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Once had a similar problem... turned out to be a... 334 Views / 5 Replies  
Once had a similar problem... turned out to be a bad keyboard ADB cable. Try booting with the keyboard disconnected, to rule this possibility out.
Posted by WillyB, on Nov 4, 2001 at 10:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Once saw an LC ]]] act this way due to a faulty... 306 Views / 4 Replies  
Once saw an LC ]]] act this way due to a faulty connection between the keyboard and the box. Try swapping keyboard cables just for giggles.
Posted by WillyB, on Oct 28, 2001 at 08:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Check out MacGurus Site for some other info... 369 Views / 2 Replies  
Check out MacGurus Site for some other info regarding this machine
Hope it helps in your decision making...
http://www.macgurus.com/shoppingcart/obj_show_page.cgi?mbppc5200.html
Posted by WillyB, on Sep 6, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Are you running an Epson StylusColor 740 printer... 217 Views / 3 Replies  
Are you running an Epson StylusColor 740 printer by any chance?
I found the same hanging problems were resolved by getting the latest printer driver update from Epsons site.
Something to do with...
Posted by WillyB, on Aug 30, 2001 at 10:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If it is an Apple ][ GS, you must remember that... 439 Views / 8 Replies  
If it is an Apple ][ GS, you must remember that these machines only recognize the 800k DS/DD disks. If using newer floppys, you will have to cover the other hole (opposite of the write-protect...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 29, 2001 at 05:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Printing to Epson StylusColor 740 from Netscape4.77 324 Views / 2 Replies  
What seems to be the best page setup options to use? Seems like I always end up with extra pages that print the last 1/4" of the image.
This is driving me nuts! must I really shrink it down a...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 20, 2001 at 04:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you looked around at Apple's Site? Try... 251 Views / 7 Replies  
Have you looked around at Apple's Site? Try this...

Apple FTP (ftp://ftp.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Apple_Software_Updates/English-North_American/Macintosh/System/Older_System/)

[...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 15, 2001 at 05:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Should be careful of the wording... trash the... 251 Views / 6 Replies  
Should be careful of the wording... trash the finder preference ... NOT the Finder!
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 15, 2001 at 05:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
According to Epson's Support Site the following... 336 Views / 4 Replies  
According to Epson's Support Site the following is a quote:

Q: When printing from my Macintosh I always get a type -39 error.
What should I do?

A: Make sure that the printer is functioning...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 12, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This might help... Have them open the System... 529 Views / 5 Replies  
This might help...
Have them open the System Folder and delete the file called MacTCP DNR.
This file gets re-newed again when using TCP/IP,or Remote Access. Maybe some old corruption in that file...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 9, 2001 at 10:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
They don't have to be in pairs neccessarily...... 509 Views / 12 Replies  
They don't have to be in pairs neccessarily... http://www.macgurus.com/shoppingcart/obj_show_page.cgi?mbppc8500.html
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 9, 2001 at 10:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
In no particular order... 1. Conflict... 911 Views / 43 Replies  
In no particular order...

1. Conflict Catcher
2. Grammarian
3. TechTool Pro
4. SoundApp
5. Décor
6. AppleWorks
7. GraphicConverter
8. Retrospect
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 8, 2001 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
if price is $1000 for both, why then is the added... 326 Views / 2 Replies  
if price is $1000 for both, why then is the added up price in your topic = $450???

[ 07-04-2001: Message edited by: WillyB ]
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 4, 2001 at 11:15 AM, in Marketplace
According to the product description at Philips,... 316 Views / 2 Replies  
According to the product description at Philips, the CDRW 800 is meant to be run under the windows 95/98/NT4,5 operating systems. There is no mention about Macintosh anywhere on their site...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 4, 2001 at 10:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
When you are booted from the other drive, when... 457 Views / 4 Replies  
When you are booted from the other drive, when you open the Startup Disk Control Panel , does the original drive show up there? If so, try selecting that drive as your startup drive, and re-boot... ...
Posted by WillyB, on Jul 1, 2001 at 04:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Griffin does have the poop on your monitor at:... 237 Views / 5 Replies  
Griffin does have the poop on your monitor at: http://www.griffintechnology.com/monitors/Sun07.html

Regards
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 10, 2001 at 10:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you have or know anyone who has FWB Hard Disk... 245 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you have or know anyone who has FWB Hard Disk ToolKit?
It does a really great job of mounting some problematic drives for inspection & repair.
I actually got it to mount some old Zip cartridges...
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 10, 2001 at 10:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
They also make for cute Christmas tree... 255 Views / 9 Replies  
They also make for cute Christmas tree ornaments... along side with the 1, 2, & 4 MB SIMMS dangling and spinning around on the tree

[ 06-09-2001: Message edited by: WillyB ]
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 9, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think game 2 would have been for the Sixers,... 485 Views / 41 Replies  
I think game 2 would have been for the Sixers, had they scored on their foul shots in the 4th. Lakers just looked like panic was setting in. I agree that AI is a cocky jerk, but I still admire that...
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 9, 2001 at 09:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I loaded your public folder... but it says that... 420 Views / 4 Replies  
I loaded your public folder... but it says that there are ZERO items in it. Did you have something in there?
My public folder is billboswell. My iDisk seems to be working fine; as of 1:50 p.m....
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 01:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Running an ATI RAGE 128 graphics card w/32mb VRAM... 415 Views / 5 Replies  
Running an ATI RAGE 128 graphics card w/32mb VRAM in Beige G3/266 tower... (beautifully).

[ 06-05-2001: Message edited by: WillyB ]
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
There is one other area that I've found that you... 453 Views / 9 Replies  
There is one other area that I've found that you might want to check... there is a fuse inside for the monitor that may be blown out.
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 09:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I wouldn't even bother... LC II's RAM max's out... 388 Views / 10 Replies  
I wouldn't even bother... LC II's RAM max's out at 10MB... try finding a browser that wouldn't choke on that.
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 09:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
After upgrading the processor to a 604e/233 card,... 387 Views / 8 Replies  
After upgrading the processor to a 604e/233 card, my old 7500/100 runs OS 9.1 with NO problems. (before the upgrade however, it was running OS 9.0.4 with out a hitch!
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 09:36 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For some really intensive geeky specs, check out:... 451 Views / 10 Replies  
For some really intensive geeky specs, check out:
http://www.macgurus.com/graphics/mboardsppcseries.html
Posted by WillyB, on Jun 5, 2001 at 09:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sounds like it's time to re-install those cd... 241 Views / 10 Replies  
Sounds like it's time to re-install those cd extensions... (possibly corrupt) Have you run Disk First Aid, or Norton's Disk Doctor, or TechTool Pro at all? I'd try every diagnostic utility first,...
Posted by WillyB, on May 30, 2001 at 04:51 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I tend to agree with this for a machine like... 391 Views / 32 Replies  
I tend to agree with this for a machine like that. I too would suggest OS 7.6.1.... For example, OS 9.0.4 on my machine, is using
59 MB's of RAM (Virtual Memory turned off). Something like that...
Posted by WillyB, on May 30, 2001 at 04:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
There is a shareware program that will allow you... 274 Views / 6 Replies  
There is a shareware program that will allow you to customize sounds with events called "Sounds4Fun".
Check it out at: http://www.r-ettore.dircon.co.uk/


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WillyB. ...
Posted by WillyB, on May 26, 2001 at 03:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can attain faster starts by going into the... 244 Views / 8 Replies  
You can attain faster starts by going into the Memory Control Panel hold cmd-option while clicking and another option appears at the bottom of the configuration screen which allows you to turn off...
Posted by WillyB, on May 20, 2001 at 08:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I own an Epson Stylus Color 740 and also have had... 384 Views / 4 Replies  
I own an Epson Stylus Color 740 and also have had NO PROBLEMS with the cartridges purchased from ink4art.com
http://www.ink4art.com

They work fine!



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WillyB. ...
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 30, 2001 at 10:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What brand of CD Drive is it? You may need to... 347 Views / 10 Replies  
What brand of CD Drive is it? You may need to use a 3rd party driver extension for it.

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WillyB. -MacAddict Extraordinaire
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 21, 2001 at 06:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you want to use some of that GS software on... 337 Views / 3 Replies  
If you want to use some of that GS software on your Mac, have you ever tried the Apple ][GS emulator called "Bernie To The Rescue"? It is a fantastic emulator! Check 'em out at:...
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 20, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I hope you 're joking, right? 283 Views / 10 Replies  
I hope you 're joking, right?
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 13, 2001 at 09:23 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
In it's defense (however, I agree with searching... 281 Views / 6 Replies  
In it's defense (however, I agree with searching VersionTracker, etc...) there is the optional checkbox in Software Update Control Panel that says 'Ask me before installing new software'.
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 13, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Quote from OsakaBill: "Is this my drive, my OS,... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Quote from OsakaBill:
"Is this my drive, my OS, or my software?"

According to Dantz's website, the answer is your DRIVE. Apparently, they support the USB interface for your drive, but do not...
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 13, 2001 at 08:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just re-install the Control Panel from the OS 8.1... 253 Views / 4 Replies  
Just re-install the Control Panel from the OS 8.1 CD!
If you don't OWN a copy of Mac OS, I suggest you purchase it... especially for moments like these.
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 13, 2001 at 07:50 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
try tossing out the epson preferences in the... 274 Views / 9 Replies  
try tossing out the epson preferences in the preferences folder inside the system folder?
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 10, 2001 at 07:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
One other thought worth mentioning... I've had... 271 Views / 6 Replies  
One other thought worth mentioning... I've had the same problem with freezes upon media insertion too; and have found that turning OFF the media scanning option in "Norton Anti-Virus 6.0" seemed to...
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 10, 2001 at 07:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
So...... what was the miracle cure????? ... 306 Views / 6 Replies  
So...... what was the miracle cure????? Inquiring minds want to know. Tell us what you did to resolve this with a little more descriptive details.
Posted by WillyB, on Apr 8, 2001 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Isn't the Radeon pretty much the same thing as... 299 Views / 2 Replies  
Isn't the Radeon pretty much the same thing as it's predecessor? (ATI Rage 128 /w 32 MB)
If so, that is what I'm running in my Beige G3 266 MT... it works very well! I would imagine that the Radeon...
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 21, 2001 at 08:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple ][GS Emulator "Bernie ][ The Rescue™ " is... 495 Views / 42 Replies  
Apple ][GS Emulator "Bernie ][ The Rescue™ " is now at ver. 3.0 & ALL features will be available to the user, whether it is registered or not. (Register anyway, it's only fair!); the fee is small. ...
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 21, 2001 at 07:34 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Does this problem happen at every cold start-up? ... 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Does this problem happen at every cold start-up?
Does it exist on a warm re-start?

If only happens on cold startup, then you probably have a nearly-dead PRAM Battery.
Just an idea.
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 16, 2001 at 08:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Left... then external FireWire CDRW... then... 312 Views / 33 Replies  
Left... then external FireWire CDRW... then pen/pencil cup and notepaper basket... then ViewSonic GS790... then phone.
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 16, 2001 at 08:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Do you own "HardDisk ToolKit" ? Apple's 'Drive... 442 Views / 22 Replies  
Do you own "HardDisk ToolKit" ? Apple's 'Drive Setup' is notorious for dis-liking 3rd party drives. If you don't own it already, Give FWB HardDisk ToolKit a try. It's very stable.
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 16, 2001 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
For MotherBoard swaps, give Shreve Systems a try... 420 Views / 11 Replies  
For MotherBoard swaps, give Shreve Systems a try if you have to at:
http://www.shrevesystems.com/
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Here is the link...... 331 Views / 9 Replies  
Here is the link... http://www.griffintechnology.com/

~Bill
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 3, 2001 at 06:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Check with your local school district's tech... 310 Views / 1 Replies  
Check with your local school district's tech people.... Many of these machines are finding new homes in the dumpster!
You may be able to salvage a few for free or for cheap.
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 3, 2001 at 06:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Speaking of Apple ]['s... Remember sitting up... 495 Views / 42 Replies  
Speaking of Apple ]['s...
Remember sitting up half the night, typing in AppleSoft programs from "Nibble" magazines? OMG... It was so frustrating, yet facinating at the same time! When they worked,...
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 3, 2001 at 08:39 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Do you think there is any hope??? I will try... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
Do you think there is any hope??? I will try though. I really wanted to use this thing for backing up my hard drive... and I like the way that Retrospect Express does things. Maybe there is...
Posted by WillyB, on Mar 1, 2001 at 04:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:-) O.K.... Got it yesterday... Me a Happy Camper... 516 Views / 13 Replies  
:-) O.K.... Got it yesterday... Me a Happy Camper Now.
Posted by WillyB, on Feb 28, 2001 at 08:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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