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Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By trevor
I think that what you're looking for is...

I think that what you're looking for is "Certified Wireless USB". (It's sometimes called WUSB, but searching for that term also gets a lot of USB 802.11x adapters, which are NOT what you are looking...
Forum: Applications 04-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By trevor
Wow! That's a very odd behavior. I wouldn't call...

Wow! That's a very odd behavior. I wouldn't call it flickering, so much as Flash getting a case of delirium tremens.

Does the problem continue in a newly-created user?

When playing Flash...
Forum: Networking 04-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By trevor
Another alternative is to physically move the Mac...

Another alternative is to physically move the Mac Pro to a place that has an ethernet drop giving wired internet. Like right next to the Airport Base Station, for example.

Trevor
Forum: System 04-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By trevor
They appear as blank CDs? So they're still not...

They appear as blank CDs? So they're still not working, but in a different way? Now that's just weird. I have no idea what mechanism could cause the change in behavior.

If you want to get your...
Forum: System 04-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By trevor
Spotlight's database takes awhile to be fully...

Spotlight's database takes awhile to be fully formed. Spotlight-related things that don't work at first on new installations will come around to working eventually, after the database has finished...
Forum: System 04-18-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By trevor
The scenario you outline is not normal...

The scenario you outline is not normal operations, you are experiencing a problem. The most likely explanation is that your Spotlight database is corrupt and needs to be rebuilt from scratch. Usually...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-13-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By trevor
Is there any particular reason that you are...

Is there any particular reason that you are contradicting your own post?

PowerBook G3 Pismo PRAM Battery Replacement (http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/PowerBook+G3+Pismo+PRAM+Battery+Replacement/21)
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Forum: Applications 04-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By trevor
If hayne's good advice doesn't solve the problem,...

If hayne's good advice doesn't solve the problem, then tell us if you have more than one backup of your mail folder on attached drives.

Trevor
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-11-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By trevor
On what do you base the idea that it is the hub...

On what do you base the idea that it is the hub itself causing the problem? Have you tried attaching the hub with no devices? Have you swapped out the cable that goes TO the hub? Have you tried the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-10-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By trevor
If you leave the hub attached, but disconnect all...

If you leave the hub attached, but disconnect all the USB devices currently attached to the hub, does the computer still have problems shutting down?

If you attach this hub to a different...
Forum: Networking 04-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By trevor
Panasonic's poorly-explained "Owner's Manual for...

Panasonic's poorly-explained "Owner's Manual for Advanced Features (http://shop.panasonic.com/docs/operating-instruction/2014/digital-still-cameras/DMCZS40_Advanced.pdf)" of the ZS40, on page 255,...
Forum: Networking 04-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By trevor
I'm asking for the protocol. Something like SMB...

I'm asking for the protocol. Something like SMB or AFS. Or maybe FTP. Anyway, it seems like you've solved the issue.

Trevor
Forum: Networking 04-09-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By trevor
What protocol is the camera using to connect? ...

What protocol is the camera using to connect?

Trevor
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,103
Posted By trevor
For a start, system.log Trevor

For a start, system.log

Trevor
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By trevor
Yeah, I wonder if you should replace the PRAM...

Yeah, I wonder if you should replace the PRAM battery. PowerBook Medic or ifixit should stock it. It's also probably available on ebay and Amazon.

Trevor
Forum: System 04-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,049
Posted By trevor
Try a clean install (i.e. what used to be called...

Try a clean install (i.e. what used to be called an "Erase and Install"). Snow Leopard has always been faster and more responsive on computers that I've installed it on than Leopard. (Is that what...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-06-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,103
Posted By trevor
It does not seem like you have yet connected your...

It does not seem like you have yet connected your computer directly to the modem by ethernet cable, as requested as a test.

And you probably should leave that connection up for longer than an hour...
Forum: Applications 04-04-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By trevor
If NaOH's great advice doesn't help, tell us if...

If NaOH's great advice doesn't help, tell us if the same problem occurs in a newly-created user on your computer.

Trevor
Forum: Applications 04-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,495
Posted By trevor
Try Mail > Mailbox > Rebuild. ...

Try Mail > Mailbox > Rebuild.

http://b2b.cbsimg.net/blogs/04172013figure-a.jpg

Trevor
Forum: System 04-01-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By trevor
I agree with cpragman's diagnosis--it is very...

I agree with cpragman's diagnosis--it is very unlikely to be a problem with the Finder or any OS software. The problem is probably hardware, whether you have a failing optical drive, or just a dirty...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-31-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,103
Posted By trevor
1. try a different modem 2. try a different...

1. try a different modem
2. try a different router

Trevor
Forum: Networking 03-31-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By trevor
This is a pure guess, but I suspect that the...

This is a pure guess, but I suspect that the second FIOS router has an IP address, (something like 192.168.0.2, and which might be written on a sticker on the bottom of the router). Enter that IP...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-31-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,103
Posted By trevor
As hayne mentioned, though, your screenshots show...

As hayne mentioned, though, your screenshots show that the signal coming into your router sometimes has problems. Your modem itself might be bad, or the cable between modem and router. In those...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-31-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,103
Posted By trevor
Your screenshots show another strong signal from...

Your screenshots show another strong signal from a device with a Xerox chipset on Channel 3. Given that strong signal on 3 I'd avoid it. Channel 1 or perhaps Channel 9 might be better. Or go to the 5...
Forum: Applications 03-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,884
Posted By trevor
OK, you can turn it on, though, so that's at...

OK, you can turn it on, though, so that's at least a significant milestone that you've achieved. You have blueutil installed, properly in your PATH, and you can turn bluetooth on.

Perhaps someone...
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