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So some idiot leaves his account logged in, his... 1,120 Views / 10 Replies  
So some idiot leaves his account logged in, his kid buys something with it, and this is a news story?
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jul 11, 2013 at 05:57 AM, in Tech News
Lion and Time Machine 520 Views / 1 Replies  
So I'm enjoying Lion so far... except for one issue..

I was trying to run Time Machine and I get "AFP" errors that it can not backup to my drive.

Here is my setup.. I'm using a MD DP G4 1.0GHz...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jul 20, 2011 at 12:32 PM, in Mac OS X
I had this problem as well. I ended up... 1,705 Views / 8 Replies  
I had this problem as well. I ended up formatting the drive and restoring for a Time Machine backup. I even got back 5.8GB of disk space even though I was working from a backup I took right before...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 27, 2009 at 08:40 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sorry for the long delay... I didn't get an email... 853 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry for the long delay... I didn't get an email saying this thread had responders, but I did try the RAM swap, and no go. The screen is still jacked out. I tried each RAM stick I have (one OEM...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 7, 2009 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sent PM 638 Views / 2 Replies  
sent PM
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 14, 2009 at 03:27 PM, in Marketplace
Thats what I thought. Oh well... she had a good... 853 Views / 5 Replies  
Thats what I thought. Oh well... she had a good run. :cry:

I guess this is my excuse to save up and get a MBP :)

At least the HDD is ok so I didn't lose any data :thumbsup:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 13, 2009 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook G4 15" 1.0GHz dead video card? 853 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello-

Woke up this morning to find my PB video is messed up. I'm guessing the video card is taking a dump? Anyone confirm this? Or is a driver messed up?
...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 13, 2009 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
To quote myself (if anyone else has an issue) I... 13,097 Views / 175 Replies  
To quote myself (if anyone else has an issue) I fixed the problems. I noticed that my bluetooth icon in my menu bar was showing "Not Available" in it. I remembered having an issue like that in the...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Aug 30, 2009 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
So far (for me) my Apple Bluetooth Keyboard... 13,097 Views / 175 Replies  
So far (for me) my Apple Bluetooth Keyboard shortcuts are no longer working.... the volume keys no longer control the volume but now do dashboard, expose, and a few other thing in fact none of the...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Aug 30, 2009 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
I can't remember how much it was back in the day,... 6,095 Views / 63 Replies  
I can't remember how much it was back in the day, but between the computers I've gotten over the years I'd say no more than 500 bucks. To me it is worth having the extra coverage for those 'you...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 29, 2008 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Every Mac I have ever bought, I have gotten Apple... 6,095 Views / 63 Replies  
Every Mac I have ever bought, I have gotten Apple Care, and have only used it one time on a Performa 550 (dead CD drive). Other than that, I have never used Apple Care, but I will keep buying it. ...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Join Date: Sep 22, 2000 Total Posts: 36 (0.01... 8,912 Views / 80 Replies  
Join Date: Sep 22, 2000
Total Posts: 36 (0.01 posts per day)


I guess I should start posting more huh?? LOL :cool:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jul 7, 2008 at 01:35 PM, in Marketplace
And the fact that this thread is on the macnn.com... 800 Views / 24 Replies  
And the fact that this thread is on the macnn.com frontpage makes me want to see it even more!! :eek:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 25, 2008 at 10:06 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Well here is the update... I did the combo... 553 Views / 8 Replies  
Well here is the update...

I did the combo update back to 10.5.3 and started transferring my files over the network... over 10 gigs and no freeze-up! :thumbsup:

I'm going to keep it running and...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 19, 2008 at 09:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Didn't even think of that!! Thanks!! I will try... 553 Views / 8 Replies  
Didn't even think of that!! Thanks!! I will try that first, then I will copy some files over my network and see if it crahses again... if she does i'll post the crash report. :thumbsup:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 19, 2008 at 06:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I will post one when I get home... The problem... 553 Views / 8 Replies  
I will post one when I get home... The problem is very reproducible (at least for me) so it shouldn't be a problem.

As a side note...
Other than when I copy files over a network.... the system...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 19, 2008 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I did the clean install the day it was out. I've... 553 Views / 8 Replies  
I did the clean install the day it was out. I've upgraded every time they were available (moving from 10.5.0-->10.5.1-->10.5.2 ect..)

This problem has started the moment 10.5.0 was up and...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 19, 2008 at 01:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard Crashes 553 Views / 8 Replies  
I've looked around, but could not find anything on this (so if i've missed it I am sorry)

I am running 10.5.3 on my Powerbook G4. Ever since it was released I've been having major issues with...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 19, 2008 at 09:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Well after messing with it over and over I... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Well after messing with it over and over I finally figured out what was wrong. Shapeshifter. :rolleyes:

I put FF into the exclude list and bam... it's up and running, and I am typing this on FF3....
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 18, 2008 at 09:27 PM, in Applications
I tried moving ...Application Support-->Firefox... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
I tried moving ...Application Support-->Firefox but I still get the same error (currently running even though it is not)

Thanks for the reply!
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 18, 2008 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
Firefox 3 crazy crashes 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello Everyone!!

I'm having very strange issues with Firefox 3 on an old iBook G3/800 I keep in my living room for quick online usage... (ram is maxed out running 10.4.11)

FF2 ran fine with no...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jun 18, 2008 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
I bought my Powerbook G4 1.0GHz back in October... 1,892 Views / 27 Replies  
I bought my Powerbook G4 1.0GHz back in October of 2003.... 3 months later I sent my battery in for a recall. I've been using that same battery (and computer) with no issues of battery life loss. ...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Dec 14, 2007 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You all do realize that henjin (the OP) has not... 4,509 Views / 83 Replies  
You all do realize that henjin (the OP) has not posted anything since the first post. I think you all have been had. :stick:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Nov 14, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry so long to get back, have not been on-line,... 21,048 Views / 73 Replies  
Sorry so long to get back, have not been on-line, but yes, the dock, stacks and other graphical items work great! Once in a while it will burp, but for the most part everything is cool. The menu...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Nov 2, 2007 at 10:39 AM, in Mac OS X
I have it on my Powerbook and it is much faster... 21,048 Views / 73 Replies  
I have it on my Powerbook and it is much faster than Tiger. Spotlight is very fast, and the cover flow is fast too. I am very happy with Leopard!
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM, in Mac OS X
That is what I was thinking (dragging ass). ... 512 Views / 3 Replies  
That is what I was thinking (dragging ass).

Thanks! Just wanted to make sure I was not the only one :thumbsup:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Disk Utility Problems in Leopard 512 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello Everyone!

Well I got Leopard installed on my Powerbook G4 1.0GHz (FW800) and love it! Much faster than Tiger on my computer. Biggest improvement is spotlight.

But... I do have an issue...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 26, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in Mac OS X
And the best part is this thread is now listed on... 2,198 Views / 48 Replies  
And the best part is this thread is now listed on the front page of MacNN!!!!

Poor guy...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jul 26, 2007 at 06:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I spent weeks and weeks trying to find an answer... 487 Views / 3 Replies  
I spent weeks and weeks trying to find an answer to this. I never found one. For me, I was wanting to do the same thing (cost effective).

So to the above poster, I too would like this option,...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Apr 11, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Applications
My Dish Network DVR's HDD runs all the time. ... 6,407 Views / 31 Replies  
My Dish Network DVR's HDD runs all the time. Even when in standby. It uses a Seagate 160GB drive. It is active 24/7 and I have yet to have issues. I assume it would be the same thing (as in...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 31, 2007 at 12:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That would be a safe assumption since the title... 1,365 Views / 16 Replies  
That would be a safe assumption since the title of this thread is "Since I no longer use OS9..."

I never checked but how much space would you save by removing OS9? (not including apps since that...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 22, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Mac OS X
i personally have not used this 'internet... 2,443 Views / 51 Replies  
i personally have not used this 'internet explorer' on my mac since my Performa 550 when i was running system 7. Even then I was using Netscape.

Between Safari and Firefox, I personally have not...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 21, 2007 at 01:11 PM, in Applications
I took my old B&W G3/400 with 1 GB RAM, and... 1,206 Views / 24 Replies  
I took my old B&W G3/400 with 1 GB RAM, and turned it into a file server. I have it running OS X 10.4.6 Server. Has three HDDs installed on it and all my other computers (Powerbook G4/Panasonic...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 19, 2007 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've always had a delay on my Powerbook G4 when... 21,367 Views / 244 Replies  
I've always had a delay on my Powerbook G4 when ejecting a CD/DVD.

The fact is, it is a great feature because it does eliminate the accidental 'oops i hit the eject key' even though it may be once...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 15, 2007 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
i think a mod needs to lock this topic up. 99%... 1,269 Views / 48 Replies  
i think a mod needs to lock this topic up. 99% of it is bitching about grammar and spelling, which has NOTHING to do with the topic.

If I were a PC user reading this, I too would think mac users...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Mar 9, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hell yeah! and with a .mac subscription... 2,364 Views / 44 Replies  
hell yeah!


and with a .mac subscription you can get a free pair of 'iced out grillz' :eek:
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 25, 2007 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i do compressed air, and a vacuum cleaner. just... 731 Views / 18 Replies  
i do compressed air, and a vacuum cleaner. just take your time with the vac. don't be aggressive with it.


if its really bad, the apple store may even do it for you, but im sure they will...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 18, 2007 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i use the iKlear product from apple to keep my... 731 Views / 18 Replies  
i use the iKlear product from apple to keep my powerbook clean. works great!! My powerbook looks like it was just taken out of the package.

the kit comes with travel packs, a bottle of cleaner,...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 18, 2007 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i agree. get a second external HDD and keep... 538 Views / 16 Replies  
i agree. get a second external HDD and keep your sutff on that also.
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 12, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WOW!!! thats alot of pods!! i dont even... 2,942 Views / 49 Replies  
WOW!!! thats alot of pods!!

i dont even have one (no extra money to get one) but i think you made up for my lack of buyin an ipod!

Sweet stash man!!
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 4, 2007 at 06:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
any word if this can work on a g4 powerbook? i... 14,540 Views / 45 Replies  
any word if this can work on a g4 powerbook? i know the program is written for MBP, but my powerbook can get hot.

edit

it would be nice to be able to turn the fans on and off, or make them run...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Oct 13, 2006 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iTunes was... iTunes is... 830 Views / 13 Replies  
So, i've been here forever and never really post much. But when i was messing around i came across this, a review of iTunes 1.0 (i rememeber the day it came out because i was downloading it).

So...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Apr 21, 2006 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
oh yeah, and she even upgraded it and installed... 2,074 Views / 37 Replies  
oh yeah, and she even upgraded it and installed bluetooth! which works great on it. she was very impressed it did that.

i gave it to her becasue she got a virus on her wintel notebook and when...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 3, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
solid computer 2,074 Views / 37 Replies  
i gave my fiance my old blue and white i bought brand new. i hooked her up with a 400mhz g3 with 64 megs vram (its an aftermarket ati with digital and s-video out) 1g of ram and 10.4.3 installed on...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jan 3, 2006 at 01:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Home Network - View External FW Drive on WinXP 317 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,
I have been searching... with no luck. I have a PC laptop running winxp connected to my home network. I have a Powerbook also connected. I can view the hard drive of my Powerbook on my PC...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Jul 21, 2004 at 07:06 PM, in Networking
no one else has this problem?? 269 Views / 2 Replies  
no one else has this problem??
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 17, 2001 at 11:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Whats the deal w/ Internet Connect app on OS X???? 269 Views / 2 Replies  
I've had OS X since it first came out but never used it (no drivers for my serial adapter) I just got the Keyspan 28x twin adpater from the apple store by my home and got the beta drivers for it. It...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 11, 2001 at 01:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Volume Display Not Appearing 236 Views / 1 Replies  
I noticed that then i use the volume control on my keybord, it no longer shows me where the level is at, or makes the alert sound go off to tell me where my volume is at. I just installed 9.2.1 on a...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 2, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Im having the exact same problem. I just thought... 201 Views / 5 Replies  
Im having the exact same problem. I just thought it was me!!! Suck thing is i had some important stuff in there!! Im ready to use a third party email program just so i dont have to deal with this...
Posted by FastAMX79, on Nov 27, 2000 at 02:24 AM, in Applications
I downloaded the firmware update for G3 and when... 229 Views / 5 Replies  
I downloaded the firmware update for G3 and when i tried to install it told me firmware was allready up to date
Posted by FastAMX79, on Sep 24, 2000 at 12:21 PM, in Mac OS X
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