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Keyboard HELP!!!! 224 Views / 0 Replies  
When I try to go into the keyboard prefs it tells me they are already in use by another application. I am running no other apps. What is going on?

iBook2/Combo
OS 9.2.1/OSX
384mb ram
10gb HDD
Posted by MaxMac, on Sep 1, 2001 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keyboard Prefs in use? HELP! 190 Views / 0 Replies  
When I try to go into the keyboard prefs it tells me they are already in use by another application. I am running no other apps. What is going on?

iBook2/Combo
OS 9.2.1/OSX
384mb ram
10gb HDD
Posted by MaxMac, on Sep 1, 2001 at 04:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The beauty of consumerism is that if it isn't... 363 Views / 9 Replies  
The beauty of consumerism is that if it isn't worth it to you... you don't have to buy it.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 31, 2001 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you have a desk at home, with a monitor,... 363 Views / 9 Replies  
If you have a desk at home, with a monitor, printer, cd burner, external hard-drive, speakers, Keyboard, mouse, and or other misc. items. With this "dock" you would just leave those device connected...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 31, 2001 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know, but I am going to take a shot at... 355 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't know, but I am going to take a shot at it. I figure it will stick out about as much as the feet. We will see (I hope).
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 30, 2001 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bill from MacsOnly.com is still looking into the... 355 Views / 15 Replies  
Bill from MacsOnly.com is still looking into the port protector, but I ordered some of the palm rests from him in the mean time. Throw this guy some business, we should reward the little guy who is...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 30, 2001 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The keys were very cool, I hope they come out... 355 Views / 15 Replies  
The keys were very cool, I hope they come out with one for the current iBook too. I would really like a back-lit keyboard!
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 28, 2001 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Port Protection for iBook Dual USB 355 Views / 15 Replies  
This is an offshoot of another topic...

I spoke with Bill from MacsOnly http://www.macsonly.com/home.html and he is looking into importing the port protector. I am sure we can generate enough...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 28, 2001 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I spoke with Bill from MacsOnly... 415 Views / 20 Replies  
I spoke with Bill from MacsOnly http://www.macsonly.com/home.html and he is looking into importing the port protector. I am sure we can generate enough orders to justify this don't you think?
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 28, 2001 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use clear contact-paper aka "shelf-paper" by 3M... 415 Views / 20 Replies  
I use clear contact-paper aka "shelf-paper" by 3M to cover the palms and buttons of my iBook2. They are almost invisable, I couldn't even take a good pic of them because of that. They make it in...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 27, 2001 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The antenna is not connected to anything until... 202 Views / 1 Replies  
The antenna is not connected to anything until you hook it to an Airport Card. The plug is just sitting there underneath your keyboard. Unless someone comes up with a combo card, or something I...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 27, 2001 at 07:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try http://www.basoncomputer.com I bought a... 398 Views / 6 Replies  
Try http://www.basoncomputer.com I bought a 15gb bus-powered drive from them. It is a Hitachi drive, in their case. I have had zero problems, and it works great. Also take a look at...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 27, 2001 at 07:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
One possible reason is the cable modem. Many of... 297 Views / 8 Replies  
One possible reason is the cable modem. Many of the Road Runner modems identify with one MAC (not Mac) address. This is designed to make you pay the extra $10 for each additional computer (IP). ...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 22, 2001 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this... 289 Views / 10 Replies  
Try this (http://eshop.macsales.com/AddToBasket_DealMac.cfm?ID=3268&Item=MHM2200AT) for a replacement bare drive, awesome deal!!! Or if the external drive is your bag go to basoncomputer...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 19, 2001 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.stevesdigicams.com and... 366 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.stevesdigicams.com and http://www.dcresource.com are great starting points for identifying the camera best suited for you.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 19, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have had zero problems. 338 Views / 21 Replies  
I have had zero problems.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 19, 2001 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, since I posted it, and I only did it a... 390 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, since I posted it, and I only did it a couple weeks ago, I must disagree!
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 19, 2001 at 07:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try http://www.basoncomputer.com I have a great... 225 Views / 4 Replies  
Try http://www.basoncomputer.com I have a great fwire hdd from there, and I love it. They also sell bare drives. Never seen a 7200 laptop drive...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 17, 2001 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah it works great, I do something similar with... 193 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah it works great, I do something similar with a firewire hdd. I put a folder on my desktop, and a folder on the fwire drive. When connected I run the file sync and then removw the contents of...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 17, 2001 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am using it as my main domestic computer. I... 366 Views / 31 Replies  
I am using it as my main domestic computer. I have a PC gathering dust in my bedroom, it doesn't get much use now. I work on a PC, but have my iBook on the Cisco WAP there too. I would love to use...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 14, 2001 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have these headphones, by Labtec. 334 Views / 22 Replies  
I have these headphones, by Labtec.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There are PCMCIA card readers that connect via... 301 Views / 9 Replies  
There are PCMCIA card readers that connect via USB. http://www.psism.com/reader.htm#usb
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My iBook rocks! I burned a critical piece of... 317 Views / 22 Replies  
My iBook rocks! I burned a critical piece of software for a presentation at work on my combo and made every Wintel wimp cry. When I showed them iMovie, Virtual PC (W2k), DAVE, OSX, and other stuff,...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bigfoot, Loch Ness monster, Unicorn, and the most... 376 Views / 26 Replies  
Bigfoot, Loch Ness monster, Unicorn, and the most mystical of all... http://www.cablesnmor.com/hard-drive-converter.html
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine gets fairly toasty, but no worse that my... 275 Views / 7 Replies  
Mine gets fairly toasty, but no worse that my thin Wintel laptop, actually maybe less. I have no problems associated with the heat, and I am glad it can escape.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Linksys WAP works great. It did need a... 301 Views / 9 Replies  
My Linksys WAP works great. It did need a firmware upgrade for OSX but other than that, no problems.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Kid, it seems fast but I don't really have any... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
Kid, it seems fast but I don't really have any benching software to measure it. Does anyone know of any?
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Because you can get a small, light, high capacity... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
Because you can get a small, light, high capacity (10-30) drive, bus-powered, drive. Yeah you can get a 7200rpm, 80gb, drive, but... it will be large, and require a power adapter plugged into the...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 12, 2001 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine rocks! I am using a wireless network at... 278 Views / 11 Replies  
Mine rocks! I am using a wireless network at home and work, a Firewire HDD (15gb), a Handspring Visor, a USB digital camera, and a firewire DV Camera! I use Toast 5 Titanium, DAVE, iTunes, iMovie,...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 10, 2001 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recieved mine today, and it is great! 15gb,... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
I recieved mine today, and it is great! 15gb, bus-powered, LONG cable! Very fast, but I haven't really tested it. Only had it hooked up 5 min!
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 10, 2001 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There was a little shipping delay and I should... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
There was a little shipping delay and I should have it today... I hope! I have the FedEx tracking number so I know it is travelling.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 9, 2001 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The bubble was never formed, but your concern... 280 Views / 6 Replies  
The bubble was never formed, but your concern over it's integrity is appreciated. I did state that it was beyond the current hardware's configuration. I agree that scalability of an OS only leads...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 9, 2001 at 09:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not sure if it is bootable, but I will know soon!... 376 Views / 26 Replies  
Not sure if it is bootable, but I will know soon! Mine should be here today!!!
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 9, 2001 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I spoke w/ the VP for R&D for Agenda and they are... 280 Views / 6 Replies  
I spoke w/ the VP for R&D for Agenda and they are not currently supportin Mac OS(9 or X). They will gladly do so if requests for the porting to X(only) are significant. Please let them know if you...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 02:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OS X on a PDA? 280 Views / 6 Replies  
OSX is Unix based right? Linux is Unix based right? Hmmmm.... www.agendacomputing.com (http://www.agendacomputing.com) I know this is beyond the hardware's current config. But it is something...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 01:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OSX is Unix based right? Linux is Unix based... 510 Views / 42 Replies  
OSX is Unix based right? Linux is Unix based right? Hmmmm.... www.agendacomputing.com (http://www.agendacomputing.com)
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 01:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://www.crucial.com Very reliable company,... 319 Views / 7 Replies  
http://www.crucial.com Very reliable company, is an off-shoot of Micron (the memory and PC manuf). Great prices, warranty, and customer service. Micron makes the memory for many OEMs.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 10:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I plan to post pics (back & bottom), and how... 390 Views / 9 Replies  
I plan to post pics (back & bottom), and how setup goes. I will try to measure transfer rate and power consumption if possible. I should recieve it today.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 07:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, the 2.5" drives are bus powered. I should... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
Yes, the 2.5" drives are bus powered. I should receive mine today, I will try to post pics, but the pics on their web site are hard to beat. Maybe some of the back, or bottom. I will also let you...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 8, 2001 at 07:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.basoncomputer.com/indexhome.asp?117747... 376 Views / 26 Replies  
http://www.basoncomputer.com/indexhome.asp?117747 KidRed try these people. I ordered a 15gb fwire ext today 2.5" bus-powered, $139+$10 FedEx.
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 7, 2001 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Locking Up 222 Views / 2 Replies  
My iBook is locking up when on the internet. Symtoms occur when clicking into the address: bar or on a toolbar favorite. I am using OS 9.1 and MS IE5. Is this my iBook2, the OS, or a dyaboloical...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 7, 2001 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought the 15gb... 347 Views / 16 Replies  
I bought the 15gb http://www.basoncomputer.com/specification/HD15GBFW24.htm
for $139 + $10 Fedex. I will let you know how it goes...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 7, 2001 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Firewire HDD for my iBook2 347 Views / 16 Replies  
I am about to buy a firewire hdd for my iBook2. Has anyone heard of these guys? http://www.basoncomputer.com/productlist.asp?004117615 I am willing to take a shot since the price is so good, but I...
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 7, 2001 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cheap Firewire Hard Drives 390 Views / 9 Replies  
Has anyone heard of these guys? http://www.basoncomputer.com/productlist.asp?004117615 I am willing to take a shot since the price is so good, but I would like to know more about them. Anyone?
Posted by MaxMac, on Aug 7, 2001 at 01:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can you buy Applecare after you have bought the... 283 Views / 17 Replies  
Can you buy Applecare after you have bought the laptop, or does it need to be concurrent?
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 25, 2001 at 07:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing for the iBook except maybe the CD-ROM... 289 Views / 14 Replies  
Nothing for the iBook except maybe the CD-ROM version going away (64mb not enough for X).
Maybe a combo Ti.
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 17, 2001 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb... 270 Views / 1 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=13&t=002056
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 16, 2001 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, most people don't even notice it. Provided... 731 Views / 19 Replies  
No, most people don't even notice it. Provided you don't get any bubbles in it when applying it.
I will post some pics.
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 15, 2001 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I put a sheet of clear contact paper (By... 731 Views / 19 Replies  
I put a sheet of clear contact paper (By RubberMaid) on the lid/screen, the palm rests, and sections of the bottom. It is totally clear, and has a rubbery feel to it. The adhesive is removable with...
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 15, 2001 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And it is now my wall-paper! I wonder if they... 309 Views / 19 Replies  
And it is now my wall-paper! I wonder if they are all wireless? I am on my company's Cisco wireless with my iBook2+Airport.
Posted by MaxMac, on Jul 10, 2001 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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