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Mac OS X

What’s different about Mac OS X?

Mac OS X offers improved stability and reliability (but frankly, OS 9.2 is pretty stable, too). Behind the scenes, it is a more “modern” operating system with some of the new features people have asked for, like protected memory and preemptive multitasking. Among other things, this means that if one program should crash, you won’t have to restart the computer. Also, a program will not hog your entire system (while starting up or performing a complex calculation, for example). Mac OS X also has numerous changes to the user interface, making it easier to do certain tasks.

Mac OS X includes a subsystem called “Classic” that allows almost all your old programs to keep running fine. However, to take advantage of Mac OS X’s new features, you may need to update to “native” versions of your software.Check with the software publisher or with


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