Networking problem

2008-11-20 Thread Norm Rowe
OS 10.5.5 on PPC mac. Have a Compaq Laptop with win vista. I know but my wife loves windoz. The lap top was sent in for repairs and came back with Vista reloaded and all her stuff gone. I use to be able to access her pc from my mac. Found that the ip address was changed. Under network her pc

LAN

2009-02-09 Thread Norm Rowe
My G4 wired to a dLink 625 router and a Compaq laptop wireless to same router. Mac using OS 10.5.6 and the PC using Vista Home fermium SP1. How do I set up each so they can see the other? --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are

RE: LAN

2009-02-09 Thread Norm Rowe
Dan Mac 10.5.6 does not have any setting to turn on Windows sharing and neither does Vista have one to share a Mac. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop

Broken screw

2009-02-18 Thread Norm Rowe
I know I can just leave it alone but when I installed my ATI 9800 card one of the screws that hold the cable broke off. It is in a position where it nearly impossible to get a tool on it. Any ideas other than to just let be? --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Garage Band ?

2009-03-05 Thread Norm Rowe
I need to plug in my electric guitar into my Mac G4 gigabyte and I need to know what adapter I need. Thanks Norm --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop

Thunderbird behavior

2009-04-02 Thread Norm Rowe
Thunderbird version 3.0b2 is now requesting that I click on a link to and address to see all of my message. Never did before and I suppose it's some kind of security thing. Any one have this, any solutions? Norm --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

List Nanny

2009-04-06 Thread Norm Rowe
I think this political Reaganomics proved what every farmer knows: The only thing that trickles down is fertilizer! Please stop this s**t! --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Apple Mail

2009-04-14 Thread Norm Rowe
Using OS 10.5.6 on a G4 Power mac and for the last week mail is open on the desktop over night. It is not set to open in system preferences. What is going on? I can quit it and all is well until the next morning. Norm --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this

Firewire 800 external drive

2009-10-11 Thread Norm Rowe
I have a Western Digital external drive hooked up with firewire 800 to my G4 Mac. I used disk utility to format and restore OS 10.5.8 to this drive. When I open the drive icon all seem OK but when I select it for the start up drive, another drive will boot. If I use "T" on startup I get a

Western Digital

2009-10-26 Thread Norm Rowe
External Hard drive has the ability to use Firewire or USB 2. I was using the firewire connection to use as a start up disk if needed. I was told by this group that this would not work on my PPC G4 mac so I changed to the USB 2 cable and the disk shows only 32 gig of storage where the

FYI:Fan on video board.

2009-12-21 Thread Norm Rowe
FYI: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro My video became almost unreadable. After doing some trouble shooting I discovered that the fan on the ATI mac pro video board was rubbing on the heat sink. Disassembled and remounted the fan and all is well. Just some I hope useful information. Norm -- You

Power button

2010-01-13 Thread Norm Rowe
Somehow my G4 gigbit is is back. Out of 4 hard drives I got one to finally mount after many trouble shooting steps. I had to do an erase and install so many things are still not right but I can at least work on it. The problem is the power button does not do anything. Must unplug and replug in

Can anyone help?

2010-02-03 Thread Norm Rowe
Been here before and thanks for the help but my problem continues. First I can not afford a new intel mac or evan a good used ppc mac. My screen is now OK with a addition of new ATI 9800 Mac Pro video card. Now the power button still does nothing, the restart button does. Took out the switch

Apple jack message

2010-02-22 Thread Norm Rowe
I have a G4 gigabit mac desktop tower with Os 10.5.8 with a 1 gz sonnet processor and 2 gigs of ram. Apple Jack reports { 41 9184483 UniNEnet:: restartReceiver} and it is in pinl letters and repeats over and over until I push the enter key. Anyone know what this means and how to correct what

Start-up

2010-03-02 Thread Norm Rowe
Hi my G4 has a problem. When I start up it beeps once then goes to open firmware. It will not start up from the install disk or either of my 2 internal hard drives. From opn firmfirm ware I must type mac-boot and it starts right up but only on the disk that needs repair or erase and install.

Update firmware

2010-03-05 Thread Norm Rowe
OK, I have a G4 and a new used main board. The firmware on it is 4.18 and I need to update it to 4.28 or what ever the latest is. I have formatted one of my hard drives to 9.2.1 so I can do this. However the power button does not work. According to the directions I need to use this button

Netflix

2010-07-04 Thread Norm Rowe
I'm trying to watch movies Netflick on my G4 Mac but am told I need an Intel Mac. As I do not have that kind of money is there away around this? Thanks Norm -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and

ITunes 10 Burning

2010-09-06 Thread Norm Rowe
I downloaded iTunes 10 and now I'm getting the following when I attempt to burn a play list. (The drive reported an error and disk can not be burned). I get a similar error with Toast. Is something wrong with my system? G4 with OS 10.5.8 with all the latest updates.

Two finders

2010-09-14 Thread Norm Rowe
I never copied the finder and I don't see two normally but when I use "Force Quit" it shows two copies of finder. I have run Apple Jack and it says all is OK. Must I erase and reinstall? Norm -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group

Bluetooth

2010-10-01 Thread Norm Rowe
I have a working bluetooth dongle which no longer works. I shut down my G4 mac running OS 10.5.8 and now my apple blue tooth key board does not work. I have tried restarting, shutting down and unplugging to know avail. Any ideas what might fix it. Like I said it was

Old Mac never die.

2010-11-28 Thread Norm Rowe
I have a G4 gigabyte Mac which was built in 2000 according to Tech Tools and is now at 10.5.8 with many fire wire and USB additions with a 1000gig processor and 2 megs of ram. It stays on 24/7 and the only real problem was a power board failure last year. It is still

terminal

2010-11-30 Thread Norm Rowe
When I open terminal I get "precess completed", what's up with this? Norm -- 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 at

Question about an iPod

2010-12-27 Thread Norm Rowe
I know this maybe the wrong group but I can not find an ipod group. My ipod when plugged into my G4 mac with i tunes 10.1.1 with System 10.5.8 with ipod 1.4.1 it will not "restore" because other applications are in use. What can this be? Norm -- You received

Main drive

2011-02-13 Thread Norm Rowe
When I restart my G4 Mac it now goes to the secondary drive unless I hold down the C key and tell it to use the main drive. How do I fix this? Norm -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs

I have a Pioneer DVR 115

2011-02-13 Thread Norm Rowe
I have a Pioneer DVR 115 which suddenly will not burn CD or DVD's. I have checked cables and cleaned with a cleaning disk. OS 10.5.8 on a G4 with 2 meg of ram and 1gig sonnet processor. First noticed when burn a play-list from iTunes 10.0.2. Norm -- You

Best wireless card for G4

2011-07-11 Thread Norm Rowe
What would be the best wireless card for a G4 gigabit. It is running OS10.5.8 and needs to use an HP 4500 wireless printer. Sent from my iPod -- 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

What is slowing down my G 4

2012-12-13 Thread Norm Rowe
Mac G4 with OS 10.5.8 with 2gig memory was running ok but lately get notices about upgrading to adobe on several web sites. This has lest to a marked slow down on my Mac. Any connection? Norm Sent from my iPad -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those