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Ahh sorry bout that. I figured it may be... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Ahh sorry bout that. I figured it may be powerbook-specific given the nature of the bug.
Posted by uv23, on Nov 25, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in Networking
Networking weirdness: have to log out when switching wireless/ethernet hubs? 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi folks. Is anyone else having this issue? It has started with 10.4.3 and I submitted it to apple as a bug report:


Home config: 1GHz PowerBook G4, Tiger 10.4.3, Airport Extreme base station....
Posted by uv23, on Nov 25, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in Networking
I picked up an M-Audio USB Audiophile for... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I picked up an M-Audio USB Audiophile for ~$200CDN. Works like a charm.
Posted by uv23, on Nov 11, 2005 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Line in on 12" G4 Powerbook only records mono 436 Views / 2 Replies  
So I finally decided to record some new DJ mixes, when I ran into a problem with my Rev B 12" PB. I wired a stereo RCA to stereo mini adapter cable from my mixer to the line in on my PB, but...
Posted by uv23, on Nov 10, 2005 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! As you mentioned, they were loose. I... 877 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks! As you mentioned, they were loose. I didn't even notice the side screws until you pointed them out. Hopefully that'll do the trick now that they're nice and tight.
Posted by uv23, on Sep 3, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Continually losing video signal when using mac mini DVI to VGA adapter 877 Views / 5 Replies  
Is anyone else experiencing this? It seems like the VGA adapter that ships with the mini is crap. We attach it as firmly as humanly possible yet it still has a lot of wiggle and play. The monitor...
Posted by uv23, on Aug 31, 2005 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I submitted the problem as a bug to apple. Who... 787 Views / 8 Replies  
I submitted the problem as a bug to apple. Who knows if it'll ever be seen but I encourage everyone to do the same:

http://www.apple.com/macosx/feedback/
Posted by uv23, on Jan 9, 2005 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PRAM/PMU clearing didn't fix the problem,... 787 Views / 8 Replies  
PRAM/PMU clearing didn't fix the problem, unfortunately. OSX is really getting on my nerves lately. Every new update brings with it a new problem.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 8, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aha, well that's one thing then. I've no idea how... 787 Views / 8 Replies  
Aha, well that's one thing then. I've no idea how to reset those things or what the effect is but I'll look it up. Cheers.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 8, 2005 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No mouse pointer, black screen, dead expose, or no sound on wake 787 Views / 8 Replies  
I originally posted this to the Apple boards, but of course got no response. Anyone have any ideas? The mouse pointer thing is a real bitch.

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Ok I have a couple of problems that...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 8, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just today I replaced the stock 4200rpm 40 gig... 971 Views / 22 Replies  
Just today I replaced the stock 4200rpm 40 gig drive in my 12" Rev B PB with a 5400rpm 80 gig Fujitsu 2080AH.

Following the xlr8yourmac instructions made things pretty straightforward to take the...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 6, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm or not. Seems like all the documents are... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
Hmmm or not. Seems like all the documents are getting prematurely cut off part way through. Ah well, the investigation continues...
Posted by uv23, on Nov 9, 2004 at 01:54 PM, in Applications
Thanks for all your help guys. I downloaded... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for all your help guys. I downloaded wordperfect 3.5 and the updates, and by using the command-option drag trick, I have been able to open the wpds perfectly. Cheers. :)
Posted by uv23, on Nov 9, 2004 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
Textedit just shows garbage unfortunately. I'll... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
Textedit just shows garbage unfortunately. I'll try that Wordperfect link but I have a base Panther install so am not sure if it contains a classic environment (never had to use it before). Cheers.
Posted by uv23, on Nov 9, 2004 at 08:36 AM, in Applications
I did notice Nissus, but I'm looking for... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
I did notice Nissus, but I'm looking for something available as freeware.
Posted by uv23, on Nov 7, 2004 at 03:19 PM, in Applications
Funny that you mention it as I *just* found that... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
Funny that you mention it as I *just* found that and tried it. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to actually do anything! It said the operation completed but there was no output or other feedback.
Posted by uv23, on Nov 7, 2004 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Need an app that will read an oooold PC word perfect file 970 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi folks, I've found some old writings from about 10 years ago that were written on a PC using Word Perfect. Actually, come to think of it, they were most likely written on my Amiga 500. Is there...
Posted by uv23, on Nov 7, 2004 at 12:21 PM, in Applications
Confused about "WEP Password" vs "WEP 40/128-bit hex" 3,146 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi folks. At home I am currently using a linksys wireless-G router with my powerbook. I was having connectivity issues using WPA so went back to WEP. I created a phrase in the router config, from...
Posted by uv23, on Jul 17, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in Networking
Airport Extreme base station: have to get modem model now? 410 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been having ongoing problems with my linksys wireless router and it may be time to go all out on some more Apple products, specifically an airport base station. While expensive and only having...
Posted by uv23, on Jul 11, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Networking
How does backing up work with FileVault? If you... 592 Views / 5 Replies  
How does backing up work with FileVault? If you use CCC or do a OSX restore to another drive, are the contents of the folder copied over unencrypted? Ideally, I'd like to run filevault but have an...
Posted by uv23, on Feb 11, 2004 at 05:30 PM, in macOS
Post your File Vault long term reports here 592 Views / 5 Replies  
So its been a while now since File Vault has been released and then patched. I'd like to hear from those of you using it, your impressions of its speed and usefulness, and any quirks you've...
Posted by uv23, on Feb 11, 2004 at 09:27 AM, in macOS
Hmm not good enough. I need two lan ports. The... 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmm not good enough. I need two lan ports. The whole point of buying a router/hub/base station is to provide for all my needs. Don't want multiple devices. Thanks for the info!
Posted by uv23, on Feb 10, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do airport extreme base stations have wired connections? 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi folks. So my linksys wireless router died tonight. I'm thinking I might try and exchange it for something else when I take it back tomorrow. I have one wired PC, one wired mac G3, and a wireless...
Posted by uv23, on Feb 10, 2004 at 12:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Questions about wireless networking, OSX not remembering routers/configs 516 Views / 3 Replies  
PowerBook running X.3.2 and a Linksys wireless G router.

Here's the scenario: I have SSID broadcast off on the router and WEP on. After configuring once, my PowerBook automatically attaches to the...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 27, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in macOS
Definitely. I'd love to see a high quality audio... 4,025 Views / 59 Replies  
Definitely. I'd love to see a high quality audio in/out in the G5 PBs.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 25, 2004 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
According to the faq, creature II is identical to... 1,573 Views / 17 Replies  
According to the faq, creature II is identical to creature I, except that the colors are different. Lame, and hardly worthy of a new product designation.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 21, 2004 at 05:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use an apple pro keyboard & macmice mouse for... 419 Views / 8 Replies  
I use an apple pro keyboard & macmice mouse for both my powerbook and pc, shared by a Iogear miniview KVM, which also acts as a hub for sharing my hp printer and epson scanner. Works flawlessly.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 21, 2004 at 05:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My fan turns on around 46C. I've hit low 60s... 619 Views / 1 Replies  
My fan turns on around 46C. I've hit low 60s before doing various intensive things like ripping a lot of CDs, using a lot of graphic apps, etc.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 10, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I do have Panther. Awesome! Can I then do a... 4,679 Views / 9 Replies  
I do have Panther. Awesome! Can I then do a restore from the external drive in the future, in the same manner but with the source/destination reversed? Are there any issues with different drive...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 10, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the responses guys. :) A question re:... 4,679 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the responses guys. :) A question re: CCC. Lets say I've cloned my machine to an external drive with CCC then for whatever reason I put a new blank harddrive in my PB (due to upgrading or...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 10, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Best way to backup my PowerBook? 4,679 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi folks. Well, I've learned a lot in the month since switching but I need to ask a newbie question once again. :)

Now that all of my eggs are in a portable/more fragile basket, I'd like to do...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 9, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good timing as I was going to ask this same... 671 Views / 8 Replies  
Good timing as I was going to ask this same question earlier today. Specifically, should I go with the Porsche unit or the d2? Can the Porsche unit stand on its side like the d2? I want about an 80gb...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 08:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have found that if I have made any connections... 3,092 Views / 12 Replies  
I have found that if I have made any connections on the local network, my PB will not go to sleep.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope. *knock wood* 722 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope. *knock wood*
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep their own site doesn't have them yet. But... 925 Views / 10 Replies  
Yep their own site doesn't have them yet. But they are on the Apple site.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Any reviews of JBL Creature II yet? 925 Views / 10 Replies  
They were introduced yesterday and I was wondering if there's any info on them floating around. Supposedly they're a good deal better tyan the first generation. I was surprised that they are visually...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 10:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My 12" Rev B was perfect until I had the display... 1,044 Views / 9 Replies  
My 12" Rev B was perfect until I had the display replaced, then it wobbled. I brought it back to the shop I bought it from and within a few minutes it was perfect again. He just had to...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 7, 2004 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hell, I was on a T1 lan and I had the problem. 788 Views / 5 Replies  
Hell, I was on a T1 lan and I had the problem.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 6, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is the worst live stream I've ever had the... 788 Views / 5 Replies  
This is the worst live stream I've ever had the torture of trying to watch/listen to. It must be getting bombarded. I wish they had a seperate audio-only stream at least so I could make out more than...
Posted by uv23, on Jan 6, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Apple Pro keyboard works perfectly on my PC,... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
The Apple Pro keyboard works perfectly on my PC, via a USB KVM. The apple key is treated just like the windows key.
Posted by uv23, on Jan 4, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yep same problem here. I browse over a windows... 783 Views / 5 Replies  
Yep same problem here. I browse over a windows network at work via my 12" PB and I found that when I was connected, my PB would sometimes not go to sleep. I had to restart to disconnect myself....
Posted by uv23, on Jan 2, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in macOS
I'll check that one out. I looked through the... 4,018 Views / 3 Replies  
I'll check that one out. I looked through the entirety of version tracker's audio section and saw a couple apps that addressed audio editing but nothing that mentioned track markers and such.
Posted by uv23, on Dec 30, 2003 at 09:11 AM, in Applications
Need simple audio software for quick editing and making cd track markers/burning 4,018 Views / 3 Replies  
Well as of today, I've turned off my PC for good so I'm 100% switcher (12" PowerBook). No going back. It's a bit scary but lots of fun.

Anyways, my needs: to be able to do quick cutting, simple...
Posted by uv23, on Dec 30, 2003 at 12:21 AM, in Applications
It hasn't happened since, no. Very interesting.... 1,183 Views / 7 Replies  
It hasn't happened since, no. Very interesting. Could be some sort of safari flaw that created an infinite loop, or some sort of cascading memory leak. I'll definitely post back if it happens again,...
Posted by uv23, on Dec 28, 2003 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Update: the macmice mouse is now recognized by... 662 Views / 12 Replies  
Update: the macmice mouse is now recognized by XP. Weird. Nothing like reducing desk clutter. 2 kb/mouse was getting really annoying.
Posted by uv23, on Dec 27, 2003 at 01:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just worked on this today actually. Picked up an... 662 Views / 12 Replies  
Just worked on this today actually. Picked up an IOGear USB mini KVM to share kb/mouse between powerbook and pc, and share printer/scanner. Works beautifully with one big crappy exception. The PC...
Posted by uv23, on Dec 26, 2003 at 07:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Very strange. It was just a pdf from the lacie... 1,183 Views / 7 Replies  
Very strange. It was just a pdf from the lacie site on their Porsche product line. I'll check the activity monitor should it happen again. And nope, I don't use iChat.
Posted by uv23, on Dec 26, 2003 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They had a few MacMice products there actually.... 4,144 Views / 19 Replies  
They had a few MacMice products there actually. They had the G5-look iPod holder thingy. It all seemed to be manufactured well and was no more expensive than other manufacturers' products.

One...
Posted by uv23, on Dec 23, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's not the same mouse. This is the one I... 4,144 Views / 19 Replies  
That's not the same mouse. This is the one I got:http://macmice.com/themouse.html It wasn't much more expensive than the macally mouse actually.
Posted by uv23, on Dec 23, 2003 at 12:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Very strange sudden heat up in 12" Rev B 1,183 Views / 7 Replies  
I had a few safari windows open and clicked on a pdf document, which then downloaded to the desktop instead of opening. Immediately following this, I heard the fan in my PB spin up a bit faster. I...
Posted by uv23, on Dec 22, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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