recovery disks

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recovery disks

hi, is it possible to install osx onto an imac g3 computer using recovery disks from a powerbook g4 or similar? thanks

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It may be "possible," but may

It may be "possible," but may not be supported or legal. It's one of those situations where, if it boots and doesn't give you an error, it'll probably work. Otherwide it might boot mostly to the installer, and then complain about the machine type. It's usually best to get a universal install disk.

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Joined: Feb 21 2005 - 21:34

MacOS 10.2 or earlier, probably. It's better to just buy a store version, though.

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Joined: Sep 16 2004 - 02:44
I wouldn't use machine specif

I wouldn't use machine specific disks that are built for a newer machine on an older machine.

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