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. g3powerbook boy 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. fernandovalente 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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