OS X :: Connecting PowerMac G4 To Internet

Jan 12, 2010

I was able to get this machine to connect to my wireless home network, yet I still get the "Server cannot be found" error. Have tried with the old IE program, then I downloaded an older version of Safari on my iMac and transferred it via disk to the PMG4. The safari loaded fine, a window opens, yet it will still not connect. There must be a setting I'm missing - can anybody tell me what it is?

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Jun 18, 2010

I currently have a G5 powermac (and a macbook pro) and was looking to find out what cables I would need to get them connect to my TV. I have a 27" full HD LG tv which has these connections

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Jan 3, 2008

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I thought that if the TV had digital video input, I would get a 1:1 pixel resolution when attached to my computer, but, I guess not. Am I doing something wrong with the setup? I've already looked at all the TV's settings, and tried lots of different ones, but, the image quality doesn't improve. Here's the detail about my Display:

ATI Radeon 9000 Pro:
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Jun 4, 2012

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Aug 8, 2009

I'm an iBook G4 user. I've had my computer for about 4 years and never had any problems, but in the past two weeks, I've been experiencing a lot of difficulty with my internet.

The problem's got to be with airport, because I'm connected right now with an ethernet cable and am having no issues.

Using my airport, I can still usually connect to the internet-- in fact, when I first connect to a wireless network, I have strong signal strength-- but I lose my internet connection after just a few minutes.

When I click on "Open internet connect," I can often reconnect to the network, but then I get the error message "out of range of network" and am booted off again.

This has happened to me on two separate internet networks-- both in my home and at the library-- so I think the problem is with my computer, not the signal.

There's not any physical object blocking the signal as far as I can see, and I've been able to use this wireless network in the past without any problems. (It's my partner's network and is and password protected, so it's not like I'm stealing it from someone next door or something.)

I'm running Mac OS X.

I've looked at getting airport express, but I don't want to pay money for something that may or may not fix the problem.

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Aug 17, 2009

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Sep 3, 2009

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Sep 9, 2009

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Nov 11, 2009

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May 2, 2010

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Aug 16, 2010

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Feb 28, 2012

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Jun 9, 2012

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Aug 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2010

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Feb 22, 2009

I'm trying to watch movie trailers using FrontRow, but the program states "not connected to the internet, check network settings" although I am connected to the net.

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Apr 4, 2009

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May 7, 2009

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Aug 20, 2009

I am a first time MacBook Pro user. I bought this laptop for my business and, when on travel, will need to connect my laptop to the Internet wirelessly. Can I connect my MacBook to the Internet through my I-Phone? Will I need to add software to one or both systems (I-Phone and MacBook) to do this?

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Sep 29, 2009

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Feb 10, 2010

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Mar 20, 2010

I bought a 27" iMac about two months ago, and recently it's been having trouble connecting to the internet via airport. Sometimes it has no trouble, other times, no matter how many times I put in my WEP password and hit connect, it just gives me the 'connection timeout error'. Basically, our whole household was having internet troubles about a month ago, but they mysteriously stopped for everyone else except me after a week or two. My housemates all have PC's, and are able to connect fine now. I also have a MacBook as well, which also has no trouble picking up the wireless. One of the weird quirks about this problem is that if my MacBook is connected and moved to sit right next to my iMac, I can often get the iMac to connect. And if it drops the connection, I can refresh a page on the MacBook and suddenly the internet works again on my iMac.

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Mar 7, 2012

I installed SMC Firmware Update 1.5, EFI Firmware Update 2.7 and Airport Utility 6.0. After installing these updates my internet connection got delayed. Wi-Fi connection seem to be fine, but it takes about half minute before my browsers get through to the net. I have tried several browsers and different networks (at home and at work) and same issue every time a new connection is made or old one is re-estabilished.  

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Mar 13, 2012

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Mar 17, 2012

When I wake my two-week-old MacBook Pro up, my Airport Base Station's wireless network shows connection, but I do not have internet for a much, much longer period of time than normal. This only started a few days ago. Prior to that, it was working just fine.

I've tried closing my browser (Chrome), starting another browser (Safari), and restarting. All of these attempts have met with success and failure. Sometimes, doing nothing and waiting for ~2 minutes does the trick.I'd simply like my MBP to connect to the internet ASAP upon waking up.I did no software upgrades recently

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Mar 28, 2012

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