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Troubled PMac 5500 253 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone. I have a powermac 5500 which has 128 MB RAM, a Crescendo G3 Card, USB PCI Card and a 2GB Hard drive running Mac OS 9.1. It crushed the other night as I was scanning my wedding pictures....
Posted by twistedface, on Oct 12, 2001 at 03:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Great news Mac OS X on unsupported macs 255 Views / 0 Replies  
check out this page http://eshop.macsales.com/OSXCenter/

they reckon they have created an installer for older macs. If anyone gets to try this on a Power Mac 5500 with a G3 upgrade let us know. ...
Posted by twistedface, on Jul 5, 2001 at 09:15 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Cable Modem & VPC 239 Views / 2 Replies  
I am trying to hook up a Cable modem to VPC thru USB as my mac has no ethernet by VPC keeps crashing. Has anyone got any ideas how I can over come this?
Thanks
Posted by twistedface, on May 29, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
My ISP does not provide the drivers. I have the... 313 Views / 5 Replies  
My ISP does not provide the drivers. I have the modem connected to my PC and wanted to hook up my trusted mac as well.
Posted by twistedface, on May 4, 2001 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
Cable Modem 313 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone got or know of a place where I can download USB drivers for the Motorola SB4100 Cable modem.
Thank you,
Posted by twistedface, on May 3, 2001 at 08:04 PM, in Applications
That is very untrue...You can burn a CD on a PC... 270 Views / 9 Replies  
That is very untrue...You can burn a CD on a PC and read it on a Mac without even noticing it...I have done it many, many times.
Posted by twistedface, on Feb 20, 2001 at 04:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Re: - Twisted Face Not to blow up your... 246 Views / 39 Replies  
Re: Re: - Twisted Face

Not to blow up your little bubble buddy, but I recently went on the Microsoft Win 2000 training programme and was told in not so many words that even though the course...
Posted by twistedface, on Feb 3, 2001 at 07:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I personally believe that its a case of... 246 Views / 39 Replies  
I personally believe that its a case of inefficient coding on Apple's part and too much razzle dazzle stuff in OS X. I have recently acquired a Compaq Presarion with an AMD K6-2 300Mhz with 48MB RAM...
Posted by twistedface, on Feb 3, 2001 at 06:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Any Comments 261 Views / 6 Replies  
I found this in a forum at http://vpccentral.com. To me it sounds a bit far fetched but I will glad to hear if I am wrong:

'If you need to REALLY run Windows 95 at it's fastest on your Mac, do...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 21, 2001 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
OS 9.1 and AOL 287 Views / 1 Replies  
Just installed OS 9.1 and now I can only connect to AOL when am logged in as the admninistrator. AOL connects without a problem but cannot surt the internet as a message comes up saying 'cannot...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 20, 2001 at 12:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can actually - but you must confident enough... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
You can actually - but you must confident enough to use ResEdit. Open up Finder in ResEdit and open the 'Size' resource and scroll to the bottom. Change the field with 9xxxxx(where xxxx are numbers...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 20, 2001 at 12:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I am using Norton 5.0.3 250 Views / 2 Replies  
I am using Norton 5.0.3
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 16, 2001 at 03:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 9.1 and Norton 250 Views / 2 Replies  
Norton FileSaver no longer runs properly under OS 9.1. It opens up on Shut Down and then nothing happens until I press Command - Q. Haven't tried the rest of the program yet as am afraid it might...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 15, 2001 at 04:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 9 Calculator 333 Views / 14 Replies  
Just installed OS 9.1 and the Calculator will not open. An Out of Memory crops up but I have about 80 MB free. Whats going on?
Apart from that 9.1 definately feels snapier - although not much...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 13, 2001 at 10:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks guys. Just 10 more files to go now. Wish... 219 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks guys. Just 10 more files to go now. Wish me luck ;-)
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 12, 2001 at 02:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 9.1 and Sonnet Crescendo G3/L2 219 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone tried to use OS 9.1 with an upgrade card from Sonnet. I have PowerMac 5500 with a Crescendo G3/L2 running at 400 Mhz with 128 MB RAM.
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 11, 2001 at 04:44 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Just go to the Sound control panel and set the... 226 Views / 6 Replies  
Just go to the Sound control panel and set the input source to the internal mic. VPC should pick it up.
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 3, 2001 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
Net Phone for Mac 226 Views / 6 Replies  
I have just started using MSN Messenger's net2phone service in Windows 98 at work and I think its brilliant. Is there a similar product for the mac where I call call land lines using the internet or...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 1, 2001 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Microphone in VPC 3.0 223 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone got a clue on how to enable the mac's built in microphone in Virtual PC 3.0? I am trying to use MSN Net2Phone in VPC and need the mic to make calls.
Thanks,
Twista
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 1, 2001 at 03:17 PM, in Applications
I think iCab is great and very Mac - in fact more... 320 Views / 33 Replies  
I think iCab is great and very Mac - in fact more Mac than IE 5 which is quite Macadocious itself. I have doubled the memory for iCab but once in a while it crashes with error type 1 or 3. Has anyone...
Posted by twistedface, on Jan 1, 2001 at 07:38 AM, in Applications
I over-clocked the Sonnet using a piece of... 284 Views / 5 Replies  
I over-clocked the Sonnet using a piece of software found at http://hometown.aol.com/tmk12v/home.html
I have no CD in the drive and the hard disk seems alright as it makes a different sound...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 30, 2000 at 07:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Noisy PowerMac 5500 284 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a PowerMac 5500 with a Sonnet G3 L2 running at 400Mhz (the card was originally 300 Mhz but I over-clocked). Recently its started making a loud whining noise although the computer functions are...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 30, 2000 at 01:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I recently installed Win98 in VPC 3 and it was... 188 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently installed Win98 in VPC 3 and it was noticably slower than Win95. The mouse was a bit jerkey and my machine seemed stretched where as Win95 runs almost as if it is a native OS - so I...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 18, 2000 at 08:04 PM, in Applications
VPC 4 285 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a PowerMac 5500 with a Crescendo G3 L2 400 MHz/1MB processor and 128 MB RAM. Has anyone with a similar config tried Virtual PC 4/Win95 on their machines? I want to know if tis worth it and if...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 17, 2000 at 09:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can VPC 4/ Win95 run on a PowerMac 5500 with a G3... 233 Views / 11 Replies  
Can VPC 4/ Win95 run on a PowerMac 5500 with a G3 400Mhz/1MB Cache and 128 MB RAM ? Will it improve the speed? Is it worth it?
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 17, 2000 at 09:12 PM, in Applications
VPC 4 on older Mac 188 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a PowerMac 5500 with a G3 400 Mhz and 128 MB RAM. I have VPC 3.0 running Win95 at a very acceptable speed. Has anyone tried VPC 4 with a similar configuration? please let me know before I dish...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 17, 2000 at 09:02 PM, in Applications
Misha, Just to correct you, the Sonnet cards ... 377 Views / 23 Replies  
Misha,
Just to correct you, the Sonnet cards CAN be over-clocked. I bought a G3 L2 running at 300 MHz and now have it over-clocked to 400 MHz. It is done by running a patch on the Crescendo...
Posted by twistedface, on Dec 2, 2000 at 07:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
PMac 5500 Graphics card 213 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a PowerMac 5500 225 with 128 MB RAM and a Crescendo G3 400 Mhz card installed. My system kicks ass except when it comes to graphic perfomance as I still use the 2 MB VRAM that came with it....
Posted by twistedface, on Nov 23, 2000 at 03:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Photoshop plug-ins 232 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone know where I can get photoshop plug-ins for free or shareware on the web
Posted by twistedface, on Nov 20, 2000 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
OS X on Intel 189 Views / 15 Replies  
What do you think of OS X on intel? I personally think if Apple ignore the massive demand for it, it will be the same mistake they made when they refused to lisence the OS in the 1980s. Sure,...
Posted by twistedface, on Oct 6, 2000 at 05:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Use Strata 3D. Its great and easy to use.And you... 312 Views / 4 Replies  
Use Strata 3D. Its great and easy to use.And you can have it for free just go to http://www.3d.com
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 30, 2000 at 05:27 PM, in Applications
Flash 4 Expiry 209 Views / 1 Replies  
I have just bought a second hand computer from my brother. He has loads of good software on it but he used FLash 4 demo for 30 days. I want to try out the demo but its expired. Is there any way of...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 24, 2000 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
Overclocking bus on 5500 711 Views / 0 Replies  
How can I over clock the bus on the PM 5500 mother board if at all possible. I would like it to go up to 66 Mhz
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 24, 2000 at 06:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Caching 365 Views / 1 Replies  
I have overclocked my Sonnet G3/L2 300 to 400 Mhz and the temperature is rising to 31 degrees (Using metronome). Is this too hot for the G3?
What is the maximum I can clock it to as am looking to...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 21, 2000 at 12:03 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Overclocking a Sonnet G3 / L2 518 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a PM 5500 with a Sonnet G3/L2 card running at 300 Mhz. How can I over clock to say 400/500 Mhz?
Does over clocking eventually wear out the processor or make the system unstable?
Once...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 20, 2000 at 07:01 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Wanted All-in-one G3 and Flash 4 199 Views / 2 Replies  
I am looking for the all-in-one G3 and also I can't afford a brand new copy of Flash 4 so if anyone wants to sell me their copy at a reasonable price
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 18, 2000 at 06:00 AM, in Marketplace
Sorted the first bit. Strata 3D requires OS 9.0.4... 199 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorted the first bit. Strata 3D requires OS 9.0.4 to work.
As for VPC still no luck. I open IE 5 in Windows while connected in Mac OS and still get the 'connect to internet' dialog from Windows. Can...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 17, 2000 at 06:49 PM, in Applications
Strata 3D and VPC (not together) 199 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a free copy of Strata 3D from a mag but when I try to launch it, the system goes busy for a few seconds then the "the program has unexpectedly blah blah error 2". I have tried giving it as...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 17, 2000 at 02:03 PM, in Applications
Serial 232 Views / 14 Replies  
I know how bad it is to disconnect or connect SCSI while the machine is running, is it the same for Serial ports which have a printer and modem connected to them or is it safe to 'plug and play' ?...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 17, 2000 at 01:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It also took me a while. Now I am using... 292 Views / 4 Replies  
It also took me a while. Now I am using MacConnect version 1.2. Also make sure that the Remote link on the psion is set to Cable.
If all else fails use terminal emulation and send files using the...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 17, 2000 at 01:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PM 9600 267 Views / 14 Replies  
I need help making a decision, I have a PM 5500 with a G3 card installed and 128 MB RAM. I am thinking of trading this with a PM 95/9600 and upgrade that to a G4. Don't suggest I buy a new system as...
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 17, 2000 at 09:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Graphics card in PM5500 296 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to install a graphics card in the PM 5500 if the PCI slot is already taken up by removing the video input card?
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 16, 2000 at 08:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Comm card - PM 5500 288 Views / 1 Replies  
How do I remove the internal geoport in yhe PM 5500 or is there a way to use the modem port without removing the modem.
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 16, 2000 at 08:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
PM 5500 and OS X 210 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Power Mac 5500 with a G3/300 MHz installed and 128 MB RAM. Will I be able to run os x. The G3 card requires an extension to load at start up. What are my chances
Posted by twistedface, on Aug 16, 2000 at 07:59 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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