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Its version 10.1.102.64 which is what I have... 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Its version 10.1.102.64 which is what I have installed, not that I view much online video but when im using the BBC website none of the video will play
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 5, 2013 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
flash player issues 522 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an iMac G5 PowerPC running 10.5.8 and cant seem to find a version of flash player that will work, every time I find out the apparent correct version and install it any online video I try to...
Posted by DanThe, on Mar 26, 2013 at 07:57 PM, in Applications
I just tried the cmd Q but nothing happened? I... 453 Views / 22 Replies  
I just tried the cmd Q but nothing happened? I didnt have the dock set to hide, it must have happened at the same time.

Good point on the Reg! Thanks :)
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
Well I just restarted it and its back to normal,... 453 Views / 22 Replies  
Well I just restarted it and its back to normal, maybe the finder had crashed or something?

It looked like everything on the desktop was selected, if I clicked edit I had the option to copy the...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
Nothing in trash, if I click the finder in the... 453 Views / 22 Replies  
Nothing in trash, if I click the finder in the dock it appears as normal as does everything else
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 03:35 PM, in Applications
I can find everything if I go through the finder,... 453 Views / 22 Replies  
I can find everything if I go through the finder, whatever he did it was done with a key shortcut I imagine, was only at the keyboard for less than a minute
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 03:23 PM, in Applications
Ive just unchecked 'automatically hide and show... 453 Views / 22 Replies  
Ive just unchecked 'automatically hide and show the dock' which has brought it back into the display. The problem is that none of my desktop items are on the desktop, nothing at all
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
Sorry, 17" iMac G5, 10.5.8 453 Views / 22 Replies  
Sorry, 17" iMac G5, 10.5.8
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 02:11 PM, in Applications
Help, my 5 year old has hidden the desktop 453 Views / 22 Replies  
I dont know how he did it but all thats showing is the background picture. The dock appears if I hold the curser at the bottom of the screen.
Ive searched google for the last 20 minutes and im...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 18, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in Applications
Just had a look at the original board and there... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Just had a look at the original board and there is no dates visible on the Rubycon caps, Nichion is what came out of the spares/repairs board.
Restarted it 4 or 5 times, put it to sleep several...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 20, 2010 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just put the spares/repairs machine together with... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Just put the spares/repairs machine together with my HDD, memory, power supply and the 25 new caps, funnily the new caps that came are the same as the caps fitted to my original imac, which says to...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 20, 2010 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
No it didnt unfortunately, otherwise I would have... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
No it didnt unfortunately, otherwise I would have tried it
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 13, 2010 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Another update, the USB ports are now dropping... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Another update, the USB ports are now dropping out randomly, I have a bluetooth dongle that I normally use in the side of the keyboard, it rarely works now.
The printer is also hit and miss, most...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 12, 2010 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just had another look, they still look fine ... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Just had another look, they still look fine

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a155/Danharborow/caps1.jpg

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a155/Danharborow/caps2.jpg

Will see if I can borrow...
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 7, 2010 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
So it might not be a GPU problem after all? 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
So it might not be a GPU problem after all?
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 2, 2010 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well the problem still occurs on start up, ive... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Well the problem still occurs on start up, ive been using the machine everyday, every so often it will start up and be fine, but mostly takes several attempts of switching on/off by the power button...
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 1, 2010 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Are there any applications I can use to pinpoint... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Are there any applications I can use to pinpoint the problem? Somebody mentioned a 'hardware checker'
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 21, 2010 at 05:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
You mean re-solder the joints? I assume the whole... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
You mean re-solder the joints? I assume the whole board has to be removed, not my cup of tea TBH
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 18, 2010 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is there any fix apart from new board? 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
Is there any fix apart from new board?
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 18, 2010 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know what your saying but it stopped the fan... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
I know what your saying but it stopped the fan running as much, as soon as it repaired the permissions.

No signs of overheating at all inside, all capacitors are like so
...
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 18, 2010 at 07:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I did have a feeling it was power related,... 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
I did have a feeling it was power related, problem happens more often when the machine is cold or has been left asleep for a long period.
The fan had been running a lot more often than normal a few...
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 17, 2010 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
17 inch imac screen problem/freezing 3,019 Views / 25 Replies  
The last few days on startup/waking from sleep the screen becomes full of vertical lines/blocks and 90% of the time the machine freezes at the same time, if it doesnt freeze it will do as soon as I...
Posted by DanThe, on Apr 17, 2010 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok its seems the keyboard is fubard, just plugged... 4,282 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok its seems the keyboard is fubard, just plugged it in the powerbook and its the same :brick:

I dont even have a dishwasher :cry:
Posted by DanThe, on Oct 4, 2009 at 08:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I dont think it will be going in the dishwasher... 4,282 Views / 4 Replies  
I dont think it will be going in the dishwasher :)

I havnt tried taking it apart or cleaning it as I dont think its the keyboard at fault, it happened while I was using the computer, all of a...
Posted by DanThe, on Oct 4, 2009 at 08:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Keyboard problems 4,282 Views / 4 Replies  
I suddenly lost the use of keys e,o,d, return and a few others, its a wired aluminum keyboard connected to a G5 imac, the keyboard USB ports stopped working last week also.
Im sure I read about...
Posted by DanThe, on Oct 3, 2009 at 04:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If only! I seriously doubt smart utility has... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
If only! I seriously doubt smart utility has anything to do with the correction, the status hasnt changed and ive done 3 or 4 updates since changing the HDD
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 21, 2009 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Smart utility is the same as above, airflow, but... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Smart utility is the same as above, airflow, but im sure I read something about temperature reading problems when using western digital drives. Machine seems to be fine
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 21, 2009 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well it was obviously a software problem, as I... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Well it was obviously a software problem, as I downloaded the latest update this afternoon and it restarted correctly after installing, shut down is also back to normal.
Glad I didnt pay for the...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 21, 2009 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Got it to boot from the new drive now, could it... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Got it to boot from the new drive now, could it have been something to do with OS9 drivers? I connected the machine via firewire to my powerbook and erased the drive then copied over again from the...
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 29, 2009 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ive now got a WD 160GB HDD, I only have a ATA... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Ive now got a WD 160GB HDD, I only have a ATA firewire case so I copied the original disk over to a spare ATA drive in the case, then booted from the case drive with the new WD drive in the machine,...
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 29, 2009 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks :thumbsup: 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks :thumbsup:
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 26, 2009 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I verified/repaired permissions and the disc ... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
I verified/repaired permissions and the disc

I left it for a few hours before and it was still on the same screen when I came back to it.

This is what comes up from running the smart utility
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Posted by DanThe, on Jul 26, 2009 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any recommendations as to what I can do to solve... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Any recommendations as to what I can do to solve this problem without a software re-install?
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 25, 2009 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I cant update software either, it downloads fine... 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
I cant update software either, it downloads fine but soon as i click the restart it starts to install and then freezes :(
Posted by DanThe, on Jun 10, 2009 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 shut down/restart problems 2,090 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi, I did a search but couldn't find anything relevant, the machine wont shut down, the screen clears apart from the wallpaper and just freezes. It wont restart either, the same happens. When I start...
Posted by DanThe, on Jun 9, 2009 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Sean! 519 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Sean!
Posted by DanThe, on Jan 8, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
Thanks but looks very overkill for my needs, if... 519 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks but looks very overkill for my needs, if anyone could email me the stickies app I would be very grateful, just want the basic notes that pop up and disappear in seconds really. email is don't...
Posted by DanThe, on Jan 8, 2009 at 07:04 PM, in Applications
Ive never really found anywhere decent to... 519 Views / 7 Replies  
Ive never really found anywhere decent to download freebies from, have a look every now and again, get no where and forget about it :)

Any recommendations? I only use it to keep temporary...
Posted by DanThe, on Jan 8, 2009 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
stickies download? 519 Views / 7 Replies  
Is it possible to download the stickies app? For some reason I managed to delete it a few months ago :hmm:
Posted by DanThe, on Jan 7, 2009 at 03:00 PM, in Applications
I just had the ram tested with a PC program, it... 1,520 Views / 10 Replies  
I just had the ram tested with a PC program, it picked up 43 faults before the program was stopped.
What could be the problem? This is new ram that came in a sealed packet, is it more likely to be...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 23, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is going from bad to worse, I swapped the... 1,520 Views / 10 Replies  
This is going from bad to worse, I swapped the 1GB stick that was working for the other, it started up fine first try but then started doing the usual blank screen and fan malarky, so obviously a...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, it doesnt work :brick: First time it... 1,520 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok, it doesnt work :brick:

First time it started up fine, next time I started it up I just had a black screen and the fan came on high speed, so I turned it off and it then started up fine.
This...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 8, 2008 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well that was strange, I tried the other 1GB... 1,520 Views / 10 Replies  
Well that was strange, I tried the other 1GB stick with the 256 and it started up fine. So I then tried both the 1GB sticks and it also started up fine :hmm:

Never mind, it works :)
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 6, 2008 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 ram upgrade help, wont accept 2GB 1,520 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi, ive searched out max ram specs for my imac G5 1.8 17 inch and it states up to 2GB (2 strips of 1GB)
I bought a pair of Kingston 1GB PC3200 and for some reason when I tried to start the machine...
Posted by DanThe, on Nov 4, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
No WIFI on this printer, wireless would be a big... 1,746 Views / 10 Replies  
No WIFI on this printer, wireless would be a big benefit, cables would be a pain to route properly so I wouldnt mind spending a bit extra on whatever other options there are
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 31, 2008 at 06:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best/easiest wireless printer setup 1,746 Views / 10 Replies  
Basically, I want my printer in a separate room to my desktop as it doesnt get used much and I dont want it taking up what little space I have around the desktop.
Ive no experience with airport and...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 31, 2008 at 01:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ive copied all the files now, just the settings... 793 Views / 30 Replies  
Ive copied all the files now, just the settings im stuck with

I tried that, firewire just wouldnt work with the G4's dodgy drive
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Finally got to the bottom of this, I got a HDD... 793 Views / 30 Replies  
Finally got to the bottom of this, I got a HDD case with firewire port and first fitted my old system HDD into it, turning it on the fan started up but the HDD would not connect to another machine,...
Posted by DanThe, on Aug 9, 2008 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Thats right, I tried it with my Powerbook and it... 793 Views / 30 Replies  
Thats right, I tried it with my Powerbook and it connects up no problem. I can get it as far as the firewire symbol to show on screen but it just wont connect.

I will be getting an external disc...
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 22, 2008 at 03:16 AM, in Mac OS X
I cant find this folder :hmm: I have got... 793 Views / 30 Replies  
I cant find this folder :hmm:

I have got the machine to startup in TDM but only after its been asleep overnight,,, even so, my new mac still wont connect to it :cry:
Posted by DanThe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 06:03 PM, in Mac OS X
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