How to reinstall AppleWorks on an iMac G5, Mac mini, or iBook G4

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If you reinstall a localized version of Mac OS X on an iMac G5, Mac mini, or iBook G4, you may need to reinstall AppleWorks separately.

To custom install AppleWorks, follow these instructions:

  1. Insert your Mac OS X Install Disc 1 into the optical drive.
  2. Double-click the package named Install Bundled Software Only.
  3. When you see "Welcome to the Mac OS X Installer," click the Continue button.
  4. Select your destination disk, click Continue.
  5. In the next screen, choose the button that says Customize.
  6. Deselect all checked items in the list of components.
  7. Click the disclosure triangle next to the line that says "AppleWorks Languages."
  8. Select the version of AppleWorks that corresponds to the language you would like to use.
  9. Click the Upgrade button.

For more information on installing the additional applications that came with your computer, see the document called "Read Before You Install," located on the Mac OS X Install Disc 1.

Published Date: Oct 7, 2016