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Well, well. I connected to itunes on my... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, well. I connected to itunes on my computer, updated the IOS and bingo, all seems to be well. Thanks for the help and support!!
Posted by deedar, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Geese - since I cannot connect to the app store,... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Geese - since I cannot connect to the app store, I cannot update any apps. Now, facebook app is perpetually "waiting."
Posted by deedar, on Apr 21, 2011 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It may make little sense, but it is happening. I... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
It may make little sense, but it is happening. I do not connect her phone to my computer, not do I think that she has either. She has always used my itunes account for her purchase, though - but I...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More help please - Everything s working fine,... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
More help please - Everything s working fine, well, almost everything. My daughter has purchased (oh her iphone) a couple of shows, songs and ,movies on her iphone with my itunes account (she has...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 21, 2011 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So far, so good. Everything appears to be... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
So far, so good. Everything appears to be working well. Thanks for all the help!
Posted by deedar, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is GUID, the problem was that I didn't reboot,... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
It is GUID, the problem was that I didn't reboot, once I did, it recognized the disk. It's transferring the info now.

30 minutes left! We will soon see if everything works.
Posted by deedar, on Apr 16, 2011 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok... I followed your instructions for disk... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Ok... I followed your instructions for disk utility, named the disk, etc. The installer doesn't recognize the new HD as a destination disk. What now?
Posted by deedar, on Apr 16, 2011 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple tells me this won't work unless I have a... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Apple tells me this won't work unless I have a system installed on the new drive. The guy I spoke with didn't sound real sure of himself, so I'm not either. Comments? Thanks!

(this is in...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do I need to install the OS first? Do I need to... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Do I need to install the OS first? Do I need to format or do anything to the new drive first??
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok. It doesn't matter that it is a different... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Ok. It doesn't matter that it is a different machine?
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I do have a Leopard install disk, not the one... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
I do have a Leopard install disk, not the one that came with the computer, but one that I purchased, so I could start from scratch - I just think it would be easier if I could put all my stuff (from...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK - I just installed the new HD in the MB. Now... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
OK - I just installed the new HD in the MB. Now what do I do??? Please help!!!!!
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, I wasn"t clear - I can't back up her stuff... 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Sorry, I wasn"t clear - I can't back up her stuff because her drive is hosed - otherwise I would!!
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New HDD in MB 1,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Hello all -

I will be replacing the HDD in my daughter's MB - she has no backup or anything. What I have is my system (on a MBP) backed up using time machine - can I "restore" her computer with...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 15, 2011 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks folks. 779 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks folks.
Posted by deedar, on Apr 10, 2011 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New HDD in MB 779 Views / 3 Replies  
Can I put this in my daughter's macbook? I think so.....

Western Digital 250 GB 5400rpm SATA2 8MB 2.5-Inch Notebook Hard Drive WD2500BEVT (Scorpio Blue)

Amazon.com: Western Digital 250 GB...
Posted by deedar, on Apr 10, 2011 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's pretty rare, but I'm with Doofy on this one. 7,505 Views / 36 Replies  
It's pretty rare, but I'm with Doofy on this one.
Posted by deedar, on Nov 27, 2010 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't even erase the POS. Must be toasted. ... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't even erase the POS. Must be toasted. Thanks for the help all of you!!!
Posted by deedar, on Nov 20, 2010 at 09:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I am so very sorry and my thoughts are with you. ... 724 Views / 27 Replies  
I am so very sorry and my thoughts are with you. I have lost both of mine (dad 52, mom at 65). Over time, my sad memories of great loss have been replaced with happiness brought about by all the...
Posted by deedar, on Nov 20, 2010 at 09:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm using Comcast cable with an Airport router. ... 427 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm using Comcast cable with an Airport router. Slowdowns aren't the issue, just some domain names cannot be resolved even though I know for a fact that they are valid. Thanks for the help.
Posted by deedar, on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:38 AM, in Networking
No - my own, It was suggested that I use it to... 427 Views / 7 Replies  
No - my own, It was suggested that I use it to seed things up but it seems to actually slow things down.
Posted by deedar, on Nov 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM, in Networking
OpenDNS 427 Views / 7 Replies  
how do I get rid of this ???
Posted by deedar, on Nov 18, 2010 at 06:03 PM, in Networking
USB HDD Wont't mount 462 Views / 3 Replies  
It won't even reapair in disk utility. Can I just restore it straight from disk utlity? That won't harm mu internal drive, correct??

Thanks.
Posted by deedar, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
After a trip in my backpack home, the USB devices... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
After a trip in my backpack home, the USB devices keyboard and track pad show up. Must be something loose. Sheet, but thanks!!!

Dave
Posted by deedar, on Nov 9, 2010 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmmm... they don't seem to be there... this is... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmmmm... they don't seem to be there... this is what is listed under USB hardware:

USB Bus:

Host Controller Location: Built In USB
Host Controller Driver: AppleUSBUHCI
PCI Device...
Posted by deedar, on Nov 8, 2010 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP and bluetooth 397 Views / 3 Replies  
My MBP (OLDER, pre-unibody) will ONLY use bluetooth input devices (mouse and keyboard) and won't use the built in devices anymore. What have I done???? HELP!!!!!!
Posted by deedar, on Nov 8, 2010 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
BP America is based in Houston. That's how. 5,794 Views / 321 Replies  
BP America is based in Houston. That's how.
Posted by deedar, on May 30, 2010 at 10:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe it's been my browser???>>???!!?? I have... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Maybe it's been my browser???>>???!!?? I have been using Firefox 3.5.7 and last night I tried out Google Chrome just for the heck of it and .... boom..... page resolution seems to be lightning...
Posted by deedar, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:22 AM, in Networking
I have already done that. 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I have already done that.
Posted by deedar, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:47 PM, in Networking
Yup, I have done both to no avail. In fact, I am... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Yup, I have done both to no avail. In fact, I am directly connected via ethernet now and even it doesn't help. Clearly, there is something going on with my MBP. Geese.
Posted by deedar, on Feb 10, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in Networking
Hmmm - looks like I am back at square one... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Hmmm - looks like I am back at square one...
Posted by deedar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 09:35 AM, in Networking
Looks like we are back at square one. 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Looks like we are back at square one.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 27, 2010 at 09:39 AM, in Networking
I'll try it again and see what happens - it... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I'll try it again and see what happens - it didn't do anything before. Why would my daughter's MB resolve pages sooooo much faster?
Posted by deedar, on Jan 24, 2010 at 06:50 PM, in Networking
Back up some 25down/3.5up Still above... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Back up some 25down/3.5up

Still above average for my ISP. This exercise doesn't seem to have helped too much, though....
Posted by deedar, on Jan 24, 2010 at 04:54 PM, in Networking
We are now back to taking freaking forever to... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
We are now back to taking freaking forever to resolve pages.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 24, 2010 at 04:25 PM, in Networking
Wow... wrong again.... 29 Mb/s down ... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Wow... wrong again....

29 Mb/s down
3.7Mb/s up

quite an improvement... let's see if this stays around
I only restored the users - not the network settings
Have one other MB on the network -...
Posted by deedar, on Jan 24, 2010 at 03:16 PM, in Networking
After all this, it doesn't seem to have helped at... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
After all this, it doesn't seem to have helped at all. Starts out fast and then slooooooooooowwwwwwww. Crap.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:05 AM, in Networking
I was going to restore from time machine using... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I was going to restore from time machine using migration assistant. How else would I do it? I just want my users and their associated stuff back.

I just wanted yet another backup copy of my...
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 06:42 PM, in Networking
and yes, so far it appears to be muuuuuch faster! 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
and yes, so far it appears to be muuuuuch faster!
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 06:41 PM, in Networking
ok. wish me luck Should I copy my previous... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
ok. wish me luck

Should I copy my previous system over to my backup drive and the migrate my old users back to the new system with migration assistant?
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 06:35 PM, in Networking
Since the computer is in the midst of set up, I... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Since the computer is in the midst of set up, I cannot eject the usb disk, should I just unplug it? It's usb powered, so it is basically always on.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:43 AM, in Networking
ok thanks thanks 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
ok

thanks

thanks
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:13 AM, in Networking
Should I just unplug (USB) my external drive... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Should I just unplug (USB) my external drive before I set up my new system and then if I need to later just plug it back in if I need to restore my system from the time machine backup?
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:38 AM, in Networking
I am also worried that if I set up a new user, it... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I am also worried that if I set up a new user, it will use my external drive that I use for time machine for a new time machine ans somehow render it not usable to restore my original stuff. Am I...
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:17 AM, in Networking
I don't know yet, I have been too paranoid to go... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I don't know yet, I have been too paranoid to go thru setup, creating another user in fear that I would not be able to access my stuff from my old user.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 09:59 AM, in Networking
Friggin great. Have have performed an archive... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Friggin great. Have have performed an archive install and now there is not enough room on my hardrive to restore my users. If I go ahead and set the machine up with a new user, what happens to all...
Posted by deedar, on Jan 23, 2010 at 01:15 AM, in Networking
I have a time machine backup - how do I use that... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
I have a time machine backup - how do I use that to restore my users after installing a clean system?
Posted by deedar, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:39 AM, in Networking
Archive install only gives users AND network... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Archive install only gives users AND network settings or neither as an option. What to do?
Posted by deedar, on Jan 17, 2010 at 01:02 PM, in Networking
Looks like I will need to re-install the os. ... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Looks like I will need to re-install the os. None of the other changes did anything.
Posted by deedar, on Jan 9, 2010 at 11:16 AM, in Networking
Thanks for all of the input guys. I am already... 2,016 Views / 61 Replies  
Thanks for all of the input guys. I am already running 10.5.8, so I will try turning off security, creating a new user and perhaps re-installing the os. Good suggestions and I will report back!!!
Posted by deedar, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:30 AM, in Networking
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