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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    Hey guys -- called Mac again, got someone else who explained things better. As of this point, I used a Windows XP Install disc to wipe the hard drive (both partitions of Boot Camp), so my Mac is completely devoid of an OS. The reason the 10.5.4 won't work is because my Macbook (purchased with...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    Well, at least I have an interesting case :P Anyone else have any ideas? I'm open for pretty much anything. EDIT: Random thought -- Since I have access to the Windows XP partition, could I run a Windows program from in there to wipe out the entire harddrive (Mac part as well?) I'm not sure...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    Thanks to an old copy of Outbreak (great movie), the DVD player is confirmed as functional. Unless there's a difference between a movie DVD and the Install DVD. I do hear it whirring several times before going to the grey screen like it's trying to read it and can't.
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    Hmmmm . . . I'm not sure what it means to be 'journaled' or how to go about checking that exactly. As for the DVD driver, I was playing DVDs from Netflix just fine around a day before it crashed. I suppose something could have happened between now and then though. I'll try to play a normal...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    I just put the DVD into a different Mac, the one I'm using to go online and all, and it works fine coming up with the install screen. I tried using it with the Windows XP on mine, just to see what happens, and it ejected it. The healthy Mac has 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    It was off ebay (bad sign?) but was brand new and is the actual install disc (not upgrade). Looks just like the package off the apple page (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB576Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDAzOA&mco=MTU5NzExNw). I'm not sure what you mean by it being for a specific computer, but...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    Oh, my bad, it's a Intel Core 2 CPU T7400 @ 2.16GHz. 994 Mhz, 1.96 GB of RAM. That's according to the 'general' tab in the system properties off the control panel in the Windows XP partition.
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    I'm pretty sure it's 2.4 Ghz Intel Core Duo. 160 GB hard drive, 2 Gig RAM. I have boot camp installed with Windows XP (which I can, ironically, still access just fine). Is that enough? I'm not sure exactly what you're looking for :) P.s. If I leave it at the grey symbol long enough, it...
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    Broken Mac 10.4.11 won't load on 10.5.4 install DVD

    I have a Mac that runs 10.4.11. A week or two ago it was running really slowly, so I restarted and it would no longer load up. At first it went to the Darwin log-in screen. Long story short, it slowly got worse (though I tried all the normal safe mode / single user mode type solution)...
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