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Error 95/Can't Mount Disk Images, When Installing Thunderbird"

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I just have started playing with Mac's and I was trying to install Thunderbird on a machine that was given to me with OS 10 and I recieve the error Error 95/Can't Mount Disk Images, I went through the reqirements and my system is good that way, why won't it allow me to install.
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Were you installing Thunderbird from a downloaded dmg or a cd?
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We are trying to install from a dmg.
Here is some additional info on the system:
System Version 10.2.8 (6R73)
Memory: 1.5 GB
Processor 1.33 GHz
bus speed 133 MHz
single processor
Power PC G4 (version = 3.3)

Thunderbird version 2.0.0.9 (20071031)

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I would say since you have plenty of ram and a decent processor the most straightforward thing to do would be to upgrade the whole OS. 10.3 was a major improvement over 10.2 and 10.4 was a reasonable improvement over 10.3 Pick up an install disk for either on ebay. You might try re downloading the dmg but  I don't remember anything about
Jaguar that would make me want to ever run it again.
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Eoin OSullivan earned 250 total points
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Although Thunderbird 2.0.0.9 CLAIMS to be OSX 10.2 compatible ,.. there are a couple of possibilities.

The DMG is incomplete or damaged in some way .. can you open Disk Utility and try and mount/verify the Disk Image.

Check the filesize
The DMG should be about 18.6Mb according t MacUpdate whereas Mozilla lists it as a round 19Mb
http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/11942
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yea I thought about that too Eoino.  That is why I was asking if it was a dmg and said to try to re-download it. The only reason I didn't mention checksumming it is it is that the error message I usually get for that is more like:" this dmg does not contain a recognizable file system and is unmountable"  when it is damaged or incomplete. But  that is how Panther/ Tiger codes it, maybe Jaguar used that error 95 message for the same thing. I just don't remember as I didn't run Jaguar too long. So  Astubbfield do what eoino says first and give him all the points if the DMG is damaged.
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