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Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-22-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By TheStranger55
Driver updates by Apple or Manufactuerer?

Hi, is it better to let apple update all your drivers through the MAC OS X update, or should I just go hunt for the drivers for my mac book pro by myself?

I'm asking this because in windows, the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-22-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,926
Posted By TheStranger55
Updating geforce 8600gt drivers for windows bootcamp on mbp?

Ok so I already got the drivers that bootcamp gave me for this card. But what if I wanted the latest drivers by Nvidia?

I tried going to the Nvidia site and downloading the vista drivers for the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-20-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By TheStranger55
How to undelete files from the mac os X trash?

Ok this is driving me nuts. In the trash can I can only find the "Empty trashcan" option.

But there's no option on undeleting files back to their original folders. I know you can drag it out of...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-11-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,265
Posted By TheStranger55
Trying it on Vista and it runs kinda slow. Not...

Trying it on Vista and it runs kinda slow. Not as fast as Firefox. The beta seems to crash when I go to certain pages including some threads on this forum. It even crashes when I try to log in,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-11-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By TheStranger55
What are the best Mac Only games?

Hi can you some of you guys list your favourite Mac Only games. As I'm new to the mac world, I would like to try out software that can't be found anywhere else. The only great mac only game I've...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-10-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,291
Posted By TheStranger55
Well opening up a mac book pro to install a hd...

Well opening up a mac book pro to install a hd will void your warranty. If I take the drive to the apple store and paid someone to do it for me then will my warranty still be valid?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-10-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,364
Posted By TheStranger55
It never hurts to turn off your computer once in...

It never hurts to turn off your computer once in a while to get rid of the contents in your ram and start a fresh when you turn it back on again.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-10-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By TheStranger55
lol no my university's Computer Science Program...

lol no my university's Computer Science Program has a deal with Microsoft where students get free copies of Microsoft software like Windows,Visual Studio, Sql Server, Microsoft Office programs etc.
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-10-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By TheStranger55
Bah, I'll just install Vista business edition on...

Bah, I'll just install Vista business edition on boot camp, and put in XP in parallels. I think XP has not virtualization rule.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-10-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well the policy when I bought it came here. ...

Well the policy when I bought it came here.
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-10-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By TheStranger55
Parallels/Vista licensing issue questions.

Hi, I got an extra copy of Windows Business Edition and I want to pop it into my new mac once I get it. But I was reading this article about the Vista EULA and virtualization.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well I ordered it yestarday. lol

Well I ordered it yestarday. lol
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well I already ordered it from the apple store,...

Well I already ordered it from the apple store, so it's already been decided and I can't even refund it as Apple Canada has a "Final Sales" policy.



I think for now Flash has the upperhand. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
I guess I'll find out when I start activating the...

I guess I'll find out when I start activating the software twice once my mac book pro comes in.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well my copy of Corel Painter luckily is a PC/MAC...

Well my copy of Corel Painter luckily is a PC/MAC hybrid. So I don't have to buy a mac version of that.

I wonder if installing it on both my windows and mac partitions will violate the license...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well again I'm a programmer for the Federal...

Well again I'm a programmer for the Federal government and actually program using .NET. Microsoft is creating a .NET competitor to Flash called Silverlight which will also have a plugin for mac...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well it's not as if I only know how to use...

Well it's not as if I only know how to use Windows.

I'm a software developer for the federal goverment, and back in my Computer Science studies in University we mostly worked on a Linux/UNIX...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Alright here is my main reason again. I...

Alright here is my main reason again.

I bought my mac book pro from the education store where I get a $200 discount so it only costs $1999 (Canadian) for me with the free IPod.

Now here is a PC...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well I'm a new Mac user. So maybe over time I...

Well I'm a new Mac user. So maybe over time I will use mac OS X as my primary OS. :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
Well here are my reasons. 1) I'm a student...

Well here are my reasons.

1) I'm a student and thus got a $200 student discount with a free ipod so it came down to $1999(Canadian) The only computer with similar specs as the macbook Pro was the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-09-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,761
Posted By TheStranger55
How much space does a MAC OSX user use?

I'm a PC user who is getting a mac for the first time. I have tons of windows apps that I'm gonna install on the windows partition of my new mac book pro when it comes in. My hard drive will be 120...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-09-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By TheStranger55
Thanks for the heads up. So I guess I can do...

Thanks for the heads up. So I guess I can do this.

1. In windows create bitmap files with CS3 etc.

2. Boot to mac osx and then open corel painter and open up the bitmap file.

3. Edit in...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-08-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By TheStranger55
Sharing files between mac osX and Vista.

Hi I'm a pc user getting my first mac. I plan on running vista on bootcamp on it and was wondering if I can access files that are contained in the partition of an OS by the other one?

For...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-08-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By TheStranger55
I thought for apple canada all sales were final? ...

I thought for apple canada all sales were final? As in there is no refund policy what so ever?
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-08-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,953
Posted By TheStranger55
Can I use PC Ram in a Macbook Pro?

Hi I'm shopping for a new notebook and unfortunetly I bought this 1 Gig Notebook RAM DDR2 PC5300 667mhz SODIMM thinking I was gonna get a PC notebook.

Now I realized I can get a macbook pro with...
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