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Thanks I plan to call Apple tomorrow once I have... 749 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks I plan to call Apple tomorrow once I have the machine back.
Posted by ferg, on Jul 22, 2015 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac Mid-2011 Issues 749 Views / 3 Replies  
I am experiencing what appears to be a known problem in my iMac, as described here:

https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT203787

It is the 3.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 with the AMD Radeon 6970M...
Posted by ferg, on Jul 22, 2015 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good point. I flushed everything on the iMac... 915 Views / 9 Replies  
Good point. I flushed everything on the iMac trying to sort out the mamp " too many redirects" error for the local host. Thats about when it started.
Posted by ferg, on Aug 24, 2011 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
It seems there was a problem with the password,... 915 Views / 9 Replies  
It seems there was a problem with the password, the ISP reset it and it seems to work fine now. No idea why it continued to work on the other machines. Puzzling indeed. Thanks for your help!
Posted by ferg, on Aug 24, 2011 at 04:16 PM, in Applications
Didn't look too closely at SMTP as I can send... 915 Views / 9 Replies  
Didn't look too closely at SMTP as I can send emails through that server fine. I can ping the server(mail server and webmail).

Booted in safe mode and same issue.

Had little snitch a while...
Posted by ferg, on Aug 23, 2011 at 08:04 PM, in Applications
Webmail works on all machines except the... 915 Views / 9 Replies  
Webmail works on all machines except the imac(just like the POP client), it seems the password is not being validated or something from just the one machine, I dont think resetting the password would...
Posted by ferg, on Aug 23, 2011 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
Mail Account Conundrum 915 Views / 9 Replies  
Just recently I have been getting a password error from one of my pop email accounts. I have not changed any settings, and it has been receiving mail fine for ages, I even set up the account again...
Posted by ferg, on Aug 23, 2011 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
Ok, I think I know what the problem is. If the... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok, I think I know what the problem is. If the wireless devices are upstairs, turned on and in the range of the network and I unplug/plugin the powerline at the router on the bottom floor, the...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 15, 2010 at 06:09 PM, in Networking
Yeah. I have noticed that after a while... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah. I have noticed that after a while everything on the upstairs network(created by the Airport Express connected to the Upstairs Belkin)loses the Internet access and sometimes the network itself....
Posted by ferg, on Sep 27, 2010 at 05:10 PM, in Networking
Yeah I think so. I fiddled around last night and... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah I think so. I fiddled around last night and basically ended up pulling the plug on everything, restarting everything and somehow it worked. I hate that, makes it harder to figure out what is...
Posted by ferg, on Sep 24, 2010 at 07:59 AM, in Networking
AKcrab, I took your advice and got the Belkin... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
AKcrab, I took your advice and got the Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD startup kit.

I plugged on into the wall on the bottom floor and plugged it directly into the Time Capsule. I plugged the other on...
Posted by ferg, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:35 PM, in Networking
I suppose that makes sense! thanks. 1,187 Views / 5 Replies  
I suppose that makes sense! thanks.
Posted by ferg, on Jun 5, 2010 at 06:22 AM, in iOS Apps
App developers 1,187 Views / 5 Replies  
Where would I look if I was looking for an app developer to work with?
Posted by ferg, on Jun 4, 2010 at 03:31 PM, in iOS Apps
Yeah I wish I could, but there is no practical... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah I wish I could, but there is no practical spot for it. Also the iMac is on the bottom floor and it is imperative it has the most reliable and fastest signal.
Posted by ferg, on Jun 2, 2010 at 09:49 PM, in Networking
Thanks much, I will have a look! 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks much, I will have a look!
Posted by ferg, on Jun 2, 2010 at 08:31 AM, in Networking
I have the cable modem on the bottom floor... 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
I have the cable modem on the bottom floor connected directly to the Time Capsule, which shares the internet access to all. It is set to 'Participate in a WDS network' (I had it set to Create a...
Posted by ferg, on Jun 2, 2010 at 08:03 AM, in Networking
Airport Network 1,492 Views / 14 Replies  
I live in a 3 story townhouse, built of concrete and steel.

I have a Time Capsule on the bottom floor connected to my cable modem.

I have an Airport Extreme(flying saucer one) and 2 Airport...
Posted by ferg, on Jun 2, 2010 at 07:30 AM, in Networking
Well, I gave the surgery a try, found a clear bit... 2,454 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I gave the surgery a try, found a clear bit of broken plastic that looks like it came from the bit that holds the laser in place, which was also cracked. So regardless it looks like I will need...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have found another post on Logitech's site... 2,454 Views / 7 Replies  
I have found another post on Logitech's site which points to an unfortunate solution for this problem.

MX Revolution: false double click when setpoint is... - Logitech Forums...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 12, 2009 at 04:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Trying to use the mouse without the LCC software... 2,454 Views / 7 Replies  
Trying to use the mouse without the LCC software installed or any other third party drivers, and the click sensitivity seems unchanged, double clicks when left clicking links in browser, trying to...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 4, 2009 at 03:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I uninstalled the logitech control centre... 2,454 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I uninstalled the logitech control centre and went in to my prefs and deleted any orphaned prefs from the microsoft keyboard I had. then I reinstalled Logitech and restarted. All seemed to be...
Posted by ferg, on Oct 10, 2009 at 08:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech Mouse - double clicks 2,454 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a Logitech MX Revolution Cordless Mouse. All of a sudden, the click sensitivity has gone a bit awry.

Every other click seems to register as a double click, opening unintended items, making...
Posted by ferg, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Brilliant, that definitely helped with the... 1,418 Views / 2 Replies  
Brilliant, that definitely helped with the command/option key swapping. That is great, hopefully one day someone will work out how to activate all these extra keys.

Thanks so much for your help!
Posted by ferg, on Nov 22, 2008 at 11:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Microsoft Intellitouch/SidewinderX6 help 1,418 Views / 2 Replies  
HI,

I recently purchased the Microsoft Sidewinder X6 keyboard, and am quite pleased(surprisingly) with the hardware. I have installed the Intellitouch software(v6.3) that came with it and it does...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 21, 2008 at 08:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wireless Printer Sharing not working 338 Views / 0 Replies  
I am not sure if this is the right place as I cannot tell if it is my airport, printer or laptop that is the problem. This may need to be in the NEtworking section, I am not sure. My apologies if it...
Posted by ferg, on Aug 29, 2008 at 10:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry, I should have been more clear. More for... 352 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry, I should have been more clear. More for the client approval and proof(reading) process of designs, photos, etc. online, before making press ready or even choosing from various concepts.

A...
Posted by ferg, on Jun 16, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Client Extranet & Proofing 352 Views / 2 Replies  
I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I am looking for a solution for being able to post client proofs online for them to login and approve or comment on.

Is anyone using such...
Posted by ferg, on Jun 10, 2008 at 01:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sharing Internet and files? 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Powermac G5(Leopard) and a Powerbook G4(Leopard) both with Airport cards. I can only seem to either share Internet OR Files, never both at the same time. How do you set it up so I can see my...
Posted by ferg, on Apr 17, 2008 at 08:45 AM, in Networking
UPDATE: Ok, I have been fiddling with... 360 Views / 1 Replies  
UPDATE:

Ok, I have been fiddling with things, and now it is working somehow...and Internet sharing is off...I can share the Internet, and file share, no idea how it is doing it though.

I think...
Posted by ferg, on Mar 22, 2008 at 09:32 PM, in Networking
Home Network setup problems after upgrading to 10.5 360 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, I hope someone can steer me in the right direction here.

My set up now:


PowerbookG4(10.5.2) > Airport Card

Previously, I connected to the Internet with my G5 via Built-In Ethernet,...
Posted by ferg, on Mar 22, 2008 at 07:14 PM, in Networking
Background color in Mail 3,494 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone know if there is a way to set the background colour of an email message in Apple's Mail.app?

thx.
Posted by ferg, on Dec 19, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Applications
Flash CS3 and Safari Help 259 Views / 1 Replies  
When publishing from Flash CS3 to HTML and Flash, Safari will not open the page. I also get a warning in Firefox and have to OK it and reload for it to work.

I have encountered many Flash sites...
Posted by ferg, on Dec 11, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in Applications
Ah nice, thanks much! 844 Views / 2 Replies  
Ah nice, thanks much!
Posted by ferg, on Nov 19, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
imac duo vs extreme 844 Views / 2 Replies  
How much difference is there between the 2.4ghz core 2 duo to the 2.8ghz core 2 extreme? Is it really noticeable? This is in terms of running Adobe's Creative Suite CS3 software for the most part.
...
Posted by ferg, on Nov 19, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
hmmm mine does not have that, that a Leopard... 488 Views / 3 Replies  
hmmm mine does not have that, that a Leopard feature?

This is my production machine so I have not upgraded yet.

Thanks!
Posted by ferg, on Nov 10, 2007 at 10:46 AM, in macOS
Floating DVD player? 488 Views / 3 Replies  
Any way to get the MacOS DVD PLayer to float on top of all apps?


Thanks!
Posted by ferg, on Nov 4, 2007 at 12:39 PM, in macOS
Just an update, this works on the Intel Imac.... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Just an update, this works on the Intel Imac. Thanks!
Posted by ferg, on Nov 4, 2007 at 12:34 PM, in macOS
Just bumping my question as to why it would work... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Just bumping my question as to why it would work fine with WoW on a 4yr old G5 vs a 6mo old iMac. There is no doubt it works, I can do it with any app, I just was wondering what is weak on the new...
Posted by ferg, on Oct 3, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in macOS
Oh, I have run 3 instances of WoW with no prob on... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Oh, I have run 3 instances of WoW with no prob on my G5, but on his new iMac, which in all aspects appears better equipped, it grinds his machine to a halt.
Posted by ferg, on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:31 AM, in macOS
Ok So I have been able to run 2 even 3 instances... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Ok So I have been able to run 2 even 3 instances of WoW on my Dual1.8 G5 with 1.5gig of ram with very little slowdown(within reason) and it has been quite handy at times with my two accounts.

A...
Posted by ferg, on Oct 3, 2007 at 09:16 AM, in macOS
Well, I'll be, that works...thx! 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, I'll be, that works...thx!
Posted by ferg, on Apr 12, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in macOS
yeah can do that, but he had them both up on... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
yeah can do that, but he had them both up on screen at once, looked pretty cool.
Posted by ferg, on Apr 11, 2007 at 05:43 PM, in macOS
Just curious, I never saw a need for it, but my... 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Just curious, I never saw a need for it, but my mate was running 2 instances of World of Warcraft on his PC with his two accounts, and he asked if Macs could do that.
Posted by ferg, on Apr 11, 2007 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
Running two instances of the same application 11,557 Views / 27 Replies  
Can OSX run two instances of the same application at the same time like windows can?

I know I can run them in different users, but cannot figure out how to open a single app twice in one user. Not...
Posted by ferg, on Apr 11, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in macOS
Ah right you are, I neglected to remove the alias... 521 Views / 4 Replies  
Ah right you are, I neglected to remove the alias I had put in the Library. Seems to be working now! Thanks much!!
Posted by ferg, on Feb 22, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
Thanks, I just gave it a try and it returned... 521 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, I just gave it a try and it returned something like

ln: ./Mail: File Exists

I opened Mail and it continued to bring up the Import dialogue.

Now I have it on a partition of a drive,...
Posted by ferg, on Feb 22, 2007 at 07:34 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail - the directory on another disk? 521 Views / 4 Replies  
HI,

My HD crapped out and I have my files and apps backed up on another external drive.

My Mail folder(from user/library), I have had to copy to another additional external drive as it is too...
Posted by ferg, on Feb 21, 2007 at 05:10 PM, in Applications
You must have the "Enable Access For Assistive... 8,200 Views / 38 Replies  
You must have the "Enable Access For Assistive Devices" checked in the Universal Access in the System Preferences. I don't know why, but it works. You must also restart Vent before it takes effect.
Posted by ferg, on May 2, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Gaming
I am having the same problem, how did you work... 491 Views / 3 Replies  
I am having the same problem, how did you work around it?
Posted by ferg, on Dec 9, 2005 at 06:41 AM, in Applications
I started a forum on that over here: ... 874 Views / 4 Replies  
I started a forum on that over here:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?p=2689972#post2689972

You would need to have it on an external machine, which works fine except I cannot hear the...
Posted by ferg, on Sep 10, 2005 at 08:55 AM, in Gaming
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