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Offline sasquartch

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Re: Mac tekkie?
« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2010, 01:45:13 pm »
Mikel - the article you refer to involves setting up WINE - a Windows emulator. So not really much point  ???

Colin - I have used ctl-alt-del a few times over the last few weeks but mainly because I regularly have to investigate problems with applications. The fact you CAN ctl-alt-del and just kill a single application without crashing the whole OS surely can't be a bad thing ? And yes, it is possible to write a badly behaved application for just about any OS, Mac, Unix, Windows or whatever.
 

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Re: Mac tekkie?
« Reply #31 on: November 30, 2010, 05:52:03 pm »

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... personally I seem to spend half my time uninstalling iTunes from peoples PCs because they just wanted to re-charge their iPod and plugged it in...



If you open iTunes preferences the "open iTunes automatically, if an iPod is plugged in" can be switched off.  Then the iPod/phone will charge without running into auto download etc.
 

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Re: Mac tekkie?
« Reply #32 on: November 30, 2010, 06:10:27 pm »
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If you open iTunes preferences the "open iTunes automatically, if an iPod is plugged in" can be switched off.  Then the iPod/phone will charge without running into auto download etc

It's too late by then, it's already been installed! I know Steve Jobs may not believe it, but not everyone wants iTunes installed on their computers, especially office machines where it can confilict with business applications.
 

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