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More info... 1,095 Views / 39 Replies  
Well, since someone linked directly to an image without mentioning the original site's posts, some might find these articles interesting:
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Posted by jca, on Jun 25, 2006 at 01:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Blurry Monitor?! 292 Views / 0 Replies  
My 22" Mitsubishi 2070 monitor suddenly started getting very blurry the other day. This problem happens after the monitor has been on for a while. Turning the monitor off and then back on provides a...
Posted by jca, on Jul 30, 2004 at 01:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple G4 Internal Modem? 340 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought an Apple G4 "Quicksilver" Dual 800. It did not come with the BTO Apple Internal modem.

Question: Can I order this particular Apple modem and install it myself? Or better yet, should I?...
Posted by jca, on Jul 2, 2003 at 05:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm also running 10.2.1 (sorry wasn't clear... 924 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm also running 10.2.1 (sorry wasn't clear before), yet still have the problem. I looked at the SYMFS extension, the owner is set to SYSTEM, and there is no option for root. Any ideas?
Posted by jca, on Oct 20, 2002 at 09:18 PM, in Applications
Norton Utilities: That stupid "symfs.kext" file. 924 Views / 4 Replies  
After EVERY restart/startup in 10.2 I get this error dialog window in the Finder:

The program you are using needs to use a system file that may reduce the security of your computer.

The file...
Posted by jca, on Oct 19, 2002 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
Tooki (and everyone else), thanks for all your... 640 Views / 10 Replies  
Tooki (and everyone else), thanks for all your advice. I did read your clear message before about OS 9 utils no-go on drives via firewire that won't mount. I still wanted to put the drive in an...
Posted by jca, on Oct 13, 2002 at 06:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Update 640 Views / 10 Replies  
Appreciate all the suggestions. Here's an update:

I let the drive timeout (as suggested) in OS 9, and eventually got DiskWarrior running via an external Firewire drive. It went through the drive,...
Posted by jca, on Oct 11, 2002 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hard Drive: It's Dead Jim... 640 Views / 10 Replies  
My Quicksilver dual 800 G4 suffered a internal 80gig hard drive failure (caused by a crash in OS X Jaguar and IE - thanks Microsoft). Anyway, the crash corrupted the drive badly - getting lots of...
Posted by jca, on Oct 10, 2002 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tried both methods, edited "aim" protocal to... 393 Views / 4 Replies  
Tried both methods, edited "aim" protocal to point to iChat. Didn't work in either case. Weird thing is, the aim protocal always reverts back to AOL Instant Messenger in Internet Explorer as soon as...
Posted by jca, on Sep 19, 2002 at 02:07 AM, in Applications
iChat using AIM url links? 393 Views / 4 Replies  
How do get iChat to launch instead of AIM when clicking a href="aim" url weblink?

-jca
Posted by jca, on Sep 18, 2002 at 05:06 AM, in Applications
Name that Printer! 435 Views / 3 Replies  
I know this is a rehash, but wanted to start it off in a new thread.

Can anyone recommend a printer that fits this bill:

- Out of the box Ethernet compatible (Not interested in USB sharing,...
Posted by jca, on Sep 7, 2002 at 07:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I thought it was sorta funny and/or cute...... 409 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, I thought it was sorta funny and/or cute... A lot of:

"I was like... My Dad's PC ate my homework.......... bummer."

But she seemed like she was on drugs - very blood-shot eyes. (That's...
Posted by jca, on Jul 17, 2002 at 03:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pulled Ellen Feiss "Switch" Ad? 409 Views / 33 Replies  
Did anyone grab the (soon to be infamous?) Ellen Feiss "Switch" QT ad before Apple pulled it off their website? Post a mirror?

Thanks,

-jca
Posted by jca, on Jul 17, 2002 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I'm not trying to piss off anyone - just... 414 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, I'm not trying to piss off anyone - just started with a little "let's see your setup (again)" thread... Then it turned into some sort of "go play with your ball while I quote Mel Brooks films...
Posted by jca, on May 12, 2002 at 10:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That particular username, yes. (Been here a lot... 414 Views / 33 Replies  
That particular username, yes. (Been here a lot longer than that.) I'm sorry I didn't see the "Cribz" thread... Apparently, a lot of other people didn't either for what I saw of it. It's too bad, as...
Posted by jca, on May 12, 2002 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was intentionally "all-encompassing" with the... 414 Views / 33 Replies  
I was intentionally "all-encompassing" with the post, to see what people chose to post.

So why not post both work and home? I think they're both interesting to see.
Posted by jca, on May 12, 2002 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hold on there, Sparky. No need to piss on this... 414 Views / 33 Replies  
Hold on there, Sparky. No need to piss on this thread. Apologize if this is a rehash for you.

I never saw the "MacNN Cribz" thread - would have participated - but as others have pointed out, it's...
Posted by jca, on May 12, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Post your Workspace / Desktop / Set-up Pics! 414 Views / 33 Replies  
I know, this is a rehash... But it's been a month or two:

Post your Workspace and/or Desktop and/or Set-up pictures!

http://home.pacbell.net/jca1138/workjcasm.jpg
My Workspace / Set-up /...
Posted by jca, on May 12, 2002 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best... thread... EVER. (Does everyone else... 21,420 Views / 667 Replies  
Best... thread... EVER.

(Does everyone else enjoy looking at screenshots/desktops/wallpapers, or is it just me?)

-jca

[ 04-18-2002: Message edited by: jca ]
Posted by jca, on Apr 18, 2002 at 06:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, the website was registered/hosted through... 288 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, the website was registered/hosted through Verio. They were very unreceptive on the phone with regards to tracking the person down. I suppose it's just another chargeback issue for them.

I...
Posted by jca, on Mar 4, 2002 at 11:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No. But why would you register a website/hosting... 288 Views / 7 Replies  
No. But why would you register a website/hosting plan with a stolen credit card? It was the biggest/last charge on the stolen account. It's too much trouble to register a website to "ping" the stolen...
Posted by jca, on Mar 4, 2002 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stolen Credit Card for WWW: Help? 288 Views / 7 Replies  
I recently had a credit card number stolen (via the web, not the physical card itself) and it was used (among other things) to register a domain and website hosting plan under my name.

All of the...
Posted by jca, on Mar 4, 2002 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
10.1.2 breaks... 217 Views / 1 Replies  
...most of my USB functionality. Specifically, my various hubs (including my powered MacAlly USB hub) have stopped working.

I first noticed this when my DYMO LabelWriter Turbo stopped working...
Posted by jca, on Dec 21, 2001 at 11:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Neopost has discontinued Mac support for "Simply... 1,185 Views / 3 Replies  
Neopost has discontinued Mac support for "Simply Postage". Does anyone know of any alternatives? (Even using Virtual PC?)

Thanks for any help/info.

-Jon
Posted by jca, on Nov 19, 2001 at 10:43 PM, in Applications
Will there EVER be Internet Postage for the Mac? 1,185 Views / 3 Replies  
This topic comes up every now and then - thought I'd revive it for an update:

Does anyone know of ANY "Internet Postage" solutions for the Mac?

I know Stamps.com has their lame "send us an...
Posted by jca, on Nov 7, 2001 at 02:26 AM, in Applications
I've never ordered a "just announced" Mac from... 431 Views / 20 Replies  
I've never ordered a "just announced" Mac from the Apple store before. How well do they usually do on time until delivery? How long a wait should I expect if they announce new G4s at Macworld in July...
Posted by jca, on Jun 17, 2001 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
New G4s: Wait or...? 431 Views / 20 Replies  
Now that the Dual 533 G4 is being phased out:
http://www.ogrady.com/story.lasso?newsID=1119

I was wondering if I should wait until Macworld for a new G4. I haven't been able to decide between...
Posted by jca, on Jun 16, 2001 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I tried deleting preferences (including Internet... 339 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried deleting preferences (including Internet Preferences), but it has not removed the problem.

Can anyone offer any ideas/help?

Thanks!

-Jon
Posted by jca, on Jun 1, 2001 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Weird JPEG display problem in IE 339 Views / 3 Replies  
Lately I've noticed IE 5.0 (and 5.5b) distorting JPEGs. On any random webpage, a JPEG image(s) is rendered blocky (mosaic), grey, and solarized. This can happen on any webpage (from Amazon to any...
Posted by jca, on May 27, 2001 at 08:34 PM, in Applications
ATI 128 Nexus + Quake 3? 302 Views / 1 Replies  
Whenever I run Quake 3 Arena (along with my ATI Nexus Rage 128 card), I get weird distortions or "skewing" in the textures/screen whenever moving forward. (It's a bit difficult to describe. It makes...
Posted by jca, on Apr 21, 2001 at 05:28 PM, in Gaming
Best Register/Web Host/etc.? 293 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, this question never seems to go away:

Can anyone recommend a good place to register a domain name (and on top of that, have that same site offer URL forwarding, email, etc. - maybe even...
Posted by jca, on Oct 23, 2000 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I was looking for WEB based solutions - but... 235 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I was looking for WEB based solutions - but since this topic was moved into Third Party Software, that might be less obvious. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif Thanks for the link!
Posted by jca, on Sep 15, 2000 at 02:15 AM, in Applications
Mac-Friendly Web Bookmark Managers? 303 Views / 1 Replies  
There are quite a few "web bookmark managers" out there, like:
http://www.blink.com http://www.clickmarks.com http://www.backflip.com

But most (all?) seem very PC-centric. For example,...
Posted by jca, on Sep 14, 2000 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac-Friendly Web Bookmark Managers? 235 Views / 2 Replies  
There are quite a few "web bookmark managers" out there, like:
http://www.blink.com http://www.clickmarks.com http://www.backflip.com

But most (all?) seem very PC-centric. For example,...
Posted by jca, on Sep 14, 2000 at 04:32 PM, in Applications
"File Mappings" Hell? 192 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you ever taken a look at the "File Mappings" (via the Internet Control Panel)? Mine is a complete mess. Worst offender - Real Player - it grabs every sound/video/etc. extension possible,...
Posted by jca, on Jul 1, 2000 at 06:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Appreciate all the advice. I opened up the drive... 242 Views / 6 Replies  
Appreciate all the advice. I opened up the drive to see if the SCSI ID switch cable was loose and/or not connected. (It looked okay to me. I didn't see any other cable problems - didn't get too...
Posted by jca, on Jun 13, 2000 at 06:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
SCSI (doh!) VooDoo 242 Views / 6 Replies  
I just bought an Atlas III Ultra SCSI 18gb external hard drive from Transintl.com for my 8500 (NewerTech G3 Card upgraded).

I can't seem to get the drive to behave properly in the SCSI chain. No...
Posted by jca, on Jun 13, 2000 at 08:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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