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iTunes importing suddenly super slow 1,150 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been using iTunes for years. I used to be able to import (encode) CDs to MP3s at about 10-12x. Suddenly, iTunes will not import faster than 3x, and usually operates between 1 and 2x.

In the...
Posted by wcaw, on Mar 23, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
Upgrade to OS 9.2.1 causes Toast problems 471 Views / 3 Replies  
I've just upgraded my old, second generation iBook from Mac OS 9.1 to 9.2.1 and now Toast 4.1.2 cannot recognize my iomega Predator CD-RW USB drive.

(At the same time, I upgraded from iTunes 1.1...
Posted by wcaw, on Jun 11, 2003 at 05:59 PM, in Applications
Upgrade to OS 9.2.1 causes Toast problems 471 Views / 3 Replies  
I've just upgraded my old, second generation iBook from Mac OS 9.1 to 9.2.1 and now Toast 4.1.2 cannot recognize my iomega Predator CD-RW USB drive.

(At the same time, I upgraded from iTunes 1.1...
Posted by wcaw, on Jun 11, 2003 at 05:56 PM, in Applications
Desktop or USB screwy--please Help 333 Views / 1 Replies  
Can someone tell me why, suddenly, niether my SuperDisk (Imation) nor my Nikon Coolpix will show up on my desktop when I plug them into the USB port on my clamshell iBook?

Both the SuperDisk drive...
Posted by wcaw, on May 28, 2003 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Desktop Or Usb Screwy--please Help 841 Views / 0 Replies  
Can someone tell me why, suddenly, niether my SuperDisk (Imation) nor my Nikon Coolpix will show up on my desktop when I plug them into the USB port on my clamshell iBook?

Both the SuperDisk drive...
Posted by wcaw, on May 28, 2003 at 08:21 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
CDRs not recognized 340 Views / 1 Replies  
I burned a number of data CDRs with my iBook (OS 9.1) and an Iomega Predator USB burner and now my iBook cannot recognize them. I have used them successfully since I burned them and as far as I know...
Posted by wcaw, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in Applications
MacLinkPlus hijacked PictureViewer 313 Views / 1 Replies  
Can anyone tell me how to stop MacLinkPlus from translating every jpeg I try to view? Sometimes I even get a message stating that my PictureViewer software is missing, even though I know it isn't. ....
Posted by wcaw, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
Older G3 really handle OSX? 864 Views / 11 Replies  
I have an iBook (one of the Blueberry clamshell models) running OS 9.1 with 128MB RAM. If I upgrade to 256MB RAM will I be able to run OSX effectively?


wcaw
Posted by wcaw, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Word 2001 Preferences menu MIA 370 Views / 2 Replies  
Can anyone tell me where my "Preferences" tab, which used to be under the "Edit" menu, might have disappeared to?

I assume it's hidden because I accidentally selected something or other, although...
Posted by wcaw, on Jan 29, 2003 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
Can I ftp to my iDisk? 415 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to do this, or are uploads restricted to desktop drag-and-drop?

wcaw
Posted by wcaw, on Oct 21, 2001 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies Severed Hand of Skywalker,... 503 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies Severed Hand of Skywalker, MadMacs, graphics84, and milhaus.

I have an older iBook, so Firewire or SCSI are not options (although I wish they were). I'd upgrade to a new...
Posted by wcaw, on Aug 28, 2001 at 09:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Reliable USB CD-RW? 503 Views / 7 Replies  
About a month ago, I succumbed to the rhetoric and the advertising and bought an Iomega Predator CD-RW for my iBook. I have never been more dissatisfied with a product in my life.

After countless...
Posted by wcaw, on Aug 27, 2001 at 02:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
9.1 quirks 426 Views / 3 Replies  
After much deliberation (I was totally happy with 9.04) I just upgraded to 9.1, mostly to take advantage of iTunes burning/Authoring Support Updates etc.

Now, my machine is seriously lagging--on...
Posted by wcaw, on Aug 13, 2001 at 11:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
So-called Chooser Won't Choose Desktop Printer 298 Views / 0 Replies  
This one seems too simple for its own good...

I go into the chooser, select "HP Deskjet" (my printer), but on the right side, under "Select a HP Deskjet" nothing appears. I can't choose "Setup" to...
Posted by wcaw, on Jul 19, 2001 at 07:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Last Chance: Fatal Flaw on Hard Disk 405 Views / 4 Replies  
This is my second 'fatal flaw'...

Problem: Disk First Aid, Norton, and (reasonably friendly) Apple Support Staff have identified an unrepairable corruption on my hard disk. The only option is to...
Posted by wcaw, on Jul 16, 2001 at 09:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Formatting a SuperDisk 358 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a SuperDisk which has been--Agh--DOS formatted. When I try to erase it to reformat, the only option I have is to format again to--Agh--DOS. Even Norton Utilities won't recognize the damn disk....
Posted by wcaw, on Aug 28, 2000 at 02:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
HOW TO BROWSE OFFLINE? 315 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, I've read the IE help file about subscribing to a site etc., but when I choose "Download Site for Offline Browsing," nothing happens. Whenever I've done this on a PC, I've used task-specific...
Posted by wcaw, on Aug 19, 2000 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
Palm Connect USB Kit a big rip-off? 345 Views / 6 Replies  
I just received the Palm Connect USB Kit as a gift and I'm wondering if there is a cheaper alternative. For anyone that doesn't know, the "kit" contains a USB serial port adapter and the same...
Posted by wcaw, on Jul 2, 2000 at 09:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I'm having a similar, if not the same... 297 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, I'm having a similar, if not the same problem, too.

When I try to send a message to multiple addresses, Outlook gives me this error message:

ERROR:
A message in your Outbox could not be...
Posted by wcaw, on Jun 29, 2000 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
 
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