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Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-06-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
According to Microsoft themselves, XP support is...

According to Microsoft themselves, XP support is extended through 2014.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-06-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
That's not a bad idea, actually. I will...

That's not a bad idea, actually. I will definately look into that. What would be ideal though, would be just being able to run OSX without having to buy an Apple computer.


The only big...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
That's half true. I use ProTools on Macs at...

That's half true. I use ProTools on Macs at campus for music editing, but do all my video projects and Photoshop stuff on my laptop. After using Final Cut Pro, I was impressed with it and liked it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
But I would also like a job. And everyone uses...

But I would also like a job. And everyone uses Macs. As such, it would be beneficial to know them and their programs as well as I know their PC equivelants. I would love to give it a shot, and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
I run my XP desktop 24 hours a day 7 days a week,...

I run my XP desktop 24 hours a day 7 days a week, only turning it off or restarting if an installation or update calls for it. I have never seen a BSOD, nor have I ever had a problem with spyware of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
I think a better analogy would be a base model...

I think a better analogy would be a base model BMW 3 series against say a Subaru WRX STi.


That's very true. But everyone wants to edit video in Final Cut, and I happen to know Premiere, so it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
"You get what you pay for" yeah, that's what I'm...

"You get what you pay for" yeah, that's what I'm asking. What am I getting? Worse hardware in a shiny case? I don't understand it.

For the record, I have had absolutely no issues in the 4+...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,398
Posted By cfusionpm
Why so expensive?

I was looking at getting a Mac recently because of my interest and skills in creative fields (video, image/photo, music) because of the apparent exclusive use of Macs in these fields of work. Having...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By cfusionpm
Vista is more like ME than 2000. And its not...

Vista is more like ME than 2000. And its not HORRIBLE, its just... not nearly as well designed as XP. SP1 is supposed to fix a lot of things, but thankfully I still have XP on my desktop, and only...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-19-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,921
Posted By cfusionpm
The problem isn't that XP is a resource hog (far...

The problem isn't that XP is a resource hog (far from it actually... with no applications running, at least my XP uses less than 150mb ram, and 0-2% of processing power on my measly P4 2.3ghz also...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-19-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,921
Posted By cfusionpm
As long as you don't click every flashing banner...

As long as you don't click every flashing banner ad for "free stuff" or open endless spam emails about "meeting singles" or "penis enlargement" niether of these things should be an issue. I have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-19-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,921
Posted By cfusionpm
Why does everyone say Windows is unstable?

I've been running Windows XP for over 5 years now. I leave my computer running 24 hours a day, every day, often for weeks at a time. The only time I ever really need to have it off is if some...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By cfusionpm
except that its easier to bring your pinky down...

except that its easier to bring your pinky down to hit control rather than fold your thumb under your palm to hit the apple key. especially for z, x, c, and v.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,101
Posted By cfusionpm
I'm sorry, but I just can't take this as a valid...

I'm sorry, but I just can't take this as a valid critisizm. AIM has had tabbed IMs for more than a year (all IMs tabbed in a single window), firefox and IE both have tabbed browsing, and most...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,101
Posted By cfusionpm
I honestly do not understand how people get blue...

I honestly do not understand how people get blue screens. I have not seen a BSOD more than once in the past decade; and that was on that joke of an operating system Windows ME. I have had...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,101
Posted By cfusionpm
I havent switched yet, but when I do get a mac it...

I havent switched yet, but when I do get a mac it is for none of those reasons. working in creative fields practically require you to know macs and their software, despite being able to do...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-08-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By cfusionpm
I would just like to interject and say that not...

I would just like to interject and say that not once in the 4+ years that I have been running XP on my desktop have I ever encountered a virus. And I leave my computer running 24/7; only restarting...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-05-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By cfusionpm
Why does it say it will only use 3GB of ram, even...

Why does it say it will only use 3GB of ram, even if you install 4GB???
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-05-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By cfusionpm
Being able to do more things does not make it...

Being able to do more things does not make it wrong. Some people prefer to cut and paste files so they dont fill their HD with needless copies of existing files, or have to spend the time going back...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-05-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By cfusionpm
The actual size of the monitor shouldn't be the...

The actual size of the monitor shouldn't be the issue; either one would be sufficiently large. The deciding factor for me is the resolution. The 20" can only display 1680x1050, whereas the 24" can...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-05-2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,658
Posted By cfusionpm
I don't own a mac yet, but I use them on campus...

I don't own a mac yet, but I use them on campus all the time for Pro Tools recording and editing, and various graphics and video applications. Since industry standards for most industry standards...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-05-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By cfusionpm
iduno... my vista laptop runs fine with PS CS3...

iduno... my vista laptop runs fine with PS CS3 and premiere pro 2 open at the same time, along with a few brower windows. and thats with only 2GB. dunno whats causing your PC to lag so much...
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-04-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By cfusionpm
The keyboards on the iMacs on campus dont even...

The keyboards on the iMacs on campus dont even provide enough power for a USB thumb drive. What are they used for?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-02-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,360
Posted By cfusionpm
Technically, I admited nothing, and just made a...

Technically, I admited nothing, and just made a generalized humorous statement.

I'll see what I can find for student discounts, though.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-02-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,360
Posted By cfusionpm
That's pretty much what I was thinking; its...

That's pretty much what I was thinking; its really the only thing between the two that I can't later change.


I am currently a student at UCSD. Do I have to do anything special for these...
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