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Mine took about 3 days after passing through... 1,281 Views / 22 Replies  
Mine took about 3 days after passing through Arnhem Hub to Spain. It goes ground...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Feb 4, 2006 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Glad you got it sorted. I am tempted to do the... 2,100 Views / 25 Replies  
Glad you got it sorted. I am tempted to do the same but do not have another machine to use in the meantime and I would loose all my data.... Oh well.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Feb 2, 2006 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
I can hear my HD on the 17" Core Duo too. Didn't... 2,100 Views / 25 Replies  
I can hear my HD on the 17" Core Duo too. Didn't occur to me that it may be a fault. It is just the HD being read and written too. I suspect that the 512 RAM may be at play - lots of caching to...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 30, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, 17" iMac Core Duo - no noise from the fans.... 1,882 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi, 17" iMac Core Duo - no noise from the fans. Very low vol hum from HD occasionally. Bloody brilliant computer. Best computer I have ever owned or seen! Replaces my G4 1Ghz TiBook. I never though I...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 29, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
iChat & Trigger & Public Ports for firewall 328 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

Trying to setup my Belkin ADSL wireless router for use with iChatAV and I need to enter both "Trigger" and "Public" ports for it to work.

Works fine with firewall turned off so I know that...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jun 10, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Networking
Sounds like either your charger is faulty or the... 335 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like either your charger is faulty or the LED light on the plug is faulty. I had a problem with a charger on my new PB a few months ago - it would power the PB but not charge the battery. At...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 24, 2004 at 05:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dont get it - it is a rip off. Most stuff that... 1,303 Views / 32 Replies  
Dont get it - it is a rip off. Most stuff that will go wrong is classed as wear and tear and is not covered.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 23, 2004 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recharged mine too. Lasts 1.50 now. Either... 778 Views / 8 Replies  
I recharged mine too. Lasts 1.50 now. Either Panther sucks or my battery hasnt got a very long shelf life. New PB purchased in March 2003 - shouldn't deteriorate that quickly should it?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 20, 2004 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the same problem. How do you... 778 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the same problem.


How do you re-calibrate the battery?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 12, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly, will the Apple apologists now realize... 9,657 Views / 201 Replies  
Exactly, will the Apple apologists now realize that it is an issue. Price is important.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 8, 2004 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was looking to buy a new iPod following the... 9,657 Views / 201 Replies  
I was looking to buy a new iPod following the expo and looking at how things now stand I think I will go for the 15 gig. The mini is nice but for $50 more I get a whole lot more storage space and...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 7, 2004 at 01:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
All you Americans should consider yourselves very... 9,657 Views / 201 Replies  
All you Americans should consider yourselves very lucky.

In Europe we have to pay 349 for the 15 Gig when really if you look at the Dollar/Euro exchange rate we should only be paying 249 .
...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 6, 2004 at 05:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I agree with all the points above. They blew it... 9,657 Views / 201 Replies  
I agree with all the points above. They blew it on price. It looks like it has been priced specifically to get you to go for the $299 15 gig model. But the design .... the design is awesome. It is so...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Jan 6, 2004 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I dont have an iPod (or a car) but noticed this... 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
I dont have an iPod (or a car) but noticed this forum which might have some more options for you:

http://ipodlounge.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?forumid=44
Posted by MusicalTone, on Dec 28, 2003 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://www.irecordnow.com/download 601 Views / 8 Replies  
http://www.irecordnow.com/download
Posted by MusicalTone, on Dec 1, 2003 at 03:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The article is full of his references to how... 2,830 Views / 73 Replies  
The article is full of his references to how there should be a spatial finder or a non-spatial one. But never the two should meet. And he explicitly states that the article is a continuation of his...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 15, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
I am glad you are happy LightWaver-67. I... 5,590 Views / 51 Replies  
I am glad you are happy LightWaver-67.

I take that you do not use your Mac on a Network then?

Or need to use FileVault?

Or FireWire 800 disks?

Or FontBook?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 15, 2003 at 07:05 AM, in Mac OS X
I gotta say that my experience with Applecare is... 10,084 Views / 65 Replies  
I gotta say that my experience with Applecare is just as bad. Applel make great products - most of the time. But their after sales support is very bad. I wont go into my long list of problems here,...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 13, 2003 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WTF? This ars bloke is taking himself far far too... 2,830 Views / 73 Replies  
WTF? This ars bloke is taking himself far far too seriously. A 1,000 times too seriously! What is with the obsesion with the spatial finder? I think the current finder is way way better than the OS9...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 13, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Good news. Over on the Apple board the news is... 27,250 Views / 143 Replies  
Good news. Over on the Apple board the news is that this is being investigated by Apple. I would expect a solution at some point.

Avice to folks using Jaguar who need reliable network conectivity...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 13, 2003 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I too disabled the local copy of iDisk and... 449 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, I too disabled the local copy of iDisk and my 15" PB SD is back up to speed again. I noticed that when I clicked on say iTunes which had been minimized to the dock I was waiting 4, 5 or even 6...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 12, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I am having problems at Home too. Got an... 2,404 Views / 54 Replies  
Yeah, I am having problems at Home too. Got an Airport Extreme base station networking two laptops - 1 PowerBook and a Vaio.

Was able to browse all PC shares from the PowerBook fine under Jaguar....
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 11, 2003 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey, dont be so full of it. My 15" PP SD... 2,660 Views / 31 Replies  
Hey, dont be so full of it.

My 15" PP SD can take a while to load everything up on startup too.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 9, 2003 at 04:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi Webcookie, I dont know what else to suggest... 4,623 Views / 69 Replies  
Hi Webcookie, I dont know what else to suggest other than try the Apple support boards or submit it as a possible Panther bug if it really isnt working for you.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 8, 2003 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I will jump on that bandwagon! Expose is... 1,538 Views / 23 Replies  
I will jump on that bandwagon!

Expose is awesome
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 7, 2003 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Me too 4,713 Views / 34 Replies  
Me too
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 7, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Select the base station to configure, then in the... 4,623 Views / 69 Replies  
Select the base station to configure, then in the menu bar select Base Station>Network Equivalent Password. Use this as your WEP password on the Dell.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 7, 2003 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You have to go into the Airport Admin Utility>... 4,623 Views / 69 Replies  
You have to go into the Airport Admin Utility> Configure>Base Station>Equivalent Network Password to get a password for your Dell to join the Network.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 6, 2003 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I have the same problem on my 1Ghz TiBook... 979 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, I have the same problem on my 1Ghz TiBook SD.

For me iTunes seems to pause for a good 4/5 secs before displaying on screen following launch, and again when switching to iTunes from other apps...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 2, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in Applications
Archetypes look very much like window dressing to... 2,248 Views / 27 Replies  
Archetypes look very much like window dressing to me.

The sidebar looks like an OS version of the Windows Office bar - i.e. a way to keep you using MS apps.

And those menu bars just look silly....
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 1, 2003 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
I cant see anything in Lonhorn that Apple needs... 2,248 Views / 27 Replies  
I cant see anything in Lonhorn that Apple needs to address in OSX. I find the premise therefore a non starter.

The sidebar is just window dressing, as are notifications. OSX is already perfectly...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Nov 1, 2003 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Placid, you are half way there with the PB by the... 10,983 Views / 99 Replies  
Placid, you are half way there with the PB by the looks of it - what smart lecturers you have using PBs - the rest is just a matter of power politics that you as a student have an unfair...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 30, 2003 at 04:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Napster no good for non-US citizens 381 Views / 2 Replies  
Just downloaded and tried the new Napster service on my PC.

Unlike Apple's iTunes, you cant use any of the features of the software unless you are a registered user -not the jukebox, the radio,...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 30, 2003 at 04:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Microsoft: all your inovation are belong to us. 1,184 Views / 36 Replies  
Microsoft: all your inovation are belong to us.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 28, 2003 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Shearm: I gotta echo your sentiments. Upgrading... 2,099 Views / 18 Replies  
Shearm: I gotta echo your sentiments. Upgrading via archive and install is a really great upgrade experience. You get the benefit of a clean install with no cruft and you get to keep your network,...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 28, 2003 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Rubbish. 7B85 is 7B85, regardless of presence of... 1,857 Views / 26 Replies  
Rubbish. 7B85 is 7B85, regardless of presence of debug funcionality.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 27, 2003 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Idyll. None of that is touched by archive and... 2,012 Views / 21 Replies  
Idyll. None of that is touched by archive and install. It respects all previous applications, email messages, music files, etc. etc. It just does a clean install of the OS and copies the old OS to a...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 27, 2003 at 03:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks guys. I ended up ponying up the $12 in the... 1,139 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks guys. I ended up ponying up the $12 in the end. Nice app to have.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 26, 2003 at 04:35 PM, in GUI Customization
Re: Re: Re: 10.3 "computer" icon update 1,139 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmm. $12 to change 1 icon (I already used up my trial with Jag) is a bit expensive.

Is there another way?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 26, 2003 at 12:51 PM, in GUI Customization
Re: 10.3 "computer" icon update 1,139 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey, I noticed that too. How would I changee that icom myselft?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 26, 2003 at 11:31 AM, in GUI Customization
Re: Re: Re: Why does the Panther Finder suck? 1,946 Views / 46 Replies  
Look in Finder prefs: New Finder Window Opens>Computer should do the trick
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 26, 2003 at 11:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Mallrat. I dont know wether to take you seriously... 1,188 Views / 14 Replies  
Mallrat. I dont know wether to take you seriously or not. I mean on the one hand you sound credible but on the other if you are then you have a serious shopping neurosis. However, who isnt neurotic...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 23, 2003 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mallrat. Are you crazy? You just had us in the... 1,188 Views / 14 Replies  
Mallrat. Are you crazy? You just had us in the PowerBook forum participating in a very long thread of yours about wether you should keep the 15" TiBook you had on order or cancell it and get the 15"...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 23, 2003 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Call me stupid (go on), but I really dont get the... 1,877 Views / 50 Replies  
Call me stupid (go on), but I really dont get the difference between sharing your library and streaming it.

What I gather is that you can share your library with anyone/everyone on your LAN, i.e....
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 20, 2003 at 05:54 PM, in Applications
Is sharing the same as or different from... 1,877 Views / 50 Replies  
Is sharing the same as or different from streaming? When you share your music collection in iTunes is there a machine limit on it like streaming or are they in fact both the same thing - 3 machines...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 20, 2003 at 10:10 AM, in Applications
Blackbird how did you manage to focus in on the... 1,877 Views / 50 Replies  
Blackbird how did you manage to focus in on the few negative comments amongst the sea of praise?
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 20, 2003 at 08:53 AM, in Applications
iTunes Windows user feedback 83% Positive!! 1,877 Views / 50 Replies  
Check it out,

http://download.com.com/3302-2167_4-10235269.html

The feedback is awesome.
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 20, 2003 at 07:30 AM, in Applications
There are 2 separate issues: 1) Port... 1,233 Views / 41 Replies  
There are 2 separate issues:

1) Port forwarding

2) Firewall

You need to use 1) port forwarding if you are behind a NAT server (i.e. Airport base station).

You need to tinker with your...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 18, 2003 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Sometimes journalists and the media shape... 668 Views / 8 Replies  
Sometimes journalists and the media shape opinion.

Some times they report it.

Often when they "shape it" they are just reading the writing on the wall.

The word on the street is that Apple...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 18, 2003 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
Yep, my experience backs that up too. Most... 3,727 Views / 90 Replies  
Yep, my experience backs that up too. Most Windows forums I have visited have been full of happy WinTunes users.

What is not to be happy about? Even if you can't use the Store (yet), Apple just...
Posted by MusicalTone, on Oct 18, 2003 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
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