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I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008) and a copy of snow leopard on DVD. When I try to upgrade it says that snow leopard cannot be installed on this computer 

The details are as follows: 

Model Name:    MacBook Pro
Model Identifier:    MacBookPro5,1
Processor Name:    Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed:    2.53 GHz
Number Of Processors:    1
Total Number Of Cores:    2
L2 Cache:    6 MB
Memory:    4 GB
Bus Speed:    1.07 GHz
Boot ROM Version:    MBP51.007E.B06
SMC Version (system):    1.33f8
Serial Number (system):    W88460TU1GA
Hardware UUID:    B0F6EC73-8CE7-58F8-B300-769B4BBB1353
Sudden Motion Sensor:
State:    Enabled 
The retail dvd I have has a part number: MC223Z/A 

I am currently running 10.5.8 

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