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Thanks for the informations guys! I have been... 6,278 Views / 81 Replies  
Thanks for the informations guys! I have been living with the whine since I got the 15" MBP back in March! I called AppleCare and I told them I had a high pitched whine.

He asked me where the...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 26, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Called Apple this morning to see if I could get a... 580 Views / 8 Replies  
Called Apple this morning to see if I could get a replacement on my bluging battery.

He took my phone number and the serial number of my MBP and said, "let me check, I know we don't replace these...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 13, 2006 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like I'm one of the unlucky ones with a... 580 Views / 8 Replies  
Looks like I'm one of the unlucky ones with a battery that's FUBAR.

noticed it today, the battery only lasts 17 minutes on a 'full' charge. pulled up cocnutbattery and noticed something weird. ...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 13, 2006 at 06:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: This was very helpful! I needed a new case since... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
This was very helpful! I needed a new case since it wont fit in my old PB InCase sleeve. Picked one up for $64 shipped out of Austrilia though an eBay seller
Posted by cougar337, on Mar 31, 2006 at 06:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Wow, I didn't know the MBP could power the... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Wow, I didn't know the MBP could power the 30-inch....I was always under the impression that you had to have the $600 dual-DVI grapics card for the G5...Good to know

BTW...I hate you :p
Posted by cougar337, on Mar 29, 2006 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: with an apple ADC-to-DVI converter, $100... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
with an apple ADC-to-DVI converter, $100 (http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/6094003/wo/L41yMGQIVAKJ3puOrz1Y2FJrZqP/1.0.19.1.0.8.25.7.11.0.3)..... the reason I did it...
Posted by cougar337, on Mar 19, 2006 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: eBay...they pop up every now and again. little... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
eBay...they pop up every now and again. little on the high side, I think I paid around $60 for each of those, but I was happy to pay the money for a quality cloth banner
Posted by cougar337, on Mar 18, 2006 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: got my new MBP in on monday....here's a few pics... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
got my new MBP in on monday....here's a few pics of it sitting next to my old Ti667MHz

http://cougarland.net/pics/comp-pics/apple-laptops3.jpg
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Posted by cougar337, on Mar 17, 2006 at 06:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=289208 ... 1,075 Views / 14 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=289208

turns out that the guy took the pictures down as a kind request from Apple. He states that apple is aware and their engineers are working on the...
Posted by cougar337, on Mar 17, 2006 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Who am I kidding?! Pissed off about an upgrade,... 92,236 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Who am I kidding?! Pissed off about an upgrade, seems silly.... I started thinking about this, yes they did say middle of feburary but I highly doubt that they wouldn't delay us unless it was for a...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 16, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just ordered mine early morning 2/14 and I'm... 92,236 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I just ordered mine early morning 2/14 and I'm showing a ship date of March 15


It's cool that they upgraded all of our orders with the faster processors but 0.17Mhz is not going to make any...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 15, 2006 at 03:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have tried it both ways, Automatic and set to... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
I have tried it both ways, Automatic and set to join a specific network. I am at a loss, I dont know if I should try to revert back to 3.3 or what to try next. I feel that this isnt right they way...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 28, 2004 at 10:08 AM, in Networking
I tried what you suggested and no luck, I still... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
I tried what you suggested and no luck, I still get an error when I try to connect after the computer wakes up. I've tried to disable the modem port and telling it to connect to my network...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 10:17 PM, in Networking
oh, ok that's no problem. one thing I did run... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
oh, ok that's no problem. one thing I did run into was that when I put in the 3rd party wireless PCMCIA card I didn't pull out the Airport card first and now I have 7 'Airport' status in that...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 06:19 PM, in Networking
I shall have to try that, but I do believe that... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
I shall have to try that, but I do believe that it is at the top. What options are you talking about to turn off?

side note: My name is Ian too.....not many of those here in the US, I have to...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Networking
how do you revert back to 3.3? where do I find... 499 Views / 4 Replies  
how do you revert back to 3.3? where do I find the software?
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you down grade to 3.3??? where do I get... 450 Views / 4 Replies  
How do you down grade to 3.3??? where do I get the older software version?
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 01:32 PM, in Networking
I have the same problem with my 667Mhz G4... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
I have the same problem with my 667Mhz G4 Powerbook Airport and Airport Extreme Base Station. After the Powerbook wakes-up after sleep it will not connect to the BaseStation. I can click on the...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 27, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Networking
Thought I would give a free bump, I was looking... 948 Views / 25 Replies  
Thought I would give a free bump, I was looking for a remote for my iTunes and have a Keyspan on order through Buy.com but they are taking their sweet time. I think I'll cancel my order with them...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 11, 2004 at 07:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought a 17inch Studio display for my PC after... 447 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought a 17inch Studio display for my PC after my CRT took a crap. I ran into the same thing. I wanted to go from ADC-to-VGA (my PC vid card only had VGA), but was totally shot down.

after...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 5, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone tried Engineered Audio's RemoteRemote 2 for iPod? 293 Views / 0 Replies  
I wanted some flexability for my Gen 3 iPod and was looking at the RemoteRemote that Engineered Audio offers (http://www.engineeredaudio.com/products/remote2.html). The older design I didn't care...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 1, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
this was a huge help, I was trying to treat my... 459 Views / 4 Replies  
this was a huge help, I was trying to treat my OSX like a windows box and share the directory that wasn't in the public folder:brick:
Posted by cougar337, on May 15, 2004 at 02:21 PM, in Networking
fixed 734 Views / 3 Replies  
I think I figured it out! I am currently set to NTSC and playback mode at High Quality, but I checked 'Enhanced Video Playback' check box and that cleared the image up ALOT

...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 10, 2004 at 05:40 PM, in Applications
Poor picture (photo) quality in iMovie??? 734 Views / 3 Replies  
I am trying to make a quicktime move in iMovie 4.0 on my Mac running 10.3 and I am trying to do a slide show of my photos. I want to beable to burn the slideshow on to CD's to give to friends but...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 10, 2004 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
fixed 629 Views / 4 Replies  
started playing around in iTunes and notived that all the boxes beside each song was unmarked, usually there is a check there. I added checkmarks by a group of songs and that fixed the issue.

I...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 6, 2004 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
Moved iTunes Library, at end of a song won't continue to next song 629 Views / 4 Replies  
I reciently moved my iTunes Library to my external firewire now I click on a song and it will play but at the end of the song it will just stop and not continue to the next song. Even if i press...
Posted by cougar337, on Feb 6, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Hey can I get that wallpaper, that's Awsome!!!! ... 1,122,823 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hey can I get that wallpaper, that's Awsome!!!!

Here's my setup

http://home.comcast.net/~cougar337/Pictures/My-Computers.jpg

1. 667MHz Powerbook
2. 30GB iPod
3. Philips 4 speaker +...
Posted by cougar337, on Nov 5, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
fixed it for me 848 Views / 19 Replies  
Woah!!! this worked for me. I had two stubborn files and it cleaned them no problem.

I do have Coctail but I couldnt figure out where in the program I could delete stubborn files...anyone have...
Posted by cougar337, on Oct 30, 2003 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
file sharing peer-to-peer Mac Pbook to Windows laptop 411 Views / 1 Replies  
I am trying to set up my Powerbook with a Airport wireless card to do a peer-to-peer with a Windows XP laptop which also has a wireless network card installed.

I was able to see the shared folders...
Posted by cougar337, on Aug 26, 2003 at 02:31 PM, in Networking
what coupons? 936 Views / 13 Replies  
I still don't quite understand what coupons you are all talking about. My girlfriend just bought a iBook and I am wondering if it came with a set of the coupons you are mentioning. Does this mean...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 22, 2003 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
my review of the GRUV-X FM transmitter for the iPod 446 Views / 0 Replies  
I purchased the Gruv-X because I was tired of waiting for the iTrip and with it's shady reviews I thought I would try something different.

I have to tell you it's a nice addition to my new 30GB...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 17, 2003 at 04:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How well do you like your Glo (or any) iSkin's? 590 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm looking to buy a iSkin for my iPod and was looking at the "glo" series. I wanted to get everyone's opinion on them...how bright does it glow?

is it hard to keep clean?

and anything...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 13, 2003 at 10:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Update: Well I decided to reload 10.2.3....I... 679 Views / 12 Replies  
Update: Well I decided to reload 10.2.3....I tried to fix the permissions, that didn't work and finally I decided to go ahead and reload 10.2.3. It seems to be running alot better, I had to move...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 7, 2003 at 01:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Kissargi> I was thinking about going back to... 679 Views / 12 Replies  
Kissargi> I was thinking about going back to 10.2.3 myself but how do you do this???? can you take me step-by-step, my feeble Windows mind doesnt know how to do this
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 3, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I have some Windows drive I have been... 679 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, I have some Windows drive I have been mounting to do some file sharing.....what do you think about this would be causing the lock-ups?

This doesnt explain the last log entry involving the...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 3, 2003 at 08:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Update: Log file 679 Views / 12 Replies  
Update: I wanted to include the log file. The last entry was when the computer unexpectedly just truned off!!!!

Thu Jul 3 10:36:44 2003


panic(cpu 0): lockmgr: pid 460, thread 0x 2e2b7e4,...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 3, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in Mac OS X
10.2.6 Crashing / spinning beachball of hell / Freezing HELP!! 679 Views / 12 Replies  
It seems I have been having more and more OSX crashes lately. I have a Powerbook G4 667MHz running OS 10.2.6. It seems to crash or freeze every day now. It seems most of my problem started with...
Posted by cougar337, on Jul 3, 2003 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
I too have a Powerbook 667MHz with the Airport... 561 Views / 5 Replies  
I too have a Powerbook 667MHz with the Airport Extreme Base Station and a Airport card in my Powerbook running 802.11b 11Mbps. I do get about 150feet with my set up and it seems fairly reliable. I...
Posted by cougar337, on Jun 27, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Networking
Update 402 Views / 4 Replies  
Update: it's fixed. On a whim I looked into the settings in XP. Opened up the Ethernet cards properties and clicked on TPC/IP connection and hit properties there.

In the General tab I found that...
Posted by cougar337, on Jun 19, 2003 at 12:19 AM, in Networking
oops, I figured I would miss something. I am... 402 Views / 4 Replies  
oops, I figured I would miss something. I am running Windows XP Pro. I'm not quite sure what you are asking for when it comes to my network cards complete configuration is...When I get home tonight...
Posted by cougar337, on Jun 18, 2003 at 05:51 PM, in Networking
I have had this same trouble. I don't know what... 450 Views / 1 Replies  
I have had this same trouble. I don't know what causes it, you might want to try resetting the iPod ---- Hold "Menu" and "play" for few seconds and the ipod will reset. then try it again, I dont...
Posted by cougar337, on Jun 18, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
**HELP - Airport Extreme not networking to PC 402 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a Airport Extreme that I have between my PC and my Powerbook G4 17inch OS 10.2.6. I have the Basestation connected to my PC from the LAN port on the base station to the Ethernet card in my PC....
Posted by cougar337, on Jun 18, 2003 at 12:00 PM, in Networking
I haven't tried myself but I found this at... 498 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't tried myself but I found this at ipodlounge:

"Experienced iPodders will already be aware that the iPod's Achilles heel may be its battery. The battery loses power after a number of...
Posted by cougar337, on May 2, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
chris_h: yeah I wanted to get my question out to... 1,631 Views / 29 Replies  
chris_h: yeah I wanted to get my question out to all the forums :) sh/sc was my first stop!
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 30, 2003 at 05:15 PM, in Mac OS X
oooh, this might actually work for me. I will... 416 Views / 3 Replies  
oooh, this might actually work for me. I will have to try when I get home tonight.

Thanks for the suggestion and link!
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 06:21 PM, in Mac OS X
maybe clean up will work....I have to try that... 1,631 Views / 29 Replies  
maybe clean up will work....I have to try that and thanks for the MAC/Mac lesson MindFad.

Simply closing the folder and reopening it doesnt work...that was my hopes too. I can even force a...
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
how do I keep my shared/connected drives on my mac? 416 Views / 3 Replies  
now that I have figured out how to connect to my shared drives on my PC is there a way so that I dont have to keep re inputting my password (Authenticating) everytime I connect to the drive? or maybe...
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 05:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Is there a "F5" fuctionality in the MAC? 1,631 Views / 29 Replies  
Being a new switcher I have gotten used to the F5 (refresh) key used in the Windows platform. I have shared drives between my PC and MAC but if there is a change in my PC the mac does not see it. I...
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
My DSL does have USB and Ethernet, so I could use... 391 Views / 5 Replies  
My DSL does have USB and Ethernet, so I could use one or the other. I think you have made it very clear and I honestly think this is do-able.

that was one thing I was unclear about the antenna...
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 02:52 PM, in Networking
That's very helpful....I understand a lot better.... 391 Views / 5 Replies  
That's very helpful....I understand a lot better. From what I can tell I can't order a regular Airport from Apple only the Airport Extreme. Do I need to get a base station with the modem and antenna...
Posted by cougar337, on Apr 29, 2003 at 01:46 PM, in Networking
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