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Making Sure Your Computer Recognizes the New Memory

After installing additional memory in your iMac G5, check whether the computer recognizes the new memory. Do the following 2 When you see the Mac OS desktop, choose Apple K gt About This Mac. _ Software Update.,. 3 Processor 1.8 CHz PowerPC G5 memory 256 mb ddr sdram -Total memory installed TM amp ffl Apple Computer, Inc. 1983-2004 All Rights Reserved. The total includes the amount of memory that originally came with the computer plus the new memory you added. For a more detailed breakdown of...

Chapter Getting to Know Your iMac G

17 Customizing Your Desktop and Setting Your Preferences 19 Playing a CD and Connecting Headphones 19 Keeping Your Software Up to Date 20 Connecting a Camera or Other FireWire Device 20 Connecting to a Network 20 Transferring Files to Another Computer 22 Getting Answers to Your Questions Using Mac OS Help 22 Using Applications

When an Application Freezes

On rare occasions, an application may freeze on the screen. Mac OS X provides a way to quit a frozen application without restarting your computer. Quitting a frozen application may allow you to save your work in other open applications. To force an application to quit 1 Press Command x -Option-Esc. The Force Quit Applications dialog appears with the application selected. If an application doesn't respond for awhile, select its name and click Force Quit. You can open this window by pressing f...

Setting Up an Air Port Extreme Connection Manually

Gather the following information from your system administrator if you'll be setting up a manual connection. If you'll be connecting using DHCP, most of this information is provided to your computer automatically by the network, so ask your system administrator what is required. Domain name server DNS addresses, if necessary DHCP or manual IP address configuration Next, make sure your AirPort connection options are active in Network preferences. To set up Network preferences for an AirPort...

To set up a DHCP configuration

1 In Network preferences, choose Built-in Ethernet from the Show pop-up menu. 3 Choose Using DHCP from the Configure IPv4 pop-up menu. Open your web browser or another TCP IP application to test your Internet connection. Note Unless your ISP instructs you to do otherwise, ignore the DHCP Client ID field and the Search Domains field.

Using Fire Wire Devices

To use a FireWire device with your computer, simply connect the device to the computer. Apple has already included software to work with many FireWire devices. When you connect a FireWire device, if your iMac G5 cannot find the correct software, you can install the software that came with the device or check the device manufacturer's website for the latest software. Note The FireWire port is designed to provide power for FireWire devices up to a total of 8 watts . You can connect multiple...

To set up Network preferences for the internal modem port

1 Choose Apple K gt System Preferences from the menu bar. 3 Choose Network Port Configurations from the Show pop-up menu and select the On checkbox next to Internal Modem. 4 Drag Internal Modem to the top of the Port Configurations list to make it the preferred, or primary, network interface. 5 Choose Internal Modem from the Show pop-up menu and click PPP. 6 Enter the information from your ISP and click Apply Now.

Air Port Extreme Wireless Internet and Networking

Your iMac G5 is AirPort Extreme-ready. If you ordered an AirPort Extreme Card when you purchased your iMac G5, the card is already installed. If you do not have an AirPort Extreme Card installed and would like to install one, see page 47 for more information. AirPort offers an easy and affordable way to provide wireless Internet access anywhere in the home, at work, or in the classroom. Instead of using traditional cables, AirPort uses wireless local area network LAN technology to provide...

To install an Air Port Extreme Card in your iMac G

Apple Computer Wifi Antennas

1 Turn your computer off by choosing Apple K gt Shut Down. Disconnect all cables and the power cord from your computer. 2 Place a soft, clean towel or cloth on the desk or surface. Hold the sides of the computer and slowly lay it down so the screen is flat against the surface and the bottom is facing towards you. 3 Raise the stand and use a Phillips 1 screwdriver to loosen the three captive screws at the bottom of the computer by turning them counter-clockwise. 4 Holding the metal stand, tilt...

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Your computer has a slot-load DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo drive or a SuperDrive. Both drives can read CD-ROM discs, photo CDs, standard audio discs, DVD discs, and DVD movies, and write music, documents, and other digital files to CD-R and CD-RW discs. If you have a SuperDrive, you can also burn your own iMovie creations on DVD using iDVD or write files and documents to blank DVD-R discs using the Finder. A white light indicates the computer is in sleep. When your iMac G5 is on, this light is off....

Air Port Extreme Wireless Connection

If your iMac G5 has an AirPort Extreme Card installed, you can configure your AirPort network and Internet connection using AirPort Setup Assistant, located in the Utilities folder within your Applications folder. The assistant helps you configure the AirPort Base Station and set up your computer to use AirPort Extreme. For more information about your AirPort Base Station, see the AirPort Base Station Setup Guide that came with your base station. For information on installing an AirPort Extreme...

Bluetooth Wireless Technology

If your iMac G5 has the optional Bluetooth module, you can connect to devices that use Bluetooth wireless technology, such as mobile phones, PDAs, printers, and the Apple Wireless Keyboard and Apple Wireless Mouse available for purchase at www.apple.com store . With Bluetooth wireless technology, you can do the following Use your iMac G5 to communicate with a mobile phone equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology. Your phone can act as a modem to connect you to a wireless service provider, at...

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Ethernet Imac

Your computer comes with built-in 10 100 megabit per second Mbps Base-T twistedpair Ethernet networking capability, which you can use to connect to a network or to a cable or DSL modem. Connecting to a network gives you access to other computers. You may be able to store and retrieve information use network printers, modems, and electronic mail or connect to the Internet. You can also share files between two computers or set up a small network. The Ethernet port on your iMac G5 automatically...

If the computer freezes during startup or you see a flashing question mark

If the computer doesn't start up after a delay, shut down your computer by pressing and holding the power button for about 5 seconds, until the computer shuts down. Then hold down the Option key and press the power button again to start up your computer. When your computer starts up, click the hard disk icon, then click the right arrow. After the computer starts up, open System Preferences and click Startup Disk. Select a local Mac OS X System folder. If the problem occurs...

Installing Applications

To install just the applications that came with your computer, follow the steps below. Your computer must have Mac OS X already installed. 1 Back up your essential files, if possible. 2 Insert the Mac OS X install disc 1 that came with your computer. 3 Double-click Install Bundled Software Only. 4 Follow the onscreen instructions. 5 After selecting the destination disk for installation, continue following the onscreen instructions. Your computer may restart and ask you to insert the Mac OS X...

Check System Preferences settings

1 Choose Apple K gt System Preferences. 3 Choose Network Port Configurations from the Show pop-up menu. 4 Drag Built-in Ethernet to the top of the Port Configurations list. 5 Choose Built-in Ethernet from the Show pop-up menu. 7 Select Connect using PPPoE. 8 Check the Account Name field to be sure you have entered the correct information from your ISP. 9 Retype your password if you chose to save your password, to be sure it is correct. 10 Click TCP IP. Make sure you've entered the correct...

Headphone Out Optical Audio Out Port

Connect a pair of headphones to the combination headphone out optical audio out port O and listen to music without disturbing anyone around you. You can also connect your iMac G5 to an AV receiver using an optical audio cable with a mini-plug connector and set up an iMac G5-based home theater system. Headphone out optical audio out port Headphone out optical audio out port

To set up a manual configuration

1 In Network preferences, choose Built-in Ethernet from the Show pop-up menu. 3 Choose Manually from the Configure IPv4 pop-up menu. 4 Type the other information into the corresponding fields. Once you configure your network, your connection is ready. Open your web browser or another TCP IP application to test your Internet connection.

Transferring Files to Another Computer

You have several ways to transfer files or documents to or from your iMac G5. You can easily transfer files using the Setup Assistant. For more information, see Transferring Information to Your iMac G5 on page 8. You can transfer files via the Internet using .Mac or another Internet account. Go to www.mac.com for more information. If your computer is connected to an Ethernet network, you can transfer files to another computer on the network. To access another server or computer, open a Finder...

External Video Support VGA Composite and SVideo

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Your computer has a video out port you can use to connect an external display monitor or VGA projector, using the Apple VGA Display Adapter available at www.apple.com store . You can also display or record computer images by connecting a TV, video projector, or videocassette recorder VCR , using the Apple Video Adapter available at www.apple.com store . Note The Apple Video Adapter is not compatible with some previous iMac models. When an external monitor or television is connected, the same...

To connect automatically when you start an Internet application such as a web browser or email

1 Click PPP Options in the PPP pane of Network preferences . 2 Select the Connect automatically when needed checkbox. Connect automatically when needed Q Prompt every 30 minutes to maintain connection Q Disconnect if idle For 10 minutes Q Disconnect when user logs out Q Redia if busy RediaE 1 times Wait 5 seconds before redialing Advanced Options Q Use TCP header compression Q Connect using a terminal window command line Q Prompt for password after dialing

To connect an external display or projector to your computer with a VGA connector

1 Turn on the external display or projector. 2 Connect the Apple VGA Display Adapter to the VGA port on the external display or projector. 3 Connect the Apple VGA Display Adapter to your iMac G5. Your iMac G5 automatically detects the external display. Important To ensure that your iMac G5 automatically detects the external display or projector, be sure the VGA adapter is plugged into the external display or projector first. 4 Use the Displays pane of System Preferences to adjust the resolution...

To find the settings on a Mac OS computer

Find the connection method in the Connect via pop-up menu. Find the configuration in the Configure pop-up menu. Copy the IP address, subnet mask, and router address from the corresponding fields. To find the settings on a Windows PC The connection information on a Windows computer resides in two places. To find the IP address and subnet mask, open the Network and Internet Connections control panel. To find user account information, open the User Accounts control...

To use Apple Hardware Test

1 Disconnect all external devices from your computer except the keyboard and mouse. If you have an Ethernet cable connected, disconnect it. 2 Insert the Additional Software amp Apple Hardware Test disc that came with your computer. 3 Restart your computer and hold down the Ckey as it starts up. A list of available startup volumes appears. Click Apple Hardware Test and click the right arrow. 4 When the Apple Hardware Test main screen appears after about 45 seconds, follow the onscreen...

Customizing Your Desktop and Setting Your Preferences

You can quickly make your desktop look the way you want using System Preferences. Choose Apple K gt System Preferences from the menu bar. Feel free to make changes and experiment with the following Desktop amp Screen Saver Select this preference pane to change the background color or pattern of your desktop, or change it to a photo or image you like. You can also choose an eye-catching screen effect that will appear on your screen when the computer is left idle. Dock Select this preference pane...

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Imac Video Input

Headphone out optical audio out port lt gt Ethernet port 10 100Base-T Input audio into your iMac G5 from a line-level microphone or other audio equipment. Headphone out optical audio out port Connect headphones or other sound output devices. Or connect your iMac G5 to a receiver, home theater system, or other digital audio equipment using an optical audio cable with a mini-plug jack. Using the optional Apple VGA Display Adapter available at www.apple.com store , connect an external monitor or...

Learning About Mac OS X

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Your computer comes with Mac OS X, which includes an elegant user interface, advanced graphics capabilities, and added system stability and performance. amp Finder Tile du Vi w Cd Window Help M 4 05 PM amp Finder Tile du Vi w Cd Window Help M 4 05 PM When you're ready to learn more about Mac OS X and the award-winning iLife applications that came with your computer, see the Welcome to Panther booklet that came with your iMac G5. Also open Mac OS Help and browse the information there. You'll...

Network Connections

If you have two or more computers attempting to share an Internet connection, be sure that your network is set up properly. You need to know if your ISP provides only one IP address or if it provides multiple IP addresses, one for each computer. If only one IP address is used, then you must have a router capable of sharing the connection, also known as network address translation NAT or IP masquerading. For setup information, check the documentation provided with your router or ask the person...

Installing Mac OS X and Applications

To install Mac OS X and the applications that came with your computer, follow these steps 1 Back up your essential files, if possible. 2 Insert the Mac OS X install disc 1 that came with your computer. 3 Double-click Install Mac OS X and Bundled Software. 4 Follow the onscreen instructions. 5 After selecting the destination disk for installation, continue following the onscreen instructions. Your computer may restart and ask you to insert the Mac OS X install disc 2. Note If you want to restore...

To set up a PPPoE connection

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Have your user name, password, and if required, the domain name server DNS address from your ISP available as you configure your network see page 71 . 1 In Network preferences, choose Built-in Ethernet from the Show pop-up menu. 2 Click PPPoE and select Connect using PPPoE. 3 Type the information into the corresponding fields. If you want all users of your computer to use the same connection method, select Save password. Note To connect automatically when you start a TCP IP application, such as...

DSL Cable Modem or LAN Internet Connections

Network Port Configurations Macbook Pro

If you connect to the Internet using a DSL or cable modem or Ethernet LAN, ask your ISP or network administrator how you should configure your Internet connection Manually With a manual configuration, your ISP or network administrator provides a static IP address and other information that you enter in Network preferences. Using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCP With a DHCP configuration, the DHCP server automatically enters the information for you. Using Point-to-Point Protocol over...

Safety Instructions for Setting Up and Using Your Computer

For your own safety and that of your equipment, always take the following precautions. Disconnect the power plug by pulling the plug, not the cord and disconnect the phone cord if any of the following conditions exists You want to remove any parts The power cord or plug becomes frayed or otherwise damaged You spill something into the case Your computer is exposed to rain or any other excess moisture Your computer has been dropped or the case has been otherwise damaged You suspect that your...

To connect your iMac G in Fire Wire Target Disk Mode follow these steps

1 Make sure that your iMac G5 is shut down. 2 Use a FireWire cable with a standard 6-pin connector on each end to connect your iMac G5 to another FireWire-equipped computer. 3 Start up your iMac G5 and immediately hold down the T key. Your iMac G5 display shows the FireWire logo. The other computer s display shows the iMac G5 internal hard disk icon and the icon of a CD or DVD disc in the iMac G5 s optical drive. 4 When you are finished transferring files, drag the iMac G5 hard disk icon and...