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how to install a IDE HD from my old pc in my PowerMac g3 ?
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by:Timbuk3
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plug it in :-)  the OS should read that it's there.  Use drive set up (found in utilities) to reformat it as a Mac disk or to initialize it if it can't read it at all.  if this answers your question, i'll repost as an answer.

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by:mfrota
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but the drive setup don't see my new hd... i click in rescan bus ption and the drive setup show me only these informations :

Macintosh HD      ATA     0  0  0
<CD-ROM Drive>    ATA     1  0  0
<not supported>   SCSI    0  5  0
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by:Timbuk3
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i asume you have it set to id 5?  what happens if you just click on not supported and select initialize?  no go?  try changing the ID...
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ddmorgan earned 100 total points
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get a copy of an after market disk intialization utilty  if you cannot find one let me know and I will give you the name of the one that I use I dont have it with me but can loo at it tomoprrow to get info to you.
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