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Is it indicative of a larger problem if a... 1,855 Views / 7 Replies  
Is it indicative of a larger problem if a recovered files folder is persistently showing up in the trash? I would say about 50% of the time I boot up there is a recovered files folder in the trash....
Posted by mchladek, on Mar 12, 2008 at 11:27 PM, in macOS
Frozen Mouse/Keyboard Upon Wake From Sleep 393 Views / 0 Replies  
The computer: 800 MHz iBook G4 running OS X 10.4.9

Whenever I wake my iBook, the mouse and keyboard are frozen for about a minute. The whole computer isn't frozen; the clock will update and if I...
Posted by mchladek, on Apr 29, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in macOS
Have you tried ffmpegX (http://ffmpegx.com)? 499 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you tried ffmpegX (http://ffmpegx.com)?
Posted by mchladek, on Mar 17, 2007 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
Well, I think that's why he gave a preview (as... 5,957 Views / 23 Replies  
Well, I think that's why he gave a preview (as iTV) several months earlier. That way people already knew a bit about TV when it was released and it wouldn't detract from the attention to the...
Posted by mchladek, on Feb 11, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in macOS
Yeah, doesn't work for me either. I guessing,... 413 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, doesn't work for me either. I guessing, though, that it is only functional on certain models. What kind of Mac are you running it on?
Posted by mchladek, on Feb 7, 2007 at 10:46 PM, in macOS
Only if you buy the Mac along with the disks. ... 1,913 Views / 44 Replies  
Only if you buy the Mac along with the disks. Buying the disks alone would imply that the OS is being installed on two Macs: one license, two Macs = illegal.

Unless, of course, the person with...
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 27, 2007 at 07:08 PM, in macOS
View > Hide MiniStore or Shift + Command + M 320 Views / 1 Replies  
View > Hide MiniStore or Shift + Command + M
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 21, 2007 at 12:31 PM, in Applications
There are tons of backup applications out there... 378 Views / 4 Replies  
There are tons of backup applications out there that are free or cheap and have many features not in the .mac Backup app. Do a search of this forum for "backup" and you'll find a bunch of threads...
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 10, 2007 at 10:49 PM, in Applications
Exactly, spending two hours going over point... 7,235 Views / 107 Replies  
Exactly, spending two hours going over point release updates would not be that attention grabbing. The iPhone was a great attention grabber to distract from CES, and it was a covert push for OS X. ...
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 9, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in macOS
Repaired permissions? Tried trashing the... 404 Views / 8 Replies  
Repaired permissions? Tried trashing the relevant .plist files (i.e., ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist, ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist, ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.desktop.plist)?
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 31, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in macOS
Yes, the iPhoto books are great, but I think the... 770 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, the iPhoto books are great, but I think the OP was interested in mass producing the books without spending $20-30 each so that s/he could sell them for a reasonable price. I'm afraid I can't be...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 28, 2006 at 10:52 PM, in Applications
Yes, I use iWeb all the time to make photo... 429 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, I use iWeb all the time to make photo websites with slideshows, and I don't have a .mac account. The only thing is that without a .mac account the slideshow will be the older style with brushed...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:25 PM, in Applications
This is from the manual for the C3180 from HP's... 3,561 Views / 73 Replies  
This is from the manual for the C3180 from HP's website that I downloaded here (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=1146331&dlc=en&#). It's on page 23 under...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 9, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in macOS
Have you tried cleaning the printer heads? You... 3,561 Views / 73 Replies  
Have you tried cleaning the printer heads? You should probably also print a test page (your printer's manual will tell you how to do it). The test page will let you know if it's an issue with your...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 8, 2006 at 10:18 PM, in macOS
You're going to need to be more specific about... 426 Views / 2 Replies  
You're going to need to be more specific about what you want to do? If you just want to burn the PowerPoint file, you'd do it like any other file. Or are you trying to somehow export it as a movie...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 6, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Applications
If you don't need the other person to edit the... 404 Views / 1 Replies  
If you don't need the other person to edit the file at all, you can always to a print to PDF. Otherwise, have you tried doing Insert > Picture > From File... within Word? That may bypass the...
Posted by mchladek, on Dec 4, 2006 at 08:36 PM, in Applications
Chuckit's suggestion is pretty permanent. You... 481 Views / 3 Replies  
Chuckit's suggestion is pretty permanent. You won't have to change anything again. If you'd like to alter the original file, however, there are free tools such as Audacity...
Posted by mchladek, on Nov 28, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in Applications
Check out HandBrake (http://handbrake.m0k.org/). 659 Views / 4 Replies  
Check out HandBrake (http://handbrake.m0k.org/).
Posted by mchladek, on Nov 25, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
Well, the main problem here is that an Excel... 2,778 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, the main problem here is that an Excel spreadsheet is not designed to go on the web. It's like asking, "How do I import this web page into Excel?"

That being said, it's not impossible, but...
Posted by mchladek, on Nov 18, 2006 at 12:11 AM, in Applications
CSSEdit 2 (http://www.macrabbit.com/cssedit/) is... 949 Views / 7 Replies  
CSSEdit 2 (http://www.macrabbit.com/cssedit/) is up for those who didn't notice. Haven't had time to try it out yet, but sure looks amazing. Perhaps I'll get a chance this weekend.
Posted by mchladek, on Nov 6, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
I've done two iPhoto books now and have been... 453 Views / 4 Replies  
I've done two iPhoto books now and have been very, very happy with both. The paper is heavier photo paper, more matte than glossy. Color and contrast is generally very good. The only artifacts I...
Posted by mchladek, on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:34 AM, in Applications
I'm assuming you've checked and rechecked that... 734 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm assuming you've checked and rechecked that you are entering the passwords correctly. If that's not it, you may try toggling the "Use SSL" preference in the Advanced tab of the Accounts...
Posted by mchladek, on Sep 25, 2006 at 10:53 PM, in Applications
System Preferences > Accounts > Login Options >... 442 Views / 2 Replies  
System Preferences > Accounts > Login Options > Enable Fast User Switching

Is that what you're looking for?
Posted by mchladek, on Sep 25, 2006 at 10:47 PM, in macOS
If you'd rather have them under the Movies tab... 363 Views / 2 Replies  
If you'd rather have them under the Movies tab than the Music tab, you can change that in the Video tab of the "Get Info" window. Just change the Video Kind to Movie. At least, that has worked for...
Posted by mchladek, on Sep 20, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Applications
I'm really surprised this hasn't been posted yet:... 1,463 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm really surprised this hasn't been posted yet:

The first beta of Shiira 2.0 is now available here (http://hmdt-web.net/shiira/en).

Pretty nice interface indeed. Haven't played around with...
Posted by mchladek, on Aug 12, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Applications
Ahh ... the benefits of IMAP. Depending upon... 757 Views / 13 Replies  
Ahh ... the benefits of IMAP. Depending upon your server settings you may be able to save a good portion of your messages. That is if you didn't set up your account to delete messages once...
Posted by mchladek, on Jul 27, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Applications
You might check the user agreement fine print. ... 530 Views / 1 Replies  
You might check the user agreement fine print. If I remember correctly, Adobe's pro apps (i.e., Photoshop, etc.) allow you to install the app on two computers. Perhaps Photoshop Elements is...
Posted by mchladek, on Jul 25, 2006 at 01:11 PM, in Applications
I'm so glad to hear this. The Shiira website... 1,463 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm so glad to hear this. The Shiira website hasn't been updated for many months, and I was afraid it was being abandoned.

The new features look great. Can't wait!
Posted by mchladek, on Jul 20, 2006 at 11:37 AM, in Applications
You need 384MB of RAM, but you only have 256MB... 681 Views / 13 Replies  
You need 384MB of RAM, but you only have 256MB which means to need to buy and install more memory. If you want to do this yourself, go to website like Crucial (http://www.crucial.com/index.asp),...
Posted by mchladek, on Jul 9, 2006 at 03:28 PM, in Applications
In order to waste a couple hours of my day I did... 47,065 Views / 369 Replies  
In order to waste a couple hours of my day I did a quick and dirty mockup of possible additions to the Finder in Leopard. So, here it is:

http://www.circleclabs.com/images/leopard_thumb.jpg...
Posted by mchladek, on Jul 4, 2006 at 04:39 PM, in macOS
You'll want to get Stuffit... 520 Views / 3 Replies  
You'll want to get Stuffit (http://www.stuffit.com/mac/expander/index.html)
Posted by mchladek, on Jun 24, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Applications
You want to get OnyX... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
You want to get OnyX (http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html). In the maintence tab there is an option to reset LaunchServices.

As a side, it doesn't matter if you have a backup disk...
Posted by mchladek, on Jun 14, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in macOS
Try VLC (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/) 374 Views / 3 Replies  
Try VLC (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
Posted by mchladek, on Jun 9, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Applications
2. It depends on what your needs are. If you... 420 Views / 3 Replies  
2. It depends on what your needs are. If you are just ripping a couple movies and what to retain the original quality, just use the Video_TS folders. If you want to rip your entire collection and...
Posted by mchladek, on Jun 8, 2006 at 09:56 PM, in Applications
Safari in OS 10.4 is much, much faster. However,... 355 Views / 2 Replies  
Safari in OS 10.4 is much, much faster. However, if you're not going to be updating anytime soon, checkout Firefox (http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/), Camino (http://www.caminobrowser.org/), or...
Posted by mchladek, on Jun 6, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in macOS
I have had good success with ffmpeg and real... 432 Views / 2 Replies  
I have had good success with ffmpeg and real media so far. Is ffmpeg fully encoding the video? What codec are you encoding it into? ffmpeg includes a few different encoders and I believe only the...
Posted by mchladek, on May 29, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Applications
Battery Stops Charging @ 56% 368 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 12" G4 iBook that's 2 1/2 years old. I know the battery's nearly dead, but the weirdest thing happened today. I was running off the battery when the indicator said it was at 49% and then...
Posted by mchladek, on May 22, 2006 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's an article from USA Today: ... 1,211 Views / 34 Replies  
Here's an article from USA Today:

http://www.usatoday.com/money/workplace/2004-08-26-women_x.htm

And a pdf from the US Census Bureau (look specifically at Table 5):
...
Posted by mchladek, on May 16, 2006 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Open Links in Dashboard in Background? 269 Views / 0 Replies  
Say I have a widget that contains a web link. Is there any key combo to open that link without deactivating Dashboard? I have several news related widgets that often have several links I want to...
Posted by mchladek, on Apr 27, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
Another thing you can do for this is going into... 760 Views / 6 Replies  
Another thing you can do for this is going into System Preferences -> Energy Saver -> the Options tab; then under "Other Options" there should be something that says, "Automatically reduce the...
Posted by mchladek, on Apr 20, 2006 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
Well, I'm assuming you're using a hack since none... 899 Views / 17 Replies  
Well, I'm assuming you're using a hack since none of the iBooks now nor any past iBooks that I know of support dual monitors only video mirroring. I'm assuming it has something to do with that.
Posted by mchladek, on Apr 7, 2006 at 11:25 PM, in macOS
Are you getting any kind of error message or is... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you getting any kind of error message or is it simply not downloading the messages? Have you double-checked the account information? I've had difficulties with my accounts in the past because I...
Posted by mchladek, on Apr 2, 2006 at 05:29 PM, in Applications
They're scripts for Photoshop. If you... 433 Views / 3 Replies  
They're scripts for Photoshop. If you right-click an image in the Finder and go to "Open With...", you'll be presented with those various scripts to do whatever it says they do to the image file.
Posted by mchladek, on Mar 15, 2006 at 11:49 PM, in Applications
It should work fine. You'll boot up from the... 657 Views / 7 Replies  
It should work fine. You'll boot up from the install disc. Once you're to the install window, you'll probably want to find your way to Disk Utility and erase/format the HD, which will format it in...
Posted by mchladek, on Mar 5, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in macOS
I'm assuming, though, that your son's eMac has... 478 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm assuming, though, that your son's eMac has the last two weeks of messages on his eMac. He just needs the messages that are older than two weeks that are on your iMac. Correct?

In that case,...
Posted by mchladek, on Mar 5, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
Simey, Sorry I misunderstood you. Thanks for... 1,697 Views / 58 Replies  
Simey, Sorry I misunderstood you. Thanks for the clarification. That makes sense.

Slug, You're right. I'm not at all opposed to investigating and looking for a "gay gene". I'm just saying we...
Posted by mchladek, on Feb 26, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Back to the original article posted. I really... 1,697 Views / 58 Replies  
Back to the original article posted. I really dislike when journalists condense a scientific article down to a pop media article. They are leaving out two extremely important points:


They do...
Posted by mchladek, on Feb 26, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've gone the LOTR geekdom route. I named my... 1,557 Views / 55 Replies  
I've gone the LOTR geekdom route. I named my iBook 'kheleparf'; elvish for 'ice book'. :D
Posted by mchladek, on Feb 6, 2006 at 06:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple's going into the lesbian porn industry? 1,081 Views / 43 Replies  
Apple's going into the lesbian porn industry?
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 9, 2006 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It doesn't sound like it's anything wrong with... 359 Views / 2 Replies  
It doesn't sound like it's anything wrong with the OS. I think the easiest solution would be to just trash MS Office and reinstall.
Posted by mchladek, on Jan 2, 2006 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
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