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Have you installed the Parallels Tools? 3,361 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you installed the Parallels Tools?
Posted by sieb, on Oct 13, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Wait for OmniFocus (or signup to test it), works... 2,321 Views / 8 Replies  
Wait for OmniFocus (or signup to test it), works alot better than hacking Outliner (there's a GTD addon for it). I'm beta testing OminFocus as we speak, nice little app.
Posted by sieb, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:50 AM, in Applications
I use Overflow, I like it alot. The only icons in... 3,840 Views / 164 Replies  
I use Overflow, I like it alot. The only icons in my Dock are Finder, Trash, and any running app.
I never got used to QS either, though I can see how, once its configured for all your apps, it can...
Posted by sieb, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:47 AM, in Applications
Just run disk repair off the OSX install disk... 45,413 Views / 31 Replies  
Just run disk repair off the OSX install disk (from within disk utility on the disc), or you can boot into single-user-mode and run fsck. LyraTechnicalSystems.com Blog Archive MacBook Boot Camp...
Posted by sieb, on Sep 23, 2007 at 11:01 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Just drag your virtual drive files to a different... 2,587 Views / 2 Replies  
Just drag your virtual drive files to a different folder of your choosing, then when you start VMWare, just tell it to open the VM from the new folder.
Posted by sieb, on Sep 23, 2007 at 10:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
1. 3G/EV-DO 2. Tethering 3. Flash 4.... 2,251 Views / 59 Replies  
1. 3G/EV-DO
2. Tethering
3. Flash
4. Copy/Paste

In that order.:mad:
If it was EV-DO on Sprint's network and let me tether it to my Macbook, I would sell my kidney tomorrow for it.
Posted by sieb, on Sep 11, 2007 at 08:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I like that Coherence in Parallels gives you a... 68,735 Views / 69 Replies  
I like that Coherence in Parallels gives you a real Start bar/taskbar as opposed to the drop down that Fusion does. My dock is on the side BTW.

What I like about Fusion is that I can load a VM on...
Posted by sieb, on Jun 15, 2007 at 07:39 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
All you need to do is use a program like Burn... 1,542 Views / 6 Replies  
All you need to do is use a program like Burn (http://burn-osx.sourceforge.net/), which is free, and burn the disk as an ISO (the Copy option in Burn). Sounds to me like your current method is just...
Posted by sieb, on Jun 15, 2007 at 07:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I got a bottom to my 15" off ebay after it got... 237 Views / 9 Replies  
I got a bottom to my 15" off ebay after it got dented. Swapped the innards, good as new. No big deal, just time consuming, and alot of screws.

Aluminum 12" - iFixit: iPod, iBook, & PowerBook...
Posted by sieb, on Jun 15, 2007 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My credit cards just collectively cringed before... 2,642 Views / 80 Replies  
My credit cards just collectively cringed before running away to hid in my lockbox.
Posted by sieb, on Jun 5, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The latest and greatest MacBook Pro is built... 2,642 Views / 80 Replies  
The latest and greatest

MacBook Pro is built on the revolutionary Intel Core 2 Duo — which packs the power of two processor cores (up to 2.4GHz) inside a single chip. It provides 4MB of Smart...
Posted by sieb, on Jun 5, 2007 at 08:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
* 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo * 1440 x 900... 2,642 Views / 80 Replies  
* 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
* 1440 x 900 resolution
* 2GB memory
* 160GB hard drive1
* 8x double-layer SuperDrive
* NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics with 256MB SDRAM
Posted by sieb, on Jun 5, 2007 at 08:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
XP and Vista do feel noticebly faster when... 2,478 Views / 11 Replies  
XP and Vista do feel noticebly faster when opening menus and such compared to Parallels, but, overall, they are about the same. You would get the most out of Bootcamp though since you can use the...
Posted by sieb, on May 24, 2007 at 07:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Macbook power inverter noise 458 Views / 3 Replies  
I've noticed recently that while at my desk where I dock my Macbook, if I've been using it on battery for a while then plug it in to charge, as its charging, the power inverter/brick makes that...
Posted by sieb, on Apr 27, 2007 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like the project went no where and was... 1,204 Views / 7 Replies  
Sounds like the project went no where and was either dumped or absorbed by the now Parallels Workstation, now the original company wants its share of its investment back, conveniently, after...
Posted by sieb, on Apr 26, 2007 at 04:54 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Newegg.com - VANTEC LapCool2 Notebook Cooler,... 76,947 Views / 17 Replies  
Newegg.com - VANTEC LapCool2 Notebook Cooler, with 4 USB2.0 ports Model LPC-305 - Retail (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834999413)

Vantec LapCool2, I use this model because...
Posted by sieb, on Apr 23, 2007 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bootcamp Vista in VMware worked fine for me after... 3,873 Views / 15 Replies  
Bootcamp Vista in VMware worked fine for me after I loaded the vmware tools drivers, but upon booting into Vista natively, it kept wanting to load up all the vmware drivers. Apparently it doesn't use...
Posted by sieb, on Apr 10, 2007 at 04:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
As an update, I am running my Vista Bootcamp in... 1,608 Views / 8 Replies  
As an update, I am running my Vista Bootcamp in the VMWare Fusion Beta 3 released today, lets see how long it takes Parallels to 1up them (minus coherence).

I highly doubt MS will do anything...
Posted by sieb, on Apr 6, 2007 at 01:37 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I still like my Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer... 8,731 Views / 13 Replies  
I still like my Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer for Bluetooth. Only problem is there is no on/off/recharge ability.
Posted by sieb, on Apr 6, 2007 at 07:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
128k is correct, Parallels doesn't support... 1,608 Views / 8 Replies  
128k is correct, Parallels doesn't support booting a Bootcamp install of Vista yet, only XP. And Home will install and run just fine, I've done it plenty of times, runs pretty fast.
Posted by sieb, on Apr 6, 2007 at 01:45 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If you can find signed 64-bit drivers, otherwise... 18,718 Views / 24 Replies  
If you can find signed 64-bit drivers, otherwise they won't load.
Posted by sieb, on Apr 3, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Prebinding? 457 Views / 13 Replies  
Prebinding?
Posted by sieb, on Mar 30, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It doesn't make a difference, your in Windows,... 3,889 Views / 9 Replies  
It doesn't make a difference, your in Windows, and to Windows, you have a PC with an ATI card, so the drivers should work regardless. If not, the install will tell you. Bootcamp being bata has no...
Posted by sieb, on Mar 30, 2007 at 07:00 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is a problem with iTunes, I've had it happen... 1,038 Views / 2 Replies  
This is a problem with iTunes, I've had it happen too, not sure if it still happens with the latest version. Its been noted in Apple's forums.
Posted by sieb, on Mar 28, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
Some of the more important points left out of... 1,290 Views / 33 Replies  
Some of the more important points left out of this argument -
-FAT32 can become notoriously fragmented on large volumes
-Is not journaled like NTFS or HFS+
-Does not support file level...
Posted by sieb, on Mar 23, 2007 at 05:23 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
There is a 4GB file size limitation with FAT32. ... 1,290 Views / 33 Replies  
There is a 4GB file size limitation with FAT32.
You can try using GParted: GParted -- LiveCD (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php) It won't create HFS+, but you can do that in Disk Utility...
Posted by sieb, on Mar 22, 2007 at 03:21 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Apple, like any other OEM, gets deep volume... 2,096 Views / 29 Replies  
Apple, like any other OEM, gets deep volume discounts when using an Intel processor with an Intel motherboard/chipset combo. AMD still doesn't offer a package deal.
Posted by sieb, on Mar 21, 2007 at 03:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
SuperDuper! paired with DoSomethingWhen. Whenever... 1,013 Views / 20 Replies  
SuperDuper! paired with DoSomethingWhen. Whenever I plug my firewire drive in, it starts up SD.
Posted by sieb, on Mar 21, 2007 at 03:31 AM, in Applications
Log into windows, right click on My Computer and... 839 Views / 2 Replies  
Log into windows, right click on My Computer and select Manage. Go down to the Logical Disk Manager. Select the windows volume (usually just C: ) and right click on it and select properties. Put a...
Posted by sieb, on Mar 15, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
When I have my MB plugged into my 21" LCD as a... 613 Views / 8 Replies  
When I have my MB plugged into my 21" LCD as a second monitor, dashboard/expose effects are really choppy. Doesn't happen when I run headless on just the LCD though. YMMV
Posted by sieb, on Mar 2, 2007 at 08:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI, some TVs (lcd/plasma/etc..) won't accept a... 7,315 Views / 31 Replies  
FYI, some TVs (lcd/plasma/etc..) won't accept a PC input via HDMI, only VGA/DVI, probably because of the overscanning. I've come across it a few times in the reviews of different TVs I read before...
Posted by sieb, on Mar 2, 2007 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
2GB, nothing less. 829 Views / 15 Replies  
2GB, nothing less.
Posted by sieb, on Feb 15, 2007 at 02:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't forget the "second rev. wait." :P ... 2,960 Views / 21 Replies  
Don't forget the "second rev. wait." :P

Better off just buying now and not worrying, otherwise you will be perpetually waiting.
Posted by sieb, on Feb 15, 2007 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
It runs fine, nice and fast, Aero works fine.... 2,829 Views / 20 Replies  
It runs fine, nice and fast, Aero works fine. iSight doesn't work. Somethings work better than they do in XP. Only thing I need that doesn't work is the Atheros client so I can get on our wireless...
Posted by sieb, on Feb 7, 2007 at 02:26 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Aside from perhaps the wireless chipsets in... 1,801 Views / 3 Replies  
Aside from perhaps the wireless chipsets in various macs, most hardware can use the manufactures drivers, (nvidia, ati, intel) without issues if they have newer ones than the ones in vista. As for...
Posted by sieb, on Feb 4, 2007 at 04:44 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is apparently an ongoing issue with... 1,863 Views / 6 Replies  
This is apparently an ongoing issue with Parallels on the Mac Pro. Try booting the VM with less than 1GB of ram.

You can try searching their forum for ideas for workarounds: Parallels Support...
Posted by sieb, on Feb 1, 2007 at 07:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The 7600GT is more than enough horsepower for any... 685 Views / 6 Replies  
The 7600GT is more than enough horsepower for any game right now, better than the x1900 offered with the current iMac. If your that concerned about gaming, get a PC with a 7800 or 8800..

iMac Core...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
What are the specs of your system? 1,863 Views / 6 Replies  
What are the specs of your system?
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Motherboard Monitor: http://mbm.livewiredev.com/ 779 Views / 7 Replies  
Motherboard Monitor: http://mbm.livewiredev.com/
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I haven't used AV software on my home systems for... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
I haven't used AV software on my home systems for years and never have a problem, not using IE helps. Just installing an AV package is no substitute for not being a savy/educated user and paying...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The VM should be set to "shared networking" and... 2,816 Views / 2 Replies  
The VM should be set to "shared networking" and install the VM tools. Should work find after that, I haven't had any problems.
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 06:49 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes, it works fine. 6,460 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, it works fine.
Posted by sieb, on Jan 31, 2007 at 06:47 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I tried using my Bootcamp partition in Parallels... 826 Views / 2 Replies  
I tried using my Bootcamp partition in Parallels and it ran like crap. I chalked it up to Beta and went back to a virtual drive. I would wait till the next final release comes out before I attempt it...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:32 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If you had a destructive virus that just deleted... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
If you had a destructive virus that just deleted everything on the partition, then yes, it could affect OSX files, those are rare though. Anymore, most virii/trojans just setup shop in the core files...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 30, 2007 at 11:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
IF you have MacDrive installed, it might try and... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
IF you have MacDrive installed, it might try and copy itself over to your OSX partition. Even then, it won't do anything to OSX, but if you have any shares open, it could become a carrier and spread...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 30, 2007 at 09:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Poll: I've got free copies of Vista and Office '07... 651 Views / 14 Replies  
I've got free copies of Vista and Office '07 coming. :P
Posted by sieb, on Jan 30, 2007 at 08:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
WHQL drivers are only required by the 64bit... 731 Views / 3 Replies  
WHQL drivers are only required by the 64bit version of Vista because the PatchGuard kernel security is only available under 64bit. The 32bit version will just give you a warning same as XP does.

I...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 30, 2007 at 08:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have a Samsung 213T that has both DVI and VGA... 39,045 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a Samsung 213T that has both DVI and VGA input. I run my Macbook through the DVI and my 360 through the VGA using the HD cable. With the HD cable, I use its optical out and run that to my...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 29, 2007 at 09:06 PM, in Gaming
Anyone try adding /PAE to their boot.ini to... 18,718 Views / 24 Replies  
Anyone try adding /PAE to their boot.ini to enable PAE mode? I have to do this on my 2003 Servers that use 4GB of ram. Without it the OS only recognizes 3GB. Probably won't do anything as its meant...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 19, 2007 at 07:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Just get a copy of XP Pro, it will be cheaper... 887 Views / 5 Replies  
Just get a copy of XP Pro, it will be cheaper than Vista Business. XP won't be End-of-Life for quite a few years from now. BTW, Vista Home and Home Premium licenses restrict you from using them...
Posted by sieb, on Jan 17, 2007 at 04:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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