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Primarily for QA testing on previous versions of... 797 Views / 6 Replies  
Primarily for QA testing on previous versions of Safari.
Posted by gto47, on Aug 25, 2011 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, there is a thread on the apple discussion... 797 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, there is a thread on the apple discussion boards about all of the weird bugs that doing this causes. I wonder if installing to a drive through target disk mode has better results. This is a...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 25, 2011 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Install Previous Versions of OS X on a new mac 797 Views / 6 Replies  
Previously I know that it was not possible to install an OSX version that is older than what a machine shipped with. Is this still the case?
Posted by gto47, on Aug 25, 2011 at 01:10 PM, in Mac OS X
They have like 6 of them in the video department... 1,733 Views / 16 Replies  
They have like 6 of them in the video department at B&H all lined up next to eachother, and while i only loaded up a few color tests on one of them I couldn't see any noticible flaws on any of them. ...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 5, 2010 at 03:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you're as anal as me about your monitors, you... 1,733 Views / 16 Replies  
If you're as anal as me about your monitors, you want to look at tftcentral.co.uk. The only critique i have for any of their reviews is that the ZR24 - which they recently re-evaluated is a really...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 5, 2010 at 03:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have seen used HP Lp2475s go for under 400... 1,733 Views / 16 Replies  
I have seen used HP Lp2475s go for under 400 bucks if you pick up a used one. B&H had one just the other day, and I have nothing but good things to say about their used department.
Posted by gto47, on Aug 3, 2010 at 03:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You know, I installed ubuntu linux on a machine i... 726 Views / 6 Replies  
You know, I installed ubuntu linux on a machine i got for free recently and that thing was flying on 256mb of ram. Its pretty hard to beat linux in terms of efficiency. Maybe put that old pc to use...
Posted by gto47, on Mar 27, 2010 at 03:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The workaround is to boot the blanked computer in... 628 Views / 2 Replies  
The workaround is to boot the blanked computer in target disk mode. Then run the installer on the machine that the disc is meant for and select the blanked drive for installation.
Posted by gto47, on Mar 27, 2010 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The serial number is also on the box that it came... 843 Views / 11 Replies  
The serial number is also on the box that it came in as well as the original receipt.

It should also be on file with apple under the previous owner's name. If it was ordered through the apple...
Posted by gto47, on Mar 27, 2010 at 03:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My girlfriends 1.6Atom LenovoPad running xp can't... 468 Views / 4 Replies  
My girlfriends 1.6Atom LenovoPad running xp can't play the content either. I expected it to be substantially better than the ibook with all the flash performance problems on ppc. But its equally...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Computer Pronounced Dead, Can no longer Play Youtube 468 Views / 4 Replies  
It seems like they keep bumping up the base level quality for youtube videos and it has just reached a point where my 1.33ghz ibook w/ 1.5gig ram can no longer play youtube videos without skipping...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 12, 2009 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone know what the cutoff is then? 1Ghz? This... 571 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone know what the cutoff is then? 1Ghz? This model has the yellow power light if its of any significance. Kinda funky.
Posted by gto47, on Feb 26, 2009 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
eMac Logic Board Compatability 571 Views / 4 Replies  
I just picked up a working eMac 700. I actually got it for free out of the trash in NYC. It is in great condition and works perfectly. I am considering a swap to a 1.25ghz logic board for it. ...
Posted by gto47, on Feb 25, 2009 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just talked to firstphase on the phone. They... 145,470 Views / 253 Replies  
I just talked to firstphase on the phone. They quoted me $75 for a reball. Not bad considering it has to be reballed by hand.
Posted by gto47, on Sep 25, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey guys, i just attempted a reflow on a G3 900... 145,470 Views / 253 Replies  
Hey guys, i just attempted a reflow on a G3 900 and was unsuccessful. Now it won't even bong. When i hit the power button i hear the cd and hard drive spool but then it loses power. I'm guessing...
Posted by gto47, on Sep 25, 2008 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well folks, it looks like its sold 855 Views / 7 Replies  
well folks, it looks like its sold
Posted by gto47, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:19 AM, in Marketplace
Heck, i'll do $160 shipped. I want this thing... 855 Views / 7 Replies  
Heck, i'll do $160 shipped. I want this thing gone...
Posted by gto47, on Jul 16, 2008 at 10:25 PM, in Marketplace
I would do that for $200 shipped in the original... 855 Views / 7 Replies  
I would do that for $200 shipped in the original G5 box. I can't get around what looks like a $50 shipping cost. The processors probably work but I have no way of testing them. Case is complete...
Posted by gto47, on Jul 16, 2008 at 10:20 PM, in Marketplace
sorry, power supply is already sold, but i do... 855 Views / 7 Replies  
sorry, power supply is already sold, but i do have the case, broken motherboard, and processors if anyone is interested.
Posted by gto47, on Jul 16, 2008 at 11:52 AM, in Marketplace
You could connect it to an xraid if you put a... 847 Views / 16 Replies  
You could connect it to an xraid if you put a fiber channel card in it. We had one where i worked with this setup. Was a good server.
Posted by gto47, on Jun 24, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Power Mac G5 Case & working power supply $100 855 Views / 7 Replies  
This is the case to a dual processor [not dual core] 2.0ghz G5. It has the 600w power supply. I have tested the power supply pinout and it works fully. Pickup near new york city preferred, but I...
Posted by gto47, on Jun 24, 2008 at 10:45 PM, in Marketplace
iBook G3/900 performance 331 Views / 2 Replies  
What is the performance like on these machines when the ram is maxed out? I'm thinking of upgrading my from 256 on my girlfriend's machine but i'm unsure if its worth it. Its just used for basic...
Posted by gto47, on Jan 21, 2008 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Imac Displays - Are they really glossy? 3,926 Views / 83 Replies  
I had the opportunity to take a look at the new imac models and i'm not so convinced that the lcd panels they are using are any different from the ones included with prior models. The glossy face of...
Posted by gto47, on Aug 29, 2007 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
teleport is another great option. I often use... 1,043 Views / 8 Replies  
teleport is another great option. I often use one machine to render in 3d and the other to run photoshop/after effects. It could be more effective than a quad core mac pro depending on what you're...
Posted by gto47, on May 19, 2007 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
This has nothing to do with openGL. Flash is... 2,070 Views / 10 Replies  
This has nothing to do with openGL. Flash is unable to support opengl, nor does it support any standard that utlizes the video card. The limitation is your vram and processor speed. Might as well...
Posted by gto47, on Apr 25, 2007 at 05:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Poor External Video Output 355 Views / 0 Replies  
I have tried several vga second monitors with my coreduo(1) 2.0ghz iMac, all of which have the same problem: the screen is very dim. So far i have tried a mitsubishi 930SB and an apple studio...
Posted by gto47, on Nov 22, 2006 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Does anyone know if there is a config file that i... 26,275 Views / 26 Replies  
Does anyone know if there is a config file that i can modify in order to manually reset my display settings. As it is I have managed to disable both of my displays while the dvi to vga adapter is...
Posted by gto47, on Oct 17, 2006 at 09:24 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Annoying Desktop File Arrangement 350 Views / 0 Replies  
I've found lately that when i create new files on my desktop they end up getting stacked in the lower right hand corner of the desktop. I've gone though the view options and finder preferences to...
Posted by gto47, on Sep 29, 2006 at 01:59 PM, in Mac OS X
G5 Logic Board Compatibility 553 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to pick up a replacement logic board off ebay for a dual 2.0 (not dual core). The processors may be fried as well but its worth a shot. I assume that the dual core boards will not work. ...
Posted by gto47, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dual 604/233 IBM RS/6000 AHHHHH 396 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently acquired one of these beasts. Its a huge workgroup tower that weighs around 100 lbs. Anyway i have heard vaguely that it will run os x but first things first. It doesn't have a video...
Posted by gto47, on May 31, 2006 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sure enough the GUID is 0x50770E00071002 for... 788 Views / 10 Replies  
Sure enough the GUID is 0x50770E00071002 for both. Guess i'll have to call coolmax and see what they can do for me. I'm not sure if there is anything they can do if all the drives have the same id....
Posted by gto47, on May 19, 2006 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Now it seems like its an issue with the drive... 788 Views / 10 Replies  
Now it seems like its an issue with the drive enclosure. It doesn't seem like any mac can mount both drives simultaneously, hub or no hub. I still don't get it.
Posted by gto47, on May 18, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Still having problems after purchasing a powered... 788 Views / 10 Replies  
Still having problems after purchasing a powered hub. Hopefully others will let apple know of the problem as well. The usb interface seems to cause the finder to halt under heavy xfers. Waiting...
Posted by gto47, on May 17, 2006 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've been having the same problem. Try running... 435 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been having the same problem. Try running the uninstaller and then reinstalling with pacifist. This worked with the rest of CS2 for me but like you I still cannot get acrobat pro to work...
Posted by gto47, on May 17, 2006 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm certainly not trying to brag about my... 1,043 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm certainly not trying to brag about my equipment. The fact is that most of it I got used in less than working condition. I'm really hoping there is an answer out there other than "use your...
Posted by gto47, on May 1, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I bought the dacs when I had my G5 because of the... 1,043 Views / 7 Replies  
I bought the dacs when I had my G5 because of the chirping problem and the unavoidable hiss from the poor minijack interconnect. This iMac has much better analog output in my opinion. In theory it...
Posted by gto47, on May 1, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Front Row Volume Control using optical out 1,043 Views / 7 Replies  
I use the optical output on my imac for everything as i have a high quality dac which sounds much better than the one in the imac over the tiny minijack. When you use the optical out the volume...
Posted by gto47, on May 1, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm now on my second iMac, returned the first to... 788 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm now on my second iMac, returned the first to the apple store because a) they didn't give me the 256vram on the first one & b)the first one had a slight screen defect. This new one still has the...
Posted by gto47, on Apr 26, 2006 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
This really sounds like a problem with the memory... 753 Views / 10 Replies  
This really sounds like a problem with the memory to me. Try taking out the 512 stick.
Posted by gto47, on Apr 24, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
For anyone who needs this adapter they sure are... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
For anyone who needs this adapter they sure are cheap:
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&DID=7&Partnumber=180-968
Posted by gto47, on Apr 20, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac coreduo: firewire issue 788 Views / 10 Replies  
After the logic board failed on my G5, i picked up one of these new intel macs in the 20" variety. Since all of my data was on the two sata drives inside i bought two external enclosures so that i...
Posted by gto47, on Apr 20, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Backlight uneveness - where to draw the line? 487 Views / 2 Replies  
I have one of the new coreduo 20" imacs. As with most lcds the backlight is slightly uneven causing white spots. This is particularly annoying in the lower left of the display but is also...
Posted by gto47, on Apr 20, 2006 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can change the password by booting from cd. ... 1,237 Views / 11 Replies  
You can change the password by booting from cd. It's in the menu bar somewhere. I have a theory about your little situation. I've seen this a lot on old imacs because they actually only have one...
Posted by gto47, on Feb 14, 2006 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
ibook 1.33 why so slow? 727 Views / 5 Replies  
I understand that this is not apple's top end machine but at times it is just ridiculous how slow it is. It hangs a lot when using illustrator, photoshop, indesign, bridge and takes forever to...
Posted by gto47, on Feb 13, 2006 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iPod Settlement 581 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone received their settlement credit or battery replacement from the ipod settlement yet? see www.appleipodsettlement.com
Posted by gto47, on Jan 13, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i've already seen the spy shots ... 2,487 Views / 19 Replies  
i've already seen the spy shots (http://www.pontiac.com/images/gallery/g6sedan/sm_image21_lrg.jpg)

Can they really name this thing the G6?
Posted by gto47, on Oct 14, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've had problems like this before, and different... 1,232 Views / 12 Replies  
I've had problems like this before, and different solutions seemed to work each time. The first time it happened it seemed to be a problem with the finder. I would have no programs running but...
Posted by gto47, on Oct 14, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 - Crash on wake from sleep issue 483 Views / 5 Replies  
This issue has bee festering on the apple discussion boards for too long and apple still has not addressed it. Has anyone found a temporary solution?
...
Posted by gto47, on Jul 25, 2005 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
sorry, i don't have any modems for this model 498 Views / 2 Replies  
sorry, i don't have any modems for this model
Posted by gto47, on Jul 23, 2005 at 08:01 PM, in Marketplace
FREE iMac 266 in large antec case. 273 Views / 0 Replies  
This is free to you if you can pick it up. Zip code 10606. Otherwise you can pay to ship it but this is fair warning the case its in is massive. I custom built the case to hold the imac and while...
Posted by gto47, on Jul 23, 2005 at 07:58 PM, in Marketplace
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