6 Replies Latest reply: Feb 8, 2013 4:06 PM by slimswiz
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I have a black macbook(2,1) currently running osx10.4.11(tiger), do i need to upgrade to leopard or snow leopard before using lion or can i install lion straight away? (iv currently got a usb copy of osx lion)

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Solved by Niel on Feb 8, 2013 4:02 PM Solved

Press Option at startup, tab to it, and press Enter.



Reply by Niel on Feb 8, 2013 3:44 PM Helpful

The Mac OS X 10.7 USB install thumbdrive can be installed onto a blank partition or drive without needing any earlier version.



Reply by Niel on Feb 8, 2013 3:57 PM Helpful

Start up the computer from the thumbdrive and use the Disk Utility on it to erase or repartition the internal drive.



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