Are there any MAC techs out there?

By mikescorpio81 · 8 replies
Mar 12, 2007
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  1. For future reference ...

    If you work within MAC environments, particularly if you support a MAC network I'd love to hear from you. I really don't want to leave my comfy Windows zone!
  2. Boogityboo04

    Boogityboo04 TS Rookie Posts: 302

    Just a tip, Mac and MAC are two different things. A MAC address is a networking address, and a Mac is a Apple computer.
  3. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,484   +45

    I didnt think those existed. I thought if you watched a "Mac" commercial it would automatically fix your computer )
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    There are a few of us in here that use Mac computers. I also would like to stress that MAC and Mac are 2 entirely different things, and regardless of where you go online, asking a question and not getting the MAC/Mac thing right is going to form a poor first impression.

    I'd suggest you post your question(s) in the Alternative OS forum here and see if anyone can help. Techspot might not be the best place for Mac questions, but in my recent expierence over on the official Apple discussion forums you won't be much better off there.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    Well, I'm in a mixed environment: Wife's Mac, my XP Laptop, and a Fedora Linux server.

    What do you need?
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,272   +456

    I'm in an environment similar to joebeard's
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    I've got 2 Macs and 3 Windows boxes and 1 linux box all on the same network too.
  8. peepnklown

    peepnklown TS Rookie Posts: 126

    I don’t use a Mac but, I have worked on a lot Macs in the tech-shop from OS 7-OS X.
  9. mikescorpio81

    mikescorpio81 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 293

    Sorry, I kind of forgot about this post! :(

    MAC - Mac ... I should be more careful (thanks!).

    I don't really require any specific help as yet, but the day will come, I am sure of it!

    My boss recently took on board a Mac-based network consisting of 15x Mac ibook's running OSX V.10. They also have a Mac server (version 10 as well I think).
    We are primarily Microsoft product supporters, but I dabble in Linux-based servers/clients as well (inherited networks). Basic Mac functionality eludes me and my questions (which will be posted in the proper place) will be majority desktop related, as well as Enteurage (Mac-Outlook) troubleshooting questions.

    Cheers for the replies, and sorry again about the mix-up! :grinthumb

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