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10.5.2 modem problem 9,941 Views / 178 Replies  
Since doing the combo upgrade, my Apple external USB modem lock up the system. Did all the usual things- repair permissions (hoo boy does it take a long time now!) fsck -fy on start up. Start up from...
Posted by patricr, on Feb 13, 2008 at 06:56 AM, in Mac OS X
RSS Screen saver bug? 45,145 Views / 363 Replies  
I have set CNN as my RSS screen saver today. It works as in Tiger, but it starts by stating the date is
December 31, 2000! Is this a bug or have I done something wrong?
Posted by patricr, on Oct 31, 2007 at 06:48 PM, in Mac OS X
It may be a burn disk you accidently created- try... 324 Views / 1 Replies  
It may be a burn disk you accidently created- try to trash it and empty trash.
Posted by patricr, on Aug 4, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Shut downs 1,217 Views / 17 Replies  
My 3 month old MBP did the same immediate shutdown 2 times in 2 days. Called Apple and they sent me a new battery- seems to have solved the problem. My battery did not bulge/swell as others observed.
Posted by patricr, on Jul 23, 2006 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
=========== I have successfuly rebooted from a... 1,101 Views / 19 Replies  
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I have successfuly rebooted from a FW drive, but not a LaCie. I used SuperDuper and reformatted the drive for GUID. Check with LaCie website for firmware update, I believe their drives...
Posted by patricr, on Apr 8, 2006 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered Feb 9th. Ordered a 1.67, bumped up to a... 91,995 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Ordered Feb 9th. Ordered a 1.67, bumped up to a 1.83 by Apple. Also ordered modem, included inside box. RAM 2 x 512- 1 GB. Ordered from Educational store.
Posted by patricr, on Mar 8, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Received mine today after shipping from China on... 91,995 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Received mine today after shipping from China on Monday. (3 days- dateline make it 2 days?)
1. Whine? did it for first 20 minutes, then went away- perhaps Spotlight working to index drive?
2. Tilt...
Posted by patricr, on Mar 8, 2006 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have done the migration 4 times, and yes, it... 431 Views / 4 Replies  
I have done the migration 4 times, and yes, it can sometimes be confusing which option(s) to choose. It does, however, transfer everything when chosen at the right time with the right options. Try...
Posted by patricr, on Jan 17, 2006 at 08:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Would Zend Studio be what you want? www.zend.com 749 Views / 11 Replies  
Would Zend Studio be what you want? www.zend.com
Posted by patricr, on Nov 14, 2005 at 12:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Multiple items in open with command 286 Views / 0 Replies  
In 10.4.2, when control clicking on a file to get the contexual menu "open with," I get multiple copies showing for each application. This causes a delay in the display, and a long scroll...
Posted by patricr, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:05 AM, in Mac OS X
>>Did this get reported to Apple specifically as... 42,397 Views / 74 Replies  
>>Did this get reported to Apple specifically as a bug? Can you reproduce it on other systems?<<

NO- that is the weird thing, we have 80 various Macs, and none of them had this problem. 2 other G4...
Posted by patricr, on Jun 23, 2005 at 05:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Repeated Kernel panics fixed 42,397 Views / 74 Replies  
I want to add a weird fix for my continued panics for 9 months. Replaced RAM, motherboard, CPU and reloaded OSX multiple times. All under warranty. Finally I looked at what was not present at repair...
Posted by patricr, on Jun 21, 2005 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Choosing program to open 297 Views / 2 Replies  
If you click on a .jpg file and press Apple I (for File> Get Info) this is the place to tell the system what program to use to open that file. <It says Open with:> Then there is a button to tell the...
Posted by patricr, on Apr 16, 2004 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Postscript on Win NT 303 Views / 2 Replies  
Adobe apps for the PC come with Adobe PS, a program that installs the PS driver and PPD for the printer you need to use. It can take a Mac PPD and change the end of line characters to work in the...
Posted by patricr, on Mar 28, 2004 at 07:31 AM, in Mac OS X
SMB and Security update 12-19-03 27,712 Views / 143 Replies  
After this (Panther) security update (12-19-03) I can now see my SMB servers (Win98 and XP) and log on and see all the files! This only works if I click on Network in a finder window. Apple K and...
Posted by patricr, on Dec 20, 2003 at 12:16 PM, in Mac OS X
We use Score! from Dimensional Impressions of... 1,165 Views / 1 Replies  
We use Score! from Dimensional Impressions of California. We use it to design corrugated and paperboard structures to be printed. Score is a spin off of the CAD program Ashlar Plot.
Posted by patricr, on Oct 13, 1999 at 11:57 AM, in Applications
 
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