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One of my four Macs is a Centris 660AV using 8.1... 471 Views / 11 Replies  
One of my four Macs is a Centris 660AV using 8.1 - rock solid.

Used it on the internet for six months with a Global Village 56k
v.90 modem.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jul 14, 2001 at 07:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sorry - don't know the specs for your printer. ... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry - don't know the specs for your printer.

My Appletalk is set for Ethernet - when I select the printer in the Chooser, it shows up highlighted
in the right hand window (no mention of Printer...
Posted by WDL, on Jul 5, 2001 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Replied to you in the iMac thread. WDL 348 Views / 3 Replies  
Replied to you in the iMac thread.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jul 4, 2001 at 11:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You're so close to success you won't believe it. ... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
You're so close to success you won't believe it.

My wife and I each have iMacs - both are sharing a DSL connection and a LaserWriter
Select 360 through an AsantéTalk.

Our setup:

Ethernet...
Posted by WDL, on Jul 4, 2001 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Since there's only one super power - count your... 412 Views / 12 Replies  
Since there's only one super power - count your blessings that it's
the United States which helped Europe recover after WWII
(the Marshall Plan - for which it got very little praise or thanks...
Posted by WDL, on Jul 2, 2001 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You sure sound open minded and flexible! ... 531 Views / 42 Replies  
You sure sound open minded and flexible!

Methinks your problem is that no one wants to be like you!

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jun 29, 2001 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Jack Lemmon: Accomplished actor - gentleman,... 396 Views / 19 Replies  
Jack Lemmon:

Accomplished actor - gentleman, in the true sense of the word - accomplished
pianist - an example of human nature at its BEST!

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jun 28, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Originally posted by Aussiemac: <STRONG>Someone... 417 Views / 4 Replies  
Originally posted by Aussiemac:
<STRONG>Someone asked me today if i could find a program that puts eyes at the top of the screen, and the eyes move from side to side as you move the mouse.

any...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 28, 2001 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
One little program is freeware, Googol Eyes, I... 417 Views / 4 Replies  
One little program is freeware, Googol Eyes, I believe it's by Alessandro Montalcini, that
genius from Italy who makes absolutely amazing and flawless software for the Mac.

It's small (350 k) -...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 28, 2001 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
KC: Good news & bad news: GOOD: You... 425 Views / 5 Replies  
KC:

Good news & bad news:

GOOD: You didn't disable your TEC - because you CAN'T. Conflict Catcher says it's locked
and can't be disabled because your Mac requires it to even start up!

BAD:...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 24, 2001 at 12:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It may be there, but is it possible you may... 425 Views / 5 Replies  
It may be there, but is it possible you may havedisabled it?

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jun 24, 2001 at 12:14 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Plaid: You said: "For all its... 429 Views / 15 Replies  
Plaid:

You said:

"For all its shortcomings, and all the whining and complaining from Apple "traditionalists",
OS X is doing something that every other Mac OS couldn't, it's attracting NEW...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 23, 2001 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In my opinion money is not the reason. I think... 429 Views / 15 Replies  
In my opinion money is not the reason. I think Adobe is taking a "time out" to
watch how OS X gets accepted.

They already have a large customer base operating in OSs 8.x & 9.x - they're sitting...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 22, 2001 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One of my four Macs is an old Centris 660AV using... 411 Views / 10 Replies  
One of my four Macs is an old Centris 660AV using 8.1 and it works fine.

Of course it's slow, it's only 27 mhz - but how much speed do you need for word
processing and many other functions.

I...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 18, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm on Bell High Speed Sympatico (DSL) @ $39 +... 342 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm on Bell High Speed Sympatico (DSL) @ $39 + tax per month -
which provides for both my wife and I being on 24/7 on both of
our Macs and excellent tech support.

However, I have friends in...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 17, 2001 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cipher13 has given you two excellent pieces of... 503 Views / 31 Replies  
Cipher13 has given you two excellent pieces of advice:

1. Get a safety deposit box and put your Mac, passport etc in that for absolute security.

2. Participate in organized tours and/or do it...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 17, 2001 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Broadband for all - Canada 2004 342 Views / 13 Replies  
The govt of Canada has set a goal to make broadband internet
access available to all Canadians, no matter where they live,
by 2004.

Cost - $4 billion.

Surveys show that per capita, we are the...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 17, 2001 at 07:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with the death penalty, but not for... 997 Views / 97 Replies  
I agree with the death penalty, but not for vengeance - for the protection
of society - it precludes the chance of the murderer repeating the act(s).

However, McVeigh should NOT have been...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 11, 2001 at 11:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just rebuild the desktop. WDL 340 Views / 1 Replies  
Just rebuild the desktop.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Jun 5, 2001 at 08:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Cheerios: No sympathy required - in the two... 684 Views / 59 Replies  
Cheerios:

No sympathy required - in the two years since the implants, my PSA readings have stayed
just measurable. As far as the implants go - went into Princess Margaret Hospital (Toronto -...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Macs don't crash a lot - it's the poorly written... 500 Views / 26 Replies  
Macs don't crash a lot - it's the poorly written software (mostly third party, but sometimes Apple)
we put into them that almost guarantees to cause problems.

We don't usually see posts from the...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you need an attitude adjustment (which is what... 684 Views / 59 Replies  
If you need an attitude adjustment (which is what I'm hearing here) just watch someone
with cerebral palsy for a few minutes, and you'll be ashamed that you felt sorry for yourself.

Sometimes we...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Startup in the usual manner. Now put your CD... 314 Views / 3 Replies  
Startup in the usual manner.

Now put your CD in - when it shows up on the desktop, open the Startup Disk control panel
and you should see it there - click on it to select it.

Now restart and...
Posted by WDL, on Jun 2, 2001 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
There's a full page article in the June MacWorld... 735 Views / 4 Replies  
There's a full page article in the June MacWorld by Bill Amend, the creator of FoxTrot (I love it!) on
the subject of Macs, which he uses for everything.

He purposely called the iMac in the strip...
Posted by WDL, on May 30, 2001 at 08:46 AM, in Macs in the Media
Johnmccredi: Whatever other advice you get -... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Johnmccredi:

Whatever other advice you get - (here or at any other forum) - get a couple of good books
and read them!

Having a good book is like having a consultant sitting by your side -...
Posted by WDL, on May 30, 2001 at 08:39 AM, in Applications
Gepepa: If that is actual - then there are... 550 Views / 9 Replies  
Gepepa:

If that is actual - then there are two people with a problem - you can't boot from the CD,
and the person who has the Mac that came with that CD is also flummoxed.

Some resellers are...
Posted by WDL, on May 30, 2001 at 08:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sellart: It's possible your problems are... 369 Views / 2 Replies  
Sellart:

It's possible your problems are related to the one serious bug in 8.6.

Did you download the Apple Font Manager 1.0 update - and did you run the
Font First Aid included in that...
Posted by WDL, on May 29, 2001 at 10:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
In the opinion of many: OS 8.6 WDL 689 Views / 32 Replies  
In the opinion of many:

OS 8.6

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 28, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
60 Minutes tonight - many Macs in sight 616 Views / 0 Replies  
First segment of 60 Minutes tonight - Gold in Them Thar' Schools - about
for-profit schools.

Many iMacs and Performas in view in different scenes.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 27, 2001 at 09:51 PM, in Macs in the Media
Reader50: You're a class act! Beautiful help... 830 Views / 11 Replies  
Reader50:

You're a class act! Beautiful help to flylive.

Well done!

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 27, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You are most welcome. Thanks for taking the... 338 Views / 3 Replies  
You are most welcome.

Thanks for taking the time to reply.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 22, 2001 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Go to Control Panels - double click on the... 338 Views / 3 Replies  
Go to Control Panels - double click on the Keyboard control panel -
scroll through the system choices and make sure you have a check
mark in the box beside U.S. Remove any check marks that appear...
Posted by WDL, on May 22, 2001 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
No. WDL 306 Views / 5 Replies  
No.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 21, 2001 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I second the motion. WDL 214 Views / 5 Replies  
I second the motion.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 21, 2001 at 12:37 AM, in Feedback
I answered your post over on MacCentral, but the... 292 Views / 2 Replies  
I answered your post over on MacCentral, but the answer wasn't that long,
I'll just repeat it:

Why are you getting rid of the LWS 360? the specs call for a minimum useful life
of 300,000 prints...
Posted by WDL, on May 18, 2001 at 04:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Metric should be the standard - but there are... 682 Views / 28 Replies  
Metric should be the standard - but there are lots of diehards up here
against it as well.

Ordered custom venetian blinds for some of the windows in our house,
had all the measurements in metric...
Posted by WDL, on May 18, 2001 at 01:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Without the tech specs in front of me (visiting... 420 Views / 2 Replies  
Without the tech specs in front of me (visiting away from home base) the essence is this:

The standard Mac OS divides a hard drive's space into a fixed number of blocks - the larger the hard...
Posted by WDL, on May 11, 2001 at 09:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Did MS use unfair tactics with competitors? Yes. ... 370 Views / 28 Replies  
Did MS use unfair tactics with competitors? Yes.

Did they crush competitors? Yes.

Have they built first class software for the Mac? Yes!

So acknowledging the worts - I for one, am thankfull...
Posted by WDL, on May 9, 2001 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No need to go to that trouble: When you open... 298 Views / 2 Replies  
No need to go to that trouble:

When you open a page in Text in AppleWorks, many of your feature controls are built right into the standard window.

Look below the Title bar and above the Ruler -...
Posted by WDL, on May 9, 2001 at 11:16 AM, in Applications
I support the death penalty - but not in this... 2,791 Views / 69 Replies  
I support the death penalty - but not in this case.

If this death penalty is carried out, it will make a martyr of him to people who hold the views he does.

Far better to put him away with no...
Posted by WDL, on May 8, 2001 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
DSL here from Bell Canada - 20 minute install - 4... 409 Views / 26 Replies  
DSL here from Bell Canada - 20 minute install - 4 second connection (because
we always shut down our Macs at the end of use.)

Since install last August, only one shut down from Bell of 3 hours to...
Posted by WDL, on May 5, 2001 at 06:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can't comment on Firewire - although I have it on... 372 Views / 4 Replies  
Can't comment on Firewire - although I have it on my newest of four Macs, I haven't
used it yet.

Apart from that, yes, a hub is the only way of increasing the USB ports available - they're
not...
Posted by WDL, on May 3, 2001 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not aware of any freeware defrags - however 2... 451 Views / 15 Replies  
Not aware of any freeware defrags - however 2 others:

TechTool Pro - latest version 3.0.3 - Micromat.
Plus Optimizer - included with Diskwarrior - latest version 2.1 - Alsoft.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on May 2, 2001 at 05:54 AM, in Applications
Most recent word (last week) - no live... 401 Views / 9 Replies  
Most recent word (last week) - no live web/satellite coverage.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Apr 30, 2001 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't watch Screen Savers - but have watched... 434 Views / 18 Replies  
I don't watch Screen Savers - but have watched Call for Help fairly often.

Leo Laporte is an affable and knowledgeable host - but a couple of years back he said
that whereas he used Macs in his...
Posted by WDL, on Apr 29, 2001 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Years ago Time magazine was preparing a cover... 943 Views / 97 Replies  
Years ago Time magazine was preparing a cover story on Cary Grant - but they
had differing reports on his age - to clear it up they sent the actor a telegram:

"How old Cary Grant"

Grant...
Posted by WDL, on Apr 24, 2001 at 11:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One factor that skews the stats and projections: ... 463 Views / 27 Replies  
One factor that skews the stats and projections:

Owners of multiple Macs - I've got four - a friend has three - another friend has two.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Apr 24, 2001 at 01:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Canadians - Rebate coupon CDs of OS 9.1 in wrong language. 387 Views / 0 Replies  
If (like me) your ordered the OS 9.1 CD using one of the rebate
coupons, and the CD you receive is in the wrong language, this
is the number to call:


1 - 800 - 480-2666


This will connect...
Posted by WDL, on Apr 23, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hard to stay connected from a tent pitched beside... 480 Views / 20 Replies  
Hard to stay connected from a tent pitched beside a billabong.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Apr 20, 2001 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought two - wonder who bought the other... 385 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought two - wonder who bought the other 4,999,998.

This could take time.

WDL
Posted by WDL, on Apr 20, 2001 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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