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The Switch Back

ComputerBuyingFilter: My beloved iBook is on his last legs. I haven't owned a Windows computer in nearly 7 years, but I'm considering buying one as my next computer. What would you tell a longtime Mac user who's considering going Windows? [more inside]
posted by kagredon on Feb 11, 2011 - 19 answers

Help make my PC to Mac personal finance software quick and painless!

What is the best way to move years of financial data from AceMoney on Windows to anything on OSX and not screw it all up? [more inside]
posted by drgonzo2k2 on Jun 30, 2010 - 3 answers

Formatting Differences in MS Word on Windows vs Mac

How consistent is MS Office between Windows and OSX? Will using MS Office on my Mac solve this formatting problem I'm having? [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Nov 19, 2009 - 13 answers

Options for a small & cheap Mac laptop?

What are my options for a cheap, small Mac laptop? [more inside]
posted by attercoppe on Oct 2, 2009 - 25 answers

CD manufacturer identification on the Mac?

Is there a Mac equivalent to CDR Media Code Identifier. This could be run in Parallels, but I'm not sure it'll be able to get what it needs out of the DVD drive. And of course, it'd be nice to not have to run Parallels.
posted by ignignokt on Sep 15, 2009 - 4 answers

Choose Details in OS X

Mac OSX Filter: How can I change the details displayed for files in a directory while in list view? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Aug 24, 2009 - 7 answers

How do I transfer these fonts?

Fonts, fonts, fonts. I'm trying to move some fonts between platforms for a client and it is an absolute nightmare. I need some help understanding OS X font "suitcases" and what do with them! [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Aug 18, 2009 - 9 answers

How can I resume file sharing wirelessly between a Mac and a PC after the Mac has returned from sleep mode?

Can anyone help me figure out how to resume file sharing capabilities between my MacBook Pro and my Windows Vista PC after my 'Book has been in Sleep mode? [more inside]
posted by newfers on May 2, 2008 - 2 answers

We don't need no stinkin' macs!

I need help in stopping my campus IT group from their hostile tolerance of macs to outright banning of them on campus though a multi-platform environment is supported in the rest of the university system. Long explanation to follow... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 15, 2007 - 22 answers

help with a couple question on mac/osx: kerning on the mac & USB probe

A couple questions about Mac and OSX: 1) does anyone know of an alternative to USB Prober alegedly included with the Apple SDK - to help the OS see some USB devices (see inside)? 2) why is the kerning/tracking on much of the default system software - often sketchy? [more inside]
posted by specialk420 on Aug 29, 2007 - 21 answers

Building my own Mac?

I am going to be buying/building a new computer soon to replace my Powerbook G4 and I am debating whether to get a Windozer or a new Mac. I thought I might be able to build my own X86 machine and install OSX on it using something like OSX86. Has anyone done something like this? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on May 30, 2007 - 12 answers

Does any other company make a Mac-capable computer?

Why can't any other computer company make a Mac? [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Jan 25, 2007 - 25 answers

Best Free Programs for a Mac?

What Mac applications would make me love a Mac? [more inside]
posted by randomthoughts on Nov 16, 2006 - 37 answers

MicrosoftWorks == Oxymoron;

How do I convert documents from .wps format to .doc format? [more inside]
posted by michaelkuznet on May 5, 2006 - 7 answers

Save me from Arial.

How can I use my own fonts in a PowerPoint presentation? [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on Apr 6, 2006 - 14 answers

Linux for a web designer! Need advice of what versions to use.

Linux for a web designer! Need advice of what versions to use. [more inside]
posted by spinko on Feb 21, 2006 - 12 answers

Switch. And Switch back, you know, whenever you damn well please.

This may be slightly premature, but would it possible to install Windows onto one of the new Macintel platforms and so have an OS X/XP dualbooting machine? [more inside]
posted by Tikirific on Jan 11, 2006 - 20 answers

How to get XP desktop & OSX laptop to play nice in a LAN?

I'm getting an OSX laptop Monday after the keynote, and I'm trying to figure out how to get to place nice with my XP desktop. [more inside]
posted by keswick on Jun 1, 2005 - 10 answers

Recomendations for a small, cheap, home media center

Macmini alternatives. I was considering purchasing a Mac Mini to make it a relatively inexpensive home media center, but after upgrading the hard drive to 80GB, adding Bluetooth for a wireless keyboard & mouse, buying the wireless keyboard & mouse, adding 802.11g for home networking, etc the $499 price tag was closer to $850 or more. Can anyone recommend a Windows box manufacturer who makes small form factor PCs for this kind of application?
posted by jonson on Jan 20, 2005 - 26 answers

How can I print from my Mac to a Windows network printer?

Can you advise on printing to a Windows PC printer from a Mac OSX machine, over a network? [more inside...] [more inside]
posted by skylar on Dec 1, 2004 - 8 answers

Fractal Explorer for the Mac?

When I had a PC I was addicted to Fractal Explorer. Now I have Mac, what similiar Fractal generation software can I use?
posted by Mwongozi on Nov 30, 2004 - 4 answers

DVD authoring software?

DVD authoring software? [more inside]
posted by muckster on May 4, 2004 - 7 answers

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