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same as the rest.......from the inside/backside ... 230,910 Views / 1,576 Replies  
same as the rest.......from the inside/backside :) p.s.......the white on the screws & apple is porcelain touch-up paint (like you use for sinks & tubs)

HTH :)
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 8, 2001 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
kinda reminds me of this little funny I saw a... 348 Views / 2 Replies  
kinda reminds me of this little funny I saw a while back...........

"Windows 98 and ME: 32 bit extensions and a graphical shell for a 16 bit patch to an 8 bit operating system originally coded for...
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 1, 2001 at 10:04 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
check that server action too..... look in... 397 Views / 11 Replies  
check that server action too.....

look in the servers folder in the system folder, to see if there are any server addresses in there that the system is automatically trying to connect to......big...
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
check that server action too..... look in... 397 Views / 11 Replies  
check that server action too.....

look in the servers folder in the system folder, to see if there are any server addresses in there that the system is automatically trying to connect to......big...
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
But also remember that the "erase disk" does NOT... 401 Views / 7 Replies  
But also remember that the "erase disk" does NOT reformat nor initialize that partition, and if the install you had there was corrupted, just erasing it may leave behind some traces of the corruption...
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:50 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
<<However, as Crucial points out, they are... 687 Views / 9 Replies  
<<However, as Crucial points out, they are measured in terms of nanoseconds, or billionths of a second. It's unlikely that anyone other than a NASA scientist would care about the difference>>>>
...
Posted by muttfree, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://homepage.mac.com/bowwowman/Personal.html ... 230,910 Views / 1,576 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/bowwowman/Personal.html

enjoy ! :)

[ 08-31-2001: Message edited by: muttfree ]
Posted by muttfree, on Aug 31, 2001 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
well since the site above aint workin......here... 539 Views / 7 Replies  
well since the site above aint workin......here are pics of my "tru Blu" G3 paint job mod.........
http://homepage.mac.com/bowwowman/Personal.html

enjoy

questions, comments, suggestions...
Posted by muttfree, on Aug 26, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The way to know is to look at the video card, and... 384 Views / 1 Replies  
The way to know is to look at the video card, and see if it has the DVD decoder card attached. The B&W's did NOT come with DVD standard, only as a BTO option, and only then did they add the DVD...
Posted by muttfree, on Aug 24, 2001 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, we gonna need some more info to be able to... 438 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, we gonna need some more info to be able to help you ........

<< and the Mac OS screen appeared / no menus, no programs, no files...>> Do you mean that the desktop picture is there, but has...
Posted by muttfree, on Aug 24, 2001 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
it's been sold 7/31 :) 353 Views / 1 Replies  
it's been sold 7/31 :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 31, 2001 at 08:53 PM, in Marketplace
see 15+ pages of users feedback here: ... 1,241 Views / 7 Replies  
see 15+ pages of users feedback here:
http://bbs.xlr8yourmac.com/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000182.html

very good card for me in my B&W, so far

HTH :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 29, 2001 at 09:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
FS: DeusEx 1.0.1 353 Views / 1 Replies  
includes registration number. New, never used or installed. Got it with my SB Live, but I dont do games. Price is $18.00 (retails for $29) including standard ground shipping in the US. If...
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 28, 2001 at 06:42 PM, in Marketplace
see here for a VERY detailed ( although somewhat... 381 Views / 3 Replies  
see here for a VERY detailed ( although somewhat dated) explanation of the pros/cons of partitioning......
http://www.sciencequest.org/support/computers/mac/topics/partitioning.html

HTH :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 27, 2001 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I installed them the other day from that same... 444 Views / 4 Replies  
I installed them the other day from that same link, and they really helped speed up my system's (B&W) performance. Sure hope they get OFFICIALLY released soon, hehehe :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 25, 2001 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
yes they will come off, using a hex (allen) key. ... 512 Views / 9 Replies  
yes they will come off, using a hex (allen) key. THat will reduce the overall case size, by AT LEAST an inch, if not more. Beware though, that you may want to keep the bottom handles on if...
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 20, 2001 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rambo, I dont know what a type 11 error is, but 2... 399 Views / 2 Replies  
Rambo, I dont know what a type 11 error is, but 2 & 3 are generally memory related issues.

A few things to try......

rest CUDA button on mobo
zap pram
check heatsink clip for proper...
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 20, 2001 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a small round button on the motherboard,... 417 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a small round button on the motherboard, usually near the CPU junction. Among other things, pushing it 2-3 times will permanenty clear all pram, nvram and rom settings so that everything on the...
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 8, 2001 at 09:20 PM, in Hardware Hacking
FS: Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE 276 Views / 0 Replies  
Mac/Windows CD. Brand new, never installed, never registered (registration number included). This software normally retails for $99.00, and can qualify for an upgrade to a full 5.0 version.

It...
Posted by muttfree, on Jul 4, 2001 at 05:35 PM, in Marketplace
see this page for complete instructions, photos... 1,015 Views / 12 Replies  
see this page for complete instructions, photos and warnings !
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/G3-ZONE/yosemite/OC.html

Very easy, fast and best of all..... FREE :)

I did my B&W from 350 to 450...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 29, 2001 at 09:29 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Sounds like your EnergySaver control panel is set... 382 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like your EnergySaver control panel is set to make the HD sleep for an extended time, or that the preferences are corrupted. Check these first and see what happens :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 17, 2001 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Could be alot of things, need more info to be... 373 Views / 8 Replies  
Could be alot of things, need more info to be sure, like system specs, OS version, the apps involved ect ect

Sounds as though you may have some serious framentation on your HD (and/or the desktop...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 17, 2001 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
look here for the details........... ... 431 Views / 7 Replies  
look here for the details...........
http://www.sciencequest.org/support/computers/mac/topics/partitioning.html

HTH :)
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 17, 2001 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to try to upgrade to 5.1. I have... 446 Views / 10 Replies  
You might want to try to upgrade to 5.1. I have been running it on my B&W ever since installing 9.1 and it runs great. But I keep third party stuff and exts/cp's ect... to a bare minimum too, so I...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 15, 2001 at 10:36 AM, in Applications
it would take firmware and boot rom tweaks, among... 451 Views / 6 Replies  
it would take firmware and boot rom tweaks, among other things, so unless you are a programmer, probably not something you would want to attempt. And I have to vote 3rd with the others.....why ?????...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
yea it is, you just have to wait for it to load,... 322 Views / 4 Replies  
yea it is, you just have to wait for it to load, and have the flash plug-in too! :D
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:53 AM, in Marketplace
if you do get a maxtor...be CERTAIN that is the... 481 Views / 13 Replies  
if you do get a maxtor...be CERTAIN that is the DiamondMax "PLUS" series..... they are 7200rpm ATA/66 models, the others are only 5400rpm ATA/33.
And I can attest to the fact that you would...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
kman, most 233 G3's came with both scsi and... 481 Views / 13 Replies  
kman,

most 233 G3's came with both scsi and ATA interfaces, so you could choose either one.
If you want/need super speed and have the budget (as well as the patience for ID/termination issues)...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 13, 2001 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Indigo, if he indeed has a 300mhz machine as he... 424 Views / 19 Replies  
Indigo, if he indeed has a 300mhz machine as he stated in his original post, then it is DEFINITELY a rev 1, and will need the PCI controller to add more HD's......

but yes, yes, yes, check the...
Posted by muttfree, on Jun 1, 2001 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
carter, keep in mind that the B&W can only take... 424 Views / 19 Replies  
carter, keep in mind that the B&W can only take up to a 256mb ram chip. a 512 may fit into the slots, but the system will only recognize 1/2 of it....check the specs ...
Posted by muttfree, on May 30, 2001 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
also try www.macbid.com......... 316 Views / 5 Replies  
also try www.macbid.com...... (http://www.macbid.com......)
Posted by muttfree, on May 25, 2001 at 06:47 AM, in Marketplace
go here to learn more.......... ... 362 Views / 9 Replies  
go here to learn more..........
http://www.sciencequest.org/support/computers/mac/topics/partitioning.html

the decide for yourself

HTH http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by muttfree, on May 25, 2001 at 06:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
skaught, check your email ... 416 Views / 6 Replies  
skaught,

check your email http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by muttfree, on May 21, 2001 at 09:25 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
go here for an initial report......... ... 368 Views / 9 Replies  
go here for an initial report.........
http://maccentral.macworld.com/news/0105/19.store.shtml

http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif pics are...
Posted by muttfree, on May 19, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
CS check your email........ small... 267 Views / 3 Replies  
CS

check your email........

small database app called Mactracker, very useful

HTH http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by muttfree, on May 15, 2001 at 06:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Look in your system folder, in the Servers folder... 393 Views / 5 Replies  
Look in your system folder, in the Servers folder to see if there are any server addresses in there. It sounds like your system is attempting to connect periodically. If you fnd any addresses in...
Posted by muttfree, on May 14, 2001 at 08:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
phobos...check your email ... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
phobos...check your email http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

<<<<<Like a fool I don't have the 9.1 update on a CD so I can't reinstall that extension.>>>>

FYI......it's called ...
Posted by muttfree, on May 13, 2001 at 09:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well whatever you do, DO NOT use WD-40 !, unless... 379 Views / 3 Replies  
Well whatever you do, DO NOT use WD-40 !, unless you want the inside of your computer to smell like an auto parts store.......

If it is the case fan and NOT the power supply fan, you will need to...
Posted by muttfree, on May 13, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
chatlene, just a thought, but......... since... 324 Views / 1 Replies  
chatlene, just a thought, but.........

since all of this stuff is Mac only, if you dont get any hits here, there are 2 other places you may want to post them at.

#1 is Macbid.com......very...
Posted by muttfree, on May 12, 2001 at 07:56 PM, in Marketplace
You may also want to consider the reported... 536 Views / 5 Replies  
You may also want to consider the reported problems alot of folks have had with WD HD's in Macs. For the about the same price or maybe less, you can get a Maxtor too, of which numerous people here...
Posted by muttfree, on May 12, 2001 at 07:45 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Sorry to burst ya'll's bubbles, but ramseeker... 263 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry to burst ya'll's bubbles, but ramseeker lists SEVERAL 256MB chips for $66.00 !!!
why in the world would anyone consider paying more than about $37.00 for a 128 ?????

HMMMM ...
Posted by muttfree, on May 4, 2001 at 10:44 PM, in Marketplace
rosalind, here ya go ... 576 Views / 9 Replies  
rosalind, here ya go http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif............

BTW = by the way
RTFM = read the friggin manual
HTH = Hope this helps

if there are any others you may have seen...
Posted by muttfree, on May 4, 2001 at 10:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
rosalind, here ya go ... 293 Views / 9 Replies  
rosalind, here ya go http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif............

BTW = by the way
RTFM = read the friggin manual
HTH = Hope this helps

if there are any others you may have seen...
Posted by muttfree, on May 4, 2001 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, it was the IDE controller chip that... 576 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually, it was the IDE controller chip that caused the rev 1 issues in the early B&W's, thats why there WAS a rev 2.

Anyway, I dont know about the VST card, but I have a Sonnet (not Sonic ...
Posted by muttfree, on May 4, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Actually, it was the IDE controller chip that... 293 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually, it was the IDE controller chip that caused the rev 1 issues in the early B&W's, thats why there WAS a rev 2.

Anyway, I dont know about the VST card, but I have a Sonnet (not Sonic ...
Posted by muttfree, on May 4, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
<<<<Jesus chills with a... 376 Views / 4 Replies  
<<<<Jesus chills with a 40>>>>

Do you know this for sure?
Posted by muttfree, on May 3, 2001 at 06:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, MOST 8ns ram is in the PC-100 family, so as... 669 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, MOST 8ns ram is in the PC-100 family, so as long as it is UNBUFFERED, and fits the slots, it should work. It will just run at the slower speed.
Most 10ns ram is in the PC-66 family which is...
Posted by muttfree, on Apr 25, 2001 at 06:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
all your computers are belong to us already ... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
all your computers are belong to us already http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

why would we want to BUY them ?? (hehehe)
Posted by muttfree, on Apr 24, 2001 at 06:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
<<<<I believe you can cut about 8... 486 Views / 10 Replies  
<<<<I believe you can cut about 8 megs or so off what the system uses.\>>>>>

You can cut ALOT more than that if you also reduce the number of control panels and control strip modules that are...
Posted by muttfree, on Apr 23, 2001 at 08:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
thermal paste, and the spring clip that forces it... 332 Views / 5 Replies  
thermal paste, and the spring clip that forces it down onto the CPU should be all you need to fix it. You can get both from just about any computer shop or electronics store. Just make sure that...
Posted by muttfree, on Apr 22, 2001 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
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