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gepepa May 15, 2001 02:35 PM
Mac 9.1 from 8.1?
I just bought OS9 and found out from the installation instructions I can't install from 8.1 but must go to 8.5....can this scam be for real? Must I spend $70 or so to install a system for 1 day? Hopefully, someone out there knows a way around this. Please

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MacMonster May 15, 2001 03:36 PM
The OS 9 CD is bootable. Use the CD to start up your Mac and install OS 9.
(Hold down the "C" key at startup in order to boot from the CD)

 
gepepa May 15, 2001 05:46 PM
Thanks, Macmonster...I was hoping there was an answer.
 
yoyo52 May 15, 2001 10:39 PM
Be aware that there are some apps that are not compatible with 9 unless you do an upgrade. MacFixIt used to have a list of them, but it's been so long since 9 came out that I don't know if it's still up. You might check their archive. Be sure to upgrade ATM to the latest version.

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gepepa May 15, 2001 11:15 PM
Thanks, yoyo52...I don't have a lot of new applications, but will try to hook up with MacFixit.
 
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