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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-27-2007, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Eif
cracked it open and had a shufty around,...

cracked it open and had a shufty around, surprised how small the actual computing component of the iMac is! very compact. seems the optical drive interface is different to IDE, so thats scuppered...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-27-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eif
nope...its panther on dvd ah well...i like a...

nope...its panther on dvd
ah well...i like a challenge
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-26-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eif
well...have installed macdrive6 on the pc, and...

well...have installed macdrive6 on the pc, and accessed the osx discs on the dvd drive from the iMac!!. have tried to install, but the install folder is empty?? have tried firmware updates (wot a...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-26-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eif
thanks macheadcase, that was a good lead, i found...

thanks macheadcase, that was a good lead, i found out in OSx 2 that the error is an I/O error. not much other info. Ive now found i can access the DVD drive, but not when the mac disc is in there!!!...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-26-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eif
well..made some progress, have got the iMac and...

well..made some progress, have got the iMac and pc networked, and can see shared folders on the pc, but if i try to access the mac os disk in the dvd drive i get 'error=-36' anyone have any ideas?
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-25-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By Eif
accessing a windows dvd drive via network

hi

i should start out by saying ive only been tinkering with a mac for a few days!..im having probs installing new os . basically ive got as far as trying to access the os install disc via a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Eif
Hello..thanks for the welcome :) i will have a...

Hello..thanks for the welcome :) i will have a look into that, i have os x panther 10.3.5, so not sure if they would upgrade it to tiger, worth checking out though, thanks :)
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-25-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Eif
iMac boot from networked pc dvd drive?

just wondered if this was feasible? im new to macs, and wondered if i can network it to my pc (?), and then boot it from the pc dvd drive to install new OS ? (g3 iMac has no dvd drive)
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Eif
just a thought, does your mac have a dvd drive? i...

just a thought, does your mac have a dvd drive? i just bought a g3 imac, and picked up os x on ebay, but am having to buy an external dvd drive to install the software, as the mac has a cd rom.
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