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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-08-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Juan Largo
Why is Lion the "biggest test"? Linux distros...

Why is Lion the "biggest test"? Linux distros have been distributing their OSes over the 'net for years.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-11-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,265
Posted By Juan Largo
Nobody said this is a virus. They said it's a...

Nobody said this is a virus. They said it's a trojan. And yes, Mac trojans do exist. This one was developed as a proof of concept to show that it can infect a Mac, and apparently it did.


Why...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-10-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,265
Posted By Juan Largo
What beardy6991 is reporting might be a new...

What beardy6991 is reporting might be a new variation of a OS X MP3 trojan that was developed a couple of years ago as a "proof of concept" attack. See this link for a more complete description: ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By Juan Largo
@chrismac Nice video! Where did you buy the...

@chrismac

Nice video! Where did you buy the HDD with OS X pre-installed on it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-10-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Juan Largo
chscag is right. It's probably your ISPs DNS...

chscag is right. It's probably your ISPs DNS server. And believe it or not, you can get different results with Windows and OS X running in the same box.

A similar situation happened to me on my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-24-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By Juan Largo
In other words, people who report problems on the...

In other words, people who report problems on the Internet are always lying? Yes, I know there are loads of people who had problems with other upgrades. So what? I didn't say everybody has...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-24-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By Juan Largo
You can use Google to find articles like this...

You can use Google to find articles like this (http://www.zeldman.com/2009/06/06/apple-os-x-1057-overheats-some-macs/) and this...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-23-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,421
Posted By Juan Largo
@Razormac - I can't offer a solution for...

@Razormac -

I can't offer a solution for your Mac, but for your frozen Linux boxen did you try <Alt><SysRq><b> to force a reboot? That key combo has never failed me, even on really solid...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Juan Largo
Apparently you lost your "splash screen" that...

Apparently you lost your "splash screen" that normally hides all of the boot messages that scroll by while the Mac is booting up or shutting down. Losing the splashy isn't really serious, and...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-21-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By Juan Largo
DarWINE and CrossOver are Windows emulators that...

DarWINE and CrossOver are Windows emulators that you can install Windows applications on. These do not require a Windows OS license.

With the other options -- Boot Camp, Parallels, VMWare and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-20-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,133
Posted By Juan Largo
Well, since the problem isn't Safari then I...

Well, since the problem isn't Safari then I concede that it might be your DNS server after all. You could try using OpenDNS for your DNS server. If you don't have a router, here's a how to guide...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-20-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,133
Posted By Juan Largo
Use Firefox instead. There isn't a whole lot...

Use Firefox instead. There isn't a whole lot written about the Mac version of Safari from a security standpoint, but there is this article...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Juan Largo
If it isn't installed on your computer, then it...

If it isn't installed on your computer, then it must be installed on your ISP's server, although it's strange that it doesn't seem to affect Firefox. If this is the case, then there are two options:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Juan Largo
SmartFilter (a.k.a. Secure Computing), which was...

SmartFilter (a.k.a. Secure Computing), which was acquired by McAfee (http://www.securecomputing.com/) is sending up those messages. If you want to get rid of them, uninstall SmartFilter.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-01-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By Juan Largo
@vansmith You obviously didn't bother to...

@vansmith

You obviously didn't bother to read the link I posted, and you still don't know what you are talking about.

1. You don't have to be doing anything "wrong" to want to protect your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-01-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,088
Posted By Juan Largo
Shut down daily. No point in exposing an...

Shut down daily. No point in exposing an expensive piece of equipment to voltage surges and power outages (both of which are bad for the computer) when it's not being used. Also, rebooting clears...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-01-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By Juan Largo
You are wrong on both counts. Read this to learn...

You are wrong on both counts. Read this to learn why: Who uses Tor? (http://www.torproject.org/torusers.html.en)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-31-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By Juan Largo
Here's one: Tor: Mac OS X Install Instructions...

Here's one: Tor: Mac OS X Install Instructions (http://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-osx.html.en)

Tor will give you complete anonymity, but browsing will be a lot slower. It's a trade-off...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-29-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By Juan Largo
A lot depends on how the user accounts are set...

A lot depends on how the user accounts are set up. You can assign Administrator privileges to both accounts, or just one. Installing and uninstalling software is limited to accounts that have...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,690
Posted By Juan Largo
Flash uses an insane amount of CPU. Check the...

Flash uses an insane amount of CPU. Check the Activity Monitor to see what your CPU usage is when you access flash. Are other processes running that could be chewing up precious CPU cycles?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-29-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Juan Largo
A word of advice: There are many things, such as...

A word of advice: There are many things, such as Linux .iso files and non-copyrighted materials, that you can legally download using torrents. In the future, don't put this forum in jeopardy by...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-29-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,303
Posted By Juan Largo
This video...

This video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAiTMC2HMhg) explains how to password protect files on a Mac. You don't need any special programs. You use Disk Utilities.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-25-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By Juan Largo
Which browser and which version of Adobe Flash...

Which browser and which version of Adobe Flash are you using? Maybe a Flash upgrade is called for.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-25-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Juan Largo
This may have something to do with Safari -- or...

This may have something to do with Safari -- or it may not. Install Firefox on you iMac and see if it is as fast as your PC. If your iMac is just as slow with Firefox, then see the suggestions...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-25-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By Juan Largo
Good comments, but you're preaching to the choir...

Good comments, but you're preaching to the choir ... you don't need to convince us! ;D

If you posted this on a Windows forum, I'm sure you would get a lot of feedback from people trying to...
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