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Search: Posts Made By: Cosmo2323
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-12-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By Cosmo2323
Mac OS Server can do what you want, it is a cheap...

Mac OS Server can do what you want, it is a cheap option.


If you only have a few users and just want simple functionality such as e-mail, file/print serving. The Mac Mini will work ok for this....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-12-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By Cosmo2323
When you get this grey screen, can you please...

When you get this grey screen, can you please list what the text says that is prompting you to reboot.

It's not getting a kernel panic, is it?

Is this Mac still under warranty? (you can check...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-12-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,264
Posted By Cosmo2323
It sounds like the HDD is failing, give Apple...

It sounds like the HDD is failing, give Apple support a call. They will sort out getting the HDD replaced for you.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By Cosmo2323
Can you boot to the Mac OS installer by holding...

Can you boot to the Mac OS installer by holding C?

Even if the HDD is dead, you should still be able to boot up the OS installer.


The Macbook disc will not work on an iMac, as each copy...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Cosmo2323
You can select specific apps to restore from time...

You can select specific apps to restore from time machine.
Maybe, first you might want to try restoring the apps that you think are causing the issue, if they were working properly and not causing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,264
Posted By Cosmo2323
Oh, yeah. I forgot AHT is on the Mac CD that...

Oh, yeah. I forgot AHT is on the Mac CD that ships with the machine.

It is a dual boot CD: C boot the OS installer; D boots the diagnostics.
Sometimes it can take quite a while to boot, I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Cosmo2323
You can reload Lion (10.7) as you've suggested...

You can reload Lion (10.7) as you've suggested with holding down command+R to boot to the recovery partition.

It is a straight forward process, just boot up to the recovery partition, erase the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Cosmo2323
You can find the model of your machine from the...

You can find the model of your machine from the serial number.

Just do a google search for something like: check mac model by serial number.

Although, I would suggest you just buy a copy of Mac...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Cosmo2323
You'll need to get a older version of the Mac OS,...

You'll need to get a older version of the Mac OS, such as Leopard.

A power book G4 is a PPC machine (older generation of motorola CPU), nothing above Leopard will work on it.

All Apple OS's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By Cosmo2323
It sounds like reloading the OS will probably...

It sounds like reloading the OS will probably resolve this issue.

In regards to Snow Leopard to Lion, that depends on what media you have to re-install the OS.

If the machine already has Lion...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By Cosmo2323
You've stated your Mac doesn't boot from HDD or...

You've stated your Mac doesn't boot from HDD or CD. Is this right?
How did you run the AHT?

A good way to check for possible HW issues, is get a live Linux distro. You boot up with this from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,264
Posted By Cosmo2323
Hi, Try resetting the PRAM and NVRAM first: ...

Hi,

Try resetting the PRAM and NVRAM first:

Shut down the computer.
Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-11-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,646
Posted By Cosmo2323
Remote connection from Windows to Mac OS - VNC

Hi,

I have set up VNC (currently real VNC) on my mac.
It works fine, but I have one issue with it.

I have a PC with a dual monitor set up and I'm using this PC to establish a remote connection...
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