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Article:
  Jaguar: Time to Stop Pussyfooting Around
Subject:   Switch to Jaguar
Date:   2002-09-16 13:25:40
From:   criduchat
Jaguaraggravate:


I don't run Photoshop, don't own a computer company, don't manage a server, don't write computer articles for magazines, no longer run a hospital department, don't see any need to carry 10,000 tunes on my person, don't take part in a LAN, don't own a website, don't do major trouble-shooting on other's computers, don't own a laptop computer, presently have a G-3 B & W 400mHz, 384MB, don't show people my computer to impress them, don't program UNIX (or understand it).


I would like to learn how to use Quicken with my bank etc.; also, would like to further my photographic proclivities somewhat.


I have invested in OS 10.1 and now 10.2; and found the apple Mail program and earthlink.net did not mesh well. For over one month I have had trouble sending, and sometimes receiving email; even though I spent up to 2 hours at a time with Earthlink ISP reps on the phone, and brought my computer to the "Geniuses" at the Apple Store. Now, suddenly, without changing any PPoE settings etc. my mail seems again to be functioning. For this kind of service Earthlink expects top prices, and Apple wants to charge me for the privilege of using their iTools (some of which may be quite useful).


I keep getting messages that my printer doesn't work (have tried to download any and all up-to-date drivers for HP 970Cse; also, Jaz 2 GB doesn't work at all in spite of installing new driver and new stuff in Mac Software that supposedly would cure the problem. Incidentally, the printer works fine almost all of the time, despite the "Printer won't work" type of messages.


I bought a Canon G2 camera recommended by the Apple "Geniuses" and have found it works flawlessly with the Mac (with and without iPhoto).


I am a member of Mensa, taught medicine at Johns Hopkins, Duke University, George Washington University in D.C., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.


Why am I developing an "aggravation rash" and not more happy with Jaguar despite your glowing article?


Yore Frend, Del