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iMac G5 superdrive - what model? 485 Views / 0 Replies  
Could someone with one of the the new iMac G5s with superdrive check their apple system profile, and post what model is being used? It'd be great if it was one that could be made region free with a...
Posted by michel, on Sep 17, 2004 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
try canada ram ... 436 Views / 3 Replies  
try canada ram

http://www.canadaram.com/macram.html

they have good prices, around the same as NCIX, i believe.
Posted by michel, on Sep 17, 2004 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for all the input. i did try... 390 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for all the input.

i did try reseating the original ram, and that didn't fix it.

i replaced the PRAM battery (which is the same as the logic board battery, isn't it)?

i did get it to...
Posted by michel, on Sep 5, 2004 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
imac 333 dead, or is it? 390 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a rev d imac 333, that i was futzing around with trying to get it to work with two 256 meg chips under 10.3 (it never worked, always froze after a few minutes). So now it's back to 192 meg (a...
Posted by michel, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
okay, i'm back to the original 128 meg chip.... 347 Views / 5 Replies  
okay, i'm back to the original 128 meg chip. running fine for 3 hours.

so here's how it seems to be shaking out:

128 meg chip (low profile) - freeze
128 meg chip (regular profile) - seems to...
Posted by michel, on Apr 12, 2004 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
you're right. i don't think i've tried the 128... 347 Views / 5 Replies  
you're right. i don't think i've tried the 128 meg chip on its own since trying the 256 meg chips. i'll give that a go, and hopefully that'll give me some insight.
Posted by michel, on Apr 11, 2004 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
the ram is PC100. i thought it was ram too (which... 347 Views / 5 Replies  
the ram is PC100. i thought it was ram too (which is why i purchased two new 256 chips from OWC), but i found it odd that it's freezing with 4 different ram chips. doesn't that seem unlikely?

the...
Posted by michel, on Apr 10, 2004 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
imac rev d freezing... not sure why 347 Views / 5 Replies  
hi all,

i have a nice little orange rev d imac 333. for the longest time it was operating as a file server in my design studio, but then it started freezing. i ended up replacing it with an emac...
Posted by michel, on Apr 10, 2004 at 08:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the prompt reply. i guess i should try... 423 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the prompt reply. i guess i should try selling those 4 daughter cards on ebay and then try to procure a G4 ZIF.
Posted by michel, on Apr 10, 2004 at 08:02 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Install G4 400 from Sawtooth into Beige G3 (266)? 423 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently upgraded a batch of G4 400s in my graphic design studio to 1.4 GHZ machines, and now I have 4 G4 400 ZIFs just sitting around. I also have a Beige G3 266 packed away in the closet.

My...
Posted by michel, on Apr 9, 2004 at 08:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
turns out the trouble was the logic board. it's... 521 Views / 2 Replies  
turns out the trouble was the logic board. it's been repaired (thank goodness for that applecare warranty)
Posted by michel, on Feb 26, 2003 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
from what i understood, agp refers to 'advanced... 790 Views / 5 Replies  
from what i understood, agp refers to 'advanced graphics port' and is completely separate from the processor.
Posted by michel, on Feb 14, 2003 at 02:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
install G4 ZIF from Yosemite into Gossamer Beige G3? 790 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm thinking of upgrading one of the G4-400 Yosemite's in my design studio to a G4-800 or 1Ghz. And I'm wondering if I can take the G4-400 ZIF from the old machine and use it in a beige G3? Anyone do...
Posted by michel, on Feb 12, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in Hardware Hacking
overheated pismo ;( 521 Views / 2 Replies  
over the weekend my pismo started freezing intermittently under osx 10.2, which is unusual. i'd restart, work for a bit, then it'd freeze again. then it started shutting down randomly, and would take...
Posted by michel, on Feb 10, 2003 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
safari great on pismo 500 668 Views / 21 Replies  
i'm using the latest build of safari (v51) on a pismo 500 with 768 meg of ram, and a cable modem connection and it's very fast. maybe not perceptibly faster than chimera, but fast nonetheless.
Posted by michel, on Jan 10, 2003 at 11:07 PM, in Mac OS X
it sounds like you may be launching it from the... 402 Views / 6 Replies  
it sounds like you may be launching it from the disk image... copy the app to your hard drive, and it ought to be okay.
Posted by michel, on Nov 22, 2002 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
this might work for you: iPhoto Library... 355 Views / 3 Replies  
this might work for you:

iPhoto Library Manager:

http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=13532&db=mac

one of the comments reads:

"Great!! I thought I had lost my original library...
Posted by michel, on Nov 22, 2002 at 12:38 PM, in Mac OS X
i was silly enough to update from the pioneer... 438 Views / 9 Replies  
i was silly enough to update from the pioneer site (http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/hs/mac_updaters.html). the firmware update worked just fine (even though i have a 'superdrive' and not an...
Posted by michel, on Nov 8, 2002 at 12:33 PM, in Mac OS X
this baffles me as well. it would seem like... 719 Views / 18 Replies  
this baffles me as well. it would seem like distiller would be a relatively simple app to carbonize. i use it often still to distill PDFs that are DDAP compliant.
Posted by michel, on Oct 18, 2002 at 10:46 AM, in Applications
"They still haven't fixed the over 1 gig of ram... 3,113 Views / 75 Replies  
"They still haven't fixed the over 1 gig of ram problem Im having(radeon(PCI)). it is documented but apple and ati are doing nothing about it. But other than that its great. I was hopeing for a fix...
Posted by michel, on Oct 16, 2002 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
i want overscan for playing DVDs from my... 1,177 Views / 10 Replies  
i want overscan for playing DVDs from my powerbook to my television. trivial, i know, but a very nice touch in OS9.
Posted by michel, on Oct 12, 2002 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
RAM tester for x? 281 Views / 0 Replies  
i recently had some reason to give my RAM an extensive memory test; apple hardware test will sometimes give faulty RAM a passing grade, in my experience. under OS9 there was a great utility from...
Posted by michel, on Oct 5, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Newer's 'gauge pro' was the best utility I'd used... 689 Views / 17 Replies  
Newer's 'gauge pro' was the best utility I'd used to test Ram. I had some bad ram on a pismo powerbook about a year ago, and nothing other than gauge pro reported it as faulty. gauge pro was the only...
Posted by michel, on Oct 5, 2002 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
well, that's pretty rotten news. i haven't even... 738 Views / 5 Replies  
well, that's pretty rotten news. i haven't even upgraded to the OSX version of account edge yet (still using MYOB 9). guess it's time to talk to my accountant (he's an MYOB-certified account) about...
Posted by michel, on Oct 5, 2002 at 10:35 AM, in Applications
using Proteus 2.1 FC. but i'm starting to suspect... 602 Views / 15 Replies  
using Proteus 2.1 FC. but i'm starting to suspect that the problem lies with AOL, not with the program. especially given that Fire is having the same trouble. Anyone try Adium?
Posted by michel, on Oct 1, 2002 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
proteus and aim at odds again? 602 Views / 15 Replies  
i've been getting disconnected repeatedly through AIM access using proteus. anyone else experiencing problems? I've tried both toc.oscar.aol.com port 9898 and login.oscar.aol.com port 5190. I stay...
Posted by michel, on Oct 1, 2002 at 04:31 PM, in Applications
i had kernel panics galore and it seemed to be... 459 Views / 8 Replies  
i had kernel panics galore and it seemed to be related to network access *after* waking up from sleep. i've since turned off sleep, and have had nary a kernel panic. this is on a dual 1 ghz with 1.5...
Posted by michel, on Sep 30, 2002 at 06:12 PM, in Mac OS X
'find' finds too much 302 Views / 0 Replies  
not sure if this is from 10.2.1 update or not, but using the 'Find' function in the finder finds way too much... doing a search for, say 'myfile.txt' on my drives comes up with a list of thousands of...
Posted by michel, on Sep 19, 2002 at 04:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I posted a similar problem on both the apple... 229 Views / 6 Replies  
I posted a similar problem on both the apple support forums and the macfixit forums and got no response. I've had several CDs (mostly from clients) that don't show all the files; however, checking...
Posted by michel, on Jul 31, 2002 at 09:43 AM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 439 Views / 17 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif"> Choose File menu, than Print.
Now click on...
Posted by michel, on Jul 22, 2002 at 02:00 PM, in Applications
10.2 and overscan on TV display? 340 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone seen anything like 9.x's overscan video mode in 10.2?

<small>[ 07-11-2002, 09:41 PM: Message edited by: michel ]</small>
Posted by michel, on Jul 11, 2002 at 10:40 PM, in Mac OS X
snax currently lets you add/change labels (but in... 348 Views / 12 Replies  
snax currently lets you add/change labels (but in the style of os 9). obviously the OSX filesystem supports labels. it'd be great if some enterprising programmer were to create a contextual menu to...
Posted by michel, on May 19, 2002 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Pismo and Rogers AT&T 'Portage' through Nokia 3360 325 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone had luck (or skill) in getting Rogers AT&T's 'Portage' service (wireless connection via Nokia 3360, in my case) to work? I can get OSX to connect to the phone via the IR port, and dial up,...
Posted by michel, on May 9, 2002 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i thought of that, but for the life of me i can't... 254 Views / 4 Replies  
i thought of that, but for the life of me i can't seem to find those directions. i should have bookmarked them when they first appeared!
Posted by michel, on May 1, 2002 at 08:24 AM, in Mac OS X
sadly i don't have a 10.1 installer disc, so i... 254 Views / 4 Replies  
sadly i don't have a 10.1 installer disc, so i have to install 10.0 and upgrade to 10.1.
Posted by michel, on Apr 30, 2002 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
OSX 10.0 will not install on Rev D imac with upgraded HD 254 Views / 4 Replies  
My design studio uses a Rev D imac as our fileserver, and I wanted to finally take the plunge and upgrade it to OSX (I figure X has faster Appletalk than 9). But first, I upgraded the hard-drive to a...
Posted by michel, on Apr 30, 2002 at 06:32 PM, in Mac OS X
i have had similar trouble... but my trouble... 280 Views / 27 Replies  
i have had similar trouble... but my trouble stems from the inability to burn from a firewire hard drive to a firewire CD-R. seems like x just does not like burning from firewire to firewire. can...
Posted by michel, on Apr 26, 2002 at 01:07 PM, in Mac OS X
yes, i know i can get an enclosure... but what... 261 Views / 2 Replies  
yes, i know i can get an enclosure... but what i'm wondering is if i can use the existing qps enclosure and put in a drive other than a plextor.
Posted by michel, on Apr 6, 2002 at 09:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
replace cd-rw inside qps enclosure 261 Views / 2 Replies  
i have a qps 12x firewire cd-rw that bit the dust this week. i'm wondering if anyone's had success replacing the drive mechanism inside the enclosure. i tried using a 24x yamaha cdr, but it just...
Posted by michel, on Apr 6, 2002 at 07:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What kind of hardware do you have? I'm going to... 220 Views / 4 Replies  
What kind of hardware do you have? I'm going to run a test on my Pismo at home this weekend and see if it fares any better.
Posted by michel, on Mar 14, 2002 at 03:26 PM, in Mac OS X
flaky firewire burning problems 220 Views / 4 Replies  
I have three firewire devices that I used regularly with X without any trouble. Two are QPS writers (one a 12x CD-RW, the other the DVD-R). One is a Lacie 60 gig external firewire drive.

I've been...
Posted by michel, on Mar 13, 2002 at 08:56 AM, in Mac OS X
wrong choice of words on my part. os 9.x has a... 309 Views / 8 Replies  
wrong choice of words on my part. os 9.x has a mode called 'overscan' that basically stretches the image so it really goes edge to edge on a tv screen. otherwise, there's a bit of a margin along each...
Posted by michel, on Feb 20, 2002 at 03:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I was never able to have two monitors (TV &... 309 Views / 8 Replies  
I was never able to have two monitors (TV & built-in) attached and view DVDs. It's true that you could reboot your pismo and have the TV be your only monitor and DVDs would play then... But now no...
Posted by michel, on Feb 20, 2002 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
10.13 + Pismo = DVD s-video works! 309 Views / 8 Replies  
Great news for Pismo owners with 10.13 installed... Even though the release notes mention G4 powerbook video playback being fixed for external monitors and doesn't specifically mention G3 powerbooks,...
Posted by michel, on Feb 20, 2002 at 01:36 PM, in Mac OS X
10.13 + Pismo = DVD s-video works! 218 Views / 0 Replies  
Great news for Pismo owners with 10.13 installed... Even though the release notes mention G4 powerbook video playback being fixed for external monitors and doesn't specifically mention G3 powerbooks,...
Posted by michel, on Feb 20, 2002 at 01:30 PM, in Mac OS X
actually, i do have insurance through my design... 319 Views / 10 Replies  
actually, i do have insurance through my design studio. i'll have to check to see what my deductable is. thanks for the advice
Posted by michel, on Dec 17, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
dropped pismo - slightly cracked case 319 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I finally did the thing I dreaded I'd do since I first got my pismo. Dropped it this morning and cracked the upper right corner of the bottom (keyboard) section. What's the best thing for me to...
Posted by michel, on Dec 17, 2001 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
changing permissions on vm partition 273 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I've followed the steps at macosxhints.com to give myself a scratch/vm partition that I had hoped to use for both X's virtual memory, as well as photoshop scratch. However, because the...
Posted by michel, on Dec 12, 2001 at 08:41 AM, in Mac OS X
finder bugs / classic bugs 261 Views / 1 Replies  
Here are a couple of bad bugs with the os 10.1 and 10.1.1 finder (can't remember if this was the case with 10.0x series).

1) In the list view, you cannot use contextual menus on items unless their...
Posted by michel, on Nov 28, 2001 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
If you do a sherlock search for files containing... 338 Views / 12 Replies  
If you do a sherlock search for files containing 'irda' you'll find these:

AppleSCCIrDA.kext
AppleUSBIrDA.kext
IrDA.menu

If you try to drag the IrDA.menu to the menu bar, it won't work. But...
Posted by michel, on Oct 29, 2001 at 07:55 AM, in Mac OS X
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