How to use this relic from apple?
I had this relic from mac how to make good use of it? ilost password of this machine i am in mumbai india if anybody can help.....
This type of machine served me very well for years. I would not erase the hard drive till I knew what programs are on it. Here's a link to the basic information on the machine. The main problem right now seems to be the password protection and I don't remember that machine having one. Some of the programs, like Claris Works did have passwords. Can you tell what system it is running and when is it asking for a password. Maybe you can jog the memories of a couple of the older users around here to be able toget this machine functional again.
well - the password thing is bad - a new install would probably help to remove the password.
if you don't have the system disks - download them - they are free
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a fish tank is funny - but i would make a little upgrade - mini itx board (santa rosa), 2gb ram, a nice large hdd, wifi and a nice lcd and so on - there are many ways to build something like this - even a half toasted MacBook logic board would fit (had a few with burned away battery connectors - the are running but never would be able to run battery powered).
How about making a wall clock from the front bezel ;)
When I was an Apple Tech I ordered a couple of spare Colour Classic and MacPlus front bezels, fashioned some perspex to go where the CRT should be, captured a screenshot, printed it on sticky paper, stuck it on the Perspex, bought a clock movement with hands, drilled a hole in the centre of the perspex "screen", whacked the clock movement in and bingo, Apple Clock :) But only if it's beyond repair.
I think Easy Access was on those machines and it could be bypassed by booting from a system floppy (which I think I still have). Hmm, can you even buy 3.5" floppies these days...
You can always scrap it for parts. Or see if iFixit will purchase it.