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Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By GregBrannon
No, you do not need to go to Apple for a new hard...

No, you do not need to go to Apple for a new hard drive. There are many excellent and reputable hardware retailers online to choose from, and probably some crooks. You can start by searching using...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-17-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By GregBrannon
Did the original hard drive ever work on your...

Did the original hard drive ever work on your powerbook? If yes, what happened when you used it last or between when you used it last and the next time you tried to boot up your laptop that might...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-25-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,968
Posted By GregBrannon
Google is your friend

Try this thread:

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/apple-notebooks/151975-how-do-you-fix-kernel-panic.html
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-12-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By GregBrannon
Try Googling "onyx" and trying the first result. ...

Try Googling "onyx" and trying the first result. You must have spelled something wrong or really used 'goggle.'
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-01-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By GregBrannon
Mine would crash same as yours because the...

Mine would crash same as yours because the airport card was loose. Once securely in its proper place and held tightly in place by the holder and cover, no more crashing.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-29-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By GregBrannon
Can't you simply update your browser? Have you...

Can't you simply update your browser? Have you tried using the latest Firefox?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-26-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By GregBrannon
Or you can simply use a GMail account and its...

Or you can simply use a GMail account and its contacts list to keep both your work and home computers synchronized.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By GregBrannon
The installation shown for the AirPort card is...

The installation shown for the AirPort card is significantly different than mine. I don't have to remove the bottom cover to get to mine. It appears that yours would be much more secure and less...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-22-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By GregBrannon
I doubt that this will help, since it wouldn't...

I doubt that this will help, since it wouldn't matter whether it has been to sleep or not, but if you have an AirPort make sure it's installed good and tight. My PBG4 13" would freeze unexpectedly...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-17-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By GregBrannon
Which PB model? It may not be relevant, but...

Which PB model? It may not be relevant, but interesting anyway.

How old is the battery, or better yet, how many charge cycles do you have on it?

When did you last calibrate the battery?

It...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-09-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,911
Posted By GregBrannon
I'm sorry that I don't have an answer to the...

I'm sorry that I don't have an answer to the question you asked, but I'd like to suggest an alternative to your satellite internet. We were also using satellite internet from another company and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-05-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By GregBrannon
Thread Hijacked!

Nice thread hijack, desifitz! If you have specific questions or concerns, why don't you start your own thread to work those out? Stealing someone else's thread is . . . . well, rude.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-18-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By GregBrannon
I'm sure the answer is no, but if you want to...

I'm sure the answer is no, but if you want to convince yourself:

Identify the G4 processor
Identify the G5 processor
Search on the web for the form factor and pinouts for each processor

If...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 04-08-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By GregBrannon
There are either online or downloadable for free...

There are either online or downloadable for free C++ books available. Perhaps one of those options will give you the detail you desire. Google "Thinking in C++", "free c++ books", etc.

Good luck.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By GregBrannon
Not all hardware running 10.5.8 can run 10.6. ...

Not all hardware running 10.5.8 can run 10.6. 10.5.8, or "Leopard," was the last build for the Motorola line of processors, commonly referred to as G4 or G5. OS X 10.6, or "Snow Leopard," was the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-09-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By GregBrannon
Acronym Finder lists 191 possibilities, although...

Acronym Finder lists 191 possibilities, although not all are true acronyms.

MAC - Definition by AcronymFinder (http://www.acronymfinder.com/MAC.html)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-09-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By GregBrannon
Powerbook G3 HD into a Powerbook G4: does amperage matter?

So you're planning to put the G3 hard drive (0.55A) into the G4 computer that had a hard drive rated at 0.7A. The amperage rating for both drives is the average amperage drawn by that drive. The G3...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-03-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By GregBrannon
Just a guess - we won't know if it works until...

Just a guess - we won't know if it works until you 2 try it and report back - but go into your Gmail account at the source (host) side using your browser to access Google mail, select "account...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By GregBrannon
I don't use Apple Mail either, but it sounds like...

I don't use Apple Mail either, but it sounds like you're using it in IMAP mode with the Gmail server rather than in POP3 mode which may be what you're used to. IMAP maintains more of a sync behavior...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-27-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By GregBrannon
Snow Leopard is Intel only, so Leopard is the...

Snow Leopard is Intel only, so Leopard is the last possible for your G4. Post your specs for advice on which OS will work acceptably on your hardware. I'm using 10.5.8 on my PB G4 12" and find it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-24-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,622
Posted By GregBrannon
Have you tried resetting the Power Management...

Have you tried resetting the Power Management Unit since getting the new power supply and battery?

Read about it here:

Resetting PowerBook and iBook Power Management Unit (PMU)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-19-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By GregBrannon
I think you should determine the cost of the...

I think you should determine the cost of the repair, compare that to purchasing either a new/used PC and Mac and buy or fix according to your current economic situation. Long-term considerations...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-30-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By GregBrannon
Do you have the airport card installed? Make...

Do you have the airport card installed? Make sure it is fully inserted and locked into place. That's all I got.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-23-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By GregBrannon
To answer your question whether to expect...

To answer your question whether to expect problems: I did a clean install on mine with no issues, and I have less memory than you. Works great, no regrets.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-23-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By GregBrannon
I've had great luck with OpenSUSE on both a...

I've had great luck with OpenSUSE on both a desktop and laptop and find KDE quite usable. However, I installed it to be the single OS on those platforms, no sharing the resources. Sorry your...
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