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Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By mcuaine
UHF Radio programming problem

I have a few 70cm handheld radios that I program with my mac, but recently picked up another that will not use the software that I have - it is a Baofeng BF-888s, that needs software to program, but...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-02-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By mcuaine
Problem solved, the four pin power plug became...

Problem solved, the four pin power plug became detached somehow, as simple fix, now have the two drives working fine.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-30-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By mcuaine
how to open 2nd cd Mac pro

entered in error
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-13-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By mcuaine
(uk) english dictionary software

I am a British author living in the states, currently working on a British novel, I need a UK English dictionary that is downloadable or on a disc. Anyone any idea,

I run G5 PPC, 10.5.8
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-03-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By mcuaine
scavenging space

My Failing G5 finally would not start - hours of trying no go. So, I opened up the case, whipped out the hard drive, and mounted as a second drive on my operating G5. The old one is dead, maybe I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-02-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By mcuaine
I gave up on it, and bought a kensington wired...

I gave up on it, and bought a kensington wired trackball - it doesn't make noticeable sound. I use the offending trackball on my other G5, with powered speakers, and it does not sing. My main G5 does...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,545
Posted By mcuaine
I am enjoying my obsolete mac so much, I bought a...

I am enjoying my obsolete mac so much, I bought a spare. From what I have seen so far, with the installs of Mountain Lion, it is not something I would want on my machine anyway. On this board,and...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-28-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By mcuaine
Something similar to that was the way it got...

Something similar to that was the way it got fixed. Rather than logging in with username, I hit create user id, and when it got to the pick country part, I scrolled to US english, and hit done. Then...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-26-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By mcuaine
Thank you for the reply - it does not address the...

Thank you for the reply - it does not address the issue though. Everything on the phone is English - except the app store - it is in Japanese. Nothing else is, the International setting is set to US...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-26-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By mcuaine
Refurbished Iphone 4 questions.

Being new to Macs, I decided to take the plunge and get a refurbished iPhone from Amazon - it arrived in timely fashion, was activated by Verizon with no effort, and is a much better phone than any I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-26-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By mcuaine
Thank you. That really is easy, I am liking this...

Thank you. That really is easy, I am liking this Mac more every day.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-25-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By mcuaine
Assigning a character to a keystroke

I am an author by trade, and use special characters in my works, that I used to assign to special keystrokes on my PC - Is it possible to do that with my Mac? What I am trying to do is get accented...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-23-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By mcuaine
How does one tell which version of G5 one has, to...

How does one tell which version of G5 one has, to get the right reset on the SMU?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,391
Posted By mcuaine
I did not know that Apples were hated at all - I...

I did not know that Apples were hated at all - I can look forward to meeting an Apple hater - Don't have an Ipod, or a tablet, but do now have an Iphone - but I like both my G5s and the phone more...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By mcuaine
Thanks for the replies - not particularly what I...

Thanks for the replies - not particularly what I wanted to hear, :) . I will keep it running and see what happens. I will probably end up taking the drive out, and the memory and putting them in the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By mcuaine
Power Mac PPC G5 start problems

I am a new to mac user, having switched from PCs about a month ago. I have a Power Mac G5 running OS X 10.5.8 that has start up problems - If I restart it will using do fine, but if I shut down, and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-08-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By mcuaine
There was no trash on the drive, nor were there...

There was no trash on the drive, nor were there any files identified by finder - it had 8Gb used by presumably PC stuff that the mac could not identify. Formatting worked so I now have the 14Gb I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-08-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By mcuaine
Thank you, that worked.

Thank you, that worked.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-08-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By mcuaine
Tried that, and got an improvement, but the...

Tried that, and got an improvement, but the trackball, specifically designed for a mac, still interferes - the logitech PC one I was using does not whistle, but does make a neutral hissing sound...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-08-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By mcuaine
Formatting help

I wish to format a jump drive - it shows no files, but has 8.5Gb in limbo on it, so formatting is necessary. How do I do that in 10.5.8?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-08-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By mcuaine
Strange problem with trackball

I just bought a Kensington Orbit Trackball, with scroll ring, and connected it, downloaded the software, and the device works flawlessly - a great pointing device, with only one strange problem.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-04-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By mcuaine
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-03-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By mcuaine
pc files to Mac G5 via ??

I have a pc that is full of music, video and documents, that I want to get onto the mac... All my computers are on the network, so I want to allow the mac to access the pc, and the pc and laptops to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-02-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By mcuaine
Thank you, that was easy.

Thank you, that was easy.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-02-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By mcuaine
saving passwords in Safari

Is such a thing possible? I cannot find anything that suggests it is.
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