New to macbook

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by DaShadow577, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. DaShadow577 macrumors newbie

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    HI, recently bought a macbook off of ebay, without a os
    specs here
    http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook/specs/macbook_1.83.html

    so im trying to install tiger, i bought 3 disk off ebay, 2 were the gray colored ones when u put it in the install booted up but said it couldnt install, then i bought the one with the x on it. os 10.6.4 i believe or 10.4.6, tiger and i put it in and it dosent do anything

    what version should i be using and how should i install it
     
  2. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

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    Snow Leopard 10.6 should run on there. Where did you get the 10.6 disk? Was it one of those grey ones? Those grey disks are model specific and won't work with other years/models. The retail version of Snow Leopard here should work for you.
     
  3. DaShadow577 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    disk i have are os tiger with xcode 2 10.4.6, got off ebay and 10.4.8 grey
     

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