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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-23-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Thymen
Well, I am back. Spent de last two days on the...

Well, I am back. Spent de last two days on the Dark Side, in a galaxy far, far away...

I tried all kinds of Windows installations, with/without Bootcamp, efi boot, MBR, GPT, etc. etc. etc. Many,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Thymen
Chscag; I am in the Netherlands, purchased...

Chscag;

I am in the Netherlands, purchased from their reseller in Belgium. But OWC has chat-support, so I contacted them. Friendly people. Question: Bootcamp and TB... how come no boot W7? Answer:...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Thymen
Windows not booting when TB drive is connected.

I have been running W7 pro next to OSX for quite a while. OSX = 10.10.1, W7 has been freshly installed per Apple instructions.

A few days ago I bought an OWC Mercury Pro Elite Dual, a dual bay...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 16,641
Posted By Thymen
Since Yosemite came out, I have used it on my...

Since Yosemite came out, I have used it on my system. I have an internal drive, that I left on Mavericks, and an external SSD on Thunderbolt that I upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite.

Except for...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Thymen
Mac Mini's harddisk are user replaceable, aren't...

Mac Mini's harddisk are user replaceable, aren't they? If so, try a ssd as your main OS disk. I have OSX im my iMac running from an external ssd on Thunderbolt, and booting/starting apps is way, way...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 16,641
Posted By Thymen
Seems to me Apple had a look at Synology DSM 5;...

Seems to me Apple had a look at Synology DSM 5; that OS (for Synology NAS servers) has a more or less similar 'flat' look as well.

Installed OSXY yesterday, so far so good. Only Onyx, an Trim...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Thymen
If you have the money, go for SSD. Larger SSD's...

If you have the money, go for SSD. Larger SSD's are expensive, but that pain is once only: the gain is in every time you use your laptop!

Thymen
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-11-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Thymen
Received the enclosure. It is nothing special,...

Received the enclosure. It is nothing special, except that is has a Thunderbolt connection. Enclosures like this with USB 3.0 can be found for a hundred euros less, at a fifth of the price....
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Thymen
I bought a CallDigit dock a few months ago,...

I bought a CallDigit dock a few months ago, together with two USB 3.0 WD Book drives of 4 TB each (data and TM). The dock allows the drives to be used at their maximum speed, and for the data that is...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Thymen
.. and finally! Just ordered one. Will put a...

.. and finally!

Just ordered one. Will put a 500 GB Samsung SSD in it, and use it as an OS disk.

Thymen
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Thymen
Went back to the store, and returned with a brand...

Went back to the store, and returned with a brand new disk in a sealed package. Two actually, I bought another one for Time Machine.

I am going to return the 'bad' disk soon, after having...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Thymen
So no bonus material it is.. I performed the...

So no bonus material it is..

I performed the complete drive test from the WD Utilities, and it passed that test. There are no scratches etc. on the drive (the plastic cover protection was/is still...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Thymen
Time Machine backing up remote volumes?

When I access a shared folder on my Synology NAS, it is mounted as a remote volume.

Just to make sure: this volume is not listed in the TM exclusion list; am I correct in that it is, as are all...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-10-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Thymen
WD MyBook - supplied with Torrents?

Folks,

just bought a Caldigit dock, and a WD MyBook 4TB external disk to go with it.

I found that the WD MyBook contained a folder with two films in it, obviously Torrent download. I personally...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-16-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,676
Posted By Thymen
Engine available at twice the price of the...

Engine available at twice the price of the car….but you DO get the promise that there will be lots and lots of aftermarket engines to pick from very soon…..

Yeah, right…. another Thunderbolt...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,502
Posted By Thymen
I have had trouble too, and could not get it to...

I have had trouble too, and could not get it to work. It appears that Mavericks changes some settings in the partitioning scheme, through which a bootcamp W7 partition looses it's Master Boot Record....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Thymen
chscag, my system is located in my profile. It's...

chscag, my system is located in my profile. It's a 12.2 model iMac 27" .

If there are no side-effects, like decrease in performance, then the is no reason for trying to disable it....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Thymen
Question AppNap .... or AppNot ...

Mavericks has some new features, of which AppNap is one. For desktop systems, is there any advantage? And if disadvantages only, how to disable it?

Thymen
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-23-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By Thymen
I use the Mac built-in option called BootCamp; it...

I use the Mac built-in option called BootCamp; it allows you to boot in either Mac OSX or in Windows. Switching between OSX and Windows requires a restart, but the advantage is that you use the full...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-21-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Thymen
There is a program called 'Onyx' that allows you...

There is a program called 'Onyx' that allows you to do all kinds of maintenance work.
In the tabs 'Automation' , there is an option Rebuilding / Appearance of Folder Contents that will remove these...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By Thymen
There are a lot of things to consider when...

There are a lot of things to consider when purchasing software/hardware, and for each person the go/nogo balance differs....

I recently purchased the €99/year Home/Student Office 365 subscription,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By Thymen
Indeed in the States it might be quite cheaper......

Indeed in the States it might be quite cheaper...

Here, in the Netherlands, a single license of Word for Mac, version 2011 costs €139 (via Microsoft store), while Pages costs €17.99 (via App...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-12-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By Thymen
If you are very used to Word..... get Word! If...

If you are very used to Word..... get Word! If you want to use Pages, there will be a considerate amount of re-learning to do. I have both, and although I obtained Word first, Pages is not too...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-17-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Thymen
Thunderbolt enclosures... when?

Hi;

I've had my iMac 2011 model for about a year and a half now, and ever since I have been keeping an eye on storage expansion via thunderbolt. With SSD's becoming affordable now, the ideal...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-30-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thymen
You expect us to teach you how to cheat?...

You expect us to teach you how to cheat? Seriously?
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