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Thanks everyone. I'll give the manual process a... 618 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks everyone. I'll give the manual process a try later today after work. I'm sorry it's taken me so long to respond, I was away on business.

I have rebooted after the automated install. This...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Dec 16, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in macOS
EFI update does not work 618 Views / 7 Replies  
I hope someone can help with this problem.

Every time my Mac checks for software updates, it tells me that I have an EFI update that needs to be installed. I choose to install it, the script runs...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in macOS
Windows crashes at the hospital 713 Views / 22 Replies  
So I race to the hospital with my pregnant wife who's water just broke. We get into our room and they hook her up to the fetal monitor to make sure the baby is ok while they prep for the labor.
...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Sep 22, 2008 at 11:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How did he get into the space program being such... 3,196 Views / 126 Replies  
How did he get into the space program being such a complete nut?
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 28, 2008 at 02:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, Cuil isn't ready for prime time. It's a... 1,030 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah, Cuil isn't ready for prime time. It's a joke really that it even launched with all of the glaring bugs. What a total marketing screw-up.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 28, 2008 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's odd, their website pops up quickly for me.... 7,633 Views / 146 Replies  
That's odd, their website pops up quickly for me.

I agree though, it's time it goes paid. That would make an already outstanding product even better.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:55 PM, in macOS
Oh no, the absolute fastest way to navigate OSX... 7,633 Views / 146 Replies  
Oh no, the absolute fastest way to navigate OSX is with Quicksilver. There is nothing on Windows that compares and the beauty? It's free.

http://www.blacktree.com/

This is totally...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:35 PM, in macOS
I agree, Adium is amazing. I used Trillian on... 7,633 Views / 146 Replies  
I agree, Adium is amazing. I used Trillian on Windows for years and thought it was the cats meow, then I discovered Adium when I bought my Mac. I don't think I could ever give it up... and it's...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in macOS
It sounds to me like you're more into building... 7,633 Views / 146 Replies  
It sounds to me like you're more into building computers than using them. You say you switch out your video card every 6 months but you don't mention any application that would require such a...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:46 AM, in macOS
...and there it is. Thanks for helping me the... 514 Views / 5 Replies  
...and there it is. Thanks for helping me the option right in front of my face. :) So many years as a Windows user and knowing where everything is... I'm still struggling a little with OSX. :)
...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 18, 2008 at 12:09 PM, in macOS
How do I enable this in Finder? 514 Views / 5 Replies  
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/tharmsen/Forums/Mac/bottom_nav.png

On my Macbook Pro Finder shows me the path in the bottom of the window. On my iMac it doesn't and for the life of me I...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:13 AM, in macOS
Well, I think Apple deserves cudo's for pulling... 1,036 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, I think Apple deserves cudo's for pulling it off, regardless. That's a HUGE undertaking and honestly, I've seen MUCH smaller projects go far worse.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 16, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in Applications
I've been running Parallels for a couple of years... 802 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been running Parallels for a couple of years and then I installed Fusion (VMWare) when it released. Fusion is faster than Parallels and it supports Direct X 9.0 (3D graphics acceleration). You...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 16, 2008 at 07:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ahh, I guess that would explain it. Thanks. 1,681 Views / 2 Replies  
Ahh, I guess that would explain it. Thanks.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 16, 2008 at 07:05 AM, in macOS
Can't delete folders/shortcuts from iDisk 1,681 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not able to delete folders from my iDisk that appear to be shortcuts. I'm not sure how these folders became shortcuts vs. regular folders but when I move them to the trash and empty the trash,...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:00 PM, in macOS
I don't know, I installed the firmware 2.0 to my... 544 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't know, I installed the firmware 2.0 to my iPhone early when someone found the URL in some XML. I'm still running that version of the firmware.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 12, 2008 at 10:06 AM, in macOS
Oh, I will. :) I'm not bitching, just... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Oh, I will. :)

I'm not bitching, just pointing out my experience in trying to shoehorn 10.4 onto my MBP.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 12, 2008 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
Yeah, and on my Intel MB it boots fine under... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Yeah, and on my Intel MB it boots fine under 10.4.11 but on my MPB I get this screen after a few seconds of it trying to boot from the USB drive:
...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 11, 2008 at 11:20 PM, in macOS
I don't believe this is going to work for you. ... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
I don't believe this is going to work for you.

I have an Intel version of 10.4 that shipped with my Intel Macbook. I installed the OS to my USB drive using my MB then tried to book my MBP from...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 11, 2008 at 06:58 AM, in macOS
Is it best to call or swing by my local Apple... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Is it best to call or swing by my local Apple store do you think?
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 10, 2008 at 10:32 PM, in macOS
So here's a question, if I bought a G3,4,5... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
So here's a question, if I bought a G3,4,5 compatible version of Retail 10.4.x off eBay and installed it from a G5 to the USB drive... then booted from the USB drive and patched it to 10.4.11 would...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 10, 2008 at 09:02 PM, in macOS
Well, it works great on my MB but because the OS... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Well, it works great on my MB but because the OS is tied to it, it doesn't work when I plug the external drive into my MBP. So now I'm on eBay looking for a full install. :)
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 10, 2008 at 08:59 AM, in macOS
Sweet, that did it. Thanks guys, I couldn't have... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Sweet, that did it. Thanks guys, I couldn't have done it without ya. :)
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:55 PM, in macOS
Yeah, I tried that early on and formatted it Mac... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Yeah, I tried that early on and formatted it Mac OS Extended (Journaled) but apparently it still had a Windows partition... hopefully I've got it licked... waiting for it to reboot.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:54 PM, in macOS
I think I figured it out, I looked at the... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
I think I figured it out, I looked at the partition and it was a DOS/Windows partition. I reset the partition to GUID and we'll see if that does it... keeping my fingers crossed.

Thanks a BUNCH...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in macOS
Ok, now we're making progress! So, from my MB I... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Ok, now we're making progress! So, from my MB I can boot from the DVD but a new problem arises.

It shows the USB drive but a red exclamation mark appears over it and when I select it, it tells me...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:41 PM, in macOS
Ha! My wife has the machine (but I bought a 5... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Ha! My wife has the machine (but I bought a 5 license 10.5 pack and upgraded it... hopefully that's not going to be an issue).
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:35 PM, in macOS
It's the disc that came with my Intel MB. ... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
It's the disc that came with my Intel MB.

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/tharmsen/OSX_disc.jpg
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 08:34 PM, in macOS
I just tried doing the same operation with my... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
I just tried doing the same operation with my iMac and had the same results as I did with my MBP.

How did you install 10.4 on your USB drive? Did you have 10.4 on your internal drive first, or...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 08:09 PM, in macOS
Humm, I'll try that again but the last time it... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Humm, I'll try that again but the last time it ended with the same result.

I just restored the DVD to my USB drive and booted with the option key held down. It showed the USB drive as a bootable...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 06:35 PM, in macOS
Well, nothing I do will make it boot from the... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Well, nothing I do will make it boot from the DVD. I'm not using Disc Utility to "restore" the DVD to my external drive... then hopefully I will be able to boot from the external drive and run in...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
First, rebooting and holding down the option key... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
First, rebooting and holding down the option key then selecting the OSX DVD:

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/tharmsen/Video/th_booting_osx_dvd.jpg...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:05 PM, in macOS
When I hold down the option button, it gives me... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
When I hold down the option button, it gives me two options:

1) hard drive in the MBP
2) DVD drive (OS X install disc)

I select the DVD and it boots to the HD.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 04:51 PM, in macOS
Wow, this is frustrating. When I boot from the... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Wow, this is frustrating. When I boot from the install DVD, it ignores the instruction and boots from the HD.

If I am in the 10.5 system and it's running and double click on the "install Mac OS X...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 04:33 PM, in macOS
Ok, I have my external drive and I can't figure... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Ok, I have my external drive and I can't figure out how to install 10.4 to it from my 10.5 machine.

I rebooted and selected to boot from the OSX install disk (by holding down option/alt). It then...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in macOS
Great, thanks! I will go pick up a drive. 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Great, thanks! I will go pick up a drive.
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 01:02 PM, in macOS
I haven't purchased a drive yet, and I don't want... 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
I haven't purchased a drive yet, and I don't want to buy it if it's not going to work. :)
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Booting 10.4 from external USB drive 1,049 Views / 39 Replies  
Sorry for the noob question, but I'm relatively new to Mac's.

Would it be possible to install OSX 10.4 to a USB hard drive then boot from it from my Macbook Pro (10.5 installed natively)? Is...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 9, 2008 at 12:26 PM, in macOS
Another victory for Mac 584 Views / 6 Replies  
Our CEO made the switch to Mac this last week I learned. The trend has been sweeping our company and our industry. Even the hardcore .NET developers that work for us are switching... it's truly an...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jul 7, 2008 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was dying for the announcement, then I saw the... 3,683 Views / 61 Replies  
I was dying for the announcement, then I saw the new specs and really am completely unimpressed. If I didn't already own an iPhone I would be happy with the new iPhone 3G.

The 3G offers me...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jun 12, 2008 at 02:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why wouldn't you give a medal to your fallen... 565 Views / 18 Replies  
Why wouldn't you give a medal to your fallen soldiers? Of course it warrants recognition. What a crazy question...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With the exception of the 3G service and GPS, the... 2,459 Views / 28 Replies  
With the exception of the 3G service and GPS, the iPhone 3G is identical to the current iPhone. The processor is the same, the firmware is the same, the camera is the same, etc. So, I would say no....
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jun 10, 2008 at 12:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You might want to check out the 3G coverage... 7,040 Views / 163 Replies  
You might want to check out the 3G coverage viewer on the AT&T website before jumping on the iPhone 3G bandwagon.

AT&T Coverage Viewer (http://www.wireless.att.com/coverageviewer/)

My town...
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jun 10, 2008 at 11:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yep, I noticed a few hours ago international... 633 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep, I noticed a few hours ago international stores were down... Here's a screen shot of the Australian store as of this morning.

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/tharmsen/apple_down.png
Posted by Full-Auto, on Jun 9, 2008 at 11:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yup, of the 3 Intel Mac's that I have, two have... 810 Views / 4 Replies  
Yup, of the 3 Intel Mac's that I have, two have had Superdrive problems.
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 29, 2008 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I assume you're speaking at least in part to me. ... 1,915 Views / 33 Replies  
I assume you're speaking at least in part to me. I don't think it's unreasonable to expect my 3 week old SD to work. I also don't think it's unreasonable to expect my 14 month old SD work. Out of...
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 16, 2008 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As for me, I pamper my Mac's. I really do love... 1,915 Views / 33 Replies  
As for me, I pamper my Mac's. I really do love the little guys and you couldn't get me to switch back to PC's if you paid me to do so.

As for environment, my machines live in a nice, clean, smoke...
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 15, 2008 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I agree it is Apple's problem. Apple... 1,915 Views / 33 Replies  
Yeah, I agree it is Apple's problem. Apple doesn't make it's own chips, LCD's, etc. but it is responsible for the finished product.

For many years the Superdrives have been problematic. I was...
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 14, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After a month mine has a dying Superdrive. Not... 5,505 Views / 99 Replies  
After a month mine has a dying Superdrive. Not surprising, my MB had the same issue just a few days after being out of warranty.

Mac has that timed perfectly... almost. This time the repairs...
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 14, 2008 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, if you super glued it back in you just... 19,575 Views / 96 Replies  
Well, if you super glued it back in you just screwed yourself if you ever want to get inside your laptop to fix something like a burned out Superdrive (which happens all the time). The thin top...
Posted by Full-Auto, on May 14, 2008 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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