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  1. Smokey McPot

    Smokey McPot

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    Ok so i purchased a iMac G3 from craigslist today, it came with OS 9 on it. So I got the updates from Apple and you are supposed to install them in order. I got the first one 9.1 installed and rebooted and it boots fine and the desktop and everything appears and i can move the mouse around but when I click on anything it doesn't open. What could be the cause of this?
     
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    install all the other updates
     
  3. Smokey McPot

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    i have them on a flash drive and it doesn't recognize the flash or anything.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    try zapping the PRAM -> while booting, hold down Cmd+Opt+P+R until it restarts a couple times. if that does nothing, hold down the shit key while booting. this will disable the extensions. if that works, then open the extensions manager, make a copy of the configuration, then unchecking them and restarting to see if it fixes it. it might be a bad extension
     
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    where is the extension manager? oh and it wont even load the toolbar at the bottom
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Go to the Apple menu, then Control Panel, then Extensions Manager once you load OS 9 with the Extensions disabled
     
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    ok so im at EM do i press duplicate set and then just restart it? and if it starts fine should i try reupdating with 9.1. and also what do i uncheck, sorry if i seem stupid im new to mac.
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    if you duplicate it, it'll have the same issues you have now. So duplicate it, but uncheck the extensions you dont think you'll really need then try restarting it. if it works, then great. if not, then try unchecking some others
     
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    well damn i hate to nag you but what do u reccomend i uncheck, and if it works should i try installin 9.1 again
     
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    just get a copy of x.3 or .4, 9 is not worth the effort.
     
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    Well I don't have the money to buy the program :[ and even if i had the cd i don't think it will run it because since i installed the upgrade things aren't working properly at all. Is there anyway to system restore like on a windows?
     
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    boot off the 9 cd, and then i think there is a utility to restore, Do you need a copy of X??? I guess i can send u cds.
     
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    well i would really like to to run x. if you did that would it be the full os?
     
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    Yeah mang, I can do that shits for a OT braw
     
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    tight as fuck man. so will you just send them to me? and i'll send you money for postage and shit if you want as soon as they get here?
     
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    yeah man, pm me ur address, and i ll burn em off for you morrow. Let me know what you want .3 or .4?
     
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