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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-15-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Boybland
A few others all free or shareware. Firefox ...

A few others all free or shareware.
Firefox
Carbon Copy Cloner
Open Office
VLC & Cyberduck as mentioned

Old school games
Battle for Wesnoth
Escape Velocity Nova
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-07-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,910
Posted By Boybland
Interesting I have cloned loads of machines over...

Interesting I have cloned loads of machines over the years using Carbon Copy Cloner, never noticed an issue with boot times (maybe it was slower and I never noticed).
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 05-07-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Boybland
Its not something simple like the wrong keyboard...

Its not something simple like the wrong keyboard layout being selected...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Boybland
You might be able to just delete that partition...

You might be able to just delete that partition and extend the remaining one if the OS is on the first partition on the drive, you will certainly be able to delete just the offending partition and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By Boybland
Are you using a Snow Leopard retail disk or an...

Are you using a Snow Leopard retail disk or an install disk from another Mac, if its the install disk from another Mac it will only install that particular model of Mac.

I can't remember what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,243
Posted By Boybland
I think the short answer to his question is yes...

I think the short answer to his question is yes it supports remote file sharing.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,535
Posted By Boybland
If you don't want to have to have your mail app...

If you don't want to have to have your mail app open all the time for the forwarding to work you need to get it done at the server end, if the mail provider has a web interface you may be able to do...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-07-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Boybland
Neo Office is a macified version of Open Office,...

Neo Office is a macified version of Open Office, previously it was much better for mac users that the original, however the latest version of Open Office looks much better on the Mac than it used to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-07-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,827
Posted By Boybland
Your iMac will be pulling air in from the bottom...

Your iMac will be pulling air in from the bottom and blowing it out the top, my guess as long as its far enough away for the smoke to stay be well clear of the vents its unlikely to do anything. If...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-07-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Boybland
Apple remote desktop is also pretty good, its not...

Apple remote desktop is also pretty good, its not so much group policy but it will allow you push apps out simultaneously to multiple machines and its great for collecting data on them. As the name...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-27-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Boybland
Couldn't a vision impaired person have it set to...

Couldn't a vision impaired person have it set to REALLY massive keys on a virtual keyboard? Obviously not going to work for a fully blind person, but for someone just with poor vision. Also I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-27-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Boybland
I am sure you could create an osx command line...

I am sure you could create an osx command line script that did the same thing, but its a little more complicated than converting it as such considering the differences in the various commands etc......
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-27-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By Boybland
One thing with Open Office, not sure if it is...

One thing with Open Office, not sure if it is still the same but it used to default to its own document format, for the sake of compatibility I always found it useful to set the default save formats...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-27-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Boybland
There are a few tools around, I think even Carbon...

There are a few tools around, I think even Carbon Copy Cloner has an option to schedule backups, it's certainly a very good tool for copying one drive to another.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-23-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By Boybland
Umm if it's just the screen and the machine still...

Umm if it's just the screen and the machine still appears to boot then target mode should still work....
I presume this is how you got the data off, either way if the machine still boots then you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 34,361
Posted By Boybland
Not sure what model of laptop you have but older...

Not sure what model of laptop you have but older ones have a ribbon cable (flat thing about 2cm wide) connecting the keyboard to rest of the machine, if the keyboard is the old lift out type (there...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By Boybland
Better to check here first and feel a bit foolish...

Better to check here first and feel a bit foolish than have a broken laptop in one hand and broken RAM in the other :-)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By Boybland
Its a good thing and they are definitely what you...

Its a good thing and they are definitely what you are after.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-23-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By Boybland
If the blank white screen before rEFIt or the...

If the blank white screen before rEFIt or the Option boot screen is longer than it used to be try holding down Opt+Command+P+R while turning the machine on until it has chimed at least twice, this...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-23-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Boybland
Also you can install Windows without using the...

Also you can install Windows without using the Assistant by using Disk Utility to create a FAT partition (if it will let you in this case) and then booting off the Windows Install disk and installing...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-23-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By Boybland
Offsite

Make sure a full copy is going offsite on a regular basis in case of fire or other total disaster.

Its a manual process but having two external storage devices that you swap each week for example...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-14-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,033
Posted By Boybland
If it is a 2.5" drive connecting via USB then it...

If it is a 2.5" drive connecting via USB then it may not be getting enough power through the USB on the Mac.
There is quite a variation between machines but laptops generally are worse for this than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-12-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,799
Posted By Boybland
Guest account shouldn't normally be able to see...

Guest account shouldn't normally be able to see another users files.
Another possible solution might be to create a brand new account for your friend (without admin rights).
However if the problem...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-12-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Boybland
Another fairly obvious cause might be a faulty...

Another fairly obvious cause might be a faulty mouse.
Try another mouse, if its a laptop try setting it to disable trackpad when a mouse is connected and connecting a mouse.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Boybland
Most likely the Yahoo Messenger data will be...

Most likely the Yahoo Messenger data will be stored in a location similar to, but perhaps not exactly like.
Macintosh HD/Users/username/Library/Yahoo Messenger
or
Macintosh...
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