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I had run disk maintenance and cleared caches but... 1,822 Views / 41 Replies  
I had run disk maintenance and cleared caches but it didn't really help. I had to manually remove some old duplicate calendar entries from 2003 to have any effect.
Posted by losta, on Apr 2, 2010 at 09:22 AM, in macOS
I have been having serious issues with OS X... 1,822 Views / 41 Replies  
I have been having serious issues with OS X 10.6.3 on 2 MacBook Pros 13" & 15". I think most are coming from Conflict Notifier but I'm getting constant beach balling and it hangs the whole computer....
Posted by losta, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:12 PM, in macOS
Using a Mac for eBay listing question 719 Views / 13 Replies  
I have a friend who used to have a PC that I got to switch to Mac (10.3.6). They are a big ebay seller and the experience on a Mac is different.

When you list an item and get to the description,...
Posted by losta, on Nov 24, 2004 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
20" Apple Cinema Display rev A $1000 1 GB... 3,694 Views / 57 Replies  
20" Apple Cinema Display rev A $1000
1 GB Crucial RAM $156
250 GB SATA drive $159
G5 1.8 dual rev A and Airport extreme card, AppleCare $1999
Adaptec DuoConnect FireWire/USB card $45
Posted by losta, on Aug 1, 2004 at 12:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Any one know how much the Edirols cost? 3,694 Views / 57 Replies  
Any one know how much the Edirols cost?
Posted by losta, on Jul 28, 2004 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
free PPPoE for OS 9? 1,481 Views / 17 Replies  
Does anyone know where to get a free PPPoE client for OS 9? I checked version tracker and MacPoet is not free and I can't seem to find EnterNet either.

Thanks in advance
Posted by losta, on Jul 28, 2004 at 06:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple stores had them this week but I think they... 1,792 Views / 27 Replies  
Apple stores had them this week but I think they went out the door pretty fast. I was at my local apple store Monday morning and I picked up three. I went back to get something else Tuesday afternoon...
Posted by losta, on Jul 21, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in Networking
I ordered mine last week from NewEgg, 1 GB (2x... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
I ordered mine last week from NewEgg, 1 GB (2x 512) Crucial DDR400 PC3200 it cost $156 including free shipping. I installed them in my dual 1.8 (older version) and everything is fine.

I noticed...
Posted by losta, on Jul 16, 2004 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
I guess I got the only good CompUSA deal. Most... 1,421 Views / 13 Replies  
I guess I got the only good CompUSA deal. Most CompUSAs have an Apple Rep on site they work for Apple not CompUSA. They are usually hard to find though.

I went to my Apple store first but I was a...
Posted by losta, on Jul 13, 2004 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
As a point of reference I just got a floor demo ... 1,421 Views / 13 Replies  
As a point of reference I just got a floor demo G5 1.8 DP with airport extreme and applecare for $1998, that was from CompUSA. I tried the Apple store first because last weekend I saw a single 1.8...
Posted by losta, on Jul 11, 2004 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
To answer Ben OB1, After restoring the software... 4,709 Views / 64 Replies  
To answer Ben OB1,
After restoring the software from the disks (it was a demo machne but I got the disks from a newer Power Mac). The little Panther start up music started then it asked if I had an...
Posted by losta, on Jul 10, 2004 at 02:34 PM, in macOS
WoW!! I'm impressed... new Mac setup 4,709 Views / 64 Replies  
I'm impressed... with my new Mac setup. I just got a new (store demo G5 dual 1.8 older version) and the setup was so easy to transfer all my settings from my powerbook. It connected via firewire and...
Posted by losta, on Jul 9, 2004 at 08:40 PM, in macOS
where to get free Macworld Expo passes? 317 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know where to get free Macworld Expo passes at this late date?
Thanks
Posted by losta, on Dec 19, 2002 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perfect! Just what I was waiting for I'm ordering... 1,165 Views / 27 Replies  
Perfect! Just what I was waiting for I'm ordering the SuperDrive model and selling my iBook!
Posted by losta, on Nov 6, 2002 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had an iBook 500 for a few weeks it stayed very... 1,749 Views / 18 Replies  
I had an iBook 500 for a few weeks it stayed very cool and the battery lasted over 4 hours. I decided I need a little more and moved up to the iBook 700 12", I am glad I did overall but it definitely...
Posted by losta, on Sep 16, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where do you intall a sherlock plug-in? I... 418 Views / 2 Replies  
Where do you intall a sherlock plug-in? I downloaded one from mac surfer.com (.scr? file I think) but I'm not sure where to install it.
Posted by losta, on Aug 28, 2002 at 07:28 PM, in macOS
The new iBooks don't seem to have the same... 837 Views / 15 Replies  
The new iBooks don't seem to have the same creaking hinge problems the 2001 models had.
Posted by losta, on Aug 19, 2002 at 05:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have PhotoShop 7 both Mac and PC versions but... 1,079 Views / 21 Replies  
I have PhotoShop 7 both Mac and PC versions but neither will recognize Canon RAW image files (highest quality images). That's why I use Breeze Browser on the PC. Canon has a RAW image converter but...
Posted by losta, on Aug 14, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you compare the performance of the 700 vs... 521 Views / 7 Replies  
How do you compare the performance of the 700 vs 500? I currently have a 500 dual USB and I like it alot. I got it really cheap open box so I would really only be out less than $100 than if I bought...
Posted by losta, on Aug 13, 2002 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like the compact style of the 12" . I am not... 1,079 Views / 21 Replies  
I like the compact style of the 12" . I am not that young anymore and I usually need reading glasses. But I haven't really needed them on my 12" iBook.

I just got the photoshop 7 upgrade and...
Posted by losta, on Aug 13, 2002 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have always had a Mac (and before that and... 1,079 Views / 21 Replies  
I have always had a Mac (and before that and Apple II) I bought my first PC the day Windows 95 came out. I like the Mac experience! I like PCs too now but used to just use them because I had to for...
Posted by losta, on Aug 13, 2002 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm both a Mac and PC user. I recently got an... 1,079 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm both a Mac and PC user. I recently got an iBook to replace my 2 1/2 year old iMac DV SE. Of course it's way slower than my 1.7 GHz P4 desktop. But it's so quiet, light and elegant and the...
Posted by losta, on Aug 13, 2002 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't buy a clock, I bought a music player so... 1,324 Views / 30 Replies  
I didn't buy a clock, I bought a music player so I don't really care much about the clock.

I just wanted to say that being almost anywhere in the UK in the late fall through mid winter that days...
Posted by losta, on Aug 13, 2002 at 08:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Duh! Thanks, that was easy. I figured it must be... 6,995 Views / 3 Replies  
Duh! Thanks, that was easy. I figured it must be something more difficult. But that was it.
Posted by losta, on Aug 12, 2002 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
How do I get original iMac back in box? 6,995 Views / 3 Replies  
Help! How do I get original iMac (DV SE) back in box? I am shipping it. I have all the original packaging but I can't quite figure how it is supposed to sit in the box. Can anyone help me? Is there a...
Posted by losta, on Aug 12, 2002 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
While there is no iPod forum here check out ... 820 Views / 10 Replies  
While there is no iPod forum here check out
http://ipodlounge.com/
http://www.ipoding.com

I find tons of useful info in their forums.
Posted by losta, on Aug 8, 2002 at 09:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought an open box iBook 500/12"/128/10/CD from... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought an open box iBook 500/12"/128/10/CD from Microcenter a few weeks ago. It cost me $769 with and aiport card and then I got an additional 512MB RAM for $99. The iBook was in excellent...
Posted by losta, on Aug 5, 2002 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yesterday I was ripping music from CD's to put on... 697 Views / 27 Replies  
Yesterday I was ripping music from CD's to put on my iPod in iTunes3. When I was selecting individual songs OS X 10.1.5 crashed several times(hung) after a few songs. I changed to ripping entire cd...
Posted by losta, on Aug 2, 2002 at 08:27 AM, in macOS
I just bought 512MB PC 133 PNY brand notebook... 833 Views / 25 Replies  
I just bought 512MB PC 133 PNY brand notebook memory at CompUSA for $99 once I get the $20 rebate. It is the cheapest price I could find this week. If you plan to use Photoshop get the most memory!
Posted by losta, on Aug 1, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
YES, the Comp USA 512MB PC 133 PNY RAM works.... 480 Views / 9 Replies  
YES, the Comp USA 512MB PC 133 PNY RAM works. I've had it in my ibook for a few days, no crashes, total 640 MB RAM in my dual usb iBook 500!

This is the least expensive computer I've ever...
Posted by losta, on Aug 1, 2002 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I heard they will be available the 17th. Apple... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
I heard they will be available the 17th. Apple Stores are selling the old 10GB iPod for $349 now. I'm tempted.
Posted by losta, on Jul 31, 2002 at 10:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My first iMac was probably my 10th or so Mac. It... 789 Views / 35 Replies  
My first iMac was probably my 10th or so Mac. It is a DV SE that I still have but am selling very soon. I bought it in November 1999 when the local Microcenter was having a 20% of all Apple Stuff...
Posted by losta, on Jul 30, 2002 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
What are the downsides of playing on the older... 863 Views / 9 Replies  
What are the downsides of playing on the older ibook (i.e. dual usb 500)? How bad is it? Would it be better to run it under 9 or X?

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Posted by losta, on Jul 30, 2002 at 04:27 PM, in Gaming
I decided to try the PNY 512mb pc133 memory and... 480 Views / 9 Replies  
I decided to try the PNY 512mb pc133 memory and it works fine! So for just $99 (once I get the rebate in 2 months) I now have 640mb in my iBook.

It's funny because I was looking through old...
Posted by losta, on Jul 30, 2002 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can change the DPI in photoshop and photoshop... 422 Views / 8 Replies  
You can change the DPI in photoshop and photoshop elements but I'm not sure about ps elements since I have only tried it a few times. If you want higher resolution get a camera that has more...
Posted by losta, on Jul 30, 2002 at 10:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PC's are so cheap now. Get one to do what the Mac... 1,131 Views / 72 Replies  
PC's are so cheap now. Get one to do what the Mac won't and keep the Mac for what you love.

I live in both worlds, Currently I have 4 PCs- 2 desktops, 2 laptops and 2 Macs- an iMac and an iBook....
Posted by losta, on Jul 30, 2002 at 09:49 AM, in macOS
The iPod may be just an MP3 player, but it is so... 475 Views / 14 Replies  
The iPod may be just an MP3 player, but it is so integrated into the whole
Mac system that it should have it's own forum.
Posted by losta, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've used one of the that broadcasts on FM band.... 953 Views / 13 Replies  
I've used one of the that broadcasts on FM band. Arkon Soundfeeder. It's great, no extra cables besides the box itself, works anywhere you have a radio. It broadcasts on your choice of 4 low usage...
Posted by losta, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Did they say if both versions would be available... 273 Views / 1 Replies  
Did they say if both versions would be available August 1, or just the new 10 GB model? I heard the 20GB was going to be out a little later.
Posted by losta, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm an older iBook user and my eyes don't focus... 588 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm an older iBook user and my eyes don't focus on small type as well as they used to. I recently got a 12" ibook and I haven't had any trouble.

I have made some adjustments on the computer and...
Posted by losta, on Jul 29, 2002 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CompUSA has PNY 512MB PC 133 notebook RAM for $99... 480 Views / 9 Replies  
CompUSA has PNY 512MB PC 133 notebook RAM for $99 after $20 rebate this week. Product # is N512S133W
This is the best price I've seen anywhere for 512 SO DIMM. The chip looks as slim if not slimmer...
Posted by losta, on Jul 29, 2002 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook memory question 480 Views / 9 Replies  
Am I correct in the assumtion that iBook 500 and 600's take PC 100 SO DIMMs while the 700 takes PC 133 SO DIMMs? Will 133's work with a 500?

Currently I have a 500 with 256 and I'm thinking of...
Posted by losta, on Jul 28, 2002 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's where I got mine, Microcenter, they only... 495 Views / 20 Replies  
That's where I got mine, Microcenter, they only had open boxes but it was fine for 10% less. Plus I got a $50 giftcard so I was able to get the airport card for only $50.

I have had a wirless...
Posted by losta, on Jul 23, 2002 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got a dual usb iBook 500/10/128/cd. I paid... 495 Views / 20 Replies  
I just got a dual usb iBook 500/10/128/cd. I paid $769 with an airport card, it was an open box special but it's fine for me now.

I was thinking about getting a 700 12" with combo but this was...
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you apply themes? 256 Views / 1 Replies  
Could someone point me to a FAQ or site that explains how to change themes. I downloaded a few but I'm an OS X newbie and haven't figured it out yet.
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 08:02 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the offer Colin. I checked with my... 379 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the offer Colin. I checked with my CompUSA but they were out. I ordered one on ebay for a few bucks. I'll get 10.2 next month too.
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
Flash! 510 Views / 10 Replies  
Flash!
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
Yes it's a great little thing! I use it with my... 439 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes it's a great little thing! I use it with my (shhh) xBox optical output and Logitech z560 THX speakers, sounds awesome!! I am going to set it up on my pc laptop too. I would love to hook it up to...
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 09:56 AM, in Applications
To run multiple apps buy lots of extra memory... 564 Views / 24 Replies  
To run multiple apps buy lots of extra memory from an outside vendor. 256MB is about $59. 512MB is about $160.

I just bought an older iBook 500 dual USB because I got a real good deal,I think it's...
Posted by losta, on Jul 22, 2002 at 07:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry for the silly question here but, how do you... 837 Views / 52 Replies  
Sorry for the silly question here but, how do you set up themes in OS X? I just moved up from OS 9 and I'm trying to figure everything out.
Posted by losta, on Jul 21, 2002 at 05:28 PM, in Applications
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