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Finder "error code 36" 1,210 Views / 1 Replies  
Right last week after backing up and doing a fresh install of tiger i was copying over my files off of an external FW drive everything was fine, until it came to my itunes and iphoto library's some...
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 18, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Mac OS X
If you don't want to pay then just use Automator.... 837 Views / 11 Replies  
If you don't want to pay then just use Automator. (if you have Tiger that is!) I wrote a script that copies all i need backing-up to an external HD, I used to just copy the files (Safari, mail...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jul 11, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't have my camera with me right now, but... 1,545 Views / 24 Replies  
I don't have my camera with me right now, but i'll post some later today or tomorrow.
Posted by M.A.S., on May 21, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No The lid and body don't meet, but there is a... 1,545 Views / 24 Replies  
No The lid and body don't meet, but there is a small gap so when I move it they do meet.

It may be sweat from my hands, but not directly because as I've said it is in a line, the same distance...
Posted by M.A.S., on May 20, 2005 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it's my hands. It's in a line... 1,545 Views / 24 Replies  
I don't think it's my hands.

It's in a line parallel to the edge (in a kind of stop start manner for 10cm) and looks to be caused by the edge of the screen when the lid is closed. This is the...
Posted by M.A.S., on May 19, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook Aluminium Corrosion 1,545 Views / 24 Replies  
My 17" Rev A has developed almost a line of corrosion just to the right of the trackpad!

At first i thought it was dirt, but on closer inspection (with a magnifying glass) it looks like chips in...
Posted by M.A.S., on May 18, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17" PowerBook faulty? 427 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a rev A 17" PB and here's what's happening,

Wakes from sleep, but sometimes trackpad and keyboard don't work, restart needed.

when on battery power it goes from 30 min - 0 instantly.
...
Posted by M.A.S., on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry if I'm being unclear! I don't use my... 691 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry if I'm being unclear!

I don't use my isp's smtp server. for my o2 account i use o2's smtp server (smtp.o2.co.uk) which is the main reason for my confusion, i thought at least that account...
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 20, 2005 at 08:29 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the responses. I don't use any... 691 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the responses.

I don't use any email directly through my isp (pipex by the way, and they don't restrict you to their smtp servers.)

And I was using a web based email service! o2 to...
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 19, 2005 at 07:31 PM, in Applications
Mail 691 Views / 12 Replies  
Right...

I've been away from home this past week and have not been able to send any emails, (mail can't connect to the smtp server) i could surf the net and even receive mail but just not send...
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 19, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Extensis Suitcase XI backup? 1,165 Views / 7 Replies  
Is there a way to backup the suitcase database?

Because every time i do a clean install (albeit not that often) i have to reinstall all the fonts then put the ones i want in the relevant sets,...
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 9, 2005 at 03:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ive also got a 1Ghz 17"PB and i replaced the 60GB... 930 Views / 22 Replies  
Ive also got a 1Ghz 17"PB and i replaced the 60GB 4,200rpm HD for a Travelstar 80GB 5,400rpm one. I found it pretty easy, you just have to take your time. Also then with the HD you pull out you...
Posted by M.A.S., on Dec 20, 2004 at 08:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Still Having Airport Problems? 513 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone else still having airport problems?

I've got a rev a 17" pb with 1Gb of ram, and my reception drops off every now and then (even though the reception bar says im still connected) and it is...
Posted by M.A.S., on Sep 13, 2004 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've also got an iTrip but got fed up with it... 1,010 Views / 15 Replies  
I've also got an iTrip but got fed up with it after a week! It works nicely with a home stereo, but in the car i've found its pretty hit and miss (mostly miss)

I would recommend connecting the...
Posted by M.A.S., on Sep 10, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use mine for a 4 in 1 card reader for my... 948 Views / 12 Replies  
I use mine for a 4 in 1 card reader for my digital camera.

Like someone said before it's very convenient, you don't need to bring a cable with you, or if a friend has some pic's on a card but no...
Posted by M.A.S., on Aug 11, 2004 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, my PB was brand new when i bought it, nearly... 2,114 Views / 27 Replies  
No, my PB was brand new when i bought it, nearly a year ago.
Posted by M.A.S., on Jul 15, 2004 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm far too busy to do that. (when i say... 2,114 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm far too busy to do that.

(when i say busy i mean lazy!) :D
Posted by M.A.S., on Jul 12, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, no pic I'm afraid! i was too concerned with... 2,114 Views / 27 Replies  
No, no pic I'm afraid! i was too concerned with the 2 dozen screws, 2 hard drives and powerbook pieces all around me!

Although when it was all back together, i wondered what i was worrying about,...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jul 12, 2004 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hidden messages from Apple! 2,114 Views / 27 Replies  
So i exchanged the HD in my 17" PB.

As i removed the old drive i noticed a small metal tab underneath, in which someone had scratched "hi"!!!

Anyone else noticed any hidden messages from apple...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jul 11, 2004 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey im in the process of doin the same with my... 580 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey im in the process of doin the same with my 17" PB (just waiting for my HD to arrive!)

These guys do great enclosures, http://www.macpower.com.tw/ just email them for your nearest stockist.
...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 30, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rev. A 17" PowerBook, How much? 297 Views / 0 Replies  
I was gonna upgrade the HD in my PB but got thinking.

It might be only slightly more expensive to just sell my 17" rev. a and buy a new 17" PB (with Edu discount)

How much do you think i could...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 27, 2004 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
But some of the Barefeats tests ARE real world... 1,258 Views / 19 Replies  
But some of the Barefeats tests ARE real world usage!

Look at them again, they do "real usage" tests. "Restart ("Bong" to Ready)" and "Launch Four Major Applications"

And like i said earlier,...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 23, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"upgrading from the 4200 to a 5400 would be a... 1,258 Views / 19 Replies  
"upgrading from the 4200 to a 5400 would be a waste of time and money."

thats totally not true look here (http://barefeats.com/pb12.html)

scroll down a bit and you'll see the HD comparisons.
...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 22, 2004 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So they do! Well thats where i saw them from... 1,830 Views / 31 Replies  
So they do!

Well thats where i saw them from then!

Sorry

:D
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 8, 2004 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Again thanks for the suggestions. I have... 1,830 Views / 31 Replies  
Again thanks for the suggestions.

I have found another good site with a few nice enclosures.

http://www.macpower.com.tw

You cant order from them though, but i emailed them and found the UK...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 8, 2004 at 06:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I take it back, the upsdate has fixed f*** all. ... 912 Views / 10 Replies  
I take it back, the upsdate has fixed f*** all.

Apple get it right. How many updates and how long is this gonna take?
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 4, 2004 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe all will be well now with this new update ... 912 Views / 10 Replies  
Maybe all will be well now with this new update

http://macnn.com/news/24935

Ive installed it, it seems good at the mo.
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all the suggestions. Well im... 1,830 Views / 31 Replies  
Thanks for all the suggestions.

Well im comitted now. I've bought an 80GB 5,400rpm Travelstar so ive gotta find an enclosure!

Also whilst sufing the net last night i saw something about oxford...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
HD Enclosure to compliment PowerBook? 1,830 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm upgrading my PB HD so need a 2.5" firewire enclosure.

I've been searching hi and low for a nice one to compliment my 17" PB but can't find one anywhere. The only ones i have seen are USB...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jun 3, 2004 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine started after the first of the recent... 912 Views / 10 Replies  
Mine started after the first of the recent airport updates.

My problem is definatly with my powerbook not my router as when i turn airport off then on again it works. Also when it first started to...
Posted by M.A.S., on May 30, 2004 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've got 2 512mb sticks in here. It's bloody... 912 Views / 10 Replies  
i've got 2 512mb sticks in here.

It's bloody annoying!

Anyone else have the same problem?
Posted by M.A.S., on May 29, 2004 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Airport STILL not fixed! 912 Views / 10 Replies  
I've got a rev a 17" pb and I'm STILL having airport problems.

Every now and then my pb cant access my network, even though it is still connected to it. I can tell this because the name being...
Posted by M.A.S., on May 29, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Clean? when mine gets dirty i just bin it... 6,859 Views / 39 Replies  
Clean?

when mine gets dirty i just bin it and open a fresh one!

;)
Posted by M.A.S., on Mar 23, 2004 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would think you'd hav no problem with gb on a... 1,275 Views / 18 Replies  
I would think you'd hav no problem with gb on a pb.

Im runnin logic 6 on my 17" rev a with 1Gb ram (and for a couple of months with the stock 512mb) without a problem ever. And i would assume...
Posted by M.A.S., on Jan 19, 2004 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sounds like it could be a pref problem, try... 824 Views / 10 Replies  
sounds like it could be a pref problem, try deleting the safari pref out of your user/library folder.
Posted by M.A.S., on Jan 16, 2004 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sleeping Hiss 328 Views / 1 Replies  
When ever i sleep my 17"pb with external speakers connected it wines, progressively gettin worse.

anyone else have this problem?
Posted by M.A.S., on Jan 15, 2004 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No i didnt format it, and no my dad's camera is a... 434 Views / 3 Replies  
No i didnt format it, and no my dad's camera is a konica (not sure what model, it's 5 MP thats all i know)

hhhmmm firmware i hadnt though bout that, ill have a look, thanks for the advice.

if...
Posted by M.A.S., on Dec 29, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
SD card, time to return? 434 Views / 3 Replies  
For the second time my dad's sd card (it's a 256mb SanDisk) has requested to be formated while still having pictures on it. The thing wont work at all until it gets formated. He has a pc so i said...
Posted by M.A.S., on Dec 29, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PC card on a 17" pb? 532 Views / 1 Replies  
i just got a pc card which lets me plug an sd/mmc/sm/ms directly into my pb (which is pretty cool!)

although i do have a question, anyone know if it would consume any battery power? could i leave...
Posted by M.A.S., on Dec 18, 2003 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Command line on start up? 390 Views / 0 Replies  
Everytime i start up my powerbook (and briefly before i shut down) i dont get the blue screen with the panther/apple box, but a command line, what have i done? or how can i fix it?
Posted by M.A.S., on Dec 5, 2003 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iTrip & UK 616 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone know if anywhere in the UK sells iTrips? anywhere in London?
Posted by M.A.S., on Nov 26, 2003 at 07:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
All you need is a 6pin to 6pin firewire cable.... 428 Views / 2 Replies  
All you need is a 6pin to 6pin firewire cable. (if you haven't already got one)

Shutdown the powerbook, and keep the iMac on, then connect both macs together with the firewire cable, then boot up...
Posted by M.A.S., on Nov 24, 2003 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i've had my 17" since July and i haven't had any... 1,326 Views / 19 Replies  
i've had my 17" since July and i haven't had any problems what so ever.

I was waiting for the Al 15" but needed a mac so i plumped for the 17", now i couldn't imagine having anything else, it is...
Posted by M.A.S., on Nov 20, 2003 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: my setup 1,127,548 Views / 4,110 Replies  
here's my 17" pb setup. (http://www.spymac.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=64355)
Posted by M.A.S., on Nov 19, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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