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I appreciate it. As you can see, I have been... 2,911 Views / 22 Replies  
I appreciate it. As you can see, I have been registered for some time and I do try to come here as much as I can to learn from the questions that are posted. I have had questions from time to time...
Posted by hondo, on Oct 30, 2008 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I realized that you don't actually get the... 2,911 Views / 22 Replies  
I realized that you don't actually get the full-advertised size but didn't take into account the fact that, as the drives get larger, I would see a larger deficit. Brain hiccup (getting old I guess)...
Posted by hondo, on Oct 30, 2008 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MB Pro HD missing 20 GB? 2,911 Views / 22 Replies  
I just purchased a MB Pro with a 320 GB 7200 hard drive. The system profiler says its only 300GB. Am I missing something or does Apple owe me 20 GB?

Hitachi HTS723232L9SA62:

Capacity: 298.09...
Posted by hondo, on Oct 30, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That worked! I am zeroing out the hard drive now,... 501 Views / 3 Replies  
That worked! I am zeroing out the hard drive now,

Thanks Cold Warrior for the help.

hondo
Posted by hondo, on Jun 29, 2008 at 08:28 AM, in macOS
Leopard killed my administrators privileges 501 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a PowerMac PowerPC G5 that I tried to upgrade to Leopard tonight. I usually zero out the hard drive before I do this but this time I didn't. Anyway, the install disc hung up when it was...
Posted by hondo, on Jun 29, 2008 at 12:39 AM, in macOS
I am turning 42 this year. My son and I started... 2,607 Views / 83 Replies  
I am turning 42 this year. My son and I started guitar lessons two years ago this past February. Like you, I had always wanted to learn but for some reason kept putting it off. I purchased a Fender...
Posted by hondo, on May 18, 2007 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I will second the hard drive as a possible... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
I will second the hard drive as a possible culprit. My MacBook Pro was doing the same thing, hanging for up to a minute then continuing. I tried looking at every software issue that I could think of,...
Posted by hondo, on Dec 28, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am currently building a house and this system... 983 Views / 10 Replies  
I am currently building a house and this system was offered when we looked at security systems, home theater wiring, etc. I'll have to admit that we played with this the whole time we were there and...
Posted by hondo, on Dec 17, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sony W810i here as well. The best phone I have... 7,976 Views / 126 Replies  
Sony W810i here as well. The best phone I have had so far. :thumbsup:
Posted by hondo, on Sep 18, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am not sure where you were at (State wise) when... 970 Views / 19 Replies  
I am not sure where you were at (State wise) when you had your accident, however, the section or legal wording for following to closely can sometimes be contained within or have within it similar...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 15, 2006 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just FYI. I ordered the 1.83 MacBook on February... 96,628 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Just FYI. I ordered the 1.83 MacBook on February 3rd. It was scheduled to ship on the 28th. I checked my order status on the 15th and called like everyone else and told them to go with the 2.0...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 22, 2006 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I asked yesterday at the Apple Store in... 2,065 Views / 17 Replies  
I asked yesterday at the Apple Store in Cincinnati and they said that they will be receiving theirs by October 25th.
Posted by hondo, on Oct 15, 2005 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same problem with a 160 GB version... 838 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the same problem with a 160 GB version that I have been using. I have lost data twice because the drive suddenly is not recognized and won't mount. I ultiimately had to reformat the drive...
Posted by hondo, on Jul 26, 2005 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How did you configure it? I just had delivered a... 561 Views / 5 Replies  
How did you configure it? I just had delivered a dual 2.3 PM. I added the ATI X850 graphics card. I ordered the system on the 7th of July. The 23" display arrived a few days later but the PM didn't...
Posted by hondo, on Jul 26, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting! I am considering the same trade. My... 2,450 Views / 103 Replies  
Interesting! I am considering the same trade. My only hesitation was the Ridgeline's ability to tow my boat at 4,000 lbs. Seems like this is a non issue. I test drove the Ridgeline and completely...
Posted by hondo, on Jul 3, 2005 at 11:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Nissan Titan LE Crew Cab. I have owned... 2,450 Views / 103 Replies  
I have a Nissan Titan LE Crew Cab. I have owned it for 16 months and have 16k miles on it. I have owned Toyota's (4Runner/Tacoma) and Honda's (car's) mostly. I have mixed feelings about this truck. I...
Posted by hondo, on Jul 3, 2005 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to think you are right here. Steve has to... 5,624 Views / 89 Replies  
I have to think you are right here. Steve has to know that this decision would be heavily scrutinized. (Whether or not he cares) I think that he would not want to make it look like they were taking a...
Posted by hondo, on Jun 8, 2005 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good point. I personally, however, would rather... 5,624 Views / 89 Replies  
Good point. I personally, however, would rather never boot into Windows if I can help it.
Posted by hondo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Like I said I was not ecstatic at first about... 5,624 Views / 89 Replies  
Like I said I was not ecstatic at first about this decision either. Since it is the choice, however, I hope that it is Apple preparing for future that has driven this decision. Regardless, I enjoy...
Posted by hondo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is awesome and great news for OS X. I had a... 5,624 Views / 89 Replies  
This is awesome and great news for OS X. I had a dual 1 Ghz G4 and sold it and have been running on a Alum Powerbook 15" with 1 Ghz. I miss that extra processor but it was a trade off for...
Posted by hondo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will Intel PowerMacs be dual processors? 5,624 Views / 89 Replies  
Today I received a quote from Apple for a dual 2.3 Ghz powermac and 23" display, I love the performance and the multi-tasking ability of the dual processors. (I will probably go ahead and purchase...
Posted by hondo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I went on the Circuit City web site last night... 6,203 Views / 52 Replies  
I went on the Circuit City web site last night and checked to see if any iPod Shuffle's were in stock at the local store. They were not available for pick up but it did show that a 512 Shuffle was...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 2, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ordered a 1 GB shuffle on the 13th of January... 6,203 Views / 52 Replies  
I ordered a 1 GB shuffle on the 13th of January and mine still shows to be shipped on or before 2/14. Maybe this means it will be shipping sooner. I hope so. I wanted to give it as a valentines gift.
Posted by hondo, on Jan 28, 2005 at 08:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ordered mine on 03/16 and it shipped on 04/15. ... 699 Views / 11 Replies  
I ordered mine on 03/16 and it shipped on 04/15.

I received an e-mail stating that there would be a shipping delay until the first of May but it ended up shipping earlier than their e-mail...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 27, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Stogleman, Woohoo is right!! I've been... 2,134 Views / 19 Replies  
Stogleman,

Woohoo is right!! I've been iPod-less for about a month now and it has been a gut wrenching wait. Even though the tracking says that the mini is still over seas, I feel better just...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 15, 2004 at 11:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just wanted to update anyone that is... 2,134 Views / 19 Replies  
I just wanted to update anyone that is interested. I received this e-mail today:

Dear Apple Customer,

The following products shipped on 04/15/2004. Transit time will
depend upon whether you...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 15, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, other than my need to have the newest toy,... 2,134 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, other than my need to have the newest toy, it came down to the size. I was able to pick one up and hold it at the Apple store in Cincinnati and was surprised at how small it really is. After...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 9, 2004 at 12:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered a silver iPod mini on 03/16 and it was... 2,134 Views / 19 Replies  
I ordered a silver iPod mini on 03/16 and it was suppose to ship on 04/07. On Monday, the 5th, I received the same e-mail about the supply and demand problems. The message said that it wouldn't ship...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 8, 2004 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I probably should have mentioned as well that I... 520 Views / 6 Replies  
I probably should have mentioned as well that I haven't had any problems with it either. The newest version, just released, is supposed to compatable with Mac 10.2.6.
Posted by hondo, on May 19, 2003 at 09:36 PM, in macOS
It's an app that helps you customize the icons... 520 Views / 6 Replies  
It's an app that helps you customize the icons found in the toolbar of the Mac OS X finder. You can see it here:

http://www.iconfactory.com/cb_home.asp
Posted by hondo, on May 19, 2003 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
I wanted to do the same thing. I ended up using a... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
I wanted to do the same thing. I ended up using a pretty good little app called CandyBar. If you're interested, you can get it here:

http://www.panic.com/
Posted by hondo, on Feb 17, 2003 at 07:47 PM, in macOS
I've had one since January 2002 and not had a... 2,148 Views / 44 Replies  
I've had one since January 2002 and not had a single issue with it. It looks great, both the display and picture. I have been so happy that I now want the 20" display. I've been trying to talk a...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
All I want to do is share my connection with two... 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
All I want to do is share my connection with two computers. One, my desktop, hooked by cable and the other, the powerbook, through the wireless connection. I read this thread in the Network forum:
...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had a brain freeze and was confused by the adsl... 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
I had a brain freeze and was confused by the adsl and yes my cable provider does provide the cable modem with my Roadrunner service. So you're saying that you think the $69 netgear would be fine for...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No, like I said, this is all new ground for me.... 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
No, like I said, this is all new ground for me. I've never had a need for wireless and only now have decided to take advantage of it. I do think that I will just go ahead and get the newest model...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 03:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Has any one tried either of these. I seem to... 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
Has any one tried either of these. I seem to remember someone on Screen Savers saying that they used a Netgear wireless router with their Mac. I was just windering, for wireless, do these have a...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 02:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I didn't realize that there were so many... 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
I didn't realize that there were so many variations of the basestation. I really haven't had any reason to research it since I didn't need one. Now, however, I really would like to have the ability...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Old or New Basestation? 1,189 Views / 16 Replies  
I have been putting off getting an Airport Basestation because I did not have a laptop at home. Well, I received a new 1 ghz Powerbook from work with the 802.11b compatable card. So, I began shopping...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 15, 2003 at 11:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Kenwood Store in Cincinnati. I suggested a... 529 Views / 2 Replies  
Kenwood Store in Cincinnati.

I suggested a possible hard drive problem to them but they felt that if that was the issue that it would have failed altogether. They also tried several ways of...
Posted by hondo, on Oct 28, 2002 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
After level two hardware repair, I still am having problems. 529 Views / 2 Replies  
I have had dual gig quicksilver for about eight months now. I began noticing problems with it about the time 10.1.5 was released. What I noticed was the pointer sticking on the monitor as I would...
Posted by hondo, on Oct 28, 2002 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll be 37 in July. The first mac that I owned... 1,232 Views / 90 Replies  
I'll be 37 in July. The first mac that I owned was the IIc. I bought it sometime around '84. I wasted a lot of time playing wizardry back then.
Posted by hondo, on Mar 5, 2002 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sven, you're dead on it. I have the TEAC CD-W524E... 439 Views / 5 Replies  
Sven, you're dead on it. I have the TEAC CD-W524E drive. I guess if you order from Lacie, you better pray you get a supported drive.
Posted by hondo, on Mar 4, 2002 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
I just bought the Lacie 24x10x40 U&I drive.... 439 Views / 5 Replies  
I just bought the Lacie 24x10x40 U&I drive. Received it on the 27th of February. I use it through firewire and it was recognized by iTunes. It even burned a CD for me at 24x on a 1x-16x speed disk...
Posted by hondo, on Mar 4, 2002 at 03:29 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the reply. As long as someone knows... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. As long as someone knows about it, there is a chance it will be fixed.
Posted by hondo, on Feb 28, 2002 at 01:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Riddle me this.... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently purchased a dual gig Power Mac. I also purchased a Lacie U&I CDRW. My riddle is this...When I push the eject key, both the Lacie and internal drives open up. Is there a way to assign a...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 27, 2002 at 07:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, as you can see, I don't post often but this... 673 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, as you can see, I don't post often but this time I couldn't contain myself. I, like others, had ordered a new iMac 800. To do this, I sold my trusty Cube and 15" studio display. A computer that...
Posted by hondo, on Feb 11, 2002 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had the same problem. In the begining of a... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
I had the same problem. In the begining of a particular song, I noticed that it skipped. I restarted the song several times and, same thing, it skipped. I then went to a different playlist and let...
Posted by hondo, on Nov 21, 2001 at 12:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought mine Sunday at the Apple store in the... 1,349 Views / 96 Replies  
I bought mine Sunday at the Apple store in the Kenwood Towne Centre in Cincinnati.
Posted by hondo, on Nov 13, 2001 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Until I find a good case, I left the original... 780 Views / 32 Replies  
Until I find a good case, I left the original plastic on the iPod and cut out an opening for the dial and connections end. It may sound crazy but it would make me feel sick if I scratched it so soon....
Posted by hondo, on Nov 12, 2001 at 08:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've had my 500 mhz Cube since the end of... 471 Views / 18 Replies  
I've had my 500 mhz Cube since the end of January. I bought it with the radeon card, 60 gig hard drive, and 128 megs of RAM. I added 256 from Crucial and have hooked up a Canon scanner, SanDisk...
Posted by hondo, on Apr 9, 2001 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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