OSX mysterious problem - Please help

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by mushyosh, Oct 8, 2003.

  1. mushyosh macrumors newbie

    Oct 8, 2003
    Ok here is the problem:

    I have done a fresh install of OS X on my Titanium powerbook G4.

    It mostly works OK except for 2 big things which are causing me grief:

    1. For some reason there is no OS 9 installed. When I try to install it off the
    OS X installation disc, it spits out the disk and says "This model of computer is not compatible with this disc" which has got to be wrong.

    2. For some programs, when i try to install them to my hard disk I get a message saying that the program cannot be installed there because no system folder was detected. This is also wrong as the OS X system folder is there, does it mean it cannot detect the OS 9 one?

    If you have had this problem yourself, or if you are a Mac whiz then please let me know what is going on and how i can fix this. It is really starting to bug me as i have tried reinstalling, clean installing, erasing my hard disk, etc etc and nothing has worked.

    Thanks to anyone that can help me.
  2. MacBandit macrumors 604


    Aug 9, 2002
    Springfield, OR (Home of the Simpsons)
    Try reformatting and reinstalling installing OS9 first.

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