download/burn Mac software, with PC, to use on Mac?

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by synergytheory, Oct 17, 2002.

  1. synergytheory
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    macrumors newbie

    Oct 17, 2002
    Crazy question I know.

    The situation is this. My sister needs a later version of Netscape for her Mac, her net connection is bad to say the least.
    I have cable net, but I only have a PC (miss my mac).

    Is it possible for me to download the Mac version of NS, on to my PC, and burn it to a CDR with my PC, then use that CDR on my sisters Mac?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Nipsy
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    macrumors 65816


    Jan 19, 2002

    The Mac reads and understands most CD filesystems, so your CD will work fine.
  3. synergytheory
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    thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 17, 2002
  4. BuZZ22k
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    macrumors member

    Oct 16, 2002
    Does this work with any ver of Mac OS? I have 7.5....
  5. rugby
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    macrumors regular

    Feb 21, 2002
    YOu need to make sure you download a .sit file to keep the resource fork intact on a PC. If you can't find NS with a .sit at the end post here and I"ll make one for you.

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