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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-31-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sassula
Thanks for the suggestion, D3v1L80Y. The widgets...

Thanks for the suggestion, D3v1L80Y. The widgets are easily removed. I'm wondering whether the app actually closes just from removal of the widgets. The reason I'm wondering is that the "ON" arrow is...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-31-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sassula
How is Dashboard disabled/closed?

Greetings, all.

I'm trying to optimize my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.4.11, 2.16 GHz, 3G RAM) for Logic Studio.

I've been looking to see if there's a way to prevent Dashboard from running in the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-13-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 249,604
Posted By sassula
Purchases on line with my Mac

Hey, sorry if I missed a previous answer to this question:

VISA transactions on line with my Mac, no router. Is anti-spyware recommended?

This is assuming that the vendors in question have...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-09-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,871
Posted By sassula
Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. Will follow...

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. Will follow up.
Forum: Movies and Video 07-08-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,871
Posted By sassula
I recorded them in a program called Digital...

I recorded them in a program called Digital Viewer which came with a USB microscope. In the compression settings I selected MPEG4, then shot the video. At the conclusion of shooting the pop-up...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-06-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,871
Posted By sassula
Quicktime says my video "is not a movie file"

Yikes. I tried to save a bit of space by using MPEG4 compression while recording clips. They were saved as Quicktime files, supposedly, but Quicktime doesn't recognize them.

When I use the "Get...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-04-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By sassula
Password Authorization window disappears

Lately while I've been attempting to install software the Password Authorization has been abruptly disappearing before I can type in the password.

Any idea how to fix this? It's preventing the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-04-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 969
Posted By sassula
Password authorization window disappears

Greetings, all.

A couple of times recently the password authorization window has disappeared suddenly just as I was about to type in the password.

This has been happening in the middle of...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-16-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 897
Posted By sassula
Flip4Mac: any security issues?

I have to find a way to play ASF files on my MacBook Pro.

So far the advice seems to center around Flip4Mac.

Will this app allow ASF files to play? And are there any security-related issues...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-08-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,858
Posted By sassula
Thanks for the suggestions; I'll check them out. ...

Thanks for the suggestions; I'll check them out.

:D
Forum: Movies and Video 08-08-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,858
Posted By sassula
Can't read ASF files on a MacBook Pro?

I have an external camera (a USB connected microscope) that records video in ASF format. When I try to import the microscope's video into iMovie the file appears grayed out in the import window. Is...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-06-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By sassula
Sorry I can't offer any help; just dropped by to...

Sorry I can't offer any help; just dropped by to say I feel your pain.

I can see my USB connected video source listed in the import window, but it's grayed out. Can't figure out how to select it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,420
Posted By sassula
Wow, no answers since May 15th? Not very...

Wow, no answers since May 15th?

Not very reassuring.



Why not take your Mac in to an Apple Store and get their people to check it out.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,243
Posted By sassula
I'm learning Logic Pro 8, and one of the...

I'm learning Logic Pro 8, and one of the suggestions made in the manual is to get rid of unnecessary widgets in the dock. Logic eats up a lot more CPU cycles than, say, word processing.

So it...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-24-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By sassula
All I can tell you is, I feel your pain. :o ...

All I can tell you is, I feel your pain. :o

I originally bought my MacBook Pro because I needed to provide high audio quality sound effects for a community theatrical production. I used a...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-23-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By sassula
Question re: performance optimization and Logic Studio

I'm running OSX 10.4.11 on a Core 2 Duo 2.16 Ghz MacBook Pro with 3GB RAM. I'm using an external 7200 rpm hard drive (G-drive Q) connected via Firewire 800 for audio.

My question is whether it is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By sassula
Question re: performance optimization and Logic Pro 8

I'm running OSX 10.4.11 on a Core 2 Duo 2.16 Ghz MacBook Pro with 3GB RAM. I'm using an external 7200 rpm hard drive (G-drive Q) connected via Firewire 800 for audio.

My question is whether it is...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-23-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By sassula
When you say LP's, I'm assuming you mean vinyl...

When you say LP's, I'm assuming you mean vinyl rather than CD's.

If you haven't already done so, you may wish to purchase an external audio/midi interface. There are lots of very cost effective...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By sassula
Cool. Will do. I'm sure that'll be the fix.

Cool. Will do. I'm sure that'll be the fix.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By sassula
I am running OSX 10.4.11 and I have the MacBook...

I am running OSX 10.4.11 and I have the MacBook Pro set up to connect to the internet via the built in Ethernet using PPPoE. Not sure whether that means that the Mac makes the PPPoE connection itself...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By sassula
Sorry for the delay in responding. Away. My...

Sorry for the delay in responding. Away.

My connection is via DSL. Using a Speedstream modem that is a few years old. No router.

Thanks in advance for any advice.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By sassula
Thanks for the suggestions, chscag. I...

Thanks for the suggestions, chscag.

I should perhaps clarify, though. This happens when I'm already connected to the internet, even actively browsing.

The alert is called "internet connect"....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By sassula
Sorry! Total newb question: internet connect reminder

Sorry, all. I'm a recent arrival from XP land. When I'm on line I get the "internet connect" reminder about every 10 minutes, even when I'm in the middle of, say, composing an email (ironically, it...
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