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Old Oct 28, 2008, 01:11 PM   #1
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Leopard Retail Disc in New MBP - Constant Reboot Loop?

Hello.

Has any one tried their Retail Leopard disc in a new MB/MBP?

Just reloading my new one and it seems that it does not work. Machine sees the disc, clicked to reboot and then I hear the bong noise and it enters a constant reboot loop (it is trying to load off the CD).

Just wondering if this is an issue with the disc or the mac? I suspect disc.

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Old Oct 28, 2008, 01:19 PM   #2
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Duff-Man says....I'd suspect the Mac - unless/until the retail disc is updated to accommodate the new models it ain't gonna work properly....oh yeah!
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Old Oct 28, 2008, 01:24 PM   #3
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Won't work, needs a retail disc newer than the machine.

Best to use the Restore DVD.

This is because the new Nvidia Laptop chipset and GPU have no drivers on the older DVDs.
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Old Oct 28, 2008, 01:31 PM   #4
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Won't work, needs a retail disc newer than the machine.

Best to use the Restore DVD.

This is because the new Nvidia Laptop chipset and GPU have no drivers on the older DVDs.
Ahh yes, that would be exactly it.

Spot on - many thanks!
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