ibook G3 500Mhz Model M6497

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by toomuchstereo, Sep 19, 2005.

  1. toomuchstereo macrumors regular

    Sep 6, 2005
    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.
  2. toomuchstereo thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 6, 2005
    Well it is just a CDRW, am I gonna be able to put Tiger on this thing?
  3. Jigglelicious macrumors 6502


    Apr 25, 2004
    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.
  4. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030


    May 18, 2004
    here are some more suggestions about how to install Tiger when you don't have DVD

    tiger without DVD

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