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MP3 CDR problem Toast or iTunes 4.7 347 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a strange problem. I got the Led Zepplin box set for christmas and want to be able to play in the home stereo (and the car) without swaping the discs. I imported it into iTunes (4.7) converted...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 5, 2005 at 11:54 PM, in Applications
It seems fairly obvious this isn't a big problem... 691 Views / 5 Replies  
It seems fairly obvious this isn't a big problem and maybe something with my setup...

G4 DP 1.42
1 gig ram
Radeon 9000
OS X 10.3.7

Does anyone have any suggestions? I'd sure like to get this...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Dec 27, 2004 at 07:51 AM, in Gaming
It is pretty far into the game. You have to save... 691 Views / 5 Replies  
It is pretty far into the game. You have to save the civilians from the super soldiers. I haven't had any problem with cutscenes up til now. I guess I could have toast make a disk image to see if the...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Dec 22, 2004 at 06:09 PM, in Gaming
Nolf 2 691 Views / 5 Replies  
Is anyone still having problems with NOLF 2? I finally started playing the game after waiting for the quicktime patch that actually lets the game launch. I've reached the "Proving Grounds"/ Curse of...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Dec 22, 2004 at 11:40 AM, in Gaming
Thanks so much for the reply, you've cleared up... 500 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks so much for the reply, you've cleared up the muddy waters. Would you also have a recomendation in the 160gb range? The price on the Segate 160 is attractive but the Maxtor is in the ball park...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Sep 18, 2004 at 12:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
New G4 hard drive 500 Views / 4 Replies  
It's finally happened, my G4 DP 1.42 HD died last night.

I'm considering a Seagate 160GB ST3160021A Barracuda 7200.7 UATA100 - Bare Hard Drive, but am confused by the ultra 66 bus in the Mac and...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Sep 17, 2004 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Finder issues 9,958 Views / 57 Replies  
I've also had the finder issues (dual 1.42 10.3.5) and had also noticed it in 10.3.4. Open the window (no particular one) and nothing is there. Close it and immediately reopen it and every thing is...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Aug 14, 2004 at 09:38 PM, in Mac OS X
NetGear Support 1,177 Views / 19 Replies  
Same here, I bought one of Amazon.com's wgt624 wireless router and have problems hooking it up to the Qwest DSL modem (airport stuff works fine). When I called tech support and waited for 10 minutes...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jul 2, 2004 at 08:46 AM, in Networking
New Epson Drivers and the 925 400 Views / 3 Replies  
I did finally manage to get some printing done by opening the Print Center and setting the default printer before trying to print. If I try to switch while printing via the print dialog box (which...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Apr 17, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
925 drivers 400 Views / 3 Replies  
"Are you using 10.2.5 or an earlier OS X version? Have you checked versiontracker for any 925-specific drivers or shareware fixes? Did you make sure to have the printer added via the Printer...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Apr 15, 2003 at 11:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Any luck with Epson 925 drivers 400 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought an Epson 925 a while ago and haven't been able to use any of the features I bought the darn thing for. After installing the new driver (10684) I now have a very expensive CF card reader....
Posted by bigbird 07, on Apr 13, 2003 at 07:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
UMAX MagicScan beta 455 Views / 0 Replies  
I guess they figured out they didn't want to support the lower end scanners anymore. I've been using MagicScan with my Astra 1200s scanner in OS 9 for a long time however this new installer informs...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Apr 16, 2002 at 06:04 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies. However I'm looking for... 402 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. However I'm looking for an RC (radio control) flight simulator for the Mac. These allow you to practice the controls for radio control flight.

Thanks
Posted by bigbird 07, on Mar 13, 2002 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
RC flight simulators for Macs? 402 Views / 4 Replies  
Any one out there into RC flying and own a Mac? I'm just getting into it and have just finished my first plane. I would love to get a little stick time in before I go out and try to fly but the only...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Mar 12, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
I've had the problem too, with sending pictures... 440 Views / 9 Replies  
I've had the problem too, with sending pictures to AOL users. Admittedly they're novice users and have trouble with "mime" issues. They never complained when I sent pictures from 9 with Entourage.
Posted by bigbird 07, on Mar 7, 2002 at 10:49 AM, in Mac OS X
My Epson 880i works great however I have friends... 304 Views / 7 Replies  
My Epson 880i works great however I have friends who had to reinstall X.1.3 to get their printer working again.
Posted by bigbird 07, on Mar 7, 2002 at 10:43 AM, in Mac OS X
This is probably true, but something is locking... 487 Views / 26 Replies  
This is probably true, but something is locking (changing write permissions) the root level of my hard drive. It happened to the last install of OS X.1 and has happened to me again after starting...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Mar 4, 2002 at 07:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Same problem here, Lots of backed up shrinkwrap... 431 Views / 11 Replies  
Same problem here, Lots of backed up shrinkwrap disk images. Has anyone heard of any Aladdin comments on this issue?

At least a converter that works in OS X would be nice.
Posted by bigbird 07, on Feb 26, 2002 at 10:24 AM, in Mac OS X
I too have an Adaptec 2906 AND a Yamaha 4x4x16s.... 329 Views / 6 Replies  
I too have an Adaptec 2906 AND a Yamaha 4x4x16s. Toast sees it. It starts to burn but quits after a short time (the in use light goes out) but Toast doesn't see that. If you click abort, you get an...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Feb 24, 2002 at 10:31 AM, in Mac OS X
FireWire CDRW 400 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm looking for a firewire CDRW drive that is supported and that people aren't having trouble with. Is there such an animal?

I have a G4 450 dp with an adaptec 2906 card in it running 10.1.2 /...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Feb 13, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
What bothers me about all this is that after... 460 Views / 20 Replies  
What bothers me about all this is that after buying OS X.0 and buying the upgrade, not the free one from the Apple stores, Apple sticks me with a CD that will only upgrade not install. Everything is...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 30, 2002 at 10:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Quote: He isn't talking about using "root" the... 503 Views / 13 Replies  
Quote: He isn't talking about using "root" the user. He's talking about having read/write/execute access to the root level of his hard drive.

Thanks xeo, that's what I'm talking about exactly....
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 28, 2002 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
then you've already proven that you don't know... 503 Views / 13 Replies  
then you've already proven that you don't know enough to be trusted with root access.

Millienium,

I do know enough to be dangerous, I'll admit. However, When I copy a file I downloaded in OS 9...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 28, 2002 at 12:09 PM, in Mac OS X
quote: To stop them making pigs arses of... 503 Views / 13 Replies  
quote:
To stop them making pigs arses of themselves by screwing up their computer like this guy here has, that should never happen.

I'll admit I'm a newbie at OS X but take offence at the...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 28, 2002 at 08:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Why the hell use the root level? I don't know,... 503 Views / 13 Replies  
Why the hell use the root level? I don't know, it's my root level and I'll use it if I want to... I just don't like not having privilages to use my own hard drive if I want to.

More than anything...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 27, 2002 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Owners and Groups 503 Views / 13 Replies  
I have a few questions on owners and groups if someone could answer them. My root level of my G4 is locked. Owner: System Group: Wheel, from reading the forums it sounds like I need to reinstall...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 27, 2002 at 11:19 AM, in Mac OS X
A previously posted fix that works for me is to... 460 Views / 9 Replies  
A previously posted fix that works for me is to be sure you quit system preferences before you shut down. Which involves clicking the close button instead of the restart button when changing the...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jan 12, 2002 at 10:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Stuffedmonkey, what machine are you using... 414 Views / 9 Replies  
Stuffedmonkey,

what machine are you using this on? I tried it yesterday and no luck. Dual 450 G4 gigabit. 2906 with Yamaha 4x4x16 burner (clubmac) 10.1.1 and Toast 5.1p2
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 16, 2001 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Install went fine for me however CLASSIC no... 599 Views / 32 Replies  
Install went fine for me however CLASSIC no longer works. It hangs at the end of the boot cycle when everything is visually done. If it does finish the finder promptly quits unexpectedly and no...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 14, 2001 at 08:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Install went fine for me however CLASSIC no... 599 Views / 32 Replies  
Install went fine for me however CLASSIC no longer works. It hangs at the end of the boot cycle when everything is visually done. If it does finish the finder promptly quits unexpectedly and no...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 14, 2001 at 08:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Same problem here. I finally put a alias of... 275 Views / 2 Replies  
Same problem here. I finally put a alias of stuffit expander on the desktop and told IE to download the file and not decompress. Also the file helpers list has a bunch of blanks at the top of the...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 7, 2001 at 01:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Time zones in OS X.1 263 Views / 1 Replies  
When I select date and time/time zones the only ones availiable are pacific time zones. How can I select a time zone for a different country when nothing is availiable?
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 5, 2001 at 11:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, "it's baaaaack" no fix after all.... 555 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, "it's baaaaack" no fix after all. Bummer
Posted by bigbird 07, on Nov 1, 2001 at 11:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Here is a possible solution. Update to firmware... 555 Views / 20 Replies  
Here is a possible solution. Update to firmware 4.2.8 if you haven't already then Zap the pram (wait for 3 restarts). I'm not positive it's completely gone but it's been a couple of days and a few...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 31, 2001 at 12:34 PM, in Mac OS X
IE 5.1 file helpers 375 Views / 2 Replies  
Any one else have the problem where there are a bunch of blank file helpers at the top of the list in Internet explorer that won't be deleted? I delete them and the next time I open preferences in IE...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 29, 2001 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
OS X.1 DVD on TV with Pismo 312 Views / 3 Replies  
Any one successful doing this? With 9.2.1 I could drag the dvd player window to the TV (hooked up with Svideo) and present on screen. X.1 says this configuration is not supported. It will play fine...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 27, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks electropura, I found it. there does seem... 555 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks electropura, I found it. there does seem to be a lot of people with this problem. I guess I'll call them up and give them my specs over the phone too.
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 27, 2001 at 07:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks electropura, It's not the battery,... 555 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks electropura,

It's not the battery, the system has no problem in OS 9.2.1. I have reported this to Apple along with my System specs. Could you point me to the Apple forum discussing this, I...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 25, 2001 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
December 31, 1969 555 Views / 20 Replies  
I opened Internet Connect after being online for about 10 minutes and it said I'd been connected for 11,620 DAYS! I guess that must be how many days since December 31 1969 at 4:30 pm. That's the time...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Oct 25, 2001 at 01:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Dual Processor G4 & internal modem 352 Views / 8 Replies  
:( I haven't seen any discussion on this problem for a while. Am I the only one still having problems downloading (anything!) with 10.0.4 and a dual processor 450 with an internal modem? I seem to be...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Aug 30, 2001 at 10:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Know one know's??? I was hopeing to avoid... 392 Views / 1 Replies  
Know one know's??? I was hopeing to avoid reinstalling the OS... oh well
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 15, 2001 at 09:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's supposed to. If you launch a classic app you... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
It's supposed to. If you launch a classic app you will see the menu's change to OS 9 menu's. You can also tell by opening the control panel and clicking on "Classic" to see if it's running.

Hope...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 15, 2001 at 09:54 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple CD/DVD keyboard eject 392 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know what piece of the system determines the way the eject button works?

I have a G4 mp 450 AGP (gigibit)

Since I got the G4 the eject button on the keyboard would only work if a...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:16 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Original post ... 559 Views / 5 Replies  
Original post


Topic: OS 9.1 won't shut down
bigbird 07
New Member
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Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 12, 2001 at 10:14 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yea, I did the pram. No change. I neglected to... 559 Views / 5 Replies  
Yea, I did the pram. No change. I neglected to mention that a friend is also having this problem on a brand new 533 with a scsi card and keyspan serial card. Seems strange to start all of a sudden...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 12, 2001 at 12:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 9.1 won't shut down 559 Views / 5 Replies  
Here's one for you experts.

8600 with a cresendo G3 300 upgrade running 9.1 with all the updates.
128 megs of ram.
Added fujitsu 4 gig internal drive.
Microscan scsi scanner
Epson Stylus...
Posted by bigbird 07, on Jun 11, 2001 at 10:51 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
SORRY, it didn't seem to be working and I kept... 2,194 Views / 237 Replies  
SORRY, it didn't seem to be working and I kept trying http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif

[This message has been edited by bigbird 07 (edited 05-10-2001).]
Posted by bigbird 07, on May 9, 2001 at 09:59 PM, in Mac OS X
sorry [This message has been edited by... 2,194 Views / 237 Replies  
sorry

[This message has been edited by bigbird 07 (edited 05-10-2001).]
Posted by bigbird 07, on May 9, 2001 at 09:51 PM, in Mac OS X
damn! [This message has been edited by... 2,194 Views / 237 Replies  
damn!



[This message has been edited by bigbird 07 (edited 05-10-2001).]
Posted by bigbird 07, on May 9, 2001 at 09:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Add me to the list, I'm now down one processor... 2,194 Views / 237 Replies  
Add me to the list, I'm now down one processor and haven't been disconnected yet. I've downloaded an 11 meg file and the complete 10.0.3 15 meg file without problem. It feels a little slower but not...
Posted by bigbird 07, on May 9, 2001 at 09:08 PM, in Mac OS X
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