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Mac OS 9 Retail Disc Needed

trainhappy

macrumors newbie
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Jun 5, 2013
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I have an iMac G3, when I boot it, it says "bootr unknown word, failed to boot.", firmware 3.0.f3. So I need to install Mac OS 9 on it to get the v4 firmware on it. I tryed setenv boot-command, but it doesn't remember the command. Does any one have a spare Mac OS 9 Retail disk? I called Apple, and they told me I can get one through 3rd party, so they didnt do a thing.
 

wrldwzrd89

macrumors G5
Jun 6, 2003
12,107
76
Solon, OH
I happen to have a Mac OS 9 retail disc kicking around. I no longer use it, as I no longer have any PowerPC Macs capable of running it, and have accepted that Classic emulation on an Intel Mac, though great as a stopgap measure, is just that - a stopgap, and won't be supported forever. ;)
 
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trainhappy

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 5, 2013
3
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I happen to have a Mac OS 9 retail disc kicking around. I no longer use it, as I no longer have any PowerPC Macs capable of running it, and have accepted that Classic emulation on an Intel Mac, though great as a stopgap measure, is just that - a stopgap, and won't be supported forever. ;)

How much would shipping cost for it? :)
 
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Knoodles

macrumors 6502
Feb 2, 2003
430
1
Gone to the Beach
Is it OK to post a link here?
I guess you could PM me.
It's ready to go.

I see you PM me earlier. I replied.
 
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