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The hatter
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Systems Programmer & Analyst (ret)

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Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5), ATI 5770 16GB Samsung SSD Sonnet 6G

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The hatter replied to 2013 Mac Pro freezes on restart

"First and foremost, esp for a production system where you want it trouble free, and also to troubleshoot: lean mean and 3rd party excess-fre"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
4 hours ago
The hatter replied to Radeon R9 280x on Mac pro

"You would require something like this for supplemental power   http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817101044   hum, if that link d"

in Mac Pro 23 replies
5 hours ago
The hatter replied to My mac keeps dropping my wi-fi connection whenever it goes to sleep.

"You'll be in "good company" of others with MBPs and wifi issues in their MacBook Pro forum."

in MacBook Pro 5 replies
6 hours ago
The hatter replied to Radeon R9 280x on Mac pro

"  On the "wasting money" you know a 450W PSU that fits into an optical drive cage is.... less than $50."

in Mac Pro 23 replies
6 hours ago
The hatter replied to mac pro 3.1 early 2008 bad ram?

"Very similar thread next to yours... 667 works in yours, if price is a factor, they tend to cost less. And 2 x 4GB sets  often costing 2-3x"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
6 hours ago
The hatter replied to Mixing RAM speeds in Mac Pro 3.1

"Actually, you don't have to have quad or have A and B in any semblance of "balanced" but mixing RAM is always trial and error even under som"

in Mac Pro 6 replies
6 hours ago
The hatter replied to help

"Option key shows all boot volumes.   The less info you give us the harder it is to guess what and where and why.   Recovery Mode is help"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
6 hours ago
The hatter replied to mac pro 3.1 early 2008 bad ram?

"Did you look on Amazon "Mac Pro FBDIMM"  first? any of those.   http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_0_13?url=search-alias%3Delectronics"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
10 hours ago
The hatter replied to mac pro 3.1 early 2008 bad ram?

"It is defective and you need to remove the ones that are being shown as not having the correct amount/size or not at all.   Mac Pro FBDIMM"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
11 hours ago
The hatter replied to Mac Pro speed-processing upgrade suggestions

"Move everything to SSD for system, and for Aperture and and also for PS scratch PCIe SSDs.   500GB Samsung EVO is both fast and cheap now"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
15 hours ago
The hatter replied to 2009 Mac Pro not letting me upgrade to Mavericks nor 10.8

"Blame the way forum threads get out of sync!   At times I have had to post to a thread for the last post to show up, and I have had a lot"

in Mac Pro 13 replies
15 hours ago
The hatter replied to I have about 25,000 photos on my Mac in iphoto.  What is the best solution for external storage of my photos?

"Seeing how he wanted an external location for safe long term backup, and not to use as an alternate location for his iPhoto library....  "

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to If I install a new NVidia PC card on my Mac Pro will I be able to choose between Boot Camp and OS X during startup?

"MacRumors has a lot of information about PC GTX 680 etc and flashing, support for GTX 7xx series. And there is http://netkas.org and other s"

in Mac Pro 3 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to I have been hacked.  Spam was being sent from my email account.  I changed my email password.  Anything else I should do?

"Agreed. But the customer still needs to change password.   I was concerned that the email address itself was compromised and could only be"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to I have been hacked.  Spam was being sent from my email account.  I changed my email password.  Anything else I should do?

"someone I know closely that uses AOL had something like this happen. AOL spotted it happening and closed off and requested that the user c"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to I set up a RAID 1 in my Mac Pro. Can I move the drives to an external enclosure and keep the raid set intact?

"some enclosures have dual drive (or more) and support a built-in RAID feature that you do not want, you want to preserve their Apple-ness."

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to Has anyone tried a 4GB HDD in a Mid 2010 Mac Pro?

"TB probably ;-)   Yes, though t here are two issues. The thickness of the drive height, and issues in 10.8.3 and above with drives larger"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to Early 2009 Mac Pro. SSD disk. No Boot when restart.

"Look for firmware update from vendors.   Make sure you have an alternate boot drive and that has TRIM enabled, and do a repair and reset S"

in Mac Pro 7 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to If I install a new NVidia PC card on my Mac Pro will I be able to choose between Boot Camp and OS X during startup?

"In those setups I use Startup Disk in either Windows (Boot camp control panel and on task bar) or BootChamp or Startup Disk c.p. System Pref"

in Mac Pro 3 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to microsoft document connection

"It needs write permission in the folder designated for temp files. Whether you can set permission to local home account library / applicat"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to How do I play media from a cloud storage drive on mac?

"I use OneDrive and Amazon Cloud services and they vary but are able - with Amazon it downloads a copy to local device it seems before playin"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to Using internal drives from MPro tower with the new round MacPro

"The true costs of an nMP (Late 2013) and the conundrum facing people, you want speed, reliability, good thruput... and low cost? and Thunder"

in Mac Pro 5 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to OS 10.6.8 upgrade

"Problems being....?   Best OS? for what.   Could even wait to see if there is going to be an over due Mac Mini w/ Haswell.   i5 4-core"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
1 day ago
The hatter replied to What would be the best way to upgrade my mac pro for editing in FCPX?

"Dual AMDs   500GB boot drive SSD $249 / 250GB $150   8 x 2GB FBDIMMs $100   www.barefeats.com showed why dual AMD makes sense"

in Mac Pro 2 replies
2 days ago
The hatter replied to How to have separate HHD space and logins

"The idea behind best use and configuration on your 1,1 (like mine) is to not use one drive for everything, I'd choose a smaller faster 250GB"

in Mac Pro 3 replies
2 days ago

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