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Catastrophe with Epson R2880 and Snow Leopard - urgent help needed for exhibition! 3,533 Views / 7 Replies  
I cannot print at all to my Epson R2880 from Photoshop and I have a number of A3 images I need to print for an exhibition next week. I'm on Snow Leopard and follow some advice I already found on the...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 3, 2009 at 08:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Gosh, thanks for the quick responses! It's... 1,144 Views / 6 Replies  
Gosh, thanks for the quick responses! It's running Tiger - I don't think the iMac G4/800 is specced to run Leopard? Well, she's a thousand miles away so there's no Leopard install going on here....
Posted by QuatermassX, on Apr 21, 2009 at 01:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB to Ethernet Adaptor for iMac G4/800 - something for my Mum 1,144 Views / 6 Replies  
My Mum gave me a call last week to tell me her Internet connection stopped working. Her ISP came in and told her that the modem was fine and that the computer wasn't working.

Well, after a little...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Apr 21, 2009 at 07:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best project management software, the web and iPhone 3,592 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a particular though, I hope, not overly peculiar set of needs regarding project management software. I manage 35 or so projects a year for my corporate masters, but prefer to do the majority...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Applications
Best Wireless USB Adaptor for Mac Mini G4 running Tiger? 1,844 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking to buy an inexpensive wireless usb adaptor for my old Mac mini G4 running Tiger (giving it to my girlfriend, along with a wireless DSL modem). Since none seem to include support for MacOS...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Apr 17, 2008 at 06:37 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the top tip. I haven't completely... 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the top tip. I haven't completely sussed it out, but I did as you suggested.

I plugged the ethernet coming out of the cable modem into one of the ports on the ADSL modem/router. I then...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Mar 30, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in Networking
Wireless network possible with mismatched gear? 255 Views / 4 Replies  
I need to set up a wireless network for my flatmate so she can share my cable modem connection and I'm hoping I don't have to purchase any additional equipment. My previous internet connection was...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Mar 30, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Networking
Quickly generate hyperlinks from list of files or files in an HTML table? 345 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an immense list of files captured in an Excel spreadsheet. I need to make a hyperlinked HTML file from this.

I can create a nice table, but I'm wondering if there's a search and replace...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 8, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in Developer Center
Help with strange router log entry - am I being hacked?! 471 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

For two days in a row my netgear router has dropped my internet connection and I'm unable to get back on for roughly 18 hours!

Virgin Broadband support are a joke - no reported service...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jul 19, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in Networking
Oh, sorry ... indeed, it is a WEP-128 key (key... 503 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, sorry ... indeed, it is a WEP-128 key (key number 3) with 26 characters (the max allowed by this router).
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 24, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Networking
MUCH trouble connecting to 128 WEP-protected network 503 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a WPA-key for my wireless network which my router createed automatically, but when I bring home my work PowerBook, AirPort can't seem log on. I try logging in the key (asks for password) under...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 24, 2006 at 04:32 AM, in Networking
Many thanks! 600 Views / 6 Replies  
Tsilou - MANY thanks for this, I'm changing jobs soon and want to take everything with me in an easy-to-access format.

Again, many thanks!
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 21, 2006 at 09:24 AM, in Applications
It isn't my Exchange server, so ...... 600 Views / 6 Replies  
It's on an Exchange server. The deal is I'm leaving my job and want to keep the huge volume of e-mail I have. Is there no way to grab the pst file (if there still is a pst file with Outlook 2002...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 21, 2006 at 02:54 AM, in Applications
Migrating e-mail from Windows Outlook to Mac OSX 600 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

I need to migrate my entire collection of e-mail on my work PC in Outlook 2002 SP3 to my Mac.

What's the easiest way to do this? I don't want to bring my Mini into the office and plug it...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 20, 2006 at 05:51 AM, in Applications
Oh, yeah ... I know I can just open the account... 258 Views / 3 Replies  
Oh, yeah ... I know I can just open the account up in another mail client, I wanted take all those messages, preserve them as a collection of messages in their respective folders - plus the...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Feb 9, 2006 at 02:49 PM, in Applications
Exporting .Mac messages out of Tiger's Mail and importing into another application 258 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

Although I'm not a novice Mac user, I'm not totally conversant with databases and the like. I have a thousand e-mail messages in two folders in my .Mac account. I use Tiger's Mail to access...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Feb 9, 2006 at 09:58 AM, in Applications
Mailbox sync between Tiger Mail and .Mac 272 Views / 0 Replies  
First off, the stats:

Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.3, Mac mini at 1.42GHz, 512MB RAM
Mail 2.0.5
Dot Mac since the days of iTools

Soooo. I'm loving the new Tiger Mail's interface, responsiveness, those...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Dec 11, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Applications
I'm shocked ... 12,421 Views / 290 Replies  
... shocked that someone might do naughty things with the installer! By the by, Front Row works nicely on my Mini ;-)
Posted by QuatermassX, on Dec 3, 2005 at 10:25 AM, in Applications
Out of bounds - anyone try to wedge Aperture onto, say, a Mac Mini? 12,421 Views / 290 Replies  
I'd love to run Aperture on my beloved Mac Mini - anyone try and load it on just to see what would happen? Smoke, fire from the mouth of Steve Jobs?
Posted by QuatermassX, on Dec 3, 2005 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
In the USA for a few days, looking for the best/cheapest 15" LCD ... 318 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm in the USA until Wednesday and I'm looking for the cheapest (but best quality) bloody 15" LCD to go along with my Mac Mini.

Any suggestions for what, where?
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 27, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not overly concerned about the warranty, but good... 775 Views / 15 Replies  
Not overly concerned about the warranty, but good to remember.

Yep, I'm a wannabe smuggler. To blazes with Gordon Brown ... I'll be damned if I'm going to pay either VAT or customs charges. My mum...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 17, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
As an amateur photographer and (in years gone by)... 775 Views / 15 Replies  
As an amateur photographer and (in years gone by) having participated in film shoots where I had to travel - ALWAYS keep anything remotely valuable on your person when wandering abroad. I've always...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 14, 2005 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
A mini adventure from NY to London 775 Views / 15 Replies  
I was going to remove the little thing from the box, make sure it works and then just stick it in my carry-on luggage. They'll search the hell out of me, but there's no reason why it wouldn't be...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 14, 2005 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Using USB to IR adaptors with a MacMini? 262 Views / 0 Replies  
Sorry, but very curious about these USB - IR adaptors. If I plug this baby into my MacMini, any way to beam data from my eMate to the Mini?
...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 11, 2005 at 05:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Buying a MacMini in the US and taking it back to London 775 Views / 15 Replies  
I've been searching the forum, but don't see this question addressed. I took advantage of the Apple sale on the Mac mini a couple of weeks ago. I live in London so I had the cute little thing shipped...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 11, 2005 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
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Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 11, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
.Mac renewal from box with an extra e-mail account? 382 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I'm living in England now, but my .Mac subscription needs renewing on the 11th. Since I no longer have an American bank account, I've convinced my mum to renew for me.

I was thinking that...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 3, 2005 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
Just another question about the eMate. I'm seeing... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
Just another question about the eMate. I'm seeing these 1MB storage cards for the Newton MessagePad - do these work with an eMate?
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 3, 2005 at 08:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Gosh, MANY thanks for all the good advice. I'll... 560 Views / 6 Replies  
Gosh, MANY thanks for all the good advice. I'll also have a browse through eBay and see if any Yikes! power supplies are up for grabs. Googling as suggested brings up a scary array of technical...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 27, 2005 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ah ... hmmm ... although I've meddled with G4's... 560 Views / 6 Replies  
Ah ... hmmm ... although I've meddled with G4's in the past, I've never quite had to service something this severe before. Anything to look for on the motherboard before going out and finding an old...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 27, 2005 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
PowerMac G4 fried by wrong power voltage - can it be repaired?? 560 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi there,

A friend gave me a PowerMac G4/400 Yikes that she had plugged into the socked with the wrong voltage thingy set on the back. There was a POP and smoke coming from the power supply.

1....
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 27, 2005 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Really? Hmmm ... surely there must be a way to... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
Really? Hmmm ... surely there must be a way to save plain text? Then again, I have some old ClarisWorks files that I can't seem to open anymore (but managed to re-save years ago as Word docs so all...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 20, 2005 at 06:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
eMate - AlphaSmart - and other portable word processors 385 Views / 4 Replies  
Well I managed to get my lovely 12" PowerBook stolen from my flat in Islington earlier this year. Blech.

Since then, I've been hobbling along on a crap Windows laptop (soon to be relieved by an...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 19, 2005 at 03:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Saving e-mail for use offline from .Mac 230 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi there,

I have nearly 1200 e-mail messages in two mailboxes in my .Mac account that I need to take offline and make available for easy browsing on a Windows computer.

What is all this?...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jul 10, 2005 at 02:50 PM, in Applications
Camino any day 24,246 Views / 149 Replies  
Well, having used all three browsers under discussion, I've found that:

1. Safari is damn sluggish at times - e.g., the spinning beachball every bloody time I want to use the Bookmarks pulldown...
Posted by QuatermassX, on May 14, 2005 at 07:55 PM, in Applications
Switch between browser tabs via keyboard?? 536 Views / 3 Replies  
This might be a silly question but ...


I use Safari (which is a sluggish app with nice text rendering) and Camino (which can be a wee bit flaky, but which works VERY quickly) and love tabbed...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 9, 2004 at 06:06 AM, in Applications
Installing Panther - What happened to Classic - it's gone!! 457 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

Just installed Panther on my dual 533 G4. I chose to totally erase the drive and begin afresh.

Well, after swapping out the three CDs and rebooting, I found that Classic wasn't installed!...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jan 24, 2004 at 04:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Computer/Internet/Technology Conferences in Europe? 261 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi - where can I find a good listing of all the computer, tech, and internet conferences in Europe - beyond MacWorld Paris every September ;-) ?

What are the big ones?

Thanks.
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 17, 2003 at 09:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Having trouble accessing MSN 8 webcam - help! 1,380 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

My girlfriend is using MSN Messenger 8 to broadcast webcam signal ... on MacOSX, I can't use MSN Messenger to access the webcam.

I've downloaded ohphoneX, but I have no idea how to tap into...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 12, 2003 at 11:36 AM, in Applications
Thanks 1,380 Views / 3 Replies  
She's having it installed today. Alas, she can't use yahoo since her company does work for MSN. Strange twist of fate ... I'll let you know how it works out ...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 10, 2003 at 06:39 AM, in Applications
Accessing webcam from MSN Messenger 6? 1,380 Views / 3 Replies  
Is it possible under MacOSX to view a webcam being broadcast using MSN Messenger 6 for Windows. iChat can't interface with MSN Messenger, but is there anything else out there that can?

I'd like to...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Sep 4, 2003 at 09:00 AM, in Applications
Wireless hot spots in Hamburg & Ibiza? Network sniffers? 261 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi, I'm going to Hamburg, Germany and Ibiza, Spain for a few weeks and taking along my battered Powerbook G4/400 with a wireless Orinoco card. I use the sourceforge drivers to work the card and I'm...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Aug 5, 2003 at 01:20 PM, in Networking
Texting UK from US 5,168 Views / 63 Replies  
Does this mean I can use iChat to text my girlfriend in London while I'm here on my Mac in New York?

Hmmm ... can't seem to get the number to work.

Do I need to include 44 and the leading zero...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 28, 2003 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
Backing up a OSX 1.2.3 Powerbook Disk 235 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to quickly backup the contents of my osx 1.2.3 powered powerbook g4, have someone muck about with the os and the apps on it, and then restore the contents of the disk quickly as they were...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jan 24, 2003 at 08:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, indeed ... created the disk images in 9.2.2... 499 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, indeed ... created the disk images in 9.2.2 using DiskCopy on a PowerBook. I then tried to mount the disk images but get an error. The OS doesn't seem to recognize them as valid disks.
...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 22, 2002 at 11:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
No, I used DiskCopy ... 499 Views / 4 Replies  
No, I used DiskCopy ...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 22, 2002 at 05:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Disk Image from Audio CD - now it doesn't mount! 499 Views / 4 Replies  
In OS 9.2.2 I created a couple of .img disk images from audio cd's. When I try and mount the images, I get an error message about the volume being in the wrong format. I've also tried mounting the...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to export eMail from Hotmail to local Mac? 4,938 Views / 2 Replies  
I need a way to quickly export the saved sent messages and the received messages from my Hotmail account to my local Mac. I've several thousand messages and cutting and pasting each sent and received...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jun 20, 2002 at 09:52 PM, in Applications
Slightly OT: Australia Film & Video Info Needed 308 Views / 0 Replies  
This is a wee bit off topic, but I use Macs for all my photo & video work as well as the publishing day job :-) I'm also pondering just what sort of mobile Mac-based setup to use while travelling...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Apr 26, 2002 at 12:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Many thanks for the information. Alas, I found... 359 Views / 6 Replies  
Many thanks for the information. Alas, I found the service somewhat lacking in content.

I was looking more for AudioGnome for the Mac rather than something that actually blocks popular songs.
...
Posted by QuatermassX, on Jan 9, 2002 at 08:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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