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24 songs in iCloud invisible to iTunes app? 194 Views / 0 Replies  
Surely, I have too much time on my hands right now, but, please, humor me with your consideration of this scenario:

1. When I Update iTunes Match or turn it off, then back on again, I'm told...
Posted by Storyboy, on Nov 3, 2012 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, Steve. So simple, and yet so maddening. ... 406 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, Steve. So simple, and yet so maddening. I changed this back when I installed Pages. Who can know all that might happen when a butterfly flaps its wings?

Thanks, again.
Posted by Storyboy, on Feb 8, 2011 at 09:39 PM, in Applications
Mail.app using Day of the Year for date stamps. Whaaaat? 406 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's a new one, for me anyway:

It seems all of my emails in the mail.app have suddenly been stamped with dates that use the day of the year, rather than day of the month, i.e:

37 February,...
Posted by Storyboy, on Feb 8, 2011 at 05:39 PM, in Applications
I think I'll put aside the CCC hammer and just do... 488 Views / 2 Replies  
I think I'll put aside the CCC hammer and just do an old fashioned drag/drop. I can probably remember when I add new music to iTunes! It's really not too complicated, is it? I don't need no...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 5, 2009 at 09:50 PM, in Applications
"Batch" selecting multiple subfolders in CCC? 488 Views / 2 Replies  
Kinda sounds weird, I know, but here's the deal:

I'd like to clone my 134G iTunes Music Folder, currently residing on my internal drive, across two different external 120G drives. Why, you might...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:00 AM, in Applications
Wireless DSL Gateway as standalone router? 599 Views / 1 Replies  
I currently use an Actiontec Wireless DSL Gateway (GT704), into which DSL is fed through the phone line, with an integrated 4-port router. I'll be dropping the DSL, in favor of cable internet...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 1, 2009 at 09:35 AM, in Networking
Thanks. I've posted this on several different... 454 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I've posted this on several different forums, and between them all, I think I have my answer.

By "internet traffic through a browser not in the active RDC window" I meant browsing in...
Posted by Storyboy, on Nov 28, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in Networking
Help with VPN/RDC connections 454 Views / 3 Replies  
My company has set me up with VPN/RDC privileges, so I can work from home. They gave me a serviceable Dell laptop, and I will be connecting to my office Windows XP Dell machine. As I'd much rather...
Posted by Storyboy, on Nov 28, 2007 at 11:39 AM, in Networking
Running networked Windows apps 389 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello.

If I connect to the Cisco network at my workplace (with Cisco VPN), I know I'd be able to access cross-platform files, but would I be able to run networked Windows-only apps on my iMac...
Posted by Storyboy, on Aug 25, 2007 at 02:31 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm sad to see this thread is still alive. 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
As I mentioned earlier, it took a replacement of my iMac to solve it for me. I've not yet seen any news coming out of Apple on this. I wonder if the replacement unit I have was a "secret update,"...
Posted by Storyboy, on Nov 3, 2006 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
You want to download Flip4Mac WMV 2.1.0.33 -... 685 Views / 11 Replies  
You want to download Flip4Mac WMV 2.1.0.33 - VersionTracker: (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/28842)

Works well for me!
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 20, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
Exchanged my 20" and all is well...so far! 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
As it's still not even been 2 weeks since I took delivery on my original iMac, MacConnection did a fair exchange for me. They actually overnighted a new one and I can keep the old until I transfer...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 15, 2006 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Are you running 10.4.7 or 10.4.8? 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
Are you running 10.4.7 or 10.4.8?
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 7, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, I called Apple and, though "Brian" said it... 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
So, I called Apple and, though "Brian" said it must be a hardware issue and that I'd need to take it in for servive, I don't know that I'm in such a rush to do that. I just go this machine on Monday...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 7, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, but the PRAM reset did nothing for me. ... 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
Thanks, but the PRAM reset did nothing for me. The real shame is that the built-in isight was never a deal maker or breaker for me. I love my new machine but, if it's going to come with something...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 7, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's definitely not a problem restricted to that... 26,755 Views / 35 Replies  
It's definitely not a problem restricted to that 17" model nor, I'm afraid, is it necessarily due to the 10.4.8 upgrade. I have the 20" C2D and, right out of the box, running 10.4.7 (pre-installed),...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 7, 2006 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry for the double post! 498 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry for the double post!
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 4, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
I transferred everything manually. Not as... 498 Views / 3 Replies  
I transferred everything manually. Not as maddening as it might sound...except for the little things that get lost in the shuffle. I had read somewhere that Migration Assistant is not always to be...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Applications
Mail rules migration 498 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anybody tell me how I can migrate the Rules I've created in Mail.app 1.2.5 (on Jaguar 10.2.8) to v2.1.1 (on Tiger 10.4.8)? Or do I need to re-create them manually?

Thanks.
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
[QUOTE=Pierre B.]I think you got things the other... 985 Views / 26 Replies  
[QUOTE=Pierre B.]I think you got things the other way around. There is no way to see between major OS X updates the kind of leap we saw when the Macintosh moved from the ancient MacOS code to the...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 18, 2006 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow! Thanks for all the input. For a while... 985 Views / 26 Replies  
Wow! Thanks for all the input. For a while there, it looked like my indecision was not to be aided. Go for it. Wait. Go for it. Wait. But, as of now, I think waiting has won the day. After...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 18, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in Mac OS X
A Tiger's longevity? 985 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm still running Jaguar. My DVSE is nearly 7 years old and, though I've encountered few problems, I think I'm ready for a new 20" Core 2 Duo.

Surely, the improvements I saw with Jag over OS9...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 16, 2006 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Why does Entourage suggest addresses I've never used? 314 Views / 0 Replies  
Never mind!
Posted by Storyboy, on Jan 4, 2006 at 08:04 PM, in Applications
I took the tip from ghporter, I unplugged the... 631 Views / 7 Replies  
I took the tip from ghporter, I unplugged the modem, took a nap, and tried again, to find that all is well!

Could have been the IP address.

Thanks again.
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 3, 2005 at 04:09 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the input. I was advised to do a... 631 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the input.

I was advised to do a power-cycle, but on for about 30 seconds. However, until last weekend, my modem had been unplugged from the wall for about 10 days. Plenty of time for...
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 2, 2005 at 02:27 PM, in Networking
Slow outgoing email 631 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey,

I have been using a DSL 1.5M/8?? connection for a few weeks and, though my download speed is a respectable 1300+kbps, this afternoon it took me over 20 minutes to email a 1.0M attachment....
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 2, 2005 at 12:10 PM, in Networking
Yeah, I was thinking the power thing as well,... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I was thinking the power thing as well, hence the need for a 6-pin. Turns out the back of the HDD has a spare 6-pin...but...it's apparently not powered. So, it didn't work. Same problem. It...
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 4, 2005 at 09:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow. Thanks for clearing this up. Seems you... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow. Thanks for clearing this up. Seems you know what you're talking about.

I am at work now, so I can't be certain, but I am pretty sure the extra FW port on my external (Seagate in an...
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 3, 2005 at 03:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Steve, Thanks. I am running the iMac DV... 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Steve,

Thanks. I am running the iMac DV 400, which has two Firewire ports, and the HDD has an external power adapter.

Thanks.
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 3, 2005 at 09:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unable to trans tunes from Library on external HD! HELP! 588 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey,

I just bought a 40g iPod photo (good deal at buy.com: $359-$20 Instant Rebate).

I had prevously ripped about 20g of tunes into an iTunes Library on an external 120g FW HD, in anticipation...
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 3, 2005 at 12:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTunes and track numbers. 509 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey,

I've been downloading live shows from http://archive.org. They come in either FLAC or SHN format, which I eventually convert to AIFF and add them to my iTunes library.

The file names are...
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 16, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Applications
Audio quality from mp3 to AIFF? 446 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey,

I've seen a sh*tload of threads on what codec is better, and how quality suffers, and on and on...

...but nowhere can I find info on any quality that is perhaps "recovered" when converting...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 30, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Can I print NON-standard prints in iPhoto2? 473 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey,

I think I've figured out the whole constrain feature, which allows me to at least "format" a 4x6, 4x7, square, or even custom-size like 2.25x3.875...but, is there a way to print this odd...
Posted by Storyboy, on Feb 15, 2004 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
Is there anyway I can reverse this without the... 1,145 Views / 13 Replies  
Is there anyway I can reverse this without the use of an Antivirus program? Would a re-install be free of the problem?

I have created Word files at work on a Windows machine and emailed them to...
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 8, 2003 at 11:03 PM, in Mac OS X
O97M.Tristate . What evil can it do? 1,145 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey,

I just found out that a Word file I sent to a Windows-user couldn't be opened because of the existence of this O97M.Tristate virus.

I admit that I have not used virus-protection since...
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 8, 2003 at 02:56 PM, in Mac OS X
What about CronAid? 607 Views / 11 Replies  
I didn't see any mention of CronAid (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13803), which, so far as I can tell, works fine for me. It runs unattended about every 10 minutes or so, and...
Posted by Storyboy, on Dec 3, 2003 at 12:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Recent Items migrating between users. Why? 427 Views / 4 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Storyboy:
[B]My machine is set up for three users: Me (Owner,) my wife, and a fresh troubleshooting user (root is often enabled, as well.)

Whenever I log on as a user...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 30, 2003 at 04:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Recent Items migrating between users. Why? 427 Views / 4 Replies  
My machine is set up for three users: Me (Owner,) my wife, and a fresh troubleshooting user (root is often enabled, as well.)

Whenever I log on as a user other than my Owner account, the Recent...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 23, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Of course! The whole 1024 thing... 642 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the input!

My early introductory Computer Science education is coming back to me now. I've also read up on that lawsuit, but since Seagate is not named, and I am not likely to run out...
Posted by Storyboy, on Oct 1, 2003 at 01:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why does my 120G FW HD show only 111G available? 642 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey,

I understand that there are formatting files that take up space, but should these files, whatever they are, take up nearly 9 gigs?

The drive is a Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 with an 8M Buffer...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 30, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Original iBook Internal Modem--Dead? 356 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey,

I am updating and cleaning up a friend's iBook G3 300MHz.

When I first tried to connect via the internal modem, there was much crackling, then a dial tone, then dialing noise, but no...
Posted by Storyboy, on Sep 2, 2003 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Que! 8432 burner woes and questions 337 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey,

Two parts to this one:

1) I have had a bit of trouble with this drive from day one, sometime back in April 2000! I've burned many CDs without incident, but quite often, the drive is not...
Posted by Storyboy, on Aug 26, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cable Internet Access on Rev A iMac? 468 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey,

I should be able to connect a cable modem to an ethernet port on a 233MHz iMac running OS 9, no?

It has been so long since I played with OS9, and I've never had cable access on my newer...
Posted by Storyboy, on Jul 16, 2003 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am running 10.2.6 now, but bust my britches and... 729 Views / 8 Replies  
I am running 10.2.6 now, but bust my britches and bless my soul if I hadn't first encountered the issue in 10.2.5.

And, as Charles Barkley says "I could be wrong, but I doubt it."

But, really,...
Posted by Storyboy, on Jun 2, 2003 at 11:01 AM, in Mac OS X
No firm resolution yet. I've encountered at... 729 Views / 8 Replies  
No firm resolution yet. I've encountered at least one other post, though I can't remember where, and replies did little more than to eliminate this "migration" as a security issue; it is more an...
Posted by Storyboy, on Jun 1, 2003 at 05:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, iguana...I have indeed used the sudo... 729 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks, iguana...I have indeed used the sudo command, as I have also logged in as root, which, another poster (here or at MacFixIt or Apple, not sure which) has found to result in an un-requested...
Posted by Storyboy, on May 11, 2003 at 10:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Recent Items issues driving me crazy! 729 Views / 8 Replies  
Shameless bounce:brick:
Posted by Storyboy, on May 10, 2003 at 07:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Recent Items issues driving me crazy! 729 Views / 8 Replies  
Okay, this one is paired down to focus on one annoying issue:

1) Why is it that Recent Items under the Apple menu of my owner account migrate to Apple menus of others?

Anyone?

Thanks.
Posted by Storyboy, on May 9, 2003 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the help, but, unfortunately I still... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the help, but, unfortunately I still find nothing that would work on an single iMac in a public computer lab.

The search continues. There must be something out there. No?
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 4, 2003 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
Deep Freeze/Clean Slate for Mac?? 503 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey,

Somehow this wasn't posted, so here it is again:

I need such an animal for the Mac that would protect public computers by deleting anything downloaded/installed at shutdown (thus returning...
Posted by Storyboy, on Mar 3, 2003 at 04:52 PM, in Applications
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