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Forum: Movies and Video 11-19-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By dazcaz
Flash crashing

I am having a problem watching web based video.
When I first click on a video to watch, as it starts to play Flash crashes.
Usually, if I try and play the video again it works fine. Sometimes this...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-25-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By dazcaz
I still have a working Compaq portable. 5" floppy...

I still have a working Compaq portable. 5" floppy and 40MB hard drive!
I've never seen and ad for it, so it's great to see :) It was my first ever PC

I also have a ZX-81 (Timex Sinclair 1000)
...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-24-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By dazcaz
DacMagic DAC

I have just bought a Cambridge Audio Dacmagic. 99% of my music is played via my Mac Mini into A Sherwood Audio amp.
It's always sounded pretty good, but the addition of the DacMagic has really...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-12-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,337
Posted By dazcaz
Radio interference problem

I am a radio ham and have discovered an annoying problem with my Mac Mini.

It sucks in my signals and send them out vis it's audio out port.
With only the power lead and a pair of headphones...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-06-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,275
Posted By dazcaz
My 9 year old son has a G4 PPC tower in his...

My 9 year old son has a G4 PPC tower in his bedroom. He did have a G5 but it was unreliable, so we got the G4 (for free) to replace it.
He loves hic Mac and is very proud to be a Mac user as opposed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By dazcaz
Isync Mini to Macbook pro

I have just received my 13" Macbook pro... God, it's a wonderful machine!!!
Anyhoo, I'm trying to get it set up so that I can sync between my Mac Mini that lives in the living room.
Every time I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-01-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By dazcaz
The Magsafe might be a wonderous connector but it...

The Magsafe might be a wonderous connector but it does cause problems... :)

As for the inverter, I have two inverters, one large one and a smaller one. Both more than man enough to run the MBP...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By dazcaz
After months of waiting for the right computer at...

After months of waiting for the right computer at the right price, I have finally ordered a 13" Macbook Pro. 2.4.GHz, 4GB, 250GB HD.

I'm still looking for an easy option to power the Pro from a...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-31-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,851
Posted By dazcaz
Thanks. I managed to sort it. I made sure...

Thanks.
I managed to sort it.
I made sure that the folder the program was stored in was shared and all the sub folders within it.
Then I just browsed my way into that folder using the terminal...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-31-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,851
Posted By dazcaz
Ubuntu Sharing programs between users

Is there a way to share programs between users on the same laptop?
It's running Ubuntu 9.10 with all the latest updates. The laptop is an ex Windows acer.

I have two users set up. One is the main...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 03-06-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By dazcaz
I've read about MiFi, but it's a seperate box and...

I've read about MiFi, but it's a seperate box and requires another contract/fee.
Joiku uses what you already have, so if you have a data plan on your phone you don't need anything else. I get 500MB...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 03-06-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By dazcaz
Try Joikuspot light.Joiku - JoikuSpot Light...

Try Joikuspot light.Joiku - JoikuSpot Light (http://www.joiku.com/index.php?action=products&mode=productDetails&product_id=310)

It's free and runs on Symbian devices, and IIRC the i8910 is a...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-06-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By dazcaz
Recorder software

I'm looking for an easy to use audio recorder.
Basically something like the old Windows recorder. I'd like it to be able to record "What you hear", so I can record internet radio, or other sounds...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-03-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,485
Posted By dazcaz
Car or truck? Neither. I cycle. ...

Car or truck?
Neither.
I cycle.
Specialized Sirrus Comp and a Giant Escape R1.

The perfect machines for touring and commuting.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-01-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By dazcaz
G5 PPC memory

My son's G5 PPC has the following spec.

Machine Name: Power Mac G5
Machine Model: PowerMac7,2
CPU Type: PowerPC 970 (2.2)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 1.6 GHz
L2 Cache (per...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-28-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By dazcaz
It might be that your existing Canon lenses will...

It might be that your existing Canon lenses will not fit or work on the new digi body.
Nikon lenses will fit a new nikon body. Nikon MF lenses can only be used in manual mode.
Nikon AF lenses are...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-28-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By dazcaz
Ditto! I think the Mini is the perfect media...

Ditto!

I think the Mini is the perfect media machine. Every home should have one :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,238
Posted By dazcaz
I thought it was a little later than that. I...

I thought it was a little later than that. I bought my Mini just before christmas. I waited for the new ones to come out so I could get a discounted price on an older one :)

Go ahead and buy. It...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-25-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By dazcaz
I downloaded the uninstaller from Adobe at the...

I downloaded the uninstaller from Adobe at the same time as I downloaded the latest version. After the installation, I also repaired permissions.
All the drivers I have removed have been put in a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-24-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,224
Posted By dazcaz
At present we have 3 Macs. A G4 eMac, A G5 PPC...

At present we have 3 Macs. A G4 eMac, A G5 PPC and a Mac Mini.
The first two came cheap from work and are base versions. Neither has even 1Gb RAM, let alone 4GB :)
The Mini was the first brand new...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-24-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,084
Posted By dazcaz
When all the talk was out there about a possible...

When all the talk was out there about a possible Apple slate, how many wanted a Mac slate? How many were dissapointed to see yet another iPod? I know I was.

Apple seem to be moving away from real...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-24-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By dazcaz
Right, I think I'm getting closer. Plug-ins. ...

Right, I think I'm getting closer.
Plug-ins.
I have removed a few plug-ins for the "internet plug-ins" folders.
I have put them in another folder for safe keeping.
It seems that I I had a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By dazcaz
Just like in "Hotel California" I can log out any...

Just like in "Hotel California" I can log out any time I like, but I just can't ever leave :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By dazcaz
@£$%&*%$!!!!!! Ignore that last post :( ...

@£$%&*%$!!!!!!
Ignore that last post :(
Ironically, as I logged out of the Mac-forums web site, the machine crashed!
At least it was OK for nearly two hours, which is a huge improvement over...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By dazcaz
I think that I might have solved the problem....

I think that I might have solved the problem. It's been nearly 2 hours and the machine hasn't crashed.
Here's what I did.
I went into disc utilities, highlighted the hard drive and then set it off...
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