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SCSI hard drive does not mount 350 Views / 0 Replies  
I installed a 4.2 gig hard drive in my expansion slot (Mac Performa 6400/180...accelerated to G4...running OS9.1...Epson 1270 printer) and it does not show up on my desktop at startup (which is...
Posted by gepepa, on Mar 12, 2004 at 12:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Geoport removal failure 404 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello out there....I have removed the Geoport modem from my Performa 6400 and used a page from the 6400 zone to remove a lot of software....including the "modem script folder"....after a successful...
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 5, 2002 at 05:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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Posted by gepepa, on May 31, 2002 at 08:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Alarming growl in my Performa 613 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi...have developed a deep rumble which comes and goes at the back of my Performa 6400/180 upgraded with an accelerator from Sonnet....it has not so far interfered with the operation but it is...
Posted by gepepa, on May 29, 2002 at 08:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Installing external modem 663 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello out there...I know I should know this, but if I install an external Global Village modem in my son's Performa, must I first extract the built-in 28k? thanks for any help.
Posted by gepepa, on May 10, 2002 at 01:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, anonymous...will do 598 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks, anonymous...will do
Posted by gepepa, on Mar 5, 2002 at 12:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Disk Doctor Disaster 598 Views / 5 Replies  
My son's computer is corrupting floppies...he keeps getting the message: "this disk cannot be read by this computer" He has run Norton Disk Doctor to no avail...after corruption the disks won't read...
Posted by gepepa, on Mar 5, 2002 at 10:44 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thank you...the disks could be over 3 years... 631 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you...the disks could be over 3 years old...bought new but probably used and re-copied. I will be glad to buy new ones if I can copy the material off the corrupted ones.
Posted by gepepa, on Feb 20, 2002 at 11:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Corrupted disks 631 Views / 5 Replies  
My Performa running 8.6 has recently begun corrupting disks...so far I have inserted 5 and 4 of them now display the panel: "cannot be read by this computer, etc." when I try to open them. This is a...
Posted by gepepa, on Feb 20, 2002 at 11:47 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
www.6400zone.com (http://www.6400zone.com) is a... 1,214 Views / 4 Replies  
www.6400zone.com (http://www.6400zone.com) is a website devoted to the Performa 6400 and has a take-apart manual with pictures and procedure.
Posted by gepepa, on Feb 20, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
USB port? 373 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a chance to exchange my Epson 600 for an 800 but am told it has a USB connection....what do I have to buy to connect it to my rather ancient Performa?
Posted by gepepa, on Feb 10, 2002 at 10:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Performa 6400 with an upgrade to G3 and... 751 Views / 26 Replies  
I have a Performa 6400 with an upgrade to G3 and wouldn't part with it...it can be maxed out at 130mhz of memory for very little..it has its own web site where one could find a list of units and...
Posted by gepepa, on Jan 30, 2002 at 09:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, applescript...now I have to put up... 327 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks, applescript...now I have to put up another post to find out what that means.
Posted by gepepa, on Nov 20, 2001 at 07:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
encrypted panel? 327 Views / 2 Replies  
Been using Webshots for a year...have 20 images stored...clicked on icon last week and got the following Panel:
Exception thrown
error 5551
file - Gestalt tools. cpp Line 24
What does it all mean?
Posted by gepepa, on Nov 19, 2001 at 10:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, George. I will certainly try. 517 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks, George. I will certainly try.
Posted by gepepa, on Oct 18, 2001 at 08:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
replace a missing extension? 517 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi...there is a folder in my hard drive named "missing extensions" and I find the following: MacTCP DNR--cdev mtcp....can I get it back? Running a Performa 6400/180 with a Sonnet accelorator to 400,...
Posted by gepepa, on Oct 18, 2001 at 12:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks to all. Seems more confusing. Some pages... 357 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks to all. Seems more confusing. Some pages do fit my screen (Yale daily News, Mac forums, my home page...excite, etc.) so I will go with the last reply...at least I have someone to blame.
Posted by gepepa, on Oct 2, 2001 at 08:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I appreciate the comments. I am using an old... 357 Views / 11 Replies  
I appreciate the comments. I am using an old Performa 6400 boosted to a G3 by means of a Sonnet accelerator and have 88megs of ram. Please don't tell me to give it up...we are wed. The monitor is a...
Posted by gepepa, on Sep 24, 2001 at 09:00 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, Patrick...I did as you suggested, but... 357 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks, Patrick...I did as you suggested, but that resulted in a reduced size picture leaving about 1.5 inch black area to the right and below, plus the setting went from thousands of colors to 256...
Posted by gepepa, on Sep 23, 2001 at 10:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Why must I scroll? 357 Views / 11 Replies  
Just got back from a visit to my sis who has a 15" monitor (PC)....when she puts up a site on her monitor (Salon Magazine, for instance) the whole page is on her screen. I have a 17" monitor (mac)...
Posted by gepepa, on Sep 21, 2001 at 09:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
software upgrade voodoo 427 Views / 0 Replies  
I get a message periodically that I should upgrade some software. Tonight I did...the program dialed my modem and I got a panel: "Software update checks for new and updated versions of your software...
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 30, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ext. missing...font size constant 305 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi, anybody...When I complete a line in Clarisworks with my type size set at 18 pts. it prints as 10 points. I do notice a panel which states I am missing extension "size version type creator" but...
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 28, 2001 at 11:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks, TJ....In order to get the size to 88k... 401 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, TJ....In order to get the size to 88k (the application will only accept a maximum of 90k)I have gone to 35% on the size (which is a scan of a 6" x 4" photo) and 50dpi...but the picture of my...
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 9, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
KB limit in Photodeluxe 401 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi...I have been through the user's manual several trying to find out how to limit the size of a scan. I know that down in the left corner it records the size in kbs of the image, but the last 4"x6"...
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 7, 2001 at 08:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks, I think I will wait until the bugs are... 310 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks, I think I will wait until the bugs are debugged.
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 1, 2001 at 09:03 PM, in Applications
Smaller screen for Netscape 6? 310 Views / 2 Replies  
I am running Netscape 4.7 and downloaded 6...it wouldn't fit on my screen. I had to scroll east and west to see the entire page. Can I make it smaller? And if I could just get rid of the panel on the...
Posted by gepepa, on Aug 1, 2001 at 04:31 PM, in Applications
Thanks again..without this site I would be... 439 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks again..without this site I would be writing Email, period. Have copied instructions for perusal at a later date.
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 20, 2001 at 10:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks all...The URL from Pure Mac was... 421 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks all...The URL from Pure Mac was Stairway.com but I found a download at mindstory.com and now everything is working. Thanks again.
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 20, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
9.1 and Internet Config 421 Views / 5 Replies  
I am still struggling with my lack of the internet config extension. Have found out that 9.1 incorporates an "internet control panel" which replaces? IC...when I open the ICP it tells me: "to use the...
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 19, 2001 at 04:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
WOW!...mille gracias...I'll delete that folder.... 439 Views / 11 Replies  
WOW!...mille gracias...I'll delete that folder. Just noticed I have Internet Config 1.something and require 2.0 or later...which came with 8.5 but not with 9.1? Thanks again.
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 19, 2001 at 02:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thank you, anon...I am getting all kinds of... 439 Views / 11 Replies  
Thank you, anon...I am getting all kinds of no-can-do panels...1.The document could not be opened because the app. program that created it cannot be found. (I have MacLink setup in the extensions) 2....
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 19, 2001 at 01:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Warning panels on startup 439 Views / 11 Replies  
Just installed Mac OS 8.5 (I am way behind the curve)..now on startup I get the following:
"Mac OS assistant cannot be opened because file sharing lib cannot be found"
but I can find file sharing...
Posted by gepepa, on Jul 15, 2001 at 10:24 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, elzinat...I will try to check the... 327 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks, elzinat...I will try to check the resolution next time I scan...have copied the info for perusal.
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 24, 2001 at 07:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Photodeluxe image huge as email 327 Views / 3 Replies  
When I scanned a piece of art and exported it as a jpeg image at 50% of the original I sent it to myself to test it and the image came out like a billboard...had to scroll all four ways to see the...
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 22, 2001 at 08:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks, reader 50...next time the panel comes up... 679 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks, reader 50...next time the panel comes up (it doesn't all the time) I will take a screen shot and try to get it to this forum...appreciate it.
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 11, 2001 at 09:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
disappearing essential files 679 Views / 2 Replies  
Quite often lately I get a message telling me that "that app. can't be opened because can't find Essential files" but when I go to the "find" option (apple menu, OS 8.1) essential files is located in...
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 9, 2001 at 10:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Emailer return failure 396 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi out there...when I reply to a message on my Emailer Lite...the original message showed up in the panel with the cursor blinking over it...that does not happen since I added a cpu accelerator and...
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 9, 2001 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
thanks Willy B...that was a great one! 691 Views / 10 Replies  
thanks Willy B...that was a great one!
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 5, 2001 at 11:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, Walter...already bookmarked it. 691 Views / 10 Replies  
thanks, Walter...already bookmarked it.
Posted by gepepa, on Jun 1, 2001 at 09:17 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks, PaulS...I am running 8.1 but I don't find... 254 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks, PaulS...I am running 8.1 but I don't find any such option in my memory control panel. Will have to make another call to Ramseeker.
Posted by gepepa, on May 31, 2001 at 03:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
More Memory Madness 254 Views / 2 Replies  
Me again...I'm the one who purchased a 64MB card from MacMart...my Performa came with 8MB soldered, 8MB installed and I added 16MB. Spec panel read:
Built in Memory: 32MB....then I bought the 64 and...
Posted by gepepa, on May 30, 2001 at 10:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks, WDL...I'm afraid there is no one newer to... 564 Views / 9 Replies  
thanks, WDL...I'm afraid there is no one newer to this than I am....I bought
what I thought was a better hard drive for my Performa and the 9.1 CD was included...then I found out my hard drive was...
Posted by gepepa, on May 30, 2001 at 08:26 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks reader and ddikono....they come in handy... 691 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks reader and ddikono....they come in handy when you are searching for a used model.

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live as if you will die tommorrow...learn as if you will live forever.
Posted by gepepa, on May 30, 2001 at 08:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Mac spec website? 691 Views / 10 Replies  
I went past a website which gave the specs for every Mac ever made (I think)
but I failed to bookmark it...anyone remember it?

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live as if you will die tommorrow...learn as if...
Posted by gepepa, on May 30, 2001 at 04:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Finboy....I begin to suspect I bought a copy of... 564 Views / 9 Replies  
Finboy....I begin to suspect I bought a copy of 9.1 which was on someone else's machine. Am getting conflicting reports about the compatability...
stay tuned.

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live as if you...
Posted by gepepa, on May 29, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks ddiokno...I will get in touch with the... 564 Views / 9 Replies  
thanks ddiokno...I will get in touch with the seller...that may be the cause

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live as if you will die tommorrow...learn as if you will live forever.
Posted by gepepa, on May 29, 2001 at 12:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 9.1 not for Performa? 564 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought OS9 on Ebay and get the following message when I try to install:
"this program cannot run on your computer. See the documentation for more information"...I do not have any documentation. I...
Posted by gepepa, on May 28, 2001 at 10:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Paul..I just realized I mentioned Sonnet...at the... 279 Views / 3 Replies  
Paul..I just realized I mentioned Sonnet...at the same time that I installed the memory card I installed a Sonnet Crescendo CPU accelerator...will write to ramseeker. Thanks again
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Posted by gepepa, on May 28, 2001 at 11:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks Paul..I did call Sonnet and ask them about... 279 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks Paul..I did call Sonnet and ask them about the 2k/4k problem and they assured me that when I entered my computer identification they would send the right card...I will re-contact and see if...
Posted by gepepa, on May 28, 2001 at 11:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Memory Math? 279 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi...I have a Performa 6400/180 which came with 8mbs soldered and 8mb in a slot...just after purchase I bought 16mb which went into the other slot...I just bought 64mb which my friend put in the slot...
Posted by gepepa, on May 27, 2001 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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