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Following up... It was determined that my... 1,584 Views / 6 Replies  
Following up...

It was determined that my DSL max is 4 Mbps. Netflix recommended changing from "best quality video" which requires 1 GB per hr. to "good quality video" which requires up to .3 GB...
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 08:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thx -Q- for your reply. I wish Cable was an... 1,584 Views / 6 Replies  
Thx -Q- for your reply. I wish Cable was an option. Unfortunately DSL is it. Back to my original question, if I connect to Netflix through AppleTV or via an iPad connected to the Samsung TV, will I...
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 09:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thx for your reply, Steve. It is my... 1,584 Views / 6 Replies  
Thx for your reply, Steve.

It is my understand that we are at the end of the DSL. Fairpoint (our ISP) DSL service is problematic at times. It unfortunately is what it is. Testing from a MacBook...
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 11, 2013 at 09:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV, Netflix and DSL 1,584 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all,

I currently have a Samsung 42" Smart HDTV which is connects to Netflix via a wireless DSL router. Downloading a Netflix movie has been painfully slow with continual freezes and...
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Indeed, Andi! 1,119 Views / 9 Replies  
Indeed, Andi!
Posted by Westbo, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi all, I tried the suggestions no success. I was... 1,119 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all, I tried the suggestions no success. I was able to get a CD inserted, now it will not eject. My next step is to try Waragainstsleep's suggestion. If that fails, off to the repair shop. Thx
Posted by Westbo, on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
CD drive on 2009 Macbook Pro kaput? 1,119 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all,

The CD drive on one of our 2009 Macbook Pros seems jammed. There appears to be no CD in the drive, yet the drive blocks any attempt to insert a CD. Is the drive done? Is it difficult to...
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 28, 2013 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think so, reader50. Oh the pain... Well I'm now... 1,161 Views / 4 Replies  
I think so, reader50. Oh the pain... Well I'm now up and running. However iDVD, iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie now inform me that they can't run on this mac. So they've too have been removed for now. Once...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 16, 2011 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't know, now. After downloading and installing... 1,161 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't know, now. After downloading and installing the latest security update (10.6.8), I decided to run disk utility to verify the disk and mistakenly tried restart from 10.4.11 on an external drive...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 16, 2011 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
System Preferences Error 1,161 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all

I keep getting a Preferences Error: "You can't open Print & Fax preferences because it doesn't work on a PowerPC-based Mac".
Error repeats if I select another preference such as Desktop...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hokay... Guess I'll go shopping. What would be a... 984 Views / 11 Replies  
Hokay... Guess I'll go shopping. What would be a fair price? Waragainstsleep, how much of a pain to swap it out? Are there directions to be had that I can download?
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 12, 2011 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi all Follow Up... I replaced the battery... 984 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all

Follow Up... I replaced the battery and restarted several times from the hardware test CD. Each timeI ran the extended test with the HD removed and with memory removed and swapped in pairs....
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
No peripherals have been attached. Just a... 984 Views / 11 Replies  
No peripherals have been attached. Just a monitor, keyboard and mouse. I'll follow up on your recommendations and let you know.

Thx!!!
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 9, 2011 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thx reader50, I'll check the battery. Big Mac, I... 984 Views / 11 Replies  
Thx reader50, I'll check the battery. Big Mac, I was able to boot then restart from the hardware test disk.
Running the extended test, the logic board has following error detected:
...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 9, 2011 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 won't start 984 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all,

I am unable to start my G5 (late 2004)

I have reset the SMU, which previously worked with the G5 starting and restarting for a few days. However more recently, I am unable to start...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 9, 2011 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Laser printer recommendation 700 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all

After 15 years of faithful service, my Xante Accel-a-Writer 8300 is being retired. I am the market for a good mid-priced ($400 - $600) laser printer (color or B&W). It needs to be network...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
not too worried about security... nearest house... 1,271 Views / 17 Replies  
not too worried about security... nearest house is 2/10 mi.
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 16, 2011 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Follow up... Just got off the phone with... 1,271 Views / 17 Replies  
Follow up... Just got off the phone with FairPoint who walked me thru shutting off the security which did the trick. The router is compatible with 802.11b. The tiBook is now once again connected....
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK... didn't know that. 1,271 Views / 17 Replies  
OK... didn't know that.
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G4 Titanium Powerbook - No Airport? 1,271 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi all

Our phone company (FairPoint) recently replaced our fried DSL router with ADSL2+ 4-Port Gateway with 802.11n WiFi ( SR300N (http://www.clearaccess.com/partners/smartrg-gateways/sr300n) )....
Posted by Westbo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, that makes it easy. It does get annoying... 5,323 Views / 8 Replies  
Yep, that makes it easy. It does get annoying once and a while remembering to turn on various folders. :P
Posted by Westbo, on May 22, 2010 at 10:55 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
With the exception of required system fonts, I... 5,323 Views / 8 Replies  
With the exception of required system fonts, I keep ALL fonts, (approx 800+) organized in Type1 Postscript, OTF and TTF folders on a separate partition (not in my user folder). All non-essential...
Posted by Westbo, on May 21, 2010 at 01:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Consider a font management app 5,323 Views / 8 Replies  
Consider a font management app... I've been using Suitcase for years.
Posted by Westbo, on May 19, 2010 at 01:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Graphics Monitor Recommendations 956 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I still lament over the decision to dump my LaCie Electron Blue III 22" CRT monitor. It was approx 8 yrs old. I don't miss the bulk or the weight tho. I am now shopping for a good...
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 01:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great little printer, a little slow tho. Drivers... 1,555 Views / 4 Replies  
Great little printer, a little slow tho. Drivers are available for 1OSX 0.6 Go to: Mac OS X v10.6: Printer and scanner software (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669#apple)
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
T, This happens when a Quark 7 doc is... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
T,

This happens when a Quark 7 doc is "exported" as a version 6 "project" and "multiple languages" format has been selected.

To ensure compatibility:
1. Have your client export (...
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 14, 2008 at 12:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Anytime. :cool: 808 Views / 5 Replies  
Anytime. :cool:
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 08:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi Etnier I have Quark & ID and can help.... 808 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi Etnier

I have Quark & ID and can help. Let me know if you are interested.

W2
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 08:25 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Go to Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts. For step by... 623 Views / 3 Replies  
Go to Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts.

For step by step instructions to change or create shortcut sets, go to Adobe Help Center (F1), enter Help for: "Adobe Illustrator CS2", Search: "Keyboard Shortcuts"
Posted by Westbo, on May 20, 2008 at 07:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Apparently, The SGI font is a custom font and is... 3,230 Views / 7 Replies  
Apparently, The SGI font is a custom font and is not available for public use.
Go to: (x) SGI - proprietary face {Stephen} | Typophile (http://typophile.com/node/3841)

A similar looking font is...
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 29, 2008 at 08:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Recession? What recession? :P 773 Views / 3 Replies  
Recession? What recession? :P
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 4, 2008 at 05:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
T-man I recommend you (and your client)... 773 Views / 3 Replies  
T-man

I recommend you (and your client) log-on the Quark Fonts (Windows) forum at: Quark :: View Forum - QuarkXPress: Fonts (Windows)...
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 4, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How true, Thorzdad. (Forgive my waxing for a... 925 Views / 18 Replies  
How true, Thorzdad.

(Forgive my waxing for a moment) After many years being a creative guru, an agency pooba and otherwise great maven, I needed to reinvent myself. 12 years later, I think I've...
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 3, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How can anyone think "out of the box" if they... 925 Views / 18 Replies  
How can anyone think "out of the box" if they don't know what a box is?
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 3, 2008 at 01:15 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I sorta agree... No, you don't need to know... 925 Views / 18 Replies  
I sorta agree... No, you don't need to know everything, (although I do know too many people who think they do). Indeed, there are experts to turn to who can bring your idea to life. However, you'll...
Posted by Westbo, on Apr 2, 2008 at 05:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
T I think peeb is referring to a Mac Mini... 1,248 Views / 21 Replies  
T

I think peeb is referring to a Mac Mini (Apple - Mac mini (http://www.apple.com/macmini) ) and Pages ( Apple - iWork - Pages (http://www.apple.com/iwork/pages) )

W2
Posted by Westbo, on Mar 28, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi T Found this in the MS Word Help: To... 1,248 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi T

Found this in the MS Word Help:

To turn on or off automatic formatting of hyperlinks
1. On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
2. Under...
Posted by Westbo, on Mar 27, 2008 at 08:45 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi duoikari, Nice job. Without the... 705 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi duoikari,

Nice job. Without the "peel-up", the fox works. It could also be a bit smaller.

Letterhead: A lighter weight font for the address would help Moshi Moshi to stand out. Point size:...
Posted by Westbo, on Mar 22, 2008 at 07:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
The closest I could find googling was this: ... 6,428 Views / 2 Replies  
The closest I could find googling was this:

Download free font - JulesLove (http://desktoppub.about.com/library/fonts/dd/uc_juleslove.htm)
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 19, 2008 at 05:59 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
WTF! Of course there are legal binding... 1,223 Views / 7 Replies  
WTF! Of course there are legal binding contracts... and even in MS. Buy a car, a house, negotiate credit or get a loan, those all involve binding contracts. There are also employment contracts,...
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 19, 2008 at 05:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Here are the links: Welcome to Flickr -... 1,123 Views / 5 Replies  
Here are the links:

Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing (http://flickr.com)

Picasa (http://picasa.google.com)
Posted by Westbo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 09:30 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thx for setting up the image – I haven't figured... 825 Views / 7 Replies  
Thx for setting up the image – I haven't figured out how to do that. They are already a client have no idea what font it is... I'm beginning to suspect that the orginal was "hand drawn" or...
Posted by Westbo, on Jan 29, 2008 at 05:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes I did Andi. Posted there as well. Thx, W2 825 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes I did Andi. Posted there as well.

Thx, W2
Posted by Westbo, on Jan 29, 2008 at 02:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
ID logotype 825 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi All

I've been unable to ID this font. It strongly resembles but is not University Roman.
Any Ideas?

Thx, W2

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2228291801/

NTC_type on Flickr -...
Posted by Westbo, on Jan 29, 2008 at 02:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Consider price sourcing through sites such as... 1,158 Views / 10 Replies  
Consider price sourcing through sites such as price.com, pricegrabber.com etc.
Posted by Westbo, on Jan 3, 2008 at 10:27 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you attempt to install, the upgrade will look... 1,158 Views / 10 Replies  
If you attempt to install, the upgrade will look for a previous version of Photoshop. Not finding it, it will most likely ask for a valid serial number for a previous version. The serial number from...
Posted by Westbo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 09:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi A-D No, they didn't discontinue Lynda. It... 1,871 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi A-D

No, they didn't discontinue Lynda. It as well as a $40 discount on Adobe Classroom are the other two choices. I already subscribe to Lynda. Since I just dropped $600+ for the upgrade, I...
Posted by Westbo, on Dec 24, 2007 at 12:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thx for the link, Oisín. It's a nice looking... 1,871 Views / 9 Replies  
Thx for the link, Oisín. It's a nice looking font. It is also similar to Avant Garde and Futura but more elegant.

W2
Posted by Westbo, on Dec 24, 2007 at 07:18 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Free CS3 Downloads 1,871 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I received an email from Adobe thanking me (such polite folks) for registering CS3DP suite. They are inviting me to select one of free 4 downloads (so generous as well!). Their...
Posted by Westbo, on Dec 23, 2007 at 09:38 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thx for the feedback everyone! 2,165 Views / 7 Replies  
Thx for the feedback everyone!
Posted by Westbo, on Nov 15, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in macOS
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