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Hard Drive Troubleshooting 305 Views / 1 Replies  
A friends drive from a G5 imac apparently crashed and he wanted me to see if I can retrieve any data from it.
I have a Titanium Powerbook and an Intel Core2duo imac I can use.
I know that I've seen...
Posted by alex720l, on Dec 20, 2007 at 11:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for all the replies. This unit is only... 269 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies.
This unit is only about two years old. It's a PC I built myself using quality components.
The case is an Antec Sonata so it's virtually silent; much much quieter than...
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 24, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Networking
PC as file server 269 Views / 4 Replies  
So since I got my Intel base imac I have no use for my pc which I can't seem to sell. Is it possible to use it as a file server; throw a bunch of hard drives in it and use them to store movies, music...
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 23, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in Networking
Max Hard Drive for 15" Powerbook 816 Views / 1 Replies  
15" Aluminum Powerbook 1.5 ghz

What is the maximum hard drive I can install in this unit??
Otherworld computing sells Toshiba drives as big as 160 gig.
I recently replaced a failed drive in this...
Posted by alex720l, on Jul 27, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I have a PC but it won't read disc number one... 1,095 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a PC but it won't read disc number one which is the disc with XP on it. I will keep trying but its starting to look like this might not work.
Thanks for your help!!

Alex
Posted by alex720l, on Oct 31, 2006 at 09:28 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Only have two discs. The PC will only read disc... 1,095 Views / 5 Replies  
Only have two discs. The PC will only read disc two. I will check for the file you mentioned and post my results. I know XP is on the first disc because my Mac can read it. Can I somehow create a XP...
Posted by alex720l, on Oct 30, 2006 at 11:31 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Install Windows on PC using Virtual PC Disc 1,095 Views / 5 Replies  
Help. I think I heard that this is possible. I have a copy of Virtual PC6 with Windows XP Pro on the disc (it's a two disc set, the second disc says "extra system files."
I want to install the copy...
Posted by alex720l, on Oct 27, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Can you be a little more specific?? I sync thru... 320 Views / 2 Replies  
Can you be a little more specific?? I sync thru the .mac system preferences pane; not through an e-mail account so I'm not sure what you mean.

Thanks
Posted by alex720l, on Jun 6, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Applications
Synching Mail Accounts 320 Views / 2 Replies  
I tried synching my mail accounts through .mac between two macs and it doesn't work. I still have different folders and messages on both computers. I was hoping to have a mirror image of my preffered...
Posted by alex720l, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
Corrupted menu bar 356 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I repair a corrupted menu bar?? On the entire right hand side of the menu bar I often get characters running together, repeating icons etc.
I am running osx.4.1
Posted by alex720l, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Need help with Airport home network 351 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an airport extreme base station with an airport express configured to join the extremes network. The extreme is connected to a cable modem through a Linxsys router supplied by Vonage. The...
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 19, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in Networking
Mail marking old messages as new 211 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone seen this behavior?? Every few weeks mail marks about 100 or so old messages as new. Anyone know what the problem may be???
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 18, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Applications
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Posted by alex720l, on Mar 17, 2005 at 04:09 PM, in Networking
I have no idea what you mean. Can you be a little... 369 Views / 6 Replies  
I have no idea what you mean. Can you be a little more specific?? Where exactly is the Rendevous option and how should it be set?
Thanks.
Posted by alex720l, on Mar 16, 2005 at 08:28 PM, in Networking
Printing is no problem from the imac. I tried... 369 Views / 6 Replies  
Printing is no problem from the imac. I tried rebooting but still can't print through airport.
Posted by alex720l, on Mar 16, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in Networking
Can't Print Through Airport 369 Views / 6 Replies  
Airport extreme is connected to Linksys router supplied by Vonage. Flat panel imac is connected to Airport extreme. I used to be able to print (printer is connected to imac through USB hub) from my...
Posted by alex720l, on Mar 16, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in Networking
Unable to Repair Permissions 377 Views / 4 Replies  
I can't repair permissions on OSX.2.8
Disk Utility actually finds much that needs to be fixed but after each error it finds is the message "permissions not repaired. reason, operation not...
Posted by alex720l, on Feb 21, 2005 at 11:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Chat Language Translation Software 273 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know of any??? The only solutions I could find are mostly enterprise based and VERY expensive. Has this technology filtered down to the average user level yet ???
Posted by alex720l, on Feb 19, 2005 at 07:31 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply. I guess it's not as easy as... 547 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I guess it's not as easy as I thought or it would already be implemented.
Posted by alex720l, on Dec 26, 2004 at 10:15 PM, in Networking
AirTunes stream to multiple AirPort Express stations 547 Views / 2 Replies  
Apples website states that this is not possible. Anyone know if there is a technical reason for this or if this may be possible in the future? I can't see why this won't work. Is there maybe a third...
Posted by alex720l, on Dec 26, 2004 at 01:26 AM, in Networking
Safari debug menu: How do I activate?? 324 Views / 1 Replies  
I typed a few variations of the following into terminal and I still don't see the menu:
defaults write com.apple.safari includedebugmenu 1

I entered this line with safari closed but when I opened...
Posted by alex720l, on Dec 3, 2004 at 03:13 PM, in Applications
Well things seem to be working now after... 518 Views / 7 Replies  
Well things seem to be working now after repairing permissions the right way. I can now boot off the Panther install disc. I may have an issue with my drive. There was a slight grinding sound right...
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 9, 2004 at 05:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Connsider yourself 518 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm a dick. You mean to tell me that I've been using old permissions to repair my disc all this time?? Whenever I repaired permissions, I booted from the install disc. I mixed up repairing...
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 8, 2004 at 06:46 PM, in Mac OS X
I am almost 100% sure that in order to repair... 518 Views / 7 Replies  
I am almost 100% sure that in order to repair permissions on your startup disc, you MUST boot off the install CD.
If I am wrong, somebody please enlighten me..........
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 8, 2004 at 01:52 PM, in Mac OS X
10.3.6 System won't boot from install CD after upgrade 518 Views / 7 Replies  
Titanium powerbook 400.
After upgrading to 10.3.6 system won't boot from Panther install CD. While holding down the "c" key, the machine spits out the install disc.
My system froze during a...
Posted by alex720l, on Nov 8, 2004 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Newsgroup Binaries Thumbnail Creator 345 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there a program out there that will grab all the binaries from a newsgroup and turn them into clickable thumbnails???
Posted by alex720l, on Oct 29, 2004 at 12:52 PM, in Applications
AOL Security 298 Views / 1 Replies  
With all the talk of the security holes in Windows I was wondering how secure AOL is. Does the software running on the OS have any effect on security?? Is AOL running on OSX more or less secure than...
Posted by alex720l, on Oct 17, 2004 at 01:46 AM, in Applications
Well, I'd LOVE a G5 but according to the forums... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I'd LOVE a G5 but according to the forums on the Apple website, that wouldn't work either. Plenty of people with G5's are having the same problem.
It looks like its Toast Titanium for me until...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 11, 2004 at 01:42 PM, in Applications
Well, I started the second part of this project... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I started the second part of this project over again and this time everything is in synch. This is probably a longshot but could part of the problem be that I am running iDVD 4 with a 700mhz...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 10, 2004 at 09:01 PM, in Applications
idvd audio out of sync 431 Views / 3 Replies  
When I preview my work in idvd 4 (latest version) everything is fine. After I burn my dvd, the audio is completely out of sync with the video. In searching the forums someone had the same problem...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 6, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Applications
Uses for old powerbook hard drive 400 Views / 2 Replies  
Over the next few months I want to upgrade the original 20g hard drive in my 400mhz titanium powerbook (any suggestions for a hard drive are appreciated). Is there a way to continue to use the old...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 5, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Well I sent an e-mail to Lacie regarding this... 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Well I sent an e-mail to Lacie regarding this problem. One of their suggestions was to simply try another firewire cable. Well believe it or not, it worked! I have no idea why. I have used this cable...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 5, 2004 at 12:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't think the file size is the problem. I... 498 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't think the file size is the problem. I tried transferring smaller files and I get the same problem. I've never had problems transferring large files to and from this drive in the past. We're...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 2, 2004 at 02:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Firewire Drive File Transfer Problem 498 Views / 8 Replies  
Granted. Now what do we do about it???
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Re: FA Porsche Lacie 160 GB Ext. FW 530 Views / 4 Replies  
Our two cases are similar in that we both got error messages running disk warrior. In my case I was running disk warrior 3.0. It was able to create a replacement directory but couldn't replace the...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 2, 2004 at 12:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: FA Porsche Lacie 160 GB Ext. FW 530 Views / 4 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by utilizer:

Now, I'm in a bind where if I try to erase the drive, it won't mount and just shows the drive as "disk2s10". I had Disk Warrior work on it and unfortunately,...
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you go to one of the millions of ipod sights... 740 Views / 15 Replies  
If you go to one of the millions of ipod sights on the net like www.ipodlounge.com you should be able to find instructions on how to crack open your ipod.
Good luck!!
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire Drive File Transfer Problem 498 Views / 8 Replies  
In trying to copy a 12GB imovie project file to my Lacie external drive the copy process gets hung up at about 80MB. The light on the drive keeps flashing but the transfer seems to get frozen.
Posted by alex720l, on Sep 1, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
While trying to run disk utility I got the... 521 Views / 4 Replies  
While trying to run disk utility I got the following messages: "disk utility stopped verifying "disk1s6" because the following error was encountered: The underlying task reported failure on exit"
...
Posted by alex720l, on Aug 25, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I upgraded to the latest firmware version... 521 Views / 4 Replies  
I upgraded to the latest firmware version avalilable from the Lacie website but the drive is still not mounted by either OSX or OS9. OSX gives me the message "this drive contains no volumes that OSX...
Posted by alex720l, on Aug 25, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire drive problems 521 Views / 4 Replies  
My Mac won't recognize my external Lacie firewire drive. Any steps I can take short of reformatting the drive with a utility such as disk warrier??
Posted by alex720l, on Aug 25, 2004 at 11:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External FW Drive boots from Sleep 275 Views / 0 Replies  
My Lacie 120GB external firewire drive boots up whenever I turn on or wake from sleep my flat panel imac 700. Is there a way to have the drive only boot up when I want it to? When I had this drive...
Posted by alex720l, on Aug 13, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. It looks like the quicktime conversion is... 451 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. It looks like the quicktime conversion is the way to go. The file plays fine in quicktime and will import after quicktime conversion.

Thanks again
Posted by alex720l, on Jul 22, 2004 at 09:59 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Problem Importing MPEG into iMovie 451 Views / 5 Replies  
When trying to import an MPEG file into iMovie 4.0.1 I get the following message. "Can't open file. Skipping it and continuing." Anyone have any idea what the problem might be and a possible way...
Posted by alex720l, on Jul 20, 2004 at 02:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Need Help to Restore ipod 313 Views / 0 Replies  
Dropped my second gen scroll wheel ipod.
Got the sad ipod icon with the exclamation point. Tried to reset with no luck. Tried to force into firewire mode with no luck.
After a while I finally got...
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 16, 2004 at 05:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
mdc the second one did the trick thanks!! 290 Views / 3 Replies  
mdc
the second one did the trick
thanks!!
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 10, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I tried repairing disc permissions but that... 290 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried repairing disc permissions but that didn't fix the problem
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 10, 2004 at 11:02 PM, in Mac OS X
mac help quits while opening 290 Views / 3 Replies  
I am trying to open mac help from the finder but it quits before opening. The same thing happens in itunes when I try to open ipod help.
Posted by alex720l, on Apr 10, 2004 at 10:47 PM, in Mac OS X
HP Laserjet 5si. Windows XP home. Connected via... 668 Views / 16 Replies  
HP Laserjet 5si. Windows XP home. Connected via parallel port.
Posted by alex720l, on Mar 9, 2004 at 11:42 PM, in Networking
Vuescan looks like the best option. I've just had... 351 Views / 3 Replies  
Vuescan looks like the best option. I've just had too many problems with HP software on OSX.
Thanks everyone
Posted by alex720l, on Mar 8, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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