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    Aug 23, 2008
    HOW DO I install on a fresh Drive for my Powerbook G4
    i recently got a new drive (Hitachi 120 gig 5400RPM) form my powerbook G4 cos the old one is dead,
    i opened the powerbook and fixed the new one, when i power on A grey screen appears and flashing in the middle of the screen is a folder, i tried booting from the dvd holding the C key, even tried the ail key, and it still takes me to this screen with the folder, then the MAC face, and then a question mark.
    and i keeps flashing, i tried pressing alt key while this folder was showing and it show a a big lock and a place to put in a password, am confussed,
    i tried entering all the passwords i've used on the mac before but nothing............

    how do i install Tiger on this harddrive

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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
    Your media is bootable, right? You might want to check to be sure the disk is install correctly.
    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!

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    Jan 12, 2008
    Leicester, England
    MacBook, iPod Classic, 8GB 3G iPhone, Time Capsule
    Are you holding down the C key from the second it makes the chime noise?

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