Windows on a Mac

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The other day a friend called me from California. I help him with his Mac problems from time to time. He had a colleague on the east coast who also had a Mac who needed assistance with installing Windows on her MacBook Pro 17″.  

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FileMaker Pro 10

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I have been a FileMaker Pro user since version 2 which seems like a hundred years ago. FileMaker Pro has always been the “ease of use” database on the Mac, and now Windows as well. So, when FileMaker released version 10 of it’s flagship database program I felt like I…

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Safari DNS Slowness

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Over the past few weeks my Safari has been very slow at resolving websites. I select a website and it sits there as if it is having problems resolving the DNS or something. At first I thought it was my network, then my DSL provider, but I have eliminated those…

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Pacifist

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Every once in a while I end up buying a shareware program. Just recently it seemed like my DVD Player application that is installed by Leopard was misbehaving. I read online about how to reinstall it using a cool little program called Pacifist.  

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Freeway vs. Dreamweaver

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As you may know I have used Freeway Pro by Softpress for my web development for several years. It is more of a design oriented program for people who do not wish to do a lot of code tweaking. Recently I did want to do a little tweaking on one…

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AOL Accounts

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The other day I worked on a friends computer fixing some FileMaker Pro files and some things in the OS. She is running OS 10.4.11. She has had AOL email forever, but the only way she can make her email work is to use the web mail feature. Sad. I…

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Photoshop Elements & Twain

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I have owned my Brother multifunction DCP 8065DN for over a year now, but I have never been able to make the twain driver work with Adobe Photoshop 4 or my new version 6, until now.

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MailActOn

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Are any of you versed in the MailActOn plugin for Apple’s Mail application? I got such a good deal on it the other day I couldn’t pass it up. I have heard good things about it, but I must confess I am not exactly a power user when it comes…

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