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Reformated 12" Powerbook, trying yo instal OS9, then OSX

Has no cd drive, so trying to boot from peripheral drive or my G5 desktop. Been at it all night. I need help

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Your not going to be able to but if you close the laptop lid and plug the computer into the G5 you might be able to install the OS from the G5 to the laptop. Make sure to do a full install.

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