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No suggestions then? :-) Well, it's just... 2,194 Views / 1 Replies  
No suggestions then? :-)

Well, it's just over a month since my last Time Machine back up and I couldn't take it anymore. I went ahead and deleted that sparse bundle folder on my external storage....
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 29, 2008 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Time Machine "reset" itself - Airport Extreme related? 2,194 Views / 1 Replies  
Not sure if this should be in the Networking forum, sorry.

I had been using Time Machine with no issues for a couple of months. Got an Airport Extreme (Gigabit version) recently that I hooked up...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 14, 2008 at 02:02 PM, in macOS
Hey everyone, I figured it out. And it's all... 15,124 Views / 17 Replies  
Hey everyone, I figured it out. And it's all thanks to Wii Transfer (http://www.riverfold.com/software/wiitransfer/) and their tech support. :-)

So, as you know, there are 3 options in Leopard's...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:47 PM, in Networking
Whaaa?!! :eek: For real? Just tried it and... 15,124 Views / 17 Replies  
Whaaa?!! :eek:

For real? Just tried it and it works, but doing so makes me feel like I'm leaving my door wide open. (Prolly because a quick scan of my router's capabilities showed no built-in...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 5, 2007 at 04:27 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the quick responses. I should have... 15,124 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the quick responses. I should have been more clear: I have a Netgear MR814 router and have it all set up to port forward as you specified. This worked fine under Panther and Tiger.

Big...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 4, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in Networking
How do I port forward in Leopard? 15,124 Views / 17 Replies  
I've searched the forums here, Apple's Discussion pages, Transmission's forums and even Googled. Found lots of other folks asking the same question: how do you port forward in Leopard? But no...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 4, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Networking
Slowdown when connecting to shared files at work 603 Views / 2 Replies  
MBP 2.4GHz C2D, 2GB RAM, 10.4.10, 200GB HD - about 2 and a half weeks old now.

I connect to our Windows network (2003 Server) at work in the typical way (via SMB, etc.). This past week it's gotten...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 7, 2007 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh noes! Train derailed - New MBP delivery inside 747 Views / 4 Replies  
It was supposed to arrive today, but the UPS tracker says a train derailment due to inclement weather has delayed my shipment. No estimated time of delivery. :cry:

I'm wondering if my new MBP...
Posted by Preciousss, on Aug 23, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Saw this posting recently on the Ars Apple blog: ... 1,035 Views / 6 Replies  
Saw this posting recently on the Ars Apple blog:

Latest Macs come with 1.3 megapixel iSight camera...
Posted by Preciousss, on Aug 16, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you know if you're running the latest firmware... 559 Views / 5 Replies  
Do you know if you're running the latest firmware on your external drives? I'd check and apply any updates. Also, check the firmware on your Mac.

Also, kinda late, but with any kind of OSX...
Posted by Preciousss, on Aug 15, 2007 at 02:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Chipset, Intel compatibility in external HD enclosures 666 Views / 2 Replies  
Finally about to upgrade my G4 Titanium PowerBook to a Intel Core2Duo MacBook Pro.

I've read through the threads here (and other places) and have decided on the following for an external hard...
Posted by Preciousss, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey, thanks for the reply. I had her... 8,643 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey, thanks for the reply.

I had her download OSXvnc last night and it worked!

Still curious as to why Tiger's built-in VNC server didn't work though. For some crazy reason, it seems...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 16, 2005 at 01:23 PM, in Networking
Unable to control via Tiger Apple Remote Desktop/VNC 8,643 Views / 3 Replies  
My friend and I made some progress in connecting me to her Mac via VNC, but we're still getting some baffling errors. Here's the setup:

On her end
1) We administered her modem to forward port...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 14, 2005 at 08:41 PM, in Networking
The two that I'm familiar with are DeLocalizer... 2,758 Views / 62 Replies  
The two that I'm familiar with are DeLocalizer and Monolingual. I use the former, though I don't recall why I chose it over the other. :)

AFAIK, DeLocalizer is not officially supported in Panther,...
Posted by Preciousss, on Apr 20, 2005 at 02:00 AM, in macOS
Here's a demo of it. Sounds like it was at a... 39,452 Views / 1,179 Replies  
Here's a demo of it. Sounds like it was at a convention or something.

http://www.kotaku.com/gaming/new-releases/dont-diss-the-ds-038846.php
Posted by Preciousss, on Apr 8, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think I got it this time. :) For those... 668 Views / 6 Replies  
I think I got it this time. :)

For those still tuning in, I figured out that if there's a bullet point next to a font in Font Book, it means there are duplicates. You can resolve them by...
Posted by Preciousss, on Mar 22, 2005 at 02:42 AM, in Applications
For anybody who cares, here's an update. ... 668 Views / 6 Replies  
For anybody who cares, here's an update.

Finally got around to using Font Book to disable fonts by trial and error. Some strange stuff happened:

- I don't recall entirely now, but there was at...
Posted by Preciousss, on Mar 22, 2005 at 02:14 AM, in Applications
Ack! Looks like Mail is being affected now too.... 668 Views / 6 Replies  
Ack! Looks like Mail is being affected now too. Just got my first email a few minutes ago where those damn characters appear instead of header text.

Thanks for the tip on Font Finagler, Hal....
Posted by Preciousss, on Mar 21, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
Safari displays incomprehensible fonts 668 Views / 6 Replies  
OK, so I've done a search here, but my problem seems different from what others hve encountered. Here's my reconstruction of it:

- Don't know if it's related but going to the Atom Films homepage...
Posted by Preciousss, on Mar 21, 2005 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
Utilties to Sync PSP with Mac 547 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, I've seen that one post where people talked about this and provided some links. I wanted to add my own, though I'm doing my best to wait for several months to get a PSP (pay off other debt first,...
Posted by Preciousss, on Mar 15, 2005 at 07:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yah. Even though some of iPhoto's quirks bug me,... 1,442 Views / 12 Replies  
Yah. Even though some of iPhoto's quirks bug me, I like the integration with the rest of the iApps for my particular needs. Making a movie project and browsing iPhoto for material is great, or making...
Posted by Preciousss, on Feb 24, 2005 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
What are the specs on your system? Also, does... 4,780 Views / 10 Replies  
What are the specs on your system? Also, does your iSight have the most recent firmware update? And what version of Delicious are you running?

I've only played with the demo, but have not...
Posted by Preciousss, on Feb 23, 2005 at 07:02 PM, in Delicious Monster
Something similar happened to me with Gmail and... 1,081 Views / 6 Replies  
Something similar happened to me with Gmail and Mail. I sent a mass email out with some cut and pasted HTML from a webpage (description of the movie "Beautiful Boxer"), as well as a hyperlink (no...
Posted by Preciousss, on Feb 22, 2005 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
VPC & "Virgin" Windows Getting Infected w/in 5 min. 777 Views / 7 Replies  
OK, I'm sure most of you read that artcle (http://wiredblogs.tripod.com/cultofmac/index.blog?entry_id=412195) from a few months ago where testers connected a virgin PC to the Internet and found it...
Posted by Preciousss, on Feb 22, 2005 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Help Viewer crashes for certain apps but not others 438 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, so if I try to access Help in certain apps, the window opens briefly, then disappears. I can't discern a pattern between which apps are affected and which ones aren't. For the latter, off the top...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 21, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Office 2004 -> rollback to v.X OK? 534 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an Office 2004 Upgrade disc, but before I take the plunge I wanted to be sure about the following:

- If I decide that I don't like it, can I rollback to v.X with little to no hassle and...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 19, 2005 at 06:01 PM, in Applications
iTunes Helper in Startup Items 547 Views / 3 Replies  
I just noticed this in my Startup Items list. Any idea what it does and what it's for? I'm guessing this was installed with 4.7.1 since I just upgraded a few days after it was released.

It doesn't...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 19, 2005 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
Ack! Forgot email hygiene, unzipped .scr file 786 Views / 3 Replies  
Been spending all day kicking myself for this:

Got an email "from" a work mate with a weird, misspelled subject line, and an even more cryptic message. A password-protected zip file was attached...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 11, 2005 at 06:44 PM, in macOS
There are a number of ways. Have you heard of... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
There are a number of ways. Have you heard of Carbon Copy Cloner (http://www.bombich.com/software/ccc.html)?

You can use this to make a clone of your current system onto your external HD. When you...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 8, 2005 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey PeterKG, When you're prompted to start a... 880 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey PeterKG,

When you're prompted to start a new project when you open iMovie, just choose Yes and name it something.

Once iMovie is open, you should see a switch underneath the screen in...
Posted by Preciousss, on Jan 8, 2005 at 12:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
A good starting place is MyMovieFest... 2,813 Views / 3 Replies  
A good starting place is MyMovieFest (http://www.mymoviefest.com/). Members can upload their iMovie projects, share and rate them. There's also lots of resources too including a handful of free stuff...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 13, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
Just an update if anyone was curious about this: ... 840 Views / 12 Replies  
Just an update if anyone was curious about this:

Our IT person got back from vacation and rebooted the server after applying some patches. I can browse the network now!

Was at a loss on my end,...
Posted by Preciousss, on Dec 7, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in macOS
Thanks for all the great comparison tips. VP7 is... 1,258 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for all the great comparison tips. VP7 is on my Xmas list, but I have a different sort of question.

I don't need to have the latest and greatest software so sticking with Win2K makes sense...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 30, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
Interesting. I can look into this. But remember,... 840 Views / 12 Replies  
Interesting. I can look into this. But remember, IT is reluctant to do anything of this sort just because the one Mac needs it. <sigh> In order to make it as easy for them as possible, it would be...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 27, 2004 at 09:39 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the reply. I held off on upgrading to... 840 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I held off on upgrading to Panther for a year for the same reason: all the trouble I heard people were having with SMB. But I do have to admit, up until now, I've never had a...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 26, 2004 at 03:08 PM, in macOS
10.3.6 + Windows NT = unable to browse network 840 Views / 12 Replies  
I did a quick search here, on MacFixIt, MacWindows and Apple's forums-- nothing showed up, so here goes.

I waited a few weeks before upgrading to 10.3.6. No problems thus far except I've noticed...
Posted by Preciousss, on Nov 24, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in macOS
Re: rsyncx, ssh, and me 635 Views / 1 Replies  
Not sure if there are detailed walkthroughs here since i didn't read through everything. But perhaps they'll help to fill in some of the gaps you have in your information. Just do a search for...
Posted by Preciousss, on Oct 3, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Applications
Exchange 5.5, Mail.app - Can't send mail out 795 Views / 2 Replies  
Her-ro,

I'm halfway there: managed to get Mail.app (v.1.3.9) to work with our Exchange server (5.5 SP5):

- Configured the Mail account for IMAP.
- Put in the IP address for incoming mail...
Posted by Preciousss, on Oct 2, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
I typed this into terminal and got the same... 1,028 Views / 8 Replies  
I typed this into terminal and got the same results returned: I have a PowerPC 7450 CPU.

I looked in Temperature Monitor Help and found this though:
-----------
Which Hardware is Supported by...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 18, 2004 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Windows NT 4, 10.3.5 and printing problems 327 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, I'm wondering if I should just post one big message about all of the little hiccups I've encountered in starting this new job and trying to use my Mac on their creaky network. There are already...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 17, 2004 at 05:02 PM, in macOS
Re: Both VPN and Internet Sharing cut me off from Net 617 Views / 2 Replies  
Talking to myself, but in case anybody else was wondering what the solution was, I found this on the Apple forums:

The idea of a VPN is to extend the office into your home and only company traffic...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 17, 2004 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
That was my next question: is a can of air good... 1,028 Views / 8 Replies  
That was my next question: is a can of air good enough, or do we need to get to those 17 itty-bitty screws and take things apart?

Former = easy and good. Latter = hard (for me) and likely not to...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 17, 2004 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Steve on fans... 1,028 Views / 8 Replies  
Interesting, this little excerpt is from David Pogue rhapsodizing about the new iMac in the NY Times:

"Apple's chief, Steve Jobs, has gone on record as loathing the noise made by computer fans...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 16, 2004 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mail.app exchange support without IMAP 14,455 Views / 10 Replies  
I know I know. My last job was in a technology consulting organization, and I'm having to bite my tongue a lot since it's not my role here and there's a danger of me being perceived as the difficult...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 16, 2004 at 11:15 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: mail.app exchange support without IMAP 14,455 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm still running Entourage v.X and guess what? It works! The bad news is that I'm not willing to go back :P

The IT guy and I played around with it one day and it didn't work, then when I opened...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 16, 2004 at 11:07 AM, in Applications
Both VPN and Internet Sharing cut me off from Net 617 Views / 2 Replies  
OK, title says it all. Here's my system info:

TiBook, 1GHz, SuperDrive, clean install of 10.3.5 (still haven't installed the 9-7-04 update).

I tried Internet Sharing over Airport with an iBook...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 15, 2004 at 11:47 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: Re: mail.app exchange support without IMAP 14,455 Views / 10 Replies  
OK, I just found out which version of Exchange we're using: 5.5 SP5. I've read elsewhere that anything under version 2000 is problematic. Is this support of SSL-encrypted IMAP a feature of later...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 15, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in Applications
Re: Flash 7...Anybody know action script? 486 Views / 3 Replies  
Not sure if you'll find these helpful, but I happened to have these sites bookmarked:

http://flashkit.com/index.shtml

http://www.swishzone.com/

http://www.moock.org/moockmarks/index.pl?9
...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 14, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: mail.app exchange support without IMAP 14,455 Views / 10 Replies  
*bump*

OK, here are the specs: TiBook, 1GHz, 10.3.5, Mail 1.3.9 in my new job where they're running Windows NT 4 and Exchange server.

I'm aware that Exchange server needs to be set up for IMAP...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 14, 2004 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
Just saw this reply. I just wanted to clarify... 640 Views / 6 Replies  
Just saw this reply. I just wanted to clarify about the "general BAD stuff" you referred to above. Do you mean disappearing folders etc. on the Mac users end, or for everyone accessing the server?...
Posted by Preciousss, on Sep 14, 2004 at 02:57 PM, in macOS
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