mac os 9 and os X

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by trofeo2001, Sep 23, 2004.

  1. trofeo2001 macrumors newbie

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    I was playing oround with my system in OS 9 and by mistake I change the users privilages and reboot to OS X now when I'm in os x I can do nothing and cant go back to os 9 to change the settings when I open system preferences I dont see nothing please anyone knows what can I do to boot back to os 9 or if I have to erase everything and start from 0 thanks , will appreciate any help.
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  2. 7on macrumors 601

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    just ctrl+click on the files you accidentally changed and change the owner.
     
  3. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    Open System Preferences. Select Startup Disk. Select your MacOS 9 System Folder.
     
  4. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    Boot from your OS9 CD and select the Startup Disk Control Panel.
     
  5. trofeo2001 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    where can I get a boot up disk!

    does anybody knows how can I boot up OS 9 without a cd ....
     
  6. Inkmonkey macrumors 6502

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    What he said.
     
  7. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    The OP can't. Apparently the OS X login isn't an admin one, so the OP cannot do much of anything.
     

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