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Can I use my iMac Install Disc on Macbook Pro?

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Sep 28, 2012 7:28 PM

Hi, all.  I was given a friend's old Macbook Pro and I'd like to put Boot Camp on it, but the Boot Camp instructions say I need an OSX Leopard install disc to do it.  Naturally, I just recently purged my own software binder and threw away all of my OSX discs except the one that came with iMac I recently purchased.  "Why would I need them any more?" said I.  Doh.


I have no idea what cat Apple is up to now, but the Macbook is running 10.5.8 and the install disc from my iMac is 10.6.7.  My questions:


1) Can I use my iMac install disc on my Macbook Pro, which is about 3-4 years old?

2) Does OS 10.6.7 qualify as Leopard?  If not, will it work for what I'm trying to do?

3) Do I need to update the Macbook OS to 10.6.7 to be able to use that disc for the Boot Camp install?


Any information or advice would be appreciated.  Thanks!


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