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Ah! I see. That fixed it. Thanks! 1,033 Views / 2 Replies  
Ah! I see. That fixed it. Thanks!
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 30, 2006 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Need replacement superdrive for PowerMac G5 - what fits? 1,033 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Everyone - I have a dual 2GHZ PowerMac G5, and the superdrive that shipped with the unit no longer reads DVDs, DVD-R, or DVD-RW or anything DVD. I purchased a Pioneer internal DVD/CD writer to...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 30, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
New hard drive takes forever to mount 400 Views / 1 Replies  
I put a Maxtor 250GB HD in my new Mac Pro, and the drive takes forever to mount. I'm talking a good 60 seconds or so. Once it's mounted, everything is fine, and I can use the drive normally. But the...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 24, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do I dare to update ATI video drivers in XP/Boot Camp? 13,412 Views / 5 Replies  
Title says it all. From what I understand the Boot Camp drivers include video drivers from Apple in order to support my MacBook's resolution / card. But when I booted up the new Half Life (Episode...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Jun 2, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
hah - yeah, I'm aware that fans need to run in... 911 Views / 3 Replies  
hah - yeah, I'm aware that fans need to run in general, but the speed and noise level of the fans is unusual and definitely not normal. I've had the G5 long enough to know what it should sound like....
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 19, 2006 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Fans in G5 won't stop running 911 Views / 3 Replies  
From startup to shutdown, the fans in my G5 run constantly for no apparent reason. All I have open is a web browser. Only way to silence them is to either put the G5 to sleep or shut it off. Any tips?
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 18, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, it's plugged into the power outlet. Orange... 2,855 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, it's plugged into the power outlet. Orange light on the magnet plug.
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 9, 2006 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Blinking sleep light. MacBook won't boot. 2,855 Views / 6 Replies  
Ack! Out of nowhere my MacBook shut off, and now the sleep light on the front latch blinks -- not gradually fading in and out -- but blinks on and off. It won't power on. Tried popping the battery...
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 9, 2006 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
CDs work, DVDs don't with G5 superdrive. 462 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a G5 that's about a year old, and out of the blue it's having this weird issue. I can successfully mount CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs, but whenever I insert a DVD-R or DVD-RW the drive whirrrrs, jumps...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Apr 20, 2006 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
.Mac preference option hosed 299 Views / 0 Replies  
Something is really messed up w/ my .Mac preference pane in Sys Prefs. When I click on the "Sync" tab, it half-highlights, and never switches to that pane. The iDisk panel works, but clicking on...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Mar 31, 2006 at 11:11 AM, in Mac OS X
My dream monitor - does it exist? 762 Views / 3 Replies  
So here's a question. I'm looking to simplify my work/entertainment space by getting rid of my television and using a single monitor for both my G5 and game consoles. The 30" Apple HD display is...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 10, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sorry for the confusion. I just meant a receiver... 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry for the confusion. I just meant a receiver to receive digital audio from the G5.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 25, 2005 at 01:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No frills digital audio input receiver for G5? 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey everyone -

I have a new G5 I'm looking to hook up to a stereo system, and would rather run some digital audio out cable than using AirTunes. I already have a good Adcom amp, but need a basic,...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 24, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Spotlight ignoring some files 311 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a bunch of *.csv files that are just comma-seperated text files, but for some reason Spotlight isn't indexing them. Any value I type from one of the CSVs returns nothing. Any hint on what file...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Sep 24, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
UT2004 can't get online 509 Views / 2 Replies  
Since updating to 10.4, UT2004 can no longer connect to the master server. My favorites still exist, and I can connect to those servers, but whenever I try to connect in the main server list I get no...
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 2, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Gaming
This is an issue that goes back to the original... 1,985 Views / 22 Replies  
This is an issue that goes back to the original release of the game. Mac Soft released a new installer which works (I had to do this last night). Download it here:
...
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 2, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in Gaming
I found it. It ain't that big a deal. Kind of... 775 Views / 7 Replies  
I found it. It ain't that big a deal. Kind of like finishing the game itself. :\
Posted by oranjdisc, on Apr 25, 2005 at 02:31 PM, in Gaming
Third party power cable? 539 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a 12" PowerBook and the white power cable / plug that came with it is on the verge of breaking (where the cord meets the insert). I've looked into buying a new cable from Apple, but the things...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 20, 2004 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's one: ... 19,975 Views / 209 Replies  
Here's one:

http://unusualstudios.fnw.us/tyler/mailflaws.png
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 6, 2004 at 10:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Cinema Display destkop images? 422 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone have some links to desktop images / patterns created for the somewhat unique resolution of Apple cinema displays? I just purchased a 20", which is 1680x1050, and I'm hard pressed to find any...
Posted by oranjdisc, on May 16, 2004 at 12:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple store in Atlanta (Lenox) now has it. Just... 2,935 Views / 41 Replies  
Apple store in Atlanta (Lenox) now has it. Just got mine.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Apr 1, 2004 at 07:30 PM, in Gaming
I just called the Atlanta apple store -- they... 2,935 Views / 41 Replies  
I just called the Atlanta apple store -- they don't have it yet, and said they should be receiving it within the next couple of days. I'm crossing my fingers to drop by and pick up a copy on Friday....
Posted by oranjdisc, on Mar 31, 2004 at 04:10 PM, in Gaming
Amazon.com is now showing a street date for... 2,935 Views / 41 Replies  
Amazon.com is now showing a street date for UT2004/Mac -- "to be released March 31, 2004"
Posted by oranjdisc, on Mar 20, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Gaming
Re: Re: Anyone using a wireless headset with UT2004? 630 Views / 6 Replies  
My friend got the Jabra BT200 Bluetooth headset ->

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000TR77U/qid=1079022527/sr=8-3/ref=pd_ka_3/103-1244620-6323024?v=glance&s=wireless&n=507846
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Posted by oranjdisc, on Mar 11, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in Gaming
Anyone using a wireless headset with UT2004? 630 Views / 6 Replies  
A friend of mine has been testing out a bluetooth wireless headset with UT2004, and thus far hasn't been able to get it working. OS X recognizes the headset no problem. The issue is getting it going...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Mar 10, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Gaming
Discount on UT2004 retail for UT2003 buyers? 541 Views / 2 Replies  
I could have sworn I read / heard this someplace, but isn't MacSoft (or someone involved with UT) offering a discount off of UT2004 for those who purchased 2003? I've looked at MacSoft's website and...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Feb 20, 2004 at 10:17 AM, in Gaming
Finder crashes when multiple files selected? 467 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all -

I have an odd issue where if I select multiple files on the desktop, and then try to drag them into a folder or onto an app icon in the dock, the finder shuts down (desktop area goes...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Jan 31, 2004 at 11:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Hell yeah! Thanks for the tip. I have an... 4,059 Views / 32 Replies  
Hell yeah! Thanks for the tip. I have an identical config to yours, and setting Halo to the specs you posted resulted in a noticeable improvement in game play. I had FSAA turned off when I first got...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Dec 21, 2003 at 02:42 PM, in Gaming
Apple store in Atlanta has them too. I called and... 5,388 Views / 124 Replies  
Apple store in Atlanta has them too. I called and they're reserving me a copy to be picked up before they close tonight. BOOM!
Posted by oranjdisc, on Dec 12, 2003 at 02:10 PM, in Gaming
Ditto. You'll have to use the Cisco VPN. I'm... 1,046 Views / 3 Replies  
Ditto. You'll have to use the Cisco VPN. I'm forced into using it as well.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Dec 10, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Illustrator CS Speed? 815 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey all - curious if anyone has real-world experience using both Illustrator 10 / CS and can comment on the supposed-speed improvements Adobe is claiming. Ill 10 has always felt sluggish to me (Ill 8...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Nov 7, 2003 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
THAT's the answer I was looking for. :D No... 396 Views / 3 Replies  
THAT's the answer I was looking for. :D

No more :brick:
Posted by oranjdisc, on Nov 4, 2003 at 10:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Keyboard shortcut to user in login window? 396 Views / 3 Replies  
For security, I keep automatic log-in disabled on my powerbook. But I'm the only user on it, so in Jaguar (and earlier) I used to be able to press the space bar, it would select my user account, and...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Nov 4, 2003 at 08:11 AM, in Mac OS X
According to this Apple discussions thread... 1,454 Views / 18 Replies  
According to this Apple discussions thread (http://discussions.info.apple.com/WebX?14@30.cqDJa2OskZd.4@.599bc456) a G5 owner isolated the issue to the Airport Extreme card. When he removed it, sleep...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Nov 2, 2003 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Not sure. I never used Jaguar on the dual G5. I... 1,454 Views / 18 Replies  
Not sure. I never used Jaguar on the dual G5. I installed Panther from the get-go. I went to Apple.com to look in Discussions about this, and there isn't a forum yet for the G5?!?! Am I blind?
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have had the EXACT SAME ISSUE with my dual 2ghz... 1,454 Views / 18 Replies  
I have had the EXACT SAME ISSUE with my dual 2ghz G5. The machine goes into sleep mode, screen goes black, machine cuts back on, screen comes back on, and fans are going full throttle....
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 27, 2003 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
When you installed Panther, did you choose the HP... 324 Views / 1 Replies  
When you installed Panther, did you choose the HP Printer Drivers in the "Customize" window? They may not have been installed. I would either do a search for "HP" on your drive, or go to HPs web site...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 26, 2003 at 08:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Okay, this is getting boring...but...another... 2,105 Views / 30 Replies  
Okay, this is getting boring...but...another satisfied 2x512mb RAM customer from Crucial. Popped em in my dual 2ghz G5 and was off and running.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 26, 2003 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I remember having the option to add a network l/p... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
I remember having the option to add a network l/p to my keychain in the connect window, but now there isn't one. Hmmm.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:37 PM, in Mac OS X
I have a CanoScan N1240U and it works fine. I did... 51,365 Views / 279 Replies  
I have a CanoScan N1240U and it works fine. I did however have to reinstall the drivers after updating. Photoshop spit back errors when I first tried to use them. After a reinstall, all was fine.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
If you have Synergy installed, uninstall it.... 555 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have Synergy installed, uninstall it. Reboot.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep. Synergy killed my 'A' key too. I uninstalled... 825 Views / 9 Replies  
Yep. Synergy killed my 'A' key too. I uninstalled it until they can get an update out.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in Mac OS X
I have the 1240U Canon. At first the driver... 407 Views / 2 Replies  
I have the 1240U Canon. At first the driver didn't work (for whatever reason) so I went to the Canon site, downloaded the drivers, and reinstalled. Now it is working just fine. :)

Note: this is...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Part of the reason for the dock connection is... 1,277 Views / 20 Replies  
Part of the reason for the dock connection is that the Ice-Link also includes a charger line, so you never have to take the iPod out of the car to re-charge the battery.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 25, 2003 at 10:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you walk up to the side of the vehicle, press... 793 Views / 5 Replies  
If you walk up to the side of the vehicle, press 'U' (or whatever you have "Use" bound to) and you can drive around and....all that.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 21, 2003 at 08:18 PM, in Gaming
UT2003 Vehicle Demo 793 Views / 5 Replies  
This could be very old news...but...

If you have UT2003, open up the console (press ~) and type "open vehicledemo"
Walk over to the switch icon and see your new toy. :D
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:31 PM, in Gaming
If you own a BMW...THIS is the solution. ... 1,277 Views / 20 Replies  
If you own a BMW...THIS is the solution.

http://icelink.densionusa.com/

Coming out in November. They claim you'll be able to control the iPod via the stereo buttons on the steering wheel. Now...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 21, 2003 at 12:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Has anyone else had issues burning multi-part... 48,758 Views / 456 Replies  
Has anyone else had issues burning multi-part dmgs with Disk Utility? Every time I select the root dmg of a set, Disk Utility crashes. I also tried it in Toast, and it crashes too. Disk Utility can...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 18, 2003 at 11:33 AM, in Mac OS X
7B85 Now Up for Regular ADC Members! 1,290 Views / 10 Replies  
http://connect.apple.com/

If you've been waiting, it's there.
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 18, 2003 at 07:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Screenshots of Pre-Public Beta OS X? 2,643 Views / 23 Replies  
Was curious if anyone still had screenshots of the pre-pubic beta builds of OS X.

Just for sh*ts and giggles, with all the Panther improvements coming, thought it would be a fun stroll to see how...
Posted by oranjdisc, on Oct 16, 2003 at 11:23 AM, in Mac OS X
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