ways to install Tiger in a macbook with broken CD R/RW?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by -::ubermann::-, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. -::ubermann::- macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2006
    Hi, I have a 2006 macbook with Leopard. I need to use the garage band that came with my original Tiger installation discs. The problem is that my CD R/RW is broken and will not read any CD. I read some tutorials to boot from a flash drive, but need to read from the optical drive in the same machine.
    I need to make a flash drive with a bootable tiger from my PC.
    Any suggestions?
  2. -::ubermann::- thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 9, 2006
    I tried cleaning it with no success. I don't have another mac or an external DVD drive.
    Hey I read the optical drive in macbook is SATA. Can I connect the DVD writer of my desktop PC to the macbook's logic board (powered from the PC).
    I don't care if the macbook is opened, it's only while I install tiger.
  3. dskcacheman macrumors newbie

    Apr 20, 2012
    sorry for bringing this old thread up..but i was not able to PM you (prolly u will get notification of this)

    I see you have/had uploaded a rare dskcache file by the name of " Dskcache from M$ " on a torrent (by this same user id) and urgently require it.. i have searched too much... u r the only hope.. Kindly seed that torrent or pm ma download link

    Thanks a a lot in advance!

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