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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By windowphobic
XP on Bootcamp

Hi guys,

My old Macbook 13" was running Lion and Bootcamp with Windows XP for years and they were/are perfect for my needs and I own both.

So my HD died, I installed a new one, got back to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-27-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By windowphobic
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By windowphobic
Restore my iTunes library(s)

Hi guys,

I have a music library of about 120Gb (legitimate, my wife is a long-time muso). My wife and I each have a Macbook and an iPhone, and I have had 2 Macbooks fail/die on me, plus I had...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-19-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,966
Posted By windowphobic
Darpachief, I kiss your feet! The 32...

Darpachief,

I kiss your feet!

The 32 bit workaround fixed it. I couldn't try the other one because it's a youtube video and that's kind of the problem! True I could now look at it but the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,966
Posted By windowphobic
I'm having the exact same issue, there is no...

I'm having the exact same issue,

there is no 'Play' button and the video area is blank.

I am on latest OSX, Safari and Flash. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Flash (with reboots) and the...
Forum: Apple TV 01-19-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,494
Posted By windowphobic
Won't Airtunes allow you to put the video from...

Won't Airtunes allow you to put the video from the MBP onto your TV through ATV?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-22-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By windowphobic
Tracking Net Usage

Hi guys,

I have a 13" MB (since my MBP died) and I just got shaped by my provider. They were good about it and unshaped me for free as a long-term customer, but I don't want this to happen again....
Forum: Apple TV 09-30-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,947
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks Stanley, I need a data upgrade! ...

Thanks Stanley,

I need a data upgrade!

No problem. Better to do it up front than get shaped during a movie.

Ken.
Forum: Apple TV 09-29-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,947
Posted By windowphobic
How much data is an HD movie?

Hi guys,

I'm thinking seriously about getting the new ATV. I need to know what my data budget should be so I can see the cost of the internet connection as part of the deal.

How much data is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-23-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By windowphobic
Just following up. I took the MBP to 2 apple...

Just following up.

I took the MBP to 2 apple service centres. Both confirmed it as a logic board failure, and quoted about $1,750 for a new board plus fitting.

Fortunately I had a damaged but...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks guys, it's out of warranty so I'll...

Thanks guys,

it's out of warranty so I'll take it to the local official repairer and see what they say.

Ken.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-20-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By windowphobic
MBP endless chime

Hi Guys,

My2 year old MBP has behaved perfectly until yesterday.

I was surfing the net and suddenly the screen backlight flashed very bright/normal fairly rapidly at least 6 times. After, the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-10-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By windowphobic
Question MBP Wireless/Internet Problem

Hi guys,

I've posted before about this problem and received setup advice which I've followed but it hasn't fixed the problem, just made it happen 90% of the time instead of 99% of the time. Don't...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-10-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By windowphobic
I'm having the same problem with an MBP on Tiger....

I'm having the same problem with an MBP on Tiger.

I have 2 other MB's on the same wireless network (on Leopard) which don't exhibit this problem, though one of them has another problem. This...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-14-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks Collin_Bl, I selected Manual config...

Thanks Collin_Bl,

I selected Manual config for ipv4 instead of DHCP and the MBP is connecting virtually immediately on startup.

Thanks heaps!!

Ken.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-11-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By windowphobic
Ongoing network problem

Hi guys,

I had a previous thread asking for advice about my MBP not connecting to the internet on wakeup, while my wife's MB does work almost always, with very occasional errors.

I have an...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-18-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
OK, I did already have the settings...

OK,

I did already have the settings Collin_Bl specified above.

Anything else I can try?

Can anyone recommend me a good ADSL 2 modem which is known to work well with an Airport Extreme?
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-17-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
VegasGeorge, I've tried waiting, it...

VegasGeorge,

I've tried waiting, it sometimes works but the great majority of times it doesn't.

Collin_Bl,

Thanks! I don't have those settings. I'll try them out and report back in a...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-17-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
Wireless connection not starting

Hi guys,

I'm getting odd behaviour on my Airport Extreme network with a MB and a MBP as clients. The issues are to do with Internet connection via a Belkin ADSL2 modem using an ADSL (1)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks guys, I bought a DVI to HDMI cable...

Thanks guys,

I bought a DVI to HDMI cable for $8 from ebay and it works magnificently for picture! Awesome quality.

My problem now is sound. I was running the sound from the headphone port...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-10-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks heaps blinkdude182 !! Ken.

Thanks heaps blinkdude182 !!

Ken.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-09-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By windowphobic
Intel MBP to Samsung HDMI

Hi Guys,

apologies - I know there have been a lot of these threads. I'm posting another one because I don't know where to begin.

I have an original model Intel MBP 15" which I use as my TV...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-17-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By windowphobic
iTunes: Missing isn't Missing

Hi Guys,

I have a 130GB music library on an external drive accessed by my MBP via Airport.

It works fine, with one exception that has just bit me on the backside in no uncertain fashion:
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-13-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By windowphobic
Thanks Rch, Please enlighten me: I...

Thanks Rch,

Please enlighten me:

I don't know what a combo update is, and I don't know how to use the Software Update tool to just download so I have disk images to be installed on multiple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-13-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By windowphobic
Updating Multiple Macs?

Hi guys,

I have 3 MBP's in the house and an Airport Extreme network.

I am burning a lot of my internet bandwidth allocation doing 3x 240+Mb OS updates and the like.

Is there any way to...
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