Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 76
Search: Posts Made By: doolally
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
Airport Extreme and Bell Sympatico 1,583 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi friendlies,

For almost a decade we had a regular Bell Sympatico modem. We plugged into it an Apple Airport Express and created a wireless network, and everything was good. Then the Airport...
Posted by doolally, on Oct 16, 2010 at 07:34 AM, in Networking
Okay, so that Apple fix I linked to in my last... 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
Okay, so that Apple fix I linked to in my last post did the trick. It seems this particular issue is specific to the iMac (27-inch, Late 2009, my model) and iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2010).

Thanks...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 30, 2010 at 09:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Once I wiped the drive and reinstalled I was able... 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
Once I wiped the drive and reinstalled I was able to use Boot Camp as normal. I followed these instructions...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 29, 2010 at 04:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It is a brand new disc, purchased new, sealed,... 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
It is a brand new disc, purchased new, sealed, and opened for this installation.
Posted by doolally, on Aug 29, 2010 at 02:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp wouldn't let me modify the partition,... 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
Boot Camp wouldn't let me modify the partition, that's why I booted to my install disk and completely wiped the HDD before doing a fresh OS X install and then Time Machine, and then Boot Camp...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:08 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well, I wiped my HDD, formatted, and reinstalled... 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, I wiped my HDD, formatted, and reinstalled from my Time Machine backup and the Win 7 install is still hanging. As I write this I've been waiting 10+ minutes for it to reboot. Might it take...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp - Wn 7 Install Hangs 10,916 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi friendlies,

I've scanned the forums and not found an answer to my specific problem.

I'm trying to install a legit copy of Win 7 to a 115GB Boot Camp partition. I first had an issue with...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:27 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Hi Simon, Thanks for the guidance. ... 434 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Simon,

Thanks for the guidance. Configure the Express to join the wireless network using which application?

I plugged the Express into my Mac and it's connected via ethernet. I tried...
Posted by doolally, on Nov 22, 2008 at 10:19 PM, in Networking
extending network issue 434 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

We have an Airport Extreme creating our wireless network. It has 'allow this network to be extended' checked. I plug in an Airport Express and when I begin configuring it, either manually...
Posted by doolally, on Nov 22, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Networking
/smacks forehead Of course! We have an HD... 4,948 Views / 6 Replies  
/smacks forehead

Of course! We have an HD TV with DVI. I was looking at this problem so hard this didn't even occur to me.

Thanks muchly! :thumbsup:
Posted by doolally, on May 14, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Media Server: How Are You Streaming AVI? 4,948 Views / 6 Replies  
Hilo,

I'm not certain which forum this should live it - Mac Mini, Apple TV, or maybe somewhere else - so I threw a dart at my monitor and this is where it landed.

I'm wondering what people are...
Posted by doolally, on May 14, 2008 at 07:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, but it's just not sustainable. Even S0NY... 2,329 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah, but it's just not sustainable. Even S0NY uses bioplastic (derived from corn and a plant called kenaf) to make the Walkman out of. Petroluem-based plastic is deadly on so many levels -...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Congrats Roger! You have chosen wisely :) 1,528 Views / 23 Replies  
Congrats Roger! You have chosen wisely :)
Posted by doolally, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's got it. The HDD is back to one, single... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
That's got it. The HDD is back to one, single partition, as clear and deep as an unmuddied lake :)

Thanks muchly for your counsel and patience, ghporter.
Posted by doolally, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Okay, so now I'm getting panicky. I reformatted... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
Okay, so now I'm getting panicky. I reformatted and did a fresh Leopard install and the aborted Bootcamp partition is still there!

Does anyone have any other thoughts?
Posted by doolally, on Mar 13, 2008 at 10:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I think the MBP design is almost perfect and... 2,329 Views / 17 Replies  
I think the MBP design is almost perfect and would hate to see them try and make it lighter or mess with how sturdy it feels.

The MacBook just don't feel very well built, plus there's the issue...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 12, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, it looks like we're all out of ideas. I... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
So, it looks like we're all out of ideas. I guess I'll stop by the Apple store today and see if a genius can do anything with it.
Posted by doolally, on Mar 11, 2008 at 05:50 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Hi ghporter, Thanks for the advice. I tried... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi ghporter,

Thanks for the advice. I tried that and it still refuses to budge. Disk Utility, while booted from the Leopard disk, works at it for a moment, and I think it's working, but then...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:19 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well, thanks for your continued counsel, Cold... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, thanks for your continued counsel, Cold Warrior, and we've made some progress, but it's still not fixed.

I booted from the Leopard disk, and used Disk Utility to repair the disk. It thought...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 7, 2008 at 10:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I thought of that, but when I try and run the... 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
I thought of that, but when I try and run the Boot camp assistant it tells me 'This startup disk is not supported', and that's as far as I can get.

Could I boot from my Leopard disc and run it...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Partition that won't leave 2,277 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi,

I have an aborted Boot camp install partition that I can't remove. I've tried using Disk Utility to erase it but it just won't go away.

Does anyone have any thoughts (apart from...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 7, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Dominions 3... 3,233 Views / 12 Replies  
Dominions 3 (http://www.shrapnelgames.com/Illwinter/Dom3/1.htm) runs well on the MacBook, and is the last game you'll ever need. It's deep and nuanced, rich and flexible (plus, you don't need the...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 6, 2008 at 05:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I voted MacBook Pro. Yeah, it's faster and the... 1,528 Views / 23 Replies  
I voted MacBook Pro. Yeah, it's faster and the screen is larger and it's only 1/2 lbs heavier, but, for me, the number one reason is construction. The MacBooks just don't feel very well made, or...
Posted by doolally, on Mar 3, 2008 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Tag: Subt3xt Playing: Call of Duty IV (I can't... 10,464 Views / 75 Replies  
Tag: Subt3xt
Playing: Call of Duty IV (I can't get enough of the multiplayer)
Time Zone: EST

My times flip from morning to late evening, depending on the shift I'm working that week.
Posted by doolally, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in Gaming
Many of the games mentioned here are great. If... 606 Views / 5 Replies  
Many of the games mentioned here are great. If you're into turn-based tactical combat, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness will give you months and months of fun.
Posted by doolally, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Gaming
I just sold a MacBook to upgrade to a Pro and... 423 Views / 6 Replies  
I just sold a MacBook to upgrade to a Pro and while the MacBook was a nice, light(ish), small(ish) computer, and ideal for word processing, surfing, and graphics work, I feel the construction isn't...
Posted by doolally, on Feb 29, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
White MacBook, bought Aug 9 07, just sold today:... 19,077 Views / 96 Replies  
White MacBook, bought Aug 9 07, just sold today: used 5 days a week, 6-8 hours a day, no cracks.
Posted by doolally, on Feb 29, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: my NEW MBP! 1,118,727 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://www.gallowglass.ca/images/MBP.jpg

My 5.6lbs bundle of joy!~

:cool:
Posted by doolally, on Feb 29, 2008 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I was supposed to get one, too. Apple are... 1,684 Views / 30 Replies  
Yeah, I was supposed to get one, too. Apple are shipping it to me.
Posted by doolally, on Feb 28, 2008 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's an odd thing. My new MBP arrived today,... 1,684 Views / 30 Replies  
Here's an odd thing. My new MBP arrived today, it's gorgeous! But there's no little adapter for the plug. You know the little thing with the prongs that slides onto the corner of the plug? For...
Posted by doolally, on Feb 28, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I took advantage of the hardware refresh to pick... 1,684 Views / 30 Replies  
I took advantage of the hardware refresh to pick up a refurbished 'yesterday's generation' 15" MacBook Pro. A machine that I would have paid $2200 for two days ago, cost me $1600.
Posted by doolally, on Feb 27, 2008 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It's an Avid keyboard. Well, it's a regular... 1,118,727 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's an Avid keyboard. Well, it's a regular Apple keyboard with the keys pulled off and Avid keys put on :p
Posted by doolally, on Feb 16, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apps not launching after upgrade 223 Views / 0 Replies  
Never mind. I fixed it.
Posted by doolally, on Nov 8, 2007 at 09:11 PM, in Mac OS X
That's a great jump! I had a 12" iBook that... 448 Views / 5 Replies  
That's a great jump!

I had a 12" iBook that always felt a bit confining, and a 15" Powerbook which was a bit too much for my bad back to lug around. The 13" Macbook is the porridge that...
Posted by doolally, on Aug 15, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Mac The Book 1,118,727 Views / 4,110 Replies  
My new MB arrived this afternoon (2.16ghz, Superdrive, all that jazz):

http://www.gallowglass.ca/images/mbook1.jpg

Portrait.

http://www.gallowglass.ca/images/mbook2.jpg

And Gelaskin.
Posted by doolally, on Aug 13, 2007 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dominions 3... 1,339 Views / 52 Replies  
Dominions 3 (http://www.shrapnelgames.com/Illwinter/Dom3/1.htm)

This is one of the deepest games I've ever played. Even after months of playing and experimenting, it's still revealing its...
Posted by doolally, on Jun 18, 2007 at 03:00 PM, in Gaming
Hilo, So the game arrived, and it runs... 691 Views / 4 Replies  
Hilo,

So the game arrived, and it runs wonderfully. In every resolution except 1280. 800x600 is fine, 1024x768 is fine, but nothing happens when I click on the 1280 button.

I'm running it on...
Posted by doolally, on Jun 18, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in Gaming
Awesome! Thanks muchly, my Kitchener cousin :) 691 Views / 4 Replies  
Awesome! Thanks muchly, my Kitchener cousin :)
Posted by doolally, on Jun 7, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in Gaming
Age of Empires II Gold 691 Views / 4 Replies  
Can anyone confirm or deny that this title runs on an Intel iMac under Rosetta?

Age of Empires II Gold (http://www.apple.com/games/articles/2001/09/ageofempires2/)
Posted by doolally, on Jun 7, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Gaming
What a comforting post :) I guess I'll pass. 463 Views / 2 Replies  
What a comforting post :)

I guess I'll pass.
Posted by doolally, on Jan 12, 2007 at 09:44 AM, in GUI Customization
changing the URL spring icons 463 Views / 2 Replies  
Hilo,

I did a search for this, but couldn't find a good answer. Does anyone now a quick way to change the spring style URL icon you get in the dock when dragging a link from the Safari address...
Posted by doolally, on Jan 11, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in GUI Customization
I thought I'd update in case anyone else goes... 2,357 Views / 5 Replies  
I thought I'd update in case anyone else goes searching:

I went with the Xbox Wireless Adapter, and initially, had the same issues Macpilot was having. Once I removed the WEP and made it a closed...
Posted by doolally, on Nov 20, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in Networking
Yeah, so, as I wrote, is there anyone who has... 2,357 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, so, as I wrote, is there anyone who has some empirical evidence to offer? I've read plenty of posts by people saying '...it should work', and I'd like a little more granularity than that.
Posted by doolally, on Nov 10, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in Networking
Xbox Live and Airport 2,357 Views / 5 Replies  
Hilo,

I've searched the fora, and read a few threads on this, but haven't really seen a definitive answer.

We're buying an Xbox 360 and can't decide how to network it. We have an Airport...
Posted by doolally, on Nov 10, 2006 at 12:13 PM, in Networking
For my needs and tastes, the iMac is the fastest... 992 Views / 10 Replies  
For my needs and tastes, the iMac is the fastest and most elegant computer I've ever used.
Posted by doolally, on Sep 24, 2006 at 08:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
I haunted this thread enviously while waiting for... 465,753 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I haunted this thread enviously while waiting for my 20" to arrive.

Now I don't have to anymore!

http://www.gallowglass.ca/images/iMac.jpg
Posted by doolally, on Sep 23, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Bootcamp Keyboard/Mouse Issue 20,280 Views / 9 Replies  
Hilo,

So, it looks like I got XP installed a-ok, I can boot into OS X fine or boot to Windows and get a sparkling login box. The only issue I have is that when I get to that Windows login box, my...
Posted by doolally, on Sep 18, 2006 at 09:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ahh, grand! Thanks muchly :) 822 Views / 9 Replies  
Ahh, grand! Thanks muchly :)
Posted by doolally, on Sep 15, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi friendlies, Welll, my gorgeous new iMac... 822 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi friendlies,

Welll, my gorgeous new iMac is here and it's like the Monolith: we keep approaching it slowly to touch it, and then backing away, awestruck :p

The migration went almost...
Posted by doolally, on Sep 15, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Grand! Thanks for your insight, friendlies :) 822 Views / 9 Replies  
Grand! Thanks for your insight, friendlies :)
Posted by doolally, on Aug 28, 2006 at 09:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Showing results 1 to 50 of 76
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:27 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2