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I installed the drive in my 17"PB the moment it... 1,061 Views / 11 Replies  
I installed the drive in my 17"PB the moment it was available in May or June. No problems, and it is really silent.
Posted by blot, on Oct 20, 2003 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This link to logitech seems to confirm that the... 2,232 Views / 21 Replies  
This link to logitech seems to confirm that the MX900 BT mouse will not be compatible with Mac.

http://www.logitech.com/products/comparison.cfm?contentid=7110&crid=3&countryid=19&languageid=1
...
Posted by blot, on Sep 21, 2003 at 06:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Had similar problems too. Repairing permissions... 478 Views / 3 Replies  
Had similar problems too. Repairing permissions took care of it.
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2003 at 07:51 AM, in macOS
Re: PowerBook sleep/freeze issue 520 Views / 3 Replies  
Did you unplug any USB devices before putting it to sleep?

There is a known problem of this kind of freezing on wake on the Al PBs in macfixit - though I can't seem to find it now.

I think the...
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2003 at 07:48 AM, in macOS
Translated from babelfish: Logitech MX900... 2,014 Views / 42 Replies  
Translated from babelfish:

Logitech MX900 Bluetooth Optical Mouse - USB
CHF 145.00

Last word in the mouse for Mac or PC. Bluetooth Technology. Optical sensor with technology MX (4.7 million ...
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2003 at 07:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Carbon streaks? Anyone see it? 1,009 Views / 7 Replies  
I get the black streaks especially when the PB is squeezed in my laptop bag. The black stuff comes from the black lining between the Al frame and the PB screen. No problems though, just wipe it off...
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2003 at 06:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Non Apple Bluetooth mouse 1,395 Views / 27 Replies  
Try these sites.

http://www.usb-port.com/umrf01.html
http://www.onlinekaufberater.de/anubis.html
http://www.chic.com.tw/bluetooth_mouse.shtml
Posted by blot, on Sep 17, 2003 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have not done so too (no requirement to burn... 1,881 Views / 28 Replies  
I have not done so too (no requirement to burn DVD-R yet). What I really need is a RPC1 firmware.
Posted by blot, on Aug 25, 2003 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Anybody using Xerox Phaser 8200 with OS X? 429 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using the Phaser 6200 which comes with OS X installers for the drivers (also available on their website). No problems with it so far, prints real fast and gives pretty decent colour outputs.
Posted by blot, on Aug 20, 2003 at 12:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Partitioning...Norton Utilities...and backing up?! 459 Views / 4 Replies  
I have used norton utilities since ver 5 till 8 and have never encountered problems and yes I also defrag my drives using speed disk without any problems.

I think there are a few steps that one...
Posted by blot, on Jul 26, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in macOS
Re: Installing Windows 98 SE on Virtual PC 6 602 Views / 2 Replies  
Virtual PC 6 should have also installed some help instructions available via the help menu.

Here is what I extracted:

Installing Windows 95, 98, or Me

Installing Windows 95, 98, or Me from a...
Posted by blot, on Jul 23, 2003 at 11:35 AM, in Applications
HD manufacturers use 1000bytes=1Kb, 1000Kb = 1Mb,... 1,541 Views / 19 Replies  
HD manufacturers use 1000bytes=1Kb, 1000Kb = 1Mb, 1000Mb = 1Gb. Disk utilities normally use 1024bytes=1Kb, 1024Kb = 1Mb, 1024Mb = 1Gb.

So a drive with 60,011,642,880 bytes is advertised as 60Gb,...
Posted by blot, on Jul 23, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Norton Antivirus 9 (073) 488 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't have any problems with NAV 9. Did you install any haxies? They may cause some problems. Aslo, try uninstalling NAV 9 and reinstalling it again. Run disk utility to repair priviledges too.
Posted by blot, on Jul 15, 2003 at 08:08 AM, in Applications
Re: How to downgrade from QT 6.3 to 6.0? 477 Views / 2 Replies  
Why would you want to do that? I don't see any problems with QT6.3 vs QT6.0.

Perhaps you could try deleting the QT extensions in the library, the app itself and the QT preferences.
Posted by blot, on Jul 13, 2003 at 12:05 AM, in Applications
It ran fine from the firewire 400 port of my 17"... 3,489 Views / 22 Replies  
It ran fine from the firewire 400 port of my 17" Al. I did not test it off any USB ports.
Posted by blot, on Jul 11, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Is the 7200 RPM 60 gig worth the upgrade? 983 Views / 19 Replies  
Upgrading the int HD of the Ti series will not void your warranty, (It is considered a CIP, at least from where I come from - Apple even provides instructions for it.), however for the Al series, you...
Posted by blot, on Jul 11, 2003 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bearfeats (http://www.barefeats.com/) has also... 3,489 Views / 22 Replies  
Bearfeats (http://www.barefeats.com/) has also done some tests.
Posted by blot, on Jul 5, 2003 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same as ghost_flash. Ti 1Ghz - fan comes on a... 772 Views / 5 Replies  
Same as ghost_flash. Ti 1Ghz - fan comes on a bit. With the 17" - silent.
Posted by blot, on Jul 5, 2003 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Strange Startup Issue 386 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple knowledge base has an article (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106464) on this.

Hope it's useful to you.
Posted by blot, on Jul 4, 2003 at 06:02 AM, in macOS
Re: Hiding folders 552 Views / 5 Replies  
I use this (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15042).

Hope that is what you are looking for...
Posted by blot, on Jul 4, 2003 at 05:58 AM, in macOS
Yes to the first part. I could not have done... 3,489 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes to the first part.

I could not have done it without help from Karim's post (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=162930&highlight=replace+hard+disk) and this Japanese site...
Posted by blot, on Jul 3, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't do any real world timings, and as I've... 3,489 Views / 22 Replies  
I didn't do any real world timings, and as I've already swapped drives, I probably won't be doing any comparisions. However, any drive access is noticeably faster and it's really silent.

Oh yes,...
Posted by blot, on Jul 3, 2003 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Virtual PC 6 & OS 10.2.6 = broken internet connection ? 596 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you guys updated to VPC 6.0.2 ? I thought it was supposed to resolve this problem.

I guess I have been lucky as I don't seem to have any problems with my internet connections on VPC 6.
Posted by blot, on Jul 2, 2003 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
Re: 17" firewire problems 414 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried the hardware test with your firewire device connected?
Posted by blot, on Jul 2, 2003 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some initial test results 3,489 Views / 22 Replies  
I bought the drive and installed it in my 17" PB.

Here are some comparisons using Xbench (17Gb partition on both drives):

Original PB drive (Toshiba 60Gb, 4200rpm)
--------------...
Posted by blot, on Jul 2, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Bluetooth Mouse 826 Views / 9 Replies  
Apart from the MS bluetooth mouse, here are three other bluetooth mice. However, I do not know if they'll work with the mac.

http://www.usb-port.com/umrf01.html
Anubis...
Posted by blot, on Jun 29, 2003 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Toshiba 7200rpm drive! 850 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, but do you know anyplace that stocks it? I've been looking for the drive but have not come across any online stores that sells it yet.
Posted by blot, on Jun 22, 2003 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Toshiba 7200rpm drive! 850 Views / 6 Replies  
Check this out. Don't know how true it is, as no toshiba site lists the model.

TOSHIBA MK5024GAY 50GB 2.5"(7200rpm/16MB/Fluid-Bearing) ATA-5

SGD729.00
...
Posted by blot, on Jun 21, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info. Looks like the Ti has a... 2,144 Views / 32 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

Looks like the Ti has a little more room than the 17" as it can fit a 12.5mm drive. I wonder if the thickness of the Aluminium has reduced the overall internal height, after...
Posted by blot, on Jun 21, 2003 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What drive height does the 17" PB accept -9.5mm... 2,144 Views / 32 Replies  
What drive height does the 17" PB accept -9.5mm or up to 12.5mm?
Posted by blot, on Jun 21, 2003 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey urrl5201, many thanks for the tip. ... 306 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey urrl5201, many thanks for the tip.

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Posted by blot, on Jun 2, 2002 at 07:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Guess I'm lucky! Never had problems with OS... 715 Views / 46 Replies  
Guess I'm lucky! Never had problems with OS updates before.
9.2.1 has been as stable as 9.1 for me. Can't see any difference in speed though.
Posted by blot, on Oct 15, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm running OS9.2.1 and have office 2001 with... 434 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm running OS9.2.1 and have office 2001 with entourage installed on my TiPB. No problems with crashing. Perhaps its some other extension conflict?

The MS website has some updaters for Office...
Posted by blot, on Oct 15, 2001 at 12:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The only new thing that is offered is Office v. X... 407 Views / 10 Replies  
The only new thing that is offered is Office v. X for pre-order?
Posted by blot, on Sep 23, 2001 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The only new thing that is offered is Office v. X... 560 Views / 10 Replies  
The only new thing that is offered is Office v. X for pre-order?
Posted by blot, on Sep 23, 2001 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
2 sites that I know of: http://www.pbparts.com/... 405 Views / 1 Replies  
2 sites that I know of:
http://www.pbparts.com/
http://www.digitalhipps.com/english/english01.htm

Hope its of use.
:)

[ 09-22-2001: Message edited by: blot ]
Posted by blot, on Sep 22, 2001 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Brilliant! :D 458 Views / 9 Replies  
Brilliant! :D
Posted by blot, on Sep 20, 2001 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From the apple menu, select about this computer. ... 440 Views / 7 Replies  
From the apple menu, select about this computer. You should see MAC OS Z 9.1 for example. The Z indicates that the OS is the international version. Or in the apple system profiler, under the...
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2001 at 01:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I was right! IBM has the fluid bearings for... 404 Views / 7 Replies  
I was right! IBM has the fluid bearings for these following models:
48GH, 30GN & 15GN
The link is here: http://www.storage.ibm.com/hdd/travel/48gh30gn15gndata.htm
Posted by blot, on Sep 19, 2001 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Get the IBM travelstar (the ones with the liquid... 404 Views / 7 Replies  
Get the IBM travelstar (the ones with the liquid bearings). It comes in 48Gb and 30Gb (or is it 32Gb?). These drives spin very silently. Expensive though.

[ 09-18-2001: Message edited by: blot ]
Posted by blot, on Sep 18, 2001 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, sounds like a good ol money laundering scam! 558 Views / 16 Replies  
Yep, sounds like a good ol money laundering scam!
Posted by blot, on Sep 18, 2001 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this site... 917 Views / 6 Replies  
Try this site (http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~t-imai/pbg3e3.html).
Info for clocking all the way up to 800Mhz - although its unlikely.
Posted by blot, on Sep 18, 2001 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this site... 654 Views / 12 Replies  
Try this site (http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~t-imai/pbg3e3.html).
Info for clocking all the way up to 800Mhz - although its unlikely.
Posted by blot, on Sep 18, 2001 at 01:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Try holding down the option & shift keys while... 449 Views / 8 Replies  
Try holding down the option & shift keys while using the volume keys to adjust the system vol while iTunes is running. It works on my PB.
Posted by blot, on Sep 15, 2001 at 12:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Not really, if you install its drivers (if the... 403 Views / 4 Replies  
Not really, if you install its drivers (if the drive was partitioned using apple's drive setup then there is normally sufficient drive space reserved for HDTK's drivers) you should then be able to...
Posted by blot, on Sep 15, 2001 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Get FWB's HDT. It will allow you to delete the... 403 Views / 4 Replies  
Get FWB's HDT. It will allow you to delete the last two partitions and recreate a new larger one. You'll lose the data on the last 2 partitions but the first one will remain.
Posted by blot, on Sep 13, 2001 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Awww.... Cipher, u misunderstood :( . The last... 611 Views / 13 Replies  
Awww.... Cipher, u misunderstood :( . The last anim wasn't a signature. It was done to show you that I killed it ;) . My new sig will be up soon (in conformance to specs of course) :cool:
...
Posted by blot, on Sep 8, 2001 at 06:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Compared to my original 20Gb Toshiba HD that came... 614 Views / 10 Replies  
Compared to my original 20Gb Toshiba HD that came with my Ti, my 48Gb IBM is 20% faster in terms of write KB/s, 226% faster in read KB/s and 19% in terms of access in ms, based on FWB HDT benchtest....
Posted by blot, on Sep 8, 2001 at 04:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nah! I wouldn't want Cipher to do that, he... 611 Views / 13 Replies  
Nah! I wouldn't want Cipher to do that, he wouldn't be able to see any other animations then.

No problems Cipher, just for you :D

http://www.post1.com/home/bennylui/no.gif
Posted by blot, on Sep 7, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For a 6Gb, I would suggest keeping it as a single... 611 Views / 13 Replies  
For a 6Gb, I would suggest keeping it as a single partition or max 2 partitions. Ultimately, it depends on what you want those partitions to do. Here's a thread...
Posted by blot, on Sep 6, 2001 at 12:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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