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Re: How green is your valley? How hot is your mini? 620 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know how hot it gets, but keep in mind that Hardware Monitor should work with the Mini, and it will tell you how hot it gets.
Posted by Romeo, on Jan 30, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Smoke and the Mac Mini 1,582 Views / 14 Replies  
Rest assured that the Mini's lungs won't suffer from second-hand smoke, nor a type of smoke make it giggly :)

On the serious side, a little cleaning as told by others here, should do. You may...
Posted by Romeo, on Jan 29, 2005 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: I believe my wirless network is open.... help with linksys wireless router settings 950 Views / 1 Replies  
here you go. It's all explained here, but you may want to print all the information:
http://homepage.mac.com/car1son/initial_linksys_setup.html
Posted by Romeo, on Jan 17, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Networking
Followup: I haven't had any more problems... 764 Views / 3 Replies  
Followup:

I haven't had any more problems with my iMac. it's working as it should now. The problems I had may have been related to "preferences" incompatibilities after the updates.

I have also...
Posted by Romeo, on Jan 6, 2005 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac G5 software headache, or is it only me? 764 Views / 3 Replies  
I purchased an iMac G5 last week, and have been very happy with it, until I started experiencing software problems. A couple of days before the problems started, I installed a DPD Systems 1GB memory...
Posted by Romeo, on Jan 1, 2005 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:More on the BEFSR41 Linksys router 862 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the help.

The router's IP Address is: 192.168.1.1, and the first computer's starting IP address will be 192.168.0.100 instead of "192.168.1.100 ?"
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 30, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Networking
Just imagine the possibilities if Apple had... 2,547 Views / 27 Replies  
Just imagine the possibilities if Apple had created the iMac with slots for the CPU, and for the video card! Sonnet and others would provide us with some upgrades.

For example, even though I...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 30, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: imac G4 better than imac G5? 2,547 Views / 27 Replies  
Maybe you can keep the old iMac case, and work-in anew iMac into it (minus the new case, of course). This way you would get the best of both, and the new creation (more room inside) should keep the...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 30, 2004 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: iMac G5 memory 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
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I just received the 1GB memory stick I ordered from "newegg," and installed on my iMac about an hour ago. I haven't had any problems with it so far, and if everything goes like it's right...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 29, 2004 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:More on the BEFSR41 Linksys router 862 Views / 15 Replies  
I would have to learn how to do that, probably step-by step (if you would not mind guiding me through).

About the Safari upgrade, I checked for 'Software Upgrade" using the computer and there...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 29, 2004 at 10:07 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re:More on the BEFSR41 Linksys router 862 Views / 15 Replies  
I received my imac a couple of hours ago, and had to reconfigure the router with Safari instead of IE. For some reason the latest version of IE (v.5.2?) could not access the router's "Settings"...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 29, 2004 at 04:11 AM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re:More on the BEFSR41 Linksys router 862 Views / 15 Replies  
I haven't used Safari, but I imagine that just switching from one browser to the next would have solved my problem. I believe that those two router's "username/password" screens are created and...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 28, 2004 at 03:00 PM, in Networking
Re:More on the BEFSR41 Linksys router 862 Views / 15 Replies  
The problem I was having when configuring the router was that, when clicking on "Save Settings" at the end of the page, I would get another little window where I had to enter "admin" followed by...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 28, 2004 at 01:53 AM, in Networking
Re: silencing the chime in 9 13,657 Views / 4 Replies  
There are some things you can change in the "Sound" Control Panel (Control Panels under the Apple Menu), but I don't know if changes there would affect the startup chime. Maybe you can change the...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 27, 2004 at 10:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Good advise. Also, isn't the ISP providing... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
Good advise.

Also, isn't the ISP providing a modem free of charge?
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 27, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: iMac G5 memory 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
I just oredered a 1GB stick from "newegg" last night, and the price was down to $159.00 (from $162.00). The next best price I have found so far has been MDS. They want around $190.00 per GB.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Networking question to those who know how 862 Views / 15 Replies  
I will do so in the near future. I believe I have gotten enough information from all of you at this forum to be able to network a couple of computers. For now I will have to solve to issue of a...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 27, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re: G5 iMac 20" - display/graphics issue? 909 Views / 12 Replies  
Perhaps you are correct. I don't know enough about the iMac G5 to give an accurate opinion. Mine is supposed to be delivered to my home in the morning.

Now, if the iMac G5 was designed so the CPU,...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 27, 2004 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can you explain "basic" configuration? I am new... 862 Views / 15 Replies  
Can you explain "basic" configuration? I am new to networking.

Thanks
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 26, 2004 at 10:22 PM, in Networking
Networking question to those who know how 862 Views / 15 Replies  
I would like to ask a “networking” question. I plan to have two Macs connected to ports 1 and port 2 of a router. One will be an iMac G5 running under Mac OS X, and the other a Mac 7300 running under...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 26, 2004 at 09:52 PM, in Networking
Re: G5 iMac 20" - display/graphics issue? 909 Views / 12 Replies  
I have heard that the graphics card is not the best for gaming. In my view, a PC would be a gaming machine and so an X-Box or similar. Most iMac users are not concerned with games and such. I could...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 26, 2004 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a new router. I was following the... 597 Views / 4 Replies  
It's a new router. I was following the instructions on how to configure it. However, I did forget to turn the anti virus software off. I will "reset" the router to the original or factory...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 24, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re: Re: iMac G5 memory 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
I will do that. I have read a couple of good reviews from Mac users at "newegg." I will be ordering this weekend, since my iMac is scheduled to arrive on the 29th.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 24, 2004 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Linksys BEFSR41 router problems 597 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. You have been very helpful.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 23, 2004 at 10:00 PM, in Networking
Linksys BEFSR41 router problems solved 597 Views / 4 Replies  
I was having a problem with this router, as you can see in the following paragraphs. However the problem has been solved as you can see in my last response at the bottom of the page....
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 23, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: iMac G5 memory 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you for the replies. I think i will give "newegg's" memory sticks a try.

Thanks.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 23, 2004 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 memory 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
I understand that the iMac G5 uses the same type of memory sticks the G5 and the PC use. Now, have you noticed any problems with your new iMac and the 1GB PC memory sticks?

I have noticed that at...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 21, 2004 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
thank you 510 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you for the information.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 18, 2004 at 11:07 PM, in Applications
Use Safari; spelling is built-in. [/QUOTE] ... 510 Views / 5 Replies  
Use Safari; spelling is built-in. [/QUOTE]

Hmmm...I better start learning about OS X , and very soon. Is Safari a browser or just a "virtual" spell checker within OS X?

SpellTools is a neat...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 18, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Anybody using SpellTools & OS X? 510 Views / 5 Replies  
I use SpellTools with Mac OS 9.2 and Explorer v.5, and haven't had any problem with it, but i don't know if it will work with Mac OS X. I just bought an iMac, and would like to use SpellTools or a...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 18, 2004 at 01:54 PM, in Applications
Re: Routers and Firewall software questions 624 Views / 8 Replies  
The router is brand new (never used).

Thanks for all the responses.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 15, 2004 at 10:40 PM, in Networking
oops! Forgot the model:D It's a BEFSR41... 624 Views / 8 Replies  
oops! Forgot the model:D

It's a BEFSR41 EtherFast Cable/DSL Router, with 4-port switch.

I have been looking for instructions on how to configure the router all over the Internet, but I...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 15, 2004 at 02:16 AM, in Networking
Not sure what you mean about using telephone... 624 Views / 8 Replies  
Not sure what you mean about using telephone jacks.... unless you're places is wired with RJ-45/Cat5 for all connections. Most places still use RJ-11's for phones (not going to work with Ethernet)....
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 14, 2004 at 11:37 PM, in Networking
Re: HELP: Linksys Router and Apple Remote Desktop 911 Views / 3 Replies  
I am new to "router" use, so I can't be of help at this time. However, if nobody can solve your problem here, maybe these folks can:

http://www.linksys.com/tech_helper/tech.html
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 12, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in Networking
Routers and Firewall software questions 624 Views / 8 Replies  
I am new to DSL modem use, have asked some questions in relation to these subjects and received great responses, so now I feel I am ready to take the plunge. I sincerely appreciate each of your...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 12, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the replies. 440 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 10, 2004 at 11:39 PM, in Networking
Firewall and DSL questions 440 Views / 3 Replies  
I plan to switch from dialup to DSL in the near future, but since I have never used a DSL before I thought I should ask some questions:

a. Must I use a Firewall on my computer?
b. If so, which...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 9, 2004 at 10:13 PM, in Networking
Re: My iMac... dead (sniff) 930 Views / 10 Replies  
Hmmm...before you decided your Mac is dead, get a technician to troubleshoot the start button (which is just a switch). Is there power at the button? Does the power goes across the button when it's...
Posted by Romeo, on Dec 4, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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