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That explains it, thanks very much 811 Views / 3 Replies  
That explains it, thanks very much
Posted by twdawson, on Sep 17, 2008 at 09:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Repair permissions. 811 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all

I need some help with this error.

When i repair permissions i get the following.

ACL found but not expected on "private/var/root/library/preferences".
ACL found but not expected on...
Posted by twdawson, on Sep 17, 2008 at 08:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I would not hold your breath, after all we were... 436 Views / 6 Replies  
I would not hold your breath, after all we were only promised to have them in 2007 from Steve Jobs himself from one of his keynotes. They could have forgot all about it now that the iphone has been...
Posted by twdawson, on Aug 14, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in Applications
Mini superdrive 338 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all

My Mini has a superdrive MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-846 which has stopped recording dvds at higher speeds, and from what i have read there is a firmware update out there (2.1). Anyone know where it...
Posted by twdawson, on Aug 7, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
photoshop and scanners 326 Views / 1 Replies  
Since upgrading to CS3 i am unable to install my scanner. It is a cannon N670U.
It worked without any problems in the previous version of photoshop, but when i try to install it, it does not find...
Posted by twdawson, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:22 PM, in Applications
This is what i used. Found it on... 2,077 Views / 12 Replies  
This is what i used. Found it on macosxhints.com.
This procedure, which renames the arrow-image file (AliasBadgeIcon.icns) so that the System won't find it, affects all users and accounts and...
Posted by twdawson, on Jun 30, 2007 at 08:06 AM, in Mac OS X
I have also seen them in 24 1,603 Views / 44 Replies  
I have also seen them in 24
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I dont deprive myself of anything, if i want... 7,194 Views / 107 Replies  
I dont deprive myself of anything, if i want music i can just, and do, go out and buy a cd, its just as easy and at the end of the day its my choice.

All the tv shows that are advertised on itunes...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 15, 2007 at 09:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Why not when British mac fans are happy enough to... 7,194 Views / 107 Replies  
Why not when British mac fans are happy enough to spend money on the best computers around, should we not be allowed to buy the other stuff as well.
What we Brits are sick of is no movies or tv...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 15, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Thats easy for you to say when every product... 7,194 Views / 107 Replies  
Thats easy for you to say when every product launched is aimed at the us market.
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 10, 2007 at 05:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep it was terrible, its not about computers... 7,194 Views / 107 Replies  
Yep it was terrible, its not about computers anymore and still no movies or tv shows in the uk from the music store.

I dont think apple will be getting any of my hard earned bucks for quite a...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
What controversy has it created 609 Views / 6 Replies  
What controversy has it created
Posted by twdawson, on Nov 24, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in Applications
botting mini 474 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

All of a sudden my mini is taking ages to boot up. I have looked for the applications that are set for startup, and disabled them from doing so.
Once i get to the desktop after the login...
Posted by twdawson, on Nov 11, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is using the macs as media centers impratical as... 1,389 Views / 11 Replies  
Is using the macs as media centers impratical as when you have a large collection of dvds the size of the hard drive you would need is just not out there.
What i mean is i have encoded the first...
Posted by twdawson, on Nov 5, 2006 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi It works on my Mac Mini (standard) but it... 1,017 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi

It works on my Mac Mini (standard) but it is a little choppy, but it is playable. So your new imac should be ok with a faster chip than mine (1,66 core duo).

Hope that helps
Posted by twdawson, on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Gaming
I have got it iinstalled on my mini (intel 1.6... 823 Views / 6 Replies  
I have got it iinstalled on my mini (intel 1.6 core duo) and although it runs ok, it is a little on the slow side.
So if Aspyr are releasing a patch that would be great news.

Cant wait.
Posted by twdawson, on Sep 1, 2006 at 08:40 AM, in Gaming
I use an Intel Mini with an external Pioneer 110... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
I use an Intel Mini with an external Pioneer 110 Dual layer with the cheapest firewire encloser i could find and it works perfect.
Posted by twdawson, on Aug 18, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This mini i have just got is so quiet. It is the... 723 Views / 6 Replies  
This mini i have just got is so quiet. It is the 1.66 core duo.

I was unsure about going from a fully fledged desktop to a mini, but i am not disappointed, its a cool machine.
I have not found...
Posted by twdawson, on Jul 31, 2006 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
You would not beleive the noise that came from... 723 Views / 6 Replies  
You would not beleive the noise that came from the fans on my rev A G5 Imac. Glad yours is going ok, they seem to have it sorted with the later ones because my mate bought one of the G5 Isight Imacs...
Posted by twdawson, on Jul 29, 2006 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Imac to Mini 723 Views / 6 Replies  
Over the past few weeks i have had phone calls with my extended warranty provider about the noisy fan issue on my Imac G5 rev A. At first they said there was nothing wrong with it and there is...
Posted by twdawson, on Jul 28, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
mail 339 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok i hope someone can help with this one.

I have an Imac G5 and a windows laptop, what i want to do is export all my mail from Mail to a file that outlook express can import.
Is this possible, I...
Posted by twdawson, on Apr 6, 2006 at 10:43 AM, in Applications
Ram 395 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

Hopefully some one on here can advise?.
I have two sticks of ram in my imac g5 (before isight model) rev a, I know that they are running at 64 bit and therefore unmatched, does this cause...
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 18, 2006 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I did manage to find this :- ... 1,109 Views / 7 Replies  
I did manage to find this :-
http://www.esm.psu.edu/Faculty/Gray/movies.html

It has some old keynotes there as well as adverts.
Hope it helps
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 9, 2006 at 03:02 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
a funny file 417 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

Can anyone tell me what app to use to open files with the extension of .sb2.
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 9, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
This is the info that i found, hope it helps ... 627 Views / 4 Replies  
This is the info that i found, hope it helps

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20051104103642522&lsrc=osxh
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 8, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in GUI Customization
Thanks for the reply but i found another way by... 627 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply but i found another way by using terminal. I just done a search in google and got the answer i needed and it seems to work without any problems.
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 8, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in GUI Customization
Alias 627 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all

Altough i can know change icons on my desktop for whatever i want, how do you remove the stupid little arrow on the alias icon.
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 8, 2006 at 01:06 PM, in GUI Customization
Word processor 1,160 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi all

I have been using Microsoft word of late but am having no end of problems with it crashing, should expect that from using something that was written by them. Is there anything else that is...
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 5, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in Applications
Hi and thanks for the replies I had a look... 453 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi and thanks for the replies

I had a look at bookdog but i am not going to pay for a program just to sort my bookmarks in alphabetical order, when this simple feature should be available in the...
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 5, 2006 at 07:31 AM, in Applications
Bookmarks 453 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all

I am probably missing something simple here , but can anyone tell me how to sort the bookmarks in safari into alphabetical order.
Posted by twdawson, on Feb 4, 2006 at 06:27 PM, in Applications
Where did you get the keynote 2000 one from. I... 1,109 Views / 7 Replies  
Where did you get the keynote 2000 one from. I would love to see some of the older ones.
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 22, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
epson print cd 3,591 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all

After doing some updates to osx i am getting and error with epson print cd when going to print an image on cd. The error is "please increase memory size for print cd and try again".
Anyone...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 19, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in Applications
My modest new setup, nothing flash, and i will... 467,126 Views / 1,355 Replies  
My modest new setup, nothing flash, and i will be looking to add to it in the near future.
External firewire dvd burner.
Epson R200 printer.
Netgear wireless router, and a stupid microsoft...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 15, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cd/Dvd recording 266 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all


Is there any other popular recording software out there other than toast that works with the mac.

I find toast to be rather buggy but generally works ok.
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 14, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Back on 10.3.9 and silence is golden. No more... 1,483 Views / 11 Replies  
Back on 10.3.9 and silence is golden. No more noisy fans.
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 13, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
To be honest the fan issue is starting to bug me,... 1,483 Views / 11 Replies  
To be honest the fan issue is starting to bug me, because my mac is in my bedroom and i now have to turn it off on a night time. This problem is putting me off applying anymore updates and not even...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 13, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the advice guys. I have not got apple... 1,483 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the advice guys. I have not got apple care, but i have service call agreement with a company who specialise in pcs and mac repairs which covers me for all kinds of faults and accidental...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 12, 2006 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Themes 509 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

New to mac so can anyone tell me what programs i need to change the theme of OSX.

Seen some screenshots on these forums and they look nice.
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 11, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in GUI Customization
Boot times 487 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

It may be me but my imac seems to be booting slower than normal. From pressing the power on button to getting the desktop takes 45 seconds.
If this is slow what can cause the slow up in...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 10, 2006 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
After being a windows user since 3.1 days all the... 40,216 Views / 443 Replies  
After being a windows user since 3.1 days all the way up to XP i can honestly say say the add remove programs feature does not take out all of the files that want uninstalled but also sometimes takes...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 8, 2006 at 12:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I have had tiger installed for months now and the... 1,483 Views / 11 Replies  
I have had tiger installed for months now and the processor performance is set to automatic.
Its a 17" Imac G5 that i bought and it got it about three months before tiger was launced and i even...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 6, 2006 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Imac fans 1,483 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all

Since i upgraded to tiger on my Imac G5 (one before the Isight one) i have noticed that i now have noisy fans. Anyone else seem to have this problem and would going back to 10.3.9 solve...
Posted by twdawson, on Jan 6, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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