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http://www.fetchsoftworks.com/Support/faq.html#tro... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
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Posted by scarab, on Mar 23, 2002 at 03:06 AM, in Applications
Actually, I think broadband optimizer actually... 422 Views / 13 Replies  
Actually, I think broadband optimizer actually does help a little as it kind of maxes out your connection. And I am using a router too.
Posted by scarab, on Mar 18, 2002 at 08:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.enigmarelle.com/sw/BroadbandOptimizer/ 422 Views / 13 Replies  
http://www.enigmarelle.com/sw/BroadbandOptimizer/
Posted by scarab, on Mar 18, 2002 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh sure my English's nasty. And I definitely... 1,714 Views / 63 Replies  
Oh sure my English's nasty.

And I definitely am jealous I am not the lamer who says that OS 9.2 itself is shit and meant for OS X compatibility.


:rolleyes:

[edit: and by the way I do...
Posted by scarab, on Feb 17, 2002 at 03:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Make up your mind Cipher. Why am I... 1,714 Views / 63 Replies  
Make up your mind Cipher.



Why am I being such an ass? Well that's because I can't stand your shitted up comments acting like such a oh-so-pro user.
Posted by scarab, on Feb 16, 2002 at 09:48 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Nice setup! And great comparison of the sizes of... 2,350 Views / 88 Replies  
Nice setup! And great comparison of the sizes of all your gadgets! I have a SGI 1600SW too, and I find it pretty washed out compared to my PowerBook's screen and I usually increase it's...
Posted by scarab, on Feb 16, 2002 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Athlon has a stronger Floating Point Unit... 1,359 Views / 53 Replies  
The Athlon has a stronger Floating Point Unit right?
Posted by scarab, on Feb 16, 2002 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
:confused: apple.com/powermac is still the... 528 Views / 11 Replies  
:confused:
apple.com/powermac is still the same and there is nothing new on apple.com/hardware. apple.com/pr and apple.com/store are also the same. :(
Posted by scarab, on Jan 23, 2002 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Perhaps the plastic speaker covers were on (read... 630 Views / 16 Replies  
Perhaps the plastic speaker covers were on (read the PowerMac picture thread).
Posted by scarab, on Jan 17, 2002 at 03:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! I went the terminal way because my geeky... 496 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks! I went the terminal way because my geeky instincts overpowered me :)
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 10:21 AM, in macOS
You didn't press the reset button at the back,... 394 Views / 5 Replies  
You didn't press the reset button at the back, did you? My pc computer teacher once thought the reset button was there for every crash and she kept losing her date instead of using the 3 finger...
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 05:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
install wget on 10.1.2 496 Views / 10 Replies  
hey guys

please help

i downloaded wget 1.7.1, 1.5.3, 1.8.1 and 1.6 (you can see how desperate I am) and could not get it to install at all. could anyone please guide me through? i'm a real...
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 04:56 AM, in macOS
True. I meant that Apple might give us some kind... 527 Views / 15 Replies  
True. I meant that Apple might give us some kind of sneak peek
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 04:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
With G4s in the new iMacs, I would say that there... 527 Views / 15 Replies  
With G4s in the new iMacs, I would say that there is an increased possibility that we might actually see PowerMac G5s, even though it may not ship in 2 months or so.
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
I hope I can cough out enough cash for it... The... 976 Views / 54 Replies  
I hope I can cough out enough cash for it... The specs sound so sweet, and the G4 is really nice...
Posted by scarab, on Jan 7, 2002 at 03:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Such an action is application specific right? And... 306 Views / 4 Replies  
Such an action is application specific right? And doesn't it also depends on the situation? Perhaps you are talking about the services running on OS X Server, like FTP or something?
Posted by scarab, on Jan 6, 2002 at 10:14 AM, in macOS
This concerns Mac OS too right? :p I don't... 420 Views / 8 Replies  
This concerns Mac OS too right? :p

I don't have Classic installed at all. I'm totally OS X. :)
Posted by scarab, on Jan 6, 2002 at 10:08 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thank you very much! That solve the problem! Is... 313 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you very much! That solve the problem! Is there a reason why M$ put such a disparity in the two versions? What's the 1904-system in the first place? Once again, thank you soo much!
...
Posted by scarab, on Jan 6, 2002 at 02:38 AM, in Applications
System Preferences -> Network should tell you... 385 Views / 5 Replies  
System Preferences -> Network should tell you that the OS has detected a new IR port and ask you to configure it. I'm sorry I can't help you with the configuration process as I disabled this port.
Posted by scarab, on Jan 5, 2002 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope Epson release drivers for the Stylus Photo... 524 Views / 23 Replies  
I hope Epson release drivers for the Stylus Photo 750 soon. I've been waiting for ages and am beginning to think that Epson might never support it. :( In the meantime, has anyone found a way to...
Posted by scarab, on Jan 5, 2002 at 09:52 AM, in macOS
If you do not use dial-up or any other network... 448 Views / 27 Replies  
If you do not use dial-up or any other network ports, try disabling them in Network Preferences. I've found that it makes my Pismo start faster.
Posted by scarab, on Jan 4, 2002 at 11:12 PM, in macOS
Hey PismoMan, check this out: ... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey PismoMan, check this out:
http://homepage.mac.com/kohjunyong/mixdocs.tiff
This is what someone's project gallery looks like. Notice only preivews of PowerPoint files are shown.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 29, 2001 at 09:22 PM, in Applications
Thanks for all your replies! 313 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for all your replies!
Posted by scarab, on Dec 28, 2001 at 10:51 PM, in Applications
Hey PismoMan, is there still that problem you... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey PismoMan, is there still that problem you were facing? If there is I would be glad to help (or at least try to).
Posted by scarab, on Dec 28, 2001 at 10:49 PM, in Applications
Please help 313 Views / 6 Replies  
Please help
Posted by scarab, on Dec 28, 2001 at 02:49 AM, in Applications
First, are you really talking about the Project... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
First, are you really talking about the Project Gallery? [edit: sorry if this seems like shouting but I am just emphasizing.]

If so, I do get previews of the first page of PowerPoint and Excel...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 28, 2001 at 02:39 AM, in Applications
Are you talking about the 'Based on Recent'... 391 Views / 11 Replies  
Are you talking about the 'Based on Recent' category of Project Gallery? I don't get previews of Word documents (just the generic document icon), but I do see previews of PowerPoint and Excel files.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 27, 2001 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
Excel X and Excel XP 313 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi guys

Please help me with this:
When I create a sheet with dates in Excel v.x, send it to my PC through SMB, copy and paste it to another sheet created in Excel XP, the dates become 1997...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 27, 2001 at 06:33 PM, in Applications
Oh wait! The thread title says "Why OS X... 1,406 Views / 118 Replies  
Oh wait! The thread title says "Why OS X rules!!", not "OS X is better. Discuss." Oh no! Cinderalla went to the wrong ball!

And besides, just who said OS 9 was ancient? We've all just been...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 27, 2001 at 10:22 AM, in macOS
Does it quit when it's loading the fonts? I had... 319 Views / 5 Replies  
Does it quit when it's loading the fonts? I had this problem before I trashed some of my fonts (can't remember which ones; just wildly deleted my add-on fonts).
Posted by scarab, on Dec 27, 2001 at 09:49 AM, in Applications
I can't say anything at all about reason 1 but as... 660 Views / 24 Replies  
I can't say anything at all about reason 1 but as for reason 2, I guess if you really want to learn anything at all, you just need to sit down and play with it.

OS X is not an OS catered...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 27, 2001 at 09:47 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Pismo G3 500 MHz w/ 1 gig RAM Stability - OS... 1,057 Views / 71 Replies  
Pismo G3 500 MHz w/ 1 gig RAM

Stability - OS X is rock solid (no kernel panics at all after 10.0 retail)
Speed - OS X is fast and frisky (perception thing)
Features - OS X has everything I need...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 26, 2001 at 10:10 AM, in macOS
Why don't we all just use whatever we are most... 1,406 Views / 118 Replies  
Why don't we all just use whatever we are most comfortable and productive with? The person started this thread just to tell us why he thinks OS X rules, and it's becoming some battlefield. Is all...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 26, 2001 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
This page... 520 Views / 14 Replies  
This page (http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/221/wo/tarPZ0Y1Utf3aFwgIs2/1.3.0.3.30.10.2.13.0) says that they can only be used with the new Power Mac G4 desktop systems...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 25, 2001 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was 100% Mac OS X from a fortnight ago. ... 1,081 Views / 67 Replies  
I was 100% Mac OS X from a fortnight ago. Finally got the basic apps I needed like Office v.X so I removed all traces of classic, and strangely enough, I haven't had the need to reinstall 9.x :) ...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 25, 2001 at 09:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well you obviously didn't read my post totally. ... 816 Views / 84 Replies  
Well you obviously didn't read my post totally. Come on everybody, cool down. Rage clouds vision. The main reason why Apple is so unique is they are the only company in the industry to supply both...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 25, 2001 at 03:23 AM, in macOS
http://www.apple.com/macosx/upgrade/requirements.h... 816 Views / 84 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/macosx/upgrade/requirements.html lists the basic system requirements for running Mac OS X. What Apple did with this (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106154) was...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 24, 2001 at 09:59 PM, in macOS
That sounds really cool and interesting. Could... 736 Views / 4 Replies  
That sounds really cool and interesting. Could you please give us some instructions? Thanks!
Posted by scarab, on Dec 17, 2001 at 01:01 AM, in Hardware Hacking
For me, CGI worked out of the box. Your .cgi or... 640 Views / 20 Replies  
For me, CGI worked out of the box. Your .cgi or .pl scripts should go to /Library/Webserver/CGI-Executables (I think there should be another place for individual users but this is how I do it). If...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 15, 2001 at 08:18 PM, in macOS
IIRC, there is (or was) a PCI Radeon with ADC... 575 Views / 7 Replies  
IIRC, there is (or was) a PCI Radeon with ADC available at the online Apple Store, although I no longer see it there.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 14, 2001 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you suspect that there are extra files left... 413 Views / 6 Replies  
If you suspect that there are extra files left somewhere on your HDD, just launch Sherlock and search...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 14, 2001 at 07:47 AM, in Applications
Well I am not referring to all retail stores, but... 688 Views / 30 Replies  
Well I am not referring to all retail stores, but some. I have talked to some of the store owners over here and they basically just clam up when there's a MacWorld, whether or not there was a...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 12, 2001 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not trying to be a wet blanket but I think... 375 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm not trying to be a wet blanket but I think you ought to review your need for a PDA. I had a Psion 5MX and a PocketPC and ended up mostly playing games and using them only occasionally for...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 12, 2001 at 01:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You don't have to delete your control panels. ... 554 Views / 17 Replies  
You don't have to delete your control panels. Just disable the extensions and be careful of what you install.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 11, 2001 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can remove the stripes by launching terminal,... 1,372 Views / 55 Replies  
You can remove the stripes by launching terminal,

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1"face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial">code:</font><HR><pre><font size=1 face=courier>
cd...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 11, 2001 at 03:48 AM, in macOS
Anyway, some of the retail stores don't bother... 688 Views / 30 Replies  
Anyway, some of the retail stores don't bother thinking and just stop buying new Apple hardware whenever there is an MacWorld just around the corner since the goods cannot be returned.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 11, 2001 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can boot OS 10.1.x from my 25 gig VST FireWire... 485 Views / 4 Replies  
I can boot OS 10.1.x from my 25 gig VST FireWire drive.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 11, 2001 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
With VPC 5, which would be the 'best'/fastest... 1,010 Views / 75 Replies  
With VPC 5, which would be the 'best'/fastest version of OS to use? I had VPC 3 with Windows 2000 and it was barely usable, while 98 was still fine on my G3 500 with a gig of RAM. Does VPC 5 use...
Posted by scarab, on Dec 10, 2001 at 07:14 AM, in Applications
But the iPod recharges through FireWire. 499 Views / 16 Replies  
But the iPod recharges through FireWire.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 10, 2001 at 04:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's a good idea. Whatever you do to drain... 629 Views / 28 Replies  
That's a good idea. Whatever you do to drain your batts, leave them alone when you are charging them.
Posted by scarab, on Dec 10, 2001 at 01:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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