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Exposé Preferences Reset 327 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm having something of an odd issue. A while back I installed Boot Camp and noticed that my exposé hotkey (remapped from F9) for all applications kept resetting every time I booted into OSX. Only...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 28, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in Mac OS X
... Two hours of sleep has a negative effect... 1,427 Views / 6 Replies  
...

Two hours of sleep has a negative effect on my brain process. Unbelievable. Apologies, I'll go away and stop pestering the lot of you with my inanity. BootCamp installed fine. Many thanks. :)
Posted by Saramin, on May 24, 2006 at 11:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
So... BootCamp Firmware 1,427 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been trying to get XP up and running on my recently-purchased MPB but seem to have run across an odd thing. After fully going through software update I ran BootCamp, which refused to initialize...
Posted by Saramin, on May 24, 2006 at 05:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Airport Extreme Inactivy 287 Views / 0 Replies  
Continuing the current streak of clueless idiots begging for help from smart people, I'm about to type stuff. So, yay.

Up until now i had my airport extreme simply connected via a cat5 cable to my...
Posted by Saramin, on Apr 4, 2006 at 01:20 PM, in Networking
PB Hardware Issue 268 Views / 1 Replies  
I have something of an odd issue. About two hours ago my Rev C 12" PB started humming. It's this faint, high-pitched soft whine. Tilting the chassis would slow the hum until the PB came to rest. The...
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 16, 2006 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Still can't seem to connect. Plugging the... 350 Views / 1 Replies  
Still can't seem to connect. Plugging the ethernet cable out of the APE peripheral straight into the laptop connector makes the connection work flawlessly, so it's definitely something on that end....
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 25, 2005 at 08:05 PM, in Networking
More Memory! MORE! 449 Views / 2 Replies  
After spending obscene amounts of money buying gifts that people will no doubt loathe so I don't feel guilty when they do the same, I've decided to celebrate International Capitalism Day (TM) by...
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 24, 2005 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Airport Wireless Network Issue 350 Views / 1 Replies  
As cravenly as asking for help is... eh. I'm having some issues setting up a home network. I'm able to connect to the internet as per normal using my router and DHCP, but despite being set up and...
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 20, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Networking
OS X Gone Fubared 498 Views / 15 Replies  
Alright. This may sound like I've gone off the deep end, so bear with me. This morning I woke up my sleeping laptop running 10.4.3 and found it gone all to hell. It's like there are two concurrent...
Posted by Saramin, on Nov 13, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Recovering Lost Mail 326 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently switched over from subscribing to .mac and started using gmail instead. All of my old .mac email was stored in Mail after the subscription ran out, until one day while fiddling with...
Posted by Saramin, on Sep 22, 2005 at 04:49 AM, in Applications
This would work in a 12" Rev C right? I'm... 709 Views / 7 Replies  
This would work in a 12" Rev C right? I'm thinking of upgrading for Tiger (and gaming... mostly gaming) and it seems like a nice deal. Most intriguing.
Posted by Saramin, on May 13, 2005 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Repair Procedure 273 Views / 1 Replies  
I've recently come of need to send in my PB for a logic board replacement. Since it's under warranty this is no big deal, but I couldn't find a procedure for this at the support website so I was...
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 27, 2005 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It was operating under standard room temperature,... 657 Views / 7 Replies  
It was operating under standard room temperature, as it had under similar conditions for months. I did not notice particularly intense heat radiating from the chassis.

In any case, I'm just...
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 21, 2005 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Alright, I finally got the bloody thing running... 657 Views / 7 Replies  
Alright, I finally got the bloody thing running in safe mode. It booted up to the desktop properly, but again everything on the display was fragmented. It's rather hard to describe. Every icon had...
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 21, 2005 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Powerbook Woes 657 Views / 7 Replies  
I lack both the system DVD (lost to fire) and the technical knowledge to know how to perform a hardware test.

I'd be willing to try whatever it takes though if someone could outline the procedure
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 20, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook Woes 657 Views / 7 Replies  
In the theme of clueless pebcak-prone people being hopelessly confused by tech problems beyond their understanding, I submit to you guys an issue my 12" Rev C PB ran into a few hours ago. Any help...
Posted by Saramin, on Mar 20, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some clarifications: -The whirr-click noise... 462 Views / 8 Replies  
Some clarifications:

-The whirr-click noise I referred to is exactly the same as what I'm used to hearing upon startup. There are no "irregular" clicks.
-I can still turn the PB on or off by...
Posted by Saramin, on Jan 20, 2005 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I should add that neither booting from the... 462 Views / 8 Replies  
I should add that neither booting from the startup cd nor holding command-s during "startup" does any good.
Posted by Saramin, on Jan 19, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook Gone Kaput 462 Views / 8 Replies  
I was in bed working on a report a couple hours ago when a slight shift of balance sent my Rev C 12" careening to the floor off the edge of my matress. The drop was about three feet, and it landed on...
Posted by Saramin, on Jan 19, 2005 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah, I had the dimensions types in wrong for some... 415 Views / 8 Replies  
Ah, I had the dimensions types in wrong for some reason. My mistake.

Alright, 'tis working now. Thanks much everyone, I didn't know you could do that. Cheers. :)
Posted by Saramin, on Jan 1, 2005 at 11:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Are you sure this works for image files as well?... 415 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you sure this works for image files as well? It didn't register for me and just gave me the standard 'cannot find homepage' error.

Thanks for your help though.
Posted by Saramin, on Jan 1, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Newbie .Mac Question 415 Views / 8 Replies  
This seems like a blitheringly simple procedure, yet for the life of me I can't figure out how to do it. Either it's pebkac, or Apple really needs to automate tasks less. Probably the former....
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 30, 2004 at 02:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Overheating 12" Powerbook... 474 Views / 5 Replies  
I know it's asking a lot, but could you maybe fire up temperature monitor when your machine is under high-processor load and record the temperatures with and without the stand? The one I have now...
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 11, 2004 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
756 DDR. Edit: I should have mentioned that... 474 Views / 5 Replies  
756 DDR.

Edit: I should have mentioned that this was the Rev C model. Forgetful of me, sorry.
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 10, 2004 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Overheating 12" Powerbook... 474 Views / 5 Replies  
I was wondering what the acceptable temperature is for a powerbook before the metal starts to warp and things general begin to degrade. Whenever I play NWN my fan sounds like a jet engine before...
Posted by Saramin, on Dec 10, 2004 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Greyscale would be fine. And preferable,... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Greyscale would be fine. And preferable, actually. Sorry, I should have specified that.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 25, 2004 at 02:00 AM, in Applications
Monochrome Musings 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know of a program for OSX that will render everything black and white? I know that holding command-alt-ctrl-8 does something similar, but it seems to only invert the colors when playing a...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 25, 2004 at 01:55 AM, in Applications
Adapter for a PS2? 437 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not really sure what forum to post this in, but I figure this is close enough. I'm looking to pick up one of the new slim PS Two models that were announced a couple weeks ago and thought I'd...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 23, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have said machine and I can confirm that the... 990 Views / 16 Replies  
I have said machine and I can confirm that the game is nigh unplayable due to the driver issues. Hopefully this will be fixed soon.

And the mouse issue isn't relegated strictly to nVidia machines.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 14, 2004 at 09:32 PM, in Gaming
No idea, I have a different model. For what it's... 1,103 Views / 24 Replies  
No idea, I have a different model. For what it's worth, I've had friends who've upgraded their HD without much trouble. Just make sure you use an empty icecube holder for all the screws, otherwise...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 7, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1) It has more room for air circulation so it... 722 Views / 6 Replies  
1) It has more room for air circulation so it should run a bit cooler, yes. It's only going to be by a couple degrees at most though, so I wouldn't hinge your decision on that alone.

2) I use a...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 7, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine's been doing that for the last week as well.... 682 Views / 12 Replies  
Mine's been doing that for the last week as well. Not sure what to make of it, but I doubt it's anything serious.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 6, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Step-by-step guide:... 1,103 Views / 24 Replies  
Step-by-step guide: http://www.pbfixit.com/Guide/54.8.0.html

I have the hitachi drive as well and it's great. :)
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 5, 2004 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I ordered my copy directly from Amazon... 977 Views / 28 Replies  
Thanks. I ordered my copy directly from Amazon instead of the merchant (don't ask), so my copy won't be here for another month or so anyway. By that time 10.3.6 should be released or close to it.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 5, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Gaming
What do you mean, specifically? I just ordered a... 977 Views / 28 Replies  
What do you mean, specifically? I just ordered a copy and would rather not have any unpleasant surprises.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 5, 2004 at 01:09 AM, in Gaming
I always wondered about that. I mean, how could... 1,069 Views / 32 Replies  
I always wondered about that. I mean, how could Apple tell if you had ever switched harddrives before if you kept the old one around and swapped it in before you sent it off to Applecare?
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 4, 2004 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's actually one of the sleeker things I've... 2,504 Views / 48 Replies  
That's actually one of the sleeker things I've seen in a while. Most interesting. Give me three more years to finish my English major and we'll see if I come up with anything worth a submission....
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 3, 2004 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought my PB using my dad's Mastercard, but at... 1,069 Views / 32 Replies  
I bought my PB using my dad's Mastercard, but at the moment I'm about a thousand miles away at college. Do you actually need to be the holder of the card for the warranty to apply? Is there some way...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 3, 2004 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone have any experience with the Koolsink in... 1,556 Views / 13 Replies  
Anyone have any experience with the Koolsink in terms of heat/noise reduction? It seems pretty nice, but 35+ dollars for what is essentially a sloped piece of metal seems a bit steep.
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 3, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it's nice. And great. And perfect. And... 541 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, it's nice. And great. And perfect. And yet... I kind of take issue with the fact that it costs about a fifth as much as the laptop itself. Woe is me, for I am a starving college student.

Any...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 2, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know. I've done it before when replacing my... 541 Views / 7 Replies  
I know. I've done it before when replacing my HDD. :p
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 2, 2004 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Keyboard for a 12" 541 Views / 7 Replies  
I was wondering if there were any companies out there that sold alternate keyboards for a 12" Rev C Powerbook given that you can simply take it right off, reconnect a different one to the logic...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 2, 2004 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You just know at least half of them have Halo... 831 Views / 12 Replies  
You just know at least half of them have Halo running in windowed mode. :)
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 1, 2004 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
With settings on highest performance, my Rev C... 964 Views / 21 Replies  
With settings on highest performance, my Rev C generally hovers at around 48C or so with Mail, Launchbar, Safari, and iChat running. When gaming it can shoot up to 65C+ unless I set it to reduced...
Posted by Saramin, on Oct 1, 2004 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, that made it work flawlessly. Or at least... 397 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, that made it work flawlessly. Or at least made it work.

And yes, I know the Epson gouges you on the print cartridges, but they're pretty much the only brand carried by my university store....
Posted by Saramin, on Sep 27, 2004 at 05:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
C66 Printer Drivers (Epson Must Die) 397 Views / 4 Replies  
I just bought an Epson Stylus C66 printer which, apparently, is just about the only printer still being made today that's not mac compatible. Why, you ask? I have no idea. I had a few choice words to...
Posted by Saramin, on Sep 27, 2004 at 12:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, I realized shortly after my post that this... 2,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Yes, I realized shortly after my post that this was a fallacy. I followed the link earlier in this thread to the xlr8yourmac.com link and had a look at the detailed instructions. Well, it certainly...
Posted by Saramin, on Sep 23, 2004 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm looking to replace the stock 60gig 4200 drive... 2,041 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm looking to replace the stock 60gig 4200 drive in my Rev C 12" PB with this (http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=22-146-036&depa=1) model from Newegg. Although I've tinkered...
Posted by Saramin, on Sep 23, 2004 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dunno, worked for me. I was in the midst of a... 1,127 Views / 20 Replies  
Dunno, worked for me. I was in the midst of a major computer overhaul at the time though and quite a lot of hardware was swapped in and out, formatting went on, reinstallation of Windows, etc. I...
Posted by Saramin, on Aug 18, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a memory leak a few years back on my PC... 1,127 Views / 20 Replies  
I had a memory leak a few years back on my PC gaming rig, but it was due for an overhaul anyway so I just swapped out the memory and that seemed to solve the problem. Advice duly noted though. :)
...
Posted by Saramin, on Aug 18, 2004 at 12:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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