Member Since: May 20, 2008
Mac Specs: 13" MB 2.4ghz, 2gig ram, OS 10.7.5
10-12-2010, 04:28 PM
Originally Posted by MacDude121
Yeah. Kinda weird. It has Pac-Man on here. But the app opens, then freezes on the title screen. No "start" button.. no Loading symbol, Enter and Space didn't do anything either...
That's part of the instability I mentioned for OS 9 earlier in this thread.
Basically that "Pac-Mac" game may or may not have been written to work with OS 9...or was written before OS 9. Also, one of the BIG things with OS 9 was lots & lots of "Control Panel" & "Extension" conflicts.
Some programs install a control panel or extension into the System Folder..on top of the Control Panels & Extensions already there. So conflicts occur...and then the system crashes.
OS 9 is actually much easier to understand (IMHO) than OS X. Back with OS 5 & OS 6...when the whole OS fit on a 400k floppy disk..the "System & Finder" programs were a single file each. If you deleted those two files (just two individual files)...and your OS was completely gone.
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