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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By sw55
Thanks for your reply. Yes I realize it is a...

Thanks for your reply. Yes I realize it is a folder. I see now that I can indeed touch an .app. What I was trying to do which is not working (and still trying to do), is to touch an .app using the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-24-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By sw55
timestamp an application bundle

Hi,

Does anyone know of a way to change the timestamp of an application bundle from the Terminal? I tried "touch xxx.app" and it says "operation not permitted".

Thanks,
Andrew
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,805
Posted By sw55
Thanks. Yes, the reason I'm doing this is...

Thanks. Yes, the reason I'm doing this is because we've had experience with a virus (a conficker variant) that automatically made copies of itself on any hard drive you attach. So we would indeed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-11-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,805
Posted By sw55
Thanks for your suggestion! Doesn't this...

Thanks for your suggestion!

Doesn't this have the same problem as connecting the drive to a Windows computer though? i.e. Windows could write to this disk could it not?

Maybe I am confused?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-11-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,805
Posted By sw55
Disk check for NTFS?

Hi,

I'm looking for a way to check for file system corruption on NTFS disks. Some background - we clone hard drives and ship them to customers. We test them on a Mac computer before shipping to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-16-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By sw55
Time Machine - has anyone used it to recover their HD

Hi,

I've been using Time Machine to back up my 1 TB hard drive, which is about 75% full. I use a 1.5 TB HD as my backup.

What I'm wondering is if anyone has had any experience actually relying...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-16-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,976
Posted By sw55
Converting WAV to AIFF

Hi,

What is the best way to batch convert a folder of wav files (thousands of files) to aiff files? That is, the entire folder including all subfolders.

If there isn't a way to batch convert...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-28-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By sw55
Streaming AAC files

Does anyone know what my options are for setting up my site to stream AAC/M4A/MP4 files?

Currently I have a server with Windows Media Server, but this only works for WMA/WMV files.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-28-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By sw55
Thank you, Andrew

Thank you,
Andrew
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-28-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By sw55
Good point, thanks. I didn't know it was...

Good point, thanks. I didn't know it was available for the Mac, but now I see it is.

I would still prefer to use Safari on the Mac, is there anything similar that doesn't require Firefox, and is...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-28-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By sw55
Download managers

Hi,

On Firefox on Windows I sometimes use a program called "DownThemAll". This will automatically download all links on a web page one after the other.

Does anyone know if there is a reputable...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-23-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By sw55
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-23-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By sw55
Do all intel-based Macs have DVD drives?

Hi,

This question isn't specifically about iMac, just couldn't find a better category to post it in.

I was wondering, does anyone know the answer to this question:

Do all intel-based Mac's...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 04-20-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,725
Posted By sw55
PackageMaker - postflight actions don't work?

Hi,

Anyone good with PackageMaker on OS 10.5? I have version 3.0.3. I'm trying to get PostFlight actions to work. I would like to create an alias on the desktop, but it's not working. Just as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,980
Posted By sw55
Disk Utility - what are the different partition types

Hi,

Using Disk Utility, I am creating a New Image. I am choosing Mac OS Extended (Journaled), no encryption, and sparse disk image.

What type of Partition should I choose?

I would like to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,394
Posted By sw55
Thanks, Yes, that was what I was doing. I...

Thanks,

Yes, that was what I was doing. I did get it working. The USB cable has an extra connector on one end for extra power. Plugging that into a second USB port caused the computer to pop up...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-14-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,394
Posted By sw55
Input / output error when Erasing a disk

Hi,

I am trying to format a new hard drive. It is an 80 GB USB Samsung drive.

I open up Disk Utilitiy, click on Erase, select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) for the volume format, and press...
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