Can I install OSX Tiger using parallels on my computer?

Yamcha

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Hi Guys,

I was wondering If its possible to install OSX Tiger using Parallels? I'm currently running Snow Leopard 10.6.2, but there are some things that I liked about OSX Tiger, and I was wondering if Parallels or VMWare fusion allows you to install Tiger? I just wanted to test it out and see if I like it.. instead of formatting and installing etc..

anyone know?

appreciate your help! :]
 

eawmp1

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Let me help you here - if you have a Mac that shipped post-Tiger (i.e. loaded at factory with Leopard), you will not be able to run Tiger on it. Apple doesn't look back.
 

maflynn

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Its basically illegal (against the EULA) to run OSX in a virtual environment, and technically speaking you can only run intel based OSs in a virtual environment. That means Tiger (retail disks are PPC AFAIK) will not work. Restore disks are such that they won't work as well.

Either way, technically and legally you cannot run 10.4 in parallels.
 

Yamcha

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Ah ic, that sucks =/.. Oh well, thanks everyone for your time and replies :]
 

MacsRgr8

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Let me add the simple fact that where there's a will there's a way...

There seems to be a VMware Tiger VM floating round dah webb.

Maybe Parallels can import it.... not sure.
 

Yamcha

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Let me add the simple fact that where there's a will there's a way...

There seems to be a VMware Tiger VM floating round dah webb.

Maybe Parallels can import it.... not sure.
Awesome, thanks I will give it ago :]
 

Yamcha

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I couldn't get it to work unfortunately, I think it may because I've got an i5 processor.. It gave some errors
 

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