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Thanks for all the replies! And there's even... 2,044 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies!

And there's even a solution! (Thought I'd be telling him "Sorry, no way to do it.")
Posted by serr, on Aug 19, 2015 at 12:47 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How to read an OSX guid HFS+ formated drive in Windows? 2,044 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm looking for advice for a friend who needs to read some data from an OSX guid formatted drive but only has a Windows running machine at present.

What app or whatever do you hack into the...
Posted by serr, on Aug 18, 2015 at 12:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How to return to 'same sized windows' look in all-spaces/mission control view? 705 Views / 1 Replies  
How do you get back to the 'same sized windows' for the spaces (called mission control now) view? The new default is to make the currently selected desktop space large and the others small at the top...
Posted by serr, on Jul 4, 2015 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Found it! They decided to hide the scroll speed... 399 Views / 1 Replies  
Found it!
They decided to hide the scroll speed control under System Preferences/Accessibility/Mouse & Trackpad/Trackpad options/
Posted by serr, on Jul 4, 2015 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
scroll speed control missing after Yosemite update 399 Views / 1 Replies  
Finally decided to upgrade to 10.10. I had been staying with 10.6.8 for the longest time prior.
Clean install on a freshly formatted SSD.

The scroll speed control is missing from the system...
Posted by serr, on Jul 4, 2015 at 09:53 AM, in Mac OS X
To my knowledge, all professional DAWs have the... 688 Views / 3 Replies  
To my knowledge, all professional DAWs have the ability to set the I/O buffer.

Just to be clear, this is the I/O buffer I'm talking about - the system <= => interface buffer. (Not the media...
Posted by serr, on May 29, 2015 at 03:51 PM, in Mac OS X
How to set audio I/O buffer with Audio MIDI Setup? 688 Views / 3 Replies  
How do you set the audio I/O buffer with Audio MIDI Setup?

Or if this is not a function of AMS, then what is the method?

Normally when using a DAW app, you are given a control panel to set the...
Posted by serr, on May 29, 2015 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
"Mac Update 2" malware? 400 Views / 0 Replies  
Friend just got this. He deleted the contents of a folder named "Mac Update 2" that he ended up with in his apps folder so I don't have any more clues. Firefox and other apps are still working....
Posted by serr, on Feb 11, 2015 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Certainly Apple should get out of the denial... 1,222 Views / 3 Replies  
Certainly Apple should get out of the denial stage and sue the pants off AMD (like they did to Nvidia in 2008)!

I'm thinking more of myself and after market refurbs. Would be nice to have a...
Posted by serr, on Nov 8, 2014 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Opinions on board rework houses for GPU replacement? 1,222 Views / 3 Replies  
Any opinions on board rework houses for GPU replacement? Recommendations?

We have the new batch of GPU faux pas with the 2011 machines now and a legitimate service would be a good thing.

I'm...
Posted by serr, on Nov 7, 2014 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are there any after market battery alternatives that work? 440 Views / 0 Replies  
Are there any after market battery alternatives that are legitimate products?

There was a company called NuPower that was making legitimate batteries for a few years that were every bit the...
Posted by serr, on Nov 7, 2014 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Has Core Audio been upgraded in 10.8? 664 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm still running 10.6.8 at the moment. But this would get me to upgrade.

Has it been made possible to aggregate a virtual device with a hardware device successfully? (eg. an Apogee Rosetta800 as...
Posted by serr, on Apr 6, 2013 at 07:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Can you assign a keystroke to a hot corner? 614 Views / 3 Replies  
Can you assign a keystroke to a hot corner?

For example, I want to assign option-D (toggles something in some app I use) to a hot corner.
Posted by serr, on Mar 15, 2013 at 03:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Go on... I don't care the method or terminology... 1,343 Views / 6 Replies  
Go on...
I don't care the method or terminology used.
Posted by serr, on Feb 3, 2013 at 09:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Target disc mode for the iPad. How? 1,343 Views / 6 Replies  
I want to back up my iPad by cloning the disc image like I do with Carbon Copy Cloner for the Mac. How do you bring up the iPad in target disc mode (or whatever term is used for it if different)?
...
Posted by serr, on Feb 3, 2013 at 04:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Problems booting from external firewire drive 262 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's a weird one...
I'm trying to help a buddy with a 3rd gen MBP and a new WD 'My Studio' firewire external drive.

He can mount and use the drive but is unable to boot from it. When starting...
Posted by serr, on Nov 14, 2012 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can windows users restore split files? 231 Views / 1 Replies  
Are windows users able restore split files? (ie. larger files split into parts with the 'split' command in terminal)

Or is it necessary to prepare them with one of their proprietary formats like...
Posted by serr, on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Blu-ray authoring app with full audio features? 255 Views / 0 Replies  
Can I get a recommendation for a blu-ray authoring app?

I don't have any advanced requirements for video but I specifically need the full audio features including high res and multichannel...
Posted by serr, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:13 PM, in Applications
Which adapter? Link? 631 Views / 9 Replies  
Which adapter? Link?
Posted by serr, on Jul 13, 2012 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You mean audio source? Various 4.0 and 5.1... 631 Views / 9 Replies  
You mean audio source?
Various 4.0 and 5.1 files. Most at 24 bit 96kHz. I keep them in FLAC format these days. Usually play them in Songbird.
The lossy surround formats that get squeezed thru 2...
Posted by serr, on Jul 13, 2012 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Audio is the primary concern. I don't care as... 631 Views / 9 Replies  
Audio is the primary concern. I don't care as much about video. Firewire interface is how I do things at home now. No problems there. Being able to plug into an HDMI input of a surround receiver...
Posted by serr, on Jul 12, 2012 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not compatible. Surround receivers only support... 631 Views / 9 Replies  
Not compatible. Surround receivers only support HDMI input for lossless 24 bit 96kHz 5.1 audio. Optical only supports 2-channel audio (and lossy surround over 2 channels).
Needs to be HDMI output.
Posted by serr, on Jul 12, 2012 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HDMI connection for pre-thunderbolt Macs? 631 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a gen 5,1 MBP with the mini-display port and no thunderbolt. I discovered that you cannot use the mini-display to HDMI adapter. You will get video but absolutely no audio. If you plug into the...
Posted by serr, on Jul 12, 2012 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Best apps for playing &amp;amp; ripping full res audio from blu-ray DVD? 775 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, what are the best apps out there?

Playing blu-ray DVD audio:
I want to send multichannel surround sound to my audio interface. It needs to stay full resolution (eg. 24/96) - no downsampling!...
Posted by serr, on Jun 20, 2011 at 01:19 PM, in Applications
wifi help needed 658 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm using 2 channels of wifi for remote control.
WiRanger USB radios on channel 1 for USB MIDI devices.
Linksys WRT54G router on channel 11 for iPad running Apple remote desktop (iTeleport).
The...
Posted by serr, on Jun 15, 2011 at 04:44 PM, in Networking
The hub is a WiRanger USB 2.0 wireless wi-fi... 1,430 Views / 4 Replies  
The hub is a WiRanger USB 2.0 wireless wi-fi device. Great product BTW.

I suspect that I'd need better buffering for this to work. To put it another way - I suspect that the usb connection for...
Posted by serr, on Mar 29, 2011 at 03:08 PM, in Hardware Hacking
need help using 'internal' trackpad over wireless usb hub 1,430 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a usb trackpad that used to be a mbp top - hence it's an 'internal' trackpad (in System Profiler). It works great plugged into any usb jack. The problem is with the wireless usb hub. I can see...
Posted by serr, on Mar 27, 2011 at 09:55 PM, in Hardware Hacking
PCIe SSD in Mac Pro 1,649 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone using a PCIe SSD (like this: OCZSSDPX-1RVD0120)?
Comments?
Posted by serr, on Mar 13, 2011 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
How do I enable the use of a USB MIDI controller over Apple Remote Desktop? 415 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm running Ableton Live on my Macbook Pro and I'm controlling the MBP with my little Macbook running Apple Remote Desktop. OK - all well and good. Full keyboard/trackpad control. The problem is that...
Posted by serr, on Jun 21, 2010 at 03:31 PM, in Applications
the airport card uses a mini pcie slot - there's... 3,637 Views / 8 Replies  
the airport card uses a mini pcie slot - there's only one, so I'd have to remove the airport card to use it for something else
Posted by serr, on Mar 25, 2010 at 06:32 PM, in Hardware Hacking
SSD in express 34 slot or mini pcie 3,637 Views / 8 Replies  
I'd like some advice/opinions on installing a SSD either in the express 34 slot or the mini pcie slot. There are 64GB SSD's made for either interface. I see a lot of people writing about kernel...
Posted by serr, on Mar 24, 2010 at 10:53 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Applescript too slow. Please help! 472 Views / 1 Replies  
I wrote an Applescript to do some file recovery. The problem is that it will take about 50 hours to go through a 800MB file byte by byte.
Should I be looking into shell scripts?
Please help!
...
Posted by serr, on Mar 23, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in Applications
Brand new Swiftec pumps. Arctic Silver 5 thermal... 3,277 Views / 7 Replies  
Brand new Swiftec pumps. Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste. Completely cleaned and referbed inside and out. Not the 1st time I've done this. My dual 2.7 G5 has been running flawlessly (and nice and cool)...
Posted by serr, on Mar 9, 2010 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
First, thanks for helping! Well, I blew... 3,277 Views / 7 Replies  
First, thanks for helping!
Well, I blew compressed air through everything before I reassembled it. It's not sterilized but it's pretty clean and you can feel a healthy gust of wind coming out the...
Posted by serr, on Mar 8, 2010 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
The exact message is: "CPU Intake Fan Speed... 3,277 Views / 7 Replies  
The exact message is:
"CPU Intake Fan Speed Error. Check that inner door is secure and in place then rerun calibration. "
This is reported for both CPU's.
The room is about 68 F. Does this need to...
Posted by serr, on Mar 8, 2010 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thermal Calibration "CPU intake fan speed error. Check that inner door..." 3,277 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone gotten to the bottom of this thermal calibration error with the G5? I see lots of discussion of a possible bug in ASD thermal calibration and claims that it can destroy the eeprom that...
Posted by serr, on Mar 8, 2010 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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