My copy of Tiger just arrived!

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  1. TheSisko macrumors regular

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    Shipped yesterday, wasn´t expecting it before monday, but the delivery guy called me from outside my house and said that since I have to sign it, I could pick it up outside my office after he´s done his rounds.
    Can´t wait to try this cat out!!!
     
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    You'll love it. Upgrading from Panther, right? With an iBook like that, it's a pretty safe assumption.

    So, what sort of install are you planning on doing? No matter which one tickles your fancy, make sure everything's nicely backed up. :)
     
  3. SpaceMagic macrumors 68000

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    Only 8 weeks late ;) No worries!

    Enjoy.

    Oh and tell us if its Mac OS X 10.4.2 or .1

    Cheers.
     
  4. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well since I only got it a month ago, I don´t have anything important on it. I was wondering, what´s the biggest difference between update and archive&install?
     
  5. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yeah, got it through up-to-date, before I read that you could do that, I was was pretty upset that I had gotten Panther in the box.
    But now I´m happy it wasn´t included, since I´ve had some time to play with my first Mac and get aquianted with OS X, and now I get to have even more fun with Tiger!
     
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    If you bought your iBook a month ago, did Apple upgrade you to Tiger at no charge?
     
  7. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    Well, there are tons of threads on this already but this one should answer most of your questions sufficiently. :)
     
  8. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yes, one only has to pay for packaging&shipping, something like $15.
     
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    Do they check? Or could someone buy a new computer with Tiger and call and say it didn't come with Tiger and get another copy?
     
  10. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    Why would you possibly want to do that?
     
  11. Plymouthbreezer macrumors 601

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    To sell maybe? I duno.

    But, if you do an Erase Install, make sure you back up Panther's Classic System folder, as Tiger doesn't have one (nor does it have AppleWorks).
     
  12. emw macrumors G4

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    Better yet, back up everything - you're erasing everything and may find other apps, etc., that you might want back after the upgrade.
     
  13. iKwick7 macrumors 65816

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    Mine too! Except that I am at work and don't get to play with it until tonight. :(
     
  14. Plymouthbreezer macrumors 601

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    Yes, always a good idea. ;)
     
  15. killmoms macrumors 68040

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    You don't have to do this. You can put them back on from the CDs that came with your computer. No boxed OS X has ever come with Classic or machine-bundled applications on the disc, AFAIK.
     
  16. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    I didn't get too choose install, it automatically did the update. However everything is working perfectly (love Dashboard:)). Not very surprising since I basically had a perfectly clean Panther install.

    EDIT: I think I just missed the "Option"-button.
     
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  18. MDA macrumors newbie

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    So what version is it?

    MDA
     
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    It's 10.4.0. But how could it be 10.4.2 when that version isn't even released yet? And anyway, why would anyone care what version is on the DVD, when it's free to update via Internet?
     
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    Perhaps those with dial-up who might be waiting to update until some of the bugs reported to be fixed in 10.4.2 are out. Downloading a 50MB file on dial-up is not fun although it's a long time since I've had to!
     
  22. TheSisko thread starter macrumors regular

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    Perhaps, but they'd still have to download 10.4.3-10.4.9 :p
     

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