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OK, excellent. Clearly, you've done your... 992 Views / 7 Replies  
OK, excellent. Clearly, you've done your homework as well. All your settings look good. I only have one suggestion that it looks like you haven't tried just yet. Everything below is case...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 5, 2007 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tethering can be fun 992 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't use the 8525 but I have been tethering phones to Apple laptops for a couple years now and due to an unbelievable lack of Mac support directly from cellular providers, I have had to become my...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 5, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried.... 880 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you tried to hold down the trackpad button while restarting your computer? That will cause the disc to be ejected unless it's physically stuck. It should pop out right around the time you see...
Posted by iMacguy, on Oct 15, 2005 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I send video to the S-Video and VGA port at the same time? 387 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a PowerBook G3 400 Mhz running OS 9.0.4 and I have a need to send video to multiple sources and one of them is VGA compatible and the other is S-Video campatible. Can this be done?I know I...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 5, 2005 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! 760 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your comments. I orderred it this morning and I'm expecting it next week sometime. Can't wait.
Posted by iMacguy, on Feb 17, 2005 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Will I be disappointed? 760 Views / 6 Replies  
I currently own a 1.5ghz 15" PowerBook and I hate the AirPort reception and it's just too big to take with me everywhere I go. I travel for a living and I used to have a 12" PowerBook and miss it's...
Posted by iMacguy, on Feb 16, 2005 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Might I add, after being a Mac user and reader of... 998 Views / 3 Replies  
Might I add, after being a Mac user and reader of this forum for 4 years I have to say that there has been very little mention of the new Set Up Assistant and when I got my new 15" PowerBook I was...
Posted by iMacguy, on Dec 5, 2004 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I realize this is the opposite of what you are... 1,133 Views / 19 Replies  
I realize this is the opposite of what you are asking but I thought I'd chime in. I own a 15" AI 1.5Ghz and I'm looking forward to owning a iBook. The size of this thing just drives me crazy so...
Posted by iMacguy, on Dec 5, 2004 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought that playing DVDs off the hard drive... 580 Views / 3 Replies  
I thought that playing DVDs off the hard drive would save battery power but it really didn't make much of a difference. I used DVD Extractor to make an image of the DVD and it worked just fine. You...
Posted by iMacguy, on Feb 5, 2003 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too have tried the Palm OS X Beta with mixed... 437 Views / 2 Replies  
I too have tried the Palm OS X Beta with mixed results. It often opens without any data in my user profile and requires a reinstallation to function. I know that it's a beta so I understand the...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jan 21, 2002 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
It sounds good. OK....and how much? 429 Views / 1 Replies  
It sounds good.
OK....and how much?
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 26, 2001 at 01:59 AM, in Marketplace
Sound advice, thanks. I will hook it up to a... 374 Views / 3 Replies  
Sound advice, thanks. I will hook it up to a monitor ASAP. Unofrtunately, it's an intermittend problem so I have to catch it at just the right time.

Unfortunately, I did not get the Apple Care...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 24, 2001 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very wierd problem. Please help. 374 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a PowerBook 400 Firewire with 384mb RAM, 6gb hard drive and two partitions, one for OS 9 and one for X. A strange problem has come up thatís a bit tough to describe, so please bear with me.
...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 24, 2001 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know if you are using a dial up... 558 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know if you are using a dial up connection or a high speed connection. If you are using a modem then I don't know of a way to do what you are asking. To my knowledge AppleTalk can't do both...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 16, 2001 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ah Ha. I see. OK, well thanks for clarifying... 627 Views / 14 Replies  
Ah Ha. I see. OK, well thanks for clarifying that for me. That's kind of a bummer since bus powered devices add to greater portability. I'll wait and see the 24X.

Thanks again.
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 19, 2001 at 10:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cucumber Jones, Well, thanks for the heads up... 627 Views / 14 Replies  
Cucumber Jones,
Well, thanks for the heads up about the 16X not being bus powered. After looking at the specs this is the only model that says that it ships with a power supply. Whereas the slower...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 19, 2001 at 12:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, it is now. When I went earlier I was sent... 419 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, it is now. When I went earlier I was sent to one of those "re-direct" pages.
Well, now it's there but it doesn't do anything. And yes, I waited for flash to load. It just brings me back to...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 14, 2001 at 02:07 PM, in Marketplace
OK, that's kind of lame. The page isn't there. ... 419 Views / 4 Replies  
OK, that's kind of lame. The page isn't there. :confused:
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 13, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for your input. Cucumber, yeah, the... 627 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for your input.
Cucumber, yeah, the Formac website lists the 16X as bus powered but doesn't say anything about PoweBook incompatability as far as not supplying enough power. Thanks for...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 10, 2001 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which Firewire CDRW to buy? 627 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm looking to purchase either the QUE 16X10X40 Firewire CDRW or the Formac version with the same speeds. Does anybody own the Formac version yet? I know enough about the Que and it sounds like a...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 8, 2001 at 02:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just to let you know, you can buy factory refurbs... 398 Views / 7 Replies  
Just to let you know, you can buy factory refurbs for $799 and get a one year warranty.
Posted by iMacguy, on May 23, 2001 at 09:22 PM, in Marketplace
Ok, I had the same problem so maybe my solution... 474 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, I had the same problem so maybe my solution will help you out. Go to your control panels and open up the USB Printer Sharing. Make sure it's off. Then go to the File Sharing control panel and...
Posted by iMacguy, on May 7, 2001 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
What color? 414 Views / 5 Replies  
What color?
Posted by iMacguy, on Apr 16, 2001 at 12:18 PM, in Marketplace
I had instability problems with 9.1 also. Well,... 2,318 Views / 6 Replies  
I had instability problems with 9.1 also. Well, that is until I read the "read me" file and it explained that the correct way to install the downloaded update was to start up from my system cd and...
Posted by iMacguy, on Mar 9, 2001 at 06:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Tooki, you rock. That did the trick. I don't... 464 Views / 10 Replies  
Tooki, you rock. That did the trick. I don't understand why that procedure isn't in the Mac Help, but oh well.
Thanks
Posted by iMacguy, on Dec 28, 2000 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Playing a DVD on my Pismo and watching it on my tv. 464 Views / 10 Replies  
Here's my problem:
I have no trouble getting the desktop and all other applications to show up on my television screen. However, when I launch the Apple DVD Player I get an error message on the...
Posted by iMacguy, on Dec 27, 2000 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, thanks for the tip but what a waste. When... 2,213 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, thanks for the tip but what a waste. When I originally read about this it seemed like it would save a lot of start up time. NOT!! I didn't notice any difference. If there was one, I'm sure...
Posted by iMacguy, on Nov 9, 2000 at 12:10 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Skipping the memory test at start up. 2,213 Views / 3 Replies  
I read somewhere that there is a way to set my computer to skip the memory test during the start up process. I searched the forum but I couldn't find it. Does anyone know how to do this? I believe...
Posted by iMacguy, on Nov 8, 2000 at 09:15 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yes, OS 9.0.4 is a free and necessary update for... 370 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, OS 9.0.4 is a free and necessary update for Firewire PowerBooks using OS 9. It's available fro the Apple Support Site posted below.
...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 27, 2000 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as disableing the Platinum Sounds to... 500 Views / 8 Replies  
As far as disableing the Platinum Sounds to eliminate the clicking, I've found that it has no effect unless I do a re-start with the sounds off. Once I figured that out it was great. My DVD...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 24, 2000 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as getting back your bookmarks: In your... 675 Views / 1 Replies  
As far as getting back your bookmarks:
In your Preferences folder there's another folder called Explorer. Inside that folder is where you'll find your Favorites, History and other things. If you...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 11, 2000 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wanted: iMac graphite round mouse 350 Views / 4 Replies  
I am looking to buy an iMac graphite round mouse, so if anyone has upgraded to another type and you want to sell yours please contact me via e-mail at [email protected]
Of course, it must be in...
Posted by iMacguy, on Sep 9, 2000 at 05:32 PM, in Marketplace
Yes, please tell us, what kind of iMac do you... 521 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, please tell us, what kind of iMac do you have? Is it one of the DV models or an earlier one? If you are not sure, look at the right side of the computer-the right side as you face the...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 26, 2000 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just out of curiousity, why are you removing the... 521 Views / 11 Replies  
Just out of curiousity, why are you removing the motherboard just to install memory? It is just supposed to snap in after you remove the back plastic plate. At least, that's how I did it.
Are you...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 25, 2000 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, so I disabled all the above listed extensions... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
OK, so I disabled all the above listed extensions and it seemed to be moving in the right direction. What I mean is that now at least the chooser is allowing me to choose my printer. However, I...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 25, 2000 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry, I should have said that I already... 515 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry, I should have said that I already unplugged and re-plugged in the printer. Actually, I have a 4 port hub and I have already gone through an extensive troubleshooting process with it and it's...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 24, 2000 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
My iMac DVSE can't find my printer, help. 515 Views / 9 Replies  
OK, I've got an iMac DVSE 400. I just installed OS 9.0.4 from the disk I ordered and since the installation I am unable to select my Epson 740i printer in the chooser. I see the printer there in...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 23, 2000 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple Care for laptops is now $349 FYI. 368 Views / 9 Replies  
Apple Care for laptops is now $349 FYI.
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 15, 2000 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All audio was lost. DVD's, CD's, system sounds,... 385 Views / 7 Replies  
All audio was lost. DVD's, CD's, system sounds, everything. The only fix was to re-start. That was the only fix that Apple recommended as well. Oh, that and to stop using either the Platinum...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 10, 2000 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, sorry to hear that I'm not the only one. ... 385 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, sorry to hear that I'm not the only one. However, it's not exactly news to me. What I mean is when I called Apple Tech Support about this problem I was asked if I use the Application...
Posted by iMacguy, on Aug 10, 2000 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
System sounds dissapearing 385 Views / 7 Replies  
Every so often after waking my Pismo 400 from sleep, I'll notice that my system sounds are no longer clicking, bleeping and so on. I am forced to restart to fix the problem. Anyone else out there...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 19, 2000 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a Pismo 400 and I have noticed the same... 658 Views / 36 Replies  
I have a Pismo 400 and I have noticed the same problem. At first I was quite nervous about it. Meaning I just thought I got a bad egg. I haven't had any problems cleaning off the marks though. I...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 19, 2000 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, here's the deal. I trashed my existing three... 3,155 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, here's the deal. I trashed my existing three icons in the ext. folder and re-installed the download from Apple. Sure enough, I no longer see the red "X" at start up but I also don't the...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 9, 2000 at 01:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OK, I checked out and downloaded the AppleScript... 3,155 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, I checked out and downloaded the AppleScript update from Apple's website. It wouldn't let me install it saying that I already had that version on my hard disk.

So, I checked my extensions...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 7, 2000 at 07:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks all. Sounds like I'm getting the right... 3,155 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks all. Sounds like I'm getting the right help here. I need some guidance on re-installing the Apple Script Extension. Detailed instructions are best if you have the time to do it. Thanks...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 7, 2000 at 04:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Extenison/Control Panel Issue 3,155 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an iMac DV SE. Upon start -up, when the extension/control panels are shooting across the bottom of the screen one of them has a red 'X" through it. This is fairly recent and I have just...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 7, 2000 at 10:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OK y'all, here's the sound scoop. Thanks to the... 518 Views / 17 Replies  
OK y'all, here's the sound scoop. Thanks to the fantastic, above and beyond service at MacConnection.com I am typing this on my replacement Pismo 400mhz. That's the good news. The bad is that as...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jul 5, 2000 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, so here it is y'all. I called Apple tech... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
OK, so here it is y'all. I called Apple tech support about this problem to get some help and here's what they told me.

Basically, they're having some problems with games on the new software DVD...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 28, 2000 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have downloaded the Star Wars update as well as... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
I have downloaded the Star Wars update as well as done a "full" installation as opposed to the "recommmended" installation, turned processor cycling off, and increased the ram allocation to 20mb. It...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 27, 2000 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Star Wars Pod Racer Problems 589 Views / 9 Replies  
I am having a problem running Pod Racer on my Pismo 400/128mg ram. I have tried allocating more ram and turning vm off and nothing seems to work. Each time I start to race the maching gets...
Posted by iMacguy, on Jun 27, 2000 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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