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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,611
Posted By ticedoff8
My guess: When you first log into the Win2k3...

My guess:
When you first log into the Win2k3 server, it authenticates you against Active Directory - or the local user accounts (if they don't have AD).

Then, the Win2k3 server authenticates you...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By ticedoff8
I run Tiger from a USB stick - I am used to pain....

I run Tiger from a USB stick - I am used to pain.

But, currently, to run bootcamp, I hold the <option> key down at power up - the MacOS & bootcamp drives show up and I pick which one to boot.
If...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By ticedoff8
Moving internal HD to External - will bootcamp still work?

QUESTION:
I have a 500GB internal drive in my MBP:
Partition #1 is Mac OS (10.6.6)
Partition #2 is Bootcamp (WinXP)

Can I move the internal disk to a USB enclosure and boot WinXP (bootcamp)...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-17-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,830
Posted By ticedoff8
This is the same symptoms I had with my MBP a...

This is the same symptoms I had with my MBP a while ago.
I started playing a flight sim game in bootcamp, and the MBP would overheat and shut off.

Turns out, both fans were dead.
I installed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By ticedoff8
Hold down the <option> key when you power up the...

Hold down the <option> key when you power up the mac. You will get the option to boot from any eligible device - internal or external (USB).

I have used Carbon Copy to do exactly what you are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-14-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441,462
Posted By ticedoff8
If I stick a DVD with a paper label into the DVD...

If I stick a DVD with a paper label into the DVD drive of my MBP, it always gets stuck.
I've leaned how to open the case, lift up the DVD drive, and by shorting two pins together (while the system...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-12-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By ticedoff8
Sorry, but it sounds like the HD may be dead. ...

Sorry, but it sounds like the HD may be dead.

Do you have any external USB HD you can use?
If so, plug in the USB disk and boot off the OSX install disk - if it detects the external USB disk as...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-12-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ticedoff8
Also - the OSX disk will not include the iLife...

Also - the OSX disk will not include the iLife applications.
You have to buy those separately.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By ticedoff8
No - you can't do that. The Mac disk is...

No - you can't do that.

The Mac disk is formatted as Mac OS Journaling File System - and Windows doesn't recognize a disk with the Mac OS JFS.

It doesn't matter how it is connected to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By ticedoff8
In a nutshell: It's toast. You dropped it hard...

In a nutshell: It's toast.
You dropped it hard enough to break the battery, the screen and the case. My guess: You broke something on the logic board too - maybe something to do with the power...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-04-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By ticedoff8
Unfortunately, the previous post didn't answer...

Unfortunately, the previous post didn't answer your question.
So...
Not much.

Here is something I suggested in the past.
1st: Get a new HD and get your system up and running.
2nd: Get a USB HD...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By ticedoff8
Did you install smcFanControl? If so, my guess...

Did you install smcFanControl?
If so, my guess is you set the fan to a max speed of 2000 - or something like that.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,677
Posted By ticedoff8
Didn't Apple just release a firmware update to...

Didn't Apple just release a firmware update to reduce the LCD flicker problem?
Supposed to also help with a yellow tint on screens.
Google: Apple LCD Screen Flicker
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By ticedoff8
What resolution does the MB think the TV...

What resolution does the MB think the TV supports?
Do you see two displays in the "System Preferences" -> "Display" app?

And...
Have you switched the video input of the TV to match the HDMI port...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By ticedoff8
The external HD is formatted as a Mac OS...

The external HD is formatted as a Mac OS Journaling file system & PC don't recognize the Mac OS jfs.
You can not "fix it".
If you decided to stop using the external drive for Time Capsule, then you...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-28-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By ticedoff8
Use the "MAC Address Cloning" feature of the...

Use the "MAC Address Cloning" feature of the router to mimic the MAC address of your laptop. That should be enough to fool the campus NOC.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-28-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,215
Posted By ticedoff8
Not the most descriptive solution, but it is...

Not the most descriptive solution, but it is correct.

MAC address filtering on your wireless router is the best method to restrict access. At least until some smart college hacker figures out how...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By ticedoff8
From a technology standpoint, the Snow Leopard...

From a technology standpoint, the Snow Leopard Upgrade DVD works for upgrades or fresh installs. It works on any Intel based Apple system. There is no license checking built in. You can install or...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By ticedoff8
Replacement of the original system disks

I need a copy of the original initialization disk that came with my MBP.

I bought the computer used, and I didn't get any CD or DVDs with it.

It was running Tiger when I got it, so I assume...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By ticedoff8
Can you afford a new hard disk? If so, get a...

Can you afford a new hard disk?
If so, get a new HD & a USB enclosure.
Mount the new HD in the MBP and mount the old HD in the USB enclosure.
Do a clean SL install on the new HD. Do not try to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By ticedoff8
LCD / LED screen manufacturers and PC...

LCD / LED screen manufacturers and PC manufacturers expect dead pixels. They wont replace a screen until there are a LOT of dead pixels or a weird cluster of dead pixels.

Good luck.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,794
Posted By ticedoff8
Get a USB enclosure & cable that will hold the...

Get a USB enclosure & cable that will hold the 2.5" notebook disk.
Open the MB - remove the old drive and mount it in the USB enclosure.
Mount the new HD in the MB and close it up.
Power up the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-14-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By ticedoff8
Maybe you sneezed on it? If it can't be cleaned...

Maybe you sneezed on it?
If it can't be cleaned off, then it's a dead pixel / hole.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-14-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By ticedoff8
The only "advantage" to buying SuperDuper is the...

The only "advantage" to buying SuperDuper is the scheduling. Otherwise, you get 100% functionality.

SuperDuper (free) gets you the bare metal recovery and combined with Time Machine or Crashplan...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-14-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By ticedoff8
For debugging, try using a mouse instead of the...

For debugging, try using a mouse instead of the trackpad.

Static and moisture can do weird things on the trackpad.
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