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billiebobjoebil

 
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Ok so i put a hdd with osx 10.4 on it in my g4 and i tried to boot but it stays at a white screen or sometimes it will go to a screen with a foler that has like the mac face thing then a question mark and it does that forever
can anyone help me to get my mac booted up
(i dont have the install disk for the os)
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can some1 plz help me
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Just for clarification, did the HDD already have OS 10.4 installed before you connected it to your G4?
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yes i think that might be the problem do i have to reinstall the os like is it like a windows pc and the os installs to the settings and hardware of that specific pc?
plz dont hate me for this i am new to macs
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