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Yes. This used to be a problem for Macs with ATi... 5,177 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. This used to be a problem for Macs with ATi video cards that could be resolved by checking an obscure option in the ATi control panel.



From this thread:...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jul 31, 2007 at 02:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
BootCamp 1.0.2 Released 1,956 Views / 15 Replies  
According to MacFixIt (http://www.macfixit.com/article.php?story=2006071115244887), the BootCamp drivers have been updated. Now what are the changes? Anyone? :confused:
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jul 12, 2006 at 06:24 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I prefer to be thought of as a PowerLurker. ;) 792 Views / 23 Replies  
I prefer to be thought of as a PowerLurker. ;)
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jan 10, 2006 at 05:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just remember, Bush may have signed it but there... 792 Views / 23 Replies  
Just remember, Bush may have signed it but there were a whole lot of other people with their hands on that bill before it was ever signed into law. Let's not forget to call them morons, too.
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jan 10, 2006 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Built-In Mic Audio Adjustment: Question 326 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know of a quick way to adjust the input volume? The only way I'm aware of is to open System Preferences and then go into the Sound preference pane, and the click the Input tab. It would...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 30, 2005 at 08:20 AM, in macOS
I think you misunderstood what I was saying.... 7,581 Views / 40 Replies  
I think you misunderstood what I was saying. What I meant was...

For those who are saying noise should be a concern for the Xserve (because some people would enjoy using that form factor for...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Apr 23, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think what most of you are missing is that in... 7,581 Views / 40 Replies  
I think what most of you are missing is that in order to use an Xserve, whatever software you use, it'll have to run on OS X Server. The Xserves won't run just plain OS X. In my own experience (with...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Apr 23, 2004 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
What? Are you kidding me? 554 Views / 7 Replies  
What? Are you kidding me?
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 1, 2004 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like great Windows sys-admins to me. When... 10,019 Views / 104 Replies  
Sounds like great Windows sys-admins to me. When you start talking about labs at schools, the computers will only be as great to use as the sys-admins are who configure them. I'm the Mac sys-admin...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Feb 14, 2004 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: I'm a sysadmin. They're all doing something! Two... 1,143,018 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm a sysadmin. They're all doing something! Two of the boxes (the extreme left and right computers) are test machines. The get formated, resintalled and subsequently hosed up on a regular basis. The...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jan 6, 2004 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: For me there are two reasons: 1. For desk... 1,143,018 Views / 4,110 Replies  
For me there are two reasons:

1. For desk use, I prefer that the PowerBook sit in the middle of the desk, and after reaching halfway across the desk to type for a while, I started to get some...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jan 5, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Left side of my setup: ... 1,143,018 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Left side of my setup:

http://www.guardyourpants.com/officepics/Set77_01.jpg

Right side of my setup:

http://www.guardyourpants.com/officepics/Set77_02.jpg

Pardon the low-res pics but I...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jan 5, 2004 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Finally! Success! Even though I had never... 475 Views / 6 Replies  
Finally! Success!

Even though I had never changed settings in the router, changing the Preamble Type from Short to Long in the Wireless settings on the D-Link seems to have fixed things.

Thanks...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 21, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in Networking
From what I can tell, it's possible to update the... 475 Views / 6 Replies  
From what I can tell, it's possible to update the Airport software in Mac OS X, or update the Firmware on the base stations. It doesn't seem possible to update the firmware on the cards themselves....
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 21, 2003 at 11:10 AM, in Networking
I have deleted the networking preferences, but I... 475 Views / 6 Replies  
I have deleted the networking preferences, but I have not attempted to update the firmware of the card. Where would one acquire firmware for Airport cards?
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 20, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Networking
Airport Card of Death: Help? 475 Views / 6 Replies  
Here's the scenario:

I've got a D-Link DI-614+ wireless router connected to a Linksys cable modem. There are a couple of machines cabled to the router, and 3 or 4 connected via wireless.

One...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 20, 2003 at 12:44 PM, in Networking
Unless you want to install a the entire thing... 898 Views / 7 Replies  
Unless you want to install a the entire thing from scratch. I don't want any users there. I want a brand new installation...which is what the restore CD's are supposed to do. I think you see what I...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jul 28, 2003 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
MDD PowerMac: Won't boot from CD or Firewire HD 898 Views / 7 Replies  
So I'm working on a MDD PowerMac that needs a fresh installation of X and I discover that not only will it not boot from the X discs or the system restore discs but it also won't boot from my...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jul 22, 2003 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
? 964 Views / 12 Replies  
Are you asking about the PowerMac G5 codename or the codename for the G5 itself?

tanhauser is right, the G5 was codenamed "Neo".

I believe that the PowerMac G5 was codenamed "Q37" according to...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jun 26, 2003 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
All of the talk about "Gigawire" seems to have... 2,031 Views / 140 Replies  
All of the talk about "Gigawire" seems to have some sort of truth to it. This from the US Patent Office
http://tess.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=tudna5.3.11

Apple has a trademark on the...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Oct 22, 2001 at 11:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm going to put a new HD in my iMac but... 536 Views / 4 Replies  
...the only thing I can find in 5400rpm speeds are 40GB and smaller. I know that anything above 5400rpm isn't "recommended" in the iMac because of heat issues so my question is two-fold:

1. Is the...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Oct 21, 2001 at 05:49 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Apple owns a domain name I find rather... 2,031 Views / 140 Replies  
Apple owns a domain name I find rather interesting:
http://www.macmate.com

Follow the URL and see what happens.

nick
Posted by no use for a nick, on Oct 19, 2001 at 11:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And you know, I would if the didn't have the... 234,086 Views / 1,576 Replies  
And you know, I would if the didn't have the MacAdministrator security settings set to prevent such a thing. That's ok though, because come spring...I will be in charge of all Mac servers and labs on...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 19, 2001 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
As promised, I present...the Mac Lab: ... 234,086 Views / 1,576 Replies  
As promised, I present...the Mac Lab:

http://home.earthlink.net/~sbtripp/maclab1.jpg

http://home.earthlink.net/~sbtripp/maclab2.jpg

http://home.earthlink.net/~sbtripp/maclab3.jpg
...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 19, 2001 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ah, but it is not a non-issue. You see, this is... 747 Views / 35 Replies  
Ah, but it is not a non-issue. You see, this is very relative.

I plan on selling the iBook in May or June of 2002. I'm using it for my current work which requires the portability, but come June I...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 17, 2001 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey <rossie>...definitely still get... 747 Views / 35 Replies  
Hey <rossie>...definitely still get yourself an iBook. I don't like the scratches, but they're not that noticable and this machine is wonderful.

I'm sure you can get a case that will keep it...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 17, 2001 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well that's a heck of a thing to say. Do you... 747 Views / 35 Replies  
Well that's a heck of a thing to say. Do you think I got my iBook to look at? I'm using my iBook too, but I just figure for $1800, I ought to be able to get something that doesn't look like I've...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 15, 2001 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you believe that more is better...then hang on... 234,086 Views / 1,576 Replies  
If you believe that more is better...then hang on to your hats.

Coming Soon

nick
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 13, 2001 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bow Howdy does this thing ever scratch easy! 747 Views / 35 Replies  
Wow. I've had my iBook for two weeks now and I've done nothing but baby it, yet it seems to scratch incredibly easy. I can't even figure out what's caused most of the scratches on it....
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 13, 2001 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was in the same boat as you just last week. I... 316 Views / 10 Replies  
I was in the same boat as you just last week. I own an iMac DVSE 400MHz and was considering the purchase of a new iBook. Actually, last Tuesday I ordered one, and it arrived today around noon.
...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Sep 4, 2001 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just ordered my iBook this past Tuesday (8/28).... 270 Views / 3 Replies  
I just ordered my iBook this past Tuesday (8/28). I'm so excited for my first laptop. The first computer that I ever owned on my own was my iMac from which I send you this message. (400MHz DVSE) It...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Aug 31, 2001 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, we're in the same situation. The guy at... 414 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, we're in the same situation. The guy at Apple told me that it would have to sit for around 24 hours in Customs once it arrives from Taiwan. Then after the Customs deal is over, FedEx picks up...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Aug 30, 2001 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook (dual USB) shipping: Craziness 414 Views / 7 Replies  
So I ordered my dual USB iBook on Tuesday. I was/am excited. I got several confirmation emails letting me know that my AV cable had shipped as well as my free Lexmark printer and Apple Care pack,...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Aug 30, 2001 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's what really gets my panties in a bunch: ... 1,790 Views / 158 Replies  
Here's what really gets my panties in a bunch:

"Print Away
Print Center now ships with over 200 PostScript printer description files such as those from Hewlett-Packard, Lexmark and Xerox. There...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Jul 18, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in macOS
According to Sony's specs, the VAIO's all have... 354 Views / 20 Replies  
According to Sony's specs, the VAIO's all have 100MHz System Bus speeds. However, they only quote 3-4.5 hours of battery life for the standard battery. (You can bet it's a lot closer to 3 than 4.5,...
Posted by no use for a nick, on May 2, 2001 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd kill for a backlit pro keyboard. This is a... 2,516 Views / 50 Replies  
I'd kill for a backlit pro keyboard. This is a hack that must happen! I'll beg, plead and even pay to see it come to fruition. Let's get on it.

nick
Posted by no use for a nick, on Apr 24, 2001 at 03:19 PM, in Hardware Hacking
My Graphite iMac DVSE is 15 months out of the box... 575 Views / 22 Replies  
My Graphite iMac DVSE is 15 months out of the box and still trucking. Not a problem yet.

nick
Posted by no use for a nick, on Apr 18, 2001 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only problem with 24/7 uptime for me is that... 672 Views / 37 Replies  
The only problem with 24/7 uptime for me is that my iMac DVSE puts off so much heat. Even in sleep mode it emits some heat through the top vent. Not a big deal if you have a room in your house...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Apr 18, 2001 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Querying the Process Load and Disabling Personal Webserver 201 Views / 0 Replies  
In regards to a speed work-around...

"...People have mentioned querying the process load on Mac OS X. They found that AppleShare was by far the greatest hog of CPU processes. Classic and Personal...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 27, 2001 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
Whoops. Double-post. nick [This message... 309 Views / 2 Replies  
Whoops. Double-post.

nick

[This message has been edited by no use for a nick (edited 03-19-2001).]
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 19, 2001 at 09:30 PM, in macOS
Finally, after four sales departments at Apple... 309 Views / 2 Replies  
Finally, after four sales departments at Apple spoke with me, they tell me that they aren't aware of the PoP Coupons being valid for an OS X discount of any sort. Apparently they aren't even aware...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 19, 2001 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
Software PoP Coupons and OS X 309 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone been able to get a confirmation from Apple regarding the Software Proof of Purchase Coupons that come with new Macs and OS X? They're supposed to be good for new versions of the OS, but...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 19, 2001 at 09:21 PM, in macOS
My iMac DVSE 400MHz (Graphite) has been my... 512 Views / 37 Replies  
My iMac DVSE 400MHz (Graphite) has been my favorite purchase of all-time. My first computer was a IIc back in the day. Then a 486 piece of crap. Then a Gateway...ugh what a mistake that was. I...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Mar 7, 2001 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
The big deal about DVD is not necessarily movies... 2,411 Views / 183 Replies  
The big deal about DVD is not necessarily movies and entertainment. Soon enough you'll see software issed on dvd's...and guess who won't be able to play it?

In addition, you may not view the...
Posted by no use for a nick, on Feb 22, 2001 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Change of Pace: Please Read 495 Views / 23 Replies  
For a change of pace, I'd just like to comment on how happy I am with my iMac. It's been just a little over a year since I bought my iMac DV SE (in graphite) and I couldn't be any happier with it....
Posted by no use for a nick, on Feb 6, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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