Installing Leopard on Imac . . .

Discussion in 'macOS' started by shmelt, May 3, 2009.

  1. shmelt macrumors newbie

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    Hello! I've searched for some time now and haven't seem to come up with a solution. I'm trying to Install leopard on my Imac, but every time I run into the "Software cannot be installed on this computer" message. Here are my specs:

    Model Identifier: iMac4,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core Duo
    Processor Speed: 1.83 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per processor): 2 MB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 667 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: IM41.0055.B03
    SMC Version: 1.1f5

    I thought this would be sufficient for the installation, but I can't seem to find a solution. Is my Mac capable for the Leopard installation? And if not, what do I need to do to make it so? Thanks!

    EDIT: I forgot to mention - I'm using OEM Imac discs . . . would that make a difference?
     
  2. SilentPanda Moderator emeritus

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    Are you using actual Leopard discs or Leopard discs that came with another computer? If they came with another computer you won't be able to.
     
  3. flopticalcube macrumors G4

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    Its capable but only with the retail version of Leopard. You can't use disks from another machine.
     

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