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HELP! Needed to reinstall OS from DMG file


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#1 ROGERISRIGHT69

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:26 AM

HELP! Needed to reinstall OS from DMG file

I had to replace my HDD in my old Powerbook G4 Laptop and I have had a really hard time finding an OS disk for it ...a friend of mine gave me the OS on a flash drive but it's a DMG file ... hmmm I can convert it to an ISO using power ISO but is that what I need to do in order to get something burned that will boot when I put the CD into my computer?? or?? what should i do?

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:06 PM

No need to convert to ISO....DMG is a Mac image file.
See info here....Install OS X from DMG File | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial

And this....Convert OS X Lion DMG Installer to a Bootable USB Thumb Drive | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial

Assuming, of course, that what you have is an image of a bootable Mac installer file....
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