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Removing all personal files from iMac G3

''How do I remove all internet fills form my iMac g3 that I am selling and want to remove all files''

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    Larry Rider Mar 03, 2009

    I forgot that mac computers can have there internet explorer deleted without damage to it's operating system. Larry

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    Larry Rider Mar 23, 2009

    problem solved

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I deleted my internet explore and reinstalled it .

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My G3 1,5tb station does not show up on my iMac anymore. It used to work fine, without any problems and it has only been connected to my iMac. Now it does power up, but the station does not appear on my...


Check to make sure file sharing is still on at the G3. If it is running a Server app or OS X Server, make sure File Sharing Services is up and running.
Also, check the network connections on both computers. First, open the Network System Preferences pane on the G3 and write down its IP address (Note: you should have IP addresses showing on both computers, and if they use the same router subnet, the first three parts of the IP address should be identical and the last part should be different, but still between 0 and 255. If this is not so, you have a network problem between one computer and the router or other device that provides DHCP services.).
Next, on your iMac, open the Network Utility application (in Applications/Utilities). Click the Ping tab and type in the G3 IP address, then click the Ping button. If the network is good, you should get round-trip time statistics for each ping.
If the Ping test fails, then do the following steps to troubleshoot the network. Check to see if you have link lights on for both computers at the network switch, if not, check the network cable for the unlit port. If they are connected to different switches, also check the uplink port link lights on each switch. Testing a suspect connection is most simply done by trying a known good cable, a different switch port, or another computer with a known good network interface.

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How to Add Life and Pep to an iMac G3


The old iMac G3 desktop was an excellent machine in its day. Today, it can still be a great little computer to scoot around the Internet, create graphics, manipulate photos, and do schoolwork or almost any other use you can imagine.

If you haven’t already upgraded to OS X 10.4 (Tiger), you should deeply consider doing this. Currently, this version of the Mac operating system is the earliest still being supported by major browsers, and is the newest that works well on the iMac G3. If you can’t upgrade to Tiger, consider using Panther (OS X 10.3).

After you update your operating system, download the latest version of your favorite browser. Remember; Microsoft stopped including Macintosh in its updates of Internet Explorer when Mac launched Safari, so all Mac versions are sorely out of date. Firefox, Opera, Camino and, of course the default Mac browser, Safari, are the best browsers for your iMac. If you can only use Panther, the Opera browser is the only one still including Panther in updates. Also, if you enjoy using Yahoo! Messenger, Panther and earlier are not supported by Yahoo! Messenger either. Unfortunately, time has marched on. You can, however, use the web version of Yahoo! Messenger through your browser.

Update your software using the Software Update feature found in the System section of the System Preferences dialog box. Changes to Java, QuickTime and other frequently used components have more than likely occurred since your OS was created and updates are important to keeping your machine running on today’s web.

Replacing your CPU is not suggested due to the difficulty level, but a quick fix of RAM can give your elderly machine a big boost of energy. The later G3’s can handle 1 GB of SDRAM, just use two 512 MB sticks. You can find these for a good price on eBay.

Once you have all these upgrades and updates, your little iMac will be the fierce web adventurer it once was. Happy computing!
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The G3 iMac, to my knowledge, does not support an external monitor.

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Los disks lost password canot ugrade imac g3


You may download an ISO image from the internet. The higher system supported by the G3 processor is MacOS X 10.4 "Tiger".

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How to install a ER 14250 battery on an Apple Imac G3 computer


Please have a look at this link : http://www.scribd.com/doc/103447/iMac-G3-Disassembly-Guide
it's a manual for disassembling the iMac G3. You can use this manual to take apart your computer and fix your batter in it.
If you have any problems in getting it done, please let me know.
Hope this helps, Best Regards
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Some models of G3 iMac have an external display connector under the rear belly plate. Connect a monitor to this connector. If that monitor shows your desktop, your main CRT is blown. The cost of replacing a CRT in this model is almost certainly more than the residual value of the machine.

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to mount somthing in a mac is basicly cutting it on for use.
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For example if you instal a flash drive or an hard drive via an out side connection, The mac will mount it so you can use it.

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http://www.faqintosh.com/risorse/en/guides/hw/imac/imacg3dvhd/
this website will tell you how

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Hey, RexKing:

Your problem is hard to diagnose with your current description without knowing where the clicking sound is coming from or exactly what it sounds like, but most likely the problem resides either with the power supply or its connection to the circuit boards. If you have access to any scrapped G3 iMacs to cannibalize for parts at an E-recycling depot, you can probably find just about anything you need, as long as you get the right model, as they changed key components a few times, but, like cars, a lot of parts cross over. The exact model description is on the bottom in really fine print.

In any case, you will have to take it apart to check out the power supply and/or other components, which is a bit tricky without a guide. You can find a really comprehensive Apple iMac G3 service document, for many of the later models, posted at this URL as an 11 Mb PDF file:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/103447/iMac-G3-Disassembly-Guide?autodown=pdf

Only catch is that to download it you need to sign up for a free SCRIBD account. (It's a document sharing co-op site.) Hopefully this won't result in years of spam. Good luck, and if you figure out the cause, please let me know. (I have about a dozen iMac G3s that I am gradually refurbishing.)

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