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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-18-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By BrianjG
Restricted users accounts & share photos

sorry of this is the wrong forum. I want to create a second account for my kids to use the mac and lock it down so they can't install/remove/delete anything BUT i also want to be able to share the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-18-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By BrianjG
I tried forcing the drive to 1.5gbps as mentioned...

I tried forcing the drive to 1.5gbps as mentioned in the article but it made no change.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-18-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By BrianjG
i found this article which suggests its an issue...

i found this article which suggests its an issue with the drive ( I have the 750GB instead of the 1TB version).

Accelerate Your Mac News Archive for Friday July 18, 2008...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-18-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By BrianjG
just finished the Tiger install and its got the...

just finished the Tiger install and its got the same problem.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-18-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By BrianjG
iMac HDD upgrade problems

Hi all,

I have a 20" Intel Imac and I recently upgraded the hard drive (250gb to 750gb) and ram (2 X 1GB modules). I got the parts installed by my local Apple centre and installed the OS myself...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-07-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By BrianjG
i was going to avoid upgrading the internal drive...

i was going to avoid upgrading the internal drive as it was cheaper to buy an external.

I was already considering this though as I am very worried about losing stuff alright.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-07-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By BrianjG
Home Folder External Drive

hi,

I hope someone can help,

I have my home folder redirected to an external drive as I had outgrown my 250gb internal disk. This worked fine until recently when each time my mac restarts it...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-07-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By BrianjG
iPhoto Modified Folder

For some reason when I import *new photos shot today with my SLR, iPhoto is creating a modified folder for some shots even thought they havent been touched. Can anyone explain why this might be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-06-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By BrianjG
Portable Video & GPS

Hi All,

I've switched a while back but wasnt sure where this should go so move it if its wrong.

Right I'm looking for a portable video player thats mac compatible. The ipod screen is just too...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-06-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By BrianjG
i found on my pc it was a space issue. for...

i found on my pc it was a space issue. for example, my existing osx installation was taking up 40GB's then the samllest OSX partition I could use was 80GB's. If I tried create a partition less then...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-04-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By BrianjG
or contact your original vendor and request an OS...

or contact your original vendor and request an OS disc. Dell will give them if asked.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-04-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By BrianjG
Yes you can, I've done it with my intel imac and...

Yes you can, I've done it with my intel imac and had no problems at all.



or just reload OS X from the installation discs.



well for me the only reason I bought an intel mac was because...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-03-2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By BrianjG
yes it works alright. pop in your xp disc, boot...

yes it works alright. pop in your xp disc, boot from it and away you go. Format the drive as ntfs and you can install xp without bootcamp, its destructive of course (ie you lose any data and the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-02-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By BrianjG
XP Mac users?

Just wondering if there are any other users here running XP without bootcamp on their mac's?

I did for a while when I got my mac first simply as an experiement but then changed back to os x. Now...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 12-17-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By BrianjG
Import into date folder

Hi guys,

I've returned to mac's after a 12 month break but I was sure that with the older iphoto it was possible to import all your old (and new photos) into date folders within the iPhoto...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-27-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By BrianjG
NTFS Write Support

Is there any 3rd part tool that will allow my new mac to write to an ntfs partition?

FAT32 doesnt support files larger then 4GB's and I'll be using an external USB that I connect to a lot of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-25-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By BrianjG
well I already know about the main stream stuff...

well I already know about the main stream stuff like iphoto, aperture, office, adobe mac version etc. But having since stopped using the mac I've picked up a few other bits that are handy day to day....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-24-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By BrianjG
Thinking of coming back...

Hi All.

I had a mac for a couple of months last year but due to very poor service See Here (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29187&highlight=brianjg) from my local Apple Center I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-13-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
looking at a dell dimension 9150 with a dual core...

looking at a dell dimension 9150 with a dual core cpu at the moment.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-13-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
*update* Its amazing what friends in the...

*update*

Its amazing what friends in the right place can do for you. I called a buddy of mine who's a trainer with Apple and he managed to get someone to push through my case and after 2 calls...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-11-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
I agree. I tried to do this but couldnt find the...

I agree. I tried to do this but couldnt find the right contact details for anyone on the Apple website. Nor could I find detail of how to contact customer service.

And just to clarify I dont want...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-11-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
*update* Got up this morning to find that...

*update*

Got up this morning to find that the pc had rebooted itself at least once since last night. I rang Apple again this morning and spoke with another tech agent. I checked on how I stood...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-10-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
*UPDATE* This has gone beyond a joke. The...

*UPDATE*

This has gone beyond a joke. The same problem is still there. After spending 4 hours on the phone with an Apple tech and running a continuous hardware test he was of the opinion that it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-09-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
*update* Got my iMac back this evening. They...

*update*

Got my iMac back this evening. They replaced the logic board and original RAM and did a fresh install. They will replace the case free of charge whenever I'm ready to bring it back in (I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By BrianjG
*UPDATE* According to the same tech it needs...

*UPDATE*

According to the same tech it needs another logic board (its 3rd so far). He had no explanation as to why or how this time he could have the part by tomorrow when originally it took 3...
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