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Snow Leopard DL Disc wont boot !!!


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Hi I have a PowerPC G5 running 10.4.11 it was previously already in snow leopard but i had
to restore it back to factory about a month ago the farthest i was able to update it was to its current software... I have a DL disc for snow leopard it reads it but when i hit restart to start installation nothing happens and just loads back up to Desktop! Please someone HELP!!
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Hi I have a PowerPC G5 running 10.4.11 it was previously already in snow leopard...
Sorry...but no PowerPC G5 (actually a Powermac G5 or an iMac G5)...can run Snow Leopard. So either the computer model is incorrect...or the OS name is incorrect.

FYI: 10.5 = Leopard...10.6 = Snow Leopard.

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Hi I have a PowerPC G5 running 10.4.11 it was previously already in snow leopard but i had
to restore it back to factory about a month ago the farthest i was able to update it was to its current software... I have a DL disc for snow leopard it reads it but when i hit restart to start installation nothing happens and just loads back up to Desktop! Please someone HELP!!
First read the post at the link below
"What OS Disk Do I Need?" A Brief Overview

Second, there is no way you were previously running Snow Leopard OS X 10.6 on your PowerPC G5. You probably had Leopard OS X 10.5. Make sure you are using a Retail Disk for installation.

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the comp used to be my neighbors before and he told me it was running 10.6.3..so then it was probably only leopard and not snow leopard.... If i buy the disc for leopard will it work ?
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the comp used to be my neighbors before and he told me it was running 10.6.3..so then it was probably only leopard and not snow leopard.... If i buy the disc for leopard will it work ?
Make sure you read the post in the link I gave you for additional information, but yes, provided you get a retail disk, it should work.

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