Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Oct 13, 2009, 05:56 AM   #1
heritageboy
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
G4 QuickSilver and dial-up problem..

Hi all, first post here please excuse my naiviety!

As well as owning a Macbook I've been helping a friend out with their 9-10 yr old G4 Power Mac. The problem started with it not being able to power on so I tried resetting CUDA etc; that didn't work so I sourced a replacement Power Mac (power supply being impossible to replace).

All went well, swapped the HD out of his duff M5183 and put it into the newer QuickSilver. Booted-up fine and apart from running quicker it looked like his old Mac. When he tried dial-up (he can't get BB) he kept getting a no dial tone error. So I had a fiddle and managed to get a tone... however when the 0845 number was dialled all you get is a beep....beep....beep noise like the line's engaged or unobtainable. I managed to inadvertently wipe his ISP settings so tried another ISP (called freeisp, 0844 7110059) - still get the same reply on the line with this.

Question is, I'm guessing the modem on the QuickSilver is different to that on the M5183? Do I need to install drivers? The modem seems to dial out okay so I'm a bit confused.

Any help gratefully rec'd... he hasn't been able to get online for some time now.

Ta, HB
heritageboy is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[Free] Point & Dial | Just point to dial a number plescape iPhone and iPod touch Apps 3 Sep 26, 2013 07:37 PM
Direct Dial itisjoe iPhone and iPod touch Apps 0 Jul 29, 2013 12:20 AM
Why can I not dial *228? Brettka7 iPhone 9 Oct 4, 2012 04:05 AM
Dial Screen.. furam90 iOS 6 38 Sep 30, 2012 09:45 PM
Dial screen foggy? Spooner83 iOS 6 3 Sep 19, 2012 08:46 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:22 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC