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Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-11-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By drtbk4ever
Thanks Stretch.

Thanks Stretch.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-10-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By drtbk4ever
iPad music outputs thru 30 pin?

Hey Gang,

We have had our iPad for a few months now and I don't know how we lived without it.

This may be a stupid question but...
We have a few iPod dock stations in the house for listening...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-22-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By drtbk4ever
Hey Everyone. So I stuck the disk in this...

Hey Everyone.

So I stuck the disk in this morning. I could have gone through disk utility and deleted all the old files but I thought I would just try an upgrade first. And yes, I was able to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By drtbk4ever
Whew, thanks guys. I think a clean install...

Whew, thanks guys.

I think a clean install would be the best way to go, I'm just a little worried about migrating all my app/data back afterwards. I'll do it on Sunday when I have the WHOLE day...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By drtbk4ever
Tiger to SL confusion

Hey Gang,

I just recieved my Snow Leopard disk from Apple and have been viewing threads on doing the upgrade on my system. I'm now a bit confused and have some questions.

The disk I bought is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By drtbk4ever
Harry, thanks for the instructions. And yes, I...

Harry, thanks for the instructions. And yes, I was able to boot up the computer from the external.

So I am ready to install SL.

Do you recommend I do a clean install of SL or an archive and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By drtbk4ever
Hi Harry, after rereading my last post, your...

Hi Harry, after rereading my last post, your question is very obvious. Yes, I backed up everything to an external hard drive connected via firewire. I should have said so.

I am assuming I have a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By drtbk4ever
Thanks for the input. I downloaded...

Thanks for the input.

I downloaded Superduper last night and backed up all my files to my hard drive. That was really easy.

I didn't partition the drive.

So I just have to wait for my snow...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-13-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By drtbk4ever
I haven't done one of these before so I don't...

I haven't done one of these before so I don't know if I am even using the correct terminology.

Juke, so you did a "fresh" install. Does this process wipe your harddrive, or did you have to do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-13-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By drtbk4ever
Preparing for Snow Leopard upgrade

Hello Everyone,

I have been upgrading my 6 year old iMac over the last month, see this thread for details: http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/apple-desktops/261063-old-imac-memory-upgrade.html
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-13-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By drtbk4ever
Hey Evan, I am not 100% sure (and will check...

Hey Evan,

I am not 100% sure (and will check when I get home), but I'd esimate there is only about 15 to 20 Gb free (out of 160?).
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By drtbk4ever
Just an update. I purchased the correct memory...

Just an update. I purchased the correct memory from OWC, 2 X 2Gb 667's. I viewed a youtube video on how to exchange the memory and proceeded to do it myself.

It only took a few minutes and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-28-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,903
Posted By drtbk4ever
Is this the $29 Snow Leopard DVD you are...

Is this the $29 Snow Leopard DVD you are referring too?

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard - Apple Store (Canada) (http://store.apple.com/ca/product/MC573Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDAzOA)
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-23-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 139,343
Posted By drtbk4ever
Glad to hear that feedback CWA. I will go with...

Glad to hear that feedback CWA. I will go with the G-tech.

I wonder if the Apple.ca store will have any boxing day/week sales?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-22-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 139,343
Posted By drtbk4ever
All I can say is holy cow batman.... I didn't...

All I can say is holy cow batman.... I didn't realize there were sooo many external HD choices out there.

So finally, after reading this thread for the last 2 hours, I am leaning towards one of...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-21-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By drtbk4ever
OK I will stick to the 667 Mhz. I will double...

OK I will stick to the 667 Mhz. I will double check the OWC site for the appropriate memory.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By drtbk4ever
Old iMac memory upgrade

Hey everyone,

Over the course of the next month, I am going to bring my 6 year old Tiger iMac into the modern world. (Ram upgrade, add external HD, Snow leopard).

I have the 24inch iMac version...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-05-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Hey Chscag, i posted in those forums and...

Hey Chscag,

i posted in those forums and didn't get even get one reply. So I removed all traces of COD2 and reinstalled the game.

And I have had an entire evening of gaming with no issues. So...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Thanks chscag, I'll give those forums a try....

Thanks chscag,

I'll give those forums a try. I'll report back.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Hi chscag, I really appreciate you helping...

Hi chscag,

I really appreciate you helping me out here.

However, I removed MacScan and still have the same issue. Where is the "bang head against brick wall" smilie?

Any other ideas?
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
OK ran the Memtest. All tests passed. I can...

OK ran the Memtest. All tests passed. I can attach the output if you wish but it was all OK's.

One question, a month or so ago, I installed two pieces of software:
1) to remove the start up...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-27-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Here are the temps and fan speed from the widget...

Here are the temps and fan speed from the widget shortly after the game quit on me again.

Temp (all in Celsius)
HD - 46
CPU - 41
Ambient - 23
GPU - 53
GPU Diode - 63
GPU Heatsink - 53
HD...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-25-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Sounds good chscag, I've installed the...

Sounds good chscag,

I've installed the widget. Is there a way to get a graphical depiction of the temperatures from the widget?

I will record some temps tomorrow as the iMac comes out of sleep...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-25-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
Thanks chscag, you are right, opening up the...

Thanks chscag, you are right, opening up the iMac is a daunting task.

I blew into the top vent and tried again, this time with "Temperature monitor" running to see what happens to the temps, I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-25-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,580
Posted By drtbk4ever
I also just ran the Hardware Test disk and it...

I also just ran the Hardware Test disk and it says there is no trouble detected with the hardware.
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