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Network Assistant 420 Views / 0 Replies  
I have to add a number to the Name Server Addr. in the TCP/IP control panel for 200+ iMacs running 9.2 from a server running X

Is there a way to do this so that each Mac's individual IP Address is...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Nov 7, 2002 at 07:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Belkin USB Serial Adapter: 372 Views / 0 Replies  
iMac
MacOs 9.2
HP Deskwriter 680c
Belkin USB Serial Adapter

Should I be having any difficulty getting all thes to work together?

I get a 'select port' in the chooser with the option of...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Sep 10, 2002 at 09:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Information 479 Views / 2 Replies  
Well I thought I had already provided sufficient information and the email programme, to my mind, is irrelevent anyway. Macintosh Manager is just trying to find an individual's email preferences. I...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 27, 2002 at 02:42 PM, in Networking
Macintosh Manager and Backpack 479 Views / 2 Replies  
There is a 'checkout' function in MM 2.1.1 to allow users to take laptops out of the network system. Once checked out, they have the same privileges but can only save to the local user docs folder in...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 26, 2002 at 05:17 PM, in Networking
Thanks Derien Deep down I knew this to be... 480 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Derien

Deep down I knew this to be the case. With all the clever souls out there, however, I was just hoping I was wrong.

Thanks all the same for confirming my suspicions.

Regards
...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 18, 2002 at 11:27 PM, in Networking
CRT iMac Modem port 480 Views / 2 Replies  
I have several iMacs (the most recent CRT models)set up to run on a network. All connect to the internet via the network so (I think I am right here) the internal modem is not in use.

What follows...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 18, 2002 at 02:39 PM, in Networking
This used to happen to me... Drag the... 364 Views / 1 Replies  
This used to happen to me...

Drag the image(s) to the desktop (Click image and hold down mouse key, drag to desktop and release. (You probably know how to do this but just in case other folks read...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 1, 2002 at 12:45 PM, in Applications
I'm sure I have at home. Would you like it "as... 485 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sure I have at home. Would you like it "as is" or do you have a preferred format?

Tony
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 1, 2002 at 08:54 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm sure it is not just a case of reinstalling as... 493 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm sure it is not just a case of reinstalling as the Prefs hang around. Some Campuses (should that be Campii) won't allow indstallation of IE because it is so awkward to get rid of...

<a...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 31, 2002 at 09:21 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Try unistalling Itunes if you have it loaded. I... 450 Views / 1 Replies  
Try unistalling Itunes if you have it loaded. I heard that it was built on the same 'engine" as SoundJam - in faCT, IF YOU CHECK OUT THE SJ WEBSITE, they have stopped working on things to concentrate...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 30, 2002 at 02:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
<a... 475 Views / 2 Replies  
<a href="http://www.alsoftinc.com/PlusMaker/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.alsoftinc.com/PlusMaker/index.html</a>

Yes there is... at the above link...at a cost... $30.

Regards

Tony
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 30, 2002 at 02:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you tried quitting Quark, trashing the Quark... 776 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried quitting Quark, trashing the Quark preferences and relaunching the file? Open the file within Quark, NOT by clicking the doc icon.

And the thing about Marktools is that it allows...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 30, 2002 at 01:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
PS There are 400 Macs to deal with, so this isn't... 470 Views / 2 Replies  
PS There are 400 Macs to deal with, so this isn't a whimsical project.

Juat so you know.
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 30, 2002 at 01:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Gathering Apple System Profiler info' 470 Views / 2 Replies  
Is this an Applescript question? What section should I have posted it in?

Apple System Profiler has all the information I need. More than I need in fact. I just want the serial number, Mac type,...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 30, 2002 at 01:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
<a... 370 Views / 3 Replies  
<a href="http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1239/thumb.html" target="_blank">http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1239/thumb.html</a>

This is just what you are asking for I think.
...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 29, 2002 at 09:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you upgrade to 9.1 then you should expect to... 621 Views / 2 Replies  
If you upgrade to 9.1 then you should expect to allocate 30mb to the OS.
I have 9.1 installed on a few 7200's and they run okay... allowing for the fact they are only 75mHz... but we don't make them...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 19, 2002 at 03:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
USB to serial adaptor 312 Views / 1 Replies  
Can anyone recommend a cheap USB to serial Adaptor?

I need to hook up a HP Deskjet 600 to an iMac but I don't want to pay big bucks to do so. Not when I can get a new USB printer at Walmart for...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 19, 2002 at 08:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sounds like a good idea as long as contributors... 429 Views / 11 Replies  
Sounds like a good idea as long as contributors don't arrive at the party and the hang around in the kitchen.... I would definitley be in the kitchen... I am happy, however, to add my pennyworth to...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 7, 2002 at 03:29 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Accurate inkjet printing (colour and Quark) 581 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to push my Epson 740 to the edge and get as close to postscript printing I can get - with good colour matching to what I see on screen... Yes, I know I am probably dreaming.

Here's...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 7, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks George (and "northform") Much... 341 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks George (and "northform")

Much appreciated

Tone
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 4, 2002 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
MAC OS X Address Book 245 Views / 0 Replies  
How do I sort addresses alphabetically in the MAC OS X Address Book?
Am I being stupid and missing something obvious? I can take the truth...

Help would be appreciated. This topic is not covered...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 4, 2002 at 01:20 PM, in Mac OS X
IE 5 341 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone have a link to a checklist for a MANUAL UNINSTALL of Internet Explorer 5. I used ti have agood lkink but it is no longer available. YEs, I am being lazy but as I have spent a couple of...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 3, 2002 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
Many Thanks... Regards Tony 593 Views / 3 Replies  
Many Thanks...

Regards

Tony
Posted by tony.eastwood, on May 31, 2002 at 10:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
9500 Battery Replacement 593 Views / 3 Replies  
I know this is not the easiest of Macs to deal with internally, and while searching and searching have read recommendatiosn that Battery replacement in this Mac is not advised - except by service...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on May 29, 2002 at 10:51 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks Cipher. Much appreciated Tony ... 387 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Cipher.

Much appreciated

Tony

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Posted by tony.eastwood, on May 27, 2002 at 01:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
HFS or HFS+? 387 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm planning to do a clean install and reinitialise my hard disc in HFS+ format.

I've burnt CDs of 'Our Folders', Applications & Utilities and System Folder Additions (using...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on May 24, 2002 at 10:12 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Roxio Toast Lite 412 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been using my CD burner for at least 6 months no problems, yesterday when trying to burn a CD I received a message something like "That Roxio Toast could not work on OS standard please switch...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on May 2, 2002 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Very Slow 9.1 345 Views / 1 Replies  
I know the answer to this - I've answered the self-same question myself. I just can't find the info I supplied...or another soource for such.

The mac (a g3) slows down to a crawl when typing...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Feb 23, 2002 at 10:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Mnay thanks. I was reasonably sure it was okay... 323 Views / 2 Replies  
Mnay thanks. I was reasonably sure it was okay but...

And the problem is, I am sure, Quark related. All to do with Q4.04 thinking fonts and images are all open files and the limitation on the...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jan 18, 2002 at 08:23 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Not sure if I am missing something here - and I... 403 Views / 9 Replies  
Not sure if I am missing something here - and I may be wrong too - but if you have Sound Jam installed too there may be a conflict as, I am led to believe, iTunes and SoundJam share the same code. I...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jan 17, 2002 at 10:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
RAM configuration 323 Views / 2 Replies  
This what I have
System: Mac G3 (teal) MAC OS 8.6; RAM 704MB (2-DIMM 256MB, 1-DIMM 128MB, 1-DIMM 64MB); Virtual memory OFF

I keep getting error -42 messages and pretty sure I have tracked this...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jan 17, 2002 at 10:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks folks... If I had done the obvious... 380 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks folks...

If I had done the obvious first and run the installer I would have discovered the Uninstall option and not wasted space on this forum.

Thanks for responses all the same.
...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Dec 14, 2001 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
Removing MSN Instant Messenger 380 Views / 6 Replies  
I think I know, but would like a walkthrough for the deleting this 'utility' (laughs and falls off chair).

Can someone point me in the right direction? I've read of crashes and suchlike following...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Dec 13, 2001 at 11:08 AM, in Applications
Outlook Express problems 334 Views / 1 Replies  
I am using an iMac SE DV (1999)

1) I had a bunch of problems with OS 9.04, so after fudging around, I restored the whole thing..that's where everything is saved in an "original items" folder. I...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Oct 17, 2001 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Thanks Capone but I figured out I needed to... 550 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Capone but I figured out I needed to update the HD driver updater to 1.7.3 (or something like that) before I could go through the initialisatio process successfully. It seems I was trying to...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Sep 3, 2001 at 09:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi Burger Been there, done this... needed to... 483 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Burger

Been there, done this... needed to update my driver update software! All fixed now.

Thanks all the same.

regards

Tony Eastwood
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Sep 1, 2001 at 10:24 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can't Install System 483 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello all

I'm not getting very far...

I was getting a blinking ? on start-up on PowerMAc 6500/300 running OS 8.1 with 64 RAM/6gb HD (EIDE?). System Restore CD would not recognize hard disk to...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 29, 2001 at 01:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can't Install System 550 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello all

I'm not getting very far...

I was getting a blinking ? on start-up on PowerMAc 6500/300 running OS 8.1 with 64 RAM/6gb HD (EIDE?). System Restore CD would not recognize hard disk to...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 29, 2001 at 01:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi Firefly Not sure is going on at MacNN... 472 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Firefly

Not sure is going on at MacNN but your message is just showiing up as a page icon. You could email the response direct if this isn't an imposition. tonyeastwood@yahoo.co.uk. Sorry to...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 21, 2001 at 08:17 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
SCSI to USB 472 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm sure this is a simple question but I have not been able to find anything out there (on-the-internet) which tells me what I need to know.

I have an oldish Mac - i.e. not a USB Mac. I have been...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Aug 20, 2001 at 03:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks Eric I'll bear that in mind. I'm... 624 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Eric

I'll bear that in mind. I'm going to try 9 anyway. I can always revert to 8.

Thanks again for your time

regards

Tony Eastwood
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 26, 2001 at 07:10 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi Scott thanks for your answer. I thought... 407 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Scott

thanks for your answer. I thought the media side would be impractical. I wasn't aware of the data loss dangers.

I can report back.

Much appreciated

Regards
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 01:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi Scott thanks for your answer. I thought... 298 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Scott

thanks for your answer. I thought the media side would be impractical. I wasn't aware of the data loss dangers.

I can report back.

Much appreciated

Regards
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Stupid... but interesting? 407 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a question posed to me which I am unable to answer. It is an interesting thought but is it worth the hassle when CD burners are cheap and getting cheaper? Media costs are significantly higher...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Stupid... but interesting? 298 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a question posed to me which I am unable to answer. It is an interesting thought but is it worth the hassle when CD burners are cheap and getting cheaper? Media costs are significantly higher...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting... but stupid? 424 Views / 1 Replies  
This is a question posed to me which I am unable to answer. It is an interesting thought but is it worth the hassle when CD burners are cheap and getting cheaper? Media costs are significantly higher...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 08:10 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Many thanks for the advice given. As always... 624 Views / 7 Replies  
Many thanks for the advice given.

As always MacNN comes up trumps.

Regards

Tony Eastwood
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 25, 2001 at 07:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Power Computing Power Centre Pro 180 624 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a Power Computing Power Centre Pro 180, Epson 720 printer; I would like to add a scanner that my wife can also use with her PC clone...I am running OS 8.0.

As I am interested in Adobe...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jul 20, 2001 at 09:04 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Been there, done that - with no luck. In... 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Been there, done that - with no luck.

In Quark 4... and this still works... pressing F13 brings up fonts used in a document. Pressing alt F13 used to show picture usage in a document. Now it just...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 27, 2001 at 02:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Function Keys 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

Can someone give me a clue on disabling Function Keys. I don't need this option. I want to go back to the way things were pre System 9 but don't want to downgrade to 8. whatever.

I can't use...
Posted by tony.eastwood, on Jun 27, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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