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Thanks for all the help everyone! It's one less... 2,513 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for all the help everyone! It's one less thing for me to think about now.

infiniti
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 5, 2004 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Unregistering" an Apple product? 2,513 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm not sure if the lounge is the right place to post this, but none of the other forums seem appropriate.

I very recently purchased an Apple product and decided (stupidly in retrospect) to...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 4, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, most edu software license agreements... 395 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually, most edu software license agreements limit the software to non-commercial use.

While this is essentially enforced by the "honor system", I don't think it's too much for these compannies...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 28, 2003 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
What about installing PHP on the school server? I... 527 Views / 10 Replies  
What about installing PHP on the school server? I would suggest www.php4win.de , but the project is currently "hibernating". I'm not sure where else would be a good place to get the PHP Windows...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:30 AM, in Developer Center
Boot Troubles (hoping to avoid reinstall) 304 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm a long time Mac (but not OSX) user, and am stumped with this. I'm hoping some people here will be able to help, before I have to resort to a reinatall of OSX. I've tried searching the forums, but...
Posted by infiniti, on May 17, 2003 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I hope no one minds my going a bit off topic... 1,579 Views / 38 Replies  
I hope no one minds my going a bit off topic here, but this is related to a decision I have to make...
If I have the choice between a Powerbook 667 DVI, 867 12" and iBook 900, would the 900 be just...
Posted by infiniti, on May 6, 2003 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks very much to everyone who has responded so... 387 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks very much to everyone who has responded so far. It seems this decision will not be easy.

Perhaps I should explain that I probably won't keep this machine for an overly long time... I DO...
Posted by infiniti, on May 3, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB Buying Advice (667 DVI vs 12") 387 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello everyone. I'm a long time reader, but haven't really had much of a need to post in this forum until now. Anyway, I need to get a laptop within the next week because I won't be home for the...
Posted by infiniti, on May 3, 2003 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not very familiar with the webDAV works, so... 609 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not very familiar with the webDAV works, so please forgive me if i'm stating something that's obviously wrong...

Isn't this just a matter of changing the permissions on the files that you want...
Posted by infiniti, on Apr 20, 2003 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Perhaps try setting the system CD as the startup... 277 Views / 2 Replies  
Perhaps try setting the system CD as the startup volume using the Startup Disk control panel, and then restart the machine...
Posted by infiniti, on Apr 1, 2003 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps this will help... ... 312 Views / 3 Replies  
Perhaps this will help...

http://www.sitedeveloper.ws/tutorials/htaccess.htm
Posted by infiniti, on Jan 14, 2003 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
What about something like these three products: ... 1,110 Views / 17 Replies  
What about something like these three products:

http://www.noscratch.com/novus/

You can get them here as "Lexan polish and cleaners":

http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/long25.htm

The...
Posted by infiniti, on Dec 14, 2002 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This seems to be what you're looking for: ... 398 Views / 8 Replies  
This seems to be what you're looking for:

http://www.psism.com/reader.htm

However, it says that the device only works for reading memory cards.
So I don't know if it really is what you want. ...
Posted by infiniti, on Nov 23, 2002 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey everyone, I was wondering if there were... 2,156 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey everyone,

I was wondering if there were any Canadian developers here who have taken advantage of the ADC discount from EMJ (Apple's Canadian distributor). I am a computer engineering student,...
Posted by infiniti, on Nov 13, 2002 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe this is what you were looking for. Have... 281 Views / 2 Replies  
I believe this is what you were looking for. Have fun!

http://www.griffintechnology.com/audio/pwrmate.html
Posted by infiniti, on Apr 3, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So what exactly do you see when these computers... 278 Views / 8 Replies  
So what exactly do you see when these computers are "trying to log themselves in" in the following sentence?

To my knowledge, a remote user cannot just take control of a desktop and log on using...
Posted by infiniti, on Apr 3, 2002 at 08:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, this probably isn't what you want to hear,... 218 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, this probably isn't what you want to hear, but my suggestion would be to get the site looking great in the most commonly used browsers, and then use a scripting language of some kind to fix the...
Posted by infiniti, on Mar 29, 2002 at 01:46 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks for all the advice, guys... The 6400... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for all the advice, guys...

The 6400 is not my main machine, so it's not a huge deal to me. I've recently purchased a 19" Sony for my main macine, and it's absolutely amazing.

I might...
Posted by infiniti, on Mar 7, 2002 at 06:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
AppleVision 1710 Oddities 526 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey there, everyone.

I've got an AppleVision 1710 monitor and have not had any major problems with it, excluding several of bad solder joints which have been repaired. Recently, however, it's been...
Posted by infiniti, on Mar 3, 2002 at 03:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
May I suggest a book called "The Art & Science of... 513 Views / 9 Replies  
May I suggest a book called "The Art & Science of Web Design" by Jeffrey Veen.

It's not very technical, but focuses more on the theory and concepts behind good web design. Check it out.

Cheers,...
Posted by infiniti, on Nov 26, 2001 at 07:15 PM, in Developer Center
Well, if you can't do it through software (Energy... 307 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, if you can't do it through software (Energy Saver control panel), I think the Quadra 700 had a circular power button with a slot in it. If you push the power switch in, and use a...
Posted by infiniti, on Jul 26, 2001 at 08:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It wasn't hard to find. Use Google... 374 Views / 2 Replies  
It wasn't hard to find. Use Google (http://www.google.com) next time....

http://www.alpsusa.com/Product/MDP/drivers/index.htm

There you go.

cheers,
infiniti
Posted by infiniti, on Apr 22, 2001 at 01:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just wondering if the apple student dev program... 245 Views / 7 Replies  
Just wondering if the apple student dev program is worth it? I'm a student, but i don't own an new enough mac to run OS X, and I was wandering if there is any point in my joining. If you could...
Posted by infiniti, on Mar 27, 2001 at 02:48 AM, in Developer Center
Try downloading VistaScan 3.5.1 (or later) from... 393 Views / 3 Replies  
Try downloading VistaScan 3.5.1 (or later) from UMAX's website. I used to use 2.4.3 with my Astra 1220, and 3.5.1 is far superior, having more controls and improved stability. Other than that, all I...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 9, 2001 at 01:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ok, there's a lot of rumors here taht need to be... 804 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, there's a lot of rumors here taht need to be cleared up.

Cable TV needs to be tuned to a specific channel, and that channel can then be displayed, recorded, etc. This requires an extra piece...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 9, 2001 at 01:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What version of system software is the Classic... 257 Views / 4 Replies  
What version of system software is the Classic Running? System 7.0 had some weird problems with files disappearing, and this could be related (if the mac has system 7.0). Otherwise, I don't know what...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 7, 2001 at 06:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you're interested,the monitor port on the back... 445 Views / 10 Replies  
If you're interested,the monitor port on the back of a 6100 is referred to as a High-Density Display Port.

Source: The Macintosh Bible, 5th Edition

So there you go. I hope you found that...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 6, 2001 at 08:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
jeromep, you must have had some very bad... 532 Views / 8 Replies  
jeromep, you must have had some very bad experiences with PCI ethernet cards and Macs. I've got a 6400/200 here with an Asante 10/100 PCI NIC card in slot B. I have never had a single problem with...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 6, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
IF you can find out which company made the... 532 Views / 8 Replies  
IF you can find out which company made the ethernet card's controller, you can try their website and see if they have a mac driver... I believe MacAddict had an article about this very topic in one...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 3, 2001 at 02:27 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You see that little, dark-violet window that's... 278 Views / 6 Replies  
You see that little, dark-violet window that's above the headphone controls? That's the 64/6500's IR receiver, and it was designed to work with Apple's TV/Video system that was available as an option...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 2, 2001 at 01:58 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Anything IDE will work... I'm not a hard... 244 Views / 1 Replies  
Anything IDE will work...

I'm not a hard drive expert, but I'm happy with my Quantum FireBall LM 20GB in my 6400 right now. The only problem with buying an ATA/66 or even ATA/33 drive for a 6400...
Posted by infiniti, on Feb 2, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm pretty sure what's going on it the digital... 391 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm pretty sure what's going on it the digital audio thing, kind of like what's used in iMacs. Rather than have the audio go directly to the speakers, it is played by the CPU. This has only been...
Posted by infiniti, on Oct 14, 2000 at 05:03 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Try pushing the motherboard's reset button. Look... 259 Views / 2 Replies  
Try pushing the motherboard's reset button. Look in your manual for the specific location on the board.

Good luck,
infiniti
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 7, 2000 at 07:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you have an old mac that you can test those... 810 Views / 1 Replies  
If you have an old mac that you can test those RAM sticks on, go for it! Just remember to install them in pairs, and be mindful about electrostatic discharge. You may be able to find out based on the...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 6, 2000 at 02:32 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Some clarification for Elderloc's response: ... 249 Views / 8 Replies  
Some clarification for Elderloc's response:

The little grey ring attached to a clear, flat plastic stick is an ambient light calibration tool. Using the Monitors conrol panel, you can calibrate...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 5, 2000 at 01:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If your CD-ROM is third party (i.e. non-Apple),... 289 Views / 3 Replies  
If your CD-ROM is third party (i.e. non-Apple), than you'll need CD-ROM toolkit too. However, i'm sure you would have known about that if you had it.

More details might help.

Good luck,...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 2, 2000 at 12:50 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hey CA$H, Can we see some photos of your mac... 2,070 Views / 23 Replies  
Hey CA$H,

Can we see some photos of your mac with the plastic off? Or would this reveal your enitre secret project?

Feel free to blur any parts of the photo you don't want us to see.

Thanks,...
Posted by infiniti, on Sep 1, 2000 at 02:18 PM, in Hardware Hacking
if you've messed around with your SCSI chain... 267 Views / 11 Replies  
if you've messed around with your SCSI chain lately, or even if you haven't, check the SCSI IDs on all your drives, internal and external.

Your Internal CD-ROM should be ID 3, and no other devices...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 25, 2000 at 01:06 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Last fall, my monitor (a 1710) was doing a... 372 Views / 8 Replies  
Last fall, my monitor (a 1710) was doing a similar thing, except it did this over a period of several months. It would sometimes contort the display into a series of vertical zig-zags, or condense...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 25, 2000 at 12:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
sorry about the double-post (how does this... 482 Views / 6 Replies  
sorry about the double-post (how does this happen? :confused)

Anyways, last night I pulled out my 1710's manual, and in the section entitled "Setting Up for IBM-PC Compatible Users", it says that...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 9, 2000 at 06:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You may not have to buy anything at all! If... 482 Views / 6 Replies  
You may not have to buy anything at all!

If you still have all the original materials from the monitor (manual, software disks, etc.), it should contain a VGA adapter in a tiny plastic bag. I have...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 9, 2000 at 02:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You may not have to buy anything at all! If... 482 Views / 6 Replies  
You may not have to buy anything at all!

If you still have all the original materials from the monitor (manual, software disks, etc.), it should contain a VGA adapter in a tiny plastic bag. I have...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 9, 2000 at 01:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
All right, I just pulled out Mac Secrets, so... 342 Views / 5 Replies  
All right, I just pulled out Mac Secrets, so here's the info:

The 630CD's TV system shipped with a Sony RMC-A1 remote control, but in my experience (with a Performa 6400) a Sony audio system's...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 9, 2000 at 01:47 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This may be slightly off-topic, but I had almost... 4,623 Views / 24 Replies  
This may be slightly off-topic, but I had almost the same problem you are explaining with my Performa 6400. I bought a 20GB Quantum drive and assumed that it would be an easy switch with the stock...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 5, 2000 at 01:20 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Regarding the Zip drive, the Performa 6400's... 358 Views / 8 Replies  
Regarding the Zip drive, the Performa 6400's upper drive bay is SCSI, so the zip drive will not work in new G4s, as they use UltraATA/66. It would be impossible for the Zip drive in a 6400 to be IDE...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 4, 2000 at 12:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
From a design standpoint, I think beige is still... 417 Views / 14 Replies  
From a design standpoint, I think beige is still better than candy colors. When light hits the beige plasic (especially with pre-1997 industrial design) it creates a soft and visually appealing...
Posted by infiniti, on Aug 1, 2000 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
It should also be made known that, although not... 250 Views / 8 Replies  
It should also be made known that, although not supported yet, when realBASIC 3 is released, it will produce Carbon applications. They will be fully compatible with OSX, and use the Aqua interface.
...
Posted by infiniti, on Jul 26, 2000 at 03:04 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Speaking of LCDs, does anyone know if you can buy... 1,036 Views / 12 Replies  
Speaking of LCDs, does anyone know if you can buy electroluminecent material (IndiGlo)? If you could buy big sheets of that stuff and stick it between the plastic and metal walls of a G4, it would...
Posted by infiniti, on Jul 23, 2000 at 05:29 PM, in Hardware Hacking
How do you turn on/off a Power Mac G4 Cube? 311 Views / 13 Replies  
Sorry, my mistake...

I looked at a close up picture of the new keyboard, and the power key is right in between the volume-up key and the media-eject key. It's good to see that Apple has moved...
Posted by infiniti, on Jul 20, 2000 at 02:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
My warranty's been void for a long time, and I... 421 Views / 4 Replies  
My warranty's been void for a long time, and I want do do some mod-ing.

Does anyone know if it's possible to upgrade the soldered-on VRAM on a mac? I've got a 6400/200 and a 17" monitor, and I'm...
Posted by infiniti, on May 24, 2000 at 07:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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