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Uninstalling SIlverlight 6,401 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

So I had the infamous N8007 error on my netflix account with silverlight. The only solution seems to be uninstall silverlight and reinstall (seems to be microsofts favorite problem removal...
Posted by Biest, on Apr 18, 2010 at 01:33 PM, in Applications
If you have a firewire cable, just use the target... 959 Views / 13 Replies  
If you have a firewire cable, just use the target disk mode.

Shut down the old MBP (new MBP should be on) and connect the two laptops using the firewire cable. Now start the old MBP while pressing...
Posted by Biest, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:55 AM, in macOS
Time Machine and Aperture 406 Views / 0 Replies  
So... My haddrive failed and I got it replaced by apple. Now i migrated my data and everything from a Time Machine backup. Now i was trying to load to Aperture and it simply breaks off saying that it...
Posted by Biest, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
No what I mean is that I have to update first... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
No what I mean is that I have to update first before i can even do a restore, since it won't let me select the external drive, but only the broken internal one
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:59 AM, in macOS
When I go on the "REstore from backup" on the... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
When I go on the "REstore from backup" on the leopard Install catalog it gives me a warning that the drive will be erased on the next screen. It does not specificy what drive, just says it does. I am...
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:48 AM, in macOS
So the warning it presents me with is for the... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
So the warning it presents me with is for the hard drive i want to restore too, not the hard drive that the TM back up is on
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in macOS
so the upgrade this will only allow to restore... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
so the upgrade this will only allow to restore and not migrate. I guess i will have to install 10.5 before i can migrate
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:04 AM, in macOS
Now i just need to find the Leopard upgrade... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
Now i just need to find the Leopard upgrade disk..... thanks a lot for the help.... I will see how everything goes
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 08:56 AM, in macOS
so basically once I restore the system on the... 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
so basically once I restore the system on the external drive I can restore it again onto the new hard drive without having to fear that time machine deletes the backup that i restored earlier
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 08:51 AM, in macOS
Time Machine... Restore to an external disk and then new internal 1,592 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi,

So the hard drive in my iMac (24" 2.4 Ghz C2D 2GB) said good bye. I have now installed the 10.4 that came with the machine onto an external usb drive and it works pretty okay. Now the problem...
Posted by Biest, on Jul 5, 2009 at 08:28 AM, in macOS
Replacing MacBook Ram-Apple Support Screw up 509 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

So I have a macbook core duo and i wanted to upgrade it to 2 GB of ram from crucial. I just wanted to install the ram when I realized that the people at apple support screwed up royally when...
Posted by Biest, on Feb 24, 2009 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It has just been my experience with the program.... 4,981 Views / 83 Replies  
It has just been my experience with the program. There are a lot of features that i simply don't need and seem to bog down on the program. Also it crashes on me for no obvious reason, esp. on my G4....
Posted by Biest, on Nov 12, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
I'll need to check on that as well. Cause i dunno... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
I'll need to check on that as well. Cause i dunno if both cds count as a single license or as two.
Posted by Biest, on Nov 11, 2007 at 03:42 PM, in macOS
I am wondering why people always blame the... 4,981 Views / 83 Replies  
I am wondering why people always blame the operating system when apps crash or cannot do something. Classic example: Firefox. The mac version is absymal compared to the windows version. Is it Apples...
Posted by Biest, on Nov 11, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in macOS
Leopard Update CDs machine-specific? 843 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi,

WARNING: This is legal grey area. Please delete or lock if inappropriate.

So here is the deal. My parents bought a new iMac just before leopard came out because our Dell laptop said...
Posted by Biest, on Nov 11, 2007 at 03:04 PM, in macOS
Take your system cds and boot up in the hardware... 603 Views / 6 Replies  
Take your system cds and boot up in the hardware diagnostic mode (instructions are on the install disk you got with the macbook)
Posted by Biest, on Oct 6, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
At the moment no. I could send it in, just for... 603 Views / 6 Replies  
At the moment no. I could send it in, just for the flickering screen and ask them to switches the ram as well. I need the computer at the moment. So i'll have to stick with it till something happens
Posted by Biest, on Oct 5, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sry for the late reponse school is taken its... 603 Views / 6 Replies  
Sry for the late reponse school is taken its toll.

I just had the same excel error again and i restarted. No kernel error this time, but a long start up time for nothing being connected. Ohh well...
Posted by Biest, on Oct 4, 2007 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Weird macbook behavior 603 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

I have a 2Ghz CD Macbook with 1 GB ram and 80GB HDD (30GB used). I had to restart earlier today cause Excel messing up (wouldn't load). I got a kernel panic after i had restarted (right after...
Posted by Biest, on Sep 26, 2007 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: At the moment I would say no. I am fine with my... 2,551 Views / 50 Replies  
At the moment I would say no. I am fine with my PB and my Macbook at the moment. I might consider buying a used one, but that is just in the back of my mind.

As for the screen discussion... how...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 18, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
No you shouldn't the only problem might be if... 704 Views / 15 Replies  
No you shouldn't the only problem might be if they ask for a specific program in a class that is only available on windows, but either you can boot into windows via the both mentioned methods or go...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There are three main methods: Bootcamp Apple -... 704 Views / 15 Replies  
There are three main methods:
Bootcamp Apple - Boot Camp (http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/)
Paralles Parallels Desktop for Mac (http://www.parallels.com/en/products/desktop/)
VMWare VMware...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Please do be reminded that MS has a much larger... 2,595 Views / 44 Replies  
Please do be reminded that MS has a much larger group of programmers then Apple has. 3 years for such an upgrade is still considerable
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:44 PM, in macOS
That is true, even though you can draw the Mona... 704 Views / 15 Replies  
That is true, even though you can draw the Mona Lisa in it :P.

iPhoto should help with the importing problem of pictures. Else I would recommend to go with PS, since it is universal now
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Photo programs? You mean Photoshop? Movie... 704 Views / 15 Replies  
Photo programs? You mean Photoshop?
Movie Maker? I am guessing the MS one, iMovie will make you very happy.

Well I am guessing if your image files aren't huge (100+ MB), you should be fine with a...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What are you going to study and what do you... 704 Views / 15 Replies  
What are you going to study and what do you usually do on a PC?
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well carrying a G4 or G3 powermac isn't much... 1,465 Views / 21 Replies  
well carrying a G4 or G3 powermac isn't much better of an experience
Posted by Biest, on Aug 17, 2007 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I guess there are having problems Problems... 357 Views / 2 Replies  
I guess there are having problems

Problems with Skype login - Heartbeat (http://heartbeat.skype.com/2007/08/problems_with_skype_login.html)
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in Applications
Skype Down? 357 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I am been trying connect to skype and tried to load the skype forums, but both don't work. Anybody else experiencing this problem.


Cheers,

Biest
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:04 PM, in Applications
pm sent 906 Views / 12 Replies  
pm sent
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 12:58 PM, in Marketplace
Poll: Well it is more a variant of the dish rather then... 1,193 Views / 41 Replies  
Well it is more a variant of the dish rather then a regional or specific one like the schnitzel.... where Wiener schnitzel is with veal, while schnitzel wiener art is with pork and there is a also a...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So when is the world going to end? 4.5 billion... 1,452 Views / 43 Replies  
So when is the world going to end? 4.5 billion years?

Well back to topic... from a more economical point of view cash can not seize to exist. Look on the dollar bill and it says that it will pay...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Daily menu at the moment: Breakfast: Bowl of... 1,193 Views / 41 Replies  
Daily menu at the moment:
Breakfast:
Bowl of Cereal (with soy milk) or 2 Scrambled Eggs (only twice a week and going to substituted by egg whites soon)
Lunch:
Chicken Breast
Pasta with sauce or...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe some pics might help, so we know about the... 614 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe some pics might help, so we know about the condition of the iPod
Posted by Biest, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Marketplace
True, but from what i see in the posts is that he... 2,149 Views / 89 Replies  
True, but from what i see in the posts is that he "attacks" members for their opinion. As long as they aren't same to his own idea, the member will nearly be "hunted down" by him. As we can see from...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 14, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Look for Lenovo college deals online or check of... 833 Views / 25 Replies  
Look for Lenovo college deals online or check of there is a college store for her's, they might have a good deal or two. Lenovo is the only laptop i would recommend hands down, alone keyboard does it...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 14, 2007 at 02:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also to add to this... stimulating medications... 2,149 Views / 89 Replies  
Also to add to this... stimulating medications act different on "normal" people. I have seen non-ADD/ADHD people take ritalin and go berserk.

Just to add to this, there is a group of "patients"...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 14, 2007 at 01:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the new wireless keyboards won't be... 357 Views / 1 Replies  
I think the new wireless keyboards won't be available for while... they have 4 to 6 week wait online

The Apple Store (U.S.) - Apple Wireless Keyboard...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 12, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Marketplace
Couple pics would be nice, esp. since you are new... 575 Views / 5 Replies  
Couple pics would be nice, esp. since you are new here

//edit

Does it have BT and airport?
Posted by Biest, on Aug 12, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in Marketplace
Can one buy the screen separately? 452 Views / 6 Replies  
Can one buy the screen separately?
Posted by Biest, on Aug 11, 2007 at 07:31 PM, in Marketplace
I would say the MacPro is best here, because of... 2,102 Views / 41 Replies  
I would say the MacPro is best here, because of the file size and the fact that one can easily upgrade the components if needed, esp. RAM and HDD

edit//

And i am guessing you already have a...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 11, 2007 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can one still buy applecare for it? 738 Views / 8 Replies  
Can one still buy applecare for it?
Posted by Biest, on Aug 11, 2007 at 07:21 PM, in Marketplace
Just to avoid long discussions and a lot of... 357 Views / 1 Replies  
Just to avoid long discussions and a lot of hassle for you... post a picture with a note saying something like "Hello macnn, this is xxx" Just so people know you do have the item, as your don't have...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 8, 2007 at 12:45 AM, in Marketplace
Well at least we get hardware RAID now The... 40,714 Views / 565 Replies  
Well at least we get hardware RAID now

The Apple Store (U.S.) - Mac Pro...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Flagship desktop is the still the MacPro. This is... 13,839 Views / 170 Replies  
Flagship desktop is the still the MacPro. This is the medium desktop. I am guessing this move is more regarding power and the H.264 support



Once is enough :P
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think this is the crucial point for apple to... 13,839 Views / 170 Replies  
I think this is the crucial point for apple to choose the ATI cards. The HD support is the edge that they want. Gaming is not important for them, yet at least





Slower then 8600 not 7600,...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
...I just wanted to show what it may look like... 13,839 Views / 170 Replies  
...I just wanted to show what it may look like spec-wise... Here from the apple site so you are satisfied

# 20-inch model with 2.0GHz processor

* ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT graphics processor
...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Intel� Core�2 Extreme Processor Overview... 13,839 Views / 170 Replies  
Intel� Core�2 Extreme Processor Overview (http://www.intel.com/products/processor/core2xe/index.htm)

there you go... there is a Core 2 Extreme mobile



Yeap it is a DirectX 10 card a pretty...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
there is a difference between impossible and... 13,839 Views / 170 Replies  
there is a difference between impossible and unlikely... we were going by track record... while you were going i dunno an crystal ball maybe?

edit//

Just saw the 800MHz FSB as well... so they...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
That is very true. I mean in comparison where... 1,858 Views / 93 Replies  
That is very true. I mean in comparison where would you like to life, in ND, SD (just as more rural example, not try to offend here) or tibet?



150km give or take.... Not the world...
Posted by Biest, on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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