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I don't have a BootCamp partition installed yet... 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't have a BootCamp partition installed yet (need to get my hands on a copy of Windows), but it seems like it brought over everything else so it should be able to bring over the partition as...
Posted by kjbee, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Annnnnd done and back! That was super easy. SL... 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
Annnnnd done and back! That was super easy. SL took about an hour to install and now everything is back exactly as it was, only I have like 400GB more space on my internal HD. suh-weet.

Note: You...
Posted by kjbee, on Sep 30, 2009 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK...here's what I did. 1. Installed Snow... 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
OK...here's what I did.

1. Installed Snow Leopard on my old HD and did a Time Machine backup. Put in Snow Leopard Disc before shutting down. Shut down.
2. Replaced physical HD.
3. Turned MacBook...
Posted by kjbee, on Sep 30, 2009 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ah-ha. Got it. Thanks so much! Would you... 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
ah-ha. Got it. Thanks so much!

Would you recommend installing SL on my current hard drive first and then doing a final Time Machine backup with that setup before installing the new HD and moving...
Posted by kjbee, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What if you don't have the disc? 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks!

Is there any way to do it without the Leopard DVD? I have heard that Leopard is included in SL...I actually borrowed the Leopard install disc from a friend (shhhh, I know), so I'd have to...
Posted by kjbee, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Installing a new Internal Hard Drive 1,749 Views / 9 Replies  
I purchased 4GB RAM and a 500GB hard drive for my MacBook 2,1 ($140 from Newegg). It should arrive today. I recently upgraded to 10.5 via the generosity of a friend, and have been waiting to install...
Posted by kjbee, on Sep 28, 2009 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ooh... 4,891 Views / 37 Replies  
What am I thinking of then? I am fairly certain I don't have Boot Camp. Did they stop supporting it for a while or something? Hm. Anyway - running Windows in Leopard via Fusion has worked out great...
Posted by kjbee, on Nov 1, 2008 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
no boot camp 4,891 Views / 37 Replies  
Boot camp is no longer a part of the installed software, correct? So if you do want to run windows off your Mac, you'll have to buy another program. I use VMWare Fusion (about $75) on my work...
Posted by kjbee, on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
VHS to DVD - USB 2.0? 597 Views / 0 Replies  
I am trying to transfer some old VHS tapes to DVD/computer. I purchased a Diamond One-Touch VIdeo Capture thing from Amazon. I knew that the software included would only work with windows, but I read...
Posted by kjbee, on Aug 30, 2008 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
wow. that's annoying. kind of crazy that they're... 1,148 Views / 5 Replies  
wow. that's annoying. kind of crazy that they're *that* far behind on them. I am guessing there was no upgrade option, or that Adobe doesn't even have some sort of paid upgrade? I guess when it comes...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 14, 2008 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
OK I called because I was pissed. I guess they... 459 Views / 1 Replies  
OK I called because I was pissed. I guess they put a 'hold' on the money (my stupid online banking makes it impossible to tell these things). It's not really 'gone,' just 'held'. They send out a new...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 29, 2008 at 08:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
did i just get charged for being delivered a broken USB? 459 Views / 1 Replies  
OK - so i ordered myself a refurb ipod. after waiting in agony for 1 week for FedEx (when my Amazon accessories ordered with super-saver shipping got here w/in 3 days), it got here today. i open the...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 29, 2008 at 07:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Photoshop Elements 6 + Wacom 1,148 Views / 5 Replies  
I need Photoshop Elements and I need a new tablet. So I am going to go for the Wacom Bamboo Fun that comes bundled with Elements.

But the bundles on Amazon are still showing that it comes with...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 16, 2008 at 08:35 AM, in Applications
Yeah, I tried that and it didn't work. What does... 5,370 Views / 39 Replies  
Yeah, I tried that and it didn't work. What does seem to be working for me now is making sure i turn OFF the mouse when i put my computer to sleep. Then when I wake up the comp and turn the mouse...
Posted by kjbee, on Mar 22, 2008 at 11:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bluetooth mouse pairing probs 633 Views / 0 Replies  
I have the Logitech v470 bluetooth- I just got mine in the mail (after rebate, etc with a purchase from buy.com and google checkout, it will only cost me $5 - sweet).

Every time i either turn the...
Posted by kjbee, on Mar 19, 2008 at 07:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
(this might be a bit of a thread-jack, but this... 5,370 Views / 39 Replies  
(this might be a bit of a thread-jack, but this was the most applcable thread i found, so...) Many in this thread have mentioned the Logitech v470 - I just got mine in the mail (after rebate, etc...
Posted by kjbee, on Mar 17, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
well, i took them both to work to see if anyone... 7,608 Views / 4 Replies  
well, i took them both to work to see if anyone there had any suggestions and voila—it just worked. Don't know why, I'd restarted etc 5 or 6 times at home, but who knows. Hopefully when I plug it...
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 17, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
...and if it doesn't show up?? 7,608 Views / 4 Replies  
...and if it doesn't show up??
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 16, 2008 at 01:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
won't recognize external hard drive after unsafe eject 7,608 Views / 4 Replies  
Bad habit from PCs - i NEVER remember to do a 'safe eject' before i unplug a jump drive or whatever from the mac. Well, i got a 500 gig external hard drive (mybook) for xmas and did this the first...
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 15, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Supposedly Elements 6 ships in late March 208... 7,419 Views / 35 Replies  
Supposedly Elements 6 ships in late March 208 (per Adobe's website). Sucks, bc right now on Amazon there is a $20 rebate on 6 for XP/Vista. It would also be great if it was cross-platform bc tons of...
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:56 PM, in Applications
ooooh. wow, it would have taken me forever to... 1,369 Views / 18 Replies  
ooooh. wow, it would have taken me forever to figure that out - thanks. I guess it does save you from cropping though.

Now, about exporting to iphoto...do I have to set up a workflow to put in...
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 5, 2008 at 09:50 PM, in Applications
image capture and scanning - help 1,369 Views / 18 Replies  
OK - I DO have a TWAIN driver installed (proof in the screenshot) and cannot seem to scan with Image Capture (or anything else, for that matter). See the screenshot below -- I obviously recognizes...
Posted by kjbee, on Jan 5, 2008 at 07:29 PM, in Applications
annnnd ... I also did check... 350 Views / 3 Replies  
annnnd ... I also did check com.apple.desktop.plist, and it only lists the current one. Googled that and could only find out how to see the current image name, which I had already figured out how to...
Posted by kjbee, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:31 PM, in macOS
unfortunately the filename is the date taken and... 350 Views / 3 Replies  
unfortunately the filename is the date taken and pic #, so that doesn't help much.

I did do a search and came up empty. I even looked thru things in both iphoto and finder and it's not there. Are...
Posted by kjbee, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in macOS
iphoto desktop and folder weirdness 350 Views / 3 Replies  
OK, I have no idea what happened here. you can read the beginning junk, or skip to the 2nd to last para.

I had a lovely photo I took of some clover as my desktop. I finally decided to go ahead and...
Posted by kjbee, on Nov 20, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
sadly, I never thought of that! But yup, it... 406 Views / 2 Replies  
sadly, I never thought of that! But yup, it works. Thanks!
Posted by kjbee, on Aug 29, 2007 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
adium - no HTML in info? 406 Views / 2 Replies  
a relatively unimportant problem, but hey it bugs me (and couldn't find anything on adium's site...)

i want to put a link in my info, which will mostly be viewed by AIM users. when i just type in...
Posted by kjbee, on Aug 26, 2007 at 09:06 PM, in Applications
... I don't have photoshop. And try to avoid... 965 Views / 17 Replies  
... I don't have photoshop. And try to avoid iphoto. It's just annoying to have to change orientation by opening each one in a program when youre downloading say 200 vacation pics or something. But I...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 15, 2007 at 02:56 PM, in macOS
yeah this particular ad is for the 'fancy... 934 Views / 9 Replies  
yeah this particular ad is for the 'fancy smilies' of smileycentral. i run into it a lot on myspace and sometimes it scares the crap out of me.

this may refresh your memory...and its pretty funny....
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 14, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in macOS
OK, this is an olllllllld thread, but I seem to... 965 Views / 17 Replies  
OK, this is an olllllllld thread, but I seem to be having a similar problem to wilburpan's last post. my camera defaukts to horizontal. i opened up all my pics in preview to look at them, rotated the...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 14, 2007 at 06:49 PM, in macOS
Firefox weird after update 346 Views / 1 Replies  
Firefox had an update oh, I don't know, a couple days ago. After installing it (at least that's the only correlation I can come up with), I've been noticing some weird things. Don't notice a...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 13, 2007 at 07:29 PM, in Applications
ahh i see. well then, bump, because I hadn't... 688 Views / 5 Replies  
ahh i see. well then, bump, because I hadn't thought of that excess storage issue.
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 12, 2007 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
cgc: I'll check out Seashore. I have Gimp but am... 656 Views / 10 Replies  
cgc: I'll check out Seashore. I have Gimp but am not too crazy about it for photo editing. Maybe I should give that another try. Thanks for the link.

TETENAL: Didn't know you could drag things rt...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 11, 2007 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
That's possible, I suppose. I go to the... 656 Views / 10 Replies  
That's possible, I suppose. I go to the iphoto/library/data/2007/roll whatever etcetc folder and move the file that I thought was the image into the correct finder folder (that I made and manage)....
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 11, 2007 at 11:33 AM, in Applications
...ok...my camera (canon SD600) creates jpgs. I'm... 656 Views / 10 Replies  
...ok...my camera (canon SD600) creates jpgs. I'm missing your point...are you saying there is some way to make it import as png and then save as png when you push 'done'?
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 11, 2007 at 07:09 AM, in Applications
upon further investigation, i think it may not... 656 Views / 10 Replies  
upon further investigation, i think it may not actually (always?) be the pixel size, but the picture quality. i tend to notice it when i set the image i've just edited as my desktop image - after...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 10, 2007 at 07:56 AM, in Applications
haha -- sorry -- "tens of times" is kind of... 460 Views / 5 Replies  
haha -- sorry -- "tens of times" is kind of funny.

Not sure about this problem, but it does still amaze me the big sites that still don't fully support Safari or Firefox. I run into that a lot...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 9, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Applications
you can pick the art of itunes can't find it. ... 688 Views / 5 Replies  
you can pick the art of itunes can't find it.

in itunes, ctrl-click on whatever song, and go to GET INFO. click on the ARTWORK tab. from there, can you drag whatever file you want (internet,...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 9, 2007 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
stop iphoto from resizing after edit 656 Views / 10 Replies  
Can't seem to figure this one out...

I avoid iphoto, as I like to just organize my images myself in finder with automator. But on occasion, I use iphoto to fix a red eye, brighten an image,...
Posted by kjbee, on Jun 9, 2007 at 09:41 PM, in Applications
yes, thanks. i will do this in the future. still... 470 Views / 4 Replies  
yes, thanks. i will do this in the future. still figuring things out! so do they become corrupted for no particular reason, or what?
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 24, 2007 at 08:40 AM, in macOS
seriously, I don't even know why I post here... 470 Views / 4 Replies  
seriously, I don't even know why I post here anymore (gah!). BUT if anyone else has this problem, this solved my problem....try this:

go into users/yourname/library/preferences and move ...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 23, 2007 at 05:06 PM, in macOS
desktop items only viewable thru finder 470 Views / 4 Replies  
ok...i just noticed this today...when i try to download something (default to desktop), or even like drag a picture to my desktop for quick use, it does NOT show up on my actual desktop. the only way...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 22, 2007 at 10:07 PM, in macOS
hmm so new development (yes i know if defaults to... 539 Views / 3 Replies  
hmm so new development (yes i know if defaults to a new doc, it acted as if it was frozen and the blank window is similar to a blank internet window...nothin there)....apparently it just takes like 5...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 19, 2007 at 10:45 PM, in Applications
neo office issues 539 Views / 3 Replies  
OK....so I downloaded NeoOffice a couple weeks ago....went to use it today and it didn't work. (It did work before, but I haven't actually used it yet.) It opens, then a blank white window opens (no...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 19, 2007 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
also try TinkerTool. It does other interesting... 776 Views / 6 Replies  
also try TinkerTool. It does other interesting things as well. Interestingly, I first downloaded tinkertool for what you wanted it for, but after downloading i've decided to keep the dock in the...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 17, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in macOS
what do you mean? what you do want them for? you... 595 Views / 2 Replies  
what do you mean? what you do want them for? you want some type of logo already on them? the description is a little vague...

if you design a logo, you could probably get them printed yourself...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 17, 2007 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what is a reasonable amount of time to leave it... 621 Views / 4 Replies  
what is a reasonable amount of time to leave it on? it generally just stays in sleep mode most of the time. should i actually shut down once a week? more often?
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I did that and didn't notice anything. I... 621 Views / 4 Replies  
I did that and didn't notice anything.

I shut it down for the whole night last night (had tried shutting it down for only a few hours at a time before), and things seem to be back to normal. (FYI,...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 15, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why has my fan speed increased lately? 621 Views / 4 Replies  
In the past couple days, all of a sudden my fans are working like crazy. Still not annoyingly loud, and no funny noises, but it makes me wonder...

According to the 'fans' widget, they used to run...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 14, 2007 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ok...fooled around some more...since no one seems... 1,246 Views / 4 Replies  
ok...fooled around some more...since no one seems to be answering my posts :( ...and after quite a bit of blog perusing a googling I have discovered that:

They key is to save the workflow...
Posted by kjbee, on Apr 12, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
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