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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jacobson17
The fundamental question every Mac user should know the answer in order to fight back

If you can run Mac OS X on a PC, what's the difference between owning a Mac and a PC? I'm not talking about design, looks, support, brand recognition, etc., I'm talking about performance.

Does Mac...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-07-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Jacobson17
Reinstalled Keynote. Problem solved.

Reinstalled Keynote. Problem solved.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-06-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Jacobson17
I saw the movie, but c'om, can a file transform like in Michael Bay's Transformers?

I have no idea what happened here.

I had my Keynote presentation residing safe in my hard drive. Suddenly, I can't open it anymore. The file type has changed overnight!

When I see in column...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-06-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,424
Posted By Jacobson17
Can you use iChat Theater and Screen Sharing...

Can you use iChat Theater and Screen Sharing using a Google Talk account?

I've tried to stablish a simple video conference with a Google Talk account (both ways, that means that my buddy and I are...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-21-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jacobson17
Yeah, I was doing a reasearch too, and it seems...

Yeah, I was doing a reasearch too, and it seems it's a very risky process, and I don't know if I can risk $500.

But thank you for your replies.

If someone has a setup for 3D animation that's...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-21-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jacobson17
Thanks for your rapid response. The 8800 GT...

Thanks for your rapid response.

The 8800 GT just won't do it for me.

Do you know any store that sells that type of card (flash/convert thing)? (if there is such a store). I don't know if you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-21-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jacobson17
Is this possible?

Want to buy a Mac Pro for 3D animation and video editing, but can't afford in a bazillion years the 2,000 bucks that costs the Quadro that Apple sells as an optional configuration.

I would like to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-18-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,985
Posted By Jacobson17
Anyone knows how to effectively share files...

Anyone knows how to effectively share files between a Mac running Leopard and a PC running XP SP2? I've also tried for hours and no luck yet.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-12-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Jacobson17
Probably they're preparing something like new...

Probably they're preparing something like new products for the Macworld Expo, not just an upgrade of an actual product line, so they thought that releasing this upgrade a couple of days later would...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Jacobson17
Do you guys happen to know by chance if the new...

Do you guys happen to know by chance if the new Mac Pro supports this video card?

Nvidia-Quadro-FX1700-512MB...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-07-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,985
Posted By Jacobson17
I am not able to share files between my iMac...

I am not able to share files between my iMac running Leopard and a PC running WinXP Service Pack 2.

I enabled 'file sharing' and checked the SMB option on my Mac and when I go to the PC I can't...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-18-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Jacobson17
Absolutely. FAT32 is compatible with both Macs...

Absolutely. FAT32 is compatible with both Macs and PCs.



Yes. FAT32 is compatible with Macs, so you will see it on your Finder, and you can read and write to that partition.

In fact, Macs...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-07-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,853
Posted By Jacobson17
By the way, after that I rebuilded my Spotlight...

By the way, after that I rebuilded my Spotlight database and it only tooked 7 minutes. Now everything is back to normal.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-07-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,853
Posted By Jacobson17
"mdworker" consuming massive amounts of CPU

I don't know if you're having this problem, but two days ago I noticed that a process called 'mdworker' (which is related to Spotlight according to my research) was consuming tremendous amounts of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-07-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Jacobson17
Several people say that you should do a clean...

Several people say that you should do a clean install of Leopard, and, if you decide to do it as an upgrade, make sure that you have removed those programs that tweak the appearance of the OS, like...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-26-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Jacobson17
I did that last week :) Fortunately, I was able...

I did that last week :) Fortunately, I was able to quickly set things up again. And as D3v1L80Y said: Don't do it again :D I won't.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jacobson17
It didn't occur to me to drag the invisible...

It didn't occur to me to drag the invisible folder into the Quicksilver icon to locate it. LOL.

Now my folders are always visible again. Thanks a lot for your help RIDE.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jacobson17
I've hidden 4 personal folders (containing other...

I've hidden 4 personal folders (containing other files of course) using Quicksilver.

1. Open Quicksilver
2. Locate the folder
3. Press tab and select the option "Make Invisible"

That's how I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-24-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jacobson17
Thank you RIDE for your response but no luck....

Thank you RIDE for your response but no luck. That's exactly what I want to do: make the files visible ALWAYS (just as they were).

I selected "Show invisibles" using MainMenu but there isn't any...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-24-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jacobson17
How do I make files visible again?

I hid some personal folders using Quicksilver but I don't know how to make them visible again, because I can't locate the files again using Quicksilver (I suppose because they're hidden).

I use...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-13-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jacobson17
It worked fine dtravis7 (just with the settings...

It worked fine dtravis7 (just with the settings listed above). Now the PC can read both folders (Films and TV Shows) on my Media partition. Thanks buddy.

I have another issue tough. Why I can't...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-13-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jacobson17
Do you think this settings are correct? I...

Do you think this settings are correct? I selected shared+ on the Windows (SMB) sharing drop-down menu (bottom right part of the image below)... should I select the other instead? (AppleFileServer...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-12-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jacobson17
I'll give it a try. I'll let you know how it...

I'll give it a try. I'll let you know how it went. Thanks.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-12-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jacobson17
That's what I did at first but when I got the...

That's what I did at first but when I got the dialogue box that ask me for the workgroup or domain, my user name and password, I got stuck.

Workgroup: My brother's PC workgroup
Name: My username...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-12-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jacobson17
There isn't such folder. Initially I was looking...

There isn't such folder. Initially I was looking for that but the only folders that the PC gets are the following:

-Deskstop
-Home folder
-Applications
-Documents
-Movies
-Music
-Pictures
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