Re: TenFourFox Won't Boot on G4 Gigabit...

2018-02-03 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 3, 2018, at 2:55 PM, Ken Daggett wrote: > > On 3 Feb 2018, at 10:53:28 AM PST, James E. Therrault wrote: > >> Up to recently, no problems but when updating to the latest version, it goes >> through the motions but no joy. > --- > Perhaps you hav

TenFourFox Won't Boot on G4 Gigabit...

2018-02-03 Thread James E. Therrault
Up to recently, no problems but when updating to the latest version, it goes through the motions but no joy. TIA -- -- 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 Macs. The list FAQ is

Re: Performa 5300 flashing disk with ?

2017-03-06 Thread James E. Therrault
IIRC, sometime a system folder can be re-blessed by simply removing he System then putting in back into the Sys folder.. JT On Mar 6, 2017, at 10:26 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: > >> On Mar 4, 2017, at 3:20 PM, Valter Prahlad >> wrote: >> >> Il giorno 04/03/17

Re: Digest for g3-5-list@googlegroups.com - 2 updates in 1 topic

2017-02-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Agreed! Plus you have the "Classic" option as well... On Feb 18, 2017, at 5:44 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: > Il giorno 18/02/17 12.08, "Jörg" ha scritto: > >> I still prefer the latest Tiger version for MDDs. Faster and you have full >> support of TenFourFox. > > I second OSX 10.4 Tiger. >

Re: Slideshow software

2017-02-07 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 7, 2017, at 2:23 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: > >> On Feb 7, 2017, at 11:17 AM, Len Gerstel wrote: >> >>> You can use the slide-show screen saver on them and unplug the keyboard & >>> mouse…. >> >> DOH, didn’t think about that. Thanks. >> >> Last screensaver I had

Re: Should I upgrade my 533 MHz Power Mac G4 to Leopard?

2016-11-15 Thread James E. Therrault
My 2¢ worth... I have a Powerbook G4 1.25GHz running Tiger 10.4.9 and a Powerbook 1.67GHz running Leopard 10.5x and the slower machine is faster and more stable. Sometimes the latest is not the greatest... JT in Austin, TX On Nov 15, 2016, at 8:17 PM, Baldassare Guzzo wrote: > Since you

Re: Adobe CS2 licence broken

2016-09-09 Thread James E. Therrault
I would think that you simply have to reinstall CS2 from the original download. When I did so when it became free several years ago, I installed it on my old G4 Gigabit, a later G4 1.25GHz PowerBook and even on my late 2009 Mac Mini running Snow Leopard. The original download included the

Re: PowerMac G4 Single 1.25 (June 2003 Mirror Drive Doors) Software Restore Discs

2016-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jun 9, 2016, at 8:12 AM, Xan wrote: > Hi there. This might be a far fetched request given how old these Machines > are these days but I don't suppose anyone's got the original software restore > discs for one of these G4's have they? I believe (though I cannot seem to > confirm it) there

Re: Mac OS 10.4.11 in 2012 Mac Mini, using VirtualBos as G5 emulator

2014-08-18 Thread James E. Therrault
...or maybe the latest Intel machine that will boot on Snow Leopard running Rossetta. JT On Aug 18, 2014, at 9:25 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Aug 8, 2014, at 9:36 PM, Mullin9 ddavidmul...@inbox.com wrote: How to run Mac OS 10.4.11 in 2012 Mac Mini, using VirtualBos as a PPC G5

Re: MDD G4 Start-up Issue

2014-08-17 Thread James E. Therrault
Spraying the switch with electronic cleaner or WD-40 can't hurt... JT On Aug 17, 2014, at 5:15 PM, 'Brian Fuelleman' via G-Group wrote: I'd take a close look to see if the internal connections for the switch are clean and intact. On Sunday, August 17, 2014 10:01 AM, 'John Carmonne'

Re: iMac G5/2ghz 20 random sleep

2014-06-14 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jun 14, 2014, at 7:51 PM, les wrote: On Friday, June 13, 2014 2:51:33 PM UTC-7, les wrote: Hi All, 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 shuts down again. I opened the

Re: Browser g4

2014-01-07 Thread James E. Therrault
As far as I know, Flash is not supported. JT On Jan 7, 2014, at 6:21 PM, Kroffi Media wrote: Thank you Ken, very helpful info Now it seems adobe flash player is the problem. i cant open itunes or play music from G4. On Monday, January 6, 2014 6:55:58 AM UTC-8,

Lost Connections...

2013-12-23 Thread James E. Therrault
Is it possible to connect my Powerbook G4 (10.4) to my Mac Mini (10.6) direct via Airport? I seem to remember doing so a few years ago but I can' get either to recognize the other now. Both have sharing turned on.. Thanks, JT in Austin -- -- You received this message because you are a

Re: Installing New HDD in my G5

2013-12-21 Thread James E. Therrault
On Dec 21, 2013, at 11:52 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 21, 2013, at 4:24 AM, Geke gevangaste...@gmail.com wrote: @Greg: I guess what you say about copying over the OS is about Apple's Drive Utility. But CCC can clone system disks independent of what the Mac is booted from. You

Re: Your Browser has been locked up! Send $300 to...

2013-12-06 Thread James E. Therrault
Sounds like a variation of the old Nigerian scam... JT On Dec 6, 2013, at 2:31 PM, smac0031 wrote: I was surfing the web last week and my browser locked up and this popup appeared. These clowns wanted $300. Earlier that day I had seen a Tekzilla that mentioned something about

Re: reusing my thesis

2013-10-21 Thread James E. Therrault
The Mac II dates to 1987-88 and by 1996, Apple was dealing strictly with PPC code (unless you had a Mac II from earlier days) More important is the system software used, (System 7.xxx???). And yes, if you can find a way of getting that far back, definitely go for a PDF conversion. BTW, you

Re: Browers that don't crash

2013-07-24 Thread James E. Therrault
Wow! I can understand why things get bogged down. Why don't you just create a news folder in the toolbar launch from their one at a time when you need them? I wouldn't dream of opening a list like that on my 1.25 GHz G4 laptop or even my late '09 Intel Mac Mini... JT in Austin On Jul 24,

Re: G5 thinks there are still two monitors attached, after removing one.

2013-06-23 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jun 23, 2013, at 4:04 PM, Tom wrote: Thanks for the suggestion Bruce. Yes, I tried the power bricks from two other 23-inch monitors on the dead one, hoping to wake it up, but they failed to bring it to life. The little on light remains dark, along with the screen. This is such as

Re: G5 thinks there are still two monitors attached, after removing one.

2013-06-23 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jun 23, 2013, at 7:24 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Jun 23, 2013, at 4:51 PM, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: Capacitors, (caps), are notorious for having a shortened life in solid state monitors, TVs etc. It almost seems that they were purposely under-engineered. Caps

Re: New Forums

2013-03-27 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 27, 2013, at 10:55 AM, ROBERT H. BAUCOM wrote: I still loop back with nostalgia to the old PowerComputing List (Remember that Mac Clone ?). Great bunch of folk that helped me for many years. Like the old Hudson Automabile, when they went out of business, a great product with

Re: They're Following Me...

2013-03-13 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 12, 2013, at 9:59 PM, Dan wrote: At 1:36 PM -0700 03/07/2013, Bruce Johnson wrote: Owners of websites DO have some control over what ads are placed on them, so if there's something egregiously offensive tell the webmaster of the site in question. It's a shame more web sites don't

Re: Power Mac forum at LowEndMac.com

2013-03-13 Thread James E. Therrault
I already have a WordPress account but no joy here... JT On Mar 13, 2013, at 4:53 AM, Dan Knight, LowEndMac.com wrote: We've started the process of migrating to WordPress forums, and today I'm announcing that the Power Macs (G3-5) forum is ready to go. Please go to

Re: Power Mac Coffee Table!

2012-08-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Neat idea but I think that it would be an unbefitting end to my Gigabit G4 that served me flawlessly for ten years. JT On Aug 24, 2012, at 10:58 AM, Dan wrote: http://www.techhive.com/article/2000340/the-classy-coffee-table-gives-old-power-mac-g4s-a-new-lease-on-life.html -- You received

Re: Selling software?

2012-08-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Yes IF you sell the license with it. JT On Aug 15, 2012, at 8:13 PM, John Callahan wrote: Is it legal to sell software that you have purchased from Apple, for instance? Thanks -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5

Re: Music stream capture app?

2012-08-09 Thread James E. Therrault
On Aug 8, 2012, at 11:55 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Aug 7, 2012, at 8:32 PM, Tom wrote: Another thing I found: if you hit Stop, and the capture stops, and then you hit Record again, it starts recording back at the beginning again, recording right over what you've already got, so you

Re: EIDE Interface Speed in Clamshell G3s?

2012-07-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Jul 22, 2012, at 6:35 AM, Koralatov wrote: I'm finally thinking about reviving my dead Key Lime iBook, which suffered a hard-disk failure some time ago. Since it'll mostly be used for mucking around in Terminal, disk capacity isn't particularly important, but speed is -- I've become used

Re: iCloud vs. G4

2012-04-16 Thread James E. Therrault
On Apr 16, 2012, at 10:20 PM, oneoftheharts wrote: I don't post very often and when I do I seem to be told that I posted to the wrong group. Maybe if this is the case again, someone can kindly direct me to the right list. FYI, I've been around since the Quadlist helped me with my Centris

Re: G4 10.4 or 10.5 looking for way to halftone a picture to print in BW

2012-03-05 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 5, 2012, at 2:06 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Il giorno 5-03-2012 9:01, Peter Devlin ha scritto: In colour mode all the printers I have come across use the CMYK colorspace to print - the K is the generated black - and all the cartridges are used. I have never seen or heard of one which

Re: Lock your doors....

2011-04-26 Thread James E. Therrault
On Apr 25, 2011, at 6:37 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Kind of obvious advice for most folks, but they still leave the electronic ones open all the time. http://tinyurl.com/3nvokkh Can you say, Wired only!??? JT -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group

Re: OT OT OT need a reason ?

2011-03-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 22, 2011, at 10:25 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Mar 21, 2011, at 10:32 PM, Daniel Stewart wrote: But truth be told they have found they are much more impressed with the old G4s because unlike the new faster Intel macs the G4s are actually consistently reliable. Their Intel Macs

Re: Apple Oompa Loompas!

2011-03-04 Thread James E. Therrault
On Mar 4, 2011, at 1:26 PM, Dan wrote: http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1948362 And make sure you CRANK up the volume for the singing Oompas! It started out great but just stopped about 15% of the way in. JT (Late 2009 Mac Mini) -- You received this message because you are a member

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-25 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 25, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 24, 8:38 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 23, 2011, at 9:26 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 22, 12:45 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-24 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 23, 2011, at 9:26 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: On Feb 22, 12:45 am, James E. Therrault mjrtas...@gmail.com wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: I suspect a s/w problem/conflict but that's just a guess based on years of experience with nutscrape, mozilla

Re: [Manager Comment] Re: Posting Problem

2011-02-23 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 23, 2011, at 11:06 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Feb 23, 2011, at 8:39 AM, Fabian Fang wrote: Until Lion is released in the coming months, Leopard and Snow Leopard are the current and latest Mac OS. It makes good sense for members of the G-Group to join our Leopard Group to seek

Re: The spinning beach ball and Firefox

2011-02-22 Thread James E. Therrault
On Feb 21, 2011, at 9:37 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 7:02 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) wrote: I am running the latest Snow Leopard and Firefox. All of a sudden, I keep getting the spinning beach ball of death! And it won't quit! I have to force quit over and over again. It

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Ricardo Sevilla wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
Bill Connelly wrote: On Jul 18, 2009, at 6:36 PM, Ricardo Sevilla wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out

Re: Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - The Answer!

2009-07-19 Thread James E. Therrault
James E. Therrault wrote: My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so in at least two years

Slow and Unusable G4 Gigabit - What Fixed It?

2009-07-18 Thread James E. Therrault
My trusty ol' G4 400MHz Gigabit has been slowin' down and yesterday reached the point that it would only fully boot in safe mode. Did the original hardware test and everything checked out. Booted fine in OS9 even though I had not done so in at least two years. Once in safe mode, I performed a

Re: Return to PowerPC?

2009-07-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Jul 7, 2009, at 7:10 AM, Liam Proven wrote: IBM had problems? Not as I recall. POWER was doing great. PowerPC was merely an adaptation of the high-end POWER multi-chip processors into a lower-end single-chip device utilising the Motorola 88000 bus, designed for

Re: [G3-5]Re: Return to PowerPC?

2009-07-07 Thread James E. Therrault
MaGioZal wrote: On 7/7/09 3:57 PM, James E. Therrault at jetas...@worldnet.att.net wrote: Bottom line was the lack of fast low power chips for laptops that ultimately resulted in the switch. Had a low power G5 chip been produced, there would be no Apple Intel today. The other thing

Re: G4 Gigabit ethernet ram

2009-06-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph Green wrote: Howdy, Would memory pulled from a G4 Quicksilver work in a Gigabit Ethernet G4? It is PC133 memory and I know that memory generally works in PC100 systems, but I don't know if the G4 Gigabit is sensitive to the speed difference. Good day, Ralph All of the memory in

Re: Any replacement keyboards

2009-06-26 Thread James E. Therrault
tonycd wrote: Personally, I love the clicky feel. I'm typing this on a Matias Tactile Pro (an original, not a 2 -- these are REALLY unavailable now). Another option that gets you the old-time Apple quality is to actually get an old Apple Extended Keyboard and connect it via a Griffin

Re: Any replacement keyboards

2009-06-25 Thread James E. Therrault
Brian Christmas wrote: G'day I'm just in the process of buying my daughter a new 24 iMac, but she doesn't like the Apple keyboards. Is there a 3rd part replacement that offers the same keys, or that can be keymapped? Said keyboard should be suitable for a touch typist. Or,

Re: PRAM battery?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 6/18/09 4:03 AM, diane di...@mathermotorsports.com Broadcast into the ether: Woke up this morning to my G4 FW800 shut down. No power outages overnight. When I turned it back on, it reset to a 1969 date. This is the battery, right? (if so it would be my first dead one

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: Now, I have the choice of running off to Radio Shack ( 1/2 mile away), getting the battery and thus missing my delivery, (based on the Quantum Delivery Services modification of the Heisenberg principle: Any departure of the receiver from the delivery point will

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: GigE's take the same PS as a Sawtooth, I'm pretty sure, right? I don't think so. I believe that there's at least one pin out that's different. It's been a few years since I had the dual 500... JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Arrrggh! G4 dies from just sitting there?

2009-06-18 Thread James E. Therrault
insightinmind wrote: On Jun 18, 2009, at 8:27 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: Bruce Johnson wrote: GigE's take the same PS as a Sawtooth, I'm pretty sure, right? I don't think so. I believe that there's at least one pin out that's different. It's been a few years since I had the dual

Re: A polite netiquette back and forth

2009-06-15 Thread James E. Therrault
No, the *original* thread was closed by the moderator who promptly started this thread... JT Alex Smith (K4RNT) wrote: I thought that this thread was closed by the moderator? Also, GMail's reply function makes top posting, however annoying it may be to some people, but it is the

Re: A polite netiquette back and forth

2009-06-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph, I think that you hit the nail squarely on the head. This thread is the result of the single action of the one that started it that succeeded irrelevant comments he made in a previous thread. Regarding my experience, top posting was the practice in every commercial/industrial

Re: Lightening Season

2009-06-13 Thread James E. Therrault
I live in a rual area and frequently take precautions to prevent lightning damage. Disconnecting the phone cable (since I'm on dial up) is the most important and other than turning off my power supply surge protector (ha ha), that's about it. Sometimes if it looks real bad, I'll unplug the

Re: Top Posting (read up)

2009-06-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Um, this requirement went away quite some time ago... JT Kyle Hansen wrote: Hello, I am a Nanny here at LEM. We have some rules about posting in our forums. One rule that gets looked over quite frequently is what is called ³top posting.² We ask that you post your responses AFTER

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Mike Baker wrote: WOULD not make, or COULD not make? A very good point. My personal experience with both, Motorola and IBM is that neither of these companies had a can do property. Way back in the early 1990's when I was working tech support for Apple and the PPC was just making its

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Kris Tilford wrote: On Jun 11, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Dan wrote: As emulators go, Rosetta - the black box that makes PPC stuff run on x86 Macs - is pretty good. Now we need the opposite emulator, the one that will allow future Intel x86 only code to run on our PPC Macs. I doubt this will

Re: The powerpc now and in the future....

2009-06-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 3:32 PM -0500 6/11/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Maybe someone could come up with a mini Intel motherboard that would fit into one of the PCI slots... LOL. I would think it would be cheaper, easier, and more reliable to just use a real x86 Mac or do a hacintosh

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 6/9/09 12:01 AM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com Broadcast into the ether: Heavens no ! I am looking at one right now...uh oh...no, no I am not. I have a “test” computer that I fiddle with that I am looking at I understand that

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Sam Macomber wrote: just saw the server version is intel only as well... DOHthree of our four xserves just got obsoleted, two are G5s that handle the majority of the work one handles mail and web the other handles file sharing. the 3rd is an old G4 it has 4 drive bays so that's

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 9:49 AM -0400 6/9/2009, Dan wrote: Some of the interface foibles of Safari 4 Beta have been rolled back. But the ones that are left seem immutable hum. Is it just me or is the tabs bar now darker? Dark background with small black text... VERY difficult to read! :(

Re: Where Do I Find Reliable Info On Color Critical Monitor Choices?

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
aussieshepsrock wrote: Seeking a reliable web resource or resources to become knowledgeable in choosing a color critical Monitor for myself. My google searches looking for websites or webpages were ludicrously scatter shot and mostly 'forum' posts dating back as much as multiple years and no

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-09 Thread James E. Therrault
Trinette Rani Johnson wrote: I installed it and I can't even get my firewire drive to boot tiger now! I'm using my second drive with a backup beforehand. Damn you Apple! It booted fine before. Now it's hosed. What I can't understand is why people rush off to get the latest 'n greates

Re: It is official, we are orphans.

2009-06-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Alexander MacLeod wrote: On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Stephen Webermaryland...@gmail.com wrote: Apple does really know how to make people upset, obviously you wonder why real businesses don't use Macs. It's because Apple does stuff like this. And how long did you expect them to

Re: Speakers for a G5

2009-06-03 Thread James E. Therrault
PETE wrote: Three reasons why I can't get these: 1)I live in California, not Texas 2) They are for pick up only and finally and importantly 3) I really don't have *US $18,500.00* just lying around my apartment! Besides, I think the price is kind of steep. That's a down payment on a house!

Re: Speakers for a G5

2009-06-03 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Jun 3, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Dennis Myhand wrote: Why would you pay 18.5K for a set of B Os when you can spend a mere $500.00 for a pair of Klipsch bookself speakers which is more than anyone will ever need? The same people who buy $500 wooden volume control

Re: DVD Player freeze ...

2009-06-02 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jun 1, 2009, at 10:13 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: When I playback DVDs, one in particular completely freezes up my Yikes! at the same point. Some DVD files are choppy at first, and smooth out as they playback, especially in Full Screen Mode. Some DVDs are inadvertently

Re: DVD Player freeze ...

2009-06-02 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jun 2, 2009, at 6:47 AM, James E. Therrault wrote: Yet another factor is just plain ol' dirt. Often, cleaning a rented DVD will fix that. A friend who uses Netflix regularly cleans 'em before use and this practice has prevented a lot of aggravation on his part

Re: Which OS for 2 Handme down Machines - which one(s)? and are they worth it?

2009-05-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On May 12, 2009, at 8:21 PM, Baha Ata wrote: For my point of view, iMac version as you mentioned will be determined. If i am in same shoes with him, i get rid off the ibook, if it is higher iMac G5 focus on it. It's a real pain in the butt to carry that iMac to

Re: New to Mac - Just purchased used G4

2009-05-12 Thread James E. Therrault
I believe that you are correct. Additionally, the OEM license alows free upgrades for that major version and that is why when a machine is sold, it should include the original disks. JT Baha Ata wrote: Totally misleading factor. OEM licenses belong the machines not people :) So if you got

Re: New to Mac - Just purchased used G4

2009-05-10 Thread James E. Therrault
Ralph Green wrote: Howdy, Does anyone have a lead on legitimate US sellers who have something similar? I'd like to buy another retail Tiger CD or DVD to install. I would like to setup another G4, so I need the retail disks, I believe. I try to be careful where I buy, because I don't want

Re: Shocking! Email Wasn't The Only Migration!

2009-05-10 Thread James E. Therrault
yersi...@cybernex.net wrote: OMG, Listers! It looks like this past week's migration from Claris Emailer to the OS X native Thunderbird email client was not only successful in itself, but has resulted in something totally bizarre: realizing I don't even need to have Classic Mode ON all

Re: G4 Graphite Video Card Upgrade

2009-05-09 Thread James E. Therrault
DKline wrote: My system now has a stock Rage128 Pro Graphics card which is very slow at displaying screens. What upgrade cards are available AGP and would it significantly accelerate displaying and downloading things on the internet. It's VRAM is only 16mb so I'm assuming it's creating a

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
joe wrote: On May 7, 2009, at 10:47 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: Yes, it is probably the downloads window. It just pops up randomly and the downloads are generally tiny like 4K files. This crap just started the other day. I don't know about capturing a screen shot since this activity

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 8:43 AM -0500 5/8/09, James E. Therrault wrote: My mistake... I am running 10.4.11. Then why are you running Safari 3.0.4? - Dan. Beats me... I'm on dialup and usually update a couple of times a year by carrying my laptop to someone that has broadband (of which

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Kyle Hansen wrote: On 5/7/09 8:13 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com Broadcast into the ether: At 7:55 AM -0700 5/7/2009, artemis wrote: few days Command-Q has become ineffective and I've been having to Force Quit to get out of it. Otherwise, I stare at the spinning beachball forever . . . URLs?

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 8:26 PM -0500 5/6/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack the application usually ending up with a Force Quit. OS? Safari vers

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 7:55 AM -0700 5/7/2009, artemis wrote: few days Command-Q has become ineffective and I've been having to Force Quit to get out of it. Otherwise, I stare at the spinning beachball forever . . . URLs? Safari vers? Details please If some page element is causing

Re: Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-07 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 9:08 PM -0500 5/7/09, James E. Therrault wrote: Dan wrote: At 8:26 PM -0500 5/6/2009, James E. Therrault wrote: Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack

Strange Downloads While Using Safari...

2009-05-06 Thread James E. Therrault
Over the past couple of days, I get a dialog (pop up) listing downloads while at various websites. These downloads are small but they virtually hijack the application usually ending up with a Force Quit. Any ideas??? JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this

Re: WMV

2009-05-01 Thread James E. Therrault
Len Gerstel wrote: On May 1, 2009, at 2:20 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: (and note in 10.6, Apple's going back to the original QT idea, QT player will, out of the box, allow you to save and transcode files without paying the $30.) Thanks a lot, Bruce. Just tease all of us stuck with G

Re: Some days you just need a good laff.

2009-04-11 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: Someone brought this to my attention. If you download the What Price Cool? pdf, be sure to put down your beverage before reading it. Your keyboard and display will be most appreciative. ROFLMAO. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/04/11/microsoft_flames_macs/ - Dan.

Re: LCD Cleaning???

2009-04-04 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Apr 3, 2009, at 7:49 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: I love my 22 Samsung but I need to clean the screen without destroying anything. What's the best solution(s) to a messy situation? I use some prewetted eyeglass cleaning wipes. I've even used them

LCD Cleaning???

2009-04-03 Thread James E. Therrault
I love my 22 Samsung but I need to clean the screen without destroying anything. What's the best solution(s) to a messy situation? TIA JT --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: pooched iMac G5

2009-03-31 Thread James E. Therrault
Power supply going south??? JT Sam Macomber wrote: Computer in question is a 17 iMac G5 running 10.5.6 has been running OS 10.5 for over 6 months flawlessly. This morning it started crashing at random progressively getting worse. While it was still functioning I ran disc utility

Re: Last.fm to charge for streaming (BBC).

2009-03-30 Thread James E. Therrault
Heh... Oh to be sitting on the veranda sipping a cool one (while browsing) at the Village Hotel on Pohnpei where they are Mac friendly. JT (Who will be there on his next birthday!) Peter wrote: Or use an public proxy server from the country you want to be :-) Peter M. Sent with

Re: 20-22 monitors: Seeking advice recommendations

2009-03-21 Thread James E. Therrault
Bruce Johnson wrote: On Mar 20, 2009, at 9:21 PM, tonycd wrote: My old 17 CRT still works fine, but I'm getting greedy at home for the same convenient screen real estate I have at the office (I often need to display two Word docs at once). I see 22 monitors for $140 that sound pretty

Re: Oh, that nasty cigarette goo!

2009-03-15 Thread James E. Therrault
I would reinforce this statement that in the arena of semi-conductor equipment manufacturing, IPA is the ONLY liquid allowed in a clean room environment. Not only is it used for cleaning components but also as a lubricant for assembly of difficult metals such as stainless to stainless

Re: Thermal grease?

2009-03-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Ernest L. Gunerius wrote: On 14/3/09 02:32, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: Overclockers who are set on defeating heat to preserve costly CPUs yet squeeze extreme clock counts out of them have been known to polish the CPU and heatsink with ever finer grades of

Another minor tale of woe and ass-u-me ...

2009-03-12 Thread James E. Therrault
Heh! After thinking about this for awhile, I started wondering what values my ol' G4 400 Gigabit was seein' on the 160GB Seagate drive that I installed a couple of years ago. The reason, the limitations for HDs with this era machine. Yep, I partitioned it into three equal volumes and got

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-02-28 Thread James E. Therrault
I've had firewire external drive problems in the past and the cause was the chipsets used in the case. JT tonycd wrote: Pardon me for quasi-hijacking this thread, but I just ran into nearly the same exact problem. Only worse: my external FireWire drive isn't seen at all. (3

Re: more RAM in my QS 867

2009-02-14 Thread James E. Therrault
Gigabyte G4s have four slots that can accommodate four 512KB Dimms. Later models only had three slots. A definite step backwards by Apple IMO. JT Dennis Myhand wrote: Hi Robert: I just went through this on the PCs in my teaching lab in early January. Dreamweaver CS3 kicked up an

Re: what happened to the trash crunch noise?

2009-02-13 Thread James E. Therrault
Charles Davis wrote: On Feb 13, 2009, at 7:51 PM, MacGuy wrote: for some reason the crunch of the trash went away? here crunchy! here crunchy?hmm.. ideas? Jeff Don't remember exactly where, but someplace among all the things in System Preferences there is a place to specify the

Re: Satan before coffee

2009-02-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: hum. Why is Smurfy so slow this morning? I've only started a few apps, etc. The cpu gizmo in the menu bar is pegged! (pull down its menu) OMG! Satan is using 92% of my CPU! WTF! How did the Evil One get onto my Mac! I practice safe surfing! I swear I do! d'oh. Safari.

Re: ... on a G4 MDD

2009-02-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan A. Currie wrote: Dan wrote: At 10:20 AM -0600 2/8/2009, Dan A. Currie wrote: G4 MDD DUAL 1.25 MHz / 2 GB RAM 1 -120 GB (OS10.5), 1 - 200 GB (OS10.4), 1- 120GB and 1 - 6GB (OS9.2) HDD's in that order. When I go to Startup Disk in System Preferences all 3 OS's are there on their

Re: Damaged G5!!

2009-02-05 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan A. Currie wrote: Hello ALL, I am NOT a happy camper!! I just took delivery on a G5 2.5 that I won on eBay and somewhere in transit UPS dropped it ... I mean they REALLY DROPPED IT!!! It seems to boot up and function nicely but the case wobbles and just generally looks bad!! My

Re: Seagate HD firmware update

2009-02-04 Thread James E. Therrault
dorayme wrote: Date: Thurs, Jan 22 2009 11:36 am From: Kris Tilford On Jan 18, 2009, at 3:46 AM, Paul wrote: The announcement said Seagate has isolated this issue to a firmware bug affecting drives from these families manufactured IN December 2008. That would seem to narrow the field of

Re: Print an evil PDF file?

2009-01-29 Thread James E. Therrault
Dan wrote: At 1:21 PM -0600 1/29/2009, Richard Smallwood wrote: This new schedule... is 24 x 8.5 Preview makes an unreadable mess, fitting it to a page, or just looses 2/3 of the schedule when done at 100%. http://www.njtransit.com/pdf/rail/r0090.pdf My experience with it was really

Re: RAM prices going up??

2009-01-13 Thread James E. Therrault
PeterH wrote: On Jan 13, 2009, at 4:25 PM, glen wrote: Ahem. I spent $138 ($69 per stick, which was a *gargantuan* steal at the time) to update my Mac Plus to 512 KB. At those prices, my G4 would take $138,000 to fill up, or very nearly twice the price of our house when we bought it.

Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
This is a great site but... I have a G4 Aluminum Powerbook that I would like to put a larger HD such as 160 GB or larger. I was appalled at the lousy industrial design in Apple notebooks as opposed to the pro level desktops. Twenty-Two freakin' steps! Might as well be an iBook. Compare

Re: Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
Andy wrote: Compare this to the ancient laptop, (the one and only), produced by Power Computing in 1997. It took all of six minutes to upgrade the HD in it! Superb industrial design. I agree with you over the older Powerbooks/iBooks,however upgrading the HD in a Macbook takes about 3 mins.

Re: Wow but Yikes!!! Was: powerbook g4 15 1.67ghz screen closing not sleeping laptop??

2009-01-08 Thread James E. Therrault
nestamicky wrote: James E. Therrault wrote: Andy wrote: Compare this to the ancient laptop, (the one and only), produced by Power Computing in 1997. It took all of six minutes to upgrade the HD in it! Superb industrial design. I agree with you over the older Powerbooks/iBooks

Re: Dumb Powerbook Question - Thanks To All That Replied

2009-01-05 Thread James E. Therrault
for QT pro... JT Andy wrote: On 1/4/09 2:36 PM, Doug Burton of slu...@embarqmail.com sent On Jan 4, 2009, at 1:23 PM, James E. Therrault wrote: I have an Aluminum Powerbook G4, 2GB ram, 1.25GHz processor that has a built

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