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Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By dawson1112
Yep that's what I would have done also. Glad...

Yep that's what I would have done also. Glad you got it out
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By dawson1112
You know it all depends on who you take to.. Best...

You know it all depends on who you take to.. Best bet if it is under warrenty is take it to apple. If the warrenty has expired I suggest you ask around for a reputable repair shop.
Don't just...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-27-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,130
Posted By dawson1112
It could very well be a ram problem. reseat the...

It could very well be a ram problem. reseat the ram , try to remove them one at a time to see if one is bad.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-26-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By dawson1112
So what mbp do you have a 15 or a 13 inch? ...

So what mbp do you have a 15 or a 13 inch?
Also if its a 15 inch did you purchase the 85 watt charger or the 65 watt? The 65 watt chargers or intended for the 13 inch models they will run a 15...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-23-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By dawson1112
Sounds like damage from being dropped , stepped...

Sounds like damage from being dropped , stepped on , or being sat on.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-22-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,415
Posted By dawson1112
There is a little sensor that attaches to the...

There is a little sensor that attaches to the heat sink of these units , it reads the temp of the heatsink. If im not mistaken , if this is left unhooked or damaged the fans will run on high.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-21-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,065
Posted By dawson1112
While doing the pram nvram reset are you letting...

While doing the pram nvram reset are you letting it do a complete 3 chimes?
Also if one of the ram modules were bad and you removed it try to do the reset again .
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,065
Posted By dawson1112
When you did the install of the OSx onto the new...

When you did the install of the OSx onto the new drive did you create a partition on the drive and format it . Also do you have any other things pluged into the unit ie usb drives , eithernet...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,065
Posted By dawson1112
Im leaning toward a ram problem . Try to...

Im leaning toward a ram problem . Try to remove your ram and reseat it back in the machine and see if this solves your issue.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,065
Posted By dawson1112
Boot the laptop into verbose mode, As...

Boot the laptop into verbose mode,

As soon as you press the power button press and hold command and v at the same time. Release when you see txt on the screen.

This screen will...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By dawson1112
you have to have the mac with the printer hooked...

you have to have the mac with the printer hooked up to it running and a user has to be signed in to it. Other wise there is no user to share from. Remember your sharing with another user , not a...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-19-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By dawson1112
right click my computer select properties, then...

right click my computer select properties, then from the left hand pain select device manager.

look for your sound device , right click select enable.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-19-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By dawson1112
I agree with chscag .... Just do the...

I agree with chscag ....

Just do the bootcamp install ignore that it says winodws 7 and follow the steps it tells you , with the xp disk in it should install from that disk .

I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By dawson1112
Serial Number: YM7430FSYL2 Model: - Mac mini...

Serial Number: YM7430FSYL2
Model: - Mac mini (Mid 2007)

Codename: - No codename assigned.

Build Country: - This unit was built in China or Czech Republic.

Build Year: - This unit was...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,337
Posted By dawson1112
lol nope didn't even look at the date just popped...

lol nope didn't even look at the date just popped up on the page so I read it
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,337
Posted By dawson1112
There is absolutely no ventilation of heat...

There is absolutely no ventilation of heat through the keyboard. In fact if you ever had a MacBook pro apart you would see that the underside of the palm rest and key board has a type of plastic...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By dawson1112
a lot of things affect the signal of a wireless...

a lot of things affect the signal of a wireless router , such as distance from the router, interferences such as walls , and also other electronic devices around and in the path of the signal.

...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By dawson1112
Sorry I made a mistake in the above The new...

Sorry I made a mistake in the above The new solder is now tin-silver-copper instead of the old lead-tin solder. The new solder has a higher melting point but is also more brittle and prone to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By dawson1112
The graphics chip problem is not model or even...

The graphics chip problem is not model or even mac specific. It occurs in just about all laptops built from 2006 on. It happens in the play stations , the xbox 360's , hp laptops , dell laptops ,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By dawson1112
I don't have a specific method with the mac mini...

I don't have a specific method with the mac mini Ive never had one to take apart before.
If it were me doing the work it would be a learning experience lol . I have had so many computers apart in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By dawson1112
What OS X are you using? You should...

What OS X are you using?

You should be able to press the D while booting up to access AHT on your hdd , if AHT isn't on your hdd it may take you to a network AHT .

...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-17-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By dawson1112
Failing or over heated graphics chip. Have...

Failing or over heated graphics chip. Have it cleaned out of all dust reapply new thermal paste to the heat sinks .
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By dawson1112
All you can do is try the new cable and see if...

All you can do is try the new cable and see if you can get it to work.
The main damage here is the 2 missing pins on the lvds cable. So you will likely be fine with a new one. I cant...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By dawson1112
If you think the hdd if failing there is a way to...

If you think the hdd if failing there is a way to check if that's the problem .

Use a 8 or 16 gig flash drive from a working mac and do clean install of osx the usb stick. Plug it into...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-16-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By dawson1112
Unfortunately that glitchy pattern your getting...

Unfortunately that glitchy pattern your getting on the screen is symptoms of a bad graphics processer , and you cant switch it out as its embedded on the logic board. The charger you bought is...
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