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I guess my settings got hosed when I upgraded... 394 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess my settings got hosed when I upgraded because I trashed the MSN Msnger settings and I am now able to connect again.

thanks,
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 28, 2002 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
I get this message and I only have it installed... 274 Views / 10 Replies  
I get this message and I only have it installed on 1 computer, running on computer. When it launches, it tells me I am using the software already (even though I'm not) and it exceeds the licence...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 27, 2002 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Cant connect w/ MSN Messenger 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Is anyone else out there unable to connect w/ MSN messenger? I have been unable to connect for about a week now...

thanks,
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 27, 2002 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Licences exceeded error message? 287 Views / 4 Replies  
When I launch office, I oftent get a message telling me the software is already in use by myself and the licence count is exceeded.

for example: I am Joe Shmo. I launch Office I get the warning:...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 27, 2002 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
bloodhound.MacMacro virus found by NAV 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone ever run into this?

NAV 7.03 finds this 'virus' after I save an excel file w/ custom macros.

I'm guessing it is huristics flagging it as a potential unknown virus.

Any ideas or...
Posted by Ernie, on Feb 12, 2002 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
Norton AntiVirus - Bloodhound.MacMacro 581 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Anyone ever see this come up when doing a scan w/ Norton Anti-Virus 7.0.3?

I get it after I save an Excel file that has custom macros in it. I think it may be some build in huristic thing...
Posted by Ernie, on Feb 12, 2002 at 12:35 PM, in Applications
Remembering Audio CD Names in OS X? 307 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

I remember in Mac OS 9, there was an extension you could install that would allow audio CDs to display the actuall name of the CD, as opposed to generic 'Audio CD 1', etc. when mounted.
...
Posted by Ernie, on Jan 10, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in macOS
Thanks to all for your great help. Setting Mail... 290 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks to all for your great help. Setting Mail to check manually fixed it.

Thanks again!
Posted by Ernie, on Jan 6, 2002 at 01:19 PM, in macOS
Why does Login setting always connect to the internet 290 Views / 4 Replies  
Question:
Whenever I go into the Login prefrence and click on the login tab, the system always connects to the internet.

Does anyone know why this happens? Why would I need to be connected to the...
Posted by Ernie, on Jan 5, 2002 at 01:22 PM, in macOS
Cant open files w/ names >31 on Win Share 287 Views / 2 Replies  
I work in a mixed Mac / Win environment. I was looking forward to OS X's ability to use files w/ names >31 characters.

However, if I mount a Win share on my OS X 10.1 system, any files or...
Posted by Ernie, on Oct 22, 2001 at 05:11 PM, in macOS
Yup. I have noticed it seems slower than other... 503 Views / 23 Replies  
Yup. I have noticed it seems slower than other apps to launch. 5-7 bounces instead of 2-3... on my blue G3
Posted by Ernie, on Oct 8, 2001 at 05:39 PM, in macOS
Adding custom sound in OS X 10.1 282 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Just a few gotchas I ran into adding custom sounds in 10.1

1. Old sounds from OS 9.x can be converted to .aiff files using iTunes. Set it under the importing tab in itunes prefs.

2. You...
Posted by Ernie, on Oct 8, 2001 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
Updating a Virex 7 Dat File? 296 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Has anyone been able to update Virex 7 with a new updated DAT file?

I have read the read me provided with the software but I guess I am just not getting it. Maybe I am downloading the...
Posted by Ernie, on Aug 31, 2001 at 12:45 PM, in macOS
Sound problems w/ 10.0.2? 231 Views / 0 Replies  
Since installing the 10.0.2 update, I notice my sound's volume prefrences are acting very flaky. Classic sounds are very loud. They cannot be adjusted to a lower volume. It is either mute or max. No...
Posted by Ernie, on May 2, 2001 at 10:13 AM, in macOS
Yes I think you are right about this. So The... 375 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes I think you are right about this.

So The Library in the Users folder is for items, prefrences, etc specific to that individual user

The Library in the Network folder is for items that apply...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 26, 2001 at 11:07 AM, in macOS
Why are there so many different Library directories in OS X? 375 Views / 5 Replies  
Question:

Why are there so many different "Library" directories in OS X? There is one at the root of the HD, one within the "system" folder, one within the users folder, one within the Network...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 25, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in macOS
Seti@home error on launch 304 Views / 1 Replies  
When the Seti@home screensaver launches I get the following error:

CarbonApp
The SETI@home Screensaver could not launch the SETI@home_OSX application (unknown error). [OK]

Anyone else see...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 25, 2001 at 10:30 AM, in macOS
QT 5.0.1 for OS X? 365 Views / 4 Replies  
There does not appear to be a QuickTime 5.0.1 update for OS X. The updater just puts up a message saying the 'neccessary information could not be found on the server. Try again later'

[This...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 23, 2001 at 12:37 PM, in macOS
Stability - OS X is rock solid - I have found the... 1,310 Views / 93 Replies  
Stability - OS X is rock solid - I have found the release to be very stable. No OS crashes at all. However, a big annoyance is if the Finder is 'busy', like when connecting to a server for example,...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 23, 2001 at 11:19 AM, in macOS
It looks like the fix has been integrated into... 292 Views / 2 Replies  
It looks like the fix has been integrated into Darwin but unfortunately, this did not make it into OS X 10.0.1. Hopefully we will pick up the fix in a future update for OS X.

Thanks!
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 18, 2001 at 03:00 PM, in macOS
Question: How did you know these ports are used... 425 Views / 6 Replies  
Question:
How did you know these ports are used by NetInfo?

What I would really like to learn is there a way to find out what the ports are being used for, through the terminal or other app?
...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 10, 2001 at 01:00 PM, in macOS
Yes, you are correct. Those are the ports that... 425 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, you are correct. Those are the ports that are open.

Thank you for this information.

Can these open ports be used to gain access to my system somehow?


Thanks again
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 10, 2001 at 09:44 AM, in macOS
Open ports? 425 Views / 6 Replies  
Using the network utility application I did a port scan of my own computer and it reported that I have 3 open ports.

Is this a 'Bad Thing'? If so is there a way to close the ports?

I don't...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 9, 2001 at 02:59 PM, in macOS
I noticed it after I switched over to Daylight... 381 Views / 5 Replies  
I noticed it after I switched over to Daylight savings...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 9, 2001 at 02:49 PM, in macOS
General Prefrences Scroll bar setting - Question 251 Views / 1 Replies  
In Mac OS X general prefrences, there is a setting for the scroll bar to 'jump to the next page or scroll to here.'

I have tried both settings and I don't seem to understand what this setting does...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 9, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
I have the same problem as do several others. It... 381 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the same problem as do several others. It would seem this is a bug.
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 9, 2001 at 10:08 AM, in macOS
The answer to both your questions is no. I... 268 Views / 2 Replies  
The answer to both your questions is no.

I don't have the dev tools installed on this machine and I have'nt installed it on a G4.

Sorry!
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 4, 2001 at 12:21 PM, in macOS
10.0.1 update improves system responsiveness 268 Views / 2 Replies  
I just installed the OS 10.0.1 update (I work for an Apple premiere developer so we got it a little early).

You will be happy to know system responsiveness (Window / Column resizing, open / close...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 4, 2001 at 11:26 AM, in macOS
You don't need to know anything about UNIX or the... 297 Views / 7 Replies  
You don't need to know anything about UNIX or the command line to use OS X. It will run happily and smoothly without you ever having to open the terminal.

However, having the command line...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 4, 2001 at 11:18 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the info. The 10.0.1 update and... 563 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

The 10.0.1 update and Sharity 2.4b10 did not fix the problem. Oh well this is not *huge* enough for me to risk messing up my system with a new kernel install.

Thanks...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 4, 2001 at 11:13 AM, in macOS
Sorry, I guess I am missing the obvious here. The... 352 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry, I guess I am missing the obvious here. The Seti @ home for OS X just runs all the time correct? It does not run as a 'screensaver' (coming up after a certain amount of time)?


Feeling...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:47 AM, in macOS
Since you don't really need to restart Mac OS X... 367 Views / 14 Replies  
Since you don't really need to restart Mac OS X that often, it would be nice if the desktop picture could be set to change randomly when you log in.

2
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 2, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
I did'nt have the password for my itools account... 264 Views / 1 Replies  
I did'nt have the password for my itools account set in my user prefs.
Oops.

thanks
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 2, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in macOS
SW Update not recognizing daylight savings? 273 Views / 2 Replies  
I notice when I use the SW Update to check for updates the time is one hour behind. We just switched to daylight savings. The menu back clock is ok but the SW update seems an hour behind.

Did I...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 2, 2001 at 12:00 PM, in macOS
IMAP Messages in Mail? 264 Views / 1 Replies  
Whenever I launch Mail, I get an error message

IMAP Messae
Account name: My Mac.com Account
Mailbox name: not specified

IMAP command LOGIN failed with status: No such object
[OK]

Any...
Posted by Ernie, on Apr 2, 2001 at 11:51 AM, in macOS
Sharity questions 292 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello!

Questions for you Sharity experts:

I installed Sharity, re-booted. Seems to have been working great. I was able to mount an NT drive from the network. However, I am unable to unmount the...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 30, 2001 at 02:54 PM, in macOS
I was able to mount an NT drive using Sharity but... 563 Views / 21 Replies  
I was able to mount an NT drive using Sharity but then when I wanted to disconnect and mount a different drive, I could not unmount it.

I logged out, then tried to press the 'unmount' button in...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 30, 2001 at 02:50 PM, in macOS
Go to Versiontracker. They have a link for the OS... 419 Views / 3 Replies  
Go to Versiontracker. They have a link for the OS X HP Printer Drivers.
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 28, 2001 at 05:28 PM, in macOS
Printer Driver? How do you change it? 419 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a way to select a specific printer driver when you are creating a printer in the print center? I downloaded the HP drivers but I cant seem to figure out how to use / select them. All I get...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 28, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in macOS
Can you save terminal 'styles' 369 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello!

Is there a way to save terminal styles? For example, I like to have my terminal set up as a semi transparent blue with white text. But I would also like to have differnet 'styles', like...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 28, 2001 at 10:24 AM, in macOS
Yes. I have the same problem. Hopefully in the... 337 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes. I have the same problem. Hopefully in the full release of IE it will be fixed.
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 27, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in macOS
I have tried this too, (Dragging a folder of... 293 Views / 3 Replies  
I have tried this too, (Dragging a folder of pictures to the window). It does not seem to work. Maybe there is a hack to make it work (along with so many other things in OS X) but I don't know what...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 27, 2001 at 10:44 AM, in macOS
Seti @ home screensaver? 352 Views / 7 Replies  
I installed Seti @ home but it does not launch as a screensaver. It launches as an application. Is there a way to make it come up as the screensaver? I'm probably missing something obvious here.
...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 26, 2001 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
I searched all over the place on this site (and... 310 Views / 32 Replies  
I searched all over the place on this site (and others) and cant seem to find the instructions to make the dock vertical. Speaking for those of us who would LOVE to make the dock vertical, could...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 23, 2001 at 04:01 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the info. I was wondering about this.... 247 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I was wondering about this. I logged in as root and cant change them either. Glad Apple will have an eventual fix. However, by the time it comes out I probably wont be displaying...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 23, 2001 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
I'm running X on a biege G3 tower. 333 Mhz. I had... 815 Views / 57 Replies  
I'm running X on a biege G3 tower. 333 Mhz. I had a simelar problem with an earlier build of OS X. After pressing the install button and the system restarted, it just sat there, stuck. I could'nt...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 23, 2001 at 02:34 PM, in macOS
Adding custom sounds to OS X? 344 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone know how to add custom alert sounds to OS X?

Also, is there a way to convert OS 9 sounds to OS X? OS 9 sounds don't play in OS X.

Thanks
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 20, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in macOS
You used to be able to change the disk icons by... 305 Views / 1 Replies  
You used to be able to change the disk icons by logging into root but it seems in candidate releases, you can no longer do this, even as root. If someone knows the answer I 'd like to know.

So...
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 20, 2001 at 04:49 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the info! I managed to find the game... 399 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the info! I managed to find the game from '96. I was hoping there were newer versions but I guess not :-(

Oh well!

Thanks again!
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 12, 2001 at 02:22 PM, in Gaming
NASCAR Game? 399 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello!

Does anybody know if there are any NASCAR Racing games for Mac?

Thanks!
Posted by Ernie, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:09 PM, in Gaming
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