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Can I use a wireless keyboard to swith between OS X and Windows? 894 Views / 1 Replies  
I have Windows 7 installed on my iMac via bootcamp. When I want to switch between OS X and Windows by holding down the option key on my Apple wireless keyboard it does not work, it always boots back...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 25, 2010 at 08:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How to install bootcamp 3.1 on a 27" iMac? 3,227 Views / 2 Replies  
I just installed Windows 7 on my 27" iMac with the new video drivers from Apple, I followed the instructions on how to install them with a flash drive.. Now that Windows 7 is up and running, I want...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 22, 2010 at 03:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Which MacBook Pro is the best for me? 1,115 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm looking to pick up a 15" MacBook Pro. It will be mostly for general computer use, web surfing, office but I will be doing some light Photoshop and video editing for personal use. I'd appreciate...
Posted by striker100, on Sep 30, 2009 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How Do I Get Safari Back? 568 Views / 7 Replies  
Yesterday we had a power outage and when the power came on and I restarted my iMac Safari was completely gone from my system. I checked everywhere but somehow the whole program disappeared. So I went...
Posted by striker100, on Jun 26, 2008 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
Can you tell me how (where) to delete the file?... 296 Views / 2 Replies  
Can you tell me how (where) to delete the file? I'd appreciate it.
Posted by striker100, on Jun 7, 2008 at 12:58 PM, in Applications
.mac backup always pops up though trial ended 296 Views / 2 Replies  
My friend had a.mac account trial which has expired. He's telling me that the .mac backup keeps popping up. How can he get rid of it?
Posted by striker100, on Jun 6, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in Applications
Ah thanks, it wasn't set to open when the camera... 5,046 Views / 10 Replies  
Ah thanks, it wasn't set to open when the camera was attached.
Posted by striker100, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Should iPhoto have come up when I connected the... 5,046 Views / 10 Replies  
Should iPhoto have come up when I connected the camera? It didn't.
Posted by striker100, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Leopard doesn't recognize my Canon digital camera? 5,046 Views / 10 Replies  
I have a Canon SD870IS digital camera. I attached it to the USB ports on my aluminum iMac running Leopard but it will not mount as an external drive. I tried all of the usb ports and then did a...
Posted by striker100, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple Mail app is slow 580 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an aluminum iMac. Everything is very fast except the Mail application. When I click on Mail in the dock it bounces once but it takes about 8-10 seconds to open and the beach ball spins. When I...
Posted by striker100, on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in Applications
Firefox 3 Beta 4 on OS X 2,084 Views / 28 Replies  
I just updated Firefox 3 to beta 4 version and I love the new look. Has anyone been using it and how do you find the performance compared to Safari 3.1?
Posted by striker100, on Mar 24, 2008 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
AppleCare 50% Off at CompUSA 1,439 Views / 14 Replies  
Those of you who have a CompUSA store close by that is still open and under liquidation might be interested in this, they are selling AppleCare for 50% off. I just picked up AppleCare for my aluminum...
Posted by striker100, on Feb 4, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
AppleCare 50% Off at CompUSA 416 Views / 1 Replies  
Those of you who have a CompUSA store close by that is still open and under liquidation might be interested in this, they are selling AppleCare for 50% off. I just picked up AppleCare for my aluminum...
Posted by striker100, on Feb 4, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare 50% off at CompUSA 640 Views / 2 Replies  
Those of you who have a CompUSA store close by that is still open and under liquidation might be interested in this, they are selling AppleCare for 50% off. I just picked up AppleCare for my aluminum...
Posted by striker100, on Feb 4, 2008 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Played with the MacBook Air today 552 Views / 3 Replies  
I played with the MacBook Air this morning at my local Apple Store. It is definitely impressive, sort of a technological tour de force. It’s really thin, I think most people will be surprised at how...
Posted by striker100, on Feb 3, 2008 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't Use New iPod nano with Panther? 1,414 Views / 3 Replies  
A friend called me this morning freaking out because he bought a new iPod nano for his daughter and when he hooked it up to his Mac it said he had to have OS X version 4.9 or higher. He is still...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 26, 2008 at 02:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The MacBook Air is certainly cool. perhaps too... 8,158 Views / 251 Replies  
The MacBook Air is certainly cool. perhaps too cool. I was hoping more for a direct competitor to the Sony SZ and Dell XPS M1330 form factor with similar specs. The Sony SZ is light and small enough...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 15, 2008 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Leopard Mail application problem 674 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't know how or when it happened but I can't send email with Leopards Mail program. When I click on "reply" to an email the "send" button is dimmed and nothing happens when I click on it. Is...
Posted by striker100, on Nov 28, 2007 at 07:03 AM, in Applications
Aluminum iMac graphics firmware update along with 10.5.1 update 1,089 Views / 13 Replies  
I just checked and there is an Aluminum iMac graphics firmware update in addition to Leopards 10.5.1 update.
Posted by striker100, on Nov 15, 2007 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Controlling display brightness in Vista 5,007 Views / 8 Replies  
On my Aluminum 24" iMac the display in Vista is still too bright even when the slider in the bootcamp assistant brightness setting is at it's lowest. It seems there really are only two brightness...
Posted by striker100, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for your help but unfortunately the... 17,273 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your help but unfortunately the problem still persists for me though your idea sounded very promising! I did as you said and got the 8 digit key from OS X and then booted into Vista. Since...
Posted by striker100, on Nov 4, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I installed all of the Windows drivers from the... 17,273 Views / 6 Replies  
I installed all of the Windows drivers from the Leopard disk. Strange that the mouse works but the keyboard does not.
Posted by striker100, on Oct 28, 2007 at 07:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Can't use new Apple wireless keyboard with Vista 17,273 Views / 6 Replies  
I installed Vista on my iMac after installing Leopard. Everything seems to have gone well except I can't get my aluminum wireless keyboard to be recognized by bluetooth in Vista. I had no problem...
Posted by striker100, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Vista Bluetooth and Bootcamp 3,217 Views / 4 Replies  
I just installed Leopard on my iMac and now I want to install Vista via Bootcamp. I'm using a wireless mighty mouse and keyboard. Will Vista recognize the wireless mouse and keyboard during...
Posted by striker100, on Oct 28, 2007 at 10:01 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is the pet peeve I have with the MacBook... 5,021 Views / 99 Replies  
This is the pet peeve I have with the MacBook Pro, beautiful to look at but somehow it does not inspire confidence as far as durability to me. I always felt I had to be especially careful with it....
Posted by striker100, on Sep 8, 2007 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is anyone running Vista on a 2.8GHz iMac? 957 Views / 7 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone is running Vista on a 2.8GHz or 2.4GHz iMac and how it runs, if there are any problems. I'm also curious as to what the Vista Experience index score is.
Also, if I install...
Posted by striker100, on Sep 2, 2007 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! One thing I've observed so far, this iMac... 1,160 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks! One thing I've observed so far, this iMac is extremely quiet, much quieter than my 17" iMac G5.
Posted by striker100, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ooh Doggy, it's here and it's spectacular! 1,160 Views / 10 Replies  
Just received my 2.8GHz 24" iMac. It was supposed to arrive tomorrow and I was wishing it would come today as I'm off today. Wouldn't you know it the door bell rings a few minutes ago and it's FedEx,...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
MacPro case redesign? 1,311 Views / 21 Replies  
I realize to most who need a MacPro substance is more important than style but wouldn't you think the current MacPro is in need of a case refresh? Basically it is the same case design as the...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 11, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well of course I agree with all of you. When I... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
Well of course I agree with all of you. When I told him new iMacs were being released next Tuesday and that they will have Santa Rosa processors and even a better video card than the current upgrade...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 2, 2007 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes I told him all this but he is buying it today... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes I told him all this but he is buying it today anyway because the only way he can get the upgraded graphic card is to buy it from the online Apple Store. I told him to wait but ultimately it's his...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Question about the soon to be replaced 20" iMac 507 Views / 7 Replies  
A friend of mine decided that he likes the current 20" 2.16GHz iMac so much he is ordering one today even though a new redesigned iMac with better specs is most likely coming next week. The only...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 2, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can I install Vista on a new iMac? 2,852 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm planning on ordering a 24" iMac today. I have a full Vista Business disc and a Vista Ultimate upgrade disc. Will I have a problem installing Vista with boot camp? I would first install Vista...
Posted by striker100, on Feb 1, 2007 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can't start a new message with Apples Mail Application 319 Views / 3 Replies  
My friend just called me saying that he has a problem writing a new message with Apple Mail. As he is new to OS X I tried walking him through it but he's claiming there is no "new" icon to click on...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
I found it, please disregard post. 467 Views / 7 Replies  
I found it, please disregard post.
Posted by striker100, on Jan 20, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Applications
How can I permanently set font size in Microsoft Word? 467 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm using Microsoft Office X Word on my Mac. Is there a way that I can permanently set the font size on blank documents from the default size 12 without having to manually do it every time I start a...
Posted by striker100, on Jan 20, 2007 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
24" iMac Owners, Are You Happy With It? 2,118 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm considering buying a 24" iMac. I was going to buy a MacPro and a Cinema Display but I really like the clean, sleek, all in one look the 24" iMac provides and it will certainly be fast enough for...
Posted by striker100, on Dec 11, 2006 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
It all makes sense, I was under the impression... 1,139 Views / 20 Replies  
It all makes sense, I was under the impression that Conroe was faster than Merom even though they are both considered Core 2 Duo,
Posted by striker100, on Sep 6, 2006 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Merom over Conroe, what are the advantages? 1,139 Views / 20 Replies  
I was just wondering what the advantages are of Apple going with the Merom processor instead of Conroe in the iMacs.
Posted by striker100, on Sep 6, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any Mac Pro issues? 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
I haven't read of any MacPro issues, I remember when the G5 Powermacs were released there were several issues that were problematic.
Is it that the MacPro is just too new to know yet or perhaps...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 25, 2006 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
After market video cards for the MacPro 595 Views / 1 Replies  
Has there been any info on which video cards will be available for retail purchase for the MacPro and when they will be available?
Posted by striker100, on Aug 23, 2006 at 07:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
How does the Core 2 Duo EE chip compare? 466 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm curious, how would the performance of one x6800 Core 2 Duo Extreme Edition processor compare to the two 2.66GHz Xeon processors that are in the MacPro?
Posted by striker100, on Aug 22, 2006 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
New Cinema Displays, when do you think? 486 Views / 2 Replies  
I was really hoping when the MacPro was released there would be newly designed cinema displays to go along with it. Seeing that the MacPro has the same case as the Powermac and the current cinema...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 19, 2006 at 05:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was going to order from Amazon as I also saw... 1,028 Views / 6 Replies  
I was going to order from Amazon as I also saw the $150 rebate but they don't sell a version with the bluetooth and airport extreme either. They probably will after a while as right now they are also...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 18, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Disappointed at the Apple Store 1,028 Views / 6 Replies  
I just got back from the Aple Store disappointed. I went to pick up a shiny new MacPro dual 2.66GHz and they didn't have any with the airport extreme card and bluetooth card. The salesperson also...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 18, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding Airport Extreme Card & Bluetooth Card after the fact 651 Views / 3 Replies  
How difficult is it to add the Airport Extreme and bluetooth card to the MacPro if one were to purchase it without being installed by Apple?
Posted by striker100, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
MacPro shipping weight and box dimensions 5,124 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know the weight of the MacPro in its box and the box dimensions?
Posted by striker100, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nice MacPro review 1,443 Views / 1 Replies  
For anyone interested:
http://www.anandtech.com/mac/showdoc.aspx?i=2816
Posted by striker100, on Aug 17, 2006 at 08:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got the whole story from my friend last night.... 978 Views / 8 Replies  
I got the whole story from my friend last night. Since his wife is a teacher in a public school she gets the Apple education discount as well as a Dell education discount.
It seems the Dell XPS 700...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 12, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Which is the faster computer? 978 Views / 8 Replies  
My best friend is deciding between two computers, one is a MacPro and the other a Dell XPS 700. He does not really care which platform he uses, he uses both OS X and Windows, he just wants to know...
Posted by striker100, on Aug 11, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
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