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Anyone? 528 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone?
Posted by Nick_G, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:37 AM, in Applications
Opening HTML files in Freeway Pro? 528 Views / 1 Replies  
This may seem like a daft question, but I recently downloaded the trial version of this program and it doesn't seem to be able to open some HTML documents for a website that I helped put together. Am...
Posted by Nick_G, on Oct 9, 2009 at 06:20 PM, in Applications
Thanks for all the info. The odd thing is on... 2,674 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for all the info.

The odd thing is on my old Mac I did manage to get Mai to connect to my Yahoo account but I gave up on it because of the time it took importing thousands of saved...
Posted by Nick_G, on Sep 30, 2009 at 02:33 AM, in Applications
Setting up Yahoo mail in mail.app 2,674 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all.

I have just bought a new iMac and am trying to set up Mail so that I can read my Yahoo mail on it. However, every time Mail tries to connect to Yahoo's server I get the following message:...
Posted by Nick_G, on Sep 29, 2009 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
Well a new battery was bought, the PMU was reset,... 1,583 Views / 5 Replies  
Well a new battery was bought, the PMU was reset, and for the last week or so all has been fine.

Until this morning when I go to wake the Mac up - same problem as before, shut down & lost...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 25, 2009 at 01:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies - it looks like a new... 1,583 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies - it looks like a new battery is needed then.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 30, 2009 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
PRAM battery problem with an old G4 Power Mac? 1,583 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an old 2002 vintage 800MHz G4 Power Mac that is going senile. Every time I put it to sleep, after a while it shuts down and has lost all the time & date settings when I power it up.

Is this...
Posted by Nick_G, on May 29, 2009 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the link. I've managed to download... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the link. I've managed to download Whamb but it looks like the .ogg modules aren't loaded so it won't play these codecs. Any ideas how to get plug-ins for these?

I thought it was...
Posted by Nick_G, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
Well that link goes to the page described above. ... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
Well that link goes to the page described above.

Looking at the responses on Versiontracker, this might explain why it's not working:

"I wanted to check this app out, and see how it compares to...
Posted by Nick_G, on Feb 21, 2009 at 10:36 AM, in Applications
I've managed to translate the Japanese on the... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
I've managed to translate the Japanese on the home page:

http://babelfish.yahoo.com/translate_url?doit=done&tt=url&intl=1&fr=bf-res&trurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.whamb.com&lp=ja_en&btnTrUrl=Translate
...
Posted by Nick_G, on Feb 21, 2009 at 04:04 AM, in Applications
This is no good as all the links direct to... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
This is no good as all the links direct to www.whamb.com which is the page in Japanese.

Nothing starts to install so there must be a link on that page. I can't find it if there is.
Posted by Nick_G, on Feb 21, 2009 at 03:44 AM, in Applications
Downloading link for WHAMB in English? 523 Views / 8 Replies  
I am interested in installing this audio player but the home page is all in Japanese! Is there an English equivalent? Can't find any obvious places to click to download it.
Posted by Nick_G, on Feb 20, 2009 at 04:44 PM, in Applications
OK. Problem solved. For some reason the... 684 Views / 3 Replies  
OK.

Problem solved. For some reason the chatroom administrator couldn't add me, but when someone else in the room did, I got in!

Maybe a problem at the admin's end?
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:07 AM, in Applications
More Skype problems 684 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi again.

I have had Skype 2.7.0.330 installed here for a while but I am unable to join a chatroom that a friend of mine has set up. He can't add me to the room due to my privacy settings, but...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 31, 2009 at 07:14 AM, in Applications
Many thanks for this. I have updated to... 601 Views / 8 Replies  
Many thanks for this.

I have updated to Quicktime 7.4 and Skype now works :)
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 15, 2009 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
I've found the Skype crash log. Hopefully someone... 601 Views / 8 Replies  
I've found the Skype crash log. Hopefully someone will be able to make sense of this:

Host Name: localhost
Date/Time: 2009-01-14 06:58:00 +0000
OS Version: 10.3.9 (Build 7W98)...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 15, 2009 at 03:35 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the info. I have 512MB of RAM and... 601 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

I have 512MB of RAM and 11.4GB free HDD space.

I'm hoping to use one of the chat services on Skype so I'm not going to be streaming video or anything processor-intensive...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 15, 2009 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
This is the first time I've used it. 601 Views / 8 Replies  
This is the first time I've used it.
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 14, 2009 at 04:40 PM, in Applications
Cannot launch Skype 601 Views / 8 Replies  
I have downloaded version 2.7 of Skype but when I go to launch it the icon bounces a couple of times and then it quits. Same with version 2.6.

I am running Mac OS X 10.3.9 on an 800MHz G4 tower....
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 14, 2009 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
Superb show and one of the best TV series in the... 1,745 Views / 34 Replies  
Superb show and one of the best TV series in the last 10 years IMO. I have both seasons on DVD.

'Ashes To Ashes' is watchable but not a patch on 'Life On Mars'. LOM is going to be remembered in 20...
Posted by Nick_G, on Oct 18, 2008 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I did wonder about that but if it was a problem... 1,342 Views / 6 Replies  
I did wonder about that but if it was a problem with the keyboard then wouldn't it still be frozen after pulling the plug & restarting?
Posted by Nick_G, on Oct 16, 2008 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the tips above. I know this is... 1,342 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the tips above.

I know this is was a while ago, but I have updated to 10.3.9, and also tried using a different browser (Opera instead of Firefox). However, it is still happening. I...
Posted by Nick_G, on Oct 16, 2008 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Help! Cursor freezing problem 1,342 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all.

I have been getting an intermittent problem here with the mouse becoming unresponsive. I usually get a warning beforehand in that the cursor will freeze momentarily whilst moving across...
Posted by Nick_G, on Sep 24, 2008 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the help. I've found that it was being... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the help. I've found that it was being tripped up by a couple of well-hidden internet plugin aliases as trashing them has cured it.
Posted by Nick_G, on Jul 25, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
Well I've tried all your suggestions and even... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I've tried all your suggestions and even trying it from a different user account didn't work. Obviously not as simple as a corrupted preference file.

It's very annoying as Real Player was my...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jul 23, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the info. I have restarted the... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

I have restarted the Mac, which allowed me to empty the Trash. However, I've downloaded Real Player 10 from real.com and it's still not working.

I'm using a Power Mac G4...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jul 23, 2008 at 01:58 PM, in Applications
Real Player problems 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all.

I have been trying to upgrade my Real Player from Version 10 to Version 11. I tried to download it, asking to replace my old version, but the application does not work - it bounces a...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jul 22, 2008 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
Hmm, very odd. I have got Firefox open again... 535 Views / 5 Replies  
Hmm, very odd.

I have got Firefox open again now and it seems much better tonight. Safari is open too.

I might try your suggestion of downloading an optimized build though.
Posted by Nick_G, on Dec 7, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
Any more suggestions? 535 Views / 5 Replies  
Any more suggestions?
Posted by Nick_G, on Dec 7, 2006 at 03:24 PM, in Applications
No, there is no hard-drive activity. The computer... 535 Views / 5 Replies  
No, there is no hard-drive activity. The computer seems pretty responsive on the whole.

I have 512MB of RAM, so that should be plenty I would have thought.
Posted by Nick_G, on Dec 6, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Applications
Firefox 2.0 running slowly 535 Views / 5 Replies  
I have recently upgraded Firefox to version 2.0 and have found recently that it is running very slowly. Pages load up OK but actually navigating using the scroll bars is a bit of a nightmare as there...
Posted by Nick_G, on Dec 6, 2006 at 03:53 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the prompt reply - this has been... 580 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the prompt reply - this has been bugging me for a while! Some of these options are quite well hidden.

Just noticed a few typos above - typing too fast...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 8, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in Networking
Disabling Internet connection reminder 580 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all.

I am on a dial-up connection here. Every 30 minutes I have a reminder that I am still connected. If I ignore it for more than a couple of minutes I get cut off.

Is there any way to stop...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jan 8, 2006 at 12:23 PM, in Networking
Dur-brains! 1,059 Views / 21 Replies  
Dur-brains!
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 22, 2003 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve did it to cause mayhem amongst us Mac... 2,195 Views / 61 Replies  
Steve did it to cause mayhem amongst us Mac users! He has a twisted sense of humour.
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 21, 2003 at 07:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a message for all PeeCee users: ... 10,014 Views / 260 Replies  
This is a message for all PeeCee users:

MWUHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 20, 2003 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I read the first book just before seeing the film... 2,206 Views / 54 Replies  
I read the first book just before seeing the film version and I enjoyed it so much that I read the three subsequent books too. I will probably buy 'Order Of The Phoenix' on Saturday.

Having said...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 19, 2003 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: That looks very basic and boring. Apple would... 2,182 Views / 30 Replies  
That looks very basic and boring. Apple would surely make the box more colourful and inviting. I'm still hoping that they'll use a Pink Panther theme.
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 9, 2003 at 02:34 PM, in macOS
I like the Pink Panther one myself. Apple... 3,209 Views / 36 Replies  
I like the Pink Panther one myself. Apple probably wouldn't use it though as it would be infringing copyrights wouldn't it? I'd like to think they would do a Pink Panther logo; it fits their sense of...
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 8, 2003 at 07:19 PM, in macOS
It's easier to regret ssomething you have done,... 1,829 Views / 60 Replies  
It's easier to regret ssomething you have done, than it is to regret something you haven't done.
Posted by Nick_G, on Jun 5, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I want to believe. Trust no one. The... 2,091 Views / 37 Replies  
I want to believe.

Trust no one.

The truth is out there.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 28, 2003 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I've never had a kernel panic though. 2,216 Views / 53 Replies  
I've never had a kernel panic though.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 28, 2003 at 06:27 PM, in macOS
Poll: The only time OS X has crashed has been when I've... 2,216 Views / 53 Replies  
The only time OS X has crashed has been when I've been using Roxio Toast Titanium. A couple of times when I've tried to burn another session onto an ISO 9660 disc, the whole system froze into...
Posted by Nick_G, on May 28, 2003 at 06:25 PM, in macOS
So the usual thorough testing and elimination of... 837 Views / 16 Replies  
So the usual thorough testing and elimination of bugs then? </sarcasm>
Posted by Nick_G, on May 28, 2003 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If those rumours about Panther having an... 2,533 Views / 41 Replies  
If those rumours about Panther having an all-metal interface are true then I want a theme where you can switch it off. I prefer Aqua.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 27, 2003 at 07:31 PM, in macOS
I'm sure I read in MacFormat that Panther was due... 2,155 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm sure I read in MacFormat that Panther was due out in September.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 26, 2003 at 06:23 PM, in macOS
Debaser. 2,021 Views / 33 Replies  
Debaser.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 26, 2003 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Originally posted by Cipher13: Um. Well, I... 907 Views / 21 Replies  
Originally posted by Cipher13:
Um. Well, I wonder how doctors got by back in ancient egypt without X-Ray machines...?

They probably used their eyes, ears and noses.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 26, 2003 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It does make a big change from boring beige... 2,537 Views / 40 Replies  
It does make a big change from boring beige boxes, but they just look like Arcam amplifiers or something (the FMJ range).
Posted by Nick_G, on May 23, 2003 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Not listening to anything at the moment, but the... 2,199 Views / 109 Replies  
Not listening to anything at the moment, but the most recent was a mix CD by the DFA.
Posted by Nick_G, on May 22, 2003 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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