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Thank you P It worked like a charm. I... 631 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you P

It worked like a charm.

I must say I was very unsure about what I was doing. I hate going into the bowels of my computer but your clear directions were wonderful.

Your efforts...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
I do not have a back up. This was not my first... 631 Views / 5 Replies  
I do not have a back up. This was not my first line computer but an older one I was trying to update.

So how do I do some "hackery"?

I'm all keyboard and fingers.
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jun 16, 2014 at 07:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Password problem 631 Views / 5 Replies  
I have just updated an older iMac from OS X 3 to OS X 4 Tiger. Everything was going well until the machine restarted. At this point it asked me to log in. I entered my name and password but the...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jun 16, 2014 at 04:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Silence! No one has this problem? I'm... 1,906 Views / 10 Replies  
Silence!

No one has this problem?

I'm on my own then.
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:29 PM, in Mac OS X
So I downloaded Mavericks again and installed it... 1,906 Views / 10 Replies  
So I downloaded Mavericks again and installed it but the problem persists.

Now I have to erase my HD, find a copy of OS X 8 and somehow install it, is that correct?

This seems a big step and...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 18, 2013 at 11:19 AM, in Mac OS X
So I downloaded Mavericks again and installed it... 1,906 Views / 10 Replies  
So I downloaded Mavericks again and installed it but the problem persists.

Now I have to erase my HD, find a copy of OS X 8 and somehow install it, is that correct?

This seems a big step and...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 18, 2013 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for that mind waves. I'm downloading... 1,906 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for that mind waves.

I'm downloading Mavericks again as I write.

How difficult is it to reinstall the current OS on top of the existing OS?

Also if this does not solve my problem is...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 18, 2013 at 08:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Mavericks and Image Capture, a love story? 1,906 Views / 10 Replies  
Well I’ve downloaded Mavericks and it could have been the worst thing I’ve done since I started using computers.

I’m using an iMac 3.4 Ghz Intel Core i7 with 8GB, running (or trying to) OS X 10.9...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 18, 2013 at 12:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Art Vandelay. Image capture works... 2,433 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Art Vandelay.

Image capture works with my scanner so I guess I must have the drivers.

John
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 26, 2011 at 02:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks Thorzdad and Art Vandelay. Art... 2,433 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Thorzdad and Art Vandelay.

Art Vandelay I've been to the Epson web site and downloaded two sets of driver neither of which worked - the PERF1260P_MACOSX_5.7E_EN.SIT and the...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 26, 2011 at 04:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Epson Scanner and Lion 2,433 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Epson Perfection 1260 scanner and it no longer functions after I installed Lion. Lion appears to not recognise Power PC software. I went to the Epson website and after much difficulty I was...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Fixed, my mouse is out and about in Windows XP. ... 2,166 Views / 3 Replies  
Fixed, my mouse is out and about in Windows XP.

And the solution???

Go to Apple Wireless Keyboard (2009): Windows does not recognize some special key functions when using Boot Camp...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 12:03 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks AKcrab Yes I think this was one of... 2,166 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks AKcrab

Yes I think this was one of the things I tried but just in case I tried again. I downloaded the file and tried to install it. I received the following message from the Windows...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jan 17, 2010 at 09:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Magic Mouse still in its hole 2,166 Views / 3 Replies  
This may not be a new topic but an old problem for which I have yet to find an answer. I have a new iMac 27” i7 on which I have installed Windows XP Home Edition. I can’t get the Magic Mouse to work....
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jan 17, 2010 at 07:49 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Old Toad thanks for the help. I'll give... 401 Views / 3 Replies  
Old Toad

thanks for the help.

I'll give your ideas a go.

But first I do not have iPhoto Buddy or iPhoto Extractor.

Are they shareware products?
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jan 3, 2005 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
iPhoto not behaving 401 Views / 3 Replies  
iPhoto appears not to be recognizing recently downloaded "rolls" of film.

In November I purchased a new 20" iMac and imported my iPhoto files using a Lan cable from my only 17" iMac.

Since that...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jan 2, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in Applications
Music no show in iTunes 372 Views / 0 Replies  
I have just installed OSX 3.1 in two machines. A new 17" iMac (1.25ghz) and an older 15" iMac (700mhz). In the 17" iTunes sees and plays commercial CDs no problem but on the 15" while it may see "a...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Nov 26, 2003 at 03:59 AM, in Applications
"What is this OS 9 you speak of?" Children!... 425 Views / 4 Replies  
"What is this OS 9 you speak of?"

Children! There sending us children now! Oh God! What hope is there?

Fear not little one sit down and I'll tell you a tale.

Long long ago there lived an...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 24, 2003 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
The German assault rifle does seem to be handier... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
The German assault rifle does seem to be handier than the BAR. Very odd that they should put these two as equals on the weapons chart but I suppose there was no equivalent to this weapon when it came...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 23, 2003 at 10:50 AM, in Gaming
The German assault rifle does seem to be handier... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
The German assault rifle does seem to be handier than the BAR. Very odd that they should put these two as equals on the weapons chart but I suppose there was no equivalent to this weapon when it came...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 23, 2003 at 10:46 AM, in Gaming
Thanks Eriamjh. I'll just have to live with... 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Eriamjh.

I'll just have to live with it I guess.

It's not that any of the software I have only functions in OS 9 its just that some of it works better in OS 9. And I wanted to know a...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 23, 2003 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac and OS 9? 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Can some one tell me why people are saying the new 1.25 iMac can't boot in OS 9? What has changed from previous iMacs? I have a 700mhz FP iMac and I installed OS 9.2.2 not problems so what's the...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 23, 2003 at 07:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
A World Book of problems solve 334 Views / 0 Replies  
First let me say that I can take no credit for this solution to my problem. The kudos must go to Christopher Breen and his little pamphlet "Mac OSX Tips and Unix Tricks" published by Macworld...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 19, 2003 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
Well cpac I gave it a go and got no-where. There... 585 Views / 7 Replies  
Well cpac I gave it a go and got no-where. There are four Software Restore discs and I put the first one, restarted the computer and held down the "C" keys as instructed. When everything loaded up I...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 18, 2003 at 10:19 AM, in Applications
Thanks cSurfr. Yeah all I've got is the Media CD.... 585 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks cSurfr. Yeah all I've got is the Media CD.

gorickey I back up my files but not my hard drive, I have no hardware to do it.

I'm loath to do a system restore because it would mean clearing...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 15, 2003 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
A World Book of problems 585 Views / 7 Replies  
Some how I've deleated my copy of World Book v 6.0.2 which came with my flat panel iMac's hard drive (its the 700mhz model) and I can't discover how to reinstall it.

The World Book CD doesn't...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 15, 2003 at 10:54 AM, in Applications
"A person may not cross state lines with a duck... 1,482 Views / 14 Replies  
"A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head. " - Minnesota State Law

Dem people in Minnesotda day sure know what they are doing by golly.
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 11, 2003 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
OZ and the new iMac 4,324 Views / 65 Replies  
In Australia the new iMac were posted on local Apple web sites almost as soon as they were announced. When they will be in stores is anyone guess.

The price drop is as follows (we're talking...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Sep 11, 2003 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Petter, Thanks for the link and sorry for not... 517 Views / 2 Replies  
Petter,
Thanks for the link and sorry for not repling I have not been back to the forum for some time.

Sarpadon
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 15, 2003 at 11:16 AM, in Gaming
"No, no, no!! You're all wrong! Don't upgrade at... 3,335 Views / 62 Replies  
"No, no, no!! You're all wrong! Don't upgrade at all until OS 11!"

Shouldn't that be OS XI?
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2003 at 01:20 PM, in Mac OS X
MOHAA - Mac and PC maps? 517 Views / 2 Replies  
My friends all have PCs and we often game on a LAN. One of the popular games we play is MOHAA. I'm waiting for Spearhead to come out, they have it and I don't. But this is not the problem.

Some...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Gaming
Games and OSX 822 Views / 11 Replies  
We have an flat screen iMac (first issue not latest) and we're running 10.2.5.
My son wont play ONI in OSX "it just wont run properly" he says. We have the ONI OSX patch but he play it in OS9.
I...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2003 at 01:02 PM, in Gaming
Re: MoHAA 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Dear OSX Abuser

I'm not sure that your reply actually follows this string's topic BUT I agree with you.

On OSX this game is a dud. I'm too afraid to run it because it locks up my machine so...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Aug 14, 2002 at 04:14 AM, in Gaming
Thanks Corys I guess that's why you're a senior... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Corys
I guess that's why you're a senior member and I'm only a junior. Next time I see the guys I'm ping for all I'm worth.

Sarpendon, rising
Posted by Sarpedon, on Aug 12, 2002 at 03:43 AM, in Gaming
I'll ask about the version they are running. As... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
I'll ask about the version they are running. As to whether or not I can "ping to the server box" I'm not sure. If by the server box you mean the box with all the lights that the Lan cables pug into...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Aug 11, 2002 at 03:05 AM, in Gaming
MoHAA and Windows? 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Does anyone know if MoHAA is cross platform? By that I mean can you play with guys with windows machines on a Lan network.
Before I bought the game from Aspyr I ask them if it was and they said...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Aug 10, 2002 at 12:13 PM, in Gaming
I have disconnected the CD burner and rebooted... 316 Views / 7 Replies  
I have disconnected the CD burner and rebooted but the problem persists.

Sarpedon :mad:
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 29, 2002 at 04:08 AM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 316 Views / 7 Replies  
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Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 27, 2002 at 02:32 AM, in Applications
I find it very difficult to buy Mac games out... 437 Views / 3 Replies  
I find it very difficult to buy Mac games out here (South Australia is a long way from anywhere). I use <a href="http://www.themacsmith.com" target="_blank">http://www.themacsmith.com</a> Stan is a...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 26, 2002 at 12:36 PM, in Gaming
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 316 Views / 7 Replies  
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Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 26, 2002 at 12:02 PM, in Applications
Sherlock problems 316 Views / 7 Replies  
I've got a new flat panel iMac and I'm running OS 10.1.5.

When I start up Sherlock it goes into its Indexing routine but about half way through it stops and I get some "Console" messages telling...
Posted by Sarpedon, on Jul 26, 2002 at 05:18 AM, in Applications
Mozart 11 I'm having the same type of... 433 Views / 8 Replies  
Mozart 11
I'm having the same type of problems. I also recently bought a new iMac. I'm using Int.Exp. in OSX and Netscape 4.7 and Outlook Exp. in OS9, and sometimes I'm only connected for a few...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 27, 2002 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well I took the big jump, I named my new iMac.... 884 Views / 54 Replies  
Well I took the big jump, I named my new iMac. Typed the name on the hard drive icon and everything. We did not go the whole hog with the pouring of water, ceremony, god parents ect. Just a few quiet...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 16, 2002 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys but none of the things you have... 301 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guys but none of the things you have suggested have worked. Going the firewire case solution sounds like the way to go but I have no idea how to do it?

Sarpedon :confused:
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 16, 2002 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys but none of the things you have... 334 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guys but none of the things you have suggested have worked. Going the firewire case solution sounds like the way to go but I have no idea how to do it?

Sarpedon :confused:
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 16, 2002 at 09:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External CD Burner 301 Views / 6 Replies  
I've just bought a new iMac and I'm adjusting to OSX. I was using an external CD Burner with my old machine and I wanted to hook the burner up to my new machine. The burner is s Que USB and it came...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2002 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
External CD Burner 334 Views / 6 Replies  
I've just bought a new iMac and I'm adjusting to OSX. I was using an external CD Burner with my old machine and I wanted to hook the burner up to my new machine. The burner is s Que USB and it came...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2002 at 12:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I called my first iMac (333mhz) Hardrain. Sort of... 884 Views / 54 Replies  
I called my first iMac (333mhz) Hardrain. Sort of a Dylan tribute. We then got a Cube and I called it Cubie320. I put both names on the harddrive icon in the top right hand corner. When I upgraded...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2002 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dear Geraud I've had problems with my modem... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
Dear Geraud
I've had problems with my modem too.

First the odd sound, this might be your modem trying to dial in to your server. If you open the net work "thing" in the System Preferences, under...
Posted by Sarpedon, on May 9, 2002 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
[QUOTE]Originally posted by neutrino23: ... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by neutrino23:
[QB]Unfortunately it sounds like a hardware problem.

Thanks for the help neutrino23.

Sarpedon
Posted by Sarpedon, on Oct 16, 2001 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
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