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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-15-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Joe Diver
Cool New Addition To The Family

I recently sold my trusty little 13" MacBook that served me well for over a year. This morning I came home with a beautiful new 17" MBP!

http://webpages.charter.net/joe_diver/images/mbp1.JPG
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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-23-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,349
Posted By Joe Diver
Just wait a little longer for prices on SSD's to...

Just wait a little longer for prices on SSD's to drop.....
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 01-16-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,023
Posted By Joe Diver
That's what I was afraid of......

That's what I was afraid of......
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 01-15-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,023
Posted By Joe Diver
Does it break ring tones?

Does it break ring tones?
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-11-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,349
Posted By Joe Diver
The format war is over...BluRay has won. But for...

The format war is over...BluRay has won. But for how long really? The move to downloadable will make the format irrelevant, and as flash memory increases capacity at reduced cost, solid state devices...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Joe Diver
For beginners - Not me newbies - Not me 75...

For beginners - Not me
newbies - Not me
75 year olds - Not me

It is an amazing OS. - Yes, it is nice.

For people who earn a living...it's **** on earth. - I don't earn my living off my Mac....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-10-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By Joe Diver
It almost sounds like TM is configured...

It almost sounds like TM is configured incorrectly. Simple, but did you choose the disk to use, after you reformatted it, in TM's preferences?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-10-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Joe Diver
No, it's not. You proclaimed that Finder sucked,...

No, it's not. You proclaimed that Finder sucked, and I disagree. For me it's great, for you it's not. In my opinion it does not suck. We use our systems in different ways.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-09-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Joe Diver
So I guess that's it then, since you consulted...

So I guess that's it then, since you consulted with dozens of other users, Finder sucks and is brutal to work with.

Personally, I like the new Finder, find it very easy to use and better that the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-07-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Joe Diver
I too had the lost privileges issue after the...

I too had the lost privileges issue after the Leopard upgrade. Booted to the Leopard DVD and used the menu at the top to change the password for System Administrator (hidden in the account list of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,567
Posted By Joe Diver
Simple upgrade here. Blue Screen issue, easy...

Simple upgrade here.

Blue Screen issue, easy fix.
Lost admin to my account, easy fix.
Gimp broken, no fix yet.

Other than that, all is wonderful. Time Machine works perfect. Integrated mail...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 11-02-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,790
Posted By Joe Diver
I think we'll find out soon enough if all this is...

I think we'll find out soon enough if all this is hype, right, or wrong. This type of thing, these claims, can seriously damage Apple and cost them alot of $$$.

I would think that engineers at...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-31-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,387
Posted By Joe Diver
iCal Double Events

I noticed this morning that all events after this weekend (11/4) have been duplicated with a new event an hour later. They seem to be linked; if you change one it changes the other. It has to be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,374
Posted By Joe Diver
K...I'm not a programmer and am new to Mac...

K...I'm not a programmer and am new to Mac myself....so take this with a grain of salt....

The above advice is sound, you need to find the app causing this....sounds like old code that is not...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-30-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By Joe Diver
You're right...Force of habit....maybe someday...

You're right...Force of habit....maybe someday I'll start calling it SVM instead of ODS....marks me as an old timer.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-30-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joe Diver
LOL...nice edit of post #13 MacHeadCase....Tomato...

LOL...nice edit of post #13 MacHeadCase....Tomato patches talk to me...LOL.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-30-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By Joe Diver
add -print to the end of that.....

add -print to the end of that.....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-30-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joe Diver
Nope. We take responsibility for our actions...

Nope. We take responsibility for our actions rather than expect someone else to bite the bullet for our mistakes or failures.

BUT, glad you talked to a store rep and got hooked up.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-29-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By Joe Diver
Open Terminal, use the find command to find your...

Open Terminal, use the find command to find your file. When you get a path, cd into the directory, gzip -d the tarball then use tar -tvf to view the contents. Decide where you want it, mv it to the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-29-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,842
Posted By Joe Diver
Big X2 on that one. I decided I wanted a Mac back...

Big X2 on that one. I decided I wanted a Mac back in June....and did alot of research, finding out that new iMacs would be coming (strong rumors) in August, so I waited...patiently....and got a new...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-29-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,344
Posted By Joe Diver
Thank You Kirsty! I love it...awesome.....

Thank You Kirsty! I love it...awesome.....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Joe Diver
Yes, my iMac does cycle slower than it used to....

Yes, my iMac does cycle slower than it used to. On Tiger, if I did a restart, 45 seconds and I'm fully back up.

Leopard: 40 seconds to black screen, 1:10 seconds fully back up.

So, 'bout twice...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,345
Posted By Joe Diver
My bet is Little Snitch needs an update....I'm...

My bet is Little Snitch needs an update....I'm getting the same thing now, instead of the app being named all I get is "kernel task".....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By Joe Diver
Never mind...fixed it. Booted to CDROM, used...

Never mind...fixed it.

Booted to CDROM, used the password utility to reset root's password. I also reset the System Administrators ACL's while I was there. Rebooted and was able to grant my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By Joe Diver
Lost Admin Access After Upgrade

This Leopard upgrade has not been completely painless. After getting past the blue screen issue I'm finally up and running.

Trouble is, admin privileges have been removed from my user account,...
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