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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-04-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By sevenhelmet
iTunes Buy button is broken

Hello all,

In the past week or so, when I go to the iTunes store and click "Buy" on a song or TV episode, it does nothing. No download, no acknowledgement that I want to purchase an item. I have...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,136
Posted By sevenhelmet
Update: Apple Hardware Test did not find any...

Update: Apple Hardware Test did not find any issues. The battery is charging and holding capacity fine, I just have no indicator lights on the side of the machine any more. Has anyone seen this...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,136
Posted By sevenhelmet
Battery Lights not working

Curious problem, haven't found anything like it in a search:

I just noticed my Macbook (late 2007 2.4 Ghz) green LED battery indicator lights don't light up any more. The battery percentage on...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,847
Posted By sevenhelmet
Did something unusual happen the last time you...

Did something unusual happen the last time you were using your computer? That might help diagnose your problem. If you can't even boot from a CD, your options for home remedy are limited.

Make...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-13-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By sevenhelmet
I have a 2008 Macbook, and it's a great laptop. ...

I have a 2008 Macbook, and it's a great laptop. I upgraded mine with 4GB of RAM when I bought it, and I recently added a 500GB hard drive. Neither of those upgrades was particularly expensive- I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-13-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By sevenhelmet
I did the 500GB Momentus upgrade about a week...

I did the 500GB Momentus upgrade about a week ago- seems like there are a lot of people doing this upgrade lately. Winclone didn't work for me so I'm rebuilding my Windows partition, no big deal.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-09-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,343
Posted By sevenhelmet
I had a similar "problem" when I installed my new...

I had a similar "problem" when I installed my new 500GB hybrid drive yesterday. I had no volume to install restore my backups to! Gave me an icy moment until I realized it just needed to be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-09-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By sevenhelmet
I'm only surprised they didn't offer to swap out...

I'm only surprised they didn't offer to swap out the HD and memory for you.

Still- a great outcome.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-09-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,390
Posted By sevenhelmet
I suspect you corrupted a key file on your HD...

I suspect you corrupted a key file on your HD when you hard-shutdown the computer in the middle of an operation. Your hardware may be fine, but won't work properly until you take steps to repair the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-09-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,271
Posted By sevenhelmet
You bring up a great point; I forgot about the...

You bring up a great point; I forgot about the 4GB file size limit.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-08-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,271
Posted By sevenhelmet
Too bad. I use FAT32 because I like to move...

Too bad. I use FAT32 because I like to move stuff back and forth like pictures, etc. Besides, 32GB is all I need for windows, and I use a LOT more space for media on my OS drive.

Oh, well. It...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-08-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,271
Posted By sevenhelmet
Thanks For Nothing, Winclone!

I recently decided to upgrade my Macbook's (late 2008) hard drive because the original 250GB drive was nearly full. I regularly use Time Machine to back up my files on the OSX partition, and I used...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 29,231
Posted By sevenhelmet
Your problem sounds different, but it may still...

Your problem sounds different, but it may still be hardware related. I'd try Apple Hardware Test to see if anything comes up. If not, then your problem might be similar to the OP. If your machine...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By sevenhelmet
Just playing devil's advocate here, but let's say...

Just playing devil's advocate here, but let's say for a moment that you remove the optical drive from your computer to install something else. What happens if your HD has a failure/corruption and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,611
Posted By sevenhelmet
I don't have a solution for you, but I've had the...

I don't have a solution for you, but I've had the same problem on my late 2008 Macbook running Windows XP in Bootcamp. What model Macbook do you have & what version of windows are you running?

I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-15-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By sevenhelmet
Just a little perspective, I've had my macbook...

Just a little perspective, I've had my macbook for almost 2 years now and it's still going as strong as the day it was made. Best computer purchase I've made, with the possible exception of my G5...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-15-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By sevenhelmet
Answer: YES.

Answer: YES.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By sevenhelmet
Ideally, you'd have a windows partition on your...

Ideally, you'd have a windows partition on your Macbook and boot from and run windows/game natively, but you can't do that without completely starting over, so I would try creating a FAT32 partition...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-29-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,441
Posted By sevenhelmet
Could be a corruption issue with whatever Mp3...

Could be a corruption issue with whatever Mp3 you're trying to play. Does it freeze during the same part of the song every time?

Try deleting and re-downloading the file and then test it in YOUR...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-28-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By sevenhelmet
If I remember correctly, the RAM sticks need to...

If I remember correctly, the RAM sticks need to be installed in matched pairs to work faster, although this might only apply to DDR3 memory.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-22-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By sevenhelmet
The FW ports and USB ports on Apple displays act...

The FW ports and USB ports on Apple displays act as USB/FW hubs. In order to work, they have to be plugged into the respective port on your computer. Your computer would still need a FW port for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,783
Posted By sevenhelmet
Nope, the electronic components inside are...

Nope, the electronic components inside are electrically insulated from the case. The risk of static damage is no worse than any other laptop. That being said, ALWAYS make sure you have touched...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By sevenhelmet
Haven't seen it in a Macbook, but my Acer laptop...

Haven't seen it in a Macbook, but my Acer laptop used to do it all the time, especially if the ambient temperature was high in the room (my college dorms didn't have AC.) If it's a couple of years...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,814
Posted By sevenhelmet
Unless it's a 2.0Ghz model.

Unless it's a 2.0Ghz model.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,814
Posted By sevenhelmet
You sure you have a 2.4Ghz? Not trying to be a...

You sure you have a 2.4Ghz? Not trying to be a smarty-pants here, but it is possible that somebody screwed up at the store and gave you a 2.0 instead. Double-check the model number just in case. ...
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