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yes, the linksys will work. in fact, any base... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
yes, the linksys will work. in fact, any base station that supports 802.11b will work. i am using a SMC at home.
Posted by leongwt, on Jul 31, 2003 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: New iPod update still doesn't fix battery 610 Views / 5 Replies  
i had problems with my iPod's battery life as well. i believe this is a very common problem because when i send it in for repair, they didn't even question my claims that it cannot last more than 3...
Posted by leongwt, on Apr 11, 2003 at 08:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bought a new HDD over the weekend, plugged it in... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
Bought a new HDD over the weekend, plugged it in and now the system flies (when running OS9 that is). So my conclusion is the old HDD was screwing me up.

Now I have problem booting up in OSX. I...
Posted by leongwt, on Oct 15, 2002 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have done a 'full logic board reset' as... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
Have done a 'full logic board reset' as described, but doesn't seem to fix the problem.

Now I am thinking it could be the HDD that's screwing things up because the systems runs normally when I...
Posted by leongwt, on Oct 6, 2002 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
i am now ready to zap the cuda chip, but just 1... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
i am now ready to zap the cuda chip, but just 1 question (might be a stupid question to the techies) before that.

do i disconnect the power supply before doing that? instead of pressing the...
Posted by leongwt, on Oct 2, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the advice guys. only had time to try... 799 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the advice guys. only had time to try thr PRAM reset, but not the cuda chip reset.

resetting the PRAM solved the 'no bootable HFS partition' and the 'can't open' error message issue. ...
Posted by leongwt, on Sep 29, 2002 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
'no bootable HFS partition' after installing OS9 on beige G3 799 Views / 8 Replies  
not sure if this is the correct tread but i am hoping that someone can help me out. this is my story.

i have a beige G3-233, and it was running on OS9.0.4 happily. a little problem i have is the...
Posted by leongwt, on Sep 26, 2002 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Where can I find OSX drivers for SMC network cards 816 Views / 2 Replies  
Just bought a SMC EZ Card Fast Ethernet PCI card. Installed it on my old G3 running OS9, downloaded the drivers from SMC's site and it runs great.

Now I have bigger ambitions. I want to upgrade...
Posted by leongwt, on Sep 21, 2002 at 10:59 AM, in Networking
my first gen iPod is also about 10 months old and... 640 Views / 5 Replies  
my first gen iPod is also about 10 months old and i had upgraded to 1.2. i seldom use my iPod and recently i found out that the battery can only last 3hrs max when i was travelling. not sure how...
Posted by leongwt, on Sep 17, 2002 at 12:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is the thread that I am looking for man! ... 571 Views / 10 Replies  
This is the thread that I am looking for man!

So far my experience with Chinese support in iTunes and iPod can be summarised as follows:

1) Boot up in OS9.2, installed the iTunes2.0.2 for...
Posted by leongwt, on Dec 19, 2001 at 01:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Problem installing OS9 in PMG4 after HDD partition 520 Views / 1 Replies  
I received my new PMG4-867 yesterday, got all excited about it. However, I am now having problem after doing this:

1) Boot up from the OS9 installation disk
2) Partitioned my 40Gb HDD into...
Posted by leongwt, on Sep 5, 2001 at 05:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You have to be careful about whether the PC RAMs... 826 Views / 10 Replies  
You have to be careful about whether the PC RAMs are rated CAS2 or CAS3. This relates to the latency of the RAM (ie. how many clock cycle it takes for the RAM to complete a read/write). I believe...
Posted by leongwt, on Mar 7, 2001 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might not want to bet on being able to use... 330 Views / 4 Replies  
You might not want to bet on being able to use the PC133 RAM in the dual 733 because it MIGHT use DDR RAMs. DDR RAM modules are different (as in physically different) from the SDRAM that you can buy...
Posted by leongwt, on Feb 8, 2001 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
For the ADB signal, may be you can try buying an... 629 Views / 8 Replies  
For the ADB signal, may be you can try buying an ADB to USB converter. You can then connect it to the USB port. Please let me know if it works.
Posted by leongwt, on Jan 24, 2001 at 04:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Be careful. I have a beige G3 233 and I... 400 Views / 5 Replies  
Be careful.

I have a beige G3 233 and I bought 1 x 128Mb and 1 x 256Mb PC133 RAM and sticked them in. Boot up and woola! I was cruising at 384Mb. Then came the sad part, I could not close the...
Posted by leongwt, on Jan 18, 2001 at 01:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nowadays Macs use standard RAM, so the RAM that... 423 Views / 6 Replies  
Nowadays Macs use standard RAM, so the RAM that ours use on Wintel machines will work on the Mac as well. If you are still not sure, you can check out this site that sells good RAM at low prices.
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Posted by leongwt, on Oct 4, 2000 at 04:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. I will e-mail them as... 1,195 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I will e-mail them as well.

What led me to think that there is not too much difference between a card for PC and a card for Mac is because 3Dfx and ATI did not take too long...
Posted by leongwt, on Jul 20, 2000 at 09:21 PM, in Hardware Hacking
What is the diff. bet. a RADEON for PC and Mac? 1,195 Views / 5 Replies  
i am wondering is there any diff on the H/W side between the 2 cards.

can i put a RADEON with 64Mb of DDR (only available for the PC) into my G4, get the drivers for the RADEON for Mac and run it?...
Posted by leongwt, on Jul 19, 2000 at 10:41 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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