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Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-07-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By Padawan
The original "short name" that is established...

The original "short name" that is established when the computer is first set up cannot be changed (in fact, it even "warns" you of this while you're creating it).
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-05-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Padawan
I don't think there is much of a way to get...

I don't think there is much of a way to get "around" the password without the original installation disks. To be honest though, since this is your first Mac, it would be nice to get a real "Mac"...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-03-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By Padawan
Of course it was a coincidence. As others have...

Of course it was a coincidence. As others have stated, these machines (and their predecessors, the Beige G3's) are quite capable of running OS X rather well. My Beige G3 AIO, with 768 MB and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-01-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By Padawan
Doubtful. Laptop batteries lose capacity as they...

Doubtful. Laptop batteries lose capacity as they age and are cycled. Whether or not the Coconut application is completely accurate, I'm can't say, but capacity reduction in general is to be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,972
Posted By Padawan
Not without violating the Software License...

Not without violating the Software License Agreement.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Padawan
Yes, modifying the internals will clearly void...

Yes, modifying the internals will clearly void the warranty, but the original statement was that simply opening the case would immediately void the warranty, which is obviously not true.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-12-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Padawan
Try Safari instead. I find it to be faster than...

Try Safari instead. I find it to be faster than Firefox.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-08-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Padawan
Try using an actual original OS installation disk.

Try using an actual original OS installation disk.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-07-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Padawan
I would use the installation disks to format and...

I would use the installation disks to format and reinstall the OS.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-04-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By Padawan
I'm not trying be argumentative, but I still have...

I'm not trying be argumentative, but I still have difficulty seeing how the ability to assemble a Mac or PC from individual components makes the operating system any more or less of a "full version"....
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-04-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By Padawan
schweb, I'm not certain what you mean by...

schweb,

I'm not certain what you mean by this, or if it's simply an issue of semantics. The retail boxed version of Tiger is a "full version". You can take any Mac (perhaps one that's even run...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Padawan
It sounds like you're describing the iChat icons.

It sounds like you're describing the iChat icons.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-26-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,050
Posted By Padawan
I think there may be the option to "undo" after...

I think there may be the option to "undo" after the initial action, but once that option is gone, I believe your old folder is too.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-24-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Padawan
This is probably fairly obvious, but be aware...

This is probably fairly obvious, but be aware that opening the machine to upgrade the HDD will void your warranty, which isn't something I'd want to do on a new MacBook.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-20-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,166
Posted By Padawan
It definitely wasn't .Mac, it was a banner link I...

It definitely wasn't .Mac, it was a banner link I saw recently (I really thought it was here on M-F). I recall that it specifically referenced being able to mount in OS X like another drive. I'll...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-18-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,166
Posted By Padawan
OS X "web drive" online storage?

I recall recent seeing a link (either here on M-F or elsewhere) for a free online storage account that mounts under OS X just like another drive. I had intended to click the link to check it out...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-16-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Padawan
I seem to recall trying to install Jaguar on a...

I seem to recall trying to install Jaguar on a Power Macintosh G3 AIO (similar specs to your iMac), and having an issue getting it to install with only 32 MB of RAM. Either way, you are going to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-14-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By Padawan
I've run into a similar problem when using...

I've run into a similar problem when using QuickTime (not sure what player you're using). I haven't found a fix for the QT problem, but I've gotten around it by using a different medial player such...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-28-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,329
Posted By Padawan
All that you'll need is the plug adapter for the...

All that you'll need is the plug adapter for the UK power outlets. Apple sells a set of these adapters called the "Apple World Travel Adapter Kit" for $39 USD. I'm not certain if you can purchase...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-28-2006, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,670
Posted By Padawan
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=221...

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=22194
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-27-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,338
Posted By Padawan
PB sleep light question.

I recently began using our newly purchased 15" 1.67 GHz PowerBook, and I have a question about the sleep light. On my iBook, the light would only illuminate and pulsate when the computer was...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-26-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,966
Posted By Padawan
Yes, the memory is user upgradeable. However,...

Yes, the memory is user upgradeable. However, the standard 512 MB comes in the form of two SO-DIMMs. If you want to upgrade to 1 GB, you would need to purchase a 1 GB stick to replace one of the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-22-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Padawan
The chances of find any prices that are...

The chances of find any prices that are significantly better than those on the Apple site are remote. You can check the "Special Deals" section of the online Apple store, or you can take advantage...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-13-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Padawan
Yes, I was able to have mine repaired under this...

Yes, I was able to have mine repaired under this program, and I'm very pleased with the way it was handled by Apple. However, to answer the original question, no, you can't simply plug the iBook...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Padawan
You can try a damp cloth or some LCD screen...

You can try a damp cloth or some LCD screen cleaner. My display always has a few spots on it, mainly from me sneezing. :p
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