View Full Version : ibook G3 500Mhz Model M6497

Sep 19, 2005, 05:28 PM
Just bought this laptop from ebay the auction says it has a CDRW is this a combo drive, only asking cause i want to be able to put tiger on it.

Thanks alot.

Sep 19, 2005, 05:47 PM
Well it is just a CDRW, am I gonna be able to put Tiger on this thing?

Sep 19, 2005, 06:48 PM
Yes you can install Tiger on it, though you will need the CD version of Tiger that is only available direct from Apple. A CDRW drive will not be able to read the DVD that Tiger normally ships on.

Just make sure you have enough RAM for Tiger. 512mb will do you well.

Sep 19, 2005, 07:59 PM
here are some more suggestions about how to install Tiger when you don't have DVD

tiger without DVD (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=122236)