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roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:45 am 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
Well, the problem is that at the moment the Duo only has a serial port, a modem and a floppy drive with which to contact the outside world - no SCSI or ethernet. So I might look into Zip disks once I ...

roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:49 pm 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
Sorry, I don't think I've explained this very clearly! This is basically the situation:

My main computer is an iBook G4. I also have access to a PC. I've got hold of a PowerBook Duo 2300c with flop ...

roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:04 pm 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
I've got a copy of Office 98, which I think the 2300c might struggle with slightly, but I'm hoping Wordperfect will run more smoothly for general word processing.

roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 2:37 pm 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
Thanks Bill, that's great to know: if I can get the OS and office software on to the Duo that way, I think I'll be able to live with using the floppy drive for documents and so on!

The only other t ...

roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:35 pm 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
Would it still run 7.6 though?

I know it's a rather strange way of doing things, but I could use it as a way of getting software from a network to the PowerBook Duo by localtalk, couldn't I? If the ...

roba85     

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Folder: PowerBooks 
Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:22 pm 
Subject: Powerbook Duo and Newer Ultradock
Thanks for all your help in this Bill. Rather perversely, it seems that the most economic solution to this for me is to buy another Powerbook! I've won a 520c on EBay which has built in Ethernet and S ...

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