Currently Being ModeratedAug 5, 2012 10:07 PM (in response to the scotian)
What specific model is it, what OS version is installed, for which OS version do you have a DVD, how much RAM is installed?
Currently Being ModeratedAug 6, 2012 12:09 AM (in response to the scotian)
As Kappy indicates, a lot more info is needed.
For your information, this is the Power Mac forum. The last Power Mac (PPC) was made six years ago, and then Apple switched to Intel.
If you are really running 10.7.2, as your signature indicates, that means you have to have an Intel iMac, not a PPC "Power Mac".
If that is indeed the case, you may want to try posting in the iMac (Intel) forum:
If you really were running an old iMac with a PPC (non-Intel) chip, then your forum would be:
Currently Being ModeratedAug 8, 2012 12:04 AM (in response to the scotian)
My feeling is that since he "the scotian" just joined on Aug. 5, that he really is new here and to Apple products, So we should cut him some slack until he has time to reply, before assuming his signature info is correct. He may have a newer machine, but was given this older unit that he's seeking help for.
Just Guessing ......... Call it a feeling ......