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bought a G4 Quicksilver

by dh1526 / September 28, 2009 11:43 AM PDT

I bought it with OS X server 10.2.8 I'm a designer and not too up on tech stuff. How can I erase system and upgrade with standard operating system?
Cheers dave

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It will support up to Leopard
by macnerd10 / September 28, 2009 2:17 PM PDT

I have one of those. Still kicking. The highest OS would be Leopard. If you have install DVD for Tiger or Leopard, juts insert it in the disk bay, restart the computer holding C key and follow the instructions. You should choose "erase and install" option. You might like to increase RAM to 2 GB.

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Increase RAM
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 28, 2009 10:00 PM PDT

but that machine will only support 1.5GB, even though it has three slots.

Max out the memory with 3 x 512MB sticks or just add the required amount to take it to 1.5GB.


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G4 Quicksilver
by dh1526 / September 29, 2009 9:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Increase RAM

That's correct, it has 3x 296's existing.

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(NT) 3 X 256
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 29, 2009 11:30 AM PDT
In reply to: G4 Quicksilver
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