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Forum: Apple Desktops 09-17-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,379
Posted By Big Dan
Keyboard mapping Home & End keys

Hi all,

I'm not sure if this belongs in hardware but here it goes. I purchased a KVM switch mainly so I can use the same keyboard/mouse with my Mac and PC. I have the Microsoft Wireless Comfort...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-07-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 28,595
Posted By Big Dan
Deb, sounds like your hard drive has died and you...

Deb, sounds like your hard drive has died and you need to replace it.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,087
Posted By Big Dan
Check out Adium (Adium - Download...

Check out Adium (Adium - Download (http://www.adiumx.com)) it does most all protocols. It's hands down the best chat client I've used on any OS. :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-01-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By Big Dan
Thanks cwa!! That fixed it.. I was dying without...

Thanks cwa!! That fixed it.. I was dying without spell check. :D Too bad I cannot rep ya.. I have to 'spread it around some'.

I noticed it just started happening (since the final release) on...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-01-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By Big Dan
No problem, glad to help. If you need anything...

No problem, glad to help. If you need anything else just holler back. :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-29-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By Big Dan
While in Dashboard, hit the little plus sign on...

While in Dashboard, hit the little plus sign on the bottom left of the screen an a white X in a black background should pop up near the picture. Click the X and it will go away.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By Big Dan
Thanks for the suggestions, vansmith. Yup 'check...

Thanks for the suggestions, vansmith. Yup 'check spelling' is enabled..I can be a dunce but I'm not that bad. ;)

That MR thread is the one that came up in Google for me, I followed the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-28-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By Big Dan
Unhappy Firefox 3.5 RC 2 Spell Checking Issue

Hi All,

I'm running the latest 3.5 RC and am having an issue with spell checking when I right click on a miss spelled word it brings up the standard right click menu, once in a blue moon it...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-24-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Big Dan
You should be removing the executable...

You should be removing the executable permissions. Again I'm not back in OS X so I cannot open up BatChmod but it should be as simple as unchecking a little box either one that says Allow Executing...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-23-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Big Dan
I'm not in OS X right now but you should be able...

I'm not in OS X right now but you should be able to write click and set the properties of the folder to not be executable.

You can use this nice GUI app to remove the excutable permissions: Home...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,869
Posted By Big Dan
No problem, glad to help. :)

No problem, glad to help. :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-22-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,349
Posted By Big Dan
Thanks guys. :)

Thanks guys. :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,869
Posted By Big Dan
If your sure your running 10.5.6 Download the...

If your sure your running 10.5.6 Download the stand alone update: Mac OS X 10.5.7 Update (http://support.apple.com/downloads/Mac_OS_X_10_5_7_Update)

If that one gives you trouble download the full...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-21-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,180
Posted By Big Dan
Check out Macam...

Check out Macam (http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/) I've successfully gotten my incompatible Logitech web cam working with OS X. Unfortunately it still doesn't work with photo boot but works just...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Big Dan
I figured it wouldn't be tied to HD but was...

I figured it wouldn't be tied to HD but was wondering about a hardware hash of some sorts. Thanks, CWA. :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Big Dan
Reinstalling Orginal (Gray) System Discs with new HD

Howdy folks,

I've been considering upgrading my Mac Mini's Hard drive to something bigger even though I'm nervous about cracking open and working in such a little case I just might do it.

...
Forum: Archival Forum 06-21-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,933
Posted By Big Dan
Thumbs up Nice Wallpaper Brandon, can you give me a link? ...

Nice Wallpaper Brandon, can you give me a link?

Here's my Desktop for June; Again pretty basic I haven't dived into customizing Mac's UI because I like the default so much. The only change is...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Big Dan
I think this is going to be a new standard in...

I think this is going to be a new standard in Snow Leopard. As it is now, I don't use quick look much, but I think you can only see the first page of any document type via quick look.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,349
Posted By Big Dan
Question Delete All Mail's preferences

Hi Folks,

I'm about to write some tutorials that I've been procrastinating on for quite a while. In order to write the tutorials I need to take Mail back to a fresh installed state. In other...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Big Dan
Glad to help. :)

Glad to help. :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,948
Posted By Big Dan
Awesome. Thank you! :)

Awesome. Thank you! :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,948
Posted By Big Dan
All finder windows sort by kind?

Hi Folks,

I've searched around and cannot find much except for the suggestion of buying a Finder replacement but I'd like to for all finder windows to sort by kind as default so that folders...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Big Dan
Delete the Gmail account in Mail's preferences....

Delete the Gmail account in Mail's preferences. Go to Gmail.com and in it's options enable IMAP then create a new IMAP account within mail.

Don't let mail automatically set the server settings as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By Big Dan
Yes they reference the same material, I've...

Yes they reference the same material, I've guessing via hard links. The way Time Machine works is seems very similar to the way an age old Linux tool called 'rsync...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By Big Dan
I beg to differ, I'm not very experienced with...

I beg to differ, I'm not very experienced with Mac but I believe full Time Machine restores are more of a merge then delete and over write. It doesn't touch existing files, it adds what isn't there.
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