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I doubt it, but admire your optimism. Give it a... 16,267 Views / 98 Replies  
I doubt it, but admire your optimism. Give it a few more days.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Feb 20, 2008 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
It just might be. Mine is whisper quiet unless... 4,793 Views / 32 Replies  
It just might be. Mine is whisper quiet unless I'm running Aperture... and, of course, during boot up when the fans kick in momentarily after the infamous "boot up from sleep" malady we're all having...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Feb 6, 2008 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I doubt it's the ram, Zach. There are too many of... 16,267 Views / 98 Replies  
I doubt it's the ram, Zach. There are too many of us with stock units having this problem.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Feb 6, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Afraid not, Adam. 5,791 Views / 3 Replies  
Afraid not, Adam.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 29, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in macOS
You do not have sufficient privileges 5,791 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm setting up a new MacPro with multiple drives and have one primary and other secondary, both with Leopard. I am the Administrator for both. While trying to copy folders from one Home account to...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 29, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in macOS
Nothing atypical; routine domestic use. 662 Views / 4 Replies  
Nothing atypical; routine domestic use.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 22, 2008 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do You keep your System on a separate drive? 662 Views / 4 Replies  
In anticipation of my new MacPro and have been thinking how I might set up the internal drives. Currently, on my G5, I am using a second drive for Time Machine and use an off site firewire disk for...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 21, 2008 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
For what it's worth, my SoundSticks II still work... 9,986 Views / 28 Replies  
For what it's worth, my SoundSticks II still work with LEO through the PMG5. I'm not sure if they are different than yours, but they still appear at the Applestore:

The Apple Store (U.S.) - Harman...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 20, 2008 at 10:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you keep your System on a separate drive? 306 Views / 0 Replies  
I am eagerly awaiting receipt of my new MacPro and have been thinking how I might set up the internal drives. Currently, on my G5, I am using a second drive for Time Machine and use an off site...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 19, 2008 at 02:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, Cadaver! 18,394 Views / 90 Replies  
Thanks, Cadaver!
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 16, 2008 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apparently not. Sorry for not making myself... 18,394 Views / 90 Replies  
Apparently not. Sorry for not making myself clear. I'm just trying to determine if the extra investment would be worth it to me. Thanks all the same.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 16, 2008 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I see ur a photographer. how about Aperture? 18,394 Views / 90 Replies  
I see ur a photographer. how about Aperture?
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Faster than what? I'm considering a Mac Pro entry... 18,394 Views / 90 Replies  
Faster than what? I'm considering a Mac Pro entry machine (one quad) and may drop this guy in if it helps with quicker gui...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 15, 2008 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I may reach back to the original inquiry -... 18,394 Views / 90 Replies  
If I may reach back to the original inquiry - what real life benefit does the 8800 have over the stock 2600 offered in the new 08's?
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 15, 2008 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Another Quad, 8800 GT or More Ram? 1,888 Views / 15 Replies  
Ok, with no new prosumer towers or iMacs announced today, I've decided to go with the new MacPro and hold off on upgrading the monitor. Question is, should I consider going for the dual Quad (+$500),...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 15, 2008 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Another MacPro vs iMac Question 1,888 Views / 15 Replies  
Hey guys, I need your help...

In the event that Steve doesn't intro a new sub 1,500 amateur tower or new monitors Tuesday, I'll be seriously considering retiring my faithful PM G5 Dual 2.0 w/ 2GB...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 11, 2008 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
I sent mine back the other day via prepaid fedEx... 621 Views / 5 Replies  
I sent mine back the other day via prepaid fedEx and received the "replacement release approval" email before tracking confirmed its final destination in CA. That said, their "tracking detail" email...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Dec 8, 2006 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, they're flimsy all right! I busted a lever... 2,849 Views / 40 Replies  
Oh, they're flimsy all right! I busted a lever the other day trying to diag sudden kernel panics. Apple suspects a faulty mother board, and time will tell if Applecare tends to the secondary lever...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Nov 2, 2006 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How to Move Files Between Partitions 996 Views / 1 Replies  
Having installed XPSP2 successfully on my Macbook without much trouble, I was wondering how I might be able to move files and/or read files between the two partitions.

The first thing I had to...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Best deal on XP SP2 1,983 Views / 6 Replies  
I thought this query would have already been posted here...

Where does one get a legit copy of Windows XP SP2? I've seen prices all over the board and I'd rather not get burned buying something...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Aug 16, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am running a stealth with the standard config... 2,429 Views / 39 Replies  
I am running a stealth with the standard config and was wondering if additional ram would have a noticeable performance improvement if I only keep one app running at a time and never "swap" according...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 30, 2006 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A damp soft cotton hand towel. 1,976 Views / 8 Replies  
A damp soft cotton hand towel.
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 30, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Welcome to the boards, andrewh - nice group these... 1,757 Views / 15 Replies  
Welcome to the boards, andrewh - nice group these folks are, huh?

It's always best to wait for Rev B, but that's easier said than done. I bought the stealth model at first sight. Fortunately...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 25, 2006 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup - this bothered me too and I bought the... 843 Views / 14 Replies  
Yup - this bothered me too and I bought the stealth model instead. Sure the black mat finish shows grease but can you imagine how grimy the white'll get? No thanks.

So far the Black Book has...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 25, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I read elsewhere that overheating can cause this.... 1,493 Views / 22 Replies  
I read elsewhere that overheating can cause this. Roh-oh...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 22, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same here. Haven't even heard the fan kick in... 6,327 Views / 86 Replies  
Same here. Haven't even heard the fan kick in yet. Incredibly quiet.
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2006 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Black Book 1,493 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes, I noticed that at the store too, but they open and wake just like any other previous Apple portable. Who only knows what some bozo did to the display unit before we got to them. For what it's...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2006 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm with Yutani in principal. Give us a bone for... 9,330 Views / 185 Replies  
I'm with Yutani in principal. Give us a bone for the trouble. Hell, a new appearance color, Apple desktop, alert sound, whatever. Sure, the show stoppers should be reserves for the next cat, but...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Apr 4, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in macOS
iPhoto 6 Unexpected Quits 361 Views / 0 Replies  
The transfer of approx 3,000 photos went remarkably smooth and all the album and date data were retained successfully with perhaps a dozen or so exceptions noticed in some images which appeared to be...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jan 15, 2006 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
Quicken 2006 Unexpected Quits 374 Views / 0 Replies  
I read that there may be a bug with their new Smart feature and disabling same resolved the Application Unexpectedly Quit crashes while downloading transactions.

I however have grown accustomed to...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Sep 27, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in Applications
She came yesterday afternoon - seven days after... 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
She came yesterday afternoon - seven days after ordering with about 4 of them in FedEx's hands for 2 day service. Go figure.

So far so good; No squeaks, rattles or crashes - although there's no...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 29, 2005 at 07:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
It is on its way! I received the notice this... 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
It is on its way! I received the notice this morning and I couldn't be more thrilled, but it included the usual Apple tracking disclaimer:

"For orders shipped Monday through Thursday tracking...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 24, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks once again, gentlemen. You're the best. 1,531 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks once again, gentlemen. You're the best.
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 24, 2005 at 09:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
IDE vs ATA Internal Drive in G5 1,531 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks to your help about two years ago I successfully popped a second drive into my G4. It was a IDE Seagate and I was surprised how easy it was. I plan to do the same on my G5 but understand that...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 23, 2005 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, southtdi. It's been three days now and I... 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks, southtdi. It's been three days now and I am beginning to wonder if I should have taken this route. Out of curiosity I called Apple last night and was without any prompting offered a...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 23, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
The rebate (thanks wally22) plus the edu discount... 684 Views / 4 Replies  
The rebate (thanks wally22) plus the edu discount amounted to $300 off retail and I took the bait. Went for a BTO and we'll see if they get it out before the eminent price reductions. Just my luck....
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 22, 2005 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks d.fine. I certainly hope it doesn't take... 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks d.fine. I certainly hope it doesn't take that long! I'll post back when mine ships...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 22, 2005 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
And if one thought these additions were too much... 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
And if one thought these additions were too much and just wanted some extra ram and blue tooth?
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 21, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Build to Order 1,103 Views / 16 Replies  
I just ordered a PM 2.0 Ghz from Apple.com and was wondering how much longer their bto options add to the process.

Thanks,

Paul
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 21, 2005 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Back to School Specials 684 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm ready to buy the G5 Dual 2.0 now but read recently that Apple customarily launches back to school promos in July. Can anybody here corroborate this? I just sold the G4 and the PB can tide me...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Jun 20, 2005 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cadaver, you disappoint ;-) Here's a riddle: X3... 1,170 Views / 22 Replies  
Cadaver, you disappoint ;-) Here's a riddle: X3 is to Panther as X4 is to? But yes I admit the 12" PB 100 is a little illusive. I should be more consistent with the decimals, but I think that was...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 22, 2005 at 12:05 PM, in Applications
Damn. I guess the book is a little newer than... 1,170 Views / 22 Replies  
Damn. I guess the book is a little newer than the desktop. Thanks guys
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2005 at 09:02 PM, in Applications
Sorry. Let's try this: Power Mac 1.25 GHz Dual... 1,170 Views / 22 Replies  
Sorry. Let's try this: Power Mac 1.25 GHz Dual and Power Book 12'' 100 GHz with Panther, ie: now Tiger . I do see it on the PB and thought I saw it on the Power Mac w/ the ATI Radeon 9000 Pro.
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
Well, the PB 100 still does and I have to assume... 1,170 Views / 22 Replies  
Well, the PB 100 still does and I have to assume the PM 125 Dual did too, but now that you mention it I can't swear that I ever tried on the desktop. Profile indicates ATI Radeon 9000 Pro...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2005 at 04:13 PM, in Applications
Lost: Dashboard Ripple 1,170 Views / 22 Replies  
I seem to have lost the dashboard's ripple. I was showing off the new Tiger to a friend and discovered it missing. Is there a toggle somewhere that I'm not aware of. Perhaps a conflict with...
Posted by Meadowfield, on May 21, 2005 at 11:13 AM, in Applications
VueScan & ICE 655 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a PC 3650 Pro3 with ICE. Ice does wonders on old slides, but I can't figure out how to activate it through VueScan. Am I missing something?

Paul
Posted by Meadowfield, on Apr 2, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in Applications
Well, that's not good, but I should chime in with... 2,133 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, that's not good, but I should chime in with my conclusion here. The Crucial memory was returned - both for full credit - and I bought OWC sticks instead. They passed the hardware test with...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Mar 25, 2005 at 08:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh well 1,511 Views / 13 Replies  
We lost one guys. Here's a recent eMail exchange-

Thanks all the same.

Paul
Posted by Meadowfield, on Mar 6, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Big Mac - from whom do you suggest I try to buy... 2,133 Views / 21 Replies  
Big Mac - from whom do you suggest I try to buy my memory? I'm willing to try another manufacturer and se if they pass the test before I return the Crucial sticks...
Posted by Meadowfield, on Feb 20, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh yeah, I've swapped them around in all... 2,133 Views / 21 Replies  
Oh yeah, I've swapped them around in all different combo's and inevitably any crucial participation fails - or at least does not get past the "Power On Self-Test." :brick:
Posted by Meadowfield, on Feb 19, 2005 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
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