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Part VI: Appendices > Direct Booting to Mac OS 9 and Back to Mac OS X

Direct Booting to Mac OS 9 and Back to Mac OS X

As easy as it is to run applications inside Mac OS X with the Classic mode, you might want to return to Mac OS 9 sometimes. This might be necessary when you’re operating software that accesses hardware directly, such as some video cards and CD writers (refer to the note in the “Running Classic Applications” section). At times, using Mac OS 9 can also save you from the headaches of dealing with the inconsistencies and incompatibilities of Classic and offer greater speed and ease of use.

To boot directly into Mac OS 9, you must first start your computer in Mac OS X, and then do the following:


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