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Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-09-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By Mac SK
Ok Check out this old Mac game I saw today at the...

Ok Check out this old Mac game I saw today at the Thrift store..goes all the way back to OS7. Its priced at $2.02.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-08-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By Mac SK
I got Hmmm..Win 7 pro the other day for $2.00...

I got Hmmm..Win 7 pro the other day for $2.00 ..DVDs are $2.00. I did pick up 2 AV stereos off the curb the other day. And got a Alesis ADAT for $12.00 at the junk store. All this stuff works. I got...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-07-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By Mac SK
PowerPC Software Archive...

PowerPC Software Archive (http://www.powerpcsoftware.com/)

Go to your local thrift store and look at the CDs ..if you find anything ..which I do all the time is like a $1.00.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By Mac SK
There are tons of issues with energy saving mode...

There are tons of issues with energy saving mode and devices. Turn off ESM and see how it goes. Also thick USB cables are better than the thin ones.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mac SK
You know I saw a Emac at the thrift store the...

You know I saw a Emac at the thrift store the other day ...and walked away from it. If you plan to use older Macs you need a parts machine ..or 2 ..or may be 3. Stop Me! At least I walked on the Emac.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Mac SK
Hold down the Option key at start up before the...

Hold down the Option key at start up before the chime and see if the Boot screen comes up.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Mac SK
The firmware for these Mac's reside on the HD....

The firmware for these Mac's reside on the HD. One HD from one Mac may not work in a new machine. You need a system disc to boot the machine and repair the HD. You may have to nuke it and start over....
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-31-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By Mac SK
Wow theres been 141 sold ..1 in the last hour..I...

Wow theres been 141 sold ..1 in the last hour..I have a box of them things:D
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-31-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By Mac SK
Talking about the TAM ..I have an Ethernet...

Talking about the TAM ..I have an Ethernet adapter that hooks to the SCSI port ..theres always a way ..Hehe!
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-31-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,165
Posted By Mac SK
I found its easier to take the HD out and nuke it...

I found its easier to take the HD out and nuke it in a PC via USB ..reinstall it. Then the Mac installer will see a PC formated disc ...then reformat again. All the Linux is gone. Ive seen Macs with...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Mac SK
Try a different browser. Ive had problems every...

Try a different browser. Ive had problems every time they change their site layout. Wish they would just leave things alone. On some of my older Macs Im stuck ..no more browser upgrades.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Ok Im posting from the old G5 right now. I...

Ok Im posting from the old G5 right now. I cleaned all the fans...removed the power supply and opened it up and cleaned the inside and its 2 fans as well. CPU temp like 36.5 ..every thing running...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-22-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Latest report: Machine started to show signs of...

Latest report: Machine started to show signs of that thermal motherboard issue that put these G5's in the trash. I removed the board and cleaned the rear heat sink. The heat sink has a sensor in it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-03-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
I already own 10.5.4 ...so thats the total so...

I already own 10.5.4 ...so thats the total so far:) This will be my second G5 tower ..and I just learned of another one I may be able to latch onto.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-03-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Ok have the machine going. Installed a 1T hard...

Ok have the machine going. Installed a 1T hard drive ..got for $3.00. Someone had the memory not matched .. Two 512 sticks out of order...part of its issue as well. Thats fixed have 7 gigs memory....
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Ok ...just bought a processor off eBay for...

Ok ...just bought a processor off eBay for $20.00. Ill let you know how it goes once it is installed.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Mac SK
Nice picture of tool. I changed out the tube many...

Nice picture of tool. I changed out the tube many years ago on mine and it still works:D I need to crank it up ..dont like the HD to sit for too long in such an old machine;)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-28-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Ok...Got this all worked down to 5 processor...

Ok...Got this all worked down to 5 processor numbers that work in this machine. I need a 630-4890 (CPU Card) to exactly match the one good processor and there is one on eBay for $25.00. But Im cheep...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Ok...I have a list of EEE codes for the good...

Ok...I have a list of EEE codes for the good processor. The bad processor code is in the list so someone did match it up back when. Theres 22 possible matches. Now the search begins.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-28-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Thank You ;)...Ok ..so far found out if the last...

Thank You ;)...Ok ..so far found out if the last 4th digit in the EEE number before the serial number, is the same the odds are good they are a match. Mine is an R. So Ill look for the same digit on...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-28-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Where do yall guys shop? G5 processors at like...

Where do yall guys shop? G5 processors at like $7.00. $35 for a pair on eBay. Needed to know if they need to be matched pairs. I can just change the code to turn off the number 2 processor. Yall know...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 948
Posted By Mac SK
Old G5

Ok..Found this old G5 A1047 dual 2g. It has a bad processor. Move the good one to the top bay and got the machine going. One processor is newer than the broken one. How close to the serial number...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-29-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Mac SK
Thats when I find them on the side of the road...

Thats when I find them on the side of the road and blow them out with a shop vac.;D
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-24-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mac SK
I have some Macs I would give away that came from...

I have some Macs I would give away that came from thrift stores and off the side of the road. Having media for the old machines is a must or its just a door stop.
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-09-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By Mac SK
Take the HD out and nuke it on a PC as a slave...

Take the HD out and nuke it on a PC as a slave and put it back in the Imac and reformat and reinstall the a OS. You may have to do a firmware update for 10 on a clean HD.
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