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Get the second one. SSD will make a huge... 1,425 Views / 23 Replies  
Get the second one. SSD will make a huge difference!
Posted by pat++, on May 8, 2012 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed, it seems I do have the issue on my new... 1,899 Views / 11 Replies  
Indeed, it seems I do have the issue on my new 15" MacBook Pro (using 10.6.7):

$ ping 192.168.1.254
PING 192.168.1.254 (192.168.1.254): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 192.168.1.254: icmp_seq=0...
Posted by pat++, on Mar 30, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Issue still present after installing 10.6.7 :mad:... 3,498 Views / 4 Replies  
Issue still present after installing 10.6.7 :mad: why does Apple bother releasing specific updates for Thunderbolt MacBook Pro without fixing this??? :stick:
Posted by pat++, on Mar 21, 2011 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I reproduced it without any problem on a MacBook... 3,498 Views / 4 Replies  
I reproduced it without any problem on a MacBook Pro 15" at the Apple store in front of a guy from the store. Basically, most applications just hang on startup. This is really bad. The MBP even...
Posted by pat++, on Mar 10, 2011 at 07:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem with Wifi and my new MBP here... 2,613 Views / 18 Replies  
No problem with Wifi and my new MBP here (provided by my router).
Posted by pat++, on Mar 9, 2011 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you try this: ... 6,648 Views / 116 Replies  
Can you try this:

http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/435033/macbook-pro-thunderbolt-new-video-driver/

and let me know if you get the same issue? curious to see if it's affecting the 13"...
Posted by pat++, on Mar 9, 2011 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro Thunderbolt - new video driver bug (hang) 3,498 Views / 4 Replies  
My configuration:

2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB
Intel HD Graphics 3000
AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 1GB GDDR5
256GB Solid State Drive
SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R...
Posted by pat++, on Mar 9, 2011 at 03:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
To all the people who are having problems with... 5,564 Views / 36 Replies  
To all the people who are having problems with printers (connected wirelessly). I had an issue with my DeskJet 6800 which was showing in the list, but not recognized (ie not driver found). The trick...
Posted by pat++, on Sep 2, 2009 at 03:09 AM, in Mac OS X
My issues so far: - Colors are wrong on my... 13,626 Views / 175 Replies  
My issues so far:

- Colors are wrong on my MacBook Pro. It seems that the screen displays less colors then before
- Unable to print with Deskjet 6800 — Now fixed — Printer has to be connected...
Posted by pat++, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:58 AM, in Mac OS X
You need to install Flip4Mac beta available for... 13,626 Views / 175 Replies  
You need to install Flip4Mac beta available for download on their website. Works pretty well with Snow Leopard.
Posted by pat++, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Nothing to do with this. It's just colors which... 968 Views / 4 Replies  
Nothing to do with this. It's just colors which are weird since I updated to Snow Leopard. The display is still correct, but colors don't look the same.
Posted by pat++, on Aug 29, 2009 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Works fine for me (tried to select a word in... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
Works fine for me (tried to select a word in Safari).
Posted by pat++, on Aug 29, 2009 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep, this is nice. I do prefer the matte screen.... 2,040 Views / 36 Replies  
Yep, this is nice. I do prefer the matte screen. I think they even look better with aluminium finish around the screen. This means I can now upgrade my MacBook Pro again when I need to, which is a...
Posted by pat++, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro 2.2ghz (late 2007), Snow Leopard and color issue? 968 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a MacBook Pro 2.2ghz (late 2007), with nVidia GeForce 8600M. The colors under Snow Leopard seem to be weird... the screen seems to display less colors or something like that. It's looks a bit...
Posted by pat++, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
weird. maybe an issue with the wireless... 791 Views / 1 Replies  
weird. maybe an issue with the wireless reception? try with an ethernet cable and see if you still get the same issue.
Posted by pat++, on May 16, 2009 at 06:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm running 10.5.6 on a 2.2ghz MacBook Pro, but... 5,347 Views / 95 Replies  
I'm running 10.5.6 on a 2.2ghz MacBook Pro, but software update doesn't show any available update??? any idea why?
Posted by pat++, on May 13, 2009 at 02:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Not sure if there is a Carbon call for this...... 436 Views / 1 Replies  
Not sure if there is a Carbon call for this... but I guess you can just use the rename() function from std C lib...

RENAME(2) BSD System Calls Manual RENAME(2)
...
Posted by pat++, on Dec 18, 2008 at 08:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Weird... Finder shows 10.5.8 now! was it already... 4,234 Views / 72 Replies  
Weird... Finder shows 10.5.8 now! was it already like this before the update?
Posted by pat++, on Dec 15, 2008 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
well, they support 2 fingers scroll, so they are... 2,301 Views / 2 Replies  
well, they support 2 fingers scroll, so they are multi-touch in some way I guess?
Posted by pat++, on Nov 1, 2008 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
3 and 4 fingers gesture on Late 2007 MacBook Pro 2,301 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it possible to get 3 and 4 fingers gestures on the MacBook Pro 2.2Ghz (late 2007)? I tried it on the new MacBooks and I like it a lot! Any way of copying the trackpad drivers or are there hardware...
Posted by pat++, on Nov 1, 2008 at 07:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Steve's RDF did the job once again... :D 997 Views / 15 Replies  
Steve's RDF did the job once again... :D
Posted by pat++, on Oct 27, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Which Mac notebook do you have? 1,101 Views / 23 Replies  
Was interested to see what we have around now... Which notebook do you have? (if you have several ones, choose the one you use most).
Posted by pat++, on Apr 14, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro 15" 2.2ghz, 2gb, 120gb: 0... 742 Views / 14 Replies  
MacBook Pro 15" 2.2ghz, 2gb, 120gb:

0 kernel_tas 1.8% 12:46.32 57 2 0 0- 0 154M 1184M
0 kernel_tas 1.7% 12:46.35 57 2 0 0 0 154M 1184M
...
Posted by pat++, on Apr 14, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a matte display, and there is no way I... 787 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a matte display, and there is no way I would trade it for a glossy display. This screen very very good. I wouldn't wait for the glossy screen. It's really not worth it...
Posted by pat++, on Apr 12, 2008 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My MacBook has identifier of 3,1 but the update... 3,182 Views / 31 Replies  
My MacBook has identifier of 3,1 but the update didn't come up in Software update... Didn't miss any firmware update. The MacBook is just over 3 months old.
Posted by pat++, on Apr 12, 2008 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a MBP 2.2ghz (boot ROM MBP31.0070.B05),... 3,182 Views / 31 Replies  
I have a MBP 2.2ghz (boot ROM MBP31.0070.B05), but the installer says I don't need the update although according to the tech not it's not the correct version:

After the firmware is successfully...
Posted by pat++, on Apr 9, 2008 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook / MacBook Pro EFI firmware update 3,182 Views / 31 Replies  
Anyone tried this already?

Apple - Support - Downloads - MacBook EFI Firmware Update 1.2...
Posted by pat++, on Apr 8, 2008 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try to disconnect any third party hardware/remove... 584 Views / 3 Replies  
Try to disconnect any third party hardware/remove additional memory. If you still get a kernel panic, try to reinstall the iBook. If it still fails after this, it's a hardware problem.
Posted by pat++, on Mar 31, 2008 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Try kill -TERM (but it's likely not going to work... 669 Views / 9 Replies  
Try kill -TERM (but it's likely not going to work better than kill -1 (HUP))
Posted by pat++, on Mar 31, 2008 at 08:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Same problem here... It's really crap to have... 368 Views / 4 Replies  
Same problem here... It's really crap to have this kind of thing on a computer which is that expensive. :(
Posted by pat++, on Mar 27, 2008 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would even say it's a paid downgrade :D 3,950 Views / 21 Replies  
I would even say it's a paid downgrade :D
Posted by pat++, on Mar 12, 2008 at 04:14 AM, in Mac OS X
10.4 3,950 Views / 21 Replies  
10.4
Posted by pat++, on Mar 11, 2008 at 12:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Same here. MacBook Pro 2.2ghz with LED display.... 825 Views / 20 Replies  
Same here. MacBook Pro 2.2ghz with LED display. From the test image, it's using 24 bit panel...
Posted by pat++, on Feb 27, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you have Parallel Desktop installed? I read... 231 Views / 2 Replies  
do you have Parallel Desktop installed? I read somewhere that it could be causing the problem. As far as I am concerned, no problem with my MBP 2.2Ghz...
Posted by pat++, on Feb 25, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
report the bug to apple: ... 1,240 Views / 11 Replies  
report the bug to apple:

http://bugreport.apple.com
Posted by pat++, on Feb 19, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
341mb here. MacBook Pro 2.2Ghz. Leopard graphics... 9,943 Views / 178 Replies  
341mb here. MacBook Pro 2.2Ghz. Leopard graphics update installed too...
Posted by pat++, on Feb 11, 2008 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
No, my cousin got the same problem on his 2.4. 7,608 Views / 18 Replies  
No, my cousin got the same problem on his 2.4.
Posted by pat++, on Feb 7, 2008 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got the same thing too on mine. I don't think... 7,608 Views / 18 Replies  
Got the same thing too on mine. I don't think it's specific to the MacBook Pro 2.2 though. I've seen an iMac 20" at the Apple store with the same problem (UI frozen, mouse still moving). I don't...
Posted by pat++, on Feb 7, 2008 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I want to keep the magnification and disable the... 7,757 Views / 14 Replies  
I want to keep the magnification and disable the 3D effect so that the animation is smooth. You cannot do it from the Dock preferences pane.
Posted by pat++, on Jan 31, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro 2.2ghz fan always turns on when charging? 382 Views / 0 Replies  
Question for MacBook Pro owners, specifically, 2.2ghz model. Each time I plug-in the magsafe adapter to charge the battery, the fan turns on after a few minutes. Is this the case for you guys too? I...
Posted by pat++, on Jan 31, 2008 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, the difference is huge. LED display on the... 1,300 Views / 16 Replies  
Yes, the difference is huge. LED display on the MacBook Pro is way better. Notice that the MacBook will probably get a LED display for the next revision (same as MacBook Air).
Posted by pat++, on Jan 30, 2008 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Installed Leopard on my 12" 1.2ghz iBook with... 7,757 Views / 14 Replies  
Installed Leopard on my 12" 1.2ghz iBook with 768mb. It's much faster/responsive than Tiger. Safari and Finder fly. The only thing which is actually slower is the magnification effect on the Dock...
Posted by pat++, on Jan 30, 2008 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you report the problem to Apple? ... 4,428 Views / 12 Replies  
Did you report the problem to Apple?

http://bugreport.apple.com
Posted by pat++, on Dec 11, 2007 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you do the test while using the same power... 361 Views / 1 Replies  
Did you do the test while using the same power source? (AC/Battery?) do you use the same energy saver settings? Same version of Mac OS X/Ruby? For info, my iBook G4 1.2ghz does it in 32 seconds :P...
Posted by pat++, on Aug 30, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow. Pretty damn cool. :D 9,380 Views / 148 Replies  
Wow. Pretty damn cool. :D
Posted by pat++, on Jun 5, 2007 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Simple answer: no. you don't need to install an... 970 Views / 16 Replies  
Simple answer: no. you don't need to install an anti virus. it's pretty useless.
Posted by pat++, on Apr 14, 2007 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed.... It might be the reason. I forgot the... 1,072 Views / 19 Replies  
Indeed.... It might be the reason. I forgot the latest iBook revision does support Core Image.
Posted by pat++, on Apr 9, 2007 at 07:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PhotoBooth does work on my 1.2ghz iBook with... 1,072 Views / 19 Replies  
PhotoBooth does work on my 1.2ghz iBook with iSight, but honestly is very very slow... (Not sure it would work with any other video camera, it probably requires iSight, not sure though). As for...
Posted by pat++, on Apr 8, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
EasyWMV 432 Views / 0 Replies  
EasyWMV is a new video conversion utilty. From the website:

EasyWMV can be used to resize or convert wmv, asf, avi, mp4, mpg, mpeg, mov and vob video files so that they can be used with QuickTime...
Posted by pat++, on Mar 16, 2007 at 10:23 PM, in Applications
last -10 in Terminal will give you the last... 426 Views / 1 Replies  
last -10

in Terminal will give you the last 10 logins...
Posted by pat++, on Jan 8, 2007 at 04:16 PM, in Mac OS X
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