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kjaada
24-04-2010, 02:20 PM
My partner brought a Mac book 150 at a garage sale and we have worked out most things but what do we need to connect to the net.I guess it is something to plug in to the port on the rear with several rows of pins.
Any help would be appreciated.

lakewoodlady
24-04-2010, 09:42 PM
Well first up you'll need an ISP. How old is it? Does it have a built in 56 k modem?
Need more info to help you, or you could try the Mac Forums.

LL

nedkelly
24-04-2010, 10:15 PM
Ok if it is a macbook pro everything is on the side. Mac books do not have dial up modems built in anymore, they are usb devices.
You will need to either connect to your wireless network, or use an ethernet cable into the rj 45 port. If you want some help getting using the GUI or how to connect to a wireless network PM me and I will make you a vid tutorial and upload it somewhere.

Oh if possible please post a pic so I can make sure you are correct in saying a macbook

kjaada
25-04-2010, 05:17 AM
there are no usb or other ports apart from the printer port and a square port on the back that has 5 rows of 7 pin holes.Looks like it does not connect:

plod
25-04-2010, 07:36 AM
sounds like a dirty old ibook, and not a macbook. What is the 150 in relation too. post a pic

nedkelly
25-04-2010, 07:52 AM
im thinking before iBooks, probably powerbook or older. So it would be Mac OS 9 (maybe even 8.5)

Morgenmuffel
25-04-2010, 08:42 AM
Does it look like this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerBook_150

plod
25-04-2010, 09:05 AM
Does it look like this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerBook_150

If it looks like that, it should have been left at the garage sale

lakewoodlady
25-04-2010, 09:16 AM
there are no usb or other ports apart from the printer port and a square port on the back that has 5 rows of 7 pin holes.Looks like it does not connect:

It probably would have had an external 14 k modem or 56 k one you plugged into the expansion port at the back, if it is the 1994 model Powerbook 150.

Unless your partner just wants to keep it as a collectible, it is probably just a lemon. In all honesty, you won't be able to use it for much and waste of time time trying to get it on the net.

LL :D