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I received the Mac mini at work (with fusion... 1,449 Views / 10 Replies  
I received the Mac mini at work (with fusion drive and additional memory) and haven't seen any of the problems that the home one exhibited. Yesterday it ran briefly with 10.8.2 but then this morning...
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 15, 2013 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, that all worked smoothly. It took about... 992 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, that all worked smoothly. It took about seven hours to do a three pass erase, and then another couple to download and install the system.
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 13, 2013 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
No, I did not report it to Apple, so do not have... 1,449 Views / 10 Replies  
No, I did not report it to Apple, so do not have feedback from them. I never indicated that. Over the years, I have found that there are very well-informed people on this and other forums, and I went...
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 13, 2013 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered one at work a few months ago that had a... 1,449 Views / 10 Replies  
I ordered one at work a few months ago that had a wonky hard disk, and so sent that back. So, my last two Mac minis have arrived with some sort of defect.

I am returning this one. I ordered a...
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 12, 2013 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is connected by using the Mini DisplayPort to... 1,449 Views / 10 Replies  
It is connected by using the Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter, not HDMI.
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 11, 2013 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Returning (new) Mac mini, how to erase the disk and reinstall the OS 992 Views / 2 Replies  
In the "old" days, one could erase the disk 3x or 7x times and then reinstall the system with a DVD. How do I do that on a new system? Can I create a recovery flash drive or DVD using OS X Recovery...
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 11, 2013 at 06:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Mac mini, broken colored vertical lines in some fields 1,449 Views / 10 Replies  
Brand new Mac mini, sometimes has broken, colored vertical lines in some fields on a web page or e-mail program. (The connections are all solid.) I am afraid this might be a fault in the logic board...
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 11, 2013 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
It does seem as though it may be endemic to the... 899 Views / 10 Replies  
It does seem as though it may be endemic to the processor limitations running Tiger. I have tried everything else possible. Oh, well.

I actually can use either the PB 12" or the MacBook, but...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 19, 2006 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
tie: It's always in an air conditioned room, both... 899 Views / 10 Replies  
tie: It's always in an air conditioned room, both at work and home. I cannot recall even one time when the ambient temperature was not adequately cool.

Simon: The fan runs all the time with no...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 18, 2006 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
CPU is usually not at all near 100%. The fans... 899 Views / 10 Replies  
CPU is usually not at all near 100%. The fans stay on even when the notebook is idling (that is, I am not doing anything) and CPU use is at 10-20%.

No, I am not using any software that is running...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 17, 2006 at 07:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, it is not bent. It does have one of the... 899 Views / 10 Replies  
No, it is not bent. It does have one of the recalled batteries, but does not run particularly hot.
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 14, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook 12" fan runs continuously 899 Views / 10 Replies  
The fan on my PB 12" 1.5GHz runs continuously, faster when the AC adapter is plugged in, but it runs continuously when on battery power, too. There is a fix to this (to raise the temperature when the...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 14, 2006 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bow wow! :cool: 1,217 Views / 20 Replies  
Bow wow! :cool:
Posted by MacBook, on Mar 12, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook is a better value 3,897 Views / 25 Replies  
I can use either the current 12" PowerBook (1.5GHz) or 12" iBook (1.2GHz) and have chosen the iBook. The PowerBook fan runs constantly (no matter what the settings) and the battery does not last...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 4, 2005 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
80GB HDD from 1.42 model 723 Views / 6 Replies  
TOSHIBA MK8025GAS. It apparently draws less power than other 80GB drives.
Posted by MacBook, on Jan 24, 2005 at 05:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! 2,691 Views / 43 Replies  
Thanks for the link!
Posted by MacBook, on Jan 23, 2005 at 05:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Send PM with link, please 2,691 Views / 43 Replies  
Your box is full -- could you send a PM with the link, please?
Posted by MacBook, on Jan 22, 2005 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fantom is quiet 720 Views / 5 Replies  
I ordered the Fantom Titanium 160GB drive and it came yesterday. I installed it last night and it runs very very quietly.

The disk does spin constantly, though, and I am wondering if there is...
Posted by MacBook, on Nov 6, 2004 at 08:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Quiet external hard drive? 720 Views / 5 Replies  
I want a super quiet external hard drive. Preferably, it would have no fan -- such as the Fanton Titaniums -- and also the hard drive would spin down when not in use. I ordered a LaCie Porsche...
Posted by MacBook, on Nov 1, 2004 at 08:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Would these Rolands be sufficient to project well... 652 Views / 5 Replies  
Would these Rolands be sufficient to project well in a room perhaps 30x30 feet, or are they really for desktop use with a computer?

Roland MA8 Powered Monitors (Pair)
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 13, 2004 at 09:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks. I'm looking around locally to see if... 652 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. I'm looking around locally to see if they have the micro speakers. I have not found them yet.
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 13, 2004 at 08:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Portable speakers for Aluminum PowerBook 15" 652 Views / 5 Replies  
I am teaching a film class in a room that holds forty students. It is perhaps 25-30 feet deep and 35-40 feet wide. It has a Windows computer, a projector, and two speakers. One speaker doesn't work...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 12, 2004 at 12:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
MPEG-2 Playback and VOB files 528 Views / 1 Replies  
I am using Quicktime Pro 6.5.1, MPEG-2 Playback, and VOB files from MacRipper. When I try to import or open a VOB file, I get the following error message:

"Couldn't open the file because the...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 22, 2004 at 07:53 AM, in Applications
Synchronize Sony Ericsson T610 & Palm desktop? 362 Views / 0 Replies  
I have seen MobileSync for Entourage but I need the same thing for Palm desktop. Is there any way to synchronize the T610 and Palm desktop, either through Bluetooth or USB connector?
Posted by MacBook, on Jun 22, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
T610 and Palm desktop 1,307 Views / 30 Replies  
I have seen MobileSync for Entourage but I need the same thing for Palm desktop. Is there any way to synchronize the T610 and Palm desktop?
Posted by MacBook, on Jun 21, 2004 at 01:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Waiting sounds like the good alternative. I... 1,028 Views / 13 Replies  
Waiting sounds like the good alternative. I would much rather have a quiet machine. Thanks.
Posted by MacBook, on Jun 7, 2004 at 05:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can you give me a good comparison of which... 1,028 Views / 13 Replies  
Can you give me a good comparison of which machine is more quiet in a very quiet room? I lean towards the eMac but want a very quiet machine, being used to working with a PowerBook.
Posted by MacBook, on Jun 6, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quicksilver 2002 933 How quiet? 679 Views / 3 Replies  
I just bought a 933 that was delivered yesterday evening, but before opening it I am wondering how quiet or noisy it is likely to be. I know that the machines themselves vary somewhat, and people's...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 20, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
How much difference does RAM make in OS X and dual USB iBook? 440 Views / 13 Replies  
My present configuration of the "late 2001" iBook has 384MB RAM. Would there be a major difference if it was upgraded to 640MB RAM, so that web pages would load faster, for instance?
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 24, 2001 at 05:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Palm synchs with Classic when I am running OS... 673 Views / 16 Replies  
My Palm synchs with Classic when I am running OS X. It seems to work fine. (Actually, it works better than trying it on our Windows box.)
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 21, 2001 at 05:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I generally agree. The only thing that seems... 292 Views / 3 Replies  
I generally agree. The only thing that seems bothersome at times is the web. It partly has to do with external variables, I know, but still it is lethargic compared to 9.x as well as a very...
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 19, 2001 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much faster is Titanium Powerbook than dual USB iBook? 292 Views / 3 Replies  
How much of a speed bump would one get from moving from an iBook 500MHz with 384MB RAM to a Titanium PowerBook 550MHz in OS 10.1.1 and applications such as web browsing and word processing? I just...
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 18, 2001 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, our other computer is a recently purchased... 516 Views / 47 Replies  
Yes, our other computer is a recently purchased refurbished HP Brio with a Celeron 800MHz to which I added Windows XP a couple of weeks ago. It flies. The web browsing on it is instantaneous, and...
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 9, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a "late 2001" dual USB iBook, 500MHz with... 516 Views / 47 Replies  
I have a "late 2001" dual USB iBook, 500MHz with 320MB RAM, and for most things OS 10.1 works pretty well, if a bit slow. But the internet browsers are all like molasses. I'm using Mozilla right...
Posted by MacBook, on Dec 8, 2001 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Appleworks 6.2 default settings 309 Views / 0 Replies  
There are a couple of settings I would like to make default in Appleworks, but I cannot figure out how to do them.

1. Open the wordprocessing program (all the programs really) at 160% so that they...
Posted by MacBook, on Nov 27, 2001 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
USB Compact Flash Reader in 10.1.1 will not read 423 Views / 6 Replies  
I have two different USB compact flash readers -- Sandisk and Zio -- and neither one has been recognized in any rendition of 10, including 10.1.1, not even when running Classic, so that I have to...
Posted by MacBook, on Nov 25, 2001 at 06:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can turn the iBook's display all the way down... 440 Views / 14 Replies  
You can turn the iBook's display all the way down (off) in 9.2.1., with the notebook open, but not in 10.1.1. I certainly wish Apple would make this available -- and that you could turn off the...
Posted by MacBook, on Nov 25, 2001 at 06:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you know the source of the IT's comment? Is... 431 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you know the source of the IT's comment? Is there something published on Palms blowing out motherboards? I've looked a bit on the web and found nothing yet.
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 10, 2001 at 05:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you for the suggestions. Yes, I was... 403 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you for the suggestions. Yes, I was careful about all three of the things you mentioned.
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 10, 2001 at 05:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook and Airport card 403 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a new iceBook and bought an airport card to put in it. When I install it, fit and snug and according to all the directions, and then put back the keyboard and so forth, the keyboard doesn't...
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 9, 2001 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The previous message was referring to late model... 408 Views / 7 Replies  
The previous message was referring to late model Macs with a USB port.

Also, the direct URL reference to the article is: http://www.foxpop.ndirect.co.uk/pc/mac_01.htm/

MacBook
Posted by MacBook, on Sep 9, 2001 at 04:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great work! I have already written to Bill about... 476 Views / 15 Replies  
Great work! I have already written to Bill about the palm protection. The port cover seems like a good idea, too, especially for travelling. Thanks!
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 28, 2001 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am interested in the cover you bought for $3,... 511 Views / 24 Replies  
I am interested in the cover you bought for $3, and I don't mind my iBook being anonymous. Could you tell me a little more about the cover? Is there a tag in it that gives the manufacturer and...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 28, 2001 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I purchased a router (replacing the hub I had)... 397 Views / 8 Replies  
I purchased a router (replacing the hub I had) and that solved the problem. The interesting thing is that I already had two computers on the hub, and they both worked. It was only the third that...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 28, 2001 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It turns out it works on the LAN here (with a... 397 Views / 8 Replies  
It turns out it works on the LAN here (with a dedicated address). I will have to figure out when I get home -- perhaps with Road Runner's help? -- why it doesn't want to connect DHCP.

:cool:
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 22, 2001 at 07:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I tried a directly connection to the cable... 397 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I tried a directly connection to the cable modem as well but there is no response. I will take it into work this morning and see if I have any better luck on the university LAN. I am not...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 22, 2001 at 04:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New iBook - no ethernet connection 324 Views / 1 Replies  
I just received a new iBook today and everything works well so far except the ethernet card/connection. Using the same settings and cable modem connection and a Cube and an iMac, the iBook refuses...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 21, 2001 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New iBook - no ethernet 397 Views / 8 Replies  
I just received a new iBook today, which seems very nice (except for a light scratch on top and a slightly uneven sitting position). However, I get no connection to my cable modem through the...
Posted by MacBook, on Aug 21, 2001 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a refurbished MacBook in October that... 561 Views / 20 Replies  
I bought a refurbished MacBook in October that was $300 cheaper than a similar (actually slower) G4 tower. I bought it for one principal reason: no fan and essentially no noise at all. It is great...
Posted by MacBook, on Jul 29, 2001 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
I use a Keyspan adapter (serial to USB) for... 470 Views / 11 Replies  
I use a Keyspan adapter (serial to USB) for Pocket PC or Handheld PC devices, and it works okay. Sometimes, if one has already opened VirtualPC and then wants to connect, one has to go back and...
Posted by MacBook, on May 26, 2001 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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