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    resetting finder folder display

    When displaying the contents of a folder as a list, some folders have all folders within that folder displayed opened up (see screenshots) I can close all folders, but when I open the enclosing folder up later on, the contents are displayed again with all folders open! how do i make os x...
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    pc card bus goes to sleep too

    I have a mouse powering up through my pc card slot on my powerbook g4. When my computer goes to sleep, it stops feeding throught the pc card slot. Can i change this? powerbook g4 15ii FW800 OS 10.4.10
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    power failure on powerbook g4 15ii

    my poweradapter stops feeding after a while, it starts working after plugging it in and out of the wall socket. I know ihave to reset something like the pram but i forgot the trick. I was something about restting the battery. can anyone help me? thx
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    Mail refuses to quit

    What can I say... I ran disk warrior, mainMenu, replaced the mail and mail downloads folders with backups, replaced the prefs file, used pacifist to reinstall Mail (didn't help), reinstalled the OS (archive and install) but things just got worse; mail newer than 2005 totally disappeared, on a...
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    Mail refuses to quit

    After the last security update, my computer got messed up so i reinstalled the OS (10.4.9 powerbook g4) But still Mail refuses to quit. I killed the prefs file, but it did not help. Is there anything else i can do to restore the app?
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    setting up the Linksys WRT54GL

    sorry, wrong manual
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    setting up the Linksys WRT54GL

    I have trouble setting up the Linksys WRT54GL wireless router. Target: multiple computers get internet through DHCP, logging in with password on visible network. current setup is WPA personal with network name public. This configuration is very unstable, with connection dropping off. Trouble...
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    Setting as default viewer for Safari

    Normally pdf's get opened within the Safari browser window with Apple's Preview app. Recently I installed Acrobat 8.0. Since then pdf's get opened in the Safari browser window with acrobat. I don't want to use acrobat but Preview. How can I change it back? Thx Thx
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    connect to server always so sloooow

    Trying to connect to other Apple computers on a LAN, using either airport or a direct ethernet link, is always a annoyingly slow procedure. Computers show up in the lists only after minutes, and creating the actual connection produces an almost eternally spinning ball. It sometimes takes ages to...
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    2 desktop icons when saving files from any app

    When saving a file from ANY application, two desktop icons appear in the left column. Opening a regular finder window only shows one desktop icon. This second desktop icon is only there when saving. I cannot save to this second desktop. How can i get rid of this second icon? I ran MainMenu...
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    stuffit refuses to open .zip file

    i'm no terminal person, i get -bash: syntax error near unexpected token `newline' is it "unzip <filename>" including quotes and <> ? need i type the extension?
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    stuffit refuses to open .zip file

    I have a .zip file that seems corrupted (that is, stuffit refuses to open it, error code -40) does anyone a way to unzip the file and/or alternative for stuffit?
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    what model cd/dvdplayers fit in a powerbook g4 15ii aluminium

    what model cd/dvdplayers fit in a powerbook g4 15ii aluminium? mine is broken: MATSHITA CD-RW CW-8122 are there alternatives? Machine Name: PowerBook G4 15" Machine Model: PowerBook5,2 CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.1) Number Of CPUs: 1 CPU Speed: 1 GHz L2 Cache (per CPU): 512...
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    Mail app connectivity problems only solved after computer restart

    Sometimes mail refuses to receive andor send mail. The only thing that solves the problem is a full computer restart. All settings (mail settings and network settings) have been unchanged for a year now. Problems occur since a month or so, and where present before the latest system...
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    attaching alarms to birthdays

    well nowhere man, took you a while to think about your reply i guess... But hey, thanks! And thank you all congeners all around the planet, thank you cows and pigs for filling my plate (not too often though), thank you fish, thank you plants