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No Leopard? 514 Views / 2 Replies  
Am I to believe that the new iMacs actually DON'T support leopard, only snow leopard?

That's a huge bummer if this is true, since I use a lot of software that is leopard only.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Nov 4, 2009 at 05:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
What Gregg was saying is to dump everything into... 558 Views / 8 Replies  
What Gregg was saying is to dump everything into something like Pages or Microsoft Word, which both display picture files as movable text boxes.

And the text documents you can copy/paste in. Any...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 20, 2009 at 01:13 PM, in Applications
Awesome list! Being an audio guy, I would add... 19,538 Views / 147 Replies  
Awesome list! Being an audio guy, I would add "Audacity" to the list, since it's FREE as opposed to Logic's hefty price tag.

Audacity (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 20, 2009 at 05:17 AM, in Applications
Sorry I should have been more clear. Yes... 618 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry I should have been more clear.

Yes I'm using the 'Mail' button in iPhoto, and mailing them through Mail.app.

The other person has web-based email, like yahoo and says the photos show up...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 20, 2009 at 03:30 AM, in Applications
emailing photos from iPhoto 618 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried emailing some photos through iphoto, but they weren't sent as attachments so the recipient couldn't save them, they could only view them but not save them. Is there any way to make them...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:51 AM, in Applications
POP3 account. 1,224 Views / 5 Replies  
POP3 account.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 8, 2009 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTouch 2nd Gen - Mark All Emails as Read 1,224 Views / 5 Replies  
I know this option is available on my Mac. Is it available on said iTouch?
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 6, 2009 at 03:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Rca -> usb? 461 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to hook up my PS2 to my MacBook, is there any way I can get the signal from my PS2 (RCA) to my macbook via USB or any other device? Will a USB capture card do this?

I have a late 2008...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does my Macbook have firewire 800? 8,921 Views / 17 Replies  
In System Profiler it says Maximum Firewire speed is 400 MB/sec. Is this 800? Thanks!
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 7, 2009 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MobileMe site - can it play audio samples? 470 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I have a website. But the site that I have doesn't have enough traffic flowing through it for what I"m paying. So I'm thinking of getting MobileMe.

I don't need a fancy website layout,...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Aug 20, 2009 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
sleepimage.var removal 1,087 Views / 5 Replies  
4GB of disk space. Any way to remove this? When I do, it just comes back. I don't need this file, trust me I've done the research on it.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Aug 20, 2009 at 06:09 PM, in macOS
Ahhh I see, that makes perfect sense. I thought... 636 Views / 6 Replies  
Ahhh I see, that makes perfect sense. I thought that this would slow down the computer's performance, but really it's a more efficient way to run things. Thanks guys!
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Jun 3, 2009 at 06:58 PM, in macOS
But when I boot up my computer it shows that I... 636 Views / 6 Replies  
But when I boot up my computer it shows that I have about 3.36 GB Free, but after loading cubase and insruments, then closing the program thus removing the instruments from RAM it still shows lots of...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 30, 2009 at 03:18 PM, in macOS
RAM problem 636 Views / 6 Replies  
So here's an interesting little problem.

When I boot my computer, I have about 3.x GB of RAM free via the pie chart in Activity Monitor.

Then I'll load up Cubase, load some virtual instruments...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 30, 2009 at 01:58 PM, in macOS
Well turning Airport Off doesn't help the... 3,098 Views / 12 Replies  
Well turning Airport Off doesn't help the situation but Cold Warrior, that is exactly the problem I am having found in your link.

It is also an issue in XP (which was my last setup using Boot...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 21, 2009 at 12:48 AM, in macOS
yeah I think I'll pass on that. Thanks for the... 3,098 Views / 12 Replies  
yeah I think I'll pass on that. Thanks for the help though.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 20, 2009 at 05:51 PM, in macOS
Sorry Simon I have no idea what that means. ... 3,098 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry Simon I have no idea what that means. What's a Kernal Extension?
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 20, 2009 at 05:28 PM, in macOS
I need to make the computer think that there is... 3,098 Views / 12 Replies  
I need to make the computer think that there is no wireless network card on the motherboard.

This fixes a bug in Cubase 4. Not just disabling Airport, I need to literally make the computer think...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 20, 2009 at 05:25 PM, in macOS
I use Grand Perspective... 628 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Grand Perspective (http://grandperspectiv.sourceforge.net/) as it visually shows how much space each file is taking up.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 20, 2009 at 04:30 PM, in macOS
Disabling wireless network card? 3,098 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi, I need to disable my network card. Turning off Airport doesn't do this, is there a way to do this and easily be able to turn it back on?

Thanks.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 20, 2009 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
I just checked and I DO have 4.5.2 as well it is... 952 Views / 5 Replies  
I just checked and I DO have 4.5.2 as well it is running natively (by this I mean the "Run Using Rosetta" is not checked under "Get Info").

The only thing pulling CPU power is cubase really. ...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 18, 2009 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
No, this is a legitimate copy of Cubase Essential... 952 Views / 5 Replies  
No, this is a legitimate copy of Cubase Essential 4.1.5 up to date. I know it's a hardware issue, I just can't figure out why in XP it would run perfect, but in OSX runs sluggish.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 18, 2009 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
Cubase 4 lagging 952 Views / 5 Replies  
Cubase 4 is lagging slightly when working with VST instrument tracks. The thing is, I had the exact same setup on a boot camp'd partition of XP, and had NO lag.

Here's one thing, in XP I had to...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 18, 2009 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
So is that what that whopping 4GB sleepimage file... 709 Views / 4 Replies  
So is that what that whopping 4GB sleepimage file is for? I remember hearing somewhere that it was backup RAM, but I was under the impression that if my Actual RAM ran out, THEN it taps into the...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 13, 2009 at 02:41 AM, in macOS
Spotlight taking up 1GB of RAM? 709 Views / 4 Replies  
www.tyler-johnson.net/wtf.jpg

This shouldn't be, right? I'm a composer and I use Cubase, and a HUGE library of instrument samples, and this is just killing my RAM usage. It seems that the...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 12, 2009 at 08:45 PM, in macOS
OSX Search flawed? 669 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, spotlight AND File->Find both yield the same results.

Here I am looking RIGHT at a file that is located in Hard Drive/Library/Application Support/Digidesign/Plugins and both spotlight AND...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on May 4, 2009 at 10:08 PM, in macOS
That's what I'm saying, I rest 2 fingers on the... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
That's what I'm saying, I rest 2 fingers on the track pad and do the right click, but the cursor doesn't stay on the file i'm trying to click, it jumps around, almost like the OS thinks i'm trying to...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Apr 12, 2009 at 02:31 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Annoying mouse problem 364 Views / 2 Replies  
MacBook running Vista:

With XP I had no problem putting 2 fingers on the mousepad and clicking for a right click. But in Vista, it acts as a scroll, and I can't click on the item I want to click...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Apr 12, 2009 at 02:15 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Damn, guess I need to spend more money. Nice sig... 725 Views / 5 Replies  
Damn, guess I need to spend more money. Nice sig by the way, my favorite band.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Apr 11, 2009 at 03:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
4GB RAM with Vista 32-bit? 725 Views / 5 Replies  
I have 4GB RAM installed on my MacBook but Vista only recognizes 3.06GB. I was under the impression that Vista doesn't need to be 64-bit in order to recognize the full 4GB. I know XP was like that,...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Apr 11, 2009 at 02:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well either way, it was easy enough to do it in... 2,101 Views / 7 Replies  
Well either way, it was easy enough to do it in Windows.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 18, 2009 at 02:07 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ok UPDATE: This doesn't work in Leopard. I... 2,101 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok UPDATE:

This doesn't work in Leopard. I did some research and apparently the only way to fix this is rename the HD in Windows by right clicking your drive and going to Properties and adding a...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 18, 2009 at 03:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boo ya, thanks Big Mac. 2,101 Views / 7 Replies  
Boo ya, thanks Big Mac.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 18, 2009 at 02:48 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Remove the "Untitled" (windows xp) drive from my Mac OSX desktop? 2,101 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi, I remember vaguely having to rename the drive to .Untitled somewhere in Windows, but I can't remember how or where...can someone refresh me how to get rid of the Untitled Hard Drive on my Mac OSX...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 18, 2009 at 02:25 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
yeah I just went ahead about bought RapidWeaver,... 471 Views / 2 Replies  
yeah I just went ahead about bought RapidWeaver, it's cheap and very user-friendly.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 17, 2009 at 07:11 PM, in Applications
Create a form in iWeb? 471 Views / 2 Replies  
Something like

Enter your name [_________________________________]

Enter your email address [_______________________________]

Additional comments
[ ]
[ ...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Mar 17, 2009 at 02:30 PM, in Applications
Problem solved, thank you. 881 Views / 2 Replies  
Problem solved, thank you.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Feb 19, 2009 at 07:30 PM, in Applications
iWeb '09 doesn't publish 881 Views / 2 Replies  
I click on "Publish Entire Site" and the mobileme dialog comes up, I click No Thanks and then nothing else happens. Do I HAVE to have mobileme in order to publish in '09? I mean, that's now how '06...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Feb 19, 2009 at 05:49 PM, in Applications
Well it's been 2 days and it hasn't happened... 535 Views / 6 Replies  
Well it's been 2 days and it hasn't happened again, so I'm guessing it just solved itself.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 18, 2008 at 01:21 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well OSX shows 4GB in "About this Mac" and Vista... 829 Views / 12 Replies  
Well OSX shows 4GB in "About this Mac" and Vista shows 2.96. So I can run a 64 bit OS?
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 17, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm also going to add that Yes, I did try... 535 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm also going to add that Yes, I did try re-installing the BootCamp drivers from my Leopard DVD and that did not work.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 16, 2008 at 08:31 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Quite an interesting problem here...no network! 535 Views / 6 Replies  
After my successful Vista installation, I seem to be coming up on a network card problem and I don't know exactly what is triggering it (this time it was Windows returning from Sleep Mode).

What...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 16, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I score films and video games using Virtual... 829 Views / 12 Replies  
I score films and video games using Virtual Orchestras, I need every byte of RAM I can get :)
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 16, 2008 at 08:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well i'm on a macbook that's why i'm here. Using... 829 Views / 12 Replies  
Well i'm on a macbook that's why i'm here. Using Bootcamp, i'm not sure that I can upgrade to a 64 bit system, because that depends on the processor, correct? My macbook has the Intel Core 2 Duo...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 16, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
4GB RAM showing as 2.96 829 Views / 12 Replies  
in My Computer and 3036MB in System properties...I have 4GB installed, anyway to get this RAM back?
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 16, 2008 at 12:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I re-installed leopard and i am actually on Vista... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
I re-installed leopard and i am actually on Vista now. Couple little things:

When the comp is botting up I get a bunch of error messages like "Partition was not formatted correctly, please...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I just moved the HDD to the trash ;) Nah, I... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
I just moved the HDD to the trash ;)

Nah, I used Boot Camp Assistant.

I just booted from the Install CD, repaired the disk and now I get this :

"The disk cannot be partitioned because some...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 15, 2008 at 06:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ok, my CD's are at my friend's house, and I can't... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
Ok, my CD's are at my friend's house, and I can't pick them up until tomorrow. Is there a way I can boot from my External HD? IF so, what do I need to copy to it? Just drag the "Macintosh HD"...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 13, 2008 at 02:51 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
EDIT : exact words are "Verificaton failed.... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
EDIT : exact words are

"Verificaton failed. This disk could not be partitioned.

Use Disk Utility to repair the disk."

Which I did, and still getting the same message.
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 13, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp Problem 715 Views / 9 Replies  
I just deleted my XP partition because i'm upgrading to Vista, now when I tried to partition the drive again it said

"Can not partition this drive. Use Disk Utility to repair the drive."

Any...
Posted by OnTheKeys, on Sep 13, 2008 at 12:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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