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Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 01-11-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ridge
4.1 speakers on Macbook

Hi everyone,

I have a late 2008 Macbook (Intel processor). The other day, I bought a new set of 4.1 speakers (Creative M4500). I assumed everything would Just Work, but it doesn't.

I get sound...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-12-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By Ridge
Handbrake problem

A while ago, I used handbrake to copy the first DVD of a set of two to my hard drive. 4.37gb reduced to 2.2. All good, no issues. Recently, I burned the second DVD of the set. The thing is, Handbrake...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-07-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Ridge
Thanks for the quick and helpful reply! All the...

Thanks for the quick and helpful reply!
All the best.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-07-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Ridge
iTunes default file types

My issue is simple: I want to remove iTunes as the default player for all movie files. Don`t see an option for it anywhere!

I`ve gone through right click > open with... > other... > checked...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-13-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By Ridge
Razor, I fixed it. Used App Cleaner to...

Razor, I fixed it.

Used App Cleaner to remove Firefox, so everything was in the trash. Worked out how to restore the bookmarks (organize bookmarks > restore > choose file) from the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-13-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By Ridge
Thanks for the tip, Razor. I`ll check that out. ...

Thanks for the tip, Razor. I`ll check that out.

But for now, can anyone tell me how I can recover my bookmarks? Like I said, I haven`t emptied my trash yet, so everything should still be there...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-13-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By Ridge
Firefox bookmarks file

Hi everyone,

Yesterday, my Firefox stopped working (just got stuck loading whenever I opened it up and wouldn`t let me access any menus or anything), so I deleted and re-installed.

Then I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-06-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,648
Posted By Ridge
That`s exactly what I did with the Emobile...

That`s exactly what I did with the Emobile utility after I stopped panicking last night. It worked just fine. Sorry to waste people`s time not being sensible!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 23,901
Posted By Ridge
Umar, this is how it works for me: Close...

Umar, this is how it works for me:

Close Safari as normal. Next time you open it, click `History` then `Reopen All Windows From Last Session`. All the windows that were open when you closed Safari...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-05-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,648
Posted By Ridge
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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-05-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,648
Posted By Ridge
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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-05-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,648
Posted By Ridge
Problem with Transmission

I think I`m having a problem with the p2p program Transmission. I sometimes go away for a while, leaving it running on my Macbook. When I come back, the computer appears to be asleep - though it`s...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-23-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By Ridge
iTunes: sorting music

Hi everyone :)

Is there a way to make iTunes sort music by year before album title?
Would be a bit silly to be able sort my music by artist and not be able to put their albums in chronological...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-20-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,046
Posted By Ridge
Thanks for the info! That`s really detailed and...

Thanks for the info! That`s really detailed and helpful. I`d really appreciate the links if it`s not too much trouble.

About This Mac tells me:

Health Information:
Cycle count: 11
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-18-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,046
Posted By Ridge
new Macbook battery

Hi everyone,

At home, I normally plug my Macbook (new model) into the mains when running it.

But I know that with mobile/cell phones, you`re supposed to run the battery down before recharging...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ridge
Thanks for the quick reply! Maybe I`m trying to...

Thanks for the quick reply! Maybe I`m trying to think of overly-complicated solutions.

So if I make an encrypted disk image then want to edit the content, do I have to make a whole new image, or...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ridge
1) Hiding folders question; 2) system preferences: password protecting

Hi everyone!

I`m using the program `Ghost` to hide some folders on my computer. (It`s a new-model Macbook that I use both at home and at work). Ghost works fine, but there`s a problem: a Spotlight...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-24-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 967
Posted By Ridge
iTunes podcast query

I`m subscribed to a podcast. It`s a language-learning podcast with mp3 and pdf files that tie in with each other (i.e. a series of mp3 audio lessons with pdf notes for each). Once downloaded, the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-10-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Ridge
language learning/flashcard programs

Hi everyone,

I`m studying Japanese and looking for a good flashcard program. I`ve been using Anki for a couple weeks, and just downloaded Keep Your Word yesterday. I much prefer the interface on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ridge
A printer I`d just installed the night before was...

A printer I`d just installed the night before was plugged in, along with a wireless modem. The printer was switched off; and the modem has never disturbed the sleeping computer before, so I didn`t...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ridge
Macbook: sleep vs. shutting down

My new Macbook is my first laptop. I use it at work and at home, and usually just put it to sleep when travelling between the two places, or while I`m sleeping.

The computer is normally almost...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Ridge
Sorry to bump this thread: just giving it one...

Sorry to bump this thread: just giving it one more chance for a reply.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-04-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Ridge
iTunes library question

For one of the podcasts I`m subscribed to, I deleted some of the downloaded files from my iTunes library. It was my second day using both a Mac and iTunes (only a week or so ago) and I was just...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-04-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Ridge
Thanks, Aptmunich. That worked fine!

Thanks, Aptmunich. That worked fine!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-03-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,457
Posted By Ridge
There seem to be a few Firefox gesture add-ons...

There seem to be a few Firefox gesture add-ons using a mouse, but I haven`t seen anything that works with the trackpad.

I`m in the same situation as the OP: just got a new Macbook, installed...
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