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Windows Key input on Boot Camp 459 Views / 2 Replies  
Trying to use Apple keyboard on Mac Pro with boot camp. Should there be issues?

Is there a setting in Internet Explorer that would prevent the keyboard from working normally (IE not needing to...
Posted by Geoff, on Feb 4, 2015 at 01:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks so much. I think we are getting there now... 315 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks so much. I think we are getting there now :-)
Posted by Geoff, on Dec 1, 2014 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is no indication that the drive is even... 315 Views / 5 Replies  
There is no indication that the drive is even present, just the partitions within it. When you click on any of those you only get the options for a partition, not a drive. In other words there is no...
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 30, 2014 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Reformat HD with NO Disk name 315 Views / 5 Replies  
This is no doubt a simple question for those that know but I have a 3TB drive I am trying to clean and reformat. In the course of 'fiddling' I now have no name for the disc itself and the only ting...
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 30, 2014 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks again Angelmb but the BC Panel on mine... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks again Angelmb but the BC Panel on mine does not have either the Brightness or Remote tabs on it and hopefully that will change after I can get this (*&Y(^Y)& file downloaded.

I started...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 2, 2013 at 02:21 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Insanely Slow Server for Boot Camp DL 363 Views / 1 Replies  
Is it just me or are the Apple servers for some areas vvveeeerrrrryyyyy SLOW?

I am trying to dl an update to Boot Camp Drivers and after almost 24 hours the load indicates barely 55% complete....
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
First, after almost 24 hours the Boot Camp file... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
First, after almost 24 hours the Boot Camp file has yet to finish downloading for updating the system

Second there is no keyboard control for the three monitors being driven though a Matrox Triple...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 2, 2013 at 09:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thank you again! I was silly and thought the Boot... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
Thank you again! I was silly and thought the Boot Camp etc updates would all come with the Software Updates I do regularly!

Will know if a little while if this works :-)

Fingers etc all...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 1, 2013 at 05:03 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I will check this out. Now for the killer... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
I will check this out. Now for the killer question I actually dl'd another version of their drivers and installed directly on the PC side, I see also that AMD talks about a cleaner to remove all...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 1, 2013 at 12:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks Angelmb but my card is the 4000 series,... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks Angelmb but my card is the 4000 series, early 2009.

I can have another look at ATI and see what they say now,

This problem may have as much to do with a system crash recently where I...
Posted by Geoff, on May 31, 2013 at 05:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am using the ATI Radeon and the last time I... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
I am using the ATI Radeon and the last time I checked the ATI site they claimed that was a custom Apple version of their card and all updates would come only from Apple so I assumed that they would...
Posted by Geoff, on May 30, 2013 at 11:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am on a Pro with a three screen array so there... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
I am on a Pro with a three screen array so there is no direct brightness control from the keyboard that I am aware of.

The reduced brightness will sometimes vary while I watch it and occassionally...
Posted by Geoff, on May 28, 2013 at 11:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp and Bad Desktop display 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
Using a Mac Pro system with W7 Ultiamte 64 bit and when I start up it goes first to the log in screen fine but when I go to the initial Desktop screen, it comes up with very low brightness screen...
Posted by Geoff, on May 28, 2013 at 12:21 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thank you. Managed to use FF 'cuz Safari... 820 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you.

Managed to use FF 'cuz Safari not making nice~!
Posted by Geoff, on Feb 8, 2013 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
Safari -Adobe-Flash Mystery on Mac Pro 820 Views / 7 Replies  
Is this a mystery? A big problem? A little probem?

My copy of Safari - 6.0.2 - has suddenly started to display a 'plug in blocked' message wherever there is a Flash Vid to be played.

When I...
Posted by Geoff, on Feb 8, 2013 at 02:35 PM, in Applications
Success! 720 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes the unit was rebooted, however it turned out the owner of the unit had not updated anything on the unit for two years so a complete rebuild from scratch was called for,

All is as it should be...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 21, 2013 at 03:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
NoThumbnails at App Store on iPad 720 Views / 2 Replies  
Can anyone help with this one?

On an iPad 1 when I go to the App Store, no thunbmails are displayed. As well when I try and click on an icon to play a movie (with NFB) it just shuts down after a...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 20, 2013 at 12:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you for your thoughts folks. The total... 402 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you for your thoughts folks.

The total power off thing has not made a difference

The files for deletion I cannot find. Only one of them is evident on my unit.

The other fly int he...
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 20, 2012 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
With Lion I cannot shut off my computer! 402 Views / 7 Replies  
Ever since installing Lion, my machine will not shut off.

I get a message saying it encountered an error and is restarting.

Only solution is the 'pull the plug' one

Help Pleae!

Using a...
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 16, 2012 at 07:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Thank you all. I use Time Machine so I guess... 459 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you all.

I use Time Machine so I guess it is a simple matter of recopying the App??

Will try the Safe Mode trick too and see where that goes; I don't doubt the actual files themselves...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 20, 2012 at 04:29 PM, in Applications
iMovie Upgrade Disaster 459 Views / 4 Replies  
I have just updated the iMovie program and now the thing will not open!!!

It goes through a bunch of optimization stuff then pauses and then crashes.

Any suggestions on fixing this or backing...
Posted by Geoff, on Jun 19, 2012 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
Thanks for this. In this case doing a... 513 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for this.

In this case doing a reconfig forces me into a Bridge Mode and that does not seem to work. Going DHCP only wants some specific DNS numbers so unfortunately I remain a tad...
Posted by Geoff, on May 6, 2012 at 08:12 PM, in Networking
AE Double NAT and Unrecog ID, PW 513 Views / 3 Replies  
Color me perplexed with this one

The Doulbe NAT one just started today and the Unrecognized Applie ID or PW one has been there for a few days.

The Doulbe NAT started with my AE plugged into a...
Posted by Geoff, on May 6, 2012 at 05:48 PM, in Networking
Thank you for this. I did get the file and I hope... 957 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you for this. I did get the file and I hope I installed it correctly? DL'd in Mac. Burned folder to CD. Ran .exe file from disc in PC side and things seem to be working

My big headache now...
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 7, 2011 at 08:21 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for this. I am running Lion and the first... 957 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for this. I am running Lion and the first issue is that in BC Assistant, it keeps telling me I am NOT connected to the internet and no matter what I do I cannot get past that. I am of course...
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:33 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Windows Support S/W For Boot Camp 957 Views / 7 Replies  
Problems, problems and more problems

Got w7 64 bit installed OK. Now the fun begins

Boot Camp Utility keeps saying I am not connected to the internet when I clearly am. It will now allow me to...
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 5, 2011 at 06:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
W7 Ultimate 64 bit over existing 32 bit? 390 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way of installing a new W7 64 bit Ultimate over an existing W7 32 bit on a Mac Pro Tower and keep several existing third party programs?

Thanks so much

Geoff
Posted by Geoff, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Safari Issues with iMovie on Web Gallery 431 Views / 1 Replies  
With the latest incarnation of Lion and Safari I am no longer able to view movies posted to my Web Gallery from iMovie. The movies on the gallery play fine with Firefox.

Also with the latest...
Posted by Geoff, on Sep 28, 2011 at 10:36 AM, in Mac OS X
This is an update to my first post on this with a... 369 Views / 1 Replies  
This is an update to my first post on this with a more focused request

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This one has us puzzled

I have posted new movies to MobileMe and NONE of them will...
Posted by Geoff, on Sep 4, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in Applications
No iMovie Playing on MobileMe Gallery 369 Views / 1 Replies  
I hope this is in the right area - between iMovie, Lion and MobileMe

I have uploaded an iMovie file to my web gallery twice and it does not play back at all. Nor do any of my other movies that...
Posted by Geoff, on Sep 3, 2011 at 06:36 PM, in Applications
Hmmm - lots of readers and no ideas! Well... 599 Views / 1 Replies  
Hmmm - lots of readers and no ideas!

Well let me update my thread and share what I have figured out. When you are trying to move iMovie files from one computer to another, how I did it was to...
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 31, 2011 at 10:28 PM, in Applications
iMovie Angst & File Handling Frustrations 599 Views / 1 Replies  
Hope someone can help here and possibly provide a link to the definitive manual on iMovie and how files are handled, moved, sorted etc

The trigger for this is having been on holiday with a new MBA...
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 29, 2011 at 06:10 PM, in Applications
Thanks so much. That did the trick 1,383 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks so much. That did the trick
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 8, 2011 at 02:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Interrupted download of Lion 1,383 Views / 3 Replies  
Perhaps someone might have a little clue for me on this one?

I was starting to download a free upgrade of Lion to a newly purchased MBA. I got my authorizing code put in and the download appeared...
Posted by Geoff, on Aug 7, 2011 at 06:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Thank you both. I think I have my answer! 3,881 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you both. I think I have my answer!
Posted by Geoff, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad + Boot Camp? 3,881 Views / 3 Replies  
Pardon my naivety but is this possible to do? Is it possible to do on a MacBook Air? Thanks
Posted by Geoff, on Mar 21, 2011 at 07:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes - You Hit It! 876 Views / 5 Replies  
The problem is in the screen res config on the Matrox Triple Header box for 3 screens

Now that I think of it I did use a custom res to get the 3 working under Boot Camp. I got it working with a...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 27, 2011 at 12:32 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You may be on to something here because in the... 876 Views / 5 Replies  
You may be on to something here because in the past when I changed display resolution mode sometimes it would not display but a reboot then would cause it to default to a display mode that was...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 27, 2011 at 10:22 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks Big Mac. I am on a Mac Pro Tower and I get... 876 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Big Mac. I am on a Mac Pro Tower and I get only to the 'Starting Windows' screen then it goes black. I have not seen any mouse pointer and I do not get to the login screen at all. I get the...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 27, 2011 at 09:20 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp 3.1 Install makes PC Side Disappear 876 Views / 5 Replies  
Hope this is the right place for this question so here goes

I tried installing BC 3.1 on the PC side in W7 and after a very long dl and running the file, the PC side basically goes through the...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 26, 2011 at 09:56 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
ThNk you Steve. The printer is not WIFI and... 1,437 Views / 2 Replies  
ThNk you Steve.

The printer is not WIFI and is connected to the Extreme via LAN cable.

I was able to get access by a direct connect USB from printer to tower no problem. While I was in that...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 14, 2011 at 04:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Disappearing HP Officejet Pro 8500 Printer and AE 1,437 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

This one is very baffling. I use an AExtreme Base station and network two Macs to an HP Officejet Pro 8500 printer. The other day I was in Boot Camp mode on the tower and set up the ptinter...
Posted by Geoff, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DRM Removal Help? 522 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi

If this is not in the right please my apologies.

My question has to do with removing DRM protection from bit torrent downloads. I am trying to use VUZE and it seems almost everything I DL...
Posted by Geoff, on Oct 18, 2010 at 11:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Front Row & Mac Tower Problems 297 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi

I am trying to use Front Row on my early '09 Pro Tower and when I go to get Movie Trailers all it tells me is that I am NOT connected to the internet - which is incorrect.

Any ideas what is...
Posted by Geoff, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:30 PM, in Applications
Thank you all for these thoughts. No joy however... 726 Views / 12 Replies  
Thank you all for these thoughts. No joy however after all that

It is paired, discovered, connected. PRAM reset, .plist deleted and device reference on the laptop cleaned out. In the Setup...
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 18, 2010 at 11:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I might be getting closer but not sure. I now... 726 Views / 12 Replies  
I might be getting closer but not sure. I now start to set up the Magic Mouse, it is discovered in the Mouse preferences panel, then says it is 'connecting' but after a few seconds it just flips back...
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 18, 2010 at 12:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Right - NO room for a CD in that box. I have... 726 Views / 12 Replies  
Right - NO room for a CD in that box.

I have dl'd the s/w and was told it was out of date compared to what I already had so I must presume it came in a general software update

No change in the...
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 17, 2010 at 09:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I am running 10.6 and how do I find the s/w... 726 Views / 12 Replies  
I am running 10.6 and how do I find the s/w update? I just did a full software update after being away from the machine for 2 months

Thanks
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 17, 2010 at 05:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Magic Mouse Not Talking to Mac Tower 726 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi

My new Bluetooth Magic Mouse cannot be found by the Mouse Preferences on my Tower. Bluetooth recognizes it and I have a very basic function with it but the device cannot be found on the Mouse...
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 17, 2010 at 03:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bridging to an AEBS? 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

Can someone suggest a bridging router that will work with the AEBS? Just 'looking at the box' at the store would seem to indicate a Belkin in theory does this. I have an 'N' AEBS and need an...
Posted by Geoff, on Jul 5, 2010 at 06:34 PM, in Networking
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