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I've used this forum very little over the last 5+... 3,340 Views / 69 Replies  
I've used this forum very little over the last 5+ years, because it's been so dead. But for what it's worth, of the probably hundred forums I've joined, I still have BY FAR the highest post count...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 23, 2016 at 02:45 AM, in Mac News
Thanks ... and yeah ill pass on Swedish 8.5.... 475 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks

... and yeah ill pass on Swedish 8.5. I'll never be able to get all of this software in every available language it was released in, so I'm just going to stick to English. The 9.0 is...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 5, 2016 at 03:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Classic Mac Software Archive 475 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Guys. I know this forum is pretty much dead but I figured it's worth it to post anyway. I need assistance!

I am putting together my own software archive for classic Mac software:
MacFixer...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 4, 2016 at 05:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
So the adapter in the link says it's a 54 pin to... 2,617 Views / 2 Replies  
So the adapter in the link says it's a 54 pin to 50 pin scsi adapter. But These powerbook drives have 40 pins if you only count the data pins, or 48 pins if you count them all. You would at least get...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 26, 2016 at 12:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Very Large Mail Logs 448 Views / 2 Replies  
What do you guys make of this? I was poking around a customer's computer, trying to figure out where all her data has gone, because she was using over 100 GB and that seemed like a lot to me. Turns...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 11, 2016 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
PowerBook 500 Series Hard Drives 2,617 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got a hard drive pulled out of my old PowerBook 540c. I know it's a SCSI drive, but I don't know what kind of SCSI. It appears to have 40 pins plus some extra, for power or jumpers?

I'm...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 10, 2016 at 03:20 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I think the takeaway is to find a cover made out... 507 Views / 10 Replies  
I think the takeaway is to find a cover made out of a better material, like a leather case.
Posted by l008com, on Nov 17, 2015 at 10:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was weary of doing this, I was afraid a cover... 507 Views / 10 Replies  
I was weary of doing this, I was afraid a cover would go in, and several cover fragment would come out.
Posted by l008com, on Nov 17, 2015 at 02:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's what I did: I tried warm water and... 507 Views / 10 Replies  
Here's what I did:

I tried warm water and dish soap, rubbing with my fingers. It helped a little but there was still lots of dirt ground in. Then, still using the water and dish soap as lubricant,...
Posted by l008com, on Nov 16, 2015 at 06:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How Can I Clean My Smart Cover? 507 Views / 10 Replies  
Simple title says it all. I have a 2 year old, almost 3 year old iPad mini and Smart Cover. It was green when I got it, now its dirty and gross. It's not the leather option. Apple.com says to clean...
Posted by l008com, on Nov 16, 2015 at 05:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That really is a shit website. 643 Views / 10 Replies  
That really is a shit website.
Posted by l008com, on Nov 16, 2015 at 05:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The what? 468 Views / 8 Replies  
The what?
Posted by l008com, on Oct 24, 2015 at 01:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So their excuse was that somehow, the sorting... 468 Views / 8 Replies  
So their excuse was that somehow, the sorting machine had read the "from" address as the "to" address. And since there are no Stoneham addresses in Wakefield, it got returned to sender. This sounded...
Posted by l008com, on Oct 16, 2015 at 05:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do get mail there. Do I get it all? Who knows.... 468 Views / 8 Replies  
I do get mail there. Do I get it all? Who knows. Especially if they don't like the recipient name, and are bouncing some percentage of my MenuLizard mail. I'd really have no way to know that.
Posted by l008com, on Oct 16, 2015 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Help: Any USPS Employees Here? 468 Views / 8 Replies  
Someone sent me this piece of mail and it was returned back to them. I am the recipient, and I had to go to the restaurant in person to pick it up. I'd like to know why it was returned to them.

I...
Posted by l008com, on Oct 16, 2015 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Even if that would work, which I don't think it... 724 Views / 7 Replies  
Even if that would work, which I don't think it will, that's only going to help with google. There's still the problem of every other mail server in the world that isn't google, that might send me a...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 3, 2015 at 06:49 AM, in Mac OS X
FYI I went with the Mediasonic USB3 tower. 8... 819 Views / 5 Replies  
FYI I went with the Mediasonic USB3 tower. 8 bays, currently all 8 are filled, but 1 is temporary and will eventually be empty again and available for future expansion. This setup had been running...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 2, 2015 at 07:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How many mail servers do you think google owns?... 724 Views / 7 Replies  
How many mail servers do you think google owns? There's no way to whitelist them all. And there's also no way to whitelist every other legit server. There's no sane way to implement this. What is...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 2, 2015 at 07:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Running Two Mail Servers? (Snow Leopard Server) 724 Views / 7 Replies  
Heeeeey. So I'm running Snow Leopard Server on my primary server that lives in a data center. I'm running the mail server that comes with OS X Server, and controlled by Server Admin.app.

I've...
Posted by l008com, on Aug 1, 2015 at 03:57 AM, in Mac OS X
OpenEMU Errors 495 Views / 1 Replies  
I love OpenEMU (the multi system console emulator). It works really well. So I thought i'd be smart and move the program's application support folder to a shared folder. That way, I could have all...
Posted by l008com, on May 16, 2015 at 04:36 AM, in Applications
I just got my hands on the apple hardware test... 645 Views / 4 Replies  
I just got my hands on the apple hardware test and ran it, and got this error:
4PRC/1/40000001 : Processor
Posted by l008com, on Apr 22, 2015 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The battery is brand new. But this machine is... 645 Views / 4 Replies  
The battery is brand new. But this machine is still one of the models with a removable battery, I can just as easily pop the battery out when it's being slow and see if that improves it.

As for...
Posted by l008com, on Apr 22, 2015 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Inexplicably Slow MacBook 2008 Unibody 645 Views / 4 Replies  
(A duplicate of my post from the Apple support forum)

I have a MacBook here that is just downright haunted or something. It is a Late 2008 aluminum unibody MacBook (not Pro) 13". This was the one...
Posted by l008com, on Apr 22, 2015 at 02:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, so this is what I'm able to see: ... 574 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, so this is what I'm able to see:
https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/JboggSCamtBOQGYA.medium

What I want is to see under that, or from the other side, underneath the button. I don't...
Posted by l008com, on Apr 9, 2015 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2007 MacBook Pro Trackpad Button 574 Views / 2 Replies  
What do you think of this? I have a customer who's trackpad button is sort of falling off. Here's two pics and a video:

http://i.imgur.com/RcilL8f.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/Isd56z7.jpg
...
Posted by l008com, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I found a great solution for running the cables... 1,029 Views / 8 Replies  
I found a great solution for running the cables across the basement. These pipe holding hooks. They are cheap, available in a large variety of sizes, and you can mount them rotated 90° any way you...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 26, 2015 at 03:13 AM, in Networking
The MacAlly Pebble mouse sucked, it's going back. 877 Views / 6 Replies  
The MacAlly Pebble mouse sucked, it's going back.
Posted by l008com, on Mar 26, 2015 at 03:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What makes it hard to diagnose is that it... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
What makes it hard to diagnose is that it regularly goes days/weeks without happening. It hasn't happened since my last post. Also I have no 3rd party stuff to disable. If it is a safari thing,...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 20, 2015 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't want to deal with batteries, even... 877 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't want to deal with batteries, even rechargable ones. Wireless mice tend to be much heavier than USB. And there will ALWAYS be a USB port 12" away from my mouse, it's stupid not to use it.
...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 15, 2015 at 08:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I Need A New Mouse 877 Views / 6 Replies  
This is my current mouse: http://i.imgur.com/frvJXtM.jpg
That's not an actual photo, but it's exactly what I have, the Apple Pro mouse. Yes, the "Pro" version, not the cheaper version they came out...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 15, 2015 at 04:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Span a Volume Across Multiple Disks? 667 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to do this in OS X? I'm not talking about a RAID. What I need to do is take a 3 TB drive and a 0.5 TB drive, and span them into a single 3.5 TB volume. Then I need to make a very large...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 11, 2015 at 04:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually I signed up the day after I was born. I... 1,006 Views / 34 Replies  
Actually I signed up the day after I was born. I got bored sleeping in a plastic bucket all day.
Posted by l008com, on Mar 10, 2015 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I appreciate how you all assume that he is a bad... 1,006 Views / 34 Replies  
I appreciate how you all assume that he is a bad guy and i'm trying to save her. Now I will instantly change the whole vibe of this thread by saying that, i think she's making a mistake because I...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 10, 2015 at 03:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How Bad Is This? 1,006 Views / 34 Replies  
How terrible is it to tell a recently-engaged girl that you think she is making a mistake?

I know I have given basically no context at all. And that's for a reason. Based on just that one line...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 9, 2015 at 03:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the mini always have several windows open... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
Well, the mini always have several windows open in various spaces, in addition to the main space that has whatever I'm doing at the time. The laptop does not though, it only had one browser window...
Posted by l008com, on Mar 1, 2015 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok so I went a few weeks with on issues, then the... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
Ok so I went a few weeks with on issues, then the other night, it happened again. Exactly the same as before, the whole computer froze rock solid, the last half second of audio kept playing in a...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 28, 2015 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I already did that and it found nothing 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
I already did that and it found nothing
Posted by l008com, on Feb 13, 2015 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Happened again yesterday. Its hard for me to... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
Happened again yesterday. Its hard for me to declare its definitely not flash, because i always have lots of browsers open so theres probably always one or to flash applets running. I still put my...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 11, 2015 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Would a bad drive or a bad program (flash) be... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
Would a bad drive or a bad program (flash) be able to cause the kind of hard crashes I'm having though? Seems like I would, at the very worst, get a kernel panic if that was my problem. But I'm...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 7, 2015 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
In addition to the apple hardware test finding... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
In addition to the apple hardware test finding nothing, I ran memtest86 for about 8 hours and it also found nothing.
Posted by l008com, on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
The settings above are the only DNS related... 548 Views / 3 Replies  
The settings above are the only DNS related settings in all of Airport Utility.
Posted by l008com, on Feb 6, 2015 at 01:48 AM, in Networking
Ok here we go, it happened again. I didn't notice... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
Ok here we go, it happened again. I didn't notice the freeze because I was reading something on the page. But I did notice the auto reboot. So I don't know the exact second of the crash, but I know...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Airport Router & DNS Settings 548 Views / 3 Replies  
I'd like to verify that the DNS settings you enter into your Airport router's Internet tab, become what your router uses across the network? I was having issues with my ISP's DNS, so I switched to...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 5, 2015 at 05:57 AM, in Networking
My issue has not repeated since the two freezes.... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
My issue has not repeated since the two freezes. Very odd.
Posted by l008com, on Feb 4, 2015 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I did run the apple hardware test. It's not on... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
I did run the apple hardware test. It's not on the recovery partition, it's built into ROM somewhere on the logic board. I did the extended test and it found no issues. At this point, I'm going to...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 3, 2015 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I did check console and there was lots of entries... 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
I did check console and there was lots of entries but nothing particularly meaningful. I don't remember the exact time of the crashes now so I can't look back again but if it happens again, I'll post...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 3, 2015 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
2 Hard System Freezes in One Day 4,122 Views / 24 Replies  
My primary workstation is a 2012 2.6ghz i7 Mac mini with 16 Gb of RAM, and an SSD/HDD combo drive setup.
It's been a champ since I got it two years ago. But today something weird happened. Totally...
Posted by l008com, on Feb 2, 2015 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah but that still doesn't solve the problem of... 1,029 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah but that still doesn't solve the problem of securing the wires. The velcro will make the bundles nice and neat but they'll still be dangling all over the place.
Posted by l008com, on Jan 22, 2015 at 12:57 PM, in Networking
Cable Management 1,029 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm having a real hard time finding some cable management solutions. I even went to a little local "got everything" computer shop, and they had nothing at all. Well, other than permanent, nail-down...
Posted by l008com, on Jan 21, 2015 at 04:37 PM, in Networking
I don't fully understand what the question is,... 562 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't fully understand what the question is, but you can have multiple computers backup to any time machine drive, including a time capsule, no problem. You don't partition the drive, each backup...
Posted by l008com, on Jan 21, 2015 at 04:17 PM, in Networking
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