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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
    I was looking at this because I plan on buying a cheap mac to use. It doesn't come with an OS and it says it will either need an OS9 install or OS9 with an OS X upgrade. Would I really have to install OS9 first?
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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
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    Quote Originally Posted by iBeldar View Post
    I was looking at this because I plan on buying a cheap mac to use. It doesn't come with an OS and it says it will either need an OS9 install or OS9 with an OS X upgrade. Would I really have to install OS9 first?
    Yes, you would need to install OS 9 first so you can run the Firmware Update needed in order to install OS X.

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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
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    I'm thinking opf putting OS X on G4 Powermac, but I don't know which model I have. Hopw do I tell if it is a PCI or an AGP one? Ther seem to be not labels to help on the machine.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
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    Install OS9 before 10 upgrade?(does have to do with a powermac)
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    Thanks for that one. A very handy site!
    wheel-chairing househusband who enjoys cooking singing and music an Early Jewish History

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