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Forum: For Sale 01-14-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By PeteG
What country are you in, Miles?

What country are you in, Miles?
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-11-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,338
Posted By PeteG
Thank you, Joz and osxq. The stick was...

Thank you, Joz and osxq. The stick was unsuccessful, maybe a size issue as the install of "essentials" was over 7GB, so not much headroom on the 8GB stick.

Installed fine to a larger partition on...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-09-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,338
Posted By PeteG
Thanks Joz, I'll put it on an 8 gig stick and see...

Thanks Joz, I'll put it on an 8 gig stick and see what happens.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-08-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,338
Posted By PeteG
Greetings osxq and Joz, thanks for sharing your...

Greetings osxq and Joz, thanks for sharing your Xcode experiences.

If I installed Xcode to a 4 gig usb stick, would that put me in the same situation as yourselves, or is there a little more to...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 10-17-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By PeteG
Repair permission messages you can ignore are...

Repair permission messages you can ignore are listed at this forum.

Mac OS X: Disk Utility's Repair Disk Permissions messages that you can safely ignore...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-14-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
Hey JnC, had no net access for a time, ...

Hey JnC, had no net access for a time,



was all part of the "too much info"!!

I included it in the possibility that it may help someone else reading through the threads trying to get their...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-06-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
You shouldn't need your original USB install...

You shouldn't need your original USB install flash drive.

Once you are booted from USB backup you can erase the main drive and restore(Disc Utility) from the USB drive. GUID partition and the Mac...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-05-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
I don't think you have to run NBI after each...

I don't think you have to run NBI after each update, tho' I boot my USB storage so seldom that it's hard to remember(mini is thankfully very stable and if I'm careful what I download I don't expect...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 07-04-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
Well done. Enjoy your vacation(I'm assuming that...

Well done. Enjoy your vacation(I'm assuming that was the reason to make the mini travel-ready).
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-25-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
Because my USB Legacy is normally off I have to...

Because my USB Legacy is normally off I have to go into BIOS, however if you boot up holding F12 down with USB Leg. enabled you may see USB Storage as an option on the initial Boot Menu screen. If...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-24-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By PeteG
USB Legacy Support? If enabled it affects my...

USB Legacy Support? If enabled it affects my minis sleep.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-23-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
Hmm… I think you would be fine with the usb flash...

Hmm… I think you would be fine with the usb flash partition mapped to GUID. I can't actually remember why it ended up MBR for me, may have been as a result of my trying different options in my...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-22-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,037
Posted By PeteG
(hopefully it is bootable) You should test...

(hopefully it is bootable)

You should test it. Do the BIOS bit and try to boot from it. Only then will you be truly confident of what you have got. Also it's not a bad idea to sort out the boot...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-19-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,229
Posted By PeteG
Have you had a look at insanelymac ? A difficult...

Have you had a look at insanelymac ? A difficult site to find what you want, in my experience, but a large community of hackintoshers that have attempted to install OS X on many platforms. You may...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-14-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,955
Posted By PeteG
That will work, if you do it right! Here is an...

That will work, if you do it right! Here is an older guide to this method, it will give you an idea of what you need to do. You may need to clarify some steps as NBI and NBM have changed a little...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-13-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,580
Posted By PeteG
Don't feel dumb, it's the devil in the detail, as...

Don't feel dumb, it's the devil in the detail, as ever one missed step or full stop, space etc and it all stops!!

Below is a screenshot of SuperDuper after I have run smart backup. As you see the...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-08-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By PeteG
OK, I see the problem. The only thing I can think...

OK, I see the problem. The only thing I can think of is to try to do it blind. If you leave the cursor over the menubar icon and click after plugging in monitor, you would bring up the menu, even...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-08-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,580
Posted By PeteG
Run SuperDuper, it will behave normally until...

Run SuperDuper, it will behave normally until last step "booting from backup" which it will not do as USB Legacy is usually turned off.

Close SuperDuper and open NBI. To run NBI you must select...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-07-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By PeteG
The mirror option(appears as Turn On Mirroring,...

The mirror option(appears as Turn On Mirroring, second from top in drop down menu) was not added till maybe NBI 0.8.3Final so make doubly sure you have latest NBI. If you download and run latest NBI,...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-05-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By PeteG
Check that you have the latest NBI 0.8.4RC1(I...

Check that you have the latest NBI 0.8.4RC1(I think 0.8.4Pre was buggy)

In Sys Pref > Displays there is a box to tick at bottom left: Show Displays in Menubar

Close Sys Pref

On menubar at...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 06-05-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By PeteG
jjjavierr, it helps us to help you if we know...

jjjavierr, it helps us to help you if we know what OS X and NBI you are running.

If you are on OS X 6.2 and NBI 0.8.3Final(or later) you can choose to show an icon for display preferences in the...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 06-02-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 52,653
Posted By PeteG
This plug-in for iTunes really helps.(free trial)...

This plug-in for iTunes really helps.(free trial)

https://www.srslabs.com/store/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=18
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 03-19-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By PeteG
W7ox, i have backed up with SuperDuper and...

W7ox, i have backed up with SuperDuper and regardless of the message at the end of the backup, i.e. "Step 4.Successfully booted from backup", I have been unable to actually do this.

When I enable...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-28-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,223
Posted By PeteG
Thanks again, Doug. My 10v is utterly silent and...

Thanks again, Doug. My 10v is utterly silent and I thought that I was unaffected by any problem till I had a look with Smart Utility. I recall seeing a post by someone freaking with a count in the 5...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 02-27-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By PeteG
I would try running NBI.8.3Final through it and...

I would try running NBI.8.3Final through it and rebooting.

Edit.Sorry just read the end of your post and see you have tried that, still I would download a fresh NBI.8.3Final and give it another...
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