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    Can I use Disk Utility to Image a PC?

    I have numerous dedicated PC based encoding workstations. We have been contemplating getting Ghost, so that we can create an Image of an optimized system and use it for emergency restore purposes. I do this for my Mac systems all the time using Disk Utility, can I back up XP boxen this way as...
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    *nix fileserver advice needed

    I want to use a *nix flavored fileserver on my all mac network. My network at home consists of 3 macs and up until now, 1 windows 2000 server. It is a 1 gHz amd box with only 128mb's of ram, XP was not really an option nor was it desired. The only reason it had 2000 server on it was because I...
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    Alias user directories to a Win2000 server

    When my wife traded in her old pc for a new mac mini, I promptly reformatted and repurposed her old machine. It now has windows 2000 advanced server installed, and is configured to share a 200 GB drive on our network. I'll add more drives eventually. I then copied my iPhoto, and iTunes...
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    I killed It :(

    I seem to have killed my new Intel Mini. I have not called apple yet, but I may have to. I have a mac that now wont do anything, won't boot target disk mode, wont boot single user, won't boot off system restore disk, wont even bring up the bootcamp loader or allow me to zap the pram. In...
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    Disk Utility Wierdness

    Disk utility is misbehaving and I don't know what to do. I just got a new mini. I used the system disk that came with it to boot off of, then attached an external firewire drive and made a disk image of the mini's hard drive. Next, I repartitioned the drive, and attempted to restore the image...
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    Slow Boat from China

    A small victory was won in my house a few days back. My wife finally caved and actually demanded that I buy her a mac. Her PC had Win98 SE on it when we got married, and that same box now has XP with the same 128MB of ram. It is a slug, it moves so slowly. plus it is liteally infested with...
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    Tiger wont Browse Device via Bluetooth

    I searched before posting this. My powerbook is a ProTools production machine, so it has multiple partitions so that I may boot Panther when I need to work. But 90% of the time I boot off my Tiger partition to surf the web, use iphoto etc.etc.. When I'm in Panther, I can "Browse Device"...
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    Widget Secret Tip

    I don't know if this has been posted here already, but you can keep widgets on your desktop. 1. click the dashboard icon in the dock 2. click on the circle with the plus sign that appears to the lower left. Your tray of widgets should open in the bottom of the screen. 3. Choose the...
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    imac G4 deflation

    With the release of the imac G5's, what will happen to the price of swivel based G4 imacs? I ask because I'm about to buy a fully loaded imac G4 800 Mhz (15 inch screen) with airport card with half a gig of ram and the super drive plus a free epson printer and apple speakers $900...
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    Can someone please tell me what this means?

    Jun/03/2004 04:09:19 Target IP(192.168.42.255), Target Port(138) Packet Dropped Jun/03/2004 04:09:19 Spoof IP(192.168.42.101), Spoof Port(138) Jun/03/2004 04:09:19 Spoof Attack fromd MAC(00-0A-95-AF-6A-F4) Detect, Jun/03/2004 04:09:19 Target IP(192.168.42.255), Target Port(138)...
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    Firewire Mayhem in 9.2.2

    Our Dual 1.25 G4 is a production machine running 9.2.2 only. Friday I installed a canopus ADVC100. It worked great. I turned everything off for 3 days. Today I turned it on and none of my firewire devices appeared, including the ADVC100. I checked everything on my powerbook (running x.3) and...
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    [HOWTO] - Backup and Restoration made easy

    Sometimes configuring a mac is a long and lenghty process. It might involve several major application installs that each require their own individual reboots and consequent updates. I don't like to do it often myself. So thanks to Apple and Panther, I only have to go through that hell once...
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    How Do I Convert High Quality MPG to a Web Friendly Size and Format?

    I have an awesome Sony camera that saves video as .MPG's I want to put some of these movies up on the web so that my family can see them. However, not everybody has broadband, and they all use PC's. (I know, I'm trying to convert them to Mac, but I digress). The first clip I want to...
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    Little Snitch keeps alerting me! What is NMDB?

    And why the hell does it keep wanting to access various urls with .nl and .ws suffixxes? I fear the worst, spyware? malware? something wants to constantly report home. Little snitch tells me that it is an application callled "nmdb". a search of my system turned up no such app. :confused...
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    Powerbook Ettiquette

    The big new 17 incher that I find myself carrying around these days has me nervous. Its so big and beautiful, but just how hardy is it? I have had a G3 Powerbook for 5 years now, and it has been to hell and back with me numerous times. The port cover is missing,the original HD is dead, the...
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    Video Help for a Novice soon-to-be dad

    I have a video capture of my wifes last ultrasound. It weighs in at just over 1 gig, and about 30 minutes long. it is an .mpg, and was captured using an aurora fuse card. I want to take key parts of the footage, in 5-15 second snippets, and save them as indivudal files. What program do you...
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    PC Firewire drive on Jaguar??

    I have a 250gig firewire drive formatted for PC. It was used to backup the sample libraries of 3 giga samplers (speacilized PC's running XP). So it is literally full of $1000's worth of audio. We need to mount this drive on a Mac running 10.2.8, so we can convert the files for use with Mach 5...
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    9.2.2 , AppleTalk, and Midi on an OSX LAN

    Today I stumbled on something odd. I was on our composers workstation (a dual 1.25 G4 running 9.2.2 Using DP3 with a ProTools back end) and as I was rebooting it, it asked me if I wanted to connect to a shared drive on another mac (dual 800 G4 running jaguar). This struck me as odd because...
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