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Was able to remote into my machine... its 32 bit... 14,027 Views / 151 Replies  
Was able to remote into my machine... its 32 bit kernel... sucks... i put nearly $10k into that bad boy in 2006. Time for a new one! :cool::P
Posted by HyperX, on Aug 24, 2009 at 07:37 PM, in macOS
Are the first gen intel mac pros 64 bit efi? I... 14,027 Views / 151 Replies  
Are the first gen intel mac pros 64 bit efi? I cant run the command on mine till I am back in the office on Thursday. Anyone?
Posted by HyperX, on Aug 24, 2009 at 07:15 PM, in macOS
Can you CUT and paste files in finder in Snow... 12,739 Views / 207 Replies  
Can you CUT and paste files in finder in Snow Leopard. That is one function I miss from my Linux box. I am forced to use a file cutter application (which is actually cool).
Posted by HyperX, on Aug 24, 2009 at 08:47 AM, in macOS
Addding items to "places" 479 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a way to add icons to places? for some reason, my 'Documents" shortcut under "Places" disappeared on one of my macs. I tried searching on how to put icons there.
Posted by HyperX, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:48 AM, in macOS
Mac Mini video jittery 819 Views / 2 Replies  
Is this a sign my video controller is going bad? My mac mini, that has been my main AV connected to my 60 inch LG plasma has become jittery whenever I move a window around. Also, the movies that I...
Posted by HyperX, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Don't buy the new IPOD shuffle if you plan on excercising with it... 2,941 Views / 12 Replies  
I went on my usual jog with the newly purchased iPod shuffle. 10 minutes into the run a voice came on announcing song name, volume went way up, and my ability to change to next song was gone. My...
Posted by HyperX, on May 29, 2009 at 09:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mac OSX server and iPhone 400 Views / 1 Replies  
Can Mac OSX server - running mail, Ical, directory sync with an iPhone like the active sync and Microsoft Exchange server?
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 19, 2009 at 11:24 PM, in macOS
rsync command to sync two folders 3,710 Views / 2 Replies  
I am trying to sync

'/volumes/disk2/work documents"

with

'/volumes/nasshare/'

Could someone tell me what the rsync command is? And then also, how would I execute the rsync command in...
Posted by HyperX, on Nov 28, 2008 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
Mac Pro upgrade question 1,193 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a first gen Intel Mac pro. If I were to buy a new mac pro, could I just put the old hard drive into the new mac and all would work? Or is it better to use the migration wizard (whatever its...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
battery issues - two different iphones 428 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought an iPhone for myself and my wife. Same apps loaded on both, except I also synch with Exchange on top of gmail. I changed settings so the exchange sync happens manually. Here is the issue. My...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 3, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for all your help guys! I canceled the... 8,224 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for all your help guys! I canceled the order. You are right. You can buy a refurbished eight core mac pro for the price of two processors (or really close). In either way, it doesn't matter...
Posted by HyperX, on Sep 29, 2008 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Really? That sucks! I thought I would be good to... 8,224 Views / 17 Replies  
Really? That sucks! I thought I would be good to go. I can still cancel/return order. Do they have 65nm 4 core ones? How did anand tech do it then?

BTW - yes my Mac Pro is first gen (2006/2007)
Posted by HyperX, on Sep 28, 2008 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
XEON E5450 QC LGA771 3 0G 12MB Mfr.: INTEL... 8,224 Views / 17 Replies  
XEON E5450 QC LGA771 3 0G 12MB
Mfr.: INTEL PROCESSORS
Item #: 8223989
Mfr. Part #: EU80574KJ080N
Backordered 2 $1,074.43 $2,148.86

These are the ones, from PCConnection. Back ordered. Not...
Posted by HyperX, on Sep 28, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I will keep you guys posted. I ordered the two... 8,224 Views / 17 Replies  
I will keep you guys posted. I ordered the two CPUs today. Will let you know. If this works, We will upgrade the rest of our workstations at work.

Now you may ask me why?

We are using...
Posted by HyperX, on Sep 26, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can I upgrade my Mac Pro Xeon to Quad? 8,224 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a Mac Pro Xeon duo processor (2 processors running at 3 gigahertz). If I buy the E5450 processors (the quad with 12 meg cache) will it just work in the Mac Pro? Anyone did this upgrade?
...
Posted by HyperX, on Sep 25, 2008 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I took the card out. What a piss poor design from... 1,231 Views / 7 Replies  
I took the card out. What a piss poor design from ATI. I have blown the dust out of the card before, but today I took the heat sink apart. My last blowing actually pushed the dust further into the...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 18, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes!! That happened.. and I think now I am at a... 1,231 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes!! That happened.. and I think now I am at a point of no return. It used to actually freeze on me (so itunes is running fine but mouse and all is done, until reboot) I blew out the dust and it was...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 17, 2008 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro 3.0, what video card options 1,231 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the ATI 1900 video card in my Mac pro (3 gigahertz Xeon dual). Over the last couple of weeks, (and before upgrading to leopard) I started to get weird artifacts on the monitor. They are video...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 17, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had same issue. I went to Thunderbird. Mail has... 618 Views / 1 Replies  
I had same issue. I went to Thunderbird. Mail has become very unstable after upgrade. As a matter of fact, when working with gmail IMAP, when I send a message, the message is broken up into 5-7...
Posted by HyperX, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
stuffit 10 question 342 Views / 0 Replies  
When I unzip a file, I just double click on it. A new folder is created and the contents of the file are dropped in there. What I dont get, is that the modified date on this folder is not my modified...
Posted by HyperX, on Nov 4, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
I have and uninstalled them all. The mac at home... 495 Views / 2 Replies  
I have and uninstalled them all. The mac at home has ad blockers and it all works :(
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
CNN video problems 495 Views / 2 Replies  
I have two identical macs, one at home, one in the office. The home one can view CNN videos no problem. The work one, I have to use agent switcher in Netscape 4.8 and Vista' mode to play. No other...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:18 PM, in Applications
You are a life saver thanks! 881 Views / 2 Replies  
You are a life saver thanks!
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 27, 2007 at 12:15 PM, in macOS
Everything is at least 30% faster since I... 979 Views / 11 Replies  
Everything is at least 30% faster since I installed Leopard. It was an upgrade I did. Amazing. All my issues with firefox (where it was slow) magically disappeared too.
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 27, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in macOS
Leopard doesnt allow me to have network mappings on the desktop 881 Views / 2 Replies  
In Tiger I had a bunch of network drives auto connect, and the icons were on the desktop, so I could get into them (like my documents folder that I share between my mac and my wifes thats on the...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 27, 2007 at 11:46 AM, in macOS
Weird problem 299 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a mac pro with 3.0 gigahertz xeons - 8 gigs of ram. I have been trying to troubleshoot a problem with firefox. It runs so slow that even typing this message, the letters don't keep up with me...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 23, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in macOS
OK - turns out the problem was a Seagate 750 gig... 724 Views / 6 Replies  
OK - turns out the problem was a Seagate 750 gig drive. Ever since I installed it I noticed the system was slower. Today I took it out and the system is back to its speedy self. Weird I didnt get any...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 7, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK - uninstalling the downloadthem all plugin... 724 Views / 6 Replies  
OK - uninstalling the downloadthem all plugin helped quite a bit. Still slow, but a lot faster.
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 4, 2007 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good question about it occurring in all users. I... 724 Views / 6 Replies  
Good question about it occurring in all users. I will create a new user on that Mac and see. No console messages. Things eventually load. I initially thought the higher resolution is what the bottle...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 4, 2007 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro 3.0 - one is fast the other slow running firefox 724 Views / 6 Replies  
I have two identical Mac Pros - ok identical except one has 8 gigs of ram the other 10, also the one with 8 gigs has the big 31 inch Apple monitor. The 10 gig one has a 21 inch monitor.

The one...
Posted by HyperX, on Oct 4, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
My experience with a Mac has been that OSX is... 4,101 Views / 74 Replies  
My experience with a Mac has been that OSX is WAYY slower than Windows. However, I like the stability. I have a 3,0 gigahertz Mac Pro, and even though I have Windows XP and Mac on there, I run Mac OS...
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 22, 2007 at 03:31 PM, in Applications
iPhoto(463,0xa000cfe0) malloc: *** error for... 456 Views / 3 Replies  
iPhoto(463,0xa000cfe0) malloc: *** error for object 0x16646e20: double free
iPhoto(463,0xa000cfe0) malloc: *** set a breakpoint in szone_error to debug

I get this in the console when I click on...
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 19, 2007 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
Yes! It is. However mailplane (made for gmail... 456 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes! It is. However mailplane (made for gmail app) handled this before, I uninstalled it by dragging it into the trash bin -- so maybe my mac still thinks mailplane is the default email app?
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 19, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
I guess no one knows. One advantage of running... 767 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess no one knows. One advantage of running Ubuntu or even Windows. When you post on those forums, you get an answer right away. I guess this is one disadvantage of moving to the Mac - hardly...
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:09 AM, in macOS
IPhoto no longer email pictures out 456 Views / 3 Replies  
My Mac Pro 3.0 Gigahertz stopped emailing photos through IPhoto. When I click on a picture, and then the mail icon, a progress bar appears on top for a split second, and then nothing happens. Checked...
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 19, 2007 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
Spotlight not indexing a drive 767 Views / 5 Replies  
Spotlight is not indexing a secondary drive (non removable drive). I already checked the spotlight settings under system preferences, and did not see that drive marked as private. Under the disk...
Posted by HyperX, on Jun 4, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in macOS
How to disable indexing? 550 Views / 1 Replies  
I just got a nice new terrabyte firewire 800 drive as my backup - however, it is being indexed by spotlight. How do I turn off indexing on this drive?
Posted by HyperX, on Mar 10, 2007 at 01:04 AM, in macOS
Ok thanks for that - I knew about that - but I... 676 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok thanks for that - I knew about that - but I was worried it would somehow mess up my original Mac Pro.

Do you know if this procedure moves plugins, like DIVX codecs, etc? Thanks so much and...
Posted by HyperX, on Mar 2, 2007 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buying a macbook this weekend.. help 676 Views / 3 Replies  
I am about to buy a mac book this weekend. I already have a Mac Pro. I want to move all my apps to the MacBook - including the settings. Do I just drag the application folder over? I still want to...
Posted by HyperX, on Mar 2, 2007 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah thanks. I was hoping for Thunderbird like... 1,753 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah thanks. I was hoping for Thunderbird like functionality, where when I reply to someone, it adds them to the address book. Where I could fill in the other details later. Thanks anyway. I will...
Posted by HyperX, on Feb 16, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in Applications
Can Apple Mail auto add contacts to people I send emails to? 1,753 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it possible for apple mail to auto add contacts to people I reply to or just email to? Is there a plugin that would allow this?

Thanks!
Posted by HyperX, on Feb 16, 2007 at 12:14 PM, in Applications
Firefox dumping 'opened files' to desktop 434 Views / 1 Replies  
My firefox 2.0 (on latest OSX) is dumping files that i 'open' onto the desktop. Saved files go to the default directory. So if I open a PDF, it ends up on the desktop. Needless to say, I have to...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 18, 2007 at 01:43 PM, in Applications
How to delete something from the 'right/command click automator menu' 375 Views / 1 Replies  
I created some work flows that were saved as finder plugins. I want to delete a few of them now. I dont see that as an option. Could someone tell me how to do this? Thanks!
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 8, 2007 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
I use Mac OS with the latest updates. BTW I just... 841 Views / 7 Replies  
I use Mac OS with the latest updates. BTW I just loaded my work mac with about 90% of all the apps I have on the home one(and yes, I bought them all). Load time is about the same. One thing I need to...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 5, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
yeah I need something like VNC - but realvnc.com... 1,493 Views / 9 Replies  
yeah I need something like VNC - but realvnc.com only shows support for the enterprise software for the mac. I have no problem paying for it, but would like to try it out first. I already use chicken...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 4, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
How do I remote control my mac? 1,493 Views / 9 Replies  
I have two macs now. I need to remote control my mac. Is there something built into osx that would allow me to do this? or do i need a 3rd party app.

Thanks!
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 3, 2007 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
Mac Pro speed question 841 Views / 7 Replies  
I bought a 3 Gigahertz Quad Mac Pro for my house. Since my Windows machine at work just died, I bought the same one for work. The work one has 4 gigs of ram, the one at home has 8. It seems the work...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 3, 2007 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Using the Delete keys to actually delete files? 427 Views / 1 Replies  
I am used to using my delete key in windows - right now to delete I right click and select move to trash. Is there an easy way to enable the delete key to actually delete or move to trash a file that...
Posted by HyperX, on Jan 2, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in macOS
You do know that you can swap out the CPUs to the... 6,951 Views / 76 Replies  
You do know that you can swap out the CPUs to the 4 core ones, right? The mother board on your mac pro will support them. No need to worry about it. In a year or two those CPUs will be cheap and you...
Posted by HyperX, on Dec 28, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Address Book and Exchange synch 1,578 Views / 5 Replies  
I am pulling my hair here. Trying to download all my contacts from an exchange server (2003) to the address book. I follow the directions, fill in the info, but nothing happens, no errors, no synchs,...
Posted by HyperX, on Dec 25, 2006 at 11:30 PM, in Applications
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