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how do i boot from dvd?
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splendid_lulu
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Feb 8, 2007, 11:30 AM
 
i have an iBook G3 running 10.4.8, or at least it WAS running that... now it's got the dreaded blinky question mark and i was told to try to boot from dvd... but i don't know how.

please help me!

thanks!
     
kastegir
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Feb 8, 2007, 11:36 AM
 
Really simple: Put the disc in the optical drive and hold down the 'C' key while the iBook is looking for the startup drive. That'll cause it to boot from the CD/DVD drive.
     
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Feb 8, 2007, 11:40 AM
 
thanks so much!!
     
   
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