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Thanks. Very helpful. If I ust something like... 746 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. Very helpful. If I ust something like paragon ntfs then time machine will back up the ntfs drive? Are there any performance issues with osx when using an ntfs data drive to store media?
Posted by fishguy, on Nov 23, 2011 at 07:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
separate drives for OSX, Win7 and data? 746 Views / 5 Replies  
I am about to upgrade to a 27" imac and would like to run both OSX and windows 7 periodically. If I install 2 ssd in the imac can I use 1 large drive (a 3rd drive - hd) as the "data" drive for both...
Posted by fishguy, on Nov 20, 2011 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Anything else besides VLC? Couldn't get it to... 780 Views / 3 Replies  
Anything else besides VLC? Couldn't get it to recognize the external dvd
Posted by fishguy, on May 10, 2011 at 09:40 PM, in Applications
software for external dvd 780 Views / 3 Replies  
If I move dvd player to an external enclosure (from MBP), what software will play movie movie dvds? I take it Apple's dvd player doesn't support external drives?

thanks
Posted by fishguy, on May 10, 2011 at 09:21 PM, in Applications
I'll check my drives. I do have adobe cs4... 773 Views / 6 Replies  
I'll check my drives. I do have adobe cs4 installed. What is the issue with cs?
Posted by fishguy, on Oct 28, 2010 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Trouble with new MBP i7 773 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 15" i7 MBP which is only a couple of months old. I ported everything over from my Mac pro and I have had several issues that won't go away and a few new ones that seem to be getting worse. ...
Posted by fishguy, on Oct 28, 2010 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DVD ripping converting software 522 Views / 1 Replies  
I have and use Handbrake and Mac the Ripper, but I have some DVDs that either one cannot rip, including Star Wars I-III. What are some other software titles I can try that might work? There is one...
Posted by fishguy, on Aug 23, 2010 at 09:46 PM, in Applications
No more Applecare. 567 Views / 6 Replies  
No more Applecare.
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 7, 2010 at 05:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd consider it for a big savings. 567 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd consider it for a big savings.
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
where to fix cracked glass on iphone 567 Views / 6 Replies  
Any recommendations on where to send my iphone 3Gs to replace the glass? LCD is fine.

Thanks!
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
scratch partition on MBP? 501 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a new macbook pro and am planning on installing 2 ssd (removing the dvd drive). If one ssd is for applications and the second is for data, what should I do for aperture and photoshop scratch?...
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 5, 2010 at 05:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: SSD maintenance in macs? 32,049 Views / 16 Replies  
So is performance degradation something to really worry about? I've heard of trim support in Windows but not Macs and I noticed utilities that will restore ssd performance. If performance...
Posted by fishguy, on Apr 30, 2010 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool! 1,261 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool!
Posted by fishguy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP i7 running hot? 1,261 Views / 3 Replies  
Can those of you that have an i7 MBP (15" or 17") check the temperature after some intensive use? I'm about to pull the trigger on a 15" i7 but just saw the following report:

Core i7 MacBook Pros...
Posted by fishguy, on Apr 26, 2010 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing is jailbroken. I have a 3G iphone with... 2,681 Views / 3 Replies  
Nothing is jailbroken. I have a 3G iphone with current service and last generation iphone without service. We continue to use it tfor all functions minus phone use. On a side note there should be...
Posted by fishguy, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple ID disabled for security reasons 2,681 Views / 3 Replies  
What is the fix for this issue? The only thing I could find is to reset the password but that didn't work.
Posted by fishguy, on Apr 20, 2010 at 07:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FCE source media 838 Views / 2 Replies  
What file type are source media files for FCE? I need to recover some files from reformatted drives. I have the project files but lost the original footage. What type of files am I looking for,...
Posted by fishguy, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Recover erased files 803 Views / 3 Replies  
I have FCE source media files on a HD that was reformatted using disk utilities. Is there software that stands a reasonable chance of being able to recover the media files?

Thanks
Posted by fishguy, on Feb 7, 2010 at 03:17 PM, in Applications
I would but I already have a 4-drive enclosure 1,262 Views / 3 Replies  
I would but I already have a 4-drive enclosure
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 31, 2010 at 12:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Velociraptor in external enclosure 1,262 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone know of a system to allow these to mount in a 3.5" enclosure? Its a 300 GB (WD3000BLFS - without icepack.

Icy dock says it won't work but the connections on the drive sure look standard...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 30, 2010 at 08:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm sold on an ssd for boot/apps and will stripe... 1,432 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm sold on an ssd for boot/apps and will stripe remaining 3 drives as raid 0. I was way over thinking the back-up strategy and will keep it simple with multiple drives instead of raid 1. If i skip...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
I talked to Sonnet about the fusion and they... 615 Views / 3 Replies  
I talked to Sonnet about the fusion and they claim that it is working just fine - evan though they never looked at it. I swaped drives for one that I know works and I'm still not able to keep it...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
In the last day I've thoughty and read about it... 1,432 Views / 34 Replies  
In the last day I've thoughty and read about it and I now understand the issue of raid 0 as a backup. You are correct in that I have older movie material that can be archived. (images and movie...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
RAID options 1,432 Views / 34 Replies  
Hey,

I have a macpro and wish to take advantage of disk striping to increase performance. My plan is to get an external drive for the system/boot/apps and then stripe all 4 internal drives in the...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 23, 2010 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hard drive / external enclosure issues and options 615 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey,

I have a sonnet fusion 400 4-drive enclosure off my Mac pro. In the last 2 months I have 2 drives in the sonnet that fail to launch. I have never lost a drive in my macpro but now it will...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 23, 2010 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have airport extreme n base station ... 2,077 Views / 3 Replies  
I have airport extreme n base station

Software update includes:
3/6/09 Airport client update 2009-001 ver. 1.0
3/6/09 Airport Utility Software update 2009-001 ver. 5.4.1

I really can't say...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 23, 2009 at 09:34 PM, in Networking
Airport extreme error (-5) 2,077 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a cable modem running ethernet to airport. My main computer's access is ethernet and internet access is fine.
I can't get wifi though through laptop and iMac. The airport is recognized...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:12 PM, in Networking
Velociraptor? 609 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone using it? Any issues? Looks good according to bare feats. I need a bigger boot drive.
Posted by fishguy, on Nov 12, 2008 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
RAM issue 916 Views / 3 Replies  
Ram is from TransIntl which is all I've ever had in this machine. I'll check with the company and see if they will swap out.

Thanks
Posted by fishguy, on Nov 10, 2008 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
ID kernel panic 916 Views / 3 Replies  
Can someone translate the kernel problem report that I pasted below?

I recently added 4 GB transIntl memory and re-installed my Geforce 7300 GT vid card. I now have 9 GB of memory, all Transintl...
Posted by fishguy, on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cleaning MacPro 2,133 Views / 3 Replies  
Just opened up and I have lots of dust bunnies. How do I SAFELY clean out the tower? Minivac? Or what?
Posted by fishguy, on Oct 30, 2008 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Where do I do that on the iMac or the MacPro... 2,084 Views / 3 Replies  
Where do I do that on the iMac or the MacPro using airport utility?
Posted by fishguy, on Aug 10, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Networking
Unable to connect iMac to airport extreme n 2,084 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an airport extreme connected to a MacPro via Ethernet and cable modem. In another room I have an iMac (intel). No problems networking in the past but I just updated to the latest airport...
Posted by fishguy, on Aug 10, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the input. Here is my situation: ... 899 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the input. Here is my situation:

I have 4 drives in my Macpro: 1) boot/application (160 GB), 2) multimedia (music, still images, documents - 500 GB), 3) Video 500GB, and 4) Video 1 TB....
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 23, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
seperate 899 Views / 8 Replies  
OK, I guess I'm getting too complicated. I'll keep things as they are except remove one video hard drive from time capsule. I'll get a second seagate 1TB drive and look into a separate back-up...
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 22, 2008 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
1+TB storage for time machine?? 899 Views / 8 Replies  
What do you recommend? Right now I have a macpro intel with sonnet 4-drive external enclosure that contains a single 1 TB drive. I dedicated that drive to time machine and its full. Can I add...
Posted by fishguy, on Jul 22, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
The enclosure is a sonnet fusion 4-drive... 516 Views / 9 Replies  
The enclosure is a sonnet fusion 4-drive enclosure and the card is a sonnet 4-port sata card, PCIe.
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 15, 2008 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is either the hard drive, the external... 516 Views / 9 Replies  
It is either the hard drive, the external enclosure or the sata PCI card. Everything is fine until I power up the external enclosure with drive. Last time it didn't freeze but disc utility started...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 14, 2008 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, just realized I already upted to 10.5.2 ... 516 Views / 9 Replies  
Ok, just realized I already upted to 10.5.2

I rebooted, unmounted the external drive and unhooked the external sata. Waited. No crash. I played some more, reconnected the sata enclosure and the...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 14, 2008 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have 2 cinema displays, external sata, printer,... 516 Views / 9 Replies  
I have 2 cinema displays, external sata, printer, airport (n), CF card reader,

No new RAM

I tried booting from the install disc but no luck. I see that there is 10.5.2 but it is not on long...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 14, 2008 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Help! Fix Kernal Panic 516 Views / 9 Replies  
I got home today from work and discovered the greyed-out screen with message to restart mac. I rebooted a few times and within a minute of rebooting it froze up again.

I recently upgraded to...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 14, 2008 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Corrupt hard drive 417 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Sonnet fusion 400 external sata box running with my mac pro (internal e-port sata card). After about 8 years with Macs and about 1.5 or so with this current config, I had a hard drive go...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 12, 2008 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I'll give it a try as soon as I can. 1,043 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks, I'll give it a try as soon as I can.
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 24, 2007 at 10:28 PM, in Networking
Thanks CMS, I am in the same situation as... 1,043 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks CMS,

I am in the same situation as you except with a linksys. Can you give me any tips on setting up the airport express. I found a step by step guide on-line but it didn't work with me. ...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 23, 2007 at 07:51 PM, in Networking
Linksys and airport card??? 1,043 Views / 11 Replies  
I have cable internet and a linksys wireless router. I recently purchased a airport express to stream itunes to another room. I can not get the thing to run so I called apple. Apple said that I...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 22, 2007 at 04:28 PM, in Networking
Ok, once plugged into ethernet, it came up in... 605 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, once plugged into ethernet, it came up in network setup assistant. I went through it and it seemed to autimatically plug my network numbers in. However, it listed the connection as ethernet and...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 4, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in Networking
I plugged it into an ethernet port on the... 605 Views / 3 Replies  
I plugged it into an ethernet port on the linksys. That port doesn't show up, although the green light is on the airport express.

I'm sorry but can you spell out a little more on what I need to...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 4, 2007 at 04:16 PM, in Networking
Adding airport express to Linksys wireless router 605 Views / 3 Replies  
I need help adding a new airport express to mmy network. My network is not visible using airport setup assistant. I'm assuming that this is a linksys issue. So how do I add my new airport express...
Posted by fishguy, on Mar 4, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in Networking
D-Link extreme n gigabit wireless router?? 548 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone have one of these? What's the word? I like the idea of this vs airport extreme. Connecting a gigabit network storage drive is my goal - along with wireless access for powerbooks.
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 28, 2007 at 09:41 PM, in Networking
Thanks. After looking into this it seems my... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks. After looking into this it seems my Linksys only has 10/100 Base-T ethernet. Too bad. Now it seems that I will consider an upgrade, but it won't be airport extreme.

Possibly D-Link...
Posted by fishguy, on Jan 28, 2007 at 09:38 PM, in Networking
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