On Monday, September 15, 2003, at 03:56 AM, John Lowther wrote: > __AOL, which my significant other uses (i tease her about it tho) > won't run right and she has been on the ohone with their tech support > people for hours and hours. Do you have the latest version of AOL for X? > __Applications moved from iMac to G3 are *very* buggy and throw up > lots of warnings telling me of missing folders and missing this or > that or that things i have never heard of will not be available > (photoshop is the worst for this). Did you reinstall those from original disks? > i feel like i need to start over. from the beginning. but i don't know > where that is exactly. Wipe it and install 9 then 10 again. What version of 10? I wouldn't recommend anything before 10.2.4 > now that i have the firewire cable and know about target disc mode and > all that. can someone tell me how to safely wipe the G3 of > *everything* and shift all the iMac stuff over to it. or if that isn't > doable then tell me to give up and stick the G3 in the closet with my > unicycle and clarinet and all the other stuff i can't do? > Using OS 9 disk start up with it and use Drive Setup to wipe the drive then install 9. Update to 9.2.2 if you're going to put X on there. Use the Update Control Panel to get the rest of the pieces. Then install X, simple as that.