? on using an iMac install disc on a MBP

bns1201

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Sep 2, 2007
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I just got a MBP off of ebay and I would just like to wipe it clean. Can i start everything over using an iMac install disc that i have? or should i wait till friday to just do leopard on it.
 

bns1201

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Sep 2, 2007
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but i jsut wanna use it now....can i use the imac install disc or is it any different thatn anything else?
 

tdhurst

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Dec 27, 2003
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Nope

It won't work.

Retail discs will work on any Mac (starting with Leopard), but system discs can only be used on the system they came with.
 

Taylor C

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May 27, 2007
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It won't work, at least not legally. Wait until Friday. It's not worth installing Tiger only to upgrade a few days later. Just start fresh.
 
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