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Forcing to boot from CD

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Dec 31, 2012 10:52 AM

I have a failing? drive and have another internal drive to install OS on. I swapped out the MB from the original (failing) 867. I put in the Install disk, select it for startup. I reboot, but apparently the startup disk isn't seen and it boots normally. I tried the Option key on boot, but only the original hardrive is seen...


Anyone know of a way around this as I assume the MB isn't recognizing the disk?


Thanks in advance,



PowerMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11), MDD 1.25 Ghz
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