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Howdy all, I have a situation..
I have a Macbook with Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard on it. Something went wrong and I'm doing a clean install. The only disk I have is a 10.4.0 Tiger install disk... Now you have some back-story here's the questions:

1. Once I re-install, can I simply update to 10.5.8 again for free, from Apple's website?

2. Will I lose my license once I re-install?

Yeah, I know it's Apple. It's not my crapbook, but I need this junk fixed ASAP.
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post #2 of 6
I don't think so... I think you'll need the Leopard disk..
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i don't think there is a serial, at least there wasn't one when i went from leopard to snow leopard
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Quote:
Originally Posted by T-bone Steak View Post
1. Once I re-install, can I simply update to 10.5.8 again for free, from Apple's website?

2. Will I lose my license once I re-install?
1) Nope, as far as I remember
2) Nope
     
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post #5 of 6
When clean installing Snow Leopard, it never asks me for a serial. It might be integrated with the install.

I do not believe it is possible to get Leopard from the Apple website. You would need to have a Leopard disk to update your Tiger.
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post #6 of 6
As far as I know..
You NEED the disc to install Leopard.
There are no serials or keys, but you need the disc.
If all you have is Tiger, well, that's what you'll have to use until you source a Leopard disc.
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