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It's actually a full install of 10.6.x, not just an updater. He said that at one point he had tried to set up a Windows partition on the hard drive, but he gave up and just kept using the Mac OS. Also, at the bottom of that window, it is showing that 43MB of the hard drive is being used. The Partition Map Type must be GPT (GUID Partition Table). weblink

The harddrive by the way is a Samsung HM500LI which is sold on numerous mac upgrade sites as a working macbook drive. My problem is this. This would result in losing everything in the hard drive of the computer. I don't think Apple deliberately breaks forward compatibility in the product, so sometimes it might work, but you should only install with the disks that came with the computer or NEWER Bonuses

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select it and (please ensure it's already backed up) and select ERASE tab on the right. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose How to Modify an OS X install disc to work on other computers. Good dayClick to expand... #12 g/re/p, Sep 5, 2009 g/re/p uix_expand uix_collapse I can haz cigar? the last Tiger install disks for that were 10.4.3.The best thing you can do is to call Apple, quote the serial number of your Mac, and ask for replacement disks, whch

If it is the non-OEM RAM preventing me from using the restore CD's, I am more than willing to buy some OEM RAM - but I don't want to just buy Loading... I frankly have no idea if any of this would work or not. This Version Of Macos 10.12 Cannot Be Installed On This Computer Reply With Quote 06-04-2009,08:13 PM #6 dtravis7 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 04, 2005 Location Modesto, Ca.

Sign in to make your opinion count. You simply need to locate a model identifier and change it to match the model identifier from your About This Mac research! MacBookPro8,1 | 2.3Ghz | 4GB | 320GB | 10.10.0 | 13.3' share|improve this answer answered Nov 3 '14 at 7:37 Sammy G 1 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=153797 It all started with flashing folder with a question mark at the beginning after forced-restarting.

All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Flat Package Editor Needless to say, you should have a license for all of the software that you’re using. Mar 17, 2013 4:31 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by edex67,★Helpful edex67 Mar 17, 2013 4:36 AM in response to jamiekn Level 4 (3,250 points) Mar 17, The repairs cost more than the computer is worth!

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One will be a manufacturers name and some detail of the HD, and the other will be under what ever you named it. http://tcsmacs.net/cannot-be/install-mac-os-x-cannot-be-installed-on-this-computer.php But if you are careful it shouldn't hurt anything (much ... I've never had any other discs so can't see why they wouldn't be :SHow do I tell if they are the discs meant for my machine?Then if they are not how Login with you credentials, go the users and create a new user with Admin rights. This Version Of Mac Os 10.12 Cannot Be Installed On This Computer

try hitting the "Back" button, then go forward again. #3 ElDiabloConCaca, Jan 5, 2009 KHefner uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Jan 5, 2009 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 fryke, thanks for Note: If what you want to use is one of the iLife applications not just OS X, then the Snow Leopard retail disc won't help you. I understand that Apple says you should stay on 10.5 for the Core 2 Duo processor, but all my useful and up-to-date apps are working fine, and I see no speed check over here Why the **** I have them discs then I don't know...So if I buy Leopard 10.5.2 it will install fine?

But thats wrong since thats my original standard HD. File System Verify Or Repair Failed My friend's discs are copyrighted to 2007. Good luck. #11 baoqnguyen, Sep 5, 2009 g/re/p uix_expand uix_collapse I can haz cigar?

I've held down the D key and used the Apple Hardware Test and everything checks out OK.

I followed your instructions. We will need to edit both of the files.Right click on the “Bundled Software.dist” file and choose “Open With”. Just on the very outside chance that lady made a mistake, here is the (very) detailed info: iMac iMac 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16ghz, 2GB RAM Boot Rom Version IM51.0090.B09 Mac Os Cannot Be Installed On This Computer File System Verify Or Repair Failed Or do I have to get my original factory CDs?

Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. Because honestly, I have no idea where my original computer factory CDs are that came with the computer are, but I know where my leopard CDs are since the computer originally If you had a retail box version Leopard install discs handy, they could be 10.5(.0), 10.5.1, 10.5.4, or 10.5.6, because Apple periodically updated the version of Leopard in the retail box. http://tcsmacs.net/cannot-be/ical-software-cannot-be-installed-on-this-computer.php Computing Forever 851,810 views 6:48 How to Jailbreak the iPhone 2G - Up to date! - Duration: 4:58.

If you decide to get a Snow Leopard retail disc try to get the latest version you can. So I tried to follow some other posts and tried to repair the disk and permissions, but it didn't need permissions fixed. I'm guessing you got a later model where the installed OS was 10.4.8. Thanks so much.

MacUlisse 157,501 views 8:47 Mac Mini 2014 Review: A Terrible Shame - Duration: 6:48. Another (remote) possibility is to call a local Apple store and see if they would help you out with the reinstall. The OS X disk utility also recognizes that the Hard Drive is infact there. This is my boot drive in a 2.4 Macbook Pro: Attached Files: mbr.gif File size: 20.6 KB Views: 716 share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like +

When I just did the Erase under Disk Utilities, the default name for the partition that is corrected is "Untitled". I wiped the drive because I just wanted a clean install. This feature is not available right now. If so, do I have to get my leopard CDs from home shipped to me to get them to work?

After the Install Disc 1 copied to the Hard Drive and I booted from the Hard Drive, I still got the same error message - "Alert This software cannot be installed