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There is also a front-end GUI for MemTest, called... 680 Views / 15 Replies  
There is also a front-end GUI for MemTest, called Rember, that is a little more user friendly and gives you a few more options, it can be found at
http://www.kelleycomputing.net/
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 26, 2005 at 04:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I run Apple Hardware Test on loop for about 4... 680 Views / 15 Replies  
I run Apple Hardware Test on loop for about 4 hours today,
no bad RAM or kernel panics encountered during testing.
What other diagnostics tests are available?
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 23, 2005 at 01:17 AM, in Mac OS X
No, I haven't recently installed any 3rd party... 680 Views / 15 Replies  
No, I haven't recently installed any 3rd party RAM.
I have Two (2) pairs of Apple provided & installed RAM.
Have tested RAM with Apple Hardware Test & Rember (Memtest with a GUI) and all was...
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 21, 2005 at 05:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Kernel Panic 680 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi

I have started getting Kernel Panics, such as the one below.
They usually occurr after the computer has been used for a while and you go to launch a new application.

I have a 1.8DP G5...
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 21, 2005 at 03:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi I had the same thing happen to me... 391 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi

I had the same thing happen to me yesterday.
My Home directory was eliminated as the culprit by creating a Test account.
AppleCare phone support suggested an Archive & Install. This did the...
Posted by Daryl, on May 21, 2004 at 02:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I think I've fgot it igured it out! The Sound... 462 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I've fgot it igured it out!
The Sound System Preferences seed the headphones,
where the speakers are seen as line out.
However, the trick is, to turn the volume control on the external...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 27, 2004 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's all well & good to turn the speakers off, ... 462 Views / 4 Replies  
That's all well & good to turn the speakers off,
however, the speaker switch is on the sub-woofer,
which is located in a cabinet near the floor.
Too much work, and then there's turning them back...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 25, 2004 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
A Question Regarding the Headphone Ports on G5 462 Views / 4 Replies  
I have external powered speakers attached to the rear headphone port on my G5.
Am I mistaken in thinking that by connecting headphones to the front port, that the headphones would overide the...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 24, 2004 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
It turns out that the FireWire power issue that I... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
It turns out that the FireWire power issue that I have been having is not normal. I took my FW Hard Drive into my nearest Apple Centre where they tested it on one of their G5s; on their G5 the FW...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 21, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am aware that the hub still gives power. No,... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
I am aware that the hub still gives power. No, this is different.
Normally when I shut downthe computer, the LED lights on my USB modem turn OFF
& the same with the light under my optical mouse....
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 19, 2004 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just one more thing, Since upgrading to the G5,... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
Just one more thing,
Since upgrading to the G5, my Kensington USB 2.0 hub has been behaving peculiarly.
Devices that draw their power directly from the hub (ie optical mouse; usb modem) remain...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 19, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
My previous computer was a Quicksilver 733mhz... 574 Views / 8 Replies  
My previous computer was a Quicksilver 733mhz Power Mac, it did not provide power to firewire when shut down or asleep, same with my current 1 ghz eMac.
Is it a feature of the G5s, to still provide...
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 19, 2004 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
FW400 HD still ON after computer shuts down 574 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi

I have a bus powered FW400 HD that has a blue LED light on the front to indicate when it is powered on.
On my previous computer, the blue light would go out when the computer was shut down....
Posted by Daryl, on Apr 19, 2004 at 03:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Any one with any ideas on this one All... 482 Views / 2 Replies  
Any one with any ideas on this one
All suggestions welcome
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 4, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Power Mac Shutting Down 482 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

During the warmer weather (down here in Australia) I have noticed that,after 2 to 3 hours of being left turned on (playing music in iTunes etc), my computer shuts its self down. It has always...
Posted by Daryl, on Feb 2, 2004 at 05:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
All Good 683 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi

Thanks for all your help
I now have 2 hard Drives up & running
Panther just purrs on the WD

Happy New Year

Daryl
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 27, 2003 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Slave Jumper settings for OEM IBM Hard Drive 683 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi

I have a 120g Western Digital Hard drive to add to my 733mz Quicksilver Power Mac.
My question lies not with my new hard drive, but with the OEM Hard Drive.
It is a 40g 54000rpm IBM Ultra...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 26, 2003 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Panther & Alcatel SpeedTouch USB ADSL modems 540 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi

Is there anyone out there using the Panther Developer's Preview & an Alcatel Speedtouch USB ADSL modem, who knows whether there are any incompatabilities with Alcatel's current driver software...
Posted by Daryl, on Aug 9, 2003 at 06:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Processor Upgrades: Dual 1.2 mhz vs 1.4 mhz 1,071 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

I am looking to upgrade the processor in my 733 mhz Quicksilver G4 Power Mac.
Would there be much noticeable difference in performance between a dual 1.2 & a single 1.4 mhz card for everyday...
Posted by Daryl, on Aug 6, 2003 at 03:46 PM, in Hardware Hacking
How is this limit applied? Is it in total... 760 Views / 8 Replies  
How is this limit applied?
Is it in total across the bus, or individually per hard drive?
I currently have a 40g hard drive that came with the computer.
I am considering an additional 120g WD SE...
Posted by Daryl, on Jul 18, 2003 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
ATA 66 Hard Drive Limitation 760 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi

I have a QuickSilver 733 mhz PowerMac with a an ATA 66 bus supporting two hard drives.
I have heard that the ATA 66 bus will only support hard drives up to a certain size.
Can anyone confirm...
Posted by Daryl, on Jul 18, 2003 at 05:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Canoscan Toolbox/Button Manager 3,595 Views / 12 Replies  
To get Canoscan Toolbox to link to an application you need to show the application's Package Contents and then opening the Mac OS folder (for Mac OS X native applications) or MacOSClassic folder (for...
Posted by Daryl, on Jul 16, 2003 at 05:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB Drivers in Panther 536 Views / 5 Replies  
Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as I understood it, USB 2 cards still required 3rd Party drivers in Jaguar (such as those provided by Orange Micro with their USB 2 Cards) to function at USB 2...
Posted by Daryl, on Jul 1, 2003 at 04:07 AM, in Mac OS X
USB 2.0 Drivers in Panther 536 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi

Can anyone using the developer's preview version of Panther verify the presence of USB 2.0 Drivers.
With the new G5s having built-in USB 2.0 ports, does this mean that forthcoming versions of...
Posted by Daryl, on Jun 30, 2003 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Problem viewing web pages and accessing mail 381 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

Just recently, I have started to have a sporadic problem where,
when I connect to the internet I am unable to view web pages or access mail.

I get an error message in my Web browser(s)...
Posted by Daryl, on Mar 9, 2001 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi It turned out that we had to replace... 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

It turned out that we had to replace analogue board
(which is apparently where the power supply is found)
and for good measure, the battery was dead as well.
Hopefully that should keep...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 2, 2000 at 10:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Performa 580CD won't power on 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

I have a Performa 580CD that suddenly won't power on,
coincidentally a beeping sound can suddenly be heard from the back of the machine, this sound stops when you switch the machine off at...
Posted by Daryl, on Oct 28, 2000 at 08:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Performa 580CD Ethernet card problems 286 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I recently picked up a second-hand Performa 580CD,
it came with an ethernet card (Sonnet T)
installed in the communications slot
I bought a cross-over cable (to talk to my iMac)
and some...
Posted by Daryl, on Oct 23, 2000 at 01:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi! I have heard that high speed sattelite... 718 Views / 27 Replies  
Hi!

I have heard that high speed sattelite internet connections will become available using the similar technology to that used for sattelite television.
Does anyone else know anymore about this?...
Posted by Daryl, on Jun 6, 2000 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sattelite internet connection 718 Views / 27 Replies  
Hi!

Does anyone know if an iMac can be connected to the internet via a sattelite connection.
If so, how so?
Does anyone know of any mac-compatible sattelite internet providers?
I am interested...
Posted by Daryl, on Jun 5, 2000 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! To get this, or any other USB joystick, ... 448 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi!

To get this, or any other USB joystick,
to work with non-game sprocket savy games,
you need to download USB Overdrive from http://www.usboverdrive.com/
Once you have downloaded and...
Posted by Daryl, on Jan 6, 2000 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi! Bugdom can be a little problematic at... 489 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

Bugdom can be a little problematic at times,
however, once you iron out the wrinkles it is a fabulous little game.
Virtual memory should not have a great impact on the performance of this...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 21, 1999 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! I have just purchased a Gravis... 448 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi!

I have just purchased a Gravis Xterminator Dual Control Joy Stick, over the weekend,
I connected it to the spare USB connection on my USB keyboard,
Installed the
Gravis Input Sprocket...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 19, 1999 at 09:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi! The model most effected by the upgrade... 509 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi!

The model most effected by the upgrade was the G4 350 which had its Yikes motherboard replaced by a revision B Sawtooth motherboard, and its CD drive replaced by a DVD drive, otherwise across...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 16, 1999 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Virtual PC provides usable performance... 377 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi!

Virtual PC provides usable performance on an iMac, but has very high memory requirements,
don't try to run it with less than 96mb of ram installed in your iMac.
Windows emulation is always...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 7, 1999 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gravis Xterminator Dual Control Joystick 448 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi!

I was wondering if anyone out there has one
of these new joysticks from Gravis,
if so, what is its performance like?
is it like a combination joystick/game pad?
Can it be successfully...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 6, 1999 at 11:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can anyone recommend a good USB joystick 453 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

I am looking for a goodUSB joystick that will work with older non-sprocket savy games,
such as Lucas Art's Star Wars genre games,
and also with the latest sprocket savy games.
I have heard...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 2, 1999 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
An Orange Micro PC compatabilty card will give... 1,385 Views / 4 Replies  
An Orange Micro PC compatabilty card will give you as close to the performance of a PC without actually having a PC on your desk.
However, they cost about as much as purchasing an actual PC.
So you...
Posted by Daryl, on Dec 1, 1999 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Virtual PC gives you useable perforance... 1,385 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!

Virtual PC gives you useable perforance for most applications, admittedly, it is slower than a brand new PC, but you get what you pay for!
The most important thing, next to having a fast...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 30, 1999 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! You need at least 96 mb of real memory... 271 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi!

You need at least 96 mb of real memory to run VPC comfortably, more is better.
I run VPC 3.0 on a revision a imac
with 96 mb of ram running Mac OS 8.6,
and it runs fine.
There are tricks...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 29, 1999 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacAlly iStick 268 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Has anyone out there got one of these joysticks?
What are your impressions of its performance?
I am considering this one, among others, to purchase.
I have heard that the iStick supports...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 29, 1999 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! I have had this problem before, when... 256 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

I have had this problem before,
when this happenned I rebuilt the Desktop,
this seemed to solve the problem.
You can do this by holding down the
Command & Option keys at start up.

Daryl
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 25, 1999 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! VM set at 129mb is the most memory... 277 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

VM set at 129mb is the most memory efficient setting for your computer.
However, turning VM off shouldn't effect the boot up process.
What happens when you try to boot up normally with VM...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 24, 1999 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Depending on which Mac OS you are using... 270 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

Depending on which Mac OS you are using on your iMac you will need at least version 2.1 of Virtual PC,
Mac OS 8.6 requires version 2.1.3.
Version 3 is out now, and works well!

Daryl
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 21, 1999 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! VPC won't run real well with only 64mb... 257 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!

VPC won't run real well with only 64mb of ram,
if you can get more ram.
If not, there are a couple of things you can try.
Using Get Info, adjust the minimum and preferred memory settings...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 21, 1999 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi The USB Overdrive program is most is... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi

The USB Overdrive program is most is useful
for playing non-game sprocket games with USB joy sticks and game pads that are game srocket only.

i.e. it allows you to configure your USB joy...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 20, 1999 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! I have downloaded the latest version of ... 314 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi!

I have downloaded the latest version of
The Reaper.
Should I be able to drag the Launcher onto the The Reaper?
I am not to do this,when I try to do this,
I get a system alert sound.
Why...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 15, 1999 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! Does anyone know how I might go about... 314 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi!

Does anyone know how I might go about allocating more memory to the Launcher control pannel, as allocating more memory to Bugdom doesn't seem to help.
Or any one who has experience in using ...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 15, 1999 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi! The G4 processor in the Sawtooth... 444 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi!

The G4 processor in the Sawtooth motherboard may not be upgradeable,
in that it may be difficult to overclock,
however, as it is found in a ZIF slot,
you should be able to replace it with...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 14, 1999 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bugdom & the Launcher 314 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi

I have a 233mhz revision a imac with 96mb of ram
I have come across a problem in Bugdom recently,
I launch Bugdom from the Mac OS Launcher control pannel,
I go into Options, or Saved Games,...
Posted by Daryl, on Nov 14, 1999 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
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