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What to do with PowerBook 170 ???
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teknopimp
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Aug 23, 2005, 10:45 PM
 
i inherited this thing from a friend and it is in impeccable condition. Running OS 7.0, 8G HD, ram?... it's actually quite zippy and seems to work flawlessly. anyone have any ideas on what i can do with it?

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Aug 23, 2005, 10:55 PM
 
Originally Posted by teknopimp
i inherited this thing from a friend and it is in impeccable condition. Running OS 7.0, 8G HD, ram?... it's actually quite zippy and seems to work flawlessly. anyone have any ideas on what i can do with it?





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teknopimp  (op)
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Aug 23, 2005, 11:00 PM
 
does anyone know where i can get any crappy games for it?

this is what it looks like:


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Aug 24, 2005, 02:11 AM
 
8GB HD? You sure you don't mean 80MB (0.08GB)?

Great machine, though, and that one really does look like mint condition. I have all sorts of stuff that'd run on it back at my mom's house... Prince of Persia, Carmen Sandiego, King's Quest, etc.

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Aug 24, 2005, 08:54 AM
 
If you get tired of using MacOS on it, you could try NetBSD Unix... might be tricky with only a floppy drive, and no ethernet, though.
     
   
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