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    Leopard Install (clean) from external optical drive?
    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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    Jan 27, 2008
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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...
    When all else fails, try everything!
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