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Re-install 574 Views / 3 Replies  
Installed new OS on external FireWire drive and then Using migration assistant I moved all the user data then went back the other way. Everything seems to be working now. Thanks.
Posted by HazMacFan, on May 29, 2010 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther showing icons but no text 574 Views / 3 Replies  
iBook G4 with Panther seems to only show icons and no text whatsoever. Restarted in single-user and ran fsck -fy and that didn't fix it. Tried disktil repairPermissions root_device in single-user and...
Posted by HazMacFan, on May 28, 2010 at 02:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I am using the WDC WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 in mine and... 1,833 Views / 22 Replies  
I am using the WDC WD3200BEVT-22ZCT0 in mine and it does feel faster and of course I got the room now. I did not try any disk performance testing but Vista under Bootcamp doesn't show the drive as my...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Jul 26, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just picked one this morning. The process was to... 506 Views / 7 Replies  
Just picked one this morning. The process was to stand outside the store where the Orange shirt Concierge "pre-qualified" me. I was asked what model I wanted (they were out of the 16GB Black) before...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Jul 26, 2008 at 11:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I stopped by the Oxmoor, KY store this morning at... 506 Views / 7 Replies  
I stopped by the Oxmoor, KY store this morning at 9:00, no lines but I was told no 3G iPhones in stock. The guy I saw picking one had some green looking ticket. Didn't register in mind then but now...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Jul 25, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You don't happen to have the adblock plugin for... 1,249 Views / 4 Replies  
You don't happen to have the adblock plugin for Safari installed for one profile and not the other, would you?
Posted by HazMacFan, on May 25, 2008 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Almost pulled the trigger just now but its... 74,198 Views / 211 Replies  
Almost pulled the trigger just now but its out-of-stock. Signed-up for them to email mail me when it gets available :-(
Posted by HazMacFan, on Mar 23, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Or, you could try the refurbs from Apple's online... 4,230 Views / 13 Replies  
Or, you could try the refurbs from Apple's online store. They usually have good pricing and come with the same warranty as the brand new models. I got some Macs and iPods from them with no problem.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 24, 2008 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was in the same situation and ended up with a... 737 Views / 9 Replies  
I was in the same situation and ended up with a refurb MBPro from Apple. If you can live with Apple shipping you the notebook in a brown box instead of the black box that the new MBPros come in, you...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 17, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was in the same boat last November and opted... 914 Views / 11 Replies  
I was in the same boat last November and opted for the 128. Using Bootcamp, Vista didn't complain about anything on the MBPro, only low score it gave was on the HD. Aero was fine. Leopard runs great...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 17, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I finally got to touch the precious at the Apple... 1,523 Views / 13 Replies  
I finally got to touch the precious at the Apple Store today. So sweeeet.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 9, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 9 year old took over the 1.2 GHz 12" iBook G4... 5,423 Views / 76 Replies  
My 9 year old took over the 1.2 GHz 12" iBook G4 while he still shares with his two younger siblings a 20" iMac G5. Both running Leopard fast enough for Safari and very little Garageband, Pages, and...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 9, 2008 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that is the iBook you are talking about.... 665 Views / 23 Replies  
I think that is the iBook you are talking about. My iBook G4 1.2 came with 256 soldered so I could only max it to 1.2 Gig RAM
Posted by HazMacFan, on Jan 18, 2008 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I also run it down till the battery is fully... 385 Views / 2 Replies  
I also run it down till the battery is fully drained and it forces it to sleep once a month for re-calibration. Enjoy your MBPro.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Dec 27, 2007 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I second the WD Passports. I am using he 160 GB... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
I second the WD Passports. I am using he 160 GB with my MBPro as my Time Machine drive. I formatted it HFS+ and off it went.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Dec 26, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got the 8GB and wife has the 4GB. Both on 1.1.1... 6,769 Views / 17 Replies  
Got the 8GB and wife has the 4GB. Both on 1.1.1 with the jailbreakme enabled and both report the 300 MB when I run df on them. Only difference is the amount of storage for the iPod piece. Menus...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ordered the 15" base refurb from Apple for $1699... 1,752 Views / 9 Replies  
Ordered the 15" base refurb from Apple for $1699 and its arriving tomorrow. I will be getting the 4GB RAM kit from OWC for $117 and will see how long I last before I get the 200 GB 7200 RPM drives...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 27, 2007 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes in Pages you can export to multiple formats... 1,542 Views / 19 Replies  
Yes in Pages you can export to multiple formats PDF, Word, RTF, and Plain Text. In Numbers you can export to PDF, Excel, and CSV. So, you should be able to "coexist" with MS Office.

I second...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great link, thanks. So its the 17" that really... 1,752 Views / 9 Replies  
Great link, thanks. So its the 17" that really shines. Otherwise, its 9% difference and mainly because of the CPU not the VRAM.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No sure if you checked it out yet. But, have you... 1,202 Views / 8 Replies  
No sure if you checked it out yet. But, have you tried your iMac with just the standard Apple RAM? Just to rule out any faulty RAM?
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm afraid Apple dropped standard modems a since... 1,542 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm afraid Apple dropped standard modems a since going to the Intel platform. They do have a USB based external modem that you can buy from them when you pick up your MacBook. All MacBooks do come...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would say its even worth it for the iMacs. I... 9,927 Views / 26 Replies  
I would say its even worth it for the iMacs. I got it on an iBook that is now almost out of AppleCare and I haven't used that service once. On the iMac which got a year left on its AppleCare I had a...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
128 MB VRAM vs. 256 MB VRAM 1,752 Views / 9 Replies  
Aside from the difference between the 2.2 GHz and 2.4 GHz on the two 15" MBPros, what does the extra video RAM buy me? Will anything besides maybe gaming on Windoze (Bootcamp) really be of any...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 26, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think its relative to your CPU usage. Mine has... 440 Views / 2 Replies  
I think its relative to your CPU usage. Mine has been running full blast for the past hour. I just installed Leopard and am in the process of installing iLife 08. CPU is running 100% and that is why...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For my iBook when I ran out of disk space I sent... 677 Views / 15 Replies  
For my iBook when I ran out of disk space I sent it to MCETech and they installed a 5400 rpm hard drive for me. They installed Tiger back on it and sent back the old drive. You could choose to do...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only thing about the $10 program, if its the same... 974 Views / 17 Replies  
Only thing about the $10 program, if its the same as when Tiger came out is that the DVD will be an upgrade DVD. Not a full OS.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also remember with a new MacBook, you can... 677 Views / 15 Replies  
Also remember with a new MacBook, you can transfer all your data with a Firewire cable between it and the iBook in Firewire mode. As long as your hard drive is still alive that is.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FedEx dropped it off at my house at 10:10. One... 2,658 Views / 71 Replies  
FedEx dropped it off at my house at 10:10. One more hour and I'm home to install on my pseudo test box (iBook G4).
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
When Tiger came out, my iBook was less then four... 2,041 Views / 55 Replies  
When Tiger came out, my iBook was less then four weeks old. I put in my serial number on the Apple site and it said I qualified. I put all my info in and Apple shipped me the upgrade DVD. Doesn't...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 16, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Mac OS X
From my personal experience, I got an iBook three... 2,575 Views / 52 Replies  
From my personal experience, I got an iBook three weeks before Tiger came out. When it was released, I went to the Apple web site and put in my serial number. Apple shipped me a Tiger DVD. Only thing...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 12, 2007 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I jumped in last month and picked a 24" 2.8... 2,435 Views / 29 Replies  
I jumped in last month and picked a 24" 2.8 Extreme and I love it. I have mulitple Macs so I am planning on getting the family pack so waiting for Leopard didn't make that much sense for my needs....
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 6, 2007 at 02:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Don't forget HD speed. You can get 7200 RPM... 571 Views / 8 Replies  
Don't forget HD speed. You can get 7200 RPM drives for the Pro.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 5, 2007 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great to hear. I've been thinking about picking... 659 Views / 3 Replies  
Great to hear. I've been thinking about picking one up as an iTunes server to stream my video to my 360. Any issues with running a Laptop HD?
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 5, 2007 at 02:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
No issues here. Got the 2.8 24". Could be with a... 3,203 Views / 53 Replies  
No issues here. Got the 2.8 24". Could be with a particular Chip model.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Oct 5, 2007 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh one thing I just noticed, in the iPod mode, I... 5,008 Views / 80 Replies  
Oh one thing I just noticed, in the iPod mode, I had Podcasts as my left most button. Its back to Playlists now.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 27, 2007 at 05:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Took a bit to update. AppTap is gone and now I... 5,008 Views / 80 Replies  
Took a bit to update. AppTap is gone and now I got the new iTunes icon. Was worried there with the iPhone resarting so many times. Pink Floyd's "On the Run" never felt this long before. All ok here...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 27, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There is only two GSM carriers in the US, unless... 725 Views / 13 Replies  
There is only two GSM carriers in the US, unless you are close enough to roam in Canada (don't know from you zip how far north you are). So your only option if AT&T drops you is unlocking your iPhone...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 20, 2007 at 09:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTunes 7.4.2 and user Ringtones 602 Views / 3 Replies  
Software Updates just let me know that iTunes 7.4.2 is available and that it lets me see closed captioning and larger video windows inside iTunes. Anyone know if this breaks the ringtones that you...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They have to release some hardware for Leopard... 1,519 Views / 36 Replies  
They have to release some hardware for Leopard this October. They have shown in the past "ipod Mini, 2nd gen Nano" that they can change design while at the height of success.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 16, 2007 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You could use faster drives externally with... 778 Views / 3 Replies  
You could use faster drives externally with Firewire 800 and not worry about voiding your warranty.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 15, 2007 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did mine while at the Apple Store in Oxmoor (KY)... 522 Views / 6 Replies  
Did mine while at the Apple Store in Oxmoor (KY) and printed it at the Genius bar. Got a Nano.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 15, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
<Sarcasm> How is the warranty on this... 962 Views / 7 Replies  
<Sarcasm> How is the warranty on this thing?</Sarcasm>
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 15, 2007 at 03:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tried dslreports and got 3608kbps. Slower than a... 5,052 Views / 11 Replies  
Tried dslreports and got 3608kbps. Slower than a G4 iBook but not that bad.
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 15, 2007 at 03:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How fast is the wifi on an iPhone 5,052 Views / 11 Replies  
I am using the iPhone speed test and using the same wifi AP as my ibook I seem to max at 900 K while my ibook gets 1392 K. Is this normal?
Posted by HazMacFan, on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You need to be careful with that. I have the 20"... 846 Views / 17 Replies  
You need to be careful with that. I have the 20" iMac G5 2.0 GHz APS and what started like your symptoms ended with my machine not starting at all. Its currently at an Apple repair center, so far...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 11, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can you say where you got the ram from? 489 Views / 5 Replies  
Can you say where you got the ram from?
Posted by HazMacFan, on Feb 9, 2007 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got a 360 today. I have an AE plugged to... 4,511 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got a 360 today. I have an AE plugged to my wired network with a iBook wireless to the AE and other computers on the wired network. I could not get the 360 to connect WPA2 but it is working...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 25, 2006 at 06:04 PM, in Networking
Or you could put a hard color case on it like... 1,057 Views / 8 Replies  
Or you could put a hard color case on it like this.
SeeThru Hard Case for 15" MacBook Pro (http://speckproducts.com/15mac-seethru.html)

Or, you could buy it painted from colorwavepc
MacBook Pro...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 19, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You should not be able to notice the difference... 27,408 Views / 55 Replies  
You should not be able to notice the difference between the two. Apple says that you could get up to 29% but iLife will not be that noticably faster (unless you are pushing the CD processor). Of...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 17, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
DL DVD disks give you twice the capacity so if... 1,791 Views / 30 Replies  
DL DVD disks give you twice the capacity so if you want to backup your iPhoto and its more than 4.7 GB and want it to fit on one DVD the DL would be the way to go. The DL media is a lot more...
Posted by HazMacFan, on Nov 16, 2006 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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