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I leave mine on 24/7 Doenst sleep at all as it... 888 Views / 16 Replies  
I leave mine on 24/7 Doenst sleep at all as it cuts everything off and i have Direct connect running on parallels.

Ive done this with several laptops over the years never any problems
Posted by stuppy, on Nov 5, 2006 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You mean the bit just above the button for the... 492 Views / 10 Replies  
You mean the bit just above the button for the latch (see pic)

http://www.phaze1.net/images/mbp.jpg

Mine is the same. Bumps out in the middle. Ive tried pushing it back in but doesnt stay. No...
Posted by stuppy, on Oct 23, 2006 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are there any Safeware comparisons in the UK? 485 Views / 11 Replies  
Are there any Safeware comparisons in the UK?
Posted by stuppy, on Oct 22, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A way to skip say 5seconds in a song in Itunes using arrow keys? 237 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Is there a way in iTunes that I can skip say 5 seconds in a song using the arrow keys? At the moment it jumps to the next track but i would rather be able to skip a few seconds throug a track...
Posted by stuppy, on Oct 21, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
Formatted HFS+? 1,275 Views / 3 Replies  
Formatted HFS+?
Posted by stuppy, on Oct 15, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
er? Give the guy a break. FYI , in the... 12,081 Views / 46 Replies  
er?

Give the guy a break.

FYI , in the UK we do not get different shipping methods compared to you yanks. I had to wait 2 weeks for my MBP.
Posted by stuppy, on Oct 6, 2006 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Illustrator CS2 runs fine on Intel Mac's. It... 749 Views / 19 Replies  
Illustrator CS2 runs fine on Intel Mac's. It doesn't run as fast as it would if it were coded for Intel, but it runs pretty smoothly.
Posted by stuppy, on Sep 3, 2006 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So are you guys saying that regardless of whether... 496 Views / 10 Replies  
So are you guys saying that regardless of whether or not I have any Apple Care, they should still send me a box for me to send it back, and not have me going 50 miles up a motorway and back, and then...
Posted by stuppy, on Sep 1, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah thats no good to me as a) I do not have 300... 496 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah thats no good to me as a) I do not have 300 pounds to lay out for it, and b) I refuse to do so out of principle.

I have paid top dollar for insurance schemes before and never used them.
...
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP Needs Fixing - How do I go About it?! 496 Views / 10 Replies  
My Macbook Pro has a couple of Non-Critical issues, but are annoying me and I need them looked at.

The first problem is one that has been present from the when I first got it. There are a group of...
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 28, 2006 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know something, i've read some of your posts... 26,055 Views / 28 Replies  
You know something, i've read some of your posts lately, and you are the most arrogant self absorbed prick I have come across in recent years. You poke fun at the simplest of questions like EVERYONE...
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 25, 2006 at 08:33 AM, in Mac OS X
HFS+ vs. Fat32 26,055 Views / 28 Replies  
Hi guys.

Im a recent convert to Macs. I am just in the process of converting my 2 external hard drives to the HFS+ file format.

What exactly are the benefits that HFS+ has over FAT32 when...
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 24, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Mac OS X
no1?? :( 541 Views / 7 Replies  
no1?? :(
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 22, 2006 at 06:49 PM, in Networking
Network shares cause my Mac to hang when they D/C 541 Views / 7 Replies  
At work there are about 4 Macs , one of which I use.

I mount shares to all of them as I need stuff off each of the computers. If one of them is shut down, and I still have the share open, my Mac...
Posted by stuppy, on Aug 17, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in Networking
Groovy, I tried your Smart Folders method.... 762 Views / 18 Replies  
Groovy,

I tried your Smart Folders method. Actually works :). The only beef I have is that when you do CMD+F it doesnt remember the last window size. Always gives a really small size which sucks.
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 27, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Spotlaser looked promising but still only allows... 762 Views / 18 Replies  
Spotlaser looked promising but still only allows me to search one volume at a time :/.


Someone code me the perfect search tool :)
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 26, 2006 at 04:48 AM, in Mac OS X
reader that would take even longer then clicking... 762 Views / 18 Replies  
reader that would take even longer then clicking "others" in Tiger Search.

Guess Ill just have to stick with it :/. Hopefully Leopard will be better :)
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 25, 2006 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I have lots of mounted volumes. Searching all of... 762 Views / 18 Replies  
I have lots of mounted volumes. Searching all of these takes ages. I need to be able to specifically search 2+ volumes, not all.

Tigers inbuit search function (CMD+F) does this, but I do not like...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 25, 2006 at 06:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Please read the post. :/ 762 Views / 18 Replies  
Please read the post. :/
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 24, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Need Panther style search function for Tiger 762 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi,

I have just recieved my new Intel Imac at work. I have moved from an Old G4 running Panther to this powerhouse running Tiger. One thing I have never liked about Tiger is the search for files...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 21, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Mac OS X
It hangs the whole system. And just dont... 338 Views / 2 Replies  
It hangs the whole system.

And just dont use it? Wow, thats a good support answer on a support forum. Im gonna ring my ISP support and tell them that the next few callers who say their connection...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 17, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Applications
Speed Download Hogging System! 338 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

Does anyone here use Speed Download on an Intel Mac?

I have been searching for a nice download manager. I tried iGetter, and now Speed Downloader. I am queuing a load of files, and...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 17, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
Have installed Quicksilver and after a bit of... 628 Views / 10 Replies  
Have installed Quicksilver and after a bit of fiddling I quite like it :)

Are there skins available for it?
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 12, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I have EasyFind in the dock at the moment, but I... 628 Views / 10 Replies  
I have EasyFind in the dock at the moment, but I would much rather be able to do a quick keyboard command to bring it up rather then having to get the mouse and click it. It sounds lazy, but everyone...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 12, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac OS X
I dont like the search function (CMD+F) in Mac OS... 628 Views / 10 Replies  
I dont like the search function (CMD+F) in Mac OS X. I want to use an app called Easyfind. Spotlight won't work for what i want as i am going to be searching a FAT32 ext. drive and it wont index it....
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 12, 2006 at 06:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Please?! 628 Views / 10 Replies  
Please?!
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 12, 2006 at 05:27 AM, in Mac OS X
10.4.7 fixed this issue for me. 339 Views / 2 Replies  
10.4.7 fixed this issue for me.
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 11, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in Mac OS X
How to bind keys to launch an application? 628 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi guys,

I want to be able to bind Cmd+F to launch another Search program, instead of bringing up the Mac OSX search dialogue. How can i do this?

Cheers.
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 11, 2006 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Batch ID3 Tagging 560 Views / 5 Replies  
I am searching for an application that I can use to tag my MP3's properly like i used to on my PC.

An plugin for winamp would allow me to wipe out all ID3 tags on a load of files at once, then...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 10, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in Applications
Transmit : SSL/TLS Passive disable? 435 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I am trying to connect to an FTP that is secured using SSL/TLS protocol. When I set the site up in my favourites, I am unable to untick Use Passive Mode. My setup at home and the FTP server...
Posted by stuppy, on Jul 2, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
Sticky: I'm in the UK. I paid £830, which is about 1.5k... 1,076,089 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm in the UK. I paid £830, which is about 1.5k USD. All the prices in the uk are in the 800-850£ price bracket.

Very nice monitor! Only had it one day :)
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 30, 2006 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: This is my desk at the moment. Gettin my room... 1,076,089 Views / 4,110 Replies  
This is my desk at the moment. Gettin my room re-decorated shortly and getting somew new furniture.

http://www.phaze1.net/images/desk.jpg
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 29, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for suggestion but have sorted it now :)... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Thanks for suggestion but have sorted it now :) Have noted your solution though!
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 29, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorted the problem. Downloaded the Intel combo... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Sorted the problem. Downloaded the Intel combo update and installed it again. Solved me problems :)
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 28, 2006 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry for double post but this is a grab of my... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Sorry for double post but this is a grab of my Force Quit dialogue as well - also borked.

http://www.phaze1.net/images/forcequit.jpg
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 28, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in Mac OS X
No, no font managers installed. Was fine until I... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
No, no font managers installed. Was fine until I installed the 10.4.7 update.
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 28, 2006 at 04:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Boo. I rebooted and now my About this Mac box... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Boo. I rebooted and now my About this Mac box looks like this

http://www.phaze1.net/images/about.jpg

Im getting the same garbledness when i select Shut down etc. Tried cleaning the font cache...
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 28, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Horsepoo : EH? 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Horsepoo : EH?
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 27, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac OS X
LOVING IT! This update has fixed the... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
LOVING IT!

This update has fixed the annoying font smoothing issues in Firefox! Fonts render exactly like they do in Safari now - nice and crisp!

Although this is what my About box looks like.....
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 27, 2006 at 07:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Well its installed - i pressed reboot and its... 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Well its installed - i pressed reboot and its been sat with ablue screen and spinning black thing for about 10mins now :/
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 27, 2006 at 07:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Installing Intel update now :) 9,816 Views / 179 Replies  
Installing Intel update now :)
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 27, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Automator mounts network drives but gives error message. 339 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Guys,

When I am mounting drives using automator - the drive mounts fine, but i get an error message. I am mounting from a Macbook Pro 10.4.6 , and connecting to drives on a Windows 2K Server...
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 08:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok I have another one for you. Multi Chats... 1,658 Views / 28 Replies  
Ok I have another one for you.

Multi Chats (where more then one person is in the same converstation) is pretty much impossible on Adium. Well I say impossible, at least its impossible for me to...
Posted by stuppy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Applications
 
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