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My new (one month) imac lost date/time after a... 543 Views / 8 Replies  
My new (one month) imac lost date/time after a power failure; computer was NOT running at the time. Then, a week later, when I unplugged it to move it to another room, it lost date/time again, so I...
Posted by angevine41, on Nov 4, 2001 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've got the new Snow 500 w/ internal CD-RW. I... 679 Views / 38 Replies  
I've got the new Snow 500 w/ internal CD-RW. I was quite disappointed to find out that MP3 CD's converted w/ Audion 2.5 and burned w/ apple disk burner 1.0.1 were not recognized by my Memorex MP3 CD...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 25, 2001 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Toad, if you just enter "Philips Expanium mp3 cd... 405 Views / 6 Replies  
Toad, if you just enter "Philips Expanium mp3 cd player" in your search engine, you'll get plenty, including Philips' web site.

Despite my belly-aching, it's basically a very good machine. I've...
Posted by angevine41, on Oct 10, 2000 at 04:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm going to try the 001,002, etc., scheme... 405 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm going to try the 001,002, etc., scheme tonight; if someone can confirm that A1, A2, etc. works, I'd like to try that, too.

In either case (or both) will the playing order show up the same when...
Posted by angevine41, on Oct 10, 2000 at 12:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Play Order "logic" for Expanium? 405 Views / 6 Replies  
The Philips Expanium--$200 at Suckit City--is quite the little trick for playing mp3 CDs, but the order of play defies logic. Or at least, mine.

I didn't check order very closely when burning...
Posted by angevine41, on Oct 9, 2000 at 07:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, timbuktu is, what, $150? And I got the trial... 349 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, timbuktu is, what, $150? And I got the trial version a few months back and didn't think much of it.

I've found that the double-click problem develops in the server mac, and continues whether...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 29, 2000 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
Who Else Has Discovered VNC? 349 Views / 3 Replies  
I searched the Third-party Archived without finding any mention, but has anyone else discovered the joys/frustrations of Virtual Network Computing?

It's (free) software, developed by ATT in UK to...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 23, 2000 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
Yeah, the MP3 CD players are just popping up all... 590 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, the MP3 CD players are just popping up all over....... The options/prices will probably change rapdily.......
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 7, 2000 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Warning About onemain.com 399 Views / 3 Replies  
After paying a year in advance for service, I was ready to let the account die, due to poor service, flaky connections, slower and slower downloads. But, without notifying me, or asking me if I...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 7, 2000 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry to hear about your "accident"; hope you... 590 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry to hear about your "accident"; hope you live somewhere where a drunk driver is dealt with severely.

Have decided to go ahead and get an external (USB) CD burner; as is usual, the decision...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 6, 2000 at 08:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bit expensive, yes, not to mention cumbersome,... 590 Views / 11 Replies  
Bit expensive, yes, not to mention cumbersome, but I think they're going in the right direction.

Probably the best place to do research is at the mp3.com site. This should take you directly to the...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 4, 2000 at 02:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You have a good point about Firewire over USB... 590 Views / 11 Replies  
You have a good point about Firewire over USB connection.

I'm betting Jukebox will be over-priced. I went back to nomad site, and found that their Nomad II (a RIO-like device) is $400. Too much...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 1, 2000 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the nomad link; that is exactly what... 590 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the nomad link; that is exactly what I'm hoping/waiting for. Especially if it's "affordable," and assuming that I can interact with it via my mac.

But I'm curious about your...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 1, 2000 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MP3 Storage/Future Dilemma 590 Views / 11 Replies  
I've about maxxed out the (10g) HD on my G4, and need to transfer to SOME storage medium, to free up space for MORE MP3's.

But, here are the qualifiers:

1. The G4 isn't really mine; it's at the...
Posted by angevine41, on Sep 1, 2000 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, I meant to ask: what about those IDE to USB... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Oh, I meant to ask: what about those IDE to USB cases you can get? It would be nice to be able to pop the IDE drive into a "portable" case, and take it to work, to the G4, to transfer MP3 files........
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 28, 2000 at 09:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, I'm about an hour and a half north of... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, I'm about an hour and a half north of Sacramento, where there's a Fry's. On the other hand, there are several online places listed at Pricewatch who have 20g IBM drives for $89-99. Several of...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 28, 2000 at 09:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
tooki, thanks. I'd begun to lean toward maxtor,... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
tooki, thanks. I'd begun to lean toward maxtor, but am glad to know about the others.

I still wonder what indicators there might be for any given HD working with my computer. Does anyone know of a...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 16, 2000 at 09:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, Dave, I'd been lulled into limited... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, Dave, I'd been lulled into limited resources by dealmac.com; pricewatch indeed is the place to look for prices. And has an intelligent way of laying out/presenting.

I quickly found plenty of...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 14, 2000 at 10:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks, all, for all the information. Cyberdave,... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks, all, for all the information. Cyberdave, when/if I make the changeover, I won't need to retain the contents of the old HD; I will have gotten new 'puter and transferred to it. And, I'm...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 14, 2000 at 09:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
zac, I guess 20g drive for $86 would qualify as... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
zac, I guess 20g drive for $86 would qualify as "a real good deal," wouldn't it? But I don't understand: are you saying I'd be losing some potential to run it at 33? (Whatever that means!) But that...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 10, 2000 at 10:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Um, my confusion continues...... The current... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Um, my confusion continues......

The current (original, Seagate) drive is "ATA interface," so if ATA and IDE and (I guess) EIDE are about the same, why would I need to buy a controller?

Is...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 10, 2000 at 12:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Replacement HD for Performa 6360 boombox? 840 Views / 19 Replies  
OK, when I convert the Performa (instead of Centris 610) to a boombox, and need a lot more space than is on the current 1.2g HD (Seagate ST-31276A), what do I get?

I've seen lots of people...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 10, 2000 at 11:09 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OK, OK, I was just trying the nearest link.... ... 478 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, OK, I was just trying the nearest link....

Just tried the summertimeblues link, both ways. Using normal d/l, it was averaging 4.5-5k per sec, which is about typical. Then used SD, and, yes,...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 4, 2000 at 10:20 PM, in Applications
OK, "unsupported d/l links" may be part of the... 478 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, "unsupported d/l links" may be part of the problem. But, for experiment, I control-clicked the "next newest topic" just below here: Didn't get the "redirected" box, but went into the unending...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 4, 2000 at 11:50 AM, in Applications
Cipher, What "kinds" of files have you been... 478 Views / 14 Replies  
Cipher, What "kinds" of files have you been downloading? Have you, specifically, tried downloading from mp3 or macdownload?
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 4, 2000 at 11:19 AM, in Applications
Anyone Use Speed Download? 478 Views / 14 Replies  
MacObserver had positive review. (www.multimania.com/simplemacs/SpeedDownloadDocs/)

But I can't make it work!

Using 8.6. Downloaded program, created download folder on desktop, put contextual...
Posted by angevine41, on Aug 4, 2000 at 12:10 AM, in Applications
Aw, shucks, I KNEW it was too good to be true.... 834 Views / 5 Replies  
Aw, shucks, I KNEW it was too good to be true. And I browsed around lowendmac.com enough to figure out I didn't want to try any hardware upgrades.

I guess when I can afford to replace my other...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 31, 2000 at 09:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Convert Centris 610 to Boombox? 834 Views / 5 Replies  
I wonder if this is a good idea, or not.

To get boombox-quality background music into my studio, I'd like to be able to use the gig or so of mp3 music files I've got on my G4, in an old,...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 30, 2000 at 06:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For what it's worth: I set up a macster "account"... 480 Views / 7 Replies  
For what it's worth: I set up a macster "account" on my home computer. No problem with login/password, but SLOW 56k connection. So I got a new macster download at work (T1 connection), but after...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 22, 2000 at 11:45 PM, in Applications
Does anyone know of a source for EMPTY G4 cases? 763 Views / 24 Replies  
Does anyone know of a source for EMPTY G4 cases?
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 21, 2000 at 10:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Greg, thanks for all the info. Wish I could be as... 341 Views / 9 Replies  
Greg, thanks for all the info. Wish I could be as methodical as you are about computer usage! (Example: making copy of new Internet Preference file, and renaming it, for later use. One thing I was a...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 14, 2000 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
Greg, I thought I combed the ms explorer ng... 341 Views / 9 Replies  
Greg, I thought I combed the ms explorer ng pretty thoroughly, but could have missed something.

After about 7 accesses, the clean-installed IE is still getting into bank site OK; we'll see how...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 13, 2000 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
Wow, I just zapped 45MB using the option/yes... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, I just zapped 45MB using the option/yes technique! Still don't understand, though, how "old" message/database stuff took up so much space. Were deleted messages being held in limbo? What...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 12, 2000 at 10:35 AM, in Applications
Accessing Secure Bank Site, Again 341 Views / 9 Replies  
Wonder if I've missed anything (fixes) about IE5's inability to get into some secure sites, sometimes.

Here's my deal, and I think others have same problem. Getting into my bank site is iffy with...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 9, 2000 at 07:12 PM, in Applications
My IE5 had gotten very sluggish, so did a clean... 350 Views / 6 Replies  
My IE5 had gotten very sluggish, so did a clean install as per wlonh's lead. Now IE is fast, again.

BUT: is it every one else's experience that, when you have several pages open, and click the one...
Posted by angevine41, on Jul 9, 2000 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
Nope, not using any rules/filters; just schedules... 284 Views / 3 Replies  
Nope, not using any rules/filters; just schedules for checking mail on opening, check mail every 5 minutes, empty deletions on quit. Haven't gotten around to filters because, as yet, don't get more...
Posted by angevine41, on Jun 10, 2000 at 10:46 PM, in Applications
Mail Alert But No New Mail 284 Views / 3 Replies  
Frequently while in IE (5), I see the flashing email icon up in the finder, but when I go to OE, there's no new mail. At first, I thought it was due to server errors, because there would frequently...
Posted by angevine41, on Jun 10, 2000 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
Yeah, when you've got a mac, you're CONTINUALLY... 375 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, when you've got a mac, you're CONTINUALLY trying to deal with .exe flies, and such.....

Heck, for $30-$50, I guess I OUGHT to try either realpc or vpc, and quit waffling......

Thanks,...
Posted by angevine41, on May 3, 2000 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
Leader and Joe, With my 160 processor, am I... 375 Views / 10 Replies  
Leader and Joe,

With my 160 processor, am I going to get REALLY SLOW results? Would I be better advised to track down a used pc?

Joe, you say you've got a 266; what software do you run, and how...
Posted by angevine41, on May 3, 2000 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
Well, shucks, Leader, now I'm in a quandary. I... 375 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, shucks, Leader, now I'm in a quandary. I called my local mac store (university bookstoore), to get a price on the VPC 3 upgrade, and the tech there said he was "almost positive" that I couldn't...
Posted by angevine41, on May 2, 2000 at 05:27 PM, in Applications
I've been prowling around, and it seems that the... 375 Views / 10 Replies  
I've been prowling around, and it seems that the main virtue of VPC 3.0 over 2.1, is USB support? Since I don't have/need USB, am I just as well off with 2.1 as 3, whichever is lower price?
...
Posted by angevine41, on May 2, 2000 at 04:08 PM, in Applications
Using realpc to run Win 98/95? 375 Views / 10 Replies  
I've known for years about Virtual PC and Softwindows (to use to run pc software on macs), but just recently learned about realpc. As I understand it, this VERY inexpensive software ($30) will run...
Posted by angevine41, on May 2, 2000 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
Found several cache clobberers at macdownload.... 475 Views / 7 Replies  
Found several cache clobberers at macdownload. Killcache 1.0 (freeware) looks good: says it will kill IE and NN caches with one click; or, put an alias in the startup or shutdown folders, for...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 29, 2000 at 07:36 AM, in Applications
Afraid you lost me on the "transaction page"... 475 Views / 7 Replies  
Afraid you lost me on the "transaction page" follow-up.......

If I trash the cookie file, them all the forums I go to will forget me!! (If I put the cookie file on the desktop........but then I'd...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 28, 2000 at 12:31 PM, in Applications
If I clear it through the prefs panel, I still... 475 Views / 7 Replies  
If I clear it through the prefs panel, I still have to quit/restart.

If it were an "older transaction page" problem, wouldn't it ALWAYS cause a problem? And ditto for a corrupted cookies file?
...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 28, 2000 at 11:54 AM, in Applications
cache.waf and bank problem 475 Views / 7 Replies  
I have this ongoing problem with my bank. Every coupla weeks, and can't get in, but get an Error #101 (don't know whose code that is). If I crank up NC, I can get in fine.

Someone (maybe wlonh)...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 28, 2000 at 11:08 AM, in Applications
Whew, thanks for the (continuing) really... 397 Views / 4 Replies  
Whew, thanks for the (continuing) really comprehensive answers. Don't have any Word docs to be concerned about, and boy-oh-boy would I have a crammed trash can if I used that option!

Just for fun,...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 7, 2000 at 07:26 AM, in Developer Center
Paul, Thanks! Wish I'd known how simple it... 397 Views / 4 Replies  
Paul,

Thanks! Wish I'd known how simple it was!

Just so I'm clear about how the script works: Once I remove the paired comment-tokens, if I drop a folder into that icon, it will go through the...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 6, 2000 at 07:05 AM, in Developer Center
AW 5 File Converter 397 Views / 4 Replies  
AW 5 has a script that will convert CW 4 files to AW 5. It says, further:

"You can modify the script to automatically move the original files to the trash and delete them when done. The code is in...
Posted by angevine41, on Apr 4, 2000 at 03:16 PM, in Developer Center
I've been reading some, at Alsoft. Keys are,... 706 Views / 8 Replies  
I've been reading some, at Alsoft. Keys are, like, ID numbers for files? And out of thousands of files, I've got 2 that are bad or unfindable? Is that so bad, or am I as usual over-simplifying?

If...
Posted by angevine41, on Mar 30, 2000 at 06:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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