Mac OS 9-like interface style in OS X

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Ah, memories! I'm afraid that's too "old school" for OSX. The new look was all the rage when it debuted. (that looks weird, but Dictionary likes it)
 
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Not really

Easier to but a G3 or G4 Mac and just run OS9, at least a G4 will still easily connect to the INternet under OS9

Much as I liked OS9 back in the day, be prepared for it to crash on a daily basis
 

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Much as I liked OS9 back in the day, be prepared for it to crash on a daily basis

Yes unfortunately OS 9 (and earlier) did have it's instabilities.

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Much as I liked OS9 back in the day, be prepared for it to crash on a daily basis

Not really.

I ran OS 9 up until just over two years ago, and rarely had crashes, especially after 9.2 came out. I still have my old G3 with OS9 on it, but it's only been turned on a handful of times since I upgraded.

lou, any luck finding an app to show the "classic" look?
 
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Will you be using one of those blocky mice, too?
 
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Will you be using one of those blocky mice, too?

My old mac memories don't include any blocky mice.

And I'm slowly making my way through /System/Library and making little discoveries along the way (I can have my yellow selection colour, yay). I'll get there some day.
 
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Oh wow. The blocky mouse soooo pre-dates OS 9. I used the boxy original Apple ADB Mouse in the late 80s.

To get the OS 9 sort of thing going on, install multiXFinder (free) or ASM (not free). Both of these will put the Application Menu from OS 8.5-9.2.2 back on the right-hand end of the menubar! Then just hide your Dock and there you have it!

multiXFinder (Warning: Italian website. The download is the big link with the first word "Scarica")
Jack Overfull Home Page » Progetti - multiXFinder

ASM
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