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Thanks. So cool to be able to draw on the... 513 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks. So cool to be able to draw on the experience and knowledge of other folks out there.
Posted by Ry°kan, on Mar 21, 2005 at 10:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sounds good -- simpler than I thought. I'll... 513 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds good -- simpler than I thought.

I'll give it a try within the next couple of days and let you know what happened.

One of my other problems is that my iBook has only one firewire port,...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Mar 20, 2005 at 11:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What's the best way to sync an iPod with an external HD? 513 Views / 6 Replies  
I just bought a 40 GB iPod Photo (close-out; good price). I'm addicted. Problem is, my main computer is a G3 iBook 500 with only 10 GB of hard drive space, which means I could easily fill up the...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Mar 20, 2005 at 09:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Deals on discontinued iPod Photo 2,133 Views / 35 Replies  
If you're looking for a deal, the 40 GB iPod photo, including photo dock, firewire cable and A/V cable, is now being sold at various places for $379. Was $499 a few days ago.

So, for $30 more...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 26, 2005 at 01:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That did it for AppleWorks -- amazing. Thanks so... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
That did it for AppleWorks -- amazing. Thanks so much for your help.

Address book is still squirrely -- won't open; spinning beachball. But I guess it's a separate problem.

...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 28, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in Applications
Thanks so much. We'll give it a try. ... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks so much. We'll give it a try.

--Ry°kan
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 28, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
AppleWorks slow as molasses 509 Views / 4 Replies  
AppleWorks on my daughter's G-4 iBook has slowed to a crawl. It can take about a minute for 10 typed letters to appear in a word-processing document. I trashed the application icon and up-dated to...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 28, 2005 at 02:34 AM, in Applications
Same for me. I ordered one in mid-March; shipping... 2,065 Views / 19 Replies  
Same for me. I ordered one in mid-March; shipping date was supposed to be on or before April 5; then it was bumped. Who knows when it will really ship.
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 11, 2004 at 11:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've got a 12" iBook (G3, 500) and my daughter's... 1,816 Views / 27 Replies  
I've got a 12" iBook (G3, 500) and my daughter's got the 14" G-4. I'm pretty sure the keyboards are the same size, but the 12" feels cramped.

I type pretty fast, but I've never been fully...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 11, 2004 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm also having airport problems. Problems... 622 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm also having airport problems. Problems staying connected; problems recognizing the base station. There were some issues before the up-date, but it seemed to get worse afterwards.

I'd really...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 11, 2004 at 11:34 PM, in macOS
Problem solved 352 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm happy to report I figured it out. It was my Mom's G-4 iMac, and I don't know how it happened, but she was missing the "deleted messages.mbox" file, which is located in the user (name) - Library -...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 11, 2004 at 11:14 PM, in macOS
Corrupted "Trash" in Mail? 352 Views / 2 Replies  
When I delete e-mail messages, they just disappear. The trash folder remains empty. This happens if I hit the delete button, or the delete key on the keyboard, or right-click and move to trash. ....
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 11, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in macOS
Thanks. We've already tweaked the colors... 461 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks.

We've already tweaked the colors through calibration, and have decided to live with the board. Too much trouble otherwise. . . .but I'll check out the site and let you know the results.
Posted by Ry°kan, on Mar 2, 2004 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
We had a similar problem -- screen went dead. I... 736 Views / 7 Replies  
We had a similar problem -- screen went dead. I booted in target mode while hooked up to a laptop, and everything was there, so it seemed to be the dispaly.

I was told it was a dead analog board,...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 22, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Advice wanted: Green-ish tint after replacement of analog board 461 Views / 2 Replies  
We've got a graphite iMac G3 500. The display went dead a couple of weeks ago, and we were told it was likely to be a dead analog board. So, we had it replaced. . .but now the display has a...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 22, 2004 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
suggestions 800 Views / 6 Replies  
What qualifies as cheap?

I've got an eagle creek for my 12" iBook. Very basic but fits good and it's convenient. I think it was $20 or $25, U.S. I don't know about UK; I'm not even sure they...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Nov 22, 2003 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
safari off-center 973 Views / 11 Replies  
I've also got an iBook 500 (640 RAM), and Safari would always come up off-center. But the problem totally fixed itself after I ran DiskWarrior. (And I'm still using DiskWarrior that needs to be...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jul 13, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On-line video doesn't play 323 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a 2001 iBook (500), 640 RAM, running OS X 10.2.6. The problem is on-line video clips from web-sites don't seem to want to play. Sometimes I get a message saying "Could not find the necessary...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jun 29, 2003 at 08:38 PM, in macOS
Rubber feet 755 Views / 10 Replies  
For what it's worth, when I got my iBook 500, in 2001, I heard they get warm, so I decided to try giving it a little more clearance on the bottom, for extra air-flow.

I went to the hardware store...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 28, 2003 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm very happy with Logitech's optical mouse.... 549 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm very happy with Logitech's optical mouse. I've got one on an iBook 500, and another on a CRT iMac. Works fine with OS X.

The scroll wheel is also a button. Program it for "Control + Click"...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 18, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm no expert, but I don't think there's a way... 702 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm no expert, but I don't think there's a way around downloading the e-mails twice, if you want them to go to different accounts.

My family has a family computer set up this way -- multiple...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 7, 2003 at 11:05 PM, in macOS
One final thought - might be a good idea to check... 796 Views / 9 Replies  
One final thought - might be a good idea to check out the iBook "Battery Woes" thread. A lot of people (myself included) have had their iBook batteries become almost worthless since 10.2.4.
...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 6, 2003 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same problem here -- iBook 500 MHz, June 2001. So... 3,662 Views / 42 Replies  
Same problem here -- iBook 500 MHz, June 2001. So . . .I've learned to carry the power adapter with me, and don't use the iBook on airplanes.

But I'm eager to hear if anyone figures this out for...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 5, 2003 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well. . .I've already been taken to task by... 796 Views / 9 Replies  
Well. . .I've already been taken to task by Elite-member Pat for telling you that a PB would run faster than an iBook. That was my understanding, but I'd be the first to admit I'm not an expert.
...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 5, 2003 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's another vote for max-ing out the RAM. It's... 688 Views / 7 Replies  
Here's another vote for max-ing out the RAM. It's cheap and pretty easy to install.

The only thing I'd add is -- trying running DiskWarrior. I've heard that OS X really likes related files to be...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 4, 2003 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 500 iBook, running OS X 10.2.5 with 640... 796 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a 500 iBook, running OS X 10.2.5 with 640 RAM. It works and I'm relatively content. But it's a little balky in OS X.

If you have the choice, I can't see getting an iBook instead of the...
Posted by Ry°kan, on May 4, 2003 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried running Disk Warrior? 1,876 Views / 20 Replies  
Have you tried running Disk Warrior?
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 17, 2003 at 11:21 PM, in macOS
Application menulet 978 Views / 11 Replies  
There's also an app. called "ASM" that brings back the application menu to the upper right corner. Lists only running apps. Works OK for me -- w/ a 500 G3 iBook running OS X 10.2.5. Go to...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Apr 17, 2003 at 10:40 PM, in macOS
Sounds strange. I have not experienced that... 391 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds strange. I have not experienced that problem. I'm not an expert and I can't say that I know what's going on. But I'd try re-entering your passwords to make sure they are what you think they...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:03 AM, in macOS
Delays in opening new windows in safari 925 Views / 14 Replies  
Maybe you already know this, but here's my answer to delays in opening new windows.

Clicking on a web-link while holding down "Command+Shift" opens the window in the background -- i.e., behind...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 15, 2003 at 10:53 AM, in macOS
Any way for a newer Mac to read Sys. 6.07 files? 463 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a floppy from a Mac Classic that ran System 6.07, and an external floppy drive. I want to put the files on my iBook, but the iBook says it can't read the disk.

The floppy has MS Word 4.0...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 6, 2003 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
Any way to get a newer Mac to read files from Sys. 6? 342 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a floppy from a Mac Classic that ran System 6.07, and an external floppy drive. I want to put the files on my iBook, but the iBook says it can't read the disk.

The floppy has MS Word 4.0...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Feb 6, 2003 at 01:10 PM, in Applications
I'm not Japanese, but my wife is. She hasn't... 389 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not Japanese, but my wife is. She hasn't reported this problem. I'm sorry if this sounds too obvious, but -- have you set the language preferences by going into "System Preferences," and then...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 29, 2003 at 12:48 AM, in macOS
Here are a few more thoughts. The "?" means that... 431 Views / 2 Replies  
Here are a few more thoughts. The "?" means that your computer can't find a system to start up with. As I said above, this can happen if your OS 9 system file is screwed up. But here's another...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 28, 2003 at 12:42 AM, in macOS
I'm not a big expert, so keep that in mind. But I... 431 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not a big expert, so keep that in mind. But I switched to OS X 10.2 from OS 9.2, on my 2001 G3 iBook, about a month ago.

At one point I also got the ? in OS 9. It turned out my OS 9 "system,"...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 28, 2003 at 12:02 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the info. It sucks, of course, but... 421 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the info. It sucks, of course, but it's good to know.

If I recall, OS 9 Appleworks didn't support scroll wheels for a while, but they eventually came around. I'm surprised OS X hasn't...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 9, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Using scroll wheel in OS X Appleworks 305 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know how to get a 3-button-mouse's scroll wheel to work in OS X Appleworks? Mine seems to work fine throughout everything else in OS X, but not with Appleworks.

What's the deal?
...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 9, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in macOS
Using scroll wheel in Appleworks, OS X 421 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know how to get a 3-button-mouse's scroll wheel to work in OS X Appleworks? It seems to work fine throughout everything else in OS X, but not with Appleworks.

I've got a G3 iBook 500...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 9, 2003 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, but will that work given that we have a... 786 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, but will that work given that we have a foreign language kit installed on 9.04?

I got a message along the way that said 9.1 and later have the foreign language kit included, which means...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 9, 2003 at 04:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for your in-put. You know, I posted this... 786 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for your in-put. You know, I posted this message on both the OS 9 and OS X sections. I up-dated the info on the OS X section, but hadn't here.

Turns out I had made a mistake -- So, I'm...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 9, 2003 at 02:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Retraction -- with apologies 490 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I have to change the story. Sorry to mislead you all.

The 9.1 CD does not have its own system. I tried it again in my iBook and, sure enough, it doesn't work as a disk to boot from. I was...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 8, 2003 at 09:02 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the reply. Yes, it's an Apple CD.... 786 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

Yes, it's an Apple CD. (It worked fine in my iBook.)

And, sorry to say, I tried the "start-up disk" method. I also got an error message -- the iMac didn't recognize the CD...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 8, 2003 at 08:33 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks to all for the input. It's really... 490 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks to all for the input. It's really wonderful to get these responses. Soů

1) The CD is a 9.1 up-date. However, I believe it does have its own system, since I've used it to boot my iBook--I...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 8, 2003 at 08:28 AM, in macOS
Trying to get to OS X via 9.2 via 9.1 via 9.04 490 Views / 7 Replies  
We're trying to load OS X on a 2001 G3 iMac running 9.04. (640 MB RAM.) My wife is Japanese, so it's got the Japanese foreign language kit installed.

I know that OS X requires OS 9.1 or 9.2;...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 7, 2003 at 08:52 PM, in macOS
Trouble Up-dating 9.04 to 9.1 with CD 786 Views / 7 Replies  
We've got a G3 iMac running 9.04. My wife is Japanese, so it's got the Japanese foreign language kit installed.

We're trying to get to OS X, ideally with OS 9.2; but that requires OS 9.1 first....
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 7, 2003 at 08:35 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS X speed on a G3 594 Views / 9 Replies  
I installed OS X 10.2 on a 2001 iBook 500 G3 (with 640 GB ram) a few weeks ago. One thing that seemed to make it a little less balky was setting "colors" to "thousands" instead of "millions." The...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 5, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in macOS
Thanks, Kap, I think that was it. Obvious to... 403 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, Kap, I think that was it. Obvious to you, maybe, but not to meatballs like me.

Clearly, it wasn't the first time I'd tried to download the up-date.

Thanks for your help.

--Ry°kan
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 5, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in macOS
name of fileů 403 Views / 5 Replies  
Mac OS X Update Combo 10.2.3.dmg2
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 5, 2003 at 05:39 PM, in macOS
OS X 10.2.3 upgrade won't install 403 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got a 2001 iBook 500 with 600+ RAM. I've been running OS X 10.2 and am trying to up-grade to 10.2.3. I did the stand-alone download (which took over 4 hours). Now, when I try to install it, a...
Posted by Ry°kan, on Jan 5, 2003 at 04:17 PM, in macOS
My experience is that OS X will be there, safe... 545 Views / 8 Replies  
My experience is that OS X will be there, safe and sound. Since they're separate systems, they seem to not effect one another. On the other hand, I'm not an expert.
Posted by Ry°kan, on Dec 12, 2002 at 11:40 AM, in macOS
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