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Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By stevescivic
Power PC architecture removal

I just downloaded monolingual and was wondering if I made the fatal mistake of removing the PowerPC G5 and PowerPC 64 bit architecture off my leopard running G4 dual 1.25 processor.

According to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By stevescivic
Inherited a Power Mac G4 DP 1.25 MDD!

Okay so a friend calls me up and tells me that he's pitching his old Power Mac G4 dual 1.25GHz processor MDD machine. I of course pick up the machine to find in pristine condition with the exception...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-28-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,289
Posted By stevescivic
Hi everyone I got the "?" Mark to show up now in...

Hi everyone I got the "?" Mark to show up now in color on my screen after I did PMU reset twice. The computer has sat with a dead mb battery for years and wasn't plugged in eons. I do not have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-27-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,289
Posted By stevescivic
power mac g4 tower fixed but won't boot

Hi everyone,

I just replaced the power supply in a power mac G4 Digital Audio tower and everything seems to power up okay with the exception that the computer won't boot.

The monitor comes on...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-26-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,900
Posted By stevescivic
Yes I've contemplated over and over and over...

Yes I've contemplated over and over and over whether or not to rebuild the power supply, buy a used one or to simply turf the computer and be done with it.

I am leaning towards getting a good used...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-26-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,900
Posted By stevescivic
G4 Power supply rebuild

Hello everyone,

I've got an issue with my power mac G4 tower. The power supply has finally tanked and I can't seem to get a used or new one. The computer is the 466 MHz DA edition with the acbel...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-12-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By stevescivic
What is the average going price for my computer?

Okay folks, it has come to a point in time where I must unload 1 of my imac computers. I've tried looking on e-bay to see what something is worth but often I can't believe some of the prices that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-06-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By stevescivic
I'm reluctant to mess with anything in my own...

I'm reluctant to mess with anything in my own imac as it was quite the ordeal to change out my own hard drive just 2 months ago.

I know that its a straightforward process but as my father told me...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-05-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By stevescivic
imac 20" c2d 2.16 GHz dead

So a friend of mine took his imac 20" c2d 2.16 GHz imac to the apple store in town because he reported that the mac when he was typing away suddenly tanked and went blank with no lights, no power no...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-20-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By stevescivic
apple care really necessary?

Okay so my 1 year warranty is nearing its end this coming october and I'm debating as to whether or not I should opt for Apple care extended warranty. From my understanding apple owners are allowed...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-26-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,770
Posted By stevescivic
ibook G4 memory swap with intel ram?

I guys my friend wants to know if he can use my pc 5300 so dimms from my imac c2d 20" in his ibook G4 laptop.

They # of pins are the same but the speed is different.

Technically wouldn't my ram...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-23-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,343
Posted By stevescivic
installing 2GB of ram into c2d imac 20"?

i just installed two new ram sticks into my imac 20" and I just noticed that there needs to be a bit of force to push the sticks all the way in.

My question is:
1. Is the added force needed to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-02-2006, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,444
Posted By stevescivic
I believe that the best time to buy is when you...

I believe that the best time to buy is when you actually need a computer. If there isn't really a need for one then I wouldn't bother buying until absolutely necessary. Then at least you know that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-01-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 958
Posted By stevescivic
airport not auto selecting network?

My imac used to always connect to my wireless home network but strangely after it shuts down and restarts or when it sleeps and then awakens it loses the wireless connection. I will actually have to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-20-2006, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By stevescivic
ram quality/brand

so i'm finding that 1gb of ram doesn't seem to cut it for my system so I'm debating on whether or not i am going to upgrade the memory to 1.5 GB.

There are brands like corsair value and corsair...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-16-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,682
Posted By stevescivic
to protect the palm rest portion of the laptop...

to protect the palm rest portion of the laptop simply get some 3M sticky lint removal film, peel from sheet and attach to laptop palm rest. This will guarantee that you will never ruin or get the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-16-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By stevescivic
removing glue with WD-40

Use WD-40 on a microfiber cloth.

I've done years and years of auto detailing and WD-40 is a simple oil that will take most adhesives off.

Definitely worth a shot
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-15-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By stevescivic
yes you can display a picture on the tv by using...

yes you can display a picture on the tv by using the dvi output (I think mac mini has one) using the mini dvi to SVGA adapter.

I know on my imac 20" that I can use a mini dvi to svga adapter that...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-14-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By stevescivic
I actually have ms office 2004 but since pages is...

I actually have ms office 2004 but since pages is so cheap (student pricing) I figured why not buy it.

thanks
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-13-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By stevescivic
pages and keynote?

Anyone here like iwork '06 Pages 2 and Keynotes 3?

I have read that pages is a much better program than MS Word for Mac. I haven't used it before so I'm a bit unsure of my possible purchase.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-13-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By stevescivic
Security issues

That's good to know about the whole jpeg thingy. I honestly don't think I would be silly enough to enter in a password to open a picture but then again I've done some stupid things when I was half...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-13-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By stevescivic
Mac OS X security

Thanks for the reply.

In the end my only concern are the following:

Out of the box using a wireless network (using WPA encryption with a very complicated key), a router with firewall, and virex...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By stevescivic
os x unix base security issues?

So I have been plodding around the internet looking up articles on unix and learning about it more. I've been a windows user for over 10 years and we all know how bad windows security is. Unix is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,305
Posted By stevescivic
file permissions?

I'm new to the os X platform and I want to know what the heck are file permissions?

I read and hear ppl saying that every so often I should check and verify and fix my file permissions regularly....
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-10-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,556
Posted By stevescivic
tv tuner module

Can anyone here recommend a good tv tuner module for my new 20" imac core 2 duo?

I would like to watch tv or at least listen to it while I'm surfing the net.

Suggestions?

thanks
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