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Update: I was able to delete some music and... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Update: I was able to delete some music and videos (probably about 20gb worth) after doing chflags and /sbin/mount -uw / but when I rebooted, I get the same "Startup disk full" message and Finder...
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 6, 2010 at 03:20 AM, in macOS
In SUM I deleted the Cache successfully via: ... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
In SUM I deleted the Cache successfully via:


But it wasn't enough. I have tried deleting other stuff using the "rm -rf" and "rm -fr" commands but I keep getting "override 501" and "read-only"...
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 6, 2010 at 01:47 AM, in macOS
Well since my optical drive doesn't work, can you... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Well since my optical drive doesn't work, can you elaborate on this part:


Thanks for the help, btw!
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 01:23 PM, in macOS
Yes, the TM is up to date. How do I restore a TM... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Yes, the TM is up to date. How do I restore a TM backup if i can't boot the machine? Is it possible to boot off a TM backup drive?
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 01:11 PM, in macOS
Since I am currently away from home, all I have... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Since I am currently away from home, all I have is my external time machine backup HD. My optical drive doesn't work either...
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 01:03 PM, in macOS
I emptied the trash and checked via "get info"... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
I emptied the trash and checked via "get info" that the space was made available on the drive.
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 12:48 PM, in macOS
Okay, I deleted more stuff to clear up another... 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Okay, I deleted more stuff to clear up another 2gb of space, and rebooted in regular mode to try and install OmniDiskSweeper, but the same thing happened and now it won't even boot in Safe Mode.
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Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 12:29 PM, in macOS
Help! 10gb Disappeared - Startup Disk full?? 1,833 Views / 18 Replies  
Admittedly, I have been running out of space on my MacBook recently, but I have been very good about keeping 10gb (of 120gb) free on my HD. However, after a reboot this morning, I got a "Startup Disk...
Posted by bac2mac, on Apr 5, 2010 at 09:50 AM, in macOS
it's a brand new official Apple battery. I... 603 Views / 7 Replies  
it's a brand new official Apple battery. I usually do get error reports which I have "sent" in to apple, but they never really meant anything to me. I'll call AppleCare and see what they have to...
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 4, 2009 at 09:09 PM, in macOS
another update... I just tried putting it to... 603 Views / 7 Replies  
another update...

I just tried putting it to sleep via the apple menu and it went to sleep and woke up with no problem.
I also tried closing the lid with the AC adapter plugged in and it...
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 4, 2009 at 09:15 AM, in macOS
i did, about a year ago. I'll try to find the old... 603 Views / 7 Replies  
i did, about a year ago. I'll try to find the old sticks, but could bad RAM cause this?

FWIW...just checked and the RAM status is "ok" in the system profile
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 4, 2009 at 09:00 AM, in macOS
Leopard crashes upon going to sleep... 603 Views / 7 Replies  
I have an intel MacBook that is over a couple years old now and it has been a great machine, which is why i decided to get it a new battery and upgrade to Leopard this year instead of upgrading my...
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:33 PM, in macOS
So it turns out the batteries are only covered... 978 Views / 8 Replies  
So it turns out the batteries are only covered for 1 year. Looks like I'll have to pony up the cash for a new one, which I'm okay with as long as the new one gives me another 2 years. They may cover...
Posted by bac2mac, on Sep 29, 2008 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Update.... So I found out I did by the extended... 978 Views / 8 Replies  
Update....
So I found out I did by the extended Applecare, and I am covered thru 7/09. I am on the phone with applecare right now and they agree that the battery is defective (only 271 cycles, max...
Posted by bac2mac, on Sep 29, 2008 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not sure how many cycles it has, but probably... 978 Views / 8 Replies  
Not sure how many cycles it has, but probably quite a few since it's over two years old. I'll start there, $130 for two years work isn't bad. Good to know that if it does turn out to be a heat sink...
Posted by bac2mac, on Sep 21, 2008 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone? 978 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone?
Posted by bac2mac, on Sep 20, 2008 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Random Shutdown: battery problem? 978 Views / 8 Replies  
My black Macbook (2Ghz, 120gigHD, upgraded 2gig RAM purchased August '06 build week 31) recently (within that last 2 weeks) developed a random shutdown problem. I have read through several RSS...
Posted by bac2mac, on Sep 18, 2008 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well it's been behaving recently, but if it acts... 584 Views / 6 Replies  
well it's been behaving recently, but if it acts up again, I'll try resetting the P/NV-RAM.

It's a "loaded" (2Ghz, 120gig HD, 2 gig RAM) 1st-gen intel blackbook i bought in summer of 2006.
Posted by bac2mac, on May 24, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
nope. ? 584 Views / 6 Replies  
nope.



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Posted by bac2mac, on May 20, 2008 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Optical drive accesses/spin-ups and wakes its sleeping MacBook 584 Views / 6 Replies  
my intel macbook book has developed a recent problem where when I close the lid it falls asleep, but after a couple seconds I hear the optical drive kicks on and it wakes up. But since the lid is...
Posted by bac2mac, on May 19, 2008 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
opps, wrong forum 622 Views / 3 Replies  
opps, wrong forum
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 1, 2007 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
blackbook: slow wireless 631 Views / 4 Replies  
I bought my blackbook about 6 months ago and have just moved into a new place were we use a linksys G router for cable internet. For some reason my macbook's wireless is really slow, and sometimes...
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 1, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in Networking
blackbook slow Wireless 622 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought my blackbook about 6 months ago and have just moved into a new place were we use a linksys G router for cable internet. For some reason my macbook's wireless is really slow, and sometimes...
Posted by bac2mac, on Feb 1, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
good tips, i have verified the password several... 2,029 Views / 4 Replies  
good tips, i have verified the password several times, it's really simple for test purposes. I'll try and different channel and see if the router is capable of WPA.
Posted by bac2mac, on Aug 10, 2006 at 07:59 AM, in Networking
Won't Accept WPA Password? 2,029 Views / 4 Replies  
Just bought a new blackbook and am having trouble getting it to communicate with our linksys B router. The network is secured by a WPA key. If i open safari it tells me i am not connected so i click...
Posted by bac2mac, on Aug 9, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Networking
new macbook! 649 Views / 2 Replies  
I just picked up a new black Intel MacBook 2.0Ghz, and by "just" i mean it came yesterday, i haven't even had a chance to play with it yet. Anyway, it's by first Mac in about 7 years so it will take...
Posted by bac2mac, on Aug 7, 2006 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello, My Name is: 495 Views / 3 Replies  
hey all,
I just wanted to introduce myself officially. I grew with macs all through elementary school and loved them but in high school I had to convert to PCs for compatibility reasons. Now a few...
Posted by bac2mac, on Aug 7, 2006 at 10:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
lol like this...made it after u commented...lol:D... 118,834 Views / 401 Replies  
lol like this...made it after u commented...lol:D


http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g106/ipoop_2006/DSC05071.jpg

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g106/ipoop_2006/DSC05076.jpg
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Posted by bac2mac, on Jun 6, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
:thumbsup: found it lol here are better pics ... 118,834 Views / 401 Replies  
:thumbsup: found it lol here are better pics

first mac lol

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g106/ipoop_2006/DSC05062.jpg

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g106/ipoop_2006/DSC05061.jpg
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Posted by bac2mac, on Jun 5, 2006 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
i was using my phones camera ... i got a handy... 118,834 Views / 401 Replies  
i was using my phones camera ... i got a handy cam but i dont know were it is lol :censor: were did i leave it last...
Posted by bac2mac, on Jun 5, 2006 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j17/penguyn/Imag... 118,834 Views / 401 Replies  
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j17/penguyn/Image065.jpg

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j17/penguyn/Image064.jpg

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j17/penguyn/Image060.jpg
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Posted by bac2mac, on Jun 5, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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