Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Trying to upgrade to Tiger, wont let me

  1. #1

    Member Since
    May 08, 2008
    Trying to upgrade to Tiger, wont let me

    Okay, so have an older powerbook g4, and i took into the Apple store and teh lady there told me it is capable of software up to leopard, but as im putting in my tiger install disk, it says a bunch of weird stuff in different languages,

    what is going on?

  2. #2

    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    When you booted from your original Tiger disk, didn't it offer you a choice of which language you wanted to use?


  3. #3

    dtravis7's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    You put in your Tiger DVD, hold down C and it starts to load then gets a screen with a bunch of languages? Sounds like a Kernel Panic.

    What Tiger DVD is this? Is it a factory full install or one that came with another machine? The DVD's that come with Macs are Model specific and can not be used on a different model.

    If this is the Tiger disc from your Macbook Pro, it will not work. Also your Powerbook is a Power PC CPU while the newer macs use an Intel CPU. No Intel disc will load on a Power PC Machine.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    May 08, 2008
    Yes different languages, well my friend had it put he bought it after he purchased his macbook.

    so it would still work right?

    it had german and japanese and stuff, and it says install tiger and add apps. and then it would not eject the disk, i had to restarted and hold down the track pad for it to come out.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Imac G3, Tiger wont boot from cd
    By jeppex in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-06-2012, 10:34 PM
  2. Imac G4 wont finnish install of 10.4( tiger )
    By vivid in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-09-2012, 10:07 AM
  3. Tiger to Snow Leopard-wont upgrade :(
    By LiviaBrennan in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 01-06-2012, 01:39 AM
  4. Please help Ibook wont install Tiger!
    By l7alzk in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-07-2008, 10:03 PM
  5. Leopard Beta Wont Update, Legit copy wont upgrade
    By yaced in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 11-12-2007, 02:10 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts