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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-06-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By gizmo8899
I checked. It's right in the middle. :(

I checked. It's right in the middle. :(
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By gizmo8899
Audio not coming through headphone jack?

I have a MacBook Pro 13" from 2010. The sound generally comes through fine, but when I plug in speakers or headphones, sound only comes through one speaker/earbud. This is a very new problem.

Is...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By gizmo8899
Where are you getting this information? Pull down...

Where are you getting this information? Pull down the MBP tab on this page, Apple says otherwise.

Boot Camp: System requirements for Microsoft Windows operating systems...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By gizmo8899
Thanks, Harry... That was one of my concerns. I'm...

Thanks, Harry... That was one of my concerns. I'm quite confused as to what's legit (and legal) and what isn't.

For instance, I see some places like Amazon selling XP for over $200 (!!!), while...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By gizmo8899
Who in the right mind would "want" to spend $20...

Who in the right mind would "want" to spend $20 buying a DVD containing intellectual property they've already purchased the right to use? I'm amazed someone actually had to paraphrase that...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By gizmo8899
Could this be avoided by simply downloading...

Could this be avoided by simply downloading Mavericks? I am very, very, very reluctant to re-purchase something I already own (albeit something misplaced or lost).

Also, does anyone know anywhere...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By gizmo8899
I'd way prefer XP to be honest, so if it'll work...

I'd way prefer XP to be honest, so if it'll work I'll go for it. Cheaper I bet, too.

Sadly I don't have the Snow Leopard DVD anymore. I've moved quite a few times and am not sure where it is,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By gizmo8899
Problem with Boot Camp and Support Software

I'm having some trouble getting Boot Camp working to partition my drive. I have a 2.66GHz MacBook Pro from 2010, still running OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard).

When I try to download the Windows support...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-20-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By gizmo8899
Running Vista on a MacBook Pro?

First, there's a very particular reason I want to do this: for years, there's a game I've wanted to play Supreme Commander. It was released in 2007 and is available on Steam. I bought it on Steam...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By gizmo8899
Thanks for the reply, Nick, greatly appreciated! ...

Thanks for the reply, Nick, greatly appreciated!

I have a 2.66GHz MacBook Pro from 2010. Here:

Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By gizmo8899
Mavericks - Questions

I downloaded it last night and still need to get it running. I have a few questions, though.

1) Will it delete my stuff? I have backups, but still... Does running it mean everything gets wiped?
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By gizmo8899
I went to iTunes first, which linked me to the...

I went to iTunes first, which linked me to the App Store. I'm now downloading from the App Store, but it's not moving at all, and from other sources I gather it should download in an hour, max. It's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By gizmo8899
Cheers, Travis! I'll check this regularly. Very...

Cheers, Travis! I'll check this regularly. Very eager to get the new OS up and running.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-20-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By gizmo8899
Mavericks Download Stuck!

I have tried twice now on a fast connection to download Mavericks, but it just freezes with a tiny bit downloaded, and nothing more comes.

I'm using a MacBook Pro from 2010, 2.66GHz, 8GB RAM...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-14-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By gizmo8899
Nope. None of the options show up I'm afraid. :(

Nope. None of the options show up I'm afraid. :(
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-14-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By gizmo8899
Magic Mouse issue

I just bought a new Magic Mouse and was really looking forward to the feature that allows me to zoom in/out of images by pinching, like on the Track Pad. Unfortunately it does not work, and there is...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By gizmo8899
Thanks for the reply, bobtomay. I know very...

Thanks for the reply, bobtomay. I know very little about iPads... Would it be possible to download the app onto my MacBook Pro? Also, if I borrowed an iPad (a friend has one), could I then render the...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By gizmo8899
Will I Be Able to Use This?

I'm looking at a copy of a book that is "iPad compatible." It says that it is PDF. I do not own an iPad, but I do have a MacBook Pro. I am looking to buy the book to cut and paste some passages into...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-11-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By gizmo8899
Getting CPU/RAM info displayed?

I'm looking to get my CPU usage and RAM usage (in a percentage) displayed either at the top where the time is, or ideally in my Dashboard. Is there a way to do this? Using Snow Leopard on a MacBook...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-09-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By gizmo8899
Saving my Bookmarks in Safari?

I'm having my hard drive replaced (MacBook Pro, 2.66Ghz, 2010), and have backed up all my stuff. However, I have a lot of bookmarks, many of them in the bookmark bar with lots of carefully-organized...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-19-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,444
Posted By gizmo8899
Disabling name in Track Changes for Word 2011?

This is really frustrating. I have to edit a document with track changes for class, and Word insists on including my first and last name in each track change. It needs to be anonymous, though. Any...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-15-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By gizmo8899
Portable External HD Advice

I'm planning to get an external HD tomorrow, 500GB. I was curious about how I should take care of it. I've heard one of the worst things I can do is move the thing once it's in operation... Is this...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By gizmo8899
Could you give more details on how I'll boot up...

Could you give more details on how I'll boot up the clone? I'm asking now because I don't want to have to go to a net cafe to log onto Mac-Forums and ask then while waiting for a response if/when my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-15-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By gizmo8899
Time Machine, External Drives, and Bootability

...Not sure bootability is a word, but I'll explain.

I have a MacBook Pro 2.66GHz. I was told by the Apple store that its hard drive is dying, but I really don't have time to drop it off. I have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By gizmo8899
Advice for boosting my RAM?

The guy at the Apple store told me I can boost my RAM by buying some new processors. He didn't give many specifics, though, which was a little frustrating. Right now I have a MacBook Pro 13". Here...
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