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Sticky: Just got a new Macbook Pro 17 unibody with 8GB... 277,413 Views / 202 Replies  
Just got a new Macbook Pro 17 unibody with 8GB (MacBookPro5,2).

About this Mac says that I have 8 GB available but in the Activity Monitor, my RAM totals 7.75 GB.

I upgraded from a 17 MacBook...
Posted by jjs357, on Apr 9, 2010 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also just installed the 4GB module from Newegg... 3,311 Views / 5 Replies  
I also just installed the 4GB module from Newegg in my new 17 in MacBook Pro and can confirm that it works for me -- all 6GB are being used. Nice to bring up Fusion and leave all of my browsers and...
Posted by jjs357, on Nov 10, 2008 at 09:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New RAM capacities?? 7,339 Views / 253 Replies  
With all of the pre-announcement notebook speculation, I am surprised that there is no information about maximum RAM in these new units, especially the higher end models.

I am still hoping to see...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My mistake -- the extra GB is wasted after all 1,335 Views / 27 Replies  
Ah...

I did not see that the "Used" number is 1 GB greater than the sum of Wired, Active and Inactive.

So the extra 1 GB is put into the Used final total but is in fact NOT being used.

I...
Posted by jjs357, on Sep 25, 2008 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW: I have a Mac Pro 17 in, Core 2 Duo... 1,335 Views / 27 Replies  
FWIW:

I have a Mac Pro 17 in, Core 2 Duo 2.33 ghz. When I got it, the supposed max memory was 3 GB and that is how I ordered it from Apple. Memory suppliers of add-on memory for this processor...
Posted by jjs357, on Sep 25, 2008 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks -- I was one of the folks who mailed Kamal... 624 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks -- I was one of the folks who mailed Kamal (author). Looks like he will look into it soon.
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 6, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in Applications
Radar in Motion 2.5.2 Widget Local Maps Broken? 624 Views / 2 Replies  
Since yesterday, I can't display a regional map with Radar In Motion.

National US Weather displays ok.

Anyone else seen this?

Jim
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
Safari/Tiger 10.4.11 -- RSS Favicons missing 375 Views / 1 Replies  
There used to be a favicon that Safari used for RSS URLs (feed://...) that was different than the default favicon: a blue globe. It was a grey rectangle.

Now after updating to 10.4.11 and the...
Posted by jjs357, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Networking Mac and PC via serial link 503 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking for info on using a direct serial connection (e.g. as provided by a keyspan 19HS usb serial adaptor) to establish a ppp connection through to a serial port (COM1) on the windows box. I...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 2, 2006 at 08:48 AM, in Networking
I had this grey rectantangle appear after I... 499 Views / 6 Replies  
I had this grey rectantangle appear after I migrated from my 1.5 ghz Alu Powerbook to my new Macbook Pro. I traced it to a funny interaction from Winswitch that got migrated over from the older...
Posted by jjs357, on Apr 27, 2006 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah... my bad. I was remembering (wrongly it... 981 Views / 13 Replies  
Ah... my bad. I was remembering (wrongly it seems) that the very first Apple supported wireless was .11a protocol. Based on your response, it seems this is incorrect.
Posted by jjs357, on Apr 17, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am using an old (original) Apple Airport with... 981 Views / 13 Replies  
I am using an old (original) Apple Airport with my MBP and can use wireless just fine.

I am typing this reply using this connection.

Jim
Posted by jjs357, on Apr 17, 2006 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check out the Macintouch report on the Macbook... 293 Views / 4 Replies  
Check out the Macintouch report on the Macbook Pro.

url: http://www.macintouch.com/readerreports/macbookpro/topic4073.html

Also the Macbook discussion forum hosted by Apple:

url:...
Posted by jjs357, on Feb 28, 2006 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just noticed that in my Al Powerbook (1.5Ghz/1GB)... 60,288 Views / 551 Replies  
Just noticed that in my Al Powerbook (1.5Ghz/1GB) running OS X 10.4.1 that the backlighting controls are no longer operative. They were operative under Panther and I did not check whether they worked...
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 6, 2005 at 10:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Mail Option "WhenTransferredOutOfInbox" option not working 246 Views / 0 Replies  
I am running Mac OS X 10.3.7 on a Powerbook (Al 1.5 Ghz/1.5 Gig RAM) with the version of Mail that goes with that. My POP mail server is Verizon.

Mail gives you a number of options of how mail on...
Posted by jjs357, on Feb 28, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Applications
Re: Google Maps now works in Safari! 806 Views / 15 Replies  
Try the url with Firefox -- you get more choices on the right hand side of the page.

So I would say that Safari almost works.

Jim
Posted by jjs357, on Feb 26, 2005 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
I noticed today that the option to remove a... 366 Views / 7 Replies  
I noticed today that the option to remove a message from the server when "moved from Inbox" no longer works for me -- I check my mail account on verizon with their web interface and after I remove a...
Posted by jjs357, on Feb 25, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
Re: another vote for crashreporter 73,228 Views / 815 Replies  
I disabled crashreporter on Saturday and then had the same ole freeze on Sunday.

Had iTunes open streaming a radio station to my home stereo via Airport Express from my tiBook 1ghz which is part...
Posted by jjs357, on Aug 16, 2004 at 08:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Fire 1.03 is out and fixes the Yahoo... 2,538 Views / 95 Replies  
Fire 1.03 is out and fixes the Yahoo authentication problem I reported recently.

Nice to see a rapid solution to this problem.

Although Yahoo is on record that it will change its protocol at...
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 25, 2004 at 10:18 PM, in Applications
Is it just me or did Yahoo change how it handles... 2,538 Views / 95 Replies  
Is it just me or did Yahoo change how it handles 3'rd party IM clients AGAIN.

Suddenly this evening, Fire 1.02 won't connect.

I can still connect to Yahoo using Yahoo's own IM client.

PS...
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 23, 2004 at 09:12 PM, in Applications
A new version of fire is out (0.32i) that... 359 Views / 4 Replies  
A new version of fire is out (0.32i) that overcomes the Yahoo connectivity problem that surfaced earlier in the month.

The new version works for me.
...
Posted by jjs357, on Jan 28, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in Applications
Re: Fire update! 1,164 Views / 17 Replies  
Also using 0.32h. Was working well for me for months.

Today after working earlier in the day, fire now cannot make a connection to Yahoo. Says it can't initialize a connection. It does connect to...
Posted by jjs357, on Jan 8, 2004 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
Got my Sims CD for renewing .Mac -- run without CD? 546 Views / 6 Replies  
I got my CD ROM version of the Sims -- freebie for renewing .Mac.

After installing (running Panther), I can play the game only if the CD is in the drive.

I tried to use the Disk Utility program...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 1, 2003 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
Following up my own post... I browsed some... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
Following up my own post...

I browsed some of the fink newsgroups and found someone's article describing the same situation I first reported.

A reply to the post said to run:

fink...
Posted by jjs357, on Nov 19, 2003 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Yes, I did install the X11 SDK. I did try... 383 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, I did install the X11 SDK.

I did try the selfupdate option to fink and that did seem to fetch a bunch of sources and do a long build but I figured I would try a clean binary install and go...
Posted by jjs357, on Nov 19, 2003 at 12:54 AM, in Applications
fink 0.6.2 not working for me with 10.3.1 -- any one got this working? 383 Views / 4 Replies  
There is a new binary release of fink out: 0.6.2,

I wiped out my old /sw directory and then downloaded and installed the binary package.

The install worked apparently -- I got no error...
Posted by jjs357, on Nov 19, 2003 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
I can also report networking wierdness. Here... 27,218 Views / 143 Replies  
I can also report networking wierdness.

Here is what I just sent to the macwindows.com site moderator John Rizzo:

I am having 2 problems with Windows networking.

1. For my office network,...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I can confirm that iComic does not work for me... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
I can confirm that iComic does not work for me either, after an archive install of 10.3.

But apparently this is a known problem -- there is a forum accessible from the iComic download page and...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 27, 2003 at 10:30 AM, in Applications
But does it work on Panther? I downloaded... 563 Views / 7 Replies  
But does it work on Panther?

I downloaded it, put it in the Preference Panes folder, and used System Preferences to set it up.

I see that the "extension" is not loaded and to click a button to...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 26, 2003 at 08:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Problems with Windows Shared Networking and Panther 474 Views / 1 Replies  
I posted a little note on this to another topic, but perhaps since Panther is (soon to be) officially released, and the problem is an annoying regression from my experiences with Jaguar, I took the...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 24, 2003 at 04:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I just installed Panther using the archive option... 526 Views / 3 Replies  
I just installed Panther using the archive option and I am noticing that the network icon in the finder is NOT giving me a list of network shares. I did use the Directory Access program to make sure...
Posted by jjs357, on Oct 24, 2003 at 11:27 AM, in Mac OS X
1.2.8 quitting again 934 Views / 45 Replies  
I am using weather.com for 3 cities.

Since yesterday, meteo (1.2.8) is quitting unexpectedly. I suspect something in the weather.com data is not what meteo expects.

This happens periodically.
...
Posted by jjs357, on May 20, 2003 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
anyone seeing a meteo crash with weather.com data? 6,350 Views / 249 Replies  
Suddenly today, I am getting unexpected crashes with meteo (1.2.6) with only one city selected and only weather.com as the weather server.

It's a Philadelphia suburb if that makes a difference. I...
Posted by jjs357, on Mar 30, 2003 at 02:29 PM, in Applications
1.2.6 beta still giving menu freeze problems 6,350 Views / 249 Replies  
I reported earlier about menu freeze and the console message like the following:

2003-03-22 12:41:47.923 Meteorologist[1565] *** NSTimer ignoring exception 'NSCharacterConversionException' (reason...
Posted by jjs357, on Mar 22, 2003 at 12:46 PM, in Applications
Another Freeze Report with console message 6,350 Views / 249 Replies  
I was using the 1.2.5 release quite normally until tonight when I see the icon in the menu bar but I can't pull the menu down. In the system console I see the message:

2003-03-19 21:08:52.923...
Posted by jjs357, on Mar 19, 2003 at 09:17 PM, in Applications
I have posted about the fan problem -- I do have... 12,090 Views / 268 Replies  
I have posted about the fan problem -- I do have it. My machine's serial begins QT248 so I have one from week 48 of 2002 which is the week of Nov. 25? It shipped from Taiwan on Nov. 29.
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 12, 2002 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think I have identified a factor in my... 12,090 Views / 268 Replies  
I think I have identified a factor in my annoyance with the fan(s) and fan noise on my new Ti 1Ghz/1 Gig Ram/Superdrive which I have been using since Dec. 3.

I first reported in a previous post...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 10, 2002 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder if the following rings a bell with some... 1,142 Views / 25 Replies  
I wonder if the following rings a bell with some of you. I am a new Ti/1Gig/Superdrive owner (love it except for the fan noise) and while airport reception is a bit worse than with the Pismo I am...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 9, 2002 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I posted a note this morning to the "when does... 3,387 Views / 54 Replies  
I posted a note this morning to the "when does your 1Ghz fan come on" thread about a brand new 1Ghz/1 Gig Ram/Superdrive and its fan behavior.

The book sat at home all day sleeping and plugged in...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 4, 2002 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another data point on the fan issue. My Ti... 12,090 Views / 268 Replies  
Another data point on the fan issue.

My Ti "superbook" (1 Ghz, 1 Gig RAM, Superdrive) arrived yesterday. It was ordered on Nov. 6 and was one of the batch of machines that shipped from Taiwan late...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 4, 2002 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine from this same batch was also delivered this... 14,695 Views / 361 Replies  
Mine from this same batch was also delivered this morning (Philly area). Unfortunately I had already left for work -- missed the FedEx truck by 15 minutes!

So this evening should be a pleasurable...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 3, 2002 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Count me as another worried and waiting Ti... 14,695 Views / 361 Replies  
Count me as another worried and waiting Ti Superbook buyer. Mine is on the same shipment as the one reported by others recently (stuck in Anchorage at the moment). Eventual delivery to Philadelphia...
Posted by jjs357, on Dec 2, 2002 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am running X 10.0.3 on a Pismo with 640megs of... 256 Views / 7 Replies  
I am running X 10.0.3 on a Pismo with 640megs of RAM.

I sometime use a dual monitor set-up and discover that to initially enable
dual monitor use I needed to re-start with an external monitor...
Posted by jjs357, on Jun 1, 2001 at 11:44 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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