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    Classic

    Based on some of the descriptions here, particulary the ones that say the extensions load and then the window just closes, I would say nothing is wrong. When you launch the Classic environment, it just enables OS X to run OS 9 apps. It does not run OS 9 in a window. I think some folks are...
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    Cannot boot Classic OS 9 in OS X

    From what I can tell, it is either an extension or the System itself that interrupts OS X. What I did is this: 1. originally backed up my Hard Drive to a second HD. 2. Initialized my HD with two partitions, each set to HFS Extended. 3. Installed OS 9 on the first partition. 4. Copied...
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    Cannot boot Classic OS 9 in OS X

    I have given it some thought and I don't think I ever re-installed after recieving this new machine (this is my third G4 as the others had to be replaced due to faulty components). This would indicate that Apple is, indeed, installing from the Restore CD. As a test, I just used the Restore CD...
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    Cannot boot Classic OS 9 in OS X

    This happened to me and after several installs, I figured it out. If you use the OS 9 Restore CD, you will get this error. Install OS 9 using the Software Install CD and it will work fine. I thought that it might be a driver issue, but it is not. I installed using the Installer CD, and then...
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    Classic startup problem solved!

    A few people have reported getting at message when trying to launch Classic mode. The error says: "This startup disk will not work on this Macintosh model. Please use the Installer to update this disk for this model.". This happened to me and after several installs, I figured it out. If you...
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