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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2007, 04:26 AM
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Posted By lazerweb
THanks. I appreciate that!

THanks. I appreciate that!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
Chris I really appeciate your offer, but I'm...

Chris I really appeciate your offer, but I'm happy with what I have now. Thanks again
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
HI Dtravis, in the end I actually bought that op...

HI Dtravis, in the end I actually bought that op system which you say is way too old. However I am VERY VERY happy with it and it was real cheap. I'll buy a new mac when I start my new job. Thing is,...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-22-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
thanks

Thanks for that. I am currently unemployed and cannot afford to pay much, but will take your advice. I'll let you know how it goes! Thanks again
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-22-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
new mac

HI dtravis! I went online at Ebay and am bidding on what I think is the correct operating system for my G4 400MHZ Mac. Could you have a look at this item and confirm that it is the correct one...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
I honestly don't know if it is a pirated version....

I honestly don't know if it is a pirated version. I am not one to support piracy and will immediatly purchase a PPC version (now that I know whats going on!). Thanks for your help on this - we...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
Well, it says DVD ROM on the front of it, so I'm...

Well, it says DVD ROM on the front of it, so I'm sure thats okay. The G4 400MHZ is intel-based, right? Is the installation disk different for intel-based Macs? Hopefully thats not too stupid a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
hmmmm....did that, and it does not show up. ...

hmmmm....did that, and it does not show up.

I think the fact that I cannot eject the DVD says a lot - but what? Any thoughts dtravis?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
I tried resetting PRAM, but may not have done it...

I tried resetting PRAM, but may not have done it properly. As for the DVD, I got it from a friend. Does not look like an original though but the contents look correct. Other thing is I had some extra...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
Yep. It's a DVD rom okay. I used another DVD ROm...

Yep. It's a DVD rom okay. I used another DVD ROm (from a PC - I think PC DVD roms are compatible????) and still no response form the DVD...I am confused!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By lazerweb
Launching DVD on startup

As a newbie I'm having difficulties installing a new op system on my G4 400MHZ. My new op system is OSX 10.4 and is on a DVD. I hold down the 'c' button and I used to get a flashing "?" but this has...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-16-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By lazerweb
will do the system profiler thing tomorrow (3am...

will do the system profiler thing tomorrow (3am here in Sydney Australia lol) and get back to you. Thanks for your help!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-16-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By lazerweb
Thanks Sherman! Yep. I was a bit slack with the...

Thanks Sherman! Yep. I was a bit slack with the description. It is indeed a G4 with 400MHZ and 20GB HDD. You hit the nail on the head. So, are you saying I could use windows RAM in this machine? As...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-16-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By lazerweb
Hi there, well, I know the specs of the Mac. It...

Hi there, well, I know the specs of the Mac. It only has 128MB RAM. It's a G400 with 20GB space. A friend gave it to me and said the 9.2 version was not working. IE; When I tried to open a browser I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-16-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By lazerweb
thanks for that. I did a bit of googling and...

thanks for that. I did a bit of googling and realised about this "c" thing. I would never have guessed LOL! I think theres only about 256 ram in this machine, pribably not enough?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-16-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By lazerweb
how to install new operating system?

HI there,

I am a windows person who has just obtained a Mac and knows nothing about them. I have a mac with OS9.2 on it which is not working properly. I have a 4 CD set of OSX10.4 and want to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-23-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By lazerweb
thanks dtravis7, Sorry if this sounds like a...

thanks dtravis7,

Sorry if this sounds like a really naieve question, but I assume a windows DVD drive won't fit into a mac?

Regarding the speed, I'm not too fussed. I really want this as a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-23-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By lazerweb
Thanks so much for all that info. My greatest...

Thanks so much for all that info. My greatest fear was that I could not use this op system (OSX 10) with the G4 466. Is there an issue with the fact that a friend is giving me the op system on a DVD...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-23-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By lazerweb
WIndows Guru goes Mac but needs help!

Hi everyone. I am scared. As a computer technician for windows I have been given a mac. I can build a windows machine from the ground up, but I don't even understand how to use a mouse with Mac! Can...
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