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I am a proud owner of a macbook (the black matte one) and i had receive a ibook 128mb memory 900mhz powerpc g3. I wanna upgrade it to tiger (I believe thats the highest it can go right?) But every time I start the upgrade it i choose english and it says preparing installation it freezes there. So i was wondering do anyone know why, or is there a way to install it via usb if so can you help me.

I really wanna help my mom learn a new language so i wanna install rosetta stone on the upgraded machine
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try giving the disk a good clean or make a copy of the install disk and see if a clean disk works

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try giving the disk a good clean or make a copy of the install disk and see if a clean disk works
how much space do i need in the memory department is 128mb to small?
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For Tiger 10.4 128MB will be way too little RAM. It might install (I have never tried Tiger with 128MB RAM) but it will be so slow. Your iBook has a DVD drive correct? Did you try the suggestion of cleaning the DVD?

That machine has 128MB RAM soldered to the Logic Board. You can put in a 512 MB PC100 So-Dimm module. That will give you 640MB RAM which will run Tiger pretty well. Probably well enough for what you want to do with the machine.
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For Tiger 10.4 128MB will be way too little RAM. It might install (I have never tried Tiger with 128MB RAM) but it will be so slow. Your iBook has a DVD drive correct? Did you try the suggestion of cleaning the DVD?

That machine has 128MB RAM soldered to the Logic Board. You can put in a 512 MB PC100 So-Dimm module. That will give you 640MB RAM which will run Tiger pretty well. Probably well enough for what you want to do with the machine.
Ya i did did not work how much would it be for the 512 mb and do you know a link to where i can find it and a how to guide to install it. I tried to install rosetta stone on the ibook currently running 10.2.8 and I receive and error about 5 seconds later while installing (rosetta stone 3 says works on all X os so iono why)
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how much space do i need in the memory department is 128mb to small?
That's really two different things. Space and memory are not the same. The 128MB is RAM. That's memory.
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You know some software requires a minimum speed processor minimum amount of Ram. It doesn't list system requirements on the back of the package does it?
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