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Installing OSX version from a dmg file

I have a copy of my version of OS X 10.5 in dmg format on my desktop that I would like to install on my computer. When I try to install the version from the desktop it prompts me to restart the computer. 
Is there any way to install my latest version of OSX 10.5 without having to burn it to a disk?

Right now I am currently running on mac OSX 10.3 and I would like to upgrade.

Thanks a lot for the help

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It is possible to install the OS from an image that's been generated on an external HDD as well, but you can't install the OS from a disk image that you're running within the OS. If you lost your installation disc, you can get a replacement by calling Apple.

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