MacBook Leopard installation

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  1. yamanx macrumors newbie

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    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

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    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

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

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

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