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my ibook g3 800mhz will not boot and i think i need a new logic

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my ibook g3 800mhz will not boot and i think i need a new logic board. in the mean-time, is it possible to attach the hard drive to my imac "lampshade" so i can access files?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  MacTechTrainer replied 7 years ago.
Hello, and thank for seeking technical assistance for your Mac .I am Sr. Mac Support Specialist, TD at your service.

What versions of Mac OS does your iBook and iMac have?
(i.e Mac OS X 10.3.9 for example)

Please provide this information and this will help me to effectively answer your question.

Thanks, I await your response.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

the imac is definitley 10.3.9 but i can't remember what the ibook is exactly.

my best guess would be 10.3.7

Expert:  MacTechTrainer replied 7 years ago.
Fortunately, you will be able to connect the external HD to either unit.

It helps that both Mac have the Mac OS X Panther edition as their operating systems.

What should happen, when you connect the external HD to your imac, you see a disc on your Desktop representing the external HD connected to the iMac.

From there you should be able to access the files just fine.

I hope this helps. Please reply if I can be of further assistance.



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