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Brilliant! SeanC, you are a genius. This worked... 2,280 Views / 12 Replies  
Brilliant! SeanC, you are a genius. This worked and now I'm back in business with Vista. It booted up in safe mode, installed some drivers on its own, then rebooted normally and I installed the Boot...
Posted by jaysones, on Dec 28, 2008 at 01:40 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Interesting. I'm going to give this a shot right... 2,280 Views / 12 Replies  
Interesting. I'm going to give this a shot right now and I'll let you know what happens.
Posted by jaysones, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks, all! I bet the boot table didn't get... 2,280 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks, all! I bet the boot table didn't get migrated properly. I'll just stick it out until I get home. Thanks again.
Posted by jaysones, on Dec 28, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp bluescreen after new system migration, Parallels is fine? 2,280 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi all,
I got a new MBP and migrated my Boot Camp partition over with Winclone. Seemed to work really well but Vista bluescreens on launch. It reboots asking for the Vista disc which I don't have...
Posted by jaysones, on Dec 28, 2008 at 01:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Chad, I owe you one! I just checked and mine has... 8,079 Views / 120 Replies  
Chad, I owe you one! I just checked and mine has shipped too! I haven't got the email yet, but Fed Ex says it arrives tomorrow at 3pm. How am I supposed to work tomorrow, when every footstep could be...
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 14, 2005 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Congrats, Chad! Are you in the US? I want to know... 8,079 Views / 120 Replies  
Congrats, Chad! Are you in the US? I want to know that they're widely shipping here. *please, please, please* :)
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 14, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm in the states and ordered just when the store... 8,079 Views / 120 Replies  
I'm in the states and ordered just when the store came back up. I've had an 11/17 date since my order and it hasn't budged. That's Thursday and I got overnight shipping so I expect it to be here...
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 14, 2005 at 08:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Check with your employer too. I work for the... 608 Views / 4 Replies  
Check with your employer too. I work for the world's largest publishing house and we get an employee discount with Apple. I believe it's called the EPP (Employee Purchase Program). In any case, I...
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 29, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
PM video card choice 565 Views / 3 Replies  
Which video card would you choose if you were getting a new G5? I'll be running a 23" cinema display (no need for the 30") and I want great game performance. Since they cost the same, I can't decide...
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 18, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think I've found the answer. This:... 1,460 Views / 1 Replies  
I think I've found the answer. This: http://echoone.com/filejuicer/ seems to be extracting all my photos from the database! I'm so happy, because I can replace my laptop, but not my pics. I've...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 21, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod photo database retrieval? 1,460 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all- My powerbook was stolen and, with it, all of my photos. I have them all on my iPod, but not the full res ones, so when I look in the iPod "Photo" folder, all I see is "Photo database" and a...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 21, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think I've decided to go with either a Sony... 612 Views / 7 Replies  
I think I've decided to go with either a Sony w800i (the walkman one) or k750i. I'll report back. Thanks, skybolt.
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 16, 2005 at 02:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you try it over Bluetooth, let me know if it... 612 Views / 7 Replies  
If you try it over Bluetooth, let me know if it works. That phone looks cool.

Skybolt- The E815 looks cool too. Do you transfer mp3s via bluetooth or does it work with iTunes?
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 15, 2005 at 01:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cell phone? 612 Views / 7 Replies  
Hiya,
Since I thoughtfully lost my cellphone over the weekend, I need a new one. I wish I could wait for the iTunes phone but my need is a little more immediate. I would like mp3 playback and...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 15, 2005 at 12:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered the full version from Outpost Thursday... 2,889 Views / 41 Replies  
I ordered the full version from Outpost Thursday night at 7:30 PM and it arrived at 9:00 AM this morning (Friday). I'm installing it now! Go Outpost! Next day delivery apparently means 12 hours! I am...
Posted by jaysones, on Apr 2, 2004 at 04:50 PM, in Gaming
Panther actually does natively support NTFS as... 1,124 Views / 22 Replies  
Panther actually does natively support NTFS as read-only. Apple's article about PC migration (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=75320) mentions it, although in a very cryptically worded...
Posted by jaysones, on Mar 6, 2004 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm. Have you got more than one partition on the... 1,124 Views / 22 Replies  
Hmm. Have you got more than one partition on the drive? If you get an error at startup, try clicking "ignore," then going to Disk Utility and see if you can mount your data partition that way.
Posted by jaysones, on Feb 29, 2004 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wait, Panther, the OS on your G5, can read NTFS,... 1,124 Views / 22 Replies  
Wait, Panther, the OS on your G5, can read NTFS, but not write to it, as I just learned from this experiment (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&postid=1857721#post1857721). I put an NTFS...
Posted by jaysones, on Feb 27, 2004 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I tried it, and the upshot is: it won't... 815 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, I tried it, and the upshot is: it won't work. Panther can read, but not write to NTFS formatted drives, which is what XP requires. Interestingly, CCC can deal with NTFS (for reading) , but...
Posted by jaysones, on Feb 26, 2004 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll try it out with CCC and let you know what... 815 Views / 6 Replies  
I'll try it out with CCC and let you know what happens,
Posted by jaysones, on Feb 24, 2004 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Clone a PC drive with my Mac? 815 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm trying to move a client to a larger drive for his PC, but it's being so snarky about multiple drives, I thought "this would be easier with my Mac!" Is it possible to copy everything from one PC...
Posted by jaysones, on Feb 24, 2004 at 02:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh well. 800 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh well.
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 30, 2003 at 11:23 PM, in Mac OS X
WTF is this? 800 Views / 4 Replies  
This appeared on my desktop this morning:

http://adapted.com/jay/wtf.jpg

What is that? I know it's the standard Desktop icon, but why is it hanging around the corner? It acted as if it were...
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 30, 2003 at 01:00 PM, in Mac OS X
That's actually the best problem to have with it.... 1,317 Views / 9 Replies  
That's actually the best problem to have with it. From everything I've read, if the 60 Hz trick doesn't make it work nothing will. It sits on "Loading" on my machine forever and nothing happens at...
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 23, 2003 at 11:52 PM, in Gaming
I've got it on my original Dual GHz. I wouldn't... 1,297 Views / 14 Replies  
I've got it on my original Dual GHz. I wouldn't have known I'd done an upgrade if I hadn't done it myself. No problems, absolutely no different behavior.
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 2, 2003 at 02:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Other observations- Pierre B.- OpenGL is at... 71,926 Views / 470 Replies  
Other observations-

Pierre B.- OpenGL is at 1.2.5. It's very fast. I haven't benchmarked anything yet, but I'm pretty critical, and I can play Unreal Tournament at a higher resolution than under...
Posted by jaysones, on Jun 26, 2003 at 03:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I didn't know that, but I have a Dual GHz G4 with... 71,926 Views / 470 Replies  
I didn't know that, but I have a Dual GHz G4 with a GeForce 4MX. My machine does all the Quartz Extreme stuff. Any ideas why this is not happening?

EDIT- It seems its third restart convinced it to...
Posted by jaysones, on Jun 25, 2003 at 11:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Fast user switching does not turn on a cube on my... 71,926 Views / 470 Replies  
Fast user switching does not turn on a cube on my Dual GHz with Panther, like it did in the demo. It just fades the screen out for a second, then back in with the other user account logged in....
Posted by jaysones, on Jun 25, 2003 at 07:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Disk Copy question 725 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to copy a disk image onto a hard drive? I want to boot from an OS 9 cd, and copy the image from the network onto the local drive. It would seem like Disk Copy could handle this, but it...
Posted by jaysones, on Jun 12, 2003 at 03:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've bought a Canon i850, based on reports at... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
I've bought a Canon i850, based on reports at epinions.com and various reviews online. It's a great printer so far! Fast, quiet and fantastic quality. I couldn't be more pleased. Thanks for your...
Posted by jaysones, on Apr 4, 2003 at 12:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Printer advice 384 Views / 3 Replies  
I need advice on 2 printers. First, I need a printer that's supprted by Airport Extreme base stations. I've seen the compatiblity list, but I'd like a "personal experience" recommendation. Also, I'm...
Posted by jaysones, on Mar 31, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: High speed internet, How to do it? 331 Views / 1 Replies  
Just set your tcp/ip settings to dhcp and plug the ethernet cable in. With my roadrunner, I have to power off the cable modem for a full minute if I'm connecting a different computer, so do that...
Posted by jaysones, on Oct 22, 2002 at 03:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm looking for a way to do something like this... 2,464 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm looking for a way to do something like this too. I have a B&W and an airport card, but no adapter. I know Apple makes this product (http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.asp?edc=376551) to...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 28, 2002 at 05:54 PM, in Networking
Trashing the prefs didn't fix this problem for... 927 Views / 22 Replies  
Trashing the prefs didn't fix this problem for me, it just made Help Viewer forget other apps help files. Here's what did work: Go this directory:
~/Library/Documentation/Help
(The ~ means you home...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Bump. I'd love to have this. 512 Views / 2 Replies  
Bump. I'd love to have this.
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 20, 2002 at 05:40 PM, in Mac OS X
You could always just vertically stretch your... 1,005 Views / 36 Replies  
You could always just vertically stretch your monitor image (using the on-monitor controls) until the menubar is too high to be seen. That's a partial solution, but your menus would still be there,...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 20, 2002 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Re: Importing contacts from Entourage 767 Views / 14 Replies  
The export from Entourage is rather slow, maybe a minute per hundred on my dual ghz. There's no feedback either, so you wonder if it's crashed. The import seemed pretty quick, though. No, it doesn't...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 20, 2002 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
You could unlpug your hard drive and see what the... 793 Views / 11 Replies  
You could unlpug your hard drive and see what the no startup disk looks like. Is it different? I haven't tried it.
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 19, 2002 at 06:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, you can have birthdays. I discovered this... 767 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, you can have birthdays. I discovered this when I exported my Entourage contacts and imported them into Address Book for jaguar. Just drag and drop all your contacts from Entourage into a folder...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 19, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in Applications
Don@ATS: I forgot to uninstall those too, and I'm... 991 Views / 20 Replies  
Don@ATS: I forgot to uninstall those too, and I'm watching my mac happily install Jaguar across the room. Thanks for the remider, I'll get to those on reboot. And thanks again, pilauh, for reassuring...
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 16, 2002 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
I think he's just saying that he didn't have any... 991 Views / 20 Replies  
I think he's just saying that he didn't have any issues. I'm about to install and I thought it was refreshing to read about an upgrade that went smoothly. Thanks, pilauh.
Posted by jaysones, on Aug 16, 2002 at 04:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Works fine for me. Are you using 4? 314 Views / 15 Replies  
Works fine for me. Are you using 4?
Posted by jaysones, on Dec 5, 2001 at 07:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, what theme is that? That looks great! 351 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, what theme is that? That looks great!
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 27, 2001 at 05:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the replies! I think I'm going to get... 382 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies! I think I'm going to get one, if I can find a cheap one somewhere. Another quick question: If I have a Radeon, can I then use the 10.1 DVD player with my DVD drive?
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 21, 2001 at 10:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Video card recommendations? 382 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone tried replacing the Rage 128 in a B&W? I'd really like a new video card, but can't afford a Quicksilver wrapped around it! Any experience with NVidias in B&Ws under OS X?
Thanks- Jay
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 21, 2001 at 06:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Second drive, definitely. As fantastic as I think... 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Second drive, definitely. As fantastic as I think OS X is, I'm not risking my work on an OS that I don't know how to fix yet.
Posted by jaysones, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Bait and switch? 452 Views / 22 Replies  
Well, everyone's been hinting at it so here's where we talk about it. What do you guess Steve will unveil on Wednesday? There's got to be something about OS X that we don't know. Given his incredible...
Posted by jaysones, on Mar 19, 2001 at 03:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Amen, Chevell. I, for one, appreciate your site.... 447 Views / 20 Replies  
Amen, Chevell. I, for one, appreciate your site. At least you post daily, informative updates. I appreciate effort, and I applaud yours. My only suggestion: Beat Wincent to the punch with the GM...
Posted by jaysones, on Mar 19, 2001 at 03:37 AM, in Mac OS X
I understand the complaints of the 2400 fans out... 456 Views / 44 Replies  
I understand the complaints of the 2400 fans out there, but this discussion has become unrealistic. Let's check the specs:
603e 180-240 MHz v. G4 400-500 MHz : No competition, even with upgrade
256...
Posted by jaysones, on Jan 12, 2001 at 03:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried rebuilding your desktop? Hold down... 250 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you tried rebuilding your desktop? Hold down option and apple keys during startup, until it asks if you want to.
Posted by jaysones, on Nov 28, 2000 at 11:50 PM, in Applications
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