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Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,296
Posted By Chilbear
If you install and run W7 using Parallels you...

If you install and run W7 using Parallels you can see, use and interact with the Mac disk drive at all times. Works just fine under Lion.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,745
Posted By Chilbear
Here is another option for the not so handy. I...

Here is another option for the not so handy. I know someone who can vouch for the service as just fine.

Apple iMac G5 Logic Board Repair Service17" and 20" FREE RETURN SHIPPING | eBay...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-16-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,326
Posted By Chilbear
Anytime you install a new HDD, internal or...

Anytime you install a new HDD, internal or external you need to format it first IMO using Disk Utility. If you plan on using it as a startup drive that has a specific button when formatting. Your old...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-12-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,835
Posted By Chilbear
Another option is to reformat the HD (I would)...

Another option is to reformat the HD (I would) using your original OS install disk then after the format, there is an option to restore from Time Machine built into the OS installer under Utilities I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-04-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By Chilbear
I use Parallels for 8 hours per day and do not...

I use Parallels for 8 hours per day and do not see a slowdown. Under Mac I see 19MB down and under Parallels I see 18MB down. On your system, how much ram is in your Mac and how much have you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-20-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,119
Posted By Chilbear
If you could reinstall Lion - was it using the...

If you could reinstall Lion - was it using the Superdrive via DVD? If you insert a music CD into Lion does it mount? I would bet that you could use your MacBook as a firewire connected and use that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-10-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Chilbear
How much ram is in the Macbook? Lion is a hog for...

How much ram is in the Macbook? Lion is a hog for ram. Have you tried repairing the permissions or better download Onyx, install and run it to fix and clean you machine?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-06-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,963
Posted By Chilbear
Can we assume you did a FULL backup, not...

Can we assume you did a FULL backup, not incremental backup using TM? If the full backup was done then you can wipe the drive and do the re-install of Lion from the Lion installer. After the install,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-30-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,034
Posted By Chilbear
This is a tricky part of Parallels. I have...

This is a tricky part of Parallels. I have adjusted my memory to 1gb W7 and 3gb Lion (only have 4 on White intel). I have V6 of Parallels - Trick is to go to VM>Configure>Options>Start Automatically...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By Chilbear
Two things I have done with CS5 - max the ram and...

Two things I have done with CS5 - max the ram and add an external HD as a PRIMARY scratch disk when using PS. PS kills your drive and runs even slower as your drive starts to fill up.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-09-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Chilbear
Hopefully you have done some diligence on the PPC...

Hopefully you have done some diligence on the PPC G5 - they had issues with faulty Mobos (capacitor problems). I for sure would only move up to an Intel for sure and not limit the OS you can install.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-04-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chilbear
Interesting coincidence. Today I fired up my G4...

Interesting coincidence. Today I fired up my G4 that also has OS9 loaded with Tiger. I used Startup to restart into OS9 and it would not start, just spinning sand dial icon. It also would not see the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,946
Posted By Chilbear
Can you see the second display when in the...

Can you see the second display when in the Preferences>Displays>Arrangement panel? I also would bet the TV is not set to the correct input source - try changing the input source.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-30-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By Chilbear
Add an external drive and you can install SL...

Add an external drive and you can install SL there and after the restart should be available within Startup panel as an option or holding down Option (my guess) will cause a pause during startup...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-09-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chilbear
Why not erase the drive then setup the partitions...

Why not erase the drive then setup the partitions and TM again. Most externals are preformatted and "work" with Mac - format it and the offending software will be eliminated.

One thought - is this...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-02-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,553
Posted By Chilbear
I have two extra monitors and use this USB to DVI...

I have two extra monitors and use this USB to DVI for the 3rd monitor and it works just fine

USB DVI Adapter - USB 2.0 to DVI-D Adapter Cable | External Multi-Monitor | StarTech.com Canada...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-28-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chilbear
You should not installed OS9 on an external -- it...

You should not installed OS9 on an external -- it must be loaded onto the internal HD. I am assuming you have installed the larger hard drive (you can put up to a 120 gb drive into the older iMacs)....
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-28-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,576
Posted By Chilbear
I have smcFan installed and yes the fans runs...

I have smcFan installed and yes the fans runs higher but you can move the"default" down to a slower speed and then move them up when needed.

Another option is to use some compressed air and try...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Chilbear
I have W7 Home 32 bit installed for my accounting...

I have W7 Home 32 bit installed for my accounting and it works just fine.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-22-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By Chilbear
If you are heading to an Intel machine, my 2...

If you are heading to an Intel machine, my 2 cents would be to not but the G5.

The G5 is PPC, has some bad motherboards and the software you have to buy will need to be several versions old to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-19-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,352
Posted By Chilbear
Try dragging the ethernet line above the wifi...

Try dragging the ethernet line above the wifi line so ethernet becomes the "preferred" connection. It may be possible that successful wifi connection is overriding the ethernet option.

Have you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-18-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By Chilbear
It has been a very long time since Appletalk so I...

It has been a very long time since Appletalk so I may miss something.

You need these connectors

PHONENET PLUS FARALLON 2 PORT APPLETALK 8 PIN CONNECTOR | eBay...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-17-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chilbear
You should also consider the video card. The...

You should also consider the video card. The older iMacs only had 256mb memory (Core 2 duo 21 and 24in) and the later 512mb. I would get a later model and enjoy the experience long into the future....
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-13-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,143
Posted By Chilbear
I have one version older Core 2 Duo iMac and I...

I have one version older Core 2 Duo iMac and I have installed the app to control the fans

Download smcFanControl for Mac - Control Intel Mac fans to make them run cooler. MacUpdate.com...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chilbear
The G3 needs both OS9 and OSX on the drive to...

The G3 needs both OS9 and OSX on the drive to function I believe. You can add an external and it MUST be a Firewire drive. Those G3 can start off an external Firewire drive but you really should...
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