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I recently upgraded my... 1,651 Views / 15 Replies  
I recently upgraded my officially-unsupported-for-ML Late 2007 MacBook 3,1 to Mountain Lion via MLPostFactor (OSX Hackers | Installation (http://www.osxhackers.com/Installation.html)) and it seems...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 25, 2013 at 07:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Bingo! I knew I was missing something fairly... 1,258 Views / 3 Replies  
Bingo! I knew I was missing something fairly obvious (although still not as seamless and "it just works" as Apple software typically is).

Thanks for the tip!
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:37 PM, in Applications
Single album appearing as multiples in iTunes 8 new "Grid" view 1,258 Views / 3 Replies  
So far, I "sort of" like the new Grid view in iTunes 8. However, I have several single albums that appear as multiple albums, with different composer/artist subheadings, as shown in the following:
...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
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Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 15, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ended up finding the patch: TTG3.zip -... 1,707 Views / 7 Replies  
I ended up finding the patch:

TTG3.zip - DivShare (http://www.divshare.com/download/1252-bae)

but it seems to want to only work on Toast 7.0.1. Any way to get it to work on 7.1.2 (the most...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 15, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been looking for this patch, as the above... 1,707 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been looking for this patch, as the above link no longer works. Anyone know where I can track it down?

Thanks!
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 9, 2007 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, have tried it both with and without power... 1,522 Views / 3 Replies  
Yup, have tried it both with and without power plugged into the hub. It's a no go, so I'm pretty sure it's dead..and I've now had TWO Belkin hubs that have bit the dust.

Hmm, seems like I'll be...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jan 27, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB hub fried? Please assist! 1,522 Views / 3 Replies  
Yesterday, I noticed that none of my USB peripherals that were attached to my Belkin USB 2.0 Hub (model F5U237 rev. 3) were showing up. I disconnected all USB peripherals except the hub itself and...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jan 21, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've had issues with the computer "bouncing" out... 763 Views / 16 Replies  
I've had issues with the computer "bouncing" out of sleep when I manually tell it to sleep from the Apple menu. What I've found is that my USB hub and/or peripherals tend to be the culprit. Not...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 9, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks...I'll take the plunge and get the router. 465 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks...I'll take the plunge and get the router.
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 22, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Networking
TiVo not recognizing AirPort upon iMac wake up 465 Views / 2 Replies  
I've successfully connected my Series2 TiVo to my iMac G5's built-in AirPort connection (no router on my system). However, whenever I put the iMac to sleep and later wake it, the TiVo does not...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 18, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Networking
Yeah I've never understood the whole anti-Finder... 8,405 Views / 101 Replies  
Yeah I've never understood the whole anti-Finder sentiment. What's so damn wrong with it? It serves its purpose, and does so smoothly and efficiently, IMO.

I'm sure there are some things to be...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Aug 9, 2006 at 04:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Check out: ... 960 Views / 23 Replies  
Check out:

http://www.mac-pro.com/s.nl/it.A/id.1175/.f?sc=2&category=143

or

http://www.mac-pro.com/s.nl/it.A/id.3328/.f?sc=2&category=143
Posted by dpfenninger, on Aug 7, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
If the discs are DVD discs, and your iMac has a... 960 Views / 23 Replies  
If the discs are DVD discs, and your iMac has a CD-ROM or CD-RW drive, it won't read the discs. As far as I know, TIger only comes on DVD (unless you trade the discs in for CD media).

Hope that...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Aug 2, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: To justify the gray background a bit, since... 865 Views / 4 Replies  
To justify the gray background a bit, since several have shown an objection to it...

I based the gray background off of two things; 1) it's the same color as in several of the publicity shots for...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 26, 2006 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Thanks for your input. The font is Myriad: ... 865 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for your input. The font is Myriad:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_typography#Myriad_Apple
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 26, 2006 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: iMac G5 posters...revisited 865 Views / 4 Replies  
A while back (over a year ago, actually), after I had purchased my first iMac G5, I was looking for a poster of the system to frame in my office. I have posters of my previous Macs, but not the iMac...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 26, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
1.2.1 Just released via Software Update... 3,029 Views / 26 Replies  
1.2.1

Just released via Software Update...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Mar 1, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
This works perfectly for me...simple and... 380 Views / 3 Replies  
This works perfectly for me...simple and effective:

http://www.ego-systems.com/Products/screenshotsprefpane.html
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 20, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh ok, I must have missed the memo that said the... 4,984 Views / 74 Replies  
Oh ok, I must have missed the memo that said the "higher post count" meant you were allowed to tell people what to say.
My apologies...
;)
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 14, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Excuuuuuse me, Mr. Forum Police. :rolleyes: 4,984 Views / 74 Replies  
Excuuuuuse me, Mr. Forum Police.
:rolleyes:
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 14, 2006 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Installing now... It's listed on my iMac G5... 4,984 Views / 74 Replies  
Installing now...

It's listed on my iMac G5 as "Mac OS X Update (PowerPC)," and here's the description:

The 10.4.5 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 14, 2006 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I know, not thrilled with the MS keyboard... 465,778 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Yeah, I know, not thrilled with the MS keyboard either, but I like the ergonomic design. Is there another out there that is ergonomic, has the eject/volume/media keys, cheap, and above all, is...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 14, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://dpfenninger.home.mindspring.com/MyiMacG5.JP... 465,778 Views / 1,355 Replies  
http://dpfenninger.home.mindspring.com/MyiMacG5.JPG

Clockwise:
20" iMac G5 (iSight), 2.1GHz, 1 GB RAM, 250 GB HD
Samsung ML-1210 laser printer
SmartDisk Universal card reader
cables for iPod...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Feb 5, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I give up. I appreciate the few of you who have... 1,282 Views / 38 Replies  
I give up. I appreciate the few of you who have not twisted my situation or my words and have offered true words of advice and support. To the remainder of you who have either accused me of being a...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 28, 2005 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, I wasn't expecting this thread to spiral... 1,282 Views / 38 Replies  
Wow, I wasn't expecting this thread to spiral into what it has. Look folks, I simply wanted Apple to recognize the issues with my iMac. My "annoyances" were not me being hypersensitive or blowing...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 27, 2005 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:confused: What?? Dude, if you're not going to... 1,282 Views / 38 Replies  
:confused: What?? Dude, if you're not going to be constructive or helpful, then don't say anything. If you read my post, I wasn't saying that the computer was "traumatized." I was saying that it...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 24, 2005 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why should I have to bring in the system a second... 1,282 Views / 38 Replies  
Why should I have to bring in the system a second time to remedy an issue that was clearly explained to them the first time? It's sort of like telling someone, "if you have a problem, don't tell me...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 24, 2005 at 12:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Extreme disappointment in Apple customer service - please advise! 1,282 Views / 38 Replies  
The following is a copy of the letter that I will be sending to Apple in regards to my recent dealings with customer service. What do you guys think I should do?


To whom it may concern:

Let...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Nov 24, 2005 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Haven't heard much about Quartz 2D Extreme as of... 13,752 Views / 50 Replies  
Haven't heard much about Quartz 2D Extreme as of late...anybody know if/when this will be permanently enabled? Any advantages/disadvantages to enabling it in the current 10.4.2 release?
Posted by dpfenninger, on Oct 12, 2005 at 11:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Bump... can someone answer this last question? ... 951 Views / 10 Replies  
Bump... can someone answer this last question? I'd like to order this drive asap if it will indeed work.

Thanks!
Posted by dpfenninger, on Aug 30, 2005 at 12:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I am in a similar situation, as my 3G 10GB iPod... 951 Views / 10 Replies  
I am in a similar situation, as my 3G 10GB iPod bit the dust yesterday after it fell on a hard floor from off the counter. Folder with exclamation point, and click-click-click sound from hard drive....
Posted by dpfenninger, on Aug 24, 2005 at 05:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK...I decided after the second "install" of the... 1,217 Views / 16 Replies  
OK...I decided after the second "install" of the updater, to try rebooting, to see if that kicks it into gear. Nope, nothing. So I ran Software Update for a third time, and it showed up again, this...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 23, 2005 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not that this is a critical install or anything,... 1,217 Views / 16 Replies  
Not that this is a critical install or anything, but I'm surprised more people haven't responded about this...or that no other Mac news agency (MacNN included) has reported this.

Come on guys,...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 22, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmm...doesn't automatically launch like it says.... 1,217 Views / 16 Replies  
Hmmm...doesn't automatically launch like it says. AND if you try to manually launch it, it shows up in the Dock for a split second and then quits.

Relaunching Software Update causes it to show...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 21, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 Sleep Light Update 1.0 out! 1,217 Views / 16 Replies  
"The iMac G5 Sleep Light Update adjusts the brightness of your iMac G5 sleep indicator light so it's not as bright during the evening. The daytime brightness remains the same.

This update is...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 21, 2005 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I like it too...I wouldn't mind getting it as... 465,778 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I like it too...I wouldn't mind getting it as well please, or if you just want to post a link, that'd work.

Thanks!
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jul 19, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, here are the two main things that concern... 15,116 Views / 386 Replies  
Well, here are the two main things that concern ME with this move to Intel...

a) Hopefully Apple will design the Pentium version of OS X to only run on Apple hardware (through some sort of...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, here are the two main things that concern... 15,116 Views / 386 Replies  
Well, here are the two main things that concern ME with this move to Intel...

a) Hopefully Apple will design the Pentium version of OS X to only run on Apple hardware (through some sort of...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 6, 2005 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This bug appears on my rev. A iMac G5 (1.8GHz... 1,320 Views / 45 Replies  
This bug appears on my rev. A iMac G5 (1.8GHz 20")...using 10.4.1.

Weird glitch...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 5, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks...found it and deleted it, and now all is... 327 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks...found it and deleted it, and now all is well!

:)
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 5, 2005 at 02:10 AM, in Mac OS X
User picture not keeping in Tiger...please help 327 Views / 2 Replies  
For some reason, my picture that appears in the login window (that you select in the "Picture" tab of the Accounts pref pane) will not keep the picture that I select for it. I go to "Edit..." and...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Jun 4, 2005 at 06:00 PM, in Mac OS X
As a rev. A 20" iMac G5 owner, I thought I'd... 2,645 Views / 25 Replies  
As a rev. A 20" iMac G5 owner, I thought I'd chime in...my system has run beautifully since I purchased it in January. I've opened the case and checked the capacitors twice since then, and no bulges...
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 25, 2005 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tiger boot/restart time...impressive! 442 Views / 1 Replies  
One very obvious improvement in Tiger for me has been boot up times. Just did an informal measurement:

Time from pushing power button to appearance of gray Apple logo: 22 seconds.
Time from gray...
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 21, 2005 at 09:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Alarm clock widget....complete with multiple... 872 Views / 12 Replies  
Alarm clock widget....complete with multiple alarm sounds or an option to play an iTunes track.
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 18, 2005 at 08:34 PM, in Mac OS X
My first Mac, a B&W G3/300, came with 8.5.1... 1,194 Views / 21 Replies  
My first Mac, a B&W G3/300, came with 8.5.1 installed. Since this is a Tiger-supported machine, you should just be able to pop in the Tiger DVD and install away...no need for a 10.2 or 10.3 install.
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 14, 2005 at 12:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I was wondering if that were possible just the... 1,524 Views / 16 Replies  
I was wondering if that were possible just the other day...that would be incredibly SWEET if Apple made that possible. Your Mac acting as a handsfree bluetooth headset...way cool, and highly...
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 12, 2005 at 09:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger on rev. B iMac vs. rev. A iMac 446 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey guys, looks like those new iMac models released today are pretty nice. As an owner of a rev. A iMac G5 (bought it in January), I'm kicking myself a little bit wondering if I should've held off a...
Posted by dpfenninger, on May 3, 2005 at 02:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Turning a "held" print job into a PDF file? 383 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a document currently being "held" in the print spool, and would like to somehow "print" it to a PDF file rather than to a physical piece of paper.

Is this possible? I know you can print to...
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 23, 2004 at 09:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Just checked, and I'm still having this problem. ... 653 Views / 18 Replies  
Just checked, and I'm still having this problem. Very odd...

Any ideas?
Posted by dpfenninger, on Sep 3, 2004 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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