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Advice/help needed



I am currently running OS 8.1 on a beige G3. I was recently given a copy of OS 9.1 but i am having problems installing it.
It says that you can install it from 8.1 or less but it also says i need to have 8.5 before i can do it:confused:
Any help/advice will be greatly appreciated.


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Dec 24, 2002
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Los Angeles, California
Your Mac's Specs
14in MacBook Pro M1 Max 32GB 2TB
It has been a long time, since I was running 8.1. You might try to download 8.6 . Install it since it is and was the most stable of OS level in the 8 line. Then install 9.1. You might want to upgrade it to 9.2.2, which you can download also from here.

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