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Poll: QuickSilver Dual 1Ghz... still lovin' it! 10,318 Views / 86 Replies  
QuickSilver Dual 1Ghz... still lovin' it!
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 1, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think they should use his voice to replace the... 1,063 Views / 25 Replies  
I think they should use his voice to replace the current "deranged" voice... What a hoot!:D
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 19, 2003 at 09:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: thanxs!!! for all the honesty! 1,955 Views / 48 Replies  
If it is the QuickSilver 2002 Dual 1.0 Ghz... JUMP ON IT! (discontinued Aug. 2002). This WILL boot into OS 9 & has the superdrive.

I bought mine in December from eBay for $1825... Great Machine! ...
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 7, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I had a file from hell in OS X that would... 955 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, I had a file from hell in OS X that would refuse to be emptied from its trash, so I dragged it onto the desktop and re-booted into OS 9 and put it in the trash there & emptied it no problem!
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 7, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I believe this floppy port is for 3.5" drives... 447 Views / 1 Replies  
I believe this floppy port is for 3.5" drives only!

According to LowEnd Mac:
http://www.lowendmac.com/ii/iisi.shtml

Cautions

* Never connect an Apple II 5.25" floppy drive to the Mac's...
Posted by BillyB, on Jan 31, 2003 at 02:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I still Care!:err: 6,513 Views / 1 Replies  
I still Care!:err:
Posted by BillyB, on Jan 23, 2003 at 09:44 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Learn about the differences <a... 548 Views / 4 Replies  
Learn about the differences <a href="http://www.mac-upgrade.com/upgrade_guy/upguy012999.html" target="_blank">here.</a>
Posted by BillyB, on Jun 1, 2002 at 09:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
:eek: Well, it's no wonder I could never get that... 593 Views / 7 Replies  
:eek: Well, it's no wonder I could never get that old piece-o-**** to work... I had no idea the battery was so well hidden! I was looking obviously at some other component on the motherboard which...
Posted by BillyB, on May 25, 2002 at 08:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It might be wise to print the above information... 546 Views / 5 Replies  
It might be wise to print the above information out for safe-keeping for any future use. Glad to be of service. All Mac people help each other out in so many ways!

~Bill
Posted by BillyB, on May 22, 2002 at 08:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I don't know if FWB HardDisk ToolKit could even... 1,345 Views / 40 Replies  
I don't know if FWB HardDisk ToolKit could even help you out with this one. According to their list of supported devices from June of 2000, it lists these IBM models, but none of which shows your...
Posted by BillyB, on May 20, 2002 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
What seems strange to me is that the pdf file... 1,345 Views / 40 Replies  
What seems strange to me is that the pdf file that you provided above lists the Mac on page 1 but, on page 2, there is no mention of it being compatible with any MacOS system software. Hmmm...
Posted by BillyB, on May 20, 2002 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, did any of those settings work? 546 Views / 5 Replies  
So, did any of those settings work?
Posted by BillyB, on May 19, 2002 at 08:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
He says "My problem is that I can't find it to... 593 Views / 7 Replies  
He says "My problem is that I can't find it to replace it."

If it's anything like the IIci, it is soldered to the motherboard.

O.K.... NewerTech's program called "Guru" reports that the battery...
Posted by BillyB, on May 19, 2002 at 07:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have a Sony monitor with a 10-dipswitch... 546 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Sony monitor with a 10-dipswitch adaptor. These may or may not be the settings for your setup, but I will quote what the accompaning paper says:

Resolution and Refresh Rate:
640x480 @...
Posted by BillyB, on May 16, 2002 at 10:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sometimes I feel like these times are reminiscent... 496 Views / 21 Replies  
Sometimes I feel like these times are reminiscent of the end of the Apple ][GS era... GS/OS 6.0.1 was fascinating, yet we all new the reaper was standing at the door. I really dove into that machine...
Posted by BillyB, on May 9, 2002 at 08:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Hi Scrod. I admit, I've never tried DiskWarrior.... 1,494 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Scrod. I admit, I've never tried DiskWarrior. How many utilities does a guy need nowadays? I have ConflictCatcher 9, TechTool® Pro, Hard Disk ToolKit•PE™, RAMometer v1.3, and Norton AntiVirus 6. ...
Posted by BillyB, on May 1, 2002 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
I vote for spending the extra $60... IDE is more... 326 Views / 2 Replies  
I vote for spending the extra $60... IDE is more readily available for other peripherals as well and usually IDE peripherals are cheaper than SCSI peripherals, in case you wish to further...
Posted by BillyB, on May 1, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Get FWB HardDisk ToolKit PE (Personal Edition) ... 1,494 Views / 3 Replies  
Get FWB HardDisk ToolKit PE (Personal Edition)
It will mount just about anything 99% of the time. When it mounts, backup your files and then let FWB do a re-format; then re-install the backup. It's...
Posted by BillyB, on May 1, 2002 at 07:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hello © Get a cheap powermac on eBay. Then... 571 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello ©

Get a cheap powermac on eBay. Then you will have a floppy drive that will read 800k disks.

You would like "Bernie ][ the Rescue". It is an Apple ][GS emulation program that runs on a...
Posted by BillyB, on Apr 26, 2002 at 09:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have the EXACT same problem with Retrospect... 557 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the EXACT same problem with Retrospect using an EZQuest Boa 16 x 10 x 40 FireWire external CDRW. I thought the upgrade to version 5 would solve this problem... WRONG! They claim to support...
Posted by BillyB, on Apr 21, 2002 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Forgot to mention that we're still using a Quadra... 1,803 Views / 55 Replies  
Forgot to mention that we're still using a Quadra 800, Centris 650, PM7500, Beige G3 Tower, & Apple ][GS ( OS 6.0.2 ).

-- "Apple ][ Forever!"
Posted by BillyB, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Connect the Apple ][ to the Mac by means of a... 1,803 Views / 55 Replies  
Connect the Apple ][ to the Mac by means of a standard Mac-modem-cable. You only need TXD (pin 2 on a standard DB-25 connector), RXD (pin 3) and GROUND (pin 7). If such a cable doesn't work, then...
Posted by BillyB, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Picky, picky.... sheesh! You know what I meant. ... 617 Views / 5 Replies  
Picky, picky.... sheesh! You know what I meant.

Anyway, problem solved... selected 1024 x 768 running at 75 HZ

All is well again.
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 24, 2002 at 06:16 AM, in Gaming
Yes I am... does it matter what mhz the display... 617 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes I am... does it matter what mhz the display is set at? I have the desktop @ 1024 x 768 (120mhz).

Even at higher resolutions, the game shows up in a smaller window, but THAT window shows the...
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 23, 2002 at 07:58 PM, in Gaming
Please Help... EV Nova 617 Views / 5 Replies  
I have tried out EV Nova so far on a Beige Minitower G3 & an upgraded PM7500 using ATI Nexus 128 card (32mb on Beige) and Rage Orion (16mb on 7500) and both machines give me a problem as far as the...
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 22, 2002 at 02:45 PM, in Gaming
I have tried this out so far on a Beige Minitower... 492 Views / 17 Replies  
I have tried this out so far on a Beige Minitower G3 & an upgraded PM7500 using ATI Nexus 128 card (32mb on Beige) and Rage Orion (16mb on 7500) and both machines give me a problem as far as the...
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 22, 2002 at 11:45 AM, in Gaming
I remember reading that if you update your OS,... 685 Views / 4 Replies  
I remember reading that if you update your OS, then you have to re-install the AppleVision Software again. The latest version can be obtained here... AppleVision 1710 Software vers. 1.6.1...
Posted by BillyB, on Mar 6, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've found that those hard to find parts can be... 461 Views / 3 Replies  
I've found that those hard to find parts can be readily had at pidRus:
http://www.pidrus.com/cdbezels.html

Item # HW8659
Mac G3 MT,8600,9600
CD/CD-R/DVD Bezel Kit
...
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 25, 2002 at 06:30 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Or, try this simple solution.... Go to Radio... 623 Views / 5 Replies  
Or, try this simple solution....

Go to Radio Shack and buy a floppy disk drive Cleaner Kit!
Amazing what an occasional cleaning solves.
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 21, 2002 at 10:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ah... variety; the spice of life. Compare some... 546 Views / 17 Replies  
Ah... variety; the spice of life. Compare some of these companies prices:
http://www.18004memory.com/category.asp?catid=9
http://www.datamem.com/
http://images.macsolutions.com/memory.html ...
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 21, 2002 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's some info from Apple's Sec Database: ... 537 Views / 10 Replies  
Here's some info from Apple's Sec Database:
http://www.info.apple.com/info.apple.com/applespec/applespec.taf?RID=42

Hope it helps?
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 16, 2002 at 08:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you tried disabling the Startup Memory Tests... 628 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you tried disabling the Startup Memory Tests in the Memory Control Panel? (Hold down the cmd-option keys while opening, to present this otherwise hidden feature.) This works on OS 9.0.4... I'm...
Posted by BillyB, on Feb 16, 2002 at 07:51 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you also swapped the ADB cable with a known... 542 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you also swapped the ADB cable with a known working one? I once had the exact problem you are describing... turns out that the ADB cable had a short in it; thereby rendering the occasional...
Posted by BillyB, on Dec 27, 2001 at 06:31 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You'll be simply amazed at the information about... 582 Views / 1 Replies  
You'll be simply amazed at the information about error codes that can be found at:
http://www.AppleErrorCodes.com/

Give it a try!
Posted by BillyB, on Dec 20, 2001 at 10:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sounds like you need "CD-ROM ToolKit" for the... 287 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds like you need "CD-ROM ToolKit" for the 3rd-party 'driver' for the Plextor drive... I have a Plextor UltraPlex 40Max and OS 9.1 would not recognize this CD drive unless I had CD-ROM ToolKit...
Posted by BillyB, on Dec 20, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This is a very fine article which may help to... 985 Views / 2 Replies  
This is a very fine article which may help to answer some of your questions... it specifically mentions your machine towards the end of the article. Hope it helps you?
...
Posted by BillyB, on Nov 27, 2001 at 06:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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