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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Dieter3
You can use Bootcamp on any internal drive, it's...

You can use Bootcamp on any internal drive, it's set up to do it. It'd balk otherwise. It sees all internal drives and let's you choose which one to use and how to partition it - either completely...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-07-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Dieter3
I must be missing something in there, but it all...

I must be missing something in there, but it all seems to be dedicated to booting Win from an external drive, which I'm not. What'd I miss in there??

Also - forgot to mention - YES, this whole...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Dieter3
Bootcamp does work (or can work) properly if you...

Bootcamp does work (or can work) properly if you don't mess with the Apple fusion system, but you're stuck with crappy performance, which I just can't tolerate for these particular machines. There...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-07-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Dieter3
I have had to do the same thing for a different...

I have had to do the same thing for a different piece of software from IBM, Java 6 under Yosemite - so far, no issues that I've encountered....
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-07-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Dieter3
Bootcamp "Thing"

Hello All,

I have what I think is a very odd problem, but probably stems from my understanding (or lack thereof...) of Apple's fusion system and/or Bootcamp.

Machines in question are iMac 14,3...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dieter3
Could not agree more on the memory. My...

Could not agree more on the memory.

My experience with a lot of iMacs and a few MacBooks with varying processor configs has been <8GB machines are poor performers. 8GB, preferably 16GB and the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dieter3
Unfortunately, this is in a computer lab that...

Unfortunately, this is in a computer lab that needs to be more straight forward for less technical folks - so it's a simple set up that allows brain-dead switching between the OS's. Believe me, I'd...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dieter3
Installing Windows is easy - that works just...

Installing Windows is easy - that works just fine.

Making a system image/recovery disk from that works just fine too.

That image/disk set should be usable on any subsequent machine (identical...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-16-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dieter3
Latest Bootcamp and iMac - HATE 'EM

It must simply be my ignorance of how things work now, but I am having nothing but problems with a brand new iMac and the latest version of Bootcamp.

iMac 14,3; .1GHz Core i7, 16GB, 1TB FUSION...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By Dieter3
"Best" Monitor in the $1000 range?

Ladies and Gents,

Looking for monitor advice.

Recently attempted to connect a Dell UP3214Q UHD monitor to a MacPro 5,1 w/NVIDIA QuadroK5000 - no problems! Monitor drives just fine, BUT only at...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Dieter3
A bargain basement price......:) It's more...

A bargain basement price......:) It's more expensive, therefore it must be better........:D.... Yeah.....



Good article! And showing that the GTX680 seems to consistently outperform the K5000...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Dieter3
"BEST" Graphics Card for 2010/12 MacPro

I don't even know what that means, and I'm not a graphics expert - but looking for the best graphics card I can find for a MacPro - not for gaming - crunching numbers and complex rendering.

Is...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dieter3
Have purchased 3 refurb iMacs for my workplace...

Have purchased 3 refurb iMacs for my workplace over the past year - PERFECT. It's like, what was refurbed? These all looked 100% new and acted like it. I kind of expected to find scuffs, or little...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,760
Posted By Dieter3
And the answer is NO - they are not!

And the answer is NO - they are not!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,760
Posted By Dieter3
Not sure. My set is at work, I'll have to check...

Not sure. My set is at work, I'll have to check tomorrow and see. Magnetic is DEFINITELY handy though.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,285
Posted By Dieter3
True, Amazon is also a good source for all kinds...

True, Amazon is also a good source for all kinds of things. I've never had an issue with them, though I have never ordered a computer. That said, I'd have full confidence in Amazon to do so and I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Dieter3
I'm definitely not gonna make a claim to fully...

I'm definitely not gonna make a claim to fully understand the various "groups" in UNIX, their permissions, and how all that is figured - but from what I gather the "Wheel" group has to do with...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Dieter3
Well, don't write things off just yet. Have...

Well, don't write things off just yet.

Have you tried safe booting the machine? If not, try it - you might get lucky enough to clear out the gremlins causing the issue. Based on the way you're...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By Dieter3
I've had really good luck with the OWC Mercury...

I've had really good luck with the OWC Mercury line of SSDs.

For conventional drives I'm very partial to the Hitachi line, which I guess have been bought by WD, but are still made at the same...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Dieter3
O.K., so let me keep this straight - New...

O.K., so let me keep this straight -

New processors installed, but all drives disconnected - No Change.

What did you do between that, and getting it to start booting again? Did you swap the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dieter3
This concerns me a bit. It should not really have...

This concerns me a bit. It should not really have needed finessing. It should have been a straight forward fit. :Oops:



What he said. ;)
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Dieter3
Yes, probably best to return the machine to the...

Yes, probably best to return the machine to the most original configuration when the problem was occurring rather than make additional changes during the issue! (Hence the processor thing).

Pull...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-29-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,760
Posted By Dieter3
Glad to help! Keep us posted on the repair and...

Glad to help! Keep us posted on the repair and all.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Dieter3
Yes, really only the MacPro is CPU upgradable in...

Yes, really only the MacPro is CPU upgradable in any practical way. Depending on what you are doing, memory can play a huge roll in the speed of a machine, both amount and clock speed of the memory....
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dieter3
It should fit. I know they look a little weird,...

It should fit. I know they look a little weird, but it should connect in the same general fashion. How does it not fit, too wide, or what?
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