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I lost patience, and reverted to a time machine... 542 Views / 4 Replies  
I lost patience, and reverted to a time machine backup from before the message arrive. First, I deleted the offending message from the server.

The most frustrating part of this was the lack of...
Posted by Keda, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:01 AM, in Applications
Mail/Google IMAP + Huge attachment = Synch Train Wreck 542 Views / 4 Replies  
Last Friday I was sent a very large (25MB) attachment. At first, everything seemed fine. I got the email in my IMAP account (icon said attachment wasn't downloaded) and I went on about my business....
Posted by Keda, on Mar 22, 2010 at 02:17 PM, in Applications
On each of my Macs, I set Activity Monitor to... 1,004 Views / 15 Replies  
On each of my Macs, I set Activity Monitor to launch as a Login Item. Once launched, you go to View or right click on the dock icon to tell the app what, if any, info you'd like displayed in the...
Posted by Keda, on Mar 10, 2009 at 07:05 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the replies. The battery seems to... 1,958 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

The battery seems to be functioning normally. The Mac is a little over 5years old and the battery about 1.5yrs. Maybe its just senility. ;)

This isn't controlled in...
Posted by Keda, on Aug 11, 2008 at 07:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was away from my laptop for a few days, but... 1,958 Views / 7 Replies  
I was away from my laptop for a few days, but just tried the PM reset this morning. Unfortunately, the 'You are now running on reserve power' message is still popping up. I am currently at 68% on...
Posted by Keda, on Aug 10, 2008 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, but it looks easy enough. I'll give it a try. 1,958 Views / 7 Replies  
No, but it looks easy enough. I'll give it a try.
Posted by Keda, on Aug 8, 2008 at 08:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" PB: Low Battery Warning shows up at 95%, can this be reset/fixed? 1,958 Views / 7 Replies  
Over the past few months, I've been noticing that the low battery warning is popping up sooner than it had been. At one point, I could run down to about 30% before getting the message. Now, this is...
Posted by Keda, on Aug 8, 2008 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I found this: ... 2,414 Views / 3 Replies  
I found this:

http://blog.netnerds.net/2006/08/macbook-run-windows-2003-server-sp1-on-your-macbook/

It looks doable, but the write-up is fairly dated.
Posted by Keda, on Jul 24, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Will BootCamp work with Windows Server 2003? 2,414 Views / 3 Replies  
As the title says, I'd like to install WindowsServer 2003 on a new Mac Mini. After the test period, the machine will be wiped. During testing, we won't need any server HW...just a way to test under...
Posted by Keda, on Jul 24, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
ibook_steve, you are not alone. This behavior... 679 Views / 5 Replies  
ibook_steve, you are not alone. This behavior irks the hell out of me. I don't run Entourage, but get this when an alert or some other "random" thing happens. After years of typing, I still look at...
Posted by Keda, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:08 AM, in macOS
I was in the market for a new Mac when the Intel... 17,564 Views / 319 Replies  
I was in the market for a new Mac when the Intel switch was announced. As soon as I heard the news, I stopped even considering a PPC. Why? Because I've seen the computer world operate for a while...
Posted by Keda, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:15 PM, in macOS
Once the Intel switch was announced by Apple, we... 17,564 Views / 319 Replies  
Once the Intel switch was announced by Apple, we all knew that support for PPC would stop one day. Any informed consumer who bought a PPC Mac after the announcement (particularly those who bought...
Posted by Keda, on Jun 13, 2008 at 07:09 AM, in macOS
You might want to track down and delete the... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
You might want to track down and delete the FireFox Preferences. I didn't see FireFox prefs in my Preference folder, but maybe someone here knows. This sounds like the type of problem that a pref...
Posted by Keda, on May 10, 2008 at 08:21 AM, in Applications
Sure. First of all, Atheist was kind enough to... 1,526 Views / 9 Replies  
Sure. First of all, Atheist was kind enough to offer to write a script for me, but before he could do that, lundy on AppleInsider posted an AppleScript. Here it is:


set fileRef to open for...
Posted by Keda, on May 9, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in macOS
Thank you all who helped me out. I was able to... 1,526 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you all who helped me out. I was able to get this problem solved.

:)
Posted by Keda, on May 8, 2008 at 03:14 PM, in macOS
it is a plain text csv that was exported from... 1,526 Views / 9 Replies  
it is a plain text csv that was exported from numbers.
Posted by Keda, on May 8, 2008 at 12:41 PM, in macOS
I have a 'template' image that I need to... 1,526 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a 'template' image that I need to duplicate 1098 times. Then I need to rename the files to match the listing in the csv. (1AMS2612.jpg, 1AMS2645.jpg, 1AMS7374.jpg, 1AMS7375.jpg, etc)
Posted by Keda, on May 8, 2008 at 12:32 PM, in macOS
AppleScript: how to use a csv list to duplicate & rename an image? 1,526 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a csv list that contains a series of image names (1AMS2612.jpg, 1AMS2645.jpg, 1AMS7374.jpg, 1AMS7375.jpg, etc) and a single 'placeholder' graphic. I need to use the csv list (well contents of...
Posted by Keda, on May 8, 2008 at 09:23 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the reply. Would this set-up allow... 559 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Would this set-up allow the G machines to use Time Capsule?

BTW, I found an n-spec card for the beige. This machine is acting as a files server/iTunes server & jukebox. I...
Posted by Keda, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:22 PM, in Networking
Creating a segmented (bridged?) G/N network 559 Views / 3 Replies  
I am interested in buying a TimeCapsule when it is released, but will probably need to make some changes to my network to take advantage of it. Right now, all my Macs have 802.11g cards installed. ...
Posted by Keda, on Feb 9, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Networking
I wanted to update this thread, incase anyone... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
I wanted to update this thread, incase anyone else runs into this bug. I've developed a bad habit of going to the forums before Apple.com, but that is where the answer was.

It turns out that this...
Posted by Keda, on Jan 12, 2008 at 07:50 AM, in macOS
Can't login to user acct after 10.5 install- pswd not accepted 410 Views / 2 Replies  
After SideTrack 1.6 was released, I took the plunge and decided to install 10.5 on my 12" PB G4 (867mhz/640MB). The system installed normally. But when I rebooted the machine, my password was no...
Posted by Keda, on Jan 10, 2008 at 09:20 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the reply. After posting here, I... 1,033 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

After posting here, I found a thread on Apple's site. There were no real solutions. Most users were recommending to do things like the Num Lock trick. None of it worked...
Posted by Keda, on Dec 11, 2007 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm bumping this thread, because I'm having... 1,033 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm bumping this thread, because I'm having trackpad issues on a 12" PowerBook 1Ghz, 10.5.1.

Life was good, until I plugged in a USB Mighty Mouse. After a few minutes of mousing, I decided to...
Posted by Keda, on Dec 10, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Safari no longer connects to https... 357 Views / 1 Replies  
We had a power outage the other day. Now, Safari won't do https. I'm not even sure where to begin fixing this. Any thoughts?
Posted by Keda, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:50 PM, in Networking
Is it possible to give a stack an icon, other... 117,015 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Is it possible to give a stack an icon, other than the 'top' item's?
Posted by Keda, on Aug 26, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in macOS
Ok, problem "solved." I ended up activating... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok, problem "solved."

I ended up activating Root in NetInfo, and logging in under that user. From there, I created an account (like before). This time, the login went normally.

So far, I have...
Posted by Keda, on Apr 10, 2007 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
Is this anything that NetInfo Manager can shed... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
Is this anything that NetInfo Manager can shed light on?
Posted by Keda, on Apr 9, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in macOS
ok, I tried to login from terminal. It says that... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
ok, I tried to login from terminal. It says that the login is incorrect, no other message.

I have confirmed multiple times that the password is correct. I have also setup other users to test the...
Posted by Keda, on Apr 9, 2007 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
I've restarted and repaired permissions. The... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
I've restarted and repaired permissions. The Caps/Shift key does not appear to be stuck.

I'm not sure how to login via terminal, but I'd be happy to try.

Also, I have created several different...
Posted by Keda, on Apr 9, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in macOS
No. How would I login? -EDIT- Ok,... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
No. How would I login?


-EDIT-

Ok, no luck with that. It still acts like I have entered the wrong password.
Posted by Keda, on Apr 9, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in macOS
Strange Problem: Created a user, but OSX won't let me login 664 Views / 10 Replies  
10.4.9 PPC

I created a new user from my admin account. This user is a non-admin. After I created the account, everything seemed normal...user appeared in prefs and associated files are visible...
Posted by Keda, on Apr 9, 2007 at 12:17 PM, in macOS
I run w/the FireWall active on all my Macs. I... 1,786 Views / 43 Replies  
I run w/the FireWall active on all my Macs. I haven't noticed any detrimental effect, so why not?
Posted by Keda, on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:55 PM, in macOS
I think some of you are forgetting the fact that... 7,293 Views / 107 Replies  
I think some of you are forgetting the fact that Apple is a business. With the iPhone and AppleTV, they are entering a new and highly competitive segment of the market. MacWorld was the perfect...
Posted by Keda, on Jan 10, 2007 at 07:59 AM, in macOS
Sure...here's a quick-n-dirty floorplan. ... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
Sure...here's a quick-n-dirty floorplan.

http://www.kedawerx.com/network.jpg

The single-family home was built in 1934. Walls are drywall. We have a microwave oven, which sees lite use. No...
Posted by Keda, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:32 AM, in Networking
I see this as two separate problems: 1) signal... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
I see this as two separate problems: 1) signal dropping 2) iMac needing to restart to reacquire. I have found a 'solution' to problem #1...which ultimately prevents problem #2 for happening.

I...
Posted by Keda, on Dec 18, 2006 at 07:32 AM, in Networking
And another... I set my base station's... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
And another...

I set my base station's channel to 'Automatic' and it is now using channel 1. Is any channel particularly better than another?
Posted by Keda, on Dec 16, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Networking
One other question.... I there is a hardware... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
One other question....

I there is a hardware problem w/the AP card, might it exhibit itself this way?
Posted by Keda, on Dec 16, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Networking
Man, this is getting really aggravating. I'm... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
Man, this is getting really aggravating. I'm bumping this thread in the hopes that THE Airport guru might stumble across it.

I've had to reboot twice, because the AP signal has dropped. ...
Posted by Keda, on Dec 16, 2006 at 08:41 AM, in Networking
The thing is, none of the other Macs (1 PB is... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
The thing is, none of the other Macs (1 PB is next to the iMac, the other is 1 room away) drop their signals, but it is happening repeatedly on the iMac. As a matter of fact, I just had to reboot to...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 27, 2006 at 03:30 PM, in Networking
I really wish this had not been moved to... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
I really wish this had not been moved to 'Networking.' I am convinced that this is an issue with the local machine, which can be resolved be resetting that internal AirPort card (if possible). Why?...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 27, 2006 at 07:01 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the explanation. Unfortunately,... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
Thanks for the explanation.

Unfortunately, I think there is more to the problem than interference. About an hour ago, I brought my computer upstairs. The signal dropped just a few minutes ago....
Posted by Keda, on Nov 22, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Networking
Ok, I DL'd iStumbler, and had it running when my... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
Ok, I DL'd iStumbler, and had it running when my Airport dropped out. What should I be looking for?
Posted by Keda, on Nov 19, 2006 at 09:28 AM, in Networking
I don't think there is any aerial to adjust...at... 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
I don't think there is any aerial to adjust...at least not externally.

The weird part is that the iMac will not even see the base station after a drop, but a 12"PowerBook that is right next to it...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 18, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Networking
iMac keeps dropping Airport Signal 10,243 Views / 34 Replies  
I move my iMac between two locations. The first is downstairs, where I leave it during the week, and the second is upstairs, on weekends. I am doing this because I have recently started a business,...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 18, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the help. I hope that Time... 671 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the help.

I hope that Time Machine will fix some of these issues. It would be nice to have an option/ability to manage this through software.

Atheist, what kind of drive are you...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 18, 2006 at 02:36 PM, in macOS
Just a bit of clarification please... Here... 671 Views / 8 Replies  
Just a bit of clarification please...

Here is my (very typical) backup history

1) Started with a full backup
2) Subsequent incremental backups

Are you saying that I should delete the oldest...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 18, 2006 at 09:14 AM, in macOS
Running out of space on my backup drive...can I delete old backups? 671 Views / 8 Replies  
My backups have now overtaken most of my external drive. At this point, I do not need any of the old info in the previous backups. What is the bast approach to free up space?

Can I delete some...
Posted by Keda, on Nov 18, 2006 at 08:47 AM, in macOS
Fair enough! Thanks again. 474 Views / 6 Replies  
Fair enough! Thanks again.
Posted by Keda, on Sep 30, 2006 at 04:51 PM, in macOS
Thank You!! I have my screen saver prefs back. ... 474 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank You!! I have my screen saver prefs back.

I did not know about the 'By Host' folder. What does that do?
Posted by Keda, on Sep 30, 2006 at 09:15 AM, in macOS
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