How to downgrade from Tiger to Panther

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by know_elle, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. know_elle macrumors newbie

    Sep 4, 2005
    Hi everyone,

    I'm thinking about going backward to Panther from Tiger. I have OS 10.4.2 and am not completely happy with it. Has anyone ever done this? Any suggestions? Not really sure yet and I'm looking for imput.
  2. barneygumble macrumors 6502a

    Apr 18, 2005
    archive and install?
  3. katie ta achoo macrumors G3

    May 2, 2005

    Arh, ya see here, you put the Panth-arrr disk into the CD drive. Then, choose arrrr-chive and install. It'll make a little folder with all your saved junk from 10.4 Tig-arrrr. It'll be all good aft-arrrrr that! Avast!

    ..don't look at me like that, it's talk like a pirate day! :)
  4. 7254278 macrumors 68020

    Apr 11, 2004
    Just out of curiosity, whats wrong with tiger?
  5. katie ta achoo macrumors G3

    May 2, 2005

    Maybe it's too cute?
    (Umm.. GIS for vicious tiger..)

    Yeah, are you just waiting for a really stable update or what? I loves me the Tiger. It's awesome.
    Are you trying to run it on an especially old machine, so it's really slow?

    /I forgot my pirate voice!
    //oh well
    ///it confuses things anyway.
    ////YARRR MATEY!
  6. wdlove macrumors P6


    Oct 20, 2002
    That is awesome Katie, nice job. ;)

    Don't know what kind of setup that you have? It could also be a matter of not enough RAM. Mac OS X 10.4.3 is do out very soon, at least wait till then if you are having other problems.

    What complaints do you have?
  7. G5Unit macrumors 68020


    Apr 3, 2005
    I'm calling the cops
    Nice lttil phtoshpin ther! Arrrrrr. Just lode yee panther onto thee externl ard drive then booty off of it argh!
  8. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    I want one of those!

    Back to topic: I can't see any reason to step back from Tiger (other than some questions of support according to a customer about the Nikon D50 in Tiger).
  9. know_elle thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 4, 2005
    More info to downgrade responses

    Hi all,

    I love the tigerbunny! Thanks much!

    I'm running 10.4.2 on a 500 mhz G3 ibook, with 576 mb ram. I've had problems staying connected to my DSL and the computer recognizing my HP Scanjet. I've tried all the forum suggestions to fix the DSL problem and have tried all of HP support's troubleshooting, too - to no avail. I didn't have either problem before I upgraded to Tiger.



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