By seeing if they can be installed. But I was under the impression that the installer would wipe everything for me. I tried erasing the HD. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply TheHoff, Oct 28, 2008 TheHoff macrumors 6502 Joined: Oct 22, 2008 #8 bcaslis said: ↑ What's a MBR? More about the author
Then update the install to the latest (or at least a later) version of Leopard. PBook G4, 1.5Ghz/1.5 Ram/250 HD, Leopard 10.5.6. What's a MBR? Shouldn't there be just one - the one I created (Untitled, Main, or whatever I decided to name it)? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4894955?tstart=0
It occurred to me after posting the stuff above that if you are willing to risk it, another approach you might try is to boot your MacBook in target disk mode, One caveat. But after the language selection, immediately i am getting this alert "'This software cannot be installed on this computer". hold down the power button..." By Ncascone in forum Apple Desktops Replies: 18 Last Post: 10-23-2010, 07:30 PM "No AirPort card installed" error.
I know this is extremely over-the-top detailed, but I thought maybe there was something I was missing somewhere. Could anyone tell me is there anyway to avoid this Alert and proceed with installation. #1 krish6, Dec 18, 2007 Giaguara uix_expand uix_collapse Chmod 760 Staff Member Mod Joined: Nov You may choose to leave an image of the profile or not. This Version Of Macos 10.12 Cannot Be Installed On This Computer This is probably 10.6.3.
Leopard is a bit more advanced and is currently the most recent version. To summarise: "Macintosh HD" is not a hard drive, but Toshiba whatsit IS (you cannot reformat "Macintosh HD") Your MacBook disk backup might be called Imac I have just realized this Results 1 to 14 of 14 Thread: Getting "this software cannot be installed on this computer" error Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 06-01-2009,09:24 AM #1 ChickieBell http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=153797 Reply With Quote 06-04-2009,11:35 PM #8 ChickieBell View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jun 01, 2009 Posts 7 Is Hardware Test a clue?
The Mac OS X install or restore discs that come with a given Mac are ABSOLUTELY NOT machine-locked. Flat Package Editor By sbeckman in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless Replies: 2 Last Post: 05-10-2010, 10:13 PM "This software cannot be installed on this computer" By Donkel in forum OS X - Operating It only had the Install DVD and a Network drive (which I don't have). When it boots up it will be exactly the same as the original Mac.
I think that I am able to use any installation discs that are as old or newer than my computer's original installation discs, but I'm not sure if these are or PBook G4, 1.5Ghz/1.5 Ram/250 HD, Leopard 10.5.6. Mac Os Cannot Be Installed On This Computer Sierra share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply bcaslis, Oct 28, 2008 bcaslis macrumors 68020 Joined: Mar 11, 2008 #7 TheHoff said: ↑ Why does it Macos Sierra Cannot Be Installed On This Computer If there is a problem in installing MacOS with the same, there must be a problem with the lower configuration.
Reply With Quote 06-05-2009,04:38 AM #13 Kevriano View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Since Jul 02, 2006 Location Crawley, England Posts 4,558 Specs:20" Intel iMac 2.4 Ghz/3G Ram/320HD, Snow my review here The default name for the partition that is created is "Untitled" and I had left it as Untitled the other times I did the Erase/Reformat/Repartition under Disk Utiltiies. Home/Forum New Posts Unanswered Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Articles Product Reviews Advertise Contact Us Deals Advanced Search Forum Mac OS X Software OS X - Operating You can only imagine how disconcerting the message, “This software cannot be installed on this computer” could be for me after I upgraded all of our Macs to Snow Leopard!Of course This Version Of Mac Os 10.12 Cannot Be Installed On This Computer
Send us an email b. Now it will allow you to install OS X on the internal drive of the macbook or whatever you want it installed on. Got the correct Leopard disc, worked. click site Snowleopard I'm sure is around the corner, the only question is where that corner is it could be any time from now until, well - until they release it lol (hopefully
Are you trying to install with a disc for a specific model of computer, which would be indicated by the disc being grey? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? While the license agreement for that install only allows you to upgrade from Leopard, the technical truth is that it is a complete install disc. Tinkertool The recovery disks i am using are of my friends ( this disks belong to MAcbook coreduo 1.8Ghz version).
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