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Search: Posts Made By: andyroo77
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-22-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Just a quick update should anyone be following...

Just a quick update should anyone be following this thread.
OS X Lion and Windows 7 via bootcamp with 750GB scorpio black 7200rpm hard drive and 8 GB Ram (2x4GB g.skill) all working fine, both os x...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-20-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By andyroo77
Webcam issues on Win 7

Okay, had a few issues installing windows 7 on an early '09 macbook version 5,2.

Firstly, I didn't realise this is apparently an unsupported model for windows 7 64bit.
That meant the windows...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
So far I'm glad I took the gamble, just wish they...

So far I'm glad I took the gamble, just wish they weren't so expensive (over 3 what my sister just paid for 8GB ram for her brand new MacBook pro!) .

Hope they still work with lion!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Here's some screen shots...

Here's some screen shots...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Pie chart says 8GB also.

Pie chart says 8GB also.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Oh, and for those interested, I bought the...

Oh, and for those interested, I bought the g.skill ram modules I linked to in the first post.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Okay, so my new ram modules arrived today and I...

Okay, so my new ram modules arrived today and I just installed them which was a bit tricky at first and although the slot is in the same place, they have a slightly different component layout on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By andyroo77
We managed to fix this via a call to applecare. ...

We managed to fix this via a call to applecare. I can't remember the whole process, we restarted holding alt, selected the startup disk (I think) then launched terminal and typed a command to change...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
I'm in the UK now. Lived in Australia for 3 years...

I'm in the UK now. Lived in Australia for 3 years in Toowoomba, ordered lots of camera gear from the states then as it was cheaper to order from bhphotovideo and have the item shipped halfway round...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
I came across owc when searching Google for Mac...

I came across owc when searching Google for Mac ram.
Is tempting as they will definately be compatible and the price is OK, even with international shipping but I don't want to be stung with import...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
It's a 2Ghz core 2 duo

It's a 2Ghz core 2 duo
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
My MacBook has the same model indentifier (5,2)...

My MacBook has the same model indentifier (5,2) as the person in the thread who states he's utilising 8GB Ram in his.

Even if the Mac os can only see 6GB, I've been told the window side will see...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,116
Posted By andyroo77
Lion problem deleting after migrating old user across from leopard system.

My sister has a new MacBook pro running lion. We migrated her old settings and applications from her old MacBook (running leopard) using migration assistant.

This created a new user on the MacBook...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Really? No one?

Really? No one?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-17-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,371
Posted By andyroo77
Correct RAM for Macbook 5,2 (Early '09)

Hi all,

According to this thread: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2751054?start=0&tstart=0
my MacBook will utilise 8GB of RAM.

Can anyone explain the possible downsides of trying this?...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,428
Posted By andyroo77
I was told the FireWire option by a Mac rep on...

I was told the FireWire option by a Mac rep on the tech support line but didn't want to find it associated with my sister's apple I.D. so I bit the bullet and ordered the flash drive of lion. Bit...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,279
Posted By andyroo77
Monkey tennis

Monkey tennis
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-15-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By andyroo77
Sweet! Thanks.

Sweet! Thanks.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-15-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By andyroo77
Max visible (usable) Ram; Macbook '08 running 64bit Windows 7?

I have read the MacBook model I'm getting (early '08) can support (and use) 6GBs of Ram despite Apple stating it will only recognise up to 4GBs.

My question is; if I'm running windows 7 64bit via...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,279
Posted By andyroo77
create OS X Lion full install disc from pre-installed Lion OS?

Is there a way to create a full install disc or flashdrive of OS X lion (no additional download required) to use as a recovery option if a failure should occur that knocks out the recovery partition...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,428
Posted By andyroo77
Looks like the flash drive is the way to go....

Looks like the flash drive is the way to go. Thanks.

No way to create one or a DVD using the pre-installed copy of lion?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-15-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,428
Posted By andyroo77
Okay, I've hit a problem with getting the...

Okay, I've hit a problem with getting the download if lion from the app store of my sister's MacBook pro as it just says "installed" instead of purchase. Holding the option key doesn't change this as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-14-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
Posted By andyroo77
I have a pretty similar issue. I just inherited a...

I have a pretty similar issue. I just inherited a MacBook from my sister who has just bought a MacBook pro running lion. I wish to upgrade the harddrive on the MacBook and was hoping to save time and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,428
Posted By andyroo77
Thanks for your help, saved me some hassle and $!

Thanks for your help, saved me some hassle and $!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,428
Posted By andyroo77
Just to clarify; I install my blank hard disc...

Just to clarify; I install my blank hard disc into the MacBook first, then just insert the boot DVD, power on and follow the instructions?

*edit* I ordered a USB hard drive enclosure with the hard...
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