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    Random Spotlight Malfunction

    I would like to know if anyone else has been faced with the following issue: I use spotlight all the time to navigate my hard drive and quickly start up apps. Every so often my spotlight will fail to initiate a search for keywords. When this happens, I have to go to the Spotlight Privacy...
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    Mac OS X on intel PCs?

    In response to ElDiabloConCaca: If I wanted to run Windows software and Mac OS X software, it would be more convenient for me to have a dual boot system rather than having two different machines. I didnt think it took a rocket scientist to make that logical jump. But I guess some people...
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    Upside Down Monitor

    Sometimes I am amazed at strange questions. I never thought it would be necessary to think of a way to use a monitor upside down. This question belongs in some type of Ripley's museum
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    Mac OS X on intel PCs?

    In the end, who really cares about whether Mac OS X will be able to run on a PC? The only advantage would be convenience and accessibility to more software. From a standpoint of selling computers, I bought a Mac because of style and included hardware, workmanship, and design. Unless I...
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    Remote Desktop

    I have to agree that for file sharing, Remote Desktop is probably not the best route. I use FTP for transferring files. It is the most convenient for me. I am glad that, at the very least, I gave you an idea about what is the best solution for you regarding file transfer.
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    Remote Desktop

    I dont know about remote desktopping to a Mac machine. But, you can use remote desktop to connect to a Windows XP box from a Mac. I actually use it frequently. You can download a free copy of Remote Desktop for Macs from Microsoft website, I believe. Unfortunately, I dont have a link for...
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    Connect 2 laptops directly via Ethernet

    There isnt really any other configuration steps that I can think of. Just make sure you open a share folder in your windows machine.
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    Please Help With ISP/Mac Mail Question

    This is by far the most confusing post I have read thus far in my limited experience with I must say it was quite humorous and fun to read. Anyway, Amie, as you may have learned, you can not use a "free" hotmail account with Mail. I would suggest an alternative: Start...
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    Connect 2 laptops directly via Ethernet

    Yes it is possible. I connected my powerbook to my Win Laptop and it worked beautifully. Just make sure that you have a share folder configured on your Win machine. (i.e., right click on the folder you want to share, click sharing, check the box labled share this folder). When I do this...
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    would somebody hold me, please. i am about to breakdown

    Obviously, since youre a student, you want something portable. Also, the Powerbook is an excellent computer. I just made the switch from a Dell Laptop (1.8 GHz). I had been a Mac user many years ago but got fed up with the operating system of the time. It kept on freezing and the force quit...
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    Safe Mode And Slow Log In

    Thanks for the help. I think your advice is the best course of action. I will go ahead and re-install. Now its just a matter of finding the time. Hopefully it wont take too long.
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    Safe Mode And Slow Log In

    It seems that I have been tinkering too much with my new toy (PB G4, 1.5 GHz, 12-inch that came with Tiger installed). This question is the last resort before I go ahead and re-install the system to fix the mess. Symptoms: 1. at log in or whenever the system asks for password (i.e...
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    Installing more ram on my g4

    Installation is easy and straightforward. I have a 12 inch Powerbook 1.5GHz G4 and upgraded my RAM very easily. Just go to your User's Guide for you powerbook and follow the simple instructions. Basically, installation involves turning your powerbook over, taking out the battery, opening up...
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    Mozilla Firefox

    I am wondering the same thing about the two-finger side scroll feature not working with Firefox. Great question!
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    Its only Gmail. I dont see why everyone is so caught up about it. Get off that powertrip and come back to the wonderful world of Apple