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Forum: Apple Desktops 02-14-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,845
Posted By gixxersean
Okay, just to restate the problem I am having in...

Okay, just to restate the problem I am having in case anyone can help. I go to boot my computer and the apple logo appears and then the spinning wheel freezes and it goes to an orange screen. This...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-14-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,845
Posted By gixxersean
I am having the same problem with an early 2008...

I am having the same problem with an early 2008 iMac with a 2.8 ghz processor and a nvidia 8800 card. Any help? Did the OP get this fixed?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
That scared me the most at the beginning. I took...

That scared me the most at the beginning. I took a suction cup from my friend's GPS and I stuck it right below the iSight to test how much force I would need to pull the glass off. What ended up...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
It wasn't too bad. There were a few spots I ran...

It wasn't too bad. There were a few spots I ran into a little trouble. Having someone to help me made a HUGE difference. Disconnecting the power to the LCD was by far the hardest part. If you have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
UPDATE: I went into disk utility and formatted...

UPDATE: I went into disk utility and formatted the disk. I 'created one partition' and formatted it HFS+ Journaled. It showed up in "Select a Destination" IMMEDIATELY after. Thanks for all the help!...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
So, I installed my new hard drive. I got a 1TB...

So, I installed my new hard drive. I got a 1TB SATA seagate barracuda. Now I go to install OSX and when I get to the "Select Destination" step nothing shows up. I don't know what to do.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
7000 hours doesn't seem that long. Is that the...

7000 hours doesn't seem that long. Is that the standard life of a HD? Thanks for the help cwa!

Does anyone know a good guide to changing a hard drive in an Aluminum iMac?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
I downloaded SMART and it says I have 21 Pending...

I downloaded SMART and it says I have 21 Pending Bad Sectors and a total of 53 Errors. Overall SMART Status is Failing.

Should I buy a new hard drive?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
It's 2 months OUT of warranty. I'll try the smart...

It's 2 months OUT of warranty. I'll try the smart out tonight when I get home.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
okay i did that. For about 30 minutes everything...

okay i did that. For about 30 minutes everything was fine. I downloaded a couple programs then restarted into osx then I restarted again into windows and I'm having the same problem now that I did...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
Will it ring 3 times consecutively or do I hold...

Will it ring 3 times consecutively or do I hold it until it restarts 3 times. I did the latter and it's still slow bringing up my startup disks, but they do show....
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
oh three times?! okay I didn't do that. I'll try...

oh three times?! okay I didn't do that. I'll try that next time I restart. I did get it to restart and get into windows. Beside the PRAM anything else?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
forgot to add that...did both and said it was...

forgot to add that...did both and said it was okay. I did the extended and the normal test. Both came out okay.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
it's all time machined. What should I do after...

it's all time machined. What should I do after that?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
UPDATE: I pulled the plug and turned my computer...

UPDATE: I pulled the plug and turned my computer on holding option. I got it to turn on in OSX, but now what do I do? Risk turning it off again?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By gixxersean
Hard Drive Failure?

I can't start my Mac! First what happened is I would get the flashing question mark folder. After a few restarts it found my Leopard partition and my windows partition. I verified and repaired all...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-09-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,333
Posted By gixxersean
They won't get a camera. People get the iTouch...

They won't get a camera. People get the iTouch because they don't want to switch to at&t and they already have a camera phone that they like.

The new ipods will only have more memory and maybe a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By gixxersean
I reset the SMC. It worked for a day, but started...

I reset the SMC. It worked for a day, but started doing it again. I guess I'm going to the Apple Store
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-16-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By gixxersean
Thanks for the help...seems like it did the...

Thanks for the help...seems like it did the trick. If it happens again I'll let you all know
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-16-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By gixxersean
Bump, Has anyone experienced this or am I the...

Bump, Has anyone experienced this or am I the lone ranger?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-15-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By gixxersean
Eject Problem with MacBook Unibody (not what you'd expect)

My Unibody MacBook (2.4ghz) is doing something really weird. The eject icon randomly pops up on the screen. Sometimes it will make the noise as if it's trying to eject a disk from the superdrive and...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-13-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 55,310
Posted By gixxersean
Apple did a great job. They lowered the price,...

Apple did a great job. They lowered the price, added an sd card slot, and brought firewire to the 13" Aluminum. Yes you did lose an audio input jack, but there is always give and take.

No matter...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-08-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,752
Posted By gixxersean
I can still sigh :'(

I can still sigh :'(
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-08-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,752
Posted By gixxersean
What happened to one last thing?! Myself and...

What happened to one last thing?!

Myself and 80 Million users would have liked to hear:

"Oh, and one last thing...The iPhone will be available for Verizon Wireless!"

Maybe next year **Sighs**
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-08-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,752
Posted By gixxersean
iPhone 3G 8gb $99 iPhone 3Gs 16gb $199 iPhone...

iPhone 3G 8gb $99
iPhone 3Gs 16gb $199
iPhone 3Gs 32gb $299!!!
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