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OS 10.4 - OS X Tiger and iBook G3 help!


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I just bought an old iBook G3 off a friend, which has been wiped clean. Absolutely nothing on this machine.
I inserted my OSX Tiger cd that I got with my iMac G5 into the iBook and received a message on screen saying:

"Alert

This software cannot be installed on this computer. "


Can anyone tell me how to get around this, or what OS version that is capable of running on my iBook.

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Tiger isn't capable of running on any machine without Firewire. If you don't have Firewire, you can't install Tiger. (Unless you use xPostFacto, but that's more $$).

OS 10.3.9 is, in my opinion, the most solid OS X platform so far and will run on an iBook G3. You could pick it up on eBay for pretty cheap.

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Champion. Thanks for the tip!!
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I was reading somewhere that there was a way to bypass this? Myabe do a search on it. As best as I can reacall...you need another apple (that has firewire) and need to hook the lappy up to that computer.

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