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Three displays on G4 impossible!(?) 592 Views / 8 Replies  
Today I again tried to get a PCI graphics card to add a second display to a PowerMac G4. It is impossible to get a PCI graphics card for the Mac from Radeon or Nvidia! Unbelievable!

I found this...
Posted by Sam Venning, on May 25, 2004 at 08:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning! ... 795 Views / 6 Replies  
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning!

I had big problems with a Firewire 800 RAID. I think there are big problems with Firewire 800... I'm just not sure if it is a hardware or software...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Mar 7, 2004 at 10:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning! ... 870 Views / 5 Replies  
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning!

I had big problems with a Firewire 800 RAID. I think there are big problems with Firewire 800... I'm just not sure if it is a hardware or software...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Mar 7, 2004 at 10:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning! ... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Firewire 800 RAIDs - Warning! Warning! Warning!

I had big problems with a Firewire 800 RAID. I think there are big problems with Firewire 800... I'm just not sure if it is a hardware or software...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Mar 7, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It is really hard to find a Radeon 7000 (PCI... 710 Views / 17 Replies  
It is really hard to find a Radeon 7000 (PCI version, not AGP version). They aren't being made any more... only way is to pick one up on ebay. There aren't any on ebay.com.au

These are going to...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 26, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Three displays on G5 impossible!(?) 710 Views / 17 Replies  
Today I tried to get a PCI graphics card to add a second display to a PowerMac G4. It is impossible to get a PCI graphics card for the Mac from Radeon or Nvidia!

The maximum number of displays I...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 26, 2004 at 05:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why Mac PCI graphics cards expensive? 661 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm trying to find a PCI graphics card to add a second display to my PowerMac G4 tower. The cheapest (in fact only) card I can find is the one on Apple's price list: Apple NVIDIA GEF4 Titanium...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 26, 2004 at 12:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does Security Update 2004-02-23 fix the problem... 1,170 Views / 26 Replies  
Does Security Update 2004-02-23 fix the problem with Mac OS 10's IPSec implementation? Is it now possible to join an IPsec VPN without having to use extra software like VPN Tracker?
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 23, 2004 at 09:05 PM, in Mac OS X
PCI-X or PCI-Express. What is the difference? ... 8,481 Views / 50 Replies  
PCI-X or PCI-Express. What is the difference?

This is what I discovered. PCI-X is used in the PowerMac G5. PCI-Express is faster than PCI-X. Just because PCI-Express is faster doesn't necessarily...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 21, 2004 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm one who lost *heap* of work on my Firewire... 515 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm one who lost *heap* of work on my Firewire 800 drive when I installed Mac OS 10.3. I'm *really* pissed-off with Apple! Make sure the firmware on the Firewire 800 drive is up-to-date. Apple...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Feb 8, 2004 at 09:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I too had this problem (want to join our two... 1,306 Views / 15 Replies  
I too had this problem (want to join our two offices... one in Sydney and the other in Melbourne). There IS a solution! It is called "mTunnel".

http://www.afp548.com/Articles/Jaguar/mtunnels.html...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jan 5, 2004 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Bug still there in Mail v 1.3.2 512 Views / 5 Replies  
This bug still exists in Mail v 1.3.2 updated with Mac OS 10.3.2

Come on Apple - please fix it.
Posted by Sam Venning, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Bug still in Mail 1,119 Views / 9 Replies  
I hope Mac OS 10.3.3 will fix the bug that still exists in Mail (Mac OS 10.3.2). If you drag out an attachment to the desktop it will be read-only. If, however, you use the "Save All" button then it...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Bugs still exist in Mail 12,642 Views / 150 Replies  
Unfortuantely bugs still exist in Mail updated by Mac OS 10.3.2. If you drag an attachment (ie MS Word) from Mail to Desktop it will be read-only. If, however, you use the "Save All" button it will...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I can report the same problem with Mail. If I... 512 Views / 5 Replies  
I can report the same problem with Mail. If I drag an attachment to the desktop it opens as read-only. However if I use the Save All button in Mail the document can be saved to the desktop and it...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Nov 27, 2003 at 07:56 PM, in Applications
This doesn't always for for me either. I had it... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
This doesn't always for for me either. I had it set to "Remove copy from server after retrieving a message: Right Away" AND clicked the "Remove Now" button but found that mail was STILL left on the...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Nov 13, 2003 at 10:00 PM, in Applications
Hmmm.... now do I trust Apple not to erase my... 2,620 Views / 42 Replies  
Hmmm.... now do I trust Apple not to erase my Firewire 800 hard drive again? How did Apple let that "glitch" go through!? Rotten Apple... do I want to take another bite?
Posted by Sam Venning, on Nov 10, 2003 at 07:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Font Book: What happens to disabled fonts? 457 Views / 2 Replies  
Font Book is a very welcome edition to the Mac OS. I like how it also lists non-English fonts in the English character set.

When fonts are disabled are they moved to a different folder or are they...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Oct 29, 2003 at 06:29 AM, in Applications
I tried taking the HDD out of the Firewire 800... 7,477 Views / 107 Replies  
I tried taking the HDD out of the Firewire 800 case and putting it in a G4 450MHz as a slave device. Disk Utility sees the HDD (hardware) but doens't list a Partition Map... I fear Mac OS 10.3...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:43 AM, in Mac OS X
My Firewire 800 (180GB) drive was "toasted" after... 7,477 Views / 107 Replies  
My Firewire 800 (180GB) drive was "toasted" after installing Mac OS 10.3. The drive was off during the installation. After the install I was using it for a while. Unmounting it and then attempting to...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Oct 28, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I think DiskWarriror 3.0 is great! It saved my... 1,119 Views / 33 Replies  
I think DiskWarriror 3.0 is great! It saved my bacon several times. In fact I used it today when Disk Utility couldn't repair a damaged directory on a PowerBook (I even tried booting from the Mac OS...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Oct 14, 2003 at 01:33 AM, in Applications
We use Timbuktu on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS 10. We... 5,356 Views / 83 Replies  
We use Timbuktu on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS 10. We also use Apple Remote Desktop. Timbuktu seems just as fast on Mac OS 10 as it is on Mac OS 9. Apple Remote Desktop is slower than Timbuktu when it comes...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Sep 14, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Applications
But Bush wont let the UN get in his (our?)... 1,568 Views / 32 Replies  
But Bush wont let the UN get in his (our?) way.... will he?

Sorry... got a bit carried away there. Back to the topic at hand. Fingers crossed 10.3 gets released soon (I'm really keen to spend some...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Sep 14, 2003 at 09:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Dot matrix printer and Mac OS 10? 409 Views / 1 Replies  
Our company Book Keeper uses a dot matrix printer to print company cheques (the paper is on a roll of specially printed paper... pulled through the printer by tractor feed - not traction feed).
...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Sep 12, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: 10.2 install hangs 385 Views / 6 Replies  
I had problems installing Mac OS 10.2 on a PowerMac G4 that had installed slower PC100 RAM. The problem was solved when I removed the PC100 RAM and used PC133 RAM.
Posted by Sam Venning, on Sep 4, 2003 at 03:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Change default page setup orientation? 811 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd really like to change the default Page Setup page orientation from portrait to landscape for a particular printer. Is this possible? (I'd also like to change the default scale too)

Why do I...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Sep 4, 2003 at 12:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Sort Bookmarks in Safari 439 Views / 1 Replies  
The most frustrating thing about Safari is not being able to sort bookmarks within folders.

Anyone got a solution?
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 5, 2003 at 03:36 AM, in Applications
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800... 529 Views / 3 Replies  
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800 cases I purchased recently. The source of problem turned out to be a faulty Hitachi hard drive which was replaced on warranty.

I decided to get two...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800... 474 Views / 1 Replies  
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800 cases I purchased recently. The source of problem turned out to be a faulty Hitachi hard drive which was replaced on warranty.

I decided to get two...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think I have a problem with three IceCube800... 747 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I have a problem with three IceCube800 cases I purchased recently. I wonder if there is a firmware update that will fix the problem. I explain the problem in detail below.

I decided to...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hitachi 180GB HDD in IceCube800 case 349 Views / 0 Replies  
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800 cases I purchased recently. The source of problem turned out to be a faulty Hitachi hard drive which was replaced on warranty.

I decided to get two...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800... 489 Views / 6 Replies  
I thought I had a problem with the IceCube800 cases I purchased recently. The source of problem turned out to be a faulty Hitachi hard drive which was replaced on warranty.

I decided to get two...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Aug 2, 2003 at 10:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try deleting your Adobe Acrobat Reader... 1,109 Views / 20 Replies  
Try deleting your Adobe Acrobat Reader preferences. A couple of times I had applications that quit on startup deleting the preference file for that particular application fixed the problem.

Try...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 27, 2003 at 12:27 AM, in Applications
Poll: Mac OS 10.3 can't come too soon for us. I am... 1,464 Views / 40 Replies  
Mac OS 10.3 can't come too soon for us. I am desperate to move our office staff off Mac OS 9... if just for the stability of Mac OS 10. It is much more affordable if we wait for 10.3 rather than buy...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 24, 2003 at 09:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Address Book. Print one card? 362 Views / 1 Replies  
Printing from Address Book seems to print ALL contacts. Does anyone know how I can print just one card?

Thanks,

Sam
Melbourne, Australia
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 23, 2003 at 03:27 AM, in Applications
This is really, REALLY un-funny. Save your... 1,132 Views / 20 Replies  
This is really, REALLY un-funny. Save your download subscription for something better.
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 21, 2003 at 01:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wote the original post to this thread. I should... 1,412 Views / 22 Replies  
I wote the original post to this thread. I should also note that I really don't mind if the Titanium scratches easily - I'm really not concerned about the cosmetics. All I'm concerned about is its...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 15, 2003 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't like the Titanium PowerBooks. 1,412 Views / 22 Replies  
I think the Titanium series PowerBooks is terrible.

1. The PowerBook G3 was much, MUCH more robust. The PB G3 can "absorb" knocks and bumps that will destroy a Titanium PowerBook.

2. The...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 14, 2003 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree. When is Contribute going to appear for... 577 Views / 10 Replies  
I agree. When is Contribute going to appear for Mac OS 10? It was announced at the end of last year... why the long wait?
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 9, 2003 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
I would also like to see the option to display... 2,260 Views / 32 Replies  
I would also like to see the option to display local time. I have several buddies living in different countries... it would be nice to see what the local time is. It would be good if this cold be...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 6, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
It took me a while to work this one out. It is... 1,244 Views / 7 Replies  
It took me a while to work this one out. It is actually placed there by Logitec Control Center software (Version 1.1.1). A friend has a cordless Logitec keyboard and mouse. The "F" appeared in the...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jul 1, 2003 at 09:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I've got a camera. I'm in Australia. Online... 1,711 Views / 46 Replies  
I've got a camera. I'm in Australia. Online weekdays during business hours.

sam_venning@mac.com

Interested in testing iChat AV.
Posted by Sam Venning, on Jun 26, 2003 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Here, here! I agree completely. We are having... 459 Views / 7 Replies  
Here, here! I agree completely. We are having terrible problems finding/opening files in MS Word (and other Carbon applications) - all because Apple's open/save dialog box (for Carbon apps) truncates...
Posted by Sam Venning, on May 25, 2003 at 10:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, there is a solution... ... 356 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, there is a solution...

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106996
Posted by Sam Venning, on May 21, 2003 at 02:59 AM, in Applications
Re: Options for centralized Address Book? 740 Views / 10 Replies  
This is exactly the question I've been asking. Address Book is screaming out for features to enable sharing (centralised) database. LDAP (open source sharing built-in to most email clients) seems to...
Posted by Sam Venning, on May 6, 2003 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Re: DiskWarrior 3.0 in February 3,734 Views / 87 Replies  
Stilllllllll no sign of DiskWarrior! And it is now May!
Posted by Sam Venning, on May 6, 2003 at 03:28 AM, in Applications
AppleScript Studio v1.2. Where? 319 Views / 2 Replies  
I installed the "December 2002 Developer Tools" but I can't seem to find "AppleScript Studio v1.2". Can anyone tell me where it should be installed?

It hasn't been installed in the "AppleScript"...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Apr 30, 2003 at 10:02 PM, in Mac OS X
I have downloaded it and installed it but I'm not... 379 Views / 3 Replies  
I have downloaded it and installed it but I'm not sure where it is actually installed... can't see any Cisco folder in my Applicaitons folder.

Now... if only the guy configuring our Cisco 1720...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Apr 15, 2003 at 10:44 PM, in Applications
Still no sign of DiskWarrior 3. Fingers crossed... 3,734 Views / 87 Replies  
Still no sign of DiskWarrior 3. Fingers crossed it turns up before the end of March.
Posted by Sam Venning, on Mar 17, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Applications
Mail.app Save Attachments 322 Views / 1 Replies  
Mail.app seems to have only a few assortment of "rules". I'd really like to set up a "rule" to automatically save attachments to a particular folder. Anyone ideas? Or am I expected to fork out for...
Posted by Sam Venning, on Mar 12, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
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