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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-08-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By pinto79
This is part of the reason I keep old PPC Macs...

This is part of the reason I keep old PPC Macs around. Sometimes I wanna play Starcraft and need Classic... Warcraft 3 works really well on a G4 MDD too.
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By pinto79
When I reset my iPhone 3GS to use it as an iPod,...

When I reset my iPhone 3GS to use it as an iPod, I had to insert a SIM card to get it working initially, then I took it out and it's been fine since. I also keep it partially sync'd (contacts etc)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By pinto79
There is a chance that machine will run...

There is a chance that machine will run Mavericks, which would be a free upgrade too once your have Snow Leopard in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By pinto79
When I put an SSD in my Mac mini, I first loaded...

When I put an SSD in my Mac mini, I first loaded the SSD into an external drive case and user super duper to clone my existing drive, installed the new drive and booted. Easy peasy.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-08-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By pinto79
I definitely recommend the bump to 4 gigs of RAM....

I definitely recommend the bump to 4 gigs of RAM. I have an early 2008 MacBook that peforms a whole lot better with 4 over 2... The single best upgrade I did for it was replace the slow slow hard...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-20-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By pinto79
SSD and Mini

Hey all,

I installed an OWC Electra 6G 240GB SSD into my Mac Mini today. I did the simple dupe of the old drive and BAM! Read speed when almost 10X from the old 5400 RPM drive and everything runs...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
I'll keep you all in the loop. It'll be a couple...

I'll keep you all in the loop. It'll be a couple of months before I do the SSD Upgrade. Hopefully I don't have too many issues in the meantime!
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
If I opt for the wipe/reload, I would most likely...

If I opt for the wipe/reload, I would most likely just make a list of all the software I'm using and either re-download it for the free stuff, and backup my installer packages for the ones I have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
I generally do a wipe and reload when I buy...

I generally do a wipe and reload when I buy second hand machines, just to make sure stuff like this doesn't happen.

I wonder if it would make sense to do that. Make sure I have all my archives and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
I bought it brand new on May 20, 2013. I am the...

I bought it brand new on May 20, 2013. I am the only one to ever use it. I did the Mavericks upgrade on the day it was released. I am up to date on everything. I've had Onyx and Maintenance look at...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
It froze while I was using it, I did the hard...

It froze while I was using it, I did the hard shut down and I restarted it. There was no involvement from anyone else.

Next time it freezes, I'll video the restart. If it happens again you all can...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
I assure I haven't been. My Time Machine restore...

I assure I haven't been. My Time Machine restore put everything back to way it was before the incident and I'm still using the same login and password as I always have. I have also rebooted the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
Thanks for the reply. I am the only user of...

Thanks for the reply.

I am the only user of this machine and there is only my account and the guest account, which is turned off.

And when I say everything is gone, I mean everything. Drives...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-14-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By pinto79
Exclamation Mini Freezing/resetting

Hey guys. I have a late 2012 Mini. It's running Mavericks. All updates have been done.

On occasion it freezes. This generally requires that I hold in the power button until it shuts down, then I...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-18-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By pinto79
Checked the Link... it is for migrating. I don't...

Checked the Link... it is for migrating. I don't want to migrate, I want to be able to actively share documents and music files. The mini is my main computer but I have some great old software on the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-18-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By pinto79
I totally forgot to mention that... the Mini is a...

I totally forgot to mention that... the Mini is a late 2012 running 10.9.1 Mavericks. The PowerBook that connects beautifully is running 10.5.8 Leopard.

The PowerMac G4 (AGP) is running 10.2.8...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-18-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By pinto79
Question G3 and G4 Netorked with Intel

Hey all.

I figured out how to do this a while ago when I first got my Mac Mini to allow my PowerBook G4 to log into the mini and see files and such.

I'm trying to get my iMac G3 (2001) and my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,222
Posted By pinto79
I've started the download. It's only taken about...

I've started the download. It's only taken about 20 minutes thus far and I'm just shy of 5GB...

Gotta love 50Mbps internet...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-02-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By pinto79
I'm using a G5 era A1016 Bluetooth keyboard with...

I'm using a G5 era A1016 Bluetooth keyboard with my 2012 Mac Mini... I was using an A1048 before it. Nice keyboards and rather inexpensive to find on Craigslist or ebay.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-24-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By pinto79
I actually really like Safari, except for the way...

I actually really like Safari, except for the way it reloads a page when you go back to it. Really annoying when looking at things on eBay or browsing forums... Chrome does the same thing...

So it...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By pinto79
I've installed Adblocker in Firefox and Chrome....

I've installed Adblocker in Firefox and Chrome. I'll report my findings!
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-23-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By pinto79
The only extensions I'm running are Flash, Java...

The only extensions I'm running are Flash, Java and QuicckTime...

It's quite frustrating. It also doesn't happen all the time, of course... I wanted to demonstrate the problem to my wife, and...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-23-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By pinto79
This Website is SO SLOW....

Has anyone else noticed that this forum, along with a large number of Mac information specific sites are extremely slow?

I can go anywhere in the world it seems and get great response time and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-22-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By pinto79
I have the same Mac Mini and the SuperDrive. I...

I have the same Mac Mini and the SuperDrive. I have found that the SuperDrive only work for me when it is plugged directly into the Mac. I have a good, externally powered USB 3 hub, but I get the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By pinto79
I'm using an A1048 wired, White Apple keyboard...

I'm using an A1048 wired, White Apple keyboard with my new Mini. I'm looking for an A1016 (Bluetooth version) for it. There are a bunch on ebay right now...
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