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This should be working... ... 405 Views / 2 Replies  
This should be working...
http://www.technowarehousellc.com/
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 20, 2001 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
To ease your mind, you might want to check out... 294 Views / 6 Replies  
To ease your mind, you might want to check out the final conclusions on reported conflicts at:
http://www.macfixit.com/reports/macos9.2.shtml
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 19, 2001 at 10:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I may have to eat my words about Moto. ... 592 Views / 25 Replies  
Well, I may have to eat my words about Moto.
Looks like G5 may actually reach vaporware stage.
Will it really be such a quantum leap as to obsolete the G4 to the same degree that the G4 did (at...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 19, 2001 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
By end of year? Don't believe it. Motorola... 592 Views / 25 Replies  
By end of year? Don't believe it.

Motorola has struggled to get out a 867Mhz G4.

No rumor of anything like the great improvements IBM's producing with G3.

Apple may be stuck with...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 18, 2001 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Uh, well, I confess: yes! Done that. But... 270 Views / 5 Replies  
Uh, well, I confess: yes!
Done that.
But as long as I've got the Wallstreet, I'd like to let the family use it (not my Pismo) if it can be speedier - yet stable!
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 17, 2001 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wallstreet PB Upgrade actually work for anyone? 270 Views / 5 Replies  
I've seen mixed reports elsewhere of CPU upgrades for Wallstreet PB G3.
I'd like to know if any of you have upgraded to 400 or 500MHz (I'm starting with 233MHz model):
?Powerlogix?
?Sonnet?...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 17, 2001 at 08:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, thank you! Your clarification got me under... 308 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, thank you! Your clarification got me under way...

So I was lucky to find at least one facile FM user here.

It also got me to stumbling around in "third-party" forum and discovering that...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 16, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Wow, is FileMaker a better way to live. Thanks... 308 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, is FileMaker a better way to live.
Thanks for connecting me with your forum.
Now I'll be able to complete transfer from the nefarious, system-crashing, no-longer-supported-on-Mac MS-FoxPro.
...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 16, 2001 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
That's the sort of bizarre bugginess that sends... 227 Views / 3 Replies  
That's the sort of bizarre bugginess that sends me trashing preferences.

With all apps quit...
Trash CD/DVD Pref file. (anybody know any others that should maybe go, too, for this issue?)
Empty...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 16, 2001 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If I'm remembering right, the SCSI card that... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
If I'm remembering right, the SCSI card that Apple itself offered for around $49 with those G4s was an adaptec unit, was it not?
Anyone with that config aught to be able to tell you, too.
But...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 11, 2001 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds like it's looking for a server on your... 333 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds like it's looking for a server on your airport network.
You might want to check the "Servers" Folder in SysFold... and trash the contents... or at least those that it could conceivably expect...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Oct 11, 2001 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just make sure it's really asleep. i've had... 251 Views / 9 Replies  
Just make sure it's really asleep.
i've had powerbooks for years and carted them all over the country in all sorts of back packs etc., and they've been great spending lots of time asleep.

the...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Jul 8, 2001 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe we should be PLEASED that apple sells... 214 Views / 9 Replies  
Maybe we should be PLEASED that apple sells overpriced ram to the deeppockets, as long as the rest of us have the option to buy a stripped-down unit: Let them keep their profit margin up at the...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 23, 2001 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know about DSL, but my cable modem... 267 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't know about DSL, but my cable modem (roadrunner) never blinks about reconnecting (via ethernet to airport) if any of my machines goes down. Instant connection/reconnection - always -

And...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 12, 2001 at 07:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
re: OS memory usage if you watch memory... 304 Views / 5 Replies  
re: OS memory usage

if you watch memory usage (in the 'About this Computer' window), you'll find that opening and closing other apps changes the system memory usage. And not all of it is...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 12, 2001 at 07:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Berkeley's Optic Nerve - not blinded again? 265 Views / 2 Replies  
No data exchange, no web site access as of 8:00am EST.

Please post any great explanations / rumors. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 8, 2001 at 09:05 AM, in Team MacNN
And what can be said about Virtual PC. For some... 429 Views / 21 Replies  
And what can be said about Virtual PC. For some folks, having a top-performing Virtual PC will be an important security blanket to get them away from a Wintel machine?

Any news on Connectix...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:24 AM, in Mac OS X
The 533 says "optional second processor" because... 976 Views / 14 Replies  
The 533 says "optional second processor" because it IS an option (now).

They can hardly say 733 has "optional second processor" - NOT NOW an option. Doesn't mean it won't become one.
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dual 533 - how best add audio-in? 259 Views / 5 Replies  
Gotta have audio in (what a bizarre omission). If I lay out for 533DP, what's a rock-solid way to add audio-in at a reasonable price?

As long as I have to make the investment - is there USB /...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
APPLE is to blame!!!!!!!!!! If these PBs had... 251 Views / 30 Replies  
APPLE is to blame!!!!!!!!!!

If these PBs had more defects there'd be a lot more interesting trouble-shooting discussions (even enthusiastic ranting) in here.

Hmmmmm. What a shame.

?shall we...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 7, 2001 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Harold Bloom (in Shak: the Invention of the... 656 Views / 63 Replies  
Harold Bloom (in Shak: the Invention of the Human) agrees with your Titus-is-a-parody line of thought.

I assume you've read that book. Not a Bible - but inspired!
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 7, 2001 at 10:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wallstreet (summer 98) flicker: no yellowish:... 225 Views / 26 Replies  
Wallstreet (summer 98)
flicker: no
yellowish: no

Pismo (Oct 2000)
flicker: no
yellowish: no
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 5, 2001 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, thanks to Chicken Randomness, they seem to... 160 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, thanks to Chicken Randomness, they seem to have fixed it. Always helps to put that 3 before that 0, eh?
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 5, 2001 at 07:46 AM, in Feedback
Be sure to have lots of chips and salsa with your... 656 Views / 63 Replies  
Be sure to have lots of chips and salsa with your Titus http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Bon Apetit !
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 2, 2001 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When a man's verses cannot be understood, nor a... 656 Views / 63 Replies  
When a man's verses cannot be understood, nor a man's good wit seconded with the forward child Understanding, it strikes a man more dead than a great reckoning in a little room.
--Touchstone
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 2, 2001 at 11:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, it's all part of a perfectly sensible ... 299 Views / 14 Replies  
Actually, it's all part of a perfectly sensible strategy...

Apple wants to support its retail outlets' business... by running an abysmal online store http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 2, 2001 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm with Cipher (he's got the same cosmic source... 502 Views / 40 Replies  
I'm with Cipher (he's got the same cosmic source I do)

<<933/1GHz
<<
<<with dual 733 available.

The source did warn, however that Moto is only expected to be able to produce two (2) of the...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Mar 2, 2001 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
you also may want a good ORAL thermometer for... 434 Views / 10 Replies  
you also may want a good ORAL thermometer for yourself. You may be more at risk than the cpu
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 28, 2001 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Now, sitting around wishing I had downloaded a... 361 Views / 28 Replies  
Now, sitting around wishing I had downloaded a bunch of WUs in reserve... It's a good time to wonder...

Anybody an AppleScripting guru? Give guidance on how to Script (nonscriptable) SETI to do...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 28, 2001 at 11:44 AM, in Team MacNN
I use variously AOL, IE, iCab, and don't... 180 Views / 3 Replies  
I use variously AOL, IE, iCab, and don't experience much difference. But if you have a different IP (i.e., have switched from AOL), perhaps it's signing on at a lower frequency. If you still have...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 28, 2001 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
if Newer's site is still up, you should be able... 434 Views / 10 Replies  
if Newer's site is still up, you should be able to get Guage PRO at www.newertech.com (http://www.newertech.com)

Your description is a little confusing, however, as "processor starts making...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 28, 2001 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
and still down at 1:30pm EST. ... 361 Views / 28 Replies  
and still down at 1:30pm EST.

---------------

-- It's not the heat, it's the stupidity --
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 02:29 PM, in Team MacNN
Well, all the above remains true, but... Now... 361 Views / 28 Replies  
Well, all the above remains true, but...

Now that i try to access SETI's homepage I find my browser saying "stalled" - so prob Berkeley is doing maintenance... or having brown-out... or something.
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 09:25 AM, in Team MacNN
I have gotten this message at different times on... 361 Views / 28 Replies  
I have gotten this message at different times on diff machines. Has not *ever* seemed to be SETI's fault. Usually a prob with my internet connection. (like *duh* leaving my modem unplugged).

On...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 08:57 AM, in Team MacNN
It's great to see the upgrades, but since they... 519 Views / 52 Replies  
It's great to see the upgrades, but since they cost 33-50% of a new iMac... doesn't it make sense to sell the old one and buy new from Apple? (or sell the 1965 Simca, keep both and dedicate the old...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Chill, Cipher, please... I don't know about the... 444 Views / 6 Replies  
Chill, Cipher, please...
I don't know about the video board, but my take (from the MacNN story on the different chips being used) is that there isn't a (consistent) performance diff between the...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 07:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Better yet, *don't* install the lame Netsc 6 or... 179 Views / 5 Replies  
Better yet, *don't* install the lame Netsc 6 or the bloating, crashing IE. Just use sleek, sweet iCab!
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 27, 2001 at 07:30 AM, in Applications
OK, I admit I have been slack in following... 211 Views / 32 Replies  
OK, I admit I have been slack in following Ca$h-fest threads, but...

What's so bad about an admin playing around with a power trip? Since the ca$h-ado seems to be all about adolescent games of...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 25, 2001 at 08:35 AM, in Feedback
actually the +4 tell what "carrier route" you are... 185 Views / 16 Replies  
actually the +4 tell what "carrier route" you are on -- which only *occasionally* by chance correspondends with a city block.

--long-suffering sorter of mail by zip
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 25, 2001 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"c'mon, misha... let him back! and credit his... 211 Views / 32 Replies  
"c'mon, misha... let him back! and credit his other handles posts to his original handle..."

Something he said earned credit? Whouda thunk?
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 24, 2001 at 06:38 PM, in Feedback
Who's Ca$h? 211 Views / 32 Replies  
Who's Ca$h?
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 24, 2001 at 06:36 PM, in Feedback
iCab rumors w/o German 216 Views / 3 Replies  
I find iCab delightfully speedy and stable and convenient... using it to browse these fora all the time. They seem to offer a new upgraded version frequently, suggesting continued active...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 24, 2001 at 09:29 AM, in Applications
Not sure about your question, but before you... 403 Views / 2 Replies  
Not sure about your question, but before you expand your use of file sync, you might want to search out a thread called something like "File sync is EVIL!"
Some useful cautions there ...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 23, 2001 at 08:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
And getting a few million primary school kids... 349 Views / 4 Replies  
And getting a few million primary school kids worldwide to pester the folks until they bought them a cutsie new iMac wouldn't hurt Apple's current bottom line or its prospects for a market share as...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 23, 2001 at 07:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
My little brain balks at following all the... 412 Views / 13 Replies  
My little brain balks at following all the implications of your connections, but may not the problem lie in "copying the system folder" - which would presumably include wherever (however many places)...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 22, 2001 at 09:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple's gotta protect itself from the like of... 224 Views / 29 Replies  
Apple's gotta protect itself from the like of MS...

I'm no lawyer (praize the loard!) but it would surprise me if the Apple corp legal team view it as necessary to take such minimal legal action -...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 21, 2001 at 09:48 AM, in Mac OS X
A noble degree of determination! However...... 960 Views / 164 Replies  
A noble degree of determination!

However... have i not correctly observed that they *have* already?
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 20, 2001 at 09:19 PM, in Team MacNN
?more useful? ...than ferreting out illegal... 508 Views / 26 Replies  
?more useful?

...than ferreting out illegal aliens?

...than listening to some intelligence transcending our humble beginnings?
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 20, 2001 at 09:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Improving "Jump To" 182 Views / 5 Replies  
This morning the Forums main page gives me the option (at bottom) of "Hop to Architosh Forum".
This is very generous publicity for the Archintosh forums, but I would find it convenient still to be...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 20, 2001 at 10:43 AM, in Feedback
So THIS explains Ca$h. "e is perfectly... 344 Views / 43 Replies  
So THIS explains Ca$h.

"e is perfectly safe." It's "safe" until the effects are demonstrated. Like a new OS is stable until you find your favorite app that toasts it. An email...
Posted by Richard Pinneau, on Feb 19, 2001 at 07:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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