Mac Os 9 Boot Cd Download

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First of all, you'll need Roxio's Toast, CharisMac's Discribe or other CD burning software to make a bootable CD, because Apple's Disc Burner can't create bootable CDs.

Cocoa app that creates a disk image that can be used to burn a Mac OS X boot CD that has a working Finder and Dock on it. This utility is unfinished and still has some flaws, but works.


This is a way that can be used with different burning applications (they just have to be able to install the necessary wrapper code to make a volume bootable):
Mac*start Disk Copy (usually located in the Utilities-folder), select Image>>>Create new Image... from the menu
* fill in a name for the CD, make sure that a size of 663,000K (CD-ROM 12cm, full) is selected and 'Mount Image' is checked (checking the 'Zero blocks'-option also is a good idea)
*save the image (usually to the desktop)
*you can now use a Mac OS installer (your original Mac OS install CD, for example) to install a System Folder to that disc image (once installed, you can also update that system using any [download] updater) and add all applications you want (try to install them whenever possible, because simply copying things over will not always work)
*when using Mac OS 9.2.x, remove these files from the System Folder: 'Classic', 'Classic Support' and 'Classic Support UI'
*now run those applications on the disk image which require registration (e.g. a serial number) - otherwise they will ask for registration when booted from the CD and therefore might not work
*disable any AutoUpdate- / LiveUpdate-features, as the applications on the CD can't be updated anyway once they've been burned
*when running applications from the disk image, some applications might create preference files in the System Folder you are currently booted to - in that case, just copy those preference files to the System Folder on the disk image afterwards
*now you should remove anything that may have been stored in 'Startup Items' or 'Shutdown Items' inside the disk image's System Folder; you might also want to remove some useless control panels, extensions, etc. and set the Energy Saver control panel to 'never go to sleep'; also set all other preferences/control panels to your preferred settings (once again, you might need to copy files over from the System Folder you're booted to for these changes to take effect)
*when finished, burn the CD [when using Toast Titanium, set it to 'Other', select 'Mac Volume', click 'Select', choose the disc image from the menu, select 'bootable' and click 'Record'] - in case you're given the choice, make sure to select 'Mac OS Standard (HFS)' volume format, not 'Mac OS Extended (HFS+)'

Useful links:
* Mac OS 9.1 updater (updates Mac OS 9.0 - 9.0.4 to 9.1)
* Mac OS 9.2.1 updater (updates Mac OS 9.1 or 9.2 to 9.2.1)
* Mac OS 9.2.2 updater (updates Mac OS 9.2.1 to 9.2.2)
* Disk First Aid 8.6.1 (in case you use an earlier version)
* Movie from Macworld on the subject

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* How do I make a bootable CD for my Mac using Toast? (Article from Roxio's Knowledge Base)
* Bootable CD tips from Symantec (Norton Utilities)

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