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Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-04-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timtraveller
ghasli, The disc is original –*but I'll have...

ghasli,

The disc is original –*but I'll have to work on the optic drive that I replaced recently. It still doesn't burn discs so there's something wrong with it anyway. It does play DVDs though,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-04-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timtraveller
Hi, Yes, I get a process number, then by...

Hi,

Yes, I get a process number, then by typing "kill -9 [process number]" I can unmount the volume. I don't know why those processes keep going but figured it might be a disk problem on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-04-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timtraveller
Many thanks cradom & chscag, worked fine! ...

Many thanks cradom & chscag, worked fine!

Can I use this to repair an external HDD as well? I've got one that doesn't tend to unmount without running "lsof | egrep [drive name]" and "kill -9...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-03-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timtraveller
Hi, Thanks for the reply! It seems I'd...

Hi,

Thanks for the reply! It seems I'd forgotten to turn on notifications (now they're on), so I didn't get to see it until now.

I did the procedure but got this reply:

fsck_hfs: Volume is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-28-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timtraveller
Ejected/outdated OSX Install Disk (Disk Utility unavailable for repair)

Hi,

I've been running my MacBook Pro faithfully since 2006 with only the free online upgrades prompted by the machine (now at 10.4.11). I ran OnyX now which found some problems on the computer ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-23-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Timtraveller
Many thanks to you both! I'll check out Onyx...

Many thanks to you both!

I'll check out Onyx to start with and see if it finds some fun stuff... after all, apart from getting a bit slow, I forgot to mention that it sometimes just point-blank...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-17-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Timtraveller
Upgrading from 10.4?

Hello,

So, I'm a really cheap user. I bought MacBook Pro in September 2006 and it's been working like a Swiss clock all I've done has been to do the updates that the system has suggested me to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-29-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Timtraveller
OK thanks, will try it out first!

OK thanks, will try it out first!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Timtraveller
OK, thanks for the prompt reply. I'll have...

OK, thanks for the prompt reply.

I'll have to see about replacing the optic drive then... if it gets worse.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Timtraveller
MBP optic drive firmware update?

Gentlemen,

My '06 Macbook Pro has been a most reliable workinghorse and I do expect it to run for some time yet *however, the optic drive is start to show some wear and tear, possibly due to me...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-16-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 691
Posted By Timtraveller
MSN 7 update erased all emoticons

Hello,

Yes I know it's my error to install a microsoft program on my MacBook Pro 10.4.11. My bad. No good.

However, is a MSN Messenger 7 update really supposed to wipe out ALL my custom...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-09-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,029
Posted By Timtraveller
Ah! Many thanks for the swift reply! I don't...

Ah! Many thanks for the swift reply!

I don't have Snow Leopard, but I nevertheless followed the clue and found the Uninstall program duly in the pack, uninstalled video, and thus I can be as...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-08-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,029
Posted By Timtraveller
Unhappy How to disable Gmail video chat?

Hello guys, an ex-PC guy here much pleased with MacBook Pro.

Now one question, I was a bit hasty and installed Gmail video chat, but I had no idea I wouldn't be able to turn it off. Just because...
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