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Thanks to everyone who's posted so far! :D... 856 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks to everyone who's posted so far! :D :thumbsup:

Some necessary details:
- the Powerbook is running 10.2.8.
- I had a reason for not updating the B/W G3 to 9.1 or 9.2 but I've since...
Posted by bezoar, on Aug 15, 2004 at 04:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Connecting two computers by ethernet, one running OS X, the other running OS 9 856 Views / 7 Replies  
I need help with connecting my Powerbook G3 running OS X to my B/W G3 running OS 9.04 by ethernet connection. I had no problem with this when both machines were using OS 9.

As it is now, I cannot...
Posted by bezoar, on Aug 13, 2004 at 09:09 PM, in Mac OS X
sorry, it's been awhile since i've checked back... 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
sorry, it's been awhile since i've checked back here. basically just been living with the problem thus far.

memory allocation is normal for Explorer. i downloaded iCab and it crashed as well...
Posted by bezoar, on May 20, 2004 at 01:14 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
yes. in fact whenever I trash a program and its... 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
yes. in fact whenever I trash a program and its components, I always do a search with Sherlock to make sure I catch files like that. I thought that would've been enough to fix something like this...
Posted by bezoar, on Apr 20, 2004 at 11:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I trashed preferences, restarted and this time... 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
I trashed preferences, restarted and this time around a quicktime file froze explorer without the bomb error. when i tried to force-quit explorer it said "sorry there has been a system error." hit...
Posted by bezoar, on Apr 18, 2004 at 07:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Quicktime crashes Explorer 1,036 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm not sure what started this, Quicktime 6 has always worked really well as far as streaming audio and video inside the browser window of Explorer 5.1. Recently (possibly after updating to Explorer...
Posted by bezoar, on Apr 17, 2004 at 03:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm one step ahead of you, mrtew. yesterday I... 662 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm one step ahead of you, mrtew. yesterday I got myself a great deal on a used external hard drive from my friend. I initialized and restored the powerbook, so it's now error-free and optimizable....
Posted by bezoar, on Apr 5, 2004 at 06:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
right, got it, I'll never use Norton or his... 662 Views / 16 Replies  
right, got it, I'll never use Norton or his Utilities again.

but can anyone explain why DiskWarrior can't find the System Folder, and why TechTool can't optimize?
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 31, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
typoon - yes I'm on a 9.2 only computer, haven't... 662 Views / 16 Replies  
typoon - yes I'm on a 9.2 only computer, haven't jumped to OSX yet.

Well, I'm not out of the woods yet. I used Disk Warrior 2.1 to rebuild and it seems to keep finding one error which it can't...
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 31, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wiped the hard drive and all is well again. oh... 1,129 Views / 4 Replies  
I wiped the hard drive and all is well again. oh well... guess I'll take a hammer to this Norton disk so I'm never tempted to use it again.
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 31, 2004 at 02:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks to all, I posted in the powerbook forum... 1,129 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks to all, I posted in the powerbook forum too and the overall consensus is DiskWarrior = good, Norton = bad. Also, Peter Norton = Ed Begley Jr.
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 29, 2004 at 04:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks typoon, I'll check out DiskWarrior. Is... 662 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks typoon, I'll check out DiskWarrior. Is there a version of Drive 10 or something similar that works for OS9.x?

EDIT: Never mind, I see that TechTool Pro 3 can optimize for OS9.
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 29, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook freezes during Norton Utilities Speed Disk!? 1,129 Views / 4 Replies  
I spent half a day trying to optimize the hard drive of my g3 powerbook OS9.2 using the Norton Utilities disk v.5.0. I booted up with the Norton disk, ran Disk Doctor, cleared up the minor problems...
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 29, 2004 at 12:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Norton Utilities Optimize Disk freezes Powerbook... What the hell!? 662 Views / 16 Replies  
I spent half a day trying to optimize the hard drive of my g3 powerbook OS9.2 using the Norton Utilities disk v.5.0. I booted up with the Norton disk, ran Disk Doctor, cleared up the minor problems...
Posted by bezoar, on Mar 28, 2004 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Internet Explorer problem 477 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks car1son.

are you talking about osx though? because i'm using 9.2 and it only has system/preferences/explorer, but that's where the 2 files you speak of are.

i used Get Info but did...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 4, 2002 at 12:32 PM, in Applications
anyone? anyone? bueller? 477 Views / 6 Replies  
anyone? anyone? bueller?
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 4, 2002 at 11:43 AM, in Applications
huh? i have no other apps running while explorer... 477 Views / 6 Replies  
huh? i have no other apps running while explorer is open, so any other suggestions?
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 2, 2002 at 05:53 PM, in Applications
Internet Explorer problem 477 Views / 6 Replies  
i was helping my dad with his g4 imac and came across a strange problem with IE that i'm not familiar with. every time i quit IE and started it up again, the favorites and the history were wiped...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 2, 2002 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
so i guess you're saying that i should get a... 359 Views / 2 Replies  
so i guess you're saying that i should get a refund instead of an exchange. last time i got an exchange w/ memory-to-go and then it worked fine. they (owc) take a chunk out ("restocking fee" they...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 9, 2002 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new ram/startup problem 359 Views / 2 Replies  
i recently purchased ram for my lombard. i installed a low profile 256mb chip in the bottom slot and a regular 256mb chip in the top slot. upon starting up, the screen did not turn on, even after a...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 9, 2002 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
www.ramseeker.com (http://www.ramseeker.com) ... 359 Views / 4 Replies  
www.ramseeker.com (http://www.ramseeker.com) allows you to compare prices from various sites, but $40 sounds about right. other world computing seems to have really good deals on ram.

[...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 19, 2001 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks, i look forward to using the low profile... 443 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks, i look forward to using the low profile ram and maxing the laptop out. :D
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 17, 2001 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
replacing ram in Lombard lower slot 443 Views / 3 Replies  
hi, i looked at the old thread (here (http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=17&t=000988)) regarding this topic, as i am interested in replacing the measly 64mb in the lower...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 14, 2001 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm not quite sure your comparison works. the... 329 Views / 2 Replies  
i'm not quite sure your comparison works. the ipod is the media player, not the media itself. if your comparing the eight-track tape to mp3's? again it's a no go, because mp3's won't be obsolete...
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 9, 2001 at 01:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks to all of you for your help. i'm pretty... 373 Views / 8 Replies  
thanks to all of you for your help. i'm pretty sure it's a lombard now, it says powerbook g3 under the screen, has a bronze keyboard, and is 400mhz.

spikydog - couldn't find that article using...
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 7, 2001 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
duh...help? 373 Views / 8 Replies  
i bought a used powerbook off of someone, and i'd like to purchase ram for it. the problem is that i'm not sure what model it is (hence the "duh" in the subject title). it's black and i know it's a...
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 5, 2001 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thank you both for your suggestions. haven't had... 349 Views / 4 Replies  
thank you both for your suggestions. haven't had a chance to try them yet but i'll post again if the problem persists.
:D
Posted by bezoar, on Jun 17, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm, i tried to do a search of the MacNN... 349 Views / 4 Replies  
hmm, i tried to do a search of the MacNN powerbook forums on my topic and it just timed out every time. is the search engine on this site in working order? i seem to recall the same thing...
Posted by bezoar, on Jun 15, 2001 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
G3 Powerbook DVD ?uestion 349 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a black 400mhz g3 powerbook w/ 128mb ram and DVD-rom. when i use the DVD player i noticed that about every four or five minutes the DVD will freeze/pause then start playing again. i can't...
Posted by bezoar, on Jun 14, 2001 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ethernet / file sharing question 312 Views / 1 Replies  
according to the mac help center, "to transfer files between two computers that are not on a network, you can temporarily connect them using an ethernet crossover cable (which creates a two-node...
Posted by bezoar, on May 19, 2001 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
rhino - i know, i noticed the number changing... 394 Views / 6 Replies  
rhino - i know, i noticed the number changing everytime too. and it is always in use.

purplegiant and george o. - thanks i will try your suggestions.
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 30, 2001 at 11:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Unknown temp item will not delete 394 Views / 6 Replies  
i was using Empty Temp Folder v1.6.5 and noticed that there is one item that will not delete. it says "Temp-Res 23695, creator unknown, 1k." i was wondering if this file is normally there on all...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 29, 2001 at 08:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
also check out Hexascope plugin for Soundjam. it... 692 Views / 11 Replies  
also check out Hexascope plugin for Soundjam. it has a lot of parameters to fool with, and you can put it on slideshow so that it makes up its own cool patterns, which are really trippy (and you can...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 29, 2001 at 11:16 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
aha, i see, thanks. (damn these double posts) ... 578 Views / 42 Replies  
aha, i see, thanks. (damn these double posts)

[This message has been edited by bezoar (edited 01-29-2001).]
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 27, 2001 at 07:15 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
using b/w G3 400mhz 256kb ram, fragmentation is... 578 Views / 42 Replies  
using b/w G3 400mhz 256kb ram, fragmentation is same if not worse, but not much instability.

cipher13 - what is 9.1f6?
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 27, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
i did the downloadable update and it went very... 578 Views / 42 Replies  
i did the downloadable update and it went very smooth. no software conflicts so far, but i have noticed that the memory handling is just as bad as OS 9.0.4 if not worse. with 256mb of ram i had...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 26, 2001 at 02:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
>It takes either MINUTES to get it, or DAYS. ... 1,192 Views / 55 Replies  
>It takes either MINUTES to get it, or DAYS.

i agree, i never would have downloaded the update if i didn't have access to the T1 line at work. another 70 megs would've meant another 5 minutes...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 26, 2001 at 11:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thanks for clearing that up fredo btw-this... 525 Views / 13 Replies  
thanks for clearing that up fredo

btw-this "novice" is well-versed in the clean installation process http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 23, 2001 at 01:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
so if ColorSync 3.0.3 is not available on the... 1,192 Views / 55 Replies  
so if ColorSync 3.0.3 is not available on the downloaded update, why doesn't Apple put the separate ColorSync by itself for downloading. i see ColorSync 2.5.1, 2.6.1, and 3.0.1 are available, so...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 22, 2001 at 04:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
hi, i downloaded all the parts but i'm still a... 525 Views / 13 Replies  
hi, i downloaded all the parts but i'm still a bit confused by the installation instructions. is it best to startup from my 9.0 cd before running the update/installer? or can i just update it as...
Posted by bezoar, on Jan 22, 2001 at 01:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
i'm not sure about the advice of "always use VM,... 445 Views / 24 Replies  
i'm not sure about the advice of "always use VM, even if only a little bit." one major reason why i never use it is because some of the apps that i use (Cubase, one example) will NOT function with...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 26, 2000 at 10:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Agax didn't work for me at first, in fact, when i... 516 Views / 19 Replies  
Agax didn't work for me at first, in fact, when i first launched it, it would not open saying "Agax may have been infected w/ the virus and refuses to open." So I threw Agax out, unstuffed a new...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 21, 2000 at 11:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
i don't think i mentioned getting any "illegal... 516 Views / 19 Replies  
i don't think i mentioned getting any "illegal software," but thanks for insinuating....
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 20, 2000 at 07:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
virex did not detect it, so i used Agax. You... 516 Views / 19 Replies  
virex did not detect it, so i used Agax. You MUST lock Agax or it will get corrupted with the virus. Also make sure to delete the 666 extension AND the source of the virus (usually a recently...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 20, 2000 at 03:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
666 Extension 516 Views / 19 Replies  
Just a warning: this virus is still out there, i think i got it from a Hotline file. I'm going to try Virex first to get rid of it. here is the original thread about this virus. BEWARE!:
...
Posted by bezoar, on Dec 20, 2000 at 02:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
mkuehn - i tried disabling the call waiting, with... 534 Views / 20 Replies  
mkuehn - i tried disabling the call waiting, with *70, but still same problem: someone calls and the connection goes bye bye. damn, guess i need DSL...


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Posted by bezoar, on Nov 22, 2000 at 02:35 PM, in Applications
ok Audion is not free, but MPlay, Music Match,... 367 Views / 5 Replies  
ok Audion is not free, but MPlay, Music Match, and SoundJam are...I think...maybe
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 19, 2000 at 02:27 AM, in Applications
If you're using NapsterMac, go to preferences and... 367 Views / 5 Replies  
If you're using NapsterMac, go to preferences and choose Quicktime as your player. It will now save future MP3's as quicktime files. Any older MP3's can be played with quicktime, too, only you have...
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 17, 2000 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
Altavista FreeAccess works pretty well, and the... 534 Views / 20 Replies  
Altavista FreeAccess works pretty well, and the ad banner is small enough to be moved out of the way. However, I have had a problem with it kicking me offline, more often than I did with AOL.
...
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 17, 2000 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
>back to the top. 327 Views / 3 Replies  
>back to the top.
Posted by bezoar, on Nov 17, 2000 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
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