Recent content by Doctor X

  1. Doctor X

    Do you like to read?

    I think it has one of the first literary descriptions of someone with a Locked-In Syndrome. – J.D.
  2. Doctor X

    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Thanks! I can "replace a part" if that will solve the problem or prevent something "bad" from happening. I am not sure what it would be other than the logic board since that is what the battery connect to. Replacements cost ~$300 which is less than a new computer of course! I am a little...
  3. Doctor X

    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Hmmmm. . . . Let the Macbook run along during the night. Stayed booted. No shut-down. Tried a reboot. Success! :D So now the final test: t3h d34dly Shutdown! No boot! :confused: You have to disconnect the battery. Once you reattach the powercord, it starts to boot. So it is if by...
  4. Doctor X

    Do you like to read?

    Indeed on actual hardcovers. I tend to read nonfiction. The subjects would probably bore the hell of everyone else. Okay, I got hooked on the books that form the basis of The Expanse series. Imagine if Fat George the Jets Fan [George Martin – Ed.] could actually finish a book in a decade and...
  5. Doctor X

    What Song Are You Playing Now?

    So there was this British television show in the mid–2000s. A DCI gets hit by a car and wake up in the early seventies. The title? Of course, it is the song on his iPod which becomes a cassette tape when he wakes up: I like this version, all due respect to the Not-Yet Thin White Duke. There...
  6. Doctor X

    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    You may have the same problem I just developed. My Mac is as in my signature. Suddenly, the Mac turned off. I rebooted, it worked doing the normal surfing for underaged lichen porn . . . shut off. This was with the power cord connected. Would not turn on again! With the power cord connected...
  7. Doctor X

    No disk when installing Mac OS x?

    Frankly, everything after 2011 proved superfluous. This latest was an unhelpful LOOK AT ME temper-tantrum.
  8. Doctor X

    No disk when installing Mac OS x?

    Do you need your sippy cup, child?
  9. Doctor X

    Phishing Emails ...

    You can report them to www.phishtank.com. --J.D.
  10. Doctor X

    Quicktime Player Can't Open An .mp4 File

    See my Linkypoo for VLC. Is it the "best?" It seems to play pretty much everything. --J.D.
  11. Doctor X

    What Song Are You Playing Now?

    --J.D.
  12. Doctor X

    Herve's Bar & Grill

    I have seen things . . . you people . . . wouldn't believe! --J. "A Man? A Police Man?" D.
  13. Doctor X

    Phishing Emails ...

    I blame the teeny-boopers with their bobby socks, hot rods, and the rock and roll. And Chad. Because Chad. --J.D.
  14. Doctor X

    Is OS X a 128 bit Operating System?

    It will take vic another 17 years to recover from the burn. --J.D.
  15. Doctor X

    Hi Sierra Problem

    Capitalize the first word of a sentence.
Top