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Poll: I voted Trudeau because he finally gave us... 470 Views / 18 Replies  
I voted Trudeau because he finally gave us Québécois a good reason to separate... Vive le Québec libre!
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 7, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't quite agree. Just this week, see this... 1,408 Views / 27 Replies  
I don't quite agree. Just this week, see this thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=204551) and this other one (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=204466)
...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 7, 2004 at 10:18 AM, in Applications
This bug may be related to the bug I have (re:... 1,488 Views / 12 Replies  
This bug may be related to the bug I have (re: this precedent post (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=204551) ) - word quits unexpectedly after an hour of use or so. Sometimes Word...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 6, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Applications
I must add that judging from the terminal, the... 671 Views / 7 Replies  
I must add that judging from the terminal, the system is swapping like crazy:

VM: 4.87G + 78.4M 39283(0) pageins, 2444(0) pageouts

:confused:
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 6, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Applications
Yes I've reinstalled, and applied updates, and... 671 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes I've reinstalled, and applied updates, and tried with different versions on different OS X (Jaguar and Panther) and even on different computers.

OpenOffice is not a solution since I would have...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 6, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in Applications
Another Word v.X thread: word quits unexpectedly after an hour 671 Views / 7 Replies  
Hello. Help...

Word quits after about an hour of use. I have logged as a new user and it still does it. I have replaced Word preferences, settings and all. I have launched Word while pressing...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 5, 2004 at 06:03 PM, in Applications
Virtual Lab 8,535 Views / 11 Replies  
I must say that Virtual Lab did a quite good job in recovering a document I had trashed a week before and that was a big relief.

They require a connection because you pay for a "quota" of how many...
Posted by Blanchard, on Feb 22, 2004 at 09:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: Is the sun damaging my pbook screen... 1,077,479 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Allright, here's my pic:

my workplace (http://perso.club-internet.fr/tintamar/small.jpg)

I know it's quite messy, but I'm finishing my thesis in one month, so I have no more time for clean-up!...
Posted by Blanchard, on Jan 24, 2004 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, and you can track your repair status via... 414 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, and you can track your repair status via Apple website.
Posted by Blanchard, on Jan 9, 2004 at 06:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
AppleCare service was good to me. The scroll... 414 Views / 5 Replies  
AppleCare service was good to me.

The scroll wheel didn't respond anymore on my 3g 20gig iPod. Called Apple. They told me that I was in the 90 day Apple Care warranty. They sent me to an url where...
Posted by Blanchard, on Jan 9, 2004 at 06:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey nice idea. So, any advice anyone? I'd be much... 1,380 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey nice idea. So, any advice anyone? I'd be much interested in this project. I need more battery life.
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 19, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, sorry it's me again. I've done some test... 572 Views / 9 Replies  
Ok, sorry it's me again.

I've done some test and it's not the fan that dies the whirling sound (almost silent, but my room is very quiet). It's the hard disk spinning, that's all. The sound...
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 18, 2003 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh yeah, and Temperature Monitor says 46,3 C. I... 572 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh yeah, and Temperature Monitor says 46,3 C. I have the Pbook resting on pegs.
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 18, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My fan (Pbook AI 15") stays on all the time, and... 572 Views / 9 Replies  
My fan (Pbook AI 15") stays on all the time, and I ran top in Terminal and I have nothing excessively running, except Word @ 10%.

It's been this way before and after 10.3.2.

What gives?
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 18, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
owc is cheaper sometimes for same stuff: ... 770 Views / 7 Replies  
owc is cheaper sometimes for same stuff:

http://eshop.macsales.com/

and fast too.
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 17, 2003 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It worked, thanks for the prompt reply. ... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
It worked, thanks for the prompt reply.

Strange bug. I'm not very happy with the way fonts are handled in OS X. Too many fonts everywhere. OS 9 used to be really clever with fonts.
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 17, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Lost Terminal Again 452 Views / 3 Replies  
I had a post a few weeks ago concerning a strange behaviour of Terminal in Panther. In the Terminal window, only the red button appears, nothing else, and I can't zoom the window.

When I had this...
Posted by Blanchard, on Dec 16, 2003 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Word can't save file 307 Views / 0 Replies  
Thanks for any help...

I'm having a huge problem with Word 10.1.1 on OS X (10.2.5). I work everyday on Word; this is how I make a living. I know it's hell, bit changing app is not a solution, and...
Posted by Blanchard, on May 26, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
Says gralem: "Write apple and recommend that... 2,446 Views / 55 Replies  
Says gralem:

"Write apple and recommend that they follow the technology of this new and exciting OS that you've found--ask them to incorporate those features as found in that OS. "


This is...
Posted by Blanchard, on Apr 19, 2003 at 01:07 PM, in Mac OS X
says cpac: "I have yet to see an explanation of... 2,446 Views / 55 Replies  
says cpac: "I have yet to see an explanation of something that's so horribly wrong..."

It's something like the old VW versus the new one. In any of its details, you will never understand why some...
Posted by Blanchard, on Apr 17, 2003 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I wouldn't let my Mac run for months because 1) I... 2,446 Views / 55 Replies  
I wouldn't let my Mac run for months because 1) I have a pretty noisy mac, and because 2) I care about frivolous things like environment and I think it's not worth it to let my fan turn and spoil...
Posted by Blanchard, on Apr 16, 2003 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
I myself hate being asked if I REALLY wan to turn... 2,446 Views / 55 Replies  
I myself hate being asked if I REALLY wan to turn off my computer (I've just hit "SHUT DOWN", geez) or if I REALLY want to change preferences of my starting disk (I've just changed them, didn't I?)....
Posted by Blanchard, on Apr 16, 2003 at 07:39 PM, in Mac OS X
cmd-x will boot into Mac OS X if 9 and X are on... 545 Views / 7 Replies  
cmd-x will boot into Mac OS X if 9 and X are on the same partition and that's the partition you're booting from

cmd-opt hold down onto second chime, will boot into OS 9


copied from a document...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 30, 2003 at 05:35 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
this contextual menu - freeware - is great to do... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
this contextual menu - freeware - is great to do that:

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macos/856

cheers
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 30, 2003 at 05:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've tried the two methods suggested in the xlr8... 2,165 Views / 25 Replies  
I've tried the two methods suggested in the xlr8 thread on a fw800 1.25 g, and the OS 9 folder never appeared in the startup disk preferences. I just couldn't boot in OS 9 on that Mac (it's not mine,...
Posted by Blanchard, on Mar 9, 2003 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is recognized 427 Views / 2 Replies  
ASP recognizes my driver. Reinstalling the OS wouldn't change anything. Remember that I rebooted in OS 9 and the problem was not solved.

I think that the it must have something to do with the...
Posted by Blanchard, on Feb 21, 2003 at 10:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
CD Drive does not recognize cds for no apparent reason... 427 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks in advance for any help...

I have a cd-rw/dvd combo in my yikes g4. While burning a disk in Toast (OS X) I wanted to check my email, but just as I clicked the entourage icon I got 2 or 3...
Posted by Blanchard, on Feb 20, 2003 at 01:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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