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Son has powermac g4, OS9 installed, 256mb ram, 500mhz, 80gb hd, but it won't install to panther osx, because it can't read the cd's, says it's locked. The file vault is unlocked by the way. Please help!

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  • B Walters Mar 06, 2011

    What disk are you using to install Panther? If you are using another Mac's restore disk, you will not be allowed to install.



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Mac OSX requires a PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor. Sorry or the bad news

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