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New MBP lags at wakeup 355 Views / 4 Replies  
I got a new MPB 15 (non-retina) about a month ago, and when I open it up after a night's sleep, it gives me a lightened/whitened screen with a progress bar (looks a little like the volume indicator...
Posted by luap82, on Feb 7, 2013 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New MBPs on the horizon? 647 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm about to replace my 5-year-old desktop with a laptop for portability. I'll get the high-end 15" non-retina because I don't need a retina display at this point (technology too new) and I still...
Posted by luap82, on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac Mail account password prompt 1,317 Views / 5 Replies  
From time to time Mail prompts me for my account password with a dialogue box. The problem goes away for several weeks, then comes back and asks every fifteen minutes or so, for a few weeks, then...
Posted by luap82, on Feb 17, 2011 at 01:00 PM, in Applications
I can't perform a restore in iTunes because it... 2,489 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't perform a restore in iTunes because it says iTunes can't access the phone because it is locked.
Posted by luap82, on Jul 12, 2009 at 11:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My iPhone is locked 2,489 Views / 3 Replies  
I somehow accidentally changed the password on my iPhone and I tried to guess it but now I can't get into it at all, it's locked up. The phone says to plug it into iTunes and reset it from there, but...
Posted by luap82, on Jul 12, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Classic's ugly time screen 508 Views / 2 Replies  
What gives with this -- you've seen it, that screen that comes on when a song's been playing for 10 or so seconds. I'd prefer to just see the album artwork, but really I'd expect Apple to have better...
Posted by luap82, on Jan 4, 2008 at 02:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's what I figured. To make sure, I shouldn't... 342 Views / 4 Replies  
That's what I figured. To make sure, I shouldn't lose any data doing this, correct?
Posted by luap82, on Nov 23, 2007 at 01:29 PM, in Mac OS X
HELP. Everything slow, Disk First Aid can't repair disk 342 Views / 4 Replies  
OSX and all applications have been running extremely slow the past several weeks, and more so the past few days. When I run Disk First Aid, it gives me:

---
The volume Macintosh HD (my startup...
Posted by luap82, on Nov 23, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Mail: Delay before Mark as Read? 1,424 Views / 1 Replies  
I see this question asked all over the place, but can't find any answers. Is there a solution to Mail's apparent inability to delay a few seconds before marking items as Read?

Thanks.
Posted by luap82, on Nov 12, 2007 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
Old G4 won't update to 10.4 417 Views / 5 Replies  
My 7-year-old DP450, running 10.3.9, won't update to 10.4. It looks to be installing fine, but then says "Installation Failed. Please try again." I tried again and same. This has just become...
Posted by luap82, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think my iPod is dead. 310 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got a 30GB fourth generation non-photo iPod that's about 2yrs 2mo old. The Apple Care just ran out, and I think it died just in time to be unfixable for free. iTunes says it detects a corrupt...
Posted by luap82, on Aug 15, 2007 at 01:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
MBP battery not holding charge 335 Views / 2 Replies  
I keep my MBP plugged in all day, but when I unplug it it shows I only have 15min. left of battery life.
Could this be a faulty battery?


Thanks for the help.

-Kate
Posted by luap82, on Jun 19, 2007 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP hung up on gray apple at startup 358 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi. I have a mac book pro with glossy screen that freezes on the gray apple with the spinny icon at startup and just spins and spins and spins and spins and spins and spins etc. I've tried to zap the...
Posted by luap82, on Apr 12, 2007 at 03:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
will this cause the loss of any e-mails in the... 357 Views / 3 Replies  
will this cause the loss of any e-mails in the Inbox or any other folders w/ saved e-mails?

Thanks a lot.
Posted by luap82, on Feb 7, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in Applications
Entourage Phantom e-mail 357 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a problem my father seems to be having and I don't know what to tell him:

I'm using Entourage (11.3.3). In my Inbox there is a phantom e-mail that I cannot find, open or delete. Since it...
Posted by luap82, on Feb 6, 2007 at 11:58 PM, in Applications
Well, I've been told that it may cost me upwards... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I've been told that it may cost me upwards of $300 to find a decent AGP card that will run on a Mac. I figured PCI would give me more options. I was hoping to spend around $100, $150.
Posted by luap82, on Nov 4, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New video card? 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Just got an HP LP2465 Flatscreen. Two annoying things, which I suspect have to do with my video card (the ATI RAEDON that came with my G4 DP450 back in 2000):

1. All screensavers run painfully...
Posted by luap82, on Nov 3, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here's what's going on: MacBook: OS 10.4.6 ... 409 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's what's going on:

MacBook: OS 10.4.6
Network control panel Network Status: "Airport is connected to the network (names our Motorola network.) You are connected to the internet via airport"...
Posted by luap82, on May 1, 2006 at 10:38 PM, in Networking
oh yeah. And it takes 10 minutes to copy a 20MB... 409 Views / 4 Replies  
oh yeah. And it takes 10 minutes to copy a 20MB file.
Posted by luap82, on Apr 30, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Networking
slllloooowwww file sharing on home LAN 409 Views / 4 Replies  
We used to have 2 G4 towers plugged into a router and file sharing was easy as cake. Now we have 1 G4 tower in the router and a Mac Book on wireless and file sharing is super slow. I connect to the...
Posted by luap82, on Apr 30, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Networking
well, if anyone ever wants to do this, it's easy,... 441 Views / 3 Replies  
well, if anyone ever wants to do this, it's easy, because i figured it out:

the two iMacs should be networked and the old iMac's hard drive shared so that the new iMac has access to it. In...
Posted by luap82, on Nov 26, 2005 at 07:25 PM, in Applications
anyone? 441 Views / 3 Replies  
anyone?
Posted by luap82, on Nov 26, 2005 at 02:50 PM, in Applications
outlook to entourage conversion 441 Views / 3 Replies  
so, I'm helping my dad make the move from OS 9 to OS X. We need to import all his e-mails from Outlook Express on his old (OS 9) iMac to his new iMac with OS X and Entourage. The two computers are...
Posted by luap82, on Nov 25, 2005 at 02:02 PM, in Applications
YES. Thanks so much. genius. 336 Views / 3 Replies  
YES. Thanks so much. genius.
Posted by luap82, on Oct 23, 2005 at 02:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
please help me.... 336 Views / 3 Replies  
please help me....
Posted by luap82, on Oct 23, 2005 at 12:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire Print woes 336 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi. I have a Canon i9900 printer which I have been using with USB and it has worked fine. When I use a Firewire cable, however, it says, "The printer does not respond. Please make sure it is properly...
Posted by luap82, on Oct 21, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ahh... Thank you so much. This is why this... 386 Views / 4 Replies  
ahh... Thank you so much. This is why this website is so great. Many thanks for the super-sized serving of Help.

- Luap
Posted by luap82, on Sep 12, 2005 at 12:50 AM, in Networking
Thanks. Your plan worked! I have a switch.... 386 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. Your plan worked!

I have a switch. What is the difference between a switch and a router? I'd like to just have 1 device. I thought a switch was a hub + router. Thanks a ton for your help....
Posted by luap82, on Sep 11, 2005 at 09:22 PM, in Networking
G4's IP address not working 386 Views / 4 Replies  
Right. So I just got new Comcast cable internet and while one of my G4s works fine, the other does not. In the Network Status section of the Network Preferences window it says "Built-in Ethernet has...
Posted by luap82, on Sep 11, 2005 at 09:01 PM, in Networking
! ! ! ! 305 Views / 1 Replies  
! ! ! !
Posted by luap82, on Aug 6, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Mac OS X
weird ! system folder icon - Help! 305 Views / 1 Replies  
I am using OS 10.3.9 and I just noticed that my System Folder icon has for some reason turned to a red stop sign with a ! in the middle. What does this mean? i know sometimes icons just switch for no...
Posted by luap82, on Aug 6, 2005 at 07:14 PM, in Mac OS X
How to 'Shuffle Songs' with 20GB iPod? 438 Views / 1 Replies  
When I click 'Shuffle Songs' from the main menu of my 20GB iPod it shuffles every song I have. How do I listen to all the songs of one artist only, shuffled? Or maybe all the songs from one album,...
Posted by luap82, on Aug 3, 2005 at 02:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ah yes, this does work indeed. however, i cannot... 460 Views / 5 Replies  
ah yes, this does work indeed. however, i cannot get the page setup to give me any paper size choice besides 8.5x11. Why is this. Anyone.
Posted by luap82, on Jul 7, 2005 at 01:43 AM, in Networking
OK. so far I sort of have file sharing working,... 460 Views / 5 Replies  
OK. so far I sort of have file sharing working, except when I go to the Go -> Connect to Server menu and connect using the address afp://(other cpu's IP) it asks for a password. is this the password...
Posted by luap82, on Jul 2, 2005 at 11:18 PM, in Networking
setting up local network for filesharing & printing 460 Views / 5 Replies  
hi.

i am trying to network 2 G4s running 10.3.9. How do I do this? Both g4s are connected to the internet via the same hub (not wireless) and I have both IP addresses. Does AppleTalk need to be...
Posted by luap82, on Jul 2, 2005 at 10:31 PM, in Networking
please help please 320 Views / 2 Replies  
please help please
Posted by luap82, on Jan 1, 2004 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
new ATA drive 320 Views / 2 Replies  
i got a new Maxtor hard drive (diamondmax plus 9) 120GB for christmas. it didnt come with any cd or anything, just the drive.

i took out my old 20GB (master) and put the new one in with the...
Posted by luap82, on Dec 31, 2003 at 10:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
help? 391 Views / 4 Replies  
help?
Posted by luap82, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
you rule. 561 Views / 8 Replies  
you rule.
Posted by luap82, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:17 PM, in Mac OS X
amateur ftp/networking 391 Views / 4 Replies  
i have OSX and Transmit. my brother has OSX and Transmit. how can we share files easily? (we live far away) gratis.

-def
Posted by luap82, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:17 PM, in Mac OS X
new iChat name 561 Views / 8 Replies  
i want a new iChat name. i've had my current one since starting college 4 years ago, back when my dad still had aol. now i just want a new screen name so people i dont want IMing me won't. i also...
Posted by luap82, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
disassembling iMac G3 440 Views / 1 Replies  
i have an iMac G3 firewire that is not recognizing my firewire QPS CD burner. Are the firewire ports replaceable alone or do you have to replace the entire card (USB, 1394, Sound, etc). How do you...
Posted by luap82, on Jan 2, 2003 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
burning a data DVD 420 Views / 4 Replies  
here's what i have:

G4 DP450
Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-104 (installed by me)
Toast Titanium 5.1
3 Memorex DVD+R 1sided, 4.7GB, 120min video (blank DVDs)

ive had the CDR/DVDR drive for about 8...
Posted by luap82, on Dec 7, 2002 at 07:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MIME files 533 Views / 1 Replies  
what are MIME files? i guess they are a PC thing, cause they always cause me trouble. and when i try to print one from internet explorer it wont let me. this is the big problem, how can i solve it....
Posted by luap82, on Nov 25, 2002 at 02:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
saving in-browser qt files 366 Views / 3 Replies  
i remember being able to click the little arrow on the bottom right of a quicktime movie when watching it in internet explorer. now the save as and save as source (all the save options) are grayed...
Posted by luap82, on Oct 11, 2002 at 12:50 AM, in Applications
got it - thanks much. 544 Views / 8 Replies  
got it - thanks much.
Posted by luap82, on Jun 9, 2002 at 11:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
hey - thanks a lot man. how do i get it? i know... 544 Views / 8 Replies  
hey - thanks a lot man. how do i get it? i know nothing about idisk. thanks.
Posted by luap82, on Jun 8, 2002 at 12:47 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
dude, now no one is going to respond. please,... 544 Views / 8 Replies  
dude, now no one is going to respond. please, someone help me out
Posted by luap82, on Jun 6, 2002 at 10:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
quicktime 3.0 download? 544 Views / 8 Replies  
i need to download an old version of quicktime (3.0). does anyone know where i can get one, or can someone email it to me or something? thanks.
Posted by luap82, on Jun 6, 2002 at 06:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
quicktime 3.0 download? 385 Views / 1 Replies  
i need to download an old version of quicktime (3.0). does anyone know where i can get one, or can someone email it to me or something? thanks.
Posted by luap82, on Jun 6, 2002 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
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