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post #11 of 17
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it only has 128mb on logic board
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post #12 of 17
Cant you ask the guy who you bought it from what the password is?
Have you tried like 1234, 1111, 0000, 0001 etc?
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post #13 of 17
Bummer.

Still a 128mb are cheap. 512mb are cheap too. Tiger will be too slow on 128mb anyways.
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post #14 of 17
One option is to maybe see if you have a spare 2.5" HDD lying around and use that to install OSX on?
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post #15 of 17
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no he got them from Maine university, he was reselling them.
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post #16 of 17
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doesnt it use a old style hard drive?
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post #17 of 17
Yes 2.5" IDE/PATA drives up to 120gb. Anything more and it will cap at 128gb as useable.

Replacing the hard drive in iBooks is also a pain. Will take you a good hour at least. Just keep track of the 80 or screws

Replacing the hard drive doesn't remove the firmware password.
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