System 7.5

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Replaced System 7.1 as the next major version of the Apple Computer system software.

This release incorporates some features such as PowerTalk which were originally under the "Pro" release of System 7.1.

7.5 and System Enablers

Macs that can run System 7.5 without an Enabler.

  • SE(FDHD), SE/30, Classic, Classic II, Color Classic, Color Classic II.
  • II(FDHD), IIx, IIcx, IIci, IIfx, IIsi, IIvi, IIvx.
  • LC, LC II, LC III, LCIII+, LC 475, LC 520, LC 550, LC 575, LC 580, LC 630.
  • Centris 610, 650, 660AV.
  • Quadra 605, 610, 630, 650, 660AV, 700, 800, 840AV, 900, 950.
  • Performa 200, 250, 275, 400-430, 450, 460, 475/476, 520, 550/560, 575, 580/588, 600, 630-638, 640DOS.
  • Portable, PowerBook 100, 140, 145, 145B, 170, 160, 165c, 180, 180c, 520, 520c, 540, 540c.
  • PowerBook Duo 210, 230, 250, 270c, 280, 280c.
  • PowerMac 6100/60, 7100/66, 8100/80.
  • Workgroup Server 60, 80, 6150/60, 8150/80.

Tips & Tricks

REDUCING 7.5 or 7.5.3 FUNCTIONALITY TO 7.1

The following is a custom install procedure for the free Macintosh System software
versions 7.5 or 7.5.3.  The functionality is reduced to that of System 7.1 + Update 3.0.
This is an option for those who have limited Hard Drive space and/or don't wish
to download 7.1.  The memory requirements are shown below for a Mac SE/30 20/100.  
               ----------------------------------------------------
                                     Apple's THIS        THIS
                                      MACINTOSH        PROCEDURE

                 SYSTEM             RAM    Drive     RAM    Drive
               ----------------------------------------------------
               7.1 +Update 3.0      1.2     3.3      
   
               7.5                  1.5     5.8       1.4    4.7

               7.5.3                2.1    16.4       1.4    6.9
               ----------------------------------------------------

PROCEDURE FOR 7.5:                           PROCEDURE FOR 7.5.3:

Launch the System 7.5 installer              Launch the System 7.5.3 installer
and choose Custom Install.                   and choose Custom Install.
Select the following items that              Select the following items that
are marked here with an asterisk:            are marked here with an asterisk:

 System Software                             System Software
*Minimal System for this Macintosh only     *Minimal System Software for this Macintosh

Networking Software                          Networking & Connectivity
 *File Sharing                              *File Sharing

                                             Assistance
                                              Read Me Files
                                             *About System 7.5
                                             *SimpleText

                                             Universal Access
                                            *Easy Access

Apple Menu Items                             Apple Menu Items
   *Calculator                              *Calculator
   *Chooser                                 *Chooser
   *Key Caps                                *Key Caps
   *Note Pad                                *Note Pad
   *Scrapbook                               *Scrapbook

Control Panels                               Control Panels
   *Color                                   *Color
   *Date & Time                             *Date & Time
   *Easy Access
   *General Controls                        *General Controls
   *Keyboard                                *Keyboard
   *Labels                                  *Labels
   *Map                                     *Map
   *Memory                                  *Memory
   *Monitors                                *Monitors
   *Mouse                                   *Mouse
   *Numbers                                 *Numbers
   *Sharing Setup                           *Sharing Setup
   *Sound                                   *Sound
   *Startup Disk                            *Startup Disk
   *Users & Groups                          *Users & Groups
   *Views                                   *Views

 *FONTS folder                              *FONTS folder

Click the INSTALL button,                   Click the INSTALL button,
(not the Easy Install button!)              (not the Easy Install button!)

After the Installer stops, quit it.         After the Installer stops, quit it and 
                                            delete the following item from the Hard Drive:
                                           *SimpleText Guide extension

END OF PROCEDURE
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Sys 7.1 files installed by     Sys 7.5 files installed by       Sys 7.5.3 files installed by
"This Macintosh" installer     this procedure                   this procedure
& Sys Update 3.0

Read Me 7.1                                                    About System 7.5 
SimpleText 1.0                                                 SimpleText 1.3.1
SYSTEM FOLDER                 SYSTEM FOLDER                    SYSTEM FOLDER 
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  APPLE MENU ITEMS               APPLE MENU ITEMS                 APPLE MENU ITEMS
    Alarm Clock 7.1	
    Calculator 7.1                 Calculator 7.5                   Calculator 7.5
    Chooser 7.2                    Chooser 7.5                      Chooser 7.5.4
    Control Panels Alias           Control Panels Alias             Control Panels Alias
    Key Caps 7.1                   Key Caps 7.5                     Key Caps 7.5
    Note Pad 7.1                   Note Pad 7.5                     Note Pad 7.5
    Puzzle 7.1
    ScrapBook 7.1                  ScrapBook 7.5                    ScrapBook 7.5
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  CONTROL PANELS                 CONTROL PANELS                   CONTROL PANELS
    Color 7.1                      Color 7.1                        Color 7.1
    Date & Time 7.1                Date & Time 7.5                  Date & Time 7.5
    Easy Access 7.2                Easy Access 7.2                  Easy Access 7.2
                                   File Sharing Monitor 7.1         File Sharing Monitor 7.1
    General Controls 7.1           General Controls 7.5             General Controls 7.5.7
    Keyboard 7.1                   Keyboard 7.1                     Keyboard 7.5.1
    Labels 7.1                     Labels 7.1                       Labels 7.1
    Map 7.1                        Map 7.5                          Map 7.5
    Memory 7.3                     Memory 7.5                       Memory 7.5.5
    Monitors 7.0                   Monitors 7.5                     Monitors 7.5.5
    Mouse 7.1                      Mouse 7.3                        Mouse 7.5.3
    Numbers 7.1                    Numbers 7.1                      Numbers 7.1
    Sharing Setup 7.1              Sharing Setup 7.1                Sharing Setup 7.1
    Sound 8.0.1                    Sound 8.0.3                      Sound 8.0.5
    Startup Disk 7.0               Startup Disk 7.3.2               Startup Disk 7.5.2
    Users & Groups 7.1             Users & Groups 7.1               Users & Groups 7.1
    Views 7.1                      Views 7.1                        Views 7.1
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  EXTENSIONS                     EXTENSIONS                       EXTENSIONS
    AppleShare 7.1                 AppleShare 3.5                   AppleShare 3.6.1revB
                                   File Sharing Extension 7.1.1     File Sharing Extension 7.6.2
    Finder Help 7.1                                                 Finder Help 7.5.5
    Network Extension 7.1          Network Extension 7.1.3          Network Extension 7.5.5
    Record Button 1.0
    Sound Manager 3.0
    System Update 3.0
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  Finder 7.1                     Finder 7.1.4                     Finder 7.5.5
  Fonts folder                   Fonts folder                     Fonts folder
  Scrapbook File
  System 7.1                     System 7.5                       System 7.5.3

System Update 3.0 Read Me
TeachText 7.0
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