Go Back   The macosxhints Forums > Search Forums



Showing results 1 to 25 of 750
Search took 0.13 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DeltaMac
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By DeltaMac
I don't think I've seen any actual sales numbers,...

I don't think I've seen any actual sales numbers, but Apple seems to sell every one they currently make. The new models are still at least a month out of stock.

Of course, the Mac Pro, as a...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By DeltaMac
IIRC, the two statements are not necessarily...

IIRC, the two statements are not necessarily contradictory.

A discharged (dead) PRAM battery in a Pismo might prevent boot - likely because of corrupted settings when the battery drains, though...
Forum: Applications 04-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By DeltaMac
How about a temporary "fix"? Make a folder in...

How about a temporary "fix"?
Make a folder in Mail - named something befitting, like "ignore", or "abandoned", etc.
Drag that message to that folder, and drop it there, out of sight.
Whatever is...
Forum: System 04-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By DeltaMac
Filling the boot drive to capacity can often...

Filling the boot drive to capacity can often result in directory corruption.
One of the results of THAT - can be really strange behavior, such as ownership issues that don't easily get fixed. A...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-02-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, exactly… The bottom cover on a uni-body is...

Yes, exactly…
The bottom cover on a uni-body is just that - a cover
The body is one piece of machined aluminum, with everything inside

The pre-unibody does not have a full bottom cover - there's...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By DeltaMac
You did throw us off track when you called your...

You did throw us off track when you called your MBPro a "pre-unibody"
The Late 2008 MBPro is, in fact, the first generation with the unibody design, introduced at the same time as the unibody...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DeltaMac
No, that's not what I meant. If the hardware is...

No, that's not what I meant.
If the hardware is actually "wonky", and Apple appears to accept that - then how will you know if there's a problem with the software, if the hardware is giving...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DeltaMac
If Apple has already accepted that the logic...

If Apple has already accepted that the logic board is at fault, then get that replaced first.
Yes, it's entirely possible that the faulty hardware MAY have corrupted the software, and I would do a...
Forum: Applications 03-26-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By DeltaMac
You must have upgraded from Snow Leopard (OS X...

You must have upgraded from Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6.8), where you might have a lot of screensavers (among other things) that would no longer work on newer OS X versions.
It would be one of the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, I'm suggesting that one work-around is to...

Yes, I'm suggesting that one work-around is to try an optical connection.

Or, with a 6-year old system, you could try reseating all connectors in the MacPro internal audio path, which would likely...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By DeltaMac
I appreciate the extra information about your...

I appreciate the extra information about your setup.
Could be a grounding issue inside the MacPro.
But, have you though about using the optical (digital) output from your MacPro, rather than the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By DeltaMac
What is the destination device where you hear the...

What is the destination device where you hear the hum?
Speakers?
Connected through a stereo amplifier?
If the power plug for the stereo is a two wire - not grounded - can you reverse the power...
Forum: System 03-22-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, I rechecked with my Audacity, and the save...

Yes, I rechecked with my Audacity, and the save window does change focus with tab, and pressing space will do whichever choice is in focus, so that works….
Forum: System 03-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By DeltaMac
Looks like a mis-coded app. Contact Audacity with...

Looks like a mis-coded app. Contact Audacity with a bug report. It does appear to at least partly work, because you can press Esc to cancel that window (but that's not the same as choosing "No", of...
Forum: System 03-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By DeltaMac
A MacBook Pro cannot boot from a Panther system -...

A MacBook Pro cannot boot from a Panther system - not possible.
Your Time Machine backup with Mavericks should be bootable (and would be whatever OS X version is latest in your Time Machine backup),...
Forum: System 03-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By DeltaMac
If you have the downloaded Mavericks installer,...

If you have the downloaded Mavericks installer, then, yes you could run that.
My suggestion would be that you could create a bootable USB flash drive from that installer app. There's instructions...
Forum: System 03-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By DeltaMac
If you don't see those artifacts on another...

If you don't see those artifacts on another installation of 10.9.2 -
Could be a Good Result™ to boot to your recovery partition, and reinstall OS X.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,787
Posted By DeltaMac
You may need to update to current version 2.0.0.5...

You may need to update to current version 2.0.0.5
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/loginbox-pro/id579954762?mt=8

Can you explain how you would use that with your iMac? Appears to be an iOS app,...
Forum: System 03-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, I think you should test to see if the...

Yes, I think you should test to see if the corruption/artifacts also occur on the internal display.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By DeltaMac
So, the fans vary? 2100, then later 4100? ...

So, the fans vary? 2100, then later 4100?

And, your Activity Monitor, on All Processes, shows no high CPU on any process or app?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By DeltaMac
You moved most (or all) of the memory sticks. ...

You moved most (or all) of the memory sticks.
You did say it tested (and I assume was working) before you moved the memory sticks, as well as adding a new pair to your system.
And - now it's not...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,787
Posted By DeltaMac
You have mentioned "Login" in your post #3, too…...

You have mentioned "Login" in your post #3, too… and sounds like it's not the usual OS X login, which is where you can change to a different user, etc.
What do you mean by "Login"
Do you perhaps...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, 2100 rpm is just barely over idle (likely...

Yes, 2100 rpm is just barely over idle (likely around 1800 rpm)
And, the fans should normally always be running.
Are you really having a problem with the fans? Run them up to full speed, using one...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By DeltaMac
Maybe you can call me Captain Obvious, but are...

Maybe you can call me Captain Obvious, but are your fans running because the MBPro is hot?

Check the temps with one of the fan control utilities, which should also show you the outputs from the...
Forum: System 03-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By DeltaMac
Search for "sleep wake failure Mavericks" and you...

Search for "sleep wake failure Mavericks" and you will see a ton of reports.
Some have got fixes by updating to 10.9.2 - but, as you know, it continues.
Seems to often be fixed by remembering to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 750

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site design © IDG Consumer & SMB; individuals retain copyright of their postings
but consent to the possible use of their material in other areas of IDG Consumer & SMB.