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this is what i did since i was trying to make yet... 331 Views / 4 Replies  
this is what i did since i was trying to make yet another copy of leopard.

here is the crazy thing that has occurred: my macbook pro does not recognize sony DVD+R DL's, but my IMac and mac mini...
Posted by Elixir, on Dec 18, 2007 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Why does leopard not mount on my macbook only? 609 Views / 1 Replies  
seriously, this is aggravating the crap out of me. leopard will load on all of my other macs except my macbook pro.

i've tested the macbooks optical drive and it will load the original tiger...
Posted by Elixir, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Help with burning program to disk. 331 Views / 4 Replies  
quick silly question but how would i go about copying a program from one disk to the other?

i just drag the contents from the disk to my desktop and then pop in the blank dvd disk?

eh, sorry...
Posted by Elixir, on Dec 17, 2007 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Help! User directory damaged 411 Views / 3 Replies  
So i went to the apple store for some help. my itunes would not open and would not even be recognized by the system profiler. i was told that my user directory was severly damaged? since itunes would...
Posted by Elixir, on Sep 2, 2007 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
please, someone. i have no idea what is going on,... 269 Views / 1 Replies  
please, someone. i have no idea what is going on, the stupid itunes works under a guest name but not under my own admin name!
Posted by Elixir, on Aug 15, 2007 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
itunes wont open 269 Views / 1 Replies  
wtf is going on. i just installed the new itunes and it wont open. the itune icon wont appear on my dock, and when i click on it inside the finder nothing happens. what is going on? itunes was...
Posted by Elixir, on Aug 15, 2007 at 08:17 AM, in Applications
ebay phones? i hope people didn't go buying... 595 Views / 3 Replies  
ebay phones? i hope people didn't go buying phones to sell on ebay because it looks like every apple store in the country still have them available
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 30, 2007 at 09:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i'm reading on the Crucial site that its better... 709 Views / 9 Replies  
i'm reading on the Crucial site that its better for performance to get a one 2gb module rather than adding an extra 1gb to the already existing 1gb ?

is this true?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
is the installation possible to be done by me or... 709 Views / 9 Replies  
is the installation possible to be done by me or is that too risky?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 12, 2007 at 03:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:bicker: sorry, but yeah OWC, those... 709 Views / 9 Replies  
:bicker:



sorry, but yeah OWC, those are like 50 dollars at the other link posted (macsales.com)

can these be trusted? that seems real cheap compared to apple's 200 dollar ones
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 9, 2007 at 12:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
question about first gen macbook pros (logic board noise) 405 Views / 1 Replies  
so remember that annoying sound coming from the first gen macbook pros? well apple decided to replace those users boards, but my question is will they replace the board if there is no warranty on the...
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 9, 2007 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
good place to buy 1gb ram? 709 Views / 9 Replies  
i'm looking to add another gb to my macbook pro. i dont want to go with apple's 200 dollar one, where can i get one fairly cheap but decent quality?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 9, 2007 at 08:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
brain fart: is the current OSX optimized for multithread dual core processors? 754 Views / 10 Replies  
i cant remember if it is or not.

im totally frozen
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 8, 2007 at 01:35 AM, in Mac OS X
yeah well the point is i use excel a lot, and i... 2,738 Views / 11 Replies  
yeah well the point is i use excel a lot, and i usually use it in a windows (habit) environment.

so which is the best choice in running office.. parallel or bootcamp?
Posted by Elixir, on May 24, 2007 at 02:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
its actually not hte performance of excel or word... 2,738 Views / 11 Replies  
its actually not hte performance of excel or word on the mac its the actual program, it varies a bit from the real version of excel on windows.

which would be the wiser choice? less hassle? etc...
Posted by Elixir, on May 23, 2007 at 11:12 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
i'm also thinking of adding a windows system to... 2,738 Views / 11 Replies  
i'm also thinking of adding a windows system to my mac. i need word/office/and powerpoint working in windows (i hate the ported versions)

whats the better option? going with boot camp or...
Posted by Elixir, on May 23, 2007 at 08:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Help- how do i replace icons for individual folders? 1,491 Views / 10 Replies  
i'm using candy bar but it doesn't work the way i need. i'm trying to replace every album folder with a record icon, and then replace each music file with a music symbol

is that possible? i dont...
Posted by Elixir, on May 22, 2007 at 09:15 PM, in GUI Customization
where can i find those icons? 2,096,435 Views / 14,714 Replies  
where can i find those icons?
Posted by Elixir, on May 22, 2007 at 04:12 PM, in GUI Customization
edit: 2,096,435 Views / 14,714 Replies  
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Posted by Elixir, on May 22, 2007 at 01:57 PM, in GUI Customization
= ( noooooooo ive had it for sooo... 697 Views / 6 Replies  
= (


noooooooo

ive had it for sooo long!

i guess this could be considered good timing since i might get an iphone.
Posted by Elixir, on May 14, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yeah it does show up when i look at more... 697 Views / 6 Replies  
yeah it does show up when i look at more information under about this mac.

the ipod works perfectly fine. could it be the itunes?

i'll leave it on for a while it will say "do not disconnect"...
Posted by Elixir, on May 11, 2007 at 07:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ipod will no longer show up on itunes when connected to laptop. 697 Views / 6 Replies  
i have a second gen ipod and never had a single problem with it. just recently this started to happen:

whenever i plug my ipod into my macbook pro it wont show up? it just keeps saying "dont...
Posted by Elixir, on May 8, 2007 at 05:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mail.app set up with mail accounts? 354 Views / 1 Replies  
is it possible to set up mail to read and send emails from school email addresses like .edu?

anyone know? i cant seem to get it to work.

also, does anyone know how to change, or if i can...
Posted by Elixir, on Aug 5, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
ok so the new aim on pc works with ichat on intel... 3,101 Views / 8 Replies  
ok so the new aim on pc works with ichat on intel mac?

cuz i tried my macbook pro running ichat, with someone running aim 5.9 on windows and it didn't work.
Posted by Elixir, on Jul 21, 2006 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
Video Conferencing between Mac and Windows? 3,101 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok, so i'm trying to AV with someone on a windows based computer. aim doesn't work, ichat cant be downloaded by them, what gives?


anyone know any other solution? it would be greatly...
Posted by Elixir, on Jul 16, 2006 at 10:37 PM, in Applications
silly question 387 Views / 1 Replies  
is it hazardous for my macbook pro to be out in the sun too long? i like typing on the balcony while catching some rays :D
Posted by Elixir, on Jul 14, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
trying to create a wireless access point with a linksys 453 Views / 1 Replies  
i have a wap54g wireless g acces point v2, i've connected it, but what is the best flash for it to make it reach further than it does now? anyone?
Posted by Elixir, on Jul 6, 2006 at 12:59 AM, in Networking
is this the best solution for anyone running... 419 Views / 4 Replies  
is this the best solution for anyone running bellsouth xtreme? and a home portal router?


anyone out there with the same set up?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 20, 2006 at 10:14 PM, in Networking
linksys wap54g wireless g acces point v2. 419 Views / 4 Replies  
linksys wap54g wireless g acces point v2.
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 20, 2006 at 12:36 PM, in Networking
linksys acces point v2 still able to be flashed ? 419 Views / 4 Replies  
can a v2 be flashed with new firmware?

i cant seem to find any v4's out there, found a v2, is it worth it?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 20, 2006 at 02:07 AM, in Networking
oh can you? my "U" key has a crack in it, my... 443 Views / 6 Replies  
oh can you? my "U" key has a crack in it, my idiot sister dropped her cell on it.
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 16, 2006 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh, alright, do you know how much it costs? 443 Views / 6 Replies  
oh, alright, do you know how much it costs?
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 16, 2006 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mbp keyboard replacement? 443 Views / 6 Replies  
i cant find this anywhere...


when replacing the keyboard (say because there is a broken key or something) does the little keyboard just pop out like before? or (or which i think i heard) you...
Posted by Elixir, on Jun 16, 2006 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what a lame thread. i wouldn't be suprised... 2,576 Views / 71 Replies  
what a lame thread.

i wouldn't be suprised if we see something on youtube with two cartoon whitebooks beating down on the blacbook rodney king style.
Posted by Elixir, on May 20, 2006 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm not a fan of the glossy screens. it all... 8,670 Views / 60 Replies  
i'm not a fan of the glossy screens. it all depends on what you're using your macbook for really. if you're a performer on stage a glossy screen would be horrible, if you're just using it for waching...
Posted by Elixir, on May 16, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
is this easily fixed? cuz i swear to god i'll... 453 Views / 4 Replies  
is this easily fixed? cuz i swear to god i'll walk right in there and demand another macbook.
Posted by Elixir, on May 15, 2006 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Magsafe or powerchord issue? 453 Views / 4 Replies  
well.. the laptop was all good for a month but now i'm having a problem with the magsafe, or maybe its the chord?

when i plug in the power chord it doesn't charge, i have to kinda wiggle it, push...
Posted by Elixir, on May 15, 2006 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hahahaha. so whose all calling in? 1,821 Views / 36 Replies  
hahahaha.



so whose all calling in?
Posted by Elixir, on May 6, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i think the inverter whine has been fixed for new... 3,208 Views / 32 Replies  
i think the inverter whine has been fixed for new models.


cpu whine however has not.
Posted by Elixir, on May 5, 2006 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
here is the thing... some whines are louder... 1,821 Views / 36 Replies  
here is the thing...

some whines are louder than others. let me tell you...

i've had 2 mbp's now and the whine on the first was not as high pitched as this one that i have now. funny huh?
...
Posted by Elixir, on May 5, 2006 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
download quietmbp i to had this problem... 19,115 Views / 181 Replies  
download quietmbp

i to had this problem after updating the keyboard.
Posted by Elixir, on May 4, 2006 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
seriously i say we all call. i know i will ... 1,821 Views / 36 Replies  
seriously i say we all call. i know i will


there is no reason not to.
Posted by Elixir, on May 4, 2006 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
May 20th organized rally against apple "Whine" 1,821 Views / 36 Replies  
apparently people are getting together on the 20th to call up apple and complain all at once.


http://osx86project.org/



hell i'll do it, i hope anyone who owns a MBP will as well.
Posted by Elixir, on May 4, 2006 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
how can i test my MBP for heat? sometimes... 3,208 Views / 32 Replies  
how can i test my MBP for heat?

sometimes its hot, sometimes its not.


what is a good test?
Posted by Elixir, on May 3, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok this is way out of my comprehenstion. ... 3,208 Views / 32 Replies  
ok this is way out of my comprehenstion.


is what the guy posted a true fix? i dont see how apple could screw up what seems to be such a fundemental and usually simple task of applying the...
Posted by Elixir, on May 3, 2006 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well apple needs to fix that right now. its just... 2,322 Views / 21 Replies  
well apple needs to fix that right now. its just bullshit....

and on top of that they need to release an update that allows us full control of CPU usage.


why kill the full potential of the...
Posted by Elixir, on May 1, 2006 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i already posted about the fix a few threads... 19,115 Views / 181 Replies  
i already posted about the fix a few threads below. it works wonderfully if u are willing to give up almost an hour of battery life
Posted by Elixir, on Apr 29, 2006 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
you didn't back up your files? 2,322 Views / 21 Replies  
you didn't back up your files?
Posted by Elixir, on Apr 29, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the fix does nothing to your computer but prevent... 2,322 Views / 21 Replies  
the fix does nothing to your computer but prevent CPU throttling.

understand that BOOT CAMP RUNNING WINDOWS DOES THIS VERY SAME THING and it is supported by apple. heat has nothing to do with...
Posted by Elixir, on Apr 29, 2006 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
there is a pretty significant decrease in battery... 2,322 Views / 21 Replies  
there is a pretty significant decrease in battery life.

around 25% but thats the same on windows machines running at full cpu usage as well as running boot camp Windows XP on macbook pros.


...
Posted by Elixir, on Apr 28, 2006 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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