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Forum: System 04-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By DeltaMac
The MacBook Pro, model number 1226 (Known as...

The MacBook Pro, model number 1226 (Known as Mid/Late 2007, 2.4/2.2GHz) would likely not boot to that 10.4.8 installer that you downloaded (although you can try it - it will be too old, and will...
Forum: Applications 04-18-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,377
Posted By DeltaMac
Restart your Mac, and check in the App Store...

Restart your Mac, and check in the App Store again.

Do you possibly have a backup connected to your Mac, and the same app is on that backup? The app store may find other copies, and call it...
Forum: Applications 04-18-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,377
Posted By DeltaMac
If the app is still present in your Applications...

If the app is still present in your Applications folder, drag it to the trash, then empty the trash. Then, the App Store will show the app icon as "Download", or "Install" (not sure which)
Forum: The Coat Room 04-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By DeltaMac
What do you mean by your statements? That...

What do you mean by your statements?

That makes no sense at all, particularly when you don't explain what "that" is, or tell us what you thought.

"40% sold to the several Apple auth… stores, …"...
Forum: The Coat Room 04-16-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
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: 1,359
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: 1,512
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: 1,291
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: 981
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: 981
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: 512
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: 512
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: 606
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: 935
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: 935
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: 935
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: 732
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: 732
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: 458
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: 1,778
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: 1,778
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: 2,794
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: 1,778
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: 2,422
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: 492
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...
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