|May 1, 2008, 11:32 PM||#1|
IMAC G3 333 OS 9 Reinstall
I am having an issue reinstalling OS 9 after installing 10.2.
I love OSX but want to reinstall OS 9 on this machine, i've tried booting from the IMAC OS 9 restore cd, but it just gives me a smiling folder then a ?, the disc is viewable in OS X and the drive is bootable.
Do I need to wipe the hard drive before I can boot to the OS 9 disc?
I've cleared PRAM and cleared the nvram.
|May 1, 2008, 11:40 PM||#2|
Sounds like you may be trying to boot from a 9.1 upgrade CD. IIRC some macs from that era came with a 9.0.1 install disc, and a 9.1 upgrade CD. The upgrade disk wasn't bootable.
Do you have the original restore CDs for the iMac?
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|imac os x reinstall||cft678||iMac||4||May 17, 2014 03:41 PM|
|iMac 24" need to clean up and reinstall OS||snowmaan||iMac||14||Nov 20, 2013 10:46 AM|
|iMac Complete Reinstall||photogpab||iMac||3||Apr 20, 2013 02:35 PM|
|How to reinstall the ML on a iMac||Serban||iMac||14||Apr 19, 2013 02:07 PM|
|Reinstall OS X on fusion drive, iMac.||Trojans||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||4||Feb 1, 2013 05:56 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 AM.