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PrimalFear
Nov 7, 2006, 02:37 PM
I picked up a Apple PowerBook G3 & want to upgrade the OS.
It is currently OS9, I would like to upgrade to OSX if that is possible.
I have OSX 10.4 build, but I keep getting a message when I attempt to install the OS that this computer is not compatable with this version of Mac OS.

I had a gander at the apple site & the PowerBook G3 is listed as upgradable to OSX as long as it has Firewire.

Q1? How do I tell if this laptop is firewire ready?
Q2? If its not, are there any upgrades to OS9 that I can make?

Thanks for any help folks.



bartelby
Nov 7, 2006, 02:41 PM
Q1? How do I tell if this laptop is firewire ready?
Q2? If its not, are there any upgrades to OS9 that I can make?

Thanks for any help folks.


A1. If it has a firewire port.
A2. you can definitely install OSX 10.2 on there.

PrimalFear
Nov 7, 2006, 03:31 PM
Thanks bartelby

Has anyone any idea where I can get version 10.2?

PygmySurfer
Nov 7, 2006, 09:54 PM
You may be able to get 10.4 on there with XPostFacto (http://eshop.macsales.com/OSXCenter/XPostFacto/).

PrimalFear
Nov 8, 2006, 08:39 AM
Thanks PygmySurfer
I'll have a gander :)