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Re-Installing Mac OS 10.3.5


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piggyprobe

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PowerBook G4
Mac OS X (10.3.5)


Our company recently purchased a used Mac to test & trouble shoot our web-based software. Wanting to start fresh, I was tasked with purging any remaining data the previous owen may have left behind, and from all indication, a re-install was my best bet. After booting from Install Disk 1, and choosing my language, I am welcomed to the Mac OS X Installer. From that screen, I am immediatley prompted that Bundled software cannot be installed on the computer.

From here, I went to Installer>Open Disk Utility where I chose to erase the hard drive. Next I did a restore, choosing to use the OS X intstall disk as my source. From all the documentation I have on this computer, this is the process I should be following. However, when starting the computer, nothing loads after the Apple screen. Can you provide me with some assistance?
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You could search on google for what key to hold down on your model of mac to boot off a cd... this may help... also I would recamend picking up the latest version of OS X from a store... here is a link.

http://www.amazon.co...D/dp/B000BWZZLG

Good luck... if this doesn't help you could try a more mac related forum like...

forum.maccast.com
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Thanks for the reply. I can boot from the CD, but it only takes me back to the installation options. I'll head to the mac forums next. Thanks again.
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