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Comparison: Viruses on Windows vs. Mac OS 480 Views / 11 Replies  
Can anyone provide some solid numbers as to how many known viruses are out there for Windows and the Mac OS?

How many are known "active"?

I would appreciate any links to sources such as...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jan 30, 2002 at 09:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
ATA, IDE, and EIDE are all the same. Just don't... 363 Views / 41 Replies  
ATA, IDE, and EIDE are all the same. Just don't buy SCSI. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Nov 20, 2000 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have never had anyone try to have me test out... 301 Views / 13 Replies  
I have never had anyone try to have me test out my PowerBook for them at the security table, but just in case, I always leave it sleeping (which I do already anyway) so it can start up quickly and I...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Nov 16, 2000 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have experienced that about 4 times since I got... 300 Views / 31 Replies  
I have experienced that about 4 times since I got my Pismo back in April. I haven't seen it since June or so, though.

I'd do a real clean power manager reset with your battery removed and AC...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Nov 16, 2000 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any DVD module for a portable machine has it... 222 Views / 8 Replies  
Any DVD module for a portable machine has it written in it's firmware to spin down to conserve power.

This is what's happening to your DVD drive.

There's really no other way of getting around...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Sep 2, 2000 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ATI Banned from MacWorld Show Floor?!!? 373 Views / 3 Replies  
After going to MacWorld, I realized why it took me until 3pm to actually find ATI's little hole in the wall where they were showing off their new stuff.....way down the hall in room 2D13!!

There...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jul 21, 2000 at 01:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't wait for the Mach Kernel to fix that memory... 289 Views / 19 Replies  
Can't wait for the Mach Kernel to fix that memory allocation thing... http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

Bring on OS X
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jul 15, 2000 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The beauty of having an AGP 2x based graphics... 228 Views / 12 Replies  
The beauty of having an AGP 2x based graphics subsystem is that it can store textures into Main memory when the graphics memory is full or when used as a buffer.

Your manual describes, IN DETAIL,...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jul 15, 2000 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love the new UFO style power adapter and... 523 Views / 24 Replies  
I love the new UFO style power adapter and especially the plug that goes into my Pismo. It's so much better than the old plug on my WallStreet (with that stupid fuse bulge).

Ever since I got my...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jul 15, 2000 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just realize that they don't 'team up' and work... 388 Views / 7 Replies  
Just realize that they don't 'team up' and work together. It's one of the other at any one time when you're playing a game.

With two video cards, You have full dual display capability which is...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Jun 21, 2000 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sean, As for the battery argument, do those PC... 327 Views / 28 Replies  
Sean, As for the battery argument, do those PC notebooks you mentioned (VAIO, etc) all have the standard features built-in like the new PowerBooks? I think not.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on May 14, 2000 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Your Date and Time control panel controls whether... 197 Views / 1 Replies  
Your Date and Time control panel controls whether the battery appears next to the clock or your Application menu.

In the Date and Time control panel, click on clock options and check the box for...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 27, 2000 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use command-shift-zero to put my PowerBook... 239 Views / 22 Replies  
I use command-shift-zero to put my PowerBook firewire to sleep sometimes. If I don't want to use the trackpad or have to wait for the shut down dialogue box to come up only to hit S again, I'll use...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 27, 2000 at 10:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Misha, the reason why some avi files work and... 224 Views / 10 Replies  
Misha, the reason why some avi files work and some don't are because many newly compressed avi's are done with the version 4 or 5 IndeoVideo codec, which, BTW, is available last time I checked on the...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 27, 2000 at 10:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
That's nothing. WallStreet 300s, and especially... 237 Views / 14 Replies  
That's nothing. WallStreet 300s, and especially WallStreet 292s, ran VERY hot, but that's all normal. My old cacheless 233 WallStreet hovered around 155-170F, so my new Pismo/400 feels like it's...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 17, 2000 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, IBM's current TravelStar 25GB drive IS too... 482 Views / 21 Replies  
Yes, IBM's current TravelStar 25GB drive IS too high. I also have a 6GB TravelStar in my FireBook, and I'm VERY pleased with it. It's obviously very fast, but also stealthy quiet!! I remember how...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 17, 2000 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Eli, My old WallStreet always ran at like 65C,... 237 Views / 14 Replies  
Eli, My old WallStreet always ran at like 65C, but my new Pismo/400 runs at your temp. This is COMFORT! No more sweating through my shorts! LOL

If your book gets 'too hot', the fan will turn on...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 14, 2000 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks tooki. That's what I thought... 689 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks tooki.

That's what I thought originally when I posted this discussion. Anyway, I don't have to worry about it anymore cause my Pismo arrived today and I'll just put my new PC100 RAM into my...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 12, 2000 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you don't have the apps for those files on the... 257 Views / 2 Replies  
If you don't have the apps for those files on the target computer, the icons will go generic.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 12, 2000 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, that seems to be how SDRAMs work. They just... 689 Views / 12 Replies  
Yeah, that seems to be how SDRAMs work. They just run at the lowest supported speed when multiple modules are detected.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 11, 2000 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That sounds weird. It is weird. ODD. Maybe a... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
That sounds weird. It is weird.

ODD. Maybe a clean install of OS9? Then upgrade?
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 10, 2000 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool. I'll have to do that. 202 Views / 4 Replies  
Cool. I'll have to do that.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 10, 2000 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I knew it, but I wanted confirmation. ... 689 Views / 12 Replies  
I knew it, but I wanted confirmation.

Thanks!!!
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 10, 2000 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Obnoxious Hard Drive Hitting! Temp Locks System 221 Views / 0 Replies  
Is it me or do all MS apps love to hit the hard drive a LOT??

When my OE 5.02 checks for mail, it's chunky hard drive accessing (with VM turned off, as always), makes every process on my PowerBook...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 8, 2000 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
This issue will likely be fixed soon. You know MS... 249 Views / 4 Replies  
This issue will likely be fixed soon. You know MS wants their two internet apps to look like they were 'born' together.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 8, 2000 at 03:37 PM, in Applications
Anyone know?!??! 689 Views / 12 Replies  
Anyone know?!??!
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 8, 2000 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Norton Utilities 4 CD no longer boots WallStreet 202 Views / 1 Replies  
Let this be a warning to those who value starting up their WallStreet PowerBooks to optimize their hard drive or whatever.

You can't do it anymore...dammit!
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 7, 2000 at 10:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
That's not what I asked. Can i put my PISMO... 689 Views / 12 Replies  
That's not what I asked.

Can i put my PISMO RAM into my WallStreet?
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 7, 2000 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep. Even back in the WallStreet DVD PC Decoder... 460 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep. Even back in the WallStreet DVD PC Decoder Card, the Dolby Digital™ signal was downmixed to Dolby Pro-Logic™. Pro-Logic™ can itself be downmixed to basic Dolby Surround™ which is 3 channel (no...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 7, 2000 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone?? Anyone?? 689 Views / 12 Replies  
Anyone?? Anyone??
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 7, 2000 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any external speakers that draw power from the... 669 Views / 7 Replies  
Any external speakers that draw power from the Book are going to sound like utter garbage.

You want something that sounds good and doesn't need a power source??

Get a good pair of JVC or Sony...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 6, 2000 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo RAM into WallStreet? 689 Views / 12 Replies  
This is probably a dumb question, but can I plug in my Pismo RAM into my WallStreet until my Pismo arrives??
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 6, 2000 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Scott, check out ogrady.com today. He talks about... 350 Views / 3 Replies  
Scott, check out ogrady.com today. He talks about plastic molding remnants on iBooks and PB FireWire models. There's a TIL also.

It's nothing to worry about. And Apple won't fix it, cause it's not...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 6, 2000 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There's no commercial hard disk, or RAM... 545 Views / 6 Replies  
There's no commercial hard disk, or RAM technology that can accept 400MB in one second.

FireWire's top transfer speed is 50MB, or 400Mb per second. This speed is limited by hard drives on both...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 5, 2000 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Your PowerBook shipped set at 256 colors? I... 380 Views / 5 Replies  
Your PowerBook shipped set at 256 colors? I thought they come at Thousands. Wouldn't you rather have it set at Millions?
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 4, 2000 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The DVD Kit is currently at only $305 !! Don't... 300 Views / 4 Replies  
The DVD Kit is currently at only $305 !! Don't miss this great opportunity to score this difficult to find product.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:05 PM, in Marketplace
Scott, these DVD Kits go for over $400 on eBay.... 300 Views / 4 Replies  
Scott, these DVD Kits go for over $400 on eBay. They're very hard to find, nevermind get one with some original Apple Warranty left.

One closed over $400 yesterday, and it was in worse condition...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 09:17 PM, in Marketplace
Yeah, it used to be a pain in the ass to zap the... 228 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, it used to be a pain in the ass to zap the PRAM, but under OS9, it's really not a big deal.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Try giving IE5 more RAM. I have VM turned off,... 235 Views / 3 Replies  
Try giving IE5 more RAM. I have VM turned off, and I have allotted 14000k to Explorer. It's been running continuously for a week now with no crashes or anything.

I use the disk cache set at 2MB...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:53 AM, in Applications
I've had IE5 running CONTINUOUSLY for a week now,... 306 Views / 11 Replies  
I've had IE5 running CONTINUOUSLY for a week now, ever since I instlaled it. My OS 9 has not crashed either.

I have all the newest OS updates, and use FreePPP and other third party extensions,...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
I thought the blink tag was included as a joke in... 314 Views / 2 Replies  
I thought the blink tag was included as a joke in the past. It was really never intended to be a standard tag in any official HTML release.

Anyway, if you need to simulate a cursor, use an...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
PB G3 Series DVD-Video Kit w/ Warranty 300 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm selling my <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=299454715 ">DVD Kit</a> since my new Pismo already has DVD capability.

Check out my auction item at eBay:
...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Apr 3, 2000 at 01:08 AM, in Marketplace
Rebuild your desktop. TaDah! 185 Views / 11 Replies  
Rebuild your desktop. TaDah!
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 04:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, right underneath the trackpad and button... 593 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, right underneath the trackpad and button lies the power manager card, so that gets warm after some use. It's nothing to be worried about.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OEM stands for Original equipment manufacturer,... 273 Views / 8 Replies  
OEM stands for Original equipment manufacturer, which pretty much means that your $6 version will just be a CD that was going to be bundled with something else. You won't get the manual or anything....
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 11:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
RAM Disks that house a system and your apps can... 480 Views / 5 Replies  
RAM Disks that house a system and your apps can save lots of battery life on Powerbooks.

On my WallStreet w/ DVD Kit, I put the DVD, system, and anything else I'd need in the RAM Disk. That way...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 02:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, starting with the PDQ WallStreets, Apple... 701 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, starting with the PDQ WallStreets, Apple listed the system specs on the bottom of the machine. Now all of their products have this, or at least the iMacs, PowerBooks and iBooks do.

That way,...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Could you please elaborate on that electrical... 426 Views / 10 Replies  
Could you please elaborate on that electrical tape procedure? Thanks.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's an idea: Set your RAM disk large... 235 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's an idea:

Set your RAM disk large enough (assuming you have that much free REAL RAM) to fit a basic system with anything you'd need to surf the net. Put that system and your browser in the...
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 30, 2000 at 01:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Same here. i have 128bit Communicator 4.72 and... 227 Views / 7 Replies  
Same here. i have 128bit Communicator 4.72 and when I select my Netscape Users folder, it says it was unable to import!

It's very annoying. There's no way for me to import now.
Posted by ATP Tour Fan, on Mar 28, 2000 at 11:07 PM, in Applications
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