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Macintosh OS: networking, rick vanderveer, sustainable softworks
rick vanderveer, sustainable softworks, macintosh networking: A hub (dumb), switch (less dumb) or router (smart) is necessary. Online networking information Macintosh Networking Threemacs.com Home Page http://www.atpm.com/network/ Three Macs and a Printer: http://bowiehs.elpaso.k12.tx.us/network/ ...

Macintosh OS: new desktop folder=crash, desktop folders, mac os 9
desktop folders, mac os 9, computer crashes: Even at my advanced age, I learn new things every day. I never, ever heard of a sibling link, but I d suggest going to www.apple.com on yours or another machine, clicking on support and searching the information base for those words. I m at work now and...

Macintosh OS: new desktop folder=crash, desktop folders, mac os 9
desktop folders, mac os 9, computer crashes: Andrea, Sorry, I lost track of time. OK. You can t actually attach folders to e-mails. You have to attach individual documents. If you are trying to get the pieces and parts over to another computer, you might be far better off to get an computer-computer...

Macintosh OS: new imac problem, g4 imac, 512mb memory
g4 imac, 512mb memory, new imac: Hi Stanford. Pull out the Memory and the card. Does it freeze? No? Then either the card or the memory is causing the problems. Add the card back. Add the memory back. My gut opinion is that the memory is probably bad/problematic. To quit an...

Macintosh OS: My new mac keeps hanging..., mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram
mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr: Hi Michelle Did you add memory, or did it come with 512MB of memory? You should be able to have a good number of apps open with no problem. First, open the Utility Folder and Disk Utility and run Repair Permissions (not Verify). Restart and see...

Macintosh OS: My new mac keeps hanging..., mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram
mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr: Michelle, I m assuming that by the task bar you mean dock. All that stuff should work pretty well (and I m on a similar system doing much worse things to my computer than that.) You ll want to bookmark the following page: http://www.macattorney.com/panther.html...

Macintosh OS: On my new I-mac OS 10.4+, mac os 10, downloaded programs
mac os 10, downloaded programs, disk images: Tom, From Disk Utilities s help file: Recording on a CD-R disc more than once Normally, you can only burn a CD-R disc one time. However, if you use Disk Utility to burn the disc, you can set it up for multisession burning so that you can burn more...

Macintosh OS: new mac won't read old files, external hardrive, bob wood
external hardrive, bob wood, index tab: David If you still have the files on the older Mac, I would reformat the Lacie drive using Disk Utility as Extended, and then try copying the files. Something is wrong on this drive. Did you connect the two machines using Ethernet and enable File...

Macintosh OS: new OS, firewire case, os x tiger
firewire case, os x tiger, tiger system: Tiger ships on a DVD, but if your Mac doesn’t have a built-in DVD-ROM player, you’ll need CD media. When you buy Mac OS X Tiger, you qualify to purchase Tiger CDs for only $9.95. Download The Order Form. http://images.apple.com/macosx/pdf/TigerMediaExchangeFormv5.pdf...

Macintosh OS: new printer/scanner combo, platform macintosh, stylus cx4600
platform macintosh, stylus cx4600, www epson: Hi Leila The nomination is for Volunteer of the Month when you give me a rating after I ve (hopefully) helped you :) Did you install the software that came with the Epson? If you did, what software did you install. There should be a CD with the Epson...

Macintosh OS: noise, pram battery, g4 desktops
pram battery, g4 desktops, high pitch: Hi Janet From your description, it sounds like the hard drive is going bad. It s fairly easy to change yourself if you want. You can download a PDF on how to change a hard drive here; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75312 Most...

Macintosh OS: Getting a non-jerky cursor within an application, 512 mb ram, 256 mb ram
512 mb ram, 256 mb ram, opengl card: Jim, First, I went to download a demo (there is none!) to see if I could reproduce your problems here. I don t think it s possible to fix broken programing. But I do have some thoughts: I will note two things: First there s a february update...

Macintosh OS: norton utilities, norton utilities
norton utilities: Norton should give you some recommendations on what to do when it finds the errors it can not fix. If these are system files or files installed with an application reinstalling those files will fix the problem. If they are files (documents) you created,...

Macintosh OS: OBTAINING Old favorites lost in erased IE5, macintosh hd, thumbdrive
macintosh hd, thumbdrive, favorities: It doesn t sound good, though I am mystified why you even have an alias -- is it remotely possible that you saved an alias (rather than the favorities themselves) to the thumbdrive after you had used up all the space there with the photos? That s all that...

Macintosh OS: OE 5.0.6, google search, run outlook express
google search, run outlook express, macintosh professionals: The phone support links I have are all OSX... This one says OS9 http://www.boblevitus.com/Consulting/Consulting/FAQ.html Primary Rule - nothing is important until it is important, then it can be critical. Secondary Rule - email clients are for...

Macintosh OS: OE Database Recovery, angel angel, microsoft user
angel angel, microsoft user, database recovery: Angel, I am really out of my league with OE. One would assume you can drag them into the folder you took them out of, now that you have made it so the program opens as you needed it to. But, if they are corrupt, you may be passing the problem on to the cleaned...

Macintosh OS: OE for Mac, mac followup, dear angel
mac followup, dear angel, outlook express 5: Angel, Either you are staying up all night worrying about this, or you live in a time-zone similar to mine! I was quite surprised to have another response from you so soon! = ) Did you toss the preferences? I m assuming that you did. That really...

Macintosh OS: OE Problem Fixed!, microsoft user, high priority
microsoft user, high priority, taking the time: Dear Angel, I want to thank you so much for taking the time to get back to me with the fix. I wish I had had more time to devote to you - I might have done better. But, I m so glad that you found a way. It must feel wonderful to have figured it out on...

Macintosh OS: Office 2004 and simpified account, light applications, micosoft
light applications, micosoft, imac g3: I have only used the limitations tab once when setting up an account and found it too troublesome to mess with. In other words, I ran into the same problems you are encountering with Office. I also had trouble with many other applications. The work around...

Macintosh OS: Office for mac, powerpc g4, google search
powerpc g4, google search, mac os x: You should put more memory in the computer This may involve uninstalling both and repairing permissions with cocktail or onyx (one or the other should be done monthly) (search for mac osx maintenance on google.com/mac Google search for uninstall osx...

Macintosh OS: Under OSX, I do not have a..., japanese language website, photoshop elements 2
japanese language website, photoshop elements 2, garbage characters: hi sorry for the delay. i have not been well last couple of days. looks like they either have a bug in driver (taking into account that it s fine under os 9) or there is something i don t know. i ve no experience with Japanese localization. there are...

Macintosh OS: Old mac & printer/scanner compatability, laser engraving business, hp scanjet 5p
laser engraving business, hp scanjet 5p, adobe photoshop 5: Hi Kellie Chances of find a compatible scanner for these systems isn t good. You can search through ebay.com. or search using Goggle for used Mac devices. The best advice I can give you is to buy a new Mac and scanner and printer, especially since this...

Macintosh OS: Older iMac startup problem, startup chime, apple repair
startup chime, apple repair, grey screen: One of three things: (1) The motherboard died, in which case you need an Apple repair shop; (2) Somebody tried to install a newer operating system, which screwed up what is called firmware on the PowerPC chip, in which case you also need help; (3) The hard...

Macintosh OS: Online freeze, cox digital cable, linksys cable modem
cox digital cable, linksys cable modem, g3 powerbook: Guy, Since you can get online with your other machines, it s not your internet connection (the ISP, the cable modem and router). It s your G4. I d like you to run FSCK to repair your Hard drive: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214...

Macintosh OS: Opening Gmail attachments in OS X, mainframes ibm, mac clone
mainframes ibm, mac clone, pdp 11: Hi again Eduardo I don t know what else to tell you. I m not sure why this item should be of such concern, but everyone to his/her own. And whether the Mac OS is the best OS in the world or not falls into the same category. It clearly isn t the most popular...

Macintosh OS: Opening movie attachments in emails, titanium powerbook, 1ghz processor
titanium powerbook, 1ghz processor, bob wood: Hi Sharon When you have one of these attachments on your Desktop, Highlight it and Control Click (or right click-two button mouse) and Get Info. In that window you can change to the program to open it with, then click Change All. You should see a...

Macintosh OS: OpenType Fonts in OS 9, google search, postscript fonts
google search, postscript fonts, using quarkxpress 4: I don t know, but sorta doubt it, my Quark clients have upgraded to 5 or 6 (many have gone to Indesign) Trying to use a program version with elements that have been made since it was released makes me think NO. But I may be wrong. Post the question at...

Macintosh OS: Organizer diary, new folders, computer classic
new folders, computer classic, classic applications: Hi, Jean! Yup, I can tell you how to do that too. What you need to do is find the original disk(s) that came with the printer. Now you have to install the printer software (it will be an Extension) inside the OS9 Extensions folder. No, you can t just drag...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.1 problem with admin privileges on iBook , partition hard disk, admin privileges
partition hard disk, admin privileges, mac os x: Hi Liz My first suggestion would be to install Jaguar (10.2) or Panther (10.3). Prior systems (10.1) were more Beta systems than a finished product and can cause these problems. For the access problem, you can enable Root. Read this page for instructions;...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.2.3, backup cd, thanks for your patience
backup cd, thanks for your patience, cd disc: Hi, Joan. I have two suggestions: 1) Restart while holding down the Command-Option-P-R keys. Let it cycle for at least 4 chimes. 2) Put the install CD in and restart while holding the C key down. This will force it to restart from the CD. -Ric...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.2 and printer compatibility, personal laser writer, epson printers
personal laser writer, epson printers, quality apple: Hi Alan The laserwriter 300 isn t compatible with OS X. I personally like Epson printers. I use the Epson 925 and it has great photo quality. Apple has a product page that gives compatibility; http://guide.apple.com/uscategories/hwprinting.lasso...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.2, office x, os 9
office x, os 9, 6 years: Chuck, You *unfortunately* need to purchase the upgrade to the new version of Office. Apple switched 6 years ago to OSX - and had their developers update their software for the new version. Office X for 2004, has a newer, optimized for OSX version...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.3.7 system weirdness, clamshell ibook, folder dates
clamshell ibook, folder dates, maintenance option: I would post the question - with a step by step of what you have tried. AND the Adobe update that seemed to have precipitated the problem. here http://discussions.info.apple.com/ OSX 10.3 using discussions http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?14@388.lfZPaFY4MNE.0@.599b236d...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.3, keyboard cable, illustrator 10
keyboard cable, illustrator 10, apple mouse: The command key question. OS 10.3? should be updated to 10.3.4 - 10.3.5 can cause problems, would not recommend it. Monthly Maintenance is done? Repair permissions, etc (see below) Any haxies installed? (Small utilities that change the behavior of the...

Macintosh OS: OS 10.4.10, virus scans, bob wood
virus scans, bob wood, known viruses: Hi Rose I would stop doing the virus scans and trash the program you re using for it. Most of these programs cause problems and there are no known viruses for OS X systems. Defragging is also a waste of time with OS X as it takes care of that itself....

Macintosh OS: OS 10.4 and Windows NT 4.0, x file format, quark files
x file format, quark files, quark 6: I would NEVER load a font on a server - unless you are using Font Reserver Server or Suitcase Server which are built for this. The current bugfix for 10.4 is 10.4.2. You run monthly maintenance utilties? Onyx or Cocktail or such? The bugfix info is currently...

Macintosh OS: OS 10 Address Book, folder preferences, library address
folder preferences, library address, backup library: The stuff you need should be in the old users folder, your home folder, Application Support, Address Book. And there is a AddressBookMe.plist file in old users folder, your home folder, Preferences folder that you probably need. Not sure what you are looking...

Macintosh OS: OS 10 Address Book, meta data files, drive users
meta data files, drive users, application address: Hi Ron Depending on how you set up accounts on your old set up the address book it will be in your user folder. The path is as follows: Hard Drive Users (Admin if you didn t set up user accounts) (Your user...

Macintosh OS: OS 10 e-mail Addresses and ..., e mail addresses, mail folders
e mail addresses, mail folders, mail folder: I use Safari and have little use to go back and find old mail. I access my mail through Yahoo and so whatever I have is saved on the server there, which I would highly recommend. I would think that you can find a folder in Safari or just in finder in ,...

Macintosh OS: Does OS-6 support safari???, sdg software, os 6
sdg software, os 6, uiuc edu: Mehmood. I don t answer questions about OS 6. The original Browser (netscape) came from Mosaic. You ll have to hunt around here http://archive.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/Software/MacMosaic/ and here http://archive.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/Software/MacMosaic/Release-info/Notes1.html...

Macintosh OS: OS 8.1 startup, techtool, internal battery
techtool, internal battery, system folder: Hi, Jon. Well, that little icon is the computer telling you I can t find a valid system folder on this hard disk. That can be for several reasons, including a failing internal battery, a stuck hard disk (unlikely with a powerbook) or a system folder corrupted...

Macintosh OS: OS 8.6, quotation marks, font manager
quotation marks, font manager, error type: Not exactly, but try going to www.versiontracker.com and searching for the program. If that fails, try trying font and repair in the search engine there (without the quotation marks) and see if there s another program that can fix it. You might also scan...

Macintosh OS: OS 8, macintosh dialup, google search
macintosh dialup, google search, google: Helen, I m sorry. It s been three years since I ve touched an OS8 macintosh (well, six years, three years since OS9) You have to configure your machine to talk to Earthlink. There is a way to configure the modem to dial the correct number; there...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.1 to OSX, firewall systems, older computer
firewall systems, older computer, older computers: Dear Chuck, I caution you to be sure that your computer can handle System X. You don t say what machine you are using so I hope you are clear about that. I, too, was worried about the installation and the changes - and the computer behaves VERY differently...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.1 startup speed, memory control panel, 604e processor
memory control panel, 604e processor, option keys: Hi Chris The Mac performs a memory test at startup. With the additional memory installed, it will take longer. You can turn off the startup memory tests by holding down the Command and Option keys while opening the Memory control panel. Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.1 system error on startup, getting rid of stuff, personal files
getting rid of stuff, personal files, original cd: You bet, Amy! Type 1 Scaler is notoriously buggy, not unlike its Adobe font smoothing friends (Adobe Type Manager, for one) and the odds are that you almost certainly don t need it. Here s what the Apple site (good place to look, BTW, is Apple.com) says about...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.1 tp OSX, firewall systems, version thanks
firewall systems, version thanks, stable system: Chuck, #2 is easier than #1. No virii, so no worry. Don t buy anything. OSX has a built in firewall. No need to buy that either. #1 - well, it s about time! You ll have a tremendously more stable system. Just make sure you exceed the stats outlined...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.2.2 on 700 MHz Flatpanel iMac, target mode, hardcore mac
target mode, hardcore mac, os 9: Lee, This may be true. At a certain point, Apple decided to stop the booting from OS 9 altogether. But with OS X 10.2, I believe, they made Classic require 9.2. It probably won t boot from 9.1, but might (or should) from 9.2.1 or above. -Ric...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.2 re-install problems, apple symbol, viewer preferences
apple symbol, viewer preferences, option keys: Hmm ... are you getting that message when you start up from the CD by holding down the C key? (I know it s too late now, but you should shut off any computer, Mac or PC, with the shut down command, not the power button.) Try this first, before you try...

Macintosh OS: OS 9 Classic, cold boot, corrupt system
cold boot, corrupt system, shift key: Frank, Something tells me that there is a conflict in your extensions. I don t know if this works with the classic but in the normal System 9, you coud get it to start up with extensions off by holding down the shift key. Then you can go into your extensions...

Macintosh OS: OS 9 Classic, cold boot, boot option
cold boot, boot option, option key: Hold option key down at startup and choose the OS9 boot option if available. If it is not available, OS9 needs to be reinstalled, if you do not have a backup you can restore. If it is available as a choice and fails to boot, reinstall. If it is available...

Macintosh OS: OS 9 and Classic Mode, g4 mac, system crashes
g4 mac, system crashes, classic mode: Hi Ed Sounds like you may have used Norton s on your system. Norton s is the worst utility you could use on a drive with OS X on it. It has caused major problems. I would delete any traces of Classic system, restart, then put the 9.x CD in, not booting...

Macintosh OS: OS 9 to OS X, video editing software, system preference
video editing software, system preference, disk warrior: Kyle, the OSX installer disk method HAS to work. It s 100% reliable. If you can boot on another disk, like a disk warrior disk, you can try the control panels there. If neither method works, could it be that you ve screwed up your OSX installation...

Macintosh OS: OS 9 reinstall, network trash folder, mach kernel
network trash folder, mach kernel, kernel network: Kevin, As long as your Mac is able to startup in OS 9, you can do this. It is rather a complicated procedure. This is why I usually recommend partitioning the hard drive (or using a separate one) so OS X can have its own. You will need to download (from...

Macintosh OS: OS 9.x - to - 10.x upgrade ... HELP?, mac os 9, external usb drive
mac os 9, external usb drive, powerbook pismo: You can not boot from a USB drive...you can only boot from external firewire drives, but it sounds like you may have one of the few external firewire drives that does not support this. Apple will support your OS X operating system for 90 days. They will...

Macintosh OS: OS Backup, amug reviews, carbon copy cloner
amug reviews, carbon copy cloner, 1ghz processors: Once I install all system software and applications and have them running the way I like, is there any way to back up the whole system, so I dont have to install everything one by one if I ever format again?? Carbon Copy Cloner is most often recommended....

Macintosh OS: OS UPGRADE CAN'T RECOGNIZE INTERNAL HARD DRIVE, fwb hard disk, external hd
fwb hard disk, external hd, scsi drive: well, easiest and safest way is to get a hand on any or external HDs you may found around. (friends, office, etc) and do the following; 1. start up from any external HD or other mac in network and see if the volume will be mounted. 2. backup your data...

Macintosh OS: OS UPGRADE CAN'T RECOGNIZE INTERNAL HARD DRIVE, scsi id number, wide scsi
scsi id number, wide scsi, scsi devices: Did you add any other SCSI devices that might have the same SCSI ID number as the hard drive? I suspect that perhaps you need an updated driver for the hard drive. Does the hard drive show up if you boot to a system CD? Be careful about what kind of...

Macintosh OS: OS upgrade for G3, retail copy, mac reseller
retail copy, mac reseller, bob wood: Hi Dave Jaguar will run on your machine, but much slower than previous systems, like OS 8, 9. Your machine is a little too slow for OS X, but people do run it on these machines. You would have to buy a retail copy of OS X from a Mac reseller. You can...

Macintosh OS: OS upgrade for G3, beige g3, thanks in advance
beige g3, thanks in advance, os 9: Dave, If this answer is not too late, I will give you some answers. The Beige G3 should run OS X ok. See the doc at:http://homepage.mac.com/rgriff/osxguide2.html for more information. You will need more RAM, at least 512mb and a hd of at least 16gb....

Macintosh OS: OS upgrade, os compatibility, bob bob
os compatibility, bob bob, powerpc: Bob, Here is Apple s official chart of OS compatibility: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25114 The 6500 can officially go up to 9.1. However, unofficially, you can probably go up to 9.2.1 or 9.2.2 with a special install process:...

Macintosh OS: OS Version, hp laserjet 5000, google search
hp laserjet 5000, google search, adobe pagemaker: Do not have any experience. A Google search for smartplate brought up this http://www.hurstchemical.com/ clicking Tech Support brought up this http://www.hurstchemical.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.100.exe/products/smart-plate/tech-support.html?L+scstore+plrn2045ff578f57+1172927727...

Macintosh OS: OS X 10.4 load on B/W G3 hangs at desktop, pram battery, set jumpers
pram battery, set jumpers, mac g3: Assuming this is what you re suggesting and I can get it to work when the G3 reboots after the 1st part of the OS X install how will it know to go back to the ibook DVD to get more files from the OS X DVD? Do I need to hold down the T key again during...

Macintosh OS: OS X Address Book images.., book images, generic image
book images, generic image, photo icon: Chris, Not enough information to fix it. My guess is that the address book cache (where it stores this stuff) is damaged/corrupted/been deleted. you ll just have to reassign the pictures back. Drag & Drop to the photo icon in address book. Sorry...

Macintosh OS: OS X Black/white printing, os x panther, white printing
os x panther, white printing, default format: Bill, In the print dialog box, there s a drop down. One of these permits the switching of ColorSync to black and white (making everything print that way). Additionally, by poking around, you ll figure out to save a default format that s just black and...

Macintosh OS: OS X and classic interaction, carmen sandiego, g4 powerbook
carmen sandiego, g4 powerbook, cd drive: Dear Craig, First off, is the CD drive working? Have you been able to read other disks with no problem on that computer? It might be as simple as cleaning the CD drive and the disk - then try again. I have had that problem in the past and cleaning did...

Macintosh OS: OS X and classic interaction, carmen sandiego, g4 powerbook
carmen sandiego, g4 powerbook, bob wood: Hi Craig Don t know the answer to this problem, but while one of the Game CD s is in the machine, running Classic, open Disk Utility in OS X and also try Drive Setup in Classic and see it either see the CD. If so, try mounting. If this doesn t help,...

Macintosh OS: OS X Darwin, internal hd, external hd
internal hd, external hd, external hard drive: Bill, Since all of that stuff works here...I m going to assume that much of it may be part of the second disk. Now, I m running 10.4.3, but I ve done Man pages from the beginning. Where to go? Apple will send you the disk for a fee. Try a local...

Macintosh OS: OS X Erase Free Space, trash icon, space option
trash icon, space option, free disk space: personalHi Nick Disk Utility zeros out the free disk space by simply making a giant file that is nothing but zeros. I have never used this function. As far as I am concerned (though I am not necessarily right) it is nothing more than a security function,...

Macintosh OS: OS X and IE, macintosh hd, os x tiger
macintosh hd, os x tiger, mac os x tiger: Angel, Please, please, don t use internet explorer. It s a dead browser. Your wonderful OSX tiger comes with safari - use that. In the meantime, you ll do a search for Favorites.html. The one in your library (Macintosh HDUsersAngelLibrary) is the...

Macintosh OS: OS X Install, precious files, apple store
precious files, apple store, time bill: Bill, I can t set your mind at rest. What you say sounds logical...but I ve never doen a clean reinstall that way. Are you close enough to an apple store that you can get to one to ask this question? If not, I can email this question to my local reseller....

Macintosh OS: OS X Installation Questions, serial printers, beige g3
serial printers, beige g3, storage applications: Hi Heath You SCSI devices should work ok. Serial printers depends on what printers they are. You ll want to put more ram in, as much as you can afford. OS X loves ram and will run much better with a lot of ram. If you have 9.2.2 installed, that s...

Macintosh OS: OS X install on a G4, bob wood, retail work
bob wood, retail work, quick reply: Jeff Sorry about that, forgot the link. Here it is; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86117 Yes, you have to install the Firmware while in OS 9, before you install OS X. This machine will run any version of OS X including 10.4 (Tiger)....

Macintosh OS: OS X isn't working, 512 mb ram, ram chips
512 mb ram, ram chips, kernel panic: OK...you have done some pretty good trouble shooting. From what you are telling me you may have a bad RAM chip. Put both chips back in, but put them in different slots. If the problems return, run the hardware scan again and see if it still points to the J2...

Macintosh OS: OS X on a PowerPC G3 Blue and White, g3 powerpc, powerpc g3
g3 powerpc, powerpc g3, weird errors: I am confused....do your other OSX installs have these problems, too? I would format the disk as MAC extended and reinstall. Then after the install is done, put in the CD, boot to it and repair permissions on the disk. to do that you click the Install icon...

Macintosh OS: OS X is gone...plus more problems, mac problems, troubleshooting experience
mac problems, troubleshooting experience, b tree: Hi Juia First, DO NOT use Nortons on any disk that has OS X installed on it. It can cause major problems. Symantec dropped support for OS X with their utilites. Could be that Nortons destroyed your OS X install. It happened to me when I first started...

Macintosh OS: OS X printing problem, postscript print, troubleshooting pages
postscript print, troubleshooting pages, 512 mb ram: Getting older hardware to work depends on drivers being available. There are several possible workarounds - sending postscript print files to a folder and downloading to printer from OS9. Sending PS files to Win PC and sending to printer. Possibly PDF...

Macintosh OS: OS X printing to Windows Ethernet Laser, hp laser printers, mac os x
hp laser printers, mac os x, connection windows: OS - OSX - WIN Network Sharing LINKS ====================== http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html Solutions Listings of products, links to manufacturers sites and contact info http://www.macwindows.com/tutorial.html Tutorials...

Macintosh OS: OS X Sleep will restart the computer, simple stuff, imac g5
simple stuff, imac g5, pgs: I ve never seen this. So, to start, we need to do the rest of the voodoo in osx. Follow steps 1-4 here: http://www.macattorney.com/ts.html (There is a utility called ONYX that does much of this: http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html ) We need...

Macintosh OS: OS X updater, updater program, wireless router
updater program, wireless router, 512mb ram: Jeff, What if you manually downloaded the updates that OSX is asking for? http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple/ You have a bigger problem in this...I d like you to follow the instructions on the following link: http://www.gballard.net/macrant/osx_troubleshooting.html...

Macintosh OS: OS X upgrade and iLife app for digital photography, g3 powerbook, mac g3
g3 powerbook, mac g3, guinea pig: Hi, Rick, You have some very interesting questions, but I think you have also pretty much answered them yourself. There are definitely risks in taking on the new systems - on the other hand, I m finding that most of them in the OS X family are simply fixing...

Macintosh OS: OS X upgrade and situational priorities, mac os x, sized computer
mac os x, sized computer, mac programs: Hey, Rick - so sorry. Company here from Germany (my penpal of 46 years! and her husband) and we spent our last weekend touring Bali almost non-stop. Tired? YES! Your question got put on the back burner. sheepish grin So, my recommendation for backup...

Macintosh OS: OS X, mac clone, cdrw drive
mac clone, cdrw drive, apple program: Hi Fred When you connect a digital camera to a Mac running OS X for the first time, you get a dialog box asking what to do. Open iPhoto - which will download the pics from the camera to iPhoto (an Apple program) and you can manipulate them in there, share,...

Macintosh OS: OS10.2 scrolling, utility folder, mouse keyboard
utility folder, mouse keyboard, bob wood: Hi Robert 10.2 had some problems like this that were corrected in 10.3. I would upgrade to 10.3 again and see if it helps. You can also look for the mouse/keyboard preferences in User/Library/Preferences and trash them along with Netscapes and see if...

Macintosh OS: OS10, os10, os 9
os10, os 9, dozens: Chuck, Don t know if I m the person you meant to write - I m Debba, not Donna. In any case, Office 2002 apparently needs to be opened in 9, otherwise it would automatically open in 10. Therefore, your computer automatically goes to Classic. If you upgrade...

Macintosh OS: OS8.1 on G3 with also 9.1, powerbook g3, mac os 8
powerbook g3, mac os 8, boot disk: Luca, According to: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25114, the PowerBook G3 is only compatible with OS s from 8.1 to 9.1. As long as you stay within those limits, it should work. I would recommend using Extended formatting, though. ...

Macintosh OS: OS8.6 memory problems / crashes, abode acrobat, adobe acrobat reader
abode acrobat, adobe acrobat reader, upgrading os: Couple of things here: First, your hard drive needs maintenance. Get yourself a proper version of Tech Tool or Norton Utilities (version 4.0 or higher for OS9) because those errors are telling you that there are problems. Second, you have done the right thing...

Macintosh OS: OS9 Flashing earth icon, circular arrow, earth icon
circular arrow, earth icon, straight arrow: Tim, The earth icon doesn t ring a bell without actually seeing it. The circular arrow means to re-scan the volumes for systems. The straight arrow (and return or Enter key) means to startup using the selected volume. This will only be effective for...

Macintosh OS: OS9 Login Problems, mac os x, apple menu
mac os x, apple menu, server folder: Delete the entries from the Server folder in the System Folder. Delete the entries from the Recent Server folder in the Apple Menu folder. =================== OS - OSX - WIN Network Sharing LINKS ====================== http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html...

Macintosh OS: OS9 to OSX, target disk, power mac g4
target disk, power mac g4, crossover cable: No USB Cable will not transfer. Firewire cable will. External HD will. USB Flash drive will. TITLE Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2002): How to Transfer Files http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=42668 TITLE Mac OS: How to Connect Two Computers...

Macintosh OS: OS9 reinstallation, powerbook g4, installation disc
powerbook g4, installation disc, desktop mac: Aha -- the disk isn t going to let you do that, I m afraid, because what they gave you was not an OS9 disk itself but rather the disk from which you install what is called Classic. That s the code name for a version of OS9 which runs ONLY on a hard disk...

Macintosh OS: OSX, macintosh hd, applications word
macintosh hd, applications word, documents folder: Chuck, Assuming that you have a fast enough system that will run OSX....and you make sure you make the specificiations (Ram, free space, etc.) There are two categories that you might need to know about. Your Applications Your Documents Your documents...

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.1.5 reinstall, mhz slot, x icon
mhz slot, x icon, slot loading: John, Probably what you are going to have to do is reformat the OS X partition while in OS 9 before it will let you do this. Again, 10.1.5 is pretty old and its installer doesn t have some of the more advanced capabilities that the more recent ones have....

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.2 boot issue, lombard powerbook, whirling dervish
lombard powerbook, whirling dervish, nic card: Hi Denis One problem is formatting a drive on a PC, then trying to install OS X on it. I would boot from the 1st OS X CD. After the installer window appears, go to the Installer menu at the top of screen and choose Disk Utility. If you can do this, and...

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.3.2
William, You left me no reference information to work with. I did, however, find my past advice to you. You were not real clear on what problems are continuing. Could you explain a little more clearly and what applications are you refering to? ...

Macintosh OS: OSX (10.3.5), adobe photoshop cs, power mac g5
adobe photoshop cs, power mac g5, adobe fonts: Hi Andres My guess would be the OS 9 system you moved from another machine is causing the problems. The system you moved doesn t have the needed files for the G5. Get an OS 9.x CD and install that way, first removing the System Folder from the old...

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.4.10 Update, apple discussions, external speakers
apple discussions, external speakers, mode shift: The upgrades are designed for recent models. Apple is not going to spend much time testing on two or four year old models. I recommend not fixing something unless it is broken. OSX 10.4.8 is the newest version I would consider for a non Intel mac. (I run...

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.4.8, preference files, audio interface
preference files, audio interface, simon simon: Simon you ve done the majors. It sounds like something is wrong @ the system level for all those things to be crashing. So, two real things left. 1) do a reinstall of the OS - Archive and Install. If that doesn t work... 2) Reinstall the OS...

Macintosh OS: OSX 10.4.8, random crashes, preference files
random crashes, preference files, audio interface: sorry for the delay, I have been having problems. Upgrading to another HD for testing is my preference. At Least use SuperDuper! to make a diskimage backup of your boot drive, so you can revert easily. Basic Fast OSX Troubleshooting By David Anders...

Macintosh OS: OSX, bob wood, good shape
bob wood, good shape, x system: Hi Chuck Depends on what model Mac you have. You have to make sure your Firmware is up to date before going to OS X. Check here; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86117 You should have at least 512MB of memory installed to run decently....

Macintosh OS: OSX - deleted mach_kernel while in 9, target mode, sym files
target mode, sym files, aquaintences: Lee, Use the OS X CD as the startup disk. When it gets to the point of choosing the volume to install on, choose your OS X volume. Do a repair or upgrade, whichever is available. This will find which files are missing and replace/install them. -Ric...

Macintosh OS: OSX email, mail application, email setup
mail application, email setup, junk mail: Entourage is a little like Outlook as far as I know... I have not used outlook since 1994 when I took a look at it and thought it was terrible. I was using Eudora then. I now use the Mail application that ships with the Mac. It has one of the best junk mail...

Macintosh OS: OSX & OS9, utility folder, bob wood
utility folder, bob wood, software disk: Hi John You already have the software. Disk Utility in your Utility folder. You can completely erase the drive while booted off the 10.3 Installer Disc. You ll find Disk Utility under the Installer Menu when booted off the 10.3 disc. A fresh install...

Macintosh OS: OSX system crashes, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, kernel panic: Hi Pam The screen with the different languages is a Kernel Panic. Ok, first, there are NO viruses for Mac OS X. Now, run FSCK; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately...

Macintosh OS: OSX-Virtual PC for Mac vs 7-WindowsXP Pro, setup icon, screen flashes
setup icon, screen flashes, software folder: Hi Linda I ve never used VPC. so I can t really help. But, I think you would need to click the CD disk with in WindowsXP. on the WindowsXP Desktop. Go to this forum http://www.macosx.com/forums/index.php? Register, it s free, and post this in...

Macintosh OS: OSX and Virtual PC, virtual pc, 512mb ram
virtual pc, 512mb ram, vpc: Bob, I don t have any experience with VPC 6, although I would suggest that, if possible, you upgrade your OS X to the latest. This might help. You might also make sure that the hd that is created by VPC is large enough. Remember that the memory in a PC...

Macintosh OS: OSX, macintosh model, www google com
macintosh model, www google com, modem dsl: I have a vehicle and a carburator, will this work? Well,,, it depends..... WHAT Macintosh Model________ How much memory _________ What size HardDrive ___________ How much free space on HD ___________ What version OS X _____________ what internet...

Macintosh OS: OutLook Express, e mail account, angel dear
e mail account, angel dear, dear angel: Dear Angel, Open your system folder (with Outlook not opened) and go to the Preferences folder. Throw out any files that identify themselves as part of Outlook Express. Then close the folders and try to open Outlook Express again. I think that will solve...

Macintosh OS: Outlook to Entourage, import mail, mail tools
import mail, mail tools, switch howto: Hi Kelly mov2mac will work; http://www.apple.com/switch/howto/move2mac/ also Export-Import Entourage X 1.3.1 http://www.scriptbuilders.net/category.php?id=1667 Take a look at this page (I don t know if it works); I also found this; ...

Macintosh OS: Outlook - Explorer on Mac 10.3.9?, apple mac os, mac os 9
apple mac os, mac os 9, mac g4: Yes, if you have classic (OS9) installed. It MAY be on your original install CDs. If not, you would need a OS9 or 9.1 or 9.2 installer. There are updaters on Apple s site for 9, 9.1, and 9.2 You could borrow or buy one on the internets for $50. They would...

Macintosh OS: Outlook - Explorer on Mac 10.3.9?, mac g4, poor job
mac g4, poor job, mac 10: Sure, in 0S9. And then you ll realize that microsoft has done a poor job with explorer - and you should possibly look at firefox. In other words, this is a mistake to They didn t do such a great job with entourage...and you should look at either Thunderbird...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, bob wood, hi bob
bob wood, hi bob, outlook express: Hi John This behavior can occur if there is a damaged Schedules file in the default identity. Find your Identities folder, and go into the affected Identity, then trash the file called Schedules. Outlook Express will automatically create a new Schedules...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, outlook express 5, g3
outlook express 5, g3, preference: Could be a corrupt file, preference or program. First step would be to rebuild the database - the instructions for this is under maintenance on this webpage http://www.macoptions.com/oe/index.htm Outlook Express 5.0 for Mac BACKUP YOUR OUTLOOK EXPRESS...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, macintosh hd, google search
macintosh hd, google search, clock setting: Hi John To resolve this behavior, remove the Schedules file, and then restart Outlook Express. To do this: 1. On the File menu, click Find. 2. Type Schedules in the query box. 3. Check the box or boxes for the hard drives or partitions that you want...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, mac g4, outlook express
mac g4, outlook express, internet explorer: I assume you have tried Mail? I would suggest Thunderbird. www.mozilla.com www.emailman.com is useful Microsoft will not update Outlook Express or Internet Explorer. Both are dead applications. Both will work with your version of OSX. Your version...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express 5.0.6 (for Mac), macintosh system version, powerpc machine
macintosh system version, powerpc machine, outlook express 5: Reasonable guess here: See if you can find a file called Schedules inside what is certain to be a foldere named Microsoft on your hard drive. Trash it or move it somewhere OUTSIDE your system folder. Alternatively, you will be able to find a file called...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express crashed/ would like files restored, preference folder, microsoft user
preference folder, microsoft user, bob wood: Catherine Could be the files is too large, but if you moved the files from the Identies folder, then there shouldn t have been any files. Try dragging the entire Microsoft User Data folder to the desktop, then in the System Folder Preference folder -...

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express on Mac, outlook express 5, microsoft user
outlook express 5, microsoft user, mac question: You will not be able to import the messages into Outlook Express. Another email client MIGHT work - but PROBABLY NOT on OS9. Windows XP might be the best bet. Some email clients will try to import OE messages. On Windows Outlook (not express) will try....

Macintosh OS: Outlook Express, pop mail server, e mail account
pop mail server, e mail account, use outlook express: If you do a search on Google.com for - outlook express preferences file could not be opened - You will get this response... http://www.google.com/search?q=%22outlook+express%22+%22preferences+file+could+not+be+opened%22&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official...

Macintosh OS: Overheating???, utility folder, bob wood
utility folder, bob wood, utility menu: Hi Kim I would first Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder. Next, boot off the OS CD and use Disk Utility under the Installer (or Utility) menu and Reapir Disk and see if that helps. If this doesn t help, I would call Apple about...

Macintosh OS: Ownership and Permissions, admin privileges, installation purposes
admin privileges, installation purposes, password thanks: Ben, I m not sure what you mean by setting yourself as Admin on his account, but you have to know his password to log in as him. Just because you have admin privileges, doesn t mean you can look at other accounts. It means you have privileges for administrative...

Macintosh OS: office for mac 2004 student and teacher, ms office files, doc files
ms office files, doc files, google: Denver, Are you asking me if someone can do this? yes. Are you asking if someone can sell you it? yes, but it s a NFR _ not for resale. Are you asking me if you re violating copyright and it s ethically bad? Yes. Please google Neo Office ; it s...

Macintosh OS: I have an old model Lombard..., hd space, utilities menu
hd space, utilities menu, disk utilities: I be never tried to run OSX on a machine as old as a Lombard. RAM and processor power could get to be an issue. To get rig of the OS 9 partition you will need to format the whole drive. Boot to a system 10 disk. Launch the Disk utilities application that is...

Macintosh OS: older appleworks documents, appleworks, dear mike
appleworks, dear mike, wards: Dear Mike, As far as I know, there is no difference. I have several computers with 8.6 and 9.2.2 .. and some with OS X ... and they all open no matter what version system I am using. The version of AppleWorks is far more important than the system you...

Macintosh OS: Getting online with MAC OSX, old telephone service, plain old telephone service
old telephone service, plain old telephone service, powermac g3: The problem could be your System Preferences Network BuiltinEthernet. The Setting should be to get it s IP Address from the DHCP server built into the router. If your PCs have Network Connections - highlight the connection, the left bottom will list...

Macintosh OS: cannot open the control panel 'memory', memory control panel, lithium batteries
memory control panel, lithium batteries, image writer ii: Hi again Guillermo Apart from reinstalling the operating system or running a diagnostics/repair using TechTool Pro or Norton Utilities, I cannot think of anything else which will deal with your problem. I expect there will be a Memory preference of some...

Macintosh OS: open downloaded application, system preference, downloaded application
system preference, downloaded application, bob wood: Hi Patrict Messenger is an application, not a System preference. I would trash that download and download it again. It should download as a .dmg. Double click that. When it opens it should put a disk icon on your desktop. Open that and drag the Messenger...

Macintosh OS: How to open G4 PowerBook 17" case, street kansas city, kansas city missouri
street kansas city, kansas city missouri, kansas city mo: Sorry, but this is one where I do not venture because I would be advising you on how to do something that could result in damage to the computer. There have been articles in various magazines like MacAddict about how to do these upgrades so you might look...

Macintosh OS: how to open a PC document, bob wood, pc document
bob wood, pc document, macos x: Gina Nortons Virus program is the best for your system. It s a commercial program you d have to buy. You can also look here for something; http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=virus&plt%5B%5D=macos&x=13&y=8...

Macintosh OS: After opening an Appleworks..., spreadsheet problem, appleworks 6
spreadsheet problem, appleworks 6, new entries: Franz, First of all, can you tell me what system you are using? That will impact what I tell you to do. Also, I need to know how big your hard drive is and how much space is left on it. If you don t know how to do this, open your hard drive, and see...

Macintosh OS: opening attachments in Outlook for OSX, opening attachments, email attachments
opening attachments, email attachments, quandry: Click on one of the attachments. Choose save ass... Click on the attachment (probably an .html document), choose from the file menu Get Info. You ll see a choice in the get info box that says Open With... Choose firefox, and hit the button that...

Macintosh OS: opening files on desktop, apple discussions, file corruption
apple discussions, file corruption, troubleshooting pages: Do you do monthly maintenance? (all computers need this) I recommend downloading, installing and running AppleJack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Run it monthly, when upgrading, installing software and when problems happen. It is good to know Onyx as...

Macintosh OS: opening invisible file folder, decktop, invisible file
decktop, invisible file, desktop folder: IF you copied the old hd to the new by dragging the hdold icon to the new hd, the desktop contents are copied to the newhd into a folder called Desktop Folder . If you selected and copied the contents of the hdold, the items on the desktop of the hdold...

Macintosh OS: opening photoshop files, adobe programs, photoshop icon
adobe programs, photoshop icon, bob wood: Rob I don t know what the answer is. I don t have the version of Photoshop that you have, but this works fine for me. Go to this forum; http://www.macosx.com You ll have to register, but it s free. Post in the Software forum. there are a number...

Macintosh OS: original file replaced by alias, retrieval program, hi doug
retrieval program, hi doug, blank cd: It is gone... you deleted it by saying yes to replacing the file when you dragged the alias file from the DVD back to the desktop. Here is a lesson in burning things to DVD or CD material. When you drag an item to a blank CD or DVD the original file is still...

Macintosh OS: os 10.2, external cdrw drive, ebay
external cdrw drive, ebay, software check: You don t need 10.3 or 10.4, but it sure makes using your mac easier. It will run a bit slower (and max out the ram as soon as you can) to really improve the experience. For software - check out versiontracker.com that links to the latest versions of...

Macintosh OS: os 10.2, external cdrw drive, internal zip drive
external cdrw drive, internal zip drive, internal cdrom drive: Doug, It could be the zip disk is bad. Have you tried a brand new one? It could also be that the zip drive is bad. Have you tried a known good zip disk (from another machine) on yours? This has nothing to do with OSX. To format/check: Use disk...

Macintosh OS: os 10 and 9 pier to pier, mac os x, macintosh networking
mac os x, macintosh networking, connection windows: ------------------------------------- http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html Solutions Listings of products, links to manufacturers sites and contact info http://www.macwindows.com/tutorial.html Tutorials Information about...

Macintosh OS: os error -72000, utility folder, mac g4
utility folder, mac g4, os error: Greg Go to this Roxio forum and read through. It s all I could find on this error. One guy there mentions the user nobody wasn t there so that fixed it for him. I would also post this problem there. http://boards.support.roxio.com/roxio/search?board_id=0000020&q=mDNSResponder...

Macintosh OS: os x defragmenting, g3 powerbook, mac g3
g3 powerbook, mac g3, norton utilities: Hi. first please read the following. this will lower level of concerns. :) http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25668 as for HD utilities my preferences are with DiskWarrior. the program optimize and fix directories, which is more then...

Macintosh OS: os x issue, apple menu, auto check
apple menu, auto check, applejack: Under the Apple Menu there is Software Update, it can be set to If Auto Check is ON, it can check - Daily, Weekly, or Monthly If Download Important updates in the background is ON It will download while you work and notify when things are ready to install....

Macintosh OS: os x issue, apple updates, time alan
apple updates, time alan, bob wood: Hi Alan Apple did release several updates yesterday. I never leave Software Update on automatic. I would suggest turning this off. Open the System Preferences/Software Update and uncheck Check for Updates . You can do this manually at your...

Macintosh OS: os x issue, hour glass, new mac
hour glass, new mac, agian: I have no idea what you are talking about. I have never seen updating appear in the corner of the screen like you describe. I am assuming that software update was running and that there were several updates available for you Mac. That often happens with new...

Macintosh OS: os x surgery, single user mode, open firmware
single user mode, open firmware, keyboard command: Hi Chuck How much RAM is installed? What version of OS X are you running? This information can be found under the Apple menu About this Mac Did you do a clean install of OS X or an archive and install? How much disk space is taken up? Sorry,...

Macintosh OS: os x, killer features, older versions
killer features, older versions, widget: Doug, Apple continues to improve and innovate it s operating system. 10.2=Jaguar 10.3=Panther 10.4=Tiger With each successive release, they add features, speed and improvements (less bugs, better user strategies) to work with their hardware. ...

Macintosh OS: os9 +os1o.3.9, appleworks 6, apple website
appleworks 6, apple website, reult: Dear Malcolm, Actually, when you install OS X, the classic environment (System 9) should load automatically. Go to the Apple Menu System Preferences and see if Classic loaded. If it did, you simply need to ask it to start up and then you can run AppleWorks...

Macintosh OS: os9 system error, freeze ups, norton disk
freeze ups, norton disk, norton utilities: David On the older G3 s, OS X doesn t always install properly, that s why XpostoFacto. Hard to say what actually caused the problem, but since the problem happened during the download, it could be the cause. If you have an empty partition, you could...

Macintosh OS: os9, passwords, aol
passwords, aol: Hello there, I m running osX 10.3.4 and when I start up classic my aol scedular window always pops up. I would like to get rid of aol and any stray files from it off of my os9. easiest way is just reinstall classic os. Also, I forgot passwords...

Macintosh OS: osx mail & printer, comma delimited, mail printer
comma delimited, mail printer, copy messages: Hi Joseph Have you installed the printer drivers on the Mac? This page may help; http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/windowsxp.html This is from the Help Menu in Entourage; Copy messages or contacts from a Windows-based computer to Entourage 1....

Macintosh OS: osx panther and classic., canoscan lide50, os x panther
canoscan lide50, os x panther, mac os 9: Hi Ed You can download OS X drivers here; http://www.usa.canon.com/html/conCprDriversTypeSystemV2.jsp?section=10217&t=10001&m=10033&group_id=-1&type=Software&prodref=PS&subtype=Software&level2catq=AllCats&modelid=8052&item=8051#macdr Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: osx reset on me, library mail, open mail
library mail, open mail, mail folder: Hi Brendan First, Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder. Then boot off your 10.4 disc and under the Utility Menu (after selecting Language) open Disk Utility and Repair Disk. Then see if the Mail is there. If not, I would...

Macintosh OS: outlook 5 mail conversion, backup outlook express, mail conversion
backup outlook express, mail conversion, power pc g4: You are saying you have Outlook 5 - do you mean entourage or outlook express? Or are you running Windows and have MS Office with Outlook (not express)???? Outlook Express is dead and will never be updated. I would import into a current email client OSX...

Macintosh OS: overlapped node allocation, emac g4, error notice
emac g4, error notice, bob wood: Hi Angela Overlapped errors occur when the file system thinks that two files are occupying the same area on the hard disk, hence overlapping on the same inode, which is the structure which holds the location of the data blocks the file occupies, and also...

Macintosh OS: Panther on B&W G3, troubleshooting pages, html mac
troubleshooting pages, html mac, mac tech: Question - if it s not broke, why fix it? ----------------------------- If you need to upgrade to run a specific piece of software, I can understand... I have installed 103 on a few machines and it seems faster than 10.2 The problems people have are...

Macintosh OS: Panther on B&W G3, apple website, new mac
apple website, new mac, panther: there wont be any performance slowdowns, there will be many improvements. visit apple website for the list of new features. you can install. i d suggest you to make a clean install and back up your data. to be able to get back to 10.2 just in case. ...

Macintosh OS: Panther on B&W G3, new mac, panther
new mac, panther, thanks in advance: Greg, I have the same model. I have not had the opportunity to upgrade the OS, due to circumstances, but I don t anticipate any problems. It should improve performance. Just make sure you have enough disk space (about 1.5 - 2 GB free) to run OS X. -Ric...

Macintosh OS: Patching MPGs Together, internet explorer 5, quicktime 5
internet explorer 5, quicktime 5, mpg files: Hi Angel! Classic uh? well you can patch your mpg files with quicktime pro (if you don t have it look for the serial), I m not quite familiarized with quicktime 5, but look for a function that can add another file into your current file. If you are to...

Macintosh OS: PB 165 Startup Problem, powerbook 165, startup failure
powerbook 165, startup failure, grey screen: Hey, great! I had forgotten that you had to have a battery in there. Mine died long ago so it never even occurs to me to try to use the PB 165 without plugging in the (rather big) converter into the power outlet. It also gets a bit warm, but I m glad you figured...

Macintosh OS: PBook 1400, global village modem, mac os 9
global village modem, mac os 9, mac os x: It is possible that you have two cards trying to do networking that are incompatible when both are active. There is no simple way to diagnose this. If the HD has room, you could do a clean install of the OS (this will leave the original OS) and install...

Macintosh OS: PC Airport Compatibility, mac os 9, macintosh networking
mac os 9, macintosh networking, ps network: YES http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=19652 TITLE Macintosh: Networking With a Windows PC http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106658 TITLE Macintosh: How to Create a Small Ethernet Network http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106919...

Macintosh OS: PC Clients, mac os x server, roaming profiles
mac os x server, roaming profiles, mac os x: Do not know from experience, but.... http://www.google.com/mac search for “+roaming windows clients on OS 10.3 server have +Roaming profiles” First Page The macosxhints Forums - 10.3.3 and samba ... 4. Bind your windows clients to your domain. ......

Macintosh OS: A PC to Mac to PC file problem!, usb flashdrive, mac disks
usb flashdrive, mac disks, service pack 1: A search of htpp://www.google.com for rename delete locked archive file in use Would bring up many more complete explanations. Right click the file and bring up Properties - pretty self explanatory. You may need to run some monthly utilities to...

Macintosh OS: A PC to Mac to PC problem!, jeff isaac, service pack 1
jeff isaac, service pack 1, max os: Isaac, Hmm. You should be able to delete the file if you re in safe mode (after a restart). The only possibility I can think of is the nightmare that is window s simple sharing. What you ll have to do is to go to Folder Options and disable Simple...

Macintosh OS: PC monitor to Power Mac, mac problem, gray screen
mac problem, gray screen, bootable cd: Two possiblities One - there is a video card as well as the inbuilt video. Meaning there could be two monitors plugged in and the OTHER video output is where the desktop is currently set. Two - the computer is booting but not completely - it is not...

Macintosh OS: PC's once connecting to osx server now not., troubleshooting pages, html hands
troubleshooting pages, html hands, mac maintenance: Try turning off the firewall in WinXP. Try setting up a new user (all lowercase, no spaces or strange characters) See these links especially the www.macwindows.com Do you run monthly maintenance on the server and have you repaired permissions. OSX...

Macintosh OS: PCI Controller Cards, pci controller, logic board
pci controller, logic board, mac card: Hi Jon I ve put a service up for you. Download it with this link; http://homepage.mac.com/maktek/pm7300.7500.7600.ws7350 Follow the directions for Resetting the CUDA and for Resetting the Logic Board and then see if the machine works. The PCI card...

Macintosh OS: Which PCI SCSI card are compatible with G5s, pci scsi cards, google search
pci scsi cards, google search, scsi peripherals: Ed, There isn t an apple page. I did a quick google search (included)...although I d get whatever atto card they suggest http://www.google.com/search?q=pci+osx+scsi+cards&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 http://www.digitalvoodoo.net/support/systemconfiguration/...

Macintosh OS: Performa 475 Utilities, internet hookup, don stevenson
internet hookup, don stevenson, start up disk: Hi, Don! Yes, you should still be able to find a start-up disk at www.apple.com that you can put on a floppy, although I worry a little that your hard drive may have finally died. Try also www.vintagemacs.com, which will take you to a site with a lot of...

Macintosh OS: Performa 475, salvation army store, ebay
salvation army store, ebay, floppy drive: You have basically one option: The easiest way is to network that Mac to another Mac, using either Ethernet (which your Performa probably doesn t have) or AppleTalk. Go to www.apple.com and search for the words AppleTalk and Local Talk to learn the details....

Macintosh OS: Performa 600 floppy drive, pc exchange, formatted disk
pc exchange, formatted disk, ebay: Hi, Robert! Your Mac requires OS 7.1 or higher (no problem) but the problem with the floppy drive is most likely, er, ah, dirt. It should read both 1.4 Mb and 800K disks. (You are using a Mac-formatted disk, right? If not, you need the extension called PC...

Macintosh OS: Performa 6115CD, mac os x, linksys router
mac os x, linksys router, dsl modem: Hi, Robert! It appears your other computer is a PC and an older Mac OS like 7.5.2 would require you to install a networking software program on either the PC or the 6115. It s called Dave on a Mac, can t remember the name on a PC, but something like MacLAN....

Macintosh OS: Permission problems in OSX, mac os x, connection windows
mac os x, connection windows, permission problems: This IS a problem. The theory is that you put the folder INTO a folder that has privileges set (AND enclosed folders) to what you want for access. This assumes that you have Users and Groups set up correctly. Repairing privileges may become an issue. ...

Macintosh OS: Photo Booth quit opening/working, photo booth, isight
photo booth, isight, ichat: Tom, So we just need *anything* that can turn on your isight to determine if it s broken. Try downloading mirror from this: http://www.balooba.se/baloobasoftware/index.html All we re trying to do is pick a different application to talk to your isight....

Macintosh OS: My Photo Booth won't work, system profiler, apple menu
system profiler, apple menu, open photo: Jordan, It s hard to tell what s wrong. What we can do is see if we can diagnosis this problem. First, what kind of mac do you have? Be as specific as possible - include model, what version of the system. Go to the Apple menu choose about this macintosh....

Macintosh OS: Photos disappeared from I photo albums, powerbook g4, temp folder
powerbook g4, temp folder, xml database: Paul, I can only guess that the xml database for iphoto got corrupted. So, I have some ideas...but mostly you re likely to going to have build all your albums again. Inside of your pictures folder, thereis a bunch of folders by date (your photos)....

Macintosh OS: Photoshop 7.0 in Classic., adobe photoshop 7 0, adobe photoshop 7
adobe photoshop 7 0, adobe photoshop 7, classic environment: hi first there are bugs in PS as in any other application and OS. for example PS sometimes is trying to open files in OSX, spinning a clock sign till i click the mouse. it does make a difference if you boot up in os9 and use PS or you run it under classic...

Macintosh OS: Photoshop and two scanners quit before opening, epson stylus photo, canon lide 600f
epson stylus photo, canon lide 600f, epson scanner: First, make sure all the software is updated and current. If that fails, throw away the preferences files for the ailing programs. Make sure you know any registration numbers that they need before tossing them. You may need to re enter them. If that fails,...

Macintosh OS: PhotoshopCS, windows menu, window menu
windows menu, window menu, visualising: Hi Susan I am having a little difficulty visualising what is missing but the following may bring everything back: In PhotoShop: 1 Go to the Window menu 2 Scroll down to Workspace 3 Scroll across and down to Reset Palette Locations Repeat steps...

Macintosh OS: PictureViewer, using pc exchange, browser internet explorer
using pc exchange, browser internet explorer, www google: Try both, just note what changes you make. Then try the other... Would you, please, practice searching on the internet - www.google/mac is preferred. Practice will lead to Mastery.... There is also a menu option called Mac Help which has the most frequently...

Macintosh OS: Playing different Video Formats, pismo powerbook, www google com
pismo powerbook, www google com, wmv files: you can play some, but not all. There are utilities that can be downloaded or purchased. Check http://www.pure-mac.com/video.html A search for video at http://www.versiontracker.com/macos/ or search http://www.tucows.com or search http://www.google.com/mac...

Macintosh OS: Playing different video formats, avi realplayer, pismo powerbook
avi realplayer, pismo powerbook, bob wood: Hi Steve Quicktime will play .avi RealPlayer will play rm Windows Media Player should play asf You can search VersionTracker for programs that will play files; http://www.versiontracker.com just typr the file extension in the search box....

Macintosh OS: Plextor PX-740UF and Mactheripper, plextor px, mactheripper
plextor px, mactheripper, ripping dvds: Joel, I m going to chalk this up as a fair use question, rather than the, I m going to copy a DVD and violate copyright, just as Jeff says not to ask in his profile sort of question. It s not the DVD player/recorder. It s your methodology. You...

Macintosh OS: Plug-ins, mac g4, plug ins
mac g4, plug ins, windows media player: Get the latest version of QuickTime for your operating system at Apple.com. You probably also could use Windows media player available at www.mactopia.com and RealOne player from realone.com. Get Macromedia Flash Player at macromedia.com. As for other plug-ins,...

Macintosh OS: Plug-In, hqx files, macintosh g3
hqx files, macintosh g3, mac os 9: Macen, Part of this answer depends upon which browser you are using. The better ones are Internet Explorer and Netscape. I would recommend the latest OS 9 version of IE and 4.8 version of Netscape. As for the download (if you still need it after the...

Macintosh OS: Pop up blocker, free pop up blocker, internet explorer 5
free pop up blocker, internet explorer 5, safari menu: Hi Debbie Pop up blockers come as a standard option with most of the Mac compatible browsers except the now old and tired Internet Explorer 5.2.3 for Mac. Safari has a pop-up blocker option under the Safari menu (or Apple - K will turn this feature on.)...

Macintosh OS: Powebook G4 w/tiger - Adobe Illustrator, powerbook g4, adobe illustrator
powerbook g4, adobe illustrator, preference files: Most Likely Damaged Illustrator Preference Quickly reset Adobe software preferences. There are times when you want to reset programs to their default settings. We ll often do this when troubleshooting odd problems. It can also be handy if you share a...

Macintosh OS: Power G3 ac adapters, pc resource, pc powersupply
pc resource, pc powersupply, ac adapters: Melissa, Sorry, you can t use a PC powersupply on a mac. Here are a bunch of groups that can supply you with mac parts. http://microdocusa.com/ http://www.mcpb.com/html/macref2.html http://www.macmedics.com/ http://www.milagromac.com Good luck!...

Macintosh OS: Power MAC G3 Trouble, power mac g3, utility folder
power mac g3, utility folder, bob wood: Hi Richie Do you have any OS CD s? If you do, boot from the CD by holding the C key down. In the Utility folder, open Disk First Aid or Disk utility, depending on what operating system disks, and run that on the drive to check for problems. You can...

Macintosh OS: Power on, g4 powerbook, apple dealer
g4 powerbook, apple dealer, apple menu: Greg, More Info: You CAN do it - I finally found the answer! = ) Go to System Preferences in the Apple Menu and then click on Energy Saver. If necessary, click on Show Details. Then, click Options and select the Restart automatically after a power...

Macintosh OS: I have a PowerBook G4 17"..., left mouse button, spelling options
left mouse button, spelling options, powerbook g4 17: The control key will toggle the left mouse button to bring up contextual menu. I have a belkin two button scroll wheel mouse that works correctly without drivers. It is up to the software maker if they add support for this type of access. Picking the...

Macintosh OS: PowerBook Lombard, pram battery, one last gasp
pram battery, one last gasp, powerbook lombard: Haim, My best guess is that the motherboard is bad. One last gasp chance: try booting from a known good CD (hold down the C key). If the machine starts up, chimes, a known good cd will work. You ve done all the other smart stuff. Good luck! Jef...

Macintosh OS: Powerbook 145B, apple software updates, word processor documents
apple software updates, word processor documents, macintosh system: Hi Bob You re probably going to need boot disks to boot up and change the setting back or to reinstall. You can download older system software here; http://download.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Apple_Software_Updates/English-North_American/Macintosh/System/Older_System/...

Macintosh OS: My Powerbook's fan is running at all times, 512 mb sdram, powerbook g4
512 mb sdram, powerbook g4, apple dealer: Makoto, It sounds like your laptop s sensor is determining that the machine is too hot. Try resetting the Parameter Ram (PRAM). Shutdown the machine. Start it up and hold down the Command-Option-P-R keys. If you ve done this right, the machine...

Macintosh OS: Powerbook GR to PC over WiFi (printing and file sharing), mac os x, nec pinwriter
mac os x, nec pinwriter, printing checks: ================================================= OS - OSX - WIN Network Sharing LINKS ====================== http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html Solutions Listings of products, links to manufacturers sites and contact...

Macintosh OS: My Powerbook keeps falling asleep..., reset nvram, apple tech
reset nvram, apple tech, powerbook g4: Monthly Maintenance---- very important ALL computers require monthly maintenance, if you have not done this before, my suggestion is Download, install and run Applejack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Run monthly, when updating apps or OSX and when problems...

Macintosh OS: Powerbook Screen Problem, open firmware, keyboard command
open firmware, keyboard command, gray screen: Hi Keith Try zapping the Pram. Shut down the computer. 2. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down simultaneously in step 4. 3. Turn on the computer. 4. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R...

Macintosh OS: Powerbook update, target disk, third party software
target disk, third party software, power mac g4: You cannot upgrade to OS9 or OSX. Appleworks files will not open on a Windows computer. Unless they are saved as text or other format that is more universal. (although there are utilities for both platforms that translate one format to another.) The...

Macintosh OS: My Powerbook won't power up, titanium powerbook, ball point pen
titanium powerbook, ball point pen, g4 400mhz: Hi Craig Sounds like the backup battery may be bad, which would cause this problem. Before changing that, there is a reset on the back. A small hole (button) between the Modem and S-Video ports. Push that in with a paper clip or ball point pen and see...

Macintosh OS: PowerComputing, system profiler, apple driver
system profiler, apple driver, cd rom drive: Hi, David! I hate to confess this, but I really don t know. I have never worked with a clone but I really suspect you shouldn t need a driver. You should check to be sure the SCSI device you are connecting has a SCSI Identifiction number of either 1, 2, 4,...

Macintosh OS: Powermac G4 Cube freezing, mouse pointer, desk top
mouse pointer, desk top, possiblities: Eric, Well, one of two likely possiblities, maybe 3. First, the mouse could be dying. If you re in the finder and the mouse freezes...try typing on the keyboard to see if any of the items light up. If they do, the mouse is going bad. One thing I...

Macintosh OS: PowerPC 7300 &pci usb card, pin pqfp, pin lqfp
pin pqfp, pin lqfp, system profile: the card should come with a driver. while most cards are plug and play some of them require a driver to be installed. also The VIA Vectro VT6202 is available as a 128-Pin PQFP (VT6202) and 128-Pin LQFP (VT6202L), supporting firmware application. so you...

Macintosh OS: PowerPC 7300 &pci usb card, macaddict forums, wwwthreads
macaddict forums, wwwthreads, compatible card: Not all PCI cards will work in a Mac. You must get a Mac Compatible card. www.xlr8yourmac.com is a good source for compatiblity information. ============================= OS TROUBLESHOOTING LINKS Macintosh Forums You can post questions and search...

Macintosh OS: PowerPC 8100 nubus slot???, georgia institute of technology, nubus cards
georgia institute of technology, nubus cards, nubus slot: Hi Christina Nubus hasn t been used for a long time now and aren t compatible with any machines on the market today. New machines have internal PCI cards. They also have USB and Firewire. You can buy a USB or Firewire (Faster) and connect externally....

Macintosh OS: PowerPoint, sofrware, free office suite
sofrware, free office suite, powerpoint files: Kenneth, I have two ideas. I m not sure of either solution 100%, because I have Office for OSX. First, I did a quick search of versiontracker.com and it yielded a number of possibilities of readers: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/qs.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=power%20point&srchArea=macosx...

Macintosh OS: PowerPoint etc, link target, open mail
link target, open mail, welcome bob: You should be able to save any file to a specific location on the Mac, and then attach it to an email. Try making a folder on your OSX Desktop...then when you are in Classic and want to save a file to eamil, save it into that folder. For instance, say the...

Macintosh OS: PPPOE, nts enternet 300, linksys befsr41 router
nts enternet 300, linksys befsr41 router, mac os 9: Search at www.google.com/mac for pppoe OS 9 brought up this among others. --------------------------------- http://www.macintouch.com/m91_readerconflicts2.html Cesar Cintro wrote (in your OS 9.1 forum): I just finished switching my Mac back over...

Macintosh OS: Premier 4.2-Recording to video, vcd video cd, rca cables
vcd video cd, rca cables, video command: Heath, You have two separate questions/problems. 1) Can I output to DVD with my computer? Possibly, but it wouldn t be worth it. You could take your quicktime, use Cleaner 5 or Cleaner 6 from discreet and create an MPEG-1 file that falls into the VCD...

Macintosh OS: Preparing film for YouTube, streamclip, imovies
streamclip, imovies, vob file: Ian, Yup. That sounds right (large files.) Uncompressed video: 1 min= 1 gig. How do they get a hollywood film on a DVD? They compress the hell out of it. A DVD uses variable compression to get the entire movie (in MPEG2 format, authored into VOBs)...

Macintosh OS: Print Center Problems, firewire hd, imac g3
firewire hd, imac g3, bob wood: Dave Unplug both the power and USB cable for a couple minutes, and plug back in and try. Look on your system to see if you have Deskjet Installer. If you do, open up the DeskJet installer, choose to uninstall (which takes a while too), then insert...

Macintosh OS: No Print Center, epson c84 printer, gig hd
epson c84 printer, gig hd, printer work: Hi Charles You can use Pacifist to get Print Center off the OS CD; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12743 It will work for free. You can also do an Archive and Install; http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/archiveinstall.html Bob...

Macintosh OS: Print problems w/HP Laserjet 6MP + OS9, hp laserjet 6mp, laserjet 6mp
hp laserjet 6mp, laserjet 6mp, mac g4: Hi Thalia Could be the AsanteTalk adapter is bad, or just needs to be reset. Leave the machine and printer on, and disconnect the power to the AsanteTalk for a couple minutes, then power it back on and wait a minute or two, then see if the printer is...

Macintosh OS: Print selection, bob wood, print software
bob wood, print software, services menu: Hi Brian When you select anything you want to print, go to the Services Menu under the apps Menu and see if you have a selection to print the selected text. Safari and some other apps have this built in in 10.4, If you have 10.4 and this isn t there,...

Macintosh OS: Printer, system maintenance utilities, macintosh os x
system maintenance utilities, macintosh os x, mac os x: Unplug the printer cable and replug, it is plugged into the computer and NOT into a USB Hub that may be broken... Delete the printer in Print Setup Utility and then Add it to repair. SEE Do you do monthly maintenance? Run Onyx or Cocktail or some...

Macintosh OS: Printer, usb chain, hp 932c
usb chain, hp 932c, paper quality: Jerry, I m going through major ideas here: Since you ve already removed/added the printer...(A vital step...) Check that your mac actually thinks the printer is connected. In your utilities folder, Run system profiler. You should see the printer...

Macintosh OS: Printer Connections with OS 10.3, color laser printer, printers hp
color laser printer, printers hp, ethernet hub: Hi Ron First, I would suggest getting an Ethernet Hub, pretty cheap. That way you can keep both printers connected, no switching cables. Try this for Appletalk; To turn AppleTalk on, go to Applications - Utilities - Directory Access, and put a check...

Macintosh OS: Printer holds queue, mac powerbook g3, ink tanks
mac powerbook g3, ink tanks, bob wood: Hi Ian Open Print Center (/Applications/Utilities). 2. Choose Printers Show Printer List. 3. Select your printer. 4. Choose Printers Start Jobs. Documents should now print. If not, go to step 5. 5. If the queue stops immediately after being...

Macintosh OS: Printer Install Problem, lexmark z715 printer, computer freezes
lexmark z715 printer, computer freezes, cannon printer: Hi Heath Sounds like there may be an Extension conflict. I would make a new set of extensions, set to just the base or Mac OS All and add the Lexmark to that set, reboot and try. You can call Lexmark with this number; 1-800-332-4120 Bob Wood...

Macintosh OS: Printer and OS problem., sonnet crescendo, printer driver files
sonnet crescendo, printer driver files, hp printmonitor: Hi Dainis Is Appletalk turned on in the Appletalk Control Panel? Try the following; Remove all HP printing extensions, including HP Background, HP PrintMonitor, HPCMM or HPCMM2, and the DW or DJ printer driver files. These are found in System Folder,...

Macintosh OS: Printer problem, hp deskjet 3500, mac g4
hp deskjet 3500, mac g4, printer problem: Hi, Bob, I should think your software included a driver, but have you tried talking to an HP help desk? I found they were MOST helpful to me when I had a problem similar to that. Did you click on the + button? I think you have to do that first -...

Macintosh OS: Printer problem, hp deskjet 3500, mac g4
hp deskjet 3500, mac g4, printer utilities: You probably do not need a driver, and you do not add printers in System Preferences. Launch the Printer Setup Utility. It is in the Applications, Utilities folder. There is an add Printer button at the top of the window in Printer Utilities... Click it....

Macintosh OS: Printer problem, hp deskjet 3500, appletalk printers
hp deskjet 3500, appletalk printers, mac os x: In the Utilities folder in the Applications folder is a Printer Setup Utility or Printer Setup, forget which. This is where you add printer. Opening Mac Help? under the Help Menu and searching printer would bring up instructions. ===============================...

Macintosh OS: Printer problems and more, quicktime download, two different things
quicktime download, two different things, bob wood: Kim Try reinstalling Stuffit. InterfaceLib is installed with Quicktime, and if corrupt or missing it cause the problems you re having. If reinstalling Stuffit doesn t help open the Quicktime download, you may have to reinstall the system. Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: Printer Setup Utility problem, epson r1800, platform macintosh
epson r1800, platform macintosh, www epson: Download, install and run AppleJack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ Run monthly, when installing and upgrading, and when problems develope. Article About Applejack http://www.macfixit.com/article.php?story=2005041817191411 What exactly happens when...

Macintosh OS: Printing an Appleworks document, epson printer drivers, cannon pixma
epson printer drivers, cannon pixma, clipping problem: Hi Gayle! First of all please apologize me for the late response, I did answer you but something werid happened and you didn t recieved my message. Anyway, there are 2 things that can be causing this problem. 1.- The document margins are not well stated,...

Macintosh OS: Printing in Classic, epson stylus c82, manual epson
epson stylus c82, manual epson, bob wood: Hi Penny If you have a new eMac, it won t boot into a system prior to OS X. Start Classic in the System Preferences, and install that printer that way. You would do better to get Office for OS X and eliminate any problems using it in Classic. Bob...

Macintosh OS: Printing Photos from I Photo, hp 5150 printer, hp deskjet 5150
hp 5150 printer, hp deskjet 5150, hp deskjet 5150 printer: If the preview looks correct, then the printer does NOT print as expected, it is probably a bug in the printer driver. Test by printing from another application, if the problem exists there, then it is the driver. The HP site may have a newer version to...

Macintosh OS: Printing problems OSX10.5, epson 1280 printer, epson 1280
epson 1280 printer, epson 1280, google search: Several people have asked this type of question. There is no solution currently, except 1. Buying a printer that has a Leopard compatible driver. 2. Downgrade to the previous OSX 3. Install 10.4 on another partition or harddrive and boot from that to print...

Macintosh OS: Printing from windows to printer on Mac, hp laserjet 1012, apple laserwriter
hp laserjet 1012, apple laserwriter, meg ram: Monday March 22, 2004 Panther [10.3] 10.3: Print from Windows XP to a shared Mac printer  Mon, Feb 16 04 at 08:55AM • from: tvkeller   There have been hints for that using Jaguar and CUPS. In Panther, it works without any special work under the hood...

Macintosh OS: Problem burning cds, external cd burner, tech info library
external cd burner, tech info library, target device: Hi Jan Questions first and then a possible answer... Is the G4 a tower or a powerbook? If a tower, I will assume you have an external CD Burner. If you have an external CD burner (and even if it is internal) what burning software are you using?...

Macintosh OS: Problem coping data to external hard drive, lacie hard drive, external hard drive
lacie hard drive, external hard drive, empty trash: Hi Vince Command-I of that file and unlock it. Give yourself Read/Writer permissions, and click apply to enclosed items. For hard to trash items, use this; Open the terminal and type: cd ~/.Trash hit return sudo rm -rf put a space after...

Macintosh OS: Problem with date/time resetting, authentication window, mac os x
authentication window, mac os x, time preferences: My guess is that you re not seeing the Authentication window. It is a guess, I ve never heard/seen of such a thing (and your battery may be bad again.) Does the unlock work in other areas? Couple of things to try. See if you can create a new user...

Macintosh OS: Problem deleting stuff in the trash, service contents, default operation
service contents, default operation, bob wood: Tony Did you use SuperDuper for backup? If you did, send this problem to their tech support; support@shirt-pocket.com They re working on a similar problem for someone else. I have no idea what s going on, other than SuperDuper causing a problem....

Macintosh OS: Problem with MacOS?, microsoft exchange server, exchange server 2000
microsoft exchange server, exchange server 2000, service pack 4: You ask a difficult question. There is not a lot of good information about it. I have faced the problem, and have had success solving the problems, but it is frustrating and feeds my hatred of Microsoft Products. 1. Realize that networking in Panther...

Macintosh OS: Problem with Microsoft Entourage, microsoft entourage, microsoft user
microsoft entourage, microsoft user, mail: David, I m at a total loss. If you can connect with safari, then your machine is fine...it s something wrong with Entourage. A reinstall won t make a difference, unless you remove everything first. Two other ideas (wait, three) 1) create another user...

Macintosh OS: Problem with Remote access control panel, remote access system, system extent
remote access system, system extent, extension folder: Cheryl Click on the link below. It will download the Extension, Unstuff it and put it in your Extension folder and restart. If there is already the same extension there, or it says it will replace an older or other extension, hold off and remove that older...

Macintosh OS: Problems with G5 video card, OS, Apple 17" display?, photoshop images, apple hardware
photoshop images, apple hardware, disk error: Hi Andres Sounds like a definite hardware problem. Hard to tell exactly what the cause is, but either the drive or video card most likely. I would call Apple and if the first tech you talk to can t help you, ask for higher level tech and keep doing that...

Macintosh OS: Problems since Tiger, problem surfaces, troubleshooting pages
problem surfaces, troubleshooting pages, apple support: Tiger comes in several versions 10.4.0 10.4.1 10.4.2 and now 10.4.3 Updating to 10.4.3 MIGHT help See the current reports on 10.4.3 at www.macfixit.com and www.macintouch.com Make a new user called TEST in System Preferences Accounts Logout and login...

Macintosh OS: Problems withcd/dvd drive, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, titanium powerbook: Hi Niels First thing to try is running FSCK; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command and S keys. You ll see a bunch of text begin scrolling...

Macintosh OS: Processor Spike, computer bugs, responsive program
computer bugs, responsive program, immeadiately: Hi Jed First, open the Activity Monitor in your Utilities folder and see if that shows the same spike. You should also use Disk Utility in the Utilities folder to Repair Permissions. No need to use the Verify, it just takes longer to do it that way....

Macintosh OS: Program crash (not working at all) after Security Update, ms office files, intel core duo 2
ms office files, intel core duo 2, program crash: Hi DongSoo I m also in Philadelphia :) Ok, open Disk Utility in your Utility folder and use it to Reapir Disk. Then reboot and see if that helps. If not, boot off your OS X disc by holding the C key. When you get the Language screen, choose the Language...

Macintosh OS: Programs not running..., norton disk doctor, search google
norton disk doctor, search google, hd system: I assume it is OS9 and I assume you have enough RAM and I assume you have some external devices attached (a complete picture sure helps when trying to answer a question) I assume that it is only ProTools that has the problem I assume that you do monthly...

Macintosh OS: Proper zip code when asked for and box on side of In Box..., 4 digits, senior citizen
4 digits, senior citizen, button bar: Good Morning, Walter! The zip code problem is an issue with the code on the sites where the leading zero is ignored as an insignificant digit. Whoever coded their webpage, failed to specify that the input for this field should consider a leading zero as...

Macintosh OS: Purchasinging iMac5/Power Mac %, intel chips, intel machines
intel chips, intel machines, imac g5: Cynthia: Any mac you get will be fine for photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver & Flash. All of them will run wonderfully (and at the same time) with 2 gigs of ram. Maya is the killer - you d like a powerful video card...and the iMac won t cut it over...

Macintosh OS: panther and classic, canoscan lide50, os x panther
canoscan lide50, os x panther, mac os 9: this is an installer that requiers classic (os9.*) to be instlled on your machine. here are the manual on mac os x installation: http://www.usa.canon.com/html/conCprTechSupport.jsp?modelid=8052§ion=10217&item=8051&qc=true&qcdetail=true&faq=false#ques1...

Macintosh OS: Getting a parallel print server to work on a mac, script printers, hawking print server
script printers, hawking print server, hp website: Hi Jason, On you Mac have you gone to the print center and chosen add printer to see if OSX already has the driver for that model? I have looked in the HP website where you can download the driver for OSX at: http://www.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html...

Macintosh OS: partioning, mac os 9, kernel system
mac os 9, kernel system, mac os x: John If both systems are on the drive with no partitions, then you can partition without erasing the complete drive. If you ve installed Mac OS X over Mac OS 9.1 on a drive and want to remove the Mac OS X items from the drive: - reboot into Mac OS...

Macintosh OS: partition to HD, external hd, bob wood
external hd, bob wood, superduper: Hi John You can use the Startup PreferencePane to choose which volume to boot from. You can also hold the Option key while booting (longer) and you ll get a screen showing bootable volumes you can choose. You can copy from one volume to another, but...

Macintosh OS: partitioned drive with OS9 Classic+OS10.3.9, drive icons, administartor
drive icons, administartor, classic environment: You can not delete the OS 9 system folder if you are booted into OS9. The OS 9 System Folder should be named System Folder and have a gold 9 on the folder s icon. The OSX system folder will be named System and should have a blue X on the folder s icon...

Macintosh OS: partitioning harddrives and protools..., scratch disk space, pro tools mbox 2
scratch disk space, pro tools mbox 2, pc language: Partitioning a hard drive in essence results in one hard drive acting like two. In some applications this is a nice thing because it lets you save files you create on one drive and work on them on another that has the operating system and all the applications...

Macintosh OS: password, folder preferences, bob wood
folder preferences, bob wood, reset password: Hi Larry if the machines are running OS 9 or earlier, boot from an OS disc and trash the Multi-User preference file in System Folder Preferences. If they have a third party security program on it, boot from the OS discs and reformat the drives. If...

Macintosh OS: password?!, computer boots, utilities menu
computer boots, utilities menu, labtop: Yes, boot to the System CD by starting while pressing the C key. After the computer boots it will be at the window that begins the system installation process. Ignore that window and from the utilities menu at the top of the desktop select reset password....

Macintosh OS: password problems, mac os x, apple menu
mac os x, apple menu, password problems: Hi Maeve I don t see how changing a password can make your files invisible. Here is the routing for changing your [asswprd back to what it was: To change the OS X administrator password if you have forgotten the current password: Insert the Mac...

Macintosh OS: password protecting for security, os level, intel macs
os level, intel macs, system preferences: There s two options. You can password protect the operating system - it s Unix so it s quite secure. The Mac will boot up and ask you for a password once the OS has loaded. You turn this on using the Accounts panel in System Preferences. Apple doesn t...

Macintosh OS: password, business pressures, inactive status
business pressures, inactive status, happy new year: j gunter, Sorry for the delay. I have been on inactive status for almost a year due to business pressures and didn t realize that status had expired. In any case, Happy New Year! I am assuming that you own the machine you are attempting to use. Is...

Macintosh OS: passwords, imac g3, doorstop
imac g3, doorstop, password protection: you need an administrator password. it may not ask for it at startup but you set it when you install OS and you are going to need it anyway. even to install any upgrade. the best would be: reinstall the OS and make your password. or just ask for a password...

Macintosh OS: passwords, c key, ox
c key, ox, passwords: oj, Your original CDs that came with your mac is the solution. Boot from the CD with the C key down (so it boots on the CD.) There is a utility under the menu for the installer called: Password Reset. YOu can reset the password with it. Jef...

Macintosh OS: pasting image into email, quark document, email clients
quark document, email clients, email client: Bob, I don t think this is terribly simple, in fact, the variables are too high (your email client, their email client.) There is no way to guarantee that their email client will display something without a click. First, they may have their preview...

Macintosh OS: pdf file conversion, apple key, file conversion
apple key, file conversion, document press: Open the document with Acrobat or Adobe Reader (the newest name for Acrobat Reader). Click on the document. Press the Apple and A keys to select all, or click on Select All from the Edit menu. Then press the Apple Key and C to copy the text. Open a blank Word...

Macintosh OS: pdf printer, adobe pdf printer, connection menu
adobe pdf printer, connection menu, model menu: Lisa Delete the printer in the Printer list and reinstall and see if that works. Add the Adobe PDF Printer manually. To add the Adobe PDF Printer to the Printer List dialog box: 1. Start the Print er Setup Utility in the Applications/Utilities...

Macintosh OS: peer-to-peer music programs, annoying problem, share music
annoying problem, share music, shareware program: Hi, Kat! This is really outside the realm of older Macs, my real area of expertise, but I think I can help you anyway. First, any program you download that ends in either .zip or .exe is a PC-only program. Second, to find an application that WILL do what...

Macintosh OS: peer-to-peer music programs, annoying problem, exe windows
annoying problem, exe windows, share music: first, it s illegal to download music for free. there are plenty of file sharing programs for mac. you are trying to install .exe windows file onto UNIX system. doesn t work this way. try this one: http://www.acquisitionx.com/ here is the list...

Macintosh OS: peer-to-peer music programs, wav realaudio, music files mp3
wav realaudio, music files mp3, music file formats: Music comes in different formats File Format List - The Sonic Spot A comprehensive list of audio and music file formats. http://www.sonicspot.com/guide/fileformatlist.html Music Players can play different formats http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=music+player&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=0&y=0...

Macintosh OS: peer-to-peer music programs, software acquisition, annoying problem
software acquisition, annoying problem, share music: Kat, You re asking me how to violate copyright, like your friends who have PC s do? You have to download the macinotsh version of such software (NOT .exe). I d recommend going over to versiontracker.com and searching for the following software: Acquisition...

Macintosh OS: performa 6300CD, pram battery, electricity charge
pram battery, electricity charge, maczone: Dan, I would agree with your guess BUT there is one other possibility: the PRAM battery. In some Macs with a dead battery, the thing will start up fine but with the wrong date. In others, it just sits there like a doorstop if the battery dies. I suggest you...

Macintosh OS: performa 6300cd, pram battery, startup chime
pram battery, startup chime, phillips screw: Hi, Mike! That s it, all right, just below the Phillips screw that holds that corner in place and just to the outside of the monitor connector. However, what they really wanted you to do is to turn the computer on and off from the keyboard. A Mac keyboard...

Macintosh OS: performa 631cd reincarnation, hp 610, mini drivers
hp 610, mini drivers, quadra 950: Hi, Patrick -- well, you can t go too far with that 1994-5 Mac any more. For specs, visit www.lowendmac.com and remember that a Performa 631CD is REALLY a Quadra 630 (don t laugh -- my wife and I use a Quadra 950 in this very room as our network server) but...

Macintosh OS: personal finance software, personal finance software, macos x
personal finance software, macos x, quicken 2001: hi visit the link below http://versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=finance&plt%5B%5D=macos&x=13&y=8 serious and really advanced programs are Intuit Quicken 2001 Deluxe R3 16.0.2 MYOB FirstEdge 1.0r5.7.2 you may also...

Macintosh OS: phantom display on powerbook, troubleshooting pages, macjanitor
troubleshooting pages, macjanitor, apple support: Make new user, login as that user and check. If problem exists, it is probably in the PRAM or NVRAM and needs to be reset. If the problem is gone, it is probably a preference file (plist) in the User Library Preferences and probably contains Apple...

Macintosh OS: photo import, kodak v1003 digital camera, photo kodak
kodak v1003 digital camera, photo kodak, system profiler: Halette, Yup you have a bunch of things that might have thrown a monkey wrench into the process. You probably didn t need to do anything with the new camera other than plug it in. How did you uninstall it? If you ever are on the phone with incompetent...

Macintosh OS: photoshop 5.5, mac os 9, hd system
mac os 9, hd system, folder preferences: IF you run several Classic applications, and only PS is exhibiting problems. AND if you have enough space on the scratch disk for PS to operate. AND if you make a small PS image and the problem still exists. Uninstall and reinstall PS. If the small test...

Macintosh OS: picture viewer, kodak digital camera, slow reply
kodak digital camera, slow reply, default application: sorry for such a slow reply. i ve been away for holidays. you need to change helper application that associates with this type of files. select the file and open info panel. (comnd + i). you ll see what is your current helper app for this file. if the...

Macintosh OS: pioneer dvr-109 and os 9.2, pioneer dvr 109, mac os 9
pioneer dvr 109, mac os 9, toast titanium: Hi Steve DVD on this drive isn t supported in OS 9. DVD Player Support: Mac OS X 10.3 (all versions) - DVD player works perfectly Mac OS X previous to OS X 10.3 - DVD player not supported Mac OS 9 or earlier - DVD player not supported Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: Can I play DVDs on Powerbook without decoder?, apple system profiler, powerbook g3 wallstreet
apple system profiler, powerbook g3 wallstreet, apple menu: It sounds to me like there is a CD-ROM in the machine and not a DVD player. Launch the Apple System Profiler. It should be under the Apple Menu at the top left of the desktop. Click on the Devices and Volumes tab and then look to see what is in the Mac. It...

Macintosh OS: playing DVDs, osx dvd player, apple dvd player
osx dvd player, apple dvd player, external dvd player: It sounds like you do not have the OSX DVD player software installed. Try reinstalling it. If you look on the 10.2 CD you should find a filder with packages in it and one of those should be for DVD player. If not, you may have to reinstall the Operating system...

Macintosh OS: please help me fix runtime errors only on web, netscape navigtor, imac dv 400
netscape navigtor, imac dv 400, open mail: Sean, I don t know exactly what you mean about the isp connection disks. I would first suggest that you upgrade to at least 9.1 or better, 9.2.1. Then I would suggest that you upgrade your MRJ to the latest for OS 9: http://developer.apple.com/java/download.html....

Macintosh OS: pop up notice!, epson 1670 scanner, alcatel modem
epson 1670 scanner, alcatel modem, scanner epson: You do not say what version of OS X you have - if it is 10.2 it should be updated to 10.28. If it is 10.3, it should be updated to 10.3.9. OS X10.4 - updated to 10.44. Download and install APPLEJACK - run it according to directions on the site http://applejack.sourceforge.net/...

Macintosh OS: possessed Mac?, keyboard option, mac keyboard
keyboard option, mac keyboard, keyboard command: Hi Shelly I will hit you with the maintenance stuff first... Permissions is an area where things become corrupt, as well as the PRam settings and firmware. Here are the standard three things I do when things begin to go awry: Resetting PRAM 1. Shut...

Macintosh OS: no power, clock battery, bob wood
clock battery, bob wood, manul: Hi Bill No other power switch. Does it make any sound when you try tuning it on? Are you sure it s getting power? Could be a bad clock battery. I will upload a service manul for you. Click this link to download it; http://homepage.mac.com/maktek/powermac.perf_5200.5300...

Macintosh OS: powerbook 180, norton disk doctor, preference files
norton disk doctor, preference files, start up disk: Well, that may be your only option but first try a few common passwords: password, administrator, custodian, apple, powerbook, mymac, all come to mind. It s also possible that the password was never entered and you can leave the box blank. Unfortunately,...

Macintosh OS: powerbook cd, install on powerpc desktop?, power mac g4 cube, power mac g4
power mac g4 cube, power mac g4, mac g4 cube: Shawn, You re not going to like this. You re going to have to buy it. OS X.3 cannot be copied - it installs very specific software for a specific model. The CD s will only work if you have OSX cd s and not the CD s that come with his powerbook. ...

Macintosh OS: powerbook freezes when I try to shutdown, disk warrior, mac boot
disk warrior, mac boot, directory disk: Cliff, Two ideas. 1) create a new user. Does this problem exist with that one too? System preferences - Acounts - new uers. Apple Menu, Logout. Log into that new user. Try restart/shutdown. If it works fine, *something is wrong with your user*....

Macintosh OS: powerbook G3 won't boot-up, norton disk doctor, g3 laptop
norton disk doctor, g3 laptop, everlasting gratitude: The battery could be the problem - remove it and try starting with just AC. The AC adapter could be the problem - try starting just with battery. The power being supplied could be the problem - try another location. IF you use a power plug adapter it could...

Macintosh OS: powerbook G3 won't boot-up, norton disk doctor, g3 laptop
norton disk doctor, g3 laptop, everlasting gratitude: David, It sounds like you re having a motherboard hardware problem. It s the last line that tells me - that it after awhile is freezing up. Here s how you can at least test things. Use a known good OS9 boot disk. Can you boot and get to the desktop?...

Macintosh OS: powerbook g3 os9 login probs, powerbook g3, folder preferences
powerbook g3, folder preferences, cdr drive: Hi Andy See if it will boot while holding the Shift key down. If it does, go into the System Folder/Preferences and delete the Multiuser file(s), then try booting normally. If this doesn t work, you ll need to get a drive that works so you can boot...

Macintosh OS: powerbook wont start up, target mode, mac website
target mode, mac website, expertize: You DO NOT ever interupt a system upgrade. The System is hosed. Trying to reinstall by putting the system install CD in and holding the C key down while booting MAY allow you reinstall the system. This will probably mean at least an archive and install....

Macintosh OS: powermac 7500 running os 9.1, apple system profiler, apple menu
apple system profiler, apple menu, virtual memory: Harford, There are several ways to determine this info. If you go to the Apple Menu on the left side of the menu bar, choose About this Computer . It will tell you the virtual memory and the amount of built-in memory you have. The other choice, which...

Macintosh OS: powermac g4 with os x 10.2.8, apple iphoto, mac os x
apple iphoto, mac os x, powermac g4: You can not have a computer without restore disks or at least an OS restore CD. Depending on the RAM installed, you should purchase OSX 10.3 or 10.4. After installing Applejack the instructions that come with it explains... Restart or start the computer,...

Macintosh OS: pram battery failure!, time control panel, pram battery
time control panel, pram battery, sonnet g3: Gee, Peter -- I had hoped for better. Yes, it s possible you zapped the board, although that happens less often than people fear. Before you lose hope, I d find somebody -- maybe a Mac repair shop -- who has an emergency start-up CD. I do a little part-time...

Macintosh OS: preference folder will not open, launch system, preference folder
launch system, preference folder, imac 450: Ron, at some point you must have deleted it. They just don t disappear You can try downloading from apple s site the latest software update and see if it repairs it. I don t think it will. I have a bad feeling you re going to have reinstall the whole...

Macintosh OS: No print center/print setup utility, mac os x software, mac os x panther
mac os x software, mac os x panther, os x panther: Knowing the hardware and OS version when answering questions is useful... I would first download and run Applejack http://www.allexperts.com/expert.cgi?m=11&expID=16292&qID=4573643 this utility should be run after updating the OS, after installing...

Macintosh OS: print center, mac os x, printing issues
mac os x, printing issues, wwwthreads: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21738 Print Center Repair ======================== Print Center Info Links ------------------------------- http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106714 Title Troubleshooting printing issues...

Macintosh OS: print fax preference, fax preference, bob wood
fax preference, bob wood, interest calculations: Ron If you have the Mac version of Excel, and that file is an Excel file, it should open it. You can also browse through these programs for Macs for interest calculations; http://www.versiontracker.com/php/qs.php?PHPSESSID=89ed467ed86932233893160e4dfb4fb2&mode=basic&action=search&str=calculator&srchArea=macosx&submit=Go...

Macintosh OS: printer cable conversion, mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram
mb ddr sdram, 512 mb ddr sdram, brother laser printers: The LW Plus has a Appletalk connector. Asante makes a Appletalk to ethernet adapter costs $70?? The driver is still in OSX, I think. The toner cartridges are still available, with searching. With a Brother network printer costing $189, why try to make...

Macintosh OS: no printer in chooser in OS9, epson stylus, troubleshooting pages
epson stylus, troubleshooting pages, adobe illustrator: You do not say how the printer is connected - USB, I assume. (Direct to the rear of the computer, I assume) If you have OS9 and OSX and you run programs in Classic (meaning you boot up in OSX and then run older apps) You may need to open Classic and install...

Macintosh OS: printer compatability, canon i960 printer, canon i960
canon i960 printer, canon i960, word proc: Hi Mary OS X 10.1.5 is the older system, and not great. Many improvements have been made in the newer systems. 10.2 (Jaguar) and 10.3 (Panther). I would advise getting Panther - 10.3. It s the best OS X system. You can get 10.2 here for about $28.00;...

Macintosh OS: printer hookup options, apple macintosh computers, power macintosh
apple macintosh computers, power macintosh, bob wood: Hi Jim You ll need an old Serial pronter for this machine. No one makes new ones any more. Here s an eBay page with some; http://computers.listings.ebay.com/Apple-Macintosh-Computers_Printers-Scanners-Ink_W0QQfromZR4QQsacatZ80125QQsocmdZListingItemList...

Macintosh OS: using laserwriter 11 NT, search ebay, apple laserwriter
search ebay, apple laserwriter, bob wood: Roxylee The only way you can use this printer will be with a Localtalk to Ethernet adapter. Asante has one, but it s about $100.00; http://www.asante.com/products/adapters/asantetalk/index.html Farallon had a product called iPrintLT adapter that...

Macintosh OS: printer hp970cxi, hpdeskjet, installation disc
hpdeskjet, installation disc, bob wood: Hi Tomas I would delete the printer and do a Find on your system for any HP files that are related. Then, download new software from here and install; http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?lc=en&lang=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=61818&os=219...

Macintosh OS: printer sharing, notebook dell inspiron, dell inspiron 6000
notebook dell inspiron, dell inspiron 6000, motorola cable modem: Hi Rob I have not had experience of what you ask but I would think that it is possible. You are using your Mac to share the Internet connection so adding the printer to that mix should not be difficult. First, obviously, you need to have the correct...

Macintosh OS: printer sharing, notebook dell inspiron, dell inspiron 6000
notebook dell inspiron, dell inspiron 6000, motorola cable modem: Maybe, turn Printer Sharing on in SHARING in System Preferences and test. http://www.google.com/search?q=osx+printer+sharing+windows macosxhints.com - 10.3: Print from Windows XP to a shared Mac printer http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20040208122655345...

Macintosh OS: printer, hp laser jet, hp laser jet 6p
hp laser jet, hp laser jet 6p, mac os 9: Actually, Camilla, the driver is downloadable from here: http://welcome.hp.com/country/us/en/support.html?pageDisplay=drivers Just type in Laserjet 6P And it is really a good idea to install the latest version of printer drivers. I have a stronger hunch...

Macintosh OS: printers wont show up in Print Dialog - set up printers, epson driver, utility folder
epson driver, utility folder, clock work: Hi Peter No, I haven t seen a problem like this before. I would remove the printer completely. Then I would Repair Permissions using Disk Utility in your Utility folder, then boot off the OS disc and use Disk Utility to Repair Disc. Reboot and...

Macintosh OS: printing, tollfree telephone, mac printer
tollfree telephone, mac printer, power macintosh: Hi, Ellen! Yes, you can connect those printers. In the first case, you need (predictably) an adapter. In the second, any cable with the right connection to the printer and a standard Mac printer input to the G3 will work. Where? Try these three places (I can...

Macintosh OS: printing, hi mike, appletalk
hi mike, appletalk, quick response: Hi Mike I have a feeling that your are trying to print over AppleTalk which as I mentioned is not supported by Apple any more. Try removing the printer and adding it back in again. This time you should select the printer as an IP printer and use the...

Macintosh OS: printing crashes, startup cd, g4 400mhz
startup cd, g4 400mhz, printer button: Don 1) Move iTunes onto the Desktop. 2) Go to HD Library Receipts and trash all iTunes .pkg files EXCEPT for iTunesX.pkg and iTunesPhoneDriver.pkg 3) Move the iTunesX.pkg and iTunesPhoneDriver.pkg to the Desktop 3) 4) empty Trash. 5) move iTune...

Macintosh OS: printing dialog problem, epson r1800, hp psc
epson r1800, hp psc, font program: Hi Harry Fonts can really slow down a machine. You should use a Font program to enable only the fonts you need, and enable others as you need them. Try Linotype FontExplorer X (free), I ve seen a number of people that like it; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/27903...

Macintosh OS: printing e-mails, mail header, installing a printer
mail header, installing a printer, sporatically: Don t fix things that are not broke. The current updates are focused on bug fixes and are also focused on Intel Macs. Deleting and installing a printer instance is the first thing to try... SuperDuper! will allow you to backup a bootable copy of your...

Macintosh OS: printing email/editing Cdrs, netscape internet explorer, explorer safari
netscape internet explorer, explorer safari, express mail: Eudora, Outlook express are OS 9 Apps... I d use Mail (as OSX is SO MUCH BETTER than os 9) These are *dedicated* email applications - POP3 (post office protocol 3) applications. POP3 apps talk to your mail server and store your mail on your machine...

Macintosh OS: printing from email/video, mac g4, editing music
mac g4, editing music, printing documents: 1) i need more info on what s exactly happening when you try printing the emails. 2) Here is the music editor for OS X; http://www.hairersoft.com/Amadeus.html as for VHS to DVD transferring. you can do it using iMovie and iDVD. (they are free programs...

Macintosh OS: printing in mac system x, epson stylus photo, platform macintosh
epson stylus photo, platform macintosh, www epson: Hi Mary Delete the Epson from the Print Center. Make sure Classic is turned off, then go to this Epson page; http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14409&prodoid=22966687&infoType=Downloads&platform=Macintosh...

Macintosh OS: printing problems, system maintenance utilities, epson 1280 printer
system maintenance utilities, epson 1280 printer, macintosh os x: Do you do monthly maintenance? Run Onyx or Cocktail or some maintenance utility? Boot from OSX install CD and run Disk First Aid in the Disk Utility? Removing a misbehaving printer from the Printer Setup Utility Downloading the most current driver from...

Macintosh OS: printing problems, system maintenance utilities, epson 1280 printer
system maintenance utilities, epson 1280 printer, macintosh os x: Do you do monthly maintenance? Run Onyx or Cocktail or some maintenance utility? Boot from OSX install CD and run Disk First Aid in the Disk Utility? Removing a misbehaving printer from the Printer Setup Utility Downloading the most current driver from...

Macintosh OS: printing from usb port, usb to parallel cable, epson 440
usb to parallel cable, epson 440, modem ethernet: Hi Glenn You need a USB to Parallel cable to use this printer. I m not sure if that s what you mean when you said you have a USB to Serial cable. You also need the driver from this page; http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14428&prodoid=9935&infoType=Downloads&platform=All...

Macintosh OS: printing web page as pdf, adobe acrobat pdf writer, internet explorer
adobe acrobat pdf writer, internet explorer, printing web: I m afraid not. The Basic PDF renderer that s built in to OS X won t do the links unless they specifically begin with http:// - and that s on the page, not in the HTML. You need to use the Adobe Acrobat PDF writer to make this work and as you probably know,...

Macintosh OS: printing to windows network printer, hp psc 2210, correct workgroup
hp psc 2210, correct workgroup, webx: Mac OSX - Windows Printer Sharing http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?14@51.tLiracICBth.0@.689e1af1 http://www.efelix.co.uk/tech/3004.html http://www.linuxprinting.org/macosx/hpijs/ http://discussions.info.apple.com/.689e826e http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?14@51.tLiracICBth.0@.689ad9be...

Macintosh OS: printing, hp psc 1350, hp psc 1350 all in one
hp psc 1350, hp psc 1350 all in one, os 9: Andy, if It were me, I d get a later version of office. if you want a cheap fix - This $20 app will create PDF s in os9 http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macos/3595 Print a pdf, then use apple s Viewer (or adobe acrobat) to print the...

Macintosh OS: problem with ibook, apple ships, open firmware
apple ships, open firmware, mac boot: Firdaus A1005 is not the model of the iBook, it s the model of it s battery. To reboot, just type - mac-boot - and it should boot if there s a good system installed. You can t use the install discs from a different machine. The discs Apple ships with...

Macintosh OS: Having a problem sending Word docs, word macro virus, virus definitions
word macro virus, virus definitions, mac g3: Hi, Michael! It is indeed most likely what is called a Word Macro virus, which the recipient s anti-virus program is red-flagging. If you want to get the document to him or her quickly, save the document either as a .rtf document in your version of Word...

Macintosh OS: Having a problem sending Word docs, mail client programs, plain ascii text
mail client programs, plain ascii text, mime attachments: Your email client can send attachments in a number of ways - the default, or mime or binhex or xxx or xxx. It may stuff or zip or not compress. It may encode or not, depending on the file or how you have it set up. The recipient email client (windows,...

Macintosh OS: problem urgent, e mail address, incomplete copy
e mail address, incomplete copy, left hand side: You should go to http://my.smithmicro.com/downloads/index.html and locate the program Stuffit Expander for Mac on the left-hand side of the menu. You will then be asked to tell the site which version of the Mac OS you have. (You also have to give it an e-mail...

Macintosh OS: having a problem with viewing specific text, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, norton utilities: Hi Russell No need to scan for viruses in OS X, there aren t any out there as of now. If you have Norton Utilities on your drive. or use it on OS X, I would advise against it. It has cause a lot of people major problems. It s not a utility to be using...

Macintosh OS: problems with cd drive, external hd, internal hd
external hd, internal hd, titanium powerbook: hi it s quite easy to check. the best way would be to start up from external HD if you have one. if you do then what you need to do is to install OS X onto external HD from a system CD or DVD and select the external HD as a start up disk using system preferences...

Macintosh OS: problems mounting fire wire drive, left hand column, data recovery software
left hand column, data recovery software, g4 powerbook: Hi Keeth DiskWarrior isn t a recovery utility, it s a Directory repair utility. Try plugging and unplugging while the machine is running. Try a different cable. Do you have OS 9 installed, and bootable? If you do, boot into that and see if it mounts....

Macintosh OS: programn quitting, preference files, ispot
preference files, ispot, loading photos: ralph, In the iphoto libary (Pictures folder).... Pull the library.cache, .data, .iphoto, pull the iphoto.db .ispot, iphotolock.data. Put them in a Folder. My guess is that one of iphoto s cache/preference files are corrupted. In other words,...

Macintosh OS: How do I protect my iBook G4?, psg unix, bradley flat
psg unix, bradley flat, bsd unix: Bradley, Flat out, the Mac (BSD Unix) is fairly secure. It s not 1000% secure...but the odds are you re safe: http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=How_Secure_Is_OS_X_&story_id=23467 http://www.princeton.edu/~psg/unix/osx/osxsecurity.html...

Macintosh OS: purchased movies from iTunes, apple tv, copy protection
apple tv, copy protection, data backup: Donna, The answer is not really. Apple is selling you an Mpeg-4 file. This file, if burnt to a DVD - will be just data; DVD players cannot play it. Additionally, Apple uses a copy protection that permits you to play this back on up to 5 different...

Macintosh OS: I have purchased a new Mac..., microsoft office x, cross platform issues
microsoft office x, cross platform issues, e mail database: The files from the old Entourage will be in OS9 HD Documents Microsoft User Data Identities Main Identity OR the name you set the FILES OSX HD Users username Documents Microsoft User Data Office X Identities Main Identity OR the...

Macintosh OS: purchasing RAM, kernel panic, compatibility issue
kernel panic, compatibility issue, cheap ram: if you are getting your machine form apple directly the best way would be to ask them add more ram to your machine. if you are getting used machine then the rule is simple - don t go for a cheap stuff. Ram is not the place were you can save few baks. the...

Macintosh OS: Quadra, macintosh quadra, cylindar
macintosh quadra, cylindar, signs of life: Hello, Charles, How comfortable are you taking your computer apart? If you are able to open it up, I am going to hazard a guess that you will be able to find the small battery - it probably needs to be changed. It s either a square battery stuck on with...

Macintosh OS: Questions regarding Mac OS, apple ads, mac operating systems
apple ads, mac operating systems, interview two: Brandon, While this isn t really the target sort of question for AllExperts, I thought I d take a crack at the answers. By the way, My personal email is jeffgreenberg@mac.com (In case you need to follow up any answers.) You can find a professional biography...

Macintosh OS: QuickTime Plug Ins, quicktime server, angel dear
quicktime server, angel dear, dear angel: Dear Angel, Hot and humid in Bali, where I m living now. It s that way pretty much year round. The only suggestion I have at my fingertips is to go to www. apple.com and go to support or software downloads. You can also do a search for QuickTime...

Macintosh OS: QuickTime Plug in, mac os 9, playback software
mac os 9, playback software, quicktime server: Hi Angel Go here; http://www.insaneness.com/xvid.html Download the DivX and try. It may not work for the file you want to view, if the file was created on a Microsoft system. In Mac OS 9 or earlier, this symptom could also occur if a limited...

Macintosh OS: Quicktime always crashes on startup..., dual processors, g4 tower
dual processors, g4 tower, current system: reinstall your OS x. you can stay with 10.2.8 version or upgrade to Panther. the point is to make a clean install . there is an option in installer that gives you this ability. the current system software will be compressed put aside and completely fresh...

Macintosh OS: Quicktime, macbook, quicktime works
macbook, quicktime works, internet explorer: Hi, Luke -- I m but I really don t know the answer. What I do know is that Firefox (make sure you get the latest one at www.mozilla.org, which is 2.0.0.1, the same as the PC version) can do some things for me that Safari won t. I m a newspaper editor and I...

Macintosh OS: questions about bootcamp, software spss, macbook
software spss, macbook, external hd: Michael, Yup, you could run bootcamp. Then it s a windows box. You ll need to bring your own FULL COPY of XP or Vista (not an upgrade, not one that shipped with a Wintel box.) You can even buy parallels and run OSX...and run windows at the same time...

Macintosh OS: two questions, cdrom pioneer, dr 506s
cdrom pioneer, dr 506s, pioneer dr: first thing you do when you buy a used machine you reinstall the OS. otherwise you never know what is happening. it s right for PC and Mac equally. so first thing you need to do is take a system CD and reinstall the oS. make sure you select clean install...

Macintosh OS: Rasterization, jaggies, spam catcher
jaggies, spam catcher, jpeg compressor: Help with Jaggies. i don t really have an access to subject like. they email to your generated by All Experts.com. as for your problem the with the JPEGs (if i understand correctly what you mean by jaggies) are in fact nothing to do with our printer...

Macintosh OS: Re-booting, real time clock, modem ports
real time clock, modem ports, triangle symbol: Hy Ryanne Try these things; Forcing a Restart If holding down the Command, Control, and Power keys fails to restart the iMac computer after a system hang, you can force a restart in one of two ways: First, try inserting a straightened paper clip...

Macintosh OS: Re-Installing software (OS X), g4 system, bob wood
g4 system, bob wood, installing software: John If your machine is running 10.4, you can t install Help from a 10.2 disc. You would have to use the 10.4 discs. Before doing that, try this; Delete the following files, then restart and try Help. HOME/Library/Preferences/com.apple.help.plist...

Macintosh OS: Re-installing Microsoft Office, adobe pdf printer, epson printer software
adobe pdf printer, epson printer software, printer choice: Hi Lisa Go to Printer Setup Utility. You should find a printer choice listed as Adobe PDF. Select it to install a print driver that creates PDF files. Option-click on Add Printer button and select Advanced to find the Adobe PDF printer. You...

Macintosh OS: Re-installing printers, apple system profiler, epsom 760
apple system profiler, epsom 760, epson driver: Melanie Do a Find for EPSON, not Epsom. After you trash everything, restart, then install the Epson driver. Go here to download the latest driver; http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14413&prodoid=8296&infoType=Downloads&platform=Macintosh...

Macintosh OS: Re Lost Data, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, type exit: To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command and S keys. You ll see a bunch of text begin scrolling on your screen. In a few more seconds, you...

Macintosh OS: Re Master Password, password command, bob wood
password command, bob wood, account password: Hi Andy I wouldn t recommend using FileVault. It s cause a lot of people to lose all there data. As for the password, you can reset any account password by booting off the OS X install disc. There s a reset password command under the Menus at top. ...

Macintosh OS: Reading PC CDs, strange format, pc versions
strange format, pc versions, proprietary system: Bob, two things 1) ask the person NOT to encode the graphics in a strange format. for example, if it s family sending you photos, ask them just to send you the photos (they may have to export from their system.) 2) Buy (expensive) Virtual PC to run...

Macintosh OS: Mac OS, negative fallout, classic mode
negative fallout, classic mode, os 9: Hi, Chuck! Well, it s a little more stable than 9.1, most Java applets (the ones you get at various Web sites without even realizing it) run a little better and a few applications require it, although I m at work right now and can t remember which. You really...

Macintosh OS: RealPlayer, player blackjack, legacy software
player blackjack, legacy software, radio station: Chuck, My profile says I dont deal with OS9 anymore since it s over 5 years old. http://proforma.real.com/real/player/blackjack.html Has a list of Real Legacy software. Realistically, your online station upgraded their version of real...and you...

Macintosh OS: Recover deleted files, stellar phoenix, phoenix software
stellar phoenix, phoenix software, work folder: You NEED to backup your files - to a separate partition or harddrive or online. You NEED to backup your files - to a separate partition or harddrive or online. That said. You NEED to STOP using the HD or partiton that has the deleted files on it. NOW The...

Macintosh OS: Recovering lost data after formating, data recovery services, macos 9
data recovery services, macos 9, mac php: Eric, It s not good. Hopefully you re not using the drive. If you are, then fiels are being written to it. There s a chance this will work: http://www.binarybiz.com/vlab/mac.php But if not, you re going to need data recovery services like this:...

Macintosh OS: Redialing, tcp ip control, mhz speed
tcp ip control, mhz speed, jesus is lord: Hi Chuck Check your TCP/IP Control Panel and the Remote Access Control Panel. There will be an option in one of them to connect when needed. Uncheck that and restart. One of your programs is causing this, to connect to the web to check for updates,...

Macintosh OS: Reformat?, mac user group, mac laptop
mac user group, mac laptop, sad mac: OK, Roni! You re going to think I m crazy, but here goes! First, that question marks means I can t find a valid operating system on this hard drive. Maybe not -- you need a start-up disk, which some nearby Mac User Group MIGHT have, but it s kind of unlikely....

Macintosh OS: Reinstall troubles, palm tungsten e, palm desktop 4
palm tungsten e, palm desktop 4, palm tungsten: Hi Ron 1-This error message is coming from Palm Desktop. Palm Desktop and Missing Sync need to be reinstalled. 1) Uninstall Missing Sync 2) Uninstall Palm Desktop 3) Reinstall Palm Desktop 4) Install Missing Sync Transport Monitor is a portion...

Macintosh OS: Reinstalling Mac OS 8.6, imac software, bob wood
imac software, bob wood, mac os 8: Jamie if you boot off the Restore Disc by holding the C key down while starting. You should get the installer or restore option. Then go ahead and follow the instructions. This is an Apple document on doing this; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=31086...

Macintosh OS: Reinstalling OS X Tiger on laptop, target mode, os x tiger
target mode, os x tiger, mac os x tiger: Do google search for Firewire Target Mode. Hook Firewire cable to your computer and another mac. Start your computer with T key down. you should see a firewire icon floating on the screen Start up the other computer and your harddrive should be seen in...

Macintosh OS: Removing unwanted stuff, bob wood, defragging
bob wood, defragging, inclination: Hi Eric You can use Monolingula to remove any unwanted languages; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13031 For anything else you don t want, just drag to the trash. Defragging is unnecessary in OS X. You can use cache Out to trash...

Macintosh OS: Repartitioning a Hard Drive without losing data, mac os 9, powermac g4
mac os 9, powermac g4, mac os 10: Hi Aaron There have been two programs recently released that supposedly will repartition without having to wipe the drive, but both have bad reviews, and have cause a lot of data loss. Basically, the only way is to wipe the drive and repartition. ...

Macintosh OS: Replace, intel chips, software improvements
intel chips, software improvements, improved computer: What more could you do? Storage is all that s left. When should you replace? It depends on what you re doing, how much money you have, and how current you want to be (software improvements.) For example, apple came out with the new iLife. it won...

Macintosh OS: Replacement CD Drive for iMac G4?, indepth comparisons, wet version
indepth comparisons, wet version, replacement cd: First thing - buy a CD Drive cleaning kit - this is a CD with small brushes on the bottom. They are sold in dry and wet versions. Buy the wet version - comes with a bottle of isopropyl alcohol. (ONE drop ONLY) This will solve the problem 75% of the time....

Macintosh OS: Resetting admin password, single user mode, mac os x
single user mode, mac os x, apple store: You MUST have the OS media for any computer. I have NEVER seen a hint or tip for resetting Admin password that did not require booting with the install CD or DVD. www.macosxhints.com Google reset password site:macosxhints.com http://www.google.com/search?q=reset+password+site%3Amacosxhints.com&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official...

Macintosh OS: Resizing photos, foxfire browser, resizing photos
foxfire browser, resizing photos, kodak easyshare: Foxfire? haha Firefox! (just kidding). I am talking about the purchasable albums, I THINK you do not need to upgrade to the next iPhoto version (i am not sure because I have been using iPhoto 5 since its release) any way you can download it from torrent...

Macintosh OS: Restart problems, open utilities, grey screen
open utilities, grey screen, folder icon: it s probably a HD problem. what you need to do is to restart your machine from a system CD or DVD. insert the CD and restart holding C. when you up and running from the CD open utilities folder and run Disk Utility to check the drive. Repair it if needed....

Macintosh OS: Restore, mac utility, windows utility
mac utility, windows utility, david anders: Factory New HD top five options 1. New HD 2. Use a utility to totally erase HD 3. Zero All Data when formatting. 4. Repartition the HD 5. Initialize the HD If the HD has physical errors 1. New HD 2. Repair with Windows utility spinrite 3. Repair...

Macintosh OS: Restoring a system disk from a disk image, carbon copy cloner, installing osx
carbon copy cloner, installing osx, netrestore: Todd, I could barely follow what you ve done. I don t think you re completely hosed. Why not copy just the user over? My guess is that Disk utility fails due to the volume size discrepancy between your new partition and the disk image. You might...

Macintosh OS: Retrieving deleted files, mac os 10, 6gig
mac os 10, 6gig, bob wood: Hi Ross You can try Data Rescue; http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/1133 This is the only program that may work, but I v yet to see anyone get everything back. The only other option would be a drive recovery company - expensive. ...

Macintosh OS: Retrieving deleted files, demo data, www google com
demo data, www google com, mac os 10: Back up your files - backup is important. Download the demo Data Rescue from http://www.prosofteng.com/ the demo will recover ONE file on each run - enough to verify that the $40 is worth it. If it recovers a useable file - pay the money. A search...

Macintosh OS: Retrieving files lost in G3 system upgrade, os 9.2.2 -- os 10.4, 256 mb ram, mess on your hands
256 mb ram, mess on your hands, url files: John, You have a mess on your hands. First, the machine is not recognizing the Ram. Second, I wouldn t recommend less than 512Megs of ram. The G3 is some 7+ years old - I d think about replacing it. Apple abandoned OS9 some six years back. There...

Macintosh OS: Retrieving lost video data, start up disk, penny penny
start up disk, penny penny, video data: Penny, I don t think it s there anymore. As I recall, SnapzPro records information to a temporary space *then* changes it to the format you tell it do. I think you re just be re-recording it. If the data was in a temporary space, either it s visible...

Macintosh OS: Rotating black/white ball on startup, extensions manager control panel, left hand corner
extensions manager control panel, left hand corner, upper left hand corner: Bob, Sorry for the delay. Open Transport is part of the networking mechanism. You might try (once started up) going into the Extensions Manager Control Panel and setting it up for 9.2 All or 9.2 Base and see what happens. This will tell you if...

Macintosh OS: Running a Mac program on PC computer, intel computers, twists and turns
intel computers, twists and turns, mac program: www.emulators.com But these reference only early versions, NOT OSX. There was noise about OSX running on uptodate intel computers, but the twists and turns were seemingly more time consuming than buying an Intel Mini to accomplish the task. There MAY be...

Macintosh OS: Russian Google!, google search, mac os x
google search, mac os x, preferences system: Is your keyboard uk? NOT russian? -unlikely but... A fairly large google search brought up this page... I m Too Smart For My Google http://www.oreillynet.com/mac/blog/2006/05/im_too_smart_for_my_google.html Mac OS X Language Support Updates: Software...

Macintosh OS: I ran Disk Warrior on my ibookG4 now firefox will not work, disk warrior, connection failure
disk warrior, connection failure, wireless router: Hi Colby I doubt that Disk Warrior did any damage, though somewhere in the process Airport may have been turned off as a connection option. You will still see a strong signal under the Airport menu as all Airport is interested in is the signal from your...

Macintosh OS: re: Backup Safari bookmarks?, export bookmarks, versiontracker
export bookmarks, versiontracker, freeware programs: I don t have safari 1.3.2......(for over two years.) So I ll have two ways to work. First, if it s under the file menu, export bookmarks. Second, versiontracker is your friend here: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/qs.php?PHPSESSID=b90d0b9fffde0991949836e8c4151f5c&mode=basic&action=search&str=safari+bookmarks&srchArea=macosx%7Cmacosx-all&submit=Go...

Macintosh OS: re: Internet Explorer, internet explorer 5, mac g3
internet explorer 5, mac g3, netscape: Internet Explorer is no longer supportted for Mac. I would suggest either not to upgrade (continue using the current version) or start using either Eudora Lite or Firefox or Netscape or Safari. Not sure if these have 9.2 versions (although all are available...

Macintosh OS: re: Internet Explorer, shockwave 8, mac g3
shockwave 8, mac g3, internet explorer 5: Hi, Paul! Guess what -- you are just like me with the iMac I am using at this very moment to answer your question. Our OS 9.2.2 is now very old -- six years, I think -- in computer terms and we need new computers. IE 5.1.7 is the last version that will run...

Macintosh OS: re Internet Explorer, mac os 9, mac g3
mac os 9, mac g3, internet explorer 5: Hi Paul The latest version of IE for Mac OS 9 is 5.1.7, which is no longer available. Microsoft discontinued IE for Mac some time ago. You can download version 5.1.6 here and see if that helps; Internet Explore Most web sites are updated for newer...

Macintosh OS: re-install mac osx, destination disk, start up disk
destination disk, start up disk, google: Mat,Take your OSX installer disk. Reboot, hold down the C key. It will boot into the installer disk. Check the MENU as soon as it allows you to. You ll have a choice for resetting password there.Feel free to ask for more help if you can t find it.J...

Macintosh OS: re OS install, bob wood, os 9
bob wood, os 9, superdrive: Hi Desmond My choice would be to partition the disk, one partition for X and one for 9. You can do this when booted off the CD and using Disk Utility. The install X, reboot and make sure everything is ok and go through the setup, then reboot off the 9 CD...

Macintosh OS: How do I reboot . . ., norton disk doctor, norton speed disk
norton disk doctor, norton speed disk, how hard disks work: When you crash and loose access to a HD or ability to boot - you need to repair the damage. I have my clients run a monthly HD repair and tuneup 1. Disk First Aid - included with the OS 2. Diskwarrior - www.alsoft.com 3. Norton Disk Doctor 4. Norton...

Macintosh OS: How do I reboot .. ., mac g3, mark mac
mac g3, mark mac, system folder: Earl, Sounds like the System Folder on the main hard drive got damaged. When starting up from the second hard drive, can you see the first one on the screen? If so, you can copy the system folder from the second one to the first one (be sure to change the...

Macintosh OS: How do I reboot . . ., corrupt system file, diskwarrior cd
corrupt system file, diskwarrior cd, mac g3: Hi, Earl! Yes, something bad happened to the hard drive. The question mark means I can t find a valid system folder on this drive from which I can start up. Start by using a repair utility (Norton 6 or later, TechTool or DiskWarrior) CD while holding down...

Macintosh OS: receive faxes, fax machine, faxes
fax machine, faxes, phone number: Joan, Truthfully, you re outside of my expertise. Meanwhile, I searched for OSX Fax receiving and found this: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=5190543 Try switching your fax answer to 1 ring. See what happens. I have a couple...

Macintosh OS: receiving video signal on Mac, retransmitting, powerpc g4, video signals
powerpc g4, video signals, work computer: Hi Jon First you need a camera, obviously. Then you need a means of transmission (Video iChat or SKYPE). I cannot advise in detail without knowing which OS version you are running. Then you need receiving software on your work computer. I cannot...

Macintosh OS: Can you recommend the best..., dv video camera, local photography
dv video camera, local photography, original films: Katherine, I suggest you have someone transfer the original films (not the VHS) for you onto miniDV and DVD. Alternatively, have someone do the VHS (but the super 8 transfer will look so much better!) to DVD. Talk to you local photography store....

Macintosh OS: recovering deleted media files, trash bin, bob wood
trash bin, bob wood, video files: Hi Carla Stop using the machine right away. The more you use it, the less chance of recovery until you get a program that will recover. These are the best three; Boomerang Recovery http://www.boomdrs.com/macosx/ Data rescue http://www.prosofteng.com...

Macintosh OS: recovering files, imac 450, illustrator 10
imac 450, illustrator 10, mac php: if you deleted the file out of trash then the easiest way is just recreate it. you may try these: http://www.prosoftengineering.com/products/data_recycler.php http://www.binarybiz.com/vlab/mac.php http://www.subrosasoft.com/thestore/product_info.php?products_id=429...

Macintosh OS: reformating, bob wood, robert don
bob wood, robert don, reformating: Robert Put your 10.3 disc in and restart while holding the C key down. After you see the Installer window, go UP to the Installer Menu to Disk Utility. Select the drive and choose Erase and format as Extended. When done, Quit under the Disk Utility Menus,...

Macintosh OS: reinstall OS x, 512 mb ram, ram chips
512 mb ram, ram chips, good trouble: Put in the CD that came with the computer and click the install button. The computer will reboot to the CD. The install screens are very intuitive. Just follow them. When you get to the one asking where to install, you will have to click the options button...

Macintosh OS: reinstalling lost extensions, iomega extensions, imac 450
iomega extensions, imac 450, ebay: Hi Ron You can just drop Extensions on the closed Extension folder in the System Folder. You can reinstall OS 9 without losing anything, but you ll have to go through the old System Folder and move anything you need, back into the new System Folder....

Macintosh OS: reinstalling OS 9, umax scanner, bob wood
umax scanner, bob wood, silverfast: Ron Boot into OS 9 to update that system. Then download 9.1 from Apple and install; http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75103 Your Umax scanner may work with Vuescan; http://www.hamrick.com/vsm.html or Silverfast; http://www.silverfast.com/highlights/v6all/en.html...

Macintosh OS: reintegrating backup and loading office, incoming mail server, outgoing mail server
incoming mail server, outgoing mail server, mail connection: READ the LINKS BELOW FIRST 1. your old data SHOULD be in HD Users yourusername Copying the contents of that folder into the same folde on the NEW HD Users yourusername folder should do most If you stored data somewhere else, then you will have...

Macintosh OS: how to reisntall the Mac OsX, mac os version, g5 mac
mac os version, g5 mac, mac os x: Hi Long The problem is that your friends 10.4 disc won t work on your machine. If your iMac is the 1.9GHZ 17-inch model, the version of OS X you have to install on it has to be 10.4.2 or newer. You can t install an older version of a system of what came...

Macintosh OS: removing a "locked" item, adobe photoshop elements, empty trash
adobe photoshop elements, empty trash, mac osx: Andrew... The permissions on all/some of the files in your trash are not set to you... Or something is locked. If you get info (under the file menu) of the file in the trash, you should be able to unlock it. If not... You can download something...

Macintosh OS: renaming tracks from cd to itunes, search google, track 1
search google, track 1, google: Darrel, I m assuming you re on a mac, and I m assuming you were connected to the internet when you imported your CD. Basically, you do this, At the top of the columns, you can control click and add the column called Track number. Sort by track number,...

Macintosh OS: replacing system preference icon to dock, preference folder, imac 450
preference folder, imac 450, disc utilities: Ron Did you trash the System Preference folder as you just said? You don t want to do that, it s needed. As long as that folder is there, trash the systempreferences.plist file. It should be here user library preferences It may not be there...

Macintosh OS: resetting an imac, government specs, bob wood
government specs, bob wood, pram: Hi Layde Boot from the OS CD and use Disk Utility to format (Initialize) the disk. Without using a program with government specs to write zeros to the drive multiple times, most things can be recovered if someone really wants to, but reformatting should...

Macintosh OS: resizing, picassa, browser screen
picassa, browser screen, brower: David, Honestly? I have no idea. I m assuming you put pictures on the web (without resizing) and they come up large on his machine. Safari (apple s main brower) and IE don t have this on the mac. If you re trying to send him pictures....I should...

Macintosh OS: restart on Max with option key and x key held down?, panther osx, grey screen
panther osx, grey screen, option key: Lori, Take a look at this document: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106464#symp3 It specifically mentions what to do at a grey screen. Do step 4 first - follow the link for fsck. Good luck, email any further questions, Jef...

Macintosh OS: restart problem, utility folder, sleep mode
utility folder, sleep mode, bob wood: Hi D I would start with Repairing Permissions using Disk utility in your Utility folder. Then boot off the Tiger disc by holding the C key. After you choose a Language, stop there and go up to the Utility Menu to Disk Utility and Repair Disk. Bob...

Macintosh OS: restarting in OS 10.3.9, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, startup disks: Hi Carole Startup holding the X key. That should make in startup in OS X. If it doesn t, run fsck ; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command...

Macintosh OS: retreiving files and addresses from outlook express, open outlook express, mac os 9
open outlook express, mac os 9, outlook express 5: The KEY question is IS there ONE or TWO messages files, AND if there is two, which is being used? Note the modified date and time on the file. Send yourself an email. If the modified time changes that is the file that Outlook Express is using. 144kb...

Macintosh OS: retreiving files and addresses from outlook express, outlook express dbx files, outlook express troubleshooting
outlook express dbx files, outlook express troubleshooting, outlook express 5: It depends on HOW you upgraded - there are three options. One will keep old data and the applications and such (is there a folder called System Folder and one called Documents ?) Another will erase everything and install OSX. This is the Default Location...

Macintosh OS: retrieve from deleted trash, norton utilities, version 6
norton utilities, version 6, g3: Yes, Wendy -- Got Norton Utilities? There s a program in that package called Unerase and if you don t do anything afterward, there s a reasonable chance you can recover the file. Once you empty the trash, your Mac doesn t really erase the date but tells the...

Macintosh OS: retrieving deleted trash, target mode, empty trash
target mode, empty trash, catalog entry: Nope, you didn t get a free firewire cable. Also, every moment you re using your machine, there s a chance you re damaging those files. Modern operating systems dont actually delete the file -they delete a catalog entry that the file exists (and then...

Macintosh OS: reviving ppc 7500, norton disk doctor, mac os 9
norton disk doctor, mac os 9, open firmware: Hi, Ken -- Unfortunately, it almost certainly has some version of Mac OS 9 on the hard drive, which means you are going to have to restore that first. What you need is a Macintosh CD with a valid system folder on it to repair -- or re-initalize -- the existing...

Macintosh OS: rhythmreaver7@hotmail.com, norton systemworks, symantec norton
norton systemworks, symantec norton, norton system: Hi Max yes, you can defrag. You ll need to get Norton System Works. You can get that here; http://www.amazon.com/Symantec-Norton-SystemWorks-2-0/dp/system-requirements/B000060NU5/ref=noref/102-1793820-6828126?ie=UTF8&n=229534&s=software Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: Get rid of Classic on my laptop, external harddrive, 10gb hard drive
external harddrive, 10gb hard drive, mac os x: Throwing the System Folder Folder and Applications (for os9) will do it. But you will gain very little space. Hightlight the folders and Get Info - tells you the size. Downloading, installing and running AppleJack http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ will...

Macintosh OS: ridiculously slow internet performance, core intel xeon, time warner roadrunner
core intel xeon, time warner roadrunner, using a router: Hi Phil Try connecting the MacPro directly to the DSL connection, without a router and see what happens. A lot of people are having problems like this with the new Intel Macs when using a router. Some routers aren t working well with these machines....

Macintosh OS: make room on my hard drive, word safari, macintosh programs
word safari, macintosh programs, empty trash: John, Yes, essentially this is the same as on the Dell. If you want to delete any files, you drag them to the trash can on the dock. Then go to the Apple menu and choose Empty trash . Macintosh programs do not need an uninstaller the way they do...

Macintosh OS: router problem, rick vanderveer, sustainable softworks
rick vanderveer, sustainable softworks, macintosh networking: NEED MORE INFO - Wireless and cable connection in the same location Version of the Mac OS and how the ethernet connection is setup in the control panel or system preference, depending on the OS version.... The question is very unclear. Computer Model:...

Macintosh OS: running windows apps on Mac, hard drive partition, microsoft office 2000
hard drive partition, microsoft office 2000, mac question: If you require instant access, I would go with Parallels simply because it will allow you to switch between Mac and PC platforms on the fly, BootCamp is, of course, free if cost is a consideration, and will run windows in pure rather than emulated form....

Macintosh OS: IT'S BURNING 2, column view, folder windows
column view, folder windows, blank cds: Any program that lets you burn disks will generally have options as to the readability of the disk. If you make it for PC and Mac, it will be readable. I have used Toast - that gives you the options. I m not familiar with other burn programs outside of...

Macintosh OS: IT'S BURNING 2, unix cd, freeware cd
unix cd, freeware cd, barwick: Both are using the same UNIX CD-R burning utility. IF the CD contains music or files that can be opened by an application on a PC yes. Mac OSX applications NO. I would suggest downloading some of the freeware CD burning utilities and reading their readme...

Macintosh OS: Safari, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, apple safari: Greg Run fsck ; To run fsck, you first need to start up your Mac in single-user mode. Here s how: 1. Restart your Mac. 2. Immediately press and hold the Command and S keys. You ll see a bunch of text begin scrolling on your screen. In...

Macintosh OS: Safari appears to be dead in the water., safari works, mail program
safari works, mail program, apple safari: Hi Mark 1-Trash Safari s preference file; com.apple.safari.plist located here; User library Preferences See if Safari works after that. 2-Run Repair Permissions from Disk Utility in your Utility folder. 3-Boot off the 10.3 disc by holding...

Macintosh OS: Safari/Explorer, netscape location, jim blythe
netscape location, jim blythe, netscape bookmarks: Jim Safari only asks the first time it launches. There is (somewhere) a reset for it. One of these can do it. Can t remember which one. Read the descriptions...one can do it. http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=safari&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=13&y=8...

Macintosh OS: Is Safari a good browser?, power mac g3, security failure
power mac g3, security failure, internet explorer 5: Hi Bob Safari is a very good browser, but you can t use it in OS 9. It s only for OS X. Internet Explorer hasn t been updated since 2003 and Microsoft stop support for it last year. You can try some of the browsers here; http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?PHPSESSID=876dd95da6c1c574721ba7b742e5b09a&mode=basic&action=search&str=browser&plt%5B%5D=macos&x=0&y=0...

Macintosh OS: Is Safari a good browser?, power mac g3, security failure
power mac g3, security failure, internet explorer 5: Dear Bob, I m not sure Safari will work on 9.2.2, but, if it does, it s a great browser. I use it all the time. There area few things that it doesn t do (the one I find most annoying is that it won t tab through forms completely ... usually skips the...

Macintosh OS: Is Safari a good browser?, power mac g3, security failure
power mac g3, security failure, internet explorer 5: Your options are limited - OS9 is dead. Safari only works with OSX same for all NEW browsers. For $200 you can buy an OSX Mac Your options are listed here http://www.pure-mac.com/ browsers http://www.pure-mac.com/webb.html NOTE the icons are explained...

Macintosh OS: Is Safari a good one?, power mac g3, security failure
power mac g3, security failure, internet explorer 5: I have been using Safari pretty much all the time. It seems pretty stable and because it has been out for a while, all the kinks have probably been worked out. I prefer Firefox because it seems like that application takes up less space and is faster. You...

Macintosh OS: Safari hypertext link not working, default mail program, mac mail
default mail program, mac mail, mail menu: Dave, Try this. In Mail, to the Mail Menu Preferences. Under the general tab it says Default Mail Program . Make sure it s set as mail. If that doesn t work, the next idea would be to download and install thunderbird (again) and just tell it NOT...

Macintosh OS: Safari and mail crash after software update, preference files, mail
preference files, mail, software update: I m at work right now so I can t check fully but I can point you in the right direction. Go to www.macfixit.com and you will find some new articles (they re also referenced on the right-hand side at www.versiontracker.com/macosx) and you will find you are...

Macintosh OS: Safari and OS 10.3.9, couple ideas, os10
couple ideas, os10, caches: Darren, Well, I have a couple ideas. The easiest is a free utility - to repair permissions and empty all of safari s caches. download onyx: http://www.titanium.free.fr Under the cleaning tab, delete/clean anything browser related, and we ll...

Macintosh OS: Safari trouble with loading a kids site, macintosh os x, safari menu
macintosh os x, safari menu, downloaded adobe: Drew, I did some poking around... From the webkinz site you might try clearing the cache: Clearing Cache on Safari 1.0 / Safari 2.0 for Macintosh OS X: • From the Safari menu click on ‘empty cache’ • When asked if you want to empty the cache?...

Macintosh OS: Safari, mac os x, prefered location
mac os x, prefered location, deleting cookies: Karl & Debbie, To permanently put an application in the Dock, simply locate that application s icon in a Finder window and click-and-drag it to the prefered location in the Dock. Another way to do it is, while it is running, click-and-hold on its icon...

Macintosh OS: Is Safri a good browser?, power mac g3, shockwave flash player
power mac g3, shockwave flash player, shockwave flash player 8: Hi, Bob! (I m not sure this went through the first time, about 20 minutes ago!) You and I are in the same boat. I am answering you from an iMac with OS 9.2.2 and I face the same problems. One of the first sites I found the problem was www.yahoo.com, where...

Macintosh OS: Save image ONLY at desktop, opera browsers, internet image
opera browsers, internet image, surf internet: Collin, I see the same behavior from Safari that you do. When I control click on a *link* to an image (vs the image) I can get the saved linked image which allows me to choose where. Additionally, I know that you can physically grab any image in...

Macintosh OS: Save Safari 1.3.2 bookmarks?, apple safari, terminal menu
apple safari, terminal menu, export bookmarks: Dave, Ah. That would be because you re using safari 1.3 (and not 2.0; which means you have system 10.3 and not 10.4) Nevertheless I have a solution. http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20030110063041629&query=enable+safari+debug+menu At...

Macintosh OS: Saving files to CD/RW, writable cd, pc os
writable cd, pc os, new imac: Ann, In your utilities folder there is an application called Disk Utility. You use that to format a CD/RW. Then you reinsert the CDRW and you can drag files to the virtual CD. When you insert a blank, the mac os (like the pc os) copies any files...

Macintosh OS: SCSI to USB adapter for iMac or MacBook Pro, hp deskscan ii, hp picturescan
hp deskscan ii, hp picturescan, mac os 9: Hi Leslie I think you are probably out of luck as far as your MacBook is concerned...Well, not without taking a gamble and, perhaps, wasting a lot of time. Again, suggestions but no guarantees... Here is the scanner status from HP s site: HP Scanjet...

Macintosh OS: Screen Capture from DVDs, mac powerbook g3, screen images
mac powerbook g3, screen images, brothersoft: Hi Aaron, Give one of these shareware programs a try. As you can see, some are free, other have a modest cost. Be sure the one you try is compatible with your Mac. Download site: http://www.brothersoft.com/Multimedia_Graphics_Screen_Capture_Download_List_1.html....

Macintosh OS: Screen defects, g3 beige, appreciative thanks
g3 beige, appreciative thanks, ram test: If it ONLY happens in OSX - software. If it happens in both OS9 and OSX - hardware. There are hardware checkers - Techtool Pro that MAY be able to pin the blame, but you have a none standard CPU and this may interfere with the software. Could be heat...

Macintosh OS: Screen defects, g3 beige, deferent
g3 beige, deferent, quick solution: hi. you can exclude monitor from your list of devices that probably give you a headache. if it was a monitor then i wouldn t affect printing in any way. as a quick solution you can try to work in deferent OS. PS will run on both X and 9. as for where...

Macintosh OS: Screen shots, hypercard database, desktop command
hypercard database, desktop command, screenshot utility: In OS9 Command-Shift-3 Entire screen to picture 0X on Harddrive Command-Shift-4 Selection to picture 0x on Harddrive Command-Shift-3-Control Entire screen to clipboard Command-Shift-4-Control Selection to clipboard Command-Shift-3-Capslock Window...

Macintosh OS: Screen, ed bliss, apple menu
ed bliss, apple menu, energy saver: Ed, From the way you describe it.... Your energy saver settings have the screen set to turn off (or your screen saver set to black) every three minutes or so. Apple Menu - System Preferences - Energy Saver. You should get it from there. Email...

Macintosh OS: Screens, open firmware, reset nvram
open firmware, reset nvram, bob wood: Hi Roland Try to Reset Open Firmware. Reboot your computer while holding down Command-Option-O-F. At the prompt, type reset-nvram and hit the Return key, then type reset-all and hit the Return key again. Your computer will reboot. Bob Wood ...

Macintosh OS: Searching program, mac os 9, apple discussions
mac os 9, apple discussions, webx: No, I do not. It is possible that one of the utilities that will create indexes for CD s and removable drives might work. I would look at www.macwindows.com - maybe post the question there. The Apple Discussions would be a good place to post the question....

Macintosh OS: Secure Logon, macintosh www, macintosh security
macintosh www, macintosh security, mac machines: Haven t a clue, but you should be able to find out here... Macintosh Security Site - Security for Mac Platform MacOS X A site dedicated to security-related issues and software on the Macintosh. www.securemac.com/ Highly recommend you become familiar...

Macintosh OS: WE Secured Airport Network with Mac/PC, powerbook g4, dell laptops
powerbook g4, dell laptops, windows xp service pack: Download the free Ebook listed below. Keep Notes We’ve also released the 2004 edition of The Wireless Networking Starter Kit (2nd edition) at no cost as an electronic download. While the information is outdated in places—and the Take Control books refresh...

Macintosh OS: Is Security Software necessary for Macs OS X, apple operating system, os x tiger
apple operating system, os x tiger, macro virus: There are no known viruses for the current Apple operating system, however you can get a macro virus which is one that attacks a specific application. There are a couple out there for Microsoft Word. Also, to be a good neighbor, you should have something to...

Macintosh OS: Security update caused kernal panics, external hard drive, apple support
external hard drive, apple support, several different ways: Hi Danny My suggestion would be to wipe the drive and reinstall. 10.3 is not an update disk, it s a full install. Anything after 10.3 would be an update. If you have 10.3 installed, you had to have installed it from a full install disk. Bob Woo...

Macintosh OS: Serial printers on new iMac, personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color
personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color, stylus color 600: Stijn, I have been away on a family emergency and have been unable to get to my questions - my apologies if you have been waiting long for me to reply. I must apologize, also, because this sounds like something outside of my expertise. Because your...

Macintosh OS: Serial printers on new iMac, personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color
personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color, stylus color 600: It would depend on a driver being available from Keyspan for Tiger. Check their site. I would suggest that replacing older devices with something that is currently compatible would be less hassle and time consuming. http://discussions.info.apple.com/...

Macintosh OS: Serial printers on new iMac, personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color
personal laserwriter ls, epson stylus color, stylus color 600: Stijn, I d suggest contacting keyspan - they have fielded this question before - others have asked this exact question. Even if it were possible to connect these printers, there are no drivers for them. Apple exited the printer market 5+ years ago...

Macintosh OS: Setting up a DSL connection on G5 iMac, ip address subnet mask, os x panther
ip address subnet mask, os x panther, adsl router: Hi Christina This router uses a web interface to setup. Open a browser window and type this into the URL bar and hit Return; 192.168.1.1 Use - admin for both the User name and password fields Once you have the setup page open using this web...

Macintosh OS: Shared folder, mac os x server, mac os x
mac os x server, mac os x, shared folder: Hi! Actually there s no practical workaround in here, the mac s shared folders work by a wonderful technology called Bonjour, the only problem is that when you combine Bonjour and a Windows network (it doesn t have to be a windows based network, you just...

Macintosh OS: Shared Library error, g3 g4, g3 ibook
g3 g4, g3 ibook, g5 mac: Hi Ojay No, it s not legal to use one copy on more than one machine, and these programs need to be installed from disk, not copied from another machine. If you re using OS 10.1.3, you need to upgrade the at least jaguar, 10.2. System Requirements...

Macintosh OS: Sharing cable internet access with my Power Mac 5400, cable internet access, mac os x
cable internet access, mac os x, connection windows: ================================================= OS - OSX - WIN Network Sharing LINKS ====================== http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html Solutions Listings of products, links to manufacturers sites and contact...

Macintosh OS: Sharing internet connection, d link di 604, tcp ip control
d link di 604, tcp ip control, t1 broadband: John If the machine goes on line connected directly to the modem, then a router will work okay. You ll need to check the modem to see if it has a setup to distribute IP addresses using DHCP. If it does, that s the problem. Then on the router, that would...

Macintosh OS: Sharing Microsoft Word--Error, mac os x, superduper
mac os x, superduper, applejack: You can not run the same copy at the same time on a network. Disconnect from the network. She may have to reinstall Office. Backing up your computer with SuperDuper is the smart thing to do. An external drive is required, I prefer the ministack http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html...

Macintosh OS: Sharing vCard File, address book window, mail application
address book window, mail application, open address: Hi Ron Create a folder on the Desktop or location of choice. Open Address Book. Click on a single address in the list. Go to the file menu. Scroll to Select All Press the option key (hold it down) and click/drag the highlighted addresses...

Macintosh OS: Sharing w/ Windows, mac os x, mac g3
mac os x, mac g3, connection windows: OS - OSX - WIN Network Sharing LINKS ====================== http://www.macwindows.com http://www.macwindows.com/solution.html Solutions Listings of products, links to manufacturers sites and contact info http://www.macwindows.com/tutorial.html Tutorials...

Macintosh OS: Sherlock Missing, h r block taxcut, macintosh hd
h r block taxcut, macintosh hd, root force: Joe, It s not sherlock thats got a problem. It s your system. OSX (AAAH 1.5!) works with two features that are better implemented in Jaguar...and even better with Panther. You likely need to do two things. First run FSCK. Second reoptimize...

Macintosh OS: Sherlock memory, stranger things, application folder
stranger things, application folder, utility utilities: Sherlock should in down in applications folder. it s called Sherlock. However if you say it s used to come up fine than i d suggest you check your HD with Disk Utility (utilities folder inside application folder). tell me if you succeed. Eli...

Macintosh OS: Sherlock not working, h r block taxcut, drive applications
h r block taxcut, drive applications, printing problems: Dear Joe, Well, I m going to give this a try. Go to your dock and click and drag your icon for Sherlock off the dock. Then, open your hard drive, Applications folder, and drag the icon for Sherlock into the dock. Don t worry - the one in the applications...

Macintosh OS: Shift Key Broke off on my G3 14in iBook, usb keyboard, cheap solution
usb keyboard, cheap solution, apple store: Celeste, Cheapest solution? Buy an external USB keyboard and use that - it ll cost you around $20-30. Less cheap solution? Go to an apple store; if it s within a year, you should still be covered under warranty. You might have purchased applecare...

Macintosh OS: Shockwave flash plugin problems, shockwave flash plug, shockwave flash plugin
shockwave flash plug, shockwave flash plugin, plugin shockwave flash: Hi Steve, As strange as it might seem, this sounds like a machine in need of general maintenance and perhaps a nice, new copy of IE. 1. If you have not zapped the PRAM and rebuilt the desktop in a while, I would recommend that you do so. Directions for...

Macintosh OS: ShowLetter?, image attachments, mac powerbook
image attachments, mac powerbook, email attachment: Hi Anne Showletter seems to be related to Yahoo email. Don t know what it is. If you can drag the attachment off the email to your Desktop. highlight it and Get Info under the File Menu. Set it to open with Photoshop, then you can click Change All. ...

Macintosh OS: What Size 10.3.9, christmas angel, angel angel
christmas angel, angel angel, system folder: Angel, Well, What Size creates a picture of what you have. Omni disk sweeper can remove pieces you don t need/use. OS9 (if you want to remove it) - all you have to do is delete the OS9 System folder and the OS9 Apps (and only the OS9 apps) Best,...

Macintosh OS: SLOOWW modem speed, http www google, adobe acrobat reader
http www google, adobe acrobat reader, internal 56k modem: A good surge protector has ports for modem lines, APC and Belkin are my preferred Surge protectors. It is unusual for a modem to be partially affected, usually they die if hit. It is not unusual for a phone system to have extra noise on it after a storm....

Macintosh OS: SLOW AND THE SPINNING PIZZA !, powerbook g4 titanium, hp deskjet 5150
powerbook g4 titanium, hp deskjet 5150, tv designer: Typing in all caps is considered shouting. All computers are dependant on three main facts. Amount of memory - 512Mb is considered the recommended for OSX - you have that covered. You can have an external device that causes problems - disconnect all...

Macintosh OS: Sloooow logins and app launches, esp. MS Office 2004, star topology network, mactopia
star topology network, mactopia, network printers: Star topology meaning a router? Switch? Hub? Speed of device - 10/100? 100? 10/100/1000? DHCP server to give out IP addresses or manually?? If you disconnect all but server and one client, test and add one client and test.... (it is possible to have a...

Macintosh OS: Slow downloads, mb l2 cache, beige g3
mb l2 cache, beige g3, bob wood: Hi Steve Open the Network PreferencePane Show Menu Built-in-Ethernet Then click on the Ethernet tab. Set like this; Configure - Manually (Advanced) Speed 100baseTX Duplex - full-duplex and see if that helps. If not, get BroadBand Optimizer...

Macintosh OS: Slow Internet connection, slow internet connection, preference folder
slow internet connection, preference folder, conflict catcher: Hi Sanford You can try deleting any Internet related preferences for the Preference folder in the System folder. New preferences will be generated. Just leave them in the trash until you check it out. Restart after putting them in the trash. You may have...

Macintosh OS: Slow OS 10.39, system profiler, external hd
system profiler, external hd, interface ide: 1] It should have 512Mb Ram or better (1024Mb is my choice) 2] It should have monthly maintenance run on it (AppleJack) http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ AND Onyx http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html 3] It should have a Font Manager If...

Macintosh OS: Slow OS9.1 startup after memory install, 604e processor, mac boot
604e processor, mac boot, ebay: I would start by zapping the PRAM. Reboot while pressing the Apple, Option, P and R keys. Keep them pressed until you have heard three startup chimes. Then release the keys and let the Mac boot up. This will clear off bad preferences files that are stored...

Macintosh OS: Sluggish performance, apple system profiler, open apple
apple system profiler, open apple, bob wood: Hi Roy Just do a search on your machine for any duplicates. I haven t used OS 9 in a long time now, but open Apple System Profiler and see if it lists all apps there. You might want to think about reformatting the drive before going to OS X to make...

Macintosh OS: Snak 4.9.8 IRC, outlook express 5, internet explorer 5
outlook express 5, internet explorer 5, irct: http://www.snak.com/SnakDownload.html If you are a registered user and require a particular older version, please send a request to oldversion@snak.com. This option is only available to registered users so please provide the email address used when registering...

Macintosh OS: Software Crashes, software crashes, conflict catcher
software crashes, conflict catcher, preference files: Hi Douglas Open your Utility folder and open Disk Utility. Use that to Repair Permissions on your drive. Boot from your 10.4 disc by holding the C key down. Choose the Language and stop there. Go up to the Utility Menu to Disk Utility and use it to Repair...

Macintosh OS: Software concerns if I upgrade OS10, software concerns, 256 mb ram
software concerns, 256 mb ram, allexperts: Nancy, I don t use this software, but am aware from others that there were issues with one or more of these. I believe that most have been upgraded. There might be some plug-ins that are not available. You might ask others here on allexperts and/or go...

Macintosh OS: Software crash, software crash, user library
software crash, user library, error msg: Den, Sorta. It tells us something else - it tells us what is wrong is a preference associated with your user. If we remove the correct preference, they will work fine! I think you must have missed something from Step 1 of my original email From...

Macintosh OS: Software installation-clarification, palm folder, navigation shortcuts
palm folder, navigation shortcuts, palm pilot: When I install new software, should I always designate the Applications folder as the place for the software to load? And do I need to drag the Palm folder into applications? Thanks again. well, it s up to you. it s just a matter of organizing your...

Macintosh OS: Software loading errors, mac iisi, incompatibility problem
mac iisi, incompatibility problem, ram chips: Boy, I wish I knew -- I still use Write Now 4.0 on my iMac, OS 9.2.2 and yes, it s still very good. Now, let s start with the obvious -- try trashing the preferences for these two programs, then reseating the RAM chips (this really shouldn t be the problem),...

Macintosh OS: Software problems with OS 9.2.2, epson stylus 740, check mail
epson stylus 740, check mail, desktop trash: Hi Robin Move the Eudora folder from the System Folder to the Desktop; Trash the Eudora application folder Trash these files Eudora Installer Prefs Embedding Preferences Download Eudora again and install as new and set it up and it should work....

Macintosh OS: Software Update, softwareupdate, free space
softwareupdate, free space, os version: Brian, I m have a little problem understanding your question. But at least the first question should be solved by doing this: Open up Disk Utility (Utilies folder Disk Utility) select your hard drive and repair permissions . Something wrote a change...

Macintosh OS: Sony Z1 and Lacie d2 firewire conflict, sony z1, hdv camera
sony z1, hdv camera, leo leo: Leo, iMovie is an excellent diagnostic to Rule out Final Cut from the equation. It sounds like the D2 is corrupting the firewire bus in some way. Technically, the firewire bus is self healing I want to make sure we re agreed on the problem. 1)...

Macintosh OS: Sound Control Panel, control strip module, control panels folder
control strip module, control panels folder, volume level: Hi, Bill! Officially, no, but if you send me your email address -- I m gderringer@comcast.net -- I ll send it to you. It should work since the version that is included with my OS 9.2.2 was unchanged since 1997. I ll stuff it and send it to you. Remember to...

Macintosh OS: Sound, also mail,, mail question, g5 system
mail question, g5 system, mail program: 1. there is no legitimate way to put away trash icon. i d suggest you reinstall Mail. it s probably corrupted preferences. 2. please call manufacturer is there any special tricks to get it working with G5 3. i could help you. ask your question. (providing...

Macintosh OS: Speed Disk, norton utlities, powermac g4
norton utlities, powermac g4, doing business on the internet: Laura, When you run Speed Disk, there is a magnifying glass that you can click on and then run across the various portions of the defragmented stuff ... and it will tell you what the portions are. Is that how you found out they were cookies? Now, if...

Macintosh OS: Splitting internet connection, dsl internet connection, g3 powerbook
dsl internet connection, g3 powerbook, mac os x: It depends on the service and the modem. Most can be accessed by multiple computers with a router out of the box. http://www.dslreports.com would be the place to start. Assuming you have the TCP/IP set to DHCP server See the pertinent links below. ...

Macintosh OS: Spreadsheet, rectangle or square, bob wood
rectangle or square, bob wood, table menu: Hi Jerry This is from the Help Menu in Appleworks; Merging cells You can select one or more cells and merge them into one cell. When cells are merged, the contents are combined in one cell, with tabs replacing the vertical separating cell lines...

Macintosh OS: Spreadsheet, appleworks 6, spreadsheet
appleworks 6, spreadsheet, menu bar: Jerry, You can make text go across several columns by clicking in the first cell and then typing as much as you need. The text will extend across as many cells as it needs to. Now, I ve not been able to make it center across all those cells like I can...

Macintosh OS: Spring Cleaning, angel angel, macos 9
angel angel, macos 9, uninstaller: Angel, It s an okay program. It s not a must. What I like - it automates removal of little excess pieces of software after you remove them. But, the mac isn t like the PC where an Uninstaller is critical (and part of the OS.) Aside from the...

Macintosh OS: Spyware on Mac OS X, dell notebook, imac dv
dell notebook, imac dv, mac os x: Logan, Oooh, Ooh. This is easy! No. That s right. There is no spyware like there is on windows. Here s how to fix it on windows: 1) Download firefox from http://www.mozilla.org 2) download spybot S&D and Adaware 3) Run antivirus software....

Macintosh OS: Spyware and virus detection/removal, mac powerbook, norton products
mac powerbook, norton products, mac os x: Hi lisa There are no viruses or spyware for Mac OS X. Nothing to worry about. OS X has a Firewall built in. Open the Sharing PreferencePane and you can turn it on if you want it. No need to install any virus software, and don t install any Norton...

Macintosh OS: Start up, apple g5, bob wood
apple g5, bob wood, wating: Hi Roland First thing to try, open the Startup PreferencePane and select your disk to start from. It could be looking for the disk. If you re on a Network, and have other disks that mount at startup, this will do it. A large number of fonts can also...

Macintosh OS: Start-up chime question, g4 450mhz, open firmware
g4 450mhz, open firmware, norton utilities: Hi Eric Reset the Open Firmware; Hold Control + Option + O + F on Startup at the prompt, type: reset-nvram it will then repond ok type reset-all and the machine should boot normally with the Startup Chime! *NOTE: The initial...

Macintosh OS: Start-up disk full, open source database, gb partition
open source database, gb partition, firewire drives: Cathryn, Remember, you asked my advice, *not* how to fix your problem. Buy two usb or firewire drives of the exact same type. Use Disk Utility to create a RAID type 1 (mirror). Now put your database on that. (and then repartition your OSX install...

Macintosh OS: Start up time, startup speeds, desk top
startup speeds, desk top, drive icon: Carl, Yes, loading of fonts takes time. You could test this by going into your System Folder and moving most of your fonts to a folder outside of the System Folder and see if startup speeds up. As for the delay for the files showing up, are these files...

Macintosh OS: Start up woes, endless running, kernel panic
endless running, kernel panic, logic board: Steve, I have no good news for you. Normally, I would have said this: It sounds like your hard drive may have a damaged catalog (and possibly the internal battery is dead too.) Take a look at this: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106214...

Macintosh OS: Start up, welcome screen, c key
welcome screen, c key, thanks in advance: I think the only way you can do that is to format the drive and start over, which is really easy to do if you have not installed a lot of software. You can put in the CD that came with it...it might be a DVD. The disk will open and you should see an install...

Macintosh OS: Startup items, mac os x, joyce joyce
mac os x, joyce joyce, system preferences: Joyce, Since I don t use AOL, it s just going to be a guess. Your machine is trying to sign on to AOL to get something from the internet - possibly a system update? Possibly system preferences - Date & time is checking the internet for the current time....

Macintosh OS: Startup problem, startup problem, bob wood
startup problem, bob wood, imac g4: Hi Joyce Open the Internet Connect in your Applications folder and look for Connect When needed and turn off. Look in the Preferences for AOL. It may have a setting to connect automatically when you startup. Open the Date&Time PreferencePane in the...

Macintosh OS: Startup problems, mac clone, paper weights
mac clone, paper weights, oh my goodness: Jim, OH MY GOODNESS! I ll bet that blast of air tossed all the folders and spilled their contents. The poor computer is desperately searching for the pieces and parts! (Just kidding) You CAN do a clean install of the system, you just can t install...

Macintosh OS: Startup Screen Problem, poor slob, angel dear
poor slob, angel dear, dear angel: Dear Angel, Thank you so much for sharing your discovery with me. Yes, for future reference, keep track of when problems begin - there are often clues as to who or what the culprit is simply by reversing your thinking ... retracing your steps ... and once...

Macintosh OS: Startup Screen Problem, color depth settings, video card drivers
color depth settings, video card drivers, cd boot: Video Cards have ROM - this can sometimes be upgraded (see maker site) RAM - this can sometimes go bad and replacing is necessary. FAN (sometimes) - this cools the CPU and can die causing weirdness. Video Cards require Drivers - usually installed...

Macintosh OS: Startup troubleshooting, g4 400, grey screen
g4 400, grey screen, startup chime: Rob, The only guess I can hazard on this one is that there is something wrong on the data cable side of this. Meaning that since it doesn t work when the data cable is connected, something seems to be wrong there. This really seems to be a question for...

Macintosh OS: Startup, mr greenberg, system preference
mr greenberg, system preference, wacom tablet: JB, I m assuming it s a wacom tablet. What file is being loaded? Are you sure it s a file and not a program? By having the option to execute the file...do you mean start it or stop it? Are you getting a warning on startup? Thanks, ...

Macintosh OS: Still probs on G4, unix command line, single user mode
unix command line, single user mode, wood hi: Brendan Do a FIND on your machine. Set the Find window to search for visible/invisible files and search for both Nortons and Virex. If you find anything, trash it. The message you re getting is a Kernel Panic. I would also boot into Single User mode...

Macintosh OS: Still stuck at, mac os 9, extension conflict
mac os 9, extension conflict, keyboard commands: Can you get the machine into Target mode (holding down the T Key?) Power on, IMMEDIATELY hold down the T key. Hold it down and keep it down, until a firewire sign shows on your machine. Last - this isn t some hybrid machine where you ve added a G4 processor,...

Macintosh OS: Storage, mac os 9, paul mac
mac os 9, paul mac, dear paul: Dear Paul, I think this is a very personal issue, based on what you already have and what you might need to invest in. I use my CD burner and back up my things on CD-RW, so I can use the disks over again as I need to. In the past I used Jaz Drive ......

Macintosh OS: Stuck in console mode in OSX, reset nvram, norton system
reset nvram, norton system, best guesses: Steve, You ve done the majors. The only think I might try is at the prompt: reset nvram That s it. After this I d take it to a dealership to see what they can diagnose. I m sorry, I think something is wrong, I just can t tell what. It s seems...