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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-07-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By DakRoland
Transferring User Acct From Old iMac to PowerMac G5 W/out Wiping Out Existing Acct

My parents have an iMac (summer 2001) running OS X 10.4.11 and I gave them my PowerMac G5 Dual 1.8Ghz tower running OS X 10.4.11. I want to transfer their user accounts and add them to the existing...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-14-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,192
Posted By DakRoland
Question Dual 1.8ghz G5 Power Mac Video Card Replacement question

My Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8Ghz tower has a problem. About 3 weeks ago, when trying to wake up my G5 Power Mac, the screen came up black, with multi-colored vertical lines and dots randomly appearing,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,342
Posted By DakRoland
I pretty much gave up and switched to Skype. It...

I pretty much gave up and switched to Skype. It really never gave me many problems at all. Plus, it's free. The catch is, you have to have broadband on both ends (Which isn't that much of a problem...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-17-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,820
Posted By DakRoland
Question DVD System Preferences Issue On MacBook Running 10.4.11

In the System Preferences > CDs & DVDs on my friend's MacBook (Core Duo, 1.8ghz, OS X 10.4.11), she is having a problem with her setting for "When you insert a video DVD:" not staying set to "Open...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-24-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By DakRoland
Normally, I can, but this one is a bit beyond me....

Normally, I can, but this one is a bit beyond me. Plus, the vast majority of computer repairs we do are Windows boxes, NOT Macs. I am the 'Mac Specialist' here, and in 5 years of working here, I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-24-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By DakRoland
Bumping this thread to see if anyone knows what I...

Bumping this thread to see if anyone knows what I should look for. The iMac is still on our workbench and I don't want to keep the customer waiting for too long. Any ideas?
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-12-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By DakRoland
Neither will power on. The power light flashes...

Neither will power on. The power light flashes once, you hear the crackle of static like the CRT makes when it gets that first zap of power, and then nothing. You can push the power button again and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-12-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By DakRoland
iMac Graphite Power-on Problem

I'm currently repairing an old Graphite iMac, and I've run into a brick wall with the thing. It will not power on. When you press the power button, you'll hear the CRT crackle for a moment, like it's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-23-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,368
Posted By DakRoland
Jaguar Reinstall Does Not Allow Update to 10.2.8?

I have been working on this computer for over a week, and haven't gotten anywhere with it. I now bow to those with more knowledge than I. Please help.

I am working on a customer's Titanium...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-09-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,342
Posted By DakRoland
iChat to AIM from US to Japan...voice chat help?

I am currently trying to Voice Chat with a friend of mine in Japan. She is using a PC, and has AOL IM, Yahoo Messenger, and MSN Messenger installed. I have installed all three of these on my iBook...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-25-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,071
Posted By DakRoland
Tiger, HP Laserjet, Print Server...help?

I'm helping a local church change several of their computers to iBooks, and they have an HP Laserjet 1300 which is Mac Compatible, and hooks up via USB. What they want to do is set it up on their...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-12-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DakRoland
Problem Resolved...

I decided to try ordering a replacement modem for the iMac. A USB modem would cost the customer about $75 and add more equipment to their desktop they really didn't need to have. Plus, the...
Forum: Movies and Video 02-11-2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,262
Posted By DakRoland
Widescreen Videos In iDVD

I'm having a little problem. I have some videos that are in a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio, but when I put them into iDVD, it stretches the aspect ratio to full screen. You probably already know what...
Forum: Archival Forum 02-10-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By DakRoland
I've been looking for an answer for this too, as...

I've been looking for an answer for this too, as I have a lot of anime that I want to convert for burning to DVD. This forum post...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-08-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By DakRoland
Note that I did say "The vast majority of PC...

Note that I did say "The vast majority of PC users have had a different experience." Not all users are as experienced as you or Echo_, so all of our individual experiences may vary. But truth be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-08-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By DakRoland
See also: Flame bait. As a technician at an...

See also: Flame bait.

As a technician at an ISP, I can say that you are one of the blessed few. The vast majority of PC users have had a different experience. I field calls daily from everyday...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-04-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DakRoland
It is not built into the main board. The modem is...

It is not built into the main board. The modem is actually a separate non-standard card that is mounted on the mainboard, but can be replaced. I have checked this and visually verified it. I did so...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-04-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DakRoland
This is not my iMac, it is a customer's and they...

This is not my iMac, it is a customer's and they live in an area where broadband is not available.



There is no such setting in the Modems Control panel. You can only select what type of modem...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-04-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DakRoland
Would replacing the modem solve this problem? I...

Would replacing the modem solve this problem? I see there are some on ebay selling around $15 apiece. I was wondering if this would actually fix the problem, or if it's just a lateral exhange,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-03-2005, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DakRoland
iMac 350 Slot Load Modem Problem

I'm working on an iMac 350 Slot load model, running OS 9.2.2 and the latest firmware update. The iMac will only connect at 14.4 and I can't get the modem to connect faster. I've tried turning off...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By DakRoland
Thank you Macman and trpnmonkey41, that is the...

Thank you Macman and trpnmonkey41, that is the best bet so far. Preferrably, I'd like it just to burn the disc, eject it and ask for a new disc, and not have me click anything unless I want to stop...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By DakRoland
'Burning' Question...(sorry for the pun)

I finally got my PowerMac Dual 1.8Ghz G5 at work. They've now given me the task of burning our setup cds on the G5, but here's the problem...I need to burn hundreds of copies of this CD, and...
Forum: Movies and Video 01-28-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,027
Posted By DakRoland
o.0 No...not really. LOL Thanks for the...

o.0 No...not really. LOL Thanks for the suggestions, though.

I did the conversion in DivX Doctor and it worked perfectly. Thanks for the suggestion. But the next problem I ran into was trying to...
Forum: Movies and Video 01-26-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,027
Posted By DakRoland
Will that maintain the video quality after the...

Will that maintain the video quality after the conversion? (I understand there's always a little quality degradation when converting video, I just don't want it to go from clear and watchable to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-26-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By DakRoland
Welcome! :D

Welcome! :D
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