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Did you do a full install or just an upgrade? ... 1,480 Views / 24 Replies  
Did you do a full install or just an upgrade?

I reformatted and did a full install, and 10.5 runs fine on my 1.67ghz, 2gb ram PB G4.
Posted by Dinan, on Mar 18, 2009 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you have the same problem without using the... 635 Views / 2 Replies  
do you have the same problem without using the headphones? my PB came with the balance all the way to the left and i was wondering why the left was the only speaker making noise.. i checked the...
Posted by Dinan, on Aug 22, 2005 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
did you check the firefox setting? 863 Views / 7 Replies  
did you check the firefox setting?
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 24, 2005 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it's just the fact that we fork over so... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
I think it's just the fact that we fork over so much money for a computer, we expect it to feel solid. My dad's dell laptop doesnt have a sagging battery, and cost half as much.
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 22, 2005 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I'm back. He said that the battery is more... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
Well I'm back. He said that the battery is more loose than considered normal, and is ordering some new batteries so that I can come in again on Thursday and we can try to fit those in. However, he...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I set up an appt time with the Genius bar and... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
I set up an appt time with the Genius bar and will be going in today. I'll get back to you all with what they say.

I hope they don't charge me for looking at it. It says at the bottom that fees...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went ahead and upgraded my video ram with the... 1,050 Views / 16 Replies  
I went ahead and upgraded my video ram with the state of mind that it'd be worth it in the future since I plan on keeping this for a good 4 years.
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 04:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I took out my battery when installling my RAM and... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
I took out my battery when installling my RAM and placed it back in, and it is in the locked position. So I'm pretty sure it's sitting in there right.

My friend's new powerbook is also like this,...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Does anyone have the Spire Fuse backpack? I've... 523,165 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Does anyone have the Spire Fuse backpack? I've read some reviews on it and it looks pretty solid, so I'm almost set on buying it. Any comments on this product?
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 20, 2005 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess I'll take it in then. Another thing I... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
I guess I'll take it in then. Another thing I noticed about the Powerbook that goes along with the feeling of the laptop not being 'solid' due to the battery sagging is the screen. When it is...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 20, 2005 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got it from outpost.com (Fry's) and it was... 1,770 Views / 21 Replies  
I got it from outpost.com (Fry's) and it was $139.99 with a $25 rebate, but when added to cart it was only $129.99 and the rebate was still good.
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 20, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
it's in the locked position but i can still move... 791 Views / 15 Replies  
it's in the locked position but i can still move it up and down

should i get this checked out at the apple store or anything?
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 19, 2005 at 03:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery not in all the way? (15" 1.67Ghz Rev D) 791 Views / 15 Replies  
Right when I took the computer out of the box I noticed that when you hold the laptop up, the battery seems to sag a little and you can push it up. You push it up and it will come down. It works and...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 18, 2005 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the RAM installation was pretty easy, once i... 1,770 Views / 21 Replies  
the RAM installation was pretty easy, once i figured out i didnt need to lift the tabs up and just slide it in then push it down.

i'm in my living room right now, wireless router a few rooms over...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 16, 2005 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'll probably post pics in a little while. i just... 1,770 Views / 21 Replies  
i'll probably post pics in a little while. i just finished installing the 1gb stick of ram

should i install/run memtest or anything to check it? it says i have 1.5gb ram already though
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 16, 2005 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i forgot to give you guys the specs. 1.67Ghz... 1,770 Views / 21 Replies  
i forgot to give you guys the specs.

1.67Ghz 15"

128vram

512 RAM with purchased kingston 1gb not put in yet

80gb
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 14, 2005 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Opening my brand new 1.67Ghz 15".. 1,770 Views / 21 Replies  
WOOT I just got it! It was supposed to be here by 1030, and i didnt hear a doorbell or anything ring so I came down without looking out front and went on my computer to check the status and it said...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 14, 2005 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and now it says "Int'l shipment release" ... 1,046 Views / 10 Replies  
and now it says "Int'l shipment release" ugh.
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 13, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mine has said " Regulatory agency clearance delay... 1,046 Views / 10 Replies  
mine has said " Regulatory agency clearance delay " for the past few days... and now my arrival time has changed from monday to tuesday by 10:30am
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 13, 2005 at 02:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
pretty sure its the same for all institutions. i... 561 Views / 3 Replies  
pretty sure its the same for all institutions. i just bought a 15".. cant wait for it to get here :D

btw you can get an extra 100$ rebate here if you take posession of a mac by june 25th
...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 10, 2005 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i just ordered the same 1.67 except with 512ram,... 1,046 Views / 10 Replies  
i just ordered the same 1.67 except with 512ram, 80gb hd and a combodrive

ordered on june 7th, says it will be here on or before the 13th... we'll see. it's still in shanghai right now (left fedex...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 10, 2005 at 03:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: just bought a 1.67ghz 15" :D i figure that... 3,958 Views / 50 Replies  
just bought a 1.67ghz 15" :D

i figure that even when the intel chips come out, my computer will still work for what i need. i dont plan on upgrading for a good 4 years
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 7, 2005 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you think that if we bought a PB now that it... 814 Views / 7 Replies  
do you think that if we bought a PB now that it would work for a good 4 or 5 years in college (not for heavy graphics work)? i want to get one but dont want to have to upgrade for a long time..
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: same here :cry: 3,958 Views / 50 Replies  
same here :cry:
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i was thinking about getting a PB for college..... 3,263 Views / 59 Replies  
i was thinking about getting a PB for college.. but w/ this news its making it a little iffy. should i just get some cheap PC to use for a year then upgrade once the new PB comes out? i dont know...
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and what about the possible upgrade coming... 2,638 Views / 41 Replies  
and what about the possible upgrade coming sometime later this summer..
Posted by Dinan, on Jun 5, 2005 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
how much faster is this g5 supposed to be? 793 Views / 10 Replies  
how much faster is this g5 supposed to be?
Posted by Dinan, on May 28, 2005 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
are you sure about the G5 pb? i think they have... 793 Views / 10 Replies  
are you sure about the G5 pb? i think they have many heat issues to deal with...

im also about to purchase a powerbook but people saying it will be upgraded soon is making me hesitant..
Posted by Dinan, on May 28, 2005 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://education.apple.com/students/go/save/ ... 775 Views / 14 Replies  
http://education.apple.com/students/go/save/

this is the rebate i'm looking at.

do a lot of you guys use external mice?
Posted by Dinan, on May 26, 2005 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
alright thanks. do you guys have any... 775 Views / 14 Replies  
alright thanks.

do you guys have any comments on the PB i'm looking at? specifically about the vram upgrade and superdrive?

one reason i'm thinking of these is for the future.. is it worth it...
Posted by Dinan, on May 26, 2005 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How long for Build to order? powerbook 775 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm going to be getting a Powerbook pretty soon and was wondering how long the build would take. I need to know so I can get the 100$ rebate they are offering until june 25. They require you to have...
Posted by Dinan, on May 26, 2005 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this is a question i'd also like to find the... 2,010 Views / 32 Replies  
this is a question i'd also like to find the answer to...

right now i'm pretty much planning on getting the 15" 1.67Ghz 128 vram and 512 ram.. i just dont know if i want to get the superdrive, or...
Posted by Dinan, on May 24, 2005 at 09:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bump 919 Views / 13 Replies  
bump
Posted by Dinan, on May 20, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not trying to threadjack, but its relevant to... 919 Views / 13 Replies  
not trying to threadjack, but its relevant to transfering files from pc to pb..

how do you transfer mp3s from a pc to a new powerbook so that the playcounts are kept intact?
Posted by Dinan, on May 17, 2005 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
definitely going to check out safeware once i buy... 1,605 Views / 31 Replies  
definitely going to check out safeware once i buy a PB.
Posted by Dinan, on May 4, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
on their website it says that: "Coverage at... 1,605 Views / 31 Replies  
on their website it says that:

"Coverage at home, in the office or in transit"

does this mean they dont cover it if you're at school, etc?
Posted by Dinan, on May 4, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
awesome. i like the "windows xp pro... 1,917 Views / 13 Replies  
awesome.

i like the "windows xp pro :mamoru:" :cool:
Posted by Dinan, on May 4, 2005 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the infomercial :err: 1,605 Views / 31 Replies  
thanks for the infomercial :err:
Posted by Dinan, on May 4, 2005 at 12:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
they fixed it 790 Views / 6 Replies  
they fixed it
Posted by Dinan, on May 3, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmm good catch. what does this mean? 790 Views / 6 Replies  
hmmm good catch. what does this mean?
Posted by Dinan, on May 3, 2005 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: how much of a discount we talkin about? the... 523,165 Views / 1,153 Replies  
how much of a discount we talkin about? the radtech sports backpack looks pretty good and its only 75, but the spire fuse backpack looks cool... except for the 140$ pricetag
Posted by Dinan, on Apr 30, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'd get an ibook if the resolution was bigger.. i... 1,154 Views / 15 Replies  
i'd get an ibook if the resolution was bigger.. i really cant stand looking at 1024x768. i like the bigger resolution of the 15" pb.

plus the PB looks so much cooler :D
Posted by Dinan, on Apr 30, 2005 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm in the same boat except i'm not a gamer.. i... 1,154 Views / 15 Replies  
i'm in the same boat except i'm not a gamer.. i want a powerbook for college, and i've been using windows my whole life.. but i'm definitely gettin tired of it.
Posted by Dinan, on Apr 29, 2005 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i went there after reading your post and waited... 1,710 Views / 32 Replies  
i went there after reading your post and waited in line to get in and all i got was a 10% off coupon :[
Posted by Dinan, on Apr 29, 2005 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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