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Thank for the suggestion. It worked well and... 341 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank for the suggestion.
It worked well and even when I log in on the old account the connection still works:thumbsup:

It could be some hardware as well that has developed, the macbook suddenly...
Posted by DrBoar, on Oct 27, 2013 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
unable to set wifi straight again 341 Views / 3 Replies  
I lost connection with wifi and now when I try to log in i get login time out I then removed the "com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist" now I get the invalid pw instead:brick:
I have been lookin for...
Posted by DrBoar, on Oct 24, 2013 at 05:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Word processor with proper features for adding comments 397 Views / 4 Replies  
In previous MS Word versions adding comments was pointing to a insertion point in a word or between words. So if someone wrote escherchia instead of escherichia. It was simpe to add in instertion...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jun 19, 2013 at 04:39 PM, in Applications
Cricket Graph was one thing I loved on the mac,... 743 Views / 10 Replies  
Cricket Graph was one thing I loved on the mac, Hellcats over the pacific was the other.

Kaleida Graph is really good and quite close in scope to what CG was. Prism is an other favorite but that...
Posted by DrBoar, on Nov 22, 2012 at 07:59 AM, in Applications
Any news on the stat server? And a large thank... 1,837 Views / 11 Replies  
Any news on the stat server?
And a large thank you for all the work done on the server over the years:thumbsup:
Posted by DrBoar, on Sep 28, 2011 at 03:47 AM, in Team MacNN
Links to TeamMacNN stat pages? 551 Views / 2 Replies  
Are there any statistics pages up and running? I rememer some by Reader50 that was good but hard to find as there was no links from this forum!

I have about 10 computer collecting dust instead of...
Posted by DrBoar, on Sep 27, 2011 at 08:10 AM, in Team MacNN
The HD on my macmini ( 1.66 dual core) was... 2,330 Views / 37 Replies  
The HD on my macmini ( 1.66 dual core) was failing so I installed a Corsair 80 GB and the difference is enourmous. Opening Office apps or a webbrowser were 5 to 10 bounces in the dock, a short delay...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 25, 2011 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Local CLI F@H setup for dual G5? 797 Views / 1 Replies  
I got two dual G5s that I want to set up to run fold@home. As the SMP client is Intel only I have to use the CLI of fah5 and then use the local option to set up one of the clients.

I have...
Posted by DrBoar, on Oct 14, 2009 at 05:05 AM, in Team MacNN
Just replaced My Sawtooth G4 1.2 GHz with a... 4,451 Views / 68 Replies  
Just replaced My Sawtooth G4 1.2 GHz with a secondhand 2x2 G5. While faster it produces a lot of heat, way more than a 2x2.5 intel dual core. It costed me less than the G4 upgrade and will serve me...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
there are sligtlly more sane GPU options... 2,365 Views / 7 Replies  
there are sligtlly more sane GPU options http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/applemacanix_W0QQ_nkwZQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZQQ_mdoZ out there. The nvidia 6200 is the cheapest with core. I have a sawtooth that...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 18, 2009 at 03:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
A folders dream from IKEA.... 329 Views / 0 Replies  
Just look at all those GHz of power!

http://helmer.sfe.se/:)
Posted by DrBoar, on May 30, 2008 at 10:15 AM, in Team MacNN
When my dual 1.25 died I got a macMini, Much... 617 Views / 8 Replies  
When my dual 1.25 died I got a macMini, Much quiter, a bit faster and in all respects a nicer computer unless you want to tinker with it (adding cards and stuff) or perhaps play old games with it....
Posted by DrBoar, on Apr 14, 2008 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Transplant from old PC (Pentium II, III and even... 999 Views / 20 Replies  
Transplant from old PC (Pentium II, III and even early P4) PC 100 or PC 133 memory sticks, IDE disk
The biggest limitation is the slow CPU, something like
OWC Mercury Extreme G4@1.2GHz with 2MB L3...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it is the big 120mm fan for the case the easy... 458 Views / 2 Replies  
If it is the big 120mm fan for the case the easy way is to replace it with a quiter fan that is running of a 12V tap (the same kind of connector as hard disks) Other fans are more diffcult to...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Old computer can start to display various odd... 311 Views / 6 Replies  
Old computer can start to display various odd behaviours if the pram battery is going flat. Som of the old SCSI cards are not OS X supported. If you do not have a old IDE disk around go to a second...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 31, 2008 at 07:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am giving one G4/400 to an old friend, now... 4,634 Views / 12 Replies  
I am giving one G4/400 to an old friend, now retired that never have had a computer. For web browsing, internet radio, email and such it will work fine. I will even try youtube before I hand it over.
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 28, 2008 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Eug! Do you notice any speedup with the 6200? ... 3,941 Views / 8 Replies  
Eug!
Do you notice any speedup with the 6200?
I have ATI 8500 (Quite similar to the 9000-9200) in a 1.2 GHz G4 and I am thinking about getting a 6200 If Apple work out the worst downgrades in 10....
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 05:58 AM, in Mac OS X
I thinkt there is no way to get e decent amount... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
I thinkt there is no way to get e decent amount of money for the system.:\ However, if you sell it as a standard QS and sell the parts you might get good money especially for the ATI card and the...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Unless your Quicksiver is maxed out with 1.5 GB... 627 Views / 4 Replies  
Unless your Quicksiver is maxed out with 1.5 GB RAM ATI 9800 card etc you get more bang for the bucks even with a macmini than spending 500 on upgrading a 5 year old computer.
4 years ago I bought a...
Posted by DrBoar, on Dec 12, 2007 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
My G4/400 sawttoh with GigaDesign 1.2 GHz G4... 524 Views / 15 Replies  
My G4/400 sawttoh with GigaDesign 1.2 GHz G4 upgraded smoothly appart from that the Acard 6260 is not recognised by 10.5 so installing with IDE cards seem to be tricky...
Posted by DrBoar, on Nov 26, 2007 at 08:59 AM, in Mac OS X
The Acard ATA 6060 (ATA 66) does not work in 10.5 368 Views / 3 Replies  
The Acard ATA 6060 (ATA 66) does not work in 10.5
Posted by DrBoar, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The good news. The G4 800 is faster than the... 1,814 Views / 69 Replies  
The good news.
The G4 800 is faster than the G3/450 and has a AGP slot for decent cards (second hand). A ATI 8500 or a flashed PC 9600 will enable you to play games like Medal of Honor, Call of Duty...
Posted by DrBoar, on Oct 16, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Member 50 thanks a lot for your efforts with the... 1,424 Views / 30 Replies  
Member 50 thanks a lot for your efforts with the stats:thumbsup:

1. Were are the teamstats?

2. Why is there no link to it from the front page or at least a sticky on the Team MacNN forum?
Posted by DrBoar, on Sep 4, 2007 at 05:45 AM, in Team MacNN
I am typing this from an intel Mini that replaced... 458 Views / 8 Replies  
I am typing this from an intel Mini that replaced the dual 1.25G4 that broke down. I also use a dual 1 GHz G4 and a single 1.2 GHz G4 and the latter one started out as a G4/400.

The mini is the...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jun 26, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
A minimac will outperform any dual G4, with 2GB... 213 Views / 5 Replies  
A minimac will outperform any dual G4, with 2GB RAM and an extrernal FW drive it will also outrun most G5s.

So stay away from the G4s and think about either a second hand G5 or a new minimac. If...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jun 12, 2007 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
The OWC has two fans instead of one so hopefully... 511 Views / 11 Replies  
The OWC has two fans instead of one so hopefully they run slower and quiter than the Sonnet single fan. My GigaDesign 1.2 if fast but loud, with one fan on a heatsink that is smaller than the...
Posted by DrBoar, on May 28, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
I use my really low end for World Community Grid... 1,704 Views / 64 Replies  
I use my really low end for World Community Grid - Home (http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/) that can use a paltry 133 MHz CPU. This is the retirement home for a beige G3/233 two B&W G3s, a G4/400...
Posted by DrBoar, on May 24, 2007 at 10:56 AM, in Team MacNN
Folding as a start up item InCrease Home... 1,704 Views / 64 Replies  
Folding as a start up item
InCrease Home (http://calxalot.net/InCrease/)
For Windows there is the "Folding@Home Windows Service Installer". This one is easy to schedule also if you want to run f@h...
Posted by DrBoar, on May 22, 2007 at 08:39 AM, in Team MacNN
Do you use that mac as an off site backup to FTP... 661 Views / 2 Replies  
Do you use that mac as an off site backup to FTP to it?
If it is the backup computer have you tried using the disks individually? That is letting Retrospect treat them as "tapes".
I run two sets of...
Posted by DrBoar, on Apr 25, 2007 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Retrospect have the option to send emails of the... 563 Views / 14 Replies  
Retrospect have the option to send emails of the backup log. Well hidden in the Mac version but it is there.


Otherwise I have my concerns about Retrospect in general and especially the mac...
Posted by DrBoar, on Apr 18, 2007 at 08:21 AM, in Applications
1. Buy a can of compressed air and blow out the... 549 Views / 6 Replies  
1. Buy a can of compressed air and blow out the dust of the computer especially the powersupply and the heatsinks.
2. Buy a PCI slot fan to blow out more air.
3. Big HDs. Early QS (733, 867, Dual...
Posted by DrBoar, on Apr 2, 2007 at 05:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
The G4 upgrade needs to get cheaper and cooler... 2,435 Views / 33 Replies  
The G4 upgrade needs to get cheaper and cooler not faster!
A 100 dollar 1.5 to 2 GHz G4 may be useful but what is the point of a dual 4 GHz G4 for many hundred of dollars?
he bus would starve the...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 30, 2007 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
If the CP is dead its dead. If components on the... 566 Views / 4 Replies  
If the CP is dead its dead. If components on the CPU card are dead you "can" repair if you know what you are doing and are good at desolder and solder SMDs.
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you do not have a backup solution and valuble... 1,179 Views / 24 Replies  
If you do not have a backup solution and valuble files on your other computers.
Get Retrospect Desktop edition 6.1 for mac. That includes licences for two clients. Mac or PC. For that you also need...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
I gave seen fleamarket Power Mac 7200 allmost for... 993 Views / 24 Replies  
I gave seen fleamarket Power Mac 7200 allmost for free (less than shippding of a free nubus card). It would take the SCSI disk from the 6100, have way better speed in classic and you can even get a...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 8, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Lateralus "...that's one of the craziest things... 543 Views / 12 Replies  
Lateralus "...that's one of the craziest things I've read in quite a while."
I am talking about value of general functionality. Not the affective "value" of a Cube or the specific value of any...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 7, 2007 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I messed around with different 120 mm fans and... 664 Views / 3 Replies  
I messed around with different 120 mm fans and what have you to keep the MDD resonably quite. Panflo and other fans makes them quiter. But it is s bad design. It is very similar to the B&W G3 tower...
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 6, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
My ruel of thumb: 10 cent/MHz and then some... 543 Views / 12 Replies  
My ruel of thumb: 10 cent/MHz and then some adjustment for other stuff. So 250 dollars and then some more for the airport, USB card, Bluetooth.
Posted by DrBoar, on Mar 6, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK I will get my intel dual core mini on the SMP... 543 Views / 7 Replies  
OK I will get my intel dual core mini on the SMP client. Currently I use InCrease to run two separate clients. We also have several dual core windows boxes heading this way, so I will try to get...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 28, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Go to planet unreal and get those additonal game... 1,641 Views / 9 Replies  
Go to planet unreal and get those additonal game levels. Return to Nai Pali is fantastic but there are are several other;)

I really liked Unreal, I got a copy from a friend, played it through,...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 28, 2007 at 08:19 AM, in Gaming
My Dual 1.25 G4 tower ( 1.7 GB RAM ATI 9000) died... 2,475 Views / 63 Replies  
My Dual 1.25 G4 tower ( 1.7 GB RAM ATI 9000) died and I got a minimac (dual core 1.67) 1 GB RAM. Non univeral programs are much slower (Office). More RAM would help I think. I am happy to get rid of...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 28, 2007 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
clicking is mechanical so orientation of the... 1,043 Views / 8 Replies  
clicking is mechanical so orientation of the harddrive could affect this quite a lot. Even in the same orientation the sound level would be affected by how it attached, resonances could enhance the...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 19, 2007 at 05:21 AM, in Hardware Hacking
WD NetCenter 500 GB Ethernet Hard Drives (... 365 Views / 4 Replies  
WD NetCenter 500 GB Ethernet Hard Drives ( WDXE5000KS ) (http://www.wdc.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=243)
With Retrospect backups running automatically you are far safer than doing manual...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 19, 2007 at 05:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you want to have slightly more speed an other... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
If you want to have slightly more speed an other option is to overclock the G3! (Accelerate Your Mac! - Yosemite Info (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/G3-ZONE/yosemite/OC.html)) Allmost all B&W OC 50 MHz,...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 19, 2007 at 04:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
I like it but were did the links to the teampage... 21,308 Views / 526 Replies  
I like it but were did the links to the teampage go? You should have one at the start page not buried in the forum subpage as before.

A worldcommunity grid teampage would be nice, pretty please...
Posted by DrBoar, on Feb 6, 2007 at 04:03 AM, in Feedback
Thanks for the speedy reply, reader 50 and a big... 283 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the speedy reply, reader 50 and a big thanks for your work with the statpages at MacNN:thumbsup:

I would prefer to run something else than RC5 as is it not real science (new...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 29, 2007 at 05:41 AM, in Team MacNN
RC5 Settings? Way to low scores, faulty settings? 283 Views / 2 Replies  
The sticky FAQa at the team page are dead so I found no help there.
I have taken some old G3 and G4 boxes to RC5-OGR instead of F@H. The problem is that I get totaly different numbers at...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 28, 2007 at 05:52 AM, in Team MacNN
Do not upgrade the graphical card without... 1,044 Views / 25 Replies  
Do not upgrade the graphical card without upgrading the CPU unless you get the graphical card for free more or less.
I installed a ATI 8500 on my G4/400, it gave me a minor boost in Unreal...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 17, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
With such a slow CPU the gain from cards willl... 1,044 Views / 25 Replies  
With such a slow CPU the gain from cards willl not be great. ATI 8500 and ATI 9000 are quite similar and are probably cheap on ebay. (Mac versions). There is a version of the ATI 9800 card that will...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 16, 2007 at 04:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
A trivial question. Have you tried both modes of... 882 Views / 7 Replies  
A trivial question. Have you tried both modes of setting Master slave.
1. Both HD, jumpers set to CS (Cable Select) letting th cable select master and slave
2. Overriding the cable bu setting the...
Posted by DrBoar, on Jan 16, 2007 at 04:15 AM, in Hardware Hacking
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