Found 3 article entries from category: Mac OS 9

How to create a HFS+ disk image in Mac OS X to encapsulate/transfer Mac OS 9 and earlier files

Old Mac files (Mac OS 9 and earlier) need to be encapsulated properly before being moved/copied to a non-HFS partition/disk such as on a Windows PC or a web server or they will get corrupted, effectively losing their resource fork, which will render them useless on your Mac OS 9 or earlier environment. The best way to protect old Mac files before moving/copying them out of your OSX environment is to first copy them onto a HFS+ disk image,...

How to install Classic Environment (Mac OS 9.2.2) on top of Mac OS X

How to manually install Classic Environment using a Mac OS 9.2.2 System Folder I suggest that you grab the first download "Generic Classic Environment for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger" here because it fits most needs, but feel free to try another Mac OS 9.2.2 System Folder if you want.  Download it on your Mac OS X 10.4 (or earlier) computer and expand the .sit archive.  Then drag the resulting System Folder to the Mac's hard...

Using a 3rd Party USB Card in a PowerMac 7300

Instead of being continually frustrated with SheepShaver, although an amazing piece of emulation software, I decided to resurrect my old PowerMac 7300. The problems I had were that the CMOS battery was dead, and the hard drive was tiny, only 6GB. The battery was replaced with one from Amazon for about $8.00  I had a stack of older hard drives, luckily one that was IDE and 120GB in size. Under OS 9, the OS needs to be installed in the...

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