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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-24-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By detpenguin
i believe you have to upgrade lion to an existing...

i believe you have to upgrade lion to an existing version of snow leopard. you would need to clone your current harddrive, install it on the 500, then upgrade to lion after that.

this isn't a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-05-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By detpenguin
check here...

check here (http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/hard-drives/2.5-Notebook/)
lots to choose from. i just upgraded mine from 250 to 320. owc has great prices as well.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-09-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,716
Posted By detpenguin
it doesn't matter the name. mine is simply 

it doesn't matter the name. mine is simply 
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-03-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By detpenguin
nope, no limitations. in fact apple now supplies...

nope, no limitations. in fact apple now supplies the instructions to do just that.
the warranty on the refurb is exactly the same as the new.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By detpenguin
the refurbs are in my opinion better than new, as...

the refurbs are in my opinion better than new, as they have been completely gone through by techs, and not just packaged off a line. my mbp is refurbed, and there was no difference between mine and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By detpenguin
mine is set up to tap in the system preferences...

mine is set up to tap in the system preferences for my account, so i assumed that was how i make it work during bootup for my macbook pro. i'm also using 10.6, and it works fine for me, and did so...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By detpenguin
ah, sorry about the confusion. i use western...

ah, sorry about the confusion. i use western digital passports for my usb external harddrives. never had a problem, and very affordable.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-08-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By detpenguin
freeagent external harddrives from seagate use...

freeagent external harddrives from seagate use firewire, which might interest you.
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 12-27-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,174
Posted By detpenguin
the fix

the fix to this was painfully simple after hours of google time. i had upgraded my mbp to snow leopard, and when you do that you have to uninstall the old xcode and reinstall xcode from the snow...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 12-26-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,174
Posted By detpenguin
bluefish installation issue

I'm trying to install bluefish on my early 2009 mbp running 10.6. i make it as far as ./bootstrap and it returns an error saying no c compiler is found on my system. I have xcode installed, and i'm...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-06-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By detpenguin
Thumbs up i bought a late 2008 mbp refurb, it's great. it...

i bought a late 2008 mbp refurb, it's great. it looks brand new and performs that way as well. it's been said that refurbs are actually safer than new sometimes as they have been completely gone...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-28-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By detpenguin
Parallels will use the same installation which is...

Parallels will use the same installation which is on bootcamp, so you won't have to install windows again. Parallels will find it during installation.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By detpenguin
Great deal!

Great deal!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By detpenguin
My late 2008 MBP is at about 1 minute from chime...

My late 2008 MBP is at about 1 minute from chime to loaded. I have a few things that i start at boot up, so I'm not sure if that is the issue or not. There was an issue with the font book and...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-15-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By detpenguin
i just installed xp pro on my mbp running snow...

i just installed xp pro on my mbp running snow leopard using bootcamp, then added vmware fusion. in fusion, i can run in unity and just run the specific programs i need. by having bootcamp...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,742
Posted By detpenguin
What he said. I bought a 15" mbp, thinking...

What he said.

I bought a 15" mbp, thinking more is better, but I found after using a friends white macbook that it did everything plus more than what I use my mbp for. Don't get me wrong, I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By detpenguin
expose is your answer, like sur3mac pointed out. ...

expose is your answer, like sur3mac pointed out. you can set hot corners, or use the the F3 key on your keyboard to activate it. it spreads your windows out and lets you choose which one to bring...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By detpenguin
my macbook pro is refurbished. you can't tell...

my macbook pro is refurbished. you can't tell the difference between refurbished and new, and often the refurbished are better as they have been gone through completely by apple techs who make sure...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-04-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,894
Posted By detpenguin
I totally agree with ThePinkMac, i have the...

I totally agree with ThePinkMac, i have the incase hard shell in black, it fits perfectly, looks amazing, protects my mbp, and if/when i am ready to sell my mbp(like THAT would ever happen) it's easy...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By detpenguin
while i haven't personally contacted applecare or...

while i haven't personally contacted applecare or the genius bar, as i haven't really had the time to deal with this right now, i tried the suggestions on this link...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By detpenguin
i have the same problem with my mbp 15.4. the...

i have the same problem with my mbp 15.4. the video hiccups basically, while the sound continues. this is most noticable on youtube, although any flash video has the same problem. i haven't found...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-20-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,450
Posted By detpenguin
ok, what i found out was VLC will actually play...

ok, what i found out was VLC will actually play youtube vids flawlessly and easily. apparently adobe flash isn't a friend of mac. now if it could only work for hulu and vimeo, i would be seriously...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-14-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,450
Posted By detpenguin
youtube, flash and macbook pro

i have searched google, apple and the web and found no real solution, or at least one that applies to me.

the problem is on my macbook pro, any flash move, i.e. youtube, hulu, vimeo, skips while...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-10-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,175
Posted By detpenguin
the buttons that look like the rising sun...

the buttons that look like the rising sun actually adjust the illuminated keyboard brightness
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-05-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By detpenguin
might try resetting the pram and vram. i'm not...

might try resetting the pram and vram. i'm not an expert, but it fixed an issue i had. search here or on google (google is your friend) for those terms and you should find some useful information...
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