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Dead Mother Board - Powerbook G4 500mhz 326 Views / 1 Replies  
A friend of mine has a Powerbook titanium G4 500mhz that the fan was not turning on. So, he took it to CompUSA for a $150 flatrate diagnostic. They said he need a new mther/logic board because it is...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
well I found the answer in the platform 415 Views / 1 Replies  
Since the need for the mov to mpeg was to place two file formats on a page for both sets of audiences (Mac/PC viewers => MOV/MPEG or WMV). The answer was in the platform.

I did try Movie2MPEG...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 13, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
mov to mpeg 415 Views / 1 Replies  
I have some short clips for a trailer that I need to convert Movie2MPEG gives me the high pitched smurf voices? Any thoughts on how to get my files to convert?
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 12, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
reply from a friend of mine 562 Views / 4 Replies  
Heyo Mr. G3 Supa Killa / PB Master

Go with a Mac for Design/Film/IT. If you're not a geek (i.e. I love looking at .dll and code) then go with a Mac; yes they are more expensive. But with te edu...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 5, 2004 at 03:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Going to Film School told to buy a Gateway.. read on 562 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi friend of mine asked me this (she is going to film School)
>>>
Hey DeaconMPG,

Had a question, again. I'll be talking with a rep from a school in AZ. As part of supplies / tuition for the...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 5, 2004 at 12:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Transfer from Netscape to Outlook 596 Views / 0 Replies  
I have tried to move Netscape mail boxes and contacts over to Outlook Express for OS 9.2.2

No Good, on the OutlookExpress > File > Import feature are there any freeware/shareware utilities.
...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 8, 2003 at 05:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
MacOS 9 Netscape 7.02 - trash disappearing 521 Views / 2 Replies  
Mac OS 9.2.2 w/ Netscape 7.02.

THe trash says it has 1072 items in it but there is nothing in the preview window.

But if you search for space inthe subject then it shows all of them (I think)....
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 8, 2003 at 04:58 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
yup to the start control panel 916 Views / 2 Replies  
Jacke you the man,

I thought I had checked that one nice big fatty ? over my head right now.

Thanks!!
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 6, 2003 at 04:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Is the old machine running OS 8 your only... 644 Views / 4 Replies  
Is the old machine running OS 8 your only machine. If it is then you are stuck with older rippers and you won't get the rippers with the new codec (mp3 crusher or something, new is better I guess)...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 6, 2003 at 01:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
flashing question mark folder OS9.2.2 916 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi All,

G3 400mhz / 320MB /orginal 6GB HD/

Having troubles getting rid of this one:

- On startup I get the folder with the flashing question mark. So that means it can find the HD or any...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 6, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I think I will forgo this option and have the... 473 Views / 8 Replies  
I think I will forgo this option and have the person save the money for a PCI ATA adapter card or just look for cheap 50 pin drives instead of messing about with adapters for 80 pins

Thanks for...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 6, 2003 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
PS Thanks schalliol also for the informative... 473 Views / 8 Replies  
PS

Thanks schalliol also for the informative SCSi link!

deaconmpg
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 6, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Whoa, Thanks schalliol. This drive might... 473 Views / 8 Replies  
Whoa,

Thanks schalliol.
This drive might be more trouble then it is worth but then messing with the mac is always fun anyways!!

As for the adapter from 50-80 here is a picture...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 6, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank for the info as for the converter it... 473 Views / 8 Replies  
Thank for the info
as for the converter it seems pretty cheap

http://www.softwareandstuff.com/h_misc_80sca50l.html
80-Pin SCA to 50-Pin SCSI Adapter
$14.95 $9.95 On Sale!

Condition:New...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 4, 2003 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
what kind of scsi drive(80 / 50 pin) goes in a 9600 473 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok doing a favor,

9600/300mhz

With a 4GB SCSI drive. Found a cheap 9 GB SCSI drive replacement

$9.99 On Sale!
Seagate ST19171WC, SCA 80 Pin Ultra SCSI Hard Drive. 9.1 GB, 7200RPM, 9.7ms...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 4, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any help would be cool 845 Views / 1 Replies  
Any help would be cool
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 4, 2003 at 01:18 PM, in Applications
need to buy a CD-Burner for OS 9.x and itunes 845 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello there,

I am trying to do a flavor for a friend (man I am a sucker)

doing the research for a friend and trying to figure out what kind of drive to purchase. The machine is a G4 minitower...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 3, 2003 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
Terrible scans with new microtek scanmaker 8700 264 Views / 0 Replies  
we bought this Microtek Scanmaker 8700 Pro Design to take care of our reflective scans and transparencies. Right now the transparencies are terrible. The color is off and they all come in out of...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Mar 7, 2003 at 05:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would first try installing 8.6 updates instead... 318 Views / 2 Replies  
I would first try installing 8.6 updates instead of pulling separate part of 9.x and putting it into 8.6

so I was thinking you could start here to poke around for updates...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Mar 7, 2003 at 10:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
huge CD archive library for design firm 340 Views / 1 Replies  
OK the low down is right now I have over 200 CD's in my company's design archive. The best part is when I sign on as the tech here they use Iomega's Findit as a way of finding files in the CD...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Mar 3, 2003 at 05:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
old world scanner problem 283 Views / 0 Replies  
Hold on to your seat,

I have a Linotype-Hell Jade2 SCSI scanner. This scanner was at my job when I got here. It was bought in 1998. It is no longer working as of today. The fluorecent tube just...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jan 20, 2003 at 01:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mac G3 300 Beige carching all the damn time?! Help 285 Views / 0 Replies  
Beige Mac Server MT 300mhz
New Seagate 60 GB 7200 RPM
Fresh copy of 8.6 (not my fault company to cheap)

Always crashes I think it is either the RAM or the actual RAM slots. I get this error on...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 26, 2002 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Zif Upgrade on a G3 Beige Desktop 348 Views / 5 Replies  
Has any one added a IBM 500/250/1MB ZIF Processor - Copper to a Beige G3/266mhz desktop and had success. It is on sale at http://www.macselect.com/ for $279

One fellow on the post added it to a...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Aug 10, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
updating Pantone Library 1,765 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok where I work just bought all the new pantone swatch books. And the Graphic Designer want to use the new colors, But the CD that came with the swatch book only has PDF of the Solid pantones. And I...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 20, 2001 at 03:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I read a whole summary on The problems tons of... 551 Views / 2 Replies  
I read a whole summary on The problems tons of people had with Illustrator 9.0 at http://www.macintouch.com/illustrator9.html
they commnets span four pages if you want to skip to the last page it...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 10, 2001 at 11:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
a really quick one 321 Views / 1 Replies  
QuarkXpress 4.1 on MacOS 8.6

In the floating type palette all my type faces are grouped into one big list they are not subdivided in font families. I have Adobe Type Reunion v 1.2 running in my...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jul 10, 2001 at 11:16 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
error type 1 246 Views / 1 Replies  
Specs,
B/W G3 350mhz
256 MB RAM
6 GIG HD
OS 8.6

I have been getting error messages for the past two days, Error type 1. I get it when I launch Internet Explorer 5.0, Outlook Express 5.02,...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 12, 2001 at 01:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for a ll the good insight, By the... 249 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for a ll the good insight,

By the time I had read rhino_g3's post I had takend the harddrive out and was going to rig it as a slave in another B/W G3 tower. So I figured I kept trying the...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 8, 2001 at 11:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had similar problems with the iTunes control... 234 Views / 3 Replies  
I had similar problems with the iTunes control Strip, assuming iTunes is working fine otherwise you could just assign a Hot Key to it I am partitial to Opt + F4. It would be faster then the control...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 7, 2001 at 10:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
As you might already know there is... 272 Views / 3 Replies  
As you might already know there is http://www.versiontracker.com for your macintosh software needs well it has a cousin http://www.windowstracker.com/

I checked for the title "Window Shade" and...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 7, 2001 at 09:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Dead MAC with flashing question mark 249 Views / 4 Replies  
The machine:
OS 8.6
266mhz G3 desktop
128 mb Ram
6 GIG SCSI harddrive (partitioned into two drive)

The Problem:
The machine was crashing alot while using QuarkXpress and then booted up to...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Jun 7, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
When you buy your RAM you might want to by PC 133... 275 Views / 19 Replies  
When you buy your RAM you might want to by PC 133 not PC 100 that way when you get your G4 you just take the PC 133 out of the old G3 and pop it in to the new G4.
Posted by deaconMPG, on May 30, 2001 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
B/W G3 video shuts off forcing a restart 229 Views / 0 Replies  
THere is a blue and white G3 where I work and it has an Apple MultiScan 17" Display (old beige one). And Every other day or so the monitor cuts out, and unplugging an replugging the monitor does...
Posted by deaconMPG, on May 30, 2001 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Macintosh Server G3 245 Views / 1 Replies  
Here is the deal I have just a started work at a new job, and
they have a old file server that is running OS 8.1?! With
Apple Share 6.1

When I asked them why they were running the old OS they ...
Posted by deaconMPG, on May 30, 2001 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you.. Very Very Much for the the link... 259 Views / 13 Replies  
Thank you..

Very Very Much for the the link most informative
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 11, 2001 at 07:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thank You spiceyjeff for confirming my doubts and... 259 Views / 13 Replies  
Thank You spiceyjeff for confirming my doubts and being the only one to reply
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 6, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Snapshots of Apple DVD [Bringing Back an old forum] 259 Views / 13 Replies  
Ok

There was an old thread that went on back in Feb 2000, that I found and reviewed with interest.

Basic Problem: How to take snapshots of my favorite DVD movies so I can make computer desktop...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
My thought on this is what particularly are you... 322 Views / 12 Replies  
My thought on this is what particularly are you going to gain by the faster drive. Yes there would be a reduction in tie but by how much.

I pooked around the QPS site and found this PDF [...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=801... 381 Views / 5 Replies  
http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=8017
[ If the link above doesn't work just go to http://www.versiontracker.com & search for "joliet" ]

This should point you to Joliet Volume...
Posted by deaconMPG, on Apr 3, 2001 at 01:00 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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