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Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-19-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,828
Posted By rob.h
Select the file or folder concerned and choose...

Select the file or folder concerned and choose 'Get Info' from the context menu. At the bottom of the info window that appears you will see a section called Sharing & Permissions telling you what...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-15-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By rob.h
Yes, maximum RAM that can be fitted is 2 x 2Gb...

Yes, maximum RAM that can be fitted is 2 x 2Gb and fitting it won't invalidate your warranty (obviously, provided you fit RAM of the recommended type - e.g. 800MHz SO-DIMMs).

There's a wide...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-12-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By rob.h
Depends what you call expensive. Here in the UK,...

Depends what you call expensive. Here in the UK, a typical 512Mb 8800GT will set you back £125 (about $250). With the Mac Pro version of the card retailing at $279 off the nVidia website...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-12-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By rob.h
Found what looks like the perfect partner for my...

Found what looks like the perfect partner for my Mac Mini 'server' ...

miniStack V3 (http://www.newertech.com/products/ministackv3.php)
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-12-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By rob.h
Yep if my girlfriend broke my Mac, it would be...

Yep if my girlfriend broke my Mac, it would be time to get a new one... girlfriend that is! :o ;D
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-11-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,268
Posted By rob.h
'HDD' would seem to suggest a hard drive problem....

'HDD' would seem to suggest a hard drive problem.

Might be worth downloading the latest version of OnyX (http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html) (freeware) and letting it run the S.M.A.R.T....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-11-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,739
Posted By rob.h
How 'limited' ? With more eyes searching, who...

How 'limited' ? With more eyes searching, who knows what might turn up :D
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-08-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By rob.h
Good point about the PSU's - hadn't thought of...

Good point about the PSU's - hadn't thought of that. One of the servers currently has a Freecom 400Gb USB drive attached and the power supply on that runs very hot indeed. Problem with many of these...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-08-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By rob.h
Question Mac Mini as a server?

I currently have a pair of servers in the loft - both reasonably spec'd tower PCs a bit past their prime. One acts as a backup server for my Windows workstation and laptop which backup to it daily -...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-08-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By rob.h
Sorry, I wasn't meaning to imply that Vista x64...

Sorry, I wasn't meaning to imply that Vista x64 won't run x86 applications, rather that you won't get the performance benefits if all you're running is x86 versions of your software. The problem is...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 05-08-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,643
Posted By rob.h
It looks like it's just one version (Bonjour...

It looks like it's just one version (Bonjour 1.0.4) for whichever version of Windows you're using.

Normally I'd blame security issues as it's Vista, but then if that were the case I suspect the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-08-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By rob.h
I would install the 32-bit (x86) version for the...

I would install the 32-bit (x86) version for the following reasons:

1) Software support - there's very few 64-bit (x64) specific Vista applications available that can take advantage of the x64...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,876
Posted By rob.h
Adobe do make excellent software plus they...

Adobe do make excellent software plus they support OSX well, although their software can be pricey. For example Photoshop CS3 is fantastic for image creation & editing, but costs a whopping $649. But...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-07-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By rob.h
If you want a comparison between the latest iMac...

If you want a comparison between the latest iMac and it's predecessor, there's one here (http://www.macworld.com/article/133332/2008/05/alumimac2008.html).
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,876
Posted By rob.h
How do you mean Adobe programs? Adobe do all...

How do you mean Adobe programs? Adobe do all sorts of software so it really depends on what your requirements are and how much you have to spend. Do you want to edit photos? Create pdf files? Design...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By rob.h
1.5Gb physical memory with 3Gb swapped? Time to...

1.5Gb physical memory with 3Gb swapped? Time to buy more memory? ;D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By rob.h
I think halting the copy on the first error is a...

I think halting the copy on the first error is a 'feature' of drag & drop or GUI-style file copying - it's the same under Windows.

The only other way I know without using 3rd party software would...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By rob.h
Bottom - mainly because I use a widescreen...

Bottom - mainly because I use a widescreen monitor and it fits there better. (Same with RocketDock on the PC which is an excellent Dock clone for XP).
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By rob.h
Press fn + F12 to see your Dashboard widgets. ...

Press
fn + F12 to see your Dashboard widgets.
fn + F8 to see your 'spaces'
fn + F9 to use Expose
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-07-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By rob.h
Many versions of Linux are distributed using...

Many versions of Linux are distributed using bittorrent, plus lots of other legitimate software and media that is freely available (creative commons, royalty free, etc.). Just do a seach on legal...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-06-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By rob.h
My bad... I meant 1.1.2. Had something else on...

My bad... I meant 1.1.2. Had something else on my brain as I was typing :Blushing:
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-06-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,799
Posted By rob.h
Lightbulb Backing up Entourage safely?

I've read various things about backing up Entourage and Time Machine. In The Entourage Help Blog (http://blog.entourage.mvps.org) there's an article that simply says you should exclude the Entourage...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-06-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By rob.h
VMWare have done great things with virtualization...

VMWare have done great things with virtualization technology, we use their products from ESX Server downwards extensively in our company, and it's good to see them putting as much effort in at the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-06-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By rob.h
I've a sneaky feeling the 'Extreme' label was...

I've a sneaky feeling the 'Extreme' label was originally an Intel marketing tool to indicate that the chip was suitable for overclocking (something quite a few PC system builders do).

As for how...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-06-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,343
Posted By rob.h
If you're worried your RAM may be at fault you...

If you're worried your RAM may be at fault you can use a memory tester like Memtest (http://www.memtestosx.org/) to check (costs $1.39). Personally I'd just wait and see if it happens again ;D
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