want to install a used 40 gb hard drive on my g3 powerbook pismo

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by g3powerbook boy, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    Jan 29, 2010
    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:
  2. macrumors 6502


    Aug 29, 2008
    Third world **** hole, I mean, Brazil
    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

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