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I agree about the dual core and wouldn't be at... 6,694 Views / 57 Replies  
I agree about the dual core and wouldn't be at all surprised if they're not letting us on to what's hapening. This whole lawsuit about ThinkSecret, plus releasing a ton of booty at MWSF, would work...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 16, 2005 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you find .. 362 Views / 1 Replies  
... that you are lumbered with a new iMac this Xmas or as a birthday, feel free to contact me. I'll do my best to take it off of your hands to help relieve you of your pain:D
Posted by Petrie, on Aug 31, 2004 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac v Wintel 9,872 Views / 104 Replies  
Like Pactrick Norton said on The ScreenSavers' the other night - 'There are two kinds of computer users; those who love their Macs and those who are aggravated by Windows.';)
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 14, 2004 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
iBook G4 v AlBook 11,801 Views / 88 Replies  
I have been using an iBook G4/933 for the last month (replaced my Ti4/500). Now, I do some audio and video work so I'll eventually have to get a tower but this baby has handled anything that I've...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 25, 2004 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Happy Pup! 8,519 Views / 48 Replies  
I have an Ti4 500 and it increased the speed so much that I'm now postponing my search for a hardware update.

:D
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 27, 2003 at 12:47 AM, in Mac OS X
New PowerBooks? 10,127 Views / 59 Replies  
Instead of focusing on the processor(s), why not focus on the board's architecture? Open up that frontside bus and now we're talking something that could be accomplished soon and using existing G4...
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 24, 2003 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iMATE DRIVER 1.5 - DON'T INSTALL!! 349 Views / 0 Replies  
Griffin Technology has posted a remover because many other people than myself, using X or before, had their systems hosed by installing this driver.

If you haven't installed 1.5, don't. If you...
Posted by Petrie, on May 27, 2002 at 09:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No problem, Ben. People who attended the... 1,161 Views / 61 Replies  
No problem, Ben. People who attended the conference said that they were told that there would be a PC version early next year.

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 24, 2001 at 12:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which only supports USB. How many days to fill... 1,161 Views / 61 Replies  
Which only supports USB. How many days to fill that puppy up?

And does it automatically sync your MP3 files with your Nomad files?

And do I have to carry anything other than the player? No. For...
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 23, 2001 at 11:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think this is perfect for college students. ... 1,161 Views / 61 Replies  
I think this is perfect for college students.

1) Price - I'll bet there's an Education Discount.
2) Why cart all of your CDs up to the dorm and pray that someone doesn't "borrow" them.
3) It's...
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 23, 2001 at 09:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Newsflash 262 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm using version 4.0xxx. But I can't get it working as the Preferences are greyed out, as are the group downloads.

Went to the site - nothing there. Any ideas?

Petrie :confused:
Posted by Petrie, on Aug 17, 2001 at 07:04 PM, in Applications
I have a G4/400 single processor and I am visited... 320 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a G4/400 single processor and I am visited by the -264 error, so does that mean that my ISP can't deal with it or that my G4 longs to be dual?

Petrie
:p

[ 08-14-2001: Message edited...
Posted by Petrie, on Aug 14, 2001 at 10:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Broken chain 300 Views / 1 Replies  
I tossed teh Keychain.app as I found little use for it in 9.1. Lil' did I know that it was more integrtaed with X.

So, I tried to replace it with the CD. NG. I tried putting insomeone else's copy...
Posted by Petrie, on Aug 1, 2001 at 02:20 PM, in Mac OS X
I emailed their support staff over two months ago... 346 Views / 2 Replies  
I emailed their support staff over two months ago and have yet to receive a reply. In fact, if you check the bottom of their page, the copyright hasn't been updated since last year!

It's the...
Posted by Petrie, on May 31, 2001 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I've lost Flash on 9.04 and 9.1 on AOL. No matter... 385 Views / 6 Replies  
I've lost Flash on 9.04 and 9.1 on AOL. No matter whether I'm running their ol' watered down version of IE3 or IE5.

Yet it works fine when I use my ISP and not AOL for the pipeline.

Petrie

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Posted by Petrie, on May 13, 2001 at 06:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Has anybody heard if Griffin is still alive and... 307 Views / 9 Replies  
Has anybody heard if Griffin is still alive and well? I'm sitting here with an ADB Kensington Turbo Mouse with new drivers, yet Griffin hasn't made a peep in months about updating the drivers for...
Posted by Petrie, on May 8, 2001 at 08:56 PM, in Applications
Originally posted by JB72: I have... 776 Views / 72 Replies  
Originally posted by JB72:


I have noticed that boot and load times have been cut in half on my system with this latest release.



Do so. I promised the powers that be that I would buy in...
Posted by Petrie, on May 5, 2001 at 08:20 PM, in Applications
I think you should be able to drag the .aiff... 422 Views / 23 Replies  
I think you should be able to drag the .aiff files directly to the disc. Haven't tried it, just a theory.

Petrie



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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is I don't mean...
Posted by Petrie, on May 5, 2001 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
It does. Just click on the triangle at the end of... 277 Views / 12 Replies  
It does. Just click on the triangle at the end of the location bar.

If you want to go back further, go under tools for global and browser history.

Now, has anybody been able to save a QT5...
Posted by Petrie, on May 1, 2001 at 11:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, I'm all for it, so long as they deduct... 458 Views / 24 Replies  
Actually, I'm all for it, so long as they deduct the beta price from the full verison when released. Let the people who use it for a living tell them what they need. Perhaps...just perhaps...this...
Posted by Petrie, on Apr 18, 2001 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
G4 400 AGP/320 Can't say that I have noticed... 384 Views / 28 Replies  
G4 400 AGP/320

Can't say that I have noticed any real speed boost. Window resizing is a bit better but still not smooth.

So far, it feels like a step backward from the public beta.

But,...
Posted by Petrie, on Apr 16, 2001 at 09:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Are you using Griffin's iMate? It won't work with... 307 Views / 9 Replies  
Are you using Griffin's iMate? It won't work with that.

Pisser. Oversight or marketing ploy?

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Apr 5, 2001 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
Occasional Zip 278 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a G4 with an internal Zip. In the last several weeks it is a crapshoot as to whether or not it will work. Sometimes yes, other times no.

I occasionally hear the infamous click, but it never...
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 26, 2001 at 02:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Has anyone used QBPro with 9.1? I can't get the... 368 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone used QBPro with 9.1? I can't get the blasted thing to work when I hit "Pay All Bills."

Thanks in advance,

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 20, 2001 at 02:21 PM, in Applications
I'm having the same problem. Any help would be... 395 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm having the same problem. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

Petrie

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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is I don't mean Microsoft.
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 13, 2001 at 03:08 PM, in Applications
Never mind. I pulled a Balmer. Had set the SMTP... 257 Views / 1 Replies  
Never mind. I pulled a Balmer. Had set the SMTP addres to Apple instead of my ISP.

Now, onto my next boneheaded move.

Petrie

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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is I...
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 5, 2001 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
Lost ability to email through mac.com 257 Views / 1 Replies  
I can receive my email through my mac.com account. But all of a sudden I can't send email through my account.

Any ideas?

petrie

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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is...
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in Applications
OE 5.02 problem 241 Views / 0 Replies  
For the longest time whenever I ran software update, it would tell me thta I needed to upgrade to OE 5.02, regardless of the fact that I was at 5.02. This happened in 9.04 as well as 9.1.

So, to...
Posted by Petrie, on Feb 2, 2001 at 11:21 PM, in Applications
Kodak Color Precision software 267 Views / 0 Replies  
System: 9.1, G4/400, 320 MB RAM
When I boot my system, evrything goes fine until after the desktop has been mounted. Then the system hangs until KCP software launches about 20 seconds later.

Is...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 31, 2001 at 09:35 PM, in Applications
...or in the definition for 'lemming.' ... 450 Views / 48 Replies  
...or in the definition for 'lemming.'

Petrie

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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is I don't mean Microsoft.
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 18, 2001 at 02:17 PM, in Mac OS X
If you had read the Read Me file that accompanied... 329 Views / 8 Replies  
If you had read the Read Me file that accompanied the update or perused the forums before upgrading you would have known that OS X PB does not work with 9.1.

I find that it always helps to lurk...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 18, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe it would help you to look at it instead of... 417 Views / 12 Replies  
Maybe it would help you to look at it instead of as a radical change, but as an evolution on steroids.

Petrie

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The bad new is I have MS. The good news is I don't mean...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 9, 2001 at 08:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Transmit 1.6PR 351 Views / 0 Replies  
I can't get Transmit, my ftp program/OS X beta version, to connect with my ISP. I keep getting - :"The server reported an error: illegal PORT range rejected." I have had no problems connecting with...
Posted by Petrie, on Jan 6, 2001 at 09:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I was and it was crashing by the third page.... 308 Views / 3 Replies  
I was and it was crashing by the third page. [/QUOTE]

I agree. But Omni has made tremendous speed gains, IMHO

Petrie



[This message has been edited by Petrie (edited 12-29-2000).]
Posted by Petrie, on Dec 29, 2000 at 07:02 PM, in Mac OS X
iCab Pre 2.3 308 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone else tried iCab yet?

I find that the PPC version is a speed demon in 9.04. But I have had nothing but random quits with their last two X versions.

Seems a pity as I have been using...
Posted by Petrie, on Dec 29, 2000 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
It's great. But still no autofill. Petrie 429 Views / 29 Replies  
It's great. But still no autofill.

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Dec 29, 2000 at 12:00 PM, in Mac OS X
All I could find on my OS X system was Np prefs... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
All I could find on my OS X system was Np prefs and .plist. Deleted both but still no luck.

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 29, 2000 at 09:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Invalid Password 235 Views / 2 Replies  
No matter what client I use, Napster or the new Maxter, I always get the same "Invalid Password" during login. Napster works fine when I'm on my OS 9 HD. But with the same prefs, nothing in OS X.
...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 28, 2000 at 11:04 PM, in Mac OS X
OS 9 Software Update CP 220 Views / 0 Replies  
After two months of no problems, I had to reinstall OS X (Operator Malfunction). Since then, when I'm in 9.04 (located on a separate HD, I cannot get Software Updater to run. In fact, all of my error...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 27, 2000 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't say as I understand how "WHO" I am has... 423 Views / 17 Replies  
Can't say as I understand how "WHO" I am has anything to do with the discussion.



I will agree that WindowShade was an improvement to work flow relative to any previous workflow...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 20, 2000 at 09:49 AM, in Mac OS X
I'll play devil's advocate here. I have 9.04... 423 Views / 17 Replies  
I'll play devil's advocate here.

I have 9.04 on one drive and OS X on another. I go back and forth between the two from time-to-time.

The more I use X, the more I find Windowshade (which I...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 18, 2000 at 10:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Darwin, When I ran the install disk, I... 312 Views / 35 Replies  
Darwin,

When I ran the install disk, I checked the box to reformat the disk (I am fortunate enough to have two drives - I keep one for X and one for 9.x). Maybe there's a bug in the reformatting...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 16, 2000 at 09:27 PM, in Mac OS X
I feel your pain. I was using OS X as my... 312 Views / 35 Replies  
I feel your pain.

I was using OS X as my day-to-day system for about two months when I got the incredibly stupid idea to muck about with command lines.
Naturally screwed it up, so I did a...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 16, 2000 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
I was running along swimmingly for a couple of... 319 Views / 9 Replies  
I was running along swimmingly for a couple of months until I hit this same snag. On;y problem is, it will not accept my original PW.

Any Ideas?
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 13, 2000 at 11:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't you just place an alias in the Dock of your... 724 Views / 89 Replies  
Can't you just place an alias in the Dock of your pop up folders/

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 12, 2000 at 07:53 PM, in Mac OS X
So I'm not losing it!?! Even though it claims... 726 Views / 56 Replies  
So I'm not losing it!?! Even though it claims that QT plug-ins are loaded, they don't work?

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 9, 2000 at 09:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Has anybody gotten Quartz to function under iCab... 416 Views / 8 Replies  
Has anybody gotten Quartz to function under iCab 2.2 OS X?

All my text is coming up clunky.

Petrie
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 9, 2000 at 03:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Napster for Mac 355 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone gotten this app to work under X? I always get an invalid password error message.

Works great under 9. I've tried resetting prefs, opening new accounts, et al. to no avail.

Any ideas?...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 7, 2000 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I have been using SJMP for a while now on OS 9,... 293 Views / 8 Replies  
I have been using SJMP for a while now on OS 9, and to be perfectly honest, if it wasn't for it's ripping capabilities, I wouldn't use it at all.

The player has to be one of the worst sounding out...
Posted by Petrie, on Nov 1, 2000 at 04:23 PM, in Mac OS X
I am trying to launch Macster 5.5 from my OS X... 370 Views / 22 Replies  
I am trying to launch Macster 5.5 from my OS X disk while the app resides on my OS 9 disk.

It launches fine but claims that my password is invalid. I have reentered it several times to no avail....
Posted by Petrie, on Oct 18, 2000 at 11:58 AM, in Mac OS X
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