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Re: [ProgSoc] playing with an oldish Mac
On Tue, 21 Nov 2000, vik wrote:
> I have just acquired a Mac LC575. Seems to work OK - a couple of
> question tho:
As long as you're not expecting anything like speed from it...
>  When I go to the cute little apple icon on the left corner of the
> menu bar,
> it doesn't show a control panel option. Any ideas where it might be
> or how I can get it back? (its MacOS 7.6)
Simple. Macintosh HD icon -> System Folder -> Control Panel. The Apple
Menu Items folder inside the System Folder is (funnily enough) where the
Apple menu items live.
>  There is an ethernet card in it, but the physical port type is one I
> not seen b4 (kinda like RJ45/normal ethernet, but with connectors on
> sides). Can one get a cable to go between that and a normal ethernet
> RJ style
> socket, or ehternet 15pin D-connector?
Even though it looks strange, I suspect you'll find it's not and takes a
regular RJ45 cable.
> any other ideas what I can do with it? seems to have 20Megs RAM in it,
> but without a
> control panel I don't know how to check (is the amount shown in "about
> this computer"
> physical RAM or Virtual mem?)
Both, with 7.5. Newer versions of the OS differentiated. You'll get the
Control panel though - it'll be there.
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