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Hey, once I rip the file with Mac the ripper,... 3,479 Views / 32 Replies  
Hey, once I rip the file with Mac the ripper, what exactly do you do to burn it using Disk Utility? My son is starting to kill some of his elmo & disney DVD's, and i need a free option, quick!
Posted by Frumpy, on May 5, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in Applications
Just bought a domain name from godaddy a few days... 1,158 Views / 13 Replies  
Just bought a domain name from godaddy a few days ago. Now I need to get some hosting from them as well. Just wondering if anyone has the quick step-by-step of buying hosting services from godaddy to...
Posted by Frumpy, on Apr 14, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in Applications
Speaking of a good host... 623 Views / 2 Replies  
So i've never really done web development before. I've signed up for .Mac in the past and I've created a page that used a .Mac address. It was nice, but I'd like to have my own domain name. What are...
Posted by Frumpy, on Apr 9, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in Developer Center
I'm not too familiar with forwarding ports. My... 4,097 Views / 46 Replies  
I'm not too familiar with forwarding ports. My setup has the 360 wired into my linksys router, my PB is linked into an Airport Express which is then linked into the router. Can I get a step by step...
Posted by Frumpy, on Feb 10, 2006 at 08:18 AM, in macOS
Just saw this one pop up... 4,097 Views / 46 Replies  
Just saw this one pop up too...http://www.nullriver.com/index/products/connect360

Unfortunately, I can't get that one to work either. PB 12" hooked up to an Airport Express which is then hooked...
Posted by Frumpy, on Feb 10, 2006 at 01:17 AM, in macOS
Music from iTunes on an external HD 444 Views / 2 Replies  
So i'm in the situation of running out of room on my PB 12" 60gig hard drive because of my music. 28 gigs to be exact. I have an 80gig external FW drive that I'd like to put all of this music onto to...
Posted by Frumpy, on Feb 1, 2006 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
I'm actually having the same type of problem. A... 484 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm actually having the same type of problem. A few weeks ago everything was fine. Then, one day all of a sudden my battery starting dying incredibly fast, and by fast, I mean it would start at 100%...
Posted by Frumpy, on Oct 20, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tunrs out that WAS the problem! But, instead of... 733 Views / 6 Replies  
Tunrs out that WAS the problem! But, instead of going through Terminal I just went into system prefs and turned it off! Thanks!
Posted by Frumpy, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:13 PM, in Applications
Installation problem with iTunes 5 733 Views / 6 Replies  
Downloaded it, tried to install it, and i keep getting an error message that i need to quit iTunes first. BUT, it's already closed! What's up with that?!
Posted by Frumpy, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
What happened to the color?! 463 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I come home from work, open up my PB, and EVERYTHING is in negative art! EVERYTHING. I go to the color preferences in sys prefs, and everything is the way it should be. I try the colorsync...
Posted by Frumpy, on Aug 16, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I might have made this a bit more confusing than... 2,025 Views / 30 Replies  
I might have made this a bit more confusing than i intended. Systm does play fine on my PB. I'm upset that one of the coolest new features of QT 7, playing high-def videos, isn't suppported under my...
Posted by Frumpy, on May 30, 2005 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Quicktime 7 hi-def and 12" PB 2,025 Views / 30 Replies  
I was interested in a new online show called systm, but the best feed was only in h.264. No problem, i think. I'll just go download the newest version of QT, get the pro key to save videos, and i'm...
Posted by Frumpy, on May 29, 2005 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good substitute for WMP?! 750 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been trying to find a good player for WMV files. Downloaded MPlayer, and the audio plays, but no video pops up. WMP OSX works OK, but it's choppy and hogs up my system compared to Quicktime....
Posted by Frumpy, on May 19, 2005 at 11:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Any real benefit to using the Onyx program... 2,017 Views / 45 Replies  
Any real benefit to using the Onyx program instead of just using the 'repair disk permissions' utility window? I'm one of those Apple people that love to sit there and laugh and the windows users...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jan 19, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just bought a 19" Samsung flat CRT monitor today... 1,626 Views / 17 Replies  
Just bought a 19" Samsung flat CRT monitor today and have it hooked up to my PB 1.33 G4. Just wondering if there's any way to only use the 19", without losing the resolution I have by dual-displaying...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jan 17, 2005 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you using any kind of cable connected through... 445 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you using any kind of cable connected through the bottom? I'll be using my Belkin car charger and am pretty skeptical about whether that hookup will really have enough room.
Posted by Frumpy, on Dec 9, 2004 at 06:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PodPod from Griffin Tech? 445 Views / 2 Replies  
Just wondering what people who have purchased the product think of it. Mine should be coming within the next 24 hrs. Thanks!
Posted by Frumpy, on Dec 9, 2004 at 04:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Very nice. Looks like an ad for Apple. Wait a... 475,391 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Very nice. Looks like an ad for Apple. Wait a second...you're still using a one button mouse? How can you do that?!
Posted by Frumpy, on Nov 10, 2004 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
My problem is concentrated on the amount of heat... 1,769 Views / 28 Replies  
My problem is concentrated on the amount of heat and expansion of the case that makes the creaking sound. Whenever I'm using it indoors it's creaky as hell. After leaving my PB in my car for half a...
Posted by Frumpy, on Nov 8, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, after having the Epson Stylus CX4600 for... 1,178 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, after having the Epson Stylus CX4600 for about a week, I can honestly give this product a fantastic review. Printing 4x6's from iPhoto look fantastic, scanning is a sinch, and I can use it for...
Posted by Frumpy, on Sep 14, 2004 at 08:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Has anyone had any experiences since the last... 1,178 Views / 19 Replies  
Has anyone had any experiences since the last post in this forum with the Epson Stylus CX4600? I bought one today, but can't stop staring at it....wondering...SHOULD I open this?
Posted by Frumpy, on Sep 10, 2004 at 06:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I know it might cost an arm and a leg, but... 592 Views / 8 Replies  
I know it might cost an arm and a leg, but couldn't you bring it in to the Apple store and ask them to install it? I understand that it would void any warrenty, but couldn't they possibly upgrade it...
Posted by Frumpy, on Aug 21, 2004 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Been having the same problem with mine. I have a... 1,769 Views / 28 Replies  
Been having the same problem with mine. I have a 12" that I purchased in May and now I get the creaky hinge when left open for a while. I've heard that Apple is opening a new 'edgier' store in...
Posted by Frumpy, on Aug 20, 2004 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess if you're playing games or video editing... 592 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess if you're playing games or video editing where you need access to your hard drive all the time, the 5400 kills the 4200. I have the 4200 in mine, but I know I'll be upgrading to at least a...
Posted by Frumpy, on Aug 20, 2004 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HUGE delay in closing the program with the new... 772 Views / 8 Replies  
HUGE delay in closing the program with the new update. Not only that, but when switching through pictures the hard disk seems to be working quite a bit more than it was with the previous version. Eh,...
Posted by Frumpy, on Aug 4, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in macOS
Something like the iCurve would help with this... 26,257 Views / 300 Replies  
Something like the iCurve would help with this problem too, right?
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 25, 2004 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got a really crappy Microsoft wireless... 947 Views / 10 Replies  
I've got a really crappy Microsoft wireless router (it was cheap from work, what can i say?), and now my Express, and the Express is soley used for AirTunes at home, while when at my parents or...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 22, 2004 at 12:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, techically I think you're starting a new... 947 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, techically I think you're starting a new network because you're going to be using the signal that your Express is going to be giving out. Joining an existing network is if you already have a...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 21, 2004 at 11:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just received mine today, and having the same... 947 Views / 10 Replies  
Just received mine today, and having the same problem. Let me know if anyone can think of a fix!
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 21, 2004 at 04:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nope, didn't work. Guess I'll have to wait for... 1,294 Views / 22 Replies  
Nope, didn't work. Guess I'll have to wait for 10.3.5 and see what people say about the graphics fix. Thanks, though.
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 21, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in macOS
Where do I find that file? 1,294 Views / 22 Replies  
Where do I find that file?
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 21, 2004 at 07:48 AM, in macOS
Just started experiencing the same problem. This... 1,294 Views / 22 Replies  
Just started experiencing the same problem. This was the first time I've tried to access the pane since I've reverted from 10.3.4 back to 10.3.3. The thing just quits out every time. Every other one...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 20, 2004 at 11:45 AM, in macOS
Desktop System Prefs Quit Out Every Time! 386 Views / 1 Replies  
Ummm, yeah. So all of a sudden, I can't get into my desktop prefs. without system prefs quitting out on me two seconds later. EVERY TIME. Tried repairing permissions, but that still didn't work. I'm...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 20, 2004 at 09:23 AM, in macOS
Hey, thanks a lot for that piece of information!... 565 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey, thanks a lot for that piece of information! I'm not usually one to read the instruction manual, so I didn't even know about all of those settings that I could change with that site. I just got...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 16, 2004 at 08:23 AM, in Networking
Sell current router, buy another Airport Express? 565 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I used to own an Airport Extreme base station for a while, and it worked without a hitch. BUT, then the Airport Express was annouced! I quickly sold my Extreme and ordered an Express (can't...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 14, 2004 at 09:04 PM, in Networking
What's this VBO that you need 10.3.4 for? Just... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
What's this VBO that you need 10.3.4 for? Just had 6 apps open, then opened UT 2004 (demo), and everything ran smooth as hell. Amazing stuff for someone who previously owned an iMac 800 G4.
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 13, 2004 at 05:13 AM, in Gaming
Holy cow. Used the restore cd's, got back to... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
Holy cow. Used the restore cd's, got back to 10.3.3, and UT 2004 runs perfect. All default settings, all run amazingly. For me, it's official...10.3.4 is the beast that devours all Mac games on...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 12, 2004 at 09:31 PM, in Gaming
Just kinda a newbie question here...but I notice... 1,075 Views / 15 Replies  
Just kinda a newbie question here...but I notice that when I repair my permissions and then restart, UT 2004 runs amazingly. But if I have some apps open, decide to play, close all of my apps and...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 11, 2004 at 10:18 PM, in macOS
Been having the same type of graphics problems... 1,360 Views / 20 Replies  
Been having the same type of graphics problems since the 10.3.4 upgrade. When I tried to use my Panther disc to reinstall, it's brings up the standard Apple sign over the grey background...but then...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 9, 2004 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same problem with the Panther discs that I own... 817 Views / 7 Replies  
Same problem with the Panther discs that I own and my new PB 12". I updated my PB to 10.3.4 shortly after it was released, and when I tried to revert back to 10.3.3 the disc would start to load, show...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 7, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Houston, we have a problem. Tried to re-install... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
Houston, we have a problem. Tried to re-install 10.3, but when I restart with the disc I get a broken up Apple logo in the beginning. Everything starts just fine, but then the Apple logo breaks in...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 6, 2004 at 07:11 AM, in Gaming
I would LOVE to get back to 10.3.3. Can anyone... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
I would LOVE to get back to 10.3.3. Can anyone tell me HOW, without losing any of my information? I do have a FW 80gig WD external, and I GUESS I could just back up my user folder to that, but is...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 5, 2004 at 08:58 AM, in Gaming
In other words, I should expect that most Mac... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
In other words, I should expect that most Mac games, ESPECIALLY demos, are not going to run very well with the quality turned up. It's true that UT 2003 (full version) ran fine on here. And while the...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 3, 2004 at 06:46 AM, in Gaming
I appreciate the post arekkusu. Sorry for the... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
I appreciate the post arekkusu. Sorry for the attitude in my last post. But if someone told you that your brand new laptop was no good for gaming...I think any of you would be at least the slightest...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 2, 2004 at 09:39 PM, in Gaming
Wow. Thanks for all the help on that one. REALLY... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
Wow. Thanks for all the help on that one. REALLY constructive. ANYWAY...for anyone else that might take a gander at this thread...even Apple's own site with the newest PowerBook 12" tells about how...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 2, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in Gaming
Alright, I bought my PB 12", and you can see my... 2,463 Views / 51 Replies  
Alright, I bought my PB 12", and you can see my specs below, but what am i missing?! UT 2004 demo runs at 20fps in deathmatch...with ALL of the settings OFF. I have a 64mb GeForceFX in this thing....
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 2, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Gaming
As I recall, the video out on your Rev A PB is... 588 Views / 4 Replies  
As I recall, the video out on your Rev A PB is only a mini-VGA out. Unfortunately, all that I see on Apple's website is an adapter to take that connection and either output it to standard VGA or...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jul 2, 2004 at 08:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow. Today I'm experiencing the hottest day yet... 608 Views / 5 Replies  
Wow. Today I'm experiencing the hottest day yet for my new 12" PB. I'm currently at 152.2 F. Of course, I have 8 programs open, AND i'm encoding a DVD during the burn procedure in iDVD. So if you're...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jun 28, 2004 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If Apple is planning on coming out with the new... 900 Views / 9 Replies  
If Apple is planning on coming out with the new G5 PB's in January, you MAY not see an upgrade to the line this year. Demand is already high for the G5 PB, and by waiting they'll just be increasing...
Posted by Frumpy, on Jun 28, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Riiiight. While that dock looks awesome, and I... 26,257 Views / 300 Replies  
Riiiight. While that dock looks awesome, and I was all ready to buy one...for $180...i'll buy something much more useful. Damn that's expensive!
Posted by Frumpy, on Jun 27, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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