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Sound Files Question 183 Views / 2 Replies  
I am trying the system sound files like 'submarine' and 'sosumi.'
I know how to access them through the control panel. I want to find the actual files themselves. I have OS 9.1.
Posted by GeekBoy, on Sep 1, 2001 at 10:02 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Please Help...... 169 Views / 0 Replies  
I have Outlook Express 5.02 and when I'm in a newsgroup and want to open a message that has a file attached such as an mpeg file or jpg. file when I click on the message it just opens all of this...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Aug 25, 2001 at 11:58 PM, in Applications
VHS footage into a Performa? 359 Views / 1 Replies  
Can I dump footage from a VHS tape out of my VHS machine into my Performa 6300? I here this is easier than trying to convert it and get it on my G4 from a VHS machine.
If I can get it into my...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Aug 24, 2001 at 09:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Outlook Express question (news) 217 Views / 0 Replies  
In certain newsgroups I try to open the messages that have attachments such as realaudio files or mpg files. However most of the time it doesn't give me the option to save the file to disk. It just...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Aug 16, 2001 at 08:50 PM, in Applications
Really Weird! 192 Views / 3 Replies  
I ran Diskwarrior on my system. I have OS9.1. After rebuilding the directory my hard drive icon turned into a folder icon!
How can I get my original hard drive icon back???

Thanks!
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jul 18, 2001 at 01:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
CD Tray Stuck! 578 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 667 G4. For some reason my cd tray won't open now.
There is no cd in the tray. I've pushed the button on the keyboard and pushed on the tray itself yet nothing happens. I've also rebuilt...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jul 6, 2001 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
USB Weirdness 318 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 667 G4. It seems I have only two USB ports. One is used for the keyboard and the other is used to hook up the printer.
I wanted to buy I-mic and something called XLR8's 'Interview.'
This...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jul 3, 2001 at 07:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hard Drive Question 209 Views / 3 Replies  
I brought this up in another forum and there seems to be some confusion going on there.

My G4 667 I believe has an IBM 60gig ATA 66 drive. I want to add
another hard drive but it seems all...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jun 23, 2001 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's something amusing and also a fact about... 370 Views / 11 Replies  
Here's something amusing and also a fact about how some people are in total denial.

Where I work it's just Windows City. There are two G4's there for graphics work. Sadly I have to work on...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jun 23, 2001 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Convert Realaudio files? 282 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to convert non-streamed realaudio files to mp3 files so I can burn them to a cd without using a microphone and capturing the audio off of the speakers?

Thanks
Posted by GeekBoy, on Apr 13, 2001 at 02:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Record Video to CD? 381 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a question and I am COMPLETELY clueless.
I have a G4 / 667. I have a VHS tape with about 22 minutes of video AND audio I would like to burn to a cd.
How would I go about doing this? And...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Mar 28, 2001 at 12:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
OS9.1 and Memory question 242 Views / 1 Replies  
On my G4/667 in the 'About This Computer' window it says that OS9.1 is using 50.5 megs of ram. Is this normal or way too much? I know I could turn off even more extensions and control panels than I...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Mar 28, 2001 at 12:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
PB565, I would have been delighted to... 304 Views / 5 Replies  
PB565,



I would have been delighted to get the '7 to 10 week' responses you have been getting. I could have lived with that easily! I don't know why the hell they were telling me all this...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 28, 2001 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Apple Store Funnies 304 Views / 5 Replies  
I want to relate what hideous horrors I've been having with the AppleStore recently.

On Monday, Feb. 19th Apple said in a press release that they had begun shipping the 733 and 667 G4's. I...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 28, 2001 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any 667 recipients? 256 Views / 0 Replies  
I have been reading where some people have received their 733 G4's. Has ANYONE received a 667 G4 yet? I was told by The Apple Store on Wednesday that my BTO 667 would ship Monday, Feb. 26th for...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 25, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's the RAM problem! 196 Views / 3 Replies  
Ram is as we all know a commodity. The price swings have become wild lately. The dilemma for those of us that have ordered a 667 or 733 G4 can't REALLY order right now! We don't know when we are...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 14, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
667 & Ram question 200 Views / 1 Replies  
I have ordered the 667 G4. It comes standard with 256meg of ram. I

understand I have two more slots I can add ram too. I want to order another

256 of ram but don't know what I'm doing.

...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 13, 2001 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Letter From Apple. Anybody else get one? 204 Views / 7 Replies  
I ordered my 667 G4 on January 11th. I got a letter from Apple today (Feb. 9th) saying because of a backlog of certain items I ordered with my computer my shipment would be delayed. I ordered the...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 9, 2001 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Phaedrus, That's the problem. There... 212 Views / 4 Replies  
Phaedrus,



That's the problem. There is no announced shipping date! And what is shipping on time? Originally is was sometime in February. Some speculation now has it in March. I called...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 3, 2001 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
667 and shipping 212 Views / 4 Replies  
Here I go again. Because of my extreme impatience which, by the way, is starting to keep me up at nights.....here goes some mindless speculation.

The purpose of this rant is so that hopefully an...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Feb 2, 2001 at 11:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Stupid CD burning question 204 Views / 4 Replies  
I am totally new to the cd burning era.

I got a dual deck cd burning unit for audio cd's recently.

I will be getting a new G4 with the ability to burn cd's also.

I now understand that this...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jan 21, 2001 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would be surprised to see any new speed... 210 Views / 9 Replies  
I would be surprised to see any new speed increases or hardware other than maybe new iMacs at Expo New York in July.

If it is true that Apple is waiting on Motorola to deliver the 667's and 733's...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jan 16, 2001 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just Wondering-Delivery? 227 Views / 3 Replies  
I placed my order for a new 667 on January 11th. Of course I was told it would be 3 to 7 weeks before delivery. At the OrderStatus site at Apple it said my computer was being assembled. I'm...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jan 16, 2001 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
HUGE G4 question!!!!! 605 Views / 51 Replies  
I am either going the buy (because of budget) the 667mhz G4 or the

dual 533mhz G4.



Which will be more efficient with OSX? I think OSX will run better on

the dual 533 but when kicked...
Posted by GeekBoy, on Jan 10, 2001 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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