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Harddrive trouble on old iMac 384 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an old imac dv on which I install OS 10.3.9 Panther several weeks ago. I just learned about the Mac Disk Utility and how to repair permissions and the HD. So, I started up from the install CD...
Posted by Zordab, on Jul 4, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I need to buy either Word or OS X. I think a new... 583 Views / 12 Replies  
I need to buy either Word or OS X. I think a new Mac OS is a much better investment than a Microsoft product. Can't afford both.
Posted by Zordab, on Mar 11, 2004 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for advice. I think I need OS 10 to make a... 583 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for advice. I think I need OS 10 to make a PDF document. For now I'm doomed to the Windows computer at the employment office. Strange macs are still so limited in this way.
Posted by Zordab, on Mar 11, 2004 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is Word for Mac any better that Appleworks for my... 583 Views / 12 Replies  
Is Word for Mac any better that Appleworks for my purposes? You still have to do file translation don't you? You know, I don't have any money for word anyway.
Posted by Zordab, on Mar 11, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
How do you apply for a job with a mac? 583 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an iMac DV with OS 9.1 and have recently bought Appleworks 6 so I can do file translation to Word. I find that whenever I translate an Appleworks document into Word for Windows and send it...
Posted by Zordab, on Mar 11, 2004 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Trouble with attachments 291 Views / 2 Replies  
I am having a bit of trouble sending my resume as an attachment. I have just got Apple Works 6 and I put my Res in WordWin 6.0 format and also RTF but I run a test and send them to myself and they...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 23, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in Applications
There is a very nice and free online mahjong at: ... 660 Views / 3 Replies  
There is a very nice and free online mahjong at: http://www.freegames.ws/games/boardgames/mahjong/mahjong.htm

Also, go to macupdate and do a search for a game called "Double." It's a maahjong...
Posted by Zordab, on Sep 25, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Gaming
How do you make a Word 6.0 document ? 381 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello all. I have an old iMac with OS 9.1 and for a word processor I only have Appleworks 5. I was trying to print my resume like I did in the old days, just saving it as an Appleworks document. But...
Posted by Zordab, on Aug 26, 2003 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
What version of Quicktime? 267 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an iMac DV from 1999 with OS 9.1. I am runninhg Quicktime 4.1.2. I need to upgrade at least to Quicktime 5 for some new software I bought. But when I run the installer for Quicktime that...
Posted by Zordab, on Aug 31, 2002 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Encyclopedia for OS9? 302 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been searching the internet for an Encyclopedia for OS 9 and finding nothing. I have an old copy of Worldbook that came with my iMac but have lost the registration code since installing a new...
Posted by Zordab, on Aug 21, 2002 at 10:49 PM, in Applications
Realplayer files as text? 224 Views / 0 Replies  
I am trying to view movie files in Realplayer and Windows Media player format but the files come up as text. Is there a way to fix this? I am running OS 9.1. Thanks for any help.
Posted by Zordab, on Jul 7, 2002 at 01:59 PM, in Applications
My drive seems to be working fine today. When it... 391 Views / 7 Replies  
My drive seems to be working fine today. When it was clanking the other day it was 80 degrees in my apartment and very humid. It's cooler in here now. I wonder if the heat and humidity was making...
Posted by Zordab, on Jul 2, 2002 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
imac makes loud clanking noise 391 Views / 7 Replies  
My imac DV, a 1999 model, is making a loud metalic clanking noise. I think it might be the harddrive. It sounds like something spinning slowly. I tryed serveral times to restart but it would stop...
Posted by Zordab, on Jun 30, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
posted twice. Why do I post everything twice? ... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
posted twice. Why do I post everything twice? Stop hitting the back button?

[ 11-01-2001: Message edited by: Zordab ]
Posted by Zordab, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have an iShock 1 game pad and disconected it ... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I have an iShock 1 game pad and disconected it and shut off its extenions and found that my trouble stopped. I have had it for over a year and everything was fine. I have no clue why it started a...
Posted by Zordab, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I apologize Xyber. I thought you were just... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I apologize Xyber. I thought you were just mocking my situation. I thank your for your advice and promise not to be a jerk anymore.
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 29, 2001 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think a mouse pad whould be of much use... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't think a mouse pad whould be of much use as my cursor jumps across the screen while writing this post. It might come in handy to shove in your mouth........
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think a mouse pad whould be of much use... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't think a mouse pad whould be of much use as my cursor jumps across the screen while writing this post. It might come in handy to shove in your mouth........
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not that much of an inconvience if it only... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
It's not that much of an inconvience if it only jumps once it awhile and I just have to bring the cursor back but is still a pain. It has been fine for 2 years! I am concerned with games when I use...
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have OS 9.04 and I don't see Smart movent as an... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I have OS 9.04 and I don't see Smart movent as an option. I don't think it's just my mouse. I was writing an email and the cursor jumped out of its spot into a position far off. I am thinking less...
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
This problem can happen even when I don't touch... 375 Views / 17 Replies  
This problem can happen even when I don't touch the mouse. Sometimes the cursor will jump even when the mouse is idle. My mouse ( the hockey puc) has been very dirty without this problem.
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cursor moves as it likes 375 Views / 17 Replies  
I have this problem that my cursor will at times jump to a new position on the screen for no reason. It may happen when I click on a link, also seem to do it of its own accord and it does it on the...
Posted by Zordab, on Oct 28, 2001 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
OpenGl Stinks 199 Views / 6 Replies  
I am not a serious gamer but maybe a casual gamer and am having many problems with openGL. I have an iMacDV 400 with OS 9.04 and have just updated to the newest version of openGL. I am into pinball...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 8, 2001 at 09:31 PM, in Gaming
iMacrosoft? 242 Views / 2 Replies  
Whats with this iTunes? We've all heard of the browser wars. Now thanks to Apple we have the MP3 player music wars. There were two great applications for MP3 on Mac, SoundJam and Audion, (with...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 10, 2001 at 09:50 PM, in Applications
I had this problem and resetting the Pram helped.... 572 Views / 8 Replies  
I had this problem and resetting the Pram helped. Hold down the Option, Apple (the key with the apple on it), and the R and P keys all at the same time while starting up. Keep them held down until...
Posted by Zordab, on Nov 26, 2000 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Pro Pinball and OS 9.04 340 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anybody know if Pro Pinball: Big Race USA is compatible with OS 9.04 and recent versions of input sprocket? I had Timeshock running on 8.6 but lost it when I upgraded to 9.04. Software patches...
Posted by Zordab, on Sep 7, 2000 at 11:40 PM, in Gaming
Netscape and Octet/stream 219 Views / 1 Replies  
I am running Netscape 4.6 on an iMac DV and am having some trouble downloading certain files.
On some files I get a message that says something like "you are downloading a file of the type...
Posted by Zordab, on Jun 20, 2000 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
Try shutting off Platinum Sounds in the... 266 Views / 5 Replies  
Try shutting off Platinum Sounds in the Appearence manager. I've heard that is the fix for it. Hope it works.
Posted by Zordab, on May 30, 2000 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
For seanyepez info, on Microconnetors website you... 266 Views / 15 Replies  
For seanyepez info, on Microconnetors website you go to FAQ/techsupport and then click USB. It says over there, "Apple's firmware makes it hard for the Apple mouse to work with any third party...
Posted by Zordab, on May 24, 2000 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would like to thank everyone for thier helpful... 266 Views / 15 Replies  
I would like to thank everyone for thier helpful advice. I have read over at Microconnectors web site that if you want a replacement keyboard for an iMac you had better to forget about the funny...
Posted by Zordab, on May 22, 2000 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Need new keyboard 266 Views / 15 Replies  
I bought an iMac DV last November and am having trouble with my keyboards. This may sound funny but I am a computer pinball fanatic and keep breaking these iMac keyboards while playing pinball games....
Posted by Zordab, on May 18, 2000 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hate to change the subject, this sherlock... 261 Views / 11 Replies  
I hate to change the subject, this sherlock debate is very interesting, but I havn't ugraded yet and was wondering when I upgrade from 8.6 if I need to install the audio update for OS 9; I mean the...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 23, 2000 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have an iMac DV running OS 8.6 with DVD player... 153 Views / 20 Replies  
I have an iMac DV running OS 8.6 with DVD player 2.0 and no popping (but out of sycn). I recently got OS 9.0 from Apple but am afraid to install after constanty hearing about all this popping,...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 15, 2000 at 01:32 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sh%ting in my own nest 261 Views / 11 Replies  
I have an iMac DV running OS 8.6 and have just gotten OS 9.0 from Apple. I bought 9.0 thinking I might install it if I have to but since things are so stable with 8.6 and I have everything running...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 15, 2000 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, you know what? I think I have zapped my... 295 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey, you know what? I think I have zapped my Pram maybe several dozen times in the last 2 hours and not known it. When you zap it it is the same start up sound? Not a different chime? Is it like...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 7, 2000 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why can't I zap my Pram? 295 Views / 4 Replies  
I had this problem today when I started my iMac DV the screen came up blank. After several restarts it came back. I read over at tech suppport that zapping the Pram may help, but when I try it the...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 7, 2000 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
There are some 3rd party CD players (SoundJamMP... 229 Views / 6 Replies  
There are some 3rd party CD players (SoundJamMP for example) that alow you to set them to bypass the CPU and mac "inards" and send the music directly to output. Maybe this could solve the problem.
...
Posted by Zordab, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey! Whats with these cheap keyboards on the new... 375 Views / 46 Replies  
Hey! Whats with these cheap keyboards on the new iMacs? I've owned my DV for 3 months and I'm on my second keyboard. Can't even play a pinball game on these damn things! The old mac keyboard was...
Posted by Zordab, on Feb 16, 2000 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have found a simple fix for my problem. I added... 217 Views / 8 Replies  
I have found a simple fix for my problem. I added up the time it took for a CD to cut out and found it was about 30 minutes if I didn't touch the computer and just let it play. I noticed Sleep was...
Posted by Zordab, on Feb 16, 2000 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple has told me that after the drive is... 217 Views / 8 Replies  
Apple has told me that after the drive is replaced and the repair guys say it's OK that that is all they can do. I don't think they will take it back. In fact, I don't think I can even call them...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 23, 2000 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac DV- CD problem 217 Views / 8 Replies  
I was in an angry mood and left a nasty message on here last week about the issue of Apple quality but have calmed down. I don't wish to offend you all. I have a problem with my iMac playing music...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 21, 2000 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does this explain why a keyboard lasts 2 months... 221 Views / 9 Replies  
Does this explain why a keyboard lasts 2 months or why replacement parts are defective? 1 out of 3 drives might work? I hope I'm lucky on number 3 but this is BS. Maybe they ought to check a few...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 14, 2000 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac DV owner: has Apple quality gone to hell in a handbag? 221 Views / 9 Replies  
I have just brought my iMac DV back from the repairman. I have been having trouble with the drive playing music CDs and they were replacing the drive. The new drive was totally defective and...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 14, 2000 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sorry, but I forgot to say I have a iMac DV... 573 Views / 70 Replies  
I'm sorry, but I forgot to say I have a iMac DV (blueberry) 400.
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 1, 2000 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
2. I am having a problem with playing music CDs.... 573 Views / 70 Replies  
2. I am having a problem with playing music CDs. It cuts out for a second in the middle of every CD. I have reinstalled the OS and tried many other things. I took it to the shop and they told me...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 1, 2000 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac DV problem with music CDs 175 Views / 2 Replies  
My iMac DV is having a problem cutting out in the middle of music CDs. It will cut out for maybe a second after 6 or 7 tracks have played correctly then continue to play the rest of the CD OK. I have...
Posted by Zordab, on Jan 1, 2000 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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