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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-27-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By Whitey
I really hope that's not the case.. Why...

I really hope that's not the case..

Why don't I like Lion?
Lack of support is one thing, however, I dislike all the GUI changes they made, and all the trackpad gestures are different as well....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-27-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By Whitey
AHT and Lion

I just got a new Macbook Pro, with Lion obviously. However, I can't stand Lion and will be wiping the hdd and putting a copy of Snow Leopard on. However, it didn't come with an install disc, just a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-24-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,662
Posted By Whitey
Did you watch the video? It's really aggravating,...

Did you watch the video? It's really aggravating, glitches all over the screen, can't do anything intensive, I crash at least 4 times a day. It's a defect in the design, and Apple wants $1000 to fix...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-24-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,662
Posted By Whitey
iMac Recall

I finally figured out the issue with my mac, and it turns out to be a very common problem due to a faulty design with the late 06 iMacs.

You can see a video of this problem here (not my computer,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-23-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Whitey
Bumping this. Still doing this. After...

Bumping this.

Still doing this. After installing a new hdd and a fresh copy of Snow Leopard, it's still doing it. It seems to be anything to do with port 27950, or Quake3 related maybe. Anyone...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Whitey
Awesome, I'll try that out later today. Thanks...

Awesome, I'll try that out later today. Thanks for all the help chscag. I'll post back with results as I further the process.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-09-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Whitey
There's plenty I desire to keep lol. Everything...

There's plenty I desire to keep lol. Everything really, I can restore it all manually (copying, reinstalling, reconfig etc), but it would take a while and be a pita.

I was under the impression...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Whitey
Using either of those options would preserve...

Using either of those options would preserve settings and such, right?

I have all my files and installers backed up now. That would be a more convenient way to set everything back up. But I'm...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-05-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Whitey
iMac HDD

So, I'm looking to swap my hdd, I'm pretty sure it's going so that's why I'm replacing it. I just wanna make sure it's nothing special or proprietary? Any SATA hdd will work?

I'm looking at this...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
I've made a few backups of some really important...

I've made a few backups of some really important stuff, but I've still yet to get the bulk of things, I'm trying to borrow a friends external hdd for now being I'd need tons of dvds even to save all...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-27-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Posting an update. Still having a problem with...

Posting an update. Still having a problem with this. Seems to happen more often when the computer is under heavy load. I mentioned before that I repaired permissions, however I've done this multiple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-06-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Update: I repaired disk permissions. There...

Update:

I repaired disk permissions. There were a few errors with Java, so I'm guessing that's why it accelerated freezing so much more.

It took a few days, but I started getting graphical...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-03-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Just a quick update. I don't wanna get too...

Just a quick update. I don't wanna get too optimisitc just yet, but after repairing the disk, I haven't had any major problems. Some small graphical glitches a few times, but they go away too quickly...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Ok, I ran Repair Disk 3 times, each time it said...

Ok, I ran Repair Disk 3 times, each time it said the volume appeared to be OK.

Any other suggestions?

I'm gonna try going a few days without using Java and see if it's fine. I would never...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Ok I haven't tried Repair disk off the install...

Ok I haven't tried Repair disk off the install disc yet, but I ran Verify Disc in Disk Utility and it said it seems to be OK. What is the difference between verify and repair? It's not going to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-01-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
I will try that tomorrow when I get home from...

I will try that tomorrow when I get home from class. When I check Disk Utility from the OS, the SMART status is verified if that's a good sign. What exactly is the difference between Verify Disk and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-30-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By Whitey
Mac is messing up, not sure what it is

Not sure if this is the right place to put this. The past few days I've been having problems with my mac. LOTS. It's an iMac, about 3.5 years old, running Snow Leopard.

The past few days it keeps...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Whitey
Strange network problem

Ok, so I have a really weird network problem. I think it started since I installed snow leopard. I used to play a game called Urban Terror, but stopped for a while (prob a year or so). I went to play...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-26-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,566
Posted By Whitey
iMac overheating

I have a 20" imac core 2 duo, the last white one before they came out with the aluminum ones, running Snow Leopard. A few weeks ago, it was getting a lot of graphical artifacts, system freezing, and...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-26-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Whitey
Can't login to Windows XP box on network

I just made the switch to Mac, and want to get all my files off my old PC, but don't feel like burning thousands of discs and loading them up. I was trying to connect to it on the network through the...
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