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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-30-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By soundshaper
You will need a Retail version of the operating...

You will need a Retail version of the operating system. Maybe you have only update discs?

Since you already own the OSs, get the Apple peeps to use their disk.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-30-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By soundshaper
There's an app called Soundflower that allows you...

There's an app called Soundflower that allows you to route audio freely on virtual busses within your system. It does not record anything like AudioHijack does, but it will allow you to route audio...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-30-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By soundshaper
You need to boot to Tiger (or Leopard) DVD then...

You need to boot to Tiger (or Leopard) DVD then run Disk Utility. Click on your new HDD in the left column, then select Partition on the right. Name your Partition (Macintosh HD), click the Options...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-29-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,274
Posted By soundshaper
The Keyboard/Drum Sampler function in GB sucks. I...

The Keyboard/Drum Sampler function in GB sucks. I would recommend downloading a different sampler plug-in. I don't use GB, and use kinda expensive plug-ins, but I'm sure there's a free on out there...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-29-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 32,138
Posted By soundshaper
The M-Audio Fasttrack Pro is probably sufficient...

The M-Audio Fasttrack Pro is probably sufficient for your needs. Keep in mind that it is actually extremely inexpensive for what it can do. Some audio interfaces can cost more than the computer!
...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-27-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By soundshaper
You can get great deals on refurbs (even newer...

You can get great deals on refurbs (even newer models) at macofalltrades.com. Great people, great service, great products.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-27-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By soundshaper
I travel all the time, and I long for the feeling...

I travel all the time, and I long for the feeling I get when I sit down in front of my powerhouse G5. It just does anything that I throw at it, and does it well. Good thing I have a MacBook too!
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-27-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By soundshaper
I've said it before, and I'll say it again.....

I've said it before, and I'll say it again.. Razer makes the best mice, hands down.

http://store.apple.com/us/product/TQ332LL/A?fnode=MTY1NDA1Mg&mco=MTQ1MDI&p=1&s=topSellers
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-27-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By soundshaper
If you use reformat and restore a Time Machine...

If you use reformat and restore a Time Machine backup then you'll end up with exactly the same thing you have now, with the same issues. That's the whole point of it.

In order to clean out all the...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-27-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,218
Posted By soundshaper
There are so many variables involved with...

There are so many variables involved with recording digital audio, that there's no way for us to know what the problem is with the information provided.

Have you used DAW software before? Have you...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-27-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By soundshaper
I agree with everyone. I have MS Office, and yes,...

I agree with everyone. I have MS Office, and yes, it's incredible compatible with the Windows versions with a few exceptions. But it's quite expensive, so OpenOffice may work better for you for just...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-27-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,447
Posted By soundshaper
Definitely the Razer Pro|Click Mobile. The sensor...

Definitely the Razer Pro|Click Mobile. The sensor tracks exceptionally well, which is very similar to those used in Razer's gaming mice. Because it's 1200 dpi, you can use it in smaller spaces if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-25-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,306
Posted By soundshaper
This is something I've been trying to determine...

This is something I've been trying to determine for a while now.. is my Time Machine backup good and restorable?

However, the best way to do what you are describing is to do a manual backup. Boot...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By soundshaper
I've never used Onyx, but I make sure to run Ice...

I've never used Onyx, but I make sure to run Ice Clean occasionally to clean things up. My system is very very healthy, and less than two months old. Like I said, not a big deal. But I would love to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,085
Posted By soundshaper
Just sort the emails by date in the opposite...

Just sort the emails by date in the opposite order.

As a corollary, Microsoft intentionally crippled some things in Office Mac. I doubt that is one of them, but you will continue to find little...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-25-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By soundshaper
A Mac is a PC. I could build a PC that will run...

A Mac is a PC. I could build a PC that will run circles around my G5 in terms of performance, so the hardware is negligible. Unfortunately, running a stable version of OS X on non-Apple hardware is a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,145
Posted By soundshaper
It's very reassuring that your backup is good,...

It's very reassuring that your backup is good, eh? (sarcasm)

I've been skeptical of the integrity of my Time Machine backups for a while now. There's actually no way to check (that I know of)...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By soundshaper
Thanks everyone. I'll have to try the TM trick...

Thanks everyone. I'll have to try the TM trick when I get back into my studio (traveling right now). I did, of course, try resizing before closing on many occasions but that didn't work. But even if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-25-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By soundshaper
No prob man. I'm using part of my external 500 GB...

No prob man. I'm using part of my external 500 GB drive for Time Machine, too. First you'll have to clear off any data on the drive. Then use Disk Utility to make two partitions on the drive with...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-22-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By soundshaper
One other reason to consider the MBP is...

One other reason to consider the MBP is Firewire800. If you plan on doing live stuff with lots of realtime plug-ins, you may need an audio interface with more bandwidth than what FW400 or USB can...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-22-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By soundshaper
Firefox 3 opens maximized

For some reason no matter how I close the app, Firefox 3 opens fully expanded every time. I searched for a preference to change to no avail. Any ideas?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-22-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,007
Posted By soundshaper
Did you upgrade to Leopard from Tiger or do a...

Did you upgrade to Leopard from Tiger or do a completely fresh install? I would suggest starting from scratch to ensure there's nothing left behind that'll cause problems. It may take some time and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-22-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By soundshaper
You can start the machine in target disk mode by...

You can start the machine in target disk mode by holing the T key while restarting. Then connect the iMac to a working Mac using a firewire cable and you should be able to copy all the contents off....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-22-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,257
Posted By soundshaper
Just drag it back out of the trash into your apps...

Just drag it back out of the trash into your apps folder. If you emptied your trash (which defeats the whole purpose of it), then you'll have to reinstall the application.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-22-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By soundshaper
That's very likely, as it obviously isn't...

That's very likely, as it obviously isn't accessed as much as the system disk. Is there a way to be sure it's always ready? I ask only because this is the drive I record multi-track audio to, and it...
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