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Have you tried scratch removes such as this one... 778 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you tried scratch removes such as this one from radtech.com
RadTech Products - Ice Creme - Scratch Remover for iPod, shuffle, nano, iBook, MacBook & More...
Posted by niacin, on Oct 29, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm having the same problems with some of my... 1,754 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm having the same problems with some of my podcasts as well. I thought they might be isolated cases but looks like i'm facing similar issues with edavis. Will post if I find anything concrete or...
Posted by niacin, on Oct 29, 2006 at 03:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My particular problem with it is that I have my... 1,178 Views / 9 Replies  
My particular problem with it is that I have my dock next to my computer, in the day you can't see it so it's fine but at night it is pretty damn bright even half lit, and because it's lit you can...
Posted by niacin, on Oct 4, 2006 at 03:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yes i have the same problem and it drives me nuts... 1,178 Views / 9 Replies  
yes i have the same problem and it drives me nuts because the do not disconnect icon keeps on flashing. upgraded to itunes 7.0.1 but no change. firmware is up to date.

lcd screens suffer from...
Posted by niacin, on Oct 4, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Missing date and time 307 Views / 1 Replies  
i'm having problems getting the date and time (and the spotlight icon) to display in the top right hand corner of the menu bar. it's really weird, you go to system prefs, set it to show date and...
Posted by niacin, on Sep 2, 2005 at 04:33 PM, in macOS
blank cd/dvd doesn't appear 344 Views / 3 Replies  
i have a powermac g5 dual 2ghz, should be decked with all the bells and whistles, but when i insert a blank cd/dvd, it doesn't show up on the desktop. instead it tells me i've inserted an invalid...
Posted by niacin, on Sep 2, 2005 at 04:32 PM, in macOS
you're definitely gonna need to buy a PCI or USB... 629 Views / 4 Replies  
you're definitely gonna need to buy a PCI or USB based wireless adaptor for your G3. Not sure if any of the current PCI cards actually support macs at all, which sucks.. i did a quick check and...
Posted by niacin, on Aug 16, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in Networking
Airport on Powermacs 371 Views / 1 Replies  
I have some G4 and G5s Powermacs with Airport Extreme cards installed inside them. However, i can't detect any wireless network. However, I know that there all my settings are right, because when I...
Posted by niacin, on Aug 16, 2005 at 05:20 PM, in Networking
if you're running it off of airport express, why... 478 Views / 3 Replies  
if you're running it off of airport express, why do you even need the 3rd laptop?
you can just directly connect to the stereo from either of your computers.
Posted by niacin, on Aug 16, 2005 at 05:13 PM, in Networking
Airport on Powermacs sans Antenna 336 Views / 0 Replies  
Been playing around with my office setup, we have G4s (gigabit ethernet) and dual G5s and an airport base station. Any laptops that come into the office can pick up the wireless signal, but even...
Posted by niacin, on Aug 12, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in Networking
ok this is stupid im' using one of the old... 484 Views / 3 Replies  
ok this is stupid
im' using one of the old cinema displays with those touch sensitive power buttons, and my mouse cord was touching the power button......
Posted by niacin, on May 2, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
mac os auto sleeps 484 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm using a dual g5 2ghz, and recently been having this problem..
the OS choose to put itself to sleep every few minutes or so.. i checked system preferences, auto sleep is timed at "Never".
Once...
Posted by niacin, on May 2, 2005 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks 552 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks guys
i'm gonna try that out once they get me the install CDs..
cos they told me to copy the app files over from the other computer, probably the cause of the problem.
Posted by niacin, on May 2, 2005 at 11:02 AM, in macOS
drag and drop file opening 552 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a photoshop shortcut icon on my dock for easy access to the program. So usually i just drag and drop files onto the icon, and it opens, but on this new computer, doing that causes photoshop...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 29, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in macOS
after 2 half months i've finally got hold of a... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
after 2 half months i've finally got hold of a firewire drive and tried booting from it, and it works!!

so pismos DO boot from from firewire, but not from USB. go figure.

finally running...
Posted by niacin, on Nov 24, 2002 at 09:31 PM, in macOS
that's not good :( is there any other way shot... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
that's not good :(
is there any other way shot of having me spend $300? :(
say copy the cd onto the harddisk and boot from there?
or perhaps copy the cd onto a ramdisk and boot from there?
or...
Posted by niacin, on Sep 5, 2002 at 08:30 AM, in macOS
oh i've tried that - it was in the readme file ... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
oh i've tried that - it was in the readme file

from os x, i chose the cd as the boot disk - but when i reboot, it boots into os 9 instead.
Posted by niacin, on Sep 5, 2002 at 01:25 AM, in macOS
ok guys, sorry for the testing.. something seems... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
ok guys, sorry for the testing.. something seems to be wrong with the original post and it never showed up

so i'm typing it again

i have a pismo 400 running os x 10.1.5 and 9.2.2
my cd-rom...
Posted by niacin, on Sep 4, 2002 at 10:56 PM, in macOS
this is weird how come this thing doesn't work... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
this is weird how come this thing doesn't work any more?
Posted by niacin, on Sep 4, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in macOS
hey ebolla, i currently do use formZ... 473 Views / 10 Replies  
hey ebolla,

i currently do use formZ extensively on my mac, it's done me wonders - but the rendering and animation functions just don't cut it when compared to 3ds.
as for cadding - i haven't...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 12, 2002 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks guys seanyepez, you say that 512mbs... 473 Views / 10 Replies  
thanks guys

seanyepez, you say that 512mbs is good, yet you ask me to upgrade only 256mb, why? btw, if 512mb can bring the pismo up to a 'usable' level, than i'm game for it! my only concern...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 11, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
opinion on pismo ram upgrade 473 Views / 10 Replies  
i'm currently running a pismo 400 with 192 mb ram.
os 9 performance is satisfactory, but under os x, the computer is slow as hell... even opening finder windows is a pain because of the time lag
...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 11, 2002 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i booted up from 9.1 cd and ran disk first aid. ... 412 Views / 1 Replies  
i booted up from 9.1 cd and ran disk first aid.
errors detected, but cannot be repaired. here they are

Problem: Invalid BTree Header, 0,0
Problem: MountCheck found seriuos errors
Problem:...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 31, 2001 at 10:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Need Urgent Help! Macintalk crashed my Powerbook! 412 Views / 1 Replies  
I can't boot up into my Pismo 400 running 9.1 and X now.
I was just using my system, surfing the net, running icq when i decided to turn on Speakable Items.
It wouldn't quit when i told it too, so...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 31, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the help guys. I have another simple... 439 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the help guys.
I have another simple question - How do you partition a Hard Drive in Mac?

I know how to use fdisk, but have no experience with formatting a harddisk in mac format yet.
Posted by niacin, on Jul 31, 2001 at 03:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Formatting new PB Harddisk 439 Views / 7 Replies  
wasn't able to search for something that i posted before - so i'm posting it again - apologies. i last asked this half a year ago..

a very basic scenario - but don't want to get it wrong, first...
Posted by niacin, on Jul 26, 2001 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
basically anything that requires your harddisk to... 471 Views / 6 Replies  
basically anything that requires your harddisk to spin will eat up battery fast. Work Efficiently while you're on batteries - don't do things like open/close programs/files like there's no tomorrow....
Posted by niacin, on Jul 26, 2001 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys i just find it very disturbing... 293 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guys

i just find it very disturbing that X is missing so many of the nice things that I found so helpful using OS 9 over Windows. It has added some useful Human Interfacing in the GUI but...
Posted by niacin, on May 9, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in macOS
thanks! however, my problem with the Mute,... 479 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks!

however, my problem with the Mute, Volume and Brightness Keys on my powerbook is still at large. basically, they used to work, but they no longer do.. they work under 9.1 though, but not...
Posted by niacin, on May 9, 2001 at 08:33 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
icons won't stay 293 Views / 6 Replies  
i have a small pblm with my OS X 10.0.2

i like my icons to be arranged in a certain way on my desktop.
however, OS X likes to rearrange all of them (except the harddisk) and jumble up their...
Posted by niacin, on May 9, 2001 at 07:59 AM, in macOS
Sound Dead in OS 9 after installing X 479 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I have a Pismo 400 with 192 MBs ram. I clean installed 9.1 over my 9.0.4, and then OS X over that. I have a regular 2.1 cambridge soundworks speakers connected.

When i boot up in 9.1, there...
Posted by niacin, on May 5, 2001 at 11:48 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Limewire 334 Views / 1 Replies  
Just a quick question. I'm trying to download this Gnutella software called limewire for OS X.

The file is limewiresomething.sh

I can't get this to open after download - can't unstuff, can't...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 26, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in Applications
Disable Classic 313 Views / 4 Replies  
I've not clocked a lot of hours with OS X, but here's the first pblm i face. My computer Pismo/400 with 192 MB RAM, is not powerful enough to run X and Classic at the same time.

Therefore, I dun...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 23, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in macOS
Disable Classic 347 Views / 4 Replies  
I've not clocked a lot of hours with OS X, but here's the first pblm i face. My computer Pismo/400 with 192 MB RAM, is not powerful enough to run X and Classic at the same time.

Therefore, I dun...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 23, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in macOS
If your long file names can be viewed properly on... 629 Views / 4 Replies  
If your long file names can be viewed properly on a PC, means that you prob burned them in Joliet format. Get this extension called Joliet File System from this url, should solve your viewing...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 23, 2001 at 04:26 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I couldn't wait! I bought OS X, clean... 623 Views / 12 Replies  
I couldn't wait!

I bought OS X, clean installed 9.1. everything works great

I'm running X NOW!!! it's awesome, but a tad slow on the Pismo/400 with 192 MBs of ram...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 13, 2001 at 10:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
at a PC now ... 623 Views / 12 Replies  
at a PC now http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif
i clean installed OS 9.0.4 from my original CDs
then install 9.1 on top of that
same pblm

dumped memory preferences, rebooted, same...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 10, 2001 at 08:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
i agree with tonton. If you're really hardup... 604 Views / 7 Replies  
i agree with tonton. If you're really hardup about getting those square corners at the expense of memory, get Kaleidoscope (it comes with a Platinum Theme). I think that will force the edges to...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 10, 2001 at 05:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
9.1 taking up 190MBs of RAM?!! 623 Views / 12 Replies  
i was running 9.0.4 on my pismo 400, and decided to update it to 9.1 using the 70MB 9.1 update from apple.
After updating, everything works fine until the OS loads the Finder. It took 5 minutes...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 10, 2001 at 05:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sounds like a prank... 596 Views / 8 Replies  
Sounds like a prank...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hidden Files in Mac OS 9 2,582 Views / 4 Replies  
I was looking at some of the invisible files in my harddisk, these include a folder called Temporary Files, which I assume holds Temporary items, and a file called VM Storage.

There's this file...
Posted by niacin, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:39 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Insomnia 339 Views / 2 Replies  
hi.. is there anyway that you can prevent the powerbook from going to sleep when you close the lid? any third party hacks or whatever? i would like to carry my powerbook from point A to point B...
Posted by niacin, on Mar 11, 2001 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Pismo/400 is connected to my dorm ethernet,... 323 Views / 15 Replies  
My Pismo/400 is connected to my dorm ethernet, and usually is never switched off, unless the computer hangs or I take the computer out
So far so good after almost half a year.

I think computers...
Posted by niacin, on Mar 9, 2001 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Running slow on batteries 338 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Pismo 400
it's runs weird when i plug out the power and run it on batteries
i've turned off processor cycling, set to 'Better Performance' in the energy savers control panel, but it still...
Posted by niacin, on Feb 19, 2001 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my original 6gb from apple is noisy as hell in... 455 Views / 10 Replies  
my original 6gb from apple is noisy as hell
in the still of the night, that's all you here in the background..
but oh well... what to do?
Posted by niacin, on Feb 19, 2001 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is great! but how do you format a harddisk... 455 Views / 10 Replies  
This is great!
but how do you format a harddisk in MacOS? never had this experience before since switching platforms 6 months ago..
Posted by niacin, on Feb 17, 2001 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks ddiokno i have another question how... 455 Views / 10 Replies  
thanks ddiokno
i have another question
how can i transfer and format the info from my old harddrive in the most efficient manner?
Posted by niacin, on Feb 17, 2001 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When i first got my Pismo 400, the screen... 360 Views / 5 Replies  
When i first got my Pismo 400, the screen flickered like mad. After tyring to fix it, Apple Singapore finally replaced the machine for me. So it IS possible.. but tough. you have to make a big fuss...
Posted by niacin, on Feb 17, 2001 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrading Pismo HDD 455 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello,

Want to upgrade my puny 6.0Gb Pismo 400 harddisk.. Is it true that i can just buy any notebook harddisk to do the job?

Theoretically, just have to buy the new harddisk, boot up from the...
Posted by niacin, on Feb 17, 2001 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Shortcut key for Hiding Apps 448 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a shortcut hey for hiding applications.. instead of me having to move the mouse to the upper right corner and click Hide??

Thanx
Posted by niacin, on Nov 30, 2000 at 11:11 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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