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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Slydude
Since RadDave is expecting to be out enjoying the...

Since RadDave is expecting to be out enjoying the benefits of retirement this Sunday perhaps I can twist Jake's arm and get him to join me for the evening.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By Slydude
Does my rising celebrity status entitle me to...

Does my rising celebrity status entitle me to purchase a new Mac Pro on the Mac-Forums dime? :) All in the hopes of producing a better show of course. I could do a lot with one of those beasts.:D
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Slydude
Wish I had though of this the last time I had...

Wish I had though of this the last time I had this issue. That's a great tip. That might be a good one for the Sunday Chat. I think the last time I did this I deleted the songs from the library and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Slydude
:( True. On the positive side my post count...

:(
True. On the positive side my post count would hit 10,000 quickly.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Slydude
IIRC the OEM copy of Parallels that I purchased...

IIRC the OEM copy of Parallels that I purchased was upgradeable but I am not sure. That was some time ago and I may not be right about that. History isn't necessarily a good indicator though. Even if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By Slydude
I'm still stumped trying to figure out exactly...

I'm still stumped trying to figure out exactly what the "you have a brilliant future" line means. :Confused:Hay Van is that Canadian for "Get off your keister and answer more questions?".:)
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Slydude
I honestly don't remember what happened with one...

I honestly don't remember what happened with one of them. It may have just failed prematurely. I do know it was not the original drive. When I upgraded the original drive due to needing more space I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By Slydude
I'd never noticed that hovering on the dots did...

I'd never noticed that hovering on the dots did this. Learn something new every day.
Forum: Apple TV 09-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By Slydude
If you have manually changed any of the metadata...

If you have manually changed any of the metadata from within iMovie you often have to change the setting in two places in iTunes. On the first info screen in iTunes setting the genre to Movie is not...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By Slydude
Think I will definitely be giving this thread a...

Think I will definitely be giving this thread a mention in the Sunday Chat this week. With appropriate credit to Rod of course). There are certainly some ideas mentioned in this thread that I don't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Slydude
Nice going.:Cool::Cool: Thanks for posting the...

Nice going.:Cool::Cool: Thanks for posting the result. It might help others. :Cool:

@Harryb2448 if we get a few more folks independently solving their own problems what are we going to do for fun?...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Slydude
I'm not trying to discourage you from a change...

I'm not trying to discourage you from a change but a lot of the PC slowdown that you've experienced might be due to the almost inevitable carpware that accumulates on many PCs after a few years. The...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-16-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Slydude
You shouldn't need the intermediate step of...

You shouldn't need the intermediate step of formatting the drive FAT 32. When you connect the drive you'll be given the opportunity to format it. I think the software uses the word Initialize....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Slydude
Yeah Carbon Copy Cloner that's it.:D

Yeah Carbon Copy Cloner that's it.:D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Slydude
You can do it that way. Time Machine won't...

You can do it that way. Time Machine won't complain either way. The problem with having all the files on one drive is that if the drive fails you may loose the Time Machine backup and other files.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Slydude
we're gong to need a little more detail. Which...

we're gong to need a little more detail. Which Mac are you using? Some models don't even have burners installed anymore unless you add an external.

If your Mac has a burner do other programs...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Slydude
Wow. How did I make that mistake? Thanks for...

Wow. How did I make that mistake? Thanks for correcting that for me.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 09-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Slydude
@Kiran1 The fact that the error mentions sparse...

@Kiran1 The fact that the error mentions sparse bundle suggests you are saving Time Machine backups to some type of network drive such as a Time Capsule or drive attached to a network device. It...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Slydude
With Time Machine you don't actually set a...

With Time Machine you don't actually set a specific restore point. In essence Time Machine sets those for you.

Let's suppose you started using Time Machine a month ago. It has been backing up as...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 09-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Slydude
Sunday Chat 9/14/14

The weekly Mac-Forums chat approaches tonight as usual. Looks like RadDave will be there as well tonight. We'll look at the new product announcements from earlier in the week as well as whatever else...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Slydude
Restoring the hard drive to one partition doesn't...

Restoring the hard drive to one partition doesn't erase the Mac (OS X) partition.

As for your other question I am not sure where things went wrong. Normally you can "see" the Windows partition...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Slydude
You should be able to. Was all of your music...

You should be able to. Was all of your music stored in the iTunes folder or was it somewhere else on the drive?

BTW if you want to preserve space on the hard drive you could keep the files on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Slydude
It's not exactly a matter of conflicting as much...

It's not exactly a matter of conflicting as much as replacing. If you restore all the files in the Time Machine backup they will overwrite files in the new install. You could choose to restore only...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Slydude
OK since you want to remove an existing...

OK since you want to remove an existing Windows/Boot Camp partition you do indeed want to remove that partition go ahead and click restore. Before you do that though, make sure that you have removed...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Slydude
That's what I was thinking. It's a long shot but...

That's what I was thinking. It's a long shot but since the hard drive seems OK that was next on the list.
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