MacBook snow leopard DVD on mac mini

Discussion in 'macOS' started by hismikeness, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. hismikeness macrumors regular

    Jun 2, 2009
    I have a mac mini running leopard. I just bought my wife a MacBook which came with snow leopard. Can I use the restore/install DVD to get snow leopard on the mini?
  2. Marty Macfly macrumors regular

    Jun 5, 2010
    Hundreds of threads would tell you that not only is this illegal, it's impossible, as restore disks are machine specific.

    Please search before posting next time, as you were instructed to do when joining the site. MRoogle is a great asset that can answer all of your "yes or no" questions.
  3. lordofuo macrumors regular

    Apr 26, 2010
    Longview, Texas
    Such authority! :rolleyes:
  4. bobbytomorow macrumors 6502


    Nov 10, 2007
    Left Coast

    the discs that came with your g/f's purchase (gray colored) are system specific and will only work on the system as she bought.

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