no ilife with tiger?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by thi12ty7, May 23, 2005.

  1. thi12ty7 macrumors newbie

    Dec 29, 2004

    I am a newbie and i just bought my first mac ever!!! I was just curious. I did not get ilife 05 cd with my powerbook purchase. Do i have to go buy ilife 05 from the store? Sorry if this has been discussed earlier, i couldnt find it
  2. Le Big Mac macrumors 68030

    Le Big Mac

    Jan 7, 2003
    Washington, DC
    If it didn't come preloaded, then you can get the discs from Apple for $10 under the "up to date" program.

    Personally, since iLife was released some time ago, it should have been included and I would go to teh store and demand a free copy.

    Now, if what you're asking is "why didn't I get the disks in addition to the preloaded copy" well, that's a copy-protection scheme I guess, and just the way it works.
  3. James Philp macrumors 65816

    James Philp

    Mar 5, 2005
    is it installed? If so it'll be on the software DVD(s) you got with your PB.
  4. Veldek macrumors 68000


    Mar 29, 2003
    iLife '05 should be installed on your Mac and be on the install disks you received with it, unless I'm somehow mistaken. But you shouldn't have a specific iLife '05 disk.
  5. risc macrumors 68030


    Jul 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Australia
    The restore CDs will have your copy of iLife, if you install a newer version of OS X you can put your copy on the new install by chucking the first restore CD in and choosing install bundled apps.

  6. thi12ty7 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 29, 2004
    thank for your guys response...i am a newbie...ilife 05 came installed already on my pb as did tiger. I guess what i am trying to ask is if i reinstall tiger is ilife 05 on the tiger install disc? There are two tiger install disc but no ilife 05 disc.
  7. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    The second disk has additional applications that came with your PowerBook on it, including iLife. You can install these things using the Software Restore feature on your restore discs if you ever need to.

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