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"Please restart your computer" - OS10.3.9 591 Views / 3 Replies  
I own a G4 iBook and it has developed a fault I have never seen before. When you turn the computer on, it gets to the Apple logo, and after a few seconds the screen goes all grey coloured a message...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Mar 26, 2008 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
The computer is mine and the account I cannot log... 306 Views / 3 Replies  
The computer is mine and the account I cannot log into is the first account created, which obviosuly has access to everything on the computer.

I'll try holding Shift down whilst clicking on...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Jan 29, 2008 at 03:08 AM, in Mac OS X
10.3.9 Logging in problems 306 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an iBook G4 800 running 0X 10.3.9 and I am having serious trouble logging into the primary account (I have it set so upon boot you click the user, then enter pass).

If I try my account,...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Jan 28, 2008 at 03:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Sounds like the hard drive to me too. I have a... 1,140 Views / 28 Replies  
Sounds like the hard drive to me too. I have a 800mhz G4 iBook 12" and it had exactly the same problem; it wouldn't load past the apple logo. I tried reinstalling but it would always fall over during...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Sep 24, 2006 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It will be fine, just buy the plug adapter from... 2,179 Views / 17 Replies  
It will be fine, just buy the plug adapter from the airport or from Argos or something it will work no problem. I took my (UK) iBook to Japan last year and it charged from the wall perfectly fine :)
Posted by tomacwhite, on Jun 4, 2006 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
jaydon34, thanks for the information and... 7,372 Views / 28 Replies  
jaydon34, thanks for the information and write-up, much appreciated. Always good to hear solid information from a user a opposed to a press release. I have a 800mhz G4 iBook at the moment thats had ...
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 17, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's excellent about the HDD. Especially after... 20,316 Views / 345 Replies  
That's excellent about the HDD. Especially after mine died in my iBook G4 and cost a fortune to get replaced..
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2006 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just read over on Macrumors that you can actually... 20,316 Views / 345 Replies  
Just read over on Macrumors that you can actually slide the HD out of the battery bay ! :o Can someone confirm or deny this ?

Sounds VERY interesting.. Could one of the lucky ones on here with a...
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have it working now on my Mac. Maybe its not... 2,821 Views / 51 Replies  
I have it working now on my Mac. Maybe its not filtered to everyones ISPs yet.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Aug 9, 2005 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
Available now from www.microsoft.com/mac 2,821 Views / 51 Replies  
Available now from www.microsoft.com/mac
Posted by tomacwhite, on Aug 9, 2005 at 01:16 PM, in Applications
Not sure if it could be that though - it was... 406 Views / 3 Replies  
Not sure if it could be that though - it was replaced in March, and its been fine up until this weekend..
Posted by tomacwhite, on Aug 8, 2005 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Logic board issues? Please help :) 406 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,
I am not sure whats going on, but somethings not quite right with my iBook G4 800mhz (early 2004 model).

It started last week when it refused to goto sleep. If I clicked on sleep in the Apple...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Aug 8, 2005 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Kingston USB Memory issue with OSX 10.3.4 341 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi, wondering if you guys could possibly help please?

I have a 12" G4 iBook with Panther 10.3.4 and I have just bought a Kingston Data Traveller 2.0 256mb USB memory card.

It connects and works...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Jun 3, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Its weird this, late last night (1am) I tried... 464 Views / 8 Replies  
Its weird this, late last night (1am) I tried again and everything ran perfectly smoothly, at 30fps solid..

Could the heat of affected performance of the CPU?
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 17, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you try the second one down? I thought only... 464 Views / 8 Replies  
Did you try the second one down?
I thought only the top ones were Insider Members only..
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2004 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure: ... 464 Views / 8 Replies  
Sure:

http://insider.ign.com/videos/articles/515/515927p1.html


The top one is members only, but any of the others will work too.
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2004 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have 640mb in the iBook, and the iMac had... 464 Views / 8 Replies  
I have 640mb in the iBook, and the iMac had 348mb..


Its strange, its only widescreen high res vids that seems to be causing the slow playing.. It runs well for a bit, then slowsdown abit, like...
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My iBook Quicktime performance has dropped.. 464 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a G4 12" iBook (800mhz), and I have recently been watching 640x480 QT (and Windows Media 9) files from E3 2004 (videogames event in California, if you didn' know).

Certain videos don't run...
Posted by tomacwhite, on May 16, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
3.4.1 is out now... 880 Views / 18 Replies  
3.4.1 is out now...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Apr 26, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in Networking
Lateset 3.4 airport software issues - worse performance 337 Views / 1 Replies  
EDIT: Please delete, I have seen other thread now. Thanks


Hi,

A few days ago I installed the latest Airport software updte via the software update app in Panther, and since then, my wireless...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Apr 24, 2004 at 04:53 AM, in Networking
I got my replacement type 16 memory today from... 2,222 Views / 34 Replies  
I got my replacement type 16 memory today from Crucial..

Works perfectly.


Thanks everyones help with this one, and repect to Crucial for sorting it out so easily.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Mar 4, 2004 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am connected to a router, wirelessly. 441 Views / 4 Replies  
I am connected to a router, wirelessly.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 28, 2004 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Strange Panther booting behaviour... 441 Views / 4 Replies  
When my iBook boots up, and you get the window with the progress bar loading different things in, it only gets halfway then closes. It then boots into the desktop as normal.

Everything works fine...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 28, 2004 at 08:17 AM, in Mac OS X
I dropped my mobile phone in a pint of beer once... 1,760 Views / 9 Replies  
I dropped my mobile phone in a pint of beer once (long story), it didnt work at all. I took it apart (well case, battery, sim etc), and wiped the beer off with a damp cloth, and allowed it to dry for...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 27, 2004 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Clara, Yeah Battery Cal. is all explained in the... 1,015 Views / 30 Replies  
Clara, Yeah Battery Cal. is all explained in the manual, but its really easy to do.

My (and I imagine most other peoples) iBooks coming partially charged. What you have to do is charge the battery...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 26, 2004 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah its a Pro Wireless mouse. I havent seen... 1,015 Views / 30 Replies  
Yeah its a Pro Wireless mouse.

I havent seen a wired Pro mouse for a few years now, so I don't know if they look the same as the Bluetooth ones.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 26, 2004 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OK here goes. They aren't great, but you get the... 1,015 Views / 30 Replies  
OK here goes. They aren't great, but you get the general idea :)

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/p.lovell/ibook/DSCF0042.jpg

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/p.lovell/ibook/DSCF0099.jpg
...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 25, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got mine (12/60GB/BT/AP256) last Friday, and I... 1,015 Views / 30 Replies  
I got mine (12/60GB/BT/AP256) last Friday, and I love it. My first Mac since a G3 DV400 SE Slot loading iMac..

The problem so far has been the crucial memory which has been causing crashing.. But...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 25, 2004 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You'd think after the returns Crucial would not... 2,222 Views / 34 Replies  
You'd think after the returns Crucial would not send the old RAM out huh?

Oh well, I will mail them this morning regarding my problems, and hopefully get the new set for the weekend.

Tom.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 25, 2004 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info. Ahh so at least its not... 516 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

Ahh so at least its not my iBook huh? I'll call Crucial in the morning, hopefully they will be able to help me out. Its been a week since I got the ram as my iBook was a...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 24, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G4 iBook and Crucial RAM issues 516 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking on the official Apple forums, it appears various people are having stability problems with their crucial RAM in G4 iBooks,.

I got my new iBook last week, and its been perfect stability...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 24, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iChat chatting issues with router 368 Views / 1 Replies  
I just got a Belkin Wireless G F5D7230-4 router for my iMac, and everything is working great. However when trying to voice chat on iChat with my friend with an iMac and the same router, there are...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 16, 2004 at 03:17 PM, in Networking
I see.. F%%k that then! I'll go for something... 946 Views / 19 Replies  
I see.. F%%k that then! I'll go for something else.

Cheers.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 12, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in Networking
Cheers. BTW If you mean connect to MAC to get... 946 Views / 19 Replies  
Cheers. BTW If you mean connect to MAC to get Firmwares thats cool, but if you mean PC I am a bit screwed as I don't own a PC.


I'll have a look around at other routers too..


Thanks.
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 12, 2004 at 06:09 PM, in Networking
Thanks. So one question: How do you update... 946 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks.
So one question:

How do you update the firmware with it, and setup encription settings etc and general setup stuff?

Is it done through a browser like a Belkin would be? A Belkin would...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 12, 2004 at 01:40 PM, in Networking
Linksys WRT54G(-UK) router compat with Mac? 946 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi,
I am after a wireless router and everyone seems to quite like this model. However I don't know anyone with a Mac that uses this router. Looking on the website, install software and firmware only...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Feb 12, 2004 at 12:08 PM, in Networking
Weird desktop icon file problem (main volume) 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I have my icons on my desktop set so they show the total space of the drive and the remaing space. Handy for CD-Rs etc and also so at a glance you can see how much HDD space is free.

Suddenly...
Posted by tomacwhite, on Jan 21, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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