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Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-23-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By nemick
My boy is still using his MacBook which he got...

My boy is still using his MacBook which he got new in late 2006. The thing looks all beat to ****, but it has never so much as hiccuped. If the one you are looking at as been reasonably well cared...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-22-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By nemick
I have a 15" MBP, aluminum Unibody and the HD and...

I have a 15" MBP, aluminum Unibody and the HD and RAM are VERY easy to upgrade. Just did so last weekend and the longest part of the job was cloning my smaller HD before installation. Installation of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-22-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By nemick
Feeling static through the keys is definitely not...

Feeling static through the keys is definitely not right. If it were me, I would send it into Apple for a check up.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-22-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By nemick
My vote would be for the 15". Better graphics and...

My vote would be for the 15". Better graphics and a quad core cpu is a good deal.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,778
Posted By nemick
For reasons that are still a little unclear to...

For reasons that are still a little unclear to me, I have successfully installed 4 gig of ram on my late 2006 MacBook. The technical specs informed me that I could only install 2 gig, but a member...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Because I was upgrading two laptops at the same...

Because I was upgrading two laptops at the same time (this 13" MacBook and also a unibody 15" MacBook Pro), I did things a little differently than originally planned. I purchased a 500 gig, 7400 rpm...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-18-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,842
Posted By nemick
There will always be a "new" or refreshed version...

There will always be a "new" or refreshed version of anything coming down the pipe. At some point you'll need to make the leap or you'll always be waiting for the next best thing. If I were in your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Core 2 Duo

Core 2 Duo
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
It was a kit that was bundled in, $130.00 for the...

It was a kit that was bundled in, $130.00 for the lot. Here's what's in it:

OWC Express 2.5″ SATA Drive Enclosure
500GB Seagate Momentus 7200.4 Hard Drive
OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
Nylon Spudger...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
Fantastic. I've ordered the appropriate ram for...

Fantastic. I've ordered the appropriate ram for both of my machines now, so I should be set to go.

Thanks again, rep points coming.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
I have ordered this:500GB Seagate Momentus...

I have ordered this:500GB Seagate Momentus 7200RPM 2.5" SATA HD 16MB Cache

That's an awesome site and one I will use regularly from now on. I went ahead and paid the extra for the DIY kit as I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
I can't thank you enough for your patience and...

I can't thank you enough for your patience and advice. I'll take a look and report back which one I decide on.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
Well this is very interesting stuff. I am very...

Well this is very interesting stuff. I am very happy that I asked the question now as I was really hoping to be able to upgrade the MacBook Pro's ram. I am presuming then that my MBP has two (2)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Nick, thanks for the kind words and...

Nick, thanks for the kind words and encouragement. Ideally, I would like to go to a 500 gig drive on this MacBook, but I'll settle for 320 gig if that's the best I can do. Can you suggest a suitable...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
I went to Crucial and used the VERY useful...

I went to Crucial and used the VERY useful scanner. It appears that I currently have the maximum amount of RAM available, so anything else is a moot point for this thread. Many thanks for the very...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
I apologize for confusing things, but I figured...

I apologize for confusing things, but I figured if I'm going to make some changes, I may as well try to order everything at the same time, hence the questions about two different computers. Below is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Okay, here's the info. Model Identifier ...

Okay, here's the info.

Model Identifier MacBook2,1

Processor Speed 2GHz

Chipset Model GMA 950

And yes, I am planning on doing...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
Yes, we are talking about two different...

Yes, we are talking about two different computers. The other thread is in regards to a Plastic MacBook. This thread is about my MacBook Pro.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By nemick
Confused about RAM speed

I am contemplating increasing the RAM on my Unibody MBP. According to what is in there no (original), I have 4Gig of DDR3 at 1067 MHz. Upon checking the available memory from Best Buy and a local...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Is there a way for me to positively identify...

Is there a way for me to positively identify which MacBook I have? The receipt is long gone, lol.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,900
Posted By nemick
Sounds to me like you've confirmed a dead slot!

Sounds to me like you've confirmed a dead slot!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,201
Posted By nemick
Can I upgrade my MacBook?

I have a 13" MacBook (white plastic, Intel Chip). I think I bought it in 2007 or 2008. It has the 80G hard drive and 1.5 Gig of memory. It has been a fantastic piece of equipment and still works as...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-14-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By nemick
Yes I've tried resetting it and that didn't help.

Yes I've tried resetting it and that didn't help.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By nemick
Time Capsule Problem

A couple of weeks ago, my TC started exhibiting some issues. Everything had been fine since purchased, a couple of years ago. Now, the amber light flashes for a while and then it powers down. It...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-13-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,328
Posted By nemick
Audio controls in System Preferences

I have been connecting my MacBook Pro to my home stereo via an off board DAC. Initially, I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the sound, but as I have become more accustomed to it, I am...
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