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Re: [wordperfectmac] Re: Can't get WP3.5e to install on OS X

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  • Rick Albright
    Bill, if you re still unable to locate an OS9 disk, email me off-list with your mailing address to logres@redrose.net (rather than replying and sending it to
    Message 1 of 14 , Mar 25, 2005
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      Bill, if you're still unable to locate an OS9 disk, email me off-list
      with your mailing address to logres@... (rather than replying
      and sending it to the whole list). I should be able to make a duplicate
      copy of my CD and send it to you.
      Rick Albright

      On Mar 22, 2005, at 11:43 PM, arfflbklyn wrote:

      >
      > Rick:
      >
      > I'm sorry to report that no Mac OS 9 system folder option appears in
      > the Startup pane in my version of OS X (10.3.6).  Thanks for trying to
      > help, though.  Still looking for an OS 9 installation disk . . .
      >
      > - Bill Loeb
      >
      > --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Rick Albright <logres@r...>
      > wrote:
      > > Here's the relevant Apple Support page for Classic not starting:
      > > http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106678
      > >
      > > On Mar 22, 2005, at 9:42 PM, arfflbklyn wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >  I also have Brucio's problem, and my iMac G5 and Powerbook G4
      > both
      > > >  came without OS9 installed or an OS9 installation disk. So I'll
      > be
      > > >  looking for an OS9 installation disk on ebay unless anyone has a
      > > >  better idea.
      > > >
      > > >  - Bill Loeb
      > > >
      > > >  --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Rick Albright
      > <logres@r...>
      > > >  wrote:
      > > >  > On Mar 22, 2005, at 2:59 PM, John Rethorst wrote:
      > > >  >
      > > >  > >
      > > >  > >  --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "Brucio"
      > <brucio@y...>
      > > >  wrote:
      > > >  > >  >
      > > >  > >  > I can't get Word Perfect to install.
      > > >  > >  > It keeps saying to start Classic.
      > > >  > >  > When I click on that it says Classic cannot find a
      > > >  > >  > Mac OS 9 system folder or the startup disk to use.
      > > >  > >  > No because I am running OS X.
      > > >  > >
      > > >  > >  Sounds like you need to install (or re-install) Classic.
      > > >  > >
      > > >  > Up to a certain point, Macs that came with OSX installed also
      > had
      > > >  OS9
      > > >  > and machines could be booted to either system. Then Apple
      > stopped
      > > >  > making them "dual boot," which meant, to run Classic apps, you
      > > >  would
      > > >  > have to get an OS9 install disk and install the OS9 system.
      > Or, you
      > > >  can
      > > >  > copy an OS9 system folder from an external hard drive, if you
      > have
      > > >  one,
      > > >  > or from another machine. (Easiest if you have another firewire
      > > >  machine
      > > >  > and can use the "target disk mode," but I suppose copying the
      > > >  system
      > > >  > folder via a Zip or CD would work, too. Copy this folder to the
      > > >  root of
      > > >  > your hard drive).
      > > >  >
      > > >  > The newest Macs seem to have made this process easier, by
      > including
      > > >  an
      > > >  > OS9 installation disk (my Mini had one).
      > > >  > --Rick Albright
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