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At this point, any transfer to my Mac is better... 756 Views / 8 Replies  
At this point, any transfer to my Mac is better than what I have been able to do up to now - nothing. Obviously, VHS would be my last resort, but the video I have is not re-do-able...
Posted by Beerman, on Sep 9, 2007 at 06:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Transferring DV video to Mac Pro 756 Views / 8 Replies  
I have run into a pricey problem, and need some help. First, I have video that I made on a JVC GR-HD1 HD camcorder. Unfortunately, the camcorder is not compatible with iMovie, and I cannot transfer...
Posted by Beerman, on Sep 9, 2007 at 05:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've had this issue, too, and it seems like it's... 658 Views / 8 Replies  
I've had this issue, too, and it seems like it's related to the last security update from Apple. Nothing will wake the MPB except for a reboot.
Posted by Beerman, on May 17, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
YES! Thank you very much! 658 Views / 8 Replies  
That's the one!
Posted by Beerman, on May 2, 2006 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, this has nothing to due with BT... 658 Views / 8 Replies  
For instance, if the lid moves just enough to make the MBP think it's open, so it wakes from sleep and then never goes BACK to sleep. You know it's done it when you open the flap to the sleeve case...
Posted by Beerman, on May 1, 2006 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry- can't find the answer to this one 658 Views / 8 Replies  
Two years ago, I had a new 12" Rev.C. Someone in this forum gave me a terminal command that keeps the PB from accidentally waking from sleep while the lid is still shut... I now have a brand...
Posted by Beerman, on May 1, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problems printing PDF with DeskJet 6122 316 Views / 0 Replies  
Suddenly in the past several days, I am unable to print PDF files from my PowerBook 17" tp my HP DeskJet 6122. I have tried repairing permissions (shot in the dark), but this doesn't help. When I...
Posted by Beerman, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks! 1,626 Views / 31 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by Beerman, on Apr 19, 2005 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ditto here - can you send it to me as well? ... 1,626 Views / 31 Replies  
Ditto here - can you send it to me as well? jmspicer@mac.com
Posted by Beerman, on Apr 18, 2005 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A lot cheaper than Curcial 1,626 Views / 31 Replies  
WOW - I just got on Crucial before I found this thread and the same module was around $365 - usually they are a lot more competitive, but this was too good to pass up. I ordered, my 17" 1.5GHz wil...
Posted by Beerman, on Apr 14, 2005 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you just use it to run a program without... 1,700 Views / 23 Replies  
If you just use it to run a program without accessing commercial internet sites, you should be able to avoid those type of programs. That kind of stuff d/n just install itself unless you do...
Posted by Beerman, on Mar 28, 2005 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use VPC every day, and while it d/n run at the... 1,700 Views / 23 Replies  
I use VPC every day, and while it d/n run at the speed of an Intel machine, it is more than workable for what I do: graphics-heavy applications and VPN'ing into a Win2000 server. It is definitely...
Posted by Beerman, on Mar 25, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Move iTunes collection to powerbook? 752 Views / 9 Replies  
There is a good program called (I think) PodWorks that allows you to move music FROM your iPod to a Mac. By default, the iPod only allows music to move into it, to keep you from pirating music to...
Posted by Beerman, on Mar 11, 2005 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1. It's already the 26th in China 2. The... 402 Views / 1 Replies  
1. It's already the 26th in China
2. The times ARE in order - they are chronologically listed from bottom to top, with the latest time on top
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 25, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was going to say that the Apple method worked... 700 Views / 12 Replies  
I was going to say that the Apple method worked great for me - and I don't believe that I had to re-enter passwords, either. In fact, my new 17" looks and acts virtually identical to my rev. C 12"
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Posted by Beerman, on Feb 24, 2005 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgraded 12" and 17" yesterday, no issues to... 1,739 Views / 22 Replies  
Upgraded 12" and 17" yesterday, no issues to report.
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 11, 2005 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with the trial sync - especially when it... 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
I agree with the trial sync - especially when it comes to things like my Quicken register and other *very* sensitive items. I want them on both 'books, but I definitely don't want the data corrupted...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 11, 2005 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I downloaded DoSomethingWhen from that site, and... 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
I downloaded DoSomethingWhen from that site, and it is a nifty little program- Basically, I have it set up so when I mount up the HD from the other PB, it recognizes this, opens my saved Chronosync...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 11, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it - I thought of that, but really didn't... 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
Got it - I thought of that, but really didn't want to have to transfer everything to .Mac to set it up - I have a large document file as well as music, photos, and other stuff I have pack-ratted over...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 10, 2005 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought that iSync was limited to smaller items... 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
I thought that iSync was limited to smaller items (contacts, bookmarks, iCal appointments) - I already use iSync to handle these items between 2 PBs and an iMac. I did not think that it was robust...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 10, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree (partially) with the Windows sync... 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
I agree (partially) with the Windows sync assessment. We use it in our office to a good deal of success. The sync option I am looking for would ideally work the same way - look at the files, figure...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 10, 2005 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Syncing two (or more) Macs 1,127 Views / 24 Replies  
I have two PBs that I use frequently, and so inevitably have files that are different. I know that Windows (*gasp*) has an "offline files" feature that allows a user to sync their computer's files...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 10, 2005 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it turn off, or does it turn itself back on... 664 Views / 7 Replies  
Does it turn off, or does it turn itself back on while closed and run the battery down? That happens to me once in a while on my 12".
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 7, 2005 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Using both 12" and 17" 1,321 Views / 26 Replies  
I have a rev.c 12" and a 17" I bought a few weeks ago. The 12" is nice from a portability standpoint; I use mine a lot in retail accounts due to my line of work, and it works very well. However,...
Posted by Beerman, on Feb 7, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did the same thing last May; I am out of the... 1,142 Views / 18 Replies  
I did the same thing last May; I am out of the office a ton, and usually in a place where I need a laptop. After looking at other models (my old notebook was a Gateway, and we now purchase mostly...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 30, 2005 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Came yesterday... 620 Views / 4 Replies  
Man, that is a monster screen - you don't appreciate how small the 12" is until you have a 17". Got the free 512MB, and will wait to see if I want to upgrade to a full 2GB.

Also figured out I...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 25, 2005 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgraded to a 17" 620 Views / 4 Replies  
Made the leap of faith yesterday and ordered a brand-spankin'-new 17". The vendor offered a free 512MB upgrade which I took, but I will most likely be in the market for a 1GB stick (or two, since I...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 21, 2005 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's one of those items that I don't think I... 5,028 Views / 58 Replies  
It's one of those items that I don't think I would have ordered on my own, but was given one of their ScreenSaverz for Christmas. Plainly put, it is a nice accessory - I work in an office where...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 19, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" vs. 17" 428 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking at possibly upgrading from a rev.C 12" to a full-blown 17"; I'm interested in what those people who have made a similar "switch" have experienced; specifically, performance gains, screen...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 19, 2005 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Virtual PC upgrade 7.0.1 356 Views / 0 Replies  
I finally downloaded and installed the upgrade for VPC 7 over the past 24hrs (didn't finalize until tonite, downloaded last night, didn't have to take that long but got a little sidetracked!); ...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 19, 2005 at 09:41 PM, in Applications
Thanks! 455 Views / 2 Replies  
Appreciate the fast reply!
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 16, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in macOS
Missing Printer Setup Utility - help... 455 Views / 2 Replies  
We rec'd a new Canon photo printer for Christmas, and during our installation of said printer, realized that the Printer Setup Utility located in the Utility folder in Applications was no longer...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 16, 2005 at 11:19 PM, in macOS
Probelms with printing .pdf files 326 Views / 0 Replies  
I am having issues printing a large .pdf with an HP Deskjet 6122 - it seems that each time I send the file to the printer, it works for a minute opening a connection, then stops all printer jobs. ...
Posted by Beerman, on Jan 6, 2005 at 12:12 PM, in Applications
Thank you 1,060 Views / 3 Replies  
I went to the HP site and found an updated driver - deleted the old printer, downloaded and reinstalled the new driver, and PRESTO, she works without pausing. Thanks for your help!
Posted by Beerman, on Oct 8, 2004 at 08:19 AM, in macOS
Problems with printer stalling 1,060 Views / 3 Replies  
I use an HP 6122 Deskjet with my rev.c 12" PB - more often than, not, I have trouble with a print job stalling in the middle of the job. The printer icon that has appeared in the dock now shows a...
Posted by Beerman, on Oct 7, 2004 at 10:03 AM, in macOS
I leave mine on all day, except that I close the... 1,776 Views / 46 Replies  
I leave mine on all day, except that I close the lid when I leave the office - very rarely ever shut it down completely. I just acquired a notebook stand (Targus CoodPad), and I am very impressed at...
Posted by Beerman, on Aug 25, 2004 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any news on when VPC 7.0 will be available? 5,338 Views / 37 Replies  
I keep checking (using 6.1 now) but the websites always say something like "shipping this month" or "shipping soon."

I have a technology guarantee from buying Offfice v.X Professional that I get...
Posted by Beerman, on Aug 19, 2004 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
I bought that $479.99 1GB stick after looking the... 1,260 Views / 17 Replies  
I bought that $479.99 1GB stick after looking the same up on Kingston.com and seeing over $700 for the same - I thought I was getting a good deal. Oh well, still is nice to have 1.25GB RAM!
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 30, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Got mine about three weeks ago - yeah, the screen... 834 Views / 9 Replies  
Got mine about three weeks ago - yeah, the screen is small, but the "smallness" factor is the best part. If you are into design, screenwriting, and other tasks that require large screen area, get an...
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 17, 2004 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Installation of 10.3.4? 557 Views / 7 Replies  
In previous posts, I have seen where people have either not installed the 10.3.4 update from Apple, or have and endured problems with Bluetoooth, etc. Having just received my 12" rev. C, I have not...
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 14, 2004 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just received my brand spankin' new... 2,451 Views / 34 Replies  
I just received my brand spankin' new 12"/60/1.33/768 and installed VPC 6.1 as part of M$ Office v.X. I utilize a space merchandising program from our parent company that is only available in...
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 8, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's the one - thanks a lot! Do you know... 593 Views / 6 Replies  
That's the one - thanks a lot!

Do you know if this will allow the PB to run even while the lid is shut (for instance, if I have my external monitor attached and want the PB shut)?
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 7, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just purchased two - one is a 2-port KVM switch... 539 Views / 4 Replies  
I just purchased two - one is a 2-port KVM switch from Belkin, the other is a 4-port KVM from the same manufacturer - don't forget to buy cables if they aren't already included, I figured this out...
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 4, 2004 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Command(s) to change sleep 593 Views / 6 Replies  
There was a post not too long ago from someone who provided two commands to make a PB stay "awake" when the screen is closed - does anyone remember either the commands, or the topic that the commands...
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 4, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yee-haw! Just arrived, it is now sitting on my... 819 Views / 9 Replies  
Yee-haw! Just arrived, it is now sitting on my desk charging up!
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 2, 2004 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Re: Re: 12" PowerBook as a gift. 1,022 Views / 18 Replies  
Can I be in your family?
Posted by Beerman, on Jun 2, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only reason I didn't get 2004 now is that it... 819 Views / 9 Replies  
The only reason I didn't get 2004 now is that it is a free upgrade - if I wait until the whole Professional suite comes out, I can upgrade for free as compared to buying regular office 2004 now and...
Posted by Beerman, on May 31, 2004 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Waterfield 457,337 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I have a Cozmo suite spot for my old Gateway Solo (soon to be upgrading to a Cargo suite spot) - hands down the best bag I have ever owned - a bit expensive, but considering the quality as well as...
Posted by Beerman, on May 31, 2004 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Switching 819 Views / 9 Replies  
I just ordered a new 12" 60GB/Super/768 for work - I am switching from a Gateway Solo. I already have an older 500Mhz iMac at at home, and consider myself fairly proficient at both Windows as well...
Posted by Beerman, on May 31, 2004 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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