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Do I need the ibook OS X cd to install OS X on a ibook laptop or can I use any Mac OS X 10.2 or higher cd to install OSX?

Posted on 2004-09-10
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I have an ibook G4 running OS X 10.3.  I want to wipe it clean, but I do not have the OSX disk for it. (purchased from ebay).  Can I use any Mac OS X cd to perform this install?

Your help will be greatly appreciated

Thanks!
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Yes.  you should be fine installing from any installation cd.  As far as the system restore cd's go, thats a different story.  But if the installation cd boots, you should be fine.
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You dont want to install 10.2 though. It's just old. If you use 10.3 then you can apply all the updates to 10.3.5.
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