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Forum: Apple Desktops 05-29-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Update: I just received the BearExtender and am...

Update: I just received the BearExtender and am happy to say it works beautifully. I'm getting the same speed as the computer that's connected directly downstairs (33mbps). Would highly recommend it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-28-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Yeah I think at this point it's almost certainly...

Yeah I think at this point it's almost certainly the wireless card that's the problem. The mac is 4 years old after all. I choose to get the BearExtender wifi adapter. Fingers crossed that will do...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-26-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Now that I've restored it, the internet is very...

Now that I've restored it, the internet is very fast when it's connected via an ethernet cable. The trouble it's not practical for me to have it connected that way since my mac is upstairs and the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-23-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Just a quick update to say that I've done a clean...

Just a quick update to say that I've done a clean install of Mountain Lion now and it's made no difference to the wifi speed. I imagine it's either an issue with the router that I have not working...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-23-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Yeah it's amazing the stupid things that stress...

Yeah it's amazing the stupid things that stress can make you do lol

I just assumed you'd be able to do a fresh install of mountain lion without having to purchase it first. That's a lesson...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-23-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
I just did something incredibly stupid. I erased...

I just did something incredibly stupid. I erased the hard drive before purchasing a copy of mountain lion (I didn't know you had to have an apple ID that had it purchased). Now I have no way to buy...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-23-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
It's installed with Mountain Lion 10.8.3 I...

It's installed with Mountain Lion 10.8.3

I don't think it was a clean install since it also had Abode CS and Ableton already installed when it arrived. Unfortunately it didn't come with the disc...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Thanks for the responses. I choose to get...

Thanks for the responses.

I choose to get an ethernet cable to connect directly but now I have an even more frustrating problem. I did a speed test and get much better speed - 30mbps. However it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-21-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,247
Posted By Chris2007
Ridiculously slow wifi on iMac - Please help :(

I bought a 2009 20" imac a month or so ago and have terrible internet speeds with it for most of that time. I'd come to the conclusion that it was due to virgin medias new traffic management as I do...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-16-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By Chris2007
Oh it's not for games. It's just a small problem...

Oh it's not for games. It's just a small problem I'm having on garageband. I posted about it above. I've checked the cpu usage when I'm using garageband and it's never above 20% so I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-16-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By Chris2007
So the other option is to increase the RAM. Might...

So the other option is to increase the RAM. Might that fix the problem?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By Chris2007
It's because I'm getting poor performance in...

It's because I'm getting poor performance in garageband 09. The sound is breaking up when I'm playing the software instruments. The playhead turns red so I know it's the processor that's overloading....
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-16-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By Chris2007
****. So there is no way of increasing the...

****. So there is no way of increasing the processor speed?
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-16-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,050
Posted By Chris2007
Faster processor or more RAM for better performance in garageband?

The performance I'm getting on garageband 09 atm is pretty poor. The sound constantly breaks up while I'm playing the software instruments. The playhead goes to red which I know means the processor...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-16-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By Chris2007
Upgrading processor on imac g5 intel core 2 duo

I was just wondering how difficult it is too upgrade the processor on an imac g5 core 2 duo. Would I be able to do it myself? At the moment it has an intel 2Ghz processor and I want to upgrade it to...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-12-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,013
Posted By Chris2007
Low volume with MIDI keyboard on garageband 09

I'm having trouble with the volume using a MIDI keyboard on garageband 09. When I use musical typing the volume is fine but when I use my keyboard as the controller the volume drops drastically....
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-10-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,435
Posted By Chris2007
No there is a power switch that you can set to...

No there is a power switch that you can set to mono or stereo - I've tried both and it is still low:(

Btw it isn't a phantom power mic. It's just a cheap one I bought off ebay for 20. I don't...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-10-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,435
Posted By Chris2007
Low Recording volume in garageband

I just got an imac g5 core 2 duo and I'm trying to record with an external condenser mic on garageband but the volume is really low. I've got the input volume all the way up but it doesn't help. I'm...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-27-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Chris2007
Simple Question

When you download files how do you get them to download to the hard drive rather than onto the desktop??
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