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I did the same dang thing and I was sure I had... 1,065 Views / 36 Replies  
I did the same dang thing and I was sure I had erased everything on my computer. In fact, when it was all done with the install and it started up, I was both confused and surprised to see my and my...
Posted by sc_markt, on Feb 26, 2008 at 01:17 PM, in macOS
I've also got a 2.16MBP (firewire 800, 1Gig ram)... 1,476 Views / 32 Replies  
I've also got a 2.16MBP (firewire 800, 1Gig ram) and Leopard definitely is faster.

The only significant bugs I've noticed are the following 3:
1) Keyboard sometimes stopped working until I logged...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 28, 2007 at 11:05 PM, in macOS
Same here. It rocks and I've been loving it... 7,215 Views / 222 Replies  
Same here. It rocks and I've been loving it...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:57 PM, in macOS
I wish that when we pressed the opt-arrow keys,... 860 Views / 25 Replies  
I wish that when we pressed the opt-arrow keys, the mini space windows in the spaces navigation box that comes up showed each desktop. I think this would make it easier to navigate with the arrow key...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 2, 2007 at 06:57 PM, in macOS
I found a bug (don't know if this has been... 46,919 Views / 363 Replies  
I found a bug (don't know if this has been reported here).

I had a finder window (the download folder) open in icon view and had about 25 zipped and/or disk images of icons in it. The finder...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 1, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in macOS
I just found out that if you open a PDF file in... 9,667 Views / 152 Replies  
I just found out that if you open a PDF file in Preview, and select some text, you can now highlight that text AND choose your own highlight color. Really cool! (You can also underline the selected...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
So far, I am very pleased with it. There are a... 2,479 Views / 36 Replies  
So far, I am very pleased with it. There are a few hair-brained ideas with some of the interface items but I can live with them for now.

Read some of the reviews. I like the Ars review as it notes...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 31, 2007 at 01:46 AM, in macOS
I'm connected wirelessly via a (I think a... 3,015 Views / 73 Replies  
I'm connected wirelessly via a (I think a netgear) wireless system. Is this considered a firewall?

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 30, 2007 at 07:20 PM, in macOS
I agree that some of what you said haven't been... 2,801 Views / 69 Replies  
I agree that some of what you said haven't been thought out. But if you've read the Ars review of 10.5, you'll realized that 10.5 is a great upgrade from 10.4. There are even under the hood...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 29, 2007 at 10:00 PM, in macOS
I read this earlier today and I agree that it's... 3,015 Views / 73 Replies  
I read this earlier today and I agree that it's an issue that needs to be fixed.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 29, 2007 at 09:58 PM, in macOS
I like the look of 10.5. I also like the brushed... 2,921 Views / 50 Replies  
I like the look of 10.5. I also like the brushed metal look.

I agree with the sidebar icons. Should be an option to make them a little larger.

Folder icons don't bother me. And it's easy to...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:28 AM, in macOS
I like the way the find function in Safari works.... 9,667 Views / 152 Replies  
I like the way the find function in Safari works. It tells you how many instances of the text it found and when you click the next button, the text is easy to see in the yellow box.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:18 AM, in macOS
Cheapest way to buy XP? (or maybe Vista)... 1,025 Views / 8 Replies  
What (or where) is the cheapest way to buy a legal copy of XP? I've got a MBP and just loaded 10.5 and I want to be able to run XP or Vista.

Also, if somebody has purchased XP and registered it...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I haven't tried stacks yet but the one thing that... 17,434 Views / 319 Replies  
I haven't tried stacks yet but the one thing that sticks out like a sore thumb to me is the way the stack curves. What was the reasoning for not put it straight up? It looks broken when it's crooked.
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 26, 2007 at 07:27 PM, in macOS
Has anybody heard of any terminal command that... 9,543 Views / 63 Replies  
Has anybody heard of any terminal command that can get rid of the menubar transparency? I know there is one for the 3d dock so I'm hoping there is one for the menubar transparency.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 26, 2007 at 07:26 PM, in macOS
I want these little things: 1) The ability to... 964 Views / 47 Replies  
I want these little things:
1) The ability to label just the folder colors like you could in classic. Plus the ability to make the label shading colors whatever you want them to be.
2) An analog...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 26, 2007 at 07:20 PM, in macOS
I have a few specific "improvements" (in my... 722 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a few specific "improvements" (in my opinion) that I am looking for.

1) When in month view, the ability to change the background color (to whatever color I want) of a day (or days). This...
Posted by sc_markt, on Aug 28, 2007 at 07:42 PM, in Applications
iCal in Leopard: What improvements have been made? 722 Views / 9 Replies  
Are there any changes/improvements in iCal for Leopard?

Thanks to all who answer,
- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:22 AM, in Applications
Got my new MBP 2.16Ghz on July 30th and so far,... 1,931 Views / 29 Replies  
Got my new MBP 2.16Ghz on July 30th and so far, so good.

It's my first new computer in about 9 years and it replaces our single processor g4 450MHz powermac. What a freakin difference in speed!...
Posted by sc_markt, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So are there any waterproof keypad covers for the... 10,961 Views / 14 Replies  
So are there any waterproof keypad covers for the MBP?
Posted by sc_markt, on Aug 1, 2007 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I also just got a closeout model but from... 591 Views / 5 Replies  
I also just got a closeout model but from Macconnection. Got the 2.16GHz and it's my first new mac in about 9 years. So far, so good...

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Aug 1, 2007 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So how do you like it so far? I'm getting a new... 1,382 Views / 30 Replies  
So how do you like it so far? I'm getting a new 2.16 on Monday.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Jul 27, 2007 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not calling you a liar but those looked like... 6,807 Views / 30 Replies  
I'm not calling you a liar but those looked like scratches to me. Anyway, glad that you got Apple to take care of it.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I assume CN is China. Why in heck are we buying... 5,542 Views / 115 Replies  
I assume CN is China. Why in heck are we buying crap made in China? They are a communist country. We ought to be buying stuff that is made only in free countries.
Posted by sc_markt, on Jul 11, 2007 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too was going to hold off buying a new MBP over... 760 Views / 10 Replies  
I too was going to hold off buying a new MBP over this until I found out a couple of things about 6-bit vs 8-bit:
1) Many other notebooks are also using 6 bit displays.
2) The refresh time is much...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jul 8, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How is using two hands less effor than using one? 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
How is using two hands less effor than using one?
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 28, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in macOS
Since when is it 'NORMAL' to do something with... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
Since when is it 'NORMAL' to do something with more effort?



Been a mac user since the '90's.

I got spoiled with Taskmenubar for classic OS. One of the best classic shareware apps I ever...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 28, 2007 at 06:20 PM, in macOS
I gave up on the analog menubar clock and use the... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
I gave up on the analog menubar clock and use the clock.app. It works fine when you put it in the dock, just got to make sure the dock isn't too small.
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 28, 2007 at 12:51 AM, in macOS
Your right that it's not that burdensome but my... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
Your right that it's not that burdensome but my way, you only need to use one hand.
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:50 PM, in macOS
It's easier than using the key shortcuts or... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
It's easier than using the key shortcuts or pulling down the menu and aiming for the "hide others" option. We already single-click on an open app in the dock to bring that app up (some of us do...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:33 PM, in macOS
Is it easier to read and see than the one in... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
Is it easier to read and see than the one in 10.4? All that is needed are some larger ticks and hands.
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:20 PM, in macOS
While in iCal month view, can you color the... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
While in iCal month view, can you color the background of a particular day? Whenever I print out a month calander, there are always a few days that are important and I want those days to stand out...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in macOS
Can you shade just the folders like you could in... 12,016 Views / 295 Replies  
Can you shade just the folders like you could in classic OS?
Can you change the label colors?
If you double-click on an icon of an opened app in the dock, does it hide all other apps while bringing...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:10 PM, in macOS
I disagree. The dock is not really needed and I... 4,553 Views / 61 Replies  
I disagree. The dock is not really needed and I hate the fact that it takes up screen space. A infinitely better way to switch between apps was a shareware app called taskmenubar. This app put icons...
Posted by sc_markt, on Jun 3, 2007 at 08:54 PM, in macOS
http://www.yellowmug.com/folderbrander/ also lets... 1,090 Views / 9 Replies  
http://www.yellowmug.com/folderbrander/ also lets you change the color of the folders. I think it gives you 8 colors to choose from.
(I emailed this company asking if they chould make folderbrander...
Posted by sc_markt, on Apr 15, 2007 at 09:57 PM, in macOS
Butler puts open app icons in the menubar. ... 911 Views / 7 Replies  
Butler puts open app icons in the menubar.

However, an even better app that does this (which is for classic only) is called taskmenubar. The reason its better (in the class of app icons in the...
Posted by sc_markt, on Feb 17, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in macOS
I'm waiting for both 10.5 AND a MBP refresh. 5,275 Views / 72 Replies  
I'm waiting for both 10.5 AND a MBP refresh.
Posted by sc_markt, on Feb 15, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine also got it right. 533 Views / 7 Replies  
Mine also got it right.
Posted by sc_markt, on Jan 8, 2007 at 12:53 AM, in macOS
I like oprea because you can turn off the disk... 22,377 Views / 63 Replies  
I like oprea because you can turn off the disk cache. I wish you could do this in Safari.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Jan 2, 2007 at 11:38 PM, in Applications
I hope your right. So far, after I logged out... 667 Views / 3 Replies  
I hope your right. So far, after I logged out and back it, and its been fine (but I haven't visited the same sites. The sites I went to were the drudgereport where I clicked on about 5 news stories...
Posted by sc_markt, on Dec 21, 2006 at 04:10 PM, in Applications
Safari went crazy today. Malware?? 667 Views / 3 Replies  
Today, I was on the web and all of a sudden, Safari started to act up. It kept trying to open a new window behind the one I was in. And in the window I was in, it wouldn't let me type in the address...
Posted by sc_markt, on Dec 21, 2006 at 03:53 PM, in Applications
Thanks tooki. I'm still surprised that this... 2,365 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks tooki.

I'm still surprised that this is possible. That said, it isn't going to stop me from buying a MBP.

- Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 8, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iSight cameras on MBP's can be activated by external sites?? 2,365 Views / 16 Replies  
I just read this (http://www.lockergnome.com/nexus/osx/2006/07/06/an-isight-security-hole-in-tiger) article and it sounds like the iSight cameras on the MBP's can be activated by an external site.
...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 7, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had my HD partitioned and like it this way.... 978 Views / 16 Replies  
I've had my HD partitioned and like it this way. Once, I was screwing around with OS X and I could not get the computer to start. All I had to do was hold down the option key and the drive icons came...
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 4, 2006 at 11:19 PM, in macOS
I think if you leave your computer on overnight,... 913 Views / 6 Replies  
I think if you leave your computer on overnight, OSX automatically runs its own maintenance cleaning routines.
Posted by sc_markt, on Nov 4, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in macOS
The purchased songs are on the iPod along with... 595 Views / 3 Replies  
The purchased songs are on the iPod along with the MP3's. He just can't play the MP3's.

Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 31, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Purchased iTunes songs no longer play on my son's iPod. 595 Views / 3 Replies  
Anybody ever hear of this?

It plays the mp3's fine but the iTunes songs we paid for don't play on it.

(Just remembered one thing. This computer has accounts for both of my sons and they both...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 31, 2006 at 01:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks ghporter. Mark 570 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks ghporter.

Mark
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 27, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in Networking
If I understood you correctly, with the MAC... 570 Views / 6 Replies  
If I understood you correctly, with the MAC address filtering, you use it to block other computers with wireless cards from accessing your airport? (I know you can use a complex password to block...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 27, 2006 at 07:36 PM, in Networking
So I'm assuming Airport has WPA? On those... 570 Views / 6 Replies  
So I'm assuming Airport has WPA?

On those encrypted protocols, do you set them up in airport?

Sorry for asking what probably seems like stupid questions. I'm really close to getting a new mac...
Posted by sc_markt, on Oct 27, 2006 at 06:20 PM, in Networking
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