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Before you go ripping all 900 songs again (which... 360 Views / 19 Replies  
Before you go ripping all 900 songs again (which would be extremely tedious), try using Norton's Utilities (or simmilar) to retreive the iTunes file or all the MP3 files from the Trash. It/they...
Posted by AusRob, on Apr 25, 2002 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have been using my iMac DV 400 plugged into my... 402 Views / 10 Replies  
I have been using my iMac DV 400 plugged into my home stereo now for a couple of years mainly for watching DVD's and I must say the sound is superb with excellent stereo quality and suround sound...
Posted by AusRob, on Apr 4, 2002 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
So much headache about the dead pixel issue. The... 519 Views / 15 Replies  
So much headache about the dead pixel issue. The solution is simple (providing you haven't already got one). Do not buy mail order. Go to a retail store and have them boot the machine in your...
Posted by AusRob, on Mar 5, 2002 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
What I don't get is that whenever a new product... 496 Views / 37 Replies  
What I don't get is that whenever a new product is launced there is always, ALWAYS a delay in the shipping. If you are upset/angry that you had to pay your money and then wait, why not just wait...
Posted by AusRob, on Jan 24, 2002 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rob van dam, I would not stoop to label a whole... 306 Views / 18 Replies  
Rob van dam, I would not stoop to label a whole country as a Wanker, merely some of the people (Australia is full of them). To suggest that Australia does not deserve a shot at the big time of...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 27, 2001 at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess its fair for you guys to dis the Aussies... 306 Views / 18 Replies  
I guess its fair for you guys to dis the Aussies for their lack of "football" talent. After all, your countries have such little else going for them in every other sporting arena.

Wankers.
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 26, 2001 at 10:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If quakery is just believing in something that... 255 Views / 10 Replies  
If quakery is just believing in something that cannot be substantiated then we are all guitly of perpetuating it. If you have ever continued the myth of Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny the you too...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 19, 2001 at 09:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When you are talking PC emulators there are only... 367 Views / 9 Replies  
When you are talking PC emulators there are only a couple to choose from. One would be Virtual PC by Contectix which by all accounts is the best. There is also a really cheap emulator called Blue...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 1, 2001 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think that there is any garantee that... 275 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't think that there is any garantee that there will be a LCD iMac in the near future. This feature has been speculated about for a long time and while one day it will happen it won't be anytime...
Posted by AusRob, on Aug 2, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good poll 3 - Combo Drive (slot, tray,... 341 Views / 39 Replies  
Good poll

3 - Combo Drive (slot, tray, doesn't matter)
4 - faster graphics card (just faster than the current)
5 - competetive price goes without saying
7 - G4, seeing as alot of software is...
Posted by AusRob, on Jul 24, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
What a crock....who the hell are macminutes... 505 Views / 39 Replies  
What a crock....who the hell are macminutes sources anyway and how do they know so much. It's just rumor-mongering. Fact is, nobody really knows what is going to be presented. I'm sure Apple realises...
Posted by AusRob, on Jul 11, 2001 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just the CRT is cracked?? In that case, have you... 185 Views / 2 Replies  
Just the CRT is cracked?? In that case, have you thought about replacing it..viola, you have a new iMac SE which you could sell or keep as a second or a gift to someone with a PC who needs to see the...
Posted by AusRob, on Jul 11, 2001 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Shaka Zulu...Meaning of Life, two more diverse... 330 Views / 3 Replies  
Shaka Zulu...Meaning of Life, two more diverse films you will never get. Like Maxelson said it is a very intense film which highlights the problems of British intervention of native affairs and how a...
Posted by AusRob, on Jun 22, 2001 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
1. iMac DV 400 (Grape) 2. It pretty much has... 482 Views / 47 Replies  
1. iMac DV 400 (Grape)
2. It pretty much has everything I need (USB, firewire) to get me to upgrade it would need at least a G4 733 (or better) with a combo drive. Not too fussed on the screen specs...
Posted by AusRob, on Jun 22, 2001 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have been using a DAYNA COMMUNICARD for the... 539 Views / 4 Replies  
I have been using a DAYNA COMMUNICARD for the past three years without a problem. At the time it cost about $300 (Australian). However I have since learn't that this company has been bought out but...
Posted by AusRob, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Tooki is obviously a Star Trek fan as EMH stands... 206 Views / 14 Replies  
Tooki is obviously a Star Trek fan as EMH stands for Emergency Medical Hologram. Which by the way is a character in Star Trek: Voyager.

"Again with the Klingons" (Simpsons)
Posted by AusRob, on May 28, 2001 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well done guys, that's the first real comparison... 254 Views / 4 Replies  
Well done guys, that's the first real comparison I have ever seen with the least amount of bias. These are the sort of things first time buyers really need to look at and/or hear.
Posted by AusRob, on May 2, 2001 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
The easiest way without buying software that will... 205 Views / 6 Replies  
The easiest way without buying software that will do the job for you (such as spring cleaning from Aladdin) is to use sherlock (find function in file menu) and do a search of the program you want to...
Posted by AusRob, on May 2, 2001 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am with the guys suggesting a PB 3400 with an... 280 Views / 12 Replies  
I am with the guys suggesting a PB 3400 with an airport PC card. I am pretty sure the 1400's won't take the airport card as you need 32 bit (which the 3400 has) addressing and the 1400's only have 16...
Posted by AusRob, on May 1, 2001 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your long term memory is fine. There is such an... 260 Views / 1 Replies  
Your long term memory is fine. There is such an app. Search the forums for just this topic as there has been alot written and argued about on this issue.
Posted by AusRob, on Feb 25, 2001 at 05:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Aussiemac has hit the nail on the head. This new... 324 Views / 4 Replies  
Aussiemac has hit the nail on the head. This new colour scheme has been squarly aimed at possibly THE largest consumer market....children 2-12yrs. If parents let their kids have any choice in the...
Posted by AusRob, on Feb 23, 2001 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
I must admit that when I first saw the new... 1,427 Views / 183 Replies  
I must admit that when I first saw the new colours I was stunned to say the least, but then I started to use my head. Apple is trying to sell computers in a saturated market i.e. almost anyone who...
Posted by AusRob, on Feb 23, 2001 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am sure I have been able to run "real" avi... 212 Views / 9 Replies  
I am sure I have been able to run "real" avi files using QT. I say "real" because there was an instance where I could not run a couple of them and after some looking found they weren't really avi...
Posted by AusRob, on Feb 6, 2001 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
First, don't let your wife throw it out the... 205 Views / 20 Replies  
First, don't let your wife throw it out the window. All good advice from the other poster's, another option is to buy one of the third party manuals such as a "SAMS Teach Youself" or "iMac for...
Posted by AusRob, on Jan 16, 2001 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Origin of Manufacture 205 Views / 5 Replies  
We have seen alot of posts from people having problems with the summer 2000 iMacs so I was wondering if these problems are associated with the origin of manufacture. Like most mass produced items,...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 18, 2000 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
sniffer may have a point. Is there a correlation... 549 Views / 55 Replies  
sniffer may have a point. Is there a correlation between the origin of manufacture and all the defects. Maybe its just one or two lazy employee's at one of the assembly plants. Australian models are...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 16, 2000 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Lets also hope they slip in the Radeon... 320 Views / 19 Replies  
Lets also hope they slip in the Radeon accelerator.
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 8, 2000 at 12:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
In a recent Apple TIL (Article ID 58583) they... 281 Views / 5 Replies  
In a recent Apple TIL (Article ID 58583) they explain how two iMacs can be connected by firewire cable (I think you get one free with the computer). In this case one of the iMacs is a "host" and the...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 7, 2000 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry for the delay wabbit. Do all the upgrades... 213 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry for the delay wabbit. Do all the upgrades in software possible . Os9.04 is very stable by comparaison. The dvd hack can be found at this site http://perso.club-internet.fr/farzeno/firmware/ ...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 6, 2000 at 12:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
By video card I assume you mean graphics... 197 Views / 1 Replies  
By video card I assume you mean graphics accelerator. I don't think it is possible to add one. However it is possible to a an 8 bit or 16 bit video card to hook up another monitor.
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 4, 2000 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't be so negative Ivan. As for you sine I had... 254 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't be so negative Ivan. As for you sine I had a simmilar problem with a 1400cs (not long after I bought it new) and after much swearing I found that one of the keys was stuck down (the 9 key form...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 4, 2000 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an iMac DV (99model) and I rarely have... 579 Views / 57 Replies  
I have an iMac DV (99model) and I rarely have crashes. By rarely I mean about 1 every couple of months. If you do have frequent crashes I would say you have and extensions conflict somewhere.
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 3, 2000 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
wabbit; There has been many posts about the... 213 Views / 4 Replies  
wabbit;
There has been many posts about the DVD players in iMacs so a search of the forums would answer all those questions. However it is possible to play DVD's from other regions and the prompt...
Posted by AusRob, on Dec 3, 2000 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
1400 expansion bay 146 Views / 1 Replies  
Recently I have developed a problem with my expension bay. No module I place in there will work. This includes the cd-rom and floppy as well as a VST zip drive. It is like no power is getting...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 24, 2000 at 01:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The performa 6200 can be upgraded to 64mb of RAM.... 197 Views / 3 Replies  
The performa 6200 can be upgraded to 64mb of RAM. It has two slots that take 72 pin SIMM cards (no you don't have to do it in pairs). Hope this helps.
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 14, 2000 at 10:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Upgraded 1400's do run like a new computer. I... 190 Views / 1 Replies  
Upgraded 1400's do run like a new computer. I upgraded mine with a NuPowr 233 a couple of years back and I am ready to upgrade again. Before you buy I do remember reading that one of the upgrade...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 12, 2000 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that most people are forgeting all other... 211 Views / 17 Replies  
I think that most people are forgeting all other metals. Good old aluminium ir rust proof, heat resistant and extremely light and inexpensive. Also you could make it out of recycled beer cans so it...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 12, 2000 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Could be something wrong with the monitor that... 208 Views / 4 Replies  
Could be something wrong with the monitor that won't allow the high resolution.
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 12, 2000 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know what your money situation is like... 176 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't know what your money situation is like but if you intend to run the more complex OS's then you might want to think about upgrading the cpu (very easy in to 1400 series). Then even with...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 6, 2000 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
grimley your best bet would be e-bay or other... 172 Views / 2 Replies  
grimley
your best bet would be e-bay or other such auction sites. I am pretty sure getting new parts is almost impossible.
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 5, 2000 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try opening the application first (ie Appleworks)... 211 Views / 4 Replies  
Try opening the application first (ie Appleworks) and then use the open command in the file menu. Or even simpler after you have downloaded the attachment just drop the file in question onto the...
Posted by AusRob, on Nov 5, 2000 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do not despair too quickly. Have a look at all... 166 Views / 4 Replies  
Do not despair too quickly. Have a look at all the auction sites such as e-bay (if you trust the people on them) as there are always people who have 1400 parts they are selling. I'm sure there is a...
Posted by AusRob, on Oct 24, 2000 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have had a simlar problem with my powerbook... 229 Views / 5 Replies  
I have had a simlar problem with my powerbook 1400cs. I also was able to boot from my internal zip I have in the expansion bay and I found that just trashing the system file (not to be mistaken for...
Posted by AusRob, on Oct 19, 2000 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the iMac has that classic design aspect... 326 Views / 26 Replies  
I think the iMac has that classic design aspect about it that may give it that timeless appeal just like the shape of the bottle has remained with coke. I think the LCD screen is a long way off...
Posted by AusRob, on Oct 19, 2000 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
You need to be a little careful about which... 792 Views / 6 Replies  
You need to be a little careful about which adaptor cable to get. I tried to connect my Epson 400 using a cheap cable I purchase off the web and even with the Epson drivers I couldn't get it to work...
Posted by AusRob, on Oct 19, 2000 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Like Cipher 13 said, check past forums there have... 350 Views / 5 Replies  
Like Cipher 13 said, check past forums there have been several threads. The most recent of them deals with a firmware hack which makes the DVD player RPC-2 or region free therefore you can change the...
Posted by AusRob, on Sep 12, 2000 at 03:08 AM, in Applications
Apart from the voltage issue (which seems not to... 265 Views / 11 Replies  
Apart from the voltage issue (which seems not to be an issue) why change anything apart from the time. Like the man said 75% english 25% french so uless you speak french you may as well leave all...
Posted by AusRob, on Sep 11, 2000 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Most people have indicated that they were a... 260 Views / 38 Replies  
Most people have indicated that they were a little disapointed with the line up and that they would not be buying anything new this time. Well anyone who has just bought a DV/SE would probably think...
Posted by AusRob, on Aug 2, 2000 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
P....I have used just the firmware hack. I still... 8,861 Views / 29 Replies  
P....I have used just the firmware hack. I still get the message that I only have "X" number of changes left when I stick in a different region DVD but the number of changes stays the same if I use...
Posted by AusRob, on Aug 1, 2000 at 04:50 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I too took the plunge (or risk) but too my great... 8,861 Views / 29 Replies  
I too took the plunge (or risk) but too my great joy everything went fine and it seems that I too now have a RPC-1 (region free) drive. Three cheers for XVI. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by AusRob, on Jul 30, 2000 at 06:33 AM, in Hardware Hacking
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