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Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,746
Posted By BSD Meister
That isn't simplistic. We used to use Notes to...

That isn't simplistic. We used to use Notes to distribute assignments to iPhones. We work in a secure environment and using third party network distribution is verboten. The only way Notes can be...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-24-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,746
Posted By BSD Meister
Sorry. I won't do it again.

Sorry. I won't do it again.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,746
Posted By BSD Meister
People can always abandon Apple all together for...

People can always abandon Apple all together for hardware and just build Hackintoshes. There are now complete web sites dedicated to them and some of them appear to be quite capable.

Apple has...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-07-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By BSD Meister
I've been using OS X since 2002 and tonight, for...

I've been using OS X since 2002 and tonight, for the first time ever, under Mountain Lion of course, TextEdit crashed for no apparent reason. In all this time, I have never had TextEdit, which has...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-05-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By BSD Meister
Another problem with Core Storage is what does it...

Another problem with Core Storage is what does it do if the drives are all "regular" hard drives. I took two old USB drives I had and combined them into one logical volume. I like the idea, but Apple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By BSD Meister
Probably several reasons: 1. Small companies...

Probably several reasons:

1. Small companies like SCSC (makers of Scannerz) likely need to be out in front of the other guys just to make themselves stand out, plus the business for them is likely...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-08-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By BSD Meister
If the drive is NTFS you may have problems with...

If the drive is NTFS you may have problems with it. I'm not familiar with Windows formats and how well they work (or don't) with Mac systems. I do remember reading something about needing to install...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-07-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By BSD Meister
That's good news. Scannerz has essentially told...

That's good news. Scannerz has essentially told you the following (although it didn't do it explicitely):

1. The interface between the HD and the logic board is good.
2. The drive's controller...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-06-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,135
Posted By BSD Meister
You might want to go to system preferences and...

You might want to go to system preferences and check your "click rate speed" (or whatever it's called). If it's set really fast or really slow, you could get this effect. It would also explain why...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-06-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By BSD Meister
Go to MacUpdate.com and get the free demo of...

Go to MacUpdate.com and get the free demo of Scannerz:

Download Scannerz for Mac - Hard drive analysis tool. MacUpdate.com (http://macupdate.com/app/mac/42633/scannerz)

That's "crippleware"...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-21-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By BSD Meister
How many ports are on the card? If two, did you...

How many ports are on the card? If two, did you try another one? Did you try a different monitor? Did you swap out monitor cables?

Apples hardware test is kind of abysmal, not because there's...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By BSD Meister
We use a product for system and drive testing...

We use a product for system and drive testing called Scannerz. Yesterday we got an e-mail from the company announcing the release of a hard drive testing book that's free. You can get it at this site...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By BSD Meister
You said you put it into target mode and the...

You said you put it into target mode and the disks were visible. If you have another system, maybe you could put that into target mode and boot the Pro off of that. That would likely eliminate any...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,645
Posted By BSD Meister
Mail should be stored under the Users->(your Unix...

Mail should be stored under the Users->(your Unix name)->Library->Mail directory.
If you navigate to that path, you'll see a folder named "Mailboxes" and everything under that should be where all...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,645
Posted By BSD Meister
I think you need to be a little more specific...

I think you need to be a little more specific about the steps you're taking.

You can't unmount a disk that's in use. Are you using the recovery partition to do the work?

The fact that you say...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By BSD Meister
Is Apple alienating its customers?

This might be the wrong place to post this, so if it is, please move it to the proper forum.

Two things:

1) The release of Mountain Lion and its lack of support for systems that really aren't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,052
Posted By BSD Meister
Empty the trash! ;)

Empty the trash! ;)
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By BSD Meister
Since my previous post I found out that the...

Since my previous post I found out that the problem you're having isn't all that uncommon for NTFS partitions to become unmountable. Do a google under something like "NTFS won't mount OS X" or "Mac...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By BSD Meister
About the only thing that I can think of (in...

About the only thing that I can think of (in other words, guess at) is to check your keyboard mapping. This is done differently in the different OS versions. Things to look at would be:

1....
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By BSD Meister
I'm not sure I understand. When you ran disk...

I'm not sure I understand. When you ran disk utility on it to verify it, did it actually run to completion, and look like it was accessing the drive? This should have taken several minutes and you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By BSD Meister
I would think that if it's an NTFS volume you...

I would think that if it's an NTFS volume you would want to check it using a Windows system, not a Mac. Grayed out means the unit isn't mounted. You did try clicking on the "mount" icon in Disk...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By BSD Meister
It depends on the lines and their locations. If...

It depends on the lines and their locations. If you're talking about a line that or pattern that moves across the display in a semi-orderly manner it's likely the logic board. If you're talking about...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-09-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,544
Posted By BSD Meister
Here's an idea: Send the makers of the AV...

Here's an idea: Send the makers of the AV software a bill for your hard drive! :Mischievous:
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-09-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,544
Posted By BSD Meister
I would try and disable the virus software and...

I would try and disable the virus software and see it that's the problem. I wasn't aware that you had that installed. I'm not familiar with it, but I know in some cases they have to be configured to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-04-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By BSD Meister
I can safely tell you that I've bought about 15...

I can safely tell you that I've bought about 15 Western Digitals in my life, and never had a single problem with any of them. I've bough many Seagate's as well with no problems. The only drive I've...
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