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All of the apps were not installed with Apple's... 454 Views / 7 Replies  
All of the apps were not installed with Apple's installer.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 18, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in macOS
Yes. I tried that first. I just tried again in... 454 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes. I tried that first. I just tried again in the Admin account but that didn't do it.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 18, 2007 at 11:53 AM, in macOS
I forgot to mention that. Disk utility did not... 454 Views / 7 Replies  
I forgot to mention that. Disk utility did not fix the issues.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 18, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in macOS
Screwed up permissions on Apps. 454 Views / 7 Replies  
I moved some applications to my Windows machine because I needed to free some space to partition my MBP drive for Boot Camp. I then copied them back. They work normally on an account with Admin...
Posted by clbell, on Feb 18, 2007 at 11:35 AM, in macOS
Yes they do melt, by design. The melting part... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
Yes they do melt, by design. The melting part helps it fill all the gaps.

"Shin-Etsu's phase change thermal pads soften at 48°C and flow into surface irregularities of the heatsink and CPU,...
Posted by clbell, on May 24, 2006 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the most important aspect of a interface... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
Well, the most important aspect of a interface material is it's thermal conductivity. Take a look at this one:

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/shpc.html

Thermal Conductivity W/m-°C: 3.8
...
Posted by clbell, on May 24, 2006 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That I will agree with. :) There are at... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
That I will agree with. :)

There are at least a couple of alternate solutions.

1. Thermal pads - more consistent results and probably better heat transfer than paste with the method Apple...
Posted by clbell, on May 24, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If the PCB is acting like a spring, and we don't... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
If the PCB is acting like a spring, and we don't really know this for sure, then it's application of force actually decreases as the two surfaces come closer together. That's what happens when...
Posted by clbell, on May 24, 2006 at 06:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think we have enough information to know... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
I don't think we have enough information to know this. Basically what you are saying is that there is a constant force and that constant force continuously pushes out the thermal paste until there...
Posted by clbell, on May 23, 2006 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was re-reading this thread and I came upon an... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
I was re-reading this thread and I came upon an opinion I have often seen. The opinion that it's possible to just apply some paste and squeeze together to get the correct amount of paste. For...
Posted by clbell, on May 22, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got mine from Lowes hardware. Any decent... 3,246 Views / 38 Replies  
I got mine from Lowes hardware. Any decent hardware store should have it.
Posted by clbell, on May 22, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keyboard brightness won't stick 284 Views / 0 Replies  
It's really flakey. Sometimes when it's dark it works and sometimes it doesn't. I'll be happily typing in the dark and all of a sudden the keyboard goes dark. It seems that the brightness setting...
Posted by clbell, on May 20, 2006 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A lot of these issues have been discussed in... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
A lot of these issues have been discussed in detail in the Apple MBP forums. I am a MBP owner that had a very hot computer and decided to do something about it myself. I didn't get a chance to...
Posted by clbell, on May 20, 2006 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"I still stand in the "no help in reapplying the... 3,265 Views / 32 Replies  
"I still stand in the "no help in reapplying the thermal" camp."

What would it take to convince you otherwise? BTW, here is the result after redoing the paste on mine...
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Posted by clbell, on May 5, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried a suggestion to reset the PMU to solve my... 9,419 Views / 185 Replies  
I tried a suggestion to reset the PMU to solve my battery and shutdown issues but unfortunately, it did not work.

After resetting it, I let it run on battery with a movie playing. It died after...
Posted by clbell, on Apr 5, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in macOS
Because they can't assume all Mac users shelled... 21,739 Views / 397 Replies  
Because they can't assume all Mac users shelled out the $ to buy Windows.

"Why develop for two platforms when you can just develop for Windows and now most everyone can run it? Bad for future Mac...
Posted by clbell, on Apr 5, 2006 at 01:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The second time mine shutdown (by the way, when I... 9,419 Views / 185 Replies  
The second time mine shutdown (by the way, when I say shutdown I mean very suddenly power is cut, as if battery was removed) the power meter read something like 56 minutes left. I also believe the...
Posted by clbell, on Apr 5, 2006 at 08:20 AM, in macOS
The thing is I haven't done anything to the... 9,419 Views / 185 Replies  
The thing is I haven't done anything to the battery in weeks and both times the computer shutdown it was sitting motionless on the desk. Also, it doesn't happen until after running on battery power...
Posted by clbell, on Apr 5, 2006 at 05:47 AM, in macOS
Since insalling this update, my MacBook Pro will... 9,419 Views / 185 Replies  
Since insalling this update, my MacBook Pro will suddenly shutdown when on battery power. I have to plug it in to be able to start it back up. It seems to be misrepresenting how much battery power...
Posted by clbell, on Apr 4, 2006 at 10:27 PM, in macOS
I wanted to recompress a bunch of jpg images to... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
I wanted to recompress a bunch of jpg images to jpeg 2000 (.jp2) to save space on my MacBook. I discovered that Spotlight will not index metadata in .jp2 files. Great. I hope they add this in the...
Posted by clbell, on Mar 18, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in macOS
Well, these aren't exactly setup photos but if... 2,183 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, these aren't exactly setup photos but if you want to get some good closeup views take a look at these photos I took yesterday.

http://www.pbase.com/eclecticphoto/new_computer
Posted by clbell, on Mar 5, 2006 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageI... 94,065 Views / 1,213 Replies  
http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=1755859#1755859

Near the bottom.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 17, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, that was you morffius. I ordered the same... 94,065 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Yes, that was you morffius. I ordered the same config on the same day but I don't see a charge on my credit yet. Please let us know when you get a shipping notification.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 17, 2006 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw one person in the Apple forums state his... 94,065 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I saw one person in the Apple forums state his card was just charged for a BTO order he placed on Jan 25th. If this is true then it seems Apple is able to fulfill many more orders more quickly than...
Posted by clbell, on Feb 17, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm OK with that, as long as the MacBooks are... 94,065 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I'm OK with that, as long as the MacBooks are shipping on time.

by the way,
http://forums.applenova.com/showthread.php?t=12783&page=4

"Well I called Apple and it wasn't good news. The website...
Posted by clbell, on Feb 9, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Funny thing is, the MacBook Pro probably would... 1,659 Views / 27 Replies  
Funny thing is, the MacBook Pro probably would have ran Photoshop with Rosetta with a similar performance to your new G4 Powerbook.

Here's my non-factual based theory. If anyone can proove and...
Posted by clbell, on Feb 9, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agree. Apple is in the spotlight right now so... 94,065 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Agree. Apple is in the spotlight right now so the MacBooks need to ship on time to avoid bad PR. Also, Apple NEEDS these new laptops to start selling ASAP and bringing in revenue. The market for...
Posted by clbell, on Feb 7, 2006 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think if this was the case it would be... 8,341 Views / 40 Replies  
I think if this was the case it would be mentioned in the marketing info for the MacBook Pro. Since it's not then I think it's safe to say that it does not use LED backlighting.
Posted by clbell, on Feb 3, 2006 at 07:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, the guy that wrote that really has not... 2,457 Views / 24 Replies  
Yeah, the guy that wrote that really has not followed the issue very well. His plan would fail at step 1. Also, there is a solution to the brickified iMacs. Apparently, there is a backup EFI that...
Posted by clbell, on Jan 31, 2006 at 06:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"Looks like Mac Book Pro speed is only 1.1 to 1.3... 1,967 Views / 18 Replies  
"Looks like Mac Book Pro speed is only 1.1 to 1.3 times faster than the G5"

It's already been shown that those benchmarks were only using 1 processor core. Code that makes full use of both cores...
Posted by clbell, on Jan 27, 2006 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I put in my order. I ordered it with a... 1,428 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, I put in my order. I ordered it with a 7200 RPM drive. The estimated ship date for my MacBook is February 24.

I wonder how much time the hard drive change added to the ship date?
Posted by clbell, on Jan 25, 2006 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a $400 savings before you add on extras for... 1,428 Views / 15 Replies  
It's a $400 savings before you add on extras for the 1.83GHz Macbook Pro.
Posted by clbell, on Jan 23, 2006 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the clarification aneurysm. Glad to... 1,428 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the clarification aneurysm. Glad to know this. I would assume the same to hold if I get a student ADC subscription and purchase through the ADC store?
Posted by clbell, on Jan 22, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Simple question about Macbook Pro order. 1,428 Views / 15 Replies  
I am considering ordering my first ever Apple computer! OK, it's beyond considering at this point as I am currently lusting for a MacBook Pro. If I put my name on the list for a MBP, will my credit...
Posted by clbell, on Jan 22, 2006 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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