help (Upgrading iBook SE 466MHz?)

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by rapture, Feb 5, 2007.

  1. rapture macrumors newbie

    Feb 5, 2007
    help anybody
    my brother sent me a G3 466 limeand white with firwire
    free so i said yeah i,ll check it out

    im a windows user but im likeing mac alot better
    but i cant get to use it or update it because it didnt come with any disks

    does anybody have a disk for my mac

    also im thinking about upgrading it big time
    more mem
    more space

    what external harddrive shout i get
    what wireless do i get
    whats the best mem
    sorry for all the questions

    mac rules
  2. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    For one thing, you might have problems with wireless – that model (which I think I'm right in assuming is one of the old clamshell iBooks) doesn't support the new Airport Extreme cards. You need one of the original Airport cards, which unfortunately Apple doesn't produce any more – you can find them on ebay but they very often go for a high price.
  3. thedude110 macrumors 68020


    Jun 13, 2005
    Jaffa's right about the wireless card -- in terms of what you need and how much it will cost.

    Some good help re: upgrading your clamshell can be found in this thread.
  4. rapture thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 5, 2007
    what about a usb adapter

    can i use a usb adapter ?

    it does have firewire also

    is it worth it to upgade this clam

    about 200 to 300

    any thoughts

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