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Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-01-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By triptolemus
I, too, was annoyed by this after my switch. It's...

I, too, was annoyed by this after my switch. It's right up there with getting accustomed to the Command key instead of the control key. It took about one day of conscious effort, then became habit,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 05-24-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,371
Posted By triptolemus
Sorry, but no. You don't need a $60k server to...

Sorry, but no. You don't need a $60k server to run Quicken. You're missing the point.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 05-24-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,371
Posted By triptolemus
That's a bit harsh and more than a little...

That's a bit harsh and more than a little inaccurate. Have you ever really ran a vm other than just to "try it out"?

One has to take into consideration the tasks which are to be performed....
Forum: News and Community Announcements 05-19-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,428
Posted By triptolemus
Newton

Newton
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-06-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,350
Posted By triptolemus
wow...second run wasn't any better...56.71 ...

wow...second run wasn't any better...56.71


http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=14930&d=1304720485
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By triptolemus
You could do with more RAM. See all that stuff on...

You could do with more RAM. See all that stuff on the right column...vm size, swap...that is activity which is written to/from disk...which slows things down.

Do a ram upgrade, whatever you can...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-24-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,683
Posted By triptolemus
If you're going to major in English, you should...

If you're going to major in English, you should read this...

Hyperbole and a Half: The Alot is Better Than You at Everything...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By triptolemus
With all due respect, those instructions in the...

With all due respect, those instructions in the kb seem fairly simple for even a novice user. I don't see how it could go "terribly awry". Am I missing something?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-17-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By triptolemus
1. First Apple was an Apple IIe - 20 years ago or...

1. First Apple was an Apple IIe - 20 years ago or so. Mac was cost prohibitive until recently. Otherwise, iPod 5 years ago, Mac mini, iPad 1 now.

2. I had a middle school teacher who would take...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By triptolemus
Apple can tell you. Apple - iMac - Technical...

Apple can tell you.

Apple - iMac - Technical Specifications (http://www.apple.com/imac/specs.html)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-06-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,852
Posted By triptolemus
booree, I'd like you to meet Dead Horse. ...

booree, I'd like you to meet Dead Horse.

Dead Horse would like you to please stop kicking him.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-06-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,852
Posted By triptolemus
@booree - Whatever makes you sleep better, buddy....

@booree - Whatever makes you sleep better, buddy. Anyway, the speed limit analogy for morality or law breaking or whatever is really tired these days...

yay apple!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-06-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By triptolemus
No offense, but your post is very hard to...

No offense, but your post is very hard to understand.

Punctuation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punctuation)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-05-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,852
Posted By triptolemus
No wonder AppleCare costs as much as it does for...

No wonder AppleCare costs as much as it does for the "rest of us"...

sheesh.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-02-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,262
Posted By triptolemus
Leopard to Snow Leopard was $29 - SL to Lion is a...

Leopard to Snow Leopard was $29 - SL to Lion is a guess at this point... $29, $79, $99, $129.

Most posts I've read tend to lean toward the high side given the amount of new features in Lion.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-02-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,262
Posted By triptolemus
Lion has been released to developers for a good...

Lion has been released to developers for a good bit now... Preview 2 was released to developers March 30. Consequently, there are many sites with rumors and speculations - some more credible than...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-01-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By triptolemus
See this thread... ...

See this thread...

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/switcher-hangout/224636-switchers-guide-recommended-free-apps-download-your-new-mac.html

In short, Perian, Flip4Mac, and VLC.


As an...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-01-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By triptolemus
Are you serious? Did you try iCal?

Are you serious?

Did you try iCal?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-25-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By triptolemus
1) Get 32/64 Intel Mac version - has to do with...

1) Get 32/64 Intel Mac version - has to do with which processor is in your machine
2) Click the Downloads icon, at the top of the fan select "Open in Finder" - delete as you see fit.
5) Preview is...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-25-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By triptolemus
I really appreciate your insight. I was able...

I really appreciate your insight.

I was able to create a fresh VM install of XP from my old Dell OEM CD (it activated without a problem). Now I'm running Windows 7 Upgrade against that. Perfect....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By triptolemus
thanks... if I'm going to do what I really...

thanks...

if I'm going to do what I really want, sounds like I have to actually buy a retail copy of Windows...the last thing anyone wants to do when moving to OS X...

Sadly, all I'm trying to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By triptolemus
Thank you - found the VM files... not an easy KB...

Thank you - found the VM files... not an easy KB article to find:
VMware KB: Finding files leftover after a failed migration in Fusion...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By triptolemus
Problem with VM Fusion

Hello - having some issues migrating a Win 7 PC over to VM Fusion on Mac mini... it gets about 70% through the process then reports:

Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not...
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