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Has anyone here tried a VNC connection using this... 330 Views / 10 Replies  
Has anyone here tried a VNC connection using this method? I've downloaded a VNC server and PocketPC VNC client, but haven't been able to establish a connection... FTP's working fine though.
Posted by CRE, on Aug 7, 2001 at 10:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ahhh.... had I only seen that thread sooner... I... 373 Views / 41 Replies  
Ahhh.... had I only seen that thread sooner... I know the answer. I bought two 27GB DiamondMax HDs for my iMacs and couldn't get them to work... I spent hours on the phone with a great maxtor rep and...
Posted by CRE, on Aug 21, 2000 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just to clarify a couple things, when resetting... 263 Views / 13 Replies  
Just to clarify a couple things, when resetting the CUDA chip you need to 1) disconnect the power supply from the motherboard, 2) remove the battery, 3) press and hold the CUDA reset button for 5-15...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 25, 2000 at 04:26 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I don't know what version of drivers he's got... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know what version of drivers he's got installed. Perhaps they've updated them... I may have his iBook Sunday to finish installing software for him and finish tweaking some settings... if so,...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 20, 2000 at 02:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My father finally made the switch last Saturday... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
My father finally made the switch last Saturday (he bought an iBook). He also bought the Canon BJC-85... it works wonderfully! It is a little slow, being a portable and all. His iBook is running...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 20, 2000 at 01:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Additionally, (unless they've changed it in the... 285 Views / 6 Replies  
Additionally, (unless they've changed it in the past couple months) from what i recall don't the sl-iMacs use a single modified IDE bus for both the DVD/CD and the HD?

I can't tell from this...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 18, 2000 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
At least use the program before you bad mouth... 259 Views / 35 Replies  
At least use the program before you bad mouth it... VPC does NOT require partitioning your HD it uses a disk image.

For basic apps such as M$ Office and IE it runs just fine on an iBook (even...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 18, 2000 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I honestly suspect vaporware... I read an initial... 1,286 Views / 67 Replies  
I honestly suspect vaporware... I read an initial press release about that last summer... due out in November '99? Where is it? Besides, I must agree that the bandwidth constraints are most likely...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 12, 2000 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a way to add a VGA and additional RGB port... 256 Views / 7 Replies  
Here's a way to add a VGA and additional RGB port for mirroring only, of course.
http://www.powerr.com/pcproducts.html#anchor5097593

Whoops, forgot the link.

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Posted by CRE, on Jul 12, 2000 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as I know the QuickCam Web is the only... 175 Views / 3 Replies  
As far as I know the QuickCam Web is the only model with a built-in microphone... According to Logitech's website the QC Pro is supposed to come with one of Labtec's external mics... obviously that...
Posted by CRE, on Jul 6, 2000 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hackless, Would there happen to be an actual... 324 Views / 3 Replies  
Hackless,

Would there happen to be an actual app we could run included with OS X DP4? I guess we may have to wait on Apple (or a third-party) for that since most UNIX utils don't "do" HFS+... any...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 29, 2000 at 04:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Hackcess, I couldn't agree more... I've... 220 Views / 9 Replies  
Hackcess,

I couldn't agree more... I've found that my methodology with OS X compared to Classic is just as varied as much as my use of Windows versus Mac OS 9... I have completely different ways...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 29, 2000 at 04:04 PM, in Mac OS X
For the most part I like the transparent nature... 220 Views / 9 Replies  
For the most part I like the transparent nature of Classic... however, it wreaks havok on some games... such as Civilization CTP... the dock keep jumping up and any clicks actually jump right through...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 29, 2000 at 12:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Killing Classic's transparency? 220 Views / 9 Replies  
I can't remember where I read it, however, on a discussion forum I read some stating how they wish Classic had the option of being kept within it's own non-transparent window... Like running VPC or...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 29, 2000 at 04:00 AM, in Mac OS X
I too am having this problem. I'm using DP4. I've... 227 Views / 3 Replies  
I too am having this problem. I'm using DP4. I've verified the ScriptAlias path, verified the owner settings, I still can't get it going... I think I may have set the path in the CGI script...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 22, 2000 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I've found numerous third-party extension... 232 Views / 4 Replies  
I've found numerous third-party extension conflicts w/ classic. The best results I've had were booting from the copy of OS 9 used for classic, then switching to Mac OS 9 Base in the extension...
Posted by CRE, on Jun 13, 2000 at 02:43 AM, in Mac OS X
I've found that with iMacs you may still use... 458 Views / 17 Replies  
I've found that with iMacs you may still use external speakers if they're connected to one of the two headphone jacks.... the line level jack (in the side bay) does not currently function properly.
Posted by CRE, on Jun 9, 2000 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
You can watch it mirroring the TV in real time.... 198 Views / 1 Replies  
You can watch it mirroring the TV in real time. The image displayed on the screen has a natural lag as the iMac is busy talking to the device and copying to the hard drive. What do you need to...
Posted by CRE, on Nov 2, 1999 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
You just need a scan converter. Make sure the one... 286 Views / 2 Replies  
You just need a scan converter. Make sure the one you get supports the resolution you prefer or you'll be changing it all the time. PowerR has a couple listed at the top of the following page:
...
Posted by CRE, on Nov 2, 1999 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
An AAUI ethernet transciever (Farallon makes a... 232 Views / 3 Replies  
An AAUI ethernet transciever (Farallon makes a good one), and a crossover cable or a hub and one regular E-net cable(the hub can be easier to setup than a crossover, although the crossover is...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 23, 1999 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Most IDE drives will work... there are some which... 256 Views / 5 Replies  
Most IDE drives will work... there are some which are known to have problems but they're not common. (I think) Xlr8yourmac.com has some reports about which drives have problems with certain systems....
Posted by CRE, on Oct 21, 1999 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Of course it's possible. The iMac uses a standard... 256 Views / 5 Replies  
Of course it's possible. The iMac uses a standard IDE bus for the HD.
Posted by CRE, on Oct 21, 1999 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
You loose quality by displaying on a conventional... 261 Views / 13 Replies  
You loose quality by displaying on a conventional TV anyway. The average TV (older and lower cost sets) only displays at 320x240 (hence the limit for most video capture devices)... higher quality...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 20, 1999 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
The TView Micro should work for your needs... if... 261 Views / 13 Replies  
The TView Micro should work for your needs... if you need a wireless solution, I haven't seen one.

FYI the TView Micro is inexpensive too (no, I don't work for them). I just realized that their...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 19, 1999 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, I haven't replaced mine yet. 419 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually, I haven't replaced mine yet.
Posted by CRE, on Oct 18, 1999 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
You'll get much better resolution if you avoid... 261 Views / 13 Replies  
You'll get much better resolution if you avoid using the USB devices and stick with a scan convertor for the VGA out port. Here's one place to get them:
...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 18, 1999 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
You do *not* need to remove the logic board! I... 419 Views / 12 Replies  
You do *not* need to remove the logic board! I just removed the HD of one of my iMacs, per Apple's instructions.... piece of cake! And a lot less screws to remove! Just watch the little metal tabs on...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 18, 1999 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll tear one of mine apart tomorrow and see if... 419 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll tear one of mine apart tomorrow and see if Apple's service manual is correct.... if it is I suppose I may email you a copy of the PDF.... I'm not going to send it to everyone, so please don't...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 18, 1999 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually there are plenty of pictures in the... 419 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually there are plenty of pictures in the service manual which make it quite clear that it' not necessary to remove it. I took out my CD-ROM today just to see if it was possible without removing...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 18, 1999 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
In the AppleTalk conrol panel you must select... 232 Views / 4 Replies  
In the AppleTalk conrol panel you must select Ethernet at the same time when using a crossover cable.
Posted by CRE, on Oct 17, 1999 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, it WAS a rumor.... But, now with the... 257 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, it WAS a rumor.... But, now with the new iMac I have seen some places selling the empty display shells (ONE of my local CompUSAs and another small local Mac dealer). I do not recommend...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 17, 1999 at 03:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just referenced the iMac Service manual from... 419 Views / 12 Replies  
I just referenced the iMac Service manual from Apple... according to the service manual you do not need to remove the logic board to remove either the CD-ROM or the HD.
Posted by CRE, on Oct 16, 1999 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does DVD toast include the drivers for the drive?... 251 Views / 32 Replies  
Does DVD toast include the drivers for the drive? Or will the Mac OS drivers do the trick? I have a drive I can borrow... I wonder if I can track down a copy of Toast to test with?
Posted by CRE, on Oct 16, 1999 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, the HD does lie under the logic board... 419 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually, the HD does lie under the logic board half way. I don't know if you do need to move the MB to upgrade the HD though. The installation guide here says yes, but, I can't see why:...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 16, 1999 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Has anyone thought about adding a DVD-RAM? I know... 251 Views / 32 Replies  
Has anyone thought about adding a DVD-RAM? I know that video is probably not an option, but, that's not what I want. What software would be needed to write to the discs? Would the Mac OS recognize...
Posted by CRE, on Oct 16, 1999 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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