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I have an old desktop and don't know how to set it up. It's a Mac OS X, version 10.4.11.
JA: What OS X (Operating System, e.g. Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.) or iOS are you runninng?
Customer: Processor 2 GHz PowerPC G5
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Memory 1 GB DDR SDRAM
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Hardware Overview:Machine Name: iMac G5
Machine Model: PowerMac8,2
CPU Type: PowerPC G5 (3.0)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 2 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 1 GB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 5.2.5f1
Serial Number: QP524093THF
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I should have a Yahoo email partially set up
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Mac
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Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 1 year ago
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Hi thee and welcome

Exactly what are you trying to set up on the computer?

Please let me know

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