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Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-12-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 64,043
Posted By ZeroTX
Apple working on software to remove the Flashback...

Apple working on software to remove the Flashback trojan | Technology News Blog - Yahoo! News...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-01-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 64,043
Posted By ZeroTX
Sorry, no intent to troll. I love Mac hardware...

Sorry, no intent to troll. I love Mac hardware and MacOSX is a very nice OS. I'm figuring out how to integrate Mac machines into our lifestyle, probably starting with the wife's laptop and later...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-01-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By ZeroTX
I'm not set on an SSD, but I'm not sure if...

I'm not set on an SSD, but I'm not sure if traditional HDD will be a option on the next generation MB Pro.... I'd rather have the larger space. Everyone always says "well, you can use an external,"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-01-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By ZeroTX
Buy Macbook Pro now or wait?

Short question. Wife's cheap AMD-powered Vista-running HP laptop seems to be limping toward a slow death, and next machine I want to be a long-termer (5-6 years). It needs to be capable of being a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-01-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 64,043
Posted By ZeroTX
It's pretty naive to believe that OSX is somehow...

It's pretty naive to believe that OSX is somehow impervious to virus/malware infection. Judging by its inclusion of protection software at the OS-level, Apple Computer also agrees that such an...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-22-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By ZeroTX
I have my trusty credit card out and I'm ready to...

I have my trusty credit card out and I'm ready to pull the trigger on a new desktop PC while moving my current media pc to the living room TV set... I really need to know if I should even try the Mac...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-19-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By ZeroTX
No comments? I know n00bs are annoying, but...

No comments? I know n00bs are annoying, but isn't that what this particular subforum is for?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-18-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,846
Posted By ZeroTX
Mac Mini with LG 1080p monitor? As home PC server?

Hi folks,

I recently posted asking about replacing my desktop multimedia PC (Win7) with a Mac Mini. Well, I revived my PC with a new power supply (it failed), more RAM, new case fan, and added...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
Looks like BestBuy has the nicer 2.5ghz mini on...

Looks like BestBuy has the nicer 2.5ghz mini on sale for $762.99 ... hmm.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
Running Windows is not required, but I know that...

Running Windows is not required, but I know that VM is an option and why not have it? Sometimes you come across software with no Mac version available.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
Suggestions for moving/converting a large...

Suggestions for moving/converting a large quantity of files from an NTFS USB 2.0 drive, then?.... What about the third party NTFS drivers and just leaving it be?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
I found several posts online that say you can use...

I found several posts online that say you can use the Laserjet 1020 using the 1022 driver for OSX Lion, available straight from Apple.... there is hope.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
Hrm. The printer issue may in fact be one. My...

Hrm. The printer issue may in fact be one. My wife is in grad school and wirelessly prints to that printer about 500 pages a month (I know by the reams of paper we use ). It's a work horse... I've...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
Addendum: It occurs to me that my 1TB external...

Addendum: It occurs to me that my 1TB external USB 2.0 drives are *probably* NTFS formatted... This presents a challenge that had not previously occurred to me.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By ZeroTX
HELP! PC Died, Can a Mac Mini do what it did?

Some easy questions folks... my 5 year old PC just took a dump and I need to replace it ASAP, preferably within 24hrs. I'm considering a Mac Mini to replace it. A few simple questions about what...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-20-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,077
Posted By ZeroTX
I understand where you're coming from, especially...

I understand where you're coming from, especially as I'm considering becoming a "multi-platform" household. If I decide to buy a new Mac (rather than just the old G5 I have now), it'll be a MacBook...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-18-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By ZeroTX
Agreed. But evidently he had someone convince...

Agreed. But evidently he had someone convince him that the only way he would become proficient in video editing was to make his next computer be a Mac. It clearly wasn't researched in any other...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-18-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,385
Posted By ZeroTX
I think his first error was believing the fallacy...

I think his first error was believing the fallacy that you need a Mac in order to do video editing or graphic design. That's only true if you prefer Apple's particular brand of software. If you...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-17-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,993
Posted By ZeroTX
I still buy CD's. I can rip it in any format or...

I still buy CD's. I can rip it in any format or bitrate I want, and 10 computers from now, I'll still have the CD on my shelf, with artwork, etc.

Bad news is Best Buy and others are reducing...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By ZeroTX
P.S. Some people I've read on this forum...

P.S.

Some people I've read on this forum seem to have it in their head that the reason Apple stopped making OS X in PPC versions is because "it made the install too big" or something along those...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By ZeroTX
Keep in mind I'm coming from the Windows...

Keep in mind I'm coming from the Windows computing world, where I'm accustomed to paying ZERO for the latest software. I recently purchased Office 2010 Pro with an academic discount (I work for a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By ZeroTX
Got the Power Mac G5 going...

I bought the restore discs from Apple and got this Power Mac G5 dual 2.0ghz up and running. I have two 17" LCD displays hooked up to it and I was able to locate a USB keyboard and mouse set for $10...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-12-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,266
Posted By ZeroTX
I've used Skype dozens of times on Wi-Fi (on...

I've used Skype dozens of times on Wi-Fi (on Windows-based machines)... I don't think that'd be it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-12-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By ZeroTX
If it's Power Mac G5 tower and you are...

If it's Power Mac G5 tower and you are interested in a full motherboard to swap out, I would sell you one for cheap. I have a "parts" Power Mac G5.... no RAM included, but the board does work and I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,399
Posted By ZeroTX
Thanks everyone. I do find it ironic that my HP...

Thanks everyone. I do find it ironic that my HP machine of the same era is still a viable machine now running the latest version of Windows and latest version of all software packages, but a Mac of...
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