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Search: Posts Made By: andy_mx1
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-23-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By andy_mx1
to Matt OS X: If you truly believe...

to Matt OS X: If you truly believe SyndicationAgent is solely acting in the threading of news feeds, etc., then I urge you to TELL ME WHAT I DON'T UNDERSTAND PLEASEPLEASEPLEASE OMG PLEEZE.

As to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By andy_mx1
Apple SyndicationAgent is Spyware

Hey gang. . .

Didja know that in Apple OSX v10.4 an app named SyndicationAgent that runs under (no-RW-access) System control in the System folder, spies on the user's every move?

I run the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By andy_mx1
SyndiactionAgent Spies

Hey gang. . .

Didja know that in Apple OSX v10.4 an app named SyndicationAgent that runs under (no-RW-access) System control in the System folder, spies on the user's every move?

I run the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-13-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking Could it Be. . .

Howdy, Stuck In Mobile.

I wonder if your Apple Cinema Display is the c. 2004 model. . . the one on a curved aluminum base with the Power Adapter (a white box) that takes several USB connections?
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-12-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,892
Posted By andy_mx1
Thumbs down Windows OEM/Bundled Media and the CommonName Parasite

For those of you who want to install or have installed Windows XP on your Intel Macs, there may be a matter of concern which you are not aware of. It involves security (don't laugh).

Since Windows...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking Weird

That is kinda weird. Did you try going back to Accounts and deleting, then re-creating the standard account? Don't know why that should change anything, of course. . . but it's what I'd come up with,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By andy_mx1
Try Flurry-ing

adammg,

If you navigate to the Screensavers tab and select Flurry; click the Options tab, setting all the adjustments to zero

. . . Then on the dropdown select "Dark Cycle" you'll 'build...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking Omagosh-ishould'vementioned. . .

mellyrose,

I neglected to include in the above that space discrepancies sometimes reflect drive errors. You really should run Disk Utility from DVD and click "Repair Disk." Or, boot into Single...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By andy_mx1
mellyrose, May I add my two-cent's-worth? ...

mellyrose,

May I add my two-cent's-worth?

It may seem like a dumb thing to suggest to a person with your obvious experience in the Macintosh platform; but have you ever run a freespace wipe? ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By andy_mx1
pbMac, Try going System Preferences/Keyboard...

pbMac,

Try going System Preferences/Keyboard & Mouse/Keyboard Shortcuts and click "Restore Defaults" tab, LR-hand.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-12-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,513
Posted By andy_mx1
Lengthy-Schmengthy

hill1866,

You're welcome, although for me that was not a lengthy reply at all, haha.

Don't get me started on 'lengthy.'
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By andy_mx1
'S Not So Complicated

Design Agent,

Wiping a factory-installed system and placing a new, clean OS-X image on the drive is like receiving manna from heaven.

To save all your files, pics and other stuff, here's what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,513
Posted By andy_mx1
Not to be like Chicken Little, hill1866, but due...

Not to be like Chicken Little, hill1866, but due to recent OS-X exploits some patched, some not I have to wonder if perhaps your machine may not be housing an unwanted guest?

I know; shame on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By andy_mx1
traded's reply is a tough act to follow, except...

traded's reply is a tough act to follow, except to say that Apple keyboards are notorious for such glitches.

I have that sort of difficulty all the time, and find that using deliberate, slightly...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By andy_mx1
boomer, In case you're still having the...

boomer,

In case you're still having the problem and still monitoring this string, try checking for a 1/2 AAA 1.5vdc Lithium battery (shaped like a barrel, probably) somewhere on the logic board.
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By andy_mx1
Just for the heck of it, are you sure that the...

Just for the heck of it, are you sure that the audio key array (upper-R) on your Apple keyboard doesn't have the sound turned off?

. . . That's always the first thing to check, because people...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By andy_mx1
Many made-for-Windows keyboards work fine on Mac;...

Many made-for-Windows keyboards work fine on Mac; just, some of the keys are different and the user must determine what works.

For instance, I've used a c. 2002 Compaq Internet keyboard on my G5...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-11-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By andy_mx1
When taking a shot of the entire screen is not...

When taking a shot of the entire screen is not productive:

cmd-shift-4 & hold down the mouse, forming a shaded rectangle, or square, of the desired area. When you release the mouse your snapshot...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-01-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking OK if I put in my two-cent's-worth? When you...

OK if I put in my two-cent's-worth?

When you download a file to OS X the most common result is a DMG image.

Double-clicking the DMG image (folded paper with a disk on it) will unload the file...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-01-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By andy_mx1
Image Imagination?

#1
sm542,

How did you acquire the image to begin with?

People are creatures of habit; if it is your custom, say, to store downloaded images in the Documents folder, as opposed to the Pictures...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-01-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking What a Bummer!

#1
johnnyluu,

Re image #1 you posted. . . is that an image stored in one of your onboard folders? — Or did it simply "materialize" from nowhere?

You say you've run all the diagnostics, so what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-01-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By andy_mx1
Or, you can simply double-click on the app in the...

Or, you can simply double-click on the app in the Applications folder. This allows OS X to select FOR YOU a [temporary] place in the Dock.

The temporary loading of the app can then be made...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-01-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,676
Posted By andy_mx1
Re Firefox, etc.

I've used Firefox in the past, both for Windows and Mac OS X, and found that it represents a step UP in Windows. . . but a step DOWN in Macintosh.

Sure, Safari has fewer bells and whistles, but it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-31-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,676
Posted By andy_mx1
Question

What OS/hardware are you running?
Have you repaired permissions?
Have you run /sbin/fsck -fy in Single User mode?
Are you licensed to use DiskWarrior?
Do you run your system from a standard...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-31-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 958
Posted By andy_mx1
Talking Open, Unassigned Port

After running a full port scan on my G5 using Network Utility, it turns out that port 47807 is open.

My question is, why?

From previous incidents involving this same port in association with...
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