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    It's been almost seven years

    I first stumbled onto this site in November of 2003 when I went to work at Intuit. I was about 9 months a Mac user at that point.

    I started out all questions, because I'd only been using...
  2. I have ArcSoft Collage Creator, but it's Win...

    I have ArcSoft Collage Creator, but it's Win only. I was going to put it up on my site for you to download if your interested.
  3. I had a Brother® once. It was nothing but trouble...

    I had a Brother® once. It was nothing but trouble for two years.

    I bought it because I'd had two Brother electronic typewriters (in the pre-computer days) and they worked flawlessly. Apparently...
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    Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001) Codes:...

    Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001)
    Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS (0x0001) at 0x6f848bff

    That looks like a kernel level permissions problem.

    Have you run AppleJack lately? or at all on this...
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    Well, my experience with Dell's is this: Dad...

    Well, my experience with Dell's is this:

    Dad had one for three and a half years - It's dead now.
    Ex wife had one for two years - It's dead now.
    Brother had one for three years - It's dead now....
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    I spent a day taking it COMPLETELY apart. The...

    I spent a day taking it COMPLETELY apart.

    The CPU was black and scored with carbon all around the edges. It looked like someone had taken a torch to it.

    I went very carefully over more than a...
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    Couple or three points. 1. I used to haul two...

    Couple or three points.

    1. I used to haul two loads a month of "bad CDs" to recycling plants in so-Cal. 26 pallets, about 1200 lbs apiece. Twice a month. And THAT was just the ones that Q.C....
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    I have, for some time now, preferred Seagate...

    I have, for some time now, preferred Seagate drives to Maxtor and definitely over Western Digital.

    I'd agree with the firmware suggestion If the drive works fine in the enclosure, it obviously...
  9. Thread: Flash

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    Adobe will have no fight, as well as no choice....

    Adobe will have no fight, as well as no choice. The W3 council has already declared that HTML 5 will be the standard by this time next year.

    They may as well start building for Windows 3.1 or OS 8...
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    Undeletable file and a solution

    Actually, because I'm building websites for people, I need to have Camino, Chrome, Firefox, iCab, Netscape, OmniWeb, Opera, Safari, and SeaMonkey on the Mac, and all of those (except Camino, iCab and...
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    Dell and Intel: Big Tech behaving badly

    http://i2.cdn.turner.com/money/2010/07/23/technology/dell_intel/intel_chip.gi.top.jpg

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Thursday's $100 million settlement between Dell and the Securities and Exchange...
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    Oh, one thing I forgot to mention. You HAVE TO...

    Oh, one thing I forgot to mention. You HAVE TO HAVE a password for your user account to use this. It will not accept the sudo command if you don't have one.
  13. Thread: Flash

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    News from the world of web development is HTML 5...

    News from the world of web development is HTML 5 will virtually eliminate Flash.

    It will handle animation, buttons, links, and even Flash styled games through HTML code better than Flash does...
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    Undeletable file and a solution

    For some reason when I updated Google Chrome, it put the old app file in the trash, and it was stuck there.
    I thought it would be a non issue since the file showed 0kb for the size, but every time I...
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    That's 100% true. The PPC architecture renders...

    That's 100% true.

    The PPC architecture renders the OS unreadable on an Intel system. You may be able to read files from the drive after booting from another OS loaded drive (it's still HFS) but...
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    I use AppZapper. It's pretty thorough. If it...

    I use AppZapper.

    It's pretty thorough.
    If it can do a "clean" uninstall of Adobe Creative Suite apps, that's good enough for me.
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    Apple topples Microsoft's throne

    Apple's soaring stock price has enabled the tech giant to eclipse Microsoft's $219.2 billion market cap.


    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Microsoft's dominance as the tech industry's most valuable...
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    Latest iPad poop

    If you've been saving up your "greenbacks" to buy an iPad, think again.

    Apple will only accept credit or debit cards to pay for one, and:
    No prepaid debit cards
    No "gift" debit cards
    No Apple...
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    Firefox "cloning"

    I figured this is probably the place for this being as it is sort of Internet/Networking/Security related.

    I work on three different systems nearly every day. My MacBook Pro, my e-machine and my...
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    And once the "moving parts" are no longer a...

    And once the "moving parts" are no longer a factor (as in Solid State Drives), it will all become null and void.
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    It'll be nice when SSD becomes the norm for laptops, and space is no longer a problem.
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    As someone who owns a vintage bug... (a '70 that...

    As someone who owns a vintage bug... (a '70 that looks like a pretty famous '63) http://www.myherbiespace.com/images/herbie-tn.gifand gets some pretty solid compliments from old 'vette owners, I...
  23. "opinions about the drive aside, I'm really...

    "opinions about the drive aside, I'm really trying to figure out if anyone has implemented one of these AFT drives successfully and if so, how they handle WinXP in Parallels."

    A cautious Windows...
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    If you have one of those handy Targus adapters,...

    If you have one of those handy Targus adapters, you can use it to treat the card as a flash drive, and (on a PC if you have access to one) use this tool HP Flash Deep Format Tool to completely format...
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    My understanding is that the system bus will read...

    My understanding is that the system bus will read and "cache" files as necessary for the OS to operate optimally, regardless of where in the platters it physically resides.

    Case in point:
    I have...
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