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The link to the Fender website didn't work for... 279 Views / 13 Replies  
The link to the Fender website didn't work for me. Thankfully it's given at the end of the video.
Posted by loudpedal, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:57 AM, in Tech News
Ryan, really, you've made your opinion known... 15,228 Views / 201 Replies  
Ryan, really, you've made your opinion known plenty of times in this topic. You can move on now.

I don't think there's anything holding Apple back from moving the iMac to a G5. If they're...
Posted by loudpedal, on May 12, 2004 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Save as .pdf - AppleWorks vs. Word 264 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey, I was so amazed at this that I had to post it. I created a 1 page map using two MapQuest maps and some text to send to my brother. I initially created the document in Word and saved as a .pdf...
Posted by loudpedal, on Feb 14, 2004 at 09:45 AM, in Applications
Back on Track 350 Views / 4 Replies  
It seems that a memo created in Entourage won't sync with the handheld and causes a crash of Hot Sync. I re-created all of my Note Pad documents (most were beamed from my old Palm anyway) on my Zire...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 31, 2003 at 03:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Still working sporadically... 350 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I designated my memo pad as "do nothing" in the Palm desktop and it still bombed. The only way I can get it to sync. consistently is if I designate the Entourage Notes as "Do...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 31, 2003 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Syncing Palm with Entourage X 350 Views / 4 Replies  
In further investigation, I traced the problem back to the memo pad application. When I went into the Palm Desktop and looked under HotSync and Conduits, I found that everything else would sync just...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 30, 2003 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Syncing Palm with Entourage X 350 Views / 4 Replies  
When I try to sync my Palm Zire 71 with Entourage X, the Entourage conduit "unexpectedly quits" after syncing a few of the apps (address and photos). The conduit quits on memo pad (that's what it...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 29, 2003 at 11:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Beware of Stuff It Expander Update 614 Views / 5 Replies  
I just downloaded that cool F1 demo to see how it would run. Stuff It Expander notified me that there was a newer version available and (of course) wouldn't let me opt out of the upgrade. When the...
Posted by loudpedal, on Nov 13, 2002 at 08:20 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X alternatives to Retrospect Express? 361 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know of a good alternative to Retrospect Express 5.0 for very basic backups? Ever since I lost all my data using incremental backups a few years back under OS 9, I've done full backups...
Posted by loudpedal, on Oct 20, 2002 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
Re: Norton Utilities: That stupid "symfs.kext" file. 923 Views / 4 Replies  
I had a similar problem when starting my Mac under Jaguar. When I updated to 10.2.1, the annoying dialog went away for good.
Posted by loudpedal, on Oct 20, 2002 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
Culprit Found 790 Views / 12 Replies  
After I reinstalled everything the last time and the internet worked fine, I started reinstalling everything. Since diamondsw made those negative comments about Norton, I paid special attention to...
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 12, 2002 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Solved 790 Views / 12 Replies  
Just a note to let you know that I spent an additional hour on the phone with DSL tech support this evening and he convinced me that the problem was with the installation of my OS. I reinstalled OS...
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 11, 2002 at 11:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Update 790 Views / 12 Replies  
First of all, I want to thank everyone for their input in helping me solve this problem. While Iíve used Macs since 1985, Iíve used OS X less than a week, so please bear with me. I also never used...
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 11, 2002 at 08:34 PM, in Mac OS X
DSL brings Jaguar to it's knees 790 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm totally blown away that I can't connect to the web via OS X through my DSL modem. After I spent 2 hours on the phone with my DSL tech support, they were out of ideas. Here's how it goes:

1) ...
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 10, 2002 at 11:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the link. I suppose I should have... 266 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the link. I suppose I should have looked there before posting. The re-partitioning went fine with a 15.5 GB partition for OS X and a 4.5 GB partition for Classic.
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 9, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Jag drive partition 266 Views / 2 Replies  
I've just installed 10.2 on my 400 MHz iMac DV SE at home. In the install notes, it said that for iMacs, OS X has to be installed on the first partition less than 8GB. Since my Classic partition...
Posted by loudpedal, on Sep 6, 2002 at 08:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Any recommendations for Internet Phones? 228 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to get my in-laws to go with a new Mac and stay away from XP. This will be their first computer and my father-in-law saw someone talking on his computer over the internet at work. He...
Posted by loudpedal, on May 4, 2002 at 02:02 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply, Deal. My signup consisted... 209 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, Deal. My signup consisted of getting on the phone with their tech support and running through the Internet Setup Assistant with them. They gave me their server IP...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jan 20, 2002 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
Getting disconnected A LOT 209 Views / 2 Replies  
I just signed up with a new ISP. It is a filtered service called family.net. I am getting disconnected from the web seemingly everytime I load a new page. I spoke with their tech support who...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jan 19, 2002 at 11:54 PM, in Applications
Any experiences with the new ATi drivers (1/14/02)? 258 Views / 0 Replies  
ATi just released a new driver update for their cards at:
http://support.atitech.ca/drivers/mac/macos9_jan_14_2002_update.html

Does anyone have any experiences with applying this new update? ...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jan 15, 2002 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just couldn't let this thing rest. I've been... 1,096 Views / 1 Replies  
I just couldn't let this thing rest. I've been working on this most of the day. I finally found out the fix for this. In the Edit > Preferences > Mail & News menu, and the "Proxies" tab, I needed...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 22, 2001 at 10:19 PM, in Applications
Entourage won't send or recieve mail. 1,096 Views / 1 Replies  
I just installed Entourage on my iMac DV SE 400 running 9.2.1. Every time I try to send and recieve mail, I get a 1403 error and it says that it cannot retrieve (or send) message from the specified...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 22, 2001 at 12:23 PM, in Applications
Entourage SE Word Bundle omits Palm sync 203 Views / 0 Replies  
I just installed the Word + Entourage SE bundle and discovered that the "SE" meant that you can't sync a Palm with the information in Entourage. I don't recall reading that in any of the information...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 22, 2001 at 12:19 PM, in Applications
Hey, I just got my HD indexed in a reasonable... 170 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey, I just got my HD indexed in a reasonable time! A couple of things have changed since my last attempt. They are:

HD crash, new hard drive. 12 GB to 20 GB
updated OS from 9.0.4 to 9.2.1
RAM...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 21, 2001 at 08:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Is your firmware up to date? The Apple site... 169 Views / 1 Replies  
Is your firmware up to date?

The Apple site link is:
http://kbase.info.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/kbase.woa/25/wa/query?val=powerbook%20kbdload&type=text

According to the site, your...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 21, 2001 at 08:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I wouldn't go so far as to say that the Norton... 202 Views / 3 Replies  
I wouldn't go so far as to say that the Norton defrag utility is good. I'm amazed how much stuff you have to go through just to get a defrag. You have to run several utilities that resulted in some...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 13, 2001 at 12:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Are you using differnt OSs between the two... 194 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you using differnt OSs between the two machines? I've heard that 9.2.2 will correct this problem. I know 9.0.4 never had the problem. I don't know about 9.1.
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 13, 2001 at 12:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTunes Visualizer Jaggy 194 Views / 2 Replies  
With yet another issue with my 9.2.1 update, I've since upgraded to iTunes 2. For the most part it's been a good upgrade except that when I turn on the visualizer, the graphics look good while the...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 11, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Now I have to remember to go back and manually... 192 Views / 5 Replies  
Now I have to remember to go back and manually sync the clock with the web time server occasionally. I would have hoped that they would have fixed this with 9.2.2 but apparently not. On to the next...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 11, 2001 at 12:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Since turning off the automatic syncing of the... 192 Views / 5 Replies  
Since turning off the automatic syncing of the system clock with a web server, I've worked for about 3-4 hours without getting an automatic dialup. I don't know that I'm willing to say 100% that...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 10, 2001 at 08:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
9.2.1 Automatic Connection to Web 192 Views / 5 Replies  
Since upgrading to 9.2.1 my computer will occasionally connect to the web for no apparent reason. It doesn't launch any application, just calls Remote Access, everything else freezes, it connects,...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 9, 2001 at 06:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have the same problem. I've started it at... 170 Views / 9 Replies  
I have the same problem. I've started it at about 11:00 pm and by about 7:30 the next morning it still says it has something like 16 hours yet to go. I've never completed a single index (in the two...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 9, 2001 at 05:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Worked as advertised! Thanks T.Rex!! 240 Views / 2 Replies  
Worked as advertised! Thanks T.Rex!!
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 8, 2001 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
Sherlock icon in IE5 dimmed 240 Views / 2 Replies  
I just had something strange happen. All was well with IE 5 after my 9.2.1 upgrade until I rebuilt the desktop and zapped the PRAM. Now the Sherlock icon in the IE 5 toolbar is dimmed and won't...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 6, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Applications
Why is USB 2.0 cheaper than FW? 226 Views / 2 Replies  
Can anyone explain why USB 2.0 CD RW drives consistently about $20 less expensive than FireWire? I always bought the volume explanation when FW was just getting off the ground. No one can tell me...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 4, 2001 at 12:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OE 5 Error Codes 227 Views / 0 Replies  
I am trying to set up OE 5 with OS 9.0.4 on my 400 iMac DV SE. As soon as I hit "Send and Receive," I get an error 1302. I am accessing the web and e-mail via a proxy server. Off and on I've tried...
Posted by loudpedal, on Dec 3, 2001 at 08:33 PM, in Applications
Black line printing on LaserWriter 314 Views / 2 Replies  
My mother-in-law just phoned me to say that the LaserWriter that I sold to her a few years back is printing a black line vertically down the page just off center. I don't have the manual for this...
Posted by loudpedal, on Oct 17, 2001 at 12:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well I'm glad it's not me...come to think of it,... 233 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I'm glad it's not me...come to think of it, maybe I wish it was just me. I always loved Bungie as a game company. One of the few consistent supporters of the Mac. MS's well-documented desire...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 25, 2001 at 07:58 PM, in Gaming
What file contains the Netscape address book? 246 Views / 0 Replies  
Well, Netscape has taken a dump for the third time in a year and a half and I've had to go through the arduous process of restoring all of my mail from the last backup. One thing I haven't ever been...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 25, 2001 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
WHAT have they done to Halo?? 233 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone stopped by the Bungie.com website to check out Halo lately? Maybe this is old news for some, but I just went there for the first time in months (since I'm not planning to buy an Xbox). ...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 24, 2001 at 11:37 PM, in Gaming
Epson Stylus Scan 2000 and OS X 191 Views / 0 Replies  
Epson is my last hardware holdout that is keeping me from upgrading to X. I know that my Stylus Scan 2000 is basically a 740 with a scanner stuck on top, but Epson has told me that they have no...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 12, 2001 at 10:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Plan for moving to OS X 206 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm in the process for making changeover plans from OS 9 to OS X. I'm seriously considering taking O'Reilly's advice and creating two partitions on my HD, installing a backup of my current 9.0.4 OS...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 12, 2001 at 10:12 AM, in Mac OS X
The computer definitely has to be on to index the... 183 Views / 8 Replies  
The computer definitely has to be on to index the hard drive. To change the schedule time, open Sherlock 2 and go to the "Find" pulldown menu along the top of the screen. From there, select "Index...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 11, 2001 at 08:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thank you both for the responses. I'll have to... 213 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you both for the responses. I'll have to try the Hard Drive/Navigator thing. Sounds pretty cool.

What I ended up doing was using ResEdit to check through the hidden files. Most were...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 4, 2001 at 10:32 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm in a similar situation. The only problem is... 183 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm in a similar situation. The only problem is that I never let it go through it's index. I had assumed it was something to do with Norton Utilities. It will usually start off by saying it will...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This is kind of a long shot, but try dragging the... 217 Views / 3 Replies  
This is kind of a long shot, but try dragging the folder out of the trash, emptying the trash, and dragging it back in the trash and emptying it again. It might work...
Posted by loudpedal, on Aug 1, 2001 at 12:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Check out... 228 Views / 11 Replies  
Check out http://www.info.apple.com/support/oldersoftwarelist.html. The system software is 1/2 to 3/4 of the way down the page. I saw System Software 7.5 and other updaters in the list. I may...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jul 31, 2001 at 12:46 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I didn't have any big complaints about 9.1 while... 205 Views / 5 Replies  
I didn't have any big complaints about 9.1 while I was running it. It seemed stable and I didn't notice any real speed hits. My only complaint was that frame rates on some games dropped to...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jul 31, 2001 at 12:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Prepping a Mac for sale 213 Views / 3 Replies  
I've started working with a charity prepping donated Macs for auction. I'm being asked to wipe all traces of the previous owner off the computer (at their request). The people I'm working with say...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jul 30, 2001 at 08:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
4x4 Evo + Manual Shift with Wheel 246 Views / 0 Replies  
Here's another 4x4 Evo question:

Has anyone had experience with using the Thrustmaster Pro Digital 2 (USB)racing wheel/pedal with 4x4 and used the manual shifting option? I'd like to use the...
Posted by loudpedal, on Jun 21, 2001 at 12:21 PM, in Gaming
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