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Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SoulRed12
Alright, thanks for all your help guys.

Alright, thanks for all your help guys.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SoulRed12
Okay so Corsair Vengeance isn't a good brand, or...

Okay so Corsair Vengeance isn't a good brand, or just not as reliable as Crucial/OWC? Or I guess what I'm asking is, do you think I should bother with the warranty or just buy new sticks from...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SoulRed12
Honestly, it's just frustrating to go into the...

Honestly, it's just frustrating to go into the Apple store with a problem and have them be like "well I don't know, it could be your memory since it's not Apple brand, this computer wasn't designed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SoulRed12
Apple Brand Memory?

When I bought my MBP (mid-2012 15" non-retina), it came with 4GB of memory so I bought at the same time 8GB of Corsair brand memory from Amazon. I installed it right away and began using the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-18-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
I checked in my computer to the Apple Store...

I checked in my computer to the Apple Store yesterday for some extended diagnostic testing and got it back today. They said everything was running normally. Um, no, everything isn't running normally,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
So, I did some more testing. Based on what you...

So, I did some more testing. Based on what you said pigoo3, it looks like there might be something wrong.

I had my MBP export a video project I've been working on from Camtasia 2. The CPU started...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
Well the fans will go above 2800 rpm when I use...

Well the fans will go above 2800 rpm when I use smc to force them to do so. So I guess it's the second one? Maybe I'll take it to a Genius tomorrow.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
Thanks for the responses, I really appreciate it!...

Thanks for the responses, I really appreciate it!

Anyway, my concern is that my RPM remains around 2000 until I get to the 90-100C range, then it goes up to...only like 2800rpm. It almost never...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
So, just to report back after some testing - ...

So, just to report back after some testing -

I've been using my MBP on only hard surfaces for a while and it does seem to be helping it max out at 90 degrees rather than 100+. It seems to mainly...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
It's usually about 77F in the room. (25C)

It's usually about 77F in the room. (25C)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By SoulRed12
Macbook Pro heating past 100C

Basics of my machine: I have a 2012 MBP non-retina 15" model with 2.3 GHz i7 processor running OSX 10.8.4. Also, I replaced the original HDD with a Crucial-brand SSD.

For some reason, when I do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-14-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By SoulRed12
Quicktime Screen Recorder Freezes Entire Computer

Hi there,

(I assume this goes here since Quicktime is an OS app, but if not I apologize)

For a while I've been using Quicktime on my Macbook Pro Classic 2012 (OS 10.8.4) to record my screen....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By SoulRed12
Assuming you get it all fixed from Apple: ...

Assuming you get it all fixed from Apple:

Battery = $130
Fixing display = ~$350 (from experience)
Fixing front panel (top case) = $200-300 (online research...could be wrong about this)
Total =...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,502
Posted By SoulRed12
When this happened to me, I had to run repair...

When this happened to me, I had to run repair disk from disk utility. It found some errors, made me restart in recovery mode and repair disk again, and then it fixed them and I was able to shut down...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By SoulRed12
Was it in the sun? The sun will heat up your car...

Was it in the sun? The sun will heat up your car much past the outside temperature, and as you probably know batteries hate the heat.

I wouldn't panic just yet, but keep an eye on coconut battery...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-21-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By SoulRed12
One time I bought a battery off eBay for about...

One time I bought a battery off eBay for about $60-70, and when I got it it was warped and I had a really hard time both putting it into my MBP and taking it out. Nevertheless, it worked, and it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-07-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By SoulRed12
Make room on old backup drive for new mac's backups

I just got a new computer and I want to use Time Machine with it like I did with my now-old mac. Trouble is, the time machine drive I used is only 500GB, and my old comp used up 300GB of it. I am...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-01-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By SoulRed12
I believe apple stores have data migration...

I believe apple stores have data migration services. If you've got an Apple store nearby you might be able to take it in, and have them do it for you.

At any rate (if you don't want to or aren't...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-01-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By SoulRed12
The question mark means it can't find a drive to...

The question mark means it can't find a drive to boot from. The fact that disk utility can't even format it likely means that the computer can't see the drive at all. I'd crack open your computer...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,558
Posted By SoulRed12
Can you borrow a friend's Snow Leopard disk? ...

Can you borrow a friend's Snow Leopard disk?

Another option is to go into an Apple Store and see if they'll do it for you while you wait. Might do it for free since they wouldn't really be doing...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,558
Posted By SoulRed12
When I had this problem, I opened up disk...

When I had this problem, I opened up disk utility, clicked on verify disk (not permissions), and it told me my disk had problems. So I clicked on repair disk and it told me it could only fix the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By SoulRed12
SSD in original MacBook? (not Pro)

My mother has a classic White MacBook (not pro) from about five years ago. It's not running very quickly anymore and I was thinking if she bought a new SSD I could install it and the computer would...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,024
Posted By SoulRed12
I literally just installed a Crucial 256GB SSD...

I literally just installed a Crucial 256GB SSD from Amazon...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By SoulRed12
Upgrading to ssd

So I just bought a brand spanking new classic 15" MBP and I'm eager to crack it open and install the ssd I also just got in the mail.

I assume once I install the ssd, that Internet lion recovery...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-19-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,575
Posted By SoulRed12
It might be formatted for Windows only, i.e....

It might be formatted for Windows only, i.e. NTFS. Either connect it to a Windows computer and reformat it as FAT32 (and then connect it to your mac and reformat it again as HFS+ Journaled) or...
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