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    Looking To Buy 15" Powerbook Need Help
    I've been looking on ebay the past coupld of days for powerbooks and i found someone who has a computer shop or something and has 4 or 5 powerbooks. 15" 1.5Ghz with 1Gb of ram....he wants $950.00 each...compared to the other powerbook auctions ive watched this seems like a good deal..anyone let me know what you think about that proce!!.... the hard drive is formatted but he doesnt include the OS disc...i have an Imac g5 and i have that OS disc for that, would i be able to use it for the powerbook?? if not how can i get a disc for this cause i really want the comptuer but i dont want to be without the disc incase i ever need to format...please help.. thank you

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    Feb 02, 2004
    The iMac's discs won't work on a PowerBook.
    You might want to take a look at this thread as well:

    Tips for purchasing Macs from online auctions/private sales
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    mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
    Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

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