Re: Cleaning computer keyboard

2020-04-28 Thread Clark Martin
I have more than one keyboard, several more. Clark Martin A designated driver on the information Super Highway > On Apr 28, 2020, at 2:52 PM, Bruce Johnson > wrote: > > The trick is remembering where the keys are to log onto the computer to see > the Keyboard Viewer 8-P

Re: Cleaning computer keyboard

2020-04-28 Thread Clark Martin
I’ve always used the keyboard viewer when putting the keys back on. System Preferences - > Keyboard -> Keyboard Tab -> check Show Keyboard, Emoji & Symbol Viewers in menu bar Then menu bar -> keyboard menu -> Show Keyboard Viewer Clark Martin A designated driver on th

Re: G4 won't finish booting

2018-03-04 Thread Clark Martin
of memory, no USB, no serial, no ADB, no network, no expansion cards (except for video if needed), etc. Clark Martin A designated driver on the information Super Highway > On Mar 4, 2018, at 1:49 PM, Bruce Johnson <john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu> > wrote: > >> On Feb 24, 2018,

Re: PRAM of MDD

2017-11-12 Thread Clark Martin
Typically you can run okay without a PRAM battery. One problem I have observed with a low battery in some models is a failure to start. Simply removing the battery allowed the machine to start. I don’t know if the MDD is one of the machines that exhibits this behavior. Clark Martin

Re: Freezing HDD

2017-03-11 Thread Clark Martin
I’ve got a large collection of drive magnets and disk platters from the many drives I have disassembled over the years. Clark Martin A designated driver on the information Super Highway > On Mar 11, 2017, at 5:32 PM, Bruce Johnson <john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu> > wrote: >

Re: Freezing HDD

2017-03-11 Thread Clark Martin
There is a much less risky step you can try first. Hold the drive and give it a twist around the disk spin axis, as hard as you can. This can often unstick the heads. If that doesn’t do it then you can try opening it up. Clark Martin A designated driver on the information Super Highway

Re: PowerMac G5 1.8DP major problem

2016-07-29 Thread Clark Martin
with each of the other DIMMs. With all the memory installed, remove any PCI cards other than hat is minimally necessary to get video out, disconnect all cables other than power and the minimal video and try to boot. Clark Martin KK6ISP Yet another designated driver on the information super highway

Re: factory restore for Apple Power Macintosh G4 1.25 dual core

2015-09-03 Thread Clark Martin
KK6ISP Yet another designated driver on the information super highway. > On Sep 3, 2015, at 1:31 AM, Jurgen Van den Bossche wrote: > > Hi, > > A while back I bought this machine it had mac os 10.5 running. > > I was hoping to run mac os 9.2 on it and maybe os X and some

Re: MDD Dual G4 Startup woes

2015-06-08 Thread Clark Martin
I know this applies to at least one Mac, possibly this one (it's been a while since I've been inside my MDD), look to see if the motherboard has two buttons on it. If it does, one performs a CUDA reset and the other turns on the power. I can't recall if it is marked but give each one, in

Re: iMac G5/2ghz 20 random sleep

2014-06-13 Thread Clark Martin
KK6ISP Yet another designated driver on the information super highway. On Jun 13, 2014, at 2:51 PM, les simo bababal...@gmail.com wrote: My iMac G5 OS X 10.4.11 has been running flawlessly for 11/2 yrs. Suddenly it randomly completely shuts down. I can start with power switch, but it soon

Re: Installing New HDD in my G5

2013-12-20 Thread Clark Martin
On Dec 20, 2013, at 1:05 PM, NODEraser wrote: On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Evan Thomas spe...@gmail.com wrote: Currently I'm running a 40GB system disc and 250GB for video projects. I'd like to use the 250GB as the system disc and start using the new 500GB for the video projects.

Re: G4 Tibook 256 colors

2013-11-25 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 25, 2013, at 1:48 PM, John Carmonne wrote: On Nov 25, 2013, at 1:21 PM, John Carmonne wrote: On Nov 25, 2013, at 12:43 PM, Dan wrote: At 9:00 AM -0800 11/25/2013, John AOL wrote: I have a G4 Titanium PowerBook that I need to display 256 colors when booted in OS9.2.2 but it

Re: G4 Tibook 256 colors

2013-11-25 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 25, 2013, at 1:57 PM, Dan wrote: At 1:21 PM -0800 11/25/2013, John Carmonne wrote: On Nov 25, 2013, at 12:43 PM, Dan wrote: At 9:00 AM -0800 11/25/2013, John AOL wrote: I have a G4 Titanium PowerBook that I need to display 256 colors when booted in OS9.2.2 but it only shows

Re: G4 PowerMac OS9 with two monitors?

2013-10-27 Thread Clark Martin
On Oct 27, 2013, at 5:21 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Oct 27, 2013, at 4:11 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I have a G4 Dual 1.25 PowerMac that I want to run OS 9.2.2 with two monitors, Can this be done? Do I need some extension or Control panel for it? Nope, just either

Re: iBook G4 worth buying?

2013-10-09 Thread Clark Martin
On Oct 9, 2013, at 6:01 PM, Mira Kehoe wrote: Thanks for the advice. I may bring the installer discs and give it a try, even as an experiment. I can't imagine getting rid of a computer with personal info. on it, but it sounds like it's fairly common. Maybe I could get them to reduce

Re: G5 kernal panic, anyone want to decipher?

2013-07-31 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 31, 2013, at 10:54 AM, arichic...@gmail.com wrote: G5/1.8 dual. I had just watched a youtube video via perian and was opening iTunes when this happened [er exactly what happened?] Interval Since Last Panic Report: 4611287 sec Panics Since Last Report: 2 Anonymous UUID:

Re: G5 Troubles

2013-07-29 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 29, 2013, at 4:11 PM, Ken Daggett wrote: On 29 Jul 2013, at 15:14:29 PDT, NODEraser wrote: Have you tried another hard drive? I had a Mini that would spin its fans up to max on powerup, but with a blank screen. It came back to life as soon as the sketchy drive was disconnected.

Re: Airport Card not detected on PowerMac G4 MDD

2013-07-19 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 19, 2013, at 12:20 PM, Michael McMurtrey wrote: Card purchased on LEM swap list, installed per User Guide instructions, antenna connected. System profiler does not detect it, and there is no Airport option in Network control panel. Hardware Overview: Model Name: Power Mac G4

Re: Airport Card not detected on PowerMac G4 MDD

2013-07-19 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 19, 2013, at 12:31 PM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: I believe the earliest airport cards, the ones which are a shortie PCMCIA card, are 802.11a, only, and that is probably why one might think these can only work with an Apple Airport access point, as by that time, everyone (Cisco, and

Re: Dead G5 dual 1.8 tower

2013-07-16 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 16, 2013, at 12:54 PM, NODEraser wrote: On Jul 16, 2013 9:09 AM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: It is a special lithium battery which is trickle-charged by the machine's PSU when it is not in use. I'm pretty sure the lithium batteries (both CR2032 and 1/2 AA) are primary cells,

Re: Dead after copying files to an external firewire drive.

2013-07-06 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 5, 2013, at 8:38 PM, spilrules wrote: Here is what I noticed as I played around with things. After taking out the old DC input board and installing the new one, I plugged in the old one that was out of the system and noticed that the AC power cord would light up in the orange

Re: is there still a G3-5 list?

2013-06-21 Thread Clark Martin
On Jun 21, 2013, at 4:44 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Stats: G4 flat screen goose neck iMac running 10.4; I am the administrator, but a teenage girl has an account. She has the only Mac computer in the house. There is a Windows computer and a couple iPads and iPods sharing the network. The

Re: USB problem

2013-05-03 Thread Clark Martin
On May 3, 2013, at 1:47 PM, joe duran wrote: Have a G5 2.0ghz DP (A1047) running Leopard 10.5.8. Recently it developed a strange bug which I think must be hardware related. The mouse is plugged into the keyboard and the keyboard is plugged directly into one of the rear USB ports. When

Re: What killed the G4 Powerbook, i.e. is it really dead?

2013-03-15 Thread Clark Martin
On Mar 15, 2013, at 11:26 AM, spilrules wrote: I did exactly what Clark recommended, and it did not change anything. When I plug the AC charger in, it does not light up as it used to. Could this be a problem with the AC connection jack that is in the powerbook? Does anyone think that

Re: What killed the G4 Powerbook, i.e. is it really dead?

2013-03-15 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Mar 15, 2013, at 2:01 PM, spilrules t...@tomstock.us wrote: I am guessing at this point that the DC inboard jack has diedbut why? Any other thoughts are gladly accepted! Very likely the DC in board has failed. The jack seems to be a common

Re: What killed the G4 Powerbook, i.e. is it really dead?

2013-03-14 Thread Clark Martin
On Mar 14, 2013, at 12:37 PM, Eric Hall wrote: Did you take the battery completely out, wait a few and put it back in? Or try to start it without the battery? Take the battery out, unplug the adapter and press the power button and wait 10 minutes. Then reconnect power and hit the power

Re: Migrate fro G4 to iMac G5

2013-03-03 Thread Clark Martin
On Mar 3, 2013, at 2:14 PM, les simo wrote: Hi all, I have a G4/350 Sawtooth and will be receiving an iMac G5/2.0 shortly. I wish to migrate(I hope this is the correct term) IOW. transfer all contents of the G4 to the iMac. What is the most efficient way to accomplish this?BTW I do not

Re: Spillage on keyboard - broken beyond repair?

2013-01-16 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 16, 2013, at 12:42 PM, Mac User #330250 wrote: Yesterday I spilled some juice all over my Apple Keyboard. It is the Aluminium USB version. http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB110LL/B/apple-keyboard-with-numeric-keypad

Re: Access Problem from TV to Mini

2013-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 1, 2013, at 4:06 AM, Gary D. wrote: Pretty far OT but maybe someone can give me a tip to get me off dead center. I have a new Panasonic TV that is WLAN capable with which I have internet access (YouTube, etc.) but I have not been able to access my Mac Mini running 10.6.8 so that I

Re: older MacMini and OS 9.1

2013-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 1, 2013, at 5:46 PM, Murray wrote: Thanks for the reply. I just want to install OS 9 and run it from the machine. My main interest is to be able to access my old Address Book program from many years ago, I shall have to pull it off my old 9600/300 Power PC, which is gathering dust

Re: Monitor traveling band flicker

2012-12-06 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Dec 6, 2012, at 12:15 PM, JohnV vengbj...@verizon.net wrote: G5 1.8 dual running 10.4.11. 2 monitors DELL wide and a Westinghouse 1.33 It's all ben real stable but today I see that teh square Westinghouse monitor has very slight repeating lighter

Re: Mac Mini G4 locks up while playing streaming audio

2012-11-16 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 16, 2012, at 1:05 PM, faithie999 wrote: i have a mac mini G4 running 10.5.8. yesterday (i thought it was a fluke at the time) and again just now, it locked up while playing streaming audio in firefox 3.6.24. the mini was completely unresponsive, so i held the power button until

Re: Linux question

2012-11-15 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Nov 15, 2012, at 2:34 AM, Ben Kernan bkpro...@yahoo.com wrote: I have a g-4 400 (sawtooth ?),1gig ram w/12 40 gig drives. Currently running 10.4 on the 40. What flavor Linux could I put on the 12, what freeware would work with it,if any is

Re: Memory G4

2012-11-08 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Nov 2, 2012, at 6:58 AM, Buzzby ldshiffty...@gmail.com wrote: I have another mac besides the Quicksilver. This is a better one. PowerMac G4 MDD Dual 1.42Ghz 4 hard drives My problem is I cannot get it to see more than 1gb of memory and online says

Re: Better keyboard for my G4

2012-10-19 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Oct 19, 2012, at 10:42 AM, Bill Connelly billycarmac...@verizon.net wrote: Will an add-on USB Keyboard function the same at startup? Some may not if I am not mistaken. Could also depend on how it is connected ... on-board USB vrs a USB PCI card.

Re: MacDraw like application?

2012-10-19 Thread Clark Martin
On Oct 19, 2012, at 12:16 PM, John Callahan wrote: A long time ago in an another century, in another millennium I had a MacDraw application that was just great for relatively simple drawings. I used it for house drawings, working drawings and so on. Unfortunately current drawing programs

Re: PowerMac G5 power consumption

2012-10-03 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Oct 3, 2012, at 12:20 AM, Rock rockie5...@gmail.com wrote: If you are measuring Direct Current, yes. But you are measuring Alternating Current so you have to multiply the Volt-Amps by .707 to get the actual power developed. Volt-Amps are useful in

Re: PowerMac G5 power consumption

2012-10-01 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Oct 1, 2012, at 2:11 AM, Valter Prahlad valter.prah...@fastwebnet.it wrote: Il giorno 30-09-2012 19:06, Dan ha scritto: I was astonished to discover it sucks 17 Watts when off! :-o Correction: on a second, more accurate measurement, my G5 seems to

Re: Has this ever happened to you?

2012-08-27 Thread Clark Martin
On Aug 27, 2012, at 7:29 PM, smac0031 wrote: None of this worked. The drive wouldn't open. I tried a paper clip and that wouldn't work. I tried rebooting the machine and that didn't help. I gave up and shut the machine down and pried the drive open. The CD was in chunks. It literally

Re: G4 MDD SCSI (pref non PCI)

2012-08-27 Thread Clark Martin
On Aug 27, 2012, at 10:45 AM, Oliver Fairhall wrote: I have a G4 MDD (FW 400, not 800 model), which I would like to add SCSI to. All my PCI slots are taken up. I am mainly using this with OS 9.2.2. I would like to know what is the best featured/most reliable option for adding SCSI for

Re: Has this ever happened to you?

2012-08-27 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Aug 27, 2012, at 8:08 PM, Richard Gerome onecoolka...@earthlink.net wrote: There is probably only 2 things that could have caused this: 1st the CD broke going in when the thing comes down to grab the disc by the hole because of a miss alignment

Re: G3 iMac to Quadra via Ethernet

2012-08-23 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Aug 22, 2012, at 10:03 AM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: I have a G3 iMac 600 OS9.2.2 connected to a Quadra 650 7.5.5 via Ethernet. I can mount the Quadra HDD on the G3 desk top but I can't get the IMac HDD to mount on the Quadra desk top

Re: DVD won't eject

2012-07-15 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Jul 14, 2012, at 10:39 PM, W.Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: Well if it does not run and there is no release mech. I suppose you take it apart. Imagine that, they made them so cheap they even left off the tiny hole ! : D ! On at

Re: Problem .pdf

2012-07-09 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Jul 8, 2012, at 1:03 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: On Friday I received an order form from a vendor to complete and electronically sign, so I filled out the form, created a secure signature in Acrobat Pro 9 and applied it to the

Re: iMac G5 - how to migrate data?

2012-07-03 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Jul 3, 2012, at 3:02 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: Tiger on Intel affords no advantage over Leopard Intel machines don't support Classic so Leopard is the way to go with the Intel's also Snow Leopard is the only one that needs Rosetta

Re: MDD, Gray Screen, Access Optical Drive?

2012-06-19 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Jun 19, 2012, at 11:00 AM, Alex Sciortino zeosr...@gmail.com wrote: Open the drive door flap at the Option key boot selector and you will see an eject button. Grab a paper clip and press the button. I think you are merging things. If there is a

Re: G4 not waking up well

2012-06-05 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, don't ask whose. On Jun 5, 2012, at 1:03 PM, JoeTaxpayer joetaxpaye...@gmail.com wrote: First, I am a bit OCD. I got carried away with my love of the G4, and own 5. One bought new at list price the other 4 off eBay. Two have power supplies that bit the dust. So three

Re: G4 450 x2 Video

2012-05-25 Thread Clark Martin
On May 25, 2012, at 9:52 AM, M Christol wrote: On 5/25/12 12:36 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On May 25, 2012, at 9:11 AM, M Christol wrote: My trusty G4 450 x2 display is losing blackness - the type shadows in images are a dark to medium grey. I am assuming this is the ATI Rage 128 Pro

Re: MAC Instead of Computer Name in Router Device List?

2012-05-24 Thread Clark Martin
On May 24, 2012, at 8:35 AM, t...@io.com wrote: On May 23, 11:32 am, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 8:25 AM -0700 5/23/2012, t...@io.com wrote: In the list of devices connected to my router and assigned IP addresses, everything shows up as I would expect, except a G4 MDD (10.4.11)

Re: G5 and ADC

2012-05-03 Thread Clark Martin
On May 3, 2012, at 8:27 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Il giorno 3-05-2012 7:56, a1 ha scritto: So it would seem that the most powerful G5 I could get and keep using ADC with no adapter is this one: http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g5/specs/powermac_g5_2.5_dp.h tm Keep in

Re: G5 and ADC

2012-05-02 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On May 2, 2012, at 10:23 AM, Douglas Mencken dougmenc...@gmail.com wrote: Guys, the DVI and ADC connectors are almost the same. There are cheap (~$20) adapters. I see no reason to buy another video card just to plug some other monitor into it. To plug

Re: Getting OS9.1 onto MDD

2012-04-30 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On Apr 30, 2012, at 1:22 AM, Deiniol ap Deiniol autolycus.mercat...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, just done some Googling.unfortunately none of my (4! - including one none-worker just bought for spares) Mirror Doors came with their restore CDsnothing on

Re: Home movies won't import

2012-04-30 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On Apr 30, 2012, at 2:44 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: The one thing that drives me absolutely nucking futz as a IT support person is : got an error message (can't remember exact words). (or my favorite: I got an error, I didn't write it down because it

Re: Tiger/Classic on dual G4/5

2012-04-26 Thread Clark Martin
On Apr 26, 2012, at 12:38 PM, Dan wrote: On Apr 22, 2012, at 3:39 PM, geraldcornish wrote: Current setup is Pismo 500MHz/1GB Ram/100GB HDD Tiger 10.4.11 OS 9.2.2 Intention is to upgrade to Dual G4/G5 but keeping Tiger/Classic. My better half needs to use Pagemaker in classic while using

Re: G5 and lack of ipod connection

2012-04-25 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On Apr 25, 2012, at 10:02 AM, Jeff Bequette jbeque...@tconl.com wrote: You didn't list your version on iTunes, which is important. I'm running 10.6.1(iTunes) on a dual 1.8 G5, Sys 10.5.8, : talking to iPhone 4s, may have to get and test a new ipod..

Re: QuadG5 CPU A Runs Hot

2012-04-10 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On Apr 10, 2012, at 5:45 PM, Baudais Michael m...@baudais.ca wrote: . 3) I removed the CPUs and cooling systems, and replaced the thermal paste on the CPUs. That helped dramatically - both CPUs dropped 20C. But, A is still hotter than B by the same

Re: g4 mdd getting louder?

2012-03-20 Thread Clark Martin
Sent from an iPhone, but is it mine? On Mar 20, 2012, at 2:32 PM, rumble rum...@metrocast.net wrote: it seems to me that my old g4 mdd fan noise has gotten louder. is there anything i can do to get it to quiet down again? Clean out the dust. -- You received this message because you

Re: G3 + Tiger: iTune 9?

2012-02-15 Thread Clark Martin
On Feb 15, 2012, at 9:03 AM, Mac User #330250 wrote: -- Original message -- Subject: Re: G3 + Tiger: iTune 9? Date:Wednesday, 15. February 2012 From:David W. Morris bbh...@gmail.com To: g3-5-list@googlegroups.com Too lazy to check if the 350MHz G3 PowerMac

Re: adding memory to iMac G4

2012-02-15 Thread Clark Martin
On Feb 15, 2012, at 1:59 PM, Geke wrote: Among all the talk about upgrading, I want to warn you that this iMac is *not* going to play YouTube very smoothly, even with the suggested RAM upgrade. It's a great computer not just for simple things but also very complicated ones, but Flash video

Re: G3 + Tiger: iTune 9?

2012-02-15 Thread Clark Martin
On Feb 15, 2012, at 5:51 AM, Gene Henley mhenl...@verizon.net wrote: Now,on to what I can do with this beauty. I intend to put in max ide drive,max ram,and replace optical drive. I intend to install either Panther or Tiger with Classic. Tiger may not work properly. If I must jump through

Re: G3 + Tiger: iTune 9?

2012-02-14 Thread Clark Martin
On Feb 14, 2012, at 5:42 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: You've made an error with the description. All the 350MHz iMacs had Firewire ports. The fastest iMac without a Firewire port was the 333MHz, which is what I assume you have? That OSA common misconception, there are indeed

Re: Silverlight Moonlight

2012-02-11 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 31, 2012, at 10:20 PM, Stephen Conrad khel...@gmail.com wrote: OK, back in the day I had Silverlight 1.0 installed on a different Mac and I thought I'd put it on my MDD G4 (OS X 10.5.8) as one program (Elmedia Player) has Silverlight listed in preferences. Every site that lists it for

Re: Cannot boot OS X

2012-02-08 Thread Clark Martin
On Feb 8, 2012, at 1:38 PM, Gene Henley wrote: I have a Quicksilver G4 with Tiger. I installed OS 9.2.1. I can boot into OS 9.2.1 if I hold the C key down. But if I try to boot into my OSX,The screen says The system software on the startup disk only functions on the original media,not if

Re: Airport dilemma

2012-01-29 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 29, 2012, at 2:23 PM, Bruce Ryan wrote: G4 Cube and Quicksilver both donated and for use for the 16-yr old kid to reverse explore Apple/Mac have newly installed 10.4.11. Both accept Airport. Both show and allow a choice of network (my home) but show an error message. Error

Re: G5 quad

2012-01-14 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 14, 2012, at 8:47 PM, Tina K. wrote: On 2012/01/14 11:17, Kris Tilford so eloquently wrote: When Apple replaces a motherboard they make the serial # match Not always. I purchased a 'refurb' iMac G4 that initially had a matching SN, but it (along with others like it) had a problem

Re: Our LAN can see a Macbook but can't connect to it

2012-01-04 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 4, 2012, at 5:20 PM, Tom wrote: In short, we're right back where we started, no matter what we do. Is there anything else we might try, or should we just be resigned to the fact that one of our four Macs just doesn't want to play with the other three? No you shouldn't be resigned.

Re: iMac G5 won't power on

2012-01-02 Thread Clark Martin
On Dec 31, 2011, at 3:45 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 31, 2011, at 2:45 PM, faithie999 wrote: a friend gave me a dead iMac 17 G5 iSight. the symptom is: when i push the power button, the pilot light comes on for about a second, then the fan comes on at full speed, then about a second

Re: Are powermac g4 still useful?

2012-01-02 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 2, 2012, at 9:40 AM, gira93 wrote: Hello everyone! Hi would like to know if someone here still uses his Powermac g4, I have a g4 quicksilver (733mhz, 630mb ram) that i still use (and love) today for web browsing, web administration and youtube, it works very well with 10.4.11.

Re: iMac G5 won't power on

2012-01-02 Thread Clark Martin
On Jan 2, 2012, at 3:03 PM, faithie999 wrote: which are the power supply caps on the logic board? there are probably 20+ caps in all on the board. Roughly in the center bottom of the logic board are several groups of caps (1000uF, 16V IIRC), about 10-12 caps in a group. I think there are

Re: Quicksilver optic drive

2011-12-22 Thread Clark Martin
On Dec 21, 2011, at 10:25 PM, Roger Faulkner rfaulkne...@gmail.com wrote: m8493 drive won't open. HD wiped and went to install new OS. Pro, Chicklet and Mcally keyboards all fail to open drive. No paper clip access. Ideas? Thanks Try holding the mouse down on boot. Check the cables to the

Re: Analog video input?

2011-12-16 Thread Clark Martin
On Dec 16, 2011, at 12:59 AM, David W. Morris bbh...@gmail.com wrote: If you don't have a camcorder with firewire output, how do most Mac users input their analog composite video into their Mac's for editing? I have a couple older Hi-8mm camcorders and a ton of family tapes that I want to

Re: router question

2011-11-25 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 25, 2011, at 4:48 PM, Lawrence David Eden lde...@comcast.net wrote: Greetings Listers, I am using a NetGear wireless router in my home, and quite often, especially when my children are at home.the router needs to be reset in order for me to get online. If I unplug the router

Re: looking to upgrade router at home

2011-11-07 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 7, 2011, at 3:26 AM, Jeff Bequette wrote: This may be out of our bailiwick on this list, but here goes: DP 1.8 G5, running Leopard 10.5.8, 4 gigs ram, hardwired into the Airport extreme (saucer, model A1034) an iPad 1 2 or 3 iphones (if daughter is home) 2 mac laptops (when both

Re: Does the Radeon 9650 support dual monitors?

2011-11-07 Thread Clark Martin
On Nov 7, 2011, at 11:08 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Why making a card with two display ports... and not driving two monitors...? ;-) Well, there are cards with three display ports that only drive two monitors. Specifically Radeons that have two VGA and a S-Video out. Clark Martin

Re: MDD IDE vs. SCSI, battle of the busses?

2011-10-31 Thread Clark Martin
as SCSI cards for some reason, I think that is what you are referring to. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: G5 runnaway fans

2011-10-31 Thread Clark Martin
swap would do this? Spotlight re-indexing the HDDs? Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

Re: Is the PRAM battery needed?

2011-10-28 Thread Clark Martin
for a good one) but not totally dead and the computer wouldn't boot. When I removed the battery it would boot fine. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G

Re: Good external hard drive?

2011-10-27 Thread Clark Martin
. Then there are the laptops that provide little or no power to their USB ports. The problem with USB is that it isn't, Universal. Or as I like to put it, the wonderful thing about Standards is that everyone does them differently. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated

Re: multiple iPhoto Versions on the same startup volume?

2011-10-24 Thread Clark Martin
it. There were some apps that were for the teachers only but they weren't anything we' would mind if the kids ran them. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you

Re: Highest OSX a G4 sawtooth can run?

2011-10-22 Thread Clark Martin
the beige machines. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power

Re: daisy-chaining back up drive?

2011-10-11 Thread Clark Martin
IP, client and server. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular

Re: daisy-chaining back up drive?

2011-10-09 Thread Clark Martin
this might work. But I don't know of a way of preventing the computer from mounting a partition. And dismounting the partition after it's already mounted would still open the door to disk corruption. In general this idea is asking for trouble. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: daisy-chaining back up drive?

2011-10-08 Thread Clark Martin
hurt the firewire interface but it may corrupt the drive. Each computer will mount the drive and there is nothing to keep them from writing contradictory directory information to the disk. So don't do it. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated

Re: Poor Airport reception

2011-09-30 Thread Clark Martin
the full 12 MBps speed, more or less. You should be able to get as much speed as with 802.11b under the best of conditions. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you

Re: Poor Airport reception

2011-09-30 Thread Clark Martin
strength is (also turn the dongle itself around for best reception. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: Airport card password

2011-09-29 Thread Clark Martin
a password, the WiFi network does, meaning what ever you have set up in your router / WAP. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those

Re: Poor Airport reception

2011-09-29 Thread Clark Martin
to the WAP, nothing beats a hardwire to a gigaswitch. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

Re: Mac frozen in startup

2011-09-26 Thread Clark Martin
a disk repair on the HD. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus

Re: 10.3 doesn¹t see newer HD?

2011-09-16 Thread Clark Martin
affects playing DVDs and nothing else, including data access of DVDs. Another reason: I didn’t know if one could boot from a carbon copy of the installer DVD. So I guess that’s what I’m going to do next. Yes you can. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm

Re: 10.3 doesn¹t see newer HD?

2011-09-15 Thread Clark Martin
. Another option would be cloning an OSX disk/partition (using CCC) onto the iBook HD in Target mode. I copied my PM G4 OSX partition onto a PowerBook G4 and a PM G5, and it has always worked. Might not be the best way, but it usually works... ;-) Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh

Re: Maybe off topic?

2011-08-04 Thread Clark Martin
referring to your network. Then you can either admit it's your's or feign ignorance. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those

Re: Mysterious communications between two G5s

2011-07-06 Thread Clark Martin
by someone (the DSL installer) you may have trouble finding it. You can probably reset it (also from the manf. website) to the defaults but doing so will reset all the router settings which may render it inoperative. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm

Re: Mysterious communications between two G5s

2011-07-04 Thread Clark Martin
is running on another computer, it's that the first computer with FCP running is announcing itself on the network (being a server) and the FCP on the second computer is querying the service on the first computer and sees it is running FCP with the same serial number. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA

Re: Mysterious communications between two G5s

2011-07-04 Thread Clark Martin
transmitting to Airport cards in the Macs and things like that, and I don't have any base station or Airport cards. How can I test this modem set-up to see if I really have a LAN here? Try looking up the modem model on the Web. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: MDD Can not find Boot Disk

2011-07-02 Thread Clark Martin
On Jul 2, 2011, at 6:59 AM, gifutiger wrote: When this problem occurs (my own doing) the only way out that I've found to correct this situation is to do a force shut-down, i.e. hold down the power button until the system shuts down. Upon re-powering the platform if I don't hold the C key,

Re: Intel Mac PPC apps

2011-07-02 Thread Clark Martin
NOT support: * Applications built for Mac OS 8 or 9 (that was Classic's job). Not exactly true. Rosetta supports Carbon applications. This is an API that supports both OS9 and OS X. That is why AppleWorks still runs under Snow Leopard. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: Time Limits

2011-06-29 Thread Clark Martin
know of a way to do it with the OS but I imagine there is some software to do it. If his principle use is on the Internet you can configure some routers to setup firewall rules on a time basis. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: New Yahoo mail on clamshell?

2011-05-02 Thread Clark Martin
On May 2, 2011, at 7:35 AM, Richard Gerome wrote: Tiger on a Clamshell is not going to be too good, unless it's a 466mhz with 576mb (maxed out) and a 7200rpm HD will make it the best it can be, this will make it usable but it will be right on the line. Reading email and maybe some

Re: netflix

2011-04-15 Thread Clark Martin
still choked on the browser, even trying to fake out the browser ID. Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: Poor wireless reception on G4 Aluminum Powerbook

2011-04-13 Thread Clark Martin
(AFAIK). Your model is from around that period but I don't know specifics. This means that you may never get acceptable reception. Make sure your router is using 802.11g, it tends to do better than 802.11b. You could try a web search to dig up info from back when. Clark Martin Redwood City

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