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I know that this is more of a software issues, but the Mac OS section hasn't provided any answers

So I was contemplating installing a 3rd Linux OS on my MBP. So I went through the frist steps and...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 18, 2007 at 01:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So, I still havn't found a solution, I think I... 1,127 Views / 2 Replies  
So, I still havn't found a solution, I think I might be in the wrong section for this type of thing so I might post in the hardware section unless anyone has any ideas.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 18, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Well I am still suffering here. Now my Windows... 1,127 Views / 2 Replies  
Well I am still suffering here. Now my Windows partion has quit on me, can no longer boot. I am not sure why, but I am not concerned. Does anyone know how to simply restore my disk to a single Mac...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 16, 2007 at 02:37 AM, in Mac OS X
I may have found a solution, but Im still testing... 22,265 Views / 55 Replies  
I may have found a solution, but Im still testing it.

System Preferences > Blu-tooth > Settings > uncheck "allow devices to wake this computer"

And that seems that have fixed it, because it is...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 15, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Combine Volumes 1,127 Views / 2 Replies  
So I was contemplating installing a 3rd Linux OS on my MBP. So I went through the frist steps and secetioned off another volume of about 12GB. I've decided that I really have no reason to do this,...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Font Troubles 265 Views / 2 Replies  
So I am having font troubles. Word, Firefox, and a few other apps that use Arial have it confused with some other font.

I recently installed about a 1,000 fonts in font book. And well, now I...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Mine goes on off and off with bluetooth enabled... 407 Views / 3 Replies  
Mine goes on off and off with bluetooth enabled or disabled, try it.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That is another problem, because we wish our... 22,265 Views / 55 Replies  
That is another problem, because we wish our computers could wake up

Someone in the other sleep thread mentioned that it is caused by bluetooth dropping a connection (In my case a Logitek Mouse). ...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, it won't allow me to "arrange by"... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
actually, it won't allow me to "arrange by" anywhere. This is frustrating.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 02:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Finder disables "arrange by" 399 Views / 3 Replies  
why has finder "preyed out" or otherwise disabled the "Arrange by" menu from the View bar in certain folders.

The Folder I am working with has Zip Files and folders intermingled, and I want to...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Is their a significant advantage to using... 693 Views / 7 Replies  
Is their a significant advantage to using postscript or Type 1 over using TT?
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 13, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Mac vs Windows Fonts 693 Views / 7 Replies  
I have roughly 1000 fonts that have been downloaded legally for Private use.

my question is, is their an advantage to using Mac fonts over Windows Fonts in Mac OS X.

If I use the windows Fonts,...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 12, 2007 at 11:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Seems to have fixed the problem for me; turning... 647 Views / 11 Replies  
Seems to have fixed the problem for me; turning off the bluetooth, but what a hassel. Now if only Apple Would write an Update for it, Perhaps someone who is very smart could write a script to run...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 12, 2007 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would expect better drivers once 10.5 comes... 1,089 Views / 3 Replies  
I would expect better drivers once 10.5 comes out, because most peopl expect some sort of BootCamp type thing to be integrated / Packaged with Mac OS X by then; I expect that to have Vista Support
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah, um don't try to run HL2 on a MacBook you... 495 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, um don't try to run HL2 on a MacBook you really need a dedicated GPU for that sort of thing, not the Intel Stuff. Also, I get the impression that he is one of those people that plays WoW and...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Its very ture, Calibration simply helps get you... 429 Views / 4 Replies  
Its very ture, Calibration simply helps get you close to where you need to be.

But, if your making a Website or something you definitely want to test it on various computers, especially PCs.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amazing Thank you so much 289 Views / 3 Replies  
Amazing

Thank you so much
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 03:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Thumb Nail Previews for JPG? 289 Views / 3 Replies  
So I have an issues, and PhotoShop generated file, weather it be PSD or JPG or JPEG(same thing), I get a previewable thumbnail.

However all JPG files from other sources, iPhoto, Internet, Camera,...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 01:43 AM, in Mac OS X
A minor switch up? 197 Views / 1 Replies  
So this would have been a prime suggestion about a week ago before the reformat.

But. It seems to me that the MBP and the MB are not very different machines. In fact they are much more similar...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 8, 2007 at 01:38 AM, in Feedback
Mine does this as well but I think that it is a... 22,265 Views / 55 Replies  
Mine does this as well but I think that it is a different issue than the not going to sleep problem.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 7, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm just saying that you should be tactful. 643 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm just saying that you should be tactful.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
here is a guide from apple Using a Bluetooth... 637 Views / 12 Replies  
here is a guide from apple

Using a Bluetooth phone to connect your computer to the Internet (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86151)

and here is another source

GSM Phone as Mac...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, since im in Private Housing the shcool... 1,177 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, since im in Private Housing the shcool doesn't get involved at all. Additionally the apartment complex has 8 apartments in it, its small. So they have outsourced it to a company that hires IT...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in Networking
P2P and Proxy 1,177 Views / 2 Replies  
First of all, the new feel is great, well suited for us Mac Users.

Okay, so i want to connect to a p2p network, however I live in a student apartment complex, which as blocked many ports to not...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:08 AM, in Networking
While your right about anisotropic Anit Alising... 469 Views / 12 Replies  
While your right about anisotropic Anit Alising is far worse. Turn both off and crank up the detail, followed by the Resolution. If your running those high (Somewhere around 1024 X 768) and full...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in Gaming
So Mac OS X has no sort of Emulation for Classic?... 880 Views / 6 Replies  
So Mac OS X has no sort of Emulation for Classic? Cause not to be a butt, but WinXP can run proggies in WIN95, 98 and NT modes. Additionally it can emulate DOS, all natively. Works great for...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in Gaming
It is possible but it uses a dial up connection,... 637 Views / 12 Replies  
It is possible but it uses a dial up connection, not a LAN type connection.

Additionally you could not recieve or output calls.

Mac OS X has the features integrated. I believe that if you...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that without any 3D animation type stuff... 403 Views / 3 Replies  
I think that without any 3D animation type stuff or games, MB would be just fine. Turbo does a lot of video stuff and that's why he had problems. I'd think you will be just fine.

Simply know...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd be careful asking for a glossy screen. You... 643 Views / 8 Replies  
I'd be careful asking for a glossy screen. You might send out a vibe that you damaged the screen yourself in order to get a glossy.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well considering that they are an uathorized... 242 Views / 4 Replies  
well considering that they are an uathorized repair shop I would get their address and information. Call apple, insist on speaking to a manager and battle it out. My guess is that either an...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Feb 1, 2007 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
May I mention that OCing the ATI Card works very... 1,599 Views / 14 Replies  
May I mention that OCing the ATI Card works very well seeing as on the MBP CD anyways, Apple under clocked the X1600 to 400/400. Although I only know how to do this in windows with 3rd party apps. ...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Why are you buying a MBP in China? It seems like... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
Why are you buying a MBP in China? It seems like the chances of it being fake are a lot higher. Not sure if that's acutally a problem or not.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that you should double check your... 5,030 Views / 55 Replies  
I think that you should double check your resolutions. Because Mac OS X usually has better range of resolutions than M$ XP SP2. Don't even try to make this comparison without running the same...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like taking it to an unauthorized dealer... 242 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like taking it to an unauthorized dealer was a mistake. If you paid more than $100 you might want to consider taking them to small claims court for not properly installing the screen. It...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
blurred spots should be under your standard one... 643 Views / 8 Replies  
blurred spots should be under your standard one year warranty. As far as stuck pixels, try this, their are others too. Its Java so it will work on your machine

SourceForge.net: Files...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You people need to realize that even 1.8GHz CDs... 12,984 Views / 27 Replies  
You people need to realize that even 1.8GHz CDs run games fine and don't even struggle the losses are all in limitations of ram and mostly GPU. the 128Mb X1600 can play most anything they want...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 31, 2007 at 12:00 AM, in Gaming
A lot of people like to get brand name batteries,... 656 Views / 5 Replies  
A lot of people like to get brand name batteries, but the generic batteries off of eBay usually work just fine. And their is always a chance that the official batteries are bought from the same...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't really worry about the CPU Clock... 726 Views / 2 Replies  
I wouldn't really worry about the CPU Clock speed, however the extra Video Ram might be needed. Hard to say, for sure though you will want 2GB of system ram.

If it makes any difference, I can...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it really matter what HDD you get for... 573 Views / 16 Replies  
Does it really matter what HDD you get for Macintosh computers? It seems like they would be happy if any drive assumming it fits.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My computer does dumb stuff like this too. ... 239 Views / 1 Replies  
My computer does dumb stuff like this too.

As retarded as it sounds, make sure that you have all the updates
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know that it will be worse than your PowerBook.... 305 Views / 3 Replies  
I know that it will be worse than your PowerBook. However, the 17" has more room to breathe than the 15"s do. But they still get pretty hot, its not really a laptop anymore. However these problems...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A person once told me this: "If you want the... 681 Views / 9 Replies  
A person once told me this:

"If you want the best possible deal for your money wait until the last second, that is is the second that you can no longer survive without a new computer. That is...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple > System Preferences > Displays > Color Tab... 228 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple > System Preferences > Displays > Color Tab > Calibrate

Its amazing.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
honestly, with kids, don't get a RX8, your better... 1,052 Views / 45 Replies  
honestly, with kids, don't get a RX8, your better off with a WRX, cause, honestly, that's what I'm buying in a couple of years. RIght now my 89' Oldsmobile suffices. although I do find myself...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
SC2000 Mac 10.4.8? 880 Views / 6 Replies  
so perhaps this is a retarded question, but how do I play classic games in Mac OS X (10.4.8)? I really want to play sim city 2000 but it says "Not compatible with this system"

Download SimCity...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in Gaming
yeah so I just made a thread about this and then... 22,265 Views / 55 Replies  
yeah so I just made a thread about this and then found this thread down their a ways. Will people please remember to post when a fix is released. My computer has been suffering from this for months...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good suggestion, I didn't even know about that... 647 Views / 11 Replies  
Good suggestion, I didn't even know about that being a long time M$ guy. It fixed a few permissions, but I still get the problem.

Like I said the screen simply won't light up, I can turn caps...
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought dpi was more of a printing thing. 5,030 Views / 55 Replies  
I thought dpi was more of a printing thing.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm stupid, my computer wanted to be restarted. 385 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm stupid, my computer wanted to be restarted.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 02:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: How about, at least 6 months till SP1, probably 2... 650 Views / 14 Replies  
How about, at least 6 months till SP1, probably 2 years until SP2, that's when it is actually stable.
Posted by jdrumstik, on Jan 30, 2007 at 02:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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