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Re: it works... 670 Views / 7 Replies  
Very cool! I can't wait to get my old ADB tablet up and running again!
Posted by vidiot1701, on Apr 15, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sadly, Vuescan doesn't support this particular... 1,917 Views / 5 Replies  
Sadly, Vuescan doesn't support this particular UMAX model either.

Not a major loss, like I said, Classic works. And really, the scanner only cost me $80 3 years ago. If it were that important to...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Dec 19, 2003 at 08:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Getting UMAX and other unsupported scanners to work in OSX using SANE? 1,917 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm in the same boat. I also have a UMAX Astra 3400 that has NEVER worked in OS X. Fortunately it does work in Classic mode using the UMAX VistaScan DA 3.7.5 software. Granted it's buggy, and...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Dec 19, 2003 at 07:13 PM, in Mac OS X
This has been happening to me as well, ever since... 27,716 Views / 143 Replies  
This has been happening to me as well, ever since upgrading to Panther. I use my laptop at work, close the lid, open it up at home...Finder freeze. So I have to do a Force Restart. And then when I...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Dec 19, 2003 at 04:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I created a new user on my computer. And guess... 605 Views / 4 Replies  
I created a new user on my computer. And guess what, that NEW user can see all the printers just fine.

So I switched back to my user, deleted every Adobe preference file there is. No dice, still...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Dec 18, 2003 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
Photoshop CS won't see any printers 605 Views / 4 Replies  
Every time I try to print in Photoshop CS, it does not see ANY printers. But if I go to any other application, all my printers are available.

In the print dialog, I select "edit printer list"...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Dec 17, 2003 at 01:37 PM, in Applications
Not working for me either, can't get any of the... 544 Views / 3 Replies  
Not working for me either, can't get any of the subfolders to work. Nothing is saved in my "drafts" or "sent" or "trash" subfolders.

I've read somewhere that Mail is not compatible with some IMAP...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Nov 5, 2003 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Agreed. With my previous OS X (10.0-10.2)... 955 Views / 7 Replies  
Agreed. With my previous OS X (10.0-10.2) installations I always installed BSD, but for some reason I thought I could do without it and save the disk space. Guess not!

Lesson learned.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Nov 4, 2003 at 02:26 PM, in Mac OS X
FIXED! 955 Views / 7 Replies  
I fixed it. In case anyone is wondering, you have to have the BSD subsystem installed to use Secure Delete.

You'd think Apple would have removed this item from the Menu if you can't use it...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Nov 4, 2003 at 02:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Well there is a small discussion going on over at... 955 Views / 7 Replies  
Well there is a small discussion going on over at Apple Discussions, it's somewhat related:

http://discussions.info.apple.com/WebX?50@218.xye8aSuxkfi.5@.599b5990/0

So if yours is working, what...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Nov 3, 2003 at 03:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Secure Delete not working? 955 Views / 7 Replies  
I've tried and tried to do a "secure delete" but NOTHING happens. No progress bar, nothing, and this is happening on both of my Macs.

Thinking it's just a long process and I'm just not being...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Nov 3, 2003 at 03:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Had this happen to me as well about a month ago. ... 440 Views / 5 Replies  
Had this happen to me as well about a month ago. I'm trying to remember exactly what the cause was. If memory serves, I had just installed Timbuktu and a few days later my internal hard drive was...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jul 22, 2003 at 08:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Ha, ha good point. I'm sure it does depend on... 975 Views / 10 Replies  
Ha, ha good point. I'm sure it does depend on one's tastes as well.

Some more bad sample albums. See if any of these sound good to you:

Dokken - Alone again and other hits
INXS - Live baby...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Apr 28, 2003 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
Well for example, do a search for "Black... 975 Views / 10 Replies  
Well for example, do a search for "Black Sabbath", and select the album "Dehumanizer." Listen to any of those tracks, and you'll see what I'm talking about.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Apr 28, 2003 at 06:20 PM, in Applications
Music Store sample quality 975 Views / 10 Replies  
Has anyone else noticed that many of the song samples sound terrible? They sound as if they have some major phase distortion. I've listened to maybe 30-40 samples, and about half of them I would...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Apr 28, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
It's doubtful MPEG4 playback will be functional... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
It's doubtful MPEG4 playback will be functional in QT5. I'm 99.9% sure everyone will have to upgrade to QT6.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jun 5, 2002 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
Be sure to write UMAX and voice your anger. ... 564 Views / 20 Replies  
Be sure to write UMAX and voice your anger.

support@umaxcare.com

I for one will not pay 1 cent for a driver on a scanner that costs $100. I'll go buy a Canon or Epson first.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jun 3, 2002 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
According to the Read Me PDF, it is UDP port... 383 Views / 3 Replies  
According to the Read Me PDF, it is UDP port 3283.

But I have to tell you, I STILL can't get it to work over the Internet. It will only work when I am on a LAN.

Suggestions?
Posted by vidiot1701, on Mar 26, 2002 at 05:34 PM, in Applications
Never mind, I found it. It is in fact invisible.... 323 Views / 5 Replies  
Never mind, I found it. It is in fact invisible.

Also, you need to do a Restart. Just logging back it doesn't do the trick.

Thanks again Alex!
Posted by vidiot1701, on Mar 15, 2002 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Alex, thanks for the info. I'm having a... 323 Views / 5 Replies  
Alex, thanks for the info. I'm having a difficult time locating the slp.regfile. I logged in as root and tried to find it. Is it invisible? Heck, I couldn't even find the var directory, I know...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Mar 15, 2002 at 04:47 PM, in Mac OS X
It's very annoying. Anyone know where this ghost... 323 Views / 5 Replies  
It's very annoying. Anyone know where this ghost is saved? A preference file I can delete?

Then again, is this a "bug" or a "feature" from Apple?
Posted by vidiot1701, on Mar 15, 2002 at 02:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Odd Server Connect Screen 323 Views / 5 Replies  
Is this happening to anyone else? When I go the Server Connect screen, it lists my own computer (File sharing is off) multiple times (all different IP address I have had over the last couple of...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Mar 15, 2002 at 02:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Grey Menus in 10.1.3 299 Views / 4 Replies  
Ever since upgrading to 10.1.3, the Finder has been acting buggy. Occasionally I get greyed out menus. This happens both in the Finder, and in open Applications. Eventually the Finder restarts.
...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Feb 26, 2002 at 03:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Got mine today too! Ordered on the 7th, 800Mhz... 531 Views / 18 Replies  
Got mine today too! Ordered on the 7th, 800Mhz Stock, sent Standard Shipping. Delivered to Los Angeles all the way from Taiwan.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Feb 4, 2002 at 07:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Andrew. What Mac are you using it on? I... 410 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Andrew. What Mac are you using it on? I want to buy this keyboard for my new iMac G4/800. Think I'll have any problems with the power button? Or don't newer Macs use a power button on USB...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 31, 2002 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Guess either mine is traveling fast, or yours is... 1,185 Views / 12 Replies  
Guess either mine is traveling fast, or yours is traveling slow. Either way, the wait is killing me!
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 31, 2002 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone else feel like it's taking FOREVER for the... 1,185 Views / 12 Replies  
Anyone else feel like it's taking FOREVER for the iMac to arrive? Mine is coming straight from Taiwan in "2-5 Business Days" as Standard Shipping.

Here's what Fed Ex is reporting so far. Think...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 31, 2002 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Microsoft Keyboard & OS X 410 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone using a Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro on the Mac with OS X? I'm expecting that the mail button, web button, etc won't work (no drivers available yet from MS for OS X), but it should still...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 30, 2002 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Ordered my stock 800Mhz on the 7th. Just got... 476 Views / 19 Replies  
Ordered my stock 800Mhz on the 7th. Just got word that it has shipped direct from Taiwan via FedEx.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 29, 2002 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also ordered my stock iMac 800 on the 7th. Just... 1,185 Views / 12 Replies  
Also ordered my stock iMac 800 on the 7th. Just got word it's shipped already. Coming straight from Taiwan!
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 29, 2002 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
So what's the consensus.... Wipe the hard... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
So what's the consensus....

Wipe the hard drive clean and re-install everything? It's not the end of the world, just a royal pain.
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 17, 2002 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
UPDATE: Ok, figuring it was a priveleges... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
UPDATE:

Ok, figuring it was a priveleges issue, I decided to log-in as the Root user. From there I set the priveleges for the hard drive of Everyone: Read & Write. That fixed the immediate Icon...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 17, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Xeo, I tried both of your ternimal commands.... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
Xeo,

I tried both of your ternimal commands. The first one didn't appear to do anything.

The second command, the "sudo rm -i /.VolumeIcon.icns" did in fact delete the .volumeicons.icns file. ...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 17, 2002 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Changing my HD Icon in 10.1.2 507 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, I used to be able to change my HD Icon back in 10.1.1. But as soon as I upgraded to 10.1.2, I can no longer do this. In fact, it wiped my Icon back to the generic HD Icon.

My HD is...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 16, 2002 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
My biggest problem with the new iPhoto is that it... 314 Views / 3 Replies  
My biggest problem with the new iPhoto is that it can not read standard IPTC data within JPEGs, such as caption, keyword, and category fields. I've already spent hours fully captioning my photos, now...
Posted by vidiot1701, on Jan 7, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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