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Epson's FAQ postings solved my problem. I hadn't... 390 Views / 1 Replies  
Epson's FAQ postings solved my problem. I hadn't used the color for a while and the inkjets were clogged. By running the cleaning cycle several times the inkjets were unclogged and now print...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Aug 26, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ink Jet Problems 390 Views / 1 Replies  
My Epson Stylus 600 is attached via an Epson adpator to my G4/350. The ink cartridges are relatively new (3-4 months with little color use). Of late large color prints appear with streaks (like the...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Aug 26, 2001 at 10:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Freeze caused by USB hub? 447 Views / 2 Replies  
My G4/350 will freeze shortly after being awakened when put into a deep sleep or allowed to fall asleep by itself. I've read that one's USB hub can be the cause. I have a Peracom USB Quad Hub in use...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jul 28, 2001 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Canon Scanner and 9.1 342 Views / 3 Replies  
My Canoscan FB630Ui scanner worked fine under 9.0.4 on my G4. I upgraded to 9.1 yesterday and now my Mac won't recognize the scanner. A pop up message appears saying "Scanner not connected or Switch...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Apr 29, 2001 at 11:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Unless you want to be able to access parts of... 272 Views / 5 Replies  
Unless you want to be able to access parts of backed up files on the fly what about software like Retrospect? I use it to back up my entire hard disk to 250 meg zip cartridges.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Apr 23, 2001 at 01:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Being a former teacher: One thing you might try... 279 Views / 5 Replies  
Being a former teacher: One thing you might try is using pencil and paper to outline types of files or applications you want to store on your humongous hard drive ...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Mar 17, 2001 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rechargeable batteries for Visors? 365 Views / 4 Replies  
While shopping this afternoon I came upon rechargable AAA batteries. There was a battery charger on the same rack as well. Could these be used in a HandSring Visor PDA?
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Mar 4, 2001 at 06:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Canon said the scanner is broken and will replace... 372 Views / 1 Replies  
Canon said the scanner is broken and will replace it (one year guarantee). http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 23, 2001 at 11:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
While sending the same FAX to several addresses... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
While sending the same FAX to several addresses this afternoon my G4/350 on OS 9.1 crashed several times claiming System Error 10. I'd used Word 98 to write what was faxed. This happened last week as...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 23, 2001 at 02:15 AM, in Applications
CanoScan FB630Ui doesn't connect 372 Views / 1 Replies  
When I try to scan something using my CanoScan FB630Ui via my G4/350 using OS 9.1 I'm told (when using PhotoShop 5.0.2 after hearing some beginning type noises from the scanner) that the scanner is...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 23, 2001 at 02:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you have Action Utilities you can use Key... 343 Views / 16 Replies  
If you have Action Utilities you can use Key Viewer to establish macros to empty the trash, put your Mac into a deep sleep, for whatever else you can doe via the mouse.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 22, 2001 at 12:21 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
As you use your Cube you will discover needs like... 358 Views / 11 Replies  
As you use your Cube you will discover needs like virus protection as you use the internet. There are several available. Don't forget backup systems. Retrospect Express is probably most appropriate...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 19, 2001 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I haven't had any HotSyncing problems with my... 231 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't had any HotSyncing problems with my G4/350 and my Visor Platinum. Quite often I HotSync immediately after booting up my Mac which has been shut down overnight. All the memory settings are...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 19, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Applications
What about inserting your photos in your e-mails?... 373 Views / 9 Replies  
What about inserting your photos in your e-mails? I do often with Eudora Pro. A friend has sent photos via AOL to me using the same method. Just a thought.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 15, 2001 at 12:14 AM, in Applications
Hey MadGreek, Why not send an e-mail to... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
Hey MadGreek,

Why not send an e-mail to Inprimis (see my post earlier) and let them know of our (we Mac-users) dilema. The more we let them know of our need the more they might feel it will be...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 10, 2001 at 12:41 PM, in Applications
Here's the response I received from Zoom... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
Here's the response I received from Zoom Telephonics. They say that Inprimis is the responsible party for the GlobalFax software. Perhaps if Imprimis <info@inprimis.com> is informed by enough Mac...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Feb 6, 2001 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
madgreek, It could be your modem. People... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
madgreek,

It could be your modem. People elsewhere are reporting that the newer G4's with different modems than the earlier G4's are having problems with 2.6.9. Perhaps "un-updating" your modem...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 30, 2001 at 10:38 PM, in Applications
iBorg, I found it! ... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
iBorg,

I found it! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif

Here is the pertinent text:

From: teresak@bocaresearch.com
To: jretzner@adnc.com
Cc: techsupport@bocaresearch.com
Date:...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 30, 2001 at 10:34 PM, in Applications
madgreek, It could be your modem. People... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
madgreek,

It could be your modem. People elsewhere are reporting that the newer G4's with different modems than the earlier G4's are having problems with 2.6.9. Perhaps "un-updating" your modem...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 30, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Another reason unassociated with AutoCAD. The a... 866 Views / 28 Replies  
Another reason unassociated with AutoCAD. The a gradeschool principal I know will purchase only Macs for two reasons. They are easier to use AND they physically last longer. How many PC's will your...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 29, 2001 at 12:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I received an e-mail from Zoom a couple of months... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
I received an e-mail from Zoom a couple of months ago but am unable to locate it http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif I recall a message in that e-mail from Zoom saying version 2.7.x was in...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 29, 2001 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
I've run CC 8.0.7 on my G4/350 with 9.0.4... 281 Views / 2 Replies  
I've run CC 8.0.7 on my G4/350 with 9.0.4 installed with no problems. I've upgraded to 9.1 and CC 8.0.7 is working fine with it. It was installed via 9.0.4 when I upgraded to 9.1 so I can't address...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 29, 2001 at 12:18 AM, in Applications
I removed OpenTpt Serial Arbitrator from the... 529 Views / 22 Replies  
I removed OpenTpt Serial Arbitrator from the Extensions folder of my G4/350 mini tower after experiencing the same things you spoke of when I upgraded from 9.0.4 to 9.1. After rebooting everything...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 25, 2001 at 11:31 PM, in Applications
Try this. It works for me. Open the Global... 242 Views / 2 Replies  
Try this. It works for me.

Open the Global Village Fax Center under the Apple Menu.
go to Set Up and scroll down to Receiving.
set the number of times your phone rings before it receives...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 25, 2001 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
I installed the downloaded 9.1 upgrade this... 391 Views / 42 Replies  
I installed the downloaded 9.1 upgrade this afternoon. After pulling the "OpenTptSerialArbitrator" extention things speeded up. Now it is running with more speed that an hour ago. Right on!
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 21, 2001 at 06:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Try this: Install the Iomega software and then... 380 Views / 3 Replies  
Try this: Install the Iomega software and then disable it via Extension Manager or Conflict Catcher. When you have to initialize a Zip cartridge then enable the needed control panel, do your task,...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 21, 2001 at 01:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
GlobalFax upgrade??? 243 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone received any word about an upgrade to the GlobalFax software? Zoom Modems purchased it from Global Village. I have version 2.6.9 installed with OS 9.0.4 on my G4/350. Thanks.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 13, 2001 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Scrabble on Mac Game 273 Views / 2 Replies  
I have the MacSoft Scrabble game and enjoy it greatly; when it's operating properly. I suspect that it is messing with my System File causing crashes and the need to do clean re-installs.

I...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 8, 2001 at 12:56 AM, in Gaming
Thanks THX1138, Your suggestion worked like... 359 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks THX1138,

Your suggestion worked like a charm.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 07:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm using Kensington's TurboBall with my G4. I... 310 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm using Kensington's TurboBall with my G4. I especially like the ability to scroll with the scroll wheel. Be sure to download the most recent version of MouseWorks from Kensington's web site.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 07:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Right you are! Actually when I re-installed... 232 Views / 3 Replies  
Right you are! Actually when I re-installed Eudora Pro the Eudora Folder was not placed in the System Folder. I found it in the hard disk folder. As soon as I dragged the Eudora Folder from my...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
I've been using Kensignton's TurboBall and it... 259 Views / 8 Replies  
I've been using Kensignton's TurboBall and it works like a charm. Just be sure to go their web site and get the lastest version of MouseWorks.
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
I should have indicated I am using a G4/350 and... 232 Views / 3 Replies  
I should have indicated I am using a G4/350 and have re-installed Eudora Pro using the System Settings from the previous installation of the program.

The stuff is here on my hard drive. How can I...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 03:03 AM, in Applications
Eudora 4.3.2 and Eudora Settings??? 232 Views / 3 Replies  
I did a clean re-install of System 9.0.4 and am unable to get the Eudora Settings which, when double-clicked, put all the addresses, mail sent, and mail received files back in place. However they do...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 7, 2001 at 02:58 AM, in Applications
Opening us.prc files 359 Views / 3 Replies  
How does one open a prc file downloaded from say PalmVersions on a Mac?

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Jan 5, 2001 at 01:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use Retrospect Express 4.1E and make a complete... 326 Views / 10 Replies  
I use Retrospect Express 4.1E and make a complete backup of my hard disk every two weeks using a 250 meg Zip drive. The 250 drive with 250 cartridges works much more quickly than the 100 meg...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Dec 29, 2000 at 02:08 AM, in Applications
What you want is Kensington's Mouseworks version... 242 Views / 4 Replies  
What you want is Kensington's Mouseworks version 5.4.1

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Dec 17, 2000 at 05:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
TinySheet Hot Synced with a Mac? 338 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Platinum Visor and could use a spreadsheet for daily hospital records. According to visorcentral.com TinySheet does not have conduits that are Mac-usable. I've tried adding TinySheet.prc but...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Dec 16, 2000 at 04:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DiskWarrior or Norton's 237 Views / 1 Replies  
Which of the two does a better job of keeping one's hard disk operating at optimum performance?

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Dec 10, 2000 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
I've used my "Restore" CDRom to "restore" my G4... 319 Views / 7 Replies  
I've used my "Restore" CDRom to "restore" my G4 to its "out of the box" condition.
boot up your Mac with the Restore CDRom in the drive and hold the "C" key down.
when the install...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Dec 7, 2000 at 12:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Control Strip Modules 261 Views / 2 Replies  
After custom re-installing just OS of 9.0.4 on my G4/350 I am without the control strip module for disconnecting from my ISP. How might I re-install that particular module? Thanks in advance.
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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 30, 2000 at 12:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
LaserJet4ML driver for G4 with 9.0.4? 261 Views / 1 Replies  
Which driver is best for use with my G4/350 with OS 9.0.4 and my HP LaserJet4ML? The HP website talks about a Universal Mac Driver but when I click on the link it send me to a page with Windoze...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 24, 2000 at 03:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help!!!! 231 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm at my wit's end trying to get the address book for GlobalFax 2.6.9 not crash. I've followed their suggestions about to install in my G4 with OS 9.0.4. Is anyone else having problems with...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 16, 2000 at 12:27 AM, in Applications
Global Fax 2.6.9 and scrolling 232 Views / 0 Replies  
I am using Global Fax 2.6.9 and Kensington's Turboball with Mouseworks 5.41 installed on my G4/350 with OS 9.0.4.Global Fax crashes with a "Type 1 Error" when I try to scroll through my Fax addresses...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 14, 2000 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
Slow disconnect from Netscape 207 Views / 0 Replies  
On my G4 with OS 9.0.4 and Netscape 4.6.1 my disconnect speed is very slow. Is there a way to speed it up? Thanks for any ideas.

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 11, 2000 at 02:14 AM, in Applications
Text cut off at bottom of document 357 Views / 0 Replies  
Using my G4/350 and my HP4ML attached via a Farralon iPrint adapter and Nisus 5.1.3 I am experiencing having the bottom 2-3 lines of text not print out. They are there in page setup but do not print...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Nov 9, 2000 at 11:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered Farallon's iPrint with my G4/350 and it... 310 Views / 4 Replies  
I ordered Farallon's iPrint with my G4/350 and it has been working without problems with my HP4ML printer from the getgo.

It's worth the price.

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Sep 25, 2000 at 11:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes it's worth the $99! ... 294 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes it's worth the $99! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/cool.gif I purchased a rebuilt tablet for $59 to replace the ADB Wacom tablet I had for my 7200. I don't use the mouse but find the drawing...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Sep 15, 2000 at 01:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Check today's (9/4) MacFixIt for a solution to... 271 Views / 11 Replies  
Check today's (9/4) MacFixIt for a solution to three of the keys. The only one not able to worked around in the disk-eject key.

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Posted by Jim Retzner, on Sep 4, 2000 at 06:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Good Digital Camera? 347 Views / 11 Replies  
All the ads and reviews about digital cameras, when read or observed separately, are confusing. What, in your opinion, is the best USB digital camera for non-professional use retailing at or near...
Posted by Jim Retzner, on Aug 17, 2000 at 07:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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