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I'm having the same issue. My Fiance's... 841 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm having the same issue.

My Fiance's laptop connects to the network (reluctantly), and then cant connect to the internet. However, if I connect to the same router with an ethernet cable - I can...
Posted by fallingman, on Mar 26, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in Networking
Hmmm. I had to browse to my mini and begin... 22,525 Views / 212 Replies  
Hmmm.
I had to browse to my mini and begin using the External HD before my MBP would see the Time Machine Drive over the wireless network... Does this mean that every time I restart my machine or...
Posted by fallingman, on Jan 24, 2008 at 05:36 AM, in macOS
Someone at work suggested not bothering to back... 22,525 Views / 212 Replies  
Someone at work suggested not bothering to back up applications...

If I excluded the apps folder altogether would I run into trouble backing up, say, email or any other application that stores a...
Posted by fallingman, on Jan 23, 2008 at 09:25 AM, in macOS
Apologies if this has been answered,, but I'm... 22,525 Views / 212 Replies  
Apologies if this has been answered,, but I'm getting conflicting responses.

I have a MB, MBP and PPC Mac Mini (headless as a media server) All 10.5X. All on a home wireless network - mini...
Posted by fallingman, on Jan 19, 2008 at 08:17 AM, in macOS
Update. This is Odd. So, this morning my MBP... 430 Views / 5 Replies  
Update.
This is Odd. So, this morning my MBP wont boot (again!) This time, I get the “cannot find a bootable disk” icon (the ?Folder).
It wont boot from a firewire external recovery Drive.
It wont...
Posted by fallingman, on Oct 17, 2007 at 05:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm, the plot thickens... I have no idea what... 430 Views / 5 Replies  
Hmmm, the plot thickens...
I have no idea what this means..

A friend reccomended me holding Apple-s at startup. I types the lines bsin/fsck -fw etc... then at the end typed "exit"... It loaded!
...
Posted by fallingman, on Oct 11, 2007 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP Not starting up - HD or something else? 430 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi Guys.

I hope you can help.
Yesterday, while copying a large file from a USB stick, my MBP froze. After a hard reset - It wont start. All I get upon startup is the apple logo and the spinning...
Posted by fallingman, on Oct 11, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mouse Button "crunchy" 606 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys.

I wonder if anyone else has had this. My MBP had this happen a while back, but it was still in its warranty period, so I got it fixed at the same time as my whine... My warranty has now...
Posted by fallingman, on Jun 8, 2007 at 04:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Using Apple Mail with Gmail 788 Views / 6 Replies  
I switched to a mac over a year ago, and when my MBP first arrived I tried using Apple's Mail app to download my Gmail.

I remember it just not working very well. Gmails "conversation" style...
Posted by fallingman, on May 15, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in Applications
Magic. Thanks for the help! I will be... 423 Views / 4 Replies  
Magic.

Thanks for the help!

I will be very popular...:D
Posted by fallingman, on Feb 19, 2007 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Transfer RAM from MBP to Macbook? 423 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all.

I have done a quick search on a couple of online shops for this, and it seems to be ok - but am just looking for confirmation.

I have a Macbook Pro that I bought with the standard 1gig...
Posted by fallingman, on Feb 19, 2007 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Airplane Magsafe connector (airlines?) 451 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys.

I had a friend lend me an airplane magsafe connector for my trip.
I'm flying from London to New Zealand... and I'm staring down the barrel of a 30 hour flight. I'm wondering if anyone...
Posted by fallingman, on Dec 6, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Whats the best option for me? 426 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi All.

I have an older PPC mac mini without an airport card. I am Looking to put it on a wireless network, and am wondering about my options for an external wireless peripheral...

I know that...
Posted by fallingman, on Nov 11, 2006 at 07:14 AM, in Networking
Using a Netgear USB wireless Adapter 476 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi Guys, little help?

A little while ago, I set up a small wireless home network. I have a MBP and an older Mac Mini (plugged straight into the router, as it doesnt have airport) that I use...
Posted by fallingman, on Oct 26, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Networking
Thanks for that - the trial seems to have closed... 1,376 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for that - the trial seems to have closed though...
Posted by fallingman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 12:52 PM, in Gaming
WoW Demo 1,376 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi all.
I'm wondering if there is an intel mac demo for World of Warcraft?

I'm looking to try and download it, but cant seem to find any links...

I'm a long time MMO player, but have just...
Posted by fallingman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in Gaming
Download issue 473 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all.

I have recently bee customising my MBP (nothing major, simply changing icons... and making my desktop icons larger... no skinning or themes or anything) - I only mention that because that...
Posted by fallingman, on Sep 8, 2006 at 01:43 PM, in macOS
I didnt install all the updates. I installed most... 8,002 Views / 22 Replies  
I didnt install all the updates. I installed most I think, but then turned the auto-updater off. I didnt think that Apple would be releaseing many more updates for Bootcamp before Leopard and didnt...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 25, 2006 at 06:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Hi Guys, I have done absolutely nothing... 8,002 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi Guys,

I have done absolutely nothing other than install the standard bootcamp drivers... No bluescreens, nothing. I've lost connection a few times, but I doubt that has anything to do with my...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 19, 2006 at 12:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Mouse problems with bootcamp 1,067 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi guys

- I just installed the newer drivers for bootcamp and something really odd happened.

Mouse mouse suddenly stops clicking. I cant open any apps... So I reinstalled the older drivers...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 18, 2006 at 05:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
In the spirit of sliding this thread back... 8,598 Views / 66 Replies  
In the spirit of sliding this thread back on-topic...

I'm also having trouble getting the right-click to work with a MBP.

Has anyone found a fix for this yet?

FM
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 18, 2006 at 09:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Quick query befor I archive & reinstall 311 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all.

I've decided to do a reinstall of OS X as I've been pottering around with my new MBP and managed to mess a few things up while figuring out how certain things work (I'm a recent convert to...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 17, 2006 at 01:32 PM, in macOS
I'm not sure this helps your problem in any way,... 8,002 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm not sure this helps your problem in any way, but I play Eve Online on my 2.0 MBP. I upgraded RAM to 2gig and the whole things runs fine.

Admittedly, I have yet to devote an entire day to it...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 14, 2006 at 07:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Headphones issue with Boot Camp 1,167 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi guys - I'm just wondering if anyone else has had this problem...

When I use skype on my XP partition, I plug a headset in, but I'm finding that the sound on my notebook speakers still comes...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 14, 2006 at 07:23 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Free graphics? 538 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi all, I need your help.

I've recently been exploring basic image editing, and I also have a Wacom tablet, so what Im after are a couple of free Apps.

1) a basic image editing program
2) a...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 10, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in Applications
Keychain won't remember passwords 605 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

I've been having problems with my keychain and at one point I deleted my keychain entries to start over as I was having trouble with my network.

Now I seem to be having trouble with...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 2, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in macOS
Overnight Maintenance Scripts. 664 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm a recent convert to macs and am loving it.

I have a MBP 2gig, and am slowly but surely getting the hang of things. I have read somewhere of late that OSX runs some mainetenance...
Posted by fallingman, on Aug 1, 2006 at 07:05 AM, in macOS
Wow, that was embarrassingly simple… thanks for... 3,507 Views / 40 Replies  
Wow, that was embarrassingly simple… thanks for that ;-)
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 31, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi all, I'm in the UK. I get a faint but... 3,507 Views / 40 Replies  
Hi all, I'm in the UK.

I get a faint but noticable whine when using battery (it disappears when I scroll up or down a webpage/document - but as soon as I stop, it starts again) so I assume that...
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 31, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a message on this version. I've been... 1,809 Views / 26 Replies  
Just a message on this version.

I've been watching for this for ages on the Skype site. Any recent Mac blog entry posted by them to do with any other skype feature received replies screaming "WE...
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 27, 2006 at 07:29 AM, in Applications
Anyone Play Eve? 563 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello.

I'm looking at giving Even Online a go. I have a 2.0 MBP with 2Gig RAM and will be using bootcamp to run the PC version.

Does anyone know how eve runs through bootcamp? Any known issues?
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 19, 2006 at 07:44 AM, in Gaming
Macbook Firmware 836 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

I am a bit of a mac newbie and was wondering what the easiest way to update all my firmware is? I'm aware that apple have brought out a few since I got my 2gig MBP...

How do I a: find...
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 13, 2006 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Heya. Thanks for the reply. Its... 414 Views / 3 Replies  
Heya.

Thanks for the reply.

Its happening on boot up, and seems to wake up fine.

Its a MBP and it used to just automatically connect to whichever "preferred network" it found. It doesnt seem...
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 1, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in Networking
Wireless after an Airport Update 414 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi All.

I'm a new switcher to mac and am loving it. I'm having an issue and any help would be greatly appreciated.

I recently ran the updater and downloaded and installed them all (Including an...
Posted by fallingman, on Jul 1, 2006 at 08:16 AM, in Networking
 
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