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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-06-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By randomfactor
Copy.com 10GB Free Cloud Storage

Hi there is a new cloud storage service started called Copy.com it is cross platform including iOS and Android (Mac, Windows & Linux). At the moment they are offering 5GB free storage and and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-10-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By randomfactor
USB 3.0 Expresscard driver help

I bought a generic branded USB 3.0 expresscard/34. It's labeled as a Prosignal USB 3.0 Expresscard adapter but it did not come with any Mac drivers. I have a 17" MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion....
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 11-08-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,570
Posted By randomfactor
InDesign Punched out text Help

Hi does anyone know how to make the text automatically punched out (so that it's white) the image that it goes across. So half the text is black the other half is white so it look something like the...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-12-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,585
Posted By randomfactor
Question Actual Size View in Illustrator CS4

I use Illustrator a lot and use a Dell 24" monitor with my MacBook Pro. Whenever I'm working in Illustrator whenever I select Actual Size view it isn't an Actual size view on my monitor. For instance...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-25-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 864
Posted By randomfactor
Question New MBP- Firewire and Displayport Help

I'm getting a replacement Macbook Pro Aluminium for my old Macbook Pro. The new MBP has FW800 and I need a FW400 (6 pin) connection for my HD Camcorder does anyone know where I can get adaptors to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-08-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By randomfactor
Opera text appears as rectangles

Hi I'm using Opera (9.6) I recently added fonts (a few hundred) from my other mac to my new mac, they are essential for my work so can't remove them. I haven't disabled any fonts and all the default...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-04-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By randomfactor
Backing up iTunes Library

I need to send my Laptop to Apple but I need to backup my iTunes Library. Is there anyway of preserving all my playlists and ratings so that I can load them all back from my external drive. Any help...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By randomfactor
Hi, I have tried fan control and have monitored...

Hi, I have tried fan control and have monitored the temps with iStat. The CPU and GPU are really hot. Even with fan control on the highest setting still the laptop randomly restarts/shutsdown.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By randomfactor
HELP-MacBook Pro Shutsdown when gaming

I have a first generation macbook pro 2.16 Core Duo with 2GB RAM and 256MB X1600 graphics. I have just recently got it back from repair because the hard drive had failed. They replaced the Hard drive...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-20-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By randomfactor
Question Getting songs off iPod with Leopard?

Hi,

I just upgraded to Leopard after my hard drive died but I need to retrieve my songs of my 80GB iPod can someone recommend any software that will work with leopard?
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-19-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,912
Posted By randomfactor
Hi there Deidre, I had both Windows and...

Hi there Deidre,

I had both Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) running on my firewire external hard drive and they both ran very well. No real lag or speed issues when using Firewire. However I also have...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-18-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,084
Posted By randomfactor
sorry to ask again but can anyone tell me if you...

sorry to ask again but can anyone tell me if you can change the size of a partition in Leopard without destroying the data on OSX or Windows?
I ask this just incase I need extra space on either OS...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-18-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By randomfactor
Not sure about the first two questions but you...

Not sure about the first two questions but you can't format OSX in NTFS as OSX can't read/write NTFS. Have you tried MacDrive to read Windows from OSX. It's only Read only but still useful. If you...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-17-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,084
Posted By randomfactor
Thanks for the advice. Just one more question. Am...

Thanks for the advice. Just one more question. Am I able to adjust the size of the Partition in Leopard after the fact to make the Windows partition smaller or larger?
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-16-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,084
Posted By randomfactor
Changing from VMware to Boot Camp

I am about to upgrade to Leopard to use Boot camp. I previously used VMware fusion with Tiger to run windows xp. Just wanted to know if I can convert the VMware Xp file to work with Boot Camp or will...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-16-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By randomfactor
If your a student you can get a good deal from...

If your a student you can get a good deal from Apple. Its quite alot of money off. Can't say how much it is in the US but in England it £58 instead of £85. Also sometimes you don't even need to be a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-16-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By randomfactor
Logitech NuLOOQ- anyone have or used one?

I have been looking on the internet for a Griffin Powermate but found it didn't have enough functions for my needs. I stumbled across the Logitech NuLOOQ Navigator and wondered has anyone used this...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-13-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By randomfactor
I remember seeing this on the Macbreak Podcast it...

I remember seeing this on the Macbreak Podcast it uses a modified EFI file to boot your mac from if I remember correctly. But its not fully supported.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-13-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By randomfactor
Its just if something goes wrong I don't want the...

Its just if something goes wrong I don't want the hassle of senting back overseas.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-13-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By randomfactor
Im using Final Cut Pro 5. Also whats the...

Im using Final Cut Pro 5. Also whats the performance like going from Tiger to Leopard as I'm worried about making my laptop sluggish.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-13-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By randomfactor
I'm running Tiger... What do I do?

I am running Tiger on my Macbook Pro and want to run Windows in Boot Camp. I thought Boot Camp was still freely available but it has expired and only available in Leopard. I don't want to upgrade to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-13-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,410
Posted By randomfactor
Ive looked on the net for Uk sellers of the OWC...

Ive looked on the net for Uk sellers of the OWC Mercury Elite but no luck. That would be my ideal drive. But Ive seen a Lacie v2 Quadra 500GB (3 Yr Warranty) for £119 or a Seagate 1TB Freeagent Pro...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-13-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By randomfactor
I wanted the battery from the UK because of...

I wanted the battery from the UK because of warranty issues. And I am very aware of the fakes from Hong Kong and China on eBay.

Thanks for the compliment- Totoro is very cool!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-13-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,410
Posted By randomfactor
Are Lacie desktop drives any good?

I am looking for another external hard drive for my MBP. I already have an Iomega 320GB with triple interface and I'm looking for a drive around 500GB with firewire. I have seen this...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-13-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By randomfactor
What Macbook Pro Battery?

I have sent my Macbook Pro for repair and the technician says it will need a new battery even the though the laptop is less than 18 months old but doing some reading this seems a habitual thing for...
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