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Yeah, I did a clean install and zeroed out the... 932 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I did a clean install and zeroed out the drive before I installed Panther. The settings for the keyboard are right and I can't figure it out.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 8, 2003 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Backlit keyboard and Panther 932 Views / 8 Replies  
I just got my 15" powerbook back from Apple (white spot fix) and installed Panther. The backlight for my keyboard no longer works. I guess there's a conflict with the backlight function and Expose....
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 8, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15 inch superdrive problems 498 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got mine on Monday and I'm having a couple of small problems.

1. The latch doesn't seem too work well. I close it and it pops open again. Maybe this will get better as it gets older....
Posted by drillerkiller, on Oct 1, 2003 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Strange... 362 Views / 2 Replies  
Yesterday I came home from work and my wife told me that she couldn't get online (roadrunner cable). I tried and was also denied. We are running a linksys wireless router so I shut it off, rebooted...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 23, 2003 at 12:25 PM, in Networking
Thanks! I wasn't sure if it was that simple. ... 483 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks! I wasn't sure if it was that simple. When I copy back from the iPod or firewire will it just overwrite the old info with the new?
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 20, 2002 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
Disc image 483 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a couple of G4s that are both running the same software (OS X, FCP, Photoshop, After Effects). Both machines get used a lot and I find I have to rebuild them often. Is there anyway to make a...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 20, 2002 at 03:43 PM, in macOS
Bad fonts in IE 5.2.1 using 10.2 360 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm running a iBook 500 MHz, 320 MB. I'm having trouble loading the fonts on some sites. They show up as little dots and blocks. When I mouse over them the text then displays correctly.

What...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 31, 2002 at 01:29 PM, in macOS
Mac SE 695 Views / 1 Replies  
I picked up a old working Mac SE. Is there a way to add a network card and get it on my network? Have any of you done anything else cool with these machines besides making aquariums out of them? ...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Radeon 7000 on G4? 368 Views / 1 Replies  
So I went to Comp USA tonight to pick up another video card so I could hook up two monitors. The guy there told me to get a Radeon 7000 non-mac verison because they didn't have the mac version. He...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 3, 2002 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Auto Software Update Problem 534 Views / 4 Replies  
Last night I was using my iBook and tried to run the auto software update. After spinning a few minutes it said that it wasn't able to connect to the net (even though my connection was fine). I...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 1, 2002 at 09:48 AM, in macOS
I'm having the same problem...did you find... 371 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm having the same problem...did you find anything out about this?

Thanks!
Posted by drillerkiller, on May 22, 2002 at 12:03 AM, in Applications
Lacie 19" Blue monitor keeps shutting off 489 Views / 0 Replies  
I've had my Lacie for 1 year. About a week ago I set it to a higher resolution (I don't recall the exact setting) and it worked fine. Last night I came home and got online. About 30 minutes later...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Apr 18, 2002 at 06:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have an Apple airport card in my ibook and I... 426 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an Apple airport card in my ibook and I use a Linksys router and wireless point. The signal is very strong. Plus, it's cheaper.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jan 1, 2002 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, if I boot into 9 the problem doesn't seem... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, if I boot into 9 the problem doesn't seem to happen. Oh well...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Dec 13, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
Disk spins down... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi. I did a search for this and didn't find the info I was looking for. I have a G4 733 that I'm running 10.1.1 on. The HD spins down now and then even though I have it set to never sleep. I've...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Dec 13, 2001 at 02:13 AM, in macOS
I just came here to post some headphone woes as... 602 Views / 17 Replies  
I just came here to post some headphone woes as well. I'm running 10.1 on my ibook 500. When I plug my headphones in / take them out (sometimes, not always) the screen will go blank for just a sec....
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 28, 2001 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't install 10.1.1 442 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi. I just updated to 10.1 and decided to go ahead and do the 10.1.1 update while I was at it. It's starts to intsall but when it asks me to pick a volume to install the update on, the partition I...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 22, 2001 at 11:04 PM, in macOS
No, I capture the footage using the DV codec on... 677 Views / 8 Replies  
No, I capture the footage using the DV codec on FCP and export it. Once I put it into Cleaner 5 it gives me a "unkown media" error. I figured I would be able to open the clip up using FCP (to chop...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 14, 2001 at 09:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Problems with capturing large clips in FCP 1 & 2 677 Views / 8 Replies  
I encode video and use FCP 1 or 2 to capture it. When capturing clips that are larger than 2 GB I get a strange file that is not recognized by Cleaner 5. Also, if I try to import it back into FCP,...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 14, 2001 at 05:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I noticed that mine only wobbles when it's... 677 Views / 15 Replies  
I noticed that mine only wobbles when it's opened. It does annoy me, but no big deal. That's the problem with plastic.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Sep 23, 2001 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my Sony MDR-Q33. Very nice and small. 533 Views / 22 Replies  
I love my Sony MDR-Q33. Very nice and small.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Aug 9, 2001 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Booting from a OS 9 disc in OSX 320 Views / 0 Replies  
We've installed OSX on a G4 to test it out and now want to switch back to OS 9. We are unable to boot from a OS 9 disc. We can boot from the OSX disc just fine. Is this a known issue? Anyone care...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jul 13, 2001 at 02:31 PM, in macOS
Oh, I forgot to mention that the light wasn't on... 474 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh, I forgot to mention that the light wasn't on because the number lock was on. The light stayed on when I pushed the number lock button at least 10 times. maybe something was just stuck.

[...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jul 4, 2001 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When I locked the screw on my keyboard a small... 474 Views / 9 Replies  
When I locked the screw on my keyboard a small light came on under it and lit it up. It stayed on the whole time I used it that day. After restarting my ibook, it's never been on again. What gives?
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jul 4, 2001 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your right, it is the commuter bag and not... 2,510 Views / 103 Replies  
Your right, it is the commuter bag and not computer. I'm a dork. Sorry folks.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 6, 2001 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The # on the tag says: 104170-01-1 under that it... 2,510 Views / 103 Replies  
The # on the tag says: 104170-01-1 under that it says: 0001

Hope that helps.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 6, 2001 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After reading about the cheap Gap bags, I made... 2,510 Views / 103 Replies  
After reading about the cheap Gap bags, I made myself go there on my lunch break (I hate that awful store). Anyway, the Gap I went to is a block or so away from the UNC campus in Chapel Hill, NC. I...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 5, 2001 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I did. It's a pretty bad film (I have a... 1,144 Views / 98 Replies  
Yeah, I did. It's a pretty bad film (I have a soft spot for it though), but that's such a cool name. You're the second person to post and ask me that on this board. ...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 2, 2001 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess mine's on it's way. It left Alaska... 1,144 Views / 98 Replies  
I guess mine's on it's way. It left Alaska yesterday as well.

Left FedEx Sort Facility INDIANAPOLIS IN 06/02/2001 03:09  
Arrived at Sort Facility INDIANAPOLIS IN 06/02/2001 00:44  
Left FedEx...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Strange, I ordered a cdrom/20GB/128 no airport on... 490 Views / 22 Replies  
Strange, I ordered a cdrom/20GB/128 no airport on 5/11 and it shipped 5/30. The whole thing seems very random.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jun 1, 2001 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a Gateway PC about 2 years ago right... 515 Views / 25 Replies  
I bought a Gateway PC about 2 years ago right before I switched over to Apple and their service was incredible. With even the slightest problem I could call up tech support and they walked me...
Posted by drillerkiller, on May 23, 2001 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I bought a G4 a few months ago and the... 515 Views / 25 Replies  
Yeah, I bought a G4 a few months ago and the power button was dead out of the box. The only way I could turn it on was with one of the older keyboards that had a power button on it. I had nothing...
Posted by drillerkiller, on May 23, 2001 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I just got a new G4 and tried to boot from... 452 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I just got a new G4 and tried to boot from my Norton disk with no luck. This explains why:
...
Posted by drillerkiller, on May 17, 2001 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've also wondered about that. Also, I have my... 482 Views / 5 Replies  
I've also wondered about that. Also, I have my G4 sitting in front of a drafty window. Is there anything I should know about moisture, etc?
Posted by drillerkiller, on Apr 26, 2001 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
So, I picked up my G4 on Friday. It seems to... 591 Views / 17 Replies  
So, I picked up my G4 on Friday. It seems to work just fine now. I'm almost afraid to use it. I'm still a little scared of the power supply. I hope it doesn't burn my house down

[This message...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Apr 1, 2001 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, I get into the office today and call Apple. ... 591 Views / 17 Replies  
So, I get into the office today and call Apple. I told them everything that's going on (or not going on) with my machine. The guy was very nice and a little surprised that I had done my research on...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 26, 2001 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's a article about the bad switches. ... 591 Views / 17 Replies  
Here's a article about the bad switches.
http://macweek.zdnet.com/2000/11/12/1114switchglitch.html
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 26, 2001 at 01:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
So, I fixed it, but I'm not happy. I was seeing... 591 Views / 17 Replies  
So, I fixed it, but I'm not happy. I was seeing red all weekend until I found something over at the Apple site. Seems some machines are being shipped with loose or bad power cables (the ones in the...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 25, 2001 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
The movie. 591 Views / 17 Replies  
The movie.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 25, 2001 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
I AM NOW BEYOND ANGER! 591 Views / 17 Replies  
So, last night as soon as I plugged it in and saw that it was broken I called Mac Mall back. Thy gave me their tech support # and told me to try them. I called and they were closed for the night. ...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 24, 2001 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Looks like everything is hooked up right. I just... 447 Views / 6 Replies  
Looks like everything is hooked up right. I just got a D.O.A. G4.

[This message has been edited by drillerkiller (edited 03-24-2001).]
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 24, 2001 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
The switch was set to 115 (in the ins. book that... 447 Views / 6 Replies  
The switch was set to 115 (in the ins. book that came with it, they said to set it to 115 in the USA). I double checked it before I plugged it in. That shouldn't have been a problem. I'm screwed. ...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 24, 2001 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
No power at all from brand new G4...I am MAD! 447 Views / 6 Replies  
I ordered a new G4 (733mhz) and received it this afternoon. I got home from work, plugged it in and to my suprise I get nothing. No power at all. I plugged it in to the same powerstrip that I had...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 24, 2001 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Quicktime and Final Cut 372 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello. I'm using a G4 with the following specs:

Built In memory: 384MB
Virtual memory: off
OS: 9.0.4

When I use Final Cut Pro with the following specs I have a big problem playing back my...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Mar 13, 2001 at 05:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I had the same problem at work and we found out... 446 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the same problem at work and we found out that it's an issue with Cleaner 5 and Final Cut Pro. It's been a couple of weeks but I think we did the following to fix it.

1. Make sure FCP...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jan 3, 2001 at 04:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I love my Canon ZR10. 1,140 Views / 19 Replies  
I love my Canon ZR10.
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jan 3, 2001 at 03:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Problems with Mac and the Canon ZR10 500 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay, I have a iMac DV at home which I've been using with my canon ZR10. Last night while trying to capture from it I get a stutter effect. It jitters and starts a new clip on the shelf. What I...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Nov 14, 2000 at 12:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Modem problem? 356 Views / 1 Replies  
Since I'm here I might as well ask another question. Everysince I've bought my imac DV SE I've had problems with the modem. It
would connect at 44,000 bps then it would crash. I called my IPS...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jul 3, 2000 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hooking up a PC monitor to my imac 640 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi- I have a Gateway PC monitor that I have hooked up to my imac DV. About every 20 minutes or so they both shut down, no power to either one. this happened twice, the second time I was unable to...
Posted by drillerkiller, on Jul 3, 2000 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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