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Nope. No drive model or capacity, like you'd... 781 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope. No drive model or capacity, like you'd normally see in that profile. That's what I was looking for. Just "disk2". Ironically it shows up under that startup volume menu you get when you hold...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 25, 2011 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Once again...the computer doesn't appear to... 781 Views / 7 Replies  
Once again...the computer doesn't appear to recognize that the drive is there, just the emergency partition, for some reason.

So no, I cannot select the SMART status because the only place where I...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No clicking noises. Cannot format it as I cannot... 781 Views / 7 Replies  
No clicking noises. Cannot format it as I cannot select it in disk utility. Already tried that. As I wrote in the OP the HDD does not appear in disk utility, only the emergency partition. The fact it...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 19, 2011 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dead HDD? Second opinion? 781 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I think my HDD is kaput, but I wanted to get second opinion(s) because it seems to still be recognized by the system...?

So far: Macbook running 10.7 - would not wake from sleep, spinning...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 19, 2011 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WTB: Leopard 10.5 404 Views / 1 Replies  
See title.

References available. Prefer to pay via PayPal.
mad cow disease | HeatWare.com (http://heatware.com/eval.php?id=1357)
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 30, 2010 at 07:54 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Mac Mini G4 1.5 GHz with OS X 10.5 562 Views / 0 Replies  
Sold
Posted by mad cow disease, on Oct 9, 2010 at 01:01 PM, in Marketplace
Parts? 3,327 Views / 12 Replies  
I have gone parts shopping, and wow, they're cheap! The inverter is like five bucks! The LVDS, a bit harder to find, but still cheap. This is on eBay, of course.

I notice there are a lot of parts...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Oct 2, 2010 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm. I hesitate to disassemble the entire thing,... 3,327 Views / 12 Replies  
Hmm. I hesitate to disassemble the entire thing, although the parts are cheap. I am still leaning toward a crimped cable, given that the screen is fine at a certain angle. Would popping off the top...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook...backlight flicker? 3,327 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a used black Macbook I recently purchased. The backlight seems to turn on and off randomly depending on where force is applied to the screen and where the screen is positioned at 90 degrees or...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 23, 2010 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Foreign Mac Box Set on US Mac? 383 Views / 3 Replies  
So a family member has just returned from an overseas trip with a foreign copy of the Mac Box Set - instructions aren't in English, but it is all straightforward.

There shouldn't be a problem...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 1, 2010 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
Still looking! 798 Views / 9 Replies  
Still looking!
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jul 7, 2010 at 07:35 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: OS X Leopard 798 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a few macs in the family I would like to eke out the last bits of possible use on; RETAIL Leopard 10.5 ONLY, not the machine restore discs, which are very picky.

Let me know with your...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 27, 2010 at 05:29 PM, in Marketplace
Looks like they go on eBay for between $675-$750. 1,012 Views / 8 Replies  
Looks like they go on eBay for between $675-$750.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Nov 10, 2009 at 07:04 PM, in Marketplace
Because it's a collector's item. The game was on... 662 Views / 6 Replies  
Because it's a collector's item. The game was on shelves for less than a week before it was pulled due to some copyright/licensing dispute. The PC version is similarly expensive, and pulls $80-100 on...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Oct 10, 2009 at 04:44 PM, in Marketplace
The "time to buy" was back in March when it was... 843 Views / 6 Replies  
The "time to buy" was back in March when it was $80.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Oct 4, 2009 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WTB: Apple Bluetooth Pro Keyboard (White) 654 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a bookshelf sitting above my desk and one of the books fell onto the desk. So hard that stuff went flying everywhere, and tipped a bit of water into my wireless pro keyboard. I didn't realize...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:32 AM, in Marketplace
Can anybody answer to me the difference between... 1,539 Views / 39 Replies  
Can anybody answer to me the difference between the 2nd generation 8GB and the 3rd generation 8GB? I want to pick up a touch but if there's no difference between the 2nd and 3rd I'll just grab the...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 10, 2009 at 09:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: Crumpler "Very Busy Man", Antec Laptop Cooler, iPod Nano 8GB 556 Views / 2 Replies  
I am cleaning out my closet of stuff I no longer need. All prices are negotiable. PayPal is preferred, although I would ask that the funding source not be a credit card.

1.) Crumpler Very Busy Man...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jul 14, 2009 at 06:17 PM, in Marketplace
It was purchased from a physical Apple store four... 374 Views / 3 Replies  
It was purchased from a physical Apple store four years ago. Not online. No e-mails confirming service because it was taken to a physical store for service as well. That was one of the first things I...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 7, 2009 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB Serial Number... 374 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm hoping someone in this thread can help me. My Powerbook was stolen in a move a week ago today. I cannot for the life of me find the serial number to hand over to police.

It was purchased new...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 7, 2009 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There are plenty of retailers out there stocking... 403 Views / 2 Replies  
There are plenty of retailers out there stocking the drive. I'm obviously here to see if I can score one cheaper.
Posted by mad cow disease, on May 2, 2009 at 03:14 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: Seagate 160GB 2.5" ATA-100/PATA 403 Views / 2 Replies  
I am looking to upgrade my 15" Powerbook to have it last a few more years and hoping this will do the trick. Currently has an 80GB.

I would prefer drives still under warranty, if not new. Looking...
Posted by mad cow disease, on May 1, 2009 at 11:39 PM, in Marketplace
N/m 456 Views / 1 Replies  
N/m
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 6, 2009 at 01:19 AM, in Marketplace
FYI, Seagate outlet ran a sale a few days ago... 509 Views / 3 Replies  
FYI, Seagate outlet ran a sale a few days ago pricing a 160GB ATA at $35. Missed it but waiting for it to come around again so I can nab a couple.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 2, 2009 at 03:35 PM, in Marketplace
No interest? 749 Views / 6 Replies  
No interest?
Posted by mad cow disease, on Mar 7, 2009 at 08:26 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Oxford 911 Firewire Enclosure, ATA 749 Views / 6 Replies  
Clearing out my closet - thought I would use this but never did.

Unknown brand of enclosure, but it is a 2.5" FW enclosure with what appears to be the Oxford 911 chipset. Base has a chip which...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 21, 2009 at 04:17 PM, in Marketplace
Powerbook Random Sleep...narcolepsy? 331 Views / 0 Replies  
I started to have a problem earlier this evening where my Powerbook (May 05 1.5 Ghz) would utterly randomly go to sleep, and I'd suddenly be unable to wake it.

I reset PMU, zapped PRAM, ran disk...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 29, 2008 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Price dropped. 873 Views / 5 Replies  
Price dropped.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 16, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in Marketplace
So does my thread title, which has said that from... 873 Views / 5 Replies  
So does my thread title, which has said that from day 1.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 9, 2008 at 06:46 PM, in Marketplace
FS: NEW iPod Touch 32GB Second Generation, 2.5" Firewire Enclosure - Price Drop 873 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an iPod Touch 32GB that was supposed to go to my girlfriend, but she went out and bought an iPhone instead.

I have no use for it, so here it is. $350 shipped. I would prefer a USPS Money...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Dec 6, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in Marketplace
RSS Reader/Video Thumbnail Collage 259 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey guys -

I am having trouble finding two applications that will do exactly what I'm looking for and was hoping that someone could help.

1.) An RSS Client which refreshes every 1-2 minutes....
Posted by mad cow disease, on Sep 3, 2008 at 09:57 PM, in Applications
Sticky: I continue to be amazed at the lack of... 11,384 Views / 80 Replies  
I continue to be amazed at the lack of recommendations for a rating system like Heatware or Beerology. Post counts and the amount of time registered are worthless indicators of a person's honesty....
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jul 4, 2008 at 10:57 AM, in Marketplace
I have said it once and will say it again. ... 924 Views / 18 Replies  
I have said it once and will say it again.

USE HEATWARE!!!!!

[ HEATWARE.com ] (http://www.heatware.com/)
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 12, 2008 at 12:24 AM, in Marketplace
Bump for an awesome trader. 472 Views / 1 Replies  
Bump for an awesome trader.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 6, 2008 at 02:00 AM, in Marketplace
Coldwater gave me an AWESOME deal. He rocks.... 713 Views / 6 Replies  
Coldwater gave me an AWESOME deal. He rocks. Great trader.

And yes, I am still looking. :)
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 6, 2008 at 01:59 AM, in Marketplace
YHPM & E-mail. 414 Views / 7 Replies  
YHPM & E-mail.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Jun 3, 2008 at 09:44 AM, in Marketplace
Price dropped. 547 Views / 1 Replies  
Price dropped.
Posted by mad cow disease, on May 22, 2008 at 05:11 PM, in Marketplace
FS/T: Old iPods (Mini, 3G), PC2100 DIMM (256MB) 547 Views / 1 Replies  
I have three items here for sale. Prefer PayPal funds (preferably non-CC) or money orders. I believe all prices are fair, but am flexible.

I may be interested in DS games for partial or complete...
Posted by mad cow disease, on May 14, 2008 at 03:25 PM, in Marketplace
_Please_ PM me with the relevant information.... 713 Views / 6 Replies  
_Please_ PM me with the relevant information. Without private messages I really don't check this thread that often and odds are I will miss your post (like the one above).

Managed to grab a couple...
Posted by mad cow disease, on May 12, 2008 at 12:10 AM, in Marketplace
Have you heard nothing from the seller? Have you... 781 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you heard nothing from the seller? Have you tried e-mails, PMs?

If so, then escalate to a dispute with PayPal. If PayPal doesn't come through, file a chargeback with your credit card (I hope...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 25, 2008 at 02:22 AM, in Marketplace
I am aware that the XB cam can be used but I need... 713 Views / 6 Replies  
I am aware that the XB cam can be used but I need something of slightly higher quality and firewire...

Still looking.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 12, 2008 at 12:52 PM, in Marketplace
FYI, USPS Money Orders are good as cash if you... 399 Views / 8 Replies  
FYI, USPS Money Orders are good as cash if you take them to the post office, where they can be cashed on the spot.

PayPal, on the other hand, has very little seller protection in the event of a...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:53 AM, in Marketplace
Still looking... 713 Views / 6 Replies  
Still looking...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Apr 3, 2008 at 01:51 AM, in Marketplace
Not all PC2700 is backward-compatible with... 601 Views / 3 Replies  
Not all PC2700 is backward-compatible with PC2100. You have been warned.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 23, 2008 at 02:19 AM, in Marketplace
WTB: Cheap Laptop 667 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys -

My HDD just crashed (bad catalog-b node), diskwarrior has done nothing and Apple has quoted me a 7-10 day turnaround for a repair. That leaves me without a laptop for a two week...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 19, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: iSight(s) 713 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, so I have a number of Mac Minis and desktops that are webcam-less, and I need something versatile that will work with them. ISight comes to mind! I have a few already, but I need more.
...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 17, 2008 at 02:14 PM, in Marketplace
You resurrected a thread from 2.5 YEARS AGO?! ... 522 Views / 4 Replies  
You resurrected a thread from 2.5 YEARS AGO?!

In any event, I did buy this card and I can vouch for the seller.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 13, 2008 at 12:50 PM, in Marketplace
The Criterion Collection: The Rock by Michael Bay... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
The Criterion Collection: The Rock by Michael Bay (http://www.criterion.com/asp/release.asp?id=108)

This DVD is very much in print.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 13, 2008 at 10:40 AM, in Marketplace
I think $425 is a reasonable place to start.... 712 Views / 11 Replies  
I think $425 is a reasonable place to start. Maybe tack on another $20 for shipping. Of course, an older version of office is included so the price could go up. RAM is also maxed out. But the battery...
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 5, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: Waterfield iSight Case 241 Views / 0 Replies  
I realize this is a long shot but if anybody has one of these collecting dust please let me know - waterfield wants $24 and shipping for theirs...and I'd like to pay less than that if possible.
Posted by mad cow disease, on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:23 PM, in Marketplace
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