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I have somewhat of a similar problem with an iMac... 1,762 Views / 8 Replies  
I have somewhat of a similar problem with an iMac I got off of eBay...the machine freezes on startup, but no kernel panic is in sight. The video is a bit off colored, like a fuzzy TV. I had an idea...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Aug 14, 2009 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
MDP is MiniDisplay Port. 536 Views / 9 Replies  
MDP is MiniDisplay Port.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 8, 2009 at 08:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So who sees Low End Mac making the Unibody... 1,346 Views / 35 Replies  
So who sees Low End Mac making the Unibody MacBook a Road Apple?
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 8, 2009 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've never have been lucky enough to find a Mac... 1,202 Views / 7 Replies  
I've never have been lucky enough to find a Mac like that in the garbage, although I did find a Beige G3 in the garbage once at a local computer recycling day before I moved to Northern NY in 2006....
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have that same problem with my VGA PowerBook.... 454 Views / 6 Replies  
I have that same problem with my VGA PowerBook. When I have the money the DVD burner is getting fixed.

Personally, I hope when Steve Jobs retires from Apple, I hope we see tray-loading Macs again....
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Flinchy wireless card 261 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello all!

I have a MacBook Pro (Intel Core Duo model), and lately the Airport card in it has been acting fritzy. I'll work at first fairly well, then all of a sudden, I'll be doing something and...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had that same problem recently on my PowerBook... 1,585 Views / 9 Replies  
I had that same problem recently on my PowerBook G4. However, on that machine, the hard drive definitely needed to be replaced.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 22, 2009 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
UPDATE: 10:45PM EST The PowerBook seems to... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
UPDATE: 10:45PM EST

The PowerBook seems to be responding quite positively to a hard drive change. Will have a further update in the morning.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is a studio display pre-ADC, it's the one... 909 Views / 5 Replies  
This is a studio display pre-ADC, it's the one tailored to the Sawtooth G4, not the Mystic (Gigabit Ethernet) plus G4's.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 06:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Even the panic reporter does not lie... Mon... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
Even the panic reporter does not lie...

Mon Mar 9 16:06:00 2009
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x00043F88): "zalloc: \"threads\" (180659 elements) retry fail...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's revision C (model M7612). So I guess... 909 Views / 5 Replies  
It's revision C (model M7612).

So I guess I'm stuck with a lemon?
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 04:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And now this: while using an external hard drive,... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
And now this: while using an external hard drive, my internal hard drive disconnects. Just disconnects. So as I'm typing this from my MBP, my PowerBook is using my Power Mac's internal hard drive...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Console hasn't given me too may clues into... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
The Console hasn't given me too may clues into what happens when the machine "almost" freezes-but keep in mind that I've only had the machine since Saturday.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is weird, just as weird as my new PowerBook... 1,070 Views / 10 Replies  
That is weird, just as weird as my new PowerBook G4 (a lovely waste of money on eBay) and it's random erratic behavior.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple Studio Display (Graphite DVI model)-adapter compatibility? 909 Views / 5 Replies  
I have been trying to get rid of an Apple Studio Display that I got off of eBay, since I don't have an adapter.

Now I am thinking-could you use a PowerBook G3/iBook Clamshell power adapter with...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 9, 2009 at 04:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1) I'm using 10.5.6, and I've used Disk Utility... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
1) I'm using 10.5.6, and I've used Disk Utility religiously on this, no, on all the 10.3+ Mac's in my house.

The SMART status came back Verified-so that's bothering me a little. And I'm mostly...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've partially confirmed that. The machine boots... 702 Views / 10 Replies  
I've partially confirmed that. The machine boots up much more stable when using an external drive (e.g. Target Disk Mode).
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 8, 2009 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook G4 12''-erratic behavior 702 Views / 10 Replies  
I recently acquired a PowerBook G4 12'' (the VGA 867MHz model) and it's been behaving a little strange. For beginners, the thing is a bit picky when it wants to load the OS or not, so I'm wondering...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Mar 8, 2009 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a 1 GHz 12 inch (DVI), but I think the logic... 509 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a 1 GHz 12 inch (DVI), but I think the logic boards somewhat fried. Ironically I booted it up, used Target Disk Mode hooked up to my MDD machine and was able to load Leopard on it. It booted up...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Feb 10, 2009 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys! The thing boots up, albeit showing... 509 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks guys! The thing boots up, albeit showing only an 867 MHz processor instead of the full 1 GHz and no built in RAM, and a lot of bad RAM tests. At least the screen is in decent condition.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Feb 9, 2009 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Booting up a PowerBook G4 12 inch without the top case 509 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey everybody!

I recently purchased a PowerBook G4 that needs a hefty bit of work. Basically it's nothing but LCD display, logic board, lower frame, SuperDrive and modem along with the internal...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Feb 9, 2009 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the machine hasn't been acting up lately,... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, the machine hasn't been acting up lately, and I've pulled just about everything aftermarket out of it. I'm wondering if it is the DVD drive.

On the otherhand, I'm making a 200 mile roundtrip...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 19, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
I agree 100% with you. I actually like doing... 2,697 Views / 110 Replies  
I agree 100% with you. I actually like doing shopping at different locations.

But I'm also being impacted by the economic downturn. I may be doing another year of community college if the economy...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 17, 2008 at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think I could keep buying a computer that... 544 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't think I could keep buying a computer that has a cult personality behind it. It is really really silly.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 17, 2008 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As much as I have utmost respect for Steve Jobs,... 1,527 Views / 50 Replies  
As much as I have utmost respect for Steve Jobs, it would be nice to see him be the second Apple exec to retire from the company instead of being forced out.

What Apple could do is introduce a...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Could it have something to do with a... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
Could it have something to do with a Belkin-aftermarket wireless card? I haven't seen iTunes have any major serious problems, but I'm still not sure if I've actually hit the head on the nail.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 15, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Agreed. You shouldn't have to pay an arm and a... 2,629 Views / 16 Replies  
Agreed. You shouldn't have to pay an arm and a leg for a desktop, monitorless Mac that is expandable.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 15, 2008 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
The PRAM battery is not rechargeable (and I doubt... 1,497 Views / 7 Replies  
The PRAM battery is not rechargeable (and I doubt that it's set up to be, or if there is even a 3.6v battery like the Power Mac batteries that are rechargeable.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Dec 2, 2008 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
This worries me, as I would like to add a G5 to... 3,350 Views / 21 Replies  
This worries me, as I would like to add a G5 to my lineup, and I'm a bit cash-strapped.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 30, 2008 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
And another from Tuesday: Tue Nov 25... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
And another from Tuesday:

Tue Nov 25 20:21:06 2008


Unresolved kernel trap(cpu 0): 0x600 - Alignment DAR=0x0000000002DDCC3D PC=0x00000000000A43C0
Latest crash info for cpu 0:
Exception...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
My biggest letdown of the day: Thu Nov 27... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
My biggest letdown of the day:

Thu Nov 27 22:42:50 2008
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x00260820): fg: being freed with bad fg_count (32548120)
Latest stack backtrace for cpu 0:
Backtrace:
...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Card was strike one, but it still freezes when I... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
Card was strike one, but it still freezes when I import CDs in iTunes.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Strike One! I removed the card from the computer,... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
Strike One! I removed the card from the computer, checked out some Newegg reviews, and voila-the card is simply not Mac compatible. So it looks like this card's going RMA, and I'll pick up something...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll give that one a shot definitely, but I had... 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
I'll give that one a shot definitely, but I had the problem before the card as well.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Power Mac G4 (FW800)-freezes often 1,293 Views / 9 Replies  
I recently purchased a Power Mac G4 (FW800) on eBay for $160, minus a hard drive and stock video card, along with a hard drive cage.

Since I opened the box it came in late Saturday night, the...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Concerning my machine, it freezes at fairly low... 3,585 Views / 7 Replies  
Concerning my machine, it freezes at fairly low temperatures (like 105-110˚). I've sort of been in denial that the machine has something wrong with it.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 27, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hate rumors, but someone mentioned that Apple... 6,700 Views / 128 Replies  
I hate rumors, but someone mentioned that Apple is supposedly going to throw the GeForce 9400 (most likely the Mobile version) into the Mini, which does make sense. Apple does seem to really like the...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Agreed! 1,933 Views / 5 Replies  
Agreed!
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 06:37 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Support for PowerPC Macs, and in this economy, it... 1,011 Views / 11 Replies  
Support for PowerPC Macs, and in this economy, it would be a wise move for Apple, since not everyone has money for a new computer. And since Apple has been promising a reduced footprint for OS X,...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
And plus, having a webcam in your monitor is just... 2,749 Views / 12 Replies  
And plus, having a webcam in your monitor is just plan cool, right?
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple is going to get backlash on this move if... 6,700 Views / 128 Replies  
Apple is going to get backlash on this move if they kill the mini. Apple needs to start selling low cost machines, because that is what PC users are used to. Again, I hate to bash Steve Jobs here,...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
And what is with Apple building desktops out of... 6,877 Views / 221 Replies  
And what is with Apple building desktops out of laptop components. As sweet as the current iMacs and Mac Minis are, they suffer from laptop parts.

People, you must understand that I am one of...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Somewhat of a good point, but until my... 6,877 Views / 221 Replies  
Somewhat of a good point, but until my chemistry/physics teacher got a Smartboard, he relied on the Dell's graphics card to have TV-Out, onto the television in the class for PowerPoint slides.
...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a similar problem in a Power Mac G4 FW800... 3,585 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a similar problem in a Power Mac G4 FW800 model. The temperature just keeps slowly climbing, and then after a while, the machine freezes.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 26, 2008 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I'm a card carrying member of Le Club Vierge (The... 3,107 Views / 81 Replies  
I'm a card carrying member of Le Club Vierge (The Club of Virgin).
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My perfect partner would have to well, be someone... 13,103 Views / 169 Replies  
My perfect partner would have to well, be someone who just cares about me and understands me. There have been so many girls out there who have misunderstood me over the years, and although talking to...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Half of the public school in New York State use... 6,877 Views / 221 Replies  
Half of the public school in New York State use Dell Optiplexes, so Apple could learn something from Dell in that department.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 25, 2008 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I enjoy (partially) my new FW800 Mirror Drive... 1,143 Views / 14 Replies  
I enjoy (partially) my new FW800 Mirror Drive Door. I wouldn't use it now for heavy graphics intensive activities, but it's still a worthwhile machine.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Nov 25, 2008 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Although a little off topic, I feel bad and sorry... 2,474 Views / 97 Replies  
Although a little off topic, I feel bad and sorry for the Macintosh. It's being left behind by the iPhone and Leopard. We haven't seen a brand-new (from the ground up) Mac since last summer.
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 22, 2007 at 09:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just solved the problem, believe it or not. ... 1,725 Views / 1 Replies  
Just solved the problem, believe it or not.

I simply went to "Macintosh HD/Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility", and reformatted the iPod as free space. You click on "Partition", and choose "Free...
Posted by Northeastern292, on Jun 22, 2007 at 08:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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