say, thank you
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Depending on the year of release of that PowerBook G4 you will only get Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and earlier.
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Depending on the year of release of that PowerBook G4 you will only get Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and earlier.
Yup. No Powerbook shipped with Leopard. It may still be possible to purchase Leopard from Apple, though. It's not listed on their website, but call and ask. It'll be more than the machine specific disk package--About $125USD if I'm not mistaken.
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I've got 10.3 thru 10.5 free from Apple. You need to ask politely!
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I've got 10.3 thru 10.5 free from Apple. You need to ask politely!
How did you ask?
Where you in an apple store? Were you on the phone with support?
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I'd also like to know how you got a free Leopard disks!! I was on the brink of buying a copy for 's.
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They give them to you free if your nice. Or 20 shipped.
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They give them to you free if your nice. Or 20 shipped.
I'll be off to the Apple Store tomorrow then! Awesome stuff
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You can try in store. Personally I called apple.
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You can try in store. Personally I called apple.
Are you saying that Apple gave you a free "Retail version" of Leopard, or did you actually receive a computer specific Leopard install disc?
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