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Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-17-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By viWoody
Actually your computer will boot from the install...

Actually your computer will boot from the install CD if you press and hold EITHER the "C" key OR the "Alt" key when powering up.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,664
Posted By viWoody
Sop I've just read in this thread 2 conflicting...

Sop I've just read in this thread 2 conflicting statements...

Dell just shut down their last USA plant a few weeks ago,

Dell stopped assembling computers in the USA years ago,

which is it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By viWoody
Does your Tiger install disc have a Black label...

Does your Tiger install disc have a Black label on it, in other words, is it a retail disc?
If the label is grey, then the disc is a restore disc for a specific computer model, and will only install...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-12-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,956
Posted By viWoody
A quick google search brings up this link...

A quick google search brings up this link (http://hackaday.com/2009/08/23/second-hard-drive-in-a-macbook-pro/), plus there are others which might help.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-06-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By viWoody
Go back to the school, or at least contact them,...

Go back to the school, or at least contact them, identify yourself and I'm sure they can help you with this problem,
assuming you acquired this laptop legitimately as you say.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-29-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By viWoody
A quick Google search turns up some for sale... ...

A quick Google search turns up some for sale...
one of which is here (http://www.missionrepair.com/13_3_LCD_Screen_for_Apple_Macbook_Matte_Finish_p/822-2141.htm).
The description states the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By viWoody
Yes in most cases, after you update each...

Yes in most cases, after you update each application to the current versions.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,174
Posted By viWoody
If, as you mention, you just got Leopard, then...

If, as you mention, you just got Leopard, then why not install it?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By viWoody
Exactly my mistake. To the OP, please accept my...

Exactly my mistake.
To the OP, please accept my apologies.
Should never reply to posts before my second cup of coffee...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By viWoody
+1...

+1...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By viWoody
And once it is out, check the system...

And once it is out, check the system requirements, you know, the part where it reads "installs on Intel only"
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By viWoody
Whoa! I think it should be Guid partition map for...

Whoa! I think it should be Guid partition map for a new iMac.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By viWoody
If you used the "cheap" $29 Snow Leopard upgrade...

If you used the "cheap" $29 Snow Leopard upgrade instead of the more expensive includes iLife package, then yes it is gone.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By viWoody
OK now to start, go to System Preferences ->...

OK now to start,
go to System Preferences -> Time Machine,
Turn it off and Lock it if you do not use it.

Next...

Download "Disk InventoryX" (http://www.derlien.com/) and run it to see if it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,508
Posted By viWoody
Rosetta will install itself the first time you...

Rosetta will install itself the first time you try to open any PPC Application.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By viWoody
Click on "Options" in Time Machine Preferences. ...

Click on "Options" in Time Machine Preferences.
This is where you can add any drive or folders that you do NOT want TM to backup.
I know it seems backwards and counter-intuitive, but it does work...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-20-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By viWoody
open Finder and drag your Documents folder back...

open Finder and drag your Documents folder back onto the Dock.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-14-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By viWoody
You could try a better mouse driver, Try either...

You could try a better mouse driver,
Try either of these...
Steermouse (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/19058/steermouse)
USB Overdrive...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,618
Posted By viWoody
In your example, a simple drag&drop from the...

In your example, a simple drag&drop from the desktop to a folder will move, not copy said file, which is the equivalent of cut/paste.
pressing the Alt key when dragging toggles the move-copy bit as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By viWoody
Buy a new retail copy of Snow Leopard, cheap at...

Buy a new retail copy of Snow Leopard, cheap at $29 or so, back up any data you want to save, then using the SL install disk, reformat your drive and do a clean install of SL, no need for Leopard at...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-08-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By viWoody
I have purchased two refurbished MBPs' in the...

I have purchased two refurbished MBPs' in the last couple of years.
Both have been excellent machines cosmetically and operationally.
Yes I will purchase a refurb Mac again in the future.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-06-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By viWoody
The new drive will more then likely come...

The new drive will more then likely come partitioned in a MS Windows format.
Once you have it installed in the external enclosure, open "Disk Utility" select your new drive, and repartition and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-03-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By viWoody
Cannot speak to the Windows install, but it is a...

Cannot speak to the Windows install, but it is a known fact that the Snow Leopard Upgrade will quite happily install onto a cleanly partitioned and formatted drive, (no previous OS required here)....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-03-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By viWoody
Not quite true... Superduper only needs a...

Not quite true...
Superduper only needs a partition or a drive that is large enough to hold all the data from the source drive.
I have a 120GB internal that I do rotating backups to 4 20GB...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-30-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By viWoody
The very best utility I use all the time for...

The very best utility I use all the time for locating files is "EasyFind (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/11076/easyfind)"
if you know even part of a filename, EasyFind will locate it and allow...
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