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My iMac keeps restarting forever when I try to reboot it with the install DVD.

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Whenever I insert the install disc and restart the computer, it just keeps on restarting forever. Nothing seems to work, be it pressing on the "C" key as it starts up, or the option key (this would actually make the hard drive and install DVD icons appear, but whenever I select the DVD icon, the computer would still just restart..).


There seems to be no problem with the DVD when I insert it in the running computer. The finder window would appear, telling me to restart the computer to start the installation, but then the problem would persist as I start it up.


Should I just order a copy of Snow Leopard or is the problem coming from the computer?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8)


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