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Thanks, folks! 673 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, folks!
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 23, 2009 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The MagSafe power plug: homebrew amelioration? 673 Views / 9 Replies  
My daughter just had her 2nd MagSafe power supply replaced because the cable was so frayed at the junction with the MagSafe plug. Thank goodness Geniuses deigned to replace these PSU's, twice. It's...
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 23, 2009 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks to all for their help and input! 1,986 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks to all for their help and input!
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 21, 2009 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
Yes, it works! For CD tracks selected as a group... 1,986 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, it works! For CD tracks selected as a group the control is in the "Options" in the resulting panel, rather than "Info". Works like a charm, and the files immediately leave the "Compilations"...
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 21, 2009 at 09:09 AM, in Applications
That's great! It will work if I don't have to do... 1,986 Views / 8 Replies  
That's great! It will work if I don't have to do it on a song-by-song basis (at least 500 songs up there). I will try it on albums and report back.
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 21, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in Applications
deleted extraneous info 1,986 Views / 8 Replies  
deleted extraneous info
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 21, 2009 at 08:58 AM, in Applications
iTunes: how to clean up "Compilations" 1,986 Views / 8 Replies  
For whatever its devious reasons iTunes has chosen to put a lot of my files into its "Compilations" folder for no reason: they're just CD's recorded by single artists or bands. I would like to move...
Posted by Etnier, on Jun 21, 2009 at 08:56 AM, in Applications
Poll: Seems this all may be moot: my wife announced... 496 Views / 8 Replies  
Seems this all may be moot: my wife announced that a friend has given her an old PC. Sheesh. I get to maintain it, of course.

Thanks to all for your help.

Would love to see further info on...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 4, 2009 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: The iMac I'm buying will be used to run Mail,... 496 Views / 8 Replies  
The iMac I'm buying will be used to run Mail, Quicken, Skype and Camino. That's it. I'm guessing that, running 10.4.11, it will be able to limp along on the 512mb RAM it comes with. Any reason I...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 3, 2009 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Per the apple-history site: "The 1.83 GHz model... 496 Views / 8 Replies  
Per the apple-history site: "The 1.83 GHz model used the Intel Intel GMA950 graphics chipset, had a 24x/24x/16x/8x CD-RW/DVD-ROM "Combo" drive, and did not include Bluetooth." Maybe it does! We'll...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 3, 2009 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Thanks for this! I was wondering about drive... 496 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for this! I was wondering about drive replacement and like that.

It's the most propitious deal I've found so far, and I've been looking for a while: we need the 17" monitor to fit our room,...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 3, 2009 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Buying used iMac Late 2006: input from owners? 496 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm in the process of buying a Late 2006 1.83GHz 17" iMac (iMac 5,2) for my wife to use.

http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=imac_late_06

Posting here to inquire about known...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 3, 2009 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
You have a PM. 683 Views / 8 Replies  
You have a PM.
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 2, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Marketplace
Anyone with the right kind of laser can import... 2,996 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone with the right kind of laser can import your graphics file and burn it on an appropriate surface. I don't know what wavelength is best for iPods or Macbooks, but again, I'd google for "laser"...
Posted by Etnier, on Dec 30, 2008 at 05:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Westbo, I think the file has been extensively... 494 Views / 5 Replies  
Westbo, I think the file has been extensively worked over at this point. My best guess is that it has damage which keeps it from opening as it should in those programs (it dates back to the mid...
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 7, 2008 at 08:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks! I have emailed you the file through your... 494 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks! I have emailed you the file through your webpage.

Many thanks for your offer of help!

John
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 5, 2008 at 07:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Can Someone Open An OLD Quark Doc??? 494 Views / 5 Replies  
Was just emailed a Quark document dating from roughly 1994: InDesign refuses to open it.

Type XDOC, creator XPR3

I need text extracted from the document and was wondering if anyone here had the...
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 5, 2008 at 05:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
An AL iMac can't drive this, right? 833 Views / 6 Replies  
An AL iMac can't drive this, right?
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 5, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in Marketplace
No Applecare, right? Just checking. Matte or... 550 Views / 11 Replies  
No Applecare, right? Just checking.
Matte or glossy please?
PM sent
Posted by Etnier, on Oct 11, 2008 at 11:05 AM, in Marketplace
Moved to eBay... 286 Views / 2 Replies  
Moved to eBay (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220283302328)
Posted by Etnier, on Sep 19, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in Marketplace
FA NIKON D300 with 18-200mm VR zoom and extras 286 Views / 2 Replies  
(Moved to ebay) (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220283302328)

Like-new Nikon D300 with 18-200mm VR lens: more camera than I need. 4500 exposures on camera.

8 & 4GB SanDisk...
Posted by Etnier, on Sep 14, 2008 at 11:09 AM, in Marketplace
Trashing the file appears to have fixed things... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
Trashing the file appears to have fixed things without further damage. I was reluctant to go that route for fear the startup process would stall on the missing file.

Thanks all!!!!!
Posted by Etnier, on Aug 18, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in Mac OS X
No, I should be able to trash... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
No, I should be able to trash /Library/Keychains/. I guess there's no harm in trying that.
Posted by Etnier, on Aug 18, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm afraid that didn't help either. The most... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm afraid that didn't help either.

The most obvious indication of my problem is that I get this dialog, upon restarts or log-ins, and at other junctions:
...
Posted by Etnier, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:45 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm afraid this DID NOT work. It erased all my... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm afraid this DID NOT work. It erased all my saved internet logins and leaves me where I was: I am asked for a system login password I don't know when user login begins.

I now cannot "import"...
Posted by Etnier, on Aug 17, 2008 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Serious keychain screwup: can I undo? 391 Views / 11 Replies  
This question pertains to a Tiger, OSX 10.4.11, system.

I have been, for the last week, trying to recover from a waaaaaay premature drive failure in my new (October 2007) AL iMac. In the final...
Posted by Etnier, on Aug 16, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
If you're offering to go through all this on -my-... 1,348 Views / 4 Replies  
If you're offering to go through all this on -my- account, please don't!

I'm just reviving the thread to see if anyone else experienced what I have.
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 26, 2008 at 02:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
...and forces the upgrade path. 2,335 Views / 31 Replies  
...and forces the upgrade path.
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple has repeatedly repaired my Powerbooks with... 595 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple has repeatedly repaired my Powerbooks with third-party drive or RAM in place without a word. I was -asked- about this on intake ("do you have a 3rd-party drive in place?") and they just fixed...
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
can't delete 614 Views / 9 Replies  
can't delete
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: If that was directed at me I sure would like to... 8,658 Views / 80 Replies  
If that was directed at me I sure would like to know how I was redundant.

I have been online since the mid-80's and learned to be -very- careful about my posting: not 'wasting bandwidth' in...
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:22 PM, in Marketplace
Bumping this: any further input on this question?... 1,348 Views / 4 Replies  
Bumping this: any further input on this question?

I'm particularly interested in whether other AL iMac users have this problem?
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 25, 2008 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: ...and to think that for all these years I... 8,658 Views / 80 Replies  
...and to think that for all these years I thought I was being a responsible member by keeping my post count down.

Here come my 10 stoopid questions ;-)
Posted by Etnier, on Jul 24, 2008 at 09:26 PM, in Marketplace
Condition? Why being sold? Is Pro Care... 695 Views / 13 Replies  
Condition? Why being sold?

Is Pro Care attached to individual products?
I thought it was sold to individual PEOPLE.

Why 3 days to ship out?
Posted by Etnier, on May 22, 2008 at 04:10 PM, in Marketplace
I'm sorry: need cash. 486 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm sorry: need cash.
Posted by Etnier, on Mar 6, 2008 at 06:51 PM, in Marketplace
Bump for price drop. 486 Views / 3 Replies  
Bump for price drop.
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 26, 2008 at 03:53 PM, in Marketplace
FS 17" 1.3GHz Powerbook G4 486 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought this very recently for my wife, who didn't want it after all.
$750.00 shipped in US.
Superclean, in remarkable condition.
No dents, screen bright and clear.
512MB RAM, 80GB HD. With...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 18, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Marketplace
Just trying again on my last two: • The... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Just trying again on my last two:

• The hinge 'clutches' need tightening. Is there online info on how to do this?

• Almost no keyboard backlighting, although the screen backlight is fine. Is...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 11, 2008 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! (Still looking for help with the... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks!

(Still looking for help with the others.)
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 10, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Questions about 1.33GHz 17" PowerBook 315 Views / 4 Replies  
I bought a 1.33GHz 17" PowerBook for my wife and have a few questions (I'm used to the next-generation 1.5GHz 15"):

• Apparently this is of the generation before trackpad scrolling was enabled. Is...
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 10, 2008 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is a fabulous photo printer, FWIW. Price... 492 Views / 8 Replies  
This is a fabulous photo printer, FWIW. Price seems quite reasonable.
Posted by Etnier, on Feb 2, 2008 at 04:30 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks for this as well. 5,335 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for this as well.
Posted by Etnier, on Jan 1, 2008 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. This is a big help! 5,335 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks. This is a big help!
Posted by Etnier, on Jan 1, 2008 at 10:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech webcams work with Macs? 5,335 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm considering a Logitech QuickCam Ultra Vision or Fusion to add to my AL iMac: the fixed camera position on the iMac limits it.

WIll these cameras work?
Posted by Etnier, on Jan 1, 2008 at 10:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wish I could help you, S&S. I wound up using... 1,403 Views / 7 Replies  
Wish I could help you, S&S.

I wound up using the S-video connection. It worked fine for what I needed: playback of an iTunes-purchased TV series, because the resolution of the files didn't exceed...
Posted by Etnier, on Dec 22, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As stated in the post and its title, I'm looking... 1,403 Views / 7 Replies  
As stated in the post and its title, I'm looking for an adaptor which outputs component video and works with a late-model Powerbook. Your device outputs S-video and composite only, and "is designed...
Posted by Etnier, on Dec 10, 2007 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DVI > Component Video for late Powerbook 1,403 Views / 7 Replies  
I want to convert the DVI video out from my M9676LL/A 15" 1.5GHz PB (ATI Mobility Radeon 9700) to component video to connect to a plasma set (all the HDMI inputs are taken).
Can anyone recommend a...
Posted by Etnier, on Dec 10, 2007 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iMac 24" poor external monitor picture quality 1,348 Views / 4 Replies  
I have tried three 19" LCD displays, two of them new-from-the-box, as external monitors on my 24" 2.8GHz AL iMac.

Picture, especially on the new screens, is too contrasty, and tends towards too...
Posted by Etnier, on Dec 9, 2007 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just moved my 2.8GHz 24" iMac (Model... 979 Views / 13 Replies  
I just moved my 2.8GHz 24" iMac (Model Identifier: iMac7,1) from Leopard to 10.4.1. InstallediMac software update 1.2.1 and then tried to install the graphics firmware update but it won't install....
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 16, 2007 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah! Looks nice. Thank you. 292 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah! Looks nice. Thank you.
Posted by Etnier, on Nov 9, 2007 at 06:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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