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Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By cwa107
There was a time when hard drives were extremely...

There was a time when hard drives were extremely expensive and manufacturing was far less precise - and back in those days, we used tools like Disk Warrior and SpinRite to try to allocate out bad...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-22-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
I'm sorry, I didn't mean to imply that the dock...

I'm sorry, I didn't mean to imply that the dock itself is doing the GPU's work. However, there is a thunderbolt bridge there, as well as a USB 3.0 hub and USB audio codec. So, it's more than just a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
The Elgato Thunderbolt dock finally made it here...

The Elgato Thunderbolt dock finally made it here today, having been on the slow boat from China.

This thing seems pretty good thus far. Audio quality is notably better than the CalDigit and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-21-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
I have the mStand and it's served its purpose for...

I have the mStand and it's served its purpose for the most part. However, it is one of the most expensive pieces of aluminum you'll ever buy at $50. And it serves no other purpose than to prop your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By cwa107
I'm not familiar with the mx100

I'm not familiar with the mx100
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By cwa107
Yes, SATA3 drives should run at SATA2 speeds with...

Yes, SATA3 drives should run at SATA2 speeds with no issue. I have the smaller 240gb version of that drive in my wife's old Dell and it works great there too.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By cwa107
I have that specific unit in my machine and it...

I have that specific unit in my machine and it works great.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By cwa107
Sounds like you might have an installation issue....

Sounds like you might have an installation issue. What you're describing isn't just a bug, no software vendor would be able to release a product like that and stay in business.

Is it possible...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,630
Posted By cwa107
Yes, I surrender - because as an industry...

Yes, I surrender - because as an industry professional, working for a Fortune 50 company and with 15 years under my belt, clearly I have no idea of what I'm talking about.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By cwa107
Kinda hard to advise you with such a vague...

Kinda hard to advise you with such a vague description of the problem(s). Also, with absolutely no idea about what kind of Mac you have, what version of OS X it's running, and no idea about its...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,630
Posted By cwa107
I wish I could. There are just so many...

I wish I could. There are just so many misconceptions in this thread, it's painful to let them go unaddressed. So, I will enter the fray once more...


1. A virus is a form of malware. To say...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By cwa107
Your friend doesn't have his jailbroken by any...

Your friend doesn't have his jailbroken by any chance, does he?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,630
Posted By cwa107
This thread is making my brain hurt.

This thread is making my brain hurt.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By cwa107
OK - updates should request your Mac App Store /...

OK - updates should request your Mac App Store / Apple ID password, that's different. Onyx will definitely want your admin password, but that should be a once in a blue moon type of thing. If...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
I can see how one could be confused by it...

I can see how one could be confused by it though.... The Dell (and now Lenovo) laptops at work (business class machines, mind you) all have docking ports and that one port replicates everything on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By cwa107
That should be a pretty rare event. If it's...

That should be a pretty rare event. If it's happening frequently, either you're doing something wrong or you have some kind of a configuration issue.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By cwa107
Yes, the 'System' folder at the root of your...

Yes, the 'System' folder at the root of your system partition. That said, it should not allow you to delete it without requesting authentication. Also, there is a whole bunch of other hidden system...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By cwa107
the Mac App Store, in your dock.

the Mac App Store, in your dock.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-18-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
Hopefully it's not as flakey as their first one...

Hopefully it's not as flakey as their first one was!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By cwa107
Man, you guys are a little harsh. Did someone...

Man, you guys are a little harsh. Did someone urinate in your cornflakes this morning or what?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,630
Posted By cwa107
Well said. But beyond that, it doesn't hurt to...

Well said. But beyond that, it doesn't hurt to remind someone looking for anti-virus that Apple already has XProtect baked right in. So, assuming you practice safe habits, you probably don't...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
Yep, that is a problem for sure. To my...

Yep, that is a problem for sure. To my knowledge, there is no way to do so. But if you figure it out, do let me know! :)
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-15-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 437
Posted By cwa107
I work from home, entirely on my Mac these days...

I work from home, entirely on my Mac these days (which connects to a virtual Win7 machine, hosted by my company's Citrix XenDesktop farm). Right now, I have my 15" MacBook Pro on a Rain Design...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,630
Posted By cwa107
That's great when you're writing on a technical...

That's great when you're writing on a technical subject or a textbook. I absolutely agree.

But when a layperson comes here asking for advice on anti-virus, as the OP did, saying something like...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-15-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By cwa107
Yup - and that's exactly the sort of thing that...

Yup - and that's exactly the sort of thing that Automator is intended to do.
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