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Weird Sherlock Problem 315 Views / 1 Replies  
OK - the set-up:

I have had to set-up a user under restricted Finder (for his own "protection"). Recently, Sherlock has started acting up in a most confusing way.

When loading Sherlock, all of...
Posted by atomiks, on Jun 24, 2003 at 12:21 PM, in Applications
Well, after a good night's sleep, and a wipe of... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, after a good night's sleep, and a wipe of the disk, OS X will at least re-install, but we're getting all sorts of fun with it not booting right now.

But, the I think OptimusG4 is correct,...
Posted by atomiks, on May 23, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Weird OS X Start-up Screen 532 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey there, All,

I've just helped a friend install OS X on his G3-upgraded 7600, using XPostFacto. Everything was going OK until we tried to enable a PCI-Radeon hack that went awry. He also has...
Posted by atomiks, on May 23, 2003 at 12:47 AM, in Mac OS X
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Posted by atomiks, on Jun 6, 2002 at 03:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Energy Saver and 10.1.5 bug? 216 Views / 0 Replies  
Anybody else having this problem?

On my Sawtooth 450, I have my Energy Saver settings at:
-never sleep
-monitor sleep after 30 minutes
-hard drives sleep after 35 minutes

I just left my...
Posted by atomiks, on Jun 6, 2002 at 03:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Dual 7200RPM drives? 459 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey All!

Putting the reliability factor aside for a second, would two IBM Deskstar 75GXP series drives run OK (heat-wise) as the master and slave ATA drives in an AGP G4-450? : confused :

Now,...
Posted by atomiks, on Nov 8, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple System Profiler vs. DIMMFirstAid reports (long) 346 Views / 2 Replies  
Just received what *should* have been 3 PC100 222 512MB sticks from OWC. Just having come off a bad experience with Coast to Coast, I was hoping for better. :mad: They had given me PC133 333...
Posted by atomiks, on Aug 27, 2001 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, so let's say now that I borrow my PC-using... 247 Views / 4 Replies  
OK, so let's say now that I borrow my PC-using friend's copy of their upgrade packs. Do I have to do anything special to get them going on my machine? Drop the files onto the UMOD installer, or...
Posted by atomiks, on Jan 24, 2001 at 07:52 PM, in Gaming
Some UT levels not playable 247 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey all! Am running UT, ver400, without any major problems. On our mixed network here, the PC players of UT also have ver400, but they seem to have both extra levels, and extra skins.

When...
Posted by atomiks, on Jan 24, 2001 at 01:04 AM, in Gaming
Thing to ponder, re: Mult. Vid. Cards 207 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's an odd thought I had just after waking up, thinking I've overslept:

I've heard that people have to change over their monitor plug from their main (cruddy) vid card to their xxx (better)...
Posted by atomiks, on Oct 27, 2000 at 10:10 AM, in Gaming
After remembering the modem script(s) that you... 358 Views / 4 Replies  
After remembering the modem script(s) that you use, try dumping the modem prefs...

Then, when you re-open the Modem control panel, although you'll have to re-enter your info, it's worth a shot...
Posted by atomiks, on Sep 18, 2000 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've had the same problem recently, even though... 308 Views / 30 Replies  
I've had the same problem recently, even though I'm using OE 5.01. It generally only happened when I tried to send mail, not receive it. My workaround was to continually try the Send&Receive...
Posted by atomiks, on Aug 30, 2000 at 12:40 PM, in Applications
OS 9 + Language Kit deinstall, help! 193 Views / 0 Replies  
Sys. Config:
*G4 OS9.0.2, 128MB RAM

I installed the Japanese language kit that was on one of my system CD's to give it a whirl. It installed several items, both for Japanese entry, as well as...
Posted by atomiks, on Aug 21, 2000 at 08:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you recently added anything inside to your... 253 Views / 11 Replies  
Have you recently added anything inside to your SCSI chain? If so, you might need a SCSI terminator on the end of your SCSI chain, lest SCSI voodoo begins to take over your machine.

Also, try to...
Posted by atomiks, on Aug 21, 2000 at 12:58 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
QT 4.1.2 syncing problem 321 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey All!

I know this one has been beaten to death, yet still seems to rise up.

Sys. Config:
G4, 128MB, OS9.0.4, QT 4.1.2 Pro, DVD

When I either play a normal QuickTime or a VCD, the audio...
Posted by atomiks, on Jun 15, 2000 at 10:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I have my G4, and since day one I was wondering... 381 Views / 11 Replies  
I have my G4, and since day one I was wondering about that too. I think that it's the interference of the hard drive and the various fans causing beat frequencies (hey Grade 13 Physics at work!). ...
Posted by atomiks, on May 30, 2000 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
At the very least, I *do* know that the original... 341 Views / 5 Replies  
At the very least, I *do* know that the original Studio Display (the midnight blue ones) had a VGA plug. They also used ADB to connect to the Mac for colour correction and other things.

The...
Posted by atomiks, on Apr 8, 2000 at 11:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I finally got it working! What I eventually... 312 Views / 5 Replies  
I finally got it working!

What I eventually had to do:
*Call Apple Tech Support
*Use a shareware copy of SwitchRes
*Zap PRAM

Zap the PRAM, and enter with extensions off. Turn on *only*...
Posted by atomiks, on Apr 3, 2000 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I tried deleting both the Display prefs and... 312 Views / 5 Replies  
OK, I tried deleting both the Display prefs and the Monitors prefs, and it still doesn't work!

I don't get it! The deletion of the Display prefs made sense!

Ahh!!!
Posted by atomiks, on Apr 1, 2000 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, like, not the Monitors prefs? No, haven't... 312 Views / 5 Replies  
So, like, not the Monitors prefs? No, haven't tried that... I'll give that a go.
Posted by atomiks, on Mar 31, 2000 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 and recaltricant Refresh Rates! 312 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey All!

I just got my G4! Yay! After a half hour of UPS hell...

Now... I connected the machine to an older monitor that I had lying around (VGA). I connected it, and it worked fine at...
Posted by atomiks, on Mar 31, 2000 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep. They do exist. My school has a couple of... 364 Views / 10 Replies  
Yep. They do exist. My school has a couple of them left over in storage.

I think it was an anniversary edition or something.
Posted by atomiks, on Mar 27, 2000 at 12:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Power Mac 5400 225 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey All!

I want to upgrade the Hard Drive in a PM5400 (educational machine). I know that the logic board is similar to the 6400, so I know that a new IDE/ATA drive should work OK. What I need...
Posted by atomiks, on Mar 6, 2000 at 09:37 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Does anyone have the sound files from the old Mac... 213 Views / 20 Replies  
Does anyone have the sound files from the old Mac startup? (the "classic" machines had one chime, the IIs another, the AV Quadras were a little different, and Apple has used the PowerMac chime since...
Posted by atomiks, on Jan 30, 2000 at 10:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The drive-checking thing might be a problem with... 190 Views / 11 Replies  
The drive-checking thing might be a problem with an invisible file called "ShutDown Check" or something similar... When in Sherlock, search for invisible files... Try deleting this one, should...
Posted by atomiks, on Jan 13, 2000 at 07:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
A more in depth look at MacOS programming can be... 495 Views / 9 Replies  
A more in depth look at MacOS programming can be found in K.J. Bricknell's free tutorial on programming the MacOS. It can be found at http://www.mactech.com/macintosh-c/

It can be found in HTML,...
Posted by atomiks, on Aug 9, 1999 at 06:09 PM, in Applications
 
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