Model M6497 or A1005 / 500, 600, 700, 800, or 900 MHz G3 processor

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How do I format a new hard drive?

I have just installed a new 160 GB hard drive into my I book G3 and do not have a user manual to format it can anybody help me

and i must say i'm new to mac.

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Start up from your system installation disk by inserting the disk and holding down the "C" key on start up. Go to the second screen pull down menu to Utilities '> Disk Utilities, select the drive on the left and format it. Now you can install a system.

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much thanks from a "PC" guy

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