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iLife on New Macs

I now bought a new Macbook with Leopard. This Macbook came with iLife installed on it. I wanted to know if I did an erase and install with the two Leopard install disks (that came with the Macbook) on this Macbook, would iLife install back onto it as well with the bundled software? I took a look at...
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wallpaper

Anyone remember the theater seats at the bottom of the screen like you might notice in Mystery Science Theater 3000? There used to be either wallpaper, screen saver or widget that was around in the days of Mac Classic. Thanxs!
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My MAC Powerbook G4 is prompting me for DOS Commands . . .

My powerbook G4 starts up and then gives me a black screen with the following prompts/and many more/master.passwd: No such file or directorryI0BluetoothHCIController::start Idle Timer Stopped-sh-2.055b#followed by a flashing cursorI attempted inserting the computer restore disc and starting holding down the...
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Email stopped working

I'm advising my mother who has an old mac laptop. I'm not familiar with macs so pls bear with me. Her E-mail has stopped working. She appear to got items but can't send. She used to get a sound when incoming mail was finished which has stopped. She's sent things to me which...
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OS 9 updates

Elderly iMac owner, lover of the net and E-mail, in distress. No, not me; my most-older cousin Barbara. The computer in problem is a 2001 (white) iMac running OS 9.0.4. Yikes! Both I (yes, moi!) and a very young, rather tech who is not altogether familiar with OS 9 have gone over itI, with Disk...
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OS 9.2.2 Print to pdf G4 450

There used to be an option in the Chooser 'Print to PDF' which has right now vanish on my computer. Does some one know how to reinstall it/get it back?Best WishesIsumbras
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can't install OS9.2.1 on 800MHZ ibook

I'm unsuccessfully attempting to install OS9.2.1 onto my ibook with OS10.4.11 on it.When I restart using the OS9 disk, the installer shows up but when I attempt to install, a inform shows up saying "this programme can\'t run on your \'s computer". This is a store bought OS9 disk (not from...
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Apple PlainTalk Microphone Adapter

The PlainTalk Microphone has an elongated mini TRS plug and an enclosed Mono Mic Preamp. Tip (White) is the power supply for the enclosed preamp. 5v to 9v appear to work.Ring (Black) is the line-level o/p from the preamp.Sleeve (Shield) is GroundUse a 9 volt battery, a Stereo 1/4" Jack for...
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Dual boot Classic and Leopard

Is it Probably for me to dual boot Classic 9.2 and Leopard 10.5 on my Imac PPC G5 with 1GB of RAM and a 160 GB HDD? Classic has most pre-K educational games that my grandson enjoys on his home Imac G3 that only work on Classic. I'd like to install these games on my Imac. Thank You
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Identify webcams that work with old EMAC 10.1 OX

Hello. Trying to find a webcam for my daughter who has old EMAC with 10.1 OX. Most webcams that I find that work with MACs all need 10.4 or higher. Thanxs.
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Finding font

Hello,i\'ve produced, myself, a software, regarding 15 years back for computer OS 8.5-9, with the suggest of THINKPASCAL. This software is wonted to suggest me to engrave music notes toward a file containing the musical piece. Inside the software I produced a font according to my requires on the notes I\'m...
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What do i trash or disable to revert 9.2.2 to plain old 9.1

Once upon a time i updated my 8500 to 9.2 and at the time it was a horrible mistake because most of my major midi/audio programmes refused to set up.At the time i now gave up because i had a MDD G4 on order.Shortly after i super sized the 8500 with a Sonnet G3 processor, USB and FireWire ports, CD...
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need a printer

Stylewriter II not working with iMac (original color case CRT model) using 9.5. It is either the old cord, the adapter to USB, or the printer. Would like to now buy a new cheap printer but most say they need OSX. Can most new printers work with OS 9?
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Anyone edit Java classes? What editor are you using?

Anyone running OS 9 and editing Java ".class" files? If so, what editor(s) are you using?
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Get down...

Every right now and then i fire up my OS 9 to usage certain apps that were never ported to X.When you go to list see all the files in a folder they are catalogued in alphabetical order.If i prefex the name of the file with a space or two or 3 that files goes to top of line up.What do i do to make a...
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Installing Classic and OX 10 on a pre-Intel Imac G5

I bought an older 17" Imac PPC G5 at an estate sale on the very cheap and wish to wipe the 10.5 Leopard OS installed right now and reinstall Classic 9.2 along with an older version of OS X in order to install some pre-K educational games for my grandson that only work on Classic. I would usage...
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Deleting files on a cloned boot drive?

Computer: Dual 2GHz PowerPC G5, model PowerMac7,3, memory 3GB, Speed 2GHzExternal HD: Fantom G Force MegaDisk with eSATA/USB/Firewire and connected via firewire.Issue: After formating and partitioning the external HD, I used Carbon Copy Cloner 3.2.1 to create a bootable clone drive using one...
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New to Mac with older iMac G3 CRT os 9.2 Qwest Modem issues

I\'m familiar with microsoft and need some suggest here with my in-laws (new to them) older iMac G3 (crt?) running OS 9.2...we are attempting to installed a internet connection by way of a qwest modem. When the ethernet cable is plugged in the imac is supposed to discover automatically the modem, this didn't...
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Vintage Mac to network printer issue

I Just joined this forum on a recommendation from the Kim Komando website I hope my fellow MAC enthusiasts can suggest! I can suggest with issues from computer 6 by way of Tiger.My wife is in a solo private practice as a family doctor. We usage 3 G3 iMACs running OS 9.2.2. My wife now bought a used emac G4...
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OS9 driver software for Keyspan SX Pro PCI card

I'm searching for the driver software for this big serial card to be used on a Quicksilver G4 mac running OS 9.2.2. Any thought where I can get this? I've attempted Tripp Lite, the company that bought Keyspan and they say that this card was made before they acquired the company so they don't...
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Desktape Driver (Optima) needed

HI,Problem: my old IIci crashed and it was the only Mac with the desktape software on it. But I've to read some old tapes ... It would suggest if somebody has the Desktape "read-only" driver. Is there anyguys out there who can suggest?Many thanksJrgen
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Autoscroll in Open Firmware

Hello there,i\'ve an iMac G3. When I get to the Open Firmware, I type the var / ls, but how can I get it to stop auto-scrolling? I wish the page-by-page thing.My better regards to all.Rapheek
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Cannot Get Classic To Install - I'm Stumped!

I\'m at a loss. i\'ve been having troubles with my G4 450, so I picked up a G4 766 that didn\'t resemble to have Classic installed, so I removed the drive with a 10.4.11 booted off CD and then taken out the CD, popped in a 9.2 CD to attempt to boot from it, and all I got was a flashing problem mark. Tried it...
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Java Programming in OS 9

Anyone know where I should go to pick up the 1.1.8 JDK? Sun appears to only have downloads for Windows and Solaris.And where to go to find old versions of jEdit? I don't know what version I need, but the jEdit site appears to lack an archive. If somebody has some thing more appropriate than jEdit...
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Look what I found online.

I wonder, is that website-site safe/reliable to buy possessions from? I wonder if the man/girl is selling the monitor, keyboard, mouse, cords/cables, and possessions, or if he/she is only selling the physical computer? Also, what do you assume of this deal?Message was edited by: admin to remove ad
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locked HD - MAC OS 9

hii'm attempting to get some files from my old 9500 in which i have 3 scsi HDsone of them is not mountingso with norton disk doctor is only showing when i do "show missing disks" but is not able to repair it because it tells that the disk is locked so how do i unlock the disk?some clues?the...
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Format a PC HDD for Mac use

Hello there,Here is the trouble. I got a iMac G3 from work (from recycling), but there's no HDD in it. i\'ve a 80GB spare HDD formatted for PC and I'd like to format it for the Mac. Any programme I can usage on the PC to format it for the Mac?Thanxs for your \'s suggest.Rafik
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Classic on an Intel-Mac?

Can I run Classic (OS-9) on an Intel-based Mac?
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AOL no longer allowing Macs running Classic to connect

As of today, my grandmother's early iMac, running OS 9.2, can no longer connect to AOL using AOL 5.0, which until right now has been the only version that Macs running Classic could usage to access AOL. The phone tech person tells her only option is to upgrade to OS X and install the AOL OS X version....
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Printer needed for Quadra 610 - Suggestions?

I'm advising a friend attempt to find a new or used printer that he can usage with his Mac Quadra 610.(http://www.everymac.com/computers/apple/mac_quadra/stats/mac_quadra_610.html)Short of telling him it's time to ditch this ole beast that's been discontinued since 94, I'd like to solicit...
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