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Did he make an "Archive and Install"? Check the... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
Did he make an "Archive and Install"? Check the 'open with' for older versions of apps...
Posted by kybernaut, on Jul 3, 2003 at 02:08 PM, in macOS
G3 and 1100 MHz (100 MHz every half a year as it... 1,140 Views / 15 Replies  
G3 and 1100 MHz (100 MHz every half a year as it always has been).

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 25, 2003 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Does you iBook HD emit a small, quite high-pitched noise? 557 Views / 5 Replies  
No existing HD is 100% silent. It hardly can't... there are moving parts inside of it.

But there are rather annoying ones (my Toshiba 15 GB was). My Fujitsu 2030AT ist almost unhearable.
...
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 19, 2003 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Scrolling with my iBook 628 Views / 10 Replies  
Scrolling with the cursor buttons works fine here. I LOVE the cursor buttons (in conjunction with option, shift, fn) for all kind of navigation in Safari and Finder ect.

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 19, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's ok. Li-Ion batteries allow only a limited... 614 Views / 2 Replies  
It's ok. Li-Ion batteries allow only a limited amount of load cycling (about 300, IIRC). In addition, they wear down even if you don't use them. Effective usage is guaranteed for about 3 years...
...
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 14, 2003 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, it doesn't. There is only a capacitor... 396 Views / 2 Replies  
No, it doesn't. There is only a capacitor buffering stuff for a few minutes. Search Apple's KB for further details...

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 13, 2003 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Strange, nothing mentioned about battery problems... 1,461 Views / 29 Replies  
Strange, nothing mentioned about battery problems for 10.2.5...

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25405
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: iBook 600 DVD, everything normal here... 1,461 Views / 29 Replies  
iBook 600 DVD, everything normal here...
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 3, 2003 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
At least you could use inactive widgets like... 2,985 Views / 59 Replies  
At least you could use inactive widgets like scroll bars and buttons *directly* without activating that window first... This really drive me nuts with the current finder...

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Apr 2, 2003 at 03:19 PM, in macOS
Try Command + Cursor_up. I navigate the file... 572 Views / 8 Replies  
Try Command + Cursor_up. I navigate the file system almost only by command + cursor buttons. It's very convenient.

Cheers,

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 30, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in macOS
Poll: Dead Battery Indication LED?! 409 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi forum,

just wanted to know how many of you iBook owners have a dead charge indication on the power connector. I'm talking about the LED ring turning from green to orange while charging... Mine...
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 29, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What's the point anyway of a 'wearing out'... 874 Views / 6 Replies  
What's the point anyway of a 'wearing out' trackpad?? We are talking about the center of the trackpad becoming a little more polished than the corners... But does this affect functionality? On my...
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 29, 2003 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It can get pretty hot, yeah. But I never had... 813 Views / 11 Replies  
It can get pretty hot, yeah. But I never had problems due to this... I agree with you that a cooler laptop would be nicer but its the way it is. So, who cares? :)

Under the left palm wrest is the...
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 27, 2003 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine didn't came from the speakers either but... 657 Views / 7 Replies  
Mine didn't came from the speakers either but from the inside of the computer!
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 19, 2003 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Depends on how you define "beep"... If it sounds... 657 Views / 7 Replies  
Depends on how you define "beep"... If it sounds like an alert beep it's definatly a bad sign. I head those beeps along with strange clicking before my IBM Travelstar 15GN died a few weeks later.
...
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 18, 2003 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hhhmm, strange :confused: Frankly, I can't... 400 Views / 2 Replies  
hhhmm, strange :confused:

Frankly, I can't imagagine the trackpad wearing out physically. I would would check the ribbon cable and the connector.

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Mar 7, 2003 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, that's what I expected. Since I had most of... 1,126 Views / 32 Replies  
OK, that's what I expected. Since I had most of the iBook 'issues' fixed, I hope it will work reliably for the time being...

Regards,

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 28, 2003 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Get Safari Enhancer on VT! 366 Views / 2 Replies  
Get Safari Enhancer on VT!
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 28, 2003 at 04:50 PM, in macOS
Hhhmm, does anyone knows, what happens if you did... 1,126 Views / 32 Replies  
Hhhmm, does anyone knows, what happens if you did replace your HD?

The thing is I'm at the end of my 1-year warranty and am contemplating AppleCare. Will they refuse, considering the HD upgrade?
...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 28, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, sound if its dying. Try to reproduce the... 461 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, sound if its dying. Try to reproduce the problem while running Hardware Test CD.

I had this clicking thing too, but it t took some weeks till it got worse. Hardware Test only failed...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 17, 2003 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Jazzphone, three advices: 1) Run XBench... 1,912 Views / 26 Replies  
Hi Jazzphone, three advices:

1) Run XBench and compare your results with the figures in this (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=143240) thread. That should reveal if something's...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 16, 2003 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had this same issue recently and I definatly... 582 Views / 7 Replies  
I had this same issue recently and I definatly relate this to the trackpad. It happened when my iBook has been lying in a cold environment (car) for some hours and then been used in a warm living...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 11, 2003 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Green = battery fully charged Orange = charging... 591 Views / 7 Replies  
Green = battery fully charged
Orange = charging

on my machine it is always green.

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 6, 2003 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same here! I usually let the grey cable in the... 591 Views / 7 Replies  
Same here! I usually let the grey cable in the wall and just switch between it (desktop) and the plug adapter (elsewhere).

I recently talked to an Apple technician and told him that the charge...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 6, 2003 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another design flaw: The screen cabling that... 1,316 Views / 12 Replies  
Another design flaw: The screen cabling that breaks after a while...

Finally it hit my iBook a few days ago. The screen started flickering and now the backlights turns off every time I open the...
Posted by kybernaut, on Feb 4, 2003 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure! There are only about 4 hits and they all... 523 Views / 4 Replies  
Sure! There are only about 4 hits and they all point (more or less directly) to the same source: A .MAC homepage which is down/nonexistant.

For those who are not familiar with BetterTrackpad: It's...
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 30, 2003 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
BetterTrackpad 2.1 523 Views / 4 Replies  
Where can I get this enhaced trackpad driver? It's not avilable thru versiontracker and macupdate because the developer site is shut down (since several weeks).

Thanx!

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 30, 2003 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps he should have fixed the stiff hinge... 1,316 Views / 12 Replies  
Perhaps he should have fixed the stiff hinge issue. Otherwise the daily use seem to bend the plastic away.

Only a thought...

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 29, 2003 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What about menus an scroll bars that immediately... 9,628 Views / 125 Replies  
What about menus an scroll bars that immediately respond to mouse action? That would be a cool feature :p :mad:
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 27, 2003 at 12:33 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: VPC6 and G3 -- Still crashes! 361 Views / 3 Replies  
Exactly the same here.
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 27, 2003 at 08:07 AM, in Applications
Thanx for your replies! At least it doesn't seem... 1,383 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanx for your replies! At least it doesn't seem to be a flaw on my specific screen. I already started to think about the whole send-it-back-to-apple and decrease-of-resale-value issue :hmm: I'm...
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 27, 2003 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
VPC6 and G3 -- Still crashes! 361 Views / 3 Replies  
Except the well-known fullscreen bug that causes VPC 6.0 on G3 machines to unexpectedly quit, I have VPC sometimes freezing the whole OS (10.2.3, iBook 600). I had this with 6.0 and still have it...
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 26, 2003 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
New iBooks have *way* brighter screens??!!?? 1,383 Views / 14 Replies  
I recently set up a new iBook 700 CD for a friend and was quite shocked how bright his screen was in comparison to mine (late 2001 iBook 600). Also the colors were much more saturated. The "white" on...
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 26, 2003 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! I'm not sure if I'm bold enough to patch... 1,336 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks! I'm not sure if I'm bold enough to patch my kernel, though :rolleyes:

But wasn't this announced as an official Jaguar feature at some point?!

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Jan 4, 2003 at 06:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got slightly brighter spots on left and right... 611 Views / 5 Replies  
I got slightly brighter spots on left and right bottom along with darker zones in the lower middle.

I sent it in, they fixed it. I must say that I had some other little issues, so it was...
Posted by kybernaut, on Dec 2, 2002 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also notice the lag sometimes. It's usually... 1,077 Views / 15 Replies  
I also notice the lag sometimes. It's usually worse after just having started word. It has to do with statistics (word counting etc.) and auto-correction. Try to turn this off if you don't really...
Posted by kybernaut, on Nov 20, 2002 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like these a lot: - MacJanitor -... 765 Views / 12 Replies  
I like these a lot:

- MacJanitor
- Maintain 1
- TinkerTool
- Carbon Copy Cloner
- BootCD
- HowFast Direct

I had never trouble finding stuff through Versiontracker...
Posted by kybernaut, on Nov 5, 2002 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's quite annoying. But there is even a simpler... 565 Views / 9 Replies  
It's quite annoying. But there is even a simpler workaround. After downloading a file to your desktop just one-click on any item (HD icon, file...). Then the new file appears. Magic... ;)

I think...
Posted by kybernaut, on Nov 3, 2002 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
The low power consumption of the G3 with the... 515 Views / 3 Replies  
The low power consumption of the G3 with the processing power of the G4 - not too bad :)

But if IBM had this Chip by the end of the year, it would probably take another 12-18 months for it to be...
Posted by kybernaut, on Oct 31, 2002 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All this is not ok, and it's getting worse.:( Now... 621 Views / 1 Replies  
All this is not ok, and it's getting worse.:( Now the HD makes really strange things, like when I want to open a file/app it sometimes fall into permantly seeking and clicking. The only thing I can...
Posted by kybernaut, on Oct 3, 2002 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
tooky, thanks for the useful explanations:) ... 1,356 Views / 9 Replies  
tooky,

thanks for the useful explanations:)

kybernaut
Posted by kybernaut, on Oct 1, 2002 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, this is how it normally works... As I said,... 1,034 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, this is how it normally works... As I said, I tried SwitchRes in both OS X and OS 9. And I would say this is *the* tool for such tasks.

I also believe that it is a software problem....
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 26, 2002 at 07:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can propably add *nothing* to your iBook... 1,115 Views / 13 Replies  
You can propably add *nothing* to your iBook right now because there is a 128 MB module in your expansion slot. You can throw it out and replace it by 512 MB max. This equals 640 MB of total RAM.
...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 25, 2002 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problems with IBM Travelstar 15GN! Plz help... 621 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got an IBM Travelstar 15GN harddrive in my iBook 600 (late 2001 model). It is a replacement for the original Toshiba HDD. It runs flawlessly and very quiet. But during startup or wake-up from...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 24, 2002 at 07:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got the late 2001 model with 8 MB ATI... 1,034 Views / 11 Replies  
I've got the late 2001 model with 8 MB ATI graphics. Do you have the new 512 kB cache model?

It's quite poor what Apple does here. It seems they got a hard job to separate the iBook line from the...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 21, 2002 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When it comes to real-time audio processing (FX,... 743 Views / 7 Replies  
When it comes to real-time audio processing (FX, soft synths), my iBook 600 is quite comparable to my Athlon 700 desktop. You should well distinguish raw processor power and real world performance....
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 21, 2002 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only 75 Hz here... At 640, 800 and 1024. And my... 1,034 Views / 11 Replies  
Only 75 Hz here... At 640, 800 and 1024. And my monitor does actually support 100Hz @1024x768.

I just downloaded SwitchRes for OS 9 and OS X... No way:confused: :(
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 20, 2002 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
External Monitor: Only 75 Hz? 1,034 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry, if this has been posted earlier, but search doesn't work right now...

My iBook 600 only let me choose 75 Hz as monitor refresh rate when my 17" CRT is attached. is there a workaround for...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 20, 2002 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Applecare, because my local dealer... 492 Views / 5 Replies  
I called Applecare, because my local dealer wasn't really convinced about the problem. I got it fixed alongside with two other minor issues (hinge stiffness, hd noise), so they acknowledged...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 7, 2002 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had some "shadows" in the area near the hinge... 492 Views / 5 Replies  
I had some "shadows" in the area near the hinge and got it fixed because it really annoyed me. When it came back, the illumination of the screen was perfectly equal.

So I would recommend to send...
Posted by kybernaut, on Sep 6, 2002 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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