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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-17-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By sputacus
sograteful, I'm getting great performance...

sograteful,

I'm getting great performance running Windows 7 on Fusion 3.0.1. Unless you need to run graphics-intensive applications, you should should be fine with the performance you get from a...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-17-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,426
Posted By sputacus
You would want to boot up your machine from the...

You would want to boot up your machine from the backup on your external drive. From there, you go to Disk Utility and format your internal drive. Then use SuperDuper to reclone your internal from...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-04-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By sputacus
I'm a fanboy of OSX-FUSION-WINDOWS running great...

I'm a fanboy of OSX-FUSION-WINDOWS running great on my MBP!!!

(That's right, I admitted that...)
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-02-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By sputacus
That is good news as I am also a Windows user via...

That is good news as I am also a Windows user via Fusion on my MBP. I'm glad all three (OSX, VMware Fusion, Windows 7) are working great as I planning to migrate from XP to 7 on my virtual machine in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-08-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By sputacus
I have iPartition and I know it works - it...

I have iPartition and I know it works - it created a new partition on my time machine hard drive non-destructively. I placed the new partition in front of my Time Machine data - the TM data had to be...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-04-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By sputacus
From searching the web, I found where someone...

From searching the web, I found where someone suggested using an application call "MacPilot." Sure enough, there was an option to select (turn-on) Time Machine's animated space background - selected...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-04-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By sputacus
Time Machine - white background instead of animated "star wars"

I don't know when this happened, could have occurred after SL upgrade - my time machine background is solid white instead of the animated star wars background. How do I correct this?

Thanks!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By sputacus
I always make a clone of my system before I do...

I always make a clone of my system before I do any major update or upgrade - then I can easily restore my machine to its previous state if something about the upgrade didn't work. This practice has...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By sputacus
You are correct in that TM will not create a...

You are correct in that TM will not create a bootable backup or clone. I personally use "SuperDuper!" for creating clones (its latest version is compatible with SL). I'm not sure about CCC, though I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By sputacus
The first thing I noticed about SL was my machine...

The first thing I noticed about SL was my machine was running faster.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By sputacus
That's great!!! You are very welcome!!!

That's great!!!
You are very welcome!!!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By sputacus
To rebuild a directory, you will need to run DW...

To rebuild a directory, you will need to run DW from a different drive than your target drive (in this case your "Macintosh HD"). You can do this one of two ways -

1. Boot your computer from the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By sputacus
I've been doing the following at least once per...

I've been doing the following at least once per month on my internal drive, or if my machine seem to be running sluggish or slower than normal, or if there where any major changes to my machine...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,765
Posted By sputacus
I've run the DW 4.2 update to produce a 4.2 DVD...

I've run the DW 4.2 update to produce a 4.2 DVD disk - so I know it works. Somewhere in the your process, your new DVD did not update - it appears that somehow only a duplicate DVD was made in your...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-12-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,510
Posted By sputacus
External hard drive no longer mounts

I have a MBP unibody 17" (early 2009) running OSX 10.5.7. I had a G-Tech mini 320GB/7400rpm external hard attached via the FW-800 port. Everything was fine until this morning when my system crashed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-11-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By sputacus
I'm a recent convert to OSX. Although I still use...

I'm a recent convert to OSX. Although I still use Windows XP for work and for a few personal applications, I will stay with OSX as my primary operating system - IMHO OSX just works better overall...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-05-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By sputacus
I bought my first Mac three months ago. I've...

I bought my first Mac three months ago. I've owned three Dell laptops the past 10 years. I have no problems with Dell - I always got solid computers and great support from them. My main reason - ONLY...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By sputacus
My drive has the correct format (APM / OS...

My drive has the correct format (APM / OS Extended Journaled) - it is the automatic setting of the disk utility, so I guess I will submit a support ticket to WD...

No emergency - I created the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-19-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By sputacus
When I have the drive connected via firewire...

When I have the drive connected via firewire during normal boot, the drive is mounted and operates properly (icon appears on desktop, etc...). It also listed System Preferences > Startup Disk as a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-19-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By sputacus
Thanks - I just registered the drive with WD and...

Thanks - I just registered the drive with WD and will start a support ticket tonight.

And I did discover that the Passport Studio (at least this particular one) will boot and run via firewire,...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-19-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By sputacus
I also want to add that under System...

I also want to add that under System Preferences>"Startup Disk," my WD Passport external appears (along with MacBook's internal HD), as a system from which the computer can be started from when it...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-19-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,641
Posted By sputacus
WD Passport Studio - bootable via 1394b?

Hello all,

I have a WD Passport Studio 500 GB that I'm using to backup my MBP 17" when i'm on the road. I created two partitions on the Passport - the first is a bootable partition (created using...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,399
Posted By sputacus
Iwang124, Does the printer show up in the...

Iwang124,

Does the printer show up in the Fusion tray (for lack of a better word)? It is located at the lower right hand corner of the Fusion window (exit unity and full screen modes). You should...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-16-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,399
Posted By sputacus
Similar situation with me - my MacBook Pro (OS X...

Similar situation with me - my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.5.6) automatically installed a HP Officejet 5780, but I needed to install the drivers for the printer to work in Windows (VMware Fusion).
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