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THAT WORKED! Thanks. The strange thing was... 863 Views / 3 Replies  
THAT WORKED!

Thanks. The strange thing was that when I tried to type in a new computer name, it wouldn't let me type in more than 1 character. It kept highlighting my computer name after each...
Posted by adamtki, on May 8, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Networking
No IP address using Microsoft MN-700 router 863 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

Does anyone else have a problem with Tiger and Microsoft MN-700 router? I can't get an IP address. I tried wired and wireless. The problem happened after I upgraded to Tiger from 10.3.9. ...
Posted by adamtki, on May 8, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in Networking
Can I combine 2 Jaguar install CDs into 1 DVD? 564 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm concerned that when it comes time to look for the 2nd CD, the installer won't be smart enough to see that that files that it needs are all there.

Adam
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 8, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in macOS
whining will get you nowhere 10,823 Views / 65 Replies  
But that was a bad customer rep. I would've tried again to call in to get another person. Eating while on the phone? That is quite rude. I work in Tech Support (dev support) and I even try hard...
Posted by adamtki, on Nov 18, 2003 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks everyone! 910 Views / 10 Replies  
It was a combination of problems. I had to save it with Unix LF AND change the perl path to /usr/bin/perl.

I did try changing the perl path to that before but it failed since I didn't have the...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 26, 2003 at 10:04 PM, in macOS
error still there 910 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks, I was really hoping that would work. I did have it saved with Mac LF (OD). Now I saved it with UNIX LF (OA). But I still get the error:

0000: 23 21 2F 75 73 72 2F 6C 6F 63 61 6C 2F 62...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 26, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in macOS
Can't get my first perl cgi to work 910 Views / 10 Replies  
I can't get my first perl script to run. I get "Internal Server Error". The web server works because static pages work fine. And I'm hitting the correct url, because if I change the file name, I...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 26, 2003 at 04:53 AM, in macOS
Don't take chances 2,240 Views / 21 Replies  
I would back up and do an archive and install.

I tried to upgrade without the archive and I got the message "There were errors during the installation" or something like that from the installer...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 23, 2003 at 04:09 PM, in macOS
ouch! 988 Views / 13 Replies  
A drop like that would certainly not be good for it.
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 6, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
don't remember 988 Views / 13 Replies  
I don't remember the maker of the hard drive. I think it was Toshiba, but not sure.

The home where the computer was wasn't particularly hot. I think it might've been because he played a lot of...
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 6, 2003 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
results 988 Views / 13 Replies  
I thought I should drop in with the outcome. After having problems repartitioning the hard drive, I decided that something was wrong with it. So I ordered a new 40 GB drive and went through the...
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 5, 2003 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help, PB won't recharge and won't shutdown 369 Views / 0 Replies  
Recently, my powerbook (G4 800) which is out of warranty (16 months old) no longer recharges either of my batteries with either of my power cords. And the laptop will not shutdown! If I pull out...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 29, 2003 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
dead ibook, can't mount as FW drive in targeted disk mode 988 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi,

This is my brother-in-law's ibook.

He's got an iBook 600mhz with the 30GIG HD. It was running fine for a couple of years... until I upgraded him from 10.2.3 to 10.2.6. I went fine for a...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 14, 2003 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keep sending feedback 2,223 Views / 47 Replies  
I was a little disappointed that you only get 128bit AAC. However the quality is much better than 128bit mp3, so it's ok for now.

I think that since we *are* paying for this stuff, Apple should...
Posted by adamtki, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Unicode filenames in OS 9 finder (NavGetFile question) 410 Views / 0 Replies  
This is a long shot since no one uses this api anymore.

How does NavGetFile handle things if you use it to specify a filename containing foreign language unicode characters?

For example, I have...
Posted by adamtki, on Apr 10, 2003 at 08:16 PM, in Developer Center
Chances are, the apps that can run in Classic... 2,241 Views / 58 Replies  
Chances are, the apps that can run in Classic (such as Quark) will run faster in Classic in the NEW machines than in OS 9 in your OLD machine.

I don't recommend you switch over completely at once...
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 28, 2003 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Keynote should've been free! Obviously Steve... 2,202 Views / 28 Replies  
Keynote should've been free!

Obviously Steve Jobs was the only person to beta test it because he didn't need to back up to a certain slide and he didn't need to navigate anywhere since he doesn't...
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 18, 2003 at 07:29 AM, in macOS
Just wishing guessing. Frankly, I'd like to see... 1,173 Views / 11 Replies  
Just wishing guessing. Frankly, I'd like to see a second beta instead in February before officially releasing it March or April. After all, Apple's got at least 500,000 beta testers to help them...
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 17, 2003 at 03:35 AM, in macOS
Have patience dude. I assure you that a bug like... 1,173 Views / 11 Replies  
Have patience dude. I assure you that a bug like this is minor and easy to fix and will most likely be fixed by version 1.0. I'm guessing Safari will be final sometime in February.
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 15, 2003 at 09:19 PM, in macOS
What I want to see by version 1.0 - TABBED... 1,462 Views / 47 Replies  
What I want to see by version 1.0
- TABBED windows!
- Tab to buttons and drop downs (what a pain to grab your mouse for it!)
- No brushed metal UI. Looks awful
- Better looking icons on the...
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 15, 2003 at 07:44 AM, in macOS
classic won't start, wierd things happening? 395 Views / 0 Replies  
If your classic won't start or you can't log into another account or you can't print, etc.. and you've recently installed Safari (the original version), then you probably have the deleted tmp...
Posted by adamtki, on Jan 13, 2003 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
the best way to find it is to do the same thing. ... 827 Views / 19 Replies  
the best way to find it is to do the same thing.

Send her a test word document and have her open her e-mail attachment in word, just like she did before. It actually might be better if you could...
Posted by adamtki, on Nov 22, 2002 at 03:18 AM, in macOS
The other feature about this that will make it... 1,197 Views / 10 Replies  
The other feature about this that will make it popular with Windows is that it has a USB interface. Most people have PCs without a firewire interface. I'm sure it'll be painful when trying to make...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 18, 2002 at 05:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
the iPod has some serious competition 1,197 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=10331798&loc=111

At $299 for Windows, I think it'll affect Apple's effort to sell iPod for WIndows. That's almost half the price of the iPod 20GB. ...
Posted by adamtki, on Oct 17, 2002 at 03:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, on the WCIII issue, I always play it in OS... 702 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, on the WCIII issue, I always play it in OS 9. I had two problems initially with this. One, the multibutton support slowed the cursor down about 10x for some strange reason. So I mapped my...
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 29, 2002 at 03:20 AM, in macOS
Any Jaguar performance tests out there? 702 Views / 6 Replies  
I haven't seen any posts on this. Does anyone have numbers showing how much faster Jaguar is? It would be nice to see performance differences on systems that don't even support QE.

The snappy...
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 28, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in macOS
It might be because the GPU is being used more... 1,405 Views / 21 Replies  
It might be because the GPU is being used more often now with Quartz Extreme.
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 25, 2002 at 11:41 PM, in macOS
I've been wanting to see a Mac version of this... 10,710 Views / 54 Replies  
I've been wanting to see a Mac version of this for quite some time. I suggested this idea about half a year ago and they were already trying to get a feel for how useful this would be. I told them...
Posted by adamtki, on Aug 6, 2002 at 04:58 AM, in macOS
If the full price had been $169 and the upgrade... 1,013 Views / 47 Replies  
If the full price had been $169 and the upgrade was $129, I actually think that there would have been less complaints.

The people that have supported OS X by adopting early and paying early should...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 24, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in macOS
Apple should really offer a cheaper upgrade... 1,013 Views / 47 Replies  
Apple should really offer a cheaper upgrade price. I have never heard of ANY software where upgrading from one version to the next cost the same as purchasing the full version. Apple's desperately...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 23, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in macOS
- Fast UI. I don't know why but the UI stil... 1,323 Views / 47 Replies  
- Fast UI. I don't know why but the UI stil feels slightly sluggish compared to windows. I work on both platforms and I still feel the difference.
- Multiple desktop sessions. So someone else can...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 22, 2002 at 11:51 AM, in macOS
Apple will die a slow and painful death if they... 732 Views / 31 Replies  
Apple will die a slow and painful death if they stick with Motorola. They need to either buy the chip technology from them and design them themselves or switch to intel. It's the software that's...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 19, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think Apple's too worried about not making a... 702 Views / 36 Replies  
I think Apple's too worried about not making a profit. They should've just taken the risk and offered cheaper upgrade prices for 10.2 and cheaper .mac prices (like $60 and $30 first year). They can...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 18, 2002 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We don't "deserve" Apple's internet services for... 830 Views / 61 Replies  
We don't "deserve" Apple's internet services for free. These services cost money to maintain them and a one time payment for OS X will NOT sustain these services for Apple. iTools, iDisk, mac.com,...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 16, 2002 at 03:09 AM, in macOS
Will the current iPods be able to play MPEG4 audio? (AAC) 425 Views / 1 Replies  
I currently have a 10GB iPod and am worried that it may not able to play the new AAC format that I'm sure Apple will use as a standard. Is the compression decoding a firmware item that can be...
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 12, 2002 at 04:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This happens to me often too. It usually happens... 538 Views / 9 Replies  
This happens to me often too. It usually happens with Internet Explorer.
Posted by adamtki, on Jul 4, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in macOS
I had work related software that only installed... 2,701 Views / 11 Replies  
I had work related software that only installed on XP. Otherwise, I'd install Win2k Pro since it's much faster on VPC.
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 26, 2002 at 02:33 AM, in Applications
Keyboard Maestro sounds like a good workaround,... 445 Views / 5 Replies  
Keyboard Maestro sounds like a good workaround, but from a ui developer's point of view, it's a very obvious inconsistency. I know that many classic apps use the command-h for something else. Even...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 24, 2002 at 12:28 PM, in macOS
command h (hide app) should be standard in classic apps 445 Views / 5 Replies  
Ever try to hide a bunch of apps using command-h and a classic apps pops up to the top and all of a sudden, you have to grab that mouse and go to the right menu to hide the app instead?

Or even if...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 24, 2002 at 03:55 AM, in macOS
Adam Betts, It's a nice feature for pro... 580 Views / 47 Replies  
Adam Betts,

It's a nice feature for pro users. But I think it's something that should be added only if it's simple to implement. So that means that they should not put the effort into drawing...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 24, 2002 at 03:46 AM, in macOS
SecretAgentX, I believe Jaguar is supposed to... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
SecretAgentX, I believe Jaguar is supposed to have a simple finder option. The lock feature would easily not be considered a simple finder feature.
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 24, 2002 at 03:25 AM, in macOS
Mystery solved. I was formatting my PC... 2,701 Views / 11 Replies  
Mystery solved.

I was formatting my PC partition using NTFS. After selecting FAT, XP installed fine. Those problems I reported also appeared in OS 9!
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 23, 2002 at 04:38 AM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif"> Originally posted by Millennium:
No, but if...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 23, 2002 at 04:13 AM, in macOS
You're not looking at the whole picture. For... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
You're not looking at the whole picture.

For simplicity let's just say desktop lock = screen saver with password.

How can I have both a regular screen saver and locked screen saver without...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 21, 2002 at 05:49 AM, in macOS
sharky, I agree. Apple should do better than... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
sharky, I agree. Apple should do better than just implement the same feature.

I'd suggest that Apple provide an option to blank the screen, dim it, display everything as normal (but input is...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 21, 2002 at 04:11 AM, in macOS
Apple is all about simplicity and elegance. If... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
Apple is all about simplicity and elegance. If you have to go the round about way to lock your screen, it's not quite as simple and elegant any more.

This suggestion will help the millions of non...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 21, 2002 at 03:59 AM, in macOS
You can also hit the power button and then... 483 Views / 8 Replies  
You can also hit the power button and then followed by 's' if you want an easy way to do it on the keyboard one handed.
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 20, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in macOS
Yes, there are ways to do this and I know about... 940 Views / 39 Replies  
Yes, there are ways to do this and I know about the screen saver, but the whole point is to be able to do this common task quickly, easily, in a standard way, and without side effects.

Why screen...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 20, 2002 at 09:00 PM, in macOS
I wish they could've gone a little bit smaller. ... 789 Views / 28 Replies  
I wish they could've gone a little bit smaller. Maybe like 1400x1024. For anyone who think's it's too small the way it is, you need to correct your glasses!

It would be nice if the screen itself...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 20, 2002 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Would love to see desktop lock in Jaguar 940 Views / 39 Replies  
It'd be nice to have something under the Apple menu that says something like "Lock Computer". I don't want to be quitting all my applications and logging out when I want to step away from my...
Posted by adamtki, on Jun 20, 2002 at 05:35 PM, in macOS
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