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Macintosh OS: Computer won't boot, open firmware, reset nvram
open firmware, reset nvram, imac desktop: Hi Steve A couple things to try. 1-Zap the Pram; restart holding these keys until you hear three chimes; Command-Option-P-R 2-Reset Open Firmware. Reboot your computer while holding down Command-Option-O-F. At the prompt, type reset-nvram...

Macintosh OS: Configuring peer access on wireless NAT server, little snitch, dsl modem
little snitch, dsl modem, port 6881: You seem to have a firm grasp on the concepts. All I can offer is this google list of links... http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=%22port+forwarding%22+BitTorrent+&btnG=Google+Search Specifically http://forum.portforward.com/YaBB.cgi?board=Software;action=display;num=1099928984...

Macintosh OS: Connecting Digital TV to G4, www google com, pci output
www google com, pci output, wireless keyboard and mouse: www.google.com/mac search for os9 usb to bluetooth adapter http://www.google.com/mac?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=os9+usb+to+bluetooth+adapter -------------------------------------- www.google.com/mac search for os9 pci svideo card http://www.google.com/mac?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=os9+pci+svideo+car...

Macintosh OS: Connecting Laserwriter Pro to imac, usb serial adapter, usb to serial adapter
usb serial adapter, usb to serial adapter, g4 imac: Kevin, I don t think you can connect up to it via a USB/serial adapter... But you possibly could connect it up via ethernet cables and appletalk protocol. That s at least what the results of my search lead me to believe. Results here http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/printer/12/11987.html...

Macintosh OS: Connecting Two Macs, rick vanderveer, linksys router
rick vanderveer, linksys router, macintosh networking: The File Sharing Control Panel is where the User, Password and Computer Name is setup. Also the Users and Groups are setup there. You need to highlight a HD or Folder and turn on Sharing in the GetInfo Window for that HD or Folder. ===========================...

Macintosh OS: Connecting New laptop to Computer at work, mac g4, softwhere
mac g4, softwhere, time doug: There are some variables that I need to know that affect if and how this can be done. The main one is how do you connect with the internet at the office and how do you connect when on the road with the laptop? If you do not work for a company that has its...

Macintosh OS: Connecting my OS9 machine to the internet thorugh ethernet, control panel settings, internet control panel
control panel settings, internet control panel, internet setup assistant: Hi, Doug -- let s assume you have an internet service provider who supports Mac OS9. Now find the file called Internet Setup Assistant on your Mac. Double-click it and it SHOULD walk you through the process, automatically configuring your control panel settings...

Macintosh OS: Connecting an old Personal LaserWriter to G5Mac, crossover ethernet cable, personal laserwriter
crossover ethernet cable, personal laserwriter, g5 mac: Sorry, I am out of ideas on this one. It could be the printer or the adapter card. Personally, I avoid using things like AsanteTalk. If you are trying to use Appletalk on this connection, open the network preferences on the computer and make sure Appletalk...

Macintosh OS: Connecting or re-using Macs, power mac 9600, bob wood
power mac 9600, bob wood, master and slave: Hi Liz You can t use the memory from the 9600 in the iMac. You can use the hard disk, but the iMac will only take one hard drive. the iMac is a limited machine, not expandable like a normal desktop. You can network the two machines, but you would need...

Macintosh OS: Connecting to my router for internet access., tab labels, bob wood
tab labels, bob wood, pat answer: Pat On the SHOW drop down change that to Network Status and see if there s a green button on the left of Built-in Ethernet. If t is, then set the SHOW drop down to Network Port Configurations and make sure Built-in Ethernet is checked and nothing else....

Macintosh OS: Connection Problem, network error, bob wood
network error, bob wood, flower power: The message A Network Error has occurred or ...Failure to load http... typically indicate a problem with your Open Transport (solve it by reinstalling your operating system). As for the File Sharing message, this could be cause by the same thing causing...

Macintosh OS: Connection of a second monitor, s video output, mac g4
s video output, mac g4, wireless keyboard and mouse: yes it can be done. you get any TV with S-Video input. connect it to your machine (check it has S-video output), go to preferences panel (osx) select displays and click on detect displays button. it ll find your TV. wireless keyboard and mouse will require...

Macintosh OS: Consolidating ITunes/IPhoto on a single internal HD, internal hd, individual music
internal hd, individual music, bob wood: Hi Tyler Apple s page for moving iTunes; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301748 iPhoto; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93603 http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=165518 http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93037...

Macintosh OS: Continuous Catalog Corruption, catalog corruption, gig scsi
catalog corruption, gig scsi, start ups: Mark I wouldn t use, or have installed on my systems, any Nortons products, in OS 9 or OS X when their both on the same machine. Nortons has caused a lot of problems on machines with OS X installed. I also don t install any other Utilities like TechTool...

Macintosh OS: Converting Mac files to PC, power mac g4, ethernet hub
power mac g4, ethernet hub, ethernet wire: There are some files that are cross platform Word and Excel are some examples. the PC will expect the Word files to be named MyFileName.doc And Excel files to be named MyFileName.xls If they are NOT named this way you will have to open Word and...

Macintosh OS: Converting Videotape to Digital, vhs video tape, free audio recording program
vhs video tape, free audio recording program, radio shack: If it s just the audio, you can take a VCR, play back the audio and plug an RCA to mini cable into your mac s microphone port. I m assuming it s a VHS video tape, and I m not sure of the mac. So you ll probably want this: http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/imic/...

Macintosh OS: Cookie?, mail, email clients
mail, email clients, aol: Suzanne, Here s the URL for Apple s Safari: http://www.apple.com/safari/ searching for cookies: In the finder go to the file menu and hit search. Type cookies. Since your using a browser for Comcast, AOL, and register - Whether you use Explorer,...

Macintosh OS: Cookies/Passwords, safari menu, couple questions
safari menu, couple questions, c key: Mehgan, Go grab the DVD s that you got when you got your mac. One of them is an Installer DVD. Reboot, hold down the C key after it restarts, so it restarts on that DVD. When it finally gets to a screen, under the Disk Installer (or whatever they...

Macintosh OS: Copy & Paste graphic into "new message window" of OE, microsoft outlook express, mac outlook express
microsoft outlook express, mac outlook express, mail window: A search at www.google.com/mac for ( outlook express insert jpeg) brought up some links one is to www.emailman.com with links for help with various email clients. Scroll down to Outlook Express for the links. Windows Outlook Express http://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/...

Macintosh OS: Copying from Firewire drives over Ethernet, cross platform compatibility, directory damage
cross platform compatibility, directory damage, latter problems: Firewire drives can be formatted as Windows Fat32 for cross-platform compatibility. Get info on the drives or look at them with Drive Utility to ensure that they are formatted HFS+. The network can be using an ethernet Hub (slow and stupid), or a switch (smarter)...

Macintosh OS: Correct Monitor Settings, problem norton, monitor settings
problem norton, monitor settings, access file: Ron, I m really not sure at all, but I visited Apple s website and found the following: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106824 http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61196 I hope one of the above is helpful - but I don t...

Macintosh OS: CRT, possible video mirroring, monitor rgb, bob wood
monitor rgb, bob wood, internal cable: Noj It may not be the monitor itself, it could be a video board or internal cable. To find out exactly what it is, you would need to have a service technician look at it. If your monitor has a VGA plug, it will just plug in. This is the place for...

Macintosh OS: Crashed, grey screen, fwb
grey screen, fwb, performa: Judith, Yes, I m sure you can. You might need a friend who is familiar with taking apart the iMac on order to swap them. I tried to find a shareware formatter online, but couldn t. FWB might be able to format the old one. You would have to purchase it though....

Macintosh OS: Crazy G4 power mac has cancer i think, mother bord, utility folder
mother bord, utility folder, mac os x: Hi Brendan There is no OS X version 10.5. What is the correct version? You can find it under the Apple About This Mac. In any case, trash all the virus software on the machine. These programs can cause a lot of problems, and there are no viruses for...

Macintosh OS: Crazy russian like text appearing in my recieved emails, x file format, corrupt preferences
x file format, corrupt preferences, mac os x: Do you do monthly maintenance? If not download Onyx and Applejack, install and run and test. http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ You could have corrupt fonts - Font Doctor by morrison software can repair. You...

Macintosh OS: Create a HTML file on Panther, format menu, gretchen
format menu, gretchen, g4: Gretchen, since you know how to write raw HTML...I ll throw out the quick instructions. Use Apples Text edit. Go to the format menu and change the format to Plain Text. Then when you save choose under the drop down (in the save dialog box) to save...

Macintosh OS: Created a movie from digital..., www google com, imovie 3
www google com, imovie 3, disk images: I would suggest a good book - I own several missing manuals missingmanuals.com -- Welcome to Missing Manuals ... a complete course in Macintosh filmmaking with iMovie 3 & iDVD: The Missing Manual. Missing Manual guy iMovie 4 & iDVD Should Have Been in...

Macintosh OS: Creating HTML email messages, mac mail, sorry john
mac mail, sorry john, search client: Sorry John, but I can t help with this. There may be some help here: http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=creating+html+email&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 All I did was use Google and search for creating html emails . You could also try any...

Macintosh OS: Creating a macintosh image, macintosh administrators, www google com
macintosh administrators, www google com, macintosh image: I have very little experience with this. I would investigate, starting with http://www.bombich.com/ Then http://www.mac-mgrs.org/ Continue with http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&hs=yRw&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&as_qdr=all&pwst=1&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=1&ct=result&cd=1&q=macintosh+administrators&spell=1...

Macintosh OS: Creating Quark 4.0 PDF files, macintosh g4, chooser option
macintosh g4, chooser option, pulldown menus: PrinttoPDF is an extension that you download at the link above, the extension is put into the extensions folder in the system folder for classic. It then is a chooser option in classic. The readme included describes the installation process. Verifying...

Macintosh OS: Crossover cable, and software update, cross over cable, crossover cable
cross over cable, crossover cable, troubleshooting pages: Your model should detect cross-over cable. BUT, anytime a problem involves a cable, suspect the cable. Try another KNOWN GOOD cable. Once the cable is plugged in, restart the computer to be sure. Your network settings Ethernet in System Preferences...

Macintosh OS: Cubase, 512 mb ram, hd space
512 mb ram, hd space, ram chips: Hi Jl You don t say what OS version you are using. Cubase likes 512mb RAM though it will function on 256mb. If you have 512 and you are running OS 9, you can deduct 24mb minimum just for the OS. Do you have virtual memory turned on (again... only...

Macintosh OS: Cut & Paste, preference folder, travel guatemala
preference folder, travel guatemala, bob frank: Hi frank Try this; Delete the icon cache found in /Library/Caches/ whose name is com.apple.dock.iconcache Next, delete these files from the Preference folder located here; user Library Preferences com.apple.desktop.plist com.apple.finder.plist...

Macintosh OS: Cyrillic keyboard, keyboard resources, cyrillic letters
keyboard resources, cyrillic letters, deadend: Joe, I don t know if I can or not. I did a search in Google for Macintosh Cyrillic keyboard keypad and these came up: http://www.clubmac.com/clubmac/shop/detail.asp?DPNo=52220&adcampaign=email,WMCACOMJPRODLINK http://www.ecost.com/ecost/shop/detail.asp?DPNo=52220&adcampaign=email,ECOSTCJ...

Macintosh OS: cache memory problem, logic board, memory problem
logic board, memory problem, cache memory: Hi Alvan It means the Cache on the Logic Board is going, or is bad and you need to have it serviced. May work fine this way, no way of telling. Try zapping the Pram and see if it helps. Restart holding these keys down until you hear three chimes;...

Macintosh OS: camcorder firewire compatibilty, samsung scd27, mini dv camcorder
samsung scd27, mini dv camcorder, system profiler: Claude, No idea. It should work if it conforms to the DV spec. The ones on the apple site are merely the ones that apple has checked But you know, if you connect it and imovie doesn t see it...it could also be your cable or the firewire on your machine....

Macintosh OS: camcorder mac, sony dvd403, video editing software
sony dvd403, video editing software, dv cameras: Ed, USB 2 is backward compatible to USB 1. Watching TV: You ll need a black box or something to convert the analog tv signal to a DV signal to view on your comptuer. Honest, it s not worth it. Putting movies on DVD - You ll need some way to convert...

Macintosh OS: camcorder, canon zr 40, ir controller
canon zr 40, ir controller, macdr: I have no idea if you can use that camera. Check the cannon website to see if there is a special driver needed for the camera. I found this... http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=OSCompatibilitySupportAct&keycode=macdr&fcategoryid=227&modelid=8271...

Macintosh OS: camera, logitech quickcam pro 4000, logitech software
logitech quickcam pro 4000, logitech software, mac g4: Hi Jerry Uninstall the Logitech software. Do a Find for it if it doesn t have an uninstaller. Restart and reinstall. If it still doesn t work, uninstall again and try this software; http://www.ioxperts.com/usbwebcam.html If you still have the same...

Macintosh OS: Why cant I download from Software Updates?, mhz power pc, mac os 10
mhz power pc, mac os 10, bob wood: Hi Harry Could be Apple s servers, but try trashing the SoftwareUpdate preference file - com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist If this doesn t help, you can download directly from Apple s site; http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: cant ping printer, apple discussions, powerbook g4
apple discussions, powerbook g4, printing www: The first bug fix for OSX10.5 is supposedly due soon, it may fix it. It will probably not fix the printing problem until the driver is released. This is the Apple Discussions http://discussions.apple.com/index.jspa This is the Leopard discussions ...

Macintosh OS: carbonlib, sytem folder, mac os9
sytem folder, mac os9, system folder: OK, you need the last version of CarbonLib, which is 1.6 -- get it here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=120047 If you have trouble installing it (you shouldn t because your Mac should ask you if you want to replace the older version with...

Macintosh OS: cd burning troubles, open firmware, utility folder
open firmware, utility folder, reset nvram: Hi Ryan First thing I would do is Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder. Next zap the Pram; Restart holding the Option-Command-P-R keys until you hear three chimes. Then reset open Firmware; Reboot your computer while...

Macintosh OS: cd-rom not mounting, pioneer 106, bob wood
pioneer 106, bob wood, dealmac: Hi Brendan Open the Cds &DVDs PreferencePane in the System Preferences and make sure it s set to do what you want. Does this happen with all CD s? A ggod drive is the Pioneer 106 or 107, completely compatible with all Apple apps. It s what Apple...

Macintosh OS: cd's will not show on desktop, target mode, imac 450
target mode, imac 450, finder menu: Can we take these one at a time? Items are not in the sidebar - the sidebar is merely a link to that item. So, if they re on the sidebar, and you click on them , you can actually see where those items are (if they are still on the machine.) Seeing...

Macintosh OS: cdrs for Windows, hybrid discs, hybrid disc
hybrid discs, hybrid disc, mini test: Hi James Thanks for your question. I do not have as much experience with the older versions of the Mac OS however I can answer your question regarding the Mac Mini. As you are aware Toast can make Hybrid discs which should work on both Mac s and Windows...

Macintosh OS: certificates in IE 5 5.1, valid security certificate, mac os 9
valid security certificate, mac os 9, imac g3: IF you have OS9.0 - upgrading to OS9.04 would be a first step. POINT OH versions usually have bug fixes available, whether it is an application or operating system. To find fixes at Apple s Website, go to http://search.info.apple.com/ Enter   ...

Macintosh OS: change type size, mac os10, general idea
mac os10, general idea, microsoft word: Your question is missing an important bit of information ... what program are you using to write the screenplay? If it s Microsoft Word and you want to change the typesize, you got to View, down to Toolbars and click both Standard and Formatting. You ll then...

Macintosh OS: changing computers, internet explorer favorites, desktop folders
internet explorer favorites, desktop folders, changing computers: Hi Nina Your Outlook files will be here; Documents Microsoft User data Burn the Microsoft User data folder to have everything. Your Internet Explorer Favorites will be here; System Folder Preferences Explorer Folder. Burn the Explorer folder....

Macintosh OS: changing/confirming encoding setting to AppleDouble?, email attachments, mail program
email attachments, mail program, mime base64: Kitty, Glad you found my advice. I don t htink you need to check the encoding for Apple s Mail Program. But I ll suggest two things. One, make sure your attachments have an extension. Technically all mac OS documents do (but their hidden normally.)...

Macintosh OS: changing icon, generic document icon, pencil icon
generic document icon, pencil icon, quark documents: Hi, Greg i think it problem is that you have 2 versions of Quark on the same machine and it s getting confused. icons is a resource that shared trough both OS X and Classic. first I m not sure why do you need 2 versions. you could only leave Quark 6....

Macintosh OS: changing mac username, os x panther, g4 imac
os x panther, g4 imac, macfixit: Hayk, If he included the Panther disks, restart the machine, hold down the C key and follow the instructions. If he didn t, the best thing to really do is borrow or buy it. Otherwise, a less than effective method is to go to Users in the system preferences......

Macintosh OS: chmod external permissioned files, unix irix, irix systems
unix irix, irix systems, g5 mac: This question is outside my knowledge. I would suggest checking/posting http://www.macwindows.com or http://www.macmgrs.org or http://www.macoshints.com or post a question at the forum where you found the hint. I have run into problems with going...

Macintosh OS: classic applications on OS X 10.3, startup disks, classic applications
startup disks, classic applications, g4 tower: Hi Michael You can install the hard drive and install OS X on it. You can select your OS 9 disk to be used for Classic and work with anything off that disk. You will also be able to boot off either system. As for Photoshop, it will run a little slower,...

Macintosh OS: classic environment, macworld expo, mac os 9
macworld expo, mac os 9, google search: You don t say what model. You don t say what OSX version You don t say what OS9 version. You don t say if it HAS worked in the past. You don t say if the Mac can boot from OS9. If it has worked, it apparently is broken A reinstall of OS9 would be best....

Macintosh OS: classic environment, mac os 9, aspect ratios
mac os 9, aspect ratios, hd space: Hi Jim I ll assume you are running Classic within an OS environment. What versions of Quark (4?) and PhotoShop (5?) are you using? Are they OS X versions or Classic versions. I can t really answer your question concisely (I could ramble on for ever...

Macintosh OS: clean install, hard drive partition, system folders
hard drive partition, system folders, system folder: Sorry, but you have me confused. If you have two OS 9 System Folders on the same hard drive partition you must delete one of them. The Mac will eventually get confused and not know which one to use. Keep the new System folder, and I would make a backup of...

Macintosh OS: Doing a clean install of OS 10,2, utility folder, e bay
utility folder, e bay, hi bob: Lynne When you open Terminal and see this line; [Lynne-Letizios-Computer:~] lynneletizio% just start typing, or copy/past the command. DO NOT hit return first. Should look like this; [Lynne-Letizios-Computer:~] lynneletizio% cd ~/.Trash ...

Macintosh OS: clean install, rick owen, system folder
rick owen, system folder, file structure: Owen, Normally, if you have done a clean install, you have a folder named Previous System Folder which contains the complete file structure of the previous system and you have the new system folder which is named just that, System Folder . Once you...

Macintosh OS: How to clear away the address of web sites ., address autocomplete, similiar web
address autocomplete, similiar web, internet explorer: Videoguy, It s the history that s killing you. So, first, I d abandon explorer and move to safari (from apple) or firefox (from mozilla.org) Second, I d search in your user/library/preferences/MS internet cache and trash everything in there. Jef...

Macintosh OS: clock, pram battery, time preference
pram battery, time preference, bob wood: Kay delete this file and restart and see if it makes a difference; com.apple.MenuBarClock.plist It s located here; User(yourname)/Library/Preferences If that doesn t help, try changing the time in the Date & Time Preference Pane in the System...

Macintosh OS: closing applications and peripherals, external hard drive, mac g4
external hard drive, mac g4, drive memory: Richard, Ok, I m going to tell you how to delete these files first. Go to versiontracker.com Search for Force Delete . There are a bunch of utilities that will do this. Now, as to your drive issues: I don t think installing apps to another drive...

Macintosh OS: I have no clue what to do now., netscape folder, netscape browser
netscape folder, netscape browser, county accessor: The DNS box tht you found in Network Preferences is what I am talking about. It probably needs to be filled in with the correct information. Your internet service provider can supply you with that information. Enter it in the DNS Box, then click the Apply...

Macintosh OS: cmalisia@columbus.rr.com, mouse work, keyboard mouse
mouse work, keyboard mouse, stuck in one: Carole, That shouldn t be. It sounds like your trackpad is bad. I will mention two things. First, you can attach ANY USB mouse to your computer and it works fine. If this only happens while typing, go to system preferences and choose Keyboard &...

Macintosh OS: columns, page layout programs, page layout program
page layout programs, page layout program, www google com: Sorta, yes. Both programs tie the two columns together. Meaning when you add to column 1 it spills over into column 2. Word processors are linear - Page layout programs are object oriented. I may be wrong, the links are to there to provide possible workarounds...

Macintosh OS: My company has about twenty..., mb ddr sdram, internet explorer preferences
mb ddr sdram, internet explorer preferences, internet explorer 5: Honest, Ron -- I don t know the answer. We solved the problem by migrating from Explorer, which failed to display some pages for us, to Safari. Otherwise, try going into your preferences and deleting the Explorer preferences; it sounds like they resist change....

Macintosh OS: compatability issues, epson stylus 740, epson stylus 740 printer
epson stylus 740, epson stylus 740 printer, sonnet g3: KB, The only way to answer this question is to investigate and find out the following: 1) What are the various connections on the PowerBook for printing, monitor and network; 2) What connections does the display have; 3) What connections does the printer...

Macintosh OS: compatable, firewire cable, port doug
firewire cable, port doug, firewire port: OK... this is easy. Get a firewire cable that had the house shaped plugs on each end. Press the T key while you start the old computer. A firewire icon should pop up on the monitor of the old mac. Connect the two computers with the firewire cable. The old...

Macintosh OS: computer hut down issues, computer hut, g4 tower
computer hut, g4 tower, command option: Michael, Right off hand, I have no idea. It sounds like it is actually doing a restart. Have you tried doing a restart and see if it actually does a shutdown? It may require a re-install. You might also try using the Disk Utility to reset the permissions...

Macintosh OS: My computer keeps telling me to reset it, ball point pen, mac os 9
ball point pen, mac os 9, system profiler: Hi Vicoria Use your OS 9 disc to boot from. Put it in and hold the C key down to boot from that disc. Once booted, open the Utility folder on the disc and run Disk First Aid to see if there are any problems and correct them. Most G4 PowerBooks have...

Macintosh OS: computer shut down by itself and clock changed, logic board battery, pram battery
logic board battery, pram battery, macintosh family: Maybe, maybe not... Batteries can be bad out of the box - they SHOULD last 3 to 5 years. School computer batteries die sooner because they are left OFF for 3 months - the more often the computer is used, the longer the battery should last It MIGHT be...

Macintosh OS: computer shut down by itself and clock changed, file vault, 512 mb ram
file vault, 512 mb ram, mac g4: Kevin, Ok, the lithium battery needs replacing - it holds the date/time and location information. I m sorry that you had to learn the backup lesson this way - but there are two types of people: Those who back up Those who haven t lost everything yet....

Macintosh OS: How to configure Internet connexion, internet connexion, internet assistant
internet connexion, internet assistant, bob wood: Carmen When you re asked if you already have an account, if you do have an account, click yes, and it will take you through the setup. If this doesn t help, you ll have to provide all your info, Operating System, ISP Info, Cable/DSL, Dialup, etc. Network....

Macintosh OS: How to configure two Macs for a network at home, mb sdram, bob wood
mb sdram, bob wood, mhz powerpc: Paquita In the Sharing PreferencePane, with Personal File Sharing turned on, at the bottom you should see afp://192.168.0.2 (this number won t be the same, but it will show your machines IP number. You would go to the other machine and use the Go Menu...

Macintosh OS: configure mac osX tcp/ip, yourlink inc, generic kind
yourlink inc, generic kind, blue apple: Very simple. Launch the System preferences application. It is in the Applications Folder, or may be accessed under the blue apple in the upper left of the desktop. Click the Network icon in System preferences. Typically, I leave Automatic showing in the...

Macintosh OS: connect G4 to HP printer, hp laserjet printers, correct printer driver
hp laserjet printers, correct printer driver, hp color laserjet 4550n: Print out the configuration page for the printer. One option will be Appletalk, turn it on. Should solve the problem, depending on the Routers, wiring and IP addresses of the network. Searching www.google.com/mac for printing problem would be a place...

Macintosh OS: cannot connect to internet, mac g4 laptop, trouble with the computer
mac g4 laptop, trouble with the computer, computer answer: Hi David As I said before, the best way I can help you is for you to e-mail me at: steinlager@mac.com I won t add you to any spam lists. I would like to send you screen shots of how your network setting should be set up. At present the amount of information...

Macintosh OS: How Do I connect my windows laptop computer to my imac osx through wireless internet?, internet traffic report, sympatico users
internet traffic report, sympatico users, netgear router: I assume you have DSL or Cable and NOT dialup. Buy a Belkin or DLink or Netgear router and card. If security is set on the router - use WEP and not WAP, unless the card supports it. =================== http://www.creativepro.com/story/feature/9427.html?cprose=I28...

Macintosh OS: connecting to the Internet through a PC, broadband router, conceivable option
broadband router, conceivable option, mac os x: If the router has more than one port, you should be able to have as many machines as there are ports connected. Some ISP s limit the access to one machine, in this case you need a broadband router between the computers and the cable/dsl connection. ==================================...

Macintosh OS: connecting legacy devices to G4, epson stylus photo, adaptec scsi card
epson stylus photo, adaptec scsi card, 4mb vram: Hi Susan The Laserwriter 4/600 will work with a LocalTalk to Ethernet adapter. Asante is the best one; http://www.asante.com/products/adapters/asantetalk/index.html Drivers are already on Panther for this printer ============================================...

Macintosh OS: connecting to a secure web site, imac g3 500, bob wood
imac g3 500, bob wood, software patch: Hi Baron What browser are you using? I would suggest upgrading to 10.3, if possible, if not, upgrade to 10.2.8, that one is free. If you go to a web site, and the http has an s on it (https), then it s secure and you can ignore the warning. Bob...

Macintosh OS: connecting via ethernet, apple ibook g3, cable dsl
apple ibook g3, cable dsl, ethernet cable: Hi Dayme I can t answer your question without more detail. What operating sytem are you using? OS 9 or OS X. What type of connection are you using for internet access - cable, dsl or dial-up? Email me at steinlager@mac.com and I will do my best to help....

Macintosh OS: connecting to a windows based network drive, vpn client software, virtual private network
vpn client software, virtual private network, setup a network: Remote access to Outlook is an option that can be turned on. You can access because they gave you the steps. Remote access to a server normally is done through a VPN (Virtual Private Network) if this exists and they give remote access to PC s, the same access...

Macintosh OS: connection, cable modem, wireless dialup
cable modem, wireless dialup, general resource: Pauline, This is a bit vague for me... won t connect to the network ...it sounds like you re having connection problems... How are you set up? ethernet? wireless? dialup? Is there a router? One suggestion - if you re using high speed at home,...

Macintosh OS: continuing imac prob, startup cd, bob wood
startup cd, bob wood, point thanks: Hi Tyler Whatever you did when you put the drive in the G4 screwed things up. To install the firmware, you have to be booted off the Boot drive. If you can undo what you did, I would try that first, otherwise you ll need to reinstall 8.5 and download...

Macintosh OS: How to convert VHS to DVD on a Mac, adstech, mac computer
adstech, mac computer, miglia: You ll need: A piece of hardware to convert your VHS to a digital signal (DV.) Here are a couple: http://www.formac.com/webapp/products_av_studiodeluxe.php http://www.adstech.com/products/API-557-EFS/intro/api557_intro.asp?pid=API-557-EFS http://www.miglia.com/products/video/director2/...

Macintosh OS: converting from Classic to OS X, virtual os, start up disk
virtual os, start up disk, classic environment: classic is a virtual OS that runs form inside OSX that mean you can t be in classic not being in OSX. if you have booted into OS 9 then go to control panel, click on start up disk and select OS X folder. and if you are in OSX you don t need to do anything...

Macintosh OS: converting a mcbook to windows OS, parallels desktop for mac, mcbook
parallels desktop for mac, mcbook, laptop class: http://www.macworld.com/2007/09/reviews/vmwarefusion/index.php http://www.macnn.com/reviews/parallels-desktop-for-mac-3.x.html http://www.macworld.com/weblogs/editors/2007/02/oopsxp/index.php http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads http://www.virtualbox.org/...

Macintosh OS: converting a network for mixed platforms, http www google, linksys router
http www google, linksys router, jim marshall: What would your recommendation be to convert the wired system over to a wireless one? Just buy a wireless router and plug it into the existing router (you can have three routers between devices before the connection may become unreliable). This will...

Macintosh OS: converting pc to mac, mac os 9, cd rom drive
mac os 9, cd rom drive, hard disk space: Nikki, Some so-so news, some bad news. PC games? That s a problem. It probably won t run fast enough for most games (like a PII, not a fast PIII or a P4). And the video card isn t likely to be fast enough. So, that leaves you with hardware. ...

Macintosh OS: converting powerbook 1400 to dos or windows, win laptop, macbook
win laptop, macbook, laptop info: Your best choice is a cheap Win Laptop. The things that run Windows on a Mac computer are If you have a pre Intel Mac Powerbook 1. Virtual PC (now discontinued part of Office Deluxe) IF YOU HAVE a macBook or macBook Pro (Intel chip based) 2. Parallels...

Macintosh OS: converting a vhs tape to edit on mac, canopus advc 100, dv tape
canopus advc 100, dv tape, dv camcorder: Lauren, Yes, you re going to need something else. You need to either copy the footage to a DV camcorder (cost= 1 DV tape). Or you could buy an analog to DV convertor (they start at around $300). Canopus ADVC-100 dv to analog convertor is good. Stay...

Macintosh OS: cookies, dangerous files, boot options
dangerous files, boot options, root c: Suzanne, Here s how to set up the root account with NetInfo: Run NetInfo. Go to the Security menu and select Authenticate. Enter your login password. Select Security again And select Enable Root User. Enter whatever passwords it asks for. Quit...

Macintosh OS: cookies, finder menu, bob wood
finder menu, bob wood, cookie cleaner: Suzanne There should be a Cookie.plist file here; user library Cookies Cookies.plist. Open that plist file and you can remove any cookies you don t want in there. You can use BBEdite Lite to open it. Download that program here, if you don t already...

Macintosh OS: coolever_ny@hotmail.com, macbook, earth icon
macbook, earth icon, apple computers: Dear Louise, I have no idea what the icon means - but since your computer is new, I strongly urge you to contact the sales people. And, even if you got your computer second hand, I expect most stores would be willing to advise you for a minimal charge,...

Macintosh OS: copy pics off the web, mac os x, drop down menu
mac os x, drop down menu, os x: Eli, Depending upon which browser you use, in IE, you simply Control-click (and hold) on the picture. It will give you a drop-down menu that includes the option to save the picture and gives you a Save as window. In Netscape, just click and hold and you...

Macintosh OS: copying files to CD, www google com, free burners
www google com, free burners, google: You can burn a CD in Mac Format with the free system CD Burner. (you can read a Mac CD with MacDrive on Windows) You can burn a Win CD with the free burners on Windows systems. You can burn a hybrid or either of the above with utilities such as Toast, Burnz,...

Macintosh OS: copying files to CD, flat panel screen, burn a cd
flat panel screen, burn a cd, powerpoint files: Jon, I have (likely) bad news. My guess is that your CD-r drive is going bad. Burn a CD. see if your mac can read it. If it can t, then it s likely that it s reading CDs okay...but burning them bad. Try it in another mac as well (rather than a...

Macintosh OS: after a crash, kind smile, norton utilities
kind smile, norton utilities, speed disk: Something happened to corrupt the system folder...which is really no big deal and is easy to fix. Put in your system CD that came with the computer (or a newer System CD if you have bought one), press the C key and reboot. This will boot the computer to the...

Macintosh OS: crash with Word98 on OS9.2.2, microsoft office folder, daniel gagnon
microsoft office folder, daniel gagnon, memory change: OK, let s try two more things. First, the easy one: Open the System Folder: Preferences and throw away Finder Prefs. You won t be able to empty the trash, but just restart. The file will automatically rebuilt. I ve seen really weird things solved this way....

Macintosh OS: crash, smiley face icon, folder icon
smiley face icon, folder icon, system cd: question mark means that the machine finds no system folder to boot form. most probably few vital fines got corrupted when you shut it down. the easiest way would be just reinstall os 9. if you have a system CD. don t do clean install just update your...

Macintosh OS: cross-platform sharing Quark file, mac osx server, desktop windows xp
mac osx server, desktop windows xp, acrobat photoshop: Filenames can certainly be the problem - especially with multiple OS s touching the files. I had to rename thousands of files when a client switched to OSX from OS9 and files were stored on a server. A search for quark filename server naming convention...

Macintosh OS: Data to External Hard drive, apple ibook g4, carbon copy cloner
apple ibook g4, carbon copy cloner, external hard drive: Hi Duncan Yes, the user folder is what you want to save. Also if you have any applications or utilities that you don t have the original disks for, if their in the main application folder, save thos. But, you can just drag in OS X like you could with...

Macintosh OS: Data volumes do not mount, but drive recogniized, actiontec gt701 wg, 4th dimension computers
actiontec gt701 wg, 4th dimension computers, networked peripherals: Jim, A driver problem? A driver problem for *what?* For example, teh OWC drive uses apple s driver. Unplug everything. Just work with the mini. Check out some CD/DVDs (with data, not music or video). Does everything work okay? Then add one part...

Macintosh OS: Where Is My Data?, backup outlook express, software shareware freeware
backup outlook express, software shareware freeware, mac outlook express: It is possible the HD directory is damaged and using DiskWarrior MAY allow recovery. If Data Rescue can see them and not recover ONE (the demo does only one and may be limited to a certain size) then there is little you can do. Sorry. Also you may be...

Macintosh OS: Date and time reset, pram battery, meg ram
pram battery, meg ram, battery press: You might have a bad battery. Also, make sure it is in the right way. Try rebooting while pressing the command (apple), option, P and R keys. Keep them pressed until you have heard the thrid start up chime. You will have to reset the clock after doing this,...

Macintosh OS: DEFAULT FONT TROUBLE, default font, software name
default font, software name, family emergency: Dear Brandon, My apologies for not getting back to you. I was called out of town on a family emergency on Monday and am only getting back now. In Safari and Explorer - go into the menu bar under the application name and choose preferences. Then go...

Macintosh OS: Dead imac, knife point, power button
knife point, power button, imacs: Bill, it could be that the power supply box inside has failed, as evidenced by no lights on the front-panel power button, but that would be totally unrelated to the operating system. I think I d check all those cables again and if that fails, call a service...

Macintosh OS: Dear BobI have just bought..., epson printers, hp printers
epson printers, hp printers, printer ports: Hi Lorraine First, if you have a 300MHz iBook, it s the first iBook that was released. If you only have 32MB of Ram, it can t possible be running Tiger. It would require a min of 128MB of Ram, and wouldn t run very well with that low amount. You can...

Macintosh OS: Dear David,When I upgraded..., preference folder, extension conflict
preference folder, extension conflict, wwwthreads: It could be a hardware device that needs an software upgrade or firmware upgrade - to test, disconnect all external devices and reboot . It could be an extension conflict that needs to be found and fixed. To Test - start with shift key down. IF THIS Does...

Macintosh OS: Defrag?, maintenance scripts, utility folder
maintenance scripts, utility folder, norton utilities: Hi Stephen Definitely do not use Nortons on an OS X system. It can completely hose your system. First thing to do is run Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder. Next, boot off the OS CD by holding the C key down. After the Installer...

Macintosh OS: Delete/Trash, empty trash, keyboard shortcut
empty trash, keyboard shortcut, weird behavior: Clay, I know of no setting to auto empty trash. Here are the apps that affect the trash: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?PHPSESSID=952c195004f0ce91a04824787eedc3fa&mode=basic&action=search&str=empty+trash&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=13&y=8 ...

Macintosh OS: Delete the Undeleteable, bob wood, empty folder
bob wood, empty folder, terminal application: Hi Mark Take the item out of the Trash Open the Terminal Application (in Utilities folder) and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically...

Macintosh OS: Deleted Data, unzipping, unerase utility
unzipping, unerase utility, oi: Yes, programs can maintain links to files in the trash. To be certain they are safe to delete, you would have to copy them to another drive, delete the originals and test OR zip or stuff the files, delete the originals and test - unzipping or unstuffing...

Macintosh OS: Deleting an email, microsoft user, time documents
microsoft user, time documents, bob wood: Hi Christine The messages are stored here, I believe. Haven t used 8.6 in a long time; Documents Microsoft User Data Identities Drag the Messages file to the trash. If the Tif files are in your selected location for your downloads, look in there...

Macintosh OS: Deleting files and folder, imac g4 700, mac os x
imac g4 700, mac os x, bob wood: Hi Guilherme Do this; Open the terminal and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically entered, then press return give it your...

Macintosh OS: Deleting a hell file, troubleshooting pages, apple support
troubleshooting pages, apple support, mac maintenance: This search brings up pages that deal with force delete http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=mozclient&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&q=osx+force+delete May 2005 Version OSX Troubleshooting Links _________________________________________...

Macintosh OS: Deleting old files in Appleworks, appleworks 6, mouse down
appleworks 6, mouse down, click and drag: Dear Mike, I am assuming you know where the folder is that holds the files you wish to delete. The only thing you need to do is to open the folder, highlight the files you wish to delete, and press apple-delete and they will go to the trash. OR, you can...

Macintosh OS: Deleting a root file?, macintosh hd, g4 computer
macintosh hd, g4 computer, internet cleanup: kext files are kernal extensions - like extensions in OS9 You cannot delete it because it is in use by the system. A search at www.google.com/mac for delete kext root brings up these links http://www.google.com/mac?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=delete+kext+roo...

Macintosh OS: Desktop files, plain folders, relevant keys
plain folders, relevant keys, apple key: Hi again, Art! Let s see: First, start up and stick that Tech Tool disk in the CD drive. Open the CD, look inside the system folder, find the file called Finder and then, using Command and the letter I, see what version of the operating system is on the...

Macintosh OS: Desktop Icons - Startup, utility folder, powerbook g4
utility folder, powerbook g4, bob wood: Hi Philippa For the icon problem; Open the Terminal application in your Utility folder. Type this exactly or copy/paste; rm ~/Desktop/.DS_Store hit return. Then quit Terminal and restart. I would also use Disk Utility in your Utility folder...

Macintosh OS: Desktop Icons, mac os x, disc icon
mac os x, disc icon, mac model: Downloading, installing and running AppleJack is a GOOD idea. However, when some file does not open with a doubleclick. Highlight one of the files, Get Info on the file. In Get Info, there is an OPEN WITH tab. Select the application, then click the CHANGE...

Macintosh OS: Desktop Items, mac os x, explicit directions
mac os x, explicit directions, apple key: Zee, My apologies - as you may realize, I live in Indonesia and the electrical and phone support is not always there. First I was without electricity and when I got that back, I was without phone. Talk about FRUSTRATING! Anyway, sorry about the delay....

Macintosh OS: Desktop Items, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, mac os x: Zee Download Onyx (free) and use it to clean all caches under the Cleaning tab. Under the Maintenance tab, Repair Permissions, run the Maintenance scripts. Reset Display of Folder Content and LaunchServices database. You can do this under the Automation...

Macintosh OS: Desktop not showing any hard drive icons and thus no system folders, sytem folder, system folders
sytem folder, system folders, drive icons: Hi, Stuart -- assuming you have inserted a CD that contains a start-up capability (a full sytem folder, in other words), you should be able to start up the computer from it by holding down the C key while starting up. That will show you both the CD in the...

Macintosh OS: Desktop in trash !!!!, macintosh hd, bob gale
macintosh hd, bob gale, mac os x: Hi Bob The news is not good, but it may not be completely bad either. Whatever happens you will have to re-install the operating system. Forgive me if any of the following tells you what you know or states the obvious. I don t want to miss anything....

Macintosh OS: Desktop, powerbook g4, office x
powerbook g4, office x, shift key: I d like to help... But there just isn t enough information to be able to answer. Things don t (can t) disappear off the desktop. I would suggest starting up with the shift key down - this permits you to work in Safe User mode. Look inside...

Macintosh OS: DHCP renew lease issues with ISP, e mail address, high speed cable
e mail address, high speed cable, static ip address: Hey Lori! Sorry for the delay. I had no access to the internet for a couple of days due to travel and weather. Just got this a couple of hours ago. Lori, I need some more information about your situation, so I m going to ask a couple of questions. Also,...

Macintosh OS: Dialing up internet, library logs, updates ect
library logs, updates ect, checking email: Hi Rick Has to be something checking for updates, or checking email. Chec the Software Update preferencePane and make sure it s not set to check Automatically. And also your email, make sure it s not set to check on it s own. Also, look in your Logs...

Macintosh OS: Different 'From' names in Entourage, pop servers, smtp servers
pop servers, smtp servers, new email: IF you have setup two email accounts with different POP servers (recieve) and different SMTP servers (send). when you write a NEW email, at the top of the email will be a FROM 1st smtp server 2nd smtp server TO CC If there is only one FROM choice,...

Macintosh OS: Difficult install, usb network adapter, babe in the woods
usb network adapter, babe in the woods, gig drive: Rob, I m totally drawing a blank. See, the problem is, the OSX CDs you have are *explicitly* for a specific maintosh. Apple never had OEM DVDs...they had DVDs which *shipped* with a specific mac, that were set up for restoral. So, you don t really...

Macintosh OS: Difficult OS X install, usb network adapter, babe in the woods
usb network adapter, babe in the woods, apple ships: Hi Rob This iBook can go to )S 10.3.9, but 10.2 would run well on it. The OEM 10.2.4 DVD you have came with another model machine and may not even install on your iBook. Apple ships discs with machines that are machine specific. Why not just buy a...

Macintosh OS: Digital photos from PC to Mac, cd burning software, expert program
cd burning software, expert program, image expert: If the images require the Image Expert program to be viewed - you need to save them as just jpegs. If the cd is opened in Windows, you should be seeing the images as image1.jpg, image2.jpg, etc NOT an Image Expert file. IF they are saved as separate jpegs...

Macintosh OS: Disappearing Hard Drive, target mode, firewire logo
target mode, firewire logo, mac boot: Bryan, You ve done everything right. If you ve been in disk utility, unmounted it...and then mounted it and it doesn t show up... The only other thing, I might suggest, is going to the preferences in teh finder and going ot the general tab. Perhaps...

Macintosh OS: Disintegrating OS, sun microsystems sparcstation, beige g3
sun microsystems sparcstation, beige g3, sparcstation 4: sounds like you did quite a job and tried almost everything possible. i had similar issue with my beige G3 many years ago. what i figured was that CD needs to be set as master and HD is a slave no additional HD s connected in order to load OSX. after you...

Macintosh OS: Disk Image and New Hard Drive Install, 256 mb sdram, mhz power pc
256 mb sdram, mhz power pc, gig drive: First, install an operating system on the 130 gig drive that is already in you computer. Since you have 10.3.7 on the little drive, I assume you have the Panther CD set. Just put in the first disk and begin the install to the big drive you already have in...

Macintosh OS: Disk Space on Final Cut, final cut pro 3, mac os x panther
final cut pro 3, mac os x panther, os x panther: I m not sure how are your trying to set new scratch disk. in fact it needs to be another disk. either another partition or additional HD. if you need to capture and edit about 1 hour video you probably need about 10-15 GB of free disk space. this is minimum...

Macintosh OS: Disk Utility & Leopard, utility fixes, diskwarrior
utility fixes, diskwarrior, disk warrior: Unlikely. Disk utility fixes some structural data, as well as permissions. Disk Warrior permits complete rebuild of the directory. It s unlikely that apple would add to their utlity, destroying a small manufacturer. So, yeah, I d buy diskwarrior...

Macintosh OS: Disk Utility, hfs volume, macintosh hd
hfs volume, macintosh hd, norton backup: Diskwarrior by alsoft, no question. DO NOT USE NORTON! BACKUP your files first! BACKUP your files first! Added, you should download, install and run AppleJack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ This utility runs Disk Utility as well as periodic repair...

Macintosh OS: Disk, scratch disks, norton utilities
scratch disks, norton utilities, disk warrior: Norton should not pose any risk to your files...but nothing is perfect. I have never had a problem with it. The reason 500 MB may not be enough free space on the disk is that it may be scattered all over the disk. If you have never used Norton to clean...

Macintosh OS: DiskWarrior Damaged Files/Tiger, g4 mac, angel angel
g4 mac, angel angel, resource header: Angel, Disk Warrior is reporting that what looks like a couple property lists are damaged. This isn t terribly serious. Possibly. In the meantime, try doing this: http://macs.about.com/od/osx/a/running_fsck.htm This should repair some directory/files....

Macintosh OS: Dissappearing Drive Icons, drive icons, finder menu
drive icons, finder menu, apple: Bob, I have no idea what you re talking about, if it s an old problem. What do you mean, disappearing drive icons? It could be you re accidentally ejecting them. To remount volumes/drives, go to Disk Utility (inside your utilities folder) choose...

Macintosh OS: Dock, quicken 2005, next morning
quicken 2005, next morning, arrow: Dear Stirrett, In order for an icon to remain in the dock, you need to go to the folder that holds the original application. Simply drag the icon for the application to the location in which you wish to have it, and let go. As you get close to the dock,...

Macintosh OS: Document retrieval, free recovery software, target mode
free recovery software, target mode, external hard drive: Tyler, I think you re in trouble. If you ve deleted the file, it might still be on the system (appleworks just remembers the name of files you ve opened. The fact that the name is there has nothing to do with the chance of it s recovery.) Modern operating...

Macintosh OS: Download Address File, mozilla mail, mail settings
mozilla mail, mail settings, hey bud: To import your old mail settings, mail, and addresses: Open Mozilla Mail & Newsgroups: open the Window menu and choose Mail & Newsgroups. In Mozilla Mail & Newsgroups, open the Tools menu and choose Import. Following the instruction of the Import dialog....

Macintosh OS: Downloaded .dmg fail to open, disk image files, frank lutz
disk image files, frank lutz, gig hd: Frank If you don t have a Delete icon on your Finder Window toolbar, put on e there. Open the hard drive. Go to the View Menu to Customize Toolbar. Drag the Delete icon to the Toolbar Then navigate to those two files. Highlight them and hit that...

Macintosh OS: Downloading, housekeeping tasks, speed disk
housekeeping tasks, speed disk, disk doctor: Dear David, I suggest you run your Disk First Aid program that comes with System 9 ... start up using your system disk (hold down the C key until it boots up) and then go into utilities. If that doesn t help, I suggest you try Norton s Disk Doctor -...

Macintosh OS: Downloading Attachments in Safari, hotmail home, webx
hotmail home, webx, e mail: There are known problems with Safari - it is a very young browser. There are known problems with hotmail - Microsoft screwed it up when they bought it. I do not know of a solution, possibly a coming update will solve it. You could as the question in the...

Macintosh OS: Downloading files (JPEG) from Outlook Express, strawberry imac, using outlook express
strawberry imac, using outlook express, outlook express 5: Hi, Tom. My sympathy is real -- I m using a strawberry iMac with OS 9.2.2 right now but getting a new iMac for Christmas. Why? Because I can t go to some Web sites at all any more -- they simply crash my machine. (AOL.com is among those sites.) And my email...

Macintosh OS: Downloading from Internet, internet explorer 5, apple key
internet explorer 5, apple key, proper keys: There is no way to download from the address bar. The link must be in the body of the webpage. Sometimes you click a download link, and the link takes you to a blank page that starts the download. Right click or control click on a webpage link (not in...

Macintosh OS: Downloading?, usb hub, software updater
usb hub, software updater, os8: The strange thing is I do not have Speed Download installed, I never downloaded it. I got the same message before I upgraded to Panther. I did a find and it came up empty. What could be going on? Perhaps someone that used the machine did so? I would...

Macintosh OS: Downloads for Macintosh OSX, apple laptop, laptop ram
apple laptop, laptop ram, applejack: Model of Laptop? RAM Installed? OSX Version? Yahoo Messenger requires what version of OSX? Says something about applicatons ??? go to www.versiontracker.com and search for messenger - this will bring up yahoo and aol and such. Most IM software will...

Macintosh OS: Drag and drop problem, preference folder, imac g3
preference folder, imac g3, bob wood: Hi Monika Do the following; Delete the icon cache found in /Library/Caches/ whose name is com.apple.dock.iconcache Next, delete these files from the Preference folder located here; user Library Preferences com.apple.desktop.plist com.apple.finder.plist...

Macintosh OS: Dreamveawer problem, google search, host connection
google search, host connection, applejack: Your process has many possible failure points. Your host may be having problems. Your ISP may be having problems. Your Computer may be having problems. Dreamweaver may be having problems. First, do you do monthly maintenance? If not download, install,...

Macintosh OS: DSL working on lptp not on desktop, pwr mac, mozilla firebird
pwr mac, mozilla firebird, 1g ram: Of course you have run your maintenance utilities - repaired permissions, and used MacJanitor or Cocktail or Macaroni to run the daily, weekly and monthly repair utilities.... I would start by creating a NEW user and testing. If that works, there is some...

Macintosh OS: Dual Monitors, g4 450mhz, dual monitors
g4 450mhz, dual monitors, photoshop class: hi in order to do that you need to have 2 monitors and 2 graphic cards installed on your machine. you connect monitors, go to preferences and in monitor control panel click find monitor button. after the computer have found the other monitor you will be...

Macintosh OS: Dual Monitors, g4 450mhz, dual monitors
g4 450mhz, dual monitors, photoshop class: Jeff, You ll hate how simple this is. Buy a second video card. Your mac will see two monitors. It s been like that since 1986. I have no video card I d suggest; make sure if you buy it online, you ask them to make sure it works with your mac....

Macintosh OS: DVD alarm, fbi warnings, shell scripts
fbi warnings, shell scripts, mac the ripper: Hi Crystal This is not an easy question to answer: http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/audio/alarmclockpro.html is an application which will open many files at a specified time but will not launch an actual DVD. You need to insert a DVD, then quit DVD...

Macintosh OS: DVD burner for OS9, apple system profiler, mac peripherals
apple system profiler, mac peripherals, apple menu: Hi David I m not sure that you can buy any DVD component for your G4. I have never installed an internal DVD and, thus, have no experience regarding such a purchase. I do know that a DVD burner advertised at Staples.com is specified as being PC compatible,...

Macintosh OS: DVD burners, editting tool, mac g4
editting tool, mac g4, external dvd burners: I use a MAC G4 running OS 9.2. Recently upon discovering I had imovie software I figured I d try to burn DVDs from original analog tapes. I got a converter box and hooked it up. I assumed my CD burner would also function as a DVD burner. Is this not true?...

Macintosh OS: DVD burning problems, toast titanium, pioneer 106
toast titanium, pioneer 106, sleeping dogs: Bob, the file name ought to be irrelevant. Put a single JPEG file and burn a DVD (it s a DVD data disc) If this works, it s not the drive. This should work on any computer based DVD drive, as if it was a giant CD. An AVI file (even though it is video)...

Macintosh OS: DVD burning problems, lacie cd, toast titanium
lacie cd, toast titanium, google search: Bob, I wonder if this is a firmware update with the DVD drive to run on your machine. Or a firmware with your machine to run with that DVD drive. Usually you don t have this sort of problem on the mac. Ever. I wanted to see if a CD worked as the media...

Macintosh OS: DVD burning, apple dvd player, relevent articles
apple dvd player, relevent articles, welcome bob: Bob, Don t be frustrated. Once you have the situation worked out, it ll work. #1) buy some DVD-RW; the RW means that if you burn a coaster you re fine - they re totally reusable. #2) the freezes you have - have you checked them on your mac? Or...

Macintosh OS: DVD camcorders & macs, mini dv tape, mac expert
mini dv tape, mac expert, still photography: Sid, Great ideas and intentions. Unfortunately, it s not that Macs have a problem editing DVDs, EVERYTHING has a problem editing DVDs. It comes down to the fact that DVDs are highly compressed (and there s no getting that data back!). So, you can...

Macintosh OS: DVD drives for the Mac, mac drive, cd drive
mac drive, cd drive, dvd drive: Darren, I put a standard DVD-+R drive in my g4. It cost around $80 and was an IDE drive. +-R let me pick from any drive out there. The case was okay...it worked fine. most drives are pretty much about the size of the internal mac drive. Of course,...

Macintosh OS: DVD-failure, free orientation, troubleshooting pages
free orientation, troubleshooting pages, mac os x: Too bad it wasn t something simple. I do not remember if I mentioned AppleJack, I have all my OSX clients use it, monthly, when installing, and with problems. Here is one of my troubleshooting links list. ======================================= Nov...

Macintosh OS: DVD-failure, reset pram, pioneer dvr
reset pram, pioneer dvr, mac g5: Mike. It sounds like it s not reading DVD s well (if at all.) Security updates shouldn t cause that sort of problem. I think the people saying so might be just associating that their drives stopped working around then. Do you have any DVD s with systems...

Macintosh OS: DVD formatting, mac os x, computer side
mac os x, computer side, bungy jump: Andy, Your mac will handle +R or -R without any difficulty. The only difference is in burning - you can only use -R. PAL & NTSC. You can play either in your mac. It won t care. Only on the TV set cares if the signal is PAL or NTSC. I d try...

Macintosh OS: DVD player -poof!, apple repair, film data
apple repair, film data, imput: Daisy, I d go back to the store. You may have to reinstall OSX to get the DVD driver back (I ve *never ever* seen this before.) You d have to go out of your way to remove this driver (it s part of the initial install.) To eject the DVD: reboot. ...

Macintosh OS: DVD player, all the right stuff, proper icon
all the right stuff, proper icon, mac os x: Philippa, You tried all the right stuff. Here s my thoughts: You at some point accidentally deleted DVD player. When you hit it s icon on the dock (which is an alias) - it couldn t find the software, at which point in changed from the proper icon...

Macintosh OS: DVD Ram and OSx, panasonic dvd ram disc, open source product
panasonic dvd ram disc, open source product, lg gsa: Chris, Now, that I look up your drive, it can write to a DVD-RAM. (I didn t think anyone used those any more...) I d suggest contacting Roxio for their Toast product. An open source product to try is: http://burn-osx.sourceforge.net/ Best, ...

Macintosh OS: DVD ROM won't read after G3 BW Upgrades, hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250
hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250, gig drive: Well, I hate to let you down, but I have no experience with upgrade cards like you have. I would try taking out the upgrade card and putting the CD in to see if it recognizes the CD then. If it does, then talk to the people who sold you the card and find out...

Macintosh OS: DVD ROM won't read after G3 BW upgrades, hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250
hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250, gig drive: Rebecca, Ok....some silly ideas. And really, they are the best ideas I have...as this is 5x longer than any message I ve ever gotten. So, I m impressed. 1) Do the following read under os 9? DVD Rom? The new drive? If you get them to work under...

Macintosh OS: DVD ROM won't read after G3 BW upgrades, hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250
hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250, gig drive: Rebecca, I am not going to waste your time by trying to resolve this. It looks like you are either Mac capable or have followed good help thus far. I, too, have the same G3 that you have, but have not upgraded it this way, simply because I can t afford...

Macintosh OS: DVD won't read after G3 BW Upgrades, hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250
hitachi deskstar, deskstar 7k250, gig drive: Hi Rebecca The Sonnet card won t have anything to do with this problem. It juts plugs into your logic board and gives you more IDE buses. Very important - DO NOT USE NORTON S ON YOUR MACHINE RUNNING OS X. It has cause major problems and Symantec no longer...

Macintosh OS: I'd like to use usb cd-burner on my G3 powerbook, nec dvd rw nd 1300a, mac os 9
nec dvd rw nd 1300a, mac os 9, system profiler: Mark, Two things to note about your information: 1) The USB device will not show up as an icon until there is a CD or DVD in it to read. 2) You may have to go to NEC s web site (or just search the web) to download a driver for this USB device. Look...

Macintosh OS: data base, ed bliss, mb sdram
ed bliss, mb sdram, mac 10: List in what file format? How large? Excel or any spreadsheet will sort the rows of information. Any database or list manager will do the same. search www.versiontracker.com for list or list manager for available utilities. http://www.intexpublishing.com/macsware/list/list.html...

Macintosh OS: data disk trouble won't mount, disk trouble, resorts in thailand
disk trouble, resorts in thailand, earliest convenience: Dear Ryan, How utterly sweet and considerate of you. Yes, I am fine. I live on the northeast end of Java and we were not affected at all by the earthquake or the tsunami. That being said, we are certainly in mourning for all the loss of life in Indonesia...

Macintosh OS: data drive/disk, internal hd, free orientation
internal hd, free orientation, troubleshooting pages: Computer Model? Operating System? Internal HD? External? The simple answer is DiskWarrior by Alsoft.com The Apple Disk Utility will not repair badly damaged Directories. OSX Troubleshooting Links *********************************************************...

Macintosh OS: data recovery, hard drive failure, hard drive data recovery
hard drive failure, hard drive data recovery, seagate barracuda: Diskwarrior and Data Rescue are basically your only options. Diskwarrior may repair and allow access. Data Rescue may recover without DiskWarrior. Some people say TechTool Pro, I don t. (except for recovery services, and they are VERY Expensive) Google...

Macintosh OS: data transfer, target disk, power mac g4
target disk, power mac g4, crossover cable: You are jumping from OS9 to OSX. You are jumping from PowerPC to Intel chipset. Applications that run in OS9 only, will not run. Applications that run in OSX (not universal) will run in Rosetta emulation. If both computers have Firewire, you use a firewire...

Macintosh OS: data transfer, mac os 9, migration assistant
mac os 9, migration assistant, intel processor: Connect the two together (firewire if the G3 has a firewire port, otherwise Ethernet cable). Turn on both computers. Turn on file sharing on the OS9 machine. On the newer one, go to System Preferences, Network and find the OS9 machine. Double click its hard...

Macintosh OS: dead internet, belkin wireless g router, mac g4
belkin wireless g router, mac g4, belkin wireless g: Whoa! 10.2.8! I am a little bit unexperienced in Jaguar but I will give it a try. Believe it or not I am having the same problem at my office, here are some things you can do. First of all you will need to restart your router (I am not talking about simply...

Macintosh OS: delete OS9, yahoo tech support, ebay
yahoo tech support, ebay, speed tests: I have no idea how yahoo DSL provides their service or what kind of download speed they claim to provide. It could be that yo are on an old machine that is taxed by the OS...could be yahoo... I have no idea. Could even be a bad cable. Contact the yahoo tech...

Macintosh OS: delete OS9, iphoto, loose ends
iphoto, loose ends, os 9: If you tossed OS 9, then you DO NOT NEED the OS 9 versions of those applications. They will not run in OSX. You can download Safari and iTunes from Apple.com. iPhoto should be on your OS X CD s. Norton Antivirus you have to buy. What loose ends do you have...

Macintosh OS: How to delete programs, uninstall icon, mauri
uninstall icon, mauri, system folder: Mauri, In most cases, on a Mac, since it doesn t have a registry and doesn t throw files all over the hard drive, you can just trash the program or folder that contains the program. Be careful to only throw away files related to the program. For instance,...

Macintosh OS: deleted files in trash, data recovery software, cache files
data recovery software, cache files, harddrive: The chances are very low that you can do that, due to how OSX handles files, However. STOP USING THE COMPUTER. the files are likely to be overwritten by newly created files and cache files. On another computer, download Data Rescue by Prosoft Data Rescue...

Macintosh OS: deleting AppleWorks 6 on a G5, appleworks 6, software genre
appleworks 6, software genre, antiques business: Hi Bill Should be easy enough. Open the terminal and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically entered, then press return give...

Macintosh OS: descenders getting cut off, mac os 9, font management
mac os 9, font management, demo version: now knowing how the problem started i can only guess here. 1. first is can be a quark problem with line spacing. 2. font management program causing the problem. you can trash ATM preferences to reset them. 3. Fonts are corrupted. ( you may want to replace...

Macintosh OS: desktop icons on laptop, blue apple, dear pete
blue apple, dear pete, happy holidays: Dear Pete, I m not sure if you mean the icons are FROZEN and you can t move them to the trash, OR if you wish to rearrange them on your desktop, putting some higher or lower down and they keep snapping back to where they were before. If it is the latter,...

Macintosh OS: desktop missing, open folders, imac 450
open folders, imac 450, finder menu: Ron, Yeah, it s a major mistake for you to use the new profile. I m SERIOUSLY saying not to do it. All it did was verify that your machine is fine...and that it s likely a problem with your user. The extraction/moving of your address book + other stuff,...

Macintosh OS: where's the destination disk, power supply cable, destination disk
power supply cable, destination disk, mac g4: Make sure the ribbon cable that connects the hard drive to the motherboard is plugged in and secure. Make sure the power supply cable to the hard drive is secure. It is possible the hard drive was damaged when you moved (but rather unlikely). There was no...

Macintosh OS: where's the destination disk?, destination disk, mac g4
destination disk, mac g4, destination window: when you see no disk in the destination window go to file and select disk utility. this will show you the disk and let you check it as well as to recreate the partition. (you will loose all the data on the disk though. ) please disregard my previous...

Macintosh OS: How to destroy a non-deletable file on mac os x.2, mac os x, imac 500
mac os x, imac 500, bob wood: Hi Susanne Open the Terminal Application (in Utilities folder) and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically entered, then press return...

Macintosh OS: dimmed lock on folder. Cannot lock folder., mac os 10, kibosh
mac os 10, kibosh, folders: Dear Ken, This is really stumping me. I would say that you need to do a clean install of your system. There is no reason that I can see that they would be dimmed unless you have some other preference set up somewhere - but I can t determine what that...

Macintosh OS: disabling various apps., toast titanium, disc utilities
toast titanium, disc utilities, titanium 7: Hi John You shouldn t need to disable anything. Appletalk is off by default in 10.4. To disable the Screensaver, open the System Preferences and click on Desktop & ScreenSaver and set to never. To disable Energy Saver, same thing in the Energy saver...

Macintosh OS: disappearing windows ?, disk utilities, sherlock
disk utilities, sherlock, good luck: Doug, sorry I took so long - got busy and forgot. In any case, I suggest you do a clean install of the system. We could spend hours looking for the reason but I suspect you have something that is corrupt. I m not sure how to purge the system any other...

Macintosh OS: disc requirements, mov file, shoul
mov file, shoul, dvdrw: From what I gather, .mov filea are QT files and a normal dvdrw or superdrive shoul dbe able to comfortably archive a QT file. What sort of iMac is it? If the machine does not accept or recognize blank dvd s then something else is wrong and you need further...

Macintosh OS: disc utility, startup problem, c button
startup problem, c button, defragment: Nevil, To my knowledge, there is no defragment tool supplied with Panther. I use the Norton suite of tools for this. As for your startup problem, the only answer that I can suggest is to restart while holding down the Command-Option-P-R keys and wait...

Macintosh OS: disk drive iMac 700 mh G3 not working, external hd, disk icon
external hd, disk icon, system folder: hi there are few tests you can do yourself before going to repairs. first create a new user and check if the disks work for a new user. second you can start up from any another system folder. from external HD would be the best if you have one. if you...

Macintosh OS: disk initialization, free stuffit, mac g4
free stuffit, mac g4, cache program: Jill The .sit on the end of the file indicates it s compressed using Stuffit. If you don t have stuffit, you can download the free Stuffit expander here; http://www.stuffit.com/mac/index.html StuffIt Expander - FREE Expansion and Decoding Only...

Macintosh OS: disk partitioning, partition sizes, ipartition
partition sizes, ipartition, apple applications: Some applications - especially apple applications, do not respond well to changing their default location - especially when updating. Storing any files you create on a separate partition is s very good idea. Corruption of the OSX partition may make it difficult...

Macintosh OS: disk space problem, disk space problem, internal hd
disk space problem, internal hd, external hd: Ernie, I m going to bet that the external HD is a USB drive, and it s formatted FAT32 (for compatiblity with PCs). Most drives come formatted this way. I ll also bet that iPhoto is trying to make a single file of your materials....which is a problem...

Macintosh OS: dmg files, mac os x, dmg file
mac os x, dmg file, bit torrent: Wells, Can you download a DMG file with safari? If you can t download DMG files, something is severely wrong with your system (software; should be repairable). You might want to try creating a new firefox profile: http://tearesolutions.com/2007/01/creating_firefox_profiles_on_mac_os_x.html...

Macintosh OS: dock station, puff of smoke, apple key
puff of smoke, apple key, menu pop: Hi John I am not sure what you mean by Third Party icon, I do not know what this would launch on your New Mac. (Welcome to the world of Mac BTW)....! The Dock contains links (shortcuts for Windows users AKA Aliases in Mac Speak), when you remove one...

Macintosh OS: doesn't start, mac g4, battery power
mac g4, battery power, redlight: Tom, It sounds like you re using a laptop (because you state battery power.) - but you don t state which laptop? Well, I d plug it in. If that doesn t work, I d remove the battery and plug it in - this would cause it to turn off (no battery) and then...

Macintosh OS: a "downed" mack, g3 desktop, mac g3
g3 desktop, mac g3, ethernet connectors: Two ways: If you gave it a network identity and password, just attach the USB and/or ethernet connectors from the G3 to a hub that is also attached to your new eMac. Turn on the G3 and even without a monitor, you should be able to see its hard drive contents...

Macintosh OS: A download placed a new unwanted icon in system preferences..., system preferences, impasse
system preferences, impasse, macosx: Two ideas. one, download it again, install it, and then immediately uninstall it. But if what you re talking about is that you have a file in your trash that it won t delete, download one of the items from here: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?PHPSESSID=d2fd264a7f99275e5ce4ba7cd3563305&mode=basic&action=search&str=delete&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=0&y=0...

Macintosh OS: download, quick time player, ed bliss
quick time player, ed bliss, apple website: What system are you, Ed? I m just curious ... as I don t think it should matter what system you are using. The application you need, as far as I can tell, is Quick Time. You can go to the apple website and get a free version (do a search for Quick Time...

Macintosh OS: I downloaded photos from my..., joe maller, camera number
joe maller, camera number, flower garden: Morris, Yeah. Um. That s a feature iPhoto never changes the original name of the picture...just the metadata inside of iPhoto. You can see this by taking any picture you ve changed and getting info where it will show the actual name. You...

Macintosh OS: downloadind files via BitTorrent, mac osx panther, bob wood
mac osx panther, bob wood, internet speed: Hi Kim BitTorrent is a safe application. The thing you have to worry about is the files you re downloading. It s used mostly for illegal downloads. The speed depends on whose machines you re connected to and their internet speed. Nothing you can do about...

Macintosh OS: downloading problems, internet explorer 5, jeff kelly
internet explorer 5, jeff kelly, explorer icon: Kelly, It sounds like Explorer hasn t really finished the download. Two things. Let s fix the busy files. Reboot. yup. Now the Mac OS doesn t think they re being used (by explorer). Second, OSX comes with Safari (after v. 10.2). Safari is...

Macintosh OS: downloading stuffitt expander for windows media for OS, stuffit expander download, microsoft windows media
stuffit expander download, microsoft windows media, email server: I was checking my answer to you question and see that I either didn t inlcude the web link for a succesful Stuffit Expander download, or AllExperts have a filter to prevent the sharing of web addresses. Here we go again: http://tucows.com/get/206997_124128...

Macintosh OS: downloading .wma files on mac, extension mime type, three cheers
extension mime type, three cheers, wma files: Mike, What s wrong is that IE isn t interpreting the wma file as a file . It doesn t have the extension/MIME type proprerly configured to say that .wma is a binary file and should be downloaded. If you control click on the link - you should get the...

Macintosh OS: downloads in safari, uninstaller software, shareware period
uninstaller software, shareware period, mac os x panther: Hannes, Let s do the second question first. Apple disables the use of the computer while the screen is shut for a specific reason - it will overhead, damaging the display and the CPU. So, it would be advised not not to do such a thing. My best suggestion...

Macintosh OS: downloads, macintosh hd, safari menu
macintosh hd, safari menu, application folder: Hi John Safari allows you to direct downloads to where YOU want them to go. 1 Go to the Safari menu. 2 Click and scroll down to Preferences 3 Make sure General window is selected. 4 Near the bottom of this window you will find a drop down...

Macintosh OS: drop box, apple discussions, public folder
apple discussions, public folder, home folder: Tom, I m so glad to hear that I solved your drop box problem - but I think I might also be able to help you with your printing problem. First of all, make sure that EVERY computer has the printer show up on the desktop or in the bar ... and teach them...

Macintosh OS: duplicate applications, search screen, oct 99
search screen, oct 99, wifes: Tommie, If this is not too late for an answer, When using Sherlock, in this case, it is important to notice the location of the files. One location might be the actual location of the installed files, the other might be a holding place for installers....

Macintosh OS: dvd burner, powerbook g4, jen jen
powerbook g4, jen jen, music files: Jen, You are a difficult one! :-) It is probably a matter of specifications. Do you have the manual for the drive? Can you find one on the Internet? It may not be capable of reading DVD-RW s. I have the PowerBook G4 with a similar drive, but have not...

Macintosh OS: dvd ripping, fastdvdcopy, imac g5
fastdvdcopy, imac g5, bob wood: Hi Charlie You can do this with these programs; MacTheRipper (free); (use this program first) http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/22715 and then use Popcorn ($50.00) http://www.roxio.com/en/products/popcorn/index.jhtml There...

Macintosh OS: E-Mail, macintosh os x, os x panther
macintosh os x, os x panther, fellow employee: Janet, First, I d like you to run FSCK. This is a repair utility. http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214 Please download onyx. Run the automation tab. It s freeware that does some maintenance. http://www.titanium.free.fr/english.html...

Macintosh OS: E-mail Virus?, system error message, mail virus
system error message, mail virus, open boot: Dear Augusto, I m so sorry - I do not use Outlook Express and I am not sure I can be much help - but let s see if I can suggest a few things. You can try going into your preferences file (in the system folder) and tossing the Outlook preferences - do...

Macintosh OS: E-mail virus?, system error message, mail virus
system error message, mail virus, windows virus: Look at your inbox. Select the one above and hold shift key to add the bad one to the selection and delete. (or select any email, hold the Command key to add the bad one to the selection and delete. Adding the bad to a selection of emails will not display...

Macintosh OS: E-mail virus?, system error message, mail virus
system error message, mail virus, shift key: Click on another email message you can delete. Then press the shift key and click on the bad one. This might select both messages and then delete them both. If the problem continues download Eudora (free).. install it and import your mail using the tools...

Macintosh OS: E-mailing attachments, zip compression format, adobe illustrator 10
zip compression format, adobe illustrator 10, mailing attachments: Emily, When you say the document comes up as a big cross - I wonder if you re posting it to a website somewhere (rather than emailing). The size should be (total) less than 1mb, jpg should be fine, whether it s from illustrator or phtoshop shouldn...

Macintosh OS: I.E, e icon, bob robinson
e icon, bob robinson, blank area: You need to drag the icon for Internet Explorer, the blue letter e icon with a gold comet going round it, to the icon for the trash in the dock. It is a shame that you clearly admit you re a novice and yet you have the experience to tell me that you can t...

Macintosh OS: Easy question, mac os x, software manufacturer
mac os x, software manufacturer, list software: Dakota, VersionTracker.com _tracks_ the _Versions_ of software. It merely links to their sites; when a software manufacturer updates their software, they alert versiontracker that this has happened and the daily list of software that changes, gets updated....

Macintosh OS: Email, address book entries, mail menu
address book entries, mail menu, bob wood: The Mail.app autofill feature pulls from the Address Book and the list of Previous Recipients in Mail. At the Mail.app menu bar, go to Window and select Previous Recipients. A previous recipient already entered in the Address Book will have a vCard icon...

Macintosh OS: Email, mail files, mail application
mail files, mail application, unwanted addresses: I NEVER use mail directly. I use Yahoo so my mail files are permanently stored offsite. However, it is a problem to have to be online every time you want to see any old mail. In any event, in Safari or Foxfire or any of the others, the only way to make...

Macintosh OS: My Email applicatio, installing new software, single user mode
installing new software, single user mode, trash folder: Empty your trash folder. I assume you use english on the machine. For monthly maintenance I recommend AppleJack Download, install and run it. http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Once a month, when updating applications or the OSX, and when installing...

Macintosh OS: Email for Mac 10.3.9, email setup, mac 10
email setup, mac 10, best bet: Entourage is Outlook for Mac. Costs but may be your best bet. Thunderbird is FireFox s sister email client and would be my choice - and is free. www.mozilla.com www.emailman.com is a good source for a list of choices also search email at www.versiontracker.com...

Macintosh OS: Email for OSX, email setup, bob bob
email setup, bob bob, mac 10: Bob, Entourage is like OutLook but you have to pay for it. You haven t said what features of OutLook you d like to see but I d assume you re looking for the contacts and the mail to be in the same place. Before you spend the money on Entourage to find...

Macintosh OS: Email pictures, gray squares, open mail
gray squares, open mail, mail program: First, run software update. It is located in the System Preferences Application. This should update the Mail program. The current version is 1.3.8 but it may be for OS 10.3. As for viewing pictures sent to you, open Mail, then under the Mail Finder menu select...

Macintosh OS: Email vanished!, ms entourage, html outlook
ms entourage, html outlook, blank entries: If your email is important - you should back up the database regularly. NOW - back up the damaged database BEFORE doing anything else to it. Email clients are NOT designed to track large numbers of email - many people lose their email because of this....

Macintosh OS: Email, address book icon, os x
address book icon, os x, email address: Paula, Not that I know of. It s using the recently recieved to guess what you re typing. The only thing I could find close...was choosing under the composing preferences to turnit off entirely. Then you d click on the address book icon in the composing...

Macintosh OS: Emailing files, multipurpose internet mail extensions, multipurpose internet mail
multipurpose internet mail extensions, multipurpose internet mail, internet mail extensions: Philippa, MIME means Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, and refers to an official Internet standard that specifies how messages must be formatted so that they can be exchanged between different email systems. Compressing is the ideal - I m going...

Macintosh OS: Emoticons (Smiley Faces), www google com, lr
www google com, lr, weston: Search of http://www.google.com/mac for emoticons Results 1 - 10 of about 5,130. Search took 0.48 seconds. http://www.google.com/mac?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=emoticons You might want to learn about searching on the web http://www.google.com/help/...

Macintosh OS: Empty Trash, rf users, bottom line question
rf users, bottom line question, wood hi: Burt Copy this into Terminal because you re not putting a space between cd and ~ and also between rm -rf cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is...

Macintosh OS: Empty the trash OS X 10.2.4, mac oses, bronze keyboard
mac oses, bronze keyboard, utility applications: Lee, Ok. Since you already have enabled the root account, when you start up, do you get the login window? If so, select Other and give it the password that you have designated. Then try to trash that pesky folder. If it works, empty the trash and...

Macintosh OS: Emptying Stubborn Trash in OS 9.2.2, blueberry ibook, open dialog
blueberry ibook, open dialog, dropstuff: Hi Carol Try these two troubleshooting steps....... TO SOLVE A PROBLEM WHERE A FILE/DOCUMENT CANNOT BE DELETED... 1. Create a new folder on the Desk Top..(You don t have to name it ) 2. Drag/Drop the problem file/document upon the created folder.....

Macintosh OS: Encrypting network connection for OSX, power mac g4, factory default settings
power mac g4, factory default settings, g4 powerbook: I m actually looking for an easier method vs. setting up WPA wireless or resetting my factory default settings on my router. That is the easy way. The manual for the router details how to access the settings on the router from a browser. You go the...

Macintosh OS: Entourage doesn't display, mac g4, external hard drive
mac g4, external hard drive, option key: Lots of possibilities. First, run Disk Utility. It s in your Applications folder, then inside the Utilities folder. Run the program and fix disk permissions. Second, look for Entourage inside the Applications folder (instead of on the dock) and double-click...

Macintosh OS: Entourage e-mail - receiving ??, g mail, google search
g mail, google search, mail program: Bud, Well, a google search yielded this: http://www.entourage.mvps.org/error/page.html#error-23016 Which probably means it wasn t configured correctly. As a curiosity question..... Why use entourage? I use mail (and have mail picking up my gmail...

Macintosh OS: Entourage email problems, startup volume, folder preferences
startup volume, folder preferences, applejack: You could download Thunderbird (mozilla s email client) and use that for email.... Basic Fast OSX Troubleshooting By David Anders (skip those you have already tried) 1. Restart and test If the machine has slowed to a crawl, or if your applications are...

Macintosh OS: Entourage email won't open, mac g4, mac os x
mac g4, mac os x, applejack: Name s Dave. Tried to open how? Dock, Applications folder? Where is the question mark? The Dock? The dock loses track of things sometimes. Delete the Question Mark by dragging out of dock and drag Entourage from the Applications Folder back into the dock....

Macintosh OS: Entourage full/Start up disc full, disk warrior, norton utilities
disk warrior, norton utilities, macjanitor: The emaiul may still have the attachments saved in the computer. Throwing away a message does not always delete the attachment that is on it...depending on the email software. Do a search for attachments and see if anything turns up. You can also click on...

Macintosh OS: Entourage problems, microsoft office folder, microsoft entourage
microsoft office folder, microsoft entourage, microsoft user: Lesley Just keep the Microsoft User Data folder and you can reimport your emails from there once things are working. Sounds like you may have some damage other than just Entourage. Use Disk Utility in your Utility folder to Repair Permissions. ...

Macintosh OS: Entourage sending problem, mail problems, mail settings
mail problems, mail settings, microsoft office suite: David, My thoughts: Your printer problem is a separate issue. If this has never worked, it s likely you don t have entourage correctly configured (for the outgoing server.) I don t run entourage anymore, but you should ask this over in Microsoft...

Macintosh OS: How can I get Entourage to work with NT Exchange?, microsoft outlook web, system administration tools
microsoft outlook web, system administration tools, microsoft outlook web access: I have clients that run exchange and have Mac users, so it is possible. BUT I am at a loss for what exact settings would be the source of the problem. You might look at these links... ======================= http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=301378...

Macintosh OS: Epson & OSX print problem, troubleshooting pages, questionable practice
troubleshooting pages, questionable practice, html mac: Upgrading an OS when everything is working well, to be the first on the block can be a questionable practice. Unless there is a compelling reason to upgrade, it is best to wait and watch. You can watch other s experiences on www.macfixit.com in the forums...

Macintosh OS: Epson printer setup on new Power Mac, epson c86 printer, epson c86
epson c86 printer, epson c86, www epson: Hi Glenn There are a lot of posts on Apple s boards about this printer not working in OS X 10.3. I checked the Cups (gimp-print) page and this printer isn t listed as being supported. What I would try is to delete the printer from the print center and...

Macintosh OS: Epson Scanner Probs, epson scanner, adobe photodeluxe
epson scanner, adobe photodeluxe, lexmark z52: Judy The latest Epson Scan and Twain driver are here; http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14549&prodoid=54582&infoType=Downloads&platform=Macintosh I would try downloading and installing. You can also...

Macintosh OS: Error Code -127. Invalid PEOF. OS 9.2, creative group inc, uninterruptable power supply
creative group inc, uninterruptable power supply, martin jacobs: PEOF stands for physical end of file and is used to describe a file s physical size. An invalid PEOF is one in which the file s PEOF (as recorded in the disk directory) does not match the aggregate size of the allocation blocks that are allocated to the...

Macintosh OS: Error Message - 34, available disk space, dialogue window
available disk space, dialogue window, 40gb hard drive: Hi Jonathan The amount of RAM installed has nothing to do with what you describe. It is the amount of available space on your hard drive which is the issue. Whether you are running OS X or a previous operating system, the method of finding out how much...

Macintosh OS: Error Message - 34, free hard drive space, wood hi
free hard drive space, wood hi, bob wood: Jonathan Yes, I know about Monolingual, very good utility. You can also remove any printer files for printers you don t have. Look for these here; Library Printers OS X installs, by default, all languages and drivers for loads of printers. ...

Macintosh OS: Error Message - 34, startup volume, available memory
startup volume, available memory, program document: John, How much room is free on your machine? If you get info on your computer it will tell you how much is free. And this has to be your startup volume. You ll need a minimum of 700mb free (better yet, 5% of your HD should be free all the time.) ...

Macintosh OS: Essential Files Deleted, imac software, software disks
imac software, software disks, mac shop: Two options and you already mentioned the take it to the shop one. The other is: if you have the original iMac software disks, you can reinstall the operating system by sticking in the CD. The Mac should find it by itself but you can speed the process by...

Macintosh OS: ETHERNET, tcp ip control, dsl provider
tcp ip control, dsl provider, select control: Jackie, Contact your DSL provider. Go to the Apple in the menu and select Control Panels and select the TCP/IP control panel. This is the control panel that controls network and Internet connectivity. Your provider should be able to help with the settings....

Macintosh OS: Ethernet broadband, ethernet cable, c key
ethernet cable, c key, menu bar: Dear Mark, Have you tried running the First Aid utility on your computer that is having difficulties? If you have your system disk, it s best to start up from that and then go into the menu bar and choose First Aid. In order to get it to start up from...

Macintosh OS: Ethernet Connection, ethernet crossover cable, cable tv provider
ethernet crossover cable, cable tv provider, plug and play technology: Hi David Booting from OS X, go into the Network PreferencePane. Set like this; Location; Automatic Show; Built-in-Ethernet TCP/IP Tab Configure - Using DHCP PPPoE Tab Unchecked Ethernet Tab; Configure Automatically If it doesn t work...

Macintosh OS: Ethernet connection, system profiler, utility folder
system profiler, utility folder, logic board: Hi Bill Look on your OS disc to see if it has the Apple Hardware Test on it and use that to check. You can also look in the System Profiler (in the Utility folder) and see if it shows the Ethernet. On the iMacs, the ethernet is built on the Logic...

Macintosh OS: Eudora problem with G4 OS9.2 Keeps Locking Up, folder eudora, mail folder
folder eudora, mail folder, mail program: Hi David First look in the Attachment folder here; - System Folder/Eudora Folder. Trash the attachment from there if possible. Try booting while holding the Shift key down, then try emptying the trash. If that works, you re done. If not, open...

Macintosh OS: Excel add-ins registry entry, example c program, way over my head
example c program, way over my head, mac support: David, This is _way_ over my head. (Excel specifics on the macintosh). When I poked around Microsoft s site, I discovered this: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/support.aspx It will require you to configure entourage to read newsgroups (not horribly...

Macintosh OS: Excel add-ins registry entry, example c program, mac os x tiger
example c program, mac os x tiger, os x tiger: http://www.wabash.edu/econexcel/compstatics/Download/home.htm Instructions in a Nutshell Download the CSWiz ZIP file. From your desktop, double-click on the archive to expand it. Launch Excel. Execute Tools: Add-Ins to get the Add-In Manager dialog box;...

Macintosh OS: Explorer 6, tucows, v5
tucows, v5, icab: Most current is v5.17 for OS9 at www.mactopia.com Most current is v5.23 for OSX WILL NOT be updated further according to MS. Opera iCab Mozilla are other browsers for OS9 go to www.versiontracker.com/macos/ search for browser or www.pure-mac.com...

Macintosh OS: Explorer trouble, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, bob wood: Ana Trash these files and see if it corrects the problem; com.apple.finder.plist com.apple.internetconfig.plist com.apple.internetconnect.plist com.apple.internetpref.plist com.microsoft.explorer.plist These files are here; user library...

Macintosh OS: External CD-RW Drive, kapil gupta, system profiler
kapil gupta, system profiler, toast 5: Kapil, Take it to another mac/try another cable. There is the chance that if you haven t used it for four years that: It doesn t work. The firewire is bad. That the chipset for the CD won t work on today s system. If you ve tried toast and it...

Macintosh OS: External Firewire drive mount failure, firewire drive, system profiler
firewire drive, system profiler, final cut pro hd: first check the file table with disk utility which is located in your programs utilities folder. this will show you you if the disk has any physical malfunction. then the best would be use disk warrior. this program can mend damages directory system....

Macintosh OS: External FW Drive Not Mounting, independent power supply, system profiler
independent power supply, system profiler, single user mode: Hi Jonathan The first thing I would do is try another firewire cable. My son had a similar problem recently, and swapping the cable revived the connection to both Mac and PC. It may also be a chipset issue. I know that when Apple upgraded OS X at some...

Macintosh OS: External firewire drive does not mount, system profiler, segment data
system profiler, segment data, final cut pro hd: Dan, Some thoughts. First, it sounds like the disk is possibly dying. I d run disk utility on it as well as disk warrior. The drive is certainly suspect. Second, Apple specifically states that FCP isn t meant to work with firewire drive. I know...

Macintosh OS: External Hard Disk Not Visible, external hard disk, allexpert
external hard disk, allexpert, bob wood: Arin Yes, 10.3.7 has cause a lot of problems for Firewire drives if they were connected while doing the Update. Anytime you do a System update, it s best to disconnect and devices. Take a look through MacFixIt for remedies; http://www.macfixit.com/...

Macintosh OS: External Hard Drive, external hard drive, network segment
external hard drive, network segment, mac os x: There probably is a default address in the device - 10.0.0.3 OR 169.192.0.1 or some such. For you computers to see it you need to be on the same network segment - all devices have the same first three number groups and different fourth group. Mac 10.0.0.1...

Macintosh OS: External Hard Drive Won't Boot, drivesavers, external hard drive
drivesavers, external hard drive, safe boot: Ron, The turn the drive off and let it sit is a procedure for the firewire bus called self healing . I don t think your firewire port is bad - I think it s likely the drive. So, here are your possibilities: 1) Try a different Mac. This will...

Macintosh OS: External Hard Drive, macaddict forums, maxtor external hard drive
macaddict forums, maxtor external hard drive, external hard drive: Shutdown normally, turn off ext drive. Disconnect drive. Shut off other externals Disconnect all other externals Restart, do something on computer. Shut down. Reconnect drive, start drive. Restart computer - test. Shutdown everything. Reconnect other...

Macintosh OS: External Harddrive, external harddrive, firewire case
external harddrive, firewire case, seagate 200gb: then you need to change the case. your fire wire controller s maximums recognizable size is 130MB. i wouldn t bother finding the case that can do 200. (gonna be quite expensive) but rather retuned this HD, if you can do it, and got 2 of 130 and an additional...

Macintosh OS: External HD Surprise!, external harddrive, external hd
external harddrive, external hd, gb drive: Hi Josh Could be the backup program caused files to be created. Get WhatSize (free) and use it to see what files are on the drive and find the missing space; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21149 If you were just putting files...

Macintosh OS: External HD, external hd, hfs
external hd, hfs, formate: Hmm, Well, yes generally, it s possible. Mac s will recognize it s own formate - Journaled HFS+. But a Mac will/should also recognize NTFS and FAT32, both of which are PC formats. Can you talk to the person who formatted it? Are you sure it has the...

Macintosh OS: External hardrive connection, powerbook g3 series, mac powerbook g3
powerbook g3 series, mac powerbook g3, high speed cable: Gerry Drive Setup is an application. It s in your Utility folder inside the Application folder. Check the manufacturers site for the Firewire/USB card and make sure it s compatible with a Mac, your machine and OS 9.x. USB 2 will only work in OS X....

Macintosh OS: External USB Drive quit mounting on desktop., system profiler, mb sdram
system profiler, mb sdram, developer applications: James You would have had to install XCodes from your Tiger DVD when you installed Tiger. If you did install this, you will have a Developers folder at the root of your hard drive, under the column where the main Application folder is. If you don t...

Macintosh OS: e mac is locked up, target disk, firewire ports
target disk, firewire ports, startup drive: If you have a computer with ONE HardDrive and that HD has ONE partition and that ONE HardDrive has ONE operating system and you have no other boot device or CD... No there is nothing you can do. If the OPTION key at boot gives only one OS to choose......

Macintosh OS: e-mail, mail question, question thanks
mail question, question thanks, free answer: Karen, I wasn t sure - I think I found the answer. You ll find it here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304807 You re going to need to move a single file. Just to explain: My first question was to make sure your hard drive wasn t...

Macintosh OS: e mail attachments, mail attachments, gobbledygook
mail attachments, gobbledygook, windows executable file: James, It s not hard to open attachments - it s critical that you understand what the attachments are. So, if it s an .exe - forget it. That s a windows executable file (and without running windows on your mac, it ain t going to work.) If it s...

Macintosh OS: e - mail functioning, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, word mail: Hi John First thing to do is run FSCK - repair routine; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command and S keys. You ll see a bunch of text...

Macintosh OS: e-mail and pictures, eml file, version thanks
eml file, version thanks, google: Jim, .eml is the stationery format for Microsoft outlook from the pc. Are you sure there is an actual pciture there? jpg-joint picture experts group for pictures zip - lempel zev compression for anything I found this info about .eml with google....

Macintosh OS: e-mail settings, mail settings, server mail
mail settings, server mail, mail software: So, you have one demon on the PC getting mail at every 10 minutes or at ten minutes past the hour (depending on preference settings) from AAA account (and erasing the mail on the server when recieved OR leaving it until erased locally OR erasing after a...

Macintosh OS: e-mail, power mac g4, mail bob
power mac g4, mail bob, html capabilities: Bob The way to do this is with one of those programs, unless you upgrade to 10.4 (Tiger). This feature is built into Safari. Keep in mind, that even though you re sending an HTML page with links, that s not the way everyone will see it. A lot of people...

Macintosh OS: eDrive, bob wood, external storage
bob wood, external storage, tech tool: Hi Jerry To remove the eDrive partition, boot your machine from the TechTool Pro 4 CD. Instructions on how to boot your machine from the TechTool Pro 4 CD is printed on the CD. Once booted from the TechTool Pro 4, go to the Tools category and select the...

Macintosh OS: edimax HP-1001 homeplug and the e-mac, mac followup, fcc class
mac followup, fcc class, wireless router: Jeroen, Here s how wireless works: You put a broadcaster (a wireless router) on your ethernet connection that is connected to the ethernet. You put a reciever (the edimax) to (usually) your ethernet port, or your USB port (most mac owners put it to...

Macintosh OS: How do I edit Mpeg video?..., distribution format
distribution format: Jose, You can t. MPEG video is a distribution format - it s a format that is highly compressed (many frames are not the full information, they are the changes rather than the full frame.) You have to convert the MPEG to an editing format. Jef...

Macintosh OS: edview channel lock problem, edview smart zone, internet explorer
edview smart zone, internet explorer, apple support: Hi Osondu Boot holding the Shift key down. This will turn off all Extensions. Then do a Find for Edview and trash anything you find, then boot normally and see if things are ok. The Mac OS does support two a button mouse if she wants to use one. ...

Macintosh OS: eek, laptop model, apple menu
laptop model, apple menu, apple store: Mari, I m not sure what you might have pressed to make it go black and white, but let s try going into the Apple Menu to System Preferences. Click on Displays and see what it says under colors ... it should say Millions. Is your computer a desktop or...

Macintosh OS: eMac Disk Burner, attention thanks, bob wood
attention thanks, bob wood, apple hardware: Hi Keith You can try a different brand of discs and see if they burn ok. You can try one of the burning programs here and see if it will burn; http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=burn&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=0&y=0 ...

Macintosh OS: eMac startup folder, powerpc g4, mb maximum
powerpc g4, mb maximum, apple menu: The KEY thing is RAM Your eMac http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/emac/stats/emac_1.0.html Standard RAM: 128 MB, 256 MB Maximum RAM: 1.0 GB If you have minimum RAM, increase it. You can view RAM usage by opening Activity Monitor IN HD Applications...

Macintosh OS: emac osx 10.2.8, unix command line, preference folder
unix command line, preference folder, single user mode: Hi Marvin First, use Disk Utility in your Utility folder to Repair Permissions. Next, run FSCK;; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command...

Macintosh OS: email, netgear router, mac os x
netgear router, mac os x, wireless hub: The question does not make complete sense to me. Why interfere with the Macs accessing their email direct from the mail server where your domain is hosted? Maybe read some of the relevant documents below and rephrase your question with no abbreviations...

Macintosh OS: email, program eudora, mail program
program eudora, mail program, compatibility issue: Dear Ty, I ve not heard of this problem recently but I knew a few years back that my e-mail program (Eudora) had a compatibility issue with Outlook Express and people who tried to send me new messages would end up sending me blanks. We solved the problem...

Macintosh OS: email account, mail program, mail server
mail program, mail server, waiting messages: J Powell. I m assuming that the email you re trying to receive is on the server. Is it large? I m also assuming you re using apple s Mail program. What you need to do is download a program that will permit you to log on the mail server (where your...

Macintosh OS: email attachment problems, applescript applet, mail problem
applescript applet, mail problem, modem icon: Paul Compress one of the files using Stuffit and send and see if the same thing happens. Since the problem occurs with both Mail and Eudora, it s not likely a system problem, but as I said, an ISP problem, or possibly a problem with the files. Bob...

Macintosh OS: email attachments MAC vs PC, email attachments, pc sender
email attachments, pc sender, mime base64: Philip, I feel bad - whoever was your help back then misinformed you (or didn t show you how to fix this.) I ve never had a problem sending Mac email attachments to PCs as long as the encoding setting was adjusted to either AppleDouble or Mime/Base64....

Macintosh OS: email forwarding, macaddict, new email
macaddict, new email, follow ups: Lee, I think what your asking is how to extract the email without the prior infomration? Um....I dont think I m understanding the question. I d say, copy and paste from the multi forwarded email to a new email. Unless you mean http://email.about.com/cs/macosxmailtips/qt/et073101.htm...

Macintosh OS: email pictures can't open some, mac g4, garble
mac g4, garble, eml: Dear Jim, I did a quick search for .eml and discovered that you need to use Outlook Express and it could very easily be an infected file ... visit this site: http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=EML I think it will answer your questions. I...

Macintosh OS: email viris on my Mac?//, mail log, mail thanks
mail log, mail thanks, apple menu: Dennis, It ain t a virus. Really. No, seriously. Somethings screwy with safari. But no virus. Here s two tests: 1) go to mozilla.org and download firefox (free browser). Does that work? Sure it does 2) Go to system preferences, Accounts - create...

Macintosh OS: email, opening attachments, windows machine
opening attachments, windows machine, g4: That is controlled by the receiver, not the sender. You might try sending people an email to tell them that the next thing they get from you will have an attachment and it is safe to open it. By the way...as of two months ago, there are no viruses for OSX...

Macintosh OS: cannot empty trash, empty trash, yellow daisy
empty trash, yellow daisy, photoshop elements: Roman, Go here: http://www.faqintosh.com/risorse/en/sys/setrash/ Download super empty trash (there are like 10 utilities that can do this. go to versiontracker.com and search for empty trash). it s likely that there is a permission set that you re...

Macintosh OS: cannot empty trash, copy fonts, empty trash
copy fonts, empty trash, mac os 10: Hi Pam Open the Terminal Application (in Utilities folder) and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically entered, then press return...

Macintosh OS: emptying trash, mail provider, empty trash
mail provider, empty trash, finder menu: Hi Jon Hold down the option key when you invoke the empty trash command from the Finder menu, or select the Secure Empty Trash option from the same location. If this doesn t work, search for the items using Apple-F keys. When you find the files...

Macintosh OS: emtying trash, files in quicktime, windows media player for mac
files in quicktime, windows media player for mac, windows media file: Microsucks has discontinued development of Windows Media Player for mac so there will never be an intel version, but do not fear.Go to http://www.flip4mac.com/download.htm and download and install the Flip4Mac Windows Media® Components for QuickTime. This...

Macintosh OS: Not enough space or memory, memory messages, apple menu
memory messages, apple menu, downloaded programs: Dear Roslind, You can check and see how much RAM you have by going to the Apple Menu and going down to About This Computer (make sure you clicked on the desktop before going there). If you have never increased your RAM, I m going to hazard a guess that...

Macintosh OS: entourage, microsoft entourage, applejack
microsoft entourage, applejack, category html: Read this first http://www.entourage.mvps.org/faq_topic/category.html There are updates for Office X - unlikely that they will solve the problem, but... http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx#OfficeX This site has good information about entourage......

Macintosh OS: epson printer and laptop, epson stylus color, stylus color 800
epson stylus color, stylus color 800, epson stylus color 800: Jean That adpater will work fine with your Epson and most serial printers, but it won t work with the laser printer. For that you need a different adapter. There are no adapters that will work with both laser and serial printers. Here s one on ebay.com,...

Macintosh OS: epson2200 with mac os10.3, 5x7 photo paper, santa cruz mountains
5x7 photo paper, santa cruz mountains, epson printer driver: A search at www.google.com/mac for custom paper size epson OSX brought up these links. http://www.macfixitforums.com/php/postlist.php?Cat=&Board=Forum39&page=10&view=collapsed&sb=5&o= then a search on that page for custom brought up this =============================...

Macintosh OS: erase disk, cdr file, volume format
cdr file, volume format, youv: Brooke, I m sure I can help you, but I m a bit unclear on what youv e done. How did you copy a DVD to your computer? Did you drag and drop the icon of a DVD onto your computer? If so, there is an icon wherever you dragged it to (If it was your...

Macintosh OS: I have erased my OS9 system folder and my G3 iBook just will not start up? Can't even make it to the user log in screen ?, mac os system, mac os 9
mac os system, mac os 9, ted landau: Perhaps holding Option Key down will bring up Firmware Boot chooser - depending on model. Deleting System files unless you have a reinstall or backup is ill-advised. http://macos.about.com/compute/macos/library/weekly/aa020700a.htm Mac OS 101: Performing...

Macintosh OS: error 1282 when adding printers, epson usb, apple help
epson usb, apple help, apple tech: Kevin, I don t know enough UNIX to go to that depth. Me? I d either use epson s driver: http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14355&infoType=Overview Or get gimp-print for unix cups printing. http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15970...

Macintosh OS: error 1283 when adding printer, epson usb, apple help
epson usb, apple help, apple tech: well, I m not a friend with a command line, here is the link that can help you; http://my.brandeis.edu/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg%5fid=0001yz&topic%5fid=21&topic= also there is a simple way of taking care of this. just reinstall os x. 30 minutes...

Macintosh OS: error 1309, external hd, utility folder
external hd, utility folder, bob wood: Kenneth Yes, formatting would completely erase all the files. I suggest reformatting because if the drive shipped formated for a PC, that would be a reason you can t copy large files. Open Disk Utility in your Utility folder and see if it shows the...

Macintosh OS: error 999, jeff greenberg, disc copy
jeff greenberg, disc copy, hello jeff: 1. Disc copy was an OS9 utility. Disk UTILITY is the utility you should be using. Try to copy other stuff to rule out it s not that one disc; also running a copy of something else makes sure your CD drive is working. 2. You re asking a question that...

Macintosh OS: error code 0x80026006D, optical disc formats, optical disc drive
optical disc formats, optical disc drive, calibration test: Steve There are three primary causes for Error Code 0x8002006D. 1. Dirty lens in your optical drive. The error code means that the burner was unable to perform the power-calibration test for its laser with the media. The test is described in About optical...

Macintosh OS: error message, adobe photoshop cs, domino effect
adobe photoshop cs, domino effect, bob wood: Michelle The error message you re getting is because the file is damaged most likely. First, I would boot off the Panther CD and run First Aid, both Repair Disk and Repair Permissions, and see if it helps If not - Open Photoshop - new - and try importing...

Macintosh OS: error messages using norton utility disk repair, norton disk doctor, norton utility
norton disk doctor, norton utility, virus 7: Hi, Scott. Yes, in the past, I have run across this. Not since 9.x as far as I can recall. I don t know what causes it. Never investigated that far. My solution was to attempt to make copies of the involved files in the Finder and see if this process recovered...

Macintosh OS: error, powerpc g5, disc utilities
powerpc g5, disc utilities, diskimage: [I have tried to run all my disc utilities, tech tools] DiskWarrior is the only Directory Repair Utility I trust. Ver 4 is Tiger and Intel compatible. If the problem is physical disk damage, backup is the only sure prevention. [How do I prevent corrupt...

Macintosh OS: ethernet and DSL, powerpc g5, troubleshooting pages
powerpc g5, troubleshooting pages, apple tech: Make a new user for testing. Logon with the new user and test. If the problem is gone, it is likely that there is a damaged plist (preference). If the problem still exists, an archive and install of the operating system is called for. Removing all locations...

Macintosh OS: ethernet on Mac G4 running 10.2.8, linksys router, system profiler
linksys router, system profiler, ethernet capability: Dorn, If you go into your Applications folder and then into your Utilities folder there ll be a program called Apple System Profiler (I think it changed names from 10.2.8 to 10.3 - it should be named something like this.) Under the Network category it...

Macintosh OS: ethernet wireless connection, powerbook g4, ethernet router
powerbook g4, ethernet router, ethernet wireless: You should be able to use any ethernet router (you can get one at Staples or a Best Buy or a store like that for about $50.) Use and ethernet cable to onnect the Uplink port on the router (it will be marked) to the modem you not have. Connect your computers...

Macintosh OS: excel spreadsheet to Mac, microsoft powerpoint presentations, neooffice download
microsoft powerpoint presentations, neooffice download, mail attachment: The answer is yes. The easiest and most direct way is for both of you to have Microsoft Office on your machines -- the treasurer will have the PC version, you will have the Mac version, which is Office 2004 until the 2008 version comes out in a couple of...

Macintosh OS: external cd-rw drives, charlene miller, startup control panel
charlene miller, startup control panel, cd rw drives: Hi Charlene Put the OS CD in the external drive and restart holding the C key down. If it doesn t boot off that drive, it may not be a bootable drive. You can also put the CD in the external drive, then go to your Startup Control Panel and see if the...

Macintosh OS: external disk lock, secret folder, section comments
secret folder, section comments, php section: I think one of these might work: http://www.apimac.com/secret_folder/index.php http://www.applematters.com/index.php/section/comments/aam-creating-a-password-protected-folde/ The second one, is a method of creating a disk image on the drive, password...

Macintosh OS: external drive no longer read by OS X, maxtor 200gb, mac os x
maxtor 200gb, mac os x, node structure: Hi Ben You can try repairing the drive with Disk Utility. It won t hurt anything on the drive that is still in good condition. If Disk Utility can t repair, get DiskWarrior and try that. A PC may be able to read the drive, but I would try repairing first....

Macintosh OS: external drive, oxford 911, g5 powermac
oxford 911, g5 powermac, maxtor: Gordon, Maxtor uses the Oxford chip set (this was more of an issue when firewire drives were first available. Ok, some different thoughts. Could you try this on a different Mac? Will it cause the same behavior? Do you have Diskwarrior. My other...

Macintosh OS: external hard disc storage, http www google, digital asset management
http www google, digital asset management, seagate barracuda: You SHOULD not depend on a single copy on a single device to store things you want to keep. Maxtor would be my last choice for a harddrive One year warranty Seagate Barracuda would be one of my first Five year warranty Several of my photographer clients...

Macintosh OS: external hard drive on PC and MAC OS X, intel dual core, external hard drives
intel dual core, external hard drives, mac os x: You say it is 600Gb - I know of 250, 320, 450, 500 and 750Gb harddrives - none at 600. It is one drive? It has only one partition? No built in software? A search brought up this http://www.firewire-1394.com/maxtor-onetouch-iii-600gb-turbo.htm You apparently...

Macintosh OS: external hard drive permissions problem, mini mac g4, external hard drive
mini mac g4, external hard drive, inactive data: Hi Rob The drive may be locked form the PC. Connect to that and check. On the Mac, if the drive is mounted, highlight it and go to the File Menu to Get Info. This will show the Permissions for it and you should be able to change. It also may have a check...

Macintosh OS: external hard drive is read only, apple discussions, external hard drive
apple discussions, external hard drive, utility folder: Harddrives can have one of several interfaces builton SCSI, IDE, SATA - with SATA being the current version External Harddrive Cases can have many interfaces This interface translates from the HD s interface to the connection interface. USB, USB2, Firewire400,...

Macintosh OS: external hard drive transfer, apple ibook g4, external hard drive
apple ibook g4, external hard drive, home folder: I would recommend re-installing Photoshop and other applications simply because if you are going to start with a new install you might as well make everything fresh. To compile all your data (email, documents you have created, photos, movies, music) just...

Macintosh OS: FAXstf software, norton disk doctor, hp color laser printer
norton disk doctor, hp color laser printer, hp color laser: There are many possible problems. First, do you do monthly maintenance? I have my clients run 1. Disk First Aid 2. DiskWarrior (www.alsoft.com) 3. Norton Disk Doctor 4. Norton Speed Disk 5. Techtool Lite (www.micromat.com) Second, have you tried...

Macintosh OS: FAXstf, preference files, mac g4
preference files, mac g4, folder preferences: it is either: 1. file extensions conflict 2. corrupted file on disk all this assuming you did you trash occasionally files that belong to software or to a system what can be done: 1. trash your FAXSTF preference files. (system folder preferences ...)...

Macintosh OS: Another Fan?, ata cards, 80gb hard drive
ata cards, 80gb hard drive, database faq: IDE busses can have two drives only, depending on what is currently on the other IDE bus (just a CD or CD-R) you could add a drive to that bus. Another fan is unlikely to be needed. You could add a PCI ATA card that would allow you to add two drives - plus...

Macintosh OS: Favorites, preference folder, pencil tip
preference folder, pencil tip, clock battery: Hi Lee Yes, it does sound like the clock battery is bad. 56K is the modem. You can see how much memory you have installed under the Apple Menu - About this mac, or in the Apple System profiler. Open this; System Folder Preference Folder Explorer...

Macintosh OS: Fax/Multifunction machines, windows fax server, receiving faxes
windows fax server, receiving faxes, mac desktops: Hi Doug Here are two you might want to look at; Brother Multi-Function Network; http://www.brother-usa.com/mfc/mfc_detail_AREA=MFC_1&PRODUCTID=MFC8840DN.aspx HP: http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF05a/18972-238444-410636-12004-f51-378060.html...

Macintosh OS: FCP and DVD Authoring with HDV, hd dvd player, apple dvd player
hd dvd player, apple dvd player, target frame: Rachel, well, that s the crux of it all isn t it? There are not really any HD DVD players on the market...and with the few that are....there aren t burners...yet. You need a G5 to play an HD DVD. And there isn t an HD DVD burner in any mac yet. (This...

Macintosh OS: FCP3 Help!, tiff format, memory message
tiff format, memory message, pict files: Katherine, Are you judging the picture quality based on the way it looks on your computer or are you looking at the way it looks on an NTSC (television) screen? That s how you *have* to evaluate graphics. What is the size of the pictures? If they re...

Macintosh OS: Few very simple questions..., card slots, time troubleshooting
card slots, time troubleshooting, 9th grader: Young Yook, What a great set of questions. I think I m going to answer them in the easy to hard order. 5) The power books (except the 12 ) have PCMCIA card slots = a bit more expansion (not just firewire+USB.) All come with DVD-RW drives (some of...

Macintosh OS: File comments lost OS X 10.3.9, mac os x, meta data
mac os x, meta data, information album: Rob, Well, based on your response... What do the original files say? Do they still have the correct information? For what it s worth, I just tried this with one file, and with ten (each of which I had to add info individually). Examining a copy on...

Macintosh OS: File Extension Issue, os x panther, quark documents
os x panther, quark documents, pc server: Adam, I have two suggestions that might help. 1) Arrange a two windows on a screen. One to show Quark (or whatever program normally opens certain files that need to be fixed), the other to show the group of files. In the second window, select one or...

Macintosh OS: A File Problem!, microsoft system information, mac os 9
microsoft system information, mac os 9, startup mode: Editing the registry is not for beginners. I would start with a utilitiy that cleans the registry - Norton Win Doctor Or one of the twenty others that do this. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=registry+utilities If it was an installer...

Macintosh OS: How to File Share: Performa 6115CD to iMac, powerpc g3, bnc connection
powerpc g3, bnc connection, bob wood: Gary No, you can t use Firewire for that machine. Turn on File Sharing on the 6115. You ll see what to do in the Control Panel. On the OS X machine, turn on File Sharing, then use the Go Menu to Connect to Server, then click the Browse button. ...

Macintosh OS: File system map inconsistencies, external cd writer, norton utilities
external cd writer, norton utilities, bob wood: Hi Paul You can try using Norton Utilities. It comes on a bootable CD and may be able to repair the disk. Sounds like the drives directory is messed up. DiskWarrior from http://www.alsoft.com should be able to repair that damage if Norton s can t....

Macintosh OS: File Transfer, macintosh performa, internet capabilities
macintosh performa, internet capabilities, windows machine: Hi, Matt! Good news -- this is quite do-able. The problem is that you have downloaded a copy of Stuffit Expander which is itself stuffed into a .sit format. This is no problem if you already have an earlier version of Stuffit Expander on your hard drive. Ah,...

Macintosh OS: File Vault / User, file vault, desktop folders
file vault, desktop folders, utility folder: Hi Quentin If you have File Vault turned on, turn it off. To turn off FileVault for your own account: Choose Apple menu System Preferences and click Security. Click Turn off FileVault. Type your login password and click Continue. Read the message...

Macintosh OS: Files won't open after security update, i tunes, disk warrior
i tunes, disk warrior, downloaded programs: John, Your recent email said: The problem almost certainly started because there wasn t enough disk space left for the I-tunes and security downloads I was doing. (I ve since freed up more) I have a snapshot disk backup of my computer as of a few...

Macintosh OS: Final Cut Pro - Burning a DVD, video in mpeg, mac g4
video in mpeg, mac g4, dirty job: Sandy, depending on what version of toast you have, it ll will build a DVD that is DVD-Video compliant. DVDs are just giant CDs...unless they contain material in the Video_TS folder; this makes them DVD Video compliant (along with proper information in...

Macintosh OS: Final Cut Pro Help, mr greenberg, mini dv tape
mr greenberg, mini dv tape, final cut pro help: Nick, That ram is likely bad. It may not bite you today, but it is not working 100%. I ve used a GL1 and 2 with no problems (in or out.) I m glad your resolved it though. Nothing is more frustrating that having one part that doesn t work fully. ...

Macintosh OS: Finder problems, creating a new identity, photoshop documents
creating a new identity, photoshop documents, batch commands: Steve You can just create another user and install a program and see if it works. You don t have to do anything with permissions to check that out. Tech Tool Pro will check the ram and all the hardware in your machine. http://www.micromat.com...

Macintosh OS: Finder unexpectedly quits, 512k memory, logic board
512k memory, logic board, diagnostic questions: Lisa, I m not sure what advice to give. (I don t know what APG means.) I would upgrade the OS to 9.1 or 9.2.1. I would also, if possible, go to an Apple store (or someone who can test the hardware) and have the hardware tested. When you reinstalled...

Macintosh OS: Finder, utility folder, bob wood
utility folder, bob wood, boot rom: Hi Paul Try trashing the Finders preference file for that user; com.apple.finder.plist located here; username library preferences Also, Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in the Utility folder, then boot off the OS disc and use Disk Utility...

Macintosh OS: Finding duplicate files on the Mac OS X, external harddisk, finding duplicate files
external harddisk, finding duplicate files, mac os x: Option 1: Try one of these: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=duplicate+files&plt%5B%5D=macosx&sourceid=Mozilla-search Option 2. Go through all your files. Find a better system that doesn t leave this mess...

Macintosh OS: Firefox and WMP issues, quicktime files, quicktime logo
quicktime files, quicktime logo, ncaa tourney: Remove applications: Drag to trash. Yup. Technically they may leave some stuff around under the library (Your user/Library/Application support) and there are apps like AppZapper and CleanApp which pull everything out. As far as your browser problem......

Macintosh OS: FireWire Question, pci firewire card, powermac 7300
pci firewire card, powermac 7300, system profiler: John Your friend can pit the OS 9.1 CD in the machine, not booting off it. Then open the Extension folder and Option-Drag the Extensions to his desktop. close and eject the CD, then drop those extensions on his closed System Folder, restart. Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: Firewire [or ethernet] File Transfer from 1 Mac to another, power mac g4, whole shabang
power mac g4, whole shabang, target disk: This may or may not work. You can try it and see if the application will work. You may need to look on the Preferences folders on the old computer in the Library Folder that is on the hard drive, or in the Library folder in your old home folder...There may...

Macintosh OS: Firewire hardrive enclosures, intech software, allexpert
intech software, allexpert, compusa: Keith, I have no idea of what Mr. Wrobel is talking about. So, I took a second to look it up... The Intech ATA Hi-Cap Support Driver software was created to allow the use of extended capacity ATA drives (drives greater than 128 Gigabytes in size) on...

Macintosh OS: Firewire problem DV video back to video cam, titanium powerbook, video cam
titanium powerbook, video cam, os 9: Mike, The latest imovie is 4.0.1. All I can tell you is that according to this document: http://www.apple.com/macosx/upgrade/camcorders.html That it may or may not be supported. Regardless of OS9 or premiere. Have you tried the story where...

Macintosh OS: Flash, http www google, www google com
http www google, www google com, shockwave flash: Is it a PowerPC model? Did you download the correct plugin for OS9? Did you download it with your browser? Which browser? Is there an installer or instructions included? A search for Shockwave Flash NP-PPC http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Shockwave+Flash+NP-PPC%22...

Macintosh OS: Flash drive conflict, mac volume, apple menu
mac volume, apple menu, answe: Hi Lee The only time I have come across anything similar to what you describe, probably goes back to OS 7 when copying files to floppy disks. Then a warning would appear saying that a disk error had occurred and would I like to continue. Agreeing to continue...

Macintosh OS: Floppy Drive and DVD, vst usb floppy drive, tiger system
vst usb floppy drive, tiger system, mac os x: Hi SB Depending on the model G4 you have, you can find a DVD drive here; http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/optical-drives/superdrives/ The floppy drive may be recognized, but I m not sure. I don t have one to try. Tiger doesn t support floppy drives,...

Macintosh OS: Follow up on Application Help problem, apple help, bob wood
apple help, bob wood, cache folder: Nits Follow this path ~/Library/Preferences (where ~ is your user folder) and toss out the com.apple.help.plist, com.apple.helpui.plist, and com.apple.helpviewer.plist files. If preference corruption was the problem, Help Viewer should work when you relaunch...

Macintosh OS: Follow up, learning curve, compression format
learning curve, compression format, format changes: Jim, A 100MB AVI item, is likely a copyrighted video file. First, nobody uses AVI for a compression format that s useful. It s often DiVX - a format that most of the use is piracy. The websites I gave you were created by people doing format changes,...

Macintosh OS: Font Book, creative fonts, title fonts
creative fonts, title fonts, os x font: Monthly maintenance is important. I recommend AppleJack. Download, install and run - http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Run monthly, when installing or upgrading, or when problems occur. Linotype s FontExplorerX is a free font manager that also can delete...

Macintosh OS: Font Reserve, readme doc, font reserve
readme doc, font reserve, browser link: then you didn t trash everything. check you application support folded . or better search for font reserve through when whole whole drive. also if didn t trash the original readme doc of the program it indicated there what files are installed and where...

Macintosh OS: Fonts Disappeared, font book, bob wood
font book, bob wood, plist: Hi Meredith Try deleting the Font Book preferences, com.apple.FontBook.plist in /Library/Preferences. When you open Font Book again, it will create a new prefs file. If this doesn t help, post this question to Apple s forums; http://discussions.info.apple.com...

Macintosh OS: Fonts in OS X, creative fonts, new mac
creative fonts, new mac, thanks a bunch: http://a336.g.akamai.net/7/336/51/773c53ba7262ec/www.apple.com/macosx/pdf/Panther_Fonts_TB_10082003.pdf http://a288.g.akamai.net/7/288/51/737e7cbe59463a/www.apple.com/creative/fonts/UsingFontsinMacOSX_L25032B.pdf you can find some info in this two files....

Macintosh OS: Fonts in OS X, mac guru, library folder
mac guru, library folder, system folder: Hi, Angela. Sorry that I was unclear as to your question. Here is a list of the fonts that come with 10.3 (Panther): Apple LiGothic Medium AppleGothic AquaKanaBold AquaKanaRegular Courier Geneva Helvetica Keyboard LastResort LucidaGrande...

Macintosh OS: Fonts in OS X, adobe type reunion, adobe type manager
adobe type reunion, adobe type manager, mac os 9: going to www.apple.com then support then choosing More... at the download list and searching for installed fonts brings up this page http://search.info.apple.com/?search=Go&lr=lang_en&kword=kbdload&q=installed%20fonts which is not a lot of help This...

Macintosh OS: Format a hdd, target disk, format ntfs
target disk, format ntfs, utility folder: Allan You just install the drive, there s room for at least three drives in this machine, with the power and IDE cable. Then you need to have a Mac OS install disk. With that you can reformat the drive to Mac. But without a Mac install disk, there...

Macintosh OS: Freeing up hard drive space..., mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram
mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram, powerpc g4: The space taken up by useless items in Classic is tiny. There are utilities that may help you discover useless things. They display the contents of the HD in graphic fashion. Deleting classic and reinstalling would be the easiest way to clean things up....

Macintosh OS: Freeze, preference folder, toast titanium
preference folder, toast titanium, adding memory: Adding memory should not cause this problem unless it is the wrong memory for your computer. You might pull out the new memory and see if the problem continues. If it does, you may have the wrong memory. You can not increase the memory capacity of your Mac...

Macintosh OS: FTp/INTERNEt?MAC CONFLICT?, mac os10, troubleshooting pages
mac os10, troubleshooting pages, apple support: Try to access from another computer. Make a new User and try from that user. Do you run your monthly maintenance? 1. boot from OSX install and run DiskFirstAid on Boot HD 2. Onyx or Cocktail or such to run all scripts Download another FTP client to...

Macintosh OS: Accidental Formatting of an External Hard drive, data recovery services, recovering data
Macintosh OS: Accidental Formatting of an External Hard drive, data recovery services, recovering data, zeros

Macintosh OS: Adobe Illustrator/Epson Stylus 1400, simple solution, hassle
Macintosh OS: Adobe Illustrator/Epson Stylus 1400, simple solution, hassle, dialogue

Macintosh OS: Apple OSX Startup Problems, mdoe, root password
Macintosh OS: Apple OSX Startup Problems, mdoe, root password

Macintosh OS: Appleworks 6 and Adobe Acrobat Reader, helper application window, default pdf viewer
Macintosh OS: Appleworks 6 and Adobe Acrobat Reader, helper application window, default pdf viewer, adobe reader

Macintosh OS: Backing up DVD movies, mac os 9, dvd drives
Macintosh OS: Backing up DVD movies, mac os 9, dvd drives, dvd drive

Macintosh OS: Blocking websites, mountain lion, mac os x
Macintosh OS: Blocking websites, mountain lion, mac os x, macosx

Macintosh OS: Boot camp, capable video card, crysis
Macintosh OS: Boot camp, capable video card, crysis, correct drivers

Macintosh OS: Browser Hijack???, mac os10, google
Macintosh OS: Browser Hijack???, mac os10, google, safari

Macintosh OS: Built-in ethernet on Mac OS X 10.4.10, usb ethernet adapter, logic board
Macintosh OS: Built-in ethernet on Mac OS X 10.4.10, usb ethernet adapter, logic board, ethernet chip

Macintosh OS: Comp., voice input
Macintosh OS: Comp., voice input

Macintosh OS: camcorder firewire compatibilty, firewire connection, imove
Macintosh OS: camcorder firewire compatibilty, firewire connection, imove, video recorders

Macintosh OS: cannot connect to internet, preference folder, router modem
Macintosh OS: cannot connect to internet, preference folder, router modem, mac g4

Macintosh OS: Delete/Trash, macbook, hd space
Macintosh OS: Delete/Trash, macbook, hd space, trash

Macintosh OS: DHCP renew lease issues with ISP, intel network adapters, intel chipsets
Macintosh OS: DHCP renew lease issues with ISP, intel network adapters, intel chipsets, imap connections

Macintosh OS: Downloaded .dmg fail to open, os x, toast
Macintosh OS: Downloaded .dmg fail to open, os x, toast, crash

Macintosh OS: Drag and drop problem, step 2, hard drive
Macintosh OS: Drag and drop problem, step 2, hard drive

Macintosh OS: DVD burning problems, code pop, jpegs
Macintosh OS: DVD burning problems, code pop, jpegs, gigs

Macintosh OS: DVD burning, typical consumer, gigs
Macintosh OS: DVD burning, typical consumer, gigs, dvd players

Macintosh OS: data recovery, professional data recovery, recovery mac
Macintosh OS: data recovery, professional data recovery, recovery mac, recovery tool

Macintosh OS: deleted files in trash, deleting files, data recovery
Macintosh OS: deleted files in trash, deleting files, data recovery

Macintosh OS: desktop missing, tinkertool, clue
Macintosh OS: desktop missing, tinkertool, clue

Macintosh OS: Empty Trash, trash, empty trash
Macintosh OS: Empty Trash, trash, empty trash, option key

Macintosh OS: External Hard Drive Won't Boot, professional data recovery, theses
Macintosh OS: External Hard Drive Won't Boot, professional data recovery, theses, data recovery service

Macintosh OS: cannot empty trash, rf, long time
Macintosh OS: cannot empty trash, rf, long time, trash

Macintosh OS: emtying trash, g4 mac, wmp
Macintosh OS: emtying trash, g4 mac, wmp, operating system

Macintosh OS: error, sd2 files, grinder
Macintosh OS: error, sd2 files, grinder, file format

Macintosh OS: external hard drive permissions problem, ntfs file system, fat32
Macintosh OS: external hard drive permissions problem, ntfs file system, fat32

Macintosh OS: Finding duplicate files on the Mac OS X, finding duplicate files, freeware application
Macintosh OS: Finding duplicate files on the Mac OS X, finding duplicate files, freeware application, windows linux

Macintosh OS: freezes on startup screen, keyboard, several times
Macintosh OS: freezes on startup screen, keyboard, several times, apple

Macintosh OS: G5 won't go past grey screen and fans start getting very loud, apple menu, grey screen
Macintosh OS: G5 won't go past grey screen and fans start getting very loud, apple menu, grey screen, time step

Macintosh OS: Hard drive going to sleep even after unchecking the "Put Hard drives to sleep whenever possible" box, preference files, configuration folder
Macintosh OS: Hard drive going to sleep even after unchecking the "Put Hard drives to sleep whenever possible" box, preference files, configuration folder, preferences system

Macintosh OS: iMac won't boot, disk partition, migration tool
Macintosh OS: iMac won't boot, disk partition, migration tool, mac os x

Macintosh OS: iMic WAV filles on iTunes...., album artwork, album covers
Macintosh OS: iMic WAV filles on iTunes...., album artwork, album covers, amazon

Macintosh OS: cannot install OS X, tech tools, mac mini
Macintosh OS: cannot install OS X, tech tools, mac mini, hard drive

Macintosh OS: kernel task, hard disk space, mac os x
Macintosh OS: kernel task, hard disk space, mac os x, apple menu

Macintosh OS: Lost Admin Password and No Way To Reset for Installs, single user mode, reset password
Macintosh OS: Lost Admin Password and No Way To Reset for Installs, single user mode, reset password, administrator account

Macintosh OS: lost application-TEXT EDIT, apple software, plain tex
Macintosh OS: lost application-TEXT EDIT, apple software, plain tex

Macintosh OS: MAC DVD player, trash
Macintosh OS: MAC DVD player, trash

Macintosh OS: Mac - Entourage, message body
Macintosh OS: Mac - Entourage, message body

Macintosh OS: Mac/Entourage Recovery, stellar phoenix, database repair
Macintosh OS: Mac/Entourage Recovery, stellar phoenix, database repair, database utility

Macintosh OS: Mac OS 9.1 to OSX, legacy applications, critical info
Macintosh OS: Mac OS 9.1 to OSX, legacy applications, critical info, questioner

Macintosh OS: Mac OS X Freezes, metal surface, capacitors
Macintosh OS: Mac OS X Freezes, metal surface, capacitors, shroud

Macintosh OS: Mac OS X Start Up Issue, single user mode, mode startup
Macintosh OS: Mac OS X Start Up Issue, single user mode, mode startup, rm command

Macintosh OS: My Mac randomly goes into Sleep mode!, laptop
Macintosh OS: My Mac randomly goes into Sleep mode!, laptop

Macintosh OS: Microsoft File database, kitchen recipes, configuration language
Macintosh OS: Microsoft File database, kitchen recipes, configuration language, microsoft application

Macintosh OS: mac entourage email will not send, entourage, comcast
Macintosh OS: mac entourage email will not send, entourage, comcast

Macintosh OS: maintenace OSX, disk image
Macintosh OS: maintenace OSX, disk image

Macintosh OS: mpeg-vx, movies
Macintosh OS: mpeg-vx, movies

Macintosh OS: native applications not responding, apple service center, logic board
Macintosh OS: native applications not responding, apple service center, logic board, native applications

Macintosh OS: new mac won't read old files, garble, new mac
Macintosh OS: new mac won't read old files, garble, new mac, formatting

Macintosh OS: Opening Gmail attachments in OS X, kind comments, clarity
Macintosh OS: Opening Gmail attachments in OS X, kind comments, clarity, doubt

Macintosh OS: OS 10 Address Book, metafiles
Macintosh OS: OS 10 Address Book, metafiles

Macintosh OS: OS X Erase Free Space, mac technician, error note
Macintosh OS: OS X Erase Free Space, mac technician, error note, x versions

Macintosh OS: OS9 Flashing earth icon, earth icon, disc selection
Macintosh OS: OS9 Flashing earth icon, earth icon, disc selection, system preferences

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, problem thanks
Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, problem thanks

Macintosh OS: Plextor PX-740UF and Mactheripper, apple dvd player, pixelation
Macintosh OS: Plextor PX-740UF and Mactheripper, apple dvd player, pixelation, correct word

Macintosh OS: My Powerbook's fan is running at all times, mac os update, start up disk
Macintosh OS: My Powerbook's fan is running at all times, mac os update, start up disk, pmu

Macintosh OS: powerbook G3 won't boot-up, pram battery, bronze keyboard
Macintosh OS: powerbook G3 won't boot-up, pram battery, bronze keyboard, pb g3

Macintosh OS: Safari hypertext link not working, default mail, mail reader
Macintosh OS: Safari hypertext link not working, default mail, mail reader, safari

Macintosh OS: SCSI to USB adapter for iMac or MacBook Pro, macbook, converters
Macintosh OS: SCSI to USB adapter for iMac or MacBook Pro, macbook, converters, os x

Macintosh OS: Shared Library error, library errors, visible change
Macintosh OS: Shared Library error, library errors, visible change, pram

Macintosh OS: Sony Z1 and Lacie d2 firewire conflict, sony z1, system profile
Macintosh OS: Sony Z1 and Lacie d2 firewire conflict, sony z1, system profile, imovie

Macintosh OS: search tools ofr OS X - FAST FIND & Sherlock ', hd space, processor resources
Macintosh OS: search tools ofr OS X - FAST FIND & Sherlock ', hd space, processor resources, classic mode

Macintosh OS: cannot send email from a POP'd webmail account, smtp servers, smtp settings
Macintosh OS: cannot send email from a POP'd webmail account, smtp servers, smtp settings, orangehome

Macintosh OS: setting up a Netgear WGR614 router on my MacG4, modem company, isp modem
Macintosh OS: setting up a Netgear WGR614 router on my MacG4, modem company, isp modem, modem brand

Macintosh OS: sony dcrsr40 and mac intel core duo compatibility, usb connection, titanium
Macintosh OS: sony dcrsr40 and mac intel core duo compatibility, usb connection, titanium

Macintosh OS: still paper in trash, suggestion
Macintosh OS: still paper in trash, suggestion

Macintosh OS: Transition audio problems, logical sense, questioner
Macintosh OS: Transition audio problems, logical sense, questioner, power mac

Macintosh OS: task manager, deleting files, combinations
Macintosh OS: task manager, deleting files, combinations, third party

Macintosh OS: Unlocking Photos, google, photo
Macintosh OS: Unlocking Photos, google, photo

Macintosh OS: virtual cd rom drives for mac, usb memory, iso image
Macintosh OS: virtual cd rom drives for mac, usb memory, iso image, easy solution

Macintosh OS: Yahoo Messenger and Mac OS 9.2, yahoo email account, folders
Macintosh OS: Yahoo Messenger and Mac OS 9.2, yahoo email account, folders, beta

Macintosh OS: Yahoo Video, netscape navigator 4, os 9
Macintosh OS: Yahoo Video, netscape navigator 4, os 9, yahoo

Macintosh OS: failure to connect to the internet, internet explorer 5, earthink
internet explorer 5, earthink, internet preferences: I would download IE v517 from www.mactopia.com (MS) Delete the configurations in TCP/IP control panel and setup a new one - the old may be corrupt. Make sure the connection works and keep a step by step log of what you do and what works. Get the connection...

Macintosh OS: failure of web browsers to work, preference folder, internet explorer 5
preference folder, internet explorer 5, preference files: hi please do the following: 1. check your HD with Disk Doctor or Disk Utility (it s located in utilities folder ). if the HD is ok then you can proceed to the step 2: 2. reinstall OS9. make sure you do clean install . this will move your current system...

Macintosh OS: failure of web browsers, internet explorer 5, g4 tower
internet explorer 5, g4 tower, internet preferences: Hello Emily, You say that your data was reinstalled. I would recommend that you download nice, new copies of your browsers and of Limewire and install them. Prior to downloading, remove all traces of your current copy of Limewire and one of the browsers....

Macintosh OS: fcp, boris fx, applejack
boris fx, applejack, mac model: I assume OSX - version??? Mac Model???? Download, install and run http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ After running, test - if no joy Uninstall both Boris and FCP Reinstall FCP Run Applejack again - test Reinstall Boris IF IT HOSES FCP again ...

Macintosh OS: .fdf, mac osx tiger, utf 8
mac osx tiger, utf 8, fdf file: Lon, .fdf is a data format that works alongside of .PDF files. Specifically, it s meant to be used along with PDF s to handle form data. Info here: http://www.google.com/search?q=.fdf+format&sourceid=mozilla-search&start=0&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official...

Macintosh OS: file backup on dvd-rw, mac version, sessions
mac version, sessions, disk utility: Ken, Open up disk utility (in your utilities folder) and you can reformat the DVD-RW to be blank. Then you can put more files on it. If you want to burn multiple sessions on the CD/DVD you might want to look here: http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/multisessioncds.html...

Macintosh OS: file folder has dissapeared, invisible files, disapeared
invisible files, disapeared, question thanks: Brendan, Did you use spotlight to search for your files? Or did you just look around ? Or are you on OSX.3 (or less?) Spotlight is X.4 specific (and later) You could try a data recovery tool...but if you need one you re in real trouble; you ought...

Macintosh OS: file locks, secret folder, g4 tower
secret folder, g4 tower, document summary: Rob, Here are some things to try (I haven t yet): Go to www.macupdate.com and search for Secret Folder . Go to www.macupdate.com and search for lock and look through the list. Some possibilities. I think the new user would work in conjunction...

Macintosh OS: file server, mac osx server, network storage devices
mac osx server, network storage devices, nas network storage: You should be aware of many things. ------------------------------- Working off a Fileserver Macs and Photoshop (and other programs) can have problems when trying to work off a fileserver. It is often recommended that you copy the file to your computer,...

Macintosh OS: file sharing, g4 imac, appleshare
g4 imac, appleshare, os 9: Hi Tony I will not be able to answer your question until late today, so if you need a quick answer I would communicate with another expert ... If you can wait, please let me know what you have tried so far. I m a little rusty on pre-OS 9 networking and may...

Macintosh OS: file transfer to Motorola V3 cell phone, motorola v180 cell phone, motorola v180
motorola v180 cell phone, motorola v180, google search: I have no experience, but The google search that found the link below (and others) http://www.google.com/mac?q=Motorola+V3+cell+phone&hl=en&lr=&safe=off&start=10&sa=N Mac & Cell Phones (Part 5) I recently changed to a Motorola V180 cell phone. ......

Macintosh OS: file transfer to newer Mac, ethernet crossover cable, yamaha bob
ethernet crossover cable, yamaha bob, scsi card: Hi Charles You can connect the machines using an Ethernet CrossOver cable and turn on File Sharing. Look in the Help menu on each machine for instructions. Both machines have built in Ethernet. What G3 model do you have? Beige or Blue & White? If...

Macintosh OS: filevault ate my home folder, mb sdram, www google com
mb sdram, www google com, apple website: I have no answer for you, except that this is one reason for backing up your files - harddrives die, software corrupts and you should always be prepared for the worst. (not that I take my own advice) You might download and try Data Rescue - it is a file...

Macintosh OS: filevault ate my home folder, mb sdram, apple website
mb sdram, apple website, time brad: hi there. all your files are inside this encrypted sparseimage. after you out of problem i d suggest you not to use it unless you absolutely have to do it and actually work with sensitive information all the time. otherwise you better use stuffit encrypting...

Macintosh OS: final cut pro hd 4.5, panasonic dvx100a, canon xl1s
panasonic dvx100a, canon xl1s, sorenson 3: Roger, 1) It sounds like your configuration is pretty good. Add some ram. Change the media drive to not being journaled. 2) I m a sennheiser guy. Pick the most expensive mike you can. If you have the watchdog, you have a good place for info. But if...

Macintosh OS: finder blinking, finder menu bar, single user mode
finder menu bar, single user mode, boot drives: 1. download applejack and run it. There should not be any errors, if there are run it again. 2. Delete the exe file that you indicated caused the problem. 3. Create a new user and login as that user. If the problem does not happen there, it means...

Macintosh OS: firewire, ethernet crossover cable, everymac
ethernet crossover cable, everymac, apple imac: Uh, I don t think the snowy iMac came with a firewire port. You can check at www.everymac.com at this address: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/stats/imac_se_700.html I believe that s the snowy model and it didn t have a firewire port on the right-hand...

Macintosh OS: firmware update, mac os x, printer connection
mac os x, printer connection, bob wood: Hi Jane This page has instructions for installing the firmware; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=60385 Anytime you want to get info on Macs, check here, you can search for anything; http://search.info.apple.com/ Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: how to fix a corrupt program, computer imac, internet explorer
computer imac, internet explorer, pdf link: Liz, It sounds like you re using Internet explorer. I don t think your program is corrupt If you control click on the PDF link, you have the option to save as PDF. Save it to your desktop. Apple s software called Viewer should be able to open...

Macintosh OS: flashing question mark, can't mount HD, norton disk doctor, norton systemworks
norton disk doctor, norton systemworks, techtool pro 4: Owen reseting the CUDA or PMU will do nothing to hurt your data. Only affects the electronics. If this doesn t work, your hard drive may have gone bad. Norton s, like I mentions has done this a lot on OS X drives. Symantec has stopped production any further...

Macintosh OS: folder sizes default ?, open folders, intel machines
open folders, intel machines, folder sizes: Hi Jim Here s the route to take: Apple Menu System Preferences Displays Then see what screen resolution is selected. I will bet it is much lesser resolution than that which your monitor is capable of displaying. I have a 19 widescreen flat...

Macintosh OS: Which folders are safe to delete?, g3 laptop, os x tiger
g3 laptop, os x tiger, developer documents: Hi Tom Which folders are safe to delete? Developer Yes. Not an essential part of OS X unless you are a software developer Documents No. A user s account should really have a Documents folder Fonts Never. Don t mess with fonts this way....

Macintosh OS: fonts not available, mac os x, font explorer
mac os x, font explorer, mac operating system: Download, install and run AppleJack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Run monthly, when upgrading, installing or removing and when problems surface. About AppleJack http://www.macfixit.com/article.php?story=2005041817191411 http://www.tuaw.com/2005/12/05/applejack-the-best-mac-os-x-troubleshooting-tool/...

Macintosh OS: fonts OS X, library folders, library folder
library folders, library folder, bob wood: Hi James At the Root of your hard drive, you ll see these folders; Applications Developer (if installed) Library System Users Possibly a couple others. The System and Library folders should not be touched. Open the User folder. You ll see...

Macintosh OS: fonts, adobe type reunion, x file format
adobe type reunion, x file format, adobe type manager: When asking a system question it is useful to provide more information. Mac Model? RAM? HD size? OS version? Program version? etc ------------------------------- http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=50489 TITLE Mac OS 9: About Mac OS...

Macintosh OS: footnotes, ed bliss, kind comments
ed bliss, kind comments, back of my mind: Dear Ed, Thank you for your kind comments. I hope I can answer this question adequately for you. I m not sure exactly what you did for your footnotes, but I m going to guess that you can simply copy and paste them ... If you highlight the footnote,...

Macintosh OS: I forgot to ask you -, john london, video presentation
john london, video presentation, control key: Dear David, I m not sure if this will help you ... but if you can click on the thing you want while holding down the control key, you might get the option you need to save it. I ve never tried to save something like that, though. Once it s saved to your...

Macintosh OS: forgotten the password, folder preferences, owner password
folder preferences, owner password, bob wood: Hi Pat Boot while holding the Shift key down. This will disable the Extensions and may get you in. If it does, open the Hard Drive System Folder Preferences trash the Multiuser preference. If you can t do it that way, boot off your OS disc by holding...

Macintosh OS: formating new drive, power mac g4, ata drives
power mac g4, ata drives, drive bays: Angel That manual is for a few different models of the G4 s. The G4 supports only two hard drives as is. To install a third drive, you need to install an ATA/IDE Controller card. You may have the additional Controller since it listed a SCSI drive....

Macintosh OS: freezes on startup screen, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, bob wood: Hi Caitlin Run FSCK and see if it helps; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command and S keys. You ll see a bunch of text begin scrolling...

Macintosh OS: frozen files, movie file, hard time
movie file, hard time, new hard drive: Matt, Two things. I d first, reformat it as HFS+ (the apple format). It s likely formatted as FAT32 (a pc format that doesn t permit files 2gb in size). I d run disk utility on it as well and make sure to verify the drive. It sounds like it s bad....

Macintosh OS: frozen I Mac, sd card reader, external harddrive
sd card reader, external harddrive, rainbow wheel: It would be nice if you had another external harddrive with OSX on it. OR a firewire port on this mac with another OSX mac with FW. Boot with the install OSX CD and DO NOT INSTALL. Just run Disk Utility from the menu. This will repair the Hard Drive...

Macintosh OS: frozen Mac LC 550, macintosh lc, application choices
macintosh lc, application choices, david pogue: Wow, jeff, this is going to be tricky! First, although Apple never explicitly says this, you should NEVER mess with At Ease or any or its components at all except to remove it altogether using the original installer disk. MacSecrets (a series of books by David...

Macintosh OS: ftp download problems, slow startups, imac g5 20
slow startups, imac g5 20, file vault: You do not say what the servers are - Win? Mac? running what FTP software? Full information is sorta necessary. What have you tried - connection wise? Just a cable - router - switch - hub... Do you do your monthly maintenance with Onyx, or Cocktail, or...

Macintosh OS: full computer name on network, macaddict forums, ultimate bulletin board
macaddict forums, ultimate bulletin board, apple system: There is no short or long computer name. The name entered in the File Sharing Control Panel is it. More info about the computer is found out by running Apple System Profiler (usually in the Apple Menu) while at the computer. OS TROUBLESHOOTING LINKS...

Macintosh OS: My G-3 os upgrade and diverting disaster, imac rev c, mike shuster
imac rev c, mike shuster, epson scanners: Mike If you re going to be using only OS X, and not a previous system, you don t need OS 9.2.1, but if you will still be using older software, you ll need to install 9.2.1. OS X uses Classic to work with older software. Classic is 9.x system. I would...

Macintosh OS: G3 DVD-Drive, stock drive, cd drive
stock drive, cd drive, gut feeling: Dear Ric, My gut feeling is that you definitely have too many drives connected. My first bit of advice is to disconnect all but one - and see if THAT works ... then disconnect that one and hook up another ... until you have tested them all. I don...

Macintosh OS: G3 dvd, firewire ports, dvdrom
firewire ports, dvdrom, floppy disk: Since you have a B&W tower that should have USB 1 and Firewire ports, I would go with an external drive. You can find a lot of combination CD-RW/DVDROM drives out there. You should not need any cards, but you might need to install a driver for the device,...

Macintosh OS: My G3 has the floppy question mark thing!, disk tool, apple menu
disk tool, apple menu, mixt: Andrea, If you need help beyond this, just come back and continue. You can t have a mixed operating system. (In system 9.2.2 and below, you can find the version by clicking on the Apple menu and selecting About this Macintosh (while in the Finder).)...

Macintosh OS: G3 harddrive, power macintosh g3, apple system profiler
power macintosh g3, apple system profiler, gig harddrive: Hi Dennis Not all Beige G3 s support dual drives (Master/Slave) The original Power Macintosh G3 Minitower and Desktop computers may or may not work with this feature. Original Power Macintosh G3 Minitower and Desktop computers with a revision 2 or later...

Macintosh OS: G3 laptop (bronze) won't bootup, norton disk doctor, everlasting gratitude
norton disk doctor, everlasting gratitude, kabul afghanistan: Hi David Try resetting the Power manager; Follow these steps to reset the power manager: 1 Make sure the unit is shut down, not in sleep mode. 2 Press Shift-Fn-Ctrl-Power keys at the same time. 3 Wait five seconds, then press the power key to turn...

Macintosh OS: G3 makes screen neon pink, belkin surge protector, power mac g3
belkin surge protector, power mac g3, pink hue: Barbara The only other thing you can try yourself is reseting the CUDA chip. You have to open the machine and get to the Logic Board and press the CUDA button for a second. It s located to the left of the PCI slots near the edge of the board. Chances...

Macintosh OS: G3 Powerbook upgrade, apple macintosh computers, macbook
apple macintosh computers, macbook, apple laptops: Hi Brendan The max ram the Bronze Powerbook can use is 512MB, so personally, that would stop me from spending any money to upgrade it. There aren t processor upgrades anymore for this model, unless you could find one on eBay.com. This page will show...

Macintosh OS: G3 startup woes, preference folder, finder error
preference folder, finder error, black bomb: Hi Moni You should be able to boot to OS 8 by holding the shift key down during boot. This will disable the loading extensions (time synchronizer is one), and when you get to the desktop, you can move the time synchronizer out of the extensions folder....

Macintosh OS: G4 Cube Memory Upgrade, dimm memory, non parity
dimm memory, non parity, cube memory: Hi Jonathan The Cube has three memory slots that use PC100, 3.3v, unbuffered, 8 byte, non-parity ,168 pin SDRAM. Under OS X, it can use 1.5GB of memory. Return the memory if it s not working. OS X is fussy about memory. Bad ram shows up easily. ...

Macintosh OS: G4 cube USB or 1394 networking, paul apple, expansion slots
paul apple, expansion slots, wireless solution: Paul, Apple has intergrated 10/100 for over ten years on the motherboard. The cube has zero expansion slots/daughtercard options. How to solve this? You can certainly buy a USB/100BT adapter (or a USB/802.11G) which should solve your problem (say,...

Macintosh OS: G4 non-stop whirring noise, powerpc mac, silicon oil
powerpc mac, silicon oil, power supply fan: There are three possible culprits. The power supply fan. The tiny fan the may or maynot be on the CPU on the video card. The HardDrive. Clear a space and make sure your cables have slack. Open the door and power up, it should be easy to identify the source...

Macintosh OS: G4 powerbook startup disk full, hard drive failure, data corruption
hard drive failure, data corruption, risk data: Hi Katleen You need to free up space quickly. Any hard drive should have at least 15% of free space, otherwise you risk data corruption/loss and hard drive failure. Download Onyx and use it to clear all Cache and Log files, they can build up; http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html...

Macintosh OS: G4 powerbook ti ram, apple powerbook g4, g4 powerbook
apple powerbook g4, g4 powerbook, powerbook g4: Pietro, since this page http://everymac.com/systems/apple/powerbook_g4/stats/powerbook_g4_500.html indicates that PC-100 SDRAM works, the 133 doesn t help you at all. Additionally, for video, the more ram = the better. So I d go with the gig. ...

Macintosh OS: G4 powerbook, 3 beeps, ram chips
3 beeps, ram chips, apple store: Sean, So, I did some research about this. Three beeps = ram isn t being seen at startup. This is something that you ought to bring (if you re under applecare) to an apple store. If you feel adventurous, you could (possibly) reseat the ram chips...

Macintosh OS: G4 Quicksilver OS 10.3 512k, bob wood, network icon
bob wood, network icon, command option: Hi Sam Leave it running for awhile with the World (Network) icon. That usually means it s looking for a Network. If it doesn t eventually boot into OS X, try starting holding the X key down. That should boot you into OS X. If not, hold the Option...