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OS 10.5 - Leopard Install (clean) from external optical drive?

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Hey I am wondering if anyone could tell me if/how to install a clean version of leopard from an external DVD/RW device I have. The optical drive on my macbook pro is busted.
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Try holding "option" while booting. If it's selectable, you should be able to. I've read conflicting articles on the subject. (never tried it myself) Firewire or USB may make a difference as well.

If you know someone with a Mac, you can do it thru Target disk mode.

I won't make any promises with Restore disks though...

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