Model M8413 or A1007 / 600, 700, 800, or 900 MHz G3 processor

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iBook G3 won't boot, can't install a system


I got an old iBook G3 model A1007 900 MHz recently, but I never managed to make it works. I tried to instal an OS on it but it won't let me do it.. When I turn it on, plugged or not, the iBook make the noise of the start then a black screen appears and shows me a little icon with a "?" in the middle of the screen.

I have no idea how to reinstall something on it as nothing is working.

I can send you screenshot if needed.

Thanks alot

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The question mark means that it can't find a valid operating system. First do you know if it has a hard drive? Are you trying to install from the original system installation disk or something else (please tell us what you are trying to use.

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Yes it does has an hard drive as when I received it from my friend it was with an old OS all in chinese, but I haven't got an orignial system installation disk with it. I haven't try to use anything on it, I just wanted to use it :(.


Pre-Installed MacOS: 9.2.2 & X 10.2.4 Maximum MacOS: X 10.4.11

Here's the info on your machine:


Where can I find the iso to burn it on a disk ? And how to make the iBook boot from this disk after ?


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