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cvmsComp_x86 8,332 Views / 1 Replies  
does anyone know what the process cvmsComp_x86 is? i can't find any info on google or here about it, and it looks suspicious. that and my computer's been a bit slow lately, so i'm wary.

i think it...
Posted by maceye, on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:12 AM, in macOS
iOS and virtualization 1,718 Views / 1 Replies  
is there a way to run iOS in a virtualization app (like virtual box, parallels, etc.)? i realize there is a simulator available in apple's sdk, but virtualization provides other benefits. like being...
Posted by maceye, on Jul 3, 2010 at 12:57 AM, in Developer Center
Can I turn an internal powerbook keyboard into an external USB keyboard? 1,403 Views / 3 Replies  
I like my powerbook keyboard, and I would like to turn it into a USB keyboard for a mac pro. If I get the keyboard out of my powerbook (or buy a replacement one), is there a way i can turn whatever...
Posted by maceye, on Feb 22, 2007 at 11:49 PM, in Hardware Hacking
MS Remote Desktop Connection timing out 351 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm using MS remote desktop connection on my mac to connect to a windows server. The app on my mac appears to ignore all the group policy settings on the server, though, and insists on logging out...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 27, 2006 at 07:25 PM, in Applications
i got the macally ikeyslim... 1,088 Views / 21 Replies  
i got the macally ikeyslim (http://www.macally.com/spec/usb/input_device/keyboards.html), and it's much better than the kensington in that the keys are much softer.
Posted by maceye, on Oct 14, 2006 at 07:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would think that gloves would make it hard to... 1,140 Views / 11 Replies  
I would think that gloves would make it hard to hold onto screws inside the case. I've def. dropped some screws while adding or removing parts from a few macs, and it's a pain to retrieve them. I do...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 9, 2006 at 10:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Are you sure you need to stop and start those... 705 Views / 5 Replies  
Are you sure you need to stop and start those services for changes to take effect? My best guess for restarting services would be to kill the process and then launch it from the terminal.

Maybe...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 3, 2006 at 09:48 PM, in macOS
I can't remember where I saw the link to this... 1,652 Views / 14 Replies  
I can't remember where I saw the link to this mod, but I ordered the supplies from icolours.ca (http://icolours.ca).

It wasn't the easiest install, but definitely way easier than making my own...
Posted by maceye, on Sep 30, 2006 at 11:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Interestingly the Apple store where I bought my... 2,523 Views / 53 Replies  
Interestingly the Apple store where I bought my two displays had only a single 23" display actually out. It's a full sized store, and all the rest of the displays were 20" or 30" ones.

If I...
Posted by maceye, on Sep 30, 2006 at 11:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: The screen died... 2,523 Views / 53 Replies  
:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:


The screen died again, but in much less than 3 hours... BAH HUMBUG (what I'm really thinking is not so PG-13).




EDIT:
Posted by maceye, on Sep 28, 2006 at 02:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just bought a 23" one today, and the first one... 2,523 Views / 53 Replies  
I just bought a 23" one today, and the first one had horrible ghosting. I returned it, and got another one from the Apple store.

The second one was much better, but had bad backlight bleeding.
...
Posted by maceye, on Sep 28, 2006 at 01:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Classic Apple logo mod on Powerbook G4 1,652 Views / 14 Replies  
No real purpose to this one other than I think it looks cool:


http://img224.imageshack.us/img224/7643/5wl9.th.jpg (http://img224.imageshack.us/my.php?image=5wl9.jpg) (high res; ~8MP)
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Posted by maceye, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:06 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I have the Kensington slim type, but I find the... 1,088 Views / 21 Replies  
I have the Kensington slim type, but I find the keys presses to be too stiff compared to the Aluminum Powerbook keyboard I am used to using... has anyone found a slim keyboard with less keystroke...
Posted by maceye, on Sep 23, 2006 at 09:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks, that was exactly what i was looking for! 721 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks, that was exactly what i was looking for!
Posted by maceye, on Apr 12, 2006 at 04:53 AM, in macOS
Removing duplicates and unwanted apps from the 'open with' contextual menu 721 Views / 3 Replies  
How can I remove duplicate applications and other unwanted applications from the 'open with' contextual menu? QuickTime player, for example, shows up twice in my 'open with' menu. This is getting...
Posted by maceye, on Apr 12, 2006 at 03:32 AM, in macOS
PithHelmet is awesome. Thanks! It's one amazing... 481 Views / 5 Replies  
PithHelmet is awesome. Thanks! It's one amazing ad-blocker too.

Link to the program: http://culater.net/software/PithHelmet/
Posted by maceye, on Apr 8, 2006 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
perfect! that was exactly what i was looking for... 481 Views / 5 Replies  
perfect! that was exactly what i was looking for :)
Posted by maceye, on Apr 8, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Applications
Deleting the cache folder cut most open times to... 700 Views / 9 Replies  
Deleting the cache folder cut most open times to around 4 seconds, which is much better... thanks!
Posted by maceye, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
It takes 7 to 8 seconds to open an 8mp photo... 700 Views / 9 Replies  
It takes 7 to 8 seconds to open an 8mp photo (time from double clicking to the window opening on the screen), and about 2 seconds to close it (some photos take 5 seconds to close for some reason......
Posted by maceye, on Jul 14, 2004 at 06:55 PM, in Applications
4.01 (the newest I think) 700 Views / 9 Replies  
4.01 (the newest I think)
Posted by maceye, on Jul 14, 2004 at 04:05 AM, in Applications
iPhoto Performance 700 Views / 9 Replies  
I am having awful performance (really really slow) with iPhoto when I try to view 8 megapixel... is anyone else having this problem? I have an 800mhz Powerbook with 1GB or RAM, which seems like a...
Posted by maceye, on Jul 14, 2004 at 04:00 AM, in Applications
Safari Auto-Complete 538 Views / 0 Replies  
Some websites use the following code for their forms:



This prevents Safari from using auto-complete information to fill in the form on the page. Unfortunately this auto-complete disabling is...
Posted by maceye, on Jun 18, 2004 at 11:37 PM, in macOS
No it's not possible because the TV tuner adds a... 483 Views / 3 Replies  
No it's not possible because the TV tuner adds a delay of several seconds to the video signal.
Posted by maceye, on Mar 15, 2004 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looking for a new screen 483 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking for a new screen for my Mac that can display both signal from my Mac and from a composite or s-video source. I want to be able to play my xbox on a nice screen, and I don't want to have...
Posted by maceye, on Mar 9, 2004 at 02:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It did it two more times and the system log was... 77,400 Views / 815 Replies  
It did it two more times and the system log was identical each time (see below).

It seems as if there might be a problem with /usr/libexec/fix_prebinding, but I don't know what this file/app does....
Posted by maceye, on Feb 7, 2004 at 06:27 PM, in macOS
I have been having the same problem, and it is... 77,400 Views / 815 Replies  
I have been having the same problem, and it is really frustrating me. In fact it happened as I was posting a reply to this very topic. Here is what I have done so far to try to fix the problem:
-...
Posted by maceye, on Feb 7, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in macOS
If I remember correctly the tray-loading iMac... 588 Views / 5 Replies  
If I remember correctly the tray-loading iMac used phillips screws, so maybe that's what the Macworld article was referring to.
Posted by maceye, on Jan 25, 2004 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Re: What do you mean, when "did" you? 6,466 Views / 87 Replies  
Not to be rude, but why? I can't think of any reason to stay with 9, and I can say that I prefer using WIndows XP to OS 9 as, despite it's inefficiencies, it is capable of getting the job done...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 25, 2004 at 06:52 AM, in macOS
I had Wildeepz and they became sticky over time... 5,060 Views / 58 Replies  
I had Wildeepz and they became sticky over time and eventually started to rip the paint off my Ti PB case. They also made it much harder to open the PB as they raised the screen up too much (this...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 21, 2004 at 01:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would guess that a 9.5mm would be the maximum... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
I would guess that a 9.5mm would be the maximum in the 12"--the case seems to small for a 12.5mm. That said I have a 12.5mm drive in my 15" Powerbook and it fits just fine.

Btw, I didn't know that...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 21, 2004 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iKlear wipes are really good at cleaning your PB... 592 Views / 6 Replies  
iKlear wipes are really good at cleaning your PB screen. You can get them at an Apple store (and probably most places that sell Macs). They work great on all sorts of surfaces so you can use them to...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 21, 2004 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: That's a cool screensaver you have--where did you... 1,155,286 Views / 4,110 Replies  
That's a cool screensaver you have--where did you get it?
Posted by maceye, on Jan 21, 2004 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just burned an audio cd in itunes and my stupid... 549 Views / 3 Replies  
I just burned an audio cd in itunes and my stupid drive couldn't even read that!! It burned it ok though, so maybe it's not the lens?
Posted by maceye, on Jan 21, 2004 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! My Powerbook won't read CD-R discs! 549 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a Powerbook Ti DVI with a combo drive that has decided it doesn't like CD-R discs. It will not read discs that I burned with the same drive a few months ago, nor will it read discs burnt with...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 20, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wasn't there a rumor a few months ago about Apple... 3,512 Views / 56 Replies  
Wasn't there a rumor a few months ago about Apple investing in a new type of liquid cooling? I think it was something to do with ultra-small tubes embedded in the heatsink (or something like that)? I...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 10, 2004 at 01:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The fastest is the Hitachi (formerly IBM)... 722 Views / 8 Replies  
The fastest is the Hitachi (formerly IBM) Travelstar 7k60 which is a 7200rpm 60GB drive. The largest is the Hitachi 5k80 which is a 5200rpm 80GB drive. The 7200 rpm one is something like 15% faster...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 10, 2004 at 12:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had the same problem with my Powerbook (Ti... 7,230 Views / 20 Replies  
I've had the same problem with my Powerbook (Ti DVI) for a few months now; it has made some very odd/loud clicking noises at random times. I've run norton and it tells me that the drive is ok...
Posted by maceye, on Jan 10, 2004 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried applying the sim city patch but this did... 553 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried applying the sim city patch but this did not make any difference. :brick:
Posted by maceye, on Dec 27, 2003 at 03:43 PM, in Gaming
Sim City 4 & OS X 10.3.2 553 Views / 3 Replies  
I just updated my iMac and PB with OS X 10.3.2, and now Sim City 4 is unplayable! The region map looks fine, but as soon as I load any areas the terrain appears as if it is covered in snow. The...
Posted by maceye, on Dec 25, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in Gaming
Yeah, I know about TiPaint, but I didn't want to... 1,022 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, I know about TiPaint, but I didn't want to wait weeks for them to send me my stuff (it's not the best time of year to be ordering stuff).
Posted by maceye, on Dec 24, 2003 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it is, and even if it was I would... 1,022 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think it is, and even if it was I would not want to be without my primary computer for weeks just because of some paint problems (the paint isn't flaking off the hinges, and isn't really that...
Posted by maceye, on Dec 22, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Titanium Powerbook Paint 1,022 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a Ti PB, and the paint is starting to flake off in places: does anyone know of a good paint that I can use to touch up the border (the lighter shade of paint) on my PB? I'm looking for a...
Posted by maceye, on Dec 22, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Turning off the borders helps a bit (at least I... 544 Views / 4 Replies  
Turning off the borders helps a bit (at least I can scroll smoothly now). Thanks!
Posted by maceye, on Nov 2, 2003 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
iPhoto Performance Problem 544 Views / 4 Replies  
I have about 1800 photos in iPhoto under Panther, and I am experiencing severe performance issues. Everything in iPhoto is very very slow, even simple stuff like opening up a single photo in its own...
Posted by maceye, on Nov 2, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Applications
A shared digital whiteboard would also be cool,... 713 Views / 8 Replies  
A shared digital whiteboard would also be cool, especially if it supported tablets. If you could have a voice conference and also draw diagrams that everyone could see it could be useful...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 16, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
Yeah, that's what I thought... I couldn't find... 713 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, that's what I thought... I couldn't find the feature anywhere. Has Apple mentioned adding this feature? It is a glaring omission in an otherwise cool program.
Posted by maceye, on Oct 16, 2003 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
iChat 2/iChatAV (v145) is the version of iChat... 713 Views / 8 Replies  
iChat 2/iChatAV (v145) is the version of iChat that comes with Panther.
Posted by maceye, on Oct 15, 2003 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
iChat 2 713 Views / 8 Replies  
Does anyone know if iChat 2 will/does support IM profiles? The current version of iChat and iChatAV do not let me have my own profile...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 15, 2003 at 10:48 PM, in Applications
Those look much better than the stock icons: I... 1,342 Views / 17 Replies  
Those look much better than the stock icons: I can't wait until they are released!
Posted by maceye, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:34 AM, in GUI Customization
Remove brushed metal from Panther Finder? 761 Views / 3 Replies  
While I really like Panther, I can't stand the brushed metal texture in the Finder. I was ok with the metal in ichat and itunes in jaguar (actually i kind of liked it), but the metal thing is kind of...
Posted by maceye, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:04 AM, in GUI Customization
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