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GAH! Ok, nevermind, I found it. I downloaded the... 414 Views / 1 Replies  
GAH! Ok, nevermind, I found it. I downloaded the Guten Print drivers and then realized it was the button below Printer Presets on the print dialogue box. I didn't realize that there was a printer...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 12, 2007 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
General printer support, where are my advanced options? 414 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm running a Mac mini 1.42Ghz G4, 512MB ram, and OSX 10.4.10
My printer is a EPSON Stylus Photo R200.

OSX had a basic driver for this printer, and I could have sworn I downloaded the lastest...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 11, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had to exchange my first macbook after the... 1,795 Views / 9 Replies  
I had to exchange my first macbook after the first week due to the arrow keys being unresponsive. They just swapped out the hdd to a new macbook since I had already done a bootcamp install and had...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Dec 4, 2006 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another strange behavior is that the harddrive... 2,254 Views / 23 Replies  
Another strange behavior is that the harddrive seems to make a lot of random spin up and spin down noises, like it's in the middle of a read and then *clink* it slams to a stop. Is that common?...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 30, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've asked a couple Apple Store employees about... 2,254 Views / 23 Replies  
I've asked a couple Apple Store employees about it and they said they are aware of some sluggishness, but not to the extent I was experiencing. They assumed I had the iPod filled to the top with...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 28, 2006 at 02:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So... anyone know if this is common with 5 or 5.5... 2,254 Views / 23 Replies  
So... anyone know if this is common with 5 or 5.5 G? some people on iLounge suggested I turn off the equalizer. It sorta helped but that really doesn't fix the problem. Even with the EQ off scrolling...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 3, 2006 at 12:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bought 5.5G, interface sluggish comapred to 4G 2,254 Views / 23 Replies  
I just recently bought a 5.5G iPod with Video 80GB. I felt it was about time to upgrade from my 20GB 4G. However I am wondering if it's just the new larger screen or a slower harddrive, but it is...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Nov 1, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ran WoW on my mac Mini 1.4 with 512MB ram and... 740 Views / 2 Replies  
I ran WoW on my mac Mini 1.4 with 512MB ram and the same 32MB 9200 ATI, but I wouldn't want to do that for very long. The 1.2G4 might be enough. Big cities with lots of textures is where you will be...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Sep 1, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
But does it fix the heat? I'll be trying this... 16,639 Views / 133 Replies  
But does it fix the heat? I'll be trying this when I get off work. *crosses fingers*
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Aug 17, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh yeah, in my head I was seeing the cracked... 17,951 Views / 44 Replies  
Oh yeah, in my head I was seeing the cracked powerbook wrist rests, and I was thinking plastic. But I guess that was just the edges.
http://danhon.com/temp/cracked/crack1.jpg

But in the case of...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jul 19, 2006 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Meguiars is meant for clear coated surfaces.... 17,951 Views / 44 Replies  
The Meguiars is meant for clear coated surfaces. However, I have not tried it on anything else, such as a MacBook Pro. It may just wear away the paint and go down to the plastic. Unless the macbook...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jul 18, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use Meguiars carwax ScratchX remover on... 17,951 Views / 44 Replies  
I use Meguiars carwax ScratchX remover on everything from my ipod to CDs and eventually on my Macbook. Make sure you use a microfiber towel. I got some terry-cloth microfiber towels from Wal-mart...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jul 11, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a problem with the down and right arrow... 2,916 Views / 38 Replies  
I had a problem with the down and right arrow keys not responding unless you really mashed them down. Applestore in Tucson,AZ replaced mine and I have been a happy camper. The keys now work properly....
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jul 11, 2006 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Andromeda Strain is classic Michael Crichton..... 5,599 Views / 81 Replies  
Andromeda Strain is classic Michael Crichton.. But yes, I am paranoid too. I have a white macbook and I am constantly watching the palm rests now for any sign of discoloration.
I was kinda like that...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jun 20, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
JMMO, It's not the cheetos or nicotine... Since... 5,599 Views / 81 Replies  
JMMO, It's not the cheetos or nicotine... Since you are a biologist, I assume you are familiar with the Andromeda STAIN! It may have piggybacked on your skin on the way back from the lab.

Sorry,...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jun 19, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had an issue with the keyboard arrow keys. It... 1,129 Views / 5 Replies  
I had an issue with the keyboard arrow keys. It wasn't heat related, just a bad click response, maybe the key contact pad was misaligned. Anyways, Applestore took mine in and swapped it out with a...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on Jun 14, 2006 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, maybe I didn't explain it right. Last... 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, maybe I didn't explain it right. Last Saturday the Apple Store in Tucson,AZ said that they couldn't do anything for my Macbook since they were all out of 1.83 Macbooks, and that they would call...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 30, 2006 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got called at lunchtime asking if I am... 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
I just got called at lunchtime asking if I am ready to pickup my MacBook order, and I was like uhhh, no? I just want a repair, not buy a new one. After some time on hold while they "discussed"...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 30, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went to the applestore in Tucson, AZ and they... 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
I went to the applestore in Tucson, AZ and they said they would have replaced the keyboard or done a trade out if they had any left in stock, which they didn't...
But they gave me an incident # and...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 30, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the input. The only reason I found... 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for the input. The only reason I found this problem was when I was playing classic DOOM, and I found that I wasn't turning right as easily as turning left. Ahwell, I will probably just change...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 28, 2006 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So I guess it's just me then. Hmm, OK. 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
So I guess it's just me then. Hmm, OK.
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 27, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would have to disagree, B.K. On my MacBook 1.83... 1,510 Views / 5 Replies  
I would have to disagree, B.K. On my MacBook 1.83 it does get pretty damn hot on the top left part of the keyboard when operating the Macbook on the magsafe power cord. You can definately feel the...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 26, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Directional Keys, need to mash them hard? 5,908 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, I just grabbed a MacBook 1.83 and I LOVE it. Or I want to love it...
The heat kinda scares me, but I guess I can live with it. I am not getting any kernel panics or anything. It idles about...
Posted by TacoBallZ, on May 26, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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