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  1. I'm back...

    Well i found a powersupply for 75 bucks and jumped on it. Tosed it in the box and it powered up. Ran it about ten days and everything worked normally.

    Problem is in the interim I bought a new...
  2. Had it checked today by a friend. Power supply is...

    Had it checked today by a friend. Power supply is dead.

    Didn't fancy spending 150 bucks for a replacement so I went ahead and ordered a new mac. Should be here Monday.

    I'll miss the old girl....
  3. I hear ya. Unfortunately I don't have access to a...

    I hear ya. Unfortunately I don't have access to a know good replacement without purchasing one.

    Guess I'll poke around and see what I can figure out.

    Thanks.
  4. What's the best way to eliminate/test the PSU?

    What's the best way to eliminate/test the PSU?
  5. Same problem... a few questions.

    When I push the power button on my G4 MDD (867) the power button lights up for a split second and then nothing.

    The fan on the processor briefly spins but that's it.

    Push the power button...
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    Great info. Thanks. Here's where I'm at. A...

    Great info. Thanks.

    Here's where I'm at.

    A buddy at work gave me a Netgear wireless card that he pulled from a dead box (Windows). I got to poking around on line and discovered it's compatable...
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    Wireless PCI card for a G4...?

    Hope this is the right area. I poked about and didn't see what I was looking for.

    I have a Dual Processor MDD G4 that won't take an Airport Extreme card. I recently moved it out to my new home...
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    THanks. I went ahead and did a 7 pass erase...

    THanks.

    I went ahead and did a 7 pass erase and resinstalled OSX and did a combo update. THen reinstalled ALL my apps from scratch and put my docs and so forth on a second HD where I can at them....
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    BTW I've seen several references to resetting...

    BTW I've seen several references to resetting nvram and fsck.

    I poked about on the forums and didn't see an explanation as to what this is or what they do.

    I've used single user mode to run...
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    Good advice. I should have clarified. I ran...

    Good advice.

    I should have clarified.

    I ran a suite of utilities. Tiger cache cleaner, Disk Drive Rapiar, Disk Warrior, Applejack. I have four drives in the box. OSX is on one. My scratch...
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    Troubleshooting a G4 MDD problem...

    Thought I'd post this here to see if anyone has any advice for me.

    I have a DP 867 MDD. About a year and a half ago I upgraded the processor with the GigaDesign MDD upgrade to 1.42 ghz.

    After a...
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    Detecing connected users...

    Hope I'm posting this in the right place.

    I'm trying to find a simple way to find out it if anyone is connected to my powerbook via wireless or local ethernet network.

    Just for peace of mind....
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    Question about video cards on an MDD

    I have a MDD upgraded from DP 867 to 1.42 (digidesign upgrade).

    Runs like a top. Haven't had a kernal panic in nearly 10 months.

    I have two monitors. One runs off a 9800 Pro Mac Edition Card...
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    THanks for the advice. I guess I'll live with...

    THanks for the advice. I guess I'll live with what I have for now. ;D

    BTW I've been running my giga 1.42 dual upgrade for about a year now. No heat problems. I have two video cards, two optical...
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    Not sure what version of OSX you're using or if...

    Not sure what version of OSX you're using or if it works on older macs when you use Disk Utility to erase/format a harddrive there's an option/radio button in regards to making he HD bootable in...
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    Is this possible....?

    With the MacTels coming out next year I'ved decided to skip upgrading to a G5 altogether and wait a few years until all the kinks are worked out of the new machines when they eventually come out.
    ...
  17. Two kickin' here after almost a year...

    Well I've been using the 1.42 upgrade for about a year now. My computer literally runs 24/7. (I have a home office and when I'm not using the computer someone else is).

    Magazine publishing with...
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    Orange Tape...?

    Wasn't sure where else to post this. Hoping somebody knows the answer.

    Anyone know where I can buy the clear orange plastic tap Apple uses inside the powerboook to keep cables in place and from...
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    Just an update. Apparently ATI is closed for...

    Just an update. Apparently ATI is closed for Victoria Day. Guess that explains why I haven't received an RMA#.

    Weird -- the number I was given was an Illinois phone number.
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    Thanks for the info, TZ. Yes the fan on the...

    Thanks for the info, TZ.

    Yes the fan on the 9800 blows right across my Giga Bump upgrade which has a fan of it's own. So the 100 ATA cage is getting a lot of circulation.

    I'm guessing the Giga...
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    Thanks I filled out the online form this morning....

    Thanks I filled out the online form this morning. It said I would receive an email with my RMA. Been three hours and nothing.

    I may have to try and call them.
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    Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Edition -- kaput!

    I just opened my box to install some thermal sensors and after I was done I decided to plug it in and fire it up with the box open real quick to make sure everything was okay.

    That's when I I...
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    Glitch in Tiger?

    I made a strange discovery today.

    I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed it or can reproduce it.

    Turn on "Show Item Info" under View/Preferences (which shows the number of items in any...
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    Good point. I can live without Fruit Menu...

    Good point. I can live without Fruit Menu actually. But Windowshade X is a different story.

    It really helps my work flow in a way Expose can't.

    I was hoping Apple would see fit to bring window...
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    just an update. As it turns out Fruit Menu...

    just an update. As it turns out Fruit Menu clobbers Tiger - only it's not readily apparent.

    I noticed clicking on menu items resulted in a five to ten second delay on both my powerbook and my...
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