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Seems like it's been years... ... 2,042,389 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Seems like it's been years...

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Posted by chrisdisregard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 06:25 PM, in GUI Customization
Looking for a decent wireless router. Suggestions? 832 Views / 7 Replies  
At the moment I've got a DLink DIR-655 wireless router and it's quite possibly the most useless piece of hardware I've ever used. For example, I'm trying to upload a 100mb file to my own webspace....
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Jun 2, 2009 at 03:42 AM, in Networking
After a few tries I got it to start from the CD,... 3,863 Views / 3 Replies  
After a few tries I got it to start from the CD, but disk utility doesn't show a hard drive at all, just the DVD drive. I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess the hard drive is shot?
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook won't boot from CD or internal drive 3,863 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a white macbook C2D that froze up on me while shutting down last night. Hung on the beachball, so I just held down the power button till it shut off. Starting up today I just got a blank...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, Papers actually looks pretty ideal, I'll... 426 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmm, Papers actually looks pretty ideal, I'll give it a try, thanks.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Dec 4, 2008 at 03:25 PM, in Applications
The one problem I have with Preview.app 426 Views / 9 Replies  
Generally for what I need Preview works fine. I don't find it particularly slow or cumbersome. However, more and more often I find myself with multiple PDF files open at once and having 10 different...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Dec 2, 2008 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
Updated today and while it didn't take 3 hours,... 6,427 Views / 132 Replies  
Updated today and while it didn't take 3 hours, it definitely wasn't 6 minutes either. On my G5 iMac it took about half an hour.

Possible Issue
Ever since updating, my internet connection has...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on May 28, 2008 at 10:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Macbook disconnects from wireless network when going to sleep 5,744 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently had to re-setup my wireless network and now all of a sudden whenever my Macbook goes to sleep it disconnects from the network. Not only that but it pops up a message saying none of the...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on May 17, 2008 at 03:13 PM, in Networking
Care to recommend a good wireless router? 473 Views / 4 Replies  
I've currently got a D-Link DIR-655 Xtreme N router, which in hindsight was way to expensive considering how it's performed, and I'm looking for something new. I've had this one for about a year and...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:43 AM, in Networking
Connect360 won't go away! 4,804 Views / 2 Replies  
I deleted Connect360 ages ago by right clicking on the pref pane and selecting remove. Today I ran Activity Monitor for the first time in a while and noticed Connect360Helper was still running (and...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 7, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Applications
Free dual pane FTP program 849 Views / 11 Replies  
Can anyone recommend a good free dual pane FTP program? Does such a thing even exist? I'm running 10.4.11 at the moment. When I buy a new Macbook Pro this summer/fall I'm going to buy Transmit, but...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 28, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Applications
Well that's not quite it though, as I'm now... 6,427 Views / 7 Replies  
Well that's not quite it though, as I'm now getting disconnected for doing less than I was doing a month ago. I don't normally download 10 torrents at a time. I'm also getting disconnected while...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 27, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Networking
Well this is just based on things I read on the... 6,427 Views / 7 Replies  
Well this is just based on things I read on the internet. And we all know the internet doesn't lie. So here's basically what's happening as far as I can tell.

- The connection between the ISP and...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 26, 2007 at 11:28 PM, in Networking
Well, that's the problem, I can't return it and I... 6,427 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, that's the problem, I can't return it and I don't really want to spend another $160 on a new router.

I read somewhere about setting up the Speedstream 4200 to handle the PPPoE bit, instead...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 26, 2007 at 01:51 AM, in Networking
D-Link router + PPPoE = unstable connection? 6,427 Views / 7 Replies  
I talked to my ISP and, according to them, I haven't had a dropped connection in 10 days. However, my router disconnects and reconnects itself fairly frequently. After a bit of research online I've...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:59 PM, in Networking
I reset the router and changed the MTU and I... 4,222 Views / 16 Replies  
I reset the router and changed the MTU and I haven't had any disconnects yet. But my signal strength is definitely lower for some reason. After playing around with the Interference Robustness thing,...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 24, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in Networking
My basic wireless settings are as follows: ... 4,222 Views / 16 Replies  
My basic wireless settings are as follows:

802.11 Mode: Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g, and 802.11b
Auto Channel Scan enabled
Transmission Rate: Best (automatic)
Channel Width: 20 MHz
Visibility...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 24, 2007 at 07:25 PM, in Networking
As to the OS issue, while searching the web I... 4,222 Views / 16 Replies  
As to the OS issue, while searching the web I found a number of suggestions that the latest update had something Airport related and was creating a problem for a number of MB and MBPs, and as I said,...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 24, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in Networking
After closer look at the logs 4,222 Views / 16 Replies  
Right before every WAN interface is down message, I get this:

Blocked incoming UDP packet from 82.83.4.189:10016 to x.x.x.x:26784

Although it also shows up a number of other times without the...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 24, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Networking
Frequent dropped connections. I know nothing about wireless... 4,222 Views / 16 Replies  
Just a little background: I've got a D-Link Dir-655 (http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=530) router, which I've had for months with no problems. Recently my Macbook C2D started losing it's connection...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 24, 2007 at 04:33 PM, in Networking
Macally bluetooth mouse. WTF? 447 Views / 6 Replies  
I bought one of these (http://www.macally.com/EN/Product/ArticleShow.asp?ArticleID=56) back in about march. It lasted 3 days then stopped working completely. I ended up getting a replacement sent...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Sep 17, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Normally I hate it when people put a "dock bar"... 2,042,389 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Normally I hate it when people put a "dock bar" at the bottom of the wallpaper, but that's really well done.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 20, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: No point in Canada. I already feel ripped off at... 3,990 Views / 81 Replies  
No point in Canada. I already feel ripped off at $40 a month for mediocre cell phone usage, there's no way I'd pay for all the necessities to take advantage of an iPhone. Sure looks nice though.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 16, 2007 at 11:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
...ya, I managed to figure that one out on my... 587 Views / 9 Replies  
...ya, I managed to figure that one out on my own. It doesn't work though.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 12, 2007 at 12:54 AM, in Applications
While on the topic of Google conspiracy theories,... 587 Views / 9 Replies  
While on the topic of Google conspiracy theories, weren't there a number of stories about 6 months (or maybe a little longer) back about Google and search results/personal data? On an entirely...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 8, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Applications
Connect360 alternatives 1,307 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone out there stream files through their XBOX 360? Any alternatives to Connect360? I paid my registration over a week ago and have just been getting the run around on why I haven't yet received a...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Apr 3, 2007 at 07:45 AM, in Applications
Adium seems to be the top choice of most everyone... 579 Views / 10 Replies  
Adium seems to be the top choice of most everyone on a Mac.

As for archives, try The Unarchiver (http://wakaba.c3.cx/s/apps/unarchiver.html) It's free and works a lot better than StuffIt.

If...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 28, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
...I don't follow. But then again, I'm... 993 Views / 16 Replies  
...I don't follow.

But then again, I'm relatively new to XBox (having sold my PS2 for a 360) and have never played Halo.

Isn't the elite just basically a fancified black version of the 360?
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 28, 2007 at 04:00 AM, in Gaming
Older versions of iLife can be a bit dodgy. I... 3,598 Views / 25 Replies  
Older versions of iLife can be a bit dodgy. I don't know what the latest version you can run would be, but I know on my first gen eMac I had the first version running and it was almost not even worth...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 28, 2007 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.steelcappedrecords.com/temp/07MarchBord... 2,042,389 Views / 14,714 Replies  
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Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 20, 2007 at 03:37 PM, in GUI Customization
No info on the 2nd problem, but I get the first... 1,836 Views / 13 Replies  
No info on the 2nd problem, but I get the first one on my G5. Black screen --> Finder.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 20, 2007 at 03:28 PM, in Gaming
...er, rather MacThemes Forums :: View topic... 999 Views / 13 Replies  
...er, rather

MacThemes Forums :: View topic - [other] GUIshade Konfab (Yahoo) widget (http://www.macthemesforums.net/viewtopic.php?t=4320&highlight=guishade)
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:28 PM, in GUI Customization
GUI shade works very well if you use yahoo widgets 999 Views / 13 Replies  
GUI shade works very well if you use yahoo widgets
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 13, 2007 at 01:15 AM, in GUI Customization
Maybe I don't get what you're trying to do here,... 350 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe I don't get what you're trying to do here, but what about right click > Show View Options (or +J) and then check Show Icon Preview and make the icon size 128x128. Works for pictures.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 12, 2007 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just make sure not to drink the kool-aid on the... 593 Views / 23 Replies  
Just make sure not to drink the kool-aid on the way out...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 10, 2007 at 05:43 PM, in Gaming
To make this as painfully simple as possible... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
1. Type ui.worldofwar.net into your browser search bar
2. In the search box on the site type "auctioneer"
3. Click "Auctioneer v4.0.0" on the results page
4. Scroll down to the "<Download Mod>"...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 6, 2007 at 07:19 PM, in Gaming
Don't touch anything with those extensions. ... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
Don't touch anything with those extensions.

The only thing you need Unarchiver for is if your download comes as a .zip file. Then you unarchive the .zip file and end up with the add on folder.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 6, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Gaming
To remove an add on you just delete it's folder... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
To remove an add on you just delete it's folder from the AddOns directory. The next time you log in it'll be gone.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 5, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Gaming
Ya, TitanPanel, FuBar and a couple of others have... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
Ya, TitanPanel, FuBar and a couple of others have a lot of "plugins" that are each basically a separate add on, and therefor each need their own set of files, so each has to be in it's own separate...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 2, 2007 at 01:48 AM, in Gaming
Cordless mouse problems 648 Views / 1 Replies  
I picked up one of these Cordless Desktops > Logitech Cordless Desktop S 530 Laser for Mac (http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/US/EN,CRID=2162,CONTENTID=11420) about a year ago and I...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Mar 2, 2007 at 01:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
S Video and/or Composite is a bad idea. You'll... 7,432 Views / 31 Replies  
S Video and/or Composite is a bad idea. You'll think you're going blind if you're doing anything other than watching a dvd or picture slideshow. Text is almost completely illegible.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 27, 2007 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Over the past couple years I've gone Mail.app ->... 812 Views / 22 Replies  
Over the past couple years I've gone Mail.app -> Thunderbird -> Entourage -> Mail.app. It does everything I need, but most importantly it does it all quickly.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 27, 2007 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
You shouldn't have to do any renaming, unless... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
You shouldn't have to do any renaming, unless you're just overwriting the files you've already put in there. Starting from the default set there shouldn't have been any need to rename/overwrite...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 27, 2007 at 07:52 PM, in Gaming
Oh, also if this is your first time using addons... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
Oh, also if this is your first time using addons (which I'm guessing it must be) you shouldn't have to overwrite anything as the only thing in your AddOns directory should be the Blizzard defaults....
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 27, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Gaming
When you say "I put all the files into one... 6,925 Views / 22 Replies  
When you say "I put all the files into one folder" you don't mean that it looks like Interface/AddOns/MyFolder/all the files do you?

You should have:
Interface/AddOns/TitanPanel...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 27, 2007 at 06:28 PM, in Gaming
As a somewhat related question, how much do... 560 Views / 11 Replies  
As a somewhat related question, how much do conversions effect the quality? ie. VGA -> DVI vs. VGA -> VGA or something? I've heard things like longer cables can have an effect but don't know that...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 26, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The first version of the iMac G5s (before they... 586 Views / 6 Replies  
The first version of the iMac G5s (before they added the iSight) were the only one's that didn't support spanning as far as I know. Plus, even if you did get one of those, there's a downloadable hack...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 26, 2007 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Choose your ModBook at OtherWorldComputing.com... 700 Views / 5 Replies  
Choose your ModBook at OtherWorldComputing.com (http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/ModBook)

...entirely unrelated, but does anyone know why it's changing the text of my link instead of just showing...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 25, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've also got the latest versions of Transparent... 1,771 Views / 20 Replies  
I've also got the latest versions of Transparent Dock and OS X and it works fine.
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 23, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in GUI Customization
OWC listing for 20" iMac C2D... 1,752 Views / 13 Replies  
OWC listing for 20" iMac C2D (http://eshop.macsales.com/MyOWC/Upgrades.cfm?model=256&type=Memory&TI=2414&shoupgrds=Show+Upgrades)

Whenever I've upgraded RAM I've ordered from this site. Gets there...
Posted by chrisdisregard, on Feb 23, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
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