MacBook Leopard installation

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by yamanx, Nov 20, 2008.

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  1. yamanx macrumors newbie

    Nov 20, 2008
    Hello everyone i'm new here i have a question i have just bought a new aliminum Macbook it has leopard install dvd's but my problem is i also have a white macbook which was shipped with tiger osx now i wanted to upgrade my my old white macbook with the new install dvd's that came with the new macbook i boot from the cd it then says MAC OSX CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON THIS COMPUTER.

    Is there anyway around this so i can upgrade my old macbook with the new macbook's CD's if there is anyway please help Thank you very much in advance.
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    What you are asking for is help with piracy. Which we don't discuss here. The restore DVDs shipped with a machine are licensed for that computer only: if you want Leopard on your other machine buy it.
  3. plinden macrumors 68040


    Apr 8, 2004
    No, the only way to upgrade your old Mac is to buy the Leopard install disk.
  4. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004

    Yep. eBay is a good place to look. Get one that looks like this:


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