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G4 and 4ML meet but don't talk

The cast of characters: handsome Mac G4 (Sawtooth) running OS 10.4.11 and hardly homely but talented, engaging HP 4ML printer.All kidding aside, I had another thought regarding how to get around the fact that since I upgraded my Tiger software to 4.11 (from 4.7. then .9, then .10, I believe), I get a...
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What hard drive do I need for my 2003 MAC G5?

My hard drive on my MAC G5 now died and I need to replace it. The dead drive is 160 GB Seagate 7200.7 ... what other info do I need when shopping for a new one? I\'m on a G5 I bought in 2003.
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Hard Drive or Logicboard Issues?

Or perhaps neither? I've got a PowerBook G4, 125ghz, 2gig ram, 120gig hd, using Tiger 10.4.11. I first noticed the point when after a downloading the computer was necessary to restart. It hung up at the restart, and took some twenty minutes to get initiated again. To check the trouble, I used the...
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G5 Power PC Question

I now right now acquired a used G5. When I look at "regarding this mac", it tells me that i\'ve a two processor, 2ghz computer but when I open the case I only notice one G5 icon. The serial number is from late 2005. I now wanted to make sure that i\'ve two processors as I'm planning on...
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G5 freezes on cold day start-ups

computer info:Dual 1.8GHz PowerPC G52 GB SDRAMOS 10.5.6Hi there. I'm wondering if anybody can suggest me here. I'm also not sure if I would've better luck in this forum or in the Mac OS forum...My computer is 4.5 years old. And every winter for the past 3 years it's had troubles starting up...
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New imacs

I was having all geared up having willing to replace my macbook with a macbook pro!... until yesterday. The new imacs look super cool, super awesome and luckily enough I don't have that most problems for you guys!I'm searching at the high end configuration with the only changes being a...
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iMac network problem

I got iMac on my office. There is network point on my iMac Desktop.When my computer remains idle for long time (sleep) and wakes up again, I can ping into the same network device (say 192.168.0.0 network) but I\'m not able to ping into other sub internet (say 10.2.0.0, printer network). Restarting iMAc...
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New Mac Pro: Buy Now or Wait?

Should I persevere until the next generation Mac Pro turns up (+/- Snow Leopard) or buy right now?Anyone know/assume when it will appear? Will the improvements be dramatic?Can wait (G5 plugging along with a few glitches - I E kernel panics) but wish to move on.Sage advice would be...
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iMac 20" or 24"

Hello, I now right now (less than 30 days) bought a 20" 2.4Ghz iMac. I upgraded the ram to 4GB making the computer worth regarding $1,499. I was searching into improving to the 24" 2.8Ghz Version and then buying 4GB Ram (2x2GB) somewhere else at a lower cost. The 2.8Ghz 24" iMac is...
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I/O error on my G5 or on Firewire?

Hello all. i\'ve a trouble with my hard drive, I can\'t tell if it is the Mac or the Firewire Drive. I wonder if anybody can suggest?OCCURENCE OF PROBLEMI was having trouble with Sandvox performing oddly (not being able to move pages around inside). Well, finally got it ok, but when I went to back up the...
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power mac G4 wont power on

My power mac G4 won\'t power on No lights no noiseNo nuttin!The battery voltage is 3.71Ive disconnected each thing and no luckTried the PMU? reset no luckAny Ideas?
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Alienware m17 or macbook pro 17inches (unibody)???

Hello. this is my first place on forum so hi to all members.I\'m hardcore computer user for 15 years, i usage Adobe creative suit mainly Premiere, After efect and Photoshop. I\'m a film maker, director and i admire to edit by myself. I edited in premiere pro on dell workstation and i done some editing on mac pro...
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Transferring content from a PC to a MAC

Hello Everyone,i\'ve a problem that I hope somebody out there can solution.i\'ve a PC presently and an 8GB iPod touch. I wish to download my digital copy of "The Dark Knight" to my iTunes account on my PC and then transfer it to my iPod Touch. My point is that I wish to...
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1500 dollar 24" iMac v 1800 dollar version.

The processor bump appear minimal. So is the graphics literally worth the extra 300 dollars? I do some Autocad under boot camp but it doesn't need the recent and greatest graphics. I also do so Sketchup at home which as far as I\'m told relies more on the processor than the video card for it is...
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how do I open and rebuild iMac 17"s

Hello,I\'m tech help for an Elementary-Middle school with an all Mac curriculum. We have been this way for now regarding 4 years right now and our first model iMac 17 inches are no longer under warranty. We have 3 iMac 17"s that don't work properly, here's the rundown:- The First works...
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Mac Book Air 13" MB402x/A T8100

Hello, I now right now bought the above MacBook online at a liquidation sale. It hasn\'t arrived yet but is said to be still under the Apple Warrenty and new in the box.... In researching the computer, i\'ve searched (after the fact) that is is not a us model.... But appear famous in Australia. My basic...
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My Mini is Having Problems

I own a Mac Mini. (previous generation) Recently, it hasn\'t been coming out of sleep mode. This is starting to worry me. Can anybody suggest me with this?
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wifi iPod touch to Mac Pro question

OK I'm having a brain block with this. i hope usage the wifi of my iPod touch to access possessions on my mac pro. I don't have air port so I wonder if I can buy a third party solution and if I do, do i\'ve to buy a cable modem, or can I now get some thing that plugs right in to the mac pro.
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Mac vs PC Specs

I noted somewhere that when you notice, for illustration, a Mac with 4GB of RAM, that numbder doesn't mean the same thing a PC with 4GB of RAM. In other spelling, that their instructions aren't measured on the same scale. Is this true?
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8-core processor vs 4-core processor

I'm regarding to buy a Mac Pro and I was wondering, how most better is a 8-quad processor over a four quad. Obvisiously it is better, but is it worth the extra money, or is it literally diminishing returns?As somebody who does a lot of video-editing, image-editing, 3D work will I notice a considerable...
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Integrated 9400m Question

I'm having difficulties determining what type of computer to buy for college and was considering running a vista dual boot on the new aluminum macbook to take advantage of both operating computers. Since I'm planning on majoring in engineering, I was concerned whether the integrated video chipset...
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IMac Slow/PS CS2 breaking up images

i\'ve an Imac at work, and it is agonizingly slow. Plus Photoshop CS2 is breaking up images so they are unworkable and is corrupting them. The hard drive tells there is 202 GB available so -- is this a scratch disk trouble and if so, why isn't 200 G enough?Does anybody have some suggest as to what I...
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HDTv interfering with Macbook's WiFi.

This is a very weird trouble.I own a Macbook 13 in (late 2006) white model. with 2 ghz c2d.And a Kogan 22 in lcd HDTv. I usage a third party mini-DVI to HDMI to connect to the TV. The quality is surprising.But, at any time i have the macbook and television connected(all switched on). The Wifi on my Macbook...
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My new external hard drive won't appear on my MAC. Help.

When I plug in my 250gb Wester Digital external hard drive into my mac, it now makes some starting up noise, and clicks and then does it again, and again,... never appearing on my computer or in my finder. My mac is an Ibook from 2002. I need to back up my raw data on an external drive to move to my new...
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How do I Install:

It is a B&W G3 Desktop rev 1 350 mhz 1GB with 6GB Quantum startup volume with 9.2.2, and an aCard, Maxtor 120GB that is going to have Tiger on it. Two OSs on Two Hard Drives and one OS on each hard drive on one apple computer.The hard drive is connected and the Apple System Profiler on 9.2.2 6GB...
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MAC G4 867Mhz (Dual) memory upgrade

i\'ve an old MAC G4 "mirrored drive doors" 867Mhz (Dual) with4 Ram slots.Slot one has a stick: 256MB PC2100U-25330 DDR SDRAM Now I wish to add more memory, I searched a stick : 512MB 184Pin PC2700 DDR SDRAM DIMM.Is this the right one to buy? Or should I look for another type?Thanxs,Flatpak2
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DVD Drive problems

Ok, when I first got my mac the dvd drive worked good, it read dvds, cds and also burned them. Now for some reason it will only read cds...? It now seemed to have broke overnight?...some ideas on a resolve? Thanxs.Mac is: Machine Model: eMac CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (3.3) CPU Speed: 1 GHz L2 Cache (per...
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Dumping PC data to new imac

I finally made the jump from PC to Mac. My whole family thought I was crazy till they saw the "shiny"'ness of it all. I'm VERY happy with the new imac. But my problem is connected to the fact of how to swap all of my computer raw data (such as MP3's form itunes, some from other sources,...
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G4 marador startup

Hello...when i closed down my computer the only way i can power it up is to take out the power supply and then plug it back in....only then will the computer power back up by pressing the power button. Does anybody know what might be wrong? Thank-you
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New Mac Pro DIMMS

New Mac Pro 2.93 GHz Quad Core comes with 3 x 1GB DIMMS in Slots 1, 2 & 3.Can I remove the one from Slot 3 & add 2 x 2GB DIMMS (Kingston DDR3-SDRAM-1066 MHz-ECC) to slots 3 & 4 to give me 6 MB RAM?
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