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weird trackpad issues... 352 Views / 0 Replies  
My trackpad stops working if the computer screen goes to sleep for a while. I'm not sure exactly how long it takes but i know that when i leave my computer for about a half hour or so and come back,...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Mar 11, 2006 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
awesome, thank you so much for your help! 615 Views / 7 Replies  
awesome, thank you so much for your help!
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 10:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
oh, also..i found a fw800 enclosure by macally... 615 Views / 7 Replies  
oh, also..i found a fw800 enclosure by macally for 80 dollars instead of 90 like the rosewill but is rosewill a better brand? Is it something to consider when buying an enclosure or are they all...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 09:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
wow! thanks a lot! I've bought ram from newegg... 615 Views / 7 Replies  
wow! thanks a lot! I've bought ram from newegg before and have been REALLLY happy but never thought to buy hard drives... thanks for the tip. I will definitely do that as the prices seem to be...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So i'm leaning towards seagate now! But does it... 615 Views / 7 Replies  
So i'm leaning towards seagate now! But does it matter between ata and sata if i'm using it for firewire 800? Also, another question i have is is the warranty still valid even though i'm putting...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 07:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
which HD from owc? 615 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a powerbook g4 and am running out of space (i'm an audio major) and im looking at owc for an internal hard drive and an enclosure that i can put together.

I'd like firewire 800 because i...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
that's not fair :( now i can't have my ipod for... 768 Views / 5 Replies  
that's not fair :( now i can't have my ipod for a long time. and it wasn't my fault that it broke. i treat it like it's a baby and now it doesn't work and apple needs to take it away from me in...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 3, 2006 at 10:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
will apple give me new ipod? 768 Views / 5 Replies  
so my ipod has been skipping and freezing a lot lately. I called applecare and told them that i've already tried restoring/resetting and all of that and that it's still happening, so they told me...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 3, 2006 at 12:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how to run classic in 10.4 486 Views / 1 Replies  
how do i run classic on a computer with 10.4.3 installed? I read that you have to do a clean install of osx and check a box that enables os9 drivers or something, but i called applecare and they...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Jan 2, 2006 at 12:55 PM, in macOS
finder won't stay where it's supposed to. 320 Views / 0 Replies  
for whatever reason, the finder doesn't stay in it's previous scrolled position when i go into another folder, and then return back to the original folder. i used to be able to be to look through a...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 31, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in macOS
so something is probably wrong with my ipod... i... 671 Views / 4 Replies  
so something is probably wrong with my ipod... i guess i'll have to bring it in. thanks for the replies.
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 29, 2005 at 03:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
okay, thank you very much for your reply! now i... 671 Views / 4 Replies  
okay, thank you very much for your reply! now i know it's not just apple's fault which is good because they should be able to replace my ipod. do you have album artwork showing? i recently turned...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 28, 2005 at 08:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ipod skipping with higher bit rates? 671 Views / 4 Replies  
my ipod has been skipping/freezing a lot lately and i think it may be because i've been ripping cds at higher bit rates (usually 192 kbps, sometimes higher). is it normal for it to do this? It...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 28, 2005 at 10:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yes, you are correct. the pc is connected to the... 2,080 Views / 6 Replies  
yes, you are correct. the pc is connected to the router through an ethernet cable and i am connected wirelessly. Yeah, i'm a little shakey with doing things on windows too, and i don't want to mess...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 28, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Networking
This is what has happened so far. I somehow... 2,080 Views / 6 Replies  
This is what has happened so far. I somehow managed to forward ports to my powerbook because when i put in port 6881 in the configuration wizard of azureus and tested it, it didn't give me an NAT...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 28, 2005 at 01:06 AM, in Networking
port forwarding from linksys wrt54g for azureus 2,080 Views / 6 Replies  
i'm trying to get Azureus running and i keep getting NAT errors. From my limited understanding, i need to forward ports from my router to my powerbook. The router i have is connected to a pc, and...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 27, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in Networking
i just googled my issue and found some other... 468 Views / 5 Replies  
i just googled my issue and found some other threads of people with the same issue. Supposedly it's a problem with Adobe CS2 Premium, which i have installed so that could very well be the problem. ...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 25, 2005 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i forgot to mention that if i keep disk utility... 468 Views / 5 Replies  
i forgot to mention that if i keep disk utility running, it works when i try to verify disk but still give me the error. I also noticed that it says "illegal name." this is what comes up:...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 23, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new ram possibly causing problems? 468 Views / 5 Replies  
i just installed 1 gb of crucial ram into my 15" ghz powerbook g4 1.67 GHZ (not the newest ddr2 ones) and i just tried to "verify disk" in disk utiility and i always get that stupid spinning wheel of...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 23, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wow...wow, i couldn't have asked for a clearer... 1,815 Views / 8 Replies  
wow...wow, i couldn't have asked for a clearer explanation. Thank you so much! Hopefully there will be a difference between 1.5 gb of ram and 2 gb. thanks again!
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 20, 2005 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how much do ram specifications matter? 1,815 Views / 8 Replies  
I recently bought a gig of crucial ram from newegg for $108 (so i couldn't let that offer go). This stick of ram has slightly different specifications than the last gig of ram i got which was...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Dec 20, 2005 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i am here to save the day! 1,134 Views / 15 Replies  
i am here to save the day and solve your problem!!

I had the same problem. I guess it is a feature but i know where you're coming from. It is annoying and there's not reason that they couldn't...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Nov 5, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
siiigh, oh well. Maybe i can get my powerbook... 1,015 Views / 13 Replies  
siiigh, oh well. Maybe i can get my powerbook replaced with a new one because of a bunch of minor issues i'm having with it. i.e., scrolling trackpad not working on the extreme left and right sides,...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 28, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how do i know if it actually reset itself? I... 620 Views / 4 Replies  
how do i know if it actually reset itself? I just tried a few times and it didn't change anything.
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
shoot! I'm getting really sick of this terrible... 1,015 Views / 13 Replies  
shoot! I'm getting really sick of this terrible battery life. Oh, well...i just have to accept that technology does get better and I will pay more money for something that will come out months...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
weird trackpad issue 620 Views / 4 Replies  
i just wanted to know if anyone else's trackpad does this:
my trackpad scrolls fine, except when my finger is at the edge of the trackpad, then it just doesn't respond and acts like i'm not even...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
so do you think that 10.4.3 will improve battery... 1,015 Views / 13 Replies  
so do you think that 10.4.3 will improve battery life? I don't understand what speed stepping is exactly. I mean, i think i know that it just has to do with changing the performance of computer to...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 26, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how do the new powerbooks have better battery life? 1,015 Views / 13 Replies  
How do the newer powerbooks have better battery life? Is it a better battery or a different chipset what? I read at AppleInsider that the new powerbooks are shipping with a new build of 10.4.2...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 26, 2005 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
so what does everyone think about the new powerbooks? 414 Views / 1 Replies  
What does everyone think about these new powerbooks? I have a 15" 1.67 ghz super drive and i'm not too upset. I was reading rumors and wasn't sure if it was going to be a major upgrade or not but...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 20, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ipod photo messing up artwork 505 Views / 2 Replies  
My ipod recently started showing the wrong album artwork... I have it correct in iTunes but for some reason my ipod shows it differently. And it's not for all bands. just some. I tried updating it...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 20, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
it's weird though because i've never had this... 608 Views / 4 Replies  
it's weird though because i've never had this problem before and it's been in the same location. I might just bring it into the apple store but i doubt i'll be able to recreate the problem...
we'll...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 17, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in Networking
Airport Express acting strange.. 608 Views / 4 Replies  
I never had this problem before but all of a sudden it's been really buggy. When i play music it will just stop playing the song and itunes will start skipping and go through the track like it's...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Oct 11, 2005 at 11:40 PM, in Networking
ogg vorbis converter 589 Views / 4 Replies  
are there any free apps that will convert ogg vorbis files to aac or something of the sort so i can use it in itunes and on my ipod?
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 27, 2005 at 01:59 PM, in Applications
ogg vorbis 541 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there anything i can get that will convert ogg vorbis files to aac or something that i can use in iTunes and on my ipod? I donwloaded a quicktime plugin that supposedly makes ogg files work in...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 27, 2005 at 01:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
okay. So instead of everyone whining (i'm not... 7,066 Views / 49 Replies  
okay. So instead of everyone whining (i'm not trying to be mean, i'm just angry too) in this forum about how much apple' service sucks, let's all write them a letter. A long letter of all of our...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 26, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
great! i can't wait to install the hard drive! ... 817 Views / 4 Replies  
great! i can't wait to install the hard drive! On that site that the previous guy posted I read that a 7200 RPM might be too hot but it might have been written when 7200 rpm hard drives ran hotter...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 25, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
holy crap! could you please take that spinning... 805 Views / 9 Replies  
holy crap! could you please take that spinning wheel of death out??!?!?? It scared the crap out of me. It's 9:30 in the morning and all of a sudden i see the pinwheel while i'm doing nothing but...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 25, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
new hard drive in imac g3 817 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an iMac g3 400 MHz with a Maxtor 9.5 GB hard drive and i want to install a newer one... I'm no mac genius but i've installed ram in it before with no problems but a hard drive seems more...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 24, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
i like my 15" 1.67 GHZ powerbook, but i did have... 2,614 Views / 40 Replies  
i like my 15" 1.67 GHZ powerbook, but i did have some issues...
within the first week, every once in a while it wouldn't start up...I just got a white screen with some words at the top that i can't...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 21, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i had a dream about the new powerbooks too! I... 609 Views / 3 Replies  
i had a dream about the new powerbooks too! I saw it standing in a field of roses, gleaming with all of it's glory. I ran towards it, and it ran towards me. We stumbled on roses beds and thorns,...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 20, 2005 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you're definitely correct about the wireless B... 1,549 Views / 33 Replies  
you're definitely correct about the wireless B mode. I have an iMac G3 that gets perfect reception where my powerbook gets 2 bars, and loses connection a lot. i called applecare and asked them what...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 20, 2005 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DEFINITELY WAIT! ARE YOU KIDDING ME!??! Or just... 32,035 Views / 306 Replies  
DEFINITELY WAIT! ARE YOU KIDDING ME!??! Or just get the ibooks. Whoever said that when you option the ibook up to parr with a powerbook it comes out to the same price is definitely wrong....that...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 20, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i sure am! Let me know what your email is and... 3,435 Views / 21 Replies  
i sure am! Let me know what your email is and i'll be glad to send you one!
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mr. Gogarty, how long ago did you buy your... 32,035 Views / 306 Replies  
Mr. Gogarty,
how long ago did you buy your powerbook. I think that if it's within 14 days of the purchase, you can return it, saying that you weren't satisfied. And maybe if you even bought it...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Powerbooks this week! 32,035 Views / 306 Replies  
i just read on macrumors that they are speculating new powerbooks as early as this week. There are few details but they think it will just be a minor speed bump....
I just bought a powerbook in june...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, i bought my powerbook in June and have been... 3,435 Views / 21 Replies  
Hey, i bought my powerbook in June and have been having the same problem. It just feels slower...
my girlfriend just got the new ibooks and her's runs faster than my powerbook...which shouldn't be!...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you can run the scripts using programs like Tiger... 1,941 Views / 32 Replies  
you can run the scripts using programs like Tiger Cache Clean up, or MacJanitor. I would recommend macjanitor because it's free and a small program. but yeah, definitely add more ram and check your...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
okay, so i removed the ram and the problem... 1,941 Views / 32 Replies  
okay, so i removed the ram and the problem persists...i called applecare about my volume buttons being laggy and how my computer just generally runs slower and he said that the volume thing is...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But none of you had this problem when your... 1,151 Views / 7 Replies  
But none of you had this problem when your powerbook was new, right? This just makes me mad because powerbooks are supposed to be awesome, and those new iBooks are soooo close to a powerbook, and...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i mean that once you let go, it continues to go,... 1,151 Views / 7 Replies  
i mean that once you let go, it continues to go, when it should stop since you're not holding it anymore. When you first hold it, it waits for a little bit, depending on how you have your repeat...
Posted by brent0saurus, on Sep 19, 2005 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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