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There is a free program called "TestDisk " that... 724 Views / 3 Replies  
There is a free program called "TestDisk " that works very well. It runs in the terminal with a DOS type GUI, but even so, it's pretty easy to use if you're willing to read the instructions. I've...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 17, 2012 at 05:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Brother color laser and like it a lot.... 696 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a Brother color laser and like it a lot. As has been said, they're lousy at printing photographs, but I don't print a lot and was tired of the inkjet being dried out every time I wanted to...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 17, 2012 at 05:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
CalDigit makes a lot of this kind of stuff and... 763 Views / 3 Replies  
CalDigit makes a lot of this kind of stuff and it's supposed to be good quality. You can buy from Powermax.

That said, I just returned a USB3/eSATA card of theirs because I found out that the USB...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 17, 2012 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
For my own setup, I use one port to connect to my... 8,660 Views / 18 Replies  
For my own setup, I use one port to connect to my wireless router (100 Mbps coming from the cable modem). I use the second port to connect to my nearby pc. I have the pc set up with two NICs also....
Posted by Reddog99, on Feb 4, 2008 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, this is probably too late for you, but for... 2,894 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, this is probably too late for you, but for anyone else with the same question, the answer is yes, you do need to use new thermal grease on the CPU. You need to first remove the old paste or pad...
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 27, 2007 at 11:59 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The compress PDF "feature" won't be missed by me.... 34,411 Views / 14 Replies  
The compress PDF "feature" won't be missed by me. The few times I've used it, it actually INCREASED the file size...
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 10, 2007 at 03:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Be sure you have Sharing turned on for the drives... 729 Views / 3 Replies  
Be sure you have Sharing turned on for the drives on the PC that you want to be able to see from the Mac.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Nov 26, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Networking
Actually, the "slower" part is only true for... 519 Views / 10 Replies  
Actually, the "slower" part is only true for programs that have been converted to native for Intel processors. Programs like Photoshop are still faster on a G5.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 10, 2006 at 08:35 PM, in Marketplace
***** Sold G5 Quad **** 519 Views / 10 Replies  
***** SOLD **** $2400

Apple Power Mac G5 Quad Computer Features:
•Two dual-core 2.5GHz PowerPC G5 processors
•Frontside bus 1.25GHz per processor
•2.5 gb of 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-4200);...
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 9, 2006 at 09:01 PM, in Marketplace
What you need is a HUB, not another card. Both... 876 Views / 9 Replies  
What you need is a HUB, not another card. Both Firewire & USB hubs are available. Make sure you buy a model that is self-powered, or you may run into problems if the connected devices draw too much...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 22, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Also, be sure that all five pages aren't being... 640 Views / 10 Replies  
Also, be sure that all five pages aren't being printed on one long page. Some methods of creating the pdf will do that...

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Mac OS X
From the Go menu in the Finder, click on Connect... 481 Views / 2 Replies  
From the Go menu in the Finder, click on Connect to Server.
Type the IP address of your pc. For instance this is what I use for mine:
smb://192.168.2.2

This should bring up a dialog of the...
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 31, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in Networking
Gigabit link speed only 100 Mb 339 Views / 0 Replies  
The link speed isn't something I watch all the time, so I can't be sure of exactly when it happened, but I've just noticed that the link from my G5 tower to my home pc (WinXP) has dropped from 1000...
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 30, 2005 at 12:47 AM, in Networking
Try to find an Intel Pro 100 or variation... 582 Views / 2 Replies  
Try to find an Intel Pro 100 or variation thereof. They're pretty cheap. I'm using one in my G5 running 10.4.3 with no additional driver. Just plugged it in and it works.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 30, 2005 at 12:41 AM, in Networking
For some reason Apple doesn't want to get too... 1,908 Views / 20 Replies  
For some reason Apple doesn't want to get too specific in their power consumption specs. That "10A" power spec is the same they use for the dual G5-2.5.

I've been using a power measurement meter...
Posted by Reddog99, on Nov 14, 2005 at 01:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The EyeTV 500 will only recieve DIGITAL... 1,184 Views / 11 Replies  
The EyeTV 500 will only recieve DIGITAL broadcasts. High definitation (HD) is digital. And most tv stations are now broadcasting their normal (SD) programing in digital (SD=standard defination). But...
Posted by Reddog99, on Nov 4, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Even though they're called sub-channels, they're... 5,265 Views / 19 Replies  
Even though they're called sub-channels, they're still seperate channels, and can be watched or recorded just as any other channel.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Nov 4, 2005 at 07:34 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to see 2nd hard drive 295 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a dual G5 networked with a Powerbook, a G4, and a PC. The G5 has a 2nd hard drive that the other Macs cannot see. The PC can see all the G5 drives if I navigate to the Volumes folder, but the...
Posted by Reddog99, on Sep 22, 2005 at 02:01 PM, in Networking
You should be able to, although you don't make... 434 Views / 1 Replies  
You should be able to, although you don't make clear whether you intend to add the NICs to a Mac or PC.

I have an additional Intel card in my G5 that works fine in 10.4. I use the built-in...
Posted by Reddog99, on Sep 20, 2005 at 01:26 AM, in Networking
I've seen the -36 error when trying to log in to... 2,258 Views / 4 Replies  
I've seen the -36 error when trying to log in to a Windows box. The solution was to delete the affected windows accounts from the Keychain. You can also try to use "Sharepoints" to set up shares to...
Posted by Reddog99, on May 30, 2005 at 01:45 PM, in Networking
I've tried my Windows password and it doesn't... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
I've tried my Windows password and it doesn't work. Oddly, my Powerbook on the same network has no problem....

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on May 16, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger "Windows Sharing". What password to use? 482 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to enable "Windows Sharing" in the Sharing preference pane (to my home networked PC). When I click the Enable Accounts button, it asks for a password, but I can't figure out whether it...
Posted by Reddog99, on May 16, 2005 at 12:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I started having the same problem after the... 586 Views / 8 Replies  
I started having the same problem after the recent 10.3.9 update. Someone suggested that I turn Sharing off and on. This woke my connectiion up.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on May 13, 2005 at 02:43 AM, in Networking
Make sure Windows sharing is turned on in the... 586 Views / 8 Replies  
Make sure Windows sharing is turned on in the Sharing Preferences. It sometimes gets turned off during updates.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on May 3, 2005 at 12:34 AM, in Networking
(OT)... Robo74, I just looked at the web site in... 677 Views / 6 Replies  
(OT)... Robo74, I just looked at the web site in your signature (www.tradeyourmac.com), and it looks like an undiscovered desert island. Only two things for sale?

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 8, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Marketplace
Apple doesn't make a dual 1.7...., perhaps you... 677 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple doesn't make a dual 1.7...., perhaps you meant a dual 1.8 ?? In any case, that model costs $2000. And yes, computer prices drop almost daily. That's just a fact of life....

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 7, 2004 at 06:05 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Dual G4-1.42 gHz Powermac MDD 677 Views / 6 Replies  
See EveryMac web site (http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g4/stats/powermac_g4_1.42_dp_mdd.html) for a complete factory description, except mine has 1.5 gigs RAM. Asking $1500 OBO, plus...
Posted by Reddog99, on Dec 7, 2004 at 03:54 PM, in Marketplace
HowTo: add a network card? 330 Views / 0 Replies  
I read recently (I can't remember where) that someone had found that an Intel Pro 100 network card would work in a Mac. It happens that I had just that card that I'd taken out of an old PC, and when...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 6, 2004 at 09:50 PM, in Networking
Coul you elaborate a little more? Like, what is,... 433 Views / 3 Replies  
Coul you elaborate a little more? Like, what is, "give the router an IP which was in the same subnet as the MDD" ?

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 6, 2004 at 09:22 PM, in Networking
There are more than a few wireless routers that... 721 Views / 6 Replies  
There are more than a few wireless routers that "work", but the best is probably Apple's own. But it DOES cost more.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Apr 5, 2004 at 07:34 PM, in Networking
Netgear has several "Help" pages available which... 786 Views / 13 Replies  
Netgear has several "Help" pages available which may assist you.
Netgear WR614 support (http://kbserver.netgear.com/products_automatic/WGR614v4.asp)

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Apr 5, 2004 at 07:11 PM, in Networking
You're right, they don't make it easy or obvious!... 794 Views / 5 Replies  
You're right, they don't make it easy or obvious! For 64 (or 40 bit) bit encription you need a 5 character password. For 128 bit encription you need a 13 character password.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Apr 5, 2004 at 07:05 PM, in Networking
Re: Brackets in my browser! 442 Views / 1 Replies  
Got it fixed!

I reinstalled the 10.2.6 update and found that the problem had gotten worse, but changed. Entire web pages were in a symbol font that I had loaded several days ago (and forgotten),...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 25, 2003 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
Brackets in my browser! 442 Views / 1 Replies  
Several days ago, I suddenly started seeing brackets ( like [ and ] ) in place of the letter "g" and the letter "h", but only in my web browsers, and only in some web sites (Ars Technica is one of...
Posted by Reddog99, on Aug 25, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Applications
Display Profile won't stick 418 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a new DP 1.42 G4 and I'm presently using "iceBook Greta" display profile (System Preferences: Displays: Color) with my Viewsonic LCD display.

But extended sleep (or using Photoshop) will...
Posted by Reddog99, on Apr 8, 2003 at 09:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I'll give it a try! Pat 500 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I'll give it a try!

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 24, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Burn OS X startup DVD? 500 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone done it? I'd like to create a startup DVD with a few utilities on it (like Norton's) for my new G4 which will NOT start up from OS 9.

Thanks,
Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 24, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't looked for what you're asking, but... 3,969 Views / 6 Replies  
I haven't looked for what you're asking, but EveryMac (http://www.everymac.com/) is a good place to start looking.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 24, 2002 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
All of the tower models have acquired the... 737 Views / 7 Replies  
All of the tower models have acquired the nickname of "Wind Tunnel" for a good reason. How about an iMac?

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 23, 2002 at 01:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think it can be done. :( The ADC... 1,830 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't think it can be done. :(

The ADC monitor needs a digital signal. The signal that comes out of the VGA port on the computer is analog. Therefore it won't work. (The "D" in ADC stands for...
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 22, 2002 at 12:15 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I have a theory about so-called short battery... 818 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a theory about so-called short battery lifespans of computers plugged in all the time. Someone who knows better can feel free to correct me.

The theory:
The circuitry in the battery will...
Posted by Reddog99, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: defrag??? 701 Views / 8 Replies  
There's nothing built in. You'll have to use Nortons. Or you could back-up, wipe the drive, & then restore.

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Sep 25, 2002 at 09:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I asked this question of Adaptec a year or so... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
I asked this question of Adaptec a year or so ago. They stated that the Mac versions of the SCSI cards have a larger ROM, and thus you couldn't flash a PC version to work properly. It might just...
Posted by Reddog99, on Sep 22, 2002 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
For whatever it's worth, my DP533 has now been up... 2,463 Views / 210 Replies  
For whatever it's worth, my DP533 has now been up 14 days and I'm no longer getting hesitation to dial up. Before this kext, I couldn't go 1.4 days let alone 14. I'm happy :)

Pat
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 27, 2002 at 03:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, I didn't think MacJanitor would do anything... 975 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I didn't think MacJanitor would do anything because I leave the computer on 24/7 and it doesn't sleep. But I tried it anyways and the mem usage dropped to 190 mb afterwards! I'm happy :D
...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 22, 2002 at 04:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Memory compaction/defragmentation in OS X? 975 Views / 7 Replies  
Does anyone know of a way (besides a reboot) or of a program to defragment or compact the memory in OS X ?

I have an iBook with 384 megs of memory and after a while the memory usage is completely...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 22, 2002 at 04:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Just a thought.... Look in the Network... 309 Views / 1 Replies  
Just a thought....

Look in the Network control panel, click on "Show:", and go to Active Ports. Make sure that ethernet is at the top of the list. This will honk up your modem if you use one, so...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 22, 2002 at 04:49 AM, in Mac OS X
:D That did it! I can't remember messing with... 440 Views / 11 Replies  
:D
That did it! I can't remember messing with that order, but apparently I did (one bitch slap for me, DUH!) On the face of it, it seems stupid that the order would matter. I mean, what good is the...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 16, 2002 at 01:28 PM, in Mac OS X
larkost, I pinged the address you provided and... 440 Views / 11 Replies  
larkost, I pinged the address you provided and got the message "no route to host" (where is that?). I pinged the ISP's address and got nothing in return from the terminal. However, the send/receive...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 16, 2002 at 03:35 AM, in Mac OS X
larkost, I'll try the pinging tonite when I get... 440 Views / 11 Replies  
larkost, I'll try the pinging tonite when I get home from work.

Taffy, I doubt that it's the ISP fault. I have an iBook and a PC running Be that can both get online without problems. The Be...
Posted by Reddog99, on Mar 16, 2002 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
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