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When was that? We were in nationals two... 447 Views / 18 Replies  
When was that?

We were in nationals two years ago.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Oct 14, 2007 at 08:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of the girls in my group designed the survey... 447 Views / 18 Replies  
One of the girls in my group designed the survey questions and the professor approved it so... meh...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Oct 14, 2007 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
thank you all again these are interesting results 447 Views / 18 Replies  
thank you all again these are interesting results
Posted by dpaanlka, on Oct 14, 2007 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Help with school assignment! 447 Views / 18 Replies  
I'd much appreciate some help on this survey for a COM 400 class. If you have some spare time, mind taking it?

Dining Habits of Bradley University Students...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Oct 14, 2007 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Radeon 7000 Video Resolution 405 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Radeon 7000 in my Power Mac 8500 that I just connected my new 22" ViewSonic display to, but the display's native resolution is not given as an option for me in the Monitors & Sound control...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Dec 24, 2006 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Its easy to understand how this could be a fake. ... 9,853 Views / 42 Replies  
Its easy to understand how this could be a fake. Yes, people really do hate Macs enough to do something like this. Remember when the iMac G3s were still current machines, and that guy shooting an...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Aug 6, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macintosh desktops were always named with two... 785 Views / 13 Replies  
Macintosh desktops were always named with two words:

Macintosh II
Macintosh Quadra
Macintosh Centris
Macintosh LC
Macintosh Performa
Power Macintosh
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jul 18, 2006 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dreamhost is officially down for me at... 5,082 Views / 150 Replies  
Dreamhost is officially down for me at http://forums.system7today.com, and so is http://www.dreamhost.com itself....

!!!! what is going on over there?

it's 8:10 PM CST here in chicago
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jul 17, 2006 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cinebench 2000 289 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking for the original Cinebench 2000 (1.0). The one for Mac OS 7 through Mac OS 9. All of the archive.org copies are an incomplete .sit file that doesn't open.

Does anybody have the older...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jul 17, 2006 at 10:48 AM, in Applications
The teeny tiny size of 7.6.1, plus all of the... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
The teeny tiny size of 7.6.1, plus all of the other benefits on older hardware, makes it so that there is hardly a show to stop.

Not to mention, HFS+ has no effect on smaller hard drives common in...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jul 3, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
8.6 certainly doesn't run "crazy fast" on a... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
8.6 certainly doesn't run "crazy fast" on a 5300cs. Maybe its the fastest OS version you've used on that machine, but Mac OS 8.1 and especially Mac OS 7.6.1 run much faster.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 30, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
What? That doesn't prove anything at all. ... 2,050 Views / 14 Replies  
What? That doesn't prove anything at all. That's simply putting what Giga Designs says vs. what Sonnet says. How hard is it to believe that Motorola's G4 has advanced enough to not need an L3...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 18, 2006 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
...seriously though, looking for the Bryce 4.1... 417 Views / 8 Replies  
...seriously though, looking for the Bryce 4.1 updater
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Applications
show me benchmarks proving otherwise 2,050 Views / 14 Replies  
show me benchmarks proving otherwise
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
And your insistance that Mac OS 8.6 contains all... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
And your insistance that Mac OS 8.6 contains all sorts of inefficient bloated extra code for G4 systems and so therefore you should use 8.5.1 on any non-G4 is so ridiculous I don't even know how to...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have over 70 Macs currently and consistantly... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
I have over 70 Macs currently and consistantly find 7.6.1 to be by far the most stable release of Mac OS 7 on all the machines I ever installed it on... and 7.5.anything to be the least stable. ...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
yikes never noticed that 417 Views / 8 Replies  
yikes never noticed that
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Applications
I'd say a Quadra 840av would be more productive... 548 Views / 8 Replies  
I'd say a Quadra 840av would be more productive than one of these things. early power macs are so cheap these days... a $5 Power Mac 8100/110 would be way better than a 6320. so why even bother?
...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks i'm very proud of it 417 Views / 8 Replies  
thanks i'm very proud of it
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
Corel made Bryce 4.1 417 Views / 8 Replies  
Corel made Bryce 4.1
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
7.6 was a nightmare? You must be joking;... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
7.6 was a nightmare?

You must be joking; that goes agains essentially every member of System 7 Today's experience. We're using it every day, I'm sure you haven't touched it in years.

"All of...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bryce 4.1 Update 417 Views / 8 Replies  
I really am trying to find the updater for Bryce 4 that takes it to version 4.1. Corel no longer even acknowledges that it ever made Bryce, and DAZ doesn't acknowledge anything before version 5...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
Believe me, old Macs are awesome, but you do NOT... 548 Views / 8 Replies  
Believe me, old Macs are awesome, but you do NOT want to use a 6320 for anything. It is one of the worst Macs ever made, with lots of cut corners to lower the price when it was new. It wouldn't be...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's called Apple Video Player, and it came... 1,124 Views / 19 Replies  
It's called Apple Video Player, and it came bundled with Mac OS 7 and 8, and probably 9 too. Mac OS 7 (http://www.system7today.com/) would be best on that thing for sure.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jun 10, 2006 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks I appreciate it. This is the *new* site a... 828 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks I appreciate it. This is the *new* site a lot of content still needs to come over from the older site (now archived).
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 21, 2006 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
It will be very fast. Mac OS 7 will simply treat... 828 Views / 13 Replies  
It will be very fast. Mac OS 7 will simply treat Sonnet's G4s as G3s. I have a 466mhz Sonnet G3 in a PowerBook 1400 running OS 7 and that is pretty fast (slow video though).

I plan to take my...
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 21, 2006 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
It worked with some tweaking! I have created a... 828 Views / 13 Replies  
It worked with some tweaking! I have created a custom installer for Mac OS 7.6 if anybody else is interested in this sort of thing. Behold:

http://www.system7today.com/
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 21, 2006 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
2001? It should be exactly what I'm looking for... 828 Views / 13 Replies  
2001? It should be exactly what I'm looking for I shall try it!
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 20, 2006 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Sonnet 1.8ghz and it blows away the... 2,050 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a Sonnet 1.8ghz and it blows away the 1.5ghz processor I had in my PowerBook G4, on all benchmarks related to processing, even with the slower bus speed. This includes me timing Photoshop and...
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 20, 2006 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yup. A person had contacted me describing how to... 828 Views / 13 Replies  
Yup. A person had contacted me describing how to do this, but I need the originals. Unfortunately, I cannot find the drivers anywhere, although archive.org says they were in fact at ATI's web site...
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 19, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Radeon 7000 - Original Drivers? 828 Views / 13 Replies  
If anybody has the original drivers that came with the retail version of the ATI Radeon 7000 card, if you'd be kind enough to send them to me that would be great.

I'm looking for the original...
Posted by dpaanlka, on May 19, 2006 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple's TV Tuner and related A/V features were... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
Apple's TV Tuner and related A/V features were pretty great. I wish they had something like that now.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 25, 2006 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I 100% guarantee that if you sit down in front of... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
I 100% guarantee that if you sit down in front of any 6400 or 6500 with a fresh install of Mac OS 7.6.1, it will feel like one of the fastest computers you've ever used.

Same cannot be said for...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 25, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My full installs of 7.6.1 take around 7mb of RAM.... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
My full installs of 7.6.1 take around 7mb of RAM. 8mb with SpeedDoubler 8 (for speeding up 68k emulation and hard drive caching). That's still better than any version of 8 and obviously 9.

Also,...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 25, 2006 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac OS 7.6.1 was by far the best System 7... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
Mac OS 7.6.1 was by far the best System 7 version.

I didn't like any of the 8s or 9s really. :( To me I liked the simple plain look of System 7 better.

6.0.8 was pretty great on my IIsi.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 25, 2006 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was almost certain it was in one of the 7.5... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
I was almost certain it was in one of the 7.5 updates.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm sure I've seen it referred to as Mac OS 7... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
I'm sure I've seen it referred to as Mac OS 7 somewhere.

Regardless, I think people will know what I'm talking about. I prefer to refer to it as Mac OS 7, because "System 7" sounds like such a...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, in my honest opinion 7.6.1 feels a lot... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
I agree, in my honest opinion 7.6.1 feels a lot more stable than OS 9. The process of testing software for that site has me running a small lab of macs running Mac OS 7.6.1, and every single one of...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As for software and stuff, I'm really trying to... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
As for software and stuff, I'm really trying to focus on the latest versions of everything for Mac OS 7... like 7.6.1 itself, Internet Explorer 5, LaserWriter 8.6, QuickTime 5, etc...

Makes it run...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, you cannot download it for free. The free... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
No, you cannot download it for free. The free version is 7.5.5. 7.6.1 is quite different under the hood, and is not free sadly.

As for stability, all versions of the classic Mac OS crashed alot...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Then you probably didn't use 7.6.1 alot. And... 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
Then you probably didn't use 7.6.1 alot.

And yes, if you call Apple and ask for the software, that is how much it costs. Not worth doing at all obviously when you can find it on eBay so much...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A Plug for My Web Site on Mac OS 7 1,124 Views / 44 Replies  
Some of you asked for it, so since MacNN officially does not want you to talk about pre-G3 Macs or Mac OS 7 here, I have finally set up a forum (on my own servers, not at some free forum service with...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 24, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't AGP 8X featured on every single Power... 927 Views / 20 Replies  
Isn't AGP 8X featured on every single Power Macintosh G5, except for the latest dual core ones?
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 3, 2006 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I dont see how any of the above two comments even... 927 Views / 20 Replies  
I dont see how any of the above two comments even remotely applies to Macs. There are hundreds of thousands of AGP G4s floating around.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 3, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why arent the Mac version 4x compatible? Would... 927 Views / 20 Replies  
Why arent the Mac version 4x compatible? Would it be possible to re-flash a PC 4x AGP X800 to Mac? That would be a fun project.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 3, 2006 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
So will we eventually be seeing X800 cards for... 927 Views / 20 Replies  
So will we eventually be seeing X800 cards for AGP 4x?
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 3, 2006 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
AGP 2x vs 4x 927 Views / 20 Replies  
I have an AGP 2x Power Mac G4 with a Radeon 9800 Mac Edition in it, 128mb. I will be replacing it with a Digital Audio G4, which has a 4x AGP slot. I'll be putting the same card in there. Will I...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 3, 2006 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm actually 50-50 on which one looks better. I... 1,056 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm actually 50-50 on which one looks better. I think the Digital Audios look visually more exciting, and the Quicksilvers are more elegant.
Posted by dpaanlka, on Feb 2, 2006 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not only that, but I 100% do not intend to modify... 1,056 Views / 18 Replies  
Not only that, but I 100% do not intend to modify the external apperance of any of my macs. That just makes them look cheesy and childish in my opinion. I like how they look stock. If I wanted...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jan 31, 2006 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well thanks... I was planning on buying a SATA... 1,056 Views / 18 Replies  
Well thanks... I was planning on buying a SATA card so that takes care of the HD issue... whether or not I buy a DA or a QS it will have these mods:

1.8ghz Sonnet G4
ATI Radeon 9800
Sonnet SATA...
Posted by dpaanlka, on Jan 31, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
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