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Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-06-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By scarredtaka
-rusty That's what I figured. Didn't really...

-rusty

That's what I figured. Didn't really think there was any other way around it.

The decision to stick with mac right now is really hard, especially with the price/performance ratio of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-05-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By scarredtaka
-aptmunich I could, and have thought about...

-aptmunich

I could, and have thought about that, and actually have been offloading renders to my Windows PC, when it works.
It's a bit flakey. Aso, the pc doesn't have the full software set on...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-04-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By scarredtaka
-aj-uk Yes, most of my programs do support...

-aj-uk

Yes, most of my programs do support multiple cores, and I know, that I would see an improvement there.


However, even if I sell the MBP, I won't have enough money to buy a MP for at...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-04-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By scarredtaka
Is it time to move to a desktop?

Hi,

I have a gen4 2.4 ghz 15" macbook pro, and use it mainly for 3d animation.

This machine is a replacement for a second generation MBP which died due to overheating. I've since bought a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-31-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By scarredtaka
I had the same thing happen to me, with my MBP,...

I had the same thing happen to me, with my MBP, and I had also replaced my hard drive.
However, I was able to take the computer to my schools apple tech and have him fix it, as there is not an...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-31-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,860
Posted By scarredtaka
You should be able to use any keyboard you want...

You should be able to use any keyboard you want with your mac. Just go to the keyboard control panel and change the modifier keyboard layout.

Mac 101: change keyboard modifier keys with a Windows...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-31-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By scarredtaka
You should be just fine with one card. :) The...

You should be just fine with one card. :)
The mac pro has the room for up to four video cards to be installed, and each card has the ability to run two 30" monitors (2560x1600). A 27" screen is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-25-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By scarredtaka
Thanks! That did the trick. I don't ever mess...

Thanks! That did the trick. I don't ever mess with stuff over there, so it didn't even occur to me to try putting it over there.

-ST-
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-21-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By scarredtaka
Putting a .iso file in Dock

Hi

I'm trying to clean up my computer desktop, and am trying to put some files I frequently access into the dock. I have a .iso file I frequently use, and have made an alias on the desktop....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-17-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,579
Posted By scarredtaka
Search Google for The Missing Sync. It's a...

Search Google for The Missing Sync.

It's a program to allow you to sync palm and windows mobile devices to a mac. I think it costs 30-40 dollars.

I've never used it, but I do own a Axim X51v....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By scarredtaka
According to everymac.com, your ibook uses...

According to everymac.com, your ibook uses ata/100 drives, so the hard drive you have in your link should work.

Good Luck
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By scarredtaka
I use it when I have the laptop out and about,...

I use it when I have the laptop out and about, such as traveling.

At home, I have it hooked up to an external keyboard and monitor, and the monitor is so bright, it illuminates the keyboard well...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,426
Posted By scarredtaka
Are you connecting to the internet via wi-fi or...

Are you connecting to the internet via wi-fi or ethernet. If you are connecting through ethernet and not using wi-fi, make sure it's off. Wi-fi uses quite a bit of battery.

For the heat issue,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By scarredtaka
when that shows up, have you put in the leopard...

when that shows up, have you put in the leopard dvd and pressed a key?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By scarredtaka
Thanks nbrowser. Yeah, I kinda forgot about...

Thanks nbrowser.

Yeah, I kinda forgot about that. I actually had this problem last year with another piece of software.

Oh well. It'll still work. It just slightly limits the power of the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By scarredtaka
Intel support for 10.4 server

Hi
I have a copy of OSX server 10.4. It is the original release, and claims support for only G3, G4 and G5 Computers. A look around revealed that the 10.4.7 update brought support for intel...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By scarredtaka
-louishen Thank You! That got it! ...

-louishen

Thank You!

That got it!
That was really my only problem, getting my password figured out.
A google search for os x password reset only came up with the standard "insert boot disk,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By scarredtaka
Help getting a Power Mac 9500 to boot

Hi, I have a power mac 9500 with a 400 mhz G3 upgrade that I am currently using to run mac os x (10.2) via xpostfacto. However, it has been in storage for the last year while I've been away at...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-14-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By scarredtaka
From my experience, apple will honor your...

From my experience, apple will honor your warranty, even after you do self repairs, as long as you don't damage anything.

The wording is "warranty does not cover...damage caused by service...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-14-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,009
Posted By scarredtaka
however, you could use teleport,...

however, you could use teleport, (http://abyssoft.com/software/teleport/) which is an app which allows you to control mutiple macs with one mouse and keyboard. You can then enable a setting to allow...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-18-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 370,427
Posted By scarredtaka
Here's a picture of my system setup, about a year...

Here's a picture of my system setup, about a year ago.

EEE PC (runs linux), Macbook pro 15", and a 27.5" Monitor.
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=336819&l=4c7ae&id=692377583

For scale,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-06-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,105
Posted By scarredtaka
Xserve G5 Noise Levels

Hi,

I am looking to buy a used xserve this summer for some large scale backup and processor support, and am wondering how loud the xserve G5's are. I've heard that the xserve G4's are very loud,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-25-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By scarredtaka
Server software, or not?

Hi

I am thinking about putting together a low grade server this summer for the purpose of offloading a rendering task from my main computer, which is a macbook pro.

The graphics program I use...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-25-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By scarredtaka
ok, yeah, i'm seeing the limitations now. Darn. I...

ok, yeah, i'm seeing the limitations now. Darn. I thought that would be helpful, but, guess not.

Thanks for the info
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-24-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By scarredtaka
Using 10.4 Server with 10.5 Clients?

Hi,

I have a chance at picking up a copy of OS X Server 10.4 at a really good price. However, I have already migrated my main computer to 10.5. Has anyone had experience with using server 10.4 and...
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