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    Firewire Port Fried

    In a momentry lapse of judgment, I plugged in my PowerBook G4 using a Firewire cable into an external DVD-R drive that was also plugged into another computer that was turned on. Big mistake! ...
  2. Thread: TiBook Frankenmac?

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    TiBook Frankenmac?

    I recently heard from a friend of mine whose employer seems to have trashed the frame on her TiBook/667 Mhz laptop. As she's decided to get a new PowerBook, my friend is wondering if the 667 MHz...
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    Problem importing/exporting contacts

    A friend/client of mine wants to import his long list of contacts & addresses from Netscape Communicator (v.4.8) into either Entourage or Outlook Express. Using the ĎImportí option from Outlook...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, Wizzard501. Yeah, I...

    Thanks for the suggestion, Wizzard501. Yeah, I actually did try a custom install, checking the options to install only the latest PCI drivers. Unfortunately, it didnít seem to charge or modify the...
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    DŤjŠ vu all over again

    Wizzard501,

    Glad to hear that it worked out well for you with the B&W. However, speaking of updating the ROM on Radeon video card(s), I installed my flashed Radeon 7000 on another Beige G3 &...
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    Woo hoo! I just installed the new ATI Radeon...

    Woo hoo! I just installed the new ATI Radeon 9200 card today & so far it seems to have been a complete success. I started off by installing ATI ROM Update 4.4 in Jaguar, turning off my Mac &...
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    TZ, I don't have 2 versions of OS X on the same...

    TZ, I don't have 2 versions of OS X on the same drive. I've got Panther on an 8 GB drive, and Jaguar on the 1st 8 GBs of an 140 GB Maxtor with OS 9.2.2 on another partition of the Maxtor. One of...
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    Well, then Iím going to have to make a decision...

    Well, then Iím going to have to make a decision here. Iíve got this desktop Beige G3 with a G4/1GHz upgrade card, a Sonnet Tempo Trio PCI card, an ixTV card & 768 MB of RAM. What would be the best...
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    Yikes! Thanks for the timely post. As it is,...

    Yikes! Thanks for the timely post. As it is, I've got an ATI Radeon 9200 PCI card sitting Ďunopenedí in a box in the next room which I just got in the mail yesterday. I was planning on installing...
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    Alas, I did replace the PRAM battery while...

    Alas, I did replace the PRAM battery while troubleshooting this, but it didn't seem affect things one way or another. I hate to say it, but this upgrade project has reached the point of no return. ...
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    After numerous tries to get to Open Firmware, I...

    After numerous tries to get to Open Firmware, I still haven't been able to reach the screen, no matter how fast I am on the draw. I've even tried booting from an external Firewire drive, but still...
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    Apparently this computer doesn't support Open...

    Apparently this computer doesn't support Open Firmware as I can't get to it by pressing 'Cmd. + Option' with OF. All I get is a black screen or the '?', depending on just when I hold down the keys. ...
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    Re: This 'upgrade' is getting me down

    The CD-R drive is a supported PlexWriter (16/10/40) that was working fine before all the trouble started. So I can't boot from a CD (DiskWarrior) if the drive won't open. If I do have corrupted...
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    Re: This 'upgrade' is getting me down.

    Well, there's been a hopeful development, I think. I took the PRAM battery out & let it set for a good long while. After I put the battery back in & tried to boot up I got a flashing question mark....
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    This 'upgrade' is getting me down

    I recently picked up a used beige AIO G3/233 & it booted up right away & seemed to work just fine. Until, that is, I attemped to upgrade the processor & add more RAM. After replacing the processor...
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    Re: ATI Radeon 7000 glitch

    To TZ:

    Actually, I've experienced none of the distorted visual effects in OS X, including OS 10.3.5 which I'm running now. It's only when I'm booted into OS 9.2.2 that I see any of these weird...
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    ATI Radeon 7000 glitch

    I have a flashed 64 MB Radeon 7000 card that I'm using in a beige machine with a Sonnet G4/1 GHz ZIF upgrade. Some of my icons exhibit a slightly blurred look, and certain CDs display visual...
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    TiBook won't awaken from sleep mode

    I have a TiBook G4/867 that I recently picked up that refuses to awake up from sleep. I've tried resetting the Power Manager Unit, zapping the PRAM,
    repairing permissions, etc., but it's a no-go....
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    In Search of the Ultimate G2 machine

    Thanks for the follow-up, guys. As for the 604e/233, Tiki, I appreciate the offer but I'm going to have to pass since I ended up selling the Power Mac 7600/200(604e) for $50. There nothing like...
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    Houston, I think we have lift-off!

    Well, I went ahead & replaced the processor card with the 604e/200 & it worked like a charm. It's noticeably snappier all the way around, enough to make this computer useful again. I ran before &...
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    Re: Upgrade for 7600/120

    Thanks for all the feedback, guys. I did an extended search into the archives & came up with this thread from a post that I made back on 01/07/03: ...
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    Upgrade for 7600/120

    A local art school was recently moving out its old line of Power Macs & I picked up a Power Mac 7600 with a 604/120 MHz processor for free. I've heard that this model can be upgraded with a 604e/185...
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    After cloning Mac OS 10.3.2 (Panther) unto an...

    After cloning Mac OS 10.3.2 (Panther) unto an external Firewire HD, I now find that I?ńŰm able to boot it up on my beige G3-->G4/1GHz using XpostFacto. However, there is no sound whatsoever. The...
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    How do I make a file or folder appear at the end...

    How do I make a file or folder appear at the end of a list in OS X? In OS 9, all you have to do is place a ?ńĘ mark before the 1st letter & it'll appear at the end, or at the bottom. Not so in OS X,...
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    To TZ: First of all, thanks a LOT for your very...

    To TZ: First of all, thanks a LOT for your very detailed & insightful response. Right on! Your thorough & systematic rundown of the issues involved goes a long way towards developing a better...
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