Will my iMac G3 run System 7 - where do I get os 7 from?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by MacintoshMaster, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502

    MacintoshMaster

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2010
    Location:
    Britain
    #1
    Hi there,
    Please could you tell me where I can get Mac System 7 - is it free?

    Will my iMac G3 run it:

    Machine Name: iMac
    Machine Model: PowerMac2,2
    CPU Type: PowerPC 750 (32.1)
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    CPU Speed: 350 MHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 512 MB
    Bus Speed: 100 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 4.1.9f1
    Serial Number: YM042170K2P

    ATY,Rage128Pro:

    Chipset Model: ATY,Rage128Pro
    Type: Display
    Bus: AGP
    VRAM (Total): 8 MB
    Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
    Device ID: 0x5052
    Revision ID: 0x0000
    ROM Revision: 113-XXXXX-109

    Display:

    Resolution: 1024 x 768 @ 75 Hz
    Depth: 32-bit Color
    Core Image: Not Supported
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Quartz Extreme: Not Supported

    Built In Sound Card:

    CODEC: Apple Screamer
    Sample Rate: 44.1 KHz
    Number of Inputs: 2
    Number of Outputs: 2
    Devices:
    Input:
    Type: Internal Microphone
    Input:
    Type: External Microphone
    Output:
    Type: External Speaker
    Output:
    Type: Internal Speaker

    System Power Settings:

    AC Power:
    System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Sleep On Power Button: Yes
    Automatic Restart On Power Loss: No
    Wake On AC Change: No
    Wake On LAN: Yes
    Wake On Modem Ring: Yes

    Automatic:

    Active Location: Yes
    Services:
    Internal Modem:
    Type: PPP
    IPv4:
    Configuration Method: PPP
    IPv6:
    Configuration Method: Automatic
    Proxies:
    Proxy Configuration Method: 2
    ExcludeSimpleHostnames: 0
    FTP Passive Mode: 1
    Auto Discovery Enabled: 0
    PPP:
    ACSP Enabled: 0
    Display Terminal Window: 0
    Redial Count: 1
    Redial Enabled: 1
    Redial Interval: 5
    Use Terminal Script: 0
    Dial On Demand: 0
    Disconnect On Fast User Switch: 1
    Disconnect On Idle: 1
    Disconnect On Idle Timer: 600
    Disconnect On Logout: 1
    Disconnect On Sleep: 1
    Idle Reminder: 0
    Idle Reminder Time: 1800
    IPCP Compression VJ: 1
    LCP Echo Enabled: 1
    LCP Echo Failure: 4
    LCP Echo Interval: 10
    Log File: /var/log/ppp.log
    Verbose Logging: 0
    Built-in Ethernet:
    Type: Ethernet
    BSD Device Name: en0
    Hardware (MAC) Address: 00:30:65:c3:31:5a
    IPv4:
    Configuration Method: DHCP
    IPv6:
    Configuration Method: Automatic
    AppleTalk:
    Configuration Method: Node
    Proxies:
    FTP Proxy Enabled: 0
    FTP Passive Mode: 1
    Gopher Proxy Enabled: 0
    HTTP Proxy Enabled: 0
    HTTPS Proxy Enabled: 0
    RTSP Proxy Enabled: 0
    SOCKS Proxy Enabled: 0

    Modem Information:

    Modem Model: Spring
    Interface Type: Serial
    Modulation: V.90
    SKU Name: Euro
    Hardware Version: 3.0F
    Firmware Version: APPLE VERSION 0005, 11/11/1999
    Driver: com.apple.driver.AppleSCCSerial (v1.3.0)
    Country: 16 (United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Norway)



    I would love to run system 7 on it has I have never had a mac with a system older that OS X 10.2.

    What system was my iMac G3 shipped out with? (I didn't buy it new!)

    Thanks!
    John.
     
  2. macrumors 65816

    voyagerd

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2002
    Location:
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    #2
    It was shipped with Mac OS 9.0.4. System 7 will not run on it.
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    300D

    Joined:
    May 2, 2009
    Location:
    Tulsa
    #3
    Nope. No possible way.
     
  4. macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2009
    #4

Share This Page