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Internal server error with WebDAV 434 Views / 1 Replies  
I am having a major problem with my XServe. Two similar processes are yielding the same result

Internal Server Error
The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Oct 11, 2002 at 09:04 AM, in macOS
Same thing happened to me. No disk on restart. ... 292 Views / 4 Replies  
Same thing happened to me. No disk on restart. I started from Norton CD and found major master directory block problems. Obviously this update needs some fixing.
Posted by theamazingrando, on Oct 20, 2001 at 11:08 PM, in macOS
griffman, I agree with you, but really, GoLive in... 348 Views / 5 Replies  
griffman, I agree with you, but really, GoLive in classic is probably the worst experience of my life!! It is bad enough in 9.1. I love the program and it makes me a living, but holy hell is it in...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Jun 2, 2001 at 03:42 PM, in Applications
Where the hell is Adobe? 342 Views / 2 Replies  
I can't believe that it is June already, and we haven't heard a peep from Adobe except "Will support OSX in major future releases" I think this is bad news with OSX installed by default on new...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Jun 2, 2001 at 03:38 PM, in Applications
screen fonts and their postscript counterpart... 286 Views / 3 Replies  
screen fonts and their postscript counterpart must be in that folder. You cannot have subfolders within it.
Posted by theamazingrando, on Apr 4, 2001 at 03:39 AM, in macOS
Did you recently install an Intellimouse? There... 786 Views / 9 Replies  
Did you recently install an Intellimouse? There is a preference for this in the control panel which automatically homes on the default button.

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Posted by theamazingrando, on Apr 3, 2001 at 07:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Install it!!! I did on my TiBook 400 and WOW... 608 Views / 26 Replies  
Install it!!!

I did on my TiBook 400 and WOW what a difference. I would say 25%. Smoother genie, smoother window resize, and a lot less problems. Update the software first, then the software...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Apr 1, 2001 at 10:58 PM, in macOS
OK, here's the scoop . . . I have Suitcase 9... 378 Views / 11 Replies  
OK, here's the scoop . . . I have Suitcase 9 running perfectly in OSX, and it is faster, in fact I am finding most apps including Photoshop 6 faster. I now have fonts working in OSX as well, the...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 29, 2001 at 12:57 PM, in macOS
I just did the update to 10.0.1 that is posted in... 378 Views / 11 Replies  
I just did the update to 10.0.1 that is posted in this forum. Not only does it really speed things up, but now there is no problem using Suitcase. However, I still am unsuccessful at adding new...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 29, 2001 at 02:42 AM, in macOS
Fonts and Suitcase 378 Views / 11 Replies  
I have followed the instructions for adding fonts in OSX, and they don't appear available in OSX. Is it because they are postscript? Also, anyone know if Suitcase works in classic, I seem to lock...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 29, 2001 at 01:25 AM, in macOS
Correct me if I am wrong, but I am positive OSX... 614 Views / 6 Replies  
Correct me if I am wrong, but I am positive OSX allows you to start the machine in either X or 9.1, you certainly could with the Public Beta

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Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 27, 2001 at 10:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I am sitting in front of my 733 now, and I assure... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
I am sitting in front of my 733 now, and I assure you it can play DVDs.
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 23, 2001 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
If anyone else is sold on the Pismo 400, I have... 574 Views / 27 Replies  
If anyone else is sold on the Pismo 400, I have one that is three months old and is looking for a new home because a new Ti 400 is arriving on thusday to sit on the desk beside my 733 which arrived...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 20, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine the day of the keynote from my... 397 Views / 11 Replies  
I ordered mine the day of the keynote from my local reseller. He goes through distribution in Canada (Ingram Micro). I received mine last week - it is very sweet. My TiBook (400) is supposed to ...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 20, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Please - what is the comparison! Try being... 516 Views / 24 Replies  
Please - what is the comparison! Try being productive on a PC. Just the way the damn mouse moves and doesn't decellerate like on the Mac drives me crazy. My new 733 opens Photoshop 6 in about 8...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 17, 2001 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a new 733 with iSub and prospeakers and... 708 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a new 733 with iSub and prospeakers and they are awesome! I agree the speakers by themselves break up easily, but the iSub must get all the low levels when it is plugged in because they are...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 13, 2001 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
HP 1220 C/PS - WOW 371 Views / 0 Replies  
I posted three or four times looking for a 13"x19" colour, postscript proofing device and asked for opinions. Unfortunately, I received none, so I continued my research and bought the printer...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
2.641 Gigaflops on my new 733 with Explorer open.... 646 Views / 27 Replies  
2.641 Gigaflops on my new 733 with Explorer open. I have 768 megs of RAM, does that make a difference?

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Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 10, 2001 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
As if the world will change on March 24. I too... 640 Views / 11 Replies  
As if the world will change on March 24. I too have ordered OSX, it will be fun on my Tibook, but I don't think for a minute that I will be able to run it until at least September. By the time...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 10, 2001 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I burned a DVD yesterday just to try it out. It... 348 Views / 2 Replies  
I burned a DVD yesterday just to try it out. It went off without a hitch. It was just as easy as burning a CD from iTunes. I would guess that the file you are using is corrupt. Have you run...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 10, 2001 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
I didn't hesitate, I ordered a TiBook and a 733... 596 Views / 12 Replies  
I didn't hesitate, I ordered a TiBook and a 733 before the keynote was over. During the past few weeks, I too thought maybe the 533 DP? Yesterday my 733 arrived, and let me tell you, IT SCREAMS. ...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 6, 2001 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe a DP733, maybe not. then six months later... 568 Views / 12 Replies  
Maybe a DP733, maybe not. then six months later a 1ghz, then a year later a G5 . . . Apple has just released this 733, mine just arrived. It is incredibly fast. When its time for a new machine...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 4, 2001 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Web Cam 334 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know how to set up a web cam or where to find more info. I have a client who thinks this is a good idea. (That makes one of us)

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Posted by theamazingrando, on Mar 3, 2001 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
mike one is absolutely right! I use this... 755 Views / 13 Replies  
mike one is absolutely right!

I use this stuff on my Pismo, and Studio Display. It is alcohol free which is CRITICALLY IMPORTANT. I also use it on the Pismo case to get fingerprints (and donut...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 20, 2001 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrade to TiBook? 282 Views / 2 Replies  
Let the opinions fly! I have never been truly satisfied with my Pismo 400, it is flimsy, rattly and cheap feeling. I am debating to upgrade or not. I have a TiBook available to take at my local...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 20, 2001 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am unsure on the laptop but on my B&W G3, it... 369 Views / 12 Replies  
I am unsure on the laptop but on my B&W G3, it was a 350 when I bought it. Apparently, they all had the same processor and were clocked down accordingly. A little white plastic jumper was all that...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 13, 2001 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just thought I would show you some pics of my... 596 Views / 39 Replies  
I just thought I would show you some pics of my G3 case. I have never seen another like it. It came from Singapore and apparently a distributor made them as a promotion given away with Pismo sales....
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 13, 2001 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have had no problems with my Keyspan with... 417 Views / 2 Replies  
I have had no problems with my Keyspan with iTunes or anything else.
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 11, 2001 at 04:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You know, we probably wouldn't have a problem... 349 Views / 7 Replies  
You know, we probably wouldn't have a problem getting chips if MOT hadn't decided to irritate and isolate IBM by taking over G$ production and thinking they can handle it - which they obviously can't...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 11, 2001 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Travan is cheap and affordable. They are hard to... 727 Views / 13 Replies  
Travan is cheap and affordable. They are hard to find, but the guy I buy all my stuff from has them. You can email him at sales@themacdoctor.com. He pretty much knows everything about all Mac...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 9, 2001 at 06:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know that a firewire backup device is... 727 Views / 13 Replies  
I don't know that a firewire backup device is necessary. We have an aiwa TD-U8000 tape drive and it is USB - and $400 CDN. We have 3 macs on our network and with Retrospect backups are easy! Even...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 9, 2001 at 01:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
HP 2500 CM 374 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have one of these? Is the print quality good? Is the colour accuracy good? Does anyone have a different suggestion for a tabloid colour proofer with postscript. I really would...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 8, 2001 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't think so, I just called MacWarehouse and... 336 Views / 14 Replies  
I don't think so, I just called MacWarehouse and they say they are on backorder and don't expect ANY units before March 4
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 6, 2001 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does nobody use a colour postscript printer or is... 404 Views / 1 Replies  
Does nobody use a colour postscript printer or is it just more fun to complain about OS X and how long it takes to get a TiBook?:confused
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 6, 2001 at 05:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
RELAX - I think any software company of size is... 298 Views / 13 Replies  
RELAX - I think any software company of size is going to have a hard time releasing a final version of OS X compatible software before OS X is even completed. ...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
Castor - A few years ago, I was plodding along... 386 Views / 19 Replies  
Castor - A few years ago, I was plodding along with a 6100/66 (in the days of Gil Amelio) and someone suggested I stick a stopwatch next to my computer and run it every time I am waiting for a...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tabloid Colour Printer w/Postscript 404 Views / 1 Replies  
I am looking to buy a new colour printer for proofing. After looking around I think I have settled on the HP 2500CM. I need tabloid, high quality print, Postcript, and colour accuracy. Does anyone...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the great feedback. I will have a... 387 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the great feedback. I will have a closer look at the SGI
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. It seems that the SGI 1600 does not run... 387 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. It seems that the SGI 1600 does not run digital like the Mac displays though I might be wrong. Also, I am unsure if cramming 1600x1200 into the 17.3 diagonal makes things too small to see. ...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 2, 2001 at 09:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cinema Display or Studio Display? 387 Views / 4 Replies  
I am a graphic designer and live in front of my monitor. I currently have the blue and white studio display. I ordered a G4 733 and am tossing around the idea of the Cinema Display. It would be...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 2, 2001 at 12:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a blue and white G3 with the blue and... 381 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a blue and white G3 with the blue and white studio display, and I will never buy anything but a flat panel again. They are marvelous to work on, clear and bright, my eyes never fatigue. This...
Posted by theamazingrando, on Feb 2, 2001 at 11:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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