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Exporting, deleting the library, and reimporting... 309 Views / 4 Replies  
Exporting, deleting the library, and reimporting worked. I was hesitant to do this before because I thought I'd lose my checked songs, but it looks like they were preserved. Thanks!
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jan 13, 2004 at 08:17 PM, in Mac OS X
I've done that. 5 times. There's no excuse for... 309 Views / 4 Replies  
I've done that. 5 times. There's no excuse for copying 390 songs that haven't been changed each time I plug it in.
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jan 13, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Amnesiac iPod 309 Views / 4 Replies  
My iPod wants to update 390 songs each time i plug it in. I've tried restoring it. It still happens. Any ideas?
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jan 13, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I suppose I didn't reset the PRAM, but I reset... 383 Views / 3 Replies  
I suppose I didn't reset the PRAM, but I reset the NVRAM from Open Firmware and it didn't help.

Well, it happened once before, and then for no particular reason it started working again. That and...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Aug 24, 2003 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Forgot to mention, it's DiskWarrior 2.1 (not 3)... 383 Views / 3 Replies  
Forgot to mention, it's DiskWarrior 2.1 (not 3) and runs in OS 9.

I also tried the hardware test CD, and it doesn't say there are any problems.
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Aug 23, 2003 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Impossible blinking question mark problem 383 Views / 3 Replies  
Okay, here's the deal. I was working on my computer, and it crashed. So I pressed cmd-control-power. The next thing I see is the blinking question mark.

This is the second time I've had this...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Aug 23, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Strange sync problems 218 Views / 0 Replies  
For some reason my Palm VIIx won't sync properly. I press the button, Conduit Manager (the application which shows the HotSync status) starts and I get the beeps, but then either at "Indentifying...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Sep 19, 2001 at 10:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've heard rumors and seen an ad for a Samsung... 398 Views / 18 Replies  
I've heard rumors and seen an ad for a Samsung Palm-Powered device which looks pretty impressive. Unlike the Kyocera Smartphone, it's color, and it's probably more expensive. I don't think it's...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Sep 19, 2001 at 10:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Something interesting about OS X NAT...It's... 288 Views / 4 Replies  
Something interesting about OS X NAT...It's actually slower than OS 9 NAT (with IPNR, it's faster than SoftRouter). This is because Open Transport was based on streams. Streams make some things very...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on May 2, 2001 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Not if you look at the prices of the individual... 362 Views / 47 Replies  
Not if you look at the prices of the individual components. I think that Apple may be trying to make up for the low margins on the $1299 iBook...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on May 2, 2001 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If someone will give me the original image I'll... 363 Views / 48 Replies  
If someone will give me the original image I'll host it on my server...I want to see it too.

Email to simon@simonster.com
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Feb 18, 2001 at 07:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that the reason you may have been able to... 209 Views / 39 Replies  
I think that the reason you may have been able to crash classic may be that it cannot use more than half of the available RAM...but that's just a theory, I have no technical backing.
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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Feb 4, 2001 at 09:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had the same problem with an iMac. They... 1,859 Views / 83 Replies  
I had the same problem with an iMac. They refurbished almost everything but the hard drive. It seems to me that a can of compressed air couldn't fix it. I was lucky it was under warranty. This...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jan 22, 2001 at 04:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If it's not to much hassle for you, try a clean... 279 Views / 3 Replies  
If it's not to much hassle for you, try a clean install.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Sep 9, 2000 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Control-eject pops up the regular Shut Down,... 332 Views / 2 Replies  
Control-eject pops up the regular Shut Down, Restart, Sleep dialog box.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Sep 9, 2000 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
You could try downloading USB Mass Storage... 397 Views / 5 Replies  
You could try downloading USB Mass Storage support from http://til.info.apple.com/ to replace the Iomega Driver with. It may or may not work in this case, IIRC it couldn't format zip disks in...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jul 6, 2000 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I couldn't get you a mouse or keyboard. I'm not... 239 Views / 7 Replies  
I couldn't get you a mouse or keyboard. I'm not even sure if I could get you a machine yet. I'll tell you when I find out.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 20, 2000 at 10:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
What do you mean "no demo is available"? A quick... 283 Views / 9 Replies  
What do you mean "no demo is available"? A quick search on VersionTracker yeilds a link at http://www.versiontracker.com/redir.fcgi/kind=1&id=4192/netpresenz-41.hqx

That link lets me download...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 20, 2000 at 10:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I play 30MB, 640x480 QuickTime movies off the... 266 Views / 2 Replies  
I play 30MB, 640x480 QuickTime movies off the disk, so I would assume MP3s would be fine.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 20, 2000 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
One thing to mention about double-sided disks:... 301 Views / 3 Replies  
One thing to mention about double-sided disks: they're not removable from cartridge. This means that if you intend to use them in a Generation 3 DVD-ROM drive, you're out of luck. Single sided type 1...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 20, 2000 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
A little more trivia: What vegetable did... 576 Views / 30 Replies  
A little more trivia:

What vegetable did Steve Jobs eat exclusively for a period of time and what color did it turn his skin?

How did Steve Jobs earn money at the mall?

What college did...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:57 AM, in Macs in the Media
There used to be a game called "You Don't Know... 576 Views / 30 Replies  
There used to be a game called "You Don't Know Mac" by MacUser at http://www.macdownload.com

It might still be there, but it won't run on my G4 with Mac OS 9

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:54 AM, in Macs in the Media
I use SimpleBackup. It's the cheapest network... 182 Views / 2 Replies  
I use SimpleBackup. It's the cheapest network backup solution I've ever used. Use it in conjunction with T-Minus Ten (get both at VersionTracker (http://www.versiontracker.com/)) and you can schedule...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:40 AM, in Applications
Macworld, my brother, and I all hate Discribe.... 244 Views / 4 Replies  
Macworld, my brother, and I all hate Discribe. The tech support is really bad, too. Go with toast.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Another way to map the keys using the keyboard... 223 Views / 10 Replies  
Another way to map the keys using the keyboard control panel is to use Wish I Were to make your computer think it has USB.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:32 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have about 50 randomized by the system... 196 Views / 4 Replies  
I have about 50 randomized by the system software. As of yet, I don't have a favorite.

My desktop picture today is "No Artificial Colors"

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:31 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I used to use the scheduled search feature of... 178 Views / 14 Replies  
I used to use the scheduled search feature of Software Update. Then my computer started getting really slow for about 10 minutes at certain times on certain days. It turned out that at these times,...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I like Black and Bleu the most. Not only does it... 191 Views / 2 Replies  
I like Black and Bleu the most. Not only does it come up with the meaning of the codes, but it tells you when they might have happened and how to fix them, even strange ones like the cryptic error...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:23 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I agree with Avon. At one point I tried to run... 283 Views / 9 Replies  
I agree with Avon. At one point I tried to run Quid Pro Quo on an SE/30. It was the slowest server I had ever used. You could probably try Apple Personal Web Sharing 1.0b8 if you can find a copy of...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 10:13 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Misha, those prices in the first message are... 417 Views / 23 Replies  
Misha, those prices in the first message are Canadian.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
My brother got an MP3/CD player for $15 less at... 434 Views / 17 Replies  
My brother got an MP3/CD player for $15 less at http://www.computergeeks.com/mp3/portable/default.asp

MP3.com rated this one five stars at...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 18, 2000 at 09:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If anyone wants to give me a computer for my... 239 Views / 7 Replies  
If anyone wants to give me a computer for my collection, I'd be glad to take it. I'm looking for a Mac 128 and a Mac TV. For the original poster here, I might be able to get you and SE, but you'd...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 12:26 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
There should be a control strip module that will... 197 Views / 1 Replies  
There should be a control strip module that will let you turn on video mirroring without it, but I'm not sure with what version of the Mac OS it comes.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 11:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The CD reproduction company must have made a... 206 Views / 3 Replies  
The CD reproduction company must have made a mistake. More info on Professional Bull Rider (published by Sierra Sports) at http://gamezone.com/gamesell/p12962.asp

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
You could try (this might or might not work)... 570 Views / 5 Replies  
You could try (this might or might not work) hitting the color button in the Monitors control panel, hitting calibrate, and following the on-screen instructions. This probably won't work, but it's...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
TTP has the worst optimization process of any of... 219 Views / 5 Replies  
TTP has the worst optimization process of any of those. If you have any very large files (such as VPC images or CD-ROM images), expect to leave your computer alone for a few days to a week.
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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
There's a reason why I said real Firewire drive.... 417 Views / 23 Replies  
There's a reason why I said real Firewire drive. I know they exist or will in the near future, otherwise why would Apple put an internal Firewire connector in G4s? I could be wrong, but I think...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 17, 2000 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
1. IPNetRouter. Saves me hundreds of dollars a... 489 Views / 26 Replies  
1. IPNetRouter. Saves me hundreds of dollars a month on IPs.
2. Apple Personal Web Sharing. The only reasonably fast free server that will run on my 7100/80 without a partial send bug.
3. SIMS....
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 16, 2000 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel extremely sorry for anyone with a Ford... 260 Views / 9 Replies  
I feel extremely sorry for anyone with a Ford Excursion. It gets 11 mpg.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 16, 2000 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
First of all, on SCSI, you still don't need it.... 417 Views / 23 Replies  
First of all, on SCSI, you still don't need it. You can use FireWire which does 50MB/s per drive. IIRC, FireWire doesn't take up processor, but it may be hard to find a real FireWire drive.
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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 16, 2000 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I used to have a sound prefs problem after... 334 Views / 8 Replies  
I used to have a sound prefs problem after crashes, but I did a clean install which fixed this problem (or maybe it was the Sound Manager update).

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 15, 2000 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Chipher: My G4 w/ a 256MB 3-2-2 module is moving... 399 Views / 11 Replies  
Chipher: My G4 w/ a 256MB 3-2-2 module is moving at appx. 245.MB/sec with the newest version of Gauge Pro.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 15, 2000 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can copy your system over to the iMac DV... 252 Views / 5 Replies  
You can copy your system over to the iMac DV without using the system CD. You have to set up the iMac DV as the server, then connect to it with the iMac 333. This way, you should have no problems....
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 11, 2000 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know a whole lot about DV, but here's... 417 Views / 23 Replies  
I don't know a whole lot about DV, but here's what I think...

(All $ figures in this message are U.S.)

Since I don't know about PC editing software prices, I can't say much about this.

Why...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 10, 2000 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMacZee: If you're using the control strip to... 265 Views / 12 Replies  
iMacZee:
If you're using the control strip to select the resolution, hold down control. If you're using the Monitors control panel choose All from the show menu under resolutions. This will let you...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
well, my software site (of course):... 438 Views / 19 Replies  
well, my software site (of course): http://dotx.simonster.com/dotx/

MacNN, Macintouch, MacFixIt

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like sci-fi. My favorite was 3001, the sequel... 824 Views / 50 Replies  
I like sci-fi. My favorite was 3001, the sequel to 2001.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd give $800,000 to UNICEF and use the rest for... 948 Views / 21 Replies  
I'd give $800,000 to UNICEF and use the rest for new computers for the rest of my life.

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IIRC SoftPC is very old and shipped with DOS or... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
IIRC SoftPC is very old and shipped with DOS or Windows 3.1. Bondi blue, do you mean Virtual PC?

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Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
I saw free DSL somewhere with provisions like 'We... 274 Views / 4 Replies  
I saw free DSL somewhere with provisions like 'We can change your long distance carrier anytime we feel like it and not tell you' and 'We can require you to sign up for credit card offers'
...
Posted by Simon Kornblith, on Jun 8, 2000 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
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