Archived - System 7: 7.5.3 and Later Enabler Matrix

This article lists all Macintosh cpus and the versions of System 7.5.3 and later that they support. It also lists current versions of required enablers.

For information on System 7 software prior to 7.5.3, search the Technical Information Library using the search string "system software and 7.5.2," or "system software and 7.01."

This article has been archived and is no longer updated by Apple.
Use the following table to determine which version of system software you should be using on your Macintosh computer.

Key:

! = Not supported

OK = Works with this version of system software

* = Works with this version of system software, but requires a Macintosh System Enabler (see table at the end of this article)

System 7 Compatibility Table

Macintosh
7.6.1
7.6
7.5.5
7.5.3
128K, 512K, 512Ke, XL, Lisa
!
!
!
!
Plus
!
!
OK
OK
SE
!
!
OK
OK
SE/30
!
!
OK
OK
Classic
!
!
OK
OK
Classic II
OK
OK
OK
OK
Color Classic
OK
OK
OK
OK
II
!
!
OK
OK
IIx
!
!
OK
OK
IIcx
!
!
OK
OK
IIci
OK
OK
OK
OK
IIfx
!
!
OK
OK
IIsi
OK
OK
OK
OK
IIvi, IIvx
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC
!
!
OK
OK
LC II
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC III
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 475
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 520
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 550
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 575
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 580
OK
OK
OK
OK
LC 630
OK
OK
OK
OK
Macintosh TV
OK
OK
OK
OK
Centris 610
OK
OK
OK
OK
Centris 650
OK
OK
OK
OK
Centris 660AV
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 605
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 610
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 630
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 650
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 660AV
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 700
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 800
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 840AV
OK
OK
OK
OK
Quadra 900, 950
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 450
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 460-467
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 475-476
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 550, 560
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 575-578
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 600
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 611x
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 630-638
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 5200 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 5300 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 6116CD
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 6200 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 6300 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Performa 6400 Series
OK
OK
OK
*
Power Mac 4400/200
OK
!
!
OK
Power Mac 5200/75 LC
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 5260
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 5300/100 LC
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 5400
OK
OK
OK
*
Power Mac 6100 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 6200
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 6300
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 6400
OK
OK
OK
*
Power Mac 6500 Series
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 7100 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 7200 Series
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 7300
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 7500/100
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 7600
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 8100/80
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 8100/100
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 8100/110
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 8500/120
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 8600/200
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 8600/250
OK
!
!
!
Power Mac 8600/300
OK
!
!
!
Power Mac 9500/120
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 9500/132
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 9500/150
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 9500/180MP
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 9500/200
OK
OK
OK
OK
Power Mac 9600/200
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 9600/200MP
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 9600/233
OK
!
*
!
Power Mac 9600/300
OK
!
!
!
Power Mac 9600/350
OK
!
!
!
Portable
!
!
OK
OK
PowerBook 100
!
!
OK
OK
PowerBook 140
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 145
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 145B
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 150
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 160
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 165c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 170
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 180
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 180c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 190
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 210
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 230
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 250
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 270c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 280
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 280c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook Duo 2300
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 520, 520c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 540, 540c
OK
OK
OK
OK
PowerBook 1400
OK
OK
!
*
PowerBook 3400
OK
OK
!
!
PowerBook 5300
OK
OK
OK
OK

System Enablers
System Enablers are required for the Macintosh models listed in the table below with System 7.5.3 or later. Macintosh computers which require system enablers will not operate properly with System 7.5.2 or earlier.

For a more detailed description of system enabler versions, search the Tech Info Library using the search string,"system enablers."

This table shows the appropriate system enabler for the indicated Macintosh computer:

Model
Enabler name
Use only with version
Current enabler version
Note
Power Mac 4400/200System Enabler 827
7.5.3
A
Power Mac 5400System Enabler 410
7.5.3
Power Mac 6400System Enabler 410
7.5.3
Power Mac 6500 SeriesSystem Enabler 411
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 7300System Enabler 702
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 8600/200System Enabler 702
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 8600/250No Enabler Needed
C
Power Mac 8600/300No Enabler Needed
C
Power Mac 9600/200System Enabler 702
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 9600/200MPSystem Enabler 702
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 9600/233System Enabler 702
7.5.5
B
Power Mac 9600/300No Enabler Needed
C
Power Mac 9600/350No Enabler Needed
C
PowerBook 1400
(all models)
PowerBook 1400 Enabler
7.5.3
Performa 6400 SeriesSystem Enabler 410
7.5.3
1.1

Notes:
A. The Power Macintosh 4400/200 shipped with 7.5.3 and requires the enabler that shipped with it.It does not support Mac OS 7.6 but will support Mac OS 7.6.1.

B. These computers shipped with 7.5.5 and require the enabler that shipped with it. These computers do not support Mac OS 7.6 but will support Mac OS 7.6.1.

C. These computers shipped with 7.6.1 and do not require an enabler. These computers do not support Mac OS 7.5.5 or 7.6 but will support Mac OS 8.0.


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