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MacAdvocate Spring 1997

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
MacAdvocate.cdr_.sit (352.68 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
MacAdvocateCDv2.ZIP (421.07 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

MacAdvocate.cdr_.sit: First version of MacAdvocate CD-ROM
MacAdvocateCDv2.ZIP: Second version of MacAdvocate CD-ROM

This is the Apple MacAdvocate CD-ROM, handed out at the January 1997 MacWorld Expo in San Francisco, which contains all of the "Why Mac?" material, demos, product info, system updates, games, TV commercials (including 1984), etc.

Credit goes to user Temporary Joe for this one.

Bob Kiwi update: I have a different version of the same CD. Similar to the version at http://www.forcedperfect.net/gear/software/macadvocatecdrom/

The only difference is the Free Stuff! and Comments folders has been replaced by What NeXT, Dreams Contest, and Goodies (which merge the previous Free Stuff! and Comments folders) folders and slightly changes to the CD contents. This one also includes the PC sector of the MacAdvocate CD, which is for Windows users.

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

Requires QuickTime, probably 2.5 at minimum, and Mac OS 7+

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nil0bject's picture
by nil0bject - 2012, December 14 - 5:36am

contents of my mirror:
AFHTML
Apple Products
AppleFacts
AppleShare PDS
Comments?
Commercials
Desktop DB
Desktop DF
Desktop Folder
Free Stuff!
Goodies
Icon?
MEDIA
MOVIES
MacOS
Presentations
Product Info
Read Me First!
SAM QuickScan File
Mac OS 7.6 Demos
Welcome from Guy!

Edit: Replaced 'xxx 7' by 'Mac OS 7' - IIGS User

Fortuna Wave's picture
by Fortuna Wave - 2012, July 21 - 9:46am
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Looks like I have found something similar, only the exception is the cover:
MacAdvocate 1997 on eBay

Fortuna Wave's picture
by Fortuna Wave - 2010, August 9 - 3:46am
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Let's see the differences of the two MacAdvocate I CDs:

The first one is created and modified in December 1996, but without What NeXT and Dreams Contest, and with Free Stuff! and Comments folders. Uncommonly, it does not have the PC sector of the MacAdvocate CD.

The second one is created and modified in January 1997, the Free Stuff! and Comments folders has been replaced by What NeXT, Dreams Contest, and Goodies (which merge the previous Free Stuff! and Comments folders) folders and slightly changes to the CD contents. This one also includes the PC sector of the MacAdvocate CD, which is for Windows users.

Bob Kiwi's picture
by Bob Kiwi - 2010, August 8 - 8:56pm

I added a link to a version I had of the disc which is the slightly different edition as well as a CD scan and picture of the root of my CD

OSX2000's picture
by OSX2000 - 2010, January 2 - 4:09am

I say it's very ok! Smile

Temporary Joe's picture
by Temporary Joe - 2010, January 1 - 5:40pm

My copy is Spring 1997. I'm sorry I don't have the other version, but it's OK, right? Sad

Fortuna Wave's picture
by Fortuna Wave - 2009, December 30 - 8:13am

...or must be the newer version is, maybe February 1997.

OSX2000's picture
by OSX2000 - 2009, December 30 - 7:58am

Yep, that's a grab from the actual disk image. It looks pretty much exactly like I remember it. But I lost my copy a long time ago.

EDIT: On second look, I definitely remember the What's NeXT and Dreams Contest folders as pictured on Forcedperfect. Apparently there were slightly different copies of the disk.

Temporary Joe's picture
by Temporary Joe - 2009, December 29 - 5:30pm

I take it from the screen grab you got it working, right? Cool. Oddly, the picture is different from Forcedperfect.net (for instance "Welcome from Guy!" is just "Welcome" and the folder "What's NeXt" is missing. Still, though, it's close enough, right?