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Thanks for the replies guys, I guess I'm not the... 381 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for the replies guys, I guess I'm not the only one with the problem. Let's see if we can find what it is. Steve thanks for the tip, I'll check the MS database thing. I don't have an extra IDE...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Nov 14, 2001 at 06:04 PM, in Mac OS X
OSX won't let my G4 sleep! 381 Views / 13 Replies  
When I set my G4 to sleep under OSX (10.1) something weird happens: The screen goes off as well as the hard drives but the tower is still on. Is this supposed to be the standard. If not, what should...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Nov 14, 2001 at 12:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry it too a little while, but I was trying to... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry it too a little while, but I was trying to think of some examples of pages.
www.suncom1.com (http://www.suncom1.com) Try to select a calling plan, or any othre menu items like cities, etc. The...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Oct 30, 2001 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Well, I guess what you said confirms the browser... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, I guess what you said confirms the browser really supports frames. However, I wonder why I still can't see some websites properly on the Mac. When I jump to a PC they behave normally. Could it...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Oct 28, 2001 at 11:05 PM, in Applications
What's the deal with IE 5 and frames? 412 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been having a lot of trouble with IE 5 and some web pages that incorporate frames or other more complex codes.
When I check the page source I always get the message: Your browser doesn't...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Oct 28, 2001 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
Hard Drive Poll: Seagate or W.Digital? 380 Views / 6 Replies  
I ordered an IBM 75GXP 75 GB a few days ago, when about a week later, I was informed my order was canceled because the product was discontinued. Although I initially thought IBM would be replacing...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Oct 25, 2001 at 01:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try Radeon VE form Macs atwww.ati.com... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Try Radeon VE form Macs atwww.ati.com (http://www.ati.com)

Seems pretty sweet.

Also I always check prices before buying at pricegrabber (http://www.pricegrabber.com)

They have many good...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 24, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm pretty sure All-in-Wonders are for PCs only.... 443 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm pretty sure All-in-Wonders are for PCs only. I have one and I tried to make it work on my G4 with no success. Even though it's a regular PCI card, there are no Mac drivers for it. I also recall...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 24, 2001 at 10:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Web Conference Software 288 Views / 0 Replies  
I have some relatives abroad, and I'd like to talk to them using some sort of Web Conference software (you know, audio, video, the whole darn thing). Unfortunately all they have is a PeeCee (argh!)....
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 24, 2001 at 09:59 PM, in Applications
DVD playback - Sawtooth to TV 512 Views / 0 Replies  
Since I bought my G4 I've been strugling to watch DVDs on my 17" monitor. I wonder if there is any good way of sending the signal to a TV. E4 used to make some DVD kits that allowd this, but they...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 24, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to burn multisession CD on Toast 5? 448 Views / 0 Replies  
I bought Toast 5 fairly recently and I never found anything on the documentation about copying multisession CDs.
As you all know, the Copy Disc command will only copy the first session.
Please post...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 24, 2001 at 09:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Solecist, I know this might sound vague but... 427 Views / 1 Replies  
Solecist,

I know this might sound vague but I think its worth trying. I've had problems with my network card before (also a G4 400AGP). Believe me, they can be quite tricky.
I'd try updating...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 6, 2001 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oranjdisc, Keyspan makes the a cable (USA-28... 482 Views / 2 Replies  
Oranjdisc,

Keyspan makes the a cable (USA-28 or 28X) that simulates a serial port through an USB port. I was told it works perfectly. The only problem is: $79 bucks retail (still cheaper that a...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Sep 1, 2001 at 07:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you own a Sony media Converter... 528 Views / 3 Replies  
...please give me a hand. As some of you know, the sony DVMC-DA2 is listed on your sound control panel (DV Two channels) therefore making it easy for you to record sound material from a movie. Well,...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jul 6, 2001 at 11:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Try Lime Wire. It has a Mac friendly interface. ... 680 Views / 2 Replies  
Try Lime Wire. It has a Mac friendly interface.
www.limewire.com (http://www.limewire.com)
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 8, 2001 at 12:26 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't know how the size of your Quadra 630 HD,... 518 Views / 16 Replies  
I don't know how the size of your Quadra 630 HD, but I bet I'd make a stylish jukebox. Take a lot of MP3s add some nice speakers (I heard you can get a nice set of Boston BA635 fgor around $65) and...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 6, 2001 at 10:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ah... the fall of the Berlin Wall, the space... 841 Views / 3 Replies  
Ah... the fall of the Berlin Wall, the space race, the Macintosh and Spam!
A Classic website, tooki.

Thanx!!
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 6, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Macs in the Media
Dear gepepa' Take a look at the Read Me file of... 564 Views / 9 Replies  
Dear gepepa'
Take a look at the Read Me file of OS 9. It numbers some issues with third-party accelerator cards and 6000 series Performas. Sorry, I couldn't paste the paragraphs but the main...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 6, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I agree with grok. The all in one desigh is the... 371 Views / 5 Replies  
I agree with grok. The all in one desigh is the critical part of the iMac, so this could be some other mid market (in between the iMac and G4) to either replace or enhance the Cube.
Other british...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 6, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Logitech's driver - Mouseware - is just horrible.... 424 Views / 7 Replies  
Logitech's driver - Mouseware - is just horrible. It freezes my G4 if I move the pointer when shutting down and it affects other programs. I'd recommend trying some other replacement driver, or...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 5, 2001 at 05:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Clyde, DirectCD is the program that lets you work... 460 Views / 8 Replies  
Clyde, DirectCD is the program that lets you work with your CD-RW as a floppy. Unfortunately its Mac version has been discontinued due to reliability issues. Aparently Roxio (Adaptec) is still...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 4, 2001 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
There's gotta be something wrong with your setup,... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
There's gotta be something wrong with your setup, buddy. I also have a G4-400 - 128MB and the full screen visuals look fine. I don't know for sure but something must be slowing down your processor...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on Jun 2, 2001 at 07:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Help with iMovie!! 379 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry, I know this is a damn old question but I couldn't help it.
I have a copy of iMovie (yeah, just got it) and I want to upgrade to iMovie2, but there were no updadtes from 1 to 2 at Apple's...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 31, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for the feedback so far, folks. If you... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback so far, folks. If you have more tips, send'em all!
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 29, 2001 at 12:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! IBM Deskstar HDs! 412 Views / 4 Replies  
I have to buy an IBM Deskstar (60 or 75GB) and something really puzzled me. Most retailers have a "retail" price and a cheaper price sometimes reffered as "OEM". I'm assuming the OEM is the bare...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 27, 2001 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! Media Converter Box! 475 Views / 1 Replies  
I need to get a media converter box, and of my 3 initial choices (Dazzle HollyDV, Formac Studio and Sony dvmc-da2) I think I'll get one of the later 2.
I've heard the formac has better video...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 27, 2001 at 01:32 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Vader's Robotic Stump - you just proved Cipher's... 493 Views / 40 Replies  
Vader's Robotic Stump - you just proved Cipher's case and mine. If you're doing serious stuff for print media like me, LCDs are still inaccurate. Believe me, the difference is disturbing. Besides,...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 27, 2001 at 12:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wouldn't say I hate LCDs but as of now I... 493 Views / 40 Replies  
I wouldn't say I hate LCDs but as of now I wouldn't dream of working on Photoshop using a LCD display. I agree they're very sharp and their backlit nature makes everything very shiny. But that is...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 25, 2001 at 11:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, I'm thinking of getting the sony media... 368 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, I'm thinking of getting the sony media converter to do the same thing. Unfortunately the conversion to MPEG1 is terribly slow. Even expensive software like MediaCleaner is really slow too....
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 25, 2001 at 02:26 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Paulos' idea is excellent. I'm sure there are... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Paulos' idea is excellent. I'm sure there are sound filters that emulate phones but I'd thing its too much trouble for nothing. If playing through a phone gets too distorted, try plying through...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 25, 2001 at 02:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Illustrator rules! I did my entire Architectural... 3,645 Views / 11 Replies  
Illustrator rules! I did my entire Architectural portfolio in it since I found Pagemaker to lack enough resources for a good page layout. I wish Adobe combined Illustrator with the multipage...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 24, 2001 at 05:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes, although it is true that CD-Rs are made in a... 376 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, although it is true that CD-Rs are made in a few factories, like every other product, there are good factories and bad ones. If you plan to do an occasional backup or a quick Audio CD, unbranded...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 24, 2001 at 02:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just connect the ADB dongle via iMate or any... 370 Views / 2 Replies  
Just connect the ADB dongle via iMate or any other external USB/ADB connectors (usually less than $35). Tulane Univ. here in New Orleans connected QuarkX dongles using iMate and its working like a...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 20, 2001 at 01:59 AM, in Applications
The best thing is to place your 256MB in the... 355 Views / 4 Replies  
The best thing is to place your 256MB in the first slot, since I'm assuming they all have the same speed. You'll get better memory flow and management that way, although I'm pretty sure you won't...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 9, 2001 at 12:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dazzle DV Bridge vs. Formac Studio 424 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been considering buying an Analog to Digital bridge and so far I've only found the Dazzle and the Formac products? I believe the Dazzle is a better deal for the price but I'd like to know how it...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 7, 2001 at 12:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes it works. I've seen someone using this mouse... 396 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes it works. I've seen someone using this mouse on a Toshiba Satellite laptop. Give it a try!
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 5, 2001 at 04:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DVD players tend to prefer CD-RW because of the... 611 Views / 18 Replies  
DVD players tend to prefer CD-RW because of the reflectivity. On the other hand, Kodak and Mitsui have the most compatible CD-Rs, so I'd give it a try.
About Toast, I'm sad to hear the comments...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 5, 2001 at 01:23 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes, usually the CD-R/RW brand causes such... 389 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, usually the CD-R/RW brand causes such problems. Kodak and Mitsui have the best reflectivity and TDK is also a great suggestion. Try another brand/media since some burners tend to be "picky".
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 5, 2001 at 01:07 AM, in Applications
I am not very familiar with Virtual PC but I... 339 Views / 1 Replies  
I am not very familiar with Virtual PC but I think that if you connect that dongle with a serial/parallel to USB adapter such as iMate or any other brand, VirtualPC should be able to check it. I've...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 5, 2001 at 01:03 AM, in Applications
Mystery: Slave drive on G4 disappears... 269 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 400Mhz sawtooth and I installed an old PC 2Ghz hard drive as a slave. Although every time I shut down and awake the G4, the drive is recognized, when I restart it, the drive is gone. I just...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 4, 2001 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, it is possible! But I'm afraid you'd need... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, it is possible! But I'm afraid you'd need Toast Deluxe or Toast Titanium. They both support ISO burning. I just receiver Toast Ti and was amazed with the several ISO options. Good Luck!
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 4, 2001 at 04:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dazzle DV Bridge vs. Formac Studio 261 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been considering buying an Analog to Digital bridge and so far I've only found the Dazzle and the Formac products? I believe the Dazzle is a better deal for the price but I'd like to know how it...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 4, 2001 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple DVD Player vs. Rob Roy 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been trying to play a Rob Roy DVD on my Sawtooth and the playback goes smoothly until it freezes on Ch. 9 and 10. I upgraded from 2.2 to 2.4 but it did not work either. Just for the record I...
Posted by Mighty Hetfield, on May 4, 2001 at 04:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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