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"Hardware" Panel in System Profiler Gone

Recently I reinstalled mac OS X 10.4 Tiger on My iBook G3 12" 800MHz after changing it's hard drive. In system profiler, there used to be a tab called "Hardware" with the logo being a picture of a PowerPC CPU and would give you some options on controlling system cache, now, after reinstalling the OS, it's gone. I used the same install disks as the ones that I used to install tiger a few years back on the machine. How do I get the panel to show up? is it an additional install, or a seperatly downloaded program?

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system profiler has different "views" - check the menu that you don't have the "simple" view enabled.

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Just shooting in the dark here, but have you upgraded to the latest version of 10.4 available (using Software Update)?

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