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I can understand why Apple stops support for... 1,393 Views / 27 Replies  
I can understand why Apple stops support for older hardware. They can't continue to support every system out there. The original Intel Mac mini with single core CPU and Intel graphics and some of the...
Posted by discotronic, on Jul 12, 2012 at 06:19 AM, in Mac News
Another sleep issue here. When I wake my MacPro... 42,180 Views / 363 Replies  
Another sleep issue here. When I wake my MacPro the fans will run at full blast for about 15 seconds before anything comes up on the screen. The good thing is it will wake up and everything goes back...
Posted by discotronic, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in Mac OS X
ghporter is mostly correct. I am using BT... 3,053 Views / 4 Replies  
ghporter is mostly correct.

I am using BT on my MacPro under Vista. Everything worked through the initial install of Vista. After installing the drivers I had to hook up a USB mouse to configure...
Posted by discotronic, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Not a problem:) 321 Views / 3 Replies  
Not a problem:)
Posted by discotronic, on Oct 26, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had a 1.8GHz G5 single (late 2004) model that... 321 Views / 3 Replies  
I had a 1.8GHz G5 single (late 2004) model that shipped with the external antenna even though it didn't have the AE card installed. There is a place to plug it in at the very top of the row of...
Posted by discotronic, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: PowerMac G5 1.8GHz (Late 2004) with many upgrades 240 Views / 0 Replies  
I am selling my PowerMac G5. It was upgraded by Apple and a little by myself. This computer is in excellent condition. It comes with all the original disks, paperwork, box and etc. Here are the...
Posted by discotronic, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:43 PM, in Marketplace
Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Return to Castle... 615 Views / 9 Replies  
Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Medal of Honor

The first two should play really well. Medal of Honor should be decent.
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 16, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Gaming
Why did you create a new user account for this?... 647 Views / 13 Replies  
Why did you create a new user account for this? You tried to sell this once before in this thread:
...
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 16, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Marketplace
The first B&W G3's did have a problem with data... 698 Views / 4 Replies  
The first B&W G3's did have a problem with data corruption but they will work with larger hard drives. Just be prepared to lose data.

My brother's B&W has been running great for 3 years with a...
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 14, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Laggy is an understatement. I had the original... 2,300 Views / 33 Replies  
Laggy is an understatement. I had the original Apple BT mouse and found that it had great precision for my needs. I now have the BT MM and can't stand the way it acts. No matter what I do the...
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 11, 2006 at 07:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Good luck with everything. With such a high... 663 Views / 6 Replies  
Good luck with everything. With such a high dollar item it can be tough. People bid and bail which does nothing but hurt the seller. eBay doesn't seem to care with all the chances they give people...
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 11, 2006 at 10:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
According to eBay rules the buyer has 3 days to... 663 Views / 6 Replies  
According to eBay rules the buyer has 3 days to contact you. They buyer could be out of town and not have access to his email. Have patience. After that you should begin to take action.
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 11, 2006 at 09:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Does your brother do any kind of teaching? He... 673 Views / 8 Replies  
Does your brother do any kind of teaching? He could get a discount that way.
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 8, 2006 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tried to boot off the WinXP Bootcamp partition... 13,157 Views / 51 Replies  
Tried to boot off the WinXP Bootcamp partition and got a BSOD. I followed the directions exactly. I can't boot into the Bootcamp partition at all now. Time to do a reinstall. What can I say...beta...
Posted by discotronic, on Dec 2, 2006 at 01:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It seems your only real option would be the... 281 Views / 1 Replies  
It seems your only real option would be the Radeon 9800 Pro. You can find them for under $200 if you look around.

I had a SP 1.8 G5 with the 9600XT and found that it played COD 2 just ok. I would...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 30, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Gaming
Bump to the top. I will take $50 shipped... 426 Views / 3 Replies  
Bump to the top.

I will take $50 shipped for the drive and $30 shipped for the video card if anyone is interested. Make me an offer:)

If someone is interested in both I will take $65 shipped.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 27, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Marketplace
SATA II is cheaper than SATA I now. Check prices... 1,774 Views / 18 Replies  
SATA II is cheaper than SATA I now. Check prices at NewEgg or TigerDirect. It is like RAM prices. The newer technology becomes cheaper as supplies become more abundant.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 22, 2006 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
That shouldn't have caused the music loss. ... 542 Views / 5 Replies  
That shouldn't have caused the music loss.

You could always use a program like iPodRip to download all the music off the iPod and place it in your iTunes library. You would have to redo your...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I just move my whole library like you did and... 542 Views / 5 Replies  
I just move my whole library like you did and have never had an issue. Unless there is another place that you have directed iTunes to store the music, you should be good.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I would contact Apple and have them send you... 11,523 Views / 29 Replies  
I would contact Apple and have them send you another one. It could be a physical issue with the burner and not firmware related. If for some reason the new firmware doesn't fix the issue you might be...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 21, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
There is already a thread going with this same... 499 Views / 5 Replies  
There is already a thread going with this same question:

http://forums.macnn.com/65/power-mac-and-mac-pro/314270/crucial-vs-owc-ram/
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 19, 2006 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
The GMA 950 takes away from your system RAM where... 26,189 Views / 55 Replies  
The GMA 950 takes away from your system RAM where the Radeon does not. If you are using Photoshop you need all the help you can get. The iMac has a 3GB max limit right now. If you are loosing 80MB of...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 17, 2006 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here is a link to the owner's manual for your... 4,478 Views / 84 Replies  
Here is a link to the owner's manual for your Clamshell. I will show you how to install the Airport card.

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/iBookG3_OriginalUserGuideMultilingual.PDF


It's like...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 17, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried to get a PayPal Mastercard? It is... 547 Views / 10 Replies  
Have you tried to get a PayPal Mastercard? It is like a check card that can be used like a credit card.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 17, 2006 at 11:15 AM, in Marketplace
What video card do you have? 596 Views / 8 Replies  
What video card do you have?
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 17, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think Handbrake would do it. A quick Google... 2,065 Views / 21 Replies  
I think Handbrake would do it. A quick Google search will bring it up.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 16, 2006 at 10:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can get a refurbished 1GB Shuffle for $59 or... 547 Views / 10 Replies  
You can get a refurbished 1GB Shuffle for $59 or a 512MB for $29 through Apple. They have the 1GB right now but if you keep an eye out the 512MB will show up.
...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 16, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Marketplace
What?? 423 Views / 6 Replies  
What??
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
What brand are the modules? There are places... 475 Views / 10 Replies  
What brand are the modules?

There are places that sell them for $200 a pair right now. I'm not saying your price is too high but it is one thing to consider.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:03 AM, in Marketplace
The 1GB SO-DIMM that they have listed is ECC so... 4,478 Views / 84 Replies  
The 1GB SO-DIMM that they have listed is ECC so it will not work.

I didn't know anyone made a 1GB PC133 module to fit in a laptop.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 12, 2006 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IIRC just go under... 516 Views / 5 Replies  
IIRC just go under User/Library/Preferences/Safari and it is called bookmarks or somthing of that nature.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 10, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree with you. Chrismear mentioned a few books... 6,205 Views / 106 Replies  
I agree with you. Chrismear mentioned a few books in another post above. David Pogue has another great book that I would recommend to any switcher. Here is a link:

Amazon.com: Mac OS X: The...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 10, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Applications
1. The disk that came the the MacBook is system... 348 Views / 3 Replies  
1. The disk that came the the MacBook is system specific.
2. The MacBook is Intel. The G5 is PPC.
3. One license. One computer. It is illegal to use the same license on multiple computers.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 9, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
bump 426 Views / 3 Replies  
bump
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 9, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Marketplace
Never mind. You are not even worth the comment. 819 Views / 10 Replies  
Never mind. You are not even worth the comment.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 8, 2006 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
At least on a Mac site you can get advice on both... 592 Views / 4 Replies  
At least on a Mac site you can get advice on both platforms. On most PC sites you will get nothing but bad attitude if you ask a Mac question:)
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 8, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually, you can get a refurb 512MB for $29. The... 369 Views / 5 Replies  
Actually, you can get a refurb 512MB for $29. The price dropped about a week ago. Check the Sale section on Apple's site.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 8, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in Marketplace
FT: 250GB IDE/PATA 3.5" hard drive 426 Views / 3 Replies  
It is a Western Digital hard drive and I can get the exact specs if needed. I would like to trade for a 120GB IDE/PATA hard drive and a PC133 (not PC100) 256MB DIMM for a G4 tower.

Let me know...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:13 PM, in Marketplace
I purchased the Mac Pro 2.0. My reason for not... 819 Views / 10 Replies  
I purchased the Mac Pro 2.0. My reason for not going the 2.66 route was pure budget. I wanted the 1900XT and more RAM. For my current needs the upgraded RAM and video card are more important than...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 8, 2006 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
It is all in one suite. Try this and it has... 1,222 Views / 13 Replies  
It is all in one suite.

Try this and it has a free trial:

icExcel -- Mac viewer and converter for Excel and Appleworks spreadsheet files...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 7, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Applications
I went from a PowerMac G5 1.8GHz single processor... 1,612 Views / 35 Replies  
I went from a PowerMac G5 1.8GHz single processor with 1.25GB RAM to a Mac Pro with 1GB RAM. I haven't noticed anything out of the ordinary in regards to the RAM or system slowness.

I could use...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 7, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also, try ThinkFree online: Take A Tour -... 1,222 Views / 13 Replies  
Also, try ThinkFree online:

Take A Tour - Why ThinkFree Online? (http://www.thinkfree.com/html/guide/guide_01.html)
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 7, 2006 at 04:15 PM, in Applications
I don't think you can purchase the individual... 1,222 Views / 13 Replies  
I don't think you can purchase the individual programs in Office on the Mac. At one time I think this was possible but the option is not there anymore. I think you can still purchase them on Windows...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 7, 2006 at 03:28 PM, in Applications
I have my G5 hooked up to my Mac Pro through the... 1,617 Views / 18 Replies  
I have my G5 hooked up to my Mac Pro through the second port. I wanted to do some large file transfers and my router is only a 10/100. Needless to say it is way faster going from computer to computer.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 7, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sending PM. 471 Views / 4 Replies  
Sending PM.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 5, 2006 at 11:05 PM, in Marketplace
The new Mac Pro takes ECC. 1,581 Views / 28 Replies  
The new Mac Pro takes ECC.
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 5, 2006 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
While under Windows, go into the Contol Panel.... 1,215 Views / 12 Replies  
While under Windows, go into the Contol Panel. There is a Startup disk option there. Does that work?
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 5, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I would consider one. MacNN had a story a few... 996 Views / 9 Replies  
I would consider one. MacNN had a story a few weeks ago on it's release.

MacNN | ViewSonic ships LCD with iPod dock (http://www.macnn.com/articles/06/10/11/viewsonic.ships.viewdock/)

I was...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 4, 2006 at 07:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If the old way is still the right way you should... 1,581 Views / 28 Replies  
If the old way is still the right way you should leave smaller slower RAM in the first slot. Larger faster RAM in the second slot.

I don't know if that still holds true today but I don't see why...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 4, 2006 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
You are having kernal panics. It is a grey screen... 4,478 Views / 84 Replies  
You are having kernal panics. It is a grey screen in several different languages telling you to restart. Bad or incompatible RAM is the most common cause. You should send it back for an exchange or...
Posted by discotronic, on Nov 4, 2006 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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