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Macs/Apples: AirPort Extreme to connect to wireless network, wep key, vpn connection
wep key, vpn connection, script program: Rebecca, Unfortunately, the only way I know of to open a VPN connection is to do it manually by clicking on it. There may be a script written for it, but you would probably have to click the script program to start IT up anyway, so you wouldn t be saving...

Macs/Apples: Airport Express, stereo cable, retail website
stereo cable, retail website, airport express: Nikki, It sounds like you have everything in place, and though I have your exact same setup, I don t know that I can help you out - it s more of a ah-ha thing at this stage in being able to actually see the setup.... Since you have a new Mac and new equipment,...

Macs/Apples: Airport Question, seperate networks, internet modem
seperate networks, internet modem, modem dsl: Nikki, Are you saying that you added an airport card to your Mac upstairs? Where is your airport basestation located? You should add it to the network (plug in the ethernet cable from your two wire network into the base station). Then the base station...

Macs/Apples: Airport Question, stereo cable, airtunes
stereo cable, airtunes, airport express: Dear Nikki, Hi! Sorry you re having trouble. Let s see what we can do. First and foremost, go here and download the new firmware for the Airport Express: http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/airportexpressfirmwareupdate63formacosx.html Then, download...

Macs/Apples: Airport Question, tcp ip settings, seperate networks
tcp ip settings, seperate networks, internet modem: Dear Nikki, Get the PCs and carefully unplug them. Carry them to the trash and throw them in, sealing the lid so any demons residing inside them cannot get out. You may wish to take a large mallet or rock to them, but the garbage can usually is enough....

Macs/Apples: Airport and WiFi, ebay forum, apple price
ebay forum, apple price, ungrateful person: Dear David, How are you? Just had a wonderfully ungrateful person rate me a 3! He said he was happy and helped, but found it necessary to give me a 3 for FREE ADVICE! Gotta love the world. Yes, your iBook needs an Airport card but Apple has stopped...

Macs/Apples: Allocating memory to Internet Explorer on OS 9, translation extension, memory size
translation extension, memory size, memory allocation: Dear Gavin, Are you absolutely sure that you are in the actual Internet Explorer and not an alias? The name Internet Explorer should be in regular type and NOT italic. Check to see if there is a Locked checkbox that is checked. If so, uncheck it and...

Macs/Apples: Allocation of memory to Interne explorer, page loading speed, cable internet connection
page loading speed, cable internet connection, high speed cable: David, 1. Quit IE 2. Get info on IE (select the icon and click command-i or go file show info 3. Change the preferred size, not the minimum. This is listed in bytes, not even kilobytes or megabytes, so just add a power of ten to the first digit....

Macs/Apples: Analog Board for Imac lime green, analog board, old adage
analog board, old adage, geeky computer: Dear Chrissy, Well, all is not lost...yet. I need you to tell me what type of upgrades were attempted. That is VERY important. The line of iMacs that yours is in has a few quirks that can mimic a dead or dying analog board and they are also prone to...

Macs/Apples: Antivirus software, mac viruses, macbook
mac viruses, macbook, intel chips: Dear Chris, There are a very limited number of Mac viruses and trojan horses out there. The number is so small, in fact, that an antivirus program would largely be a waste of money. However, some antivirus programs do what is called heuristic scanning and...

Macs/Apples: AOL web pages not loading correctly, aol version, aol browser
aol version, aol browser, intel cpus: Dear Steve, Please accept my apology for my tardiness in answering you question. I am just catching up on the holiday inundation of work and questions and working my way through a pile of questions. First, I am glad that you are very up-to-date on your...

Macs/Apples: APA/PSF formatting?, hd kits, format a hard drive
hd kits, format a hard drive, partition types: Dear Mike, So sorry for my tardiness, but been professionally engaged and unable to get to my questions for a number of weeks. I hope my information (or lack of it) is useful to you: Unfortunately, there is no actual hard drive format, per se, called...

Macs/Apples: APPLE MAIL, login passwords, mail message
login passwords, mail message, unnecessary step: Dear Gifford, This can be INFURIATING! I think everyone who has owned OS X and used it for a while knows this snafu very intimately. You d think Apple would ve fixed it once and for all by now, but they are too busy putting out new computers and trying...

Macs/Apples: APPLE NOT WORKING, straight arrow, clock battery
straight arrow, clock battery, square icon: Dear Dawn, This is caused by the laptop not finding a startup preference in its PRAM data and not being able to see a system in which to start up. For whatever reason, usually because the laptop has sat for a time and the clock battery has drained, this...

Macs/Apples: Apple AirPort and Westell VersaLink 327W, westell versalink 327w, slimline products
westell versalink 327w, slimline products, apple airport: Dear Frank, So sorry for the delay, but I ve been swamped. Apple s Airport Express should be just fine. MP3 is supported in iTunes 100%. Maybe you meant something else, but I just installed an Airport Express in a business so that they could use iTunes...

Macs/Apples: Apple afraid to use fans?, convection currents, g4 processors
convection currents, g4 processors, liquid coolant: Dear Zach, It is not that they are afraid at all, it is just that their G3 and G4 processors are RISC processors that work MUCH less hard to do the same task as a Pentium class CISC processor does. Apple has made excellent use of case design, heatsinks,...

Macs/Apples: Apple DVD-R, mayor credit cards, third party software
mayor credit cards, third party software, futher questions: Hi John, Ones a disk has been burned it can be read on any dvd player. so it does not matter if you burn dvd- or dvd+ disks and read then in the other kind of player/burner. There is however a catch. When you burned dvd-video files but you did not burn...

Macs/Apples: Apple features, apple laptop, headphone jack
apple laptop, headphone jack, mac os x: Danielle, The pros and cons of using an Apple computer (laptop or desktop) are varied from industry to industry, but for home users it s a total no-brainer to use a Macintosh. I ll first re-iterate that I service both Macs and PCs, and my blood pressure...

Macs/Apples: Apple G3 iBook Login Problems, fsck command, apple g3
fsck command, apple g3, file vault: Tom, Sounds like a problem with your home folder for sure. You can bypass the journaled FSCK stop by typing -yf after the standard fsck command. You may need to create a new user and move those resources over to it. Also, try booting from your Mac OS...

Macs/Apples: Apple G3 iBook Login Problems, apple g3, installation disc
apple g3, installation disc, dear tom: Dear Tom, Just put the OS X installation disc #1 (Jaguar or Panther or Tiger) in your Mac and choose RESTART. When the computer makes the startup chime, immediately hold down the C key until the Mac starts up from the CD. Once there, the installer will...

Macs/Apples: Apple iBook G3 Processing Speed, apple ibook g3, g3 ibook
apple ibook g3, g3 ibook, delay control: Dear Josh, Unfortunately, your machine is severely limited by a 3 generation old processor. You can add RAM, which will improve things significantly and increase your buffer size for quicktime (in System Preferences, click on Quicktime and choose a slower...

Macs/Apples: Apple Laptop, wireless broadband cards, pc card slot
wireless broadband cards, pc card slot, dell laptop: Kyle, Screen size aside, there are a few major differences between the two: On the MBP 1. FireWire 800 port for faster peripheral drives 2. PCMCIA slot (Express Card) for things like EVDO wireless broadband cards 3. Seperate graphics card for better graphics...

Macs/Apples: Apple laptops, apple retail store, apple laptops
apple retail store, apple laptops, macintosh operating system: Danielle, That s a pretty broad question. I ll give you the basic run-down: 1. Apple Laptops (and computers) run the Macintosh Operating System or Mac OS. PCs run Windows. 2. Apple Laptops currently use G4 processors, built by IBM and Motorolla. ...

Macs/Apples: Apple Macintosh Model M2875?, macintosh model, apple macintosh
macintosh model, apple macintosh, apple web: Hi Jerry, sorry for the late response. I have been trying to find the nuber you mentioned, but unfortunately I am unable to retreive it. On the site http://history.eis.net.au/ there are descriptions of every mac ever made, but unfortunately it is not searchable....

Macs/Apples: Apple Monitors, apple cinema display, apple monitors
apple cinema display, apple monitors, intel computer: Hi Bruce It should work fine. If it doesn t you could use WinADC; http://sourceforge.net/projects/winacd/ You might want to look at the Dell 2007FP monitors, very nice and a lot less expensive. Same company makes the screen for the Dells and Apple;...

Macs/Apples: Apple Performa 6400/180 bootup freeze, apple performa, performa 6400
apple performa, performa 6400, apple website: you need to start up the machine from a system drive. if you have another computer with CD burner you can download OS 7 ( i think it ll be the best in your case) from apple website or from the following link and create a system CD yourself. http://home.earthlink.net/~gamba2/syslist.html...

Macs/Apples: Apple Performa 6400/180 bootup freeze, small computer system interface, computer system interface
small computer system interface, computer system interface, apple performa: Dear Juan, So sorry for the wait, but I couldn t reach AllExpert s server. I could see your question in my list, but couldn t respond to it. I am SO sorry. It was out of my control--please don t hold it against me! A Performa uses a SCSI bus for the...

Macs/Apples: Apple Performa 6400/180 bootup freeze, apple performa, performa 6400
apple performa, performa 6400, tax 0: Hi Juan, It apears to be a hardware problem. Do you hear any sounds like the boing at startup and any sounds after that? If not: it could be a problem with the scsi-bus (removing all scsi-devices except for the startup disk might help) otherwise you...

Macs/Apples: Apple Powerbook 'Lid Closing', apple powerbook, powerbook g4
apple powerbook, powerbook g4, usb keyboard: Tom, Older powerbooks had the ability to connect a VGA/video cable to them, as well as an external USB keyboard, and wake the machine from sleep with the lid closed, allowing it to run closed. The PowerBook G4 Aluminum machines may or may not have this ability,...

Macs/Apples: Apple Superdrive vs. other DVD burners, apple superdrive, check apple
apple superdrive, check apple, hybrid cd: Vance, 1. Q: My question is at a later time I want to burn DVD s will iDVD and gargaeband work with a third party burner. A: I m pretty sure it will. At an earlier time, this was not the case. Check Apple s website though, just to make sure before you...

Macs/Apples: Apple to Word, ed bliss, mac os x
ed bliss, mac os x, word windows: Dear Ed, I am very sorry I didn t see your question sooner. With the holidays and the Mac business being very brisk, I have had no time whatsoever. I hope this helps somewhat and if I am too late, please forgive me: When you are in AppleWorks, you can...

Macs/Apples: AppleWorks for OS X, appleworks 6, mac os x
appleworks 6, mac os x, angel angel: Angel, I believe you should be able to expand the SMI or self-mounting-image file, but I think the application is carbonized in version 6.2.8, so should be able to run in Mac OS X if you are booted from Mac OS X. If it s still opening in Classic, get info...

Macs/Apples: AppleWorks won't open, followup question, white strip
followup question, white strip, neccessary: Dear MCandy, First, go to your GO menu when you re in the Finder along the top left white strip. You will see a group of things starting with Computer, Home, Network, iDisk, Applications, and UTILITIES. Select Utilities and find the Disk Utility in the...

Macs/Apples: Appleworks 6.2.9 updater, macintosh hd, library folder
macintosh hd, library folder, apple key: Dear Charles, Do you have ANY install disks from your computer s original included disks? Sometimes, they were called Applications and others they were called simply System Install (NOT Restore ). If you can do a quick OS 9 original install to get the...

Macs/Apples: Applications Quitting Unexpectantly, mac os x panther, os x panther
mac os x panther, os x panther, powerbook g4: Hi Mark, I m sorry it took so long for me to answer. I ve been thinking about your problem but cannot put my finger on it. My intuition says that it is not your mac, your hardware or your macos that give you these problems. I suspect that the problem...

Macs/Apples: Applications quitting unexpectedly, adobe application, mac g4
adobe application, mac g4, bob wood: Hi Janet I would first get Yasu; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21674 Use that to clear all Caches and run the other routines in it. If this doesn t help, get DiskWarrior; http://www.alsoft.com and run that on your drive....

Macs/Apples: ATA/EIDE hard drives vs. SATA hard drives, sata ii hard drives, incompatibility issues
sata ii hard drives, incompatibility issues, sata hard drives: Dear Marie, Why do you want the SATA drives? The SPinpoint Samsungs are PATA drives that have 8 MB of buffer and 8.9 ms retrieval time (as opposed to most SATA s 5.9 seconds). The Serial ATA drives (SATA) are new and the only mac that they work on natively...

Macs/Apples: Audio Recording, wav file format, imac g3
wav file format, imac g3, italk: Dear Thomas, Sorry for my tardiness, but I had technical difficulty reaching the site! It was so FRUSTRATING knowing that I had questions but not being able to answer them. Your correct in choosing the iPod. It is the best way to record voice because...

Macs/Apples: AW saving to pdf problem, legitimate deal, craig g
legitimate deal, craig g, pdf images: Dear Craig, I m so sorry for not getting back to you sooner. Because this is volunteer, my job has to take precidence. That said, it s been 3.5 weeks since I ve had a day off. Trying to catch up. I got to you a few days after you wrote, but the server...

Macs/Apples: adaptec card, adaptec aha, firmware updates
adaptec aha, firmware updates, sony tape drive: Dear Tom, It most likely could be done if it has an eeprom for firmware updates (which some do not). However, the question arises is the utility of doing something such as this worthwhile? The answer is that there are so many alternatives for the mac that...

Macs/Apples: adb keyboard, adb keyboards, adb keyboard
adb keyboards, adb keyboard, adb connector: Hi Bob Check these for ADB keyboards; http://www.welovemacs.com/usb-adb-keyboard---mice-adb-keyboards.html http://www.macmall.com/macmall/shop/detail.asp?dpno=69554&Redir=1 http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Mace%20Group/MK105S/ Any ADB keyboard...

Macs/Apples: added a new hard drive, mac apps, blue apple
mac apps, blue apple, apple menu: Dear Jeff, If at all possible (if you have the connection) go to About this Mac in the Blue Apple menu and click on the Software Update button. THen you can upgrade to 10.3.3 and make sure any of your other Mac apps are up to date. Restart when it is done...

Macs/Apples: adding signature to document, various file formats, bob wood
various file formats, bob wood, acrobat document: Hi Ron I ve never done this. Do you have the full version of Acrobat? If so, look in the Help Menu for Signature and it will explain. If you can t do it, post on the Adobe Acrobat forums for help; http://www.adobe.com/support/forums/main.html Bob...

Macs/Apples: agp card replacement, logic board, pale shade
logic board, pale shade, imac g4: Dear Janeen, I think you re talking about the G3 iMac if it is the chubby al in one unit. Unfortunately, their longevity is very limited because that was the start of Apple moving away from upgradable parts to their all-together, less expensive to produce,...

Macs/Apples: airport, snow airport, setup directions
snow airport, setup directions, apple network: Dear Joe, When you go into your System Preferences/Network Control Panel, you need to go to the SHOW selector and pick Network Port Configurations. Under that category, you need to have AIRPORT in the list and checked. Also, drag the Airport to the TOP...

Macs/Apples: airport, wireless ethernet adapter, other world computing
wireless ethernet adapter, other world computing, 11b wireless: Dear Joe, I have been ill and I sincerely apologize for taking way too long on my response to you. I am so sorry. Joe, you need two things to hook up the iMac to the Airport base station: 1) An Aiport iMac Adapter card 2) An Airport card (original...

Macs/Apples: airport express, printer/speakers?, powered speakers, hi doug
powered speakers, hi doug, macintosh computer: Hi Doug From Apple s TIL: To set up your base station: Connect the appropriate cables to the ports you want to use, including the Ethernet cable connected to your DSL or cable modem (if you will connect it to the Internet), the audio cable connected...

Macs/Apples: airport, usb wireless adapter, smc barricade
usb wireless adapter, smc barricade, system profiler: Dear Cheryl, You DO NOT have to purchase an Airport base station. They are, in my opinion, very over priced and unneccessary. First, you must determine whether there are any Airports on your existing computer. Go into OS X or OS 9 (if you re still in OS...

Macs/Apples: putting an airportcard in a 233mhz G3 IMAC, tray loading, cd drive
tray loading, cd drive, os 9: Unfortunately, it sounds like you have the older model of iMacs, the Tray-Loading CD Drive version. They are not able to have an Airport card installed. I, personally, have not heard much about making the older iMacs wireless, but I would imagine that there...

Macs/Apples: allocating memory to internet, similiar questions, internet explorer
similiar questions, internet explorer, preferred size: Sue, Make sure you ve quit IE and then get info on the application itself- if you re getting info on internet and it has italicized text, it s not actually the application, but an alias. Find Internet Explorer the application and get info there. Then...

Macs/Apples: Will this ancient scanner purchased for my Mac, red tag deals, variable optics
red tag deals, variable optics, scanjet ii cx: Sharon, If the ScanJet is SCSI (the cable that connects it to the Mac) it will probably work on your PC, but you ll probably need to buy a host adapter (techspeak for PCI card ) as most PCs don t come with SCSI built in. Look to your local MicroCenter,...

Macs/Apples: apple airport basestation, wireless distribution system, ethernet signals
wireless distribution system, ethernet signals, internal ip addresses: Dear Joe, So sorry for the lateness of my reply. I replied to 5 questions, yours being one of them, and none of them went through. I happened to check the site and saw your question and the others there. Please, accept my apologies. An airport base...

Macs/Apples: apple iphone, apple iphone, iphone
apple iphone, iphone, sim card: Jason, Good question. I ll be getting one myself, and have wondered about that - many European customers would be willing to break the requisite Cingular contract I m sure, but there may be an additional form to fill out for just that contract before you...

Macs/Apples: apple printer compatible with windows??, pc maclan, apple laserwriter
pc maclan, apple laserwriter, epson usb: Hi Mik, Yes you can, but not without some investment. the Apple LW2 uses appletalk as language as where the PC uses PCL. So you need a program to translate between the two. Miramars PC MACLAN is an excelent tool that does just that. download a demo here:...

Macs/Apples: apple, bob wood, virex
bob wood, virex, g5 imac: Hi Cindy You don t need Virex. There is NO virus that can affect OS X. Just don t send attachments to any PC people if you don t know what they are. This is the way viruses spread. OS X has a built in Firewall if you want to use it. It s in the Sharing...

Macs/Apples: appleworks printing with hp printer, hp printers, hp1210 printer
hp printers, hp1210 printer, mac os 9: Hi Stan HP printers are well-known for not playing nice with AppleWorks. The first thing to do is to update your installation of AppleWorks to 6.2.9. You can find the updaters here; http://search.info.apple.com/?search=Go&lr=lang_en&kword=kbdload&q=appleworks...

Macs/Apples: I asked you for your advice . . ., option apple, mac g3
option apple, mac g3, parameter ram: Dear Earl, Here is the answer again, in case you need it: Dear Earl, Does it actually start up using the second drive? If not, just put in a bootable Cd (like the OS 9.2.2 install disk-not the RESTORE disk- or a Norton Utilities disk, or any OS 9 startup...

Macs/Apples: audio input limitations?, old 78 records, griffin imic
old 78 records, griffin imic, external soundcard: Dear David, THANKS for writing. Your instincts were correct. The speaker inputs would be too much for the Mac to take since a Line In jack on a mac takes a peak of about 200 Milliwatts and a speaker line, even when turned way down, is at least 5 times that!...

Macs/Apples: autofill, e mail address, internet explorer help
e mail address, internet explorer help, ed bliss: internet explorer is your browser. platform (OS) you can know by going to apple sign in the corner of the screen and choosing about this mac. as for your questions the best way would be to read internet explorer help file. it is well written. elia...

Macs/Apples: avi files?, avi mpeg converter, avi file format
avi mpeg converter, avi file format, avi files: Mike, I have no idea about the AVI file - it may work for DVD or may not depending on the CODEC used to encode it. If it were a quicktime movie I would know that I could drop it on iDVD or Toast and have it burn... I d contact Roxio if you have questions...

Macs/Apples: avi files?, avi mpeg converter, avi file format
avi mpeg converter, avi file format, format vob: Dear Mike, It is a tough thing, converting the Windoze-centric AVI format to a useable, universal format. Toast, despite its taking FOREVER, has decent results, but I would take a few more steps and get it done significantly faster: Go here and download...

Macs/Apples: avi to mpeg, imovie, avi files
imovie, avi files, avi format: iMovie will do anything that QT can do. QT will convert avi to mpeg but in order to be played on DVD player you need to make VCD. please note that you need QT PRO which is $29 http://versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15509 this is a free-ware that...

Macs/Apples: avi to mpeg, divx codec, luck john
divx codec, luck john, john thanks: I ve been thinking about this, but don t know an answer right away. Can I tak a look at the file? If it is under about 8mb you could mail it to me. otherwise I can download it from a location where you put it (par example your .mac account or some other piece...

Macs/Apples: avi, many different things, software macintosh
many different things, software macintosh, mac os 10: Dear Jerry, Your question is not a yes or no answer, really, because .avi is so many different things. You see, it is the standard (read stupid ) Windows format for video that doesn t work with most standard video PLAYERS. Coincidently, though, it is...

Macs/Apples: B&W G3: Powerline ethernet not working, powerline adapter, grasping at straws
powerline adapter, grasping at straws, dear jon: Dear Jon, I m a bit of a dimwit, being swamped lately and getting behind, I thought that your question was your previous question and that it was already answered. I just noticed that your question was new (but is old by now). I hope I can still help. ...

Macs/Apples: B&W G3 w/ recurrent 10-second freezes on 2nd ATA drive, classic mac os, system profiler
classic mac os, system profiler, configuration details: Gordon Ok, I thought maybe you actually had 10 partitions. My Sonnett shows two of my drives on the SCSI report also, don t have a clue as to why. As for the cable, I would try a different dual connector cable. Yours could be bad, or only for cable...

Macs/Apples: B/W Logicboard, g3 processor, functional type
g3 processor, functional type, command option: Tyler, I ve not done the operation you mention, but Apple s support site says the processor isn t functional: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58442 If you think resetting the firmware will help, restart the computer and press command-option-O-F....

Macs/Apples: B&W logicboard, g3 processor, mac boot
g3 processor, mac boot, gray screen: Dear Tyler, Sorry so late, very bogged down with work/questions lately! Do NOT hold the CUDA button in for a minute. It should be depressed only ONCE between startups and then for only a second or two, no more! The CUDA has its own tiny CPU and can be...

Macs/Apples: B&W PowerMac Random Crashes, open firmware, maintenance scripts
open firmware, maintenance scripts, ram slots: Hi Barry! Ok first of all if this is happening when you re browsing you can check your internet plugins (go to Library/Internet Plugins [or look in spotlight for the folder Internet Plugins]), replace all your plugins with new ones (you can download them from...

Macs/Apples: B&W PowerMac random crashes, open firmware, maintenance scripts
open firmware, maintenance scripts, ram slots: Barry Repairing Permissions helps with some problems if they re set wrong, but not a cure all. Usually a crash like you re having is either memory related or a failing hard drive or logic board. You can post this question for another volunteer. I...

Macs/Apples: Backing Up, harddisk enclosure, external harddisk
harddisk enclosure, external harddisk, mail mp3: Hi Michael, you could backup your entire system, or just the things you really need. The problem is that often it is hard to decide what is really neccessary. I personally backup only three things: - my personal data (all stored in my documents folder)...

Macs/Apples: Backing Up, carbon copy cloner, installing a new operating system
carbon copy cloner, installing a new operating system, apple powerbook: Hi Michael Backups are the most important thing for computer users. No need to backup applications that you have on disk, but anything you download should be backed up. I keep a folder in my drive that I put anything I download into, using an Alias...

Macs/Apples: Backing Up, installing a new operating system, apple powerbook
installing a new operating system, apple powerbook, drive savers: Dear Michael, Frustration is not the word lately with this website. I have answered your question not once, but TWICE and it has never gone through. I have also tried repeatedly to tot he site and been turned away because it was too busy!!! I pride myself...

Macs/Apples: Backup Operations, knowledge base article, external hard drive
knowledge base article, external hard drive, source volume: Dear Mr. Alley, I do that kind of thing all the time, where I go through a number of steps to accomplish something in OS X and it just doesn t work. Many times (most all times) it is because I forgot to do an insignificant detail or sometimes it is just...

Macs/Apples: Bad firewire drive killing g4 logic board?, plastic insulation, logic board
plastic insulation, logic board, g4 tower: Dear JL, Sorry for my delay in getting back to you--technical difficulties in reaching the site. I answered your question about 4 days ago, only to see it still there on the list, so I assume that when the answer was submitted, it never got through. Technology...

Macs/Apples: Balloons, Int. Explorer, internet exploder, toolbar settings
internet exploder, toolbar settings, cable modem: Dear Charles, GOD, I can t stand Internet Exploder! Hate microsoft! Go to www.fuckmicrosoft.com and READ. Okay, go to TUCOWS.COM and download a new BROWSER like Mozilla or something. Until then, just do this: Find your Preferences in your Edit pull...

Macs/Apples: about Base Stations, router base, dialup modem
router base, dialup modem, powerbook g4: Danielle The Airport Extreme Base Station is the only unit that comes with a Dialup modem. If you use DSL, then you can use just about any router, which will be much cheaper, work just as well, as Apple s Airport Base Station. There is no time limit...

Macs/Apples: Beige G3 tower and new external speakers/lcd monitor, harmon kardon speakers, beige g3
harmon kardon speakers, beige g3, pci video card: Dear Stefani, The monitor question is a good one. Will the LCD monitor work with the higher refresh rate? If so, then you are all set and don t have to change it even if the manual says otherwise. You see, the problem is that the video card on the G3 tower...

Macs/Apples: BLUEBERRY WONT StART, single user mode, apple ibooks
single user mode, apple ibooks, gray screen: angelic_13, Aside from erasing and reinstalling the Mac OS from CD/DVD, you could attempt booting from the install disc and running disk utility s repair disk and repair permissions. I would also try booting into single user mode (apple-s on boot) and...

Macs/Apples: I BOOK HDD, dear christine, music folder
dear christine, music folder, playlists: Dear Christine, I don t know why, but you never received the answer I sent out to you about 3 weeks ago. In any case, I am truly sorry for your late receipt of this email and I hope it is of at least some help. Your iPod can indeed be used as an external...

Macs/Apples: NO BOOT!, norton disk doctor, mac os x
norton disk doctor, mac os x, hardware failure: hi then here is the procedure: 1. don t use Norton. Never. Forget it s name. it s not for Mac. 2. here is the program to recover files; http://www.prosofteng.com/products/data_rescue.php - this program recovers files form damaged disk onto another disk....

Macs/Apples: BobI want to put some..., analog to digital converter, digital video camera
analog to digital converter, digital video camera, vhs video tapes: Hi Paul If you can get your hands on a digital video camera. Most DV cams have an analog to digital converter built in. Just plug your VHS machine into your DV camera, and run a firewire from the cam to your Mac. Use iMovie to import and iDVD to burn....

Macs/Apples: Bookmarks/Favorites, wellesley college, internet explorer 5
wellesley college, internet explorer 5, mac face: Dear Trish, Bummer about the RESTORE disk. Next time, try the INSTALL disk and try doing a CLEAN install. That will just replace the System Folder and will keep your old one (including your PREFERENCES folder inside the System Folder--you can just replace...

Macs/Apples: Boot Disc 10.28, disc problem, boot disc
disc problem, boot disc, drop down menu: you are trying to install partner. i guess you do it from Panther DVD or CDs. if my assumption are correct then you insert the DVD, click on the install icon. it boots the machine from DVD and lets you access DISK UTILITY from drop down menu of the installer....

Macs/Apples: Boot Disc 10.28, third party tools, norton utilities
third party tools, norton utilities, bootable disk: Hi Shane, Thats a bit of a problem allright. You will need an apple installation (system) disk to create a bootable mac disk. Many third party tools like norton utilities and disktools come with bootable disks, so you could use one of these. That would...

Macs/Apples: Booting from 9.2 back to 10.3.9, circular arrow, mac os x
circular arrow, mac os x, right arrow: Lisa, Yikes! Over $1000 for a home user! Did your expert give you a concise explanation of what happened? I would try to tack on a your work is guaranteed for x number of days phone call in a nice way if you can, or at least have him or her tell you...

Macs/Apples: Booting into OS 9 from an MDD PM G4, beige g3, mac face
beige g3, mac face, option key: When you hold option key during start up what choices will you see? ------------- Elia, You answered my question with a question, and the system won t allow me to ask a follow-up question because you are listed as maxed out. Thank you for trying to help...

Macs/Apples: Browser for Mac, g4 system, outlook express 5
g4 system, outlook express 5, internet explorer 5: Hi David Netscape isn t dead, at least for OS X. Most software companies aren t doing any new work on software for OS 9 or prior. And, web designers are no longer worry about supporting OS 9 or earlier in their web designs. Web standards have changed,...

Macs/Apples: Burner probs, mac os 9, toast titanium
mac os 9, toast titanium, mail application: Dear Neil, I did not think that there was ANY version of ACT that worked on a Mac, OS 9 or 10. As for the other ones (WORD, EXCEL, etc) they are Microsoft and are, as such, not very good programs to begin with and, running in an emulated mode (in Classic...

Macs/Apples: Burning DVD's using Toast and a Lacie DVD writer., creating dvd menus, mac menus
creating dvd menus, mac menus, toast titanium: DVD: what exactly happens when you try to watch the movies on your mac? Menus; it s hard to advise without knowing what kind of troubles you are running into. Roxio Toast comes with pretty well written documentation that describes the process of making...

Macs/Apples: Burning DVDs, burning dvds, drive question
burning dvds, drive question, encryption code: Dear Faith, In order to be convinced of these programs effectiveness, try the demos out to get a feel for them and how you might use them. Here s the URLs for the demo versions: CINEMATIZE 2 http://www.miraizon.com/support/downloads.html Fast DVD...

Macs/Apples: Burning PC Disks, toast titanium, macintosh computers
toast titanium, macintosh computers, iso 9660: Dear Alex, So sorry for the delay, but the holidays really overwhelmed me with work. PC compatible disks can be made a number of different ways. Many programs have a ISO 9660 option and that is PC compatible as it is the standard for data CDs. You can...

Macs/Apples: Burning slideshow to DVD, video slideshow, blood infection
video slideshow, blood infection, quicktime video: Dear Bob, So sorry for being late in getting back to you. I ve been hospitalized with a blood infection for a month and have been recuperating slowly at home. Please accept my apologies and if you feel the need to rate me poorly in timeliness, please don...

Macs/Apples: Buying an ibook or powerbook, microsoft office suite, inefficient programs
microsoft office suite, inefficient programs, spreadsheet program: Dear Faith, You do NOT need an airport base station to be wireless. You can use a $45 wireless G router connected to any cable modem or dsl modem to get the wireless done (as long as you have an Airport Extreme card installed in the laptop). Having an...

Macs/Apples: Buying a Mac, repetitive steps, mac apple
repetitive steps, mac apple, laptop model: Dear Chris, Converting to a Mac would probably be the best decision you ever make regarding computing. It is like figuring out a really difficult problem and realizing that the answer was there all along and that because you found it, your life will be so...

Macs/Apples: Buying a used Apple, bob wood, hi bob
bob wood, hi bob, incidentals: Hi Gary It would be okay to start with and learn a little about Macs. It will certainly do what you want with no problem this machine, it would be much too slow. OS X is Apple s newest system, a few years old now, but updates yearly. You can see it...

Macs/Apples: backup errors, firewire hd, retrospect express
firewire hd, retrospect express, g4 powerbook: Dear Don, Sorry about the wait--I ve been absolutely swamped. The security settings are just a result of the permissions being off when t he backup makes its copies and are nothing to worry about. The other mystery items are perfectly normal items...

Macs/Apples: bad volume structure, volume structure, disk warrior
volume structure, disk warrior, hfs: Joe, While I ve not seen this happen before (what version of the Mac OS?) I know that Disk Warrior is the cure (or at least a healthy treatment) for Volume issues. The volume is your hard drive, formatted for HFS+. If the volume structure is corrupt,...

Macs/Apples: bad volume structure, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, volume structure: Joe Run FSCK and if it can t fix it, let me know what the errors are. 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...

Macs/Apples: bad volume structure, seagate barracuda, minor miracles
seagate barracuda, minor miracles, corruption problems: Dear Joe, It sounds like your hard drive is having serious corruption problems. One thing to try would be to attempt a reinstall of OS X by starting up holding down the C key with the OS X install CD #1 in your drive. This should start your mac into the...

Macs/Apples: "beach ball" spins, aol screen name, apple stores
aol screen name, apple stores, utility applications: Maureen, Make sure you repair permissions with Disk Utility (/Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility) by selecting the disk in the left column (once you ve launched the app) at least quarterly, if not after every update. Also, minimize the number of widgets...

Macs/Apples: beige g3 and widescreen monitor, beige g3, 500mhz g4
beige g3, 500mhz g4, gb hd: OS X will support most of the resolutions, it will automatically adjust upon sensing the new widescreen settings set in the firmware of the monitor. I ve used my widescreen monitor with my G3 with no problem. If you have any further questions, don t hesitate...

Macs/Apples: my bit torrents is too slow, best bit torrent client, bit torrent client
best bit torrent client, bit torrent client, target disk: Dear Abdullah, You didn t tell me what bit torrent program you are using, but if you installed the program after re-formatting your computer, it should be fine. Do you have a Windows PC? Macs do not need reformatting in the strict sense. Sure, you can...

Macs/Apples: bittorrents, static ip address, interface section
static ip address, interface section, dear sam: Dear Sam, Holidays are nuts! So sorry about taking so long to get to you. EVERYONE was asking what to do about their computers that I couldn t keep up. Ah, BitTorrent is that wonderful and hard-top-figure-out way of sharing. Contrary to popular believe,...

Macs/Apples: blank cd, external cd burner, dos format
external cd burner, dos format, blank cds: Dear Julian, Unless you bought an aftermarket cd burner, the cd drive will always react to the blank cds as needing initialization. It does not see the disk as formattable in Apple HFS+ and defaults to the DOS (pro-dos) format. Even if you click initialize,...

Macs/Apples: blk screen on Imac SE Graphite 400 w/9.2, increasing ram, dear mike
increasing ram, dear mike, graphite: Dear Mike, This is not the best of news, Mike. However, you should connect the external monitor and run the 4.1.9 firmware. Download it from here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75130 Very rarely, this can make a difference, but ...

Macs/Apples: blue G3-300, security application, good software
security application, good software, c key: Why don t you call Foolproof guys? The security app is designed to prevent hacking through or easily restoring passwords. I really doubt somebody on allexperts.com can help you. You are asking to break into security application. It requiers very special...

Macs/Apples: blue screen, kernel panic, incompatible software
kernel panic, incompatible software, incompatible hardware: Dear Pam, I wish air travel was cheap, then I could easily do repairs and housecalls for all the people with Mac problems. What you re describing is called a kernel panic. Apple describes it thusly: A kernel panic is a type of error that occurs...

Macs/Apples: blueberry iMac, crt, 99--slot loading, external cd drive, blueberry imac
external cd drive, blueberry imac, plastic tabs: Dear Kat, Boy, you ve got yourself in quite a mess, huh? You should be able to boot from an external CD drive but it needs to be FIREWIRE. You could also boot from an external hard drive as long as it was in a firewire enclosure. USB 1.1 is just too slow...

Macs/Apples: bluetooth problem., motorola v710, mac os x
motorola v710, mac os x, photo files: Henry, I don t know if the M V710 is supported under the version of iSync in Mac OS X 10.3.9; I get a hint from this page though: http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/isync/index.html There is a caveat to the compatibility with this device in even Mac...

Macs/Apples: no boot-up, right arrow, blank screen
right arrow, blank screen, power button: it is simple. I tried the same thing with an OSX install disk in the drive. Got an icon for that too but with no happy results. Double click the install disk and it will start up the machine from CD drive. then follow installation instruction and install...

Macs/Apples: no boot, circular arrow, keyboard cable
circular arrow, keyboard cable, rubber button: Dear Mike, You need to shut the computer off and take out EVERY input/output cable from the computer (except the Power cable and keyboard cable). I also need you to remove any third part PCI cards that may be installed in the back. Once you do this, while...

Macs/Apples: broken G4 powrbook screen, ribbon cable connector, keyboard function
ribbon cable connector, keyboard function, g4 powerbook: Dear Stephen, If it was dropped or there was a shock that disabled the screen, then there is a good chance that, given what you ve described, the keyboard ribbon cable has come loose. You have to gently pry up the tiny tabs on the edges of the ribbon cable...

Macs/Apples: browser won't load, contracted providers, ppp dial
contracted providers, ppp dial, favorite computer: Dear Steve, This sounds like your ISP changed the settings neccessary to connect. This happens a lot when new numbers and contracted providers are brought on board. Unfortunately, it is a trial and error troubleshooting process, which, given the number...

Macs/Apples: burning slideshow to DVD, imac 450, resolution quality
imac 450, resolution quality, youv: Ron, When iPhoto creates a slideshow, it s actually creating a quicktime movie including the transitions and effects (and sound/music if youv e added it) you ve applied to the slideshow. If you can t burn it to DVD by sending it to iDVD, then you can...

Macs/Apples: buslink usb hard drive, quantum fireball, external hard drives
quantum fireball, external hard drives, external hard drive: Dear Jim, I hope he was able to gather some of your music. What a great gift. I was sitting in my office late the other night and I heard this all too familiar clunking/clicking sound, followed by my system destabilizing. It was one of my 3 internal hard...

Macs/Apples: Should i buy MacBook Or not!, intel gma 950 graphics processor, ati mobility radeon x1600
intel gma 950 graphics processor, ati mobility radeon x1600, bob wood: Arshavand Only games that are written for a Mac will work on a Mac, same for games written for a PC, they ll only work on a PC. You have to look at the system requirements on any game you buy. It s the same for programs (applications). But most programs...

Macs/Apples: buying advice for studio setup, business card stock, electronic drawing pad
business card stock, electronic drawing pad, rough drawings: Hi Ron Nice site. I would get the new MacBookPro. Both models have built-in Slot-load SuperDrive (DVD±RW/CD-RW), so you wouldn t need an external burner. http://store.apple.com The screen is large enough for presentations. This machine has...

Macs/Apples: buying a G4 powerbook, g4 powerbook, education discount
g4 powerbook, education discount, ram memory: I don t own the computer yet; I am looking to buy a powerbook in a few days. I want to do moderately-serious video editing (not a lot of effects though) on the computer using either Final Cut Pro or Avid. if you are going to make a living out of video...

Macs/Apples: buying a MAC, apple webobjects, quad xeon
apple webobjects, quad xeon, deals section: Dear Lisa, You ve come to the right place. There are some good sites, namely Lowendmac.com, that give you the best prices on the web (look in their DEALS section). As far as bang for the buck, you really can t beat Apple s own refurbished selections. These...

Macs/Apples: buying old iMac for classroom, mac os x, mark mac
mac os x, mark mac, luck john: Hello Mark, Mac OS X version 10.0, 10.1 and 10.2 work on any G3. AFter that it will probably work, but the speed won t be what you expect of it. When I look at your question it seems that you have have probably made up your mind, but maybe I can help...

Macs/Apples: CD Booting, binuscan, scanner software
binuscan, scanner software, bob wood: Hi Graham Try booting while holding the Option key. This will take longer and should give you a screen with the available startup disk choices. You can then choose which system to boot from. You can also boot while holding the X key down to boot into...

Macs/Apples: CD Burner, scsi to usb adapter, ebay
scsi to usb adapter, ebay, scsi interface: Dear TIm, I sincerely apologize for my tardiness as I have been ill and unable to get to my questions. That said, your question is very straightforward and easy to answer--although the news is not as you had hoped. SCSI peripherals can use a SCSI to USB...

Macs/Apples: CD burning & itunes access, itunes 2, system profiler
itunes 2, system profiler, apple store: Dear David, What type of G3 tower do you have? Is it the Yosemite? (that s the one that s blue and white) How much RAM do you have? What I am thinking is that if you have enough RAM, then you can upgrade to OS X and start getting caught up with the...

Macs/Apples: CD/DVD, chicken bones, apple cd
chicken bones, apple cd, mac g4: Dear Jerry, The causes for this are varied and the fixes are like voodoo, passed from person to person by web or word of mouth, so what you hear is a bit on the odd side when it gets to you. You take some chicken bones, arrange them around the Mac and soak...

Macs/Apples: CD/DVD, utility folder, mac g4
utility folder, mac g4, system preference: Jerry use Disk Utility in your Utility folder to Repair Permissions. Then boot off the 10.3 Installed CD. After the Installer window appears, go up to the Installer Menu to Disk Utility and Repair Disk. Then reboot and try one of the discs. if...

Macs/Apples: CD and DVD, mac g4, system preference
mac g4, system preference, internal cd: Jerry, It s possible your internal optical drive is dying . If you want to continue using an internal drive as opposed to external, you can replace it - I recommend Other World Computing (www.macsales.com). I replaced an internal drive in our flat panel...

Macs/Apples: CD drive and skype, macbook, logic board
macbook, logic board, apple tech: Hi Beatrice It sounds like it could all be related to the Logic Board. But a tech, as you have had look at it, would have to determine that. Just make sure it s an Apple tech. Before spending $500.00 to repair it, I would buy a new MacBook You can...

Macs/Apples: CD duplication, mixed format burning......, mac os x tiger, os x tiger
mac os x tiger, os x tiger, tiger 1: Dear Joseph, That s almost as easy to do. Here s how: 1) Click on the desktop so you are in FINDER and go to the GO pull-down menu--select UTILITIES. 2) Put in the disk to be copied in the Superdrive and open Disk Utilities in the UTILITIES folder....

Macs/Apples: CD Eject Key on eMac, keyboard sequence, keyboard section
keyboard sequence, keyboard section, lynchburg virginia: Dear Harry, So sorry for the delay, but despite my looking everywhere for a possible solution, I could not find no easily remedied fix for this problem of yours. In my almost 4 years on AllExperts, I d never been truly stumped and thought about all sorts...

Macs/Apples: CD R-RW/DVD ROM, powerbook g3 pismo, mac powerbook g3
powerbook g3 pismo, mac powerbook g3, slot loader: Dear Jay, I used to mod slim PC combo drives to fit and work perfectly in Mac Powerbook G3 Pismo/Lombards, iMacs, and Cubes. Sold them on ebay--about 400 of em! Unfortunately, the big guys are selling theirs for my old price ($139) when they used to sell...

Macs/Apples: CD-ROM, cd rom drives, cd mac
cd rom drives, cd mac, setup cd: Sonia- The first thing I would do is to visit Apple s website and make sure your iBook is all up to date on software and firmware. I would start this quest by going to; www.apple.com/support , and looking around there. If you feel that the computer is...

Macs/Apples: CD-ROM, bob wood, cd mac
bob wood, cd mac, setup cd: Hi Sonia You need to have the OS CD s with your machine. They also have Disk Utilities on them to check and repair the system, and check the hardware. What Operating System is on the machine? What CD s are giving you this message. Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: CD-ROM, mac os 9, cd mac
mac os 9, cd mac, setup cd: Sonia, I ve seen that before. I m guessing you re using Mac OS 9. If you can insert the restore CD that came with it, and boot with it (restart with CD in and hold down the C key until you see a happy Mac OR hold down option on booting with CD in and...

Macs/Apples: CD-ROMs, g4 quicksilver, carbon copy cloner
g4 quicksilver, carbon copy cloner, ed dyer: Angel, It hasn t been possible to make a Mac OS X boot CD-ROM for some years now. You should use an external hard drive to make a booter if you need another Mac OS X disc. You can use Carbon Copy Cloner (http://www.bombich.com) to clone your internal drive....

Macs/Apples: CD-RW drive AWOL, pioneer dvr 109, power mac g4
pioneer dvr 109, power mac g4, mac os x: Dear Carla, Sorry I took so very long to get back to you, but the holidays were VERY busy for me and my company. It sounds like the drive is really acting up and that there isn t any software problem, although I would definitely install at least 10.3 panther...

Macs/Apples: CD writer error message, cd rw drives, lacie cd
cd rw drives, lacie cd, bob wood: Ron A sector contains many bytes. Some of these bytes are data, some are checksum and other error correction bits. A sector can take a certain amount of physical damage before data is actually lost because these error correction bits can totally compensate...

Macs/Apples: CDRW Drive Port Problem, qps firewire, extension conflicts
qps firewire, extension conflicts, g4 mac: Thanks so much, Evan! This sometimes is a wicked thankless job. I had a guy say that I answered his question perfectly and everything was working again. I answered him in 3 hours. After those comments, he gave me a 5 for timeliness, and 6s and 7s...

Macs/Apples: CDRW drive problem, vst firewire, preference folder
vst firewire, preference folder, extension conflict: Dear Evan, You may have run into a problem that is not uncommon in OS 9.1. Are you trying to boot from the CDRW drive? If not, try booting and holding the SHIFT key down while you do to start up with the extensions OFF. If it starts up then without problem,...

Macs/Apples: CDRW for iMac DV SE running on 10.2.8, hp cd writer, sony crx1600l
hp cd writer, sony crx1600l, toast 5: Jane Most but not all burners are compatible with Macs. The Sony may be bad and the HP may not work with your machine. Is this drive internal or external? Download and install PatchBurn; http://www.patchburn.de/ and see if that gets it working....

Macs/Apples: CDs Ejected, commercial cd, cd roms
commercial cd, cd roms, commercial music: Matthew, Sounds like perhaps your CD drive is going bad or malfunctioning. You can get a replacement under AppleCare if in warrany or perhaps from Other World Computing (http://www.macsales.com) or PBParts (www.pbparts.com) if out of warranty. Are these...

Macs/Apples: CHANGE BROWSER FROM IE TO NETSCAPE, netscape mac, internet exploder
netscape mac, internet exploder, powerbook 3400c: Dear S., If you cannot find Netscape, try doing a Find for it. Press Apple and F at the same time and enter netscape (without the quotes) and see what you come up with. If you cannot find it on your hard drive, then download the package from this link...

Macs/Apples: Changing password, mac os x, apple website
mac os x, apple website, installation disc: Dear Jose, The only really user-friendly way to do it is to use any OS X install disc (from any Mac because all you have to do is get to the first installation window to see the pull-down menu for Utilities or to click on Installer pull-down for OS X Jaguar...

Macs/Apples: Changing the startup disk, powermac g4 500mhz, target disk
powermac g4 500mhz, target disk, 10gb hard drive: Dear Kevin, My apologies for being tardy with my response, but I couldn t access the site due to technical difficulties. Here s my answer and I hope it helps: First, you need to make at least 1 GB of room on the smaller drive. OS X uses swap/temp files...

Macs/Apples: Clamshell iBook 300 won't boot, clamshell ibook, faulty outlet
clamshell ibook, faulty outlet, open firmware: Dear Ellen, The curse of the Mac consultant: too much work, not enough time. SO sorry for not answering your question sooner. It sounds like your iBook in question has seen better days and if you ve done the usual battery of key combinations, then the...

Macs/Apples: Is Cloning a HD as reliable as Re-installing??, software apps, software licencing
software apps, software licencing, hardrives: Simon Yes, you could clone back to the G4, but all you need are the files for the applications rather than doing that. In User/Library/Application Support there are folders that some apps keep there info in. Then in User/Library/Preferences - find the...

Macs/Apples: Codecs..., macamp, vorbis tools
macamp, vorbis tools, audio encoders: .OGG: Audio Players: Audion (vorbis support currently broken) http://www.panic.com/audion Unsanity Echo http://www.unsanity.com Mint Audio http://mint.unsanity.com Macamp http://www.subband.com Macamp Lite http://www.macamplite.com Ogg Drop ...

Macs/Apples: Combining a old G4 and an old emac, powermac g4, g4 tower
powermac g4, g4 tower, bob wood: Hi Kirsten You can take the hard drive out of the eMac and put it in the G4. I ve put a service manual for each machine on these links for you; http://homepage.mac.com/maktek/powermac_g4.pdf http://homepage.mac.com/maktek/emac.pdf The service...

Macs/Apples: Comcast cable in PC to airless i Mac, internet exploder, netgear wireless
internet exploder, netgear wireless, comcast internet: Dear CB, SOrry you had a tough time, but what I think happened is that you plugged the cable modem into the LAN port #1 of the versalink. You must plug it in the the WAN port, which is the port that is APART from the other 4 lan ports. Make sure you do...

Macs/Apples: Compatibility, microsoft windows computers, mac os 9
microsoft windows computers, mac os 9, windoze programs: Dear John, First, you would have to upgrade your iBook to OS X (10.3 Panther works well) and make sure you have adequate RAM (at least 512Megs). From that point, you can run Virtual PC, an Windows emulator stolen by and sold now by Microsoft. The drawback...

Macs/Apples: Computer for college, new viruses, pc laptop
new viruses, pc laptop, bob wood: Hi Adam You re asking this question from a Mac support guy, so of course I would recommend a Mac. I have both Macs and PC. I wouldn t use anything other than a Mac. It will do anything a PC will do, and usually faster. The prices are higher, but if you...

Macs/Apples: Computer freezes when using idvd, crash log, imac g4
crash log, imac g4, recent updates: Ron, I haven t done much DVD encoding recently (none in v.5 yet), but is the computer really freezing/crashing? I know the encoding assets step takes FOREVER on my iMac g4 in iDVD 3 and 4... Does it generate a crash log? (Open Console.app and check) Have...

Macs/Apples: Computer Mouse froze, bob wood, os8
bob wood, os8, ebay: Hi Steve Did you boot off the OS 8.5 CD? By holding the C key Down. If you did, and the mouse was still frozen, you have a hardware problem that a shop would have to diagnose. Probably the on board ADB Controller is bad in that case. Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: Computer will not go to sleep mode., g4 desktop, option apple
g4 desktop, option apple, mac g4: Dear Mark, Sorry I took so long but I have been ill and your question (and others) came in after I got sick and I couldn t not respond. Your problem could literally be caused by hundreds of things, but lets eliminate some things first. SHut your machine...

Macs/Apples: Computer won't start up, bryan chan, command option
bryan chan, command option, moniter: did you try to boot from a system CD? put it in and keep pressing c while starting up. if it won t work either them most possible you run into mother board problem. very rare thing in fact. if it were be a HD issue you would see a flashing question...

Macs/Apples: Connect a flat panel iMac to a stereo, rca jack, metal connectors
rca jack, metal connectors, usb hub: Dear Rick, So sorry about the wait, but the site was down for sending my questions in and I could read the questions but could not reply. You can use the audio out jack located on the I/O panel of plugs located in the back of the dome, but, in my opinion,...

Macs/Apples: Connecting 2 computers and internet, multi player games, crossover ethernet
multi player games, crossover ethernet, 3com home: Dear Charles, You should not have any trouble connecting a router to a hub with a REGULAR (not crossover) cable. You CANNOT hook up two Macs with a normal ethernet cable. It MUST be a crossover cable. Rereading your question, I THINK that I have caught...

Macs/Apples: Connecting 2 computers and internet, multi player games, 3com home
multi player games, 3com home, utp crossover: many macs are auto sensing , so if you make a direct connection, it usualy does not matter which cable you use, but the right cable is a crossover cable. the crosover is futher more used: - when you directly connect two computers without a hub or router...

Macs/Apples: Connecting mac mini to linksys router, hex to ascii converter, american standard code for information interchange
hex to ascii converter, american standard code for information interchange, hex format: Dear Bryan, I m so sorry for my delay in getting back to you. I m just catching up with the inundation of Christmas and post-Christmas questions and jobs. Please accept my apology. If my answer doesn t help you becaue you ve figured it out already, then...

Macs/Apples: Connecting printer and DSL through ethernet hub, hp laserjet printer, ethernet hub
hp laserjet printer, ethernet hub, powermac g4: Dear Amy, Connect the INTERNET connection to the UPLINK port and put it on UPLINK not NORMAL. This will crossover the cable and should allow your Mac to connect to the internet while being able to print simultaneously. Let me know what happens, okay? ...

Macs/Apples: Connecting printer and DSL with ethernet hub, hp laserjet printer, powermac g4
hp laserjet printer, powermac g4, utp cables: Amy, The short of the long is that the hub should be between your computer, printer and modem. The modem should be hooked to the uplink port of the hub, and your computer and printer to the other ones. Let me know if this sheds light on the issue. Ed...

Macs/Apples: Converting PalmV for Mac OSX, email address book, usb converters
email address book, usb converters, networking questions: Dear Shantam, OS X Panther 10.3.3 (the latest update and what should be running on your machine if you have Panther) is compatible with almost all of the 10.2.8 compatible programs. If you don t have 10.3.3, go to your System Preferences in the Dock or in...

Macs/Apples: Cooling, bob wood, internal fan
bob wood, internal fan, 1ghz processor: Jerry You can open the machine and see if you can get the specs from the fan and then try Radio Shack or a computer store to see if you can find a fan with more capacity. I have a G4/450/AGP and put a Powerlogix 2GHz processor in it. It does run a little...

Macs/Apples: Copying e-mail attachment to CD, free software program, toast titanium
free software program, toast titanium, mail attachment: Dear S., Late on the pick up, as always, and I apologize. I need to know the OS that you are using to make a good recommendation. If it is OS X, the best eMail to use is MAIL. When you are using Mail, there is a small SAVE button that, when you click it,...

Macs/Apples: Corel Works into Word, tiff decompressor, microsoft word document
tiff decompressor, microsoft word document, cwk file: Dear Michael, Are you sure that these are Corel works documents. The .CWK suffix at the end of a file is a label that belongs to AppleWorks documents. If you can get a copy of AppleWorks (usually included with a powerbook or available to try on Limewire),...

Macs/Apples: Corel Works into Word, tiff decompressor, cwk file
tiff decompressor, cwk file, using microsoft word: Hi Michael, It would be best to choose a file format that is supported by allmost any texteditor: RTF (Rich Text Format) The text kan be imported without any problem, but you will probably lose some layout or included pictures. If your friend could eport...

Macs/Apples: Correct Monitor Settings, e mail addresses, problem norton
e mail addresses, problem norton, apple shop: Thanks Ron Open Keychain Access, located in Applications/Utilities. Click Show Keychains if the keychain drawer is not open. Select a keychain, and click Lock or Unlock. If you clicked Unlock, type your keychain password. Leave it unlocked not to have...

Macs/Apples: CPU Upgrade, mac cpu upgrades, ram acts
mac cpu upgrades, ram acts, g4 450mhz: Dear Jeff, There is a great deal of mythology out there about CPU upgrades and some of that is started by the upgrade folks to promote their products. There are numerous OTHER links in the speed chain that should be beefed up in order for the upgrade to...

Macs/Apples: Crazy G4 power mac has cancer i think, disk warrior, g3 power
disk warrior, g3 power, start up disk: Dear Brendan, It still seems like a software problem or a PRAM reset problem. If you can, do the PRAM reset by pushing the Power button while it is off and immediately hold down the OPION, APPLE, P, and R keys at the same time. Listen for the startup chime...

Macs/Apples: Creating Association for file, open attachment, email programs
open attachment, email programs, folder option: Dear Stirrett, You need to give me more information. A temp.dat file is often a search result file from Windows. You stated that the email CAME FROM a Mac. It is highly unlikely that that happened. Other .dat files are useless information attachments...

Macs/Apples: Creating a bootable External HD, carbon copy cloner, external hd
carbon copy cloner, external hd, feeble attempts: Sarah, Most likely you have reformatted it as MS-DOS FAT32. You need to reformat it as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) to be able to install Mac OS X on it. Otherwise, you may have attached it via USB rather than FireWire, which will definitely work. Good...

Macs/Apples: Creating a subnet with OS 13.9, attendance management, time joseph
attendance management, time joseph, welcome thanks: Joseph, I don t know if you want to create a subnet as much as a group. And I don t know how to easily do that (within the structure of your IT dept). Check out www.macenterprise.org and subscribe that that email list, as well as check out the client management...

Macs/Apples: Creating a wireless mixed Lan. Can U help?, business network system, gig hd
business network system, gig hd, home business network: Dear Marie, I hope you didn t order your hard drives yet. The best hard drives on the market are the Samsung spinpoints ATA/EIDE. If you need an ATA for your mac or PCs, the 120 Gig 7200RPM drive is the BEST. Their warranty is THREE TIMES that of ANY other...

Macs/Apples: Cross-platform PowerPoint Question, officex, mac os x
officex, mac os x, platform issue: Dear Doug, Sorry for the delay, the server is ACTING up, making it very frustrating finding out that you were waiting for an answer and there was no way of me knowing. In any case, Microsoft is one of the biggest problem-causers for both PeeCee and Mac platforms....

Macs/Apples: Cursor, finale music software, g4 400mhz
finale music software, g4 400mhz, web browser preferences: you can try trashing finale and web browser preferences in user library preferences folder and restart your machine they ll be recreated automatically next time you run the app. this would eliminated corrupted preferences possibility. also you may want...

Macs/Apples: Cursor, finale music software, g4 400mhz
finale music software, g4 400mhz, apple pro mouse: Hi Ralph russel, I cannot think of much that could cause the problem except: Recently I had a problem that sounds a lot like yours, but occurs every now and than with different programs. The problem was the mouse. (Gray or white apple pro mouse) there...

Macs/Apples: camino, open source projects, open source software
open source projects, open source software, beatiful thing: Dear Tim, You have stumbled on to a beatiful thing called Open Source Software. Open Source Projects consist of a base of code that is written as a framework for free. Then the person or persons puts the code into the Open Source Realm, asking other programmers...

Macs/Apples: Upon capturing video from..., pinnacle moviebox, format mpeg2
pinnacle moviebox, format mpeg2, finalcutpro: Mike, It s possible. Do you hear sound in the movie in QuickTime Pro? You should be able to delete the video track and then export the movie as an AIFF. Lining it up properly might take a little while, but if the files are consitent in length, they should...

Macs/Apples: cell phone to mac/bluetooth, modem scripts, proper modem
modem scripts, proper modem, gsm cell phone: Dear Jack, It sounds like your Mac is able to communicate with your cell phone just fine, however, your phone does not connect to an outside line for the computer to dial out. Check to see that if there is a setting on the phone to act as a modem instead...

Macs/Apples: change email?, mac os x, anoymous
mac os x, anoymous, anonymous email: Dear Marc, The best way I know of in which to send anonymous email is using the program CAEM. It hides even the header codes so your mail CANNOT be traced. Go here to download it: http://www.download.com/Caem-OS-X-/3000-2149_4-10193583.html?tag=lst-3-5...

Macs/Apples: clam shell, d link driver, clam shell
d link driver, clam shell, netgear wireless: Dear Cindy, So sorry for not responding faster, but I ve been ill and had a hard time getting my work done and responsibilities attended to. If you ve already solved your problem, please, whenever another issue comes up, mention that I said I would reply...

Macs/Apples: clear history, powerbook g4, button mice
powerbook g4, button mice, mac os x: Dave, If you re using Mac OS X and Safari, you can use the History menu (From left to right: Apple Menu, File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Window, Help) at the top left. Choose Clear history You can delete a file by clicking command/apple-Delete...

Macs/Apples: clicking sound inside iMac, ethernet crossover cable, iomega zip 250
ethernet crossover cable, iomega zip 250, imac 450: Ron You can connect the machines with an Ethernet crossover cable and turn on File Sharing on each and transfer that way. The Help Menu has the info you need to do this. Backing up to CD is a good idea, you ll need a CD burner for that. Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: compatability, pc mice, long term solution
pc mice, long term solution, apple pro mouse: Dear G, This is a tough one, but one that HAS a solution! NOTHING CAN BE DONE?? HA! Man, these folks have to THINK a little bit. The difficulty lies in the fact that programmers don t get together and share information in order to avoid conflicts....

Macs/Apples: compatabilty, ipod shuffle, mac os x
ipod shuffle, mac os x, mac 2: Bonni, The iPod shuffle appears to be compatible with your computer, though it may be quite slow when synching. Your computer has two USB 1.1 ports (12mbps) and while the iPod Shuffle can use USB 1.1, USB 2.0 is much faster (480Mbps). I used an old-style...

Macs/Apples: compatibility of SIIG controller card with QS Mac., compatible components, amazon
compatible components, amazon, controller card: it s specs look OK. But if you run into any problems only SIIG guys will be able to help you. Thanks for quick response. Would be helpful if volunteer had a reference list of compatible components to refer to (Keith on 08/09/07) Thank you for your...

Macs/Apples: compatibilty questions, dell laptop, mac laptop
dell laptop, mac laptop, ipodmini: Dear Jennifer, I am going to suggest something and that is to really give some serious thought to the iPod Mini ($249) or the iPod 15Gb ($299). They have a better sound and better features than the Dell model. Dell s don t play the MP3s, they play WMA windows...

Macs/Apples: compatible optical drive for Wallstreet?, g4 powermacs, 256mb pc100
g4 powermacs, 256mb pc100, powerbook g3: Dear Keith, Unfortunately, you must ve interpreted the LowEndMac folks wrong. If you have a Wallstreet (233mhz to 300Mhz) that came out in 1998 and was discontinued in late 1998, it uses a proprietary CD/DVD ROM drive form factor and not the 50-pin ATAPI...

Macs/Apples: some components knocked off the main board when installed memory module, surface mount resistors, board schematics
surface mount resistors, board schematics, capacitor values: Hi Mike The only thing I can suggest is taking the parts to an electronic store and see if they can help. Apple never release information like this. You could also search ebay and see if there s a logic board listed for sale for that machine. Bob...

Macs/Apples: computer wont boot up and im brand new to mac, computer wont boot, startup disk
computer wont boot, startup disk, desktop screen: Dear John, Try this trick first and get back to me if it doesn t work. It sounds like your new system upgrade was not blessed by the computer. What this means is that the computer must recognize and categorize the System Folder as a bona fide System and...

Macs/Apples: How to connect LaserJet 6MP to a G4, hp laserjet 6mp, ebay auctions
hp laserjet 6mp, ebay auctions, laserjet 6mp: Dear Brett, By far, in absence of an ethernet port on the 6Mp, I have found that you can very successfully use this parallel (IEEE 1284) ported printer with a USB adapter designed specifically for the job. Below are ebay BARGAINS from trustworthy merchants...

Macs/Apples: connecting Macs together, crossover ethernet cable, small computer system interface
crossover ethernet cable, small computer system interface, computer system interface: Dear Desmond, Sorry for the delay, but I could not reach the site to answer questions. I could SEE them, but couldn t GET to them. Talk about frustrating! My sincerest apologies. The best way to hook up your two computers is through ethernet or SCSI...

Macs/Apples: connecting new iMac G5 & old iMac G3 for internet use., new imacs, new imac g5
new imacs, new imac g5, imac g3: Hi Franklin The Extreme base has a WAN port to connect the DSL modem to, then one LAN port to connect a machine to. You should setup the new iMac wirelessly. All new iMacs have Airport built in. You can get more info here; http://www.apple.com/support/airport/...

Macs/Apples: consently freezing eMac with OSX, cisco vpn client, internet alot
cisco vpn client, internet alot, library logs: Zach, There are no known virii for Mac OS X, so you re safe on that account. It s best to determine exactly how your computer is freezing, while also applying some basic maintenance routines to your eMac. FREEZES 1. Is your computer screen going dark...

Macs/Apples: converting dvd-rom player, pioneer dvr 107, digital to analog converter
pioneer dvr 107, digital to analog converter, gd 3000: Dear Keith, Thanks for remembering and for your nice words. They are much appreciated! I am sorry this is late, but I responded to this question over 4 days ago and for some reason, it never registered. The DVR-107 is a solid DVD Burner. I got mine...

Macs/Apples: converting records to CD format, conversion mac, harman kardon
conversion mac, harman kardon, mac os x: Hi Rob Here are a few pages that may help; http://urlgreyhot.com/personal/weblog/better_vinyl_to_mp3_conversion_mac_os_x http://www.ondecktech.com/forum/index.php/topic,487.new.html http://www.macworld.com/2002/05/bc/31analog/ Bob Wood ...

Macs/Apples: cookies, apple key, preferences window
apple key, preferences window, internet exploder: Dear Eli, What browser are you using? If you are using Safari, then you can erase all the cookies you wish if you just go to the Security section of the Preferences window and click on the SHOW COOKIES button, then you will see the whole bunch of them listed....

Macs/Apples: coping icon, internet explorer icon, internet expolorer
internet explorer icon, internet expolorer, keyboard shortcut: Hi Doug Don t remember if this is correct for OS 9, haven t used it in a log time, but highlight the icon, go to the File menu (maybe Edit Menu) and see if there is a command to Make Alias, then drag the alias to the desktop. The Keyboard Shortcut to...

Macs/Apples: copying a cd, cable telephone, image icon
cable telephone, image icon, easiest place: The easiest way to copy a CD without a second CD player is to insert the CD to be copied and then open the Applications folder. Inside the folder, find the Utilities folder. Inside the Utilities folder, there will be Disk Utility. Double-click on it to...

Macs/Apples: copying files from mac to external HDD, ms dos format, mac os extended journaled
ms dos format, mac os extended journaled, samsung hdd: Dear Shan, In order to use an external HD on a Mac, it has to have either an HFS+ format for Mac only or a FAT 16 format for the use of BOTH PC and MAC. If it is formatted with the common NTFS file format used in PCs, then the Mac will NOT write to it. ...

Macs/Apples: crash advice needed, option apple, load model
option apple, load model, os10: Dear Ben, There are a lot of variables to take into account when buying a hard drive: Buffer memory (8mb is MUCH better/faster than 2mb), RPM (most macs use 4200RPM and 5400RPM is a noticeably faster upgrade), warranty (most manufacturers give a year for...

Macs/Apples: cursor on iMac, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, utility folder: Hi John No, it s not normal, but I ve seen it reported a lot. Could be caused by something you have installed on your system, or a device connected. Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder and see if it helps. Run fsck and...

Macs/Apples: Dead Firewire ports, firewire ports, apple hardware
firewire ports, apple hardware, firewire drivers: Hi Steve, There are a few things you can try to determine if it is really a hardwareproblem. - try the apple hardware test - look into apple hardware profile - connect your device to another mac 1) Your mac came with an Apple Hardware Test CD. Often...

Macs/Apples: Dead G4, princeton monitor, new princeton
princeton monitor, new princeton, logic board: Hi Reney Open the computer. The round latch on the right side will open it. On the Logic Board, just behind the Battery, there is a PMU button. Push that for a second, then try it. Make sure you disconnect the power cord to the machine first. Bob...

Macs/Apples: Dead iMac, logic board, volunteer job
logic board, volunteer job, flyback transformer: Dear Fran, So very sorry for forgetting your question. It wasn t visible to me at first, then I had technical difficulties getting to the site! It is rough when you can t get to your volunteer job! I don t know if you still need any suggestions, but I...

Macs/Apples: Deleting Files, g3 mac, terminal lines
g3 mac, terminal lines, terminal applications: Hi David! Yeah I also hate when that message appears, I suppose that you get a forbidden error when you try to delete those files/folders, if you re an administrator and you recieve this message maybe there s something funny with the permisions, you can...

Macs/Apples: Deleting free space, g5 mac, scratch disks
g5 mac, scratch disks, room mate: Dear Gabriel, Macs do that free space erase thing automatically. Os X tends to use a relatively large amount of disk space for temporary files and the like, but nowhere NEAR 13 Gigs. Just to be sure, download CacheOutX at this link: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/14850...

Macs/Apples: Designing a new computer system, new computer system, personal supercomputer
new computer system, personal supercomputer, wasting precious time: Dear Stefano, You are very ambitious and I applaud your determination. The smartest thing you said is that you don t want to reinvent what has already been invented. In the computing industry, people have worked for half a century trying to perfect the...

Macs/Apples: Dialogue Box at Start Up, genuine system, system crash
genuine system, system crash, hi doug: Hi Doug, that is a genuine system crash. often it just disappears after a wile, but the only way to be sure that it wont come back is to reinstall your system software (preferably after formatting your harddisk) problem is probably caused by 1) a system...

Macs/Apples: Director file error !, internet explorer mac, mac internet explorer
internet explorer mac, mac internet explorer, adobe shockwave player: Dear Cath, If you can give me the actual URL so I can see the error and try to get it to work, then perhaps I could tell you more. However, you can try to open it in different brower user agents from within Safari. This is a hidden feature of Safari that...

Macs/Apples: "Director Player Error", director player error, shockwave download
director player error, shockwave download, mac os 10: Dear Cath, My apologies for not getting to you for so long! I didn t see your question on the list of waiting questions until a few days ago and I ask that you don t hold it against the site. It was my fault and we are all volunteers who are human. ...

Macs/Apples: Disable PPPOE Internet, network preference, macbook
network preference, macbook, wireless router: Anna, To change from PPPoE to DHCP (the best way of doing this in my opinion): 1. Open Network Preference Pane in System Preferences 2. Choose Show: Built-in Ethernet 3. Choose the TCP/IP tab, then Configure IPv4: Using DHCP 4. Choose apply now ...

Macs/Apples: Discs Locked, 256mb sdram, powermac g4
256mb sdram, powermac g4, metallic plates: Dear Deb, First, you don t have two hard drives of 256 megs each. What you are referring to is you RAM memory that is on chips mounted on your motherboard. There are two of them, presumably with 256 mb each RAM--your hard drive is 60 times larger at 27...

Macs/Apples: Disk Mounting, msn messenger programs, computer crises
msn messenger programs, computer crises, disk icon: Dear Matt, So sorry for the delay, but the holiday computer crises have been very high this year, keeping me out of the office and in the field for 12+ hours per day. It appears as though you are using the Skype and MSN messenger programs from within their...

Macs/Apples: Disk Warrior, blue wallpaper, cusor
blue wallpaper, cusor, disk warrior: Dear Faiz, You need to zap the PRAM by starting the ibook and IMMEDIATELY holding down the APPLE, OPTION, P, and R keys. You should hear the regular startup chime once, wait, twice, wait (keep holding the keys down), then a third startup chiime and release...

Macs/Apples: Display calibration, calibration function, preference panel
calibration function, preference panel, mac g5: Dear Rhonda, Been alternately overworked and ill of late (that s what I get for overworking myself!). Trying to bounce back and catch up with my questions. Your problem sounds like a software/OS problem, particularly with the Display preference panel....

Macs/Apples: Downloaded Mozilla Firefox, but cannot open, default application, mozilla firefox
default application, mozilla firefox, download sites: Hi Mary, It sounds like one of two things: you either had an incomplete download or you inadvertently downloaded the installer for Windows. Go back to the site and download for OS X (that is what you re running, I assume), but try something else in addition...

Macs/Apples: Downloading attachments, internet explorer browser, master gardener
internet explorer browser, master gardener, drive menu: Dear Paula, What is happening with your Internet Browser is that it is opening it like it was a webpage. All browsers really are are viewers that let you see what folks want you to. You can manipulate the browser by writing code that it undestands, for...

Macs/Apples: Downloading music with OS 9.2, apple music store, best file sharing program
apple music store, best file sharing program, file sharing program: well if your plans are to get so deep involved with apple latest technology then i d definitely suggest you to get a hand on os X. iPOd requires iTunes to put the music on it. you can probably find a hack but it won t be easy. i can address all of your...

Macs/Apples: Downloads, free p2p programs, mac os x
free p2p programs, mac os x, peer to peer programs: Dear Dan, Limewire Basic is free and works just fine in OS X on your iMac. You didn t mention if your iMac is new or old, but I am assuming, based on the fact that you said you just got it, that it is new. If it is older, upgrade the RAM (if it is 128M...

Macs/Apples: DSL compatibility on old mac, apple system profiler, mac os 9
apple system profiler, mac os 9, blue apple: Dear Laeh, Most macs can be hooked up to a dsl line, however, I need to know the type of Mac you have. Is it a PowerMac? A Performa? An iMac? If it is any of these, you need to tell me what system you are running. Is is Mac OS 9 or 8.6? If you go to...

Macs/Apples: Dual 450 G4 Booting Problem, powermac g4, crt studio
powermac g4, crt studio, battery replacement: Joseph, I ve seen this symptom in one client s G4 400MHz before. We ve not considered it worth repairing, so never discovered the true cause, but I suspect a bad power supply. You may try a PRAM reset or battery replacement just to be sure, but I suspect...

Macs/Apples: I replaced my power supply, chris answer, volume storage
chris answer, volume storage, zipzoomfly: Thanks for the marks, Chris. I have been taking a hammering lately from some ungrateful folks. I mean, this is a FREE service, right? They will say I answered their question and fixed their problems completely, then turn around and give my 7s and 8s. How...

Macs/Apples: DVD burning errors pt2, bob wood, media error
bob wood, media error, hard drive: Sean This is from Apple; Type -36 error (I/O Errors (bummers) This file is having difficulty while either reading from the drive or writing to the drive. The file may have been improperly written data to the drive or the hard drive or disk may be...

Macs/Apples: DVD burning with OS 9.2, dual layer dvd rw, apple guide
dual layer dvd rw, apple guide, patchburn: Mike Sorry about the PatchBurn reference. My mind works on OS X now. Haven t booted into OS 9 for a number of years. As far as buying any device, you can go to the manufacturers site to get system specification for these devices. It will tell you what...

Macs/Apples: DVD burning problem, sony dvd rw dw u10a, option apple
sony dvd rw dw u10a, option apple, imac g4: Dear Kim, I have been in the hospital for about 3 weeks and just got tranferred to home care two days ago. I am sorry that I am tardy in responding to your question, but it took some research and time that I didn t have until now. The Sony Drive that...

Macs/Apples: No DVD Drive, target disk, external dvd drive
target disk, external dvd drive, education model: Hi Deb If the size of the DVD s will fir on the external drive, you could try using BootCD; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15196 The only other way would be to get an external DVD drive, or connect the two machines using Firewire...

Macs/Apples: DVD driver, vlc download, japan region
vlc download, japan region, bob wood: Ken When you insert a DVD that is a different region than your machine is set for, you should get a dialog box to change the region. Take a look at this page; http://creativebits.org/toolbox/how_to_play_different_region_dvds_on_your_mac Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: DVD-failure, state of the art technology, pioneer drive
state of the art technology, pioneer drive, mac zip: Dear Mike, The DVR-111D is a super DVD burner with state of the art technology that allows true recording on even slightly defective dvd blanks (no more COASTERS). Nice features and good performance with an excellent price. Can t say that about too many...

Macs/Apples: DVD-failure, reset pram, pioneer dvr
reset pram, pioneer dvr, mac g5: Hi Mike You can try flashng the drive and see if that helps. Here s a page for that; http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/tips/FlashingDVR-117guide.html It could also be the drive is bad. These drives can go bad where a DVD won t be read or written to, but...

Macs/Apples: DVD-R/RW, mac g4, apple menu
mac g4, apple menu, cidb: Dear Jerry, I want you to try a long shot first, then we can go to a more systematic approach. I ask you to try this because it has worked for me with the exact problem before, so here it is: Go to your HOME directory and find the Library folder (Main...

Macs/Apples: Dvd speed, power book g4, system profiler
power book g4, system profiler, bob wood: Hi Jordan You can see what speed your DVD drive is in the System Profiler, should be 4x. The Lacie drive is a nice drive, but you won t be able to use iDVD with it. It won t be compatible with Apple s i apps. Here s a good company to look at drives;...

Macs/Apples: Dying iMac G5, unix command line, gray curtain
unix command line, gray curtain, single user mode: Hi Charles If the machine won t boot, you won t be able to transfer anything off it. When you boot off the OS X disc, and open Disk Utility, does it see the hard drive? If you can, click Repair Disk and see if it fixes any problems. You can also...

Macs/Apples: data retrieval from destroyed imac hard drive, bennington vt, hard drive recovery
bennington vt, hard drive recovery, imac g5: Dear Amelia, Hard drive recovery is a field shrouded in secrecy and because of that, they tend to charge whatever people will pay. It s kind of like extortion: How badly do you need your data? Nice, huh? There are some inexpensive solutions. Check...

Macs/Apples: data retrieval, g5 imac, startup chime
g5 imac, startup chime, utility option: Dear Tom, Your best bet, in my opinion, would be to go and get yourself a copy of Alsoft s Diskwarrior. It is a Mac Tech s best-kept secret. Even if you cannot retreive your disk and it must be reformatted, the tool is indespensable. Check it out here...

Macs/Apples: dead Firewire ports, firewire ports, logic board
firewire ports, logic board, light flickers: Hi Steve Try using the Programmers reset. Shut down computer, hold down programmer s button, and press the power button to start up. If the power light flickers you ve done it correctly. Now try a device in the firewire ports. If this doesn t correct...

Macs/Apples: definition, mackintosh computer, open source software
mackintosh computer, open source software, bob wood: Hi F As I don t use a PC, it would be hard for me to answer this completely. I can tell you all major software available for a PC is also available for Macs. There are over 18,000 software titles available for Macs. There is a lot of Open Source software...

Macs/Apples: delete bookmarks ?, internet exploder, dear frank
internet exploder, dear frank, interactive buttons: Dear Frank, Hi! Congrats on your new used baby. I love the G4 Powerbooks. Let s talk browsers, shall we? Well, you have a choice between 3 or 4 standouts in the OS X field: First and definitely the worst, is Microsuck s Internet Exploder. That is not...

Macs/Apples: How do I delete . . ., empty trash, mac g4
empty trash, mac g4, favorite library: Hi Michael Epsons are usually easy to setup. You should have asked for help before smashing it, although I ve felt like doing that with a couple things before. To trash the items, take out of the trash first; Open the Terminal Application (in Utilities...

Macs/Apples: deleted stuff, left hand column, ed bliss
left hand column, ed bliss, system optimizer: Dear Ed, I apologize for the delay, as the end of the college year approaches, everyone seems to want their computers tip-top for the summer months and/or next Fall. I have been up to my ears in client field appointments, upgrades, repairs, and mail-order...

Macs/Apples: deleting a password, dear mary, mary anderson
dear mary, mary anderson, select control: Dear Mary, You should be able to get passed the password by holding down the SHIFT key to start up without the extensions (I am assuming this is OS 9 or OS 8). This should give you the ability to get to the screen with the Hard Disk in the upper right corner...

Macs/Apples: difference, pci cards, mac interface
pci cards, mac interface, excellent resources: First of all is hardware. The mac has a RISC(reduced instruction set computing) processor while PCs commonly have CISC(complicated instruction set computing). They run different operating systems. Some hardware is interchangeable such as harddrive, some memory(depending...

Macs/Apples: disappearing project, apple menu, document name
apple menu, document name, vicky: Vicky, What program were you using? Where did you save your document? Have you done a search (File, Find) for documents with the same or similar names? Is the document available through the recently opened files menu in the Finder (apple menu, recent...

Macs/Apples: downloading gx, link target, followup question
link target, followup question, personal folder: Dear Augusto, So sorry for my lateness in reply, but I live on Cape Cod and we ve been digging out from 3 FEET of SNOW for the past 4 days. We lost power, then got it back, then lost cable/internet/phone, et cetera. Your old way on the PC is typical...

Macs/Apples: Getting dropped from Internet, netgear router, subnet mask
netgear router, subnet mask, option apple: Dear Mel, If your iBook stays connected, your G5 may be acting up. Reset the beast by shutting it down and pushing power to start it. IMMEDIATELY hold down the OPTION, APPLE, P, and R keys (all at once) and keep holding them down until you hear 3 seperate...

Macs/Apples: dv drive, internal ide drive, luck john
internal ide drive, luck john, desktop mac: Hi Isaac, that depends a little on the kind of mac you have. If you have a tower model (G4/G5 desktop par example) it would be best to buy an internal ide drive. If you have a powerbook, you should go for an external firewire800 drive. some general rules:...

Macs/Apples: dvd burner, macintosh g4, patchburn
macintosh g4, patchburn, drive manufacturer: Make sure the drive manufacturer has drivers. Don t depend on anyone else, because a lot of times some of the functionality is not available when a third party writes drivers. I would go to Apple s website to see what drives they recommend or have available...

Macs/Apples: dvd burner, macintosh g4, pioneer 106
macintosh g4, pioneer 106, patchburn: Hi Steve Get a Pioneer 106, either DVD-R 106 or A106, both the same drive. This is the same drive Apple uses as their Superdrive. I put one in my G4, works great. Check here; http://www.dealmac.com search for that drive to find a good price. ...

Macs/Apples: dvd burner, apple webobjects, macintosh g4
apple webobjects, macintosh g4, patchburn: you can buy any firewire dvd burner. better go with ones listed on apple website as supported. that mean the company provides mac support which can be important. http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/72001/wo/a44kIGeGQpm52Oi5UJoeL4ByLHc/0.0.7.1.0.5.13.0.2.1.3.0.7.16.1.1....

Macs/Apples: dvd burner, apple system profiler, pioneer dvr 106
apple system profiler, pioneer dvr 106, macintosh g4: Dear Steve, Many so called PC drives are compatible, but the best, in my opinion is the Pioneer DVR-106. The 107 is faster and $10 cheaper, but it is not officially and for sure the exact burner that Mac used and uses for their Superdrive internals. You...

Macs/Apples: Cannot get dvd studio pro to compile and burn!, library folder, startup disk
library folder, startup disk, left column: Dear Raymundo, It sounds like you have a problem with your permissions or with your preference file for DVD Studio Pro. First, go to your Utilities folder inside Applications and open Disk Utility. Click on the startup disk (the first INDENTED disk in the...

Macs/Apples: Cannot get dvd studio pro to compile and burn!, conversion window, media conversion
conversion window, media conversion, thanks in advance: Raymundo, I haven t actually used DVD Studio Pro, though when I ve had trouble compiling projects in iDVD, I ve noticed it s usually due to a corrupt QuickTime file. I don t know if DVDSP has the same sort of media conversion window that iDVD has, but if...

Macs/Apples: dvd writer, apple system profiler, pioneer dvr 111d
apple system profiler, pioneer dvr 111d, other world computing: Mike, I was just looking at a Mac Pro today with a Pioneer DVR-111D which CAN do DVD+R DL, but I don t know about the DVR-110D. Apple System Profiler will definitely tell you what kind of discs you can burn, so if it s not listed...no dice. You can easily...

Macs/Apples: dvd writer, toast titanium 6, proprietary firmware
toast titanium 6, proprietary firmware, system profiler: Dear Mike, The DVR-110D does, from the factory, support full dual-layer burning. It is surprising, but Apple has disabled this feature on some of its factory installed burners by installing proprietary firmware that doesn t support DL burners. Go figure!...

Macs/Apples: E-Mac internal microphone, stereo miniplug, mac power pc
stereo miniplug, mac power pc, line level inputs: Dear RTM, Sure, the emac has a sound input jack. Here s what Apple s developer site says: External Sound Input Jack: The external sound input jack is a 3.5 mm miniature phone jack located on the I/O panel on the right side of the computer. The sound input...

Macs/Apples: E-Mac internal microphone, mac power pc, internal microphone
mac power pc, internal microphone, griffin technologies: Ron, Though I service eMacs on nearly a daily basis, I ve never thought to check for a line-in or mic-in jack. My MacTracker application doesn t mention a microphone jack, so if it s not overly apparent that there is such a jack on the side of the eMac,...

Macs/Apples: E-mailing Database files, compatability problem, street address city
compatability problem, street address city, david pogue: Dear Stirrett, Manuals are many and varied, but the best that I have seen so far is the Missing Manual series by David Pogue. They are very readable and offer useful tips, not just silly little exercises like most books do. I have found some very interesting...

Macs/Apples: Ed is my mac pro able to run two computer stations at once?, intel xeon processor, core intel xeon
intel xeon processor, core intel xeon, core intel xeon processor: Kevin, Forgive me if I m confused. Are you saying you got the impression you could use this one machine for two users at the same time? I m betting the sales person was under the impression your wife had a machine already and that, yes, she can be on the...

Macs/Apples: Eliminating info from hard drive., norton utilities, low level format
norton utilities, low level format, best buy: Hi Gail, It depens a litle on what you mean with extract. If you need the data you will want to make a backup. From what I read in your question, you would probably only make sure nobody can read the information on your computer and/or trace it back to...

Macs/Apples: Email attachements between Macs and PCs, proprietary compression algorithm, portable document format
proprietary compression algorithm, portable document format, mail program: Dear Mike, The easiest way, I think, for making attachments mutually compatible (from PC to Mac and from Mac to PC) is to do one of two things: 1) Compress the file. Often, you can just zip the file with WinZip or any other PC compression program (use...

Macs/Apples: Entourage categories, ed bliss, incoming mail
ed bliss, incoming mail, wheel button: Dear Ed, I don t believe it, you are the first person in over 3 years here at All Experts who has made me CRACK A BOOK!!! Because this is a Bill the Gates is the Devil, Microsuck Entourage question, I am naturally averse to learning it unless forced at gunpoint...

Macs/Apples: Entourage POP3 remotely?, cisco vpn client, macbook
cisco vpn client, macbook, mail server: Mark, If your company s mail server is available outside of the office, you should be able to send and receive email just fine. Most coffee shop hot spots don t restrict outbound SMTP connections to their own ISP. You should consider a VPN though, or...

Macs/Apples: Entourage, powerpc macs, junk mail filter
powerpc macs, junk mail filter, gmail account: Dear Gloria, You don t need a .Mac account to use Entourage for your email at all. All you need is a pop-capable email service and gmail is pop capable. One question though: Do you have an Intel mac or a PowerPC (g3, g4, or g5)? If you have an Intel Mac...

Macs/Apples: Epson 820 Driver and Intel Mac 10.4.7, epson 820 printer, epson 820 driver
epson 820 printer, epson 820 driver, setup dialogue: Hi Nance This is from Epson s site; [Open the OS X Printer Setup Utility . Select the Printer Setup Utility tab and click Reset Printing System... . Click the Reset button. Restart your computer. Install the downloaded epson11877.dmg file.]...

Macs/Apples: Epson Scanner Perfection 1240u, adobe pagemill 3, epson scanner
adobe pagemill 3, epson scanner, pc epson: Dear Ian, What you need to do is install the software. For Adobe applications like Photodeluxe. Pagemill 3.0 will only work in Classic mode and I do not know if scanning will be possible from the application directly as Classic does not access peripherals...

Macs/Apples: Error -1309 when writing spool file, desktop printer utility, mac os 9
desktop printer utility, mac os 9, quark xpress: Jessica, I believe that error has to do with memory or RAM; you don t have enough of it to put a 150 page quark doc into memory. Split the document into two and try that way...or add more memory to your system. To check on your Mac s specs, go to http://www.everymac.com/...

Macs/Apples: Error message on Netscape, netscape news, data servers
netscape news, data servers, bob wood: Hi Keith This is most likely a problem on Netscapes end and not your as it mentions their data/servers. If you have any viruse or popup programs installed, disable and see if you get the message. You can also try setting a new home page (different...

Macs/Apples: External 3.5 hard drive enclosures, bob wood, drive enclosures
bob wood, drive enclosures, reputable dealer: Hi Keith For USB 2.0, you would have to install a USB 2.0 PCI card on each machine you would use the drive on. My choice would be Firewire. It s more dependable and all your machines have Firewire built in. Firewire enclosures will be more money,...

Macs/Apples: External CD Burner problem, toast cd reader, external cd burner
toast cd reader, external cd burner, iomega predator: Dear Mark, Toast needs to have the following extensions installed in your Extensions folder inside your OS 9 System Folder in order to work (and to see the burner correctly): Toast CD Reader, Toast Firewire Support, Toast USB Support, etc. Try this:...

Macs/Apples: External DVD Drive, playback program, g3 blue
playback program, g3 blue, link loads: Dear Jonathan, Thanks so much for the compliments! Very appreciated. That is odd about VLC acting up like that. First and foremost, you need to do a disk permissions repair. Open Utility folder by going from the Finder s GO menu and selecting Utilities....

Macs/Apples: External DVD drive, mac powerbook g4, external dvd drive
mac powerbook g4, external dvd drive, powerbook g4: Dear Mike, The specialists for these type of drives and all sorts of Mac accessories, are OWC (Other World Computing). My company makes an external DVD burner that is compatible with the G4, is fast, and very well made (MUCH better than the typical commercial...

Macs/Apples: External DVD drive, mac powerbook g4, external dvd drive
mac powerbook g4, external dvd drive, other world computing: Mike, You can purchase any external FireWire-based drive, but I don t have a specific recommendation. I have used a couple, with varied success, but don t remember the brandnames per se. If you re planning on doing backups, I recommend DVD-R media. You...

Macs/Apples: External Firewire Hard Drive formatted on PC - use with Mac?, external firewire hard drive, firewire hard drive
external firewire hard drive, firewire hard drive, dv footage: Dear Ollie, I would definitely give it a shot with the drives. If the mac is running OS X, you shouldn t have any problems with the hookup. A straight firewire hookup should do it. Plug the firewire drive into the Mac after the mac has started up and you...

Macs/Apples: External firewire drive won't boot, otherwise fine, speedy reply, laptop hard drive
speedy reply, laptop hard drive, disk warrior: Jim No need to wait for SuperDuper, you can download it here; http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html I ve never used RsyncX, so I can t comment on that. What I would try is to format the external drive and install OS...

Macs/Apples: External Hard Drive, chkdsk utility, external hard drive
chkdsk utility, external hard drive, mac os x: Hi Jeff Don t know anything about this drive, but look here if you haven t already; http://www.ximeta.com/support/guides/netdisk/ndas/mac/index.php This is from their site; Mac OS X 1. I have installed the Mac Drivers and NetDisk will...

Macs/Apples: External Hard Drive, router setup, external hard drive
router setup, external hard drive, blue apple: Dear Jeff, First, click on your desktop to make sure you re in the Finder, then go under the Finder menu (next to the Blue Apple) and select Preferences. You will see a list of things to show on the desktop. Check all three items, then select the Sidebar...

Macs/Apples: External Hard Drive for storage, mac g4s, external hard drive
mac g4s, external hard drive, mac g4: Dear Karl, I am partial, VERY partial, to Seagate and their Barracuda drives. I find that getting a firewire enclosure and buying the drive seperately is the best overall because many times when you buy an external drive/enclosure package already assembled,...

Macs/Apples: External Hard Drive Trouble..., shotgun approach, external hd
shotgun approach, external hd, power macs: Dear Vicente, You have encountered an increasingly common problem with certain drive manufacturer s usb/firewire drives and OS X 10.3.x. Unfortunately, there is no one simple fix, so you must use a shotgun approach, throwing everything possible at the...

Macs/Apples: External Hard Drive, external hard drive, mac os x
external hard drive, mac os x, easely: Hi Jerry, You can start your mac from a external disk as easely as from an internal one. You don t need the internal disk in that case. If you plan to copy your system files from your internal disk to the external disk, you may want to know that a plain...

Macs/Apples: External HD and OS 10.4.2, hitachi travelstar, firewire hd
hitachi travelstar, firewire hd, hitachi hd: Dear Peter, So sorry about the long period waiting for an answer, but I have been flooded with business in my mac tech company and had to take that first. I also mistook your question for a duplicate of an earlier question, further complicating matters....

Macs/Apples: External hard drive write speed, lacie d2, mac g4
lacie d2, mac g4, external hard drives: Dear Ron, CPU upgrades have offered a truly remarkable performance upgrade since their introduction, but today they have never been better or less expensive. I would recommend that you go with Daystar s excellent 600mhz upgrade. It will double your speed...

Macs/Apples: External harddrive, external hardrive, g4 mac
external hardrive, g4 mac, firewire cables: Dear Jerry, Technically, it is difficult for you to have a computer without ANY hard drive in there, but it SHOULD work without a problem as long as you choose the external firewire drive as your startup, there should be no problem. I just like to have one...

Macs/Apples: External Tape drive for 1.25 dual PPC G4, open boxes, firewire usb
open boxes, firewire usb, registration cards: Hi Cris, I normally don t but open boxes because: - there is a risk things are not complete, - it might be used or a demo modal - often registration cards are not there which means that technically (from the view of the manufacturer) you are not the owner....

Macs/Apples: e-mac, apple tech, rare instances
apple tech, rare instances, cpu temp: Dear Clive, I am so sorry for not replying sooner. I researched your problem extensively, going over my tech manuals and racking my brain for the problems I ve repaired on the eMac. However, there is not much to tell me what s going on here besides your...

Macs/Apples: e-mail addresses, e mail addresses, e mail address
e mail addresses, e mail address, imac g5: Dear Mary, Sounds like your permissions are off. Try going to the Finder (click anywhere on the desktop) and go to the GO menu and pull it down. Choose UTILITIES and in there you will find DISK UTILITY. Double click on it to open it and you will see a...

Macs/Apples: e-mail, ed bliss, unwanted returns
ed bliss, unwanted returns, webmail interface: Ed, As far as I know there is no way to correct this. Entourage is simply displaying the message the way it was created, most likely in a webmail interface that codes in carriage returns in the small field in which it was created. You can try to search...

Macs/Apples: eDrive, partition tab, macintosh hd
partition tab, macintosh hd, 120gb maxtor: Dear Jerry, All that you need to do to cleanly remove this edrive is to open TechTool Pro and when it opens you will see 5 icons: Suites, Tests, Performance, Tools, and Safety. Go to the Tools icon and click on it. The very first thing you will see is...

Macs/Apples: How do I eject a cd?, mac g3, michael banks
mac g3, michael banks, cd icons: Dear Michael, You didn t mention what OS you re running, so I will give you both versions: For OS X, open the Applications folder and inside, open the Utilities folder. Find the Disk Utility and open that. When you do, you should see a column on the left...

Macs/Apples: uninstalling web browser, internet exploder, internet explorer 5
internet exploder, internet explorer 5, option apple: Dear Nina, This site is driving me nuts! I can t get to the server much of the time to answer my questions. I can see them, but can t answer them. If the files are not bothering you, they probably won t cause much trouble to your computer. The only...

Macs/Apples: eMac crash, hfs volumes, destination disk
hfs volumes, destination disk, volume check: Dear DEB, HI! I was gonna write via my email but I am doing my All Experts stuff and decided to give you some suggestions. Start from the OS X install disk again and when it gets to the first screen, go to the INSTALLER pull-down menu, click on OPEN...

Macs/Apples: I have an eMac G4 700MHz,..., aim screen name, emac g4
aim screen name, emac g4, latest version of aim: Hi Michael If you have 10.2 or 10.3 on your machine, you have iChatAV installed. You can set that up with either a mac.com user name if you have a mac.com account, or go to http://www.aim.com and register as a new user (unless you have an AIM screen name)....

Macs/Apples: eMac keeps freezing..... WHY?, bob wood, pixelation
bob wood, pixelation, random times: Hi Nathan Boot from the OS disc by holding the C key down and run Disk Utility to Repair Disk. You ll find Disk Utility under one of the menus. If you get the same problem while booted off that disc, it s most likely a hardware problem and you ll need...

Macs/Apples: eMac Monitors, system buses, dual processors
system buses, dual processors, picture tubes: Dear Jay, In my computer business, I have seen a few eMac video screen problems but the ones I ve seen have been a related to the video card. I really haven t seen the CRTs (picture tubes) go with any frequency. If I were you, I would invest in the...

Macs/Apples: emac startup, seagate barracuda 7200, seagate barracuda
seagate barracuda 7200, seagate barracuda, apple technician: Dear Calum, The problem sounds like your eMac s hard drive has failed or the logic board may have a failure of the IDE disc controller that runs and reads the hard drive. The cd/dvd INSTALL disc that came with your emac is what you need. That one is the...

Macs/Apples: email on the mac, open outlook express, mail folders
open outlook express, mail folders, outlook pst files: have found this: http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:F9-WJAdX4mgJ:www.oreillynet.com/cs/user/view/cs_msg/9928+eml+mac&hl=en&client=safari Article: Improving the Outlook for Entourage Subject: Moving Outlook Email Messages on PC to Entourage on...

Macs/Apples: email on the mac, x mail, inbox folder
x mail, inbox folder, office2004: Dear Amit, Interesting name. Is that short for something? If not, is it a specific nationality and/or gender? Cool. Importing the goods from your PC to your Mac is not too tough, but it is a bit intimidating when you look at the directions. Have patience...

Macs/Apples: email problem with photos, mail settings, email icon
mail settings, email icon, mail messages: Dear Barry, The absolute BEST way to send emails with photos to friends is by using iPhoto. If you don t have your photos catalogged with iPhoto yet, get it done, it only takes a few minutes. Once you have all your photos in iPhoto, just click on the photo...

Macs/Apples: email viewing, message body text, mail program
message body text, mail program, g5 imac: Dear Paul, Sorry for the delay. Very busy this time of year with my Mac business. Everyone is trying order things online and getting themselves entangled or making their machines a bit out of whack. Go into the MAIL program and go to the Mail pull-down...

Macs/Apples: email, spill coffee, king of the universe
spill coffee, king of the universe, microsoft user: Dear Trish, Sorry I am tardy, but recovering from a blood infection hospitalization while simultaneously preparing to move! Lets see if we can get you functioning better: I need you to find your Outlook Identities (do a Sherlock seach for Identities)...

Macs/Apples: empty trash, unix command line, empty trash
unix command line, empty trash, norton utilities: Dear Damien, In OS 9, you could use UNERASE from Symantec, included on the Norton Utilities tool kit. However, with OS X, a different system of Trash is used and completely different software is called for. One thing to remember is to STOP USING THE...

Macs/Apples: erasing external hard drive, utility folder, external hard drive
utility folder, external hard drive, drive question: Wendy This could take awhile depending on what s on the drive, but from what you said about trying Disk Utility, I d say the drive may be bad. Hard drives are fairly inexpensive. You might want to think about getting a new one. Check here for deals;...

Macs/Apples: acrobat, hp 812c printer, imac 450
hp 812c printer, imac 450, memory condition: Ron It s been awhile since I ve used OS 9, but open the File Exchange Control Panel and see if you can set it in there, or Macintosh Easy Open. If the downloaded files don t have .pdf on the end of the name, they won t open in Acrobat or have the Acrobat...

Macs/Apples: error type two and....., mail problem, error type
mail problem, error type, documents folder: Dear Craig, Your mail problem is definitely NOT a PC/Mac thing. It is probably related to your friends email program (Aol Email) and the way it is set up. He may need to reinstall his AOL and see if that works. Tell him to get going and reinstall. Make...

Macs/Apples: ethernet cable splitter?, smc barricade, cat 5 cable
smc barricade, cat 5 cable, broadband router: Mike, Here s a cheaper solution and one that will work from your computer to the game console. Get yourself a hub: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3079210027 like the one at the link above for dirt cheap on ebay. These hubs usually...

Macs/Apples: ethernet cable splitter?, ethernet hub, ethernet cables
ethernet hub, ethernet cables, comcast cable: There are two things to do: - physical network - logical network. lets start with the physical part. You have a device upstairs with (probably) 1 ethernet port. The cable goes downstairs to your mac. If you want to share this cable with another computer...

Macs/Apples: ethernet cable splitter?, external ip address, ethernet cables
external ip address, ethernet cables, comcast cable: Hi Mike You would need a Router to do this. Connect the modem to the WAN port on the router and each machine to a LAN port. The router will assign an IP address to each machine, and the modem will assign the external IP address to the router. Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: ethernet cable splitter?, comcast cable, phone splitters
comcast cable, phone splitters, highspeed modem: Mike, Although there do exist splitters for networks (like phone splitters) they are not the best option. Go with a hub or switch- a little 4 port should work fine. DLink, Netgear, and Linksys are all good brands to go with - I prefer Netgear myself: ...

Macs/Apples: ethernet/USB converter?, cable internet connection, apple webobjects
cable internet connection, apple webobjects, g4 titanium: Actually i would choose going wireless. Just get apple airport or even link-sys wireless router. I think the cheapest one costs about 99 buck from apple and might be even cheaper on MacMall or ebay. The freedom not to have a wires attached to your laptop worth...

Macs/Apples: least expensive way to meet my computing needs, scott kelby, mac os 9
scott kelby, mac os 9, imac g4: Jean, There are two simple ways to solve any needs: time and money. Which is more valuable to you, or perhaps what is the best combination of the two? Method 1: Time - 1. Use your existing system. Add on to it, upgrade the RAM, possibly even the hard...

Macs/Apples: exporting address book to Powerbook G4I j, mail scripts, library scripts
mail scripts, library scripts, import addresses: Cheryl, Perhaps not the quickest fix, but there are two methods: one with no download (good for dialup) and one with. 1. Use the provided Applescript in Mail.app! - Go to /Library/Scripts/Mail Scripts/ and double-click on Import Addresses.scpt *This...

Macs/Apples: exporting from imovie to flashmx 2004, rom format, flashmx 2004
rom format, flashmx 2004, imovie: Philip, So you get no audio from the resulting quicktime movie (cd-rom format) BEFORE you import into flash, or AFTER? And if you export to email quicktime it has audio before and after flash? There may be a preference in flash (it s been a while)...

Macs/Apples: external cd-rw/dvd burner, toast titanium, jaguar x
toast titanium, jaguar x, dvr 109: Sandy I don t burn too many DVD s, and only copy when I do. Go to this forum (free); http://www.macosx.com/forums/index.php? Post in the System & Software forum and you ll get the answers. I use Toast, works well, and I ve heard Dragon Burn...

Macs/Apples: external dvd burners, local computer store, apple webobjects
local computer store, apple webobjects, external dvd burners: Hi John! Well, if you want to buy an external DVD burner, I d suggest you to buy this lacie DVD+R drive: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=6C04E115&nplm=TF674LL/A If you want to burn a multiple session DVD (i.e....

Macs/Apples: external firewire HD, hitachi travelstar, firewire hd
hitachi travelstar, firewire hd, travelstar 5k80: Dear Mark, Cheaper? Perhaps a little bit, but I would still go with a nice 60 gigabyte upgrade Hitachi Travelstar 5K80 60GB Notebook Hard Drive 5400rpm. It is only $129 (you can get 60 gig notebooks for as low as $114) and is an excellent drive. It is...

Macs/Apples: external harc drive files, carbon copy cloner, external hard drive
carbon copy cloner, external hard drive, pro x: Jeff, I m not that well versed in Applescript, though I bet you could do this. If nothing else, try googling for doug s scripts or using www.automator.us for Automator actions. Otherwise, you can use You Synchronize, Synchronize Pro X, Shirt Pocket...

Macs/Apples: external hard drive, fire wire case, oxford 911
fire wire case, oxford 911, changing cables: Hi Gord I haven t seen any reports on Mac boards about this case. Probably not very popular with Mac people. I would return it and go to this company for a drive and enclosure; http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/firewire/ Very good company and they...

Macs/Apples: external hard drive, external hard drive, utility applications
external hard drive, utility applications, iphoto: Edwin, Sorry to hear it. Does your PC still see the data on your drive? By doesn t recognize it do you mean your Mac actively tells you, or it just doesn t show up on the desktop? You might try to repair it with disk utility /Applications/Utilities/Disk...

Macs/Apples: external hard drive for Mac, archos av340, external hard drive
archos av340, external hard drive, luck john: Hi Bill, i would buy an external USB or firewire enclosure. you can find many good devices here: http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=92&Title=USB%20Storage%20Devices&Template= and here: http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Page.cfm?Parent=680&Title=&Template=1...

Macs/Apples: external hard drive, mac os x mail, knowledge base documents
mac os x mail, knowledge base documents, mac mail: the Mail uses mail folder in your library folder to store all your mail data. when you move this folder the system doesn t know anything about what you did and will create a new Mail folder in your library. here is the info on how to backup your mail....

Macs/Apples: F;lashing question mark, c key, question mark
c key, question mark, os 9: excelnguyen, Hold down option . That will give you a list of bootable discs. If nothing shows up, perhaps your HD AND CD are kaput. Try an external FW drive with OS 9/X installed if possible. What CDs are you attempting to boot? Recent issue? What...

Macs/Apples: Failing Mac?, 128 mb ram, explorer folder
128 mb ram, explorer folder, page loads: Martin, It seems you ve dedicated about as much trouble-shooting efforts to your problem as length to your question - far too much. Have you considered a new Mac, perhaps even a newer used one with Mac OS X 10.3 or 10.4? IE still exists there (until Dec....

Macs/Apples: Fan noise in a Power Mac G5, power mac g5, 512 mb ram
power mac g5, 512 mb ram, bob wood: Hi Glenn Try resetting the SMU. Read this; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300341 You can also try starting up in Open Firmware mode (by restarting your Mac then immediately holding down the Command, Option, O and F keys simultaneously)...

Macs/Apples: Fax softwares can't catch the dial tone, sending faxes, internal modem
sending faxes, internal modem, modem dsl: Bill, This usually means (the intermittent dial tone) you have voicemail set up on the line and have some messages waiting for you. The workaround is to have whatever application doing the dialing not to wait for the dial tone. The long way around is to...

Macs/Apples: A File Problem!, mac os 9, startup mode
mac os 9, startup mode, character extension: Issac, Sounds like more of an issue with the PC than anything...you are able to copy it from the CD in the first place? Aso, when you burned it on your Mac, did you simply use the Finder (disc burner) or Toast™? I would name it something shorter on the...

Macs/Apples: A File Problem!, mac os 9, startup mode
mac os 9, startup mode, service pack 2: i d suggest you to way to try. first is rename the file in mac with some short name. second which is better is to great the archive of the file *.zip or *.sit them move it to windows and extract. this may give you a way round your problem. elia...

Macs/Apples: A File Problem!, mac os 9, windows command prompt
mac os 9, windows command prompt, startup mode: hi, I ve been thinking about this the last few days. The only thing I can come up with is that os9 possibly sees the file as a mac-file and tries to split it up in a resource and a data-fork. You could try to do one of the following things: - burn the...

Macs/Apples: Finder Problem, spotlight issue, startup drive
spotlight issue, startup drive, finder windows: Dear Vince, Just do an ARCHIVE AND INSTALL (with the Preserve Network and User settings box checked). You will see this option when you start up from the 10.4 install disk and you get to the place to choose your installation drive. The main startup drive...

Macs/Apples: Finder windows/Spotlight weirdness in OS X 10.4.8, crash version, version conflicts
crash version, version conflicts, software conflicts: Dear RS, It sounds like you DO need a clean installation. Do an Archive and Install--the OPTIONS button in one of the installation preparation screens--but do NOT preserve the USER settings (you will have to rebuild them afterwards). In the next window...

Macs/Apples: Firewire Boot T, target disk, powerbook g4
target disk, powerbook g4, bob wood: Hi Karen Firewire Target Disk Mode will mount the other machines hard drive on your desktop as an external drive. It won t move or delete anything. here s an Apple doc explaining; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58583 Bob Woo...

Macs/Apples: Firewire, pci firewire card, m audio firewire 410
pci firewire card, m audio firewire 410, firewire ports: Steven, Yes, I can help, but I need a bit more time to research this. The site JUST a few minutes ago let me know your question was there so I apologize for the extreme tardiness. I usually reply within 24 hours! I will get back to you tomorrow after I...

Macs/Apples: Firmware problems, g4 450mhz, clock battery
g4 450mhz, clock battery, minute job: Hi Eric I don t know why this would happen again, unless the clock battery is getting weak. I would change that and see if it happens again. The battery should only cost about $10.00. As for the upgrade, check this site for all available for your machine;...

Macs/Apples: Flat screen monitor for G5, flat screen monitor, dell equipment
flat screen monitor, dell equipment, apple monitor: Hi Sam, I cannot help you much with this, because I do not own a G5 and i have no dvi-capable mac (yet). So it is hard for me to get any experience about this. However, I might be able to help te get you on your way. You are not the only one with questions...

Macs/Apples: Flat screen monitor, dvi to adc, apple g4
dvi to adc, apple g4, flat screen monitor: Derek, Glad the iSight info helped! What monitor you can hook up all depends on the video card in your G4. Here s an Apple KBase article on the different models of G4 s and their connectors: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58692 I m betting...

Macs/Apples: Follow-up to PowerBook and USB devices, powerbook g3, g4 titanium
powerbook g3, g4 titanium, titanium g4: Wendy, Been swamped with work lately and still way behind on my questions. If you still need help, can you refresh my memory and let me know what OS you have and what version of Powerbook you have? (OS 9 or X, Powerbook G3, G4 Titanium, G4 Aluminum, etc)....

Macs/Apples: Formatting a 300 GB Hard Drive in OS-X Tiger, os x tiger, pci controller
os x tiger, pci controller, added expense: Dear Ken, So sorry for the delay, but have been inundated with questions and clients lately. Your problem is because the Mac s disk controller will not recognize anything over 128Gigabytes. You can get a PCI controller card that will enable you to hook...

Macs/Apples: Formatting external hard drive, partition tab, external harddrive
partition tab, external harddrive, external hard drive: Hi Charlie 1. Open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder. 2. After DU loads select your hard drive (this is the entry with the mfgr. s ID and size) from the left side list. Click on the Partition tab in the DU main window. 3. Set the number of partitions...

Macs/Apples: Formatting a New Hard Drive for OS Tiger?, circular arrow, seagate drive
circular arrow, seagate drive, straight arrow: Dear Marlene, Your husband MAY be right about the computer, but the odds are in your favor that it is a disk problem that caused the original problem. Has anything else changed recently (in the last few weeks) like adding RAM, a new CD drive, a new PC card,...

Macs/Apples: Formatting a PowerBook G3, mac os 9, powerbook g3
mac os 9, powerbook g3, journaled: David, Boot up from either a Mac OS 9 or X CD and open Drive Setup or in OS X Installer click the installer menu and choose disk utility Then format the drive as HFS+ or Mac OS Extended. If you have the option of using (journaled) as well, select that....

Macs/Apples: Forms, acrobat reader 6, g4
acrobat reader 6, g4, high resolution: Jerry, Sounds like the PDF is being compromised by Appleworks, or is not high-resolution to begin with. Have you tried printing out the PDF before you get it into Appleworks, just to compare the quality? Try that first. Also, many PDFs have fillable...

Macs/Apples: Forms, apple os x, portable document format
apple os x, portable document format, quality apple: Dear Jerry, Unfortunately, the PDF is compressed and self-contained, making it a type of image of the original document. It is nothing like the .cwk files that AppleWorks works in, so by default, it opens up the PDF as a drawing file (DR). When it does...

Macs/Apples: Freeze, kernel panics, preference folder
kernel panics, preference folder, screen shades: Jerry, 1. Are your crashes kernel panics (ie, screen shades dark, and you must restart message)? 2. Are your crashes documented in the system log or console log (Check /Applications/Utilities/Console.app) I would surmise that your crashes have very...

Macs/Apples: Frontpage alternative, mac addict magazine, mac tucows
mac addict magazine, mac tucows, web page creation: Dear Joe, Sorry for the delay, as I have been a bit swamped since I wrote a letter to Mac Addict magazine about AllExperts and they published it! I have been getting quite a response! In any case, the most straightforward and easy to use Mac OS X website...

Macs/Apples: FW hard drive enclosures, project timeline, volume icon
project timeline, volume icon, desk top: Dear Keith, At first, I thought that some files did not transfer correctly and/or there was a transfer error, but the more I thought about it, the more that doesn t make sense. What are you using for an editor? iMovie? All signs say that there is a...

Macs/Apples: 867Mhz "Mirror Door" G4 Tower will not start, power chord
Macs/Apples: 867Mhz "Mirror Door" G4 Tower will not start, power chord

Macs/Apples: airport express, printer/speakers?, airport express, psp
Macs/Apples: airport express, printer/speakers?, airport express, psp

Macs/Apples: Booting from 9.2 back to 10.3.9, easy peasy, start up disk
Macs/Apples: Booting from 9.2 back to 10.3.9, easy peasy, start up disk, startup disk

Macs/Apples: CD Eject Key on eMac, keyboard
Macs/Apples: CD Eject Key on eMac, keyboard

Macs/Apples: Compatibility, internet bowser, clamshell ibook
Macs/Apples: Compatibility, internet bowser, clamshell ibook, mail

Macs/Apples: Creating a bootable External HD, partition, intel
Macs/Apples: Creating a bootable External HD, partition, intel

Macs/Apples: copying files from mac to external HDD, external hdd, mac os x
Macs/Apples: copying files from mac to external HDD, external hdd, mac os x, snow leopard

Macs/Apples: eMac keeps freezing..... WHY?, emac, tiger
Macs/Apples: eMac keeps freezing..... WHY?, emac, tiger, capacitors

Macs/Apples: Fan noise in a Power Mac G5, nuts
Macs/Apples: Fan noise in a Power Mac G5, nuts

Macs/Apples: G3 Powerbook won't start, lombar
Macs/Apples: G3 Powerbook won't start, lombar

Macs/Apples: G4 Mirror Drive Door startup problem, possible solutions, power supply
Macs/Apples: G4 Mirror Drive Door startup problem, possible solutions, power supply

Macs/Apples: G4 mirror Tower Power/ Will not boot, chime, motherboard
Macs/Apples: G4 mirror Tower Power/ Will not boot, chime, motherboard

Macs/Apples: generic icons, finder menu, document icons
Macs/Apples: generic icons, finder menu, document icons, mac os 10

Macs/Apples: Hooking up my Macbook to my wireless router, macbook, linksys
Macs/Apples: Hooking up my Macbook to my wireless router, macbook, linksys

Macs/Apples: Incredimail or equivalent for Mac, apple website, mac os9
Macs/Apples: Incredimail or equivalent for Mac, apple website, mac os9

Macs/Apples: iBook G4 will not boot up, apple store, surendra
Macs/Apples: iBook G4 will not boot up, apple store, surendra, apple

Macs/Apples: iBook won't start up, receipt, jeffrey
Macs/Apples: iBook won't start up, receipt, jeffrey

Macs/Apples: iBook won't start up, shift control, control option
Macs/Apples: iBook won't start up, shift control, control option, management unit

Macs/Apples: ibook battery, plug adapter
Macs/Apples: ibook battery, plug adapter

Macs/Apples: ibook g3 startup problems, gray dot, power button
Macs/Apples: ibook g3 startup problems, gray dot, power button, reset button

Macs/Apples: ibook g3 won't start up, c key, disk 1
Macs/Apples: ibook g3 won't start up, c key, disk 1, new mac

Macs/Apples: ibook g4 1.2ghz 12" keyboard & trackpad problem, apple store, several times
Macs/Apples: ibook g4 1.2ghz 12" keyboard & trackpad problem, apple store, several times, engineer

Macs/Apples: ibook won't boot completely, mac os x, cd drive
Macs/Apples: ibook won't boot completely, mac os x, cd drive, ibook g4

Macs/Apples: ibook won't start up - blue screen
Macs/Apples: ibook won't start up - blue screen

Macs/Apples: iMac 333mhz won't power up, failure, ebay
Macs/Apples: iMac 333mhz won't power up, failure, ebay

Macs/Apples: incredimail Mac equivalent, puter, drawings
Macs/Apples: incredimail Mac equivalent, puter, drawings, email

Macs/Apples: iphoto problems, progress bar, package contents
Macs/Apples: iphoto problems, progress bar, package contents, peace of mind

Macs/Apples: Jaguar won't start up, processor computers, single processor
Macs/Apples: Jaguar won't start up, processor computers, single processor, dual core

Macs/Apples: Mac Color Classic, pram battery, color classics
Macs/Apples: Mac Color Classic, pram battery, color classics, radio shack

Macs/Apples: Mac G4 and HP Laserjet 5000N + other, apple icon, capabilities
Macs/Apples: Mac G4 and HP Laserjet 5000N + other, apple icon, capabilities

Macs/Apples: Mac G4 Tower won't start, power outage, guy rules
Macs/Apples: Mac G4 Tower won't start, power outage, guy rules, macs

Macs/Apples: Mac imports scrambled images from digital camera, olympus digital cameras, photo programs
Macs/Apples: Mac imports scrambled images from digital camera, olympus digital cameras, photo programs, olympus digital

Macs/Apples: My Mac keeps restarting, reset pram, restarting computer
Macs/Apples: My Mac keeps restarting, reset pram, restarting computer, mac store

Macs/Apples: Mac LC575
Macs/Apples: Mac LC575

Macs/Apples: Mac OS X Login program, applesetupdone, single user mode
Macs/Apples: Mac OS X Login program, applesetupdone, single user mode, admin level

Macs/Apples: Mac os x 10.4 and Linksys WRT54G Compatibility, powerbook g4, wrt54g
Macs/Apples: Mac os x 10.4 and Linksys WRT54G Compatibility, powerbook g4, wrt54g, system preferences

Macs/Apples: Mac to PC voice sites, voice chat, web cam
Macs/Apples: Mac to PC voice sites, voice chat, web cam, aim

Macs/Apples: Mac Print Problems, Lexmark x83, lexmark x83 printer, mac user
Macs/Apples: Mac Print Problems, Lexmark x83, lexmark x83 printer, mac user, lexmark

Macs/Apples: Why is my Mac talking to me?, nuts, control button
Macs/Apples: Why is my Mac talking to me?, nuts, control button, command button

Macs/Apples: Mac vs Sony, good features, macs
Macs/Apples: Mac vs Sony, good features, macs, laptop

Macs/Apples: MP3s and QuickTime, wrobel, complexities
Macs/Apples: MP3s and QuickTime, wrobel, complexities, macs

Macs/Apples: Old iMAC start up, blue face, system folder
Macs/Apples: Old iMAC start up, blue face, system folder, harddrive

Macs/Apples: Pismo 500mhz double system installation, powercord, bookend
Macs/Apples: Pismo 500mhz double system installation, powercord, bookend, firmware update

Macs/Apples: PowerBook doesn't recognize USB devices, card reader, sd card
Macs/Apples: PowerBook doesn't recognize USB devices, card reader, sd card, mac os

Macs/Apples: PowerBook G4 Battery Issue, kb article, nvram
Macs/Apples: PowerBook G4 Battery Issue, kb article, nvram, hardware problem

Macs/Apples: PowerBook won't start from power supply, pram battery, logic board
Macs/Apples: PowerBook won't start from power supply, pram battery, logic board, newertech

Macs/Apples: Problem with Target Disk Mode, target mode, caps
Macs/Apples: Problem with Target Disk Mode, target mode, caps

Macs/Apples: Quicktime codecs, new computers, previous versions
Macs/Apples: Quicktime codecs, new computers, previous versions, codec

Macs/Apples: Repairing Permissions In Mac OS X, receipts, itunes
Macs/Apples: Repairing Permissions In Mac OS X, receipts, itunes, instances

Macs/Apples: SLOW COMPUTER, firefox
Macs/Apples: SLOW COMPUTER, firefox

Macs/Apples: scan 2 text?, incompatibility issues, nuance
Macs/Apples: scan 2 text?, incompatibility issues, nuance, inconvenience

Macs/Apples: slideshow on idvd, iphoto, slideshow
Macs/Apples: slideshow on idvd, iphoto, slideshow, photos

Macs/Apples: slow mac, brushed aluminum, bad apple
Macs/Apples: slow mac, brushed aluminum, bad apple, spinning wheel

Macs/Apples: stock tickers?, currency calculator, tripmeter
Macs/Apples: stock tickers?, currency calculator, tripmeter, auto updates

Macs/Apples: Can't install windows xp with Parallels, bridge game, retail copy
Macs/Apples: Can't install windows xp with Parallels, bridge game, retail copy, lap top

Macs/Apples: Can't trash a Quicktime movie download from my desktop, bob wood, genius
Macs/Apples: Can't trash a Quicktime movie download from my desktop, bob wood, genius

Macs/Apples: tiger n' os9, first solution, os 9
Macs/Apples: tiger n' os9, first solution, os 9, apps

Macs/Apples: Back Up UPS for iMac G5, apc ups, power fluctuations
Macs/Apples: Back Up UPS for iMac G5, apc ups, power fluctuations, external hd

Macs/Apples: Upgrading OS, target disk, firewire port
Macs/Apples: Upgrading OS, target disk, firewire port, mode startup

Macs/Apples: User Name and Password, admin password
Macs/Apples: User Name and Password, admin password

Macs/Apples: Using Wireless PCMCIA on PB1400, format cards, cardbus cards
Macs/Apples: Using Wireless PCMCIA on PB1400, format cards, cardbus cards, card and driver

Macs/Apples: Voice chat Mac to PC
Macs/Apples: Voice chat Mac to PC

Macs/Apples: Wallstreet G3 Dark Display, backlight, wallstreet
Macs/Apples: Wallstreet G3 Dark Display, backlight, wallstreet, os 9

Macs/Apples: faulty iMac rev A CD drive, apple system profiler, kensington orbit trackball
apple system profiler, kensington orbit trackball, cd rom drive: Dear Scott, Are there any Previous System Folders on your hard drive? If so, take the CD related control panels and extensions and replace your present Cd control panels and extensions with those. The tough thing about this problem is that there are definite...

Macs/Apples: my faulty iMac revA CD drive - additional info, laser activity, cr rom
laser activity, cr rom, ebay: Dear Scott, I believe that your drive has bitten the proverbial big one and even though movement is noted and laser activity is present, over a hundred OTHER failures within the drive could still have disabled it. That said, you should replace the drive...

Macs/Apples: faulty rev A iMac CD drive, apple system profiler, cd rom drive
apple system profiler, cd rom drive, imac cd: Scott- Older iMacs are very well known to have these CD-ROM problems. In your case however, I dont think this is a hardware problem. Does it work if you just put the restore disk in the iMac and than shut it down and hold down the C key to boot of it (keeping...

Macs/Apples: "file and folders read only", mac osx server, mac osx panther
mac osx server, mac osx panther, new folders: Dear Eduardo, Yes, this sounds like a backward step and it doesn t make any sense, especially since the Mac developers went through a great deal of trouble to import/inherit parent permissions. I do not believe that this is the case of 10.3.2, but rather...

Macs/Apples: files disappeared, plain folders, extensions manager control panel
plain folders, extensions manager control panel, dear art: Dear Art, Thanks for taking the time to let me know how you made out. I don t know if I was much help, but I am glad that your problems are now a thing of the past. Thanks for selecting me and keep me in mind the next time you need a hand. Sincerely, ...

Macs/Apples: getting files off my old g4 (os 9.1) into my new i mac 5, power mac g4, target disk
power mac g4, target disk, disk mode: Dear Sharon, The exact same thing happened to me with an older G4 and I thought I was STUCK, but I kept thinking about it and I realized something: If you put your new iMac in Target disk mode, and plug it in to your running G4, the disk from your iMac will...

Macs/Apples: finally making the switch, norton internet security 2002, norton internet security
norton internet security 2002, norton internet security, commercial apps: Hi Aaron Good for you :) Virus Software - None needed for Macs (OS X) There are no viruses or spyware for this system. As long as you don t forward any attachments to PC users, that you re not sure of, you won t have a problem. OS X has a built in...

Macs/Apples: cannot find volume on installation?, samsung sp1203n, left hand column
samsung sp1203n, left hand column, samsung hard drive: Dear Alan, Sorry for having taken so very long to get back to you. With the holidays and things, plus every time I tried to answer my questions, the server was jammed--it was quite frustrating. Please accept my apologies. It sounds like you just need...

Macs/Apples: finder problem, jpgs, wrobel
jpgs, wrobel: Dear Berty, Hi! I need a bit more of an explanation. Do you mean you accidently dragged a FOLDER with 600 JPGs out of another folder? You said de folder. Could you explain? Also, what do you mean by Finder keeps disconnecting? I m sure I can help...

Macs/Apples: firewall, little snitch, norton personal firewall
little snitch, norton personal firewall, g4 desktop: Dear Mike, I have just the application for you. The price is right (free) and it meets all of your requirements. I installed it into my G4 running OS X after I was viciously hacked by Germans in 2002. After I cleaned up their mess and the little trojans...

Macs/Apples: firewire to usb?, crossover cable, ethernet cables
crossover cable, ethernet cables, hell of a time: Dear Mike, USB and Firewire are very different cabling standards and, as such, are not compatible or adaptable. That s why you cannot find a combo firewire/usb cable--such a cable wouldn t work. In order to hook up the xbox, you would need a separate router...

Macs/Apples: firewire, system profiler, firewire ports
system profiler, firewire ports, firewire connectors: Bryan If you have any other Firewire device, connect and see if it works. That s the only way to check your Firewire ports. Or, if you have another machine with Firewire, or a friend that has a machine you could try, connect the drive there and see if...

Macs/Apples: floppies from 93 Mac (system 7) to Compaq Presario Windows 98, compaq presario desktop, mac floppies
compaq presario desktop, mac floppies, compaq presario: Dear Gloria, I have researched this one extensively and the problem is that the floppies are formatted in Mac file format (called HFS+) and the PC uses another format (NTSC). It is like they are from different planets and even if you use a Mac translator...

Macs/Apples: follow up Finder/desktop problem, propeller planes, section selector
propeller planes, section selector, blue apple: Dear Berty, Try this: As soon as the computer opens up, double click on your hard drive and select Desktop from the navigator bar on the left. Go up to the three section selector in the upper left of the window border and select the one that lets you view...

Macs/Apples: follow up questions, internet wirelessly, apple laptops
internet wirelessly, apple laptops, powerbook models: Danielle Anytime you ask a question, then a follow up question, please use the same thread. Thanks Makes it easier for any of us to be able to see all the correspondence at the same time. The iBook is a less expensive laptop, doesn t have as much...

Macs/Apples: follow up, g4 powerbook, powerbook g4
g4 powerbook, powerbook g4, bob wood: Danielle The portables come with rechargers. You plug into a wall outlet to recharge, and you can use the machine while it s recharging. Usually takes less than an hour to charge. Files from the PC would work the same on a Mac, provide you have the...

Macs/Apples: followup to Griffin iMic, griffin imic, television documentaries
griffin imic, television documentaries, professional television: Dear David, The ease of use of the iMic is the key. It is truly plug and play, unlike the Window s Plug and PRAY devices. A friend does professional television documentaries and he borrowed my imic for a few days to see if he could improve his audio glitches...

Macs/Apples: followup on trying to get files from g4 to imac 5, power mac g4, target disk
power mac g4, target disk, disk mode: Hi Sharon The Firewire Software from Apple may help with the Target Disk Mode. Download and install on the G4; http://download.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Apple_Software_Updates/English-North_American/Macintosh/FireWire/FireWire_2.3.3.smi.bin...

Macs/Apples: force burn speed?, tao cd, protection cd
tao cd, protection cd, pioneer dvd: Mike, Oooh. I don t know about that. Have you tried different media? Or have you looked on the apple discussion boards or macosx.com? Also, why are you doing this - just curious? I haven t done command-line burning before, but I imagine it s contained...

Macs/Apples: force burn speed?, tao cd, protection cd
tao cd, protection cd, pioneer dvd: Dear Mike, In my experience, if there is no option to burn at a lower speed, then the restriction is not in the program (usually), but located in the firmware of the drive. The firmware is a preferences and command processing set of code that is loaded on...

Macs/Apples: force burn speed?, tao cd, open terminal
tao cd, open terminal, bob wood: Hi Mike Toast and other burning software will only burn what the drive and burning media is rated for. No way that I know of the hack it. You can do it from Terminal, but I ve never done it. Open Terminal and type - man hdiutil scroll down to...

Macs/Apples: force a web page, internet explorer icon, hyper studio
internet explorer icon, hyper studio, application program: Dear Susan, The way that Macs process information and launch applications is TOTALLY different than PC s. In Windows, an Application (program) is an executable file, one that once opened by the machine will do work according to how it was written. It then...

Macs/Apples: formatting harddrive, formatting harddrive, blue apple
formatting harddrive, blue apple, pull down menus: Dear Kerry, I assume that when you say FORMAT, you want to erase the drive and install a new operating system from scratch without the previous owner s documents and other junk on it. You will need to have a system install disk (or disks) and then just insert...

Macs/Apples: full use of beige g3, ati radeon 7000, lockup problems
ati radeon 7000, lockup problems, ati rage 128: Hi Karl, Macos 9 slows down over time because of installed applications, extensions, fonts, controlpanels and other stuff. Fragmentation of the disk also slows the system down. MacOS X is a bit faster then MacOS9, provided that you have anough memory installed,...

Macs/Apples: G3 B&W Firewire, apple service provider, 3rd generation ipod
apple service provider, 3rd generation ipod, mhz imac: Hi Robert If the Hardware Test CD came with your machine use that to check the Firewire. If not, you can use TechTool Pro. You could try a different cable, they can go bad. Other than this, you would need to have it checked by an Apple Service provider....

Macs/Apples: G3 Blue and White OS X Compatibility, gig hd, 400mhz g3
gig hd, 400mhz g3, startup volume: Dear Jason, I wish I knew you were looking for one. I have one in GREAT shape sitting right next to me (a 400mhz G3 REV 2 with Zip, 12 Gig HD, memory, better than stock video card, etc). Needless to say, I have worked extensively with this G3 Yosemite and...

Macs/Apples: G3 Will not boot, target mode, target disk
target mode, target disk, machine boots: not sure I understand completely but if you mean what would happen AFTER you have OSX installed - you just disconnect the cable and boot it up. Since this point on it should act as any other computer with broken CD drive. Here is apple s resource on FireWire...

Macs/Apples: G3 CD/DVD drive, library folders, cidb
library folders, cidb, john dear: Dear John, So sorry for the wait, but I ve been swamped with work and unable to get to my account. There is a chance that there are some files that have become corrupted and that s what s preventing your disks from mounting. Go into your HOME directory...

Macs/Apples: My G3 desktop won't power up, clock battery, logic board
clock battery, logic board, g3 desktop: Hi Stephen It could be the clock battery is bad if it s an old machine. Try changing that first. It s on the Logic Board. On the Logic Board, you ll see all the connector ports on one side (Monitor port, Ethernet port, etc) on the other side near...

Macs/Apples: MY G3 IBOOK WILL NOT START UP, option apple, apple key
option apple, apple key, g3 ibook: Dear Tom, How do you know that the battery and power supply are fine? If the battery lights are lighting up, chances are that it is indeed good, but the power supply is not reliable by its little light that turns green for power and yellow for charging....

Macs/Apples: G3 iBook won't connect to wireless, macbooks, wpa key
macbooks, wpa key, wep: Sherry, The installed WiFi network, though it runs two other MacBooks, may be out-of-protocol for your refurb G3 iBook. 1. Is your new network 802.11G or N only? 2. Does it support 802.11B? 3. Are you using WEP or WPA key? Try simplifying your network...

Macs/Apples: G3 iBook won't boot., slow startups, logic boards
slow startups, logic boards, logic board: Dear John, I had a friend with your name--he employed me building his home and taught me how to surf. Very good guy. Well, John, it is hard to tell definitively what is the problem without looking and watching the machine behave, but it always falls into...

Macs/Apples: G3 iBook, apple discussions, stable boot
apple discussions, stable boot, mac os x: Tess, It sounds like either your battery has died and/or something has gone wrong with the system. I would try starting up from CD to see if you can get a stable boot to begin with, leave the battery out and it plugged in for this. Next, see about runing...

Macs/Apples: G3 notebook compatibilty with Pro Tools Le, griffin imic, os x panther
griffin imic, os x panther, mac tower: Dear Saroth, Unfortunately, there is no PCI bus on the G3 that you describe, making sound editing almost impossible with ProTools. ProTools is designed to work intimately with the PCI card and without it, the software is almost useless. You can do some...

Macs/Apples: G3 Panther, apple resellers, modem driver
apple resellers, modem driver, os10: Dear Davide, You should be able to insert the Panther install disk and hold the C key down until the machine starts FROM the installer disk. Then all you must do is go through the install process and all will be well. All OS X changes must be approved...

Macs/Apples: G3 Powerbook Pismo upgrades, 80gb harddrive, macintosh products
80gb harddrive, macintosh products, data migration: Dear Valerie, I don t know how to apologize. I didn t see your question and got caught up in my insane Mac business and have been playing catch-up with my questions. I m so sorry for the delay. There are some terrific ways to upgrade your Pismo. The...

Macs/Apples: G3 Powerbook won't start, option apple, drive recognition
option apple, drive recognition, power keys: Dear Joannie, I am assuming that since you re running OS X, that you have a Pismo or Lombard (1999 or 1998) Powerbook. Did you try pulling the battery out and resetting it by holding down the SHIFT, FUNCTION, CONTROL, and POWER keys at the same time? That...

Macs/Apples: G3 power supply, option apple, logic board
option apple, logic board, g3 desktop: Dear George, So sorry for the delay, but with the crazy holidays, I have honestly had very little time to answer questions. Please accept my apology for being so tardy. Your issue sounds like a logic board and/or power board problem. The power supply...

Macs/Apples: G3 powerbook boots to question mark, bob wood, cd boot
bob wood, cd boot, backup battery: Hi Jim The question mark indicates there is no system folder. When you get the System 8 CD, boot from that and install the system. A Windows disc won t be read by the Mac. As for shutting down, sounds like the backup battery may be bad. Leave the...

Macs/Apples: G3 powerbook family no M4753 and belkin cardbus F5U022, canon i350 printer, belkin cardbus
canon i350 printer, belkin cardbus, usb card support: Sherry, I m not sure if it s the printer or the driver (USB card support) that s not working. What OS are you running? The best way to tell is to plug another USB peripheral-preferably a mouse or keyboard and see if that works. They require no drivers...

Macs/Apples: G4, speech voices, option apple
speech voices, option apple, straight arrow: Dear Marissa, Try resetting the PRAM first, by starting with the computer OFF and hitting the power button. IMMEDIATELY hold down the OPTION, APPLE, P, and R keys and wait. You should hear ONE chime, keep holding the keys down, two chimes, keep holding,...

Macs/Apples: G4, mac shop, going to the doctor
mac shop, going to the doctor, os 9: Dear Sara, It is nonsense because there s LOTS of ways to retreive information without being destructive. I am always wary of data recoverers because I am one and see people coming to me after going elsewhere. I find that some of the services are good,...

Macs/Apples: G4 applications problems, open internet explorer, free drive space
open internet explorer, free drive space, startup chime: Dear Neal, OS X requires a degree of free drive space for temp files and swap files. Think of it as headroom, without it the system cannot work properly. Sometimes, bad application behavior, particularly on startup of the app, is a result of bad RAM, but...

Macs/Apples: G4 Boot Problems, single user mode, open firmware
single user mode, open firmware, disk warrior: Keith, Disk Utility will occasionally kick back messages like that, it simply means it s correcting permissions where it needs to. 1. try resetting PRAM (command-option-P-R) on restart 2. try resetting open firmware (command-option-O-F) - type reset-nvram...

Macs/Apples: G4 desktop startup, usb hub, time mike
usb hub, time mike, mgz: Mike, Sounds like one of the components may have come unseated from the motherboard. If nothing is damaged, it s possible to un-seat and reseat the processor, video card, and RAM. It also is possible some component is damaged, but since you mention you...

Macs/Apples: G4 Ethernet Port Repair/Replace, north smithfield ri, providence area
north smithfield ri, providence area, providence place: Dear Bill, If the machine is out of warranty, you should call Lazarus Communications (LazCom.com). I hate to self-promote because this is my company, but we offer some of the least expensive repairs in the area, plus we have a rather quick turnaround. Most...

Macs/Apples: G4 now or G5 later, heat problem, bob wood
heat problem, bob wood, merchant id: Daniel New machines, or updated machines usually appear once a year from Apple, maybe close to 9 months. A new iBook now would be fine. The main difference in the G4 and G5, outside of the technical stuff, is the processor speed. This wouldn t make much...

Macs/Apples: G4 grinding noises, cap software, dear scott
cap software, dear scott, misbehave: Dear Scott, So sorry for the delay, but the holidays were very busy for my company and I ve been answering questions as I can. Thank you for your patience! It is difficult to figure out exactly what is making the grinding noises. Very rarely, the fan...

Macs/Apples: G4 ibook and static electricity, straight arrow, memory chips
straight arrow, memory chips, static electricity: Dear Anuree, You may be able to try a startup with the Powerbook s drive as YOUR startup disk by doing this: Put a six pin to six pin (the wide connector) firewire cable in the powerbook s firewire port and start the Powerbook holding down the T key. ...

Macs/Apples: G4 to Mac Pro (10.2.8 to Tiger), migration assistant, intel machine
migration assistant, intel machine, utility folder: Hi Andrea Most software that runs on 10.2 will run on 10.4, but check for updates to each program you re using. The MacPro is an Intel machine, so you ll need to see if the software you have has Universal updates which will run on both older Macs and Intel...

Macs/Apples: G4 MDD No startup, soldering pencil, logic board
soldering pencil, logic board, getting computer: Dear Michael, I sent you an answer yesterday. This site is driving me CRAZY! People have been upset that I haven t gotten back to them right away--I usually reply within 24 hours, but cannot get to the questions to answer them! This site has nothing to...

Macs/Apples: G4 Mirror Drive Door startup problem, drive cables, logic board
drive cables, logic board, power cables: Dear Laurence, I am so very sorry for not attending to your question sooner, but I had technical difficulties beyond my control that prevented my getting your question answered. Please accept my apologies. There are a number of possibilities, including...

Macs/Apples: G4 mirror Tower Power/ Will not boot, mirror tower, mac vendor
mirror tower, mac vendor, cmd option: Dan, That sounds above and beyond what I d invest in the matter. I m sure there are folks who would tell you which piece to solder at this point, but I m usually of the mind to start looking for a replacement...try smalldog.com or another used Mac vendor...good...

Macs/Apples: G4 mirror Tower Power/ Will not boot, mirror tower, cmd option
mirror tower, cmd option, logic board: Hi Dan Sounds like the logic board may be bad. Near the entrance for the CD, there s a tiny hole. With the machine turned on, push a paper clip in there and it should open the tray and you can put an OS disc in and see if it will start off it. Bob...

Macs/Apples: G4 Powerbook start up chime, apple article, option apple
apple article, option apple, self diagnosis: Dear Tom, Ordinarily, I would not be very cavalier about such things, but if all else is working, chances are, the chime missing is nothing to be alarmed about. I apologize sincerely for the tardiness of my reply, but between my schedule and problems accessing...

Macs/Apples: G4 powerbook logic board power failure, logic board, g4 titanium
logic board, g4 titanium, peter dear: Dear Peter, I hope this reaches you in time. I have had technical difficulties submitting questions to the site. What you are PROBABLY looking at is a DC-in board replacement, Apple Part #922-5460, which is only $14 from the Apple Support store. Just go...

Macs/Apples: G4 powerbook Ti 550 with dead motherboard, titanium powerbook g4, apple mac powerbook g4
titanium powerbook g4, apple mac powerbook g4, apple mac powerbook: Hi Thea The answer is no. You can only replace it with another 550MHz board. I found this one on ebay.com; http://cgi.ebay.com/MACINTOSH-TITANIUM-POWERBOOK-G4-ONYX-LOGIC-BOARD_W0QQitemZ280067806162QQihZ018QQcategoryZ25439QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item280067806162...

Macs/Apples: G4 processor, power mac g4, g4 agp
power mac g4, g4 agp, powerpc g4: Hi Mike, I was preparing some long answer about the capabilities of your mac and the possible expansions, but found a much easier sollution. Here...: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/accelerators/ ...you find a searchengine of MacSales. This mac...

Macs/Apples: G4 Quicksilver kernel panics etc, kernel panics, target mode
kernel panics, target mode, ram chips: Hi George! Well it seems that the graphics card maybe the problem, but I m not so sure, could you boot your mac via FireWire with the graphics card installed? If not I d asume that somehow you did a short circuit in the motherboard when you installed the ram....

Macs/Apples: Does my G4 Have the Right Port for a Projector?, power macintosh, followup question
power macintosh, followup question, vga connector: Dear Keri, You didn t tell me what G4 you have! It could be an iBook, PowerMac, Powerbook, etc. I will guess that it is the desktop Power Macintosh. Most projectors have a VGA connector that has fifteen holes in it (3 horizontal rows of 5). The VGA connector...

Macs/Apples: G4 does not recognize peripherals, startup chime, clock battery
startup chime, clock battery, aa size: Dear Erika, I m so very sorry for not getting back to you in your obvious time of need. Unfortunately, there s not too much you can do except to reset the PMU on the motherboard. Open the side of the PowerMac and look for the 1/2 AA size clock battery....

Macs/Apples: G4 Titanium DEAD, internal backup battery, logic board
internal backup battery, logic board, bob wood: Pattie The PowerBook has an internal Backup battery that could possibly cause this. I would take it to an Apple store and ask them to check it again to see what the exact problem is. If the person trys to sell you a new machine, ask for the manager. ...

Macs/Apples: G4 Tower Startup, radio shack, mac accessories
radio shack, mac accessories, business machine: Dear Dan, I ve answered your question 2 times without it showing up. Ah, technology! The power supplies are too expensive from parts places. I would try the availability on eBay. I found this one that seems like a decent price: http://cgi.ebay.com/Mac-G4-Sawtooth-AGP-PCI-Graphite-Power-Supply_W0QQitemZ290069699287QQihZ019QQcategoryZ51044QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem...

Macs/Apples: G4 Tower very slow boot, apple symbol, g4 400
apple symbol, g4 400, pertinent section: Dear Rob, I am seeing something that doesn t look right on your web space report. The startup seems to recognize the computer as a Gossamer which was the G4 BEIGE 300, 333, 366mhz, instead of the G4 Yikes. Yours is the gray/dark gray G4 right? I may...

Macs/Apples: G4 tower, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, bar nothing: Ann Try booting while holding the Shift key down. Let me know if it boots this way. You can also run FSCK to check the drive ; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately...

Macs/Apples: G4 upgrades, pioneer dvr a05, accelerator card
pioneer dvr a05, accelerator card, system parameters: Hi Gene, You do this the same way I would. The superdrive is a good choice as is the OWC upgrade. I think about buying one myself but have the same plastic problem :) ATA and memory are really no problem. Since you are already running OSX, the superdrive...

Macs/Apples: G4 Yikes running os 10.3.9, clock watch, spinning wheel
clock watch, spinning wheel, apple logo: Dear Jeff, So sorry for my ridiculous delay in getting to you, but I didn t notice your question until a while ago, then the holidays forced me to take a hiatus. What you re describing sounds like your RAM is failing or not seated properly. It appears...

Macs/Apples: G4, target disk, disk mode
target disk, disk mode, system folder: Kal, It s best to use system 9.2.1 or later for Classic, but it can be done. Simply start your B&W in Target disk mode (T key on restart) hook it up via firewire, and copy your OS 9 system folder and apps. then Choose your system folder via the classic...

Macs/Apples: G5 flat screen, dell equipment, flat screen monitor
dell equipment, flat screen monitor, apple monitor: Sam, The Dell will work just fine. I installed a couple of ViewSonic 20 monitors the other day (VGA/DVI) but they run around $1K. I m sure they make 17 models too. I would check out www.macworld.com for a comprehensive review on flatscreens. I ve...

Macs/Apples: G5 modem, internal 56k modem, apple webobjects
internal 56k modem, apple webobjects, powermac g5: Hi James, Congrats on the G5. I have the 2.0 GHZ Dual processor and I absolutely love it. The Mac Pro is something else, but my G5 is fairly quick for almost all I have to do. The best bet with these machines is to get a tiny Apple USB modem for $49....

Macs/Apples: G5/OS X, occasional game, side question
occasional game, side question, design knowledge: in OSX i prefer safari. well, it s really hard to determine remotely what is wrong with your file system and preferences. i d suggest you just reinstall the system. 30 minutes and you done. to back up your work files before that would be a good idea despite...

Macs/Apples: G5 Power Mac or Intel iMac, g5 system, intel machine
g5 system, intel machine, apple dealer: Hi Kathy Going from an Intel iMac to a G5 would be going backwards. Personally, I would stay with the Intel Machine. But if you decide to go with the G5, it would depend on the exact model of the G5 for wireless. The early ones, you can buy and install...

Macs/Apples: G5 Scsi card cables, power mac g5, umax scanner
power mac g5, umax scanner, scsi ports: Hi Rob The ATTO card has a 68-pin port, so you need an adapter. 68-pin to a 50-pin or 25-pin. You need to see what the ports on the scanner are. Look in the manual. Here s a couple places to find adapters; http://www.welovemacs.com/sccaad.html...

Macs/Apples: Games-Master of Orion, master of orion 2, master of orion 3
master of orion 2, master of orion 3, master of orion: Hi David, I do not own this game so I cannot be of much help I guess. The only answer I could think of is to either - boot under macos 9 if your machine can still do that - to see if there is a patch to fix this bug. Speaking of the patch: I found...

Macs/Apples: Games in Network, mac os 9, open apple
mac os 9, open apple, switching hub: Stijn, Basic Networking 101. Mac OS 9: 1. Open Apple Menu, Control Panels, TCP/IP. 2. Add a new config (go to File, configurations, 3. Connect via ethernet, set up manually in the range defined by the network to which you are connecting. 4. Close...

Macs/Apples: Gaming network, subnet mask, switching hub
subnet mask, switching hub, powerbook g3: Hello Stijn, I m not really into OS9 anymore so I would have to reinstall it to check this out. In OSX it is easy: - open your system preferences - choose the network pane - select the type of connection (airport, ethernet etc) and click configure - selcet...

Macs/Apples: Garage Band, toast titanium 6, paul apple
toast titanium 6, paul apple, paul dear: Dear Paul, Apple has locked their music files, which are no longer MP3s, but proprietary Apple Digital Rights Managed files known as AACs. AACs are closely related to mp3s but cannot be tranfered to any non-authorized device. If you try to burn a CD...

Macs/Apples: General Tips, os x tiger, utility folder
os x tiger, utility folder, 384mb ram: Hi Tom Starup items won t slow the machine down, unless one of them is using a lot of the CPU. It will normally only slow the startup. More ram is the best thing to add. 384MB isn t very much for OS X. I would also run Repair Permissions from Disk...

Macs/Apples: Mac back-up for OutlookExp, preference folder, microsoft user
preference folder, microsoft user, documents folder: hi i wouldn t call it old fashioned. :) there are many people around that stick to os 9. it s quite reliable system. anyway, getting back to the matter, there should be a folder inside your documents folder called either Microsoft or outlook. inside should...

Macs/Apples: Giving a Mac to a Friend, residual problems, administrator name
residual problems, administrator name, root user: Dear Michael, NOTE: Don t enact any changes until you ve read the whole response and can make a decision about what to do, okay? There are two ways to do this: The first one is fairly simple, but has some limitations. That is to go to System Preferences...

Macs/Apples: Google search, macintosh hd, work miracles
macintosh hd, work miracles, google search: Dear David, Internet Exploder, er..Explorer, can be problematic, especially since many new web protocols have been introduced and web content is so dense (with single pages taking up the same memory as entire sites used to). Internet Explorer is not supported...

Macs/Apples: Google search, google search, macintosh system
google search, macintosh system, internet explorer 5: Hi David! You see, Google recently switched to a Web 2.0 interface that seems to have CSS styles (which are NOT supported by IE 5.1 for mac), however you can use this workaround: Go to http://www.google.com/pda and input your search. Hope it helps Regards...

Macs/Apples: GRIFFIN IMIC, sorce, page computer
sorce, page computer, cassette tapes: Dear David, Sorry, I just gave you the site with the best price. I usually include a link to the manufacturer s specs. Yes, it works great with any audio sorce and is 100% compatible with 10.3.4 AND the G3 B&W Yosemite. For a comprehensive view of the...

Macs/Apples: Graphic Design, pixar studios, finalcutpro
pixar studios, finalcutpro, heavy graphics: Hi Melvin A Graphic Designer is someone who designs, anything from a square box to multi-media movies. If you re going to just to be working on simple stuff, then it wouldn t matter if you worked on a Mac or PC. If you ll be doing heavy graphics, the...

Macs/Apples: Graphics Cards for G4, mactracker, apple history
mactracker, apple history, google: Lesley, Depending on the G4, (check your model on http://www.everymac.com or http://www.apple-history.com or download MacTracker at http://www.mactracker.ca ) you will have PCI, PCI-X or AGP technology required. That will determine what type of card...

Macs/Apples: Graphite iMac fails after chime, graphite g4, imac g3
graphite g4, imac g3, srew: Dear Alex, Your question was answered and sent a few days after you posted it, but I had trouble with the web site and no way of knowing right away that the response did not go out. I feel terrible and am very sorry for taking so long to realize it. ...

Macs/Apples: Graphite iMac won't start at all, crt discharge, hardware guy
crt discharge, hardware guy, dry socket: Dear Tom, The so-called dry socket is kind of a misnomer. The socket isn t dry, but a form of electrolysis can occur. That is an electrolytic (electrically induced chemical reaction) process that builds normally occurs in and near propellers on salt water...

Macs/Apples: g3 desktop, powermac g3, open firmware
powermac g3, open firmware, mac os x: Augusto, Sounds like you futzed your Open Firmware. You may attempt resetting it by booting with command-option-O-F (O is an Oh not zero) and then typing reset nvram . I m just guessing here, as I haven t had this happen before, so I may be wrong. Also,...

Macs/Apples: g3 or g4?, g3 machines, ebay
g3 machines, ebay, desktop machines: yes there is a great difference between G3 and G4 especially when it comes to film editing. there is no upgrade that i heard of. upgrades options are existed for desktop machines. there are much more differences between G4 and G3 machines then just a processor...

Macs/Apples: g3 or g4?, apple studio display, apple powerbooks
apple studio display, apple powerbooks, speed benchmarks: Dear Stuart, First, congrats on your new purchase to be! First, I need you to understand the nature of the Apple Powerbooks/iBooks and their capabilities: The Apple Powermacs are primarily image/audio/video processing machines. They are engineered for...

Macs/Apples: g3 to g4?, molly dear, two beasts
molly dear, two beasts, lowly pc: Dear Molly, You are making one of the most common mistakes that computer owners make and that is NOT a bad thing. The computer companies want you to think the way you do so you will think that a newer computer has more features and can do more. In actuality...

Macs/Apples: g3 to g4?, two beasts, data corruption
two beasts, data corruption, bob wood: Hi Molly First, with your hard drive 99% full, you stand a very good chance of data corruption, losing data or the drive going bad. You should always have a minumum of 15% of free space. The G4 would be an improvement over a G3, and it s unlikely it...

Macs/Apples: g3 or g4?, powerbook g3, firewire 800
powerbook g3, firewire 800, mac os x: Stuart, G4. Don t even think about a G3 for video editing. Make sure you get a system with Mac OS X 10.2 or 10.3. It s not currently possible to do iBook upgrades (AFAIK), but older PowerBook G3 s can be upgraded to G4s. I would personally go for...

Macs/Apples: g3 iBook won't start up..., car cd player, macintosh hd
car cd player, macintosh hd, black arrows: Dear S-T, I m going to try one more time. I have answered your question the best I could no less than THREE TIMES, yet it says that your question is still unanswered. That must mean you did not get it, so I will give it my best shot (again): Your hard...