How do I create a bootable DVD?

If you purchased the bootable DVD download, here are instructions for burning a bootable DVD.  Be sure that the file you have downloaded has the letters 'dvd' in the name to ensure that it is actually a bootable DVD image.

For Intel based Macs

  1. Launch Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder inside of your Applications folder).
  2. Double-click the ttp60X_dvd.dmg disc image and allow it to verify and mount on the Desktop.
  3. In Disk Utility, select ttp60X_dvd.dmg from the drive list.
  4. Click the "Burn" icon (located in the upper left corner of the Disk Utility window).
  5. Insert a blank DVD into your computer's DVD drive and then click Burn.
  6. Once the burning process has finished, your Mac should eject the DVD.

For PowerPC based Macs you will need a blank DVD-R or DVD-RW disc. The DVD you create will contain MacOS X 10.5.8 Build 9L35 as its operating system in order to boot PowerPC-based Macs capable of running Mac OS X 10.5.x.

  1. Copy the TechTool Pro 6 DVD (PPC).dmg file from the Extras folder on the DVD  (or on the disk image that appears on your desktop after double-clicking the .dmg file) to your desktop.
  2. Once the copy of the TechTool Pro 6 DVD (PPC).dmg has completed, eject the physical TechTool Pro 6 DVD from your DVD drive.
  3. Launch Disk Utility (located in the Utilities folder inside of your Applications folder).
  4. Double-click the TechTool Pro 6 DVD (PPC).dmg disc image and allow it verify and mount on the desktop.
  5. In Disk Utility, select TechTool Pro 6 DVD (PPC).dmg from the drive list.
  6. Click the "Burn" icon (located in the upper left corner of the Disk Utility window).
  7. Insert a blank DVD into your computer's DVD drive and then click Burn.
  8. Once the burning process has finished, your Mac should eject the DVD.