Still Using System 8 or 9?

Discussion in 'Legacy OS & Apps' started by ricocamus, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. ricocamus

    ricocamus Member

    Apr 11, 2006
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    Over the years I have accumulated a bunch of old CD ROMs that came with the Macs I used to have, running System 8 or 9.

    Mostly educational or children's programs from when my kids were younger. Things like Kids Desk, Compton's Encyclopedia, Microsoft Encarta, etc.

    Right now they are taking up space and I can't bring myself to throwing them away, seems like such a waste. I would gladly give them away to anyone that might still be interested in these.

    They are all in reasonably good condition, can't guarantee if they still run since I don't have a machine that can run them anymore.

    If there is interest I will post a complete list of the CDs. I will give them away and if you feel inclined, you can make a donation to Bantay Bata or any charity you support.
  2. Salaryman Ryan

    Salaryman Ryan PhilMUG Addict Member

    Oct 18, 2007
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    Tokyo, Manila
    Hi Ricocamus!

    Sir, I'm interested in your educational CDs. We have a couple of old Macs still running in our school's library and I'm sure the younger children will appreciate being able to play with some multimedia educational programs. May I have a list and your mobile phone number sir?
    #2 Salaryman Ryan, Jan 17, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2012
  3. Shadowfox

    Shadowfox Active Member

    Oct 12, 2006
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    Hi! Just a quick question... For those running OS X 10.4 or higher, is there an OS 9 emulator we could use so we could run OS9 apps with recent hardware? I would love to run classic games from OS9 using my PowerBook G4, so a virtual machine is out of the question since Parallels and VMWare require Intel-only processors.
  4. bontistic

    bontistic Member

    Nov 14, 2010
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    Paranaque PH
    In 10.4 there was a System 9 emulator, I will check the app's name tomorrow.

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