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HT1544: Installing Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

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HT1544 i cant find where to buy an installation disk!?!?!?!?

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ShaanySparklez Calculating status...
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Dec 22, 2012 8:36 AM

nowhere have i found onee under £250

iMac, Mac OS X (10.4.8), i think its running tiger
  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)

    Leopard disks are a seller's market, since Apple does not sell it anymore.

     

    If you have an Intel processor and at least 1 GB RAM, you can step up to Snow Leoaprd.

     

    Regardless ... PLEASE do not find a torrent download of Leopard.  Not only are they selling illegal product (many installs of one license) but they also add hidden code to report your activities to their parent server.

  • Wy-MacWinTech Calculating status...

    I'd found a website article stating that Apple could still sell you a copy of 10.5 Leopard; however, when I called their number I did reach Apple, but all they had available was 10.6 Snow Leopard.  If you keep an eye at local used computer shops you'll sometimes get lucky and find a copy of it for $150-190.  I ended up getting a copy of 10.5.6 off eBay for ~$130 USD.  Averages $150 as of 01/2013.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,790 points)

    Hi,

     

    So we know more about it...

     

    At the Apple Icon at top left>About this Mac, then click on More Info, then click on Hardware> and report this upto but not including the Serial#...

     

    Hardware Overview:

     

    Model Name: iMac

    Model Identifier: iMac7,1

    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo

    Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz

    Number Of Processors: 1

    Total Number Of Cores: 2

    L2 Cache: 4 MB

    Memory: 6 GB

    Bus Speed: 800 MHz

    Boot ROM Version: IM71.007A.B03

    SMC Version (system): 1.21f4

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