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Cannot install OS X

I have a problem installing OS X on my hard drive. After the DVD is loaded, a message showed that "this OS X cannot be install". What do I need to do to install the OS X? Thanks for answering.

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When installing a system on the computer, you must have the original disks for the computer or a new OS X 10.5 Leopard if you meet the minimum specs.

Your Mac won't take a system higher than the one that came with it, unless it is a new 10.5 disk.

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