On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:19 AM, Tom tba...@nmia.com wrote:
The Zoom X6v integrates a full-rate ADSL 2/2+ modem, router, 802.11
wireless access point,
The key words there are router and 802.11. Router in this case implies
it allows computers connected to it to exchange information with each
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Iamanamma vsand...@neo.rr.com wrote:
There is a program on that computer that is vital to the operation of
three very large and very expensive turret punches and one laser
cutter that are the life's blood of the business that supplies my
The problem with this discussion in my opinion is that everyone is
correct but you all seem to have a hard time seeing it.
I think what matters most when pairing a computer with a person is
what that person is going to do with the computer. For those with a
heavy tilt towards consuming video, an
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com wrote:
The adapter cable I'm looking at it is down the page here:
Actually, I assumed you were looking for an internal SATA (or iSATA to
use Peter's notation) to eSATA
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Austin Leeds
I've been doing a little looking around on eBay lately, as well as my
college, and I'm perceiving a market for inexpensive but useable
Having looked about on eBay a month or three ago when a friend's
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Bruce Johnson
On May 19, 2011, at 9:52 PM, Jonas Ulrich wrote:
I will need to disable the DHCP
server setting on one of those routers for it to have the possibility of
Disable the Netgear's DHCP; leave
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio
A hand me down PC laptop and a copy of Leopard might even be cheaper.
In my experience, Leopard is only inexpensive if you happen to already
own a retail copy of it which you can re-purpose. Otherwise Snow
On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
...A side note: Many of the chip engineers I've spoken with regard Intel's
3D announcement as simply hype.
The point of view over at AnandTech seems to be different IMO.
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Tina K. penguir...@gmail.com wrote:
I think anything moist will attract dirt debris, defeating the purpose.
Perhaps graphite powder?
Perhaps. But whatever was originally used seems to have been a fairly
standard liquid lubricant.
So I'm thinking something not
I just bought a couple of white Apple (Pro?) A1048 (aka M9034 ? aka
661-3800 ?) Keyboards on eBay. The plan is to first test them and then
clean them up as best I can. Hopefully I will be able to resell some
of them if they're in good enough shape.
So, about the cleaning. I only know one way to
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Jerry Kemp apple.mail.lis...@oryx.cc wrote:
If you truly have yellowing computer components, and they are not just
stained by spilling pop on them or something like that, you need Retr0bright
Huh. Well, yes, that looks the
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Len Gerstel lgers...@gmail.com wrote:
And, to make this more topical, how much better of a password is:
as a password vs:
When someone hacks into the Sony Playstation Network and steals 77
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Yersinia yersi...@myfairpoint.net wrote:
Anyway, I decided I didn't want those defaults. I want to use WEP open
because it's best for my Trailing Edge equipment. I don't want to even
try WPA2 because I'm scared sh*tless I'll end up locking myself out
of my own
On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
Remove the main battery, plug in the adapter and see if you can boot.
Did that. Nothing happens.
On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
Put the main battery in and plug in the AC adaptor this may
On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net wrote:
Cut two lengths of wire. Strip an inch or so off one end of each and wrap
that end around the probes (or use alligator clips or stuff the wires into
the banana jacks on the meter). Strip 1/16 off the other ends and probe
Just went back to iFixit.com. My understanding now is that the PRAM
battery is located underneath the optical drive. To access the PRAM
you have to remove the DVD drive, which seems a bit more involved.
The picture linked below is from iFixit. It shows the PRAM in the
upper left hand corner,
I'm going to start by admitting I'm well out of my comfort zone on
this one so starting by asking for nudges in the right direction seems
the best way to go.
At the moment I'm looking at an Apple PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original
Ti), M7710LL/A, s/n QT1113VWJF8 for a friend.
On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
Common problem on the older TiBooks, If you have a main battery take it out,
lift the key board, under the and above the delete key is the CUDA switch,
depress for 30 seconds, Put the main battery in and plug in the AC
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Bruce Johnson
In Finder select Go to Folder.
/Volumes/Name of drive as it appears in finder/private/var/log
Double-click on 'system.log' there to open it in Console.
Thanks Bruce. That's certainly a lot easier to do than
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Bruce Johnson
On Apr 3, 2011, at 10:52 AM, iJohn wrote:
This is for OS X 10.3.9 running on an 800 MHz eMac. The system seems
to boot fine when booted from the internal hard drive. But it hangs
when I attempt to boot from
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Bruce Johnson
Nortons?? Delete this with extreme prejudice.
:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
While googling about for info on SymDCInit, I found the
I've been looking for a USB modem that will work with the most recent
versions Mac OS X. I have a friend who currently uses the dial-up V.92
modem in her 800 MHz eMac for Internet access. I'm trying to plan
ahead if some day she moves to a Mac platform without a modem.
One suggestion was to not
On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 11:20 PM, Bruce Johnson
That's what the label on mine says: 12VDC, 0.7A, center positive. Mine came
with a 1.25A third party brick, so anything 12V above 700mA will work.
12V, hm. Maybe it's time Google up those sites which
I find myself doing something I never expected to do, asking questions
about a G4 eMac. I have a friend who has an 8 year (or so) old eMac
(ATI). While I haven't actually moved the unit so I could read the
sticker (it's sorta bulky), I think it is an M9150LL/A with an 800MHz
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Joe Duran joe.du...@sbcglobal.net wrote:
I bought the batteries for $3.99 each at OWC, plus shipping.
You can find them slightly cheaper but I wanted
to make sure I got good fresh batteries.
While I always prefer cheaper, in this case I agree it's ridiculous to
On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Yersinia yersi...@myfairpoint.net wrote:
However, if I was going to sell my hard drives,
I would definitely 35-Pass erase them first.
Well, if it makes you feel better and you've got the time for it, then
why not? But my purely personal point of view is that
FWIW, I think this link brings up the report the OP is referring to.
Sounds like they used the infamous Pringle's can exploit.
You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for
On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 4:46 AM, Bruce Ryan bruce.r...@mac.com wrote:
... why not get an old iPhone or iPod touch - built in timer and alarms,
music while you cook, easily portable and won’t take up any work-surface
space if you keep it in your apron pocket.
Hm, don't know if
On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 8:27 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
Is there a timer I can get for my Mac that I can set to remind me audibly of
an elapsed amount of time to help with my cooking?
I've been using this one as an Alarm Clock
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Fluxstringer fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote:
Apple has just plain abandoned users who cannot afford 13-14 k as a
base price for a laptop.
I'm confused. Did you mean to include a decimal point in that ball
park base price estimate?
The (Apple) prices I saw quoted
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 5:50 PM, nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote:
Thanks, Kris. Are you able to point me in the right direction to get the
right version for Chameleon that will work on a PPC machine?
As you already pointed out, Chameleon is written to work for
Hackintoshes. In other
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote:
Is there a better way of getting the option to select which OS to boot to,
in a dual boot (OS X 10.5 and Server) than holding down the Option key at
startup? Perhaps a GUI bootloader that he could select from?
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Al Poulin alfred.pou...@gmail.com wrote:
If you are willing to spend $286, look here for a used Mac mini
G4/1.25GHz for $199.99, plus shipping, but no disks included.
The e-mail bulletin said 10.5 Leopard is pre-installed.
Oh, oh, forgot the link:
On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 3:36 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
If I use an external 3.5 7200 RPM via Firewire 400 will I gain speed over the
internal HDD 4200 RPM in my Mac Mini?
That's a hard one to guess at. But my guess would be no, I don't think
you'd see a gain. Or if there was
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Stephen Conrad khel...@gmail.com wrote:
2) I tried to eject a CD and no go. Which key ejects CDs? If that does not
work how can I manually eject this CD?
A while back (August ??) someone had a post on the G-3-5-list which
explained how to add an eject icon to
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:44 AM, iJohn zjboyguard-ggro...@yahoo.com wrote:
As for rebooting, I'm confused. Does pressing the power on/off button
no longer bring up the shutdown dialog?
DUH! I'm an idiot. Here I am explaining how to add an eject icon to
the menu bar and I completely forget
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Bruce Johnson
This works by default with multiple accounts. Fast switching has nothing to
do with it.
You don't need to take any action to prevent user's home directories from
(even as an admin user).
On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Bruce Johnson
What CAN be done is sending it off to a drive recovery place like DriveSavers.
It's quite pricey, though: last time I checked, Drive Savers starts at $750
recovery, and goes on up to about $2500 for normal
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Thunder 1 thunder...@mindspring.com wrote:
It was suggested here that you put the new drive in a box and use it
as an external drive; I agree that would be a good approach. At the very
least, you could copy all your files to it and then delete the stuff that is
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Gottick International i...@gottick.com wrote:
The old one had a jumper. ;-) And I put it in the same spot on the new drive.
Not sure if there ever was a resolution to this or not and I'm curious.
As was previously pointed out, just copying the jumper settings
On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Gottick International i...@gottick.com wrote:
By all the experts here putting jumpers on this drive is not the way to go.
At least I was told so.
I would agree with that. As was also previously mentioned, the main
reason for the jumper was because during the
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
In fact, many of the hybrid drives are even more limited than I've
represented in this thread.
WHAT other hybrid drives?? I'd appreciate a pointer towards them
because the only hybrid I'm am aware of at the moment is Seagate's
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 1:09 AM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote:
... but now the model of the Mac and the serial # of the Mac
were placed into a file (I assume a binary info.plist that's not easy
to locate or edit) ...
A somewhat related digression for the original topic ... Editing a
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 1:45 PM, onelucent oneluc...@mac.com wrote:
These are compact, come in much larger sizes than the early days
and can be purchased with 7200 rpm mechanisms.
FWIW, using a 7200 RPM drive as a USB 2.0 or even FW 400 attached
external drive doesn't really buy you anything
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM, t...@io.com t...@io.com wrote:
My partner just had a Seagate 320GB Go Drive fail on her -- just
clicks when I hook it up.
Was the drive inside the enclosure actually a Seagate drive? I vaguely
remember people claiming to have opened up a Seagate external and
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Bruce Johnson
That's because the stock drives are 5400 rpm, or worse, 4200 in the earlier
models of MacBook, iirc.
The biggest nobrainer in ordering a new Mac is to upgrade to the 7200 rpm
It's also because
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 2:42 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
What determines the position of the partitions on the faster portion of the
Drives store data on the outer tracks of the platter first, moving in
towards the center as you store to higher numbered blocks/sectors.
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
For fear of sounding dumb. Just what does a person do with the magnets?
Where are they in the drive.
Strictly FWIW (... which obviously ain't all that much ...)
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
At 8:45 AM -0700 6/30/2010, Jeffrey Engle wrote:
here's the question: has anybody on the list tried using one
of those dual USB connections to provide extra power instead
of the USB hub?
Not sure how that would work. You'd be
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 7:47 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote:
i've just been informed by a reliable source that OSX is a 32-bit
operating system, and because of that, no application can address more
than 2GB of RAM.
Well, no. Your reliable source is apparently not so reliable. The
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 8:15 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote:
ok, well this *clueless wanker* is Dr. Warren Hehre, developer of
Spartan and numerous other scientific computing apps, who has been
writing apps for MacOS for the past 20 years.
Oh, great. At first I thought he was just
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:43 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote:
how can you tell if it's booting the 32-bit kernel or 64-bit kernel?
I look at what is listed in the System Profiler under Software
The image below is from the article at the 2'nd link.
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Bruce Johnson
We just spent $18K to upgrade our tape backup systems to (barely) keep up
with our ever
increasing file server space; we really need to spend $30K on a disk-disk
I would also be interested in
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Bruce Johnson
Sadly, this is how most places like this learn the lesson, the hard way.
I'd try very hard to prevail upon them to at least invest in new sets of
tapes and, suggest, gently that they practice restoring some
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote:
In the future you can check with MacTactic or similar Mac buyer timing
It looks to me as though mactactic.com is itself in dire need of an
update. It lists the MacBooks as all not having been
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 5:20 PM, Len Gerstel lgers...@gmail.com wrote:
Remember, Apple is a software company. The hardware is
just the (officially) only way to run the software.
That one mad me laugh.
No, Microsoft is a software company. Apple is ... well, Apple is
whatever it is they are. But
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 2:08 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
You are a fluke of the universe.
You have no right to be here.
And whether you can hear it or not,
The universe is laughing behind your back.
For some reason the part that always stuck in my mind was
Take heart in the deepening
On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Justin The Cynical
The problem is that your evidence is something that is easily faked, and
you claiming to have done something that shouldn't be possible.
Finally a more rational, even tempered response. Thank you!
On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 10:54 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote:
Microsoft has such pull that USB3 will certainly have a lot of vendor
support even if LightPeak beats it all around. It could be the USB/Firewire
battle all over again?
Why on earth do folks associate Microsoft with
You mentioned you had a repair shop near you. One of the things you
might ask them about is how much it would cost just to test your power
supply. (I suppose you should be ready with some model info so they
know which power supply you are using?)
For the ATX power supplies used in a PC (and I'm
On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Mac User #330250 macuser330...@gmx.net wrote:
A friend of mine has a good source for capacitors and will help me with this.
I will start with the PSU and hope that the logicboard is not affected.
Be aware that removing, testing, and remounting capacitors from a
On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 1:53 AM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I never did any thing with NTFS that I'm aware of, I stay away from Winbloze
like a plague. Maybe just the presence of the drive enabled it?
That doesn't sound likely.
Just to be sure about what we are dealing with here,
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:26 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I've made the new library put the drive will not let me
write to it. It's a 32Fat I need to put this new library on it.
How does the write error show up? My understanding is that FAT32 lacks
any sort of a file access control
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote:
There may be one or two other commercial solutions, but the final
word is that you'll need to install one of these in order to be able to
write to this NTFS HD.
While not directly related (or useful) in any way, on the
On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 6:33 AM, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote:
It also allows something called WPA, a preshared key for home network and
Wireless MAC Address Authorization.
When it comes to security my understanding is that WPA2 is better than
WPA is better than WEP.
I'm not sure exactly what you're asking, so apologies for posting some
thoughts questions which many not be helpful.
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Baha Ata baha...@gmail.com wrote:
I got a powerbook and macbook pro... I have been using 2.5 inch
external e-sata discs with express and pcmcia
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Baha Ata baha...@gmail.com wrote:
Lately i am thinking on put 2 fast and big HD on my 3.5 inch esata
cases... and replica with my 2.5 inch mobile devices.
By the way, a question you did NOT ask but which I personally would
wonder about is whether it would be
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:17 PM, Bill Connelly
His machine see's my wireless connection SSID, so is it my Mac that isn't
configured just right?
Is this the Win7 laptop which sees your Wireless Access Points (WAP) SSID
You received this
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Bill Connelly
May be this would be better asked on a router forum?
You could try the General Wireless Discussion section of
http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com You'd find limited experience with
Mac's there, but they would
On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 10:13 PM, ll mlitwin3...@att.net wrote:
We lost power yesterday. My quicksilver has been on a really
good surge protector for two years. It wasn't enough this time
however. If I push the on button,a light shows,flickers and dies. The
machine never turns on. I am
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:50 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I wonder what may be wrong here i have an extenal drive WD 1TB drive and
I have a Firm Tek card in a G4 MDD Dual 1.25 and a card in a PM G5 Dual 2.7
I can't get the drive to mount on either machine. It mounts fine with the
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 2:44 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
On May 6, 2010, at 11:41 AM, Len Gerstel wrote:
On May 6, 2010, at 1:46 PM, john CARMONNE wrote:
I'm using an eSATA cable and I did reboot both machines.
Is it known good?
I just opened the pack for the first time. I've
On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote:
If you don't have a supported DVD drive the OS X installer doesn't install
If that's true it does not make any sense to me.
First, I rarely ever use the DVD player to play a DVD which is in the
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 12:09 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024 count=1048576 of=/Volumes/MyUSBstick/gigabyte.file
I went with Dan's method ... it just seemed easier. Can't say why though. ;-)
For my 2008 white MacBook 500GB Hitatchi hard drive:
write: 37.7 MiB/sec
FWIW, since I wanted to move an AVI file from my MacBook to one of my
desktop hard drives, I measured the transfer speeds of the old 1GB
Verbatim flash drive I used to move the file. (Would that be circa
2005?? I don't remember when 1GB was the current cheap flash
write: 5.2 MiB/sec
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:31 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I'm moving a 1.25 GB file from one machine to another and this thing ... took
about 30 mins.,
I should have done the arithmetic long before this, but unless you're
way off on your numbers. 1.25 GB in 1800 seconds
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Bruce Johnson
However, Windows phones home with the info and serial
number when you connect to the internet.
Yes, when you authenticate. If you don't authenticate then after some
period (30 days?? for Win 7??) then as you say,
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Bruce Johnson
People buying upgrades and folks setting up a handful of DIY boxes for their
business or something run into these hassles, but frankly, these people are
small fry, and MS doesn't really give a crap about them.
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Albert Carter slvrmoonti...@yahoo.com wrote:
This is not true. The only thing that is different about the distribution of
Windows 7 from XP and Vista is that the DVDs contain both the 32-bit and the
x64 version of code. There are still individual discs for Home
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 9:57 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I just never had one so slow, I thought they're all the same in that respect.
No, Non-volatile aka flash memory comes in lots of different speeds.
The reason why a 32 GB Intel SSD can run you around $360 is because it
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Jeffrey Engle macgu...@gmail.com wrote:
when I buy ram from most other venders, I get a lifetime warranty what
about that Apple ram that I buy with my new apple, let me guess
Applecare runs out, so does my warranty?
That's what I've always assumed. When
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Mark Sokolovsky coolmar...@gmail.com wrote:
I do see a way that I can take the code from Leopard and put it in snow
Then integrate Rosetta into the system to run the intel programs.
So you're thinking you are still going to use a lot of the Leopard
My personal take on Dan's post is why can't the SAFARI folks at Apple
investigate the problem, verify the source, and, if appropriate, open
up a problem with WebKit. Was some law passed while I was napping
which prevents development organizations from trying to get bugs fixed
in critical external
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Frank Dutra fdut...@gmail.com wrote:
Will I be OK as far as the OEM power supply goes, and if not, would removing
the 2 ATA drives help?
How many drives do you have? I'm only counting four.
OEM 30 GB ATA HD
plus additional internal 40 GB IBM ATA HD
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 1:13 PM, dc dbc...@verizon.net wrote:
If you are no longer using SCSI devices you could pull the old Adeptec
I didn't even notice the mention of the Adaptec OEM SCSI PCI until
your note made me look for it.
I also cannot see why he would keep that installed since
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Stewie de Young stewies...@hotmail.com wrote:
John, I have a Seritek 1S2 in my Digital Audio with a 36Gb Raptor and a
250Gb Seagate attached to it.
I have OS10.4.11 installed on both and they are both bootable.
And as you say not all PCI SATA cards on a Mac can
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 6:12 PM, janespra...@comcast.net wrote:
An ad for Office Max today shows a D-Link Wireless-N 150 Home router for
$39.99. Would this work for her? I'll be doing the set up, so what would I
need to know? (I've only done Airports before.)
The frank truth as I see it is
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Bob Whiton m...@rswhiton.com wrote:
You don't need a router to share an internet connection between two Macs.
Just turn Airport on for both Macs, and enable internet sharing over
Airport on the Mac that's connected to the cable modem.
Yes, but that implies
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 10:10 PM, slvrmoonti...@yahoo.com wrote:
I leave my computers running 24/7 if they aren't actually being used the
power is minimal.
Not for all of us. Depends on how much you pay for your electricity (
... and I suppose on whether or not you care how much your
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR)
Bob, she doesn't have an Airport. She doesn't have any type of router
at the present time. But are you saying that she can share internet
connection WITHOUT having an Airport? In other words, her iMac,
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 9:58 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
This happens to my Time Warner Cable modem about twice a month. I
have to reset the modem and go through the reconnection process.
Process?? There's a process?? To reset the Motorola SURFboard(c)
SB5100 modem that Time
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Jeffrey Engle macgu...@gmail.com wrote:
now what about that AppleTV?
I've never even been (knowingly) in the same room as an Apple TV so
all I have is a question. Does an Apple TV have a power down cycle
which it goes through when you turn it off? Or when
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Robert Long texasche...@hotmail.com wrote:
some one mentioned to me that I could connect to the G3 by connecting
with an ethernet cable to the G3 and get on the internet.
How would your older Airport connect to the Internet? Not that this
matters in and of
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:17 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:
It's quite possible that the problem with his son's machine Spotlight being
foo - totally re-building the index each time the drive is mounted.
The easiest way that occurs to me ... (possibly there are easier
ways?) ... to check
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 12:02 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
The seagate site includes Apple and all the OS's as tabbed choices while
out the online form, so the Apple PC issue are no problem
That sounds good, but I'd still appreciate it if you could update this
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 2:20 PM, carmo...@aol.com wrote:
Also can the SMART be verified via a eSATA external enclosure?
Yes. eSATA is effectively a SATA connection to your computer using
hopefully a better shielded eSATA cable. If you can get your computer
to recognize the eSATA drive then you
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:02 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I read some where that a journaled
drive can be slower than one that's just Mac OS extended.
Sure, technically the extra time to journal would slow it down. But I
doubt you could tell the performance difference without some
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:37 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:
The problem we have is as time goes on the Mac takes a long
long time booting, If we disconnect the externals it boots right up.
If HFS+ journaling was the problem then you'd see it all the time
since (I'm guessing) the
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I removed the drive and put it in an external enclosure an connected it
to my PM G5 Dual 2.7 and it functioned properly except I can't verify
S.M.A.R.T. because its IDE and the G5 is SATA.
Most likely the reason you can not
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 2:40 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote:
I have a G4 Dual 1.25 MDD with a sick HDD and I think I should
convert from PATA drives to SATA as suggested by a lister but I
don't know about the SATA cards like which one is good also the
MDD has four HDD bays.
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