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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-11-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By dadsgravy
Have you tried adjusting the hertz? My macbook...

Have you tried adjusting the hertz? My macbook does this with my Vizio if I don't change the hertz from 60 to 65. Should be right under the tab for adjusting the resolution.

It's a pain, but keep...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-11-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 25,435
Posted By dadsgravy
The best you can do is go into...

The best you can do is go into Finder>Preferences>Sidebar and tell it not to list those folders. Or if you are trying to make something not show up on that list, you can move them to a separate...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-01-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By dadsgravy
"Good point about the firmware update, but...

"Good point about the firmware update, but Mactracker says there is none."

You're right. Didn't even see that. This is what low end mac has to say:

PowerBook G3 Series (WallStreet)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-01-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By dadsgravy
do you know if this powerbook has ever had os x...

do you know if this powerbook has ever had os x on it? Maybe try updating the firmware.
I know with these older macs you have to up date the firmware so they can install and run any form of os x....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By dadsgravy
The other way out is to buy a copy of Snow...

The other way out is to buy a copy of Snow Leopard for $29. What you are asking is illegal. Even though Leopard isn't sold by apple any longer, it is still highly supported by them. And even I...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-29-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,034
Posted By dadsgravy
hello. This seems to be a problem with a lot of...

hello. This seems to be a problem with a lot of macbooks lately. Some people think it is the card failing, some think it is the last update and it changed power management and the card is over...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,211
Posted By dadsgravy
You are receiving a kernel panic. From what piece...

You are receiving a kernel panic. From what piece of hardware ? Best bet is to reinstall tiger then do the updates one by one until you get to the 10.4.11. Restart the computer before you instal...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By dadsgravy
It's just the default look for tiger. Apple ran...

It's just the default look for tiger. Apple ran with that look from at least 10.0 to 10.4 (maybe earlier?) and changed it to the smooth metallic look it has today in 10.5 leopard/snow leopard.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,018
Posted By dadsgravy
As far as calling apple goes, I don't think they...

As far as calling apple goes, I don't think they will have the disc's you need. They would have to have the original install discs on hand for a computer that is eight years old and I don't think...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By dadsgravy
Or we could call it $50, a poke in the eye and a...

Or we could call it $50, a poke in the eye and a crunch berry. And I'll have an aging g4 with a lot of use.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By dadsgravy
With the 10.3 (original install discs?) and the...

With the 10.3 (original install discs?) and the leopard dvd. That's at minimum a $250 deal. You could probably get $325+ if you hit ebay, amazon or Craigslist just right. Your gear still has value....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-05-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,690
Posted By dadsgravy
Hmmm... That's a fickle pickle. Have you...

Hmmm... That's a fickle pickle.

Have you tried creating a new user or logging in as a a different user and seeing if it still happens? If it doesn't happen under a different user, it narrows down...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-05-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,690
Posted By dadsgravy
Hello. I'll take a late night stab at it. Try...

Hello. I'll take a late night stab at it. Try this?:

Click on Finder>your hard drive icon>Library folder>Internet plug-ins

Delete the flash files in there. There should be two, Flash...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By dadsgravy
I'll add a tid bit to this. I just bought an imac...

I'll add a tid bit to this. I just bought an imac G3 with panther installed on it. It's fun and a nice toy in my kitchen. And believe me, with panther, it feels like a toy.

What I'm going to do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,790
Posted By dadsgravy
Have you checked for an update? I had the same...

Have you checked for an update? I had the same problem after upgrading to snow leopard. I checked for Pages on software update. There was an update and it fixed my problem.

If that doesn't work,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-01-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 40,603
Posted By dadsgravy
I've had a few hang ups in Finder and Safari from...

I've had a few hang ups in Finder and Safari from time to time, but that's about it. It shuts down a lot faster. Haven't really noticed much difference from Leopard aside from the obvious. I swear it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By dadsgravy
Not to instill fear, but it sounds like you hard...

Not to instill fear, but it sounds like you hard drive failed. That's the classic sign.

A good chunk of hard drives on the first generation macbooks are/were defective. Mine did the same thing to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By dadsgravy
Depends on how bold you want to be. You can try...

Depends on how bold you want to be. You can try turning it on its side and hitting eject to see if you can get the disk to peek/slide out a bit and then pull it out with a pair of tweezers. Or you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,138
Posted By dadsgravy
Ditto the black install disc. Gray/silver wont...

Ditto the black install disc. Gray/silver wont work. Those are hardware specific. I should have mentioned that when I suggested you upgrade. I apologize If you ended up buying a gray/silver disc.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,597
Posted By dadsgravy
Sounds like you have a lot tied up in this mac....

Sounds like you have a lot tied up in this mac. You said you have thousands of pounds worth of software on it. If that's the case, and this G3 is working for you, do everything you can to save it.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,138
Posted By dadsgravy
With 10.3.9 you're pretty much stuck where you...

With 10.3.9 you're pretty much stuck where you are. You'll probably never see another software update from apple. They're done with Panther. And so is everyone else. Firefox, itunes and many others...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By dadsgravy
Sounds like you do have a dead hard drive....

Sounds like you do have a dead hard drive. Answers?

1. Probably not but you can try.

2. No. You can't use the discs that came with your mini. They are machine specific.

3. On start up, try...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-15-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By dadsgravy
Think it all comes down to personal taste. On my...

Think it all comes down to personal taste. On my white macbook, stickers all over. On a new unibody mac, probably not. Just because I like the clean aluminum look. But I think I would eventually.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 56,171
Posted By dadsgravy
naw. I've known for a couple of years now. So I'm...

naw. I've known for a couple of years now. So I'm done crying. The only thing I wont be able to do is run 64bit. But I can still install snow leopard and take advantage of most of its features. ...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-09-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,386
Posted By dadsgravy
What OS do you have installed on them? If you...

What OS do you have installed on them? If you have Leopard, go into system preferences on both and enable screen sharing. Then under finder, connect to the mini under network/screen sharing and...
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