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    Re: Help with Hub-related issue

    The real solution is to talk to ever runs the network at your university.
    Because:

    1) Altering the network in such a manner may be against policy
    2) Switches might not work anyway as network...
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    Re: Mac OSX Tiger 10.4.11 boot problem

    I'd check the hard drives for bad sectors (or run through the apple hardware test or Techtool - on one of the install CDs/DVDs). Or you could test it in a PC with something like Seatools (if a...
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    Re: hijack this... for mac?

    Here are some mac virus/trojan examples. To be fair a bit of a non-event.

    Use something like Onyx to clear caches etc. Check your filesystem for permissions issues or filesystem problems (disk...
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    recommended 24 inch LCD

    What do people recommend for a 24 inch widescreen LCD? Non-glossy. Heavily biased towards gaming. Less than say $700.
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    Re: For the MAC guys

    HFSExplorer should let you read it from Windows.

    Knoppix needs to load the module to access mac formatted drives (when I last tried it). http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29218.
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    Re: Map question NZ map

    probably this Angular Mil
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    Re: New Zealandese Pets?

    Er, they are a protected species. :stare:
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    Re: Why do PC's slow down?

    Usually I find the PC has become full of startup apps.

    Oddly enough people complain about macs becoming "slow" too. Often it is a sneaky attempt at getting a better PC.
  9. Thread: Bring back WMG?

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    Poll: Re: Bring back WMG?

    Teach a man to swing a hammer ...

    ...and every problem becomes a nail.
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    Re: *** The BEST antivirus EVER. Hands down. ***

    NOD32 for the win indeed. :clap
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    Re: Planes fire and towers.

    Don't you love how they can't link planes -> fire + impact damage -> building fails...

    The conspiracy theories would almost be funny, apart from the near 3000 people killed...
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    Re: Will/Does This Work?

    er like QoS myth?
  13. Poll: Re: When asked to submit your bag for inspection by security upon leaving a retail st

    Never been asked.
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    Re: Sunday night Brain Bender - Airplane Physics

    Yes, upon watching the mythbusters video I wasn't sure exactly how the myth was defined.

    Was isn't clear is how the speed of the conveyor belt works. I think mythbusters said that they tried to...
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    Re: Motherboards and MAC addresses

    Hmm I once got a bunch of PCs with the same MAC addresses, due to a faulty bios update... that was fun.

    Maybe you can tell by wear/lack of wear on the ports .. or looking at the head of screws.
  16. Thread: iMac password

    by gibler
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    Re: iMac password

    See under System Preferences if it is unlocked so you can reset the password without knowing the old one or make a new admin account.

    Otherwise, yes boot off the 10.5 install disc and use the...
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    Re: Ideas on how to connect PC to TV

    Watch out, as some LCD TVs (well at least the 1080p) ones doesn't accept maximum resolution under a VGA connection.
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    Poll: Re: Are New Zealanders Bad Drivers?

    Watch out if you are around Dunedin ... I'm one of the bad ones :D
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    Re: Reinstalling OSX

    Er, no, the majority of apps are self-contained in the Applications folder. Many "install" by just copying them to the Applications folder. You could run into problems if you don't backup your user...
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    Re: Reinstalling OSX

    Sure there is no other user accounts on there you don't know about?

    "disk inventory x" (freeware) will find what is chewing up the space.

    It is also possible the filesystem is messed up in...
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    Re: Mac Help (Sorry) :p

    I meant to use the old wink ... I was not fooled. :lol:
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    Re: Mac Help (Sorry) :p

    WMG you are back! :)

    Yes they are faultless. When people email me about "kernel panics" and lockups, I tell them: just restart the mac and let's not talk about the incident again.
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    Re: Mac Help (Sorry) :p

    Sounds to me like they have been shifting apps or their filesystem is weird.

    I'd run Disk Utility (in Utilities folder) and repair permissions and verify the file system is OK. Then just download...
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    Re: Eudora Startup Error

    Hmmm, there are a few references to it on Google Groups but no solutions.

    Yep, you should be able to install the latest version and upgrade but keep all the email data. If that doesn't work then...
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    Re: to swerve or not to swerve ?

    I'd swerve ... to try and run it over.
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