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  1. #1

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    Nov 27, 2004
    Ok, my sister got a new Macbook and with it she got a copy of Tiger so I decided to put it on my G4 Panther imac. Now, whenever I turn it on I get this message:

    I can't do anything but restart it. Help??!!

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    Jan 04, 2006
    Hamburg, Germany
    What you are doing is illegal. OS X delivered with every Mac is Machine specific.

  3. #3

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    Nov 27, 2004
    I didn't know that, honestly. I'm only 15 and was told this would work fine. Do you know how I can fix it?

  4. #4

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    Nov 27, 2004
    Never mind, it hadn't installed so I could just eject the CD at startup

  5. #5

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    Oct 27, 2005
    What your Mac experienced is known as a "Kernal Panic". It's the Mac equiv of the "Blue Screen Of Death" which M$ users get.

  6. #6

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    Nov 06, 2005
    Well I know what your problem is. Her macbook runs on the intel chip, and your runs on the power pc chip. The tiger software she had was for intel, and when you tried to install it on a ppc, it panicked.

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