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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-08-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,088
Posted By naltoidaddict
Awesome, thanks!

Awesome, thanks!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-07-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,088
Posted By naltoidaddict
Upgrade 10.5 to 10.6 from ISO?

I have an Air I need to update to 10.6. My job provided me with the iso but it wasn't until I got home that I realized it's a dl sized file and I don't have any dl burners at home.

Can I dump...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-29-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By naltoidaddict
Whoah, easy there ticedoff8! While I agree that...

Whoah, easy there ticedoff8! While I agree that is should connect under the original conditions (like all the other systems) I also think changing the broadcast/wep is a reasonable direction in the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-29-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By naltoidaddict
I was afraid you'd say that, I'll give it a try.

I was afraid you'd say that, I'll give it a try.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-28-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By naltoidaddict
Mac Mini 10.5.6 Wireless problem

I have a Mac mini that I've recently tried to connect to my Motorola cable modem with built in wireless. Only it won't. I have the ssid set to not broadcast and control access with mac addresses. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By naltoidaddict
Ah, thank you, that worked. Now that I look at...

Ah, thank you, that worked. Now that I look at it more closely it appears that she somehow managed to get a bunch of documents with no file extension and only those files aren't showing the right...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By naltoidaddict
Moms imac Broke II

Just got my mom's imac back from the Apple store where they replaced the hard drive under warrant. I did a restore from timemachine and it hung at the end restoring the network settings. No big...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By naltoidaddict
Oh wait. So I plugged in the backup drive on a...

Oh wait. So I plugged in the backup drive on a mac mini and it appears time machine keeps home dirs as just plain old files. I was under the impression it was kept as some user-inaccessible...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By naltoidaddict
Sorry, you're right. 24" imac, bought about...

Sorry, you're right.

24" imac, bought about a year ago. I'd prefer not to pop it open as the instructions I looked up a few months ago involved glaziers tools and pulling that sheet of glass off...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By naltoidaddict
Moms imac Broke

My moms imac has degraded to the point that it will no longer boot. This happened a few months ago and a friend ran a disk utility on it and it was okay for a while but now it's at a point that it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By naltoidaddict
backing up now, thanks all, this place is a...

backing up now,

thanks all, this place is a goldmine of advice
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By naltoidaddict
awesome, thanks chscag

awesome, thanks chscag
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By naltoidaddict
Is it easy to update from DVD?

I have a mac mini running 10.4 that I was trying to connect to bluetooth speakers and they won't work. Googling around I saw on another forum someone suggested that 10.5 would solve the problem. So...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By naltoidaddict
SMB Sharing: shares entire hard drive?

I just flipped on smb sharing on one folder and gave one user full read/write to that folder. I removed read/write from "everyone" (wouldn't let me remove the whole group for some reason).
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By naltoidaddict
Target boot and install from an ISO?

I have a mini I need to wipe and reload. I have a spare retail copy of 10.5 but it's not burned, just the iso. I looked at DL dvd's today at Bestbuy and since this is the ONLY reason I'd ever need...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-25-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By naltoidaddict
Don't do this yourself. Tell your lawyer to get...

Don't do this yourself. Tell your lawyer to get computer security consultant involved. Your word, coming from "the accused", won't have much weight in court even if you come up with logs that have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-18-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,651
Posted By naltoidaddict
Sorry for the delay. So we ended up trying a...

Sorry for the delay. So we ended up trying a regular spinning sata drive and it did the same thing. We dug up a known-retail retail install dvd from another department, same behavior. The error we...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,651
Posted By naltoidaddict
I do appreciate everyone's help here. Looks...

I do appreciate everyone's help here.

Looks like I'm doing two things wrong. (1) I'm not using the correct install dvd, though my mac guy insists it's multi-platform (2) there is definitely...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,651
Posted By naltoidaddict
yes, 32 gig sata ssd. I get the error right...

yes, 32 gig sata ssd. I get the error right after I boot to the dvd, immediately after I select the language. I tried formatting it as mac os journaled and rebooting but I get the same thing.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,125
Posted By naltoidaddict
"nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be...

"nuke it from orbit, it's the only way to be sure"

if you're really worried about it replace the hard drive, reload the os and there's no danger of your data being recovered by the person that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-15-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,651
Posted By naltoidaddict
Question Installing OS X on a SSD (flash drive)?

I pulled the 250 gig sata drive that was in my macbook and replaced it with a 32 gig flash drive. But when I boot from the OS X dvd I get "Mac OS X cannot be installed on this computer." Is there...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-14-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By naltoidaddict
Hmmm. I suppose you could install an antivirus...

Hmmm. I suppose you could install an antivirus app on your mac and scan your drives occasionally, I'm pretty sure it picks up windows viruses also. But my experience with av on mac has been limited...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-13-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By naltoidaddict
Depends on how the virus spreads. If it spreads...

Depends on how the virus spreads. If it spreads by scanning the network for vulnerable systems a mac will never get it because the ports and services the virus exploits won't be there. If it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-13-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By naltoidaddict
Pictures Screensaver Weirdness

I have a mini in my dining room that's set to run the pictures screensaver. I've noticed that every few dozen pictures that displays has a strange icon in it (see attachments). It looks like they...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By naltoidaddict
thanks all, good info I wasn't aware of the...

thanks all, good info

I wasn't aware of the secure virtual memory option. Pairing that with an encrypted home folder will probably get me where I need to be.
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