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Thanks. So to clarify, i'd need to buy a new... 1,116 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks. So to clarify, i'd need to buy a new board and have it reflowed, or would i remove my existing one and have it sent in for a reflow? If the latter, wouldn't that be dicey depending on the...
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 18, 2015 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Mike - i'll keep a closer look on it. ... 1,116 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks Mike - i'll keep a closer look on it. Excuse the ignorance, but what doe sit mean to reflow the card, and is that a DIY type job, or a send out?
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 18, 2015 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Mike. The lowest ATI 4850 i've been able... 1,116 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks Mike. The lowest ATI 4850 i've been able to find for the iMac is $360 (on eBay)... am i looking for the wrong thing? I'm not seeing anything anywhere near $200...
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 17, 2015 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
2009 27"imac - busted gpx card - thoughts on what to do with it? 1,116 Views / 10 Replies  
My '09 imac blew out it's graphics card this fall, and i've since replaced it with the skylake imac. i hate to toss the old one, but am not willing to spend $600 to replace a $40 graphics card...
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 17, 2015 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks gents - made the switch to a wireless... 711 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks gents - made the switch to a wireless laser black/white multifunction - appreciate the input!
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 7, 2013 at 10:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's great - thanks. Completely open to laser.... 711 Views / 6 Replies  
That's great - thanks. Completely open to laser. Have ye positive experiences with consumer friendly models you'd recommend? Low usage (< 30 pages/month), wireless is a must (multiple computers at...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Consumer (read: Ink friendly) Printer reco sought 711 Views / 6 Replies  
We've currently got a canon pixma M560 wireless all in one printer that's a bear, i'm looking to replace it. The two things that drive me nuts are:
1) it's a color printer, and if ANY ink tank runs...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 22, 2013 at 04:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'd come to the same conclusion - almost... 1,514 Views / 4 Replies  
I'd come to the same conclusion - almost everything is wireless and requires batteries. I'm not opposed to wireless, however i am opposed to managing changing batteries constantly. I want it to...
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 28, 2011 at 01:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod to power outdoor music system 1,514 Views / 4 Replies  
Looking for feedback from anyone who has done this. Currently, i've got wired speakers running inside to a sound system. Which works great, jsut means if i want to change anything, i need to go...
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 27, 2011 at 09:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mobile Desktop/profiles? 464 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife uses a desktop at work, and has a laptop for when she travels. At my work, no matter where i am in the world, if i log onto the network, my desktop loads on that computer - however I use a...
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 20, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in Applications
Mageworld Siegelet 443 Views / 0 Replies  
Don't suppose anyone was able to get the mageworld siegelet for dungeon siege to work? Can't seem to get it to recognize it on my computer...(ie when install and run DS, it acts like no siegelet was...
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 6, 2005 at 09:02 PM, in Gaming
doesn't look like store.apple.com offers the... 466 Views / 3 Replies  
doesn't look like store.apple.com offers the original airport cards anylonger - fair to assume they're discontinued?
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 28, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in Networking
Wireless mixed dell/ibook network 466 Views / 3 Replies  
My inlaws would like me to help them set up their wireless network (i've never done it, but it can't be that hard). They've got a netgear range master wireless router currently serving their dell. ...
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 28, 2005 at 07:54 AM, in Networking
Oh yeah. It's been reset 4-5 times now. I've got... 492 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh yeah. It's been reset 4-5 times now. I've got more disk space than I know what to do with 8)
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 12, 2005 at 07:19 AM, in Team MacNN
How long did it take to cycle through for you? ... 492 Views / 7 Replies  
How long did it take to cycle through for you? It's been going on for about 1.5 weeks now...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Team MacNN
Different ones. However, upon closer inspection,... 492 Views / 7 Replies  
Different ones. However, upon closer inspection, not every workunit errors, just most of them...some of them are successfully completing...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 9, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in Team MacNN
Predictor Error 492 Views / 7 Replies  
Over the last few days, any time a predictor unit is completed, a message "result h0007A-1_100357_1 exited with zero status but no 'finished' file. if this happens regularly, you may need to reset...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jul 9, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in Team MacNN
got it -thanks shaktai 710 Views / 19 Replies  
got it -thanks shaktai
Posted by Sebastian, on Jun 8, 2005 at 07:27 AM, in Team MacNN
I feel like an idiot. A week ago or so i switch... 710 Views / 19 Replies  
I feel like an idiot. A week ago or so i switch from classic seti (finally hit that 5000 mark) to boinc, and am running predictor. would love to join the teammacnn ranks, but can't find how to do...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jun 7, 2005 at 08:39 PM, in Team MacNN
okdok. predictor it is. 90% predictor, 10% SETI... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
okdok. predictor it is. 90% predictor, 10% SETI as backup.

This is my first go around with the BOINC software. Does it require a manual flush of completed work? I can't seem to find a way to...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 28, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in Team MacNN
I've been holding out on switching to BOINC as i... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been holding out on switching to BOINC as i wanted to hit the 5000 mark in seti, which i did yesterday. i'm leaving for a trip today for a week, but when i get back, i'll tear into BOINC. ...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 22, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Team MacNN
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTool... 976 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=658898&Tab=11&NoMapp=0

after rebate, 20 bucks for a stick of 512. bought a couple of them.
Posted by Sebastian, on May 11, 2005 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
you guys rock. thanks. chalk a lesson learned... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
you guys rock. thanks. chalk a lesson learned up to experience, perhaps it's time i start rtfm...

thanks
Posted by Sebastian, on May 11, 2005 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
copy it to where? I'm having a hard time getting... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
copy it to where? I'm having a hard time getting to the /etc/ file on my original HD..if i open the original HD, then menu go to /etc/ and verify the path, i'm at the etc folder, but it's on the...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 10, 2005 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whoops - need bigtime help... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
I was trying to fix a problem with background connections with a specific app, and the online help i was finding suggested i command click-drag the hostsconfig file in my /etc/ folder to the desktop,...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 10, 2005 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Kidz Cam digi cam and macs 895 Views / 1 Replies  
my 6 yr old daughter got a kidz cam (http://www.kidzworld.com/site/p5527.htm) digital usb camera for her birthday, and the ol' G5 isn't recognizing it. Are there any tricks I can use to rig a driver...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 10, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm seeing *huge* variations in pricing on the... 976 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm seeing *huge* variations in pricing on the same size sticks. Here's a 1 G (2 512's) for $70 - is this something to steer away from?
...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 5, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
RAM addn's to Dual 2 976 Views / 10 Replies  
I'd like to take my dual 2 G5 up to 1 or 1.5G of RAM. I've not been paying very close attention, but do seem to remember some issues with 3rd party chips not working so great. Any advice regarding...
Posted by Sebastian, on May 3, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also, iMovie with my slick transitions gives... 19,560 Views / 256 Replies  
Also, iMovie with my slick transitions gives errors upon start. lots, and lots of errors.
Posted by Sebastian, on Apr 28, 2005 at 09:56 PM, in Mac OS X
So, just because I'm slow - will everything I... 1,557 Views / 25 Replies  
So, just because I'm slow - will everything I keep on my desktop also be preserved (even though they display on the desktop, are they really stored in the users folder?). I need to be 100% positive...
Posted by Sebastian, on Apr 27, 2005 at 07:27 PM, in Mac OS X
edit - not running boinc, good 'ol fashioned seti... 568 Views / 10 Replies  
edit - not running boinc, good 'ol fashioned seti on x. want to hit the 5000 mark before i switch 8-)
Posted by Sebastian, on Feb 24, 2005 at 11:53 AM, in Team MacNN
I've not been able to get a SETI WU for about 3... 568 Views / 10 Replies  
I've not been able to get a SETI WU for about 3 days now (don't recall the error - 600 perhaps? can't connect to server).
Posted by Sebastian, on Feb 24, 2005 at 11:52 AM, in Team MacNN
Yup, no luck. I ended up deleting the package... 441 Views / 2 Replies  
Yup, no luck. I ended up deleting the package contents (show contents, delete contents folder) then reinstalling from the CD (not the DVD). Seems to launch fine now, but i've not had time to play...
Posted by Sebastian, on Feb 11, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
iMovie 5 won't launch after update 441 Views / 2 Replies  
upgraded to iMovie 5, now it won't launch. repairing permissions, forcing prebinding update, restarting, changing my socks - all no luck. Have all the latest system updates. Deleting the imovie...
Posted by Sebastian, on Feb 10, 2005 at 07:02 PM, in Applications
white powerbook - audio recording? 456 Views / 3 Replies  
my inlaws have a white powerbook (don't have a model to provide) which they'd like to use to record music events at their church. they're not exactly adept users, so they couldn't answer many of my...
Posted by Sebastian, on Jan 1, 2005 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
animation quality loss upon iMovie import 586 Views / 2 Replies  
i've got a 10 second motion clip that i'm trying to import into imovie for a quick and dirty church project. the raw clip is in lossless qt format, and looks great in qt playback. upon import into...
Posted by Sebastian, on Dec 12, 2004 at 09:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Printing photos 443 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a canon i860 and i'm trying my first go around at printing photos. It has an adapter that's suppose to make it easier to feed in 4x6 blanks, but I'm finding that when I print from iPhoto,...
Posted by Sebastian, on Dec 12, 2004 at 07:02 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Printing on back of photos? 549 Views / 1 Replies  
Would like to print holidy greeting messages on the back side of the photo christmas cards we had made this year - don't suppose there's a trck to getting the ink to take to the backside of that...
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 13, 2004 at 08:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Filevault Status? 674 Views / 6 Replies  
I know it has had plenty of issues in the past with data corruption and/or loss - given all the recent system updates, has this largely been taken care of and at a place where it's safe to use?
Posted by Sebastian, on Nov 8, 2004 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
sure, loved that one too, it's just as i was... 673 Views / 3 Replies  
sure, loved that one too, it's just as i was going through my 'done' pile, i ran across DS first 8-) is there a collection of 3rd party addon's or whatnot you can point me to?
Posted by Sebastian, on Oct 30, 2004 at 09:17 AM, in Gaming
Dungeon Siege Siegelets/conversions/expansions? 673 Views / 3 Replies  
Are there any that work on the mac (excluding lazarus)? Loved this game, love this type of game, want more 8-)
Posted by Sebastian, on Oct 29, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Gaming
super. thanks, i'll check 'em out. 527 Views / 3 Replies  
super. thanks, i'll check 'em out.
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 11, 2004 at 08:58 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Streaming Live Video? 527 Views / 3 Replies  
My wife is a professor of media at a small private college, where they're working on convergence of media forms. One of the things she'd like to do is stream live feeds - she has no idea how to do...
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 10, 2004 at 02:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
yup, thought of that, but i've not seen an imovie... 678 Views / 3 Replies  
yup, thought of that, but i've not seen an imovie transition that does the mosiac type transitions that imovie does - know of anything that does?
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 6, 2004 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
exporting iphoto slideshow 678 Views / 3 Replies  
is there a way i can export the iphoto slideshow to a self contained movie (mov, mpeg, etc) that'll allow it to retain it's custom transitions?
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 6, 2004 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
Once the case is opened, directly below the... 877 Views / 15 Replies  
Once the case is opened, directly below the firewire connector at the top of the ipod, there's a fairly large texas instruments imbedded chip. When the ipod is connected via firewire to the computer...
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 3, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yikes, I'd like to think we could find an answer... 877 Views / 15 Replies  
Yikes, I'd like to think we could find an answer that didn't involve mail fraud.

I'm gonna see if i can't pry the back off it this weekend, figgure out some way to test the HD once I'm in there to...
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 3, 2004 at 04:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That just isn't right..the iPod has been tested,... 877 Views / 15 Replies  
That just isn't right..the iPod has been tested, and is known not to work. It'd be scamming someone out of their hard earned money, and I know I'd be pretty pissed if i bought one like that.
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 3, 2004 at 08:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. How'd you get the back off, does it just... 877 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks. How'd you get the back off, does it just pry off?
Posted by Sebastian, on Sep 1, 2004 at 11:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What happens? Nothin'. Like I said, it's... 877 Views / 15 Replies  
What happens? Nothin'. Like I said, it's entirely unresponsive 8-)
Posted by Sebastian, on Aug 31, 2004 at 06:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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