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Its coming up to 3 years old and has been... 3,910 Views / 13 Replies  
Its coming up to 3 years old and has been absolutely problem free hardware wise since i got it.
Target disc mode didnt work either. I hope it is the graphics thing cos its going to cost a bit if...
Posted by Bollo, on Oct 5, 2009 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've given up on trying to do things myself as... 3,910 Views / 13 Replies  
I've given up on trying to do things myself as nothing seems to be happening-I would like to retrieve some data using target disc mode but i have a feeling it wont be able to do that either seeing as...
Posted by Bollo, on Oct 5, 2009 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the fact that the intro noise doesnt sound seems... 3,910 Views / 13 Replies  
the fact that the intro noise doesnt sound seems a bit odd though, or would that happen as a result of the screen not connecting?
Posted by Bollo, on Oct 4, 2009 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've tried resetting the pram but without... 3,910 Views / 13 Replies  
I've tried resetting the pram but without success. The computer is on but it didnt respond to that set of command keys...The battery was in need of replacement so is there a possibility that it needs...
Posted by Bollo, on Oct 4, 2009 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro-blank screen on startup 3,910 Views / 13 Replies  
My mbp turned itself off yesterday in a fairly abrupt manner. I thought nothing of it and went to bed. On starting it thismorning i was greeted with a blank screen and no startup jingle. All that...
Posted by Bollo, on Oct 4, 2009 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I did hold down 'C' and the disc drive tried... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
I did hold down 'C' and the disc drive tried starting the disc a couple of times then spat it out.
I havent actually tried an erase yet as i have been retrieving my docs etc.
I also wondered...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 29, 2007 at 08:14 AM, in macOS
Yes it seems pretty hopeless at this stage... ... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
Yes it seems pretty hopeless at this stage...
Do you mean the broken one in Target disc mode then getting the files off with the working one?Also how do you retreive the files if it hasnt started,...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 26, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in macOS
I tried the Achive and install and it ran... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
I tried the Achive and install and it ran smoothly but the result was that when i turn on the computer now there is a message saying panic-driver for ACPI not found then a set of numbers with...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 26, 2007 at 10:55 AM, in macOS
ok thanks, i hope it works otherwise im pretty... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
ok thanks, i hope it works otherwise im pretty lost with what to do. could you use an external disc or hard drive aswell?
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 26, 2007 at 04:09 AM, in macOS
well the shift key has been down for a good 10... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
well the shift key has been down for a good 10 mins now so i dont think that method is working.
any more suggestions?
thanks
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in macOS
i do have another mac and a firewire and the... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
i do have another mac and a firewire and the discs are fine.
I'll try your method ruslan124.
thanks for your help i'll update with the result later...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in macOS
i've tried booting it with the install cd that... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
i've tried booting it with the install cd that came with the computer and it spits the disc out each time i try. is there a specific way of getting it to accept the cd when you try booting it again??
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 07:33 AM, in macOS
ah thanks, so is your saved data ie documents... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
ah thanks,
so is your saved data ie documents etc preserved as well? also if you are using boot camp will the partition be affected?
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 06:04 AM, in macOS
as in archive the update download?? the thing... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
as in archive the update download??
the thing wont actually turn on for me to get to that stage it just stays on the boot screen...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 24, 2007 at 08:12 PM, in macOS
My Macbookpro wont start.... 1,030 Views / 25 Replies  
I recently downloaded and attempted to intall the latest intel based mac system update. The result was that it said it didnt install properly and now it wont actually start.
I turned off the...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 24, 2007 at 03:51 PM, in macOS
Seemingly big problem 626 Views / 0 Replies  
I have been running windows with few problems on my mbp for the last 3 or so weeks.
all was well until today when i accidentally closed the lid before it had finished shutting down windows. when i...
Posted by Bollo, on Mar 4, 2007 at 01:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: At the moment there is no security but thats... 63,517 Views / 234 Replies  
At the moment there is no security but thats going to be put on later, its just sits there saying connecting then doesnt
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 14, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
Sticky: The atheros adapter isnt listed as unknown it... 63,517 Views / 234 Replies  
The atheros adapter isnt listed as unknown it just doesnt connect. the properties pop up tell you theres nothing wrong with it except that the driver isnt digitally signed
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 14, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
Sticky: Just successfully installed xp, but dont seem to... 63,517 Views / 234 Replies  
Just successfully installed xp, but dont seem to be able to get the choice of which system to boot when i turn on, i always have to restart using the startup disc app o et the other os.
which button...
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 14, 2007 at 05:12 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
Sticky: Just thinking about using bot camp, is there any... 63,517 Views / 234 Replies  
Just thinking about using bot camp, is there any advantage in using xp professional instead of home, i've heard it handles dual processors better?
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 12, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
so how much does a battery cost/does it cause a... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
so how much does a battery cost/does it cause a problem if you get a new one
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 11, 2007 at 05:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Probably a stupid question on batteries 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Just wondering whether you can take out the battery while using mains power to preserve it? is there any point-i would have thought there was an automatic cut off of power to the battery when charged
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 11, 2007 at 08:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've just installed office 2004 on my mbp but... 914 Views / 17 Replies  
I've just installed office 2004 on my mbp but whenever i open excel, word or powerpoint i get a message that says-an unexpected error occured when opening windows framework-or words to that effect....
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 11, 2007 at 05:03 AM, in Applications
Can you buy one which is not linked to any... 1,152 Views / 9 Replies  
Can you buy one which is not linked to any manufacturer and bypass the potential problems?
it just stikes me as odd that they sell both and theres no difference except the ridiculous price
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 11, 2007 at 04:53 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
ok so just a normal OEM disc from a windows... 1,152 Views / 9 Replies  
ok so just a normal OEM disc from a windows package will be fine?

also as i dont really know about these things-what is the difference between an oem and a normal version?
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 10, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
are there any spyware or virus apps that anyone... 906 Views / 10 Replies  
are there any spyware or virus apps that anyone would recommend-i'm new to mac and am not sure how secure they are
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 10, 2007 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Some questions on installing XP on the partition:... 1,152 Views / 9 Replies  
Some questions on installing XP on the partition:

Does it matter if I use the OEM version?

Could I use an HP operating system CD which is for reinstallation and repair only?

Thanks
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 10, 2007 at 12:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
this may be the wrong place for the following but... 121,705 Views / 2,183 Replies  
this may be the wrong place for the following but I just want to get something clear.

I'm new to mac and computers in general and wondered whether you could update to leopard having split the hard...
Posted by Bollo, on Feb 6, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in macOS
Screens on MBP 748 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi, just a quick question:

Is there a significant/worthwhile difference between the glossy screen and the matte?

Thanks.
Posted by Bollo, on Jan 2, 2007 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, better get myself a new laptop then. ... 2,617 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks, better get myself a new laptop then.
Also, is the bootcamp version coming out with the new OSX an update of the current beta or just the same thing built in?
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 22, 2006 at 10:07 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Being new to this bootcamp lark I just want to... 2,617 Views / 41 Replies  
Being new to this bootcamp lark I just want to confirm a few things (may sound stupid) :

1)msn messenger will wok on the windows partitionj and the mac one?

2)itunes will work on both (but the...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 22, 2006 at 08:48 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Does it really matter, they are both apple... 12,941 Views / 40 Replies  
Does it really matter, they are both apple laptops and i'm sure its useful to know which games run well on both. No need to be pedantic.
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 21, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Gaming
I dont know thats why i'm asking. it probably... 12,941 Views / 40 Replies  
I dont know thats why i'm asking.
it probably is overkill but its not much more expensive. Also it might help when more demanding games come out.
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 20, 2006 at 07:26 AM, in Gaming
so would a new mac bok pro-with max specs;... 12,941 Views / 40 Replies  
so would a new mac bok pro-with max specs; 2.33GHz, 2GB RAM, Radeon X1600 run something like DoW dark crusade? and possible future releases?

I'm currently debating between a Mac book pro and an...
Posted by Bollo, on Dec 19, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in Gaming
 
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