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One more question under this topic: the macbook... 1,911 Views / 14 Replies  
One more question under this topic: the macbook is still under 1-year limited warranty but we're in New Orleans and the closest place with a "genius bar" is in Baton Rouge at the Mall of Louisiana,...
Posted by boomerdang, on Mar 27, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in macOS
Hm, no it is his computer he mail-ordered from... 1,911 Views / 14 Replies  
Hm, no it is his computer he mail-ordered from Apple. We've got the box, serial number/purchase date. I guess we'll just have to call them up. I'll update this thread though! :hmm:
Posted by boomerdang, on Mar 27, 2008 at 04:11 AM, in macOS
Hey, I couldn't get the cmd-s directions to... 1,911 Views / 14 Replies  
Hey,
I couldn't get the cmd-s directions to work, and ran into the problem of not being able to run the installation from the disk because even that asks me for an administrator name and password. ...
Posted by boomerdang, on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:10 PM, in macOS
Thanks everyone for your help-- Could someone... 1,911 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks everyone for your help-- Could someone point me to a good set of instructions on how to erase the drive and reinstall mac os x?

turtle777: we don't have the administrator name/pw. thanks...
Posted by boomerdang, on Mar 26, 2008 at 03:40 AM, in macOS
Leopard install has no administrator 1,911 Views / 14 Replies  
My little nephew got a new Macbook for his birthday and he accidently set it up without an administrator account-- I'm not sure how it happened, I looked under "accounts" in system preferences and it...
Posted by boomerdang, on Mar 25, 2008 at 11:12 PM, in macOS
intel compatible theme changer? 366 Views / 0 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone knew of an intel compatible theme changer? I've been on the hunt but can't find anything. Shapeshifter seems to have released something but it's in beta.
Posted by boomerdang, on Oct 18, 2006 at 02:10 AM, in Applications
I got a "refreshed" macbook from the apple... 707 Views / 8 Replies  
I got a "refreshed" macbook from the apple store-- which I believe is the exact same thing as refurbished except that it comes with the original box too. it was $980 and tax. it's a week 33 and...
Posted by boomerdang, on Oct 4, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks 708 Views / 6 Replies  
thx everyone for the replies. I think where I'm having trouble now is transferring playlists I made in itunes to a program like Cog or VLC. Is that possible? Or do I remake all those playlists...
Posted by boomerdang, on Oct 2, 2006 at 03:48 AM, in Applications
Sticky: is desktop manager intel compatible? 213,311 Views / 557 Replies  
is desktop manager intel compatible?
Posted by boomerdang, on Oct 1, 2006 at 08:28 PM, in Applications
itunes alternative? 708 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi out there,
I'm a new mac owner and I'm really not into itunes-- especially how closely it is interweaved with the "mini store," and other internet/purchasing features. For me (macbook 1.83ghz)...
Posted by boomerdang, on Oct 1, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Applications
dissapointed with booq xs2 346,813 Views / 581 Replies  
My Booq XS2 for the Macbook just got in and I'm pretty dissapointed. It's not as rugged as I thought and has no (or very little) shock absorption. The felt material on the inside is also coming off...
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 28, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1.83 fannoise 1,301 Views / 20 Replies  
hey I have a week 33 refreshed 1.83 macbook and I've only had the fans come on once when I was running five apps at once. I think this was neoword, itunes, camino, transmission, and seashore.
I...
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 27, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macessity 6,481 Views / 13 Replies  
Does anyone have experience with macessity's keyboard/palmrest cover? keyboard shield (http://www.macessity.com/proddetail.php?prod=KBCOVERMB)
I wonder if it affects heat being able to escape.
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 21, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hey I just downloaded coconut too-- for some... 1,492 Views / 11 Replies  
hey I just downloaded coconut too-- for some reason it says I am at 99% charged while my battery icon on the menu bar says I'm fully charged. :\

Anyway, could some one explain what a battery...
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 21, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the info, i keep wondering if ive... 570 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the info, i keep wondering if ive simplified my life or further complicated it by having this macbook in my life.
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 20, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
finding the temp. on a macbook? 570 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking through the forums I've seen people writing what temperatures their macbooks are running at-- I was wondering how to do that. Are people just estimating or is it some thing else?
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 20, 2006 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks-- is there a place where I can get that... 6,481 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks-- is there a place where I can get that kind of 3m material locally? Do hardware or office supply stores carry sticky 3m material for any reason?
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 19, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh I guess specifically if people know of brands... 6,481 Views / 13 Replies  
Oh I guess specifically if people know of brands of clear sticky plastic that would be great for me.
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 19, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
diy macbook protection? 6,481 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey out there, I just picked up a refreshed 1.83 macbook and am really happy with it. I was wondering if anyone knew of a cheap diy solution to scuffs on the palmrests and the smoothing out of the...
Posted by boomerdang, on Sep 19, 2006 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks-- How much do external dvd burners run for? 4,090 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks-- How much do external dvd burners run for?
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1.83ghz vs 2.0ghz any real difference? 4,090 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm new to mac laptops and was wondering if some one had the time they could run through some real differences between the 1.83ghz and the 2.0ghz macbook.
a superdrive doesn't seem to be worth the...
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for all the help everyone! b 636 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for all the help everyone!
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Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 12, 2006 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
is it 60GB? 2,187 Views / 61 Replies  
Hey there, I'm real interested but do you mean a 60GB? I believe that's what comes standard with the 2.0 macbook-- and it's what you were offering in addition to the 120GB hd. Let me know-- the...
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 11, 2006 at 06:02 AM, in Marketplace
photoshop on 12"powerbook? 636 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey there,
I'm in the market to pick up a used 12" powerbook, and I'm pretty new to the world of macs. I was wondering: would photoshop work better on a 1.5ghz, 512mb 12" pb or a comparably priced...
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 11, 2006 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I was thinking about a macbook originally--... 532 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah I was thinking about a macbook originally-- but later I decided what I needed was some thing that's dependable and portable for school. I want some thing I can do research on and burn some cds....
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 8, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
will prices go down for refurb powerbooks? 532 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm kind of new to macs, at least powerbooks-- I was thinking about buying a refurb from apple, specifically the 12" powerbook they have for $1,199. I'm hoping to pick one up before school starts in...
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 8, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
refurb pb from ExperCom.com? 413 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey there,
I was wondering if anyone had any experience buying refurbished powerbook from ExperCom? Specifically I'm looking at a 12" powerbook: 1ghz/256/super/40gig for $799. I can replace the...
Posted by boomerdang, on Aug 6, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the replies. good to know after... 707 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks for the replies.

good to know after effects runs fine, though i suspect it could be bad when using its 3d function.

i only use 3d programs (preferably c4d) to animate and render lighting...
Posted by boomerdang, on Jun 10, 2006 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the replies. i only have 512m... 707 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks for the replies.

i only have 512m ram. that may be what is making it perform badly when i run adobe cs2 programs.

i would be also very keen to have some opinions on how fast after...
Posted by boomerdang, on Jun 8, 2006 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
running other media/design programs on macbook 707 Views / 11 Replies  
as we all know, adobe cs2 is having problems on macbook.

but my question is, what if i downgrade to adobe cs. could this level up its performance largely?

i'll also be frequently using final...
Posted by boomerdang, on Jun 7, 2006 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah i did run hardware test (having found no... 1,016 Views / 12 Replies  
yeah i did run hardware test (having found no troubles) and am using apple's memory shipped with the laptop.

i hope its not hardware problems. but it seems macosx is ready to lock up pretty often.
Posted by boomerdang, on Jun 5, 2006 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook dies again. suspecting hardware problems 1,016 Views / 12 Replies  
My new macbook which i got less than a week dies again.

i first had problems running adobe cs 2 (extremely slow). having to switch to windows, i saw a lot of isight conflicts with window. after...
Posted by boomerdang, on Jun 5, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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