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yes its a pain, takes several hours. :eek: ... 662 Views / 4 Replies  
yes its a pain, takes several hours. :eek:

ive already done it on this white ibook, and i replaced hds several times on a clamshell ibook. they should have designed the ibook like the titanium...
Posted by MAC365, on Sep 20, 2011 at 09:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks for the warning, ive taken your advice;... 662 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for the warning, ive taken your advice; backed up what stuff i have, so i can use the laptop with impunity until it dies.

i'll post an update if the HD eventually fails. it has been fine...
Posted by MAC365, on Sep 20, 2011 at 04:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is my ibook hard drive failing? 662 Views / 4 Replies  
hi. im a bit worried as i think my hard drive is failing, but im not sure what i should do. just wondering what others thought.

what happened was, i was listening to music on itunes yesterday,...
Posted by MAC365, on Sep 16, 2011 at 03:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cheers philm Thats just what I was hoping to... 293 Views / 3 Replies  
Cheers philm

Thats just what I was hoping to hear, thanks !
Posted by MAC365, on Jan 6, 2005 at 07:59 PM, in Networking
using an airport graphite basestation with broadband ? (UK) 293 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, I wonder if anyone can help me with my internet set up. I have an ibook clamshell with airport card and a graphite basestation (first generation) and have been enjoying faultless but slow...
Posted by MAC365, on Jan 6, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Networking
silencing the chime in 9 7,250 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone know how?

I've heard this is possible but can't find anything. It would be great if the startup chime was not dependant on the system volume. It is Very loud if you forget to turn the...
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 27, 2004 at 09:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
To the OP, I also cannot get my old 6gb ibook... 728 Views / 12 Replies  
To the OP, I also cannot get my old 6gb ibook drive to work in an external USB 1 caddy in any Mac or PC i've tried it with. I know the drive is good but I cannot format it successfully even though it...
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 25, 2004 at 06:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
mac travelstar hd to be used on pc. issues ? 303 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

i've just sold my old 20gb hard drive on ebay. It was used on my osx ibook. Buyer wants to know if there will be issues with putting it in a PC. What can I tell him? I can't think of any thing...
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 25, 2004 at 06:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
" I like wiretap as well just be warned that it... 460 Views / 9 Replies  
" I like wiretap as well just be warned that it records ALL sound, that includes the noise it makes when you hit volume/up down, and includes the sound for when you get new mail or an IM, etc."
...
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 17, 2004 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WireTap is the only thing I can get to work. Its... 460 Views / 9 Replies  
WireTap is the only thing I can get to work. Its really simple, any sound playing through your Mac will be recorded.
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 16, 2004 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"It'll work great since it's the same interface,... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
"It'll work great since it's the same interface, just a different name and in theory a bit faster. "

Thanks for clearing that up.

My original confusion was because I looked at the specs of my...
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 16, 2004 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook SE 366mhz hard drive 315 Views / 4 Replies  
Its time to replace the 6 gb hard drive on my ibook.

It has an 'EIDE ATA Bus' and the 20 gb hard drive I want to fit is an 'Ultra ATA/100 interface'.

Are they compatible ?

thanks
Posted by MAC365, on Dec 15, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"are you dragging the file out of a .dmg file... 574 Views / 12 Replies  
"are you dragging the file out of a .dmg file that has been mounted on your desktop? if so you won't be able to move it, since the .dmg file is probably read only."

No the problem is due to the...
Posted by MAC365, on Nov 29, 2004 at 10:38 AM, in Mac OS X
It was file vault afterall. I turned file vault... 574 Views / 12 Replies  
It was file vault afterall. I turned file vault off in the system prefs and all is normal now (my home folder is owned by me not the system and I did not have to alter it).

I don't have any stuff...
Posted by MAC365, on Nov 29, 2004 at 07:54 AM, in Mac OS X
"That is not normal behavior. Are you sure... 574 Views / 12 Replies  
"That is not normal behavior. Are you sure you're not holding down the option button? Or mabye you've got your mouse set up for option-click on one of the buttons?"




Thanks for confirming it...
Posted by MAC365, on Nov 29, 2004 at 07:06 AM, in Mac OS X
why does panther copy, not move files ? 574 Views / 12 Replies  
G4 PowerMac - Panther

Is it normal with Panther for files to be copied (green + symbol appears) when they are simply dragged from the desktop to a folder on the hard drive other than my home...
Posted by MAC365, on Nov 29, 2004 at 05:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes you are correct (this is what i've read too)... 686 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes you are correct (this is what i've read too) but i'm still going to let my ibooks battery drain completely before charging it, even though Lithium-ion batteries are not supposed to have a...
Posted by MAC365, on Sep 19, 2004 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You should always charge the battery FULLY (100%)... 686 Views / 8 Replies  
You should always charge the battery FULLY (100%) and then discharge it COMPLETELY (till it goes to sleep in fact) every charging cycle, not just when new if you want to get the best out of the...
Posted by MAC365, on Sep 18, 2004 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
xp and airport (how do I literally connect/disconnect from the internet?) 342 Views / 0 Replies  
I have just fitted a pci wireless card to a pc running xp. It can detect my graphite airport base-station and share the dial-up connection when I go online from my ibook but I cannot figure out how...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 28, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Networking
oh f f***s sake - I spose I will have to pay... 461 Views / 4 Replies  
oh f f***s sake - I spose I will have to pay about double the pc going rate for the exact same thing - no change there then
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 24, 2004 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
video card help needed 461 Views / 4 Replies  
hi could any-one say if this AGP graphics card (being sold on ebay) would be any good on a PowerMac G4 466MHZ as an upgrade. The seller says it does not fit Macs but does not explain why. Would it...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 24, 2004 at 03:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Fast user switching - no cube effect ! 1,000 Views / 9 Replies  
The cube turning effect when switching users in Panther apparently requires Quartz Extreme which in turn requires a graphics card with at least 16MB VRAM.

My Power Mac G4 466Mhz meets the minimum...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 14, 2004 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
i've just put a new battery in my old ibook clam.... 590 Views / 6 Replies  
i've just put a new battery in my old ibook clam. first full charge got me under 4 hours life, 2nd charge 5 hours, 3rd charge 6 hours 30mins. This is while using the internet with airport (which is a...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've fixed it - info 356 Views / 3 Replies  
problem fixed now !

I hope this helps other people too

open System preferences and the Sharing panel. Click Printer sharing box so it is either turned on or off (it doesnt matter which). This...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 14, 2004 at 06:30 AM, in Applications
Safari does not save pages properly - just the link 304 Views / 1 Replies  
hi is this a well known and documented problem with Safari as it certainly IS a problem on my mac.

Is it a problem for other people?

It sometimes saves whole pages, sometimes just the text but...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 14, 2004 at 06:20 AM, in Applications
safari, textedit, preview - spinning coloured disk when printing or saving 356 Views / 3 Replies  
problem with ibook SE 366mhz with jaguar 10.2.4

when I go to the file menu to print or save in textedit, preview and safari I get the coloured spinning disk.

I have to eventually force quit...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 12, 2004 at 07:08 AM, in Applications
thanks everyone for the info. Its older than I... 459 Views / 10 Replies  
thanks everyone for the info. Its older than I thought but I agree it is a nice looking monitor (for a CRT).

I think I was a little harsh on the info on the Apple website. The info on the older...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 10, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
when was this monitor made? 459 Views / 10 Replies  
Its called the 'Apple Studio Display 17 CRT Conventional Monitor'

heres a pic of the thing in question - it looks like an imac.

http://img2.photobucket.com/albums/v11/macuser/17g.jpg

I'm...
Posted by MAC365, on Jul 10, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
early ibook maximum memory size 445 Views / 4 Replies  
can I fit a 512 MB SDRAM chip to my ibook clamshell. It has 320MB already which is supposed to be the maximum but ive heard it can support more. This would make the panther faster.

Would the RAM...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
g3 beige - serial ports not waking from sleep 248 Views / 0 Replies  
My external serial 56k modem does not wake after sleep even though it usually works ok. It just does nothing when I try to connect, even though the menu bar utility says its dialing (for ever). I...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 23, 2004 at 10:21 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X - Powermac G3 beige - Swann Macsurfer 56K external voice modem 373 Views / 0 Replies  
I have just bought the modem in the title which is a serial modem. Mac is running 10.2.8 and I could get online great without any problems, or so I thought.

Problems started when I woke the Mac...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 22, 2004 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ibook sleep - why sometimes very fast but usually not so fast 266 Views / 0 Replies  
Its nice when my ibook 'goes to sleep' quickly, as in almost immediately. This is usually for a short time after installing a system upgrade. Its such a shame that it 'reverts' to its usual sluggish...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 21, 2004 at 07:46 PM, in Mac OS X
"What I would suggest is to use a "ABS modem... 400 Views / 5 Replies  
"What I would suggest is to use a "ABS modem utility" to manually get airport to dialup and connect, it would normally get you some connection status (e.g. line busy). I had used this "ABS modem...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 21, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in Networking
Thanks i've tried that. If its any help here are... 400 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks i've tried that. If its any help here are some screen shots of my network preferences and airport set-up I am using when trying to dial-up connect by ethernet cable from the Powermac.
...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 21, 2004 at 07:54 AM, in Networking
Airport basestation as external modem 400 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi everyone. Does anyone know if you join a graphite (first model) base-station to a Powermac G3 by ethernet cable and use it as a dial-up modem ? Apple 'support' pages say yes, but not too helpful...
Posted by MAC365, on Jun 20, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Networking
 
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