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Search: Posts Made By: drlau9
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-04-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Tv on Macbook

You could download a program called zattoo which utilizes your internet connection and streams terrestrial tv through it.


Derek.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Hard drive

Sorry cafe racer,

I didn't read your questions carefully, soz to go off on one :S As bobtomay said it's hardware specific :/


Derek.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,637
Posted By drlau9
macbook Alu 2.4ghz

I have mine on charge then discharge fully, however the first few times I noticed it charges for 11hrs + :o, which is ridiculous as my previous macbook black only took three.

After a few charge...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By drlau9
HDD's for macbook

Hi Richard!


If you're in the market for a new 2.5" hard drive (ones that fit all laptops) then I'd recommend you to get either Western Digital Blue Scorpio 500gb or Samsung spinpoint m6.

I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-30-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up New Hdd

Hi caferacer!

It's a simple process but to save you diggin around, simply run the cd (command) as soon as you start the machine. Then you'll be asked to choose what to boot,
Boot the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,566
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook Alu 2.4ghz

Hi all,

The macbook in my eyes are the mile stone in technology, it may not have bluray... well.. that's it :) Immediately when you touch the macbook you can feel the solidly built aluminium uni...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-11-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up macbook sound

Hi there,

I have had this problem with my previous macbook white, it's just the plastic lcd rubbing on the keyboard, look closely at the left hinge from all angles.


Derek
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-11-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,643
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up macbook pro

Hi there,

I think you're experience the early form of gpu failure, as the macbook pros are known for these problems. I think what has happened is the mac has run really hot and that it has...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-07-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,472
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook stamina

hi dude 87,

I'm not sure how many cells there are in my macbooks, but with the 2008 Penryn blackbook 2.4ghz, I can get 7 hrs with the screen set to 1 block, airport on, fan speed to 1200rpm. I can...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-25-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
Posted By drlau9
Smile Mice software

Hi there,

Is your mice a logitech? cause logitech seems to be a handful of companies who makes products for mac and windows. Go to your brands website to see if they have a mice utility for mac....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Photobooth

Hi there,

I believe you could have a software bug, what I recommend is uninstall the software and reinstall.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up All Burnt Out

Just wondering have you tried a different lead, like a two porn kettle lead?


Dr.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Cleaning Keys

Hi sebseb,

Simply pull off the key gently from the top left hand corner towards you. Make sure you don't carry this out too many times as the key latches are only made of plastic.


Dr.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-19-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,561
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Water In mac

hi mLeroux,

Apple wouldn't fix your computer due to water damage as the moisture seals will show red! one thing to is just dry the motherboard out by using a hair dryer and direct it at the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Where to buy ram

like the guy said above, you can get it from those stores. But on ebay you just have to be careful, if it is from an established buyer and the seller's selling ram pulled directly from a mac, I'll...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,472
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Sound and Audio

If you have a top of the line surround speakers you can always use the optical out on your macbook. My Pioneer sound system has four optical inputs and two out, have a look on the back of the head...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-06-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Mac on laps

I think macbooks on laps would be ok if they run cooler, I use my blackbook on my lap but before I do so I usually turn up the fan speed using and app called fan control.


Derek.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-04-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook Hard Drive Upgrade

Hi milk is white,

I actually use the hard drive chscag was talking about, it's a Western Digital Scorpio 320GB spinning up at 5,400 rpm. However at times I do find this drive slightly slower than...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-03-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,926
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook

That's another thing! Macbooks are plastic so they don't give off static discharge !


Another great reason on getting a macbook (chuckles to himself)


Derek.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,327
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Possible Solution

Hi Bullboski,

You could try to see if it's a software error by booting your computer up via cd or disk. In order to do this you need to press and hold cd when your computer is booting up and a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,926
Posted By drlau9
macbook vs macbook pro

I agree with eric, most communications devices in the world would use a bit of plastic to assist better tx, rx signals. Unless you're facing away from the router the lcd and the plastics part of the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-30-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,894
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up macbook Fan

My old macbook 2.0ghz Core 2 Duo, they have adjustable fan speeds using input remapper. I was using xp as well, I'm convinced that there's a hardware change in the cooling department.



Derek.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-30-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook Fault

Hi Xer,

You could try a boot from disk and see if the problem persists, cause you'll be running the os directly off the disk image therefore the system files in the hard drive isn't used. Did it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-30-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,894
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Macbook Fan

Hi chscag,

Thanks for you help however I have a throttle utility 'speed switch xp' however I was after a software that allows you to physically control the fan speed, like input remapper.

The...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-29-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,894
Posted By drlau9
Thumbs up Blackbook Penryn 2.4ghz Uk model - Boot Camp Fan Controller

Hi all,

I'm new to this site so don't flame me :[ . This is a new machine just bought around three days ago in currys digital derby (UK). I was able to control the fan speed using input...
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