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I'm aware the SSID is arbitrary. I'm just... 737 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm aware the SSID is arbitrary. I'm just confused who would set a non-motorola device's SSID to Motorola-XXXX.

Also, the only wi-fi network projecting devices that my father knows about are the...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 17, 2013 at 08:14 PM, in Networking
Residual/duplicate SSID? 737 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm home visiting my folks and my father asked me to check out an oddity he's noticed. Unfortunately I've never seen anything like this before. They live in a rural environment, with only a few...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 16, 2013 at 11:33 PM, in Networking
Sticky: Thanks, Simon. 307,848 Views / 205 Replies  
Thanks, Simon.
Posted by moofman, on Sep 18, 2009 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: So this questions was sort of brought up, but I... 307,848 Views / 205 Replies  
So this questions was sort of brought up, but I didn't see a definitive answer (I skimmed a bit, so apologies if there is one).

I've got the "use 3.3/see 4" model. I can save $10-20 and get 1 2GB...
Posted by moofman, on Sep 18, 2009 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks a bunch! 3,481 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks a bunch!
Posted by moofman, on Sep 7, 2008 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving to the UK with a US Macbook... 3,481 Views / 15 Replies  
... do I need to buy a UK specific power adapter? If not, is there a way to just get a UK version of the wall-to-adapter cord that pops off without buying a whole new adapter?
Posted by moofman, on Sep 7, 2008 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Aaaah, well the case has USB 2.0 as well, so... 540 Views / 6 Replies  
Aaaah, well the case has USB 2.0 as well, so lemme try that.


Edit: Well, the drive will apparently only mount through firewire. When I try with USB2 it just makes a clicking noise as soon as I...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 20, 2006 at 01:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The only app I could find that would check is... 540 Views / 6 Replies  
The only app I could find that would check is SMARTReporter, and the hard drive didn't show up in it (hitachi travelstar 80GB 4200RPM, originally in a PowerBook G3 Firewire that died). So either it...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 20, 2006 at 01:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hard drive malfunctioning... 540 Views / 6 Replies  
So I bought a crappy case a while back that basically refused to work except on occasion. I put about 75GB of music on it when I first got it and then only used it to grab various albums to put on...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 19, 2006 at 03:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
As I said, crappy casing called "Smart-Drive". ... 62,681 Views / 551 Replies  
As I said, crappy casing called "Smart-Drive". That's more than likely the problem, not Tiger. It's just never happened before
Posted by moofman, on Jun 21, 2005 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
I've got an external hard drive that perpetually... 62,681 Views / 551 Replies  
I've got an external hard drive that perpetually spins now that I've updated to Tiger. It's a crappy casing, and I need to get a new one for the hard drive, but it's never done this before. I've...
Posted by moofman, on Jun 21, 2005 at 05:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Are there any sets of application icons that go... 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Are there any sets of application icons that go well with the Litho system set? 'cause I love the litho set, but my dock is incomplete without matching icons for the applications.
Posted by moofman, on Feb 15, 2005 at 04:01 AM, in GUI Customization
It mounts almost every time. Only occasionally... 436 Views / 3 Replies  
It mounts almost every time. Only occasionally does it refuse to mount. When it refuses, it makes a very rapid clicking noise for about 7 seconds, then stops for a few, then repeats, until I unplug...
Posted by moofman, on Feb 4, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
C'mon... Somebody's gotta know something about... 436 Views / 3 Replies  
C'mon... Somebody's gotta know something about this. If it's already been covered, sorry, but point me in the right direction?
Posted by moofman, on Feb 1, 2005 at 10:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External Hard Drive Woes 436 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently bought an external firewire/usb 2 2.5" hard drive case off of eBay. I've only been using it for about a week, but ever since I've been using it, I've had pretty common crashes, especially...
Posted by moofman, on Feb 1, 2005 at 03:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where can I get those icons? 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Where can I get those icons?
Posted by moofman, on Jan 31, 2005 at 03:59 PM, in GUI Customization
Nevermind, that's what I needed to do. But does... 309 Views / 1 Replies  
Nevermind, that's what I needed to do. But does anybody have any tips for getting stuck screw out? One of the screws Apple put in the side of the hard drive won't come out, but it has to in order...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 22, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Installing 2.5" HD into Portable Case 309 Views / 1 Replies  
I took the 2.5" Hard Drive out of my old laptop and just bought a "Smart Drive" USB 2.0/Firewire case for it. The only problem is that I don't see any way to connect the heard drive to the case. ...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 22, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Any more word on this? I love the theme, but I... 26,442 Views / 401 Replies  
Any more word on this? I love the theme, but I still can't read tabs in Safari, which is a huge hindrance.
Posted by moofman, on Jan 21, 2005 at 09:52 PM, in GUI Customization
New iBook and problems with Airport Connections 338 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got a brand new iBook during Christmas break and dad had the old Airport lying around so I hooked it up. It didn't work too well, but I figured I'd just wait until I got back to my apartment,...
Posted by moofman, on Jan 9, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in Networking
Well, I ended up leaving the RAM in, and PB Fix... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
Well, I ended up leaving the RAM in, and PB Fix it offered me $750. So that, along with me selling my Apple stock should give me enough to get the 12" iBook. Anyone got any good or bad comments on...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 15, 2004 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, so I cracked open the powerbook and I can't... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
Okay, so I cracked open the powerbook and I can't see anything wrong with it. Of coure, I don't know exactly what I'm loking for, but I don't have a screwdriver small enough to take out the one...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 15, 2004 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, I didn't know that... Thanks a lot, though. ... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
No, I didn't know that... Thanks a lot, though. I'll check that out and see if that's it...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 14, 2004 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was planning on doing that, actually. My only... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
I was planning on doing that, actually. My only problem is that I don't really know how to do soldering, and if it is fixable, then I don't wanna be the one to practice doing it on a logic board. ...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 10, 2004 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
See this: ... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
See this: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=199524

They didn't start until I updated to 10.3.5...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 9, 2004 at 02:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's what I was saying... If there was no fall... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
That's what I was saying... If there was no fall that was significant enough for me to notice which would prompt the powerbutton to fail, and my computer was showing no signs of, say, a cracked logic...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 9, 2004 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wasn't complaining about the fact that they... 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
I wasn't complaining about the fact that they wouldn't fix it. I was trying to see if it was really necessary to get the logic board fixed if all I needed was a good soldering for my power button. ...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 8, 2004 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is Apple trying to screw me over? 1,405 Views / 30 Replies  
Yes, I've dropped my computer. I'm a college student and my computer resides in my joyfully padding-free messenger bag (and please don't turn this into a giant thread about how stupid is to carry an...
Posted by moofman, on Nov 8, 2004 at 03:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How's everybody doing with 10.3.6? Any fixes? ... 75,895 Views / 815 Replies  
How's everybody doing with 10.3.6? Any fixes? Get worse?
Posted by moofman, on Nov 7, 2004 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
How does one get it to do this? I've been... 1,315 Views / 27 Replies  
How does one get it to do this? I've been looking around and seeing all these amazing things that QS can supposedly do, but I can't figure out how to do 'em!
Posted by moofman, on Oct 13, 2004 at 12:51 AM, in GUI Customization
Has anyone taken all of their factory RAM out and... 75,895 Views / 815 Replies  
Has anyone taken all of their factory RAM out and installed new RAM to see if this works?
Posted by moofman, on Oct 12, 2004 at 05:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Where'd you get that FreshSnow theme? 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Where'd you get that FreshSnow theme?
Posted by moofman, on Oct 6, 2004 at 06:10 PM, in GUI Customization
I'm certain it was iTunes causing the problem for... 75,895 Views / 815 Replies  
I'm certain it was iTunes causing the problem for me. After experiencing at least two freezes a day (a pain in the ass since my power button only works intermittently right now), I quit using iTunes...
Posted by moofman, on Oct 4, 2004 at 05:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Installed the Security Update for the 7th and... 75,895 Views / 815 Replies  
Installed the Security Update for the 7th and haven't had a crash yet... Anyone had problems with the next update?
Posted by moofman, on Oct 3, 2004 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Looking forward to that one... 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Looking forward to that one...
Posted by moofman, on Oct 3, 2004 at 09:38 PM, in GUI Customization
Desktop? 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Desktop?
Posted by moofman, on Oct 3, 2004 at 03:00 PM, in GUI Customization
So what can I use to defrag my hard drive on a... 75,895 Views / 815 Replies  
So what can I use to defrag my hard drive on a single drive system that can only use an external firewire CD drive?
Posted by moofman, on Oct 3, 2004 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Theme and icons? 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Theme and icons?
Posted by moofman, on Sep 26, 2004 at 12:20 AM, in GUI Customization
Defective power button? 310 Views / 0 Replies  
So my power button has inexplicably stopped working. I got one of the dreaded hard freezes that the fifty page thread is about, and went to do a cmd-ctrl-Power to restart and nothing happened... ...
Posted by moofman, on Sep 17, 2004 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will that mess up my roommate's PC connection... 434 Views / 4 Replies  
Will that mess up my roommate's PC connection though?
Posted by moofman, on Sep 1, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in Networking
Linksys Router problem... 434 Views / 4 Replies  
So I'm having problems here. My roomie and I just got Cable in the apartment. I don't have my Airport here yet, which may be fried because for the life of me I couldn't get it to work with my Dad's...
Posted by moofman, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:17 AM, in Networking
Well, I just reinstalled X11 and all is well now.... 719 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, I just reinstalled X11 and all is well now. The freezes have lessened since disabling crashreporter, but still happen on occasion. Oddly, I think the culprit is when other apps interact with...
Posted by moofman, on Aug 28, 2004 at 09:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, deleting the prefs made it last a little... 719 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, deleting the prefs made it last a little longer, but it still shut down. Where are the x11 caches? I can't seem to find any, checked both users/me/library/caches and HD/library/caches, but...
Posted by moofman, on Aug 27, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Mac OS X
I've tried repairing permissions, but didn't... 719 Views / 13 Replies  
I've tried repairing permissions, but didn't really help. I'll try again...
Posted by moofman, on Aug 26, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in Mac OS X
X11, iTunes, and 10.3.5 719 Views / 13 Replies  
I recently updated to 10.3.5 and it's been sucking supremely, so I'm going to try to figure everything out before I do a reinstall.

Basically the two most annoying problems I've had are:

1) ...
Posted by moofman, on Aug 25, 2004 at 11:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Been waiting for this one... can't wait to try... 1,118 Views / 15 Replies  
Been waiting for this one... can't wait to try it out.
Posted by moofman, on May 20, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in GUI Customization
Like those a lot... 1,211 Views / 22 Replies  
Like those a lot...
Posted by moofman, on May 19, 2004 at 09:48 PM, in GUI Customization
Is that the old version of that theme, or has it... 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Is that the old version of that theme, or has it been updated? I always liked it, but there were so many problems with it that I couldn't keep on using it.
Posted by moofman, on May 19, 2004 at 03:02 PM, in GUI Customization
What icons are those? 2,083,462 Views / 14,714 Replies  
What icons are those?
Posted by moofman, on May 15, 2004 at 11:51 PM, in GUI Customization
Try clicking and dragging a name away and back... 4,334 Views / 122 Replies  
Try clicking and dragging a name away and back into place. It does this to me every time I change themes, fonts, anything. You can do that or collapse a buddy list and re-expand it. Either of...
Posted by moofman, on May 3, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in GUI Customization
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