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i had the same problem with a linkstation which... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
i had the same problem with a linkstation which is completely solved by connecting via smb as blaze writes above rather than appletalk .... and from buffalo tech support, it's a known issue with...
Posted by EricDD, on May 4, 2007 at 07:25 PM, in macOS
menu bar text disappearing and .... 370 Views / 0 Replies  
hi - on an ibook 500 that is running 10.3.9, the menu bar is acting strange .... at first the name of the running app was simply disappearing - today, instead of reading "safari" it read ...
Posted by EricDD, on Sep 29, 2006 at 04:27 PM, in macOS
hung on blue screen after tiger install 435 Views / 2 Replies  
hi - i did an archive and install. after the install was done, i was prompted to restart. when it got to the blue screen, it hung there. after about 20 minutes or so, i powered down and...
Posted by EricDD, on Apr 29, 2005 at 09:34 PM, in macOS
thanks for the reply. i'll read up on what you... 582 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the reply. i'll read up on what you posted. eric
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 16, 2005 at 06:05 PM, in Networking
Lacie ethernet mini 582 Views / 3 Replies  
hi - i have a question about the lacie ethernet mini.

http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?pid=10034

specifically, is it possible to store your itunes library on it and then use it to...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Networking
hi - i've tried that, turing off the internal... 679 Views / 7 Replies  
hi - i've tried that, turing off the internal card via the menu, but the buffalo card is not recognized.

i posted this question on a mailing list that i subsctribe to, and one repsonse was that...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 5, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the reples. i don't see anything... 679 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for the reples. i don't see anything about a new network device being detected.

i thought perhaps i needed to restart, but if i try to restart with the card in the slot i get a kernal...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 4, 2005 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
buffalo wifi card 679 Views / 7 Replies  
hi - i just borrowed a buffalo wifi card to see if wireless reception is better (or how much better) with the external card as opposed to the airport extreme card.

the card is recognized, it...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 3, 2005 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hi. i thought i would chime in here too. i've... 77,322 Views / 815 Replies  
hi. i thought i would chime in here too. i've had this same freeze, cursor moves but nothing else responds, three or four times now.

i am on a powerbook 667 dvi. 784 megs of ram and a 60...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 25, 2004 at 11:54 PM, in macOS
safari history problem 313 Views / 0 Replies  
hi - i've noticed recently that when i quit safari it clears my
history. as far as i know, there is not a preference that is set to
do this ... wondering if anybody else has encountered this ...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 6, 2004 at 01:58 PM, in Applications
thanks for the replies. sounds like it should be... 452 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for the replies. sounds like it should be fine. i'll read up some more on apple's restore. did not realizie that this was built intto panther. ccc though seems fairly straighforward
...
Posted by EricDD, on Jan 31, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cloning to a new drive 452 Views / 4 Replies  
hi: i have a question abut my cloning my drive.

i just bought a new 60 gig drive for my 667 dvi and a firewire case for the original drive. i think i will just clone my drive to the new one as...
Posted by EricDD, on Jan 30, 2004 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how to use VLC to play a radio station? 1,105 Views / 11 Replies  
hi: i just downloaded vlc to try to listen to
http://www.therandirhodesshow.com/streaming.html which requires windows media player. i can not figure out at all how to get vlc to play this...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 29, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Applications
quick itunes question about song order 378 Views / 1 Replies  
hi: i burned a mix audio cd for a friend as a present. is it possible for her to import it somehow so that the order of the songs will remain the same so that she can use it on an ipod? so it plays...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 27, 2003 at 06:27 PM, in Applications
"In the web interface to your router where you... 6,998 Views / 221 Replies  
"In the web interface to your router where you entered the iTunes port, what ip do you use for "sever ip address?" Should it be the 192.169.0.2 or your ip from whatismyip.com?"

hi: i also have a...
Posted by EricDD, on May 3, 2003 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
could you try this 6,998 Views / 221 Replies  
hi: could somebody give this a try. i think there's still something not set right with the netgear 814...
...
Posted by EricDD, on May 1, 2003 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
sharing help - using netgear 814 (if that matters) 6,998 Views / 221 Replies  
hi: i can access others itunes but have not been able to get mine to work. and thanks to all - listened to some cool music. via this thread!

so far i have:
-turned on sharing in itunes
-added...
Posted by EricDD, on May 1, 2003 at 02:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
hey thanks for all the advice. the setup was... 816 Views / 8 Replies  
hey thanks for all the advice. the setup was extremely easy. I did not need the install disc -and in fact, sbc's manual is very clear on how to set up when using mac os x . on about page three it...
Posted by EricDD, on Apr 23, 2003 at 06:31 PM, in Networking
thanks for the help. so this is all pretty easy?... 816 Views / 8 Replies  
thanks for the help. so this is all pretty easy?

so should my initial set up be while using the netgear box. as opposed to first getting set up with sbc and then going wireless?

thanks,...
Posted by EricDD, on Apr 17, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in Networking
sbc yahoo software install and netgear setup (2 ?s) 816 Views / 8 Replies  
hi: i ordered dsl from sbc yahoo. i am wondering if it is possible to get set up without using their software install cd. i've heard it puts a lot of stuff on the computer you don't need or want.
...
Posted by EricDD, on Apr 17, 2003 at 03:50 PM, in Networking
ichat does not connect (ever) 334 Views / 0 Replies  
After a week with 10.2 ichat has yet to connect. I do get an error message saying that the connection was unexpectedly lost but if it is connecting it is for less than a second. This is for both my...
Posted by EricDD, on Sep 2, 2002 at 08:52 PM, in macOS
hp laserjet 3200m 368 Views / 0 Replies  
hi: i am wondering if anyone is using a hp laserjet 3200m with os x. hp's website is not too much fun to find info. i think it will print in x with not problems but wondering if the fax...
Posted by EricDD, on Apr 20, 2002 at 05:43 PM, in Applications
go to http://www.xlr8yourmac.com i don't have... 356 Views / 2 Replies  
go to http://www.xlr8yourmac.com i don't have the exact link but there are step by step directions with pictures on how to do this. eric
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 30, 2002 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
boot from firewire drive using RATOC card? 270 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi: is it possible to boot from a firewire drive using a RATOC card? going to put my current 6gb drive with 10.1.3 on it into an 2.5" enclosure. I am using a lombard 400. running os 10.1.3.
...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 19, 2002 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
installing new powerbook hard drive and OSX 263 Views / 0 Replies  
hi: I am going to install a new 30 gig hard drive in my lombard 400 this weekend and have a couple questions (so i do this right the first time). I also bought a firewire enclosure for the original...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 15, 2002 at 01:01 AM, in macOS
spike: interesting. and you made me remember that... 454 Views / 9 Replies  
spike: interesting. and you made me remember that I also had a question mark in my dock where my documents folder was. which makes no sense as the document folder itself is intact but for the two...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 17, 2002 at 12:15 PM, in macOS
hi: i ran disc warrior from my 9 partition. i... 454 Views / 9 Replies  
hi: i ran disc warrior from my 9 partition. i then ran tech tool pro file recover which found nothing.

i've been trying to recreate what happened and what i remember is that i had a bad freeze...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 17, 2002 at 12:37 AM, in macOS
thank you. I will run disc warrior from my 9... 454 Views / 9 Replies  
thank you. I will run disc warrior from my 9 partition. hopefully it will help. when I ran norton I only ran the file recovery - I did not try to diaganose or repair anything as I also had read...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 16, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in macOS
missing folders-possible to find and recover? 454 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi: two folders are missing from my documents folder. did I mistakenly delete them - I don't think so. I downloaded the beta version of norton and ran unerase but did not find them. i ran fsck-y-f...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 16, 2002 at 01:14 AM, in macOS
I had been using my isp's smtp to send my mac.com... 867 Views / 5 Replies  
I had been using my isp's smtp to send my mac.com mail. they changed their protocol so that you can only send through port 25 using their address. how I understand this is that I will be able to use...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 4, 2002 at 08:43 AM, in macOS
Camelot: i'm not sure to be honest. for instance,... 867 Views / 5 Replies  
Camelot: i'm not sure to be honest. for instance, in eudora, which I still use at times, I went to settings/ports and protocols and changed the smtp port from 25 to 2525. does that make sense in...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 4, 2002 at 07:19 AM, in macOS
how to change smtp port in mail app? 867 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi: my isp is now not allowing the use of port 25 for email other than their own. They told me to change my outgoing port form 25 to 2525. I am using mail app and cannot figure out how to do this. ...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 4, 2002 at 05:27 AM, in macOS
mail app and mac.com - POP or imap 362 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi: I am wondering whether it is better to set mac.com as POP or as IMAP when using mail app. am only using one computer although I do still fire up eudora to clear messages off the server as it...
Posted by EricDD, on Jan 21, 2002 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
thanks. 2 follow up questions. I am still using... 312 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks. 2 follow up questions. I am still using eudora beta for X as I transition to mail app, and Eudora is set to POP, will that cause any problem if mail was set to imap?

and also, I was sent...
Posted by EricDD, on Dec 4, 2001 at 01:42 PM, in macOS
POP or IMAP? And mail app in general 312 Views / 2 Replies  
hi: been reading the posts about mail app. I usually use Eudira beta but am trying out the mail app. I have my mac.com account set up as POP. Was also setting up my sister's ibook and it set...
Posted by EricDD, on Dec 4, 2001 at 12:21 PM, in macOS
can connect to internet but cannot browse 387 Views / 8 Replies  
hi: on my sister'sibook she is able to connect through her isp but then unable to browse - internet explorer just spins and spins. says looking for whatever page. She had been on aol and was...
Posted by EricDD, on Dec 2, 2001 at 10:37 PM, in macOS
AOL 19b hang when try to go to web 363 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi: Is anybody using the beta 19b for AOL. My mom and sister both have ibooks and both use AOL. On my mom's ibook it works fine. On my sister's ibook however, she can't get onto the web itself...
Posted by EricDD, on Dec 2, 2001 at 01:03 PM, in Applications
hey sircastor-thanks - I'll check that-no idea if... 417 Views / 24 Replies  
hey sircastor-thanks - I'll check that-no idea if she has ethernet but I'll bring my crossover cable when I go to get her set up -and didn'n know by the way you could hook up a mac and a pc via...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 28, 2001 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks: -no, her old pc does not have firewire... 417 Views / 24 Replies  
thanks:
-no, her old pc does not have firewire to transfer files-I think it's an old 166 mzh.

yes, I'd love for her to get an airport station-I do think she'd love it. I know AOl doesn't work...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 28, 2001 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mom buying an ibook which means questions 417 Views / 24 Replies  
hi: my mom is buying an ibook. she's had an old gateway for a while and I finally convinced her to make the move to apple. I have a couple quetions: she will be using it mostly for email, some...
Posted by EricDD, on Oct 28, 2001 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
re partitioning the firewire drive: I thought... 1,163 Views / 106 Replies  
re partitioning the firewire drive: I thought that would give me a space to back up to and have another partition with 8.6. not a good idea? Eric
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 12, 2001 at 01:02 AM, in macOS
thanks. you explained a lot to me tonight and I... 1,163 Views / 106 Replies  
thanks. you explained a lot to me tonight and I appreciate it. yeah, the backing up I need to think about. what I really need is a burner -- using 100 mb zips right now for my impt docs but they...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:51 AM, in macOS
that cleared up a lot. thank you. what I did not... 1,163 Views / 106 Replies  
that cleared up a lot. thank you. what I did not understand was how the different partitions interact (if that's the rght way to say it). I was thinking of them as entirely "separate".

as far...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 11, 2001 at 10:56 PM, in macOS
thanks guys. I see what you mean about keeping... 1,163 Views / 106 Replies  
thanks guys. I see what you mean about keeping the apps straight b/w 8.6 and 9.1-what has been updated and what hasn't.

leads to a couple more questions though:

- this might be slightly off...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 11, 2001 at 06:03 PM, in macOS
Hi: thanks for taking the time to put this thread... 1,163 Views / 106 Replies  
Hi: thanks for taking the time to put this thread together. I am still runinng 8.6 on a lombard 400. I am going to buy a 20 gig drive and replace the 6 gig I now have and put the 6 gig into a...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 11, 2001 at 03:48 PM, in macOS
broken cd rom button on bronze 282 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi: The button that opens the dvd/ cd rom drive on my lombard snapped off. ( It's the piece also sticks out a bit where you would open teh drive witha a paperclip).
Apple will not provide that...
Posted by EricDD, on Mar 1, 2001 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Reading this made me realize that i should delete... 536 Views / 20 Replies  
Reading this made me realize that i should delete aol-not used in over two years and it takes up space. (24 mb folder). But I remember reading somewhere (and now cant find it) to be careful deleting...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 15, 2001 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
re putting the old drive in a firewire case: I... 388 Views / 8 Replies  
re putting the old drive in a firewire case: I hace a lombad and a ratoc firewire card. with that do I need a power source? or does it still draw from the computer. thanks. Eric
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 15, 2001 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use icab 99% of the time but the one thing I... 344 Views / 3 Replies  
I use icab 99% of the time but the one thing I miss from IE was dragging a url from the address bar into the appropriate folder on the favorites bar. as far as I know, you can't do this in icab. ...
Posted by EricDD, on Feb 3, 2001 at 11:42 PM, in Applications
thank you. 511 Views / 5 Replies  
thank you.
Posted by EricDD, on Jan 24, 2001 at 11:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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