Wed, 30 Aug 2000 16:12:14 -0400
When I first got my G4 with OS9 there were many little problems,
conflicts, etc. to work out and it took a few weeks before I was able to
really use it. I would wait for a slower time also.
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On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Britt Griswold wrote:
> >thanks, Britt! I actually have the 8.5 software, just never installed it as
> >I heard so many folks had trouble with it.
> >I'll install and go for the free upgrade.
> >Maybe I should reinstall the monitor software? It's unnerving to not have
> >the monitor come up...I don't use screen savers. Is there a better way to
> >shut down the monitor other than using the button?
> I use the monitor sleep function in the details portion of the Energy
> Saver Control panel. Mine is set to sleep the monitor after about 40
> min. of no activity. As long as I don't tell the computer to go to
> sleep also, I don't have the intermittent problem of it loosing track
> of the monitor (like Lynette mentioned). I doubt there is anything
> wrong with the monitor software.
> PS that free upgrade from Apple is about a 30 MB download. I might
> also be offered as a series of smaller downloads. so it could take
> some time on a standard modem. But If you have a friend with a really
> fast connection and a CD burner, you might ask for a favor.
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