Using a PowerMac G3 running OS 9.2, purchased at a moving sale in my neighborhood, I get an error message "Disk locked" when I try to use the cd drive to transfer some old files to cd and free up space on my hard disk.
Trying to use the help file, I concluded that computer security was involved, using the Keychain security option.
There is a keychain file, but. since I don't know the original owner's password, I can't open the keychain file and unlock the disk.
Actually, I don't understand how this cd can be locked, since it is a blank cd, with no identifying label; the error message comes after I respond to a prompt asking if I want to initialize the disk.
I have tried both RW and W only CDs(several of each).
I tried removing the keychain file, thinking that without a keychain security file there would be no security monitoring by the operating system, but this didn't work.