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I have a Power PC G3 with 384MB and it is running OS 10.1.
I haven't used it for many years, now I need the portability but I seem unable to load current software from my desktop iMac G5. When I say current, I mean current to me, eg Photoshop CS (yes, just CS!), Appleworks 6 etc.

So, can I update the OS to a version to run these programs?
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I have a Power PC G3 with 384MB and it is running OS 10.1.
I haven't used it for many years, now I need the portability but I seem unable to load current software from my desktop iMac G5. When I say current, I mean current to me, eg Photoshop CS (yes, just CS!), Appleworks 6 etc.

So, can I update the OS to a version to run these programs?
I think you posted this question in multiple places "Grandad"!...bad boy!

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p.s. I replied in your other post.

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Ooops! Mea culpa!
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