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processor very hot 561 Views / 8 Replies  
So hot that is made my lap sweat. I'm sure this heat had a bit to do with programs crashing. It got so hot that I actually heard the fan come on! WOW! That is so rare to hear that thing turn on. But...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Mar 2, 2004 at 02:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo with Powerlogix 900MHz G3 crashy 561 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm getting this problem where many of my apps crash... A LOT... Where the Finder is constantly refreshing or seems to be relaunching(when the icons disappear and reappear). I've only noticed these...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Mar 1, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am having the same issue on my pismo 400. And... 613 Views / 5 Replies  
I am having the same issue on my pismo 400. And was wondering if it was a PRAM battery issue. Or if it was a weird Panther issue.

I'll try the pram thingy.
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 25, 2003 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My pismo 400 fan doesn't sound like it ever comes... 694 Views / 3 Replies  
My pismo 400 fan doesn't sound like it ever comes on too. Is that a good or bad thing? I'm wondering because i'm trying to find out what is causing my pismo's to randomly go black. You can see it...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 25, 2003 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple Address Book annoying guessing 413 Views / 0 Replies  
Using Panther's new address book (don't know if this version is different from Jaguar's) But when setting up a new card I start to input the name and the app automatically tries to 'guess' the name i...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 9, 2003 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
Apple Address Book annoying guessing 442 Views / 0 Replies  
Using Panther's new address book (don't know if this version is different from Jaguar's) But when setting up a new card I start to input the name and the app automatically tries to 'guess' the name i...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 9, 2003 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Got a iBook G4 14" and I am having the same... 702 Views / 8 Replies  
Got a iBook G4 14" and I am having the same problem. I'll be typing along and then notice that the cursor has been placed in a different place and now there is a paragraph in the middle of a...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 8, 2003 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10.3 Mail.app no trash can icon 396 Views / 1 Replies  
Just noticed that in the newest version of Mail (in Panther) the Trash Can icon is no longer there. Is there a way to make that appear or is that something that will no longer be part of the program?...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Dec 3, 2003 at 02:20 AM, in Mac OS X
We ended up just hauling ass on backing up the... 1,890 Views / 11 Replies  
We ended up just hauling ass on backing up the email before anything else weird could happen. We were able to just save most files to RTF files for later use. We will just start fresh on the mail.app...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 29, 2003 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
Printing was definitely faster on the dual 867.... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
Printing was definitely faster on the dual 867. I'm able to live with the slow printing till we get a new mac.

thanks for the help
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 24, 2003 at 09:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If that is the case then why with a Epson 1520 in... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
If that is the case then why with a Epson 1520 in OS 9.1 were able to make prints faster than the Canon i9100, OS9.1 and OS 10.2.8?

I'm still looking around for answers. Is it the drivers? Is it...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 24, 2003 at 05:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is there a reason why.... 766 Views / 10 Replies  
you didn't upgrade your all-in-one to 10.2.8? Is there a stability issue by doing so? I'm wondering because I'm about to install that (10.2.8) onto the Beige G3. And I don't want things to go weird....
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 20, 2003 at 08:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I've had that same problem before... 766 Views / 10 Replies  
I used to own another mintower G3 266 which i upgraded to a OWC G3 Zif 466 which was overclocked to 480 something like that. I had that running OS9.1 and it was great but I sold it to a friend. I...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 20, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Made the upgrade! 766 Views / 10 Replies  
Took the chance and installed OSX 10.2 and all is well. It isn't as slow as i thought it might be. I'm impressed how well a lot of things are running. I have a Dual 867 G4 and Pismo with 10.2.8. The...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 20, 2003 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Thank you for the suggestions! 501 Views / 6 Replies  
We've decided to go with the above mentioned, Belkin 802.11b Wireless USB Adapter. For the price and we need it to do - this is a perfect solution for us. Thanks for all the help.:)
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 15, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in Networking
Checked out the Cisco solution and seems pretty... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
Checked out the Cisco solution and seems pretty pricey. Epinions $160 Ebay $100. Are there other less expensive solutions? I've seen USB ones that seems more in our price range BUT have found most...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 12, 2003 at 05:48 PM, in Networking
Wi-Fi for a Beige G3 266MHz Minitower 501 Views / 6 Replies  
Trying to find a solution for my girlfriends old mac. We are trying to tap into the wi-fi network that is running in her apartment building so she can take advantage of faster internet. I've been...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 12, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in Networking
Wi-Fi for a Beige G3 266MHz Minitower 945 Views / 2 Replies  
Trying to find a solution for my girlfriends old mac. We are trying to tap into the wi-fi network that is running in her apartment building so she can take advantage of faster internet. I've been...
Posted by bigcrabtree, on Nov 11, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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