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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-17-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,102
Posted By dcow
I was afraid that might be the case =/ I will...

I was afraid that might be the case =/ I will look though. I have a Sony Bravia so it's definitely not a throw away tv. Maybe I'm just unlucky enought to have one that doesn't support 19**x1080
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-16-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,916
Posted By dcow
I'm offering constructive criticism. Not...

I'm offering constructive criticism. Not complaining. Which is why I made sure to offer what I LIKED as well as what I thought needed some work.

And the fact that it was supposed to be simple I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By dcow
Take chas_m's advice.. if you can get that...

Take chas_m's advice.. if you can get that partition to mount on a remote system <--if that doens't make sense read below

Next, do you have any Linux cds lying around? If so then boot up into...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By dcow
What kind of documents were they? If they were...

What kind of documents were they? If they were related to a program and you uninstalled it that could be the issue. If not we can poke around at the filesystem in terminal.

Browse to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By dcow
Yes, when the window manager flags a window as...

Yes, when the window manager flags a window as fullscreen and displays it that way, it uses ALL the pixels on the screen. Anything else (like maximizing) or dragging windows really big subtracts...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Interesting, I didn't know that. I guess more...

Interesting, I didn't know that. I guess more what I was trying to stress though is that Apple has customized it a lot regardless.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,674
Posted By dcow
EFI is the preOS environment all Macs use. It's...

EFI is the preOS environment all Macs use. It's superior to a BIOS/MBR configuration because the EFI environment can be modified on the fly by the OS. It was developed by Intel in the 90s I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By dcow
GPT is short for GUID Partition Table (=

GPT is short for GUID Partition Table (=
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-16-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,102
Posted By dcow
Max VGA resolution

can vga cables not support 1080p @ 60hz? I was under the impression they could. I used a minidisplayport to vga adapter and then a nice vga cable to my tv, which is 1080p @ 60hz, over the weekend...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By dcow
it will say "hfs+ extended (journaled)" so you...

it will say "hfs+ extended (journaled)" so you don't get confused

the next thing is you need to be really really really sure you format it with proper partition table. if you use the older...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-16-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,916
Posted By dcow
hmm.. I like the icons and styles and everything...

hmm.. I like the icons and styles and everything but the background just looks like rendered "fibers" (the option under render in photoshop). a nice picture of ireland would make this perfect (=
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By dcow
Um.. can you boot to your Windows partition? ...

Um.. can you boot to your Windows partition?

If not it might be an issue with the drive

If you can then we've got some work to do.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By dcow
Yep, you can also use something like grub as a...

Yep, you can also use something like grub as a boot loader but I agree rEFIt is the snazziest. The biggest thing you have to worry about with tri-boot is keeping the GPT and the MBR partition tables...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By dcow
run "repair/verify disk" not just repair...

run "repair/verify disk" not just repair permissions (permissions doesn't hurt but this sounds more like a corrupt filesystem/failing hdd issue)

EDIT: oh and verify the S.M.A.R.T. status as well...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Hahaha no kidding! When I got my first Mac I...

Hahaha no kidding! When I got my first Mac I spent days tinkering with it and learning all about it. You install a bunch of software and 'cool widgety things' that you really don't need, you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,674
Posted By dcow
^^Probably the quickest fix (= Although, I was...

^^Probably the quickest fix (= Although, I was looking forward to working though/solving this one.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By dcow
It happens wherever the dock is hidden. ...

It happens wherever the dock is hidden.

vpr80:

I don't know of any "fix". I'm sure it can be done but asking in the dev forum might get you some more hits.

However, it is practical. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-16-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Sorry, I don't use Thunderbird. But, I'm...

Sorry, I don't use Thunderbird.

But, I'm curious, how did the hardlinking work out? Did that solve the problem?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By dcow
You should be able to get %90 Isopropyl Alcohol...

You should be able to get %90 Isopropyl Alcohol from most drug stores or supermarkets. If you want to remove the rest of the water from that, buy a block of dry ice (or dry ice cubes if possible),...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Oh, well let us know when you get that problem...

Oh, well let us know when you get that problem fixed so we can continue with your original endeavor.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Wait.. time machine gave you a kernel panic? ...

Wait.. time machine gave you a kernel panic? That shouldn't be happening. Can you elaborate a little more?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,446
Posted By dcow
Wow, hmm.. Is there any way you could be more...

Wow, hmm.. Is there any way you could be more descriptive? I'm not exactly sure what you're trying to do =/
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,402
Posted By dcow
Yes, DiskUtility can do all this. All you need...

Yes, DiskUtility can do all this. All you need to do is select your OS partition in DiskUtility and select new image at the top. Then save it to the data partition. Anytime you want to restore,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-14-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By dcow
It's because you have your dock hidden at the...

It's because you have your dock hidden at the bottom of your screen. Move your dock to the left or right side and then you will see that you can move your mouse all the way down and your windows...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-14-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,608
Posted By dcow
Sounds like one of the macs with the bad run of...

Sounds like one of the macs with the bad run of NVIDIA cards. I recommend contacting Apple Support and they might be as nice as to replace it for you free of charge. I have a friend who had a very...
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