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OK, I just booted my 10.8 mini into single user... 454 Views / 5 Replies  
OK, I just booted my 10.8 mini into single user mode and got exactly the same thing that was on the imac. So I'm assuming that this person may have inadvertently held down the command-s keys, or...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 18, 2012 at 01:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the reply. I noticed the wireless... 454 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I noticed the wireless keyboard battery is low, so maybe it could have been sending some strange signals??? Someone in my building said it could have been a kernel panic. I...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 18, 2012 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
iMac booted itself into root - what happened??? 454 Views / 5 Replies  
A person where I work started up her late 2011 iMac (running 10.7) and it booted itself into the root command line. It was a black screen with white text. I did a command line restart and it booted...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 18, 2012 at 07:44 AM, in Mac OS X
That's basically what we're using it for. Oh... 644 Views / 5 Replies  
That's basically what we're using it for.

Oh yeah, I had forgotten about that. I work at on a univerisity campus and our web space software also uses java for uploading files (although you can...
Posted by Dave N, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why install Java? (PC question) 644 Views / 5 Replies  
Where I work there has been a rash of viruses that used outdated Java to infect PCs. For whatever reason, it's just the default to install Java on all machines, but I have to wonder "Why?" I and...
Posted by Dave N, on Aug 26, 2010 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I appreciate everyone's help, but unfortunately... 1,603 Views / 10 Replies  
I appreciate everyone's help, but unfortunately none of the above suggestions worked for me.

I finally solved the problem by replacing the "Microsoft Office.mdimporter" file in the...
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 26, 2009 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the suggestions. I ran the Office... 1,603 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions. I ran the Office updater several times when I reinstalled office. I just checked and there are no new updates. Maybe I'll try reinstalling Office...

Also, like I...
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
I re-indexed twice, but it still won't search... 1,603 Views / 10 Replies  
I re-indexed twice, but it still won't search inside Excel files. I know it did this before, so I'm open to other suggestions.
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 9, 2009 at 06:32 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using Office 2004. I'll try... 1,603 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm using Office 2004.

I'll try re-indexing...thanks
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 9, 2009 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Spotlight will not search inside Excel files 1,603 Views / 10 Replies  
Spotlight used to search inside my excel files, but now it does not. It searches inside just about every other kind of document though, including Word. I recently did a wipe/reinstall of my hd, so...
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 8, 2009 at 06:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Says Red Molly to James "That's a fine motorbike.... 1,521 Views / 32 Replies  
Says Red Molly to James "That's a fine motorbike.
A girl could feel special on any such like."

1952 Vincent Black Lightning...
Posted by Dave N, on Jun 28, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks a lot! I reset my Launch Services... 261 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks a lot! I reset my Launch Services database using the commands in that thread, and the files are now associated with the correct app.
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Need help with "Open with:" function 261 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently did a complete reinstall on my G5 iMac, OS X 10.4.1 -- backed up my Home folder, wiped the disk, then reinstalled the OS and all app's.

I have one file type that I cannot get OS X to...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 17, 2008 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
We've been experiencing this at the university... 530 Views / 34 Replies  
We've been experiencing this at the university where I work. In the cases I've heard about, the spammers only use your address for a day or so and then move on. It happened to me and I just had to...
Posted by Dave N, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I see the tilted head of Richard Nixon on the... 1,061 Views / 28 Replies  
I see the tilted head of Richard Nixon on the body of a nude woman.

What did I win?
Posted by Dave N, on Apr 29, 2008 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't explain this. 590 Views / 10 Replies  
I just can't...

YouTube - "Little Superstar" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx-NLPH8JeM)
Posted by Dave N, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dang, ya took mine! 3,571 Views / 76 Replies  
Dang, ya took mine!
Posted by Dave N, on Mar 6, 2008 at 01:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a fine thread and I'm proud to post in it! 722 Views / 11 Replies  
This is a fine thread and I'm proud to post in it!
Posted by Dave N, on Mar 4, 2008 at 01:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like MagLite -- I have a two 2 D cell MagLites... 2,087 Views / 24 Replies  
I like MagLite -- I have a two 2 D cell MagLites and had a 2 AA cell MagLite until it recently broke. They are very well made (in the USA!).

But... The 2 AA Rayovac LED that I linked to above...
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 27, 2008 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I found this one at Wal Mart for $25. Rayovac -... 2,087 Views / 24 Replies  
I found this one at Wal Mart for $25.
Rayovac - Sportsman Xtreme LED Flashlights (http://www.rayovac.com/flashlight/selux2aa3w-b.shtml)

They had both a 1W and a 3W model that look identical. ...
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 27, 2008 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why not give them to the animals? Apparently... 639 Views / 26 Replies  
Why not give them to the animals? Apparently they're not doing us much good...

FT.com / Companies / Drugs & healthcare - Study casts doubt on anti-depressants...
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those are good hot dogs -- I buy the light ones... 738 Views / 28 Replies  
Those are good hot dogs -- I buy the light ones and figure that maybe they're a better grade of meat than other brands. But the last ones I bought started sparking when I microwaved one. I sliced...
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot Dog Propaganda: Anthropomorphic... 738 Views / 28 Replies  
Hot Dog Propaganda:



Anthropomorphic hot dog using a tangerine iMac:

http://www.hotdogtommys.com/01c005b0.gif
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 13, 2008 at 02:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, that got a whole lot funnier after... 685 Views / 25 Replies  
You know, that got a whole lot funnier after reading the youtube comments. Just thinking about the pretentious Mac startup chime and then reading this comment got me to laughing...

...and I'm...
Posted by Dave N, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm no grammar expert (or is this syntax?), but I... 685 Views / 25 Replies  
I'm no grammar expert (or is this syntax?), but I think that the original poster's elision of "Macintoshes" to "Mac's" was correct. Everyone just assumed that the original poster wanted to write the...
Posted by Dave N, on Jan 20, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that Jobs on the left? If so, then it appears... 489 Views / 12 Replies  
Is that Jobs on the left? If so, then it appears his wardrobe hasn't changed...
Posted by Dave N, on Jan 13, 2008 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm confused... Are these two guys having sex... 1,970 Views / 72 Replies  
I'm confused... Are these two guys having sex because their wives won't? :confused:
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 27, 2007 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Get about 50-100 feet of 18AWG speaker wire. ... 629 Views / 14 Replies  
Get about 50-100 feet of 18AWG speaker wire. Strip the insulation off of one end, then wrap that end around your ankle (or wrist, or whatever body part you want). Be sure that the bare wire is...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 11, 2007 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lincoln was born in a log cabin. Elvis ate Log... 588 Views / 19 Replies  
Lincoln was born in a log cabin.
Elvis ate Log Cabin syrup on just about everything.

Lincoln was very fond of his stove pipe hat.
Elvis was very fond of his Stove Top Stuffing.

There are many...
Posted by Dave N, on Dec 7, 2007 at 10:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
UKE XING... ... 2,401 Views / 73 Replies  
UKE XING...
http://www.catfish1952.com/Album41Files/ukecrossing2.jpg
Posted by Dave N, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RPN is all I use :thumbsup: At home I have... 793 Views / 37 Replies  
RPN is all I use :thumbsup:

At home I have my "vintage" HP-11C, at work my newer HP-32S, and on my work Mac I have nonpareil (http://nonpareil.brouhaha.com/) HP simulator. :cool:

I really...
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 27, 2007 at 12:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I were in your position I would go and talk to... 449 Views / 14 Replies  
If I were in your position I would go and talk to some of the archaeology professors who are at the schools you are considering. Pick a handful who's work interest you. You could also talk to the...
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 14, 2007 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMCRru6JEo8)... 618 Views / 27 Replies  
This (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMCRru6JEo8) video should remove any confusion that may have been caused by any previous videos (or lack thereof).
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 12, 2007 at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why should we waste our time with that thing when... 596 Views / 33 Replies  
Why should we waste our time with that thing when Major Ed Dames has already located Mr. Fossett's crash site?

COAST TO COAST AM WITH GEORGE NOORY...
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 11, 2007 at 12:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks a lot for checking. Sorry it crashed your... 371 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks a lot for checking. Sorry it crashed your Safari :cool:

If the iPhone/iPod Touch could steam internet radio, then I would love to have one. Guess I'll just have to wait a while, and hope...
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 5, 2007 at 11:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can someone tell me if this will play on an iPhone? 371 Views / 4 Replies  
Is an iPhone able to stream this radio station's feed?

:: 970WFLA.com - Tampa Bay, FL :: News, Traffic and Weather Together On-Demand (http://www.970wfla.com/pages/listenlive.html)

(click on...
Posted by Dave N, on Sep 5, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unless the original poster was making a... 675 Views / 31 Replies  
Unless the original poster was making a contraction of the word "Macintoshes". In that case the apostrophe takes the place of all the letters between the "c" and the final "s". We have all become...
Posted by Dave N, on Aug 10, 2007 at 11:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ahh, lyrics from one of my favorite Beatles... 694 Views / 35 Replies  
Ahh, lyrics from one of my favorite Beatles songs...

Something I've found to be great fun is to peruse the match.com listings, trying to deduce how people's last relationship failed based on their...
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 24, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Based on MacNN recommendations, I went with a... 430 Views / 13 Replies  
Based on MacNN recommendations, I went with a fastmail.fm account a couple of years ago. I think I've received one spam in that whole time, but I only use this address for emailing with...
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 24, 2007 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Allright -- that's more like it! And bonus... 1,108 Views / 75 Replies  
Allright -- that's more like it!

And bonus doggie pics!!! :D
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 23, 2007 at 03:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When are you guys going to post the kitty... 1,108 Views / 75 Replies  
When are you guys going to post the kitty pictures? I read these macgeek2005 threads for the kitty pictures, daµµit! :mad:
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 23, 2007 at 03:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jose Feliciano - Flight of The Bumble Bee -... 373 Views / 7 Replies  
Jose Feliciano - Flight of The Bumble Bee - Guitar (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOs1HC29zh4)
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 10, 2007 at 02:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am prepared to lead the way in this fight, but... 3,535 Views / 110 Replies  
I am prepared to lead the way in this fight, but first I will need three things:

1. An iPhone (plus AT&T subscription).

2. A new MacBook (I'm on an iBook now, and I just can't fight evil with...
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 8, 2007 at 01:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
[sigh...] Well, you people have ran right... 3,535 Views / 110 Replies  
[sigh...]

Well, you people have ran right past the truth, again. In stead of joining together to confront genuine corruption in our society, you choose to bicker amongst yourselves with pointless...
Posted by Dave N, on Jul 8, 2007 at 01:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are a couple of reasons why it's not a good... 331 Views / 15 Replies  
There are a couple of reasons why it's not a good idea to switch the strings around on an acoustic guitar. If you look at the saddle, most likely it is slightly angled in the bridge. This is done...
Posted by Dave N, on Jun 15, 2007 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
He's trying to communicate with other Searchlight... 599 Views / 24 Replies  
He's trying to communicate with other Searchlight members. It's not for you or me to understand...
Posted by Dave N, on Jun 10, 2007 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPq0weuycyE&mode=re... 1,986 Views / 21 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPq0weuycyE&mode=related&search=
Posted by Dave N, on May 31, 2007 at 01:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Light or regular? Or go to an Asian market and... 1,086 Views / 45 Replies  
Light or regular? Or go to an Asian market and get the BIG imported bottle that is preserved with alcohol rather than sodium benzoate. Mmmmm, soy sauce...
Posted by Dave N, on May 24, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just so I can say I participated in one of the... 28,416 Views / 580 Replies  
Just so I can say I participated in one of the most idiotic threads I've ever been compelled to read...

http://www.photogslounge.net/graphics4/dean_kitten.jpg
Posted by Dave N, on Apr 11, 2007 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To be fair to the U of I administration, I think... 3,726 Views / 42 Replies  
To be fair to the U of I administration, I think the pressure they were bowing to was that the NCAA wasn't going to allow their teams to play any post season games if they kept the Chief. That put a...
Posted by Dave N, on Feb 20, 2007 at 12:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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