Articles posted on August 11th, 2003

Bad news for Connectix Virtual PC owners

Monday, August 11th, 2003 • 11:47 pm

MacFixIt reports that all the technical support services associated with Virtual PC have been removed from the Connectix web site and users are now referred to Microsoft’s own technical support. (Microsoft purchased the Virtual PC line of products from Connectix a few months ago.) If, as an ordinary Mac user, you’ve ever tried to get […]

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Dead iMacs (CRT)

Monday, August 11th, 2003 • 11:27 pm

As a Macintosh tech support person for the local community, I am starting to see more and more hardware problems with CRT iMacs purchased 3 to 4 years ago. The most common (and least problematic) issue is a dead PRAM battery. The symptoms are often rather obvious (the system forgets the date and time after […]

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Still more on Mac OS X troubles

Monday, August 11th, 2003 • 10:52 pm

The problems I have been experiencing with Mac OS X lately are still happening. Just today, as I was in the process of saving a file in BBEdit, I experienced the same symptoms again. After opening the “Save As…” dialog box in BBEdit, I realized that I wanted to make a small adjustment to my […]

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Rediscovering Camino

Monday, August 11th, 2003 • 10:40 pm

While I still occasionally have to launch Internet Explorer in ORDER to be able to access a web site that simply will not work in Safari and is obviously designed in a Windows-centric, Microsoft-infested kind of way, I do the vast majority of my web browsing with Safari. It’s fast, it’s tight, it’s well designed, […]

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