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It never fails. New MS stuff, and it's screwed... 18,678 Views / 64 Replies  
It never fails. New MS stuff, and it's screwed up. I haven't even upgraded to Panther yet, but I hope my stuff isn't broken when I do.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Nov 7, 2003 at 08:16 PM, in macOS
That's pretty weird. Haven't heard of that one. 1,753 Views / 42 Replies  
That's pretty weird. Haven't heard of that one.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Jul 29, 2003 at 08:09 PM, in macOS
I wasn't sure I could rename it. I thought of... 1,000 Views / 13 Replies  
I wasn't sure I could rename it. I thought of that, but didn't attempt it.
I just went to the Terminal and nuked it. Worked like a charm. Thanks, guys!
;)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Jul 19, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in macOS
Thanks a bunch! I'm not the most Terminal savvy... 1,000 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks a bunch! I'm not the most Terminal savvy guy now that you can't prebind Jaguar, so thank you!
Posted by nigeljedi, on Jul 11, 2003 at 10:49 AM, in macOS
Ok. I need the lowdown on ditching OS 9... 1,000 Views / 13 Replies  
Every time I try to get rid of the OS 9 System Folder, I get informed I can't delete a System Folder. I know I've seen posts where people have done this, but could somebody let me in on it?
Thanks a...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Jul 11, 2003 at 10:41 AM, in macOS
Why, ya need an iBook?! ;) 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
Why, ya need an iBook?! ;)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Dec 7, 2002 at 07:48 PM, in Marketplace
Oh, by the way, it has a LOW reserve... C'mon!... 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh, by the way, it has a LOW reserve...
C'mon! Somebody needs an iBook! Perfect condition!
:)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Dec 6, 2002 at 01:49 PM, in Marketplace
Ok, the first winning buyer had to bow out of the... 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
Ok, the first winning buyer had to bow out of the auction...it's up on ebay again...


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4602&item=2078200320&rd=1
Posted by nigeljedi, on Nov 25, 2002 at 12:44 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for getting back to me on that. (not). 936 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for getting back to me on that. (not).
Posted by nigeljedi, on Nov 4, 2002 at 06:52 PM, in Marketplace
Hey, I've got a 500mhz G3 iBook (dual USB,... 411 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, I've got a 500mhz G3 iBook (dual USB, icebook) for sale in this forum...if you're interested...

Nigel
Posted by nigeljedi, on Nov 4, 2002 at 06:50 PM, in Marketplace
Oh yeah... ::BUMP!!:: 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh yeah...

::BUMP!!::
Posted by nigeljedi, on Nov 4, 2002 at 06:47 PM, in Marketplace
If anybody needs an iBook...THIS IS THE PLACE!!!!... 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
If anybody needs an iBook...THIS IS THE PLACE!!!!

Hey, Splatch...you hangin' around anywhere?
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 30, 2002 at 11:07 PM, in Marketplace
Hey, I don't think it looks bad at all. When I... 936 Views / 14 Replies  
Hey, I don't think it looks bad at all. When I saw everyone else complaining, I figured it had fingerpaints on it or something.
Anyhow, I've got a 500mhz iceBook with 320MB RAM, 10GBHD if you'd be...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 29, 2002 at 08:44 PM, in Marketplace
Still for sale... I'll also throw around the... 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
Still for sale...
I'll also throw around the idea of a trade for an XP portable for my wife, if anyone has one.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 29, 2002 at 08:30 PM, in Marketplace
Lexmark Z45se weirdness... 416 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok. I just bought a new Lexmark Z45se, hoping to improve the quality of my photo prints (from the aging HP deskjet I had). I checked the Printers folder in the Library folder in the root level of my...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 27, 2002 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I didn't have these problems in 10.1.5, so... 474 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I didn't have these problems in 10.1.5, so hopefully they will be gone in the next update...
Until then, hello Apple feedback!!

;)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 27, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in macOS
iSub oddities... 474 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, before ya'll jump on me, I searched for a solution first, but found none.
The problem is this: when using iTunes, my iSub volume goes haywire. AND, sometimes, it doesn't work at all. For...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 27, 2002 at 11:38 AM, in macOS
Tell him he will go to hell if he doesn't... 933 Views / 25 Replies  
Tell him he will go to hell if he doesn't convert.

If that doesn't work, then just tell him the pros of using the Mac OS on an app by app basis and show him first hand what he can do with iPhoto,...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 24, 2002 at 11:07 PM, in macOS
Original post: [quote]I mean really w/ my... 4,359 Views / 108 Replies  
Original post:
[quote]I mean really
w/ my iMac 800 it slows EVERYTHING to a hault, its rediculous. It shouldn't take 40% of my CPU to play music.
Will apple ever rectify this?[/qoute]

I'm not...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 20, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in macOS
I was never really into strategy/combat sim... 676 Views / 4 Replies  
I was never really into strategy/combat sim games, even though I played StarCraft a while ago. Then, I went out on a limb and bought WCIII and I'm hooked already! Once you get the hang of the troop...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 13, 2002 at 11:00 PM, in Gaming
2001 iBook FS... 1,190 Views / 9 Replies  
500mhz G3 iBook
320MB RAM
10GB HD
Up to OS X 10.2.1
Dual USB
Firewire
24x CD-ROM

Perfect condition, just like new, absolutely no problems from this baby!
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 12, 2002 at 08:34 PM, in Marketplace
Nope. Glad it's going the way of the Dodo. ;) 4,085 Views / 91 Replies  
Nope. Glad it's going the way of the Dodo.
;)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 12, 2002 at 08:25 PM, in macOS
HP Digital Camera... 362 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got an HP Photosmart 215 digital camera on ebay right now:

ebay auction (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1386890820&rd=1)

If it doesn't sell there, I'm putting it up...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 8, 2002 at 01:26 PM, in Marketplace
iBook 500mhz G3 "iceBook" 320MB RAM Whichever... 719 Views / 4 Replies  
iBook 500mhz G3 "iceBook"
320MB RAM
Whichever OS you want (up to OS 10.2.1)
All boxed material, CD's, cables, etc.
Carrying backpack perfect for the iBook

$750

[email protected]
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 8, 2002 at 01:22 PM, in Marketplace
If you would have said $700, you'd have had a... 696 Views / 3 Replies  
If you would have said $700, you'd have had a deal!
I have a 500mhz ice iBook I'm looking to sell.
Darn.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 8, 2002 at 01:19 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Palm m505, leather case... 382 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm throwing around the idea of selling my Palm m505 and the Rhinoskin leather case that's with it. If anyone needs a Palm (one in perfect condition, with absolutely all included materials, box,...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 8, 2002 at 01:13 PM, in Marketplace
I just put one up on Ebay here: HP Photosmart... 419 Views / 2 Replies  
I just put one up on Ebay here:
HP Photosmart auction (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1386890820&rd=1)
And, if you don't want to bid on it and it doesn't sell, would you like...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 7, 2002 at 12:37 AM, in Marketplace
They can bring back some form of file... 2,393 Views / 73 Replies  
They can bring back some form of file synchronization utility. Damn them! It sucks to try and remember which items you've updated or not with two folders on two macs and then try to manually copy...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 7, 2002 at 12:28 AM, in macOS
Weird. Well I haven't noticed that one, but I do... 818 Views / 7 Replies  
Weird. Well I haven't noticed that one, but I do experience little leftover "crumbs" from apps that I've opened and then quit (i.e., the black triangle below the app leaves a couple of pixels...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 7, 2002 at 12:25 AM, in macOS
It's hard for me to fathom how a relatively large... 2,081 Views / 44 Replies  
It's hard for me to fathom how a relatively large company can make a plethora of products for the consumer market, a big portion of which was touted to be Mac compatible, and fall so short of the...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 7, 2002 at 12:21 AM, in macOS
Try the Library-->Printers folder at the root... 525 Views / 1 Replies  
Try the Library-->Printers folder at the root level of your HD. This is where all drivers are located. You could look around in there for the particular printers that keep showing up and either...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 6, 2002 at 07:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Definitely one of the Canon digital Elphs. I have... 476 Views / 1 Replies  
Definitely one of the Canon digital Elphs. I have the s200 ($299 at a retailer in the nearest city to me) and it has blown me away in terms of feature vs. price.
I was hesitant to spend over $300 on...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 2, 2002 at 11:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ditch the Zio. MicrotechInt has the crappiest... 746 Views / 2 Replies  
Ditch the Zio. MicrotechInt has the crappiest support for their readers of any I've used. I have all but trashed that dumb Zio.
I now have a Kodak multi card reader (CompactFlash, SmartMedia and...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 2, 2002 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Carve another notch for Canon. I have the s200... 1,282 Views / 14 Replies  
Carve another notch for Canon. I have the s200 and it's awesome. I know you said the $100-$150 range, but this one's worth every penny at $299.
A wise man once told me "...don't ever buy a camera...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 2, 2002 at 11:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Definitely one of the Canon digital Elphs. I have... 1,206 Views / 12 Replies  
Definitely one of the Canon digital Elphs. I have the s200 ($299 at a retailer in the nearest city to me) and it has blown me away in terms of feature vs. price.
I was hesitant to spend over $300 on...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Oct 2, 2002 at 11:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nope. No problems with Jag here, either. Just an... 1,414 Views / 46 Replies  
Nope. No problems with Jag here, either. Just an occasional problem with an individual app (Word, for one), but nothing that keeps me from having a great session with my favorite machine...
:)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 28, 2002 at 11:40 PM, in macOS
DragThing is only as obtrusive as you make it, ... 699 Views / 9 Replies  
DragThing is only as obtrusive as you make it,
it's fast (I guess, for a launcher),
very easy to use,
has many options for most tastes
and is very good looking.

I have used DT for a long time,...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 25, 2002 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
Poll: I can't justify the $49 or even the $100 just for... 2,366 Views / 62 Replies  
I can't justify the $49 or even the $100 just for email and an occasional upload of a picture to my iDisk. I get free email already.
Damned Apple.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 25, 2002 at 09:01 AM, in macOS
It really pains me to admit it, but there are a... 25,101 Views / 206 Replies  
It really pains me to admit it, but there are a lot of customization goodies that have been left out of the Mac OS for a while. Theming is just one glaring omission.
However, the customization...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 15, 2002 at 08:56 PM, in macOS
Geez. Some of us have a life outside of the... 663 Views / 10 Replies  
Geez. Some of us have a life outside of the internet and don't have time to read every thread that is posted throughout the day when the search is not functioning.
We look for answers the most...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 15, 2002 at 08:52 PM, in macOS
You guys kick @ss! This is exactly why I use Macs... 25,101 Views / 206 Replies  
You guys kick @ss! This is exactly why I use Macs and not Windows. Keep up the good work!

-From a loyal, but application-programming ignorant Mac user and community member
:)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 14, 2002 at 11:15 PM, in macOS
curmi said: Actually, the Kodak 3 in 1... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
curmi said:


Actually, the Kodak 3 in 1 USB reader (CF, SmartMedia & SecureDisk) works fine right out of the box with no need for drivers. I paid $34 bucks for it at Wal-Mart. I was worried about...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 14, 2002 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
Not exclusive to Jaguar, but worth mentioning. We... 15,580 Views / 210 Replies  
Not exclusive to Jaguar, but worth mentioning. We can't forget the Shift + click/drag on the Dock separator to move it to either side or the bottom...remember in 10.0 when we couldn't do much with...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 11, 2002 at 12:18 PM, in macOS
I tried to switch the finder.png image, but no... 10,368 Views / 34 Replies  
I tried to switch the finder.png image, but no go. Still the same. I logged in as Root, moved the finder.png out of the dock.app/resources folder and replaced it with a different .png, and it doesn't...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 5, 2002 at 04:10 PM, in macOS
Never mind. James got back to me, and he's... 397 Views / 1 Replies  
Never mind. James got back to me, and he's already identified the issue and is working on it for the next release.
:)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 5, 2002 at 09:08 AM, in Applications
No...yes...no, wait, YES! j/k ... 913 Views / 25 Replies  
No...yes...no, wait, YES!

j/k

Definitely yes.
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 4, 2002 at 10:21 PM, in Applications
DragThing 4.3.1 and Jaguar... 397 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been having a bit of trouble with DragThing 4.3.1 and Jaguar. I've got it on both my G4 iMac and my G3 iBook, and it "Unexpectedly Quits" on startup/login of both Macs a great deal of the time....
Posted by nigeljedi, on Sep 4, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
I've noticed a good speed improvement with both... 1,975 Views / 37 Replies  
I've noticed a good speed improvement with both my G4 iMac 800 (512MB RAM) and my G3 iBook 500 (320MB RAM). Apps launch quicker, which makes me smile :)
Posted by nigeljedi, on Aug 30, 2002 at 10:59 PM, in macOS
Somebody mentioned the Canon LiDE 30 earlier... ... 1,914 Views / 29 Replies  
Somebody mentioned the Canon LiDE 30 earlier...
I was about to buy this one because Apple sent me an email claiming native support for it. It was one of their regular mailings...
Is it or isn't it?
Posted by nigeljedi, on Aug 30, 2002 at 06:38 PM, in macOS
Didn't work for me. I tried it twice, and... 1,050 Views / 15 Replies  
Didn't work for me. I tried it twice, and Powerpoint still crashed every time I tried to save a slideshow as a movie. Seems to happen particularly when I try to choose specific movie options (size,...
Posted by nigeljedi, on Aug 30, 2002 at 06:31 PM, in Applications
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