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Replacing a logic board would not be same SN# correct?? 1,153 Views / 4 Replies  
Because It's been a while since I've had one done I'd like to confirm that when a logic board has been replaced in a Mac desktop or portable that the SN# is not available and it shows up blank in the...
Posted by carterx, on Nov 10, 2011 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No additional plug'ins installed. I may turn... 475 Views / 2 Replies  
No additional plug'ins installed. I may turn spotlight off to see if that helps. It's just odd that this happens when its bound to Active Directory. As soon as I unbind it then restart and login "Get...
Posted by carterx, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Finder "Get Info" hangs 475 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been working on a lab image over the past two days with a lot of time into it and everything seems to finally be running smooth with everything except I'm having an issue with the Finder "Get...
Posted by carterx, on Oct 11, 2011 at 09:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Ya the System 47 screensaver System47 screen... 491 Views / 6 Replies  
Ya the System 47 screensaver System47 screen saver (http://www.mewho.com/system47/)

Posted by carterx, on Apr 1, 2011 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Productive day .... cleaned out the Mac Software cabinet ;-) 491 Views / 6 Replies  
oops, I slipped and forgot to pickup the discs before I left the office!! :cool:

http://i.imgur.com/DN3JS.jpg
Posted by carterx, on Apr 1, 2011 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Creating a shell/terminal script with multiple tasks 1,093 Views / 2 Replies  
I've googled and looked around and can't seem to find the method to do this.

Right now I have an Automator flow setup to run 8 different commands using the "run shell script" option and it works...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:50 AM, in Mac OS X
As long as the two Hard Drives are seen I should... 2,909 Views / 8 Replies  
As long as the two Hard Drives are seen I should be able to do it. I would just run RAID 1. I just want the two external HD's to mirror. I'm not worried about speed. I've been running RAID 1 with 2 x...
Posted by carterx, on Jan 26, 2011 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Is it possible to RAID two External HD's? 2,909 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the two HD's in my MacMini Server RAIDed but I have two identical 2TB HD's with Identical cases that run FW-800 & I was wondering if I can RAID these two drives. Never tried external HD's. I...
Posted by carterx, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh we have our fair share of guys & girls & I... 1,049 Views / 31 Replies  
Oh we have our fair share of guys & girls & I would say it's pretty even but this was the first time in a while where I was just at aww lol

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Posted by carterx, on Jan 18, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best comments I've heard all day/year in the Tech Office!! 1,049 Views / 31 Replies  
We had a girl walk into the Tech Office that needed help with her PC laptop, she had no idea about computers at all!

To give an idea of how computer friend she was, we needed to install Firefox...
Posted by carterx, on Jan 18, 2011 at 01:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for a good military game for Mac 546 Views / 1 Replies  
I've have myself back into gaming lately through Steam (mostly L4D2) but I was looking for a suggestion of what games are out there that might be similar to Ghost Recon? I loved the game back when I...
Posted by carterx, on Dec 7, 2010 at 03:14 PM, in Gaming
I'm all for going for a Mac Pro when it calls for... 2,659 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm all for going for a Mac Pro when it calls for it but if you don't need the use of extra hard drives large amounts of memory and the need of adding extra card then an iMac is ideal and not near as...
Posted by carterx, on Oct 26, 2010 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Which is faster "Mac Pro Quad-Core" or "iMac 2.8GHz i7" 2,659 Views / 5 Replies  
We have a department here at work that want to get a "High End" Mac for dealing with student work files that come into their hands and since a lot of the work "Graphic Design / Photography" are...
Posted by carterx, on Oct 26, 2010 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
**UPDATE** -- fixed :-) For the past number... 7,962 Views / 27 Replies  
**UPDATE** -- fixed :-)

For the past number of months I've been running two external 1TB hard drives because the Intel Apple server I have will not read the HD's unless I were to buy them from...
Posted by carterx, on Oct 19, 2010 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Will a Mac Mini SL Server SN# work on an X Serve? 630 Views / 0 Replies  
I just received my new Mac Mini Server & I'm not sure if I'll install Mac OS X Server or the standard Client OS. I bought the server because I was upgrading the speed, memory but mostly because I...
Posted by carterx, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks! I just made my order to Apple today........ 1,722 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks! I just made my order to Apple today..... can't wait to get it now :-)

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Posted by carterx, on Sep 15, 2010 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will the Apple remote work with the Mac Mini Server? 1,722 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm buying a MacMini and I was beefing it up to have the 500GB Hard Drive and $Gb Memory as well as the higher processor and it's not far off cost wise from the Mac Mini Server. I'll be using it as...
Posted by carterx, on Sep 14, 2010 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yup .... well, it's a processor but has no... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
Yup .... well, it's a processor but has no significance. Just happen to have it out of a G3 before they were thrown out.
Posted by carterx, on Aug 25, 2010 at 05:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just had a look and no guided tour diskette but I... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
Just had a look and no guided tour diskette but I have the "Macintosh 512K/800" System Tools Disk, Install Disc and "Tidbits" diskettes.

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Posted by carterx, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:D :D .... was just added a couple months ago.... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
:D :D .... was just added a couple months ago. One of the faculty members had one. He came in one day and said ... "your missing something .... a Newton!" The next day back into work I found one...
Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 05:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
History :D I have soo many people that come... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
History :D

I have soo many people that come in and out of this Tech. Office and when they spot the collection they love it. Was cool when we had a group of Apple Canada reps. here at the college,...
Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 04:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
There is a PowerBook 1400c/166 :-) ... may not be... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
There is a PowerBook 1400c/166 :-) ... may not be the age you are talking but it would be the oldest laptop in the collection :-)

http://i.imgur.com/StWuC.jpg

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Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 03:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On top of the PowerPC towers :-) ... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
On top of the PowerPC towers :-)

http://i.imgur.com/QuIAR.jpg
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Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm... I should be able to do that. Here is... 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
Hmm... I should be able to do that.

Here is a snapshot of my current "Apple Collection" :-)

http://i.imgur.com/61FEo.jpg

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Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Macintosh Plus: A Guided Tour "Cassette Tape" 1,430 Views / 27 Replies  
** Wasn't sure which forum this was best to be seeing that it's soo old :-) **

Just wondering, has anyone ever listen to one of these Cassette Tapes? I'm going to try and find a player somewhere...
Posted by carterx, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:lol: he pulls off an old man very well 1,526 Views / 14 Replies  
:lol: he pulls off an old man very well
Posted by carterx, on Apr 10, 2010 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Old man with laptop @ Apple Store NY 1,526 Views / 14 Replies  
This image is a few years old now but found it today when looking back to my trip to NY City a few years ago. Not a perfect shot for focus as I was trying to quickly take the shot without him...
Posted by carterx, on Apr 10, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Congrats to the FreeMacApps.com winners! 1st... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
Congrats to the FreeMacApps.com winners!

1st Place - fourthamigo
2nd Place - HairyHarry
3rd Place - Andy Morris
4th Place - Doc HM

I'll contact the winners for their app picks. Starting with...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 26, 2010 at 06:15 PM, in Applications
Well, I was trying to create the weather app from... 5,696 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I was trying to create the weather app from here MacThemes Forum / [Geektool] Yahoo Weather Image + Temp and Conditions (http://macthemes.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16798740) but I need to...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 23, 2010 at 04:23 PM, in Applications
How to use/create GeekTool scripts 5,696 Views / 3 Replies  
I have been trying to build some scripts and not having much luck. I have gone over these two sites Geektool 3 - GeekTool 3 User Guide - Tynsoe.org Tracking System...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
Two days left :stick: 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
Two days left :stick:
Posted by carterx, on Mar 23, 2010 at 09:32 AM, in Applications
http://i.imgur.com/lCF1bl.png Urban... 20,624 Views / 16 Replies  
http://i.imgur.com/lCF1bl.png

Urban Dictionary: spymac (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=spymac)
Posted by carterx, on Mar 19, 2010 at 10:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"pretends to be constructive" .... ? The... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
"pretends to be constructive" .... ?

The goal of the site is to list off free mac apps and with this I have gone out, found "pay for apps" to give away for free.
Posted by carterx, on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:01 PM, in Applications
I know there was a similar issue without... 3,825 Views / 4 Replies  
I know there was a similar issue without DeepFreeze but that was with a lower update of 10.5 which if you are running the latest update of 10.5.8 you should not see this issue.

Do you have an idea...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:59 AM, in Networking
Hurt Locker was a good movie but I don't think it... 22,625 Views / 412 Replies  
Hurt Locker was a good movie but I don't think it deserved all those awards..... especially "Best Picture". I'n my opinion Avatar got snubbed on the Best Picture award due to being animated.
Posted by carterx, on Mar 8, 2010 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know about forum subscriptions but as I... 631 Views / 5 Replies  
I know about forum subscriptions but as I mentioned above that can get annoying with being swamped with emails. I think if someone created such an app that it would definitely get used.
Posted by carterx, on Mar 7, 2010 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
Is ther a Mac App that will follow forum posts.... on mutiple sites/forums 631 Views / 5 Replies  
I have no idea if there is such an app out there at all for Mac or Windows.

I find myself lately making a number of book marks for forum posts that I make and always going back to each to check if...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 6, 2010 at 04:59 PM, in Applications
Cracked Screen App 965 Views / 1 Replies  
Found this funny as it was a co-worker that pointed it out to me. I have an iPhone that has a messed up LCD and she was making fun of how I've been using it for a bit now :lol:



Found here:...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 5, 2010 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The following applications have been added. Also... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
The following applications have been added. Also please make note to the above changes as there will be four winners.

http://i.imgur.com/yuxnf.pngDrawIt...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
"Novell" ... there, I said it! .... wait, I mean... 723 Views / 11 Replies  
"Novell" ... there, I said it! .... wait, I mean "Netscape" :)
Posted by carterx, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
'Funeral' being held today for aging Web browser "IE6" 723 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok, I think these people all need to get lives !!

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/TECH/03/04/ie6.funeral/t1larg.iefuneral.from.jpg



Full Story 'Funeral' being held today for aging Web...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup :) Spread the word :cool: 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
Yup :)

Spread the word :cool:
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 09:08 PM, in Applications
What does everyone think. Either keep the two... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
What does everyone think. Either keep the two groups as is or.... go with six winners.

With six winners it would workout like this. At the time of the draw I'll name the 6 winners. Running from...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 07:22 PM, in Applications
I thought about that afterwards but already... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
I thought about that afterwards but already started the contest. When I put out the call for sponsors I figured maybe 10 would come back saying yes. It was 15 the day I was putting it all together...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
The following applications have just been added... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
The following applications have just been added to the contest!

http://i.imgur.com/wNPdA.pngInternet Security Barrier X6 for Mac (http://www.intego.com/internet-security-barrier/)
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Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
I just can't believe it has taken sooooo long to... 20,624 Views / 16 Replies  
I just can't believe it has taken sooooo long to finally die yet the classic site is the only part that still shows lol
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
SpyMac.com has finally died! 20,624 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, looks like SpyMac.com has finally died. A few years ago SpyMac.com went in their own direction which was complete off the topic of "Mac" and turned into a picture/video posting site which...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup :) 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
Yup :)
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
Fixed :) 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
Fixed :)
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:26 AM, in Applications
http://i.imgur.com/CeXjk.pngiDocument... 3,632 Views / 65 Replies  
http://i.imgur.com/CeXjk.pngiDocument (http://www.freemacapps.com/index.php?option=com_banners&task=click&bid=1)

http://i.imgur.com/wNPdA.pngInternet Security Barrier X6 for Mac...
Posted by carterx, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:05 AM, in Applications
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