will restore disks work on another MBP?

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  1. rychencop macrumors 65816

    rychencop

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    a buddy of mine was given a MBP 3,1 but no disks. i have the same model so will my restore disks work on his? and no he didn't steal it. :D

    thanks!

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    from what i have read he can't use them or at least shouldn't. correct?
     
  2. OllyW Moderator

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    They should work if it's the same model, it just checks the hardware configuration before the installer starts up.
     
  3. maflynn Moderator

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    Physically if they're the same models, they should work.
     
  4. rychencop thread starter macrumors 65816

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    ok...we'll give it a shot. i'm not sure why he needs the disks though...i'll need to know that first. thanks!
     
  5. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    He can order replacement disks by calling Apple.
     

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