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Exchange E-Mail Connection 332 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I've just started a new job at a company which delivers all it's e-mail via MS Exchange. All well and good when it's been set up on the office PC for me but more problematic now I'm...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Nov 5, 2007 at 05:23 AM, in Applications
Thanks for those suggestions, will give them a go... 603 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for those suggestions, will give them a go next time my connection dies - should be in the next couple of hours...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jun 9, 2007 at 06:29 AM, in Networking
MacBook wifi problems. 603 Views / 4 Replies  
Ever since AirPort Extreme Update 2007-002 or 003 (can't remember which) my MacBook drops it's wireless connection to my Netgear DG834G (802.11g) router regular as clockwork every 2-2.5 days. Any...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jun 8, 2007 at 06:21 AM, in Networking
Thanks very much for your input, but I've finally... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks very much for your input, but I've finally managed to solve my problem.

For future reference, it seems the the Netgear WGT634U does not support the encrypted passwords 10.4 sends by...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 5, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in Networking
I've tried that too, but OSX still asks me for a... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
I've tried that too, but OSX still asks me for a password for the share.

What I don't get is why WIndows XP can access the volume without needing to enter a password at any point, whereas OSX...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 5, 2006 at 04:27 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the suggestion, but still no joy. Here... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion, but still no joy. Here are what I've tried...

- "smb://192.168.0.99" results in SMB password box then "Error code -36"

- "smb:\\192.168.0.99" (note slash direction)...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 4, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in Networking
Network storage on DGT634U inaccessible on OSX, fine on XP. 673 Views / 6 Replies  
Today I bought a Netgear DGT634U wireless router. I've set it up without any issues to share my internet connection wirelessly to my PowerBook, and over an ethernet cable to my dad's Dell XP box.
...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 4, 2006 at 02:03 PM, in Networking
Thanks JKT, problem solved! In fact, I've found... 4,905 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks JKT, problem solved! In fact, I've found OmniGraffle 4 to be such an improvement over v2.1 which came with my PowerBook that I might even buy it.

Cheers,
Fozz
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Feb 4, 2006 at 10:12 AM, in Applications
Printing large image over multiple pages 4,905 Views / 3 Replies  
I've manageed to hit a brick wall when trying to do something seemingly pretty simple. I've got a map saved as .psd, approx 15000x15000px which I want to print out over a number of A4 pages, say 4x4....
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Feb 3, 2006 at 08:22 AM, in Applications
Poll: Why not shop around? Apple aren't the only... 1,525 Views / 36 Replies  
Why not shop around? Apple aren't the only company who will repair your laptop if something breaks. My laptop is covered for hardware failure *and* accidental damage, for less than the price of...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jan 3, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Uh oh...strange grinding noise..? 519 Views / 3 Replies  
My 12" PowerBook has just developed it's first problem by the sound of it. Whenever it's moved even the slightest amount a reasonably loud buzzing/gringing noise starts coming from somewhere near the...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 9, 2005 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How hot is "hot"? The left side of my PowerBook... 443 Views / 2 Replies  
How hot is "hot"? The left side of my PowerBook (Rev.C) is always a bit warm no matter what I'm doing. When doing something processor intensive the metal area above the power-in around the microphone...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jul 28, 2005 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, Kung Tunes is fantastic. I couldn't get the... 520 Views / 4 Replies  
Yup, Kung Tunes is fantastic. I couldn't get the application itself to work, but the Applescript that came bundled with it provided a much more convenient, customisable and generally quieter way of...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jun 8, 2005 at 02:46 PM, in Applications
Great, so in 2 years Apple's tiny user base will... 15,113 Views / 386 Replies  
Great, so in 2 years Apple's tiny user base will be split in half. How many developers will be willing to wheel out two versions of an app for a couple of % of marketshare?

I'd love to see Apple...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jun 6, 2005 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While I agree that congestion charges in city... 1,522 Views / 50 Replies  
While I agree that congestion charges in city centres make perfect sense, I really don't see it working out here in the countryside. Currently, my nearest bus stop is about a 1.5 miles away (the trip...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jun 5, 2005 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They're not going to be replacing dodgy batteries... 1,463 Views / 33 Replies  
They're not going to be replacing dodgy batteries with equally dodgy batteries - Apple will have the problem solved by now.
Posted by Fozz_uk, on May 23, 2005 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You must be using some features of Word 2004 that... 494 Views / 2 Replies  
You must be using some features of Word 2004 that don't exist in Word 2003. In 2004 Hit Tools -> Compatibility Report then "Check Document". 2004 will tell you what features you are using which...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on May 18, 2005 at 07:56 AM, in Applications
Personally, I use HD Advance and have found no... 642 Views / 1 Replies  
Personally, I use HD Advance and have found no need to access the HDD from my Mac. Formatting the drive and ripping games to it can be done from HD Advance itself, no need for a computer. However, I...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Apr 19, 2005 at 09:55 AM, in Gaming
You want one of these... 883 Views / 7 Replies  
You want one of these (http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/72201/wo/6y6s3v789ujz2iQOYuAmy9YPuJD/1.0.11.1.0.6.25.7.11.0.3) from the Apple Store and an S-Video cable.
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Apr 17, 2005 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Odd; my 12" with the same specs runs it very well... 1,646 Views / 36 Replies  
Odd; my 12" with the same specs runs it very well at 1024/medium. That's with Safari, Mail, iTunes and Konfabulator in the background too.

Great port, I've been waiting for this for so long!...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 30, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in Gaming
Sounds very funky! All totally useless of course,... 882 Views / 2 Replies  
Sounds very funky! All totally useless of course, but the "Perturbed Desktop" looks like a bit of a laugh, the thought of shaking a PowerBook and seeing the windows bounce around the screen is an...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 11, 2005 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, my original MS Bluetooth mouse works great... 686 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, my original MS Bluetooth mouse works great (although you can't assign buttons to anything other than Expose), but I've heard that the new model with the tilt-wheel dosen't work at all...

Oh,...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 2, 2005 at 08:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Browser with highlighter pen feature..? 332 Views / 0 Replies  
As a law student I often have to read through lengthy court decisions on the LexisNexis and WestLaw websites. I really need some way of highlighting bits so I can quickly pick them out later, so I'm...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Feb 15, 2005 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
Slightly off topic... I passed on AppleCare.... 492 Views / 3 Replies  
Slightly off topic...

I passed on AppleCare. Instead my PowerBook is covered by the retailer for the same price, but for 5 years, and including accidental damage. I'm fairly sure that if I do drop...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Feb 5, 2005 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
From http://www.macworld.com/news/2005/01/31/powerbook/index.php
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Feb 1, 2005 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Excellent! Thanks a lot, downloading at 820KB/sec... 563 Views / 4 Replies  
Excellent! Thanks a lot, downloading at 820KB/sec as I type...

:)
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jan 30, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in Gaming
UT: Tactical Ops Mod 563 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm missing CounterStrike, so I thought I'd try and track down the Tactical Ops mod for Unreal Tournament. Problem is, nowhere seems to have it, all the links I've found seem to point to the same...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Jan 28, 2005 at 10:08 PM, in Gaming
^ Exactly. My PS2 just plugs into the back of my... 551 Views / 7 Replies  
^ Exactly. My PS2 just plugs into the back of my Netgear router with a patch cable. You shouldn't need to involve your Mac, other than with configuring the router in the first place.
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Dec 29, 2004 at 06:11 AM, in Gaming
Mine does that all the time, in fact it's stopped... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Mine does that all the time, in fact it's stopped charging at 97% today. I was under the impression that it was some measure to preserve the battery's future life-expectancy. If it isn't - well, life...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Dec 14, 2004 at 07:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Word 2004 keeps changing langauge! 325 Views / 1 Replies  
This is a pretty speciic problem I guess but it's annoying the hell out of me. Word 2004, particually when I paste in something from a web-page, or apparently just when it's been sitting around for...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Nov 8, 2004 at 07:06 PM, in Applications
MS did recently update their Bluetooth mouse. The... 796 Views / 8 Replies  
MS did recently update their Bluetooth mouse. The old ones have no side-to-side scrolly wheel, whereas the new have that feature. I have the old one and it always worked fine with a 12" PB running...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Oct 25, 2004 at 09:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, what it describes does sound exactly like... 536 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, what it describes does sound exactly like my problem, but I don't understand step 4 - "select desired share point". Once I've clicked "Connect" the Domain (already filled in) / Username /...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Sep 29, 2004 at 09:32 AM, in Networking
Thanks a lot for that larkost, just got it set up... 536 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks a lot for that larkost, just got it set up after a bit of tinkering. One thing though, everytime I disconnect from the server and reconnect Panther asks for my username and password despite...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Sep 29, 2004 at 07:42 AM, in Networking
Translate this for a Mac user? 536 Views / 8 Replies  
My uni has implemented a network which not only allows you to access the internet from an ethernet socket in my room but gives me some backup space on a central server. The interent works fine, just...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Sep 27, 2004 at 11:40 AM, in Networking
Thanks a lot for the advice guys, sorry about the... 595 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks a lot for the advice guys, sorry about the confusing subject line. Kinda wierd that a Jaguar bug would still be around in 10.3.5 but it's not a big deal... At least RayX has given a legitimate...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 21, 2004 at 05:55 AM, in Mac OS X
My free Yahoo.com account has 100MB of storage... 415 Views / 3 Replies  
My free Yahoo.com account has 100MB of storage and, I'm almost certain, has no POP3 access. How would I see all those lovely adverts otherwise..?

EDIT: http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/mail/pop
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 20, 2004 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Newb (?): Too many disk icons on desktop! 595 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got my first Mac, a 12" PB 10 days ago, and everything's great. There's this one thing bugging me though. When I insert a CD/DVD/-R/-RW I get an icon for it on my desktop, however whenever the...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Aug 19, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyone know how many RPM the new PowerBook's hard... 5,548 Views / 103 Replies  
Anyone know how many RPM the new PowerBook's hard drives spin at?
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Apr 19, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How long do the updates usually take..? ... 776 Views / 19 Replies  
How long do the updates usually take..?

EDIT: Updates to the Apple store, I mean...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Apr 19, 2004 at 08:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Linky should be http://www.firest0rm.com/pm/ but... 1,183 Views / 6 Replies  
Linky should be http://www.firest0rm.com/pm/ but I wouldn't bother really...funny it ain't...

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Yawn... :sleep:
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Apr 9, 2004 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Playing CounterStrike on my Vaio (c'mon G5 PB's!)... 893 Views / 14 Replies  
Playing CounterStrike on my Vaio (c'mon G5 PB's!) I get 12-15fps and 640x480 with everything turned off, and I still love it. It's all about how much you demand, I'd be really chuffed with 30fps on...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 25, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the link. Sounded like he was gonna... 666 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the link. Sounded like he was gonna buy a mac on that day (tuesday). Perhaps tomorrow (wednesday) he'll be spouting off about how he can't work the mac either... :rolleyes:
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 16, 2004 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to listen to Moyles in the afternoon about... 666 Views / 14 Replies  
I used to listen to Moyles in the afternoon about 2 years ago. I can't listen to him in the morning, I'm still asleep! :sleep: :)

Anything has to be better than Sara Cox in the morning though...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 16, 2004 at 05:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not any dumber than this... ... 522 Views / 5 Replies  
Not any dumber than this...

http://www.apple.com/games/hardware/ :hmm:
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 14, 2004 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Would that also cover alleged suicide bombers,... 1,642 Views / 56 Replies  
Would that also cover alleged suicide bombers, robbers, kidnappers, script kiddies etc..?

(I'm from the UK, where we have the Terrorism Act, basically means anyone accused of a terrorist offence...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 10, 2004 at 05:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa, me too! I too can piss mightily... 1,609 Views / 72 Replies  
Whoa, me too! I too can piss mightily...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 9, 2004 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FFS! Although Schumacher is a sublime driver you... 1,189 Views / 50 Replies  
FFS! Although Schumacher is a sublime driver you have to realise that in this day and age the car is still the deciding factor. Stick Schumi in a Minardi/Jordan/Sauber (or even a McLaren?) and he...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 7, 2004 at 11:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He is an exceptional driver, though I think if... 1,189 Views / 50 Replies  
He is an exceptional driver, though I think if you had put Kimi or Juan Pablo in a Ferrari a couple of years ago they would also have won at least one championship by now.

As he's such an...
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 6, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. Amazing. 4,905 Views / 58 Replies  
Wow. Amazing.
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 6, 2004 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I don't even own a mac yet...still waiting for... 1,463 Views / 50 Replies  
I don't even own a mac yet...still waiting for new PB's... :sleep:
Posted by Fozz_uk, on Mar 6, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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