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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-04-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Time Machine backing up slow.

My Time Machine drive failed and I got a new WD under warranty. Started a new backup and 443GB is going to take 39 days. I read online about these issues but never found a solution.

Anyone know...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-15-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,212
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Hardware test on 2008 iMac

I have a 2008 24" iMac. I installed lion on a new HD a few months ago. I am now trying to run an apple hardware test and not sure how to go about this. I use to run it off the original install DVD...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,702
Posted By SnowmanSimon
I have been to the IT department and talked with...

I have been to the IT department and talked with the 'boss' as well as the tech guys. They keep telling me the requirements were windows 7. Without it my AutoCAD and Office wont work and I cant get...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,702
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Is it possible to connect through windows? I...

Is it possible to connect through windows? I really dont want to have to do a bootcamp install. Anyone know if its possible to install windows on bootcamp after you have a parallels install and have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,702
Posted By SnowmanSimon
No wifi with Parallels and Windows 7

I cant connect to the school network through my mac. They made me buy windows 7 and I installed through parallels 7. Now I dont have wireless on the windows side. Any suggestions?
Forum: Movies and Video 09-03-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,873
Posted By SnowmanSimon
I'm running lion. I checked on a snow leopard...

I'm running lion. I checked on a snow leopard machine and there is an Automator action to 'export video'. Automator on lion doesn't have this.
Forum: Movies and Video 08-31-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,873
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Converting avi to mp4 via automator

Has anyone converted avi to mp4 via automator and had it dropped into itunes? Id like to drop my videos into a folder and have automator convert, import to itunes, delete .avi file. Can anyone point...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-25-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Can a drive with this 'firmware' be picked up...

Can a drive with this 'firmware' be picked up from apple?
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-24-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Swapping iMac hard drive?

Looking at getting an iMac and swapping the hard drive myself. I remember reading somewhere that the new machines you couldn't swap out the drive because of a fan related to the drive. Was I dreaming...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-27-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,110
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Do you think dust is the problem? I can read snow...

Do you think dust is the problem? I can read snow leopard then switch out to lightroom and it doesn't work. Lightroom is new and has no damage to the disk.

Can anyone send me in the right...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-27-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,110
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Imac spits out DVD

I can read the snow leopard DVD but Im trying to install photoshop and my 24" iMac ejects the DVD. Im assuming Photoshop is on a DVD and not a CD. There is no marking on the disk telling which it is...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-20-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By SnowmanSimon
iphone 4 dead pixel?

Finally got a hold of an iPhone 4. They have been sold out in town for weeks. It seems to have a dead pixel. Do dead pixels show up black, white, or colored? This is a bright white spot which doesn't...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-21-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,935
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Taking me forever to backup before the...

Taking me forever to backup before the install...Over an hour and only at about 15%. Anyway around this?
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By SnowmanSimon
I am using Sony CD-R. I can't even get the CD to...

I am using Sony CD-R. I can't even get the CD to stay in now. I was going to try using toast but the machine ejects the CD right away. Im going to try the OS install disc and a hardware test.
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-14-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By SnowmanSimon
iMac burning DVD's but not CD's

Im trying to burn a data CD with some pictures. My iMac keeps ejecting CD's. I tried burning a DVD and it worked fine. Any ideas whats going on here? I can read from both a DVD or CD also.

Also...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,709
Posted By SnowmanSimon
I was very excited for Apples tablet but I must...

I was very excited for Apples tablet but I must admit I am very disappointed. I don't like how you are limited to what apple approves (app store) for the iPad. I was hoping for more of a full OS....
Forum: Movies and Video 12-07-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Elgato TV tuners

Im looking to transfer some VHS tapes to the iMac. I have been looking at the Elgato products but not sure which one to go with. Once done with the tapes I figured I could use it to watch TV as well....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-01-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By SnowmanSimon
iWork Numbers

Im working on a budget in numbers. Ive got it set up so everyweek I input my pay for the week. What I would like to do is attach a note to the cell. So for a given weeks pay I select the cell and...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-28-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Leopard + Scanning images?

Ive got am iMac running leopard and a Canon MP150. Im looking to scan a few images but dont have the original software cd. Any insight on some software to get the job done? Ive doe some looking...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-18-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,961
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Downloaded. Installed. Runs great so far....

Downloaded. Installed. Runs great so far. Tethering is really impresive. Disappointed with no video tho. Most cell phones have this, why not the famous iphone?
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-22-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,725
Posted By SnowmanSimon
The glowing logo would make a prime spot for a...

The glowing logo would make a prime spot for a flash!
Forum: Archival Forum 03-05-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,345
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Shot with a point and shoot Canon PowerShot A650...

Shot with a point and shoot Canon PowerShot A650 IS It was -20 C with the windchill and basically a quick snapshot.

Exp: 1/1250
F4.5
Forum: Archival Forum 03-04-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,345
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Just shot this after work today. Not sure if I...

Just shot this after work today. Not sure if I like this one. Comments?

EDIT: I like this one too: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3538/3329687776_9d10dc99cd.jpg?v=0
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-22-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-21-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By SnowmanSimon
Slow network speeds?

I picked up a D-Link N router. I set it up for wireless and now Im trying to transfer files from the imac to the macbook and Im getting speeds no faster then 1mb/s? What has to be done to set this up?
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