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Put all your music in your iPod and then delete... 863 Views / 10 Replies  
Put all your music in your iPod and then delete it from your computer???

What are you going to do when the iPod quits or when you upgrade to a new one? Then you'll end up with nothing. You...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 26, 2003 at 11:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Paste is paste, not gel. I used just plain... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
Paste is paste, not gel.

I used just plain white paste.

-- bobsie .:rolleyes:
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 22, 2003 at 07:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Scuff marks on iPod 528 Views / 5 Replies  
My iPod somehow had gotten scuffed across the display. I put a dab of toothpaste on my finger and rubbed it over the marks, then I wiped it off with a damp cloth, followed by a dry one.

Presto! A...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 22, 2003 at 12:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm using the Microsoft wireless mouse that... 1,202 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm using the Microsoft wireless mouse that Costco was selling for $32. Microsoft has several models of wireless, and this is probably the low end one.

I like it a lot - especially the price. The...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 22, 2003 at 12:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iTrip is doing good. I can have it on two radios... 993 Views / 14 Replies  
iTrip is doing good. I can have it on two radios in different rooms at the same time. It's still better in my car and in my motorhome. The car radio picks up a good signal from 20 feet away.

It...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 16, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
At last! Good news. I was told by Griffin... 784 Views / 8 Replies  
At last! Good news.

I was told by Griffin today that my long-ordered iTrip should be shipped this week. They also said all backorders should go out within about two weeks.

-- bobsie . :D
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 3, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered my iTrip from Griffin 2 1/2 months ago.... 784 Views / 8 Replies  
I ordered my iTrip from Griffin 2 1/2 months ago. Those of you who have your new one, did you order yours after Aug. 15? I'm wondering whether my order fell through a crack somewhere. I e-mailed...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 1, 2003 at 08:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New iTrip 784 Views / 8 Replies  
Does anyone have the new iTrip yet? I ordered mine from Griffin in mid-August and am still waiting. I know they've had problems getting it going, but they've announced they're now shipping.

If...
Posted by bobsie, on Nov 1, 2003 at 11:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
[B]We had the same problem with some old Sony... 2,306 Views / 83 Replies  
[B]We had the same problem with some old Sony Multiscan HG monitors!
...
so i think this is either a sony related thing or it's a common bad built hardware thing...

Don't be too quick to blame...
Posted by bobsie, on Jan 22, 2001 at 09:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Railroad Tycoon 287 Views / 1 Replies  
Railroad Tycoon requires that the CD be in the drive even though it's fully installed.

I read once that the RT CD can be moved onto the hard drive as a disk image so it can run without the CD.
...
Posted by bobsie, on Oct 24, 2000 at 02:02 PM, in Gaming
Missing channel with SoundJam LP conversions 254 Views / 0 Replies  
When trying to convert LP records to MP3 files with SoundJam in a Powerbook 2000, I get only one channel. The other is silent.

The Sound control panel shows both channels set the same. Headphones...
Posted by bobsie, on Sep 26, 2000 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, not entirely. Go to "Print Setup" in... 349 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, not entirely.

Go to "Print Setup" in the File menu and uncheck "Fit to page if possible"

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Sep 25, 2000 at 10:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you still want it, here it is: ... 297 Views / 6 Replies  
If you still want it, here it is:
http://www.rugebregt.com/rudy/FireWireDrive.html

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Sep 25, 2000 at 10:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I usually can't tell whether my DVD is running or... 425 Views / 8 Replies  
I usually can't tell whether my DVD is running or not. But I put one of those Earthlink junk mails in it once, and the whole machine quivered and clattered. Don't blame your computer unless it does...
Posted by bobsie, on Aug 12, 2000 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it, tonymac. Thank you! ... 442 Views / 5 Replies  
Got it, tonymac. Thank you! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif

I'd never paid any attention to Applescript before. With some trial and error, I adjusted your Applescript to fit my need....
Posted by bobsie, on Aug 2, 2000 at 10:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Desktop partition icons 442 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a way to specify the load order of my desktop partition icons?

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Aug 2, 2000 at 10:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
My Delta is made in Thailand, with white logo. ... 638 Views / 24 Replies  
My Delta is made in Thailand, with white logo.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Aug 1, 2000 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where will you find an outside service provider... 360 Views / 16 Replies  
Where will you find an outside service provider that'll fix your computer any faster? You must know something I've been missing out on.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Jul 31, 2000 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is NOT a stupid question. What you want is... 326 Views / 5 Replies  
This is NOT a stupid question. What you want is exactly what I'm hoping to do. However, the data corruption issue mentioned above is making me back off till I get further info. I'm open to a second...
Posted by bobsie, on Jul 25, 2000 at 09:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the advice, Puttmutt and Gregory. I... 326 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the advice, Puttmutt and Gregory.
I went to xlr8 as suggested, and after reading the info there and your posts, I'll put a drive add-on on hold for now. ...
Posted by bobsie, on Jul 25, 2000 at 07:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Adding second hard drive 326 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm ready to get an Ultra IDE hard drive for my blue/white, and there's a whole bunch of them out there. What I wonder is, do they all have the same plug and play cable connectors, and are the cables...
Posted by bobsie, on Jul 24, 2000 at 02:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The cords on both my iBook SE and Powerbook 2000... 294 Views / 10 Replies  
The cords on both my iBook SE and Powerbook 2000 (both bought in March) seem in perfect condition. They both have the white apple logo. I've been careful to not wind it up tight.

Could it be that...
Posted by bobsie, on Jul 2, 2000 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe I wasn't clear, but obviously, I had... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
Maybe I wasn't clear, but obviously, I had already bought the laptap before the tech told me PB isn't a laptop. I don't see how I "changed my story".

Let's put this whole thing at rest. I think we...
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 25, 2000 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What I said is what I meant to say. Why are you... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
What I said is what I meant to say.
Why are you changing my message and suggesting I might be lying?

-- bobsie http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/mad.gif
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 24, 2000 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm sure glad that nobody told me the Powerbook... 347 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm sure glad that nobody told me the Powerbook isn't a laptop. I wouldn't have bought it. I like using it while I'm laying on the couch. But it sure keeps my belly warm.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 24, 2000 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is the Powerbook a laptop? 347 Views / 14 Replies  
An Apple Tech person in Cupertino told me forcefully that the Powerbook is NOT a laptop. It must NEVER be used in your lap or on any upholstery or blanket. It is always to be used only on a hard flat...
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 24, 2000 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh shucks. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/eek.gif 293 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh shucks. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/eek.gif
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 15, 2000 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well sure...if your window is shorter than the... 476 Views / 12 Replies  
Well sure...if your window is shorter than the screen. But I'll bet your extensions window, just like about all of us, is longer than your screen. What then?

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Jun 1, 2000 at 11:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've been out of town for a few days and was... 341 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been out of town for a few days and was pleasantly surprised to find all these helpful responses. Thanks everyone. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Tooki's response could be the key...
Posted by bobsie, on May 30, 2000 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You might be resetting the date yourself. Do you... 319 Views / 7 Replies  
You might be resetting the date yourself. Do you use the reset button on the back? That'll do it every time. There's nothing wrong with your Powerbook. Apple, with their infinite wisdom, designed it...
Posted by bobsie, on May 21, 2000 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Partly off-topic, but does the iBook have a fan? ... 317 Views / 16 Replies  
Partly off-topic, but does the iBook have a fan?

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on May 16, 2000 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just found five AppleShare PDS invisible files... 370 Views / 9 Replies  
I just found five AppleShare PDS invisible files with Sherlock on my blue G3. They totalled 1150K. Command-delete took them out. They remained in the window but were dimmed and didn't reappear on...
Posted by bobsie, on May 16, 2000 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does my Pismo 400 have a fan? I've never heard... 317 Views / 16 Replies  
Does my Pismo 400 have a fan? I've never heard it. Now I'm wondering if it's dead? How can I check this?
Posted by bobsie, on May 15, 2000 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry! I blew this one. It's an A, not a Y. ... 346 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry! I blew this one. It's an A, not a Y.

Thanks for your response, Exa.

Please tell me how I can insert graphics into these posts. I've seen others use them too. I don't need to know how...
Posted by bobsie, on May 14, 2000 at 10:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
While continuing to search out the cause of the... 341 Views / 4 Replies  
While continuing to search out the cause of the above dilemma, I was able to get the Powerbook running long enough to search thru the preferences and take out what I could and still maintain the...
Posted by bobsie, on May 13, 2000 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sleepy boot 341 Views / 4 Replies  
My Powerbook 2000 nearly always goes to sleep immediately after the initial startup and the pulsing light comes on. Waking it instantly puts it back to sleep. This becomes an endless loop. Once in...
Posted by bobsie, on May 13, 2000 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow! I've got to put this thing in my 'buy jar'... 460 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow! I've got to put this thing in my 'buy jar' that stands next to my 'job jar'. Only thing is my wife says I have to empty the job jar before I can dip into the buy jar. ...
Posted by bobsie, on May 13, 2000 at 11:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My menu bar has a (unknown to me) bold yellow Y... 346 Views / 5 Replies  
My menu bar has a (unknown to me) bold yellow Y with a red background. What's it for. Selecting it doesn't do anything.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on May 13, 2000 at 11:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You don't mention the chooser, appletalk, and the... 266 Views / 7 Replies  
You don't mention the chooser, appletalk, and the file sharing control panel. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/confused.gif

And you have to deal with the computer on the other end too. I can't...
Posted by bobsie, on May 10, 2000 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is an interesting idea. How would you get an... 309 Views / 2 Replies  
This is an interesting idea. How would you get an appropriate external access door or slot? :confused
Posted by bobsie, on May 6, 2000 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Girl friend and iBook both in bed at the same... 361 Views / 14 Replies  
Girl friend and iBook both in bed at the same time? Which one gets the most attention? http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif
Posted by bobsie, on May 5, 2000 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What version of RT2 have we been talking about?... 320 Views / 4 Replies  
What version of RT2 have we been talking about? Mine is version 1.5 and works flawlessly on both 8.6 blue G3 and 9.0.4 Powerbook. I still wonder what force 800 means. The 100 page hard copy manual...
Posted by bobsie, on May 3, 2000 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a blue G3 and a Pismo Powerbook, therefore... 427 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a blue G3 and a Pismo Powerbook, therefore no floppy. My impression is that Ram Doubler has a copy protection scheme which doesn't allow installation from a copy. If so, it would do no good to...
Posted by bobsie, on May 3, 2000 at 12:12 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
RT2 Gold works fine on my Powerbook sys. 9.0.4. ... 320 Views / 4 Replies  
RT2 Gold works fine on my Powerbook sys. 9.0.4.

What is force800? Where do you type it, and what does it do?
Posted by bobsie, on May 2, 2000 at 12:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps off topic a bit, but relevant to the last... 427 Views / 17 Replies  
Perhaps off topic a bit, but relevant to the last message.

I had Ram Doubler, and it really worked for me. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif But somehow I lost it. ...
Posted by bobsie, on May 1, 2000 at 01:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Is it true that those outside snoopers could read... 368 Views / 7 Replies  
Is it true that those outside snoopers could read your history to see how you're using your online time?
Posted by bobsie, on Apr 30, 2000 at 05:34 PM, in Applications
Later: just as I supposed, the charger ... UFO... 361 Views / 14 Replies  
Later: just as I supposed, the charger ... UFO ... whatever cooled back down after the battery was fully charged. Not cold, but barely warm.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Apr 29, 2000 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not exactly anymore, though. You see, I have the... 375 Views / 11 Replies  
Not exactly anymore, though. You see, I have the 17in. G3 and my wife said OK to the iBook, so had that for a short time. Then my daughter's Performa died as she enrolled in grad school, so we...
Posted by bobsie, on Apr 29, 2000 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not really sure, but I think it heats only... 361 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm not really sure, but I think it heats only when it's working. When the battery's charged and the iBook (or Powerbook) is off or sleeping, no heat.

I ran my battery down to nothing last evening...
Posted by bobsie, on Apr 29, 2000 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just where does this state that I'm making fun of... 375 Views / 11 Replies  
Just where does this state that I'm making fun of the iBook?

Also, FYI, I DO have an iBook SE, a Powerbook Pismo, and a blue G3. They're all great machines.

-- bobsie
Posted by bobsie, on Apr 28, 2000 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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