I did the PL upgrade on my Pismo last year (to a G4/500). At that time, it was necessary to send in the whole computer because they reuse your original processor card, and just replace the CPU chip with a faster one. They then test the computer to make sure everything is working. -Hal On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 12:09 PM, david sarcastix wrote: >> It's not particularly difficult, just a lot of steps. Which is why we >> include a video on DVD with our Cube card...much easier than >> following a printed manual, you can pause the DVD at each step and >> 'follow the leader' so to speak. >> >> Robert > > Thanks for the reply. > > Now that I've gotten your attention I want to talk about my PISMO. > > Is it not true that I have to send in the processor, which you then > upgrade, > and send back to me? If I want to upgrade to a 900 MHz G3? > > Is their no way around this? My Powerbook is 'my' computer. Which > means > that it has all my current projects, emails, documents, etc. > > Why is it necessary to send it in? > > Forgive me if it's been answered 3000 times.