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    Unhappy instaling x.4 on a g4 on external dvd drive: HELP!!!!!
    hello I'm new to the form and i have was wondering if any one knows what might be the problem... I have a LaCie external DVD dive and a gray G4, with no internal DVD player, hence the external. the os is 10.3 and I want to upgrade it to 10.4, but it does not read the disk. I have confirmed that it reads the cds and dvd movies just fine but it does not even read that there is a disk in the drive. does any one have suggestions?

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    Sounds like a bad disc to me - where did the disc come from?
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    it's worked on my dad's computer ( a g5 ) though, I got it from my uncle.

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    Is that upgrade disk grey colored or black with a great big X on it

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    it's black

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