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    PowerBook G4 neoprene sleeve 15"

    All, Decided to do a bit of a cleanup/junking in the loft this weekend as I was sure I would have some old Tucano Second Skins in the loft. Sure enough I found one for a MacBook Pro/Retina and it fits like a glove. Thanks CC_333 for the suggestion :)
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    PowerBook G3 PDQ won't start

    Well disconnecting the PRAM didn't work. Quite an easy machine to work on though.
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    PowerBook G3 PDQ won't start

    Is there a way to disconnect the PRAM battery without a complete disassembly?
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    PowerBook G3 PDQ won't start

    Hi All, Took a punt on a PowerBook G3 PDQ with no power adapter for spare or repair. When I plug it in the light turns green and the fan spins up for a couple of seconds and the everything goes off. It won't switch on. Tried the reset (FN-Ctrl-Shift & Power) that didn't do anything. Any...
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    PowerBook G4 neoprene sleeve 15"

    Hi, Back in the day I used to get Tucano Second Skin sleeves for all of my laptops but obviously as this is so old they do not make them anymore. Does anyone have any modern day recommendations for neoprene sleeves that will fit a PowerBook G4 15"? Thanks.
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Thanks. I was thinking it might be my version of Toast on a Apple Silicon iMac. Just bought a PowerBook G4 12" so I'll put Toast 8 on it and try that. At least with this Mac I can download from the internet or if need be use the USB 1.1 port. Slow but it will get there.
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    Disk health check on 7.5.3 and 10.4

    Hi all, Just about to start rebuilding my LC630CD and PowerBook G4 12" and would like to check the status and heath of the hard drives. Is there any software that can check the disk health check on 7.5.3 and 10.4 life for bad sectors etc. I know it will probably be two different applications...
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    Powerbook G4 12" 867Mhz. OS sweet spot

    Thanks for all the reply's. Start with tiger and a quick game of 'Return to Castle Wolfenstein' :)
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    Powerbook G4 12" 867Mhz. OS sweet spot

    Thanks for the reply. I'm leaning towards Tiger as Leopard has a few performance issues as I recall. The PowerBook has 640mb RAM so looks like it was upgraded to the max. I could look into the 1Gb module as that is known to work. Went looking in my filing cabinet and found a load of old...
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    Powerbook G4 12" 867Mhz. OS sweet spot

    Hi all, Just purchased on eBay a Powerbook G4 12" 867Mhz. This is the 3rd classic Mac I've bought in the last 2 weeks. This was the 1st Mac I ever bought albeit the 2004 model which was a bit faster. Now my question is what is the OSX sweet spot for this machine? I know it came with 10.2.3 and...
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    ISO 9660 is the winner. This managed to keep its application association but still file names show as 8.3 DOS naming. On other machines this shows up with normal file names. Going to do a full install of System 7.5.5 and see if that fixes things. Was always my plan to do a reinstall as this has...
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Not sorted. All then file formats are 8.3 names :( good old DOS names. Burned a few CD all wasted. I have the following options in toast 17: Mac Only Mac & PC DVD-Rom (UDF) - Gives DOS naming so does not work ISO 9660 Do any of the above work without screwing up the file names on the LC630...
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Sorted CD-Rom (UDF) :)
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Won on eBay over the weekend an LC630CD for £45 :) . First thing I did was remove the Rayovac 4.5 battery. No leakages and no corrosion. Now, I need to get some software onto this thing. Burned a CDRW disk but would not read. Worth a try. Burned a CD-R and the 630 says it needs initialising...
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    That sounds like the best idea. Thanks :)
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Can you target disk a Q630 to access the CD or would I need to do it the other way round. Looking at a possibility of going down the Q630 route.
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    All good suggestions. Lost out on a SCSI CD today. Still looking at others and Zip drives but everything SCSI is so expensive. SCSI disk mode is an option but have nothing at the other end to connect it to that has SCSI. All my other stuff is modern. Gutted as 25 years ago I had a SCSI Zip...
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    PowerBook Duo 210 Best way to get software/data onto it

    Hi all, Tomorrow my PowerBook Duo 210 arrives and really looking forward to it. Been using Macs for nearly 20 years and decided to try a bit of vintage computing. The spec is quite good as it comes with a few things: PowerBook Duo 210 Apple Mini Dock Apple External Floppy Also have on the way...
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