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i have a broken superdrive on my powerbook so i cannot use any cds right now, i went on my old computer and made a disc image of the mac os x cd using disk utility. i have a partition on my hard drive so i can restore the disc image onto that and boot up from that but it either doesnt let me restore or it restores but when i boot up from it, it just stops at a blue screen
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What are you downgrading from and why? I feel like we have somewhat of an incomplete picture here.

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What are you downgrading from and why? I feel like we have somewhat of an incomplete picture here.
10.5.6, it just has too many problems and leopard took away too many features that i want
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May I assume you want to go to Tiger?

I know this doesn't help, but FWIW, your PowerBook does not have a Superdrive since it doesn't burn DVD's.

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May I assume you want to go to Tiger?

I know this doesn't help, but FWIW, your PowerBook does not have a Superdrive since it doesn't burn DVD's.
yes i want to go to tiger, no i have a superdrive that burns dl dvds but its "caved in" and doesnt work at all
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Again, I think you are going to have to address the case issue, there are plenty of for parts 17" G4s on ebay that you can cannibalise for parts

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So you got your optical drive replaced with a superdrive? Huh. Yeah, get one for parts. In fact I'm thinking of selling off my PowerBook soon.

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well im gonna try to buy a used one but is there any way to install tiger on my computer without one?
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