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Right, I remember, I used the instructions found... 1,032 Views / 18 Replies  
Right, I remember, I used the instructions found at Apple: Mac OS X 10.5: Renaming or saving after using "Apply to enclosed items" on a Home folder (http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1334)

Resolution...
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
This is funny. Idiotic. Definitely bonehead. I... 1,032 Views / 18 Replies  
This is funny. Idiotic. Definitely bonehead. I know this because I did exactly the same. Don't wipe anything yet, I did find a solution unfortunately I can't remember it off the top of my head....I...
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Why am I going off topic and arguing here? :) ... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
Why am I going off topic and arguing here? :)

To get back on topic, a built in battery has certainly stopped me from upgrading my 17". I might go for the 15" though but we'll see what the wife...
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 7, 2009 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
'Nonsense'? That's a rather harsh way of making a... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
'Nonsense'? That's a rather harsh way of making a point isn't it? Why be so dismissive? I do wonder why I continue to come to these forums, so many others have left over the years because members...
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 7, 2009 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not a lot really is it? Wake up -... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
It's not a lot really is it?

Wake up - Connect
Leave home - Disconnect
Get to work - Connect

Lunch - Disconnect
Back from lunch - Connect
Leave work - Disconnect
Get home - Connect
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 7, 2009 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well that's not too bad I guess although whether... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
Well that's not too bad I guess although whether the warranty is voided would be an issue. I would assume it's easy to get the replacement batteries? I don't actually see anywhere to buy them.
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Mac Air has a built in battery doesn't it? Is... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
The Mac Air has a built in battery doesn't it? Is that easy to remove, buy as a spare and replace?
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
£2500? £2500???? I just priced up a mid spec... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
£2500? £2500???? I just priced up a mid spec model and it comes in at £2500 with Apple Care. That is ridiculous. Shocking.
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeh, I was just talking to someone I worked with,... 2,897 Views / 90 Replies  
Yeh, I was just talking to someone I worked with, an all Apple company, he just mentioned that they'd have a few issues sending in the sales guy's laptops for repair, he said he'd probably just take...
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have 249 cycles since September 27th 08. 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
I have 249 cycles since September 27th 08.
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same here, they just lost one sale. I'll keep my... 4,658 Views / 126 Replies  
Same here, they just lost one sale. I'll keep my current 17" and, when it dies, go the PC route. Apple have annoyed me a little too much over the last couple of years for me to continue paying the...
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/377656/do... 2,897 Views / 90 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/377656/dodgy-dangerous-battery-will-apple-refund/

That's not the first time I've had to replace a battery. 4 in the space of 3 years, twice mine and twice...
Posted by schuey100, on Jan 6, 2009 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You know what? I'd forget about emailing Steve's... 423 Views / 12 Replies  
You know what? I'd forget about emailing Steve's staff and take this legal immediately.
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 20, 2008 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, just use my thumb :) 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
No, just use my thumb :)
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 15, 2008 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't like two finger gestures :) 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
Don't like two finger gestures :)
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 15, 2008 at 03:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder, can it distinguish between a left side... 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
I wonder, can it distinguish between a left side and right side click thus allowing a right click without using ctrl?
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 15, 2008 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll have to add one of these again :) I... 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
I'll have to add one of these again :)

I have nine, yes, count 'em, nine receipts for the MBP 17" Rev A. That's how many I had to buy before I got one that worked. It still wasn't right but I had...
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 14, 2008 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
:) You cannot deny that every initial rev MB or... 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
:) You cannot deny that every initial rev MB or PB has had some major issues. I think it's fair to point that out when people get overly excited about a new color case, funky materials or laser...
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 14, 2008 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't really have much interest in an... 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
I don't really have much interest in an 'innovative manufacturing process'. To me that tends to translate to "Don't buy one of these until the second or third revision". Indeed that's born out many...
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 14, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Boring, disappointing, I suppose they didn't have... 16,633 Views / 514 Replies  
Boring, disappointing, I suppose they didn't have much time to concentrate on the MacBook line what with hundreds of iPod revisions over the past couple of years, blue, pink, white, black, small,...
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 14, 2008 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Apple and after being cut off (grrr)... 316 Views / 3 Replies  
I called Apple and after being cut off (grrr) they agreed to send me a new battery free of charge. Apparently this one was subject to a product recall anyway. The thing that annoys me is that they...
Posted by schuey100, on Sep 24, 2008 at 06:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dodgy + dangerous battery - will Apple refund me? 316 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all

This morning I put my MBP onto the desk and after an hour is started getting a bit hot, more so than normal. Then the machine started to get wobbly. I looked underneath and saw that...
Posted by schuey100, on Sep 24, 2008 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not done it since, I'm on a MBP, first Gen.... 334 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not done it since, I'm on a MBP, first Gen. Fingers crossed it's a one off :)
Posted by schuey100, on Sep 22, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Mac OS X
The funky screen of death 334 Views / 4 Replies  
Like something from the magic roundabout....

http://img209.imagevenue.com/loc228/th_79985_funky_122_228lo.jpg (http://img209.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=79985_funky_122_228lo.jpg)

I'm...
Posted by schuey100, on Sep 22, 2008 at 06:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple + Tab? 6,663 Views / 146 Replies  
Apple + Tab?
Posted by schuey100, on Jul 22, 2008 at 08:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Still not convinced :) Any anyone needing a virus... 738 Views / 16 Replies  
Still not convinced :) Any anyone needing a virus checker to tell if they're forwarding an email that has a virus in it needs checking out themselves :)
Posted by schuey100, on May 29, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What on earth would ClamXav find? I mean, it... 738 Views / 16 Replies  
What on earth would ClamXav find? I mean, it sounds like the most ridiculous application ever. Personally I'd stop running it, waste of time.

You went to a site that said you had been hacked....
Posted by schuey100, on May 29, 2008 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried the Wii but I won't buy it, it needs a... 1,731 Views / 59 Replies  
I tried the Wii but I won't buy it, it needs a better output but as has been previously stated, I'm not the target demographic so who cares? I'll stick to the PS3 and those that don't care about...
Posted by schuey100, on May 19, 2008 at 12:34 PM, in Gaming
Darn...Disk Warrior tells me: DiskWarrior... 919 Views / 9 Replies  
Darn...Disk Warrior tells me:

DiskWarrior has successfully built a new directory for the disk named "HD." The new directory cannot replace the
original directory because of a disk malfunction.
...
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Archive and install has just failed (error... 919 Views / 9 Replies  
Archive and install has just failed (error message saying it cannot complete due to damaged disk) so I've purchased the Disk Warrior download version and am currently giving that a go. I'm not too...
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 05:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I think I'll pop out and buy it tomorrow. In... 919 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, I think I'll pop out and buy it tomorrow. In the meantime I'm doing an archive and instal to see if that works. Fingers crossed :)
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm also getting more errors on the repair disk... 919 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm also getting more errors on the repair disk from disk utility details:

Invalid volume free block count
Bitmap error
invalid directory item count
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks. I don't get caught in a loop, it just... 919 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. I don't get caught in a loop, it just doesn't let me go any further. But perhaps I should try an archive and install anyway.

I've done everything else I can think of, just reset PRAM and...
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Cannot get past login screen. 919 Views / 9 Replies  
Bah! It's not been a good day today :)

I can't seem to get past the logic screen. I'm running 10..5.2 and it's a MBP. Once I enter my password the login screen disappears but then nothing at all...
Posted by schuey100, on Mar 31, 2008 at 03:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Talking of Preview and business, I found out last... 3,080 Views / 56 Replies  
Talking of Preview and business, I found out last week that Preview doesn't handle files encrypted with the latest version of Adobe very well at all. I'm having a lot of issues with preview at the...
Posted by schuey100, on Feb 16, 2008 at 02:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Since 10.5.2 I think it's fantastic. One of my... 3,080 Views / 56 Replies  
Since 10.5.2 I think it's fantastic. One of my only issues with the finder is this: If I have a folder open and delete 100 mb from it I want the bar at the bottom to update immediately so that it...
Posted by schuey100, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:15 AM, in Mac OS X
That's excellent! It's a cleaner version of... 919 Views / 7 Replies  
That's excellent! It's a cleaner version of Xeno-Tactic (http://www.onlinegamesquad.com/?1085-1) which is also very good and similar.
Posted by schuey100, on Feb 12, 2008 at 03:06 PM, in Gaming
WINS dropdown! 3,946 Views / 100 Replies  
WINS dropdown!
Posted by schuey100, on Nov 15, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay, that fixed it, it's now asking me if I'd... 215 Views / 5 Replies  
Okay, that fixed it, it's now asking me if I'd like to remember details that I enter. But the bugger of it is, all of my old passwords and data are lost. Grr :) Any idea where those are stored? I do...
Posted by schuey100, on Nov 13, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
I do yes. In fact, I upgraded so the prefs came... 215 Views / 5 Replies  
I do yes. In fact, I upgraded so the prefs came across with me. Perhaps I'll delete the plist...maybe it's due to the upgrade.
Posted by schuey100, on Nov 13, 2007 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
Safari and passwords 215 Views / 5 Replies  
Since switching from Leopard I've noticed that Safari no longer seems to store my passwords or user details for sites such as Gmail, (or indeed any site I use).

is this intentional? It could be...
Posted by schuey100, on Nov 13, 2007 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
Sounds like that yes but no mail is being sent. 343 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like that yes but no mail is being sent.
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 30, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Just an update, inquisitor, Inquisitor 3.... 5,368 Views / 3 Replies  
Just an update, inquisitor, Inquisitor 3. Spotlight for the web. (http://www.inquisitorx.com/safari/) now offers the ability to add search engines. Not as easy as Acid Search but at least it's there....
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 30, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Random swoosh!!! 343 Views / 4 Replies  
I think Im going mad :) Is anyone else getting a random swooshing sound in Leopard? It's a bit like when you take an application out of the dock and you get a kind of 'puff'. It happens totally...
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 30, 2007 at 02:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I have to say, I'm pleased with it. It's much... 2,212 Views / 36 Replies  
I have to say, I'm pleased with it. It's much faster on my MBP, some great new features. Sure, a few bugs and stacks is horrid but I'm getting used to it. All my apps work so no problem there either.
Posted by schuey100, on Oct 30, 2007 at 08:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Adding search engines to Safari 5,368 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been a long time fan of Acid Search but I'd really like to move to the Safari Beta and Acid Search is not yet available. That got me thinking, rather than using a plug in (although if any are...
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 17, 2007 at 01:03 PM, in Applications
Okay, after checking out the Apple support... 2,135 Views / 18 Replies  
Okay, after checking out the Apple support forums, it seems lots of people are having this issue since the 10.4.10 update. Simple solution, hard reset on the base station. Everything works like a...
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 15, 2007 at 06:22 AM, in Networking
Okay, here are a few more details for me. ... 2,135 Views / 18 Replies  
Okay, here are a few more details for me.

OSX 10.4.10
MacBook 2.16 GHz Core Duo
2 Gig RAM

Internet Service Virgin Media Cable Broadband
Motorola Cable Modem
Airport Extreme Base Station
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 13, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in Networking
Yup, same here. It's been happening for a week or... 2,135 Views / 18 Replies  
Yup, same here. It's been happening for a week or so, I think it's since I installed 10.4.10

Very annoying. I thought it had been fixed with the newer airport update but apparently not.
Posted by schuey100, on Aug 6, 2007 at 10:26 AM, in Networking
Great, thanks to you both, I'll put in an order... 454 Views / 3 Replies  
Great, thanks to you both, I'll put in an order for it. It's crazy that the Apple store wouldn't offer any solution past Apple TV. I wonder if they're under instructions to push it hard and therefore...
Posted by schuey100, on Feb 20, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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