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Old Nov 18, 2007, 05:29 PM   #1
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Can't install Leopard on Macbook

Hi all,

I've borrowed the 2 disc Leopard install disc from a friend who has just bought herself a brand new Macbook. I myself have an older Macbook. I've got a copy of Leopard on order, but I'm too impatient..

Well, every time I try and install I get the following error during the install:

"Mac OSX cannot be installed on this computer. This software cannot be used on this computer"

I've even erased and reformatted using Mac Journaled (whatever it is), but to no avail..

is this going to present a problem when my copy of Leopard arrives? Does the install know not too install itself onto an older Macbook, i.e. pre-Leopard?
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Old Nov 18, 2007, 05:31 PM   #2
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The discs are locked to the model number - you shouldn't have problems when your retail version arrives.
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Old Nov 18, 2007, 05:32 PM   #3
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The discs are locked to the model number - you shouldn't have problems when your retail version arrives.
Think that goes down as the fastest reply in history Thanks mate. Guess I'll have to wait!

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Model Identifier MacBook3,1 needed to boot those DVDs

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