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Aha, I had actually just been reading about the... 813 Views / 4 Replies  
Aha, I had actually just been reading about the SMS - Scorpio conflicts. I have to say that while I have had 3 kernel panics as a result of this, none have occurred while I was actively using my...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you hold down the fn key while you hit the... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
If you hold down the fn key while you hit the volume / backlight buttons do they work?
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have 1gb of RAM in my system and it runs just... 3,721 Views / 53 Replies  
I have 1gb of RAM in my system and it runs just fine for the purposes you are describing (and more). I've played around on a friend's system that had 2gb RAM and I didn't notice any difference in...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 10, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Two quick questions: 1) Are you able to put... 401 Views / 2 Replies  
Two quick questions:

1) Are you able to put the iBook into target disk mode?

2) Is the Mac Mini a PPC model?
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 9, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How "dead" is your iBook? Do you know if the HD... 461 Views / 2 Replies  
How "dead" is your iBook? Do you know if the HD even works? If you can get it to boot into target mode, all you'll have to do is allow the migration assistant to move everything over for you over a...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 9, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check out Disk Inventory X... 375 Views / 2 Replies  
Check out Disk Inventory X (http://www.derlien.com/). It should be able to show you what is taking up the most space, what kind of files they are, and where they are in the directory structure. Be...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 9, 2006 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it also cycles the eject mechanism to... 669 Views / 10 Replies  
I think it also cycles the eject mechanism to remove any improperly inserted disks (disks put in while in sleep mode or turned off). I think I remember my brother putting a disk in my drive and when...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 9, 2006 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Could you be a little specific about the type of... 669 Views / 10 Replies  
Could you be a little specific about the type of noise it is making? From my experience all macs with combo/super drives make some sort of noise upon wake or startup. It seems to just be mechanical...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 8, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the 120gb model and it works perfectly... 813 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the 120gb model and it works perfectly fine, you shouldn't have any problems.
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 8, 2006 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook_steve Yeah, I guess I wasn't really... 666 Views / 6 Replies  
ibook_steve

Yeah, I guess I wasn't really clear on that.

Essentially, when you close the lid on your macbook it prepares for deep sleep / hibernation but actually enters regular sleep (meaning...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 8, 2006 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The macbook has a fairly interesting sleep... 666 Views / 6 Replies  
The macbook has a fairly interesting sleep system, which is sort of a hybrid of regular and deep/hibernation sleep. When you close the lid, you will notice that the while power-indicator light will...
Posted by Bolero421, on Dec 7, 2006 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Go to System Preferences > Startup Disk and check... 54,468 Views / 234 Replies  
Go to System Preferences > Startup Disk and check to make sure your OSX partitions is selected as the default boot volume.
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 12, 2006 at 11:14 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
Please list your hardware details (model,... 4,161 Views / 9 Replies  
Please list your hardware details (model, processor speed, RAM, etc...) Also, the name of the games and some hint as to their minimum specifications might help.

I can go ahead and tell you that...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 10:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have a week 24 Macbook, 2.0GHz with a 5400RPM... 24,337 Views / 184 Replies  
I have a week 24 Macbook, 2.0GHz with a 5400RPM drive. Mine idles around 50-55°C and gets up to 76°C at full-load.

It gets a little toasty. If I use it in my lap I put a folder between it and...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No. Under OSX, go to System Preferences and... 1,076 Views / 4 Replies  
No. Under OSX, go to System Preferences and click on "Startup Disk". You can select which operating system will be booted by default if the option key is not pressed.

There is a similar thing...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 03:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If I remember correctly, the iBook G4 has two USB... 470 Views / 3 Replies  
If I remember correctly, the iBook G4 has two USB 2.0 slots. However, I think that those slots might be under-powered. When I had a iBook I remember having problems with some USB-powered devices...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know those two brands myself, but the... 5,163 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't know those two brands myself, but the difference in price could be attributed to many factors:

1) Brand name recognition
2) Higher / Lower RPMs
3) Cache size (8MB or 16MB)
4) Number...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 10:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: You should only really be afraid of losing your... 26,817 Views / 20 Replies  
You should only really be afraid of losing your data on your Mac partition if you screw something up during the installation of Windows. Specifically, choosing the correct partition to format /...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 11, 2006 at 09:04 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
I read this somewhere, but I lost the link so... 3,429 Views / 12 Replies  
I read this somewhere, but I lost the link so sorry for not citing my source.

To change the icon on your desktop for the Windows partition, follow these steps:


1) From within Windows, name...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 10, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: I installed XP on my Macbook today. The actual... 54,468 Views / 234 Replies  
I installed XP on my Macbook today. The actual install was flawless. However, preparing a working, bootable XP disk was a rather trying affair that involved slipstreaming and modifying an upgrade...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 10, 2006 at 07:27 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
It is the slot-loading optical drive running... 672 Views / 8 Replies  
It is the slot-loading optical drive running through some sort of test cycle. Every apple portable with a slot-loading drive makes that noise, at least in my experience,

/My iBook g4 made that...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 7, 2006 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my STM Alley bag yesterday. It fits my... 347,372 Views / 581 Replies  
I got my STM Alley bag yesterday. It fits my Macbook almost perfectly, I'm very happy with it. Bonus points for it not looking like a typical notebook case, the vertical orientation is very nice. ...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 6, 2006 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Applecare- To buy or not to buy? 2,786 Views / 32 Replies  
Hey everyone, newbie here. I recently bought a MacBook (which I absolutely love, I must say. No sign of moo-ing, whining, discoloration, etc) off the Apple online store but I did not get Applecare...
Posted by Bolero421, on Jul 2, 2006 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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