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g3powerbook boy
Feb 7, 2010, 06:36 PM
hi all,

i found a new 40 gb hard drive i bought for my ibm laptop that i was going to repace before the ibm completely died hasnt been used yet and i want to install it in my g3 powerbook pismo. my question is how does one format it and then get it to mount so i can put tiger on it?

you guys are the best,

so far i love my powerbook much better than any windows computer i ever used :apple:



fernandovalente
Feb 11, 2010, 07:04 PM
hi all,

i found a new 40 gb hard drive i bought for my ibm laptop that i was going to repace before the ibm completely died hasnt been used yet and i want to install it in my g3 powerbook pismo. my question is how does one format it and then get it to mount so i can put tiger on it?

you guys are the best,

so far i love my powerbook much better than any windows computer i ever used :apple:

Have you already installed the hard drive on your computer? Use Disk Utility for that. On the system is located on Applications > Utilities. On the Mac OS X install DVD it's located on Utilities menu.

Hope it helps