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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Slydude
My original thought was booting from a Snow...

My original thought was booting from a Snow Leopard (10.6) disc to get back up and running but the earliest OS supported by that machine is 10.7.x according to MacTracker.

I don't think there is...
Forum: News and Community Announcements Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 47,903
Posted By Slydude
The weekly chat is back on track this week. 7:00...

The weekly chat is back on track this week. 7:00 p.m. Central Time as usual. Mac-Forums Sunday Chat 3/29/15 (https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/csi7efs8eucfmongmeucsgetv3k)

Look for the usual...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Slydude
In the driver for my Canon Pixma MP 990 it's in...

In the driver for my Canon Pixma MP 990 it's in the drop down where you select paper size. In addition to Letter, Legal etc.. The last entry in my list is something like Manage Custom Paper size....
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Slydude
I've used USB to wi-fi adapters with my Macs in...

I've used USB to wi-fi adapters with my Macs in the past. Some have worked well and others haven't. Usually due to driver issues. At the moment I'm not sure which ones work reliably though surely...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By Slydude
As Nick said we can give better advice once we...

As Nick said we can give better advice once we know what version of OS X you're using. In the meantime something like this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Slydude
Here's the most recent info ...

Here's the most recent info (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201314) on what's required to use Internet recovery. If I am reading it correctly the network must be using DHCP and WPA2 encryption....
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Slydude
I think you do need a separate device for each...

I think you do need a separate device for each monitor. I certainly took this quote from the specs page that way.

Thanks for the info about the Matrox gear. I noticed that I didn't see anything...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Slydude
The drive is probably formatted NTSF since it was...

The drive is probably formatted NTSF since it was used on a PC. You can't create new folders because the Mac cannot natively write to NTSF drives without a hack or third party software. It can read...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By Slydude
Know any other Mac users with a stable...

Know any other Mac users with a stable connection? If you log into the App store with your account you can download the installer on their system and create a bootable USB drive. Just be sure that:...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Slydude
@bobtomay Would something like this...

@bobtomay Would something like this (http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/th2go/displayport/) reduce the potential heat issue or is all the graphics work still being done by the gpu? I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Slydude
That's why it was annoying me. I was sure I had...

That's why it was annoying me. I was sure I had seen it somewhere. I was beginning to think maybe I had used a third-party utility.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Slydude
The fact that a third party SSD is there may not...

The fact that a third party SSD is there may not be an issue. I'm currently using a third-party SSD in my 2008 MB Pro and never see that sign. I think this is the result of the kext signing / trim...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Slydude
I never thought to try that. Good idea. If that...

I never thought to try that. Good idea. If that works it might make it into this weeks show.

Edit: I can get a longer page when creating a pdf using the OS X print dialog. I haven't found a series...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Slydude
I haven't looked at this since updating to Office...

I haven't looked at this since updating to Office 2011 for Mac but I don't think so. The last time I worked with Excel Macros the problems weren't differences in logic but some differences in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Slydude
Thanks pm-r I looked for that earlier in an...

Thanks pm-r I looked for that earlier in an effort to answer this question and skipped it entirely, I know it was there and looked all over it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Slydude
Good point Harry. I didn't think to mention that.

Good point Harry. I didn't think to mention that.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 215
Posted By Slydude
If my understanding of that command is correct it...

If my understanding of that command is correct it shouldn't affect things since you are not booting from that drive.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By Slydude
I tend to use the fsck -fy command when I can't...

I tend to use the fsck -fy command when I can't get to Disk Utility. At one time the fsck -fy routine was able to repair some errors that Disk Utility could not repair. I'm not sure whether that is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By Slydude
You could boot the Mac from an SSD installed in...

You could boot the Mac from an SSD installed in an external drive case. It will not be as fast as attaching the same SSD in the internal drive bay.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By Slydude
I think if he's perturbed at anyone it's at Apple...

I think if he's perturbed at anyone it's at Apple for not changing IOS to report things using the same base as OS X uses.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Slydude
I believe the 10.9.5 installation would recreate...

I believe the 10.9.5 installation would recreate the recovery partition but you should be able to get the correct 10.9.2 file from Apple if I understood the tech document correctly

See here...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 215
Posted By Slydude
Until we figure out what's happening this...

Until we figure out what's happening this document (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201250) might help with a faster way of finding the files you are looking for. Skip to the sections on restoring...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By Slydude
The 2008 MacBook Pros came with disks. I believe...

The 2008 MacBook Pros came with disks. I believe they were gray and model specific. You cannot for example usually use an iMac disc to start a MacBook Pro.

Do you know what OS version is on the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Slydude
The drive is probably formatted as NTFS (commonly...

The drive is probably formatted as NTFS (commonly used in the Windows world) but that shouldn't stop the Mac from reading the files assuming the files were written properly.

Copying a few of the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 215
Posted By Slydude
@2xhorn If I am understanding you correctly this...

@2xhorn If I am understanding you correctly this is not exactly how Time Machine behaves. If you look at a folder that Time Machine has backed up it should contain as many files/folders as it did at...
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