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I have a similar requirement which I'm amazed... 264 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a similar requirement which I'm amazed doesn't seem to have been covered anywhere. In making the move from OS 9 to OS X, is there also a way to transfer cookies? I already use aliases to allow...
Posted by NicB, on Feb 20, 2002 at 10:50 AM, in Applications
Received from Apple Support (Europe) today: ... 5,977 Views / 138 Replies  
Received from Apple Support (Europe) today:
<snip>
"With regards to this error, then we still haven't gotten anything back from the States, however later
internal builds doesn't show this error,...
Posted by NicB, on Jan 23, 2001 at 06:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, in my case at least, it was a simple fix. I... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, in my case at least, it was a simple fix. I posted a query on VicomSoft's support web page, and within an hour had an individual reply - from a real human! Turned out I needed to enable...
Posted by NicB, on Dec 22, 2000 at 07:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
spicyjeff: Thanks for the insight! I'd... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
spicyjeff:

Thanks for the insight! I'd considered that the piece I quoted was the critical part; instead I should have focussed on "..pass through their routers." I will investigate and post if...
Posted by NicB, on Dec 22, 2000 at 06:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
"...what each persons ISP/Work LAN/Cable Company... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
"...what each persons ISP/Work LAN/Cable Company allows to pass through..."

Doesn't apply here - same ISP, same phone company, same dial-up phone number, machine at home (G4) with internal modem...
Posted by NicB, on Dec 21, 2000 at 09:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'd got fed up with the Network Time Server... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
I'd got fed up with the Network Time Server option not working, and disabled the Time Synchroniser extension. After reading this thread, I tried something: my normal internet dial-up is using Surf...
Posted by NicB, on Dec 21, 2000 at 06:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have a couple of spare adapters and I'm in the... 305 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a couple of spare adapters and I'm in the UK too. (Mine came free with some LaCie and other monitors I bought for non-Mac use). e-mail me your address in Basingstoke and I'll pop one in the...
Posted by NicB, on Nov 14, 2000 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Control Strip disk thrashing 276 Views / 0 Replies  
I have Control Strip 2.0.2d1 and Mac OS 9.0.4 running on a G4/400. Every time I start up, the system HD is being accessed every second. Checking Find File for recently modified files shows that even...
Posted by NicB, on Nov 13, 2000 at 08:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Not sure if this is related to your problem, but... 400 Views / 20 Replies  
Not sure if this is related to your problem, but I cleaned up my System folder and subsequently found that the absence of the "Multiprocessing" folder in Extensions (which contains "Apple CPU...
Posted by NicB, on Nov 13, 2000 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 fatal error? 339 Views / 5 Replies  
I need a little help to identify if my fatal error is commonplace.
If you have a G4 AGP, could you try the following and post brief results here please:

Run "Apple System Profiler" and choose...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 31, 2000 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for responses; I've tried all combinations... 269 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for responses; I've tried all combinations of mouse and kbd in either or both USB sockets, so no luck there. (Original Apple USB keyboard and puck mouse supplied with G4/400 AGP.)

Haven't...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 27, 2000 at 11:42 AM, in Mac OS X
Cd 269 Views / 3 Replies  
Topic should be "CD OS X won't boot"...

Continuing to investigate the problem many people have whereby a G4 AGP totally fails to get anywhere when booting from the Mac OS X CD. In my case at...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 26, 2000 at 04:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Try the control panel "Okey Dokey Pro" by Dan... 422 Views / 7 Replies  
Try the control panel "Okey Dokey Pro" by Dan Walkowski. You can set it to auto-return the default button in a dialogue box after a chosen duration. Sorry, don't know offhand where to find it but...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 24, 2000 at 09:16 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Check you don't have Filesharing switched on. I ... 350 Views / 6 Replies  
Check you don't have Filesharing switched on. I use 9.0.4 on a G4 with HotSync 2.6.1 and a Handspring Visor. With FS on, hotsync just hangs up. Switched off, no problem.

Good luck!
Posted by NicB, on Oct 24, 2000 at 11:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
As part of this problem, I have tried to... 278 Views / 35 Replies  
As part of this problem, I have tried to investigate all the possibilities. One avenue I haven't seen discussed is USB errors - I think this may be related. Could a few people with a G4/400 AGP try...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 23, 2000 at 08:32 PM, in Mac OS X
USB errors? 294 Views / 0 Replies  
I am trying to resolve what may be a hardware issue on my G4 (it won't boot OS X CD) and need to eliminate something. Could a few people with a G4/400 AGP try the following:

Start up with either...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 20, 2000 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
May not be your issue, but last time i had this... 227 Views / 3 Replies  
May not be your issue, but last time i had this problem was when I had inadvertently almost filled the HD. Can't remember now how little space I had left, nor how I worked out that was the problem....
Posted by NicB, on Oct 20, 2000 at 12:32 PM, in Mac OS X
After several calls to Apple Support, each time... 5,977 Views / 138 Replies  
After several calls to Apple Support, each time going over the same ground, I got an email address and have sent a long report. Rather than post it here, I've put it up at...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 19, 2000 at 10:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Since a problem G4 appears not to boot off a... 5,977 Views / 138 Replies  
Since a problem G4 appears not to boot off a working OS X CD or HD (when installed using another machine) the DVD drive must be a red herring. Ditto anything in OS 9, the MacOS ROM file etc.

I've...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 18, 2000 at 08:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Software for writing manual/user guide? 269 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I couldn't find anything with a quick search, but can anyone suggest a good piece of software (pref low cost, pref not bloatware!) to use for writing a user guide or manual? Basically the kind...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 18, 2000 at 12:59 PM, in Applications
It may be unrelated, but the hard disk icon on my... 303 Views / 7 Replies  
It may be unrelated, but the hard disk icon on my 6400 flashes (ie disappears and reappears at random intervals) both on its own desktop and on my G4 when it's shared. I've trashed various prefs on...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 16, 2000 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's a small parallel here (I know the analogy... 380 Views / 37 Replies  
There's a small parallel here (I know the analogy isn't too watertight!) with another company with a big household "premium" name: Sony.

Sony realised they had lost the Betamax/VHS war, largely...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 16, 2000 at 01:03 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X CD MountCheck error? 259 Views / 0 Replies  
(Posting deleted)

Apologies; just after posting this I found the answer to be a red herring!

NicB

[This message has been edited by NicB (edited 10-13-2000).]
Posted by NicB, on Oct 13, 2000 at 01:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi, still no luck starting off the CD. I've... 5,977 Views / 138 Replies  
Hi, still no luck starting off the CD. I've disconnected the internal HD, tried all combinations of a 64Mb & 128Mb DIMMS, removed the DVD drive and connected it to the motherboard with the short...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 6, 2000 at 10:27 AM, in Mac OS X
The way I see it, the problem most of us seem to... 5,977 Views / 138 Replies  
The way I see it, the problem most of us seem to have is purely down to firmware & hardware, since the thing hangs up so early in the process of booting from a CD - surely, whatever variant of the...
Posted by NicB, on Oct 5, 2000 at 05:42 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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