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But it's moot as the 13" Retina never shipped... 1,070 Views / 12 Replies  
But it's moot as the 13" Retina never shipped with any version of Lion, so any installer available simply won't work.
Posted by ChrisF, on May 7, 2013 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried to restore it in iTunes or used... 634 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried to restore it in iTunes or used the Settings/General/Reset/Erase All Content and Settings option?
Posted by ChrisF, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The public folder in your Dropbox can be accessed... 759 Views / 16 Replies  
The public folder in your Dropbox can be accessed by anyone. Obviously, this has security issues, but if it doesn't matter, membership isn't necessary.
Posted by ChrisF, on May 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Screen shots are routed through video memory, so... 638 Views / 6 Replies  
Screen shots are routed through video memory, so those can show corruption too if there's a hardware issue.
Posted by ChrisF, on May 16, 2012 at 11:55 AM, in macOS
No, the pins are different. 1,052 Views / 6 Replies  
No, the pins are different.
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 5, 2012 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Epson Scan for the V300 works perfectly under... 10,696 Views / 17 Replies  
Epson Scan for the V300 works perfectly under Lion. I'd think it works with the V330 as well.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jan 18, 2012 at 02:41 PM, in macOS
Apple doesn't repair any iPhones at the customer... 2,078 Views / 15 Replies  
Apple doesn't repair any iPhones at the customer level. It will be replaced, and they probably won't deal with it if it's jailbroken. Might as well restore since they're going to give you a different...
Posted by ChrisF, on Dec 2, 2011 at 08:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That seems about right, it's been a while. 859 Views / 8 Replies  
That seems about right, it's been a while.
Posted by ChrisF, on Dec 1, 2011 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
You'll only be able to use 2GB of RAM with that... 859 Views / 8 Replies  
You'll only be able to use 2GB of RAM with that Mini unless you force the later Mini firmware on it. Otherwise the 2x2GB modules won't even allow it to boot. Unfortunately I can't find the link I...
Posted by ChrisF, on Nov 30, 2011 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Having done both, I'd pick RWD with snow tires in... 1,499 Views / 77 Replies  
Having done both, I'd pick RWD with snow tires in an instant. Most of the comments in the thread are ignoring the gains in steering and stopping that snow tires offer over all season tires. RWD, AWD,...
Posted by ChrisF, on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Doesn't the RAID do lights out management? The... 798 Views / 9 Replies  
Doesn't the RAID do lights out management? The xServe did, and I think the RAID does too. This will allow you to do exactly what you want.
Posted by ChrisF, on Nov 14, 2011 at 08:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just call Apple- they'll send you the proper... 861 Views / 2 Replies  
Just call Apple- they'll send you the proper discs. Last time I had to do this, it was about $15 per disc. Edit: maybe Apple won't since yours came with Lion. It's still worth a call to see if...
Posted by ChrisF, on Nov 9, 2011 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 4, but ran into the locations not... 1,348 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 4, but ran into the locations not working because of the Exchange account I have on it.
Posted by ChrisF, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do you have an Exchange account configured on... 1,348 Views / 6 Replies  
Do you have an Exchange account configured on your phone? If you do, the reminders default to your tasks list on the Exchange server and that doesn't seem to support location. You can make a new...
Posted by ChrisF, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have had no trouble with updates so far, but... 6,418 Views / 14 Replies  
I have had no trouble with updates so far, but haven't sent the updates out to all of my lab computers yet. Any chance you have a Bootcamp or other external drives attached? If so, try ejecting those...
Posted by ChrisF, on Sep 14, 2011 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
That you're buying the car used doesn't mean the... 3,345 Views / 167 Replies  
That you're buying the car used doesn't mean the replacement parts are any less expensive. The quote you got is entirely reasonable, and coming onto a computer forum to complain about that just...
Posted by ChrisF, on Sep 4, 2011 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The new models use a machine-specific build of... 4,721 Views / 14 Replies  
The new models use a machine-specific build of 10.7.1, so this still won't work. 10.7.2 will probably be the first unified OS version for these.
Posted by ChrisF, on Sep 3, 2011 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
It's not a virus. Mackeeper sounds like it's... 1,725 Views / 13 Replies  
It's not a virus.
Mackeeper sounds like it's fixing problems that don't exist; I wouldn't waste your money on that.
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 18, 2011 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
What does any consumer stand to gain from having... 790 Views / 21 Replies  
What does any consumer stand to gain from having the merger go through?
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 17, 2011 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, your version of Little Snitch is WAY out... 854 Views / 3 Replies  
First, your version of Little Snitch is WAY out of date and isn't Lion compatible.
Second, what Bluetooth devices are you using?
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 17, 2011 at 11:22 PM, in macOS
The (early and mid) 2009 MacBooks use DDR2 RAM.... 706 Views / 2 Replies  
The (early and mid) 2009 MacBooks use DDR2 RAM. You can't put DDR3 in there.
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 10, 2011 at 12:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's correct. 845 Views / 6 Replies  
That's correct.
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:55 AM, in macOS
I don't come here for political discussion and... 3,241 Views / 116 Replies  
I don't come here for political discussion and don't wish to see it. Because the actual Mac traffic is so low, the new posts searches are often more political than Mac content, so I rarely...
Posted by ChrisF, on Aug 4, 2011 at 09:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
/Users/Shared is there just for this purpose. 907 Views / 10 Replies  
/Users/Shared is there just for this purpose.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 24, 2011 at 02:02 PM, in macOS
It was there in the earlier previews, removed for... 818 Views / 11 Replies  
It was there in the earlier previews, removed for later ones.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 23, 2011 at 10:54 AM, in macOS
tmutil is how you access the options for Time... 818 Views / 11 Replies  
tmutil is how you access the options for Time Machine.
sudo tmutil disablelocal
will shut the local backups off, but they're only enabled on portable computers.

There's a reasonably detailed man...
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 23, 2011 at 01:32 AM, in macOS
Little Snitch 2.4 is working perfectly fine for... 1,336 Views / 4 Replies  
Little Snitch 2.4 is working perfectly fine for me with the App Store.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 22, 2011 at 09:32 PM, in Applications
These are obviously just the bundled application... 688 Views / 3 Replies  
These are obviously just the bundled application packages on the demo machines in store. Lion will be $29 and there's not going to be a different version than that except for the $49 Server add-on....
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 19, 2011 at 04:25 PM, in macOS
It's not spam, but it also doesn't sound like... 5,223 Views / 34 Replies  
It's not spam, but it also doesn't sound like Comcast's system is working properly (no real surprise there.)
https://constantguard.comcast.net/
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:20 AM, in Networking
The 13" Macbook Pro is only a dual core... 1,614 Views / 12 Replies  
The 13" Macbook Pro is only a dual core processor, whether you go i5 or i7.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 13, 2011 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can always put PCIe ESATA cards into an... 2,749 Views / 23 Replies  
You can always put PCIe ESATA cards into an expansion chassis such as the Echo Express from Sonnet. Most of the cards are x4 PCIe, so you shouldn't see any degradation in performance as compared to...
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 9, 2011 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's foolish to not have renter's insurance,... 2,443 Views / 19 Replies  
It's foolish to not have renter's insurance, regardless of whether you put up a satellite dish or not. It's not expensive.

I know I'd hate to have to pay to replace all my belongings if my...
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 8, 2011 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That just builds an image of a disk, primarily... 1,707 Views / 7 Replies  
That just builds an image of a disk, primarily for netbooting purposes. It doesn't make an OS installer.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 5, 2011 at 02:35 PM, in macOS
10.6.3 is the latest released. I would suggest... 1,707 Views / 7 Replies  
10.6.3 is the latest released. I would suggest calling Applecare to see what they say, but I suspect the main reason they say that the card is only compatible with the 2010 Mac Pros is because there...
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 5, 2011 at 10:26 AM, in macOS
As with all previous versions of Mac OS X, the... 4,612 Views / 126 Replies  
As with all previous versions of Mac OS X, the Server Admin Tools are a separate download.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jul 4, 2011 at 10:13 AM, in macOS
If there's 10000 emails, isn't it worth the $20... 1,343 Views / 6 Replies  
If there's 10000 emails, isn't it worth the $20 to upgrade to plus? Surely your time has a value.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The files are so big because the 27" iMac screen... 674 Views / 8 Replies  
The files are so big because the 27" iMac screen is so large. Use command-shift-4 to only capture the frontmost window, and make the window smaller if file size is a concern.
Posted by ChrisF, on Jun 10, 2011 at 01:00 AM, in macOS
In the import dialog, be sure to choose "In the... 1,841 Views / 1 Replies  
In the import dialog, be sure to choose "In the Aperture Library" from the "Store Files:" pulldown menu.
Posted by ChrisF, on May 29, 2011 at 08:27 PM, in Applications
You can also just use your computer-specific disk... 1,585 Views / 3 Replies  
You can also just use your computer-specific disk to install on the external drive.
Posted by ChrisF, on Apr 25, 2011 at 10:36 AM, in macOS
No, it's an Apple bug. 2,271 Views / 19 Replies  
No, it's an Apple bug.
Posted by ChrisF, on Apr 19, 2011 at 12:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
In the interest of clarity, I assume you mean... 1,214 Views / 12 Replies  
In the interest of clarity, I assume you mean IMAP.
As for the original question, you expect you'd receive >7GB of email within 30 days? Yikes.
Posted by ChrisF, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
You'd need to replace everything inside except... 2,920 Views / 7 Replies  
You'd need to replace everything inside except for the disks. Power supply, processor(s), video card, RAM are all different. It's absolutely cost ineffective, if you can get all the parts. The newer...
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Assuming shipping in the UK is somewhat similar... 662 Views / 8 Replies  
Assuming shipping in the UK is somewhat similar to that in the US, it's likely that some sort of dimensional weight will come into play and the actual weight will be effectively irrelevant. Shipping...
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 28, 2011 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can just put a space with your middle initial... 3,716 Views / 5 Replies  
You can just put a space with your middle initial after your first name for Word.
It appears that you can delete /Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.office.licensing.plist and reenter your serial...
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 26, 2011 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
Preferences --> User information. 3,716 Views / 5 Replies  
Preferences --> User information.
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 26, 2011 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
Just delete your version that won't update and... 974 Views / 3 Replies  
Just delete your version that won't update and redownload it from the "Purchases" menu.
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 22, 2011 at 08:53 PM, in Applications
That's not a Land Rover, It's a Toyota Land... 750 Views / 14 Replies  
That's not a Land Rover, It's a Toyota Land Cruiser. It's a 1970s vintage vehicle.
Posted by ChrisF, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OS X just doesn't work that way. VNC and the... 1,227 Views / 10 Replies  
OS X just doesn't work that way. VNC and the local user accounts aren't related, as you've noticed.
Posted by ChrisF, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:08 PM, in macOS
It's right in the screen sharing preference pane.... 1,227 Views / 10 Replies  
It's right in the screen sharing preference pane. You pick the accounts you want to have access and it defaults to everyone in the admin group.
Posted by ChrisF, on Feb 27, 2011 at 09:56 PM, in macOS
You can't install from an Intel mac to a PowerPC... 696 Views / 5 Replies  
You can't install from an Intel mac to a PowerPC iBook like that. You may be able to put the disc in the Intel Mac and put that into target mode connecting it to the iBook, and that should cause the...
Posted by ChrisF, on Feb 27, 2011 at 01:12 PM, in macOS
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