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    A very direct answer is provided in the blog...

    A very direct answer is provided in the blog entry below, which shows how to use Thunderbird as an intermediary to achieve PST to MBOX:

    Outlook .pst to .mbox conversion | Lukassen's Blog

    There...
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    For forums related to older Macs, look no farther...

    For forums related to older Macs, look no farther than Apple themselves! See:

    https://discussions.apple.com/community/mac_os/classic_mac_os
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    Can you describe the problem you are having? I...

    Can you describe the problem you are having? I have Word 6 for Mac running on multiple older Macs (both 68K based and PPC based). I might be able to help.
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    If you are trying to move your files into many of...

    If you are trying to move your files into many of the default folders that show up on a new Mac, you may find that they are not open to you - System, Library (which is likely not even visible) and so...
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    Normally, if you hold down the Option key during...

    Normally, if you hold down the Option key during the boot process, you will arrive at a screen that allows you to select the device to boot from. Once you get here, you should be able to reselect...
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    It also depends on the amount of money you are...

    It also depends on the amount of money you are willing to spend. I went through the very decision process about a year ago. My conclusion was that the IDEAL setup would be a top of the line MacBook...
  7. Thread: noise in Switcher Hangout

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    Can you tell us more about your MacBook Pro's...

    Can you tell us more about your MacBook Pro's configuration? Does it have an SSD or a hard drive? In my experience, mechanical noise is typically from a hard drive (most folks recognize the sound of...
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    IMHO, both the 2.5 GHz G5 Quad and the 2.3 GHz G5...

    IMHO, both the 2.5 GHz G5 Quad and the 2.3 GHz G5 Dual are both still darn good machines. About a year and a half ago, I bought a G5 Quad on eBay for about $400 and made a few upgrades. I installed...
  9. I own two PowerMac G5s and this has happened to...

    I own two PowerMac G5s and this has happened to both of them in the last two months. Boots to Apple logo screen, sits there for quite a while but never starts to boot off of hard drive and eventually...
  10. What to expect depends on what you are doing with...

    What to expect depends on what you are doing with the music. Are you playing it through iTunes? Are you using something else? Based on what you said, I am guessing that you have the free standing MP3...
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    It is bad when stuff like this happens. I...

    It is bad when stuff like this happens. I recently had an old PowerMac G5 suddenly refuse to boot, rendering the (not recently backed up) contents of its hard disks inaccessible, but was able to...
  12. For an older, and perhaps slightly more technical...

    For an older, and perhaps slightly more technical view of why Macs are so great, see http://www.campbell-tx.net. Visit the Linux to Mac Switchers Page. Now I know that this thread is about switching...
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    Windows doesn't make this easy, but I found two...

    Windows doesn't make this easy, but I found two pretty good references.

    See

    Share Files from Mac OS X to Windows PCs Easily

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    How do I share files between Macs and PCs over a network?...
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    True, I saw that, but my post was about a real,...

    True, I saw that, but my post was about a real, additional forum that already exists right here on Mac Forums, dedicated to Classic - its amazing that it isn't directly visible. Granted, there are...
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    Missing "Classic" Forum...

    Hi, I recently found the following forum here, and can definitely see it and post in it if I go directly to its URL, but it is not visible from the Mac Forums "front page":

    Classic Mac OS and...
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    Mac OS 8.6 CPU Meter?

    Hi, I am resurrecting an old Power Macintosh 7500/100, running Mac OS 8.6, and am looking for a good CPU meter for it. Does anyone know of such a thing? A sort of MenuMeters for Mac OS 8.6 would be...
  17. There is one other possibility, and I experience...

    There is one other possibility, and I experience this all the time. I upgraded my Mac, adding a faster hard drive. Eventually, I updated the new hard drive to Snow Leopard - the old one still has an...
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    Re the above, I would offer the following though....

    Re the above, I would offer the following though. For about $170.00 (the price of the SSD I mentioned), you can put a lot of gas in the tank of that 2.0 GHz PowerMac G5. My 2.3 is more than up to...
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    My bad! I stand corrected. I guess I have only...

    My bad! I stand corrected. I guess I have only seen a few of them in my quest for a PowerMac G5 Quad, and got the wrong impression.
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    This looks like a decent, middle of the road,...

    This looks like a decent, middle of the road, machine. I am sure that it will do most things very well for you. Congratulations!
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    Actually, this is not quite right. The machine is...

    Actually, this is not quite right. The machine is worth about $400-$500 on eBay these days! I have been hunting around for a Powermac G5 Quad and they are all going for $600-$800. The 2.0's and 2.3's...
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    Presumably all your files are in your home...

    Presumably all your files are in your home folder? I would simply copy most of that folder to an external hard drive, and read it back in on your Mac Pro. Stay away from files that are system files,...
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    One bit of advise - I find that resumes created...

    One bit of advise - I find that resumes created in Word on the PC don't always look exactly the same on a Mac, and visa versa. The page spacing can sometimes be off, leading to odd looking pages. I...
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    1983. Mine was a Nabu 1600, an 8086 based machine...

    1983. Mine was a Nabu 1600, an 8086 based machine with 256 KB of RAM and a 10 MB hard drive. My, my, how things have changed!

    You can learn more about it at:

    DAVES OLD COMPUTERS- Nabu

    It was...
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    Actually folks, I am still "stuck". It is already...

    Actually folks, I am still "stuck". It is already too late on my Leopard machine - the resyncing has deleted the notes apparently, but I did sync my iPhone to my Tiger machine some time ago, so they...
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