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Forum: Apple Desktops 10-02-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Yep, it's quite the setup..but it works! I take...

Yep, it's quite the setup..but it works! I take it you have/had a G4? Those are some pretty cool ones..I'd like to get one. So far I've only got a II GS ROM 3 from 1989, and the iMac mentioned in...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Yeah..sorry about that. I had quite the...

Yeah..sorry about that. I had quite the interesting setup going. I had to use a full-size CD drive..so I had a PATA cable plugged in and sticking out of the front (think of a tongue) connected to the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Ok guys..successful ending to this one! The...

Ok guys..successful ending to this one! The problem was the jumpers, if I wanted to boot from the HDD or CD drive it had to be set to Master or else it would refuse to boot, even if I set it as the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Ok..made a retail CD..installed fine and in the...

Ok..made a retail CD..installed fine and in the process of updating to 9.2.2..I'll try to boot with the CD after that.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Yep, still says that the FW is up-to-date..so...

Yep, still says that the FW is up-to-date..so that shouldn't be a problem. Will switching to OS to a retail verison fix the not booting from CD issue?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Ok..going to try the update right now..post back...

Ok..going to try the update right now..post back in a minute.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Ok..so before I try to update, is the 1.2 update...

Ok..so before I try to update, is the 1.2 update file under 'Utilities' the right one?
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-30-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Ok, so I'll start with the CD I made, it appears...

Ok, so I'll start with the CD I made, it appears it was meant for a Power Mac G4, so that probably didn't help, although it installed without any problems. I'll check the firmware soon, I'll update...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-30-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
I'm shocked, you were right, it's not dead!...

I'm shocked, you were right, it's not dead! Plugged it in today and it booted right up. With the hard drive unplugged I get a blinking Mac sign and a ? going back and forth. Also, since it's a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-30-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Alright, I'll hang onto it for a few more...

Alright, I'll hang onto it for a few more days..although I'm not holding my breath because I have a feeling something burnt up 0.0
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-30-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Well, there's kind of a disappointing ending to...

Well, there's kind of a disappointing ending to this thread..I was getting ready to try to install OS X again..turned the iMac on, and it would turn on really quick and shut off. So I pulled the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-29-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
As far as I know, it's never had OS X on it, it...

As far as I know, it's never had OS X on it, it had OS 9.0.4 when I got it. I ran the firmware update file and it said that the firmware is up-to-date. In case it helps, I've tried booting the CD...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-29-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Well, I finally got OS 9.2 and iTunes on it :D,...

Well, I finally got OS 9.2 and iTunes on it :D, although it required a little workaround. I'd like to get OS X on it, but I cannot, and I mean cannot get this thing to boot from any CD. I got as far...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-27-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
I gave up--just too much trouble to go through....

I gave up--just too much trouble to go through. I'll just stick with OS 9, which leads me into another question. How do I open smi.bin files? I'd like to be able to update to 9.2 from 9.0.4 and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-26-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
I've used both ImgBurn on Windows 7 (for a disc...

I've used both ImgBurn on Windows 7 (for a disc image I was trying) and I've booted into Snow Leopard on my Hackintosh and burnt the same image with the built-in burner using what I thought was the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-26-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
Awesome, I'll try to update QuickTime tomorrow. I...

Awesome, I'll try to update QuickTime tomorrow. I used the music CD as an example, but the computer fails to recognize any and all burnt discs I've tried so far, be it music or whatever. Any idea...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-26-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By kilo_17
iMac G3 only reads some discs??

Hello everyone! I just got a Strawberry iMac the other day, and I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure out why it won't read a burnt disc! Ex., a burnt CD with some (legally purchased) music...
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