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Can I restart install of OSX when half way through?

I started a reinstall of OSX Tiger on my old iMac with the intention of selling it on. I have installed Disc 1 without any problems, but when using install Disc 2 I am told there have been errors installing the software and to try installing again. I've tried cleaning the disc, which is admittedly a bit scratchy (as it was when I got it), but this had not had any effect.

I have a brand new iMac which I was hoping I could use to link to the old one to assist me in reinstalling its OSX, but that's way outside my knowledge sphere even if it's possible.

The only thing I can think of that might work is to buy a copy of the original install discs off ebay & hope the Disc 2 loads.

Anyone else have any suggestions?

Many thanks.

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Your maximum system on this is 10.5.8. The original installation will put either 10.3.5 to 10.4 according to which of the four A1058 machines you have. Better to buy a retail 10.5 installation disk, install that then update it it to 10.5.8.

Do a search on eBay for "mac & 10.5 retail", there are a plethora of them.

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