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Mac System 2.x

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System_2.x.sit (274.17 KB)
MD5: ea3135b370fc092206cd960cbb131c0c
This app works with: Mini vMac

Macintosh System 2.0 was originally released with the same finder as System 1.1. In April 1985, a new release, featuring Finder 4.1, made all the difference. New features included: folder creation, shutdown, the Minifinder, and a feature that some modern OSs still don't have--file list printing.

There apparently is a System 2.1 that's teamed with Finder 5.0 that provides support for Apple's first Mac hard drive, the HD 20. This was kind of a rough period in Mac system software as Apple struggled with evolving their flat file system, MFS, into a hierarchical system, HFS, which was a practical necessity for large volumes.

This archive contains two System 2.0 boot disk images--one for each Finder version.

Architecture: 68k


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by Jatoba - 2019, May 14 - 10:28pm

According to what was on Wikipedia, System 2.1 introduced HFS. It's such a shame if all we have of System 2 is everything, but that version! Sad