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This is good to know. I have an older G4 that my... 14,301 Views / 33 Replies  
This is good to know. I have an older G4 that my kids use. I wanted to use the new OS because of some of the improvements in Parental Controls.

One question, though, is will subsequent system...
Posted by Scott-G, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I noticed that in addition to the listed updates... 472 Views / 2 Replies  
I noticed that in addition to the listed updates I can now select "Large" in the media browser export for projects using DV source. I was only able to select "Medium" before.
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 27, 2007 at 04:47 PM, in Applications
Yes, there is a Do Not Auto Delete option that... 213 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, there is a Do Not Auto Delete option that will show up in the menu when there is a episode in that podcast that is set to auto-delete.

If you selected the "Allow auto delete" and then right...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 14, 2007 at 11:39 AM, in Applications
Some shareware that may help: Hostal... 1,883 Views / 19 Replies  
Some shareware that may help:

Hostal (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/9732)

"Hostal supports both host mapping and host blocking."

I don't know if it has any limitation...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 11, 2007 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
If you use the .Mac iDisk to store your files you... 295 Views / 2 Replies  
If you use the .Mac iDisk to store your files you can sync them between 2 or more computers. The iDisk can be up to 10GB now as part of the standard fee.
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 4, 2007 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
I would not rely on network shares if you are... 844 Views / 7 Replies  
I would not rely on network shares if you are using a laptop. What if you should ever leave the house? You won't have any home folder and you'll probably get spinning beach ball while it is trying...
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 24, 2007 at 12:26 PM, in Mac OS X
You don't need to register the software for it to... 543 Views / 4 Replies  
You don't need to register the software for it to work, but you can only have it on up to 5 computers and they must be in the same household (residence). Multiple account names and emails are not a...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jul 12, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
For the key chain to automatically be unlocked... 754 Views / 15 Replies  
For the key chain to automatically be unlocked you need to know the login password. If you change the login password by booting into unix and changing it via root it will no longer match the...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 11, 2007 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I have been using FileVault on my iBook for 3... 952 Views / 20 Replies  
I have been using FileVault on my iBook for 3 years without any loss of data. I do regular backups, but I would do them even without FileVault.

As far as pictures and music, I keep them in the...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
If you are going to go this route you might as... 3,487 Views / 103 Replies  
If you are going to go this route you might as well just steal the songs off the internet and save all the money spent. When you re-sell your CD to your friend you are selling your rights to have...
Posted by Scott-G, on May 31, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in Applications
I would not say it is significantly more... 574 Views / 5 Replies  
I would not say it is significantly more problematic. I use it day-to-day and have not seen any problems. I have also had my machine lock up and require a forced reboot and didn't suffer...
Posted by Scott-G, on May 25, 2007 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
You could turn on FileVault. Even if they reset... 574 Views / 5 Replies  
You could turn on FileVault. Even if they reset your login password with that, or any other tool, they cannot change the password on the encrypted image.

Scott
Posted by Scott-G, on May 25, 2007 at 12:14 PM, in Mac OS X
If you are just trying to copy the iTunes and... 7,131 Views / 7 Replies  
If you are just trying to copy the iTunes and iPhoto directories and not your entire account you do not need to use migration assistant. Just use firewire target disk mode.

To do this you will...
Posted by Scott-G, on May 25, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in Applications
And this would only remove it on the machine that... 4,631 Views / 100 Replies  
And this would only remove it on the machine that did the rm. Not any other machines that may have mounted the volume in the past.
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Right, because when that directory is deleted it... 4,631 Views / 100 Replies  
Right, because when that directory is deleted it is gone. Not left in 20 different users ~/Library folders until they do a clean install.
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:22 PM, in Mac OS X
So where does xattr data getted stored at the... 4,631 Views / 100 Replies  
So where does xattr data getted stored at the file system level? Or is that what the .ds_store files are?
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:20 PM, in Mac OS X
From Wikipedia : "Malware is software designed to... 686 Views / 10 Replies  
From Wikipedia : "Malware is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent"

The docs says nothing is written to the suspect's machine. Notice...
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
I think the .ds files should stay where they are.... 4,631 Views / 100 Replies  
I think the .ds files should stay where they are. This way when you mount a portable drive, for example, the directory view information will move with the drive from one machine to the next. And if...
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:06 PM, in Mac OS X
After reading the details of this tool and how it... 686 Views / 10 Replies  
After reading the details of this tool and how it works I don't think FileVault is in anyway compromised. This tool requires:

1) The user is logged in, and
2) The investigator has access to the...
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 27, 2007 at 02:36 PM, in Mac OS X
DVD checking software 333 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know of software that will read a used DVD movie disk and check it for errors without having to watch the movie?

A lot of used movies have scratches, etc., that cause problems when...
Posted by Scott-G, on Mar 16, 2007 at 03:58 PM, in Applications
I use Trashtimer... 14,213 Views / 10 Replies  
I use Trashtimer (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/24806)
Posted by Scott-G, on Mar 8, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
What if the first 18 months of that contract was... 5,640 Views / 32 Replies  
What if the first 18 months of that contract was free?

AT&T to give away 1.5 years of service to iPhone buyers? - Engadget...
Posted by Scott-G, on Feb 1, 2007 at 03:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Fip4Mac is free to view wmv files with Quicktime.... 2,106 Views / 21 Replies  
Fip4Mac is free to view wmv files with Quicktime. You still need to pay for the pro version if you want to convert to a format compatible with the iPod. Unless you are saying that iSquint is...
Posted by Scott-G, on Nov 30, 2006 at 11:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can also run system profiler. Open the... 287 Views / 3 Replies  
You can also run system profiler. Open the "About this Mac" menu. Then open system profiler from there. This will list all the apps on your machine and one of the columns will list PPC or...
Posted by Scott-G, on Oct 30, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Applications
I wouldn't mind a "nano sytle" iPhone without a... 1,761 Views / 39 Replies  
I wouldn't mind a "nano sytle" iPhone without a camera. But my biggest pieve is having the microphone/speaker on the same side of the phone as the display. Hair oil, sweat, etc has to be wiped off...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 29, 2006 at 10:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The default location is ~/Music/iTunes. If you... 549 Views / 5 Replies  
The default location is ~/Music/iTunes. If you haven't moved it I would start there.

Scott
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 26, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Applications
Import your songs into iTunes, create a playlist... 342 Views / 5 Replies  
Import your songs into iTunes, create a playlist with 70-80 minutes of music. In iTunes preferences go to "Advanced" and click the Burn tab. Make sure Audio CD is selected. Close the preferences,...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 21, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I have the same machine with only 768MB RAM and... 342 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the same machine with only 768MB RAM and 10.4.7 works just fine.

I have Disk Warrior that I bought hoping it would help with a problem I was having with an external disk but it didn't do...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 21, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Mac OS X
The support pages say that firewire can only be... 1,007 Views / 17 Replies  
The support pages say that firewire can only be used for charging. Data cannot be transferred.
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You could set up a seperate iPhoto library for... 680 Views / 7 Replies  
You could set up a seperate iPhoto library for your "sensitive" ;) photos. Just hold down the option key when you start iPhoto and create a new library. You can switch between them using the same...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 18, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Applications
It does when you are trying to ship thousands of... 685 Views / 6 Replies  
It does when you are trying to ship thousands of these around the world. You can fit twice as many in a shipping container with smaller packaging.
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 14, 2006 at 11:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If the album art is kept in a seperate cache does... 6,763 Views / 12 Replies  
If the album art is kept in a seperate cache does it get deleted the same way as before? If I had a song with the embedded artwork and iTunes copied it to the database do both instances get deleted...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 13, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
There's always that 'one more thing' to look... 8,508 Views / 164 Replies  
There's always that 'one more thing' to look forward to.
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 5, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Try this site Pure Mac: Video - Software for... 1,102 Views / 11 Replies  
Try this site

Pure Mac: Video - Software for Macintosh (http://www.eskimo.com/~pristine/video.html)
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 25, 2006 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
Another method for the old iPods (at least the... 937 Views / 5 Replies  
Another method for the old iPods (at least the mini, which I have) is to convert to m4b.

1) convert mp3 to m4a
2) Find file in the finder (click on it in the library and then "reveal file" from...
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 25, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I thought that the latest version of iTunes will... 937 Views / 5 Replies  
I thought that the latest version of iTunes will let you bookmark any file format, you just have to turn it on. Select the mp3 and open the Info page. Select the Option tab and see if the "Remember...
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 25, 2006 at 10:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I believe you can use iMovie to record iSight... 7,589 Views / 8 Replies  
I believe you can use iMovie to record iSight directly as well.
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 18, 2006 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think you understood what was suggested. ... 5,812 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't think you understood what was suggested. It won't take a long time to load because you aren't loading anything, you are sharing. In your account you would go into iTunes prefs and select...
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 9, 2006 at 11:02 AM, in Applications
Any indications what the minimum system specs... 110,318 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Any indications what the minimum system specs they will be targeting for the new OS? Will it run on my G4 15" FP iMAC (800MHz)?
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I wonder if it will do pivot tables like Excel... 418 Views / 3 Replies  
I wonder if it will do pivot tables like Excel does. That is the only reason I still have excel on my Mac.
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 4, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
Versiontracker... 510 Views / 3 Replies  
Versiontracker (http://www.versiontracker.com/macintel/) does some of what you are asking.
Posted by Scott-G, on Apr 6, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
I just started using One Finger Snap ... 693 Views / 9 Replies  
I just started using One Finger Snap (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18941) which is a little less complex than Sidetrack. So far it works quite well. Getting ready to send in the...
Posted by Scott-G, on Sep 6, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Mac OS X
There is a freeware app called Highlight... 821 Views / 18 Replies  
There is a freeware app called Highlight (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17992) that will let you add system folder to the spotlight index.
Posted by Scott-G, on Aug 31, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Mac OS X
On second thought. All the incoming IP numbers... 1,503 Views / 9 Replies  
On second thought. All the incoming IP numbers in your list are on port 80 which is the default web server port number. Could all these be responses from web sites? Once you make an outgoing...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 29, 2005 at 05:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I assume you are using NAT with DHCP on your... 1,503 Views / 9 Replies  
I assume you are using NAT with DHCP on your Airport Express (Since your IP is 10.0.1.2). My question would be how is the port scan getting to the computer if port mapping is not turned on?
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 29, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks everyone. I checked out the links... 1,078 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks everyone. I checked out the links provided.

Omega Stone (OS X) is a sequel to Riddle of the Sphinx (not OS X). Would I miss anything by skipping the first one?

Alida looks...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 21, 2005 at 10:28 AM, in Gaming
"Zork like" games for OS X 1,078 Views / 10 Replies  
I was a big fan of zork a long time ago. I was wondering if there were any new games like this for OS X. Non-real time (i.e. not shoot-em-up) adventure (clues, mazes, etc) type games. I believe...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 20, 2005 at 02:38 PM, in Gaming
If you go to the Virex section of the .Mac web... 361 Views / 2 Replies  
If you go to the Virex section of the .Mac web site you would see the answer. They recommend going to an earlier version of Virex which is compatible with Tiger until they fix it.
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 16, 2005 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
I thought I would follow up on my own issue. It... 41,680 Views / 74 Replies  
I thought I would follow up on my own issue. It happened again yesterday. I started to think about hardware issues. My mouse is plugged into my keyboard. Since the keyboard still worked I...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 16, 2005 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Mouse pointer freezes occationally 41,680 Views / 74 Replies  
Hello,

I recently upgraded to Tiger and now occationally have my mouse pointer freeze on me. The keyboard and applications are still functional. I am able to tab though all the apps with the...
Posted by Scott-G, on Jun 15, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
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