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conclusion 740 Views / 10 Replies  
Thank you for the answers.
I'll just leave them - nothing to gain by removing them.
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 28, 2013 at 08:48 PM, in macOS
Can I just leave them or is it a good idea to... 740 Views / 10 Replies  
Can I just leave them or is it a good idea to toss them, especially since I'll never need Chinese?
thanks,
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:13 AM, in macOS
Really odd items found in System 740 Views / 10 Replies  
When I had DiskWarrior 4.4 rebuild my directory, there are about a dozen items found in "/System/Library/Image Capture/Automatic Tasks/Make PDF.app/Contents/Resources/zh_CN.Iproj/"
The files are...
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 27, 2013 at 09:26 AM, in macOS
Thanks for your suggestions. Once I upgraded... 2,489 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for your suggestions.
Once I upgraded her operating system to 10.8.4, the issue resolved.
Posted by artlewis, on Jul 18, 2013 at 05:13 AM, in Applications
Mail freeze - spinning beach ball - won't force quit 2,489 Views / 4 Replies  
My wife's Mail account started freezing today.
It opens and then the beach ball starts. I can see the e/m she got on Friday (both opened and unopened), but there's no way to access any of the mail....
Posted by artlewis, on Jul 14, 2013 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
I've gone with the exFAT and it works fine. I... 570 Views / 5 Replies  
I've gone with the exFAT and it works fine.
I can't believe I never came across this topic.
Gracias
Posted by artlewis, on May 6, 2013 at 07:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
exFAT 570 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, very much for the quick reply.

I found this useful 'how-to:
http://digitalunion.osu.edu/2012/08/07/exfat-formatting-your-flash-drive-for-both-pc-and-mac/
Posted by artlewis, on May 5, 2013 at 03:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can you add NFTS to a thumb drive? 570 Views / 5 Replies  
This may be wildly off the mark, but I want to know if I can make a thumb drive work as a shuttle between a Windows box at work and a mac at home.
I just bought a 500GB Seagate with an NFTS driver...
Posted by artlewis, on May 5, 2013 at 11:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Issue resolved 1,515 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you all for your help.
I was away for a week, but swapped out the nearly new (1 year and only used weekly) Newer Tech drive I was using for the cloned back-ups and that solved the problem....
Posted by artlewis, on Mar 2, 2013 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
Thanks very much. I'll try your suggestions and... 1,515 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks very much.
I'll try your suggestions and re-post.
Posted by artlewis, on Feb 19, 2013 at 08:10 PM, in macOS
Good to know, but I still can't back up/clone my... 1,515 Views / 6 Replies  
Good to know, but I still can't back up/clone my hard drive.
Any suggestions?
Thanks,
Posted by artlewis, on Feb 19, 2013 at 07:10 AM, in macOS
damaged resource headers and a damaged property list data file 1,515 Views / 6 Replies  
DiskWarrior 4.4 reports that I have two damaged resource headers (Microsoft/MAU2.0 files) and a damaged property list data file. I can't fix them or even find the "com.apple.appstore.plist" file on...
Posted by artlewis, on Feb 19, 2013 at 05:37 AM, in macOS
consolidate multiple iTunes libraries? 484 Views / 0 Replies  
I have multiple iTune libraries on my hard drive. All the music is either purchased from iTunes or input from my cd collection.
Following a crash, I lost some data (mostly older e/m) but restored...
Posted by artlewis, on Mar 29, 2011 at 06:31 AM, in Applications
Thanks. I'll sort out what's what about the... 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks.
I'll sort out what's what about the iMac and then try your suggestions over the Thanksgiving (US) holiday.
But, really, it's white - of that I'm certain.
I'll update on the results.
Have...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 21, 2010 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
After putting the serial number into the Apple... 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
After putting the serial number into the Apple site, it's a mid-2007 (white) iMac, 2.4 GHz.
I used the Firmware Restoration version 1.6, which looks to be the correct one (iMac7,1).
Firewire Target...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 21, 2010 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Waragainstsleep and Cold Warrior, but it... 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks Waragainstsleep and Cold Warrior, but it didn't work.

Since I never heard of or used Firmware Restoration, I'll just mention for others that you burn the firmware restore cd on a working...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 20, 2010 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the suggestions. The computer is... 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions.

The computer is actually a 20" 2.4 GHz Core Duo (model A1224).

When I tried the suggested unplug and restart routine, I got a loud fan noise and a white screen, but...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 20, 2010 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I tried each and every suggestion on the... 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks, I tried each and every suggestion on the page - without any success. Same command line statement and prompt.
If it is not possible to get 'normal' access to the hard drive, is my only...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 19, 2010 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
locked out of iMac 1,905 Views / 14 Replies  
I locked myself out of an iMac (17" white frame) running 10.5.x after trying to install Linux Mint 9 (64 bit) and, sadly, after making that disc my startup disc (in System Preferences). The linux...
Posted by artlewis, on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
How to physically remove cd from 20 iMac 2,917 Views / 6 Replies  
This is a followup to an earlier post today.
I've despaired of finding a software/keyboard way to remove a renegade 4.2 DiskWarrior cd from the optical drive on a stock 20 inch iMac (white). Is...
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 12, 2009 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can't remove the cd and I don't see any... 880 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't remove the cd and I don't see any paperclip-type option. The computer won't recognize any other disc - not the 2 internal partitions or the external drive. It just keeps booting from the DW...
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 12, 2009 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
20 iMac locked into DiskWarrior cd reboots 880 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a 20" iMac (stock) running 10.6.1 (about a week) with 2 partitions on the internal hd. After inserting the upgrade 4.0.2 DiskWarrior cd, I can't get the computer to boot into anything other...
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 12, 2009 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. That cable still left me with the... 536 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. That cable still left me with the problem of needing a female/female FW400 connector - something that may not exist or, at least, I couldn't find.
My neighbor's son suggested I use my old...
Posted by artlewis, on Jun 13, 2009 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Monitor recommendations for new MacPro 2.93 Quad? 536 Views / 4 Replies  
I feel like a complete chump.
Only when I was trying to switch my 23 inch Cinema Display to my new MacPro, did I realize that the display has a 400 firewire connector (on the power adapter) and...
Posted by artlewis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting. What model do you use and what... 640 Views / 2 Replies  
Interesting.
What model do you use and what voice recognition program?
Any notable plus and/or minus observations you've made.
Thanks,
Posted by artlewis, on Jun 3, 2009 at 02:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
digital voice recorder 640 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't seen any posts for about a year on this topic: I'm looking for a Mac friendly digital voice recorder, such that I can hook it up to my Mac and have it 'speak' directly into something like...
Posted by artlewis, on May 25, 2009 at 04:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. 898 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by artlewis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 10:46 PM, in Applications
"SUID Warning" from Disk Utility - what does it mean? 898 Views / 3 Replies  
G5/dual 1.8 running 10.5.5 and having major problems with Safari for the last week.
Getting ready to do a routine backup, so I ran DiskWarrior (as startup), then Disk Utility from other hard drive...
Posted by artlewis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 06:15 PM, in Applications
Yes, thanks. 403 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, thanks.
Posted by artlewis, on Mar 24, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in macOS
file sharing question 403 Views / 3 Replies  
I've seen some posts (MikeStevens) but not exactly covering my question.

My son has a mini (10.4.11) with a busted firewire port and I want to transfer his home folder to another computer (iMac...
Posted by artlewis, on Mar 24, 2008 at 09:16 AM, in macOS
convert analog audio cassette to digital 402 Views / 2 Replies  
The posts on this topic are all fairly old (references to Toast 5 and iMovie 2).
With 10.4 and a dual G5 what software, hardware & cables do I need and are there recommendations as to what type of...
Posted by artlewis, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. That solves my problem. Now - on to... 567 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. That solves my problem.
Now - on to Civ IV without wierd colored blocks.
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 15, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Questions for dual 1.8 G5 video card upgrade 567 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a dual 1.8 G5 and am looking to upgrade the video card. I bought an ATI 9600 Pro (256 Mb) AGP card. I've added drives and memory before, but not a video card - which seems a bit more...
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 14, 2007 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks very much 570 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks very much
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 30, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
video card upgrade question 570 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 1.8 dual G5 with the original GeForce FX 5200 graphics card. I'd like to upgrade (to eliminate wild blocks of color which show up when playing Civ IV) without spending a $300.
Any...
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Linksys Wireless G WRT54G router 871 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a related issue with a wireless Linksys (WRT54G broadband) router, just bought today.
My cable modem is hooked up to an ethernet router (also Linksys), which feeds 3 PPC macs and everything...
Posted by artlewis, on Jul 8, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Networking
I was concerned about security and thought the... 621 Views / 3 Replies  
I was concerned about security and thought the 'second router' approach offered more security, but now that you've made your suggestion, I can't see why not.
Thank you.
Posted by artlewis, on Jul 7, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Networking
novice wired and wireless networking issues 621 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to expand my wired home network adding a wireless component and I have some basic design questions.

My current setup is a cable provider modem to a linksys 4 port router for 3 macs (G5...
Posted by artlewis, on Jul 7, 2006 at 12:05 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the info. Does that mean I can't... 831 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info.
Does that mean I can't save my really old tape by making it into a personal dvd ?
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 26, 2006 at 06:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
VHS tape grayed out when digitally converted 831 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an old 1956 movie (The Mole People, if you must know) and when I ran it through a converter, I got a largely grayed or darkened copy in iMovie (6.0.1). Brief portions of ithis B&W movie came...
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 26, 2006 at 02:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks, all, for your input. I guess I'll just... 1,259 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, all, for your input. I guess I'll just keep looking wiatfully at my Cube.
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 19, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Intel in a Cube ?? 1,259 Views / 7 Replies  
Just wondering if there are people odd enough to have thought of doing this and maybe have something to offer.
Really.
Posted by artlewis, on Apr 18, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks, all. 695 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, all.
Posted by artlewis, on Feb 28, 2006 at 05:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Verizon Bluetooth and Mac??? 695 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm thinking of getting a Verizon/Mororola RAZR V3c and want to know if I can use Address Book to sync with the phone. Sometime back I had a nice setup with AT&T and a Sony/Ericcson phone. Does...
Posted by artlewis, on Feb 27, 2006 at 09:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry about the outdated info. I am happy,... 560 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry about the outdated info.
I am happy, though, to have CCC back.
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 25, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Forget CCC, which I liked very much, until Mike... 560 Views / 7 Replies  
Forget CCC, which I liked very much, until Mike Bombich can get around to making it Tiger-compatable.
Try SuperDuper, although there's a modest fee.
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 25, 2005 at 07:56 PM, in Applications
Thanks. I think I'm slowly getting there. I... 806 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I think I'm slowly getting there. I have updated each G4's software and now have green lights on both AirPort Extreme units. I just can't get internet for the second G4.
I also downloaded...
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 11, 2005 at 11:03 PM, in Networking
wireless newbie's basic question(s) 806 Views / 2 Replies  
This may be so basic, but I didn't see it covered in FAQ.
Someone just gave me 2 AirPort Express base stations (without instruction booklets) and I wondered if I could add a gooseneck G4 iMac,...
Posted by artlewis, on Sep 8, 2005 at 06:01 AM, in Networking
Fulmer and Tetenal, Thanks very much. I got it... 441 Views / 4 Replies  
Fulmer and Tetenal,
Thanks very much. I got it done and am now breathing much easier.
Posted by artlewis, on May 30, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in Applications
I'm not sure where to look and then how to do it.... 441 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not sure where to look and then how to do it. Sorry if this sounds lame, but I'm concerned about losing the data if I do it incorrectly.
Posted by artlewis, on May 30, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
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