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Forum: Apple Desktops 01-06-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By lisamel
mac pro freezing on sleep

This has happened to me twice so far.
I put my mac pro (2007) to sleep and left the room.
I come back a few hours later, the fan is running very high and mac pro is stuck. I have to hold the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By lisamel
snow leopard installed on macbook but not mac pro

This is weird. I have new aluminum macbook pro. snow leopard installed on that without a hitch.

I went to install SL (same disk) in my 2007 mac pro, and it came up with an error. I tried it again,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-08-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By lisamel
I've got 5g ram and the ati x1900 card. 4 hard...

I've got 5g ram and the ati x1900 card. 4 hard drives.
I go inside and blow out on a regular basis. I am aware of the video card getting a lot of dust and clean it out where it needs.
I don't do...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-08-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By lisamel
i have deleted the istat program widget. I have...

i have deleted the istat program widget. I have also moved the mac pro to next to my desk and not under it to see if that helps.

How do I tell the temps without it? I looked in activity monitor...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-08-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By lisamel
mac pro temperatures

I am running istat and just noticed my temps.
2.66 quad mac pro.

Both cpu at 86 degrees
hard drive 1 at 113 degrees
hard drive 2 at 110 degrees
3 and 4 are at 95 degrees.

isn't this high?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-24-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By lisamel
I did see those esata cables. I agree that would...

I did see those esata cables. I agree that would be handy. I do have an esata external. I will have to consider that.

Right now my main external is an owc mercury that is firewire. I love that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-22-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By lisamel
multiple drives question

Should you keep just your operating system on one drive and files and media on others? Does this make a big difference performance wise?
i can see where backing up would be easier.

I have 4...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-20-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 868
Posted By lisamel
logitech camera microphone and speech recognition

I have a logitech quickcam SE on my mac pro.
Works great for skype and ichat.
I'm trying to have the speech recognition understand my commands.
When I press the escape key and talk the green...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-08-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Posted By lisamel
apple mail and gmail imap-too many mailboxes

I have 2 gmail accounts that I use with apple mail.
I have inboxes for them under inbox and sent under sent. That's fine.
then I have another header with the names of those email addresses with an...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-18-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By lisamel
i always buy from B&H or amazon. They are...

i always buy from B&H or amazon.
They are trustworthy.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-18-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By lisamel
refresh rates.

I have a mac pro with dual monitors. ATI x1900 card.
I can't change the refresh rate in display prefs. It is seta @ 60 hz.
Yet, I read on an ATI forum that when using dvi to vga adapter, you can...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-18-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By lisamel
Need help calibrating dual monitors

I have a mac pro running leopard, ati x1900 and 2 dell 24" wide monitors.
I can't seem to get them to match each other, and they differ quite a bit from what gets printed by my printer.

I tried...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,758
Posted By lisamel
my user isn't allowed to administer

this is weird. I am the only user on my macpro.
In my user accounts their is my user and a guest account, which is disabled.

my username has the allow user to administer computer is greyed out...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-11-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By lisamel
I've been wondering this myself. I bought an...

I've been wondering this myself.
I bought an airport extreme yesterday, but now think I should return it and get a time capsule.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-09-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By lisamel
How far back should I keep.....

Time machine?
Right now my 500gb drive is half full, and I have another 500gb for time machine. It is full, and will start deleting files. The earliest files are from January.
I was thinking as...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-09-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By lisamel
camera

I have the logitech quick cam ultra vision.
http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/webcam_communications/webcams/devices/241&cl=us,en

It works great with my mac pro.
Forum: Movies and Video 03-21-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By lisamel
You know what? That worked. Thanks a bunch!

You know what? That worked.

Thanks a bunch!
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By lisamel
yes, bought mine dec '07. ( I know, I shoulda...

yes, bought mine dec '07. ( I know, I shoulda waited, right;D )

I'll check out that link.

Thanks.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By lisamel
I read about the problems with the x1900 and I...

I read about the problems with the x1900 and I know there is a certain revision that had overheating issues.
I was wondering if my given information matches the old card, or the new revised card...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-20-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By lisamel
Final Cut files need help

Hi,
When I installed final cut, I put the video effects files and such on an external drive. I want to move them to my main drive.
Can I just move them over, or do I have to reinstall final cut?...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By lisamel
Ati x1900 is this the overheating card

This is the information copied from my computer


Chipset Model: ATY,RadeonX1900
Type: Display
Bus: PCIe
Slot: Slot-1
PCIe Lane Width: x16
VRAM (Total): 512 MB
Vendor: ATI...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-19-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By lisamel
Mail help

I can't find an answer to this and it is driving me nuts.
I have several email accounts.

One of them is an imap gmail account. There is a folder for it in my inbox, but then down further under...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By lisamel
time machine with internal drives

Hi,

I have my time machine set up to back to an internal extra drive. Someone told me today it is best to have it backup to an external firewire, because the internal drive is succeptible to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-04-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,655
Posted By lisamel
I have the logitech ultra vision se and it works...

I have the logitech ultra vision se and it works great. The only thing I have yet to figure out, though for skype is audio. For some reason the microphone in the webcam isn't working, but if I use...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-04-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By lisamel
logitech camera question

Hi,
I have a logitech ultra vision that I use with my mac pro.
it works great.

The only thing I can't do it use the snapshot button to take pictures.
Has anyone done this on the mac and how...
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