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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-25-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By madshadow
Left4Dead freezes and lags on late 2008 macbook pro

Hey, I have a late 2008 unibody macbook pro, and the specs seem to live up to the system requirements for Left 4 Dead (the first one), yet, once I get to the actual gameplay, the game freezes for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-17-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Sorry to get back even later with a reply, but...

Sorry to get back even later with a reply, but I've gotten so used to the problem that I forgot about it, until I realized I have a bunch of "anonymous" jpgs all over my desktop. But if I reformat my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-16-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By madshadow
Well, I don't have 2 backups on my laptop. I just...

Well, I don't have 2 backups on my laptop. I just have two external hard drives that I happened to backup my photos to. So I have a copy of my photos on my external hard drive, a copy on my portable...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-13-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By madshadow
Getting the most use out of external Hard drive

Ok, I'm not sure if this is the right section to ask this (or if its even relevant to this website). But I'm starting to run low on my laptops hard drive, and I was wondering what you guys would...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-06-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 847
Posted By madshadow
Time machine constantly "preparing backup"

Ok so, I've spent the entire day researching this problem, and I have yet to find a solution other than "wait for it to finish preparing the backup". And since my time machine has been preparing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-08-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Hey, sorry to bump up such an old thread, but I...

Hey, sorry to bump up such an old thread, but I didn't want to make a new one for the same issue. Repairing disk permissions fixes the problem, but the problem tends to come back within a few weeks...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-03-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 102,514
Posted By madshadow
How did you get those icons? I want!

How did you get those icons? I want!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-02-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Oh! It worked! Thanks! I'm gonna still download...

Oh! It worked! Thanks! I'm gonna still download the update, but the repair disk permissions thing did the trick.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-01-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Ok then yeah, its 10.5.8. I feel stupid, but how...

Ok then yeah, its 10.5.8. I feel stupid, but how exactly do I run a repair disk permissions? I googled it, and the process seemed a bit convoluted.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-01-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Yes, I have that checked. And the OS version is...

Yes, I have that checked. And the OS version is 10.5.8 I think.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-01-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,654
Posted By madshadow
Picture thumbnail not showing up with icon preview

Ok, so this is something that has been happening quite often for me. Throughout my computer, all of my jpg files haven't been showing up with "icon preview". They just show up as a piece of paper...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-27-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,339
Posted By madshadow
Applecare vs. Mastercard Extended Warranty

Ok, so I bought my macbook pro a little less than a year ago, so the time to buy applecare is running out. I used a mastercard to buy the laptop, which means that they extended the warranty by...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-10-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 177,945
Posted By madshadow
Hey, do you guys think my macbook pro would be...

Hey, do you guys think my macbook pro would be safe enough with a speck see-thru hardcase on it if I put it in a non padded backpack? I have a smaller messenger bag with a designated laptop sleeve...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-07-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,365
Posted By madshadow
Ah, my bad. Sorry, I just wanted to get the post...

Ah, my bad. Sorry, I just wanted to get the post out there, because the connection I had was really inconsistent and I was afraid i would lose it before I could post.

But anyway, it turns out it...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-07-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,365
Posted By madshadow
Macbook Pro not working with linksys router

Ok, sorry if I keep this brief, I don't know how long I can last on a neighbors wireless signal. Ok, so I have a late '08 unibody macbook pro. Up until recently, the internet connection has been...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-16-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,467
Posted By madshadow
I guess I will if I don't get a response, but I...

I guess I will if I don't get a response, but I was just hoping to find someone who has actually done this, and could vouch that it works. (Just because that's a lot more reliable to me than asking...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-16-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,467
Posted By madshadow
I hope someone has the answer. I may just take a...

I hope someone has the answer. I may just take a risk and buy it, because I really want it asap. Plus its in the same order on amazon as a book I need for college, and a keyboard cover, so I want to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-16-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,467
Posted By madshadow
Invisible Shield + Speck Case

Ok, so I was debating on buying an invisible shield for the sole purpose of covering the palm rest of my macbook pro. I was wondering, firstly, would it even fit with the speck case? Since the speck...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,324
Posted By madshadow
Oh, so is that the clicking noise that I...

Oh, so is that the clicking noise that I sometimes hear if it gets tilted a bit?

I guess I'm gonna have to stop babying it a bit. lol! Thanks for the help!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By madshadow
I hope this thread isn't dead, but I just wanted...

I hope this thread isn't dead, but I just wanted to offer my input. Ultimately, if you want/need a macbook now, no matter what we say, you're gonna get it. I asked a very similar question this past...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,324
Posted By madshadow
Moving macbook pro when not in sleep mode

So I know that the manual says that if you want to move your macbook, you should put it to sleep first. But how much movement would actually damage the computer. Often I will move my laptop from my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,272
Posted By madshadow
Is that bad though? Like, Are there any other...

Is that bad though? Like, Are there any other cons to having an LG drive?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,272
Posted By madshadow
Ah, it is coming from the area that the optical...

Ah, it is coming from the area that the optical drive is. Though, when I put a cd in, the sound wasn't replicated. It was a different sound, but it had similarities to it. Speaking of which, when...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,272
Posted By madshadow
Weird zipping noise after starting up new macbook

Ok, I recently had my macbook pro replaced for weird fan noises (turns out the fan was hitting into something, so they just replaced it), however now on the replacement model, whenever I start up the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,785
Posted By madshadow
Yeah, I might as well. My only fear is that I...

Yeah, I might as well. My only fear is that I will get there, and the fan will just conveniently stop making noises. haha.
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